Wagtail Rooftop Bar & Restaurant London

68, King William Street, England, EC4N 7HR, United Kingdom


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Wagtail Rooftop Bar & Restaurant London Weddings

Whether you’re a resident Londoner or you’ve just always dreamt of getting married in the Capital, Wagtail Rooftop guarantees a memorable celebration. Set on the top floor of one of the city’s most iconic buildings, it is the perfect spot to can take in London’s best sights.

Sip cocktails with friends on one of its three outdoor terraces while watching the sunset over the Thames. Tuck into a delicious meal cooked up by the venue’s executive chef at the on-site restaurant. Or book out the 10th floor plus resident DJ and dance the night away by your own private bar. Casual bottomless brunches for groups are also available on weekends.

Better still, wedding packages include an expert event planner to help you organise everything from centrepieces to cake cuts and entertainment. Tables, chairs, tableware and all decorations are also included in the price, with set or custom menus to choose from too.

The Scene at Wagtail Rooftop Bar & Restaurant London

If you’re searching for scenic rooftop venues in London for your big day, look no further. Thanks to its prominent location close to London Bridge, you can expect all-encompassing views over the Shard, Tower Bridge, St Paul’s Cathedral and more.

Wagtail Rooftop boasts multiple indoor and outdoor event spaces, including nature-filled terraces with vibrant lounge seats and blankets to bring a hint of colour to the urban skyline. Outdoor heating is available, too, and the upper bar has a rain cover to keep you and your guests dry if it’s wet. String lights and floral garlands can also be added for a dreamy touch.

Inside, the welcoming restaurant features vintage touches like leather armchairs, parquet floors and gold details to complement the building’s art-deco heritage. This is offset by more modern geometric elements, elegant lighting and floor-to-ceiling windows that flood in light. Plus, a state-of-the-art sound system to take your wedding from day to night with the flick of a switch.

Wagtail Rooftop London Wedding Ceremonies

While Wagtail Rooftop isn’t licensed to host legal ceremonies, their lush outdoor terraces are the perfect setting for humanist and celebrant blessings. There are also several pretty churches nearby, including St Margaret Pattens Church of England and St Edmund King & Martyr Anglican Church. Or Tower Hamlets Register Office is just a 10 minute Metro ride.

Wagtail Rooftop London Wedding Receptions

Wedding receptions are where this rooftop venue in London really comes into its own. Typical celebrations include pre-dinner drinks on the venue’s open-air patios, followed by a bespoke multi-course meal in the chic yet laidback restaurant. Another popular option is cocktails and canapés alfresco-style. And if you want to continue the party into the evening, the covered terrace bar on the upper level is a great spot to enjoy a DJ set or live band.

Wedding Photography at Wagtail Rooftop Bar & Restaurant London

Some of the most popular wedding photography locations near Wagtail Rooftop are:

  • St Dunstan in the East Church Garden    
  • The Tower of London & Tower Bridge
  • St Paul’s Cathedral
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sitting Up to 76 Sitting
standing Up to 400 Standing

Wedding Venue Details

Wedding Services Reception Only
Wedding Ceremony


Accommodation Onsite
Rooms Available N/A
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces N/A

Spaces At This Venue

  • Tables And Chairs At Wagtail Rooftop Bar & Restaurant London Wedding


    Located on the 9th floor, Wagtail Rooftop’s restaurant blends classic and contemporary décor for a unique finish. Seating up to 76 diners, it features comfy armchairs, a stylish bar area and a full-length glass wall overlooking the East & West terraces. These are accessed via sliding doors which can be opened to boost the venue’s capacity to 220 standing guests.

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  • Chairs And Tables At Wagtail Rooftop Bar & Restaurant London Wedding

    Terrace Bar

    On the next level is the Terrace Bar with glass surround for uninterrupted views over London. Accommodating up to 120 people cocktail-style, this contemporary open-air event space is centred around a large bar. You’ll find a mix of bar stools and heated lounge chairs. There’s also room for a DJ or band, and a folding roof to keep the rain off if the weather takes a turn.

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Nearby attractions:

  • Sky Garden
  • Madame Tussauds London
  • The Shard

Nearby hotels:

  • CitizenM London Bankside Hotel
  • Andaz London Liverpool Street
  • The Mad Hatter Hotel, Southwark

Venue Testimonials

Wow, what a hidden gem this place is! Amazing welcome from the offset, and once you exit the lift, you are blown away by the breathtaking view of London. Hands down, the best rooftop bar in London. Attentive service, delicious cocktails and a view you will never tire of. Highly highly recommend!!

Freya H

New rooftop venue which overlooks London Bridge/Borough from Monument. Really nice space, staff are all really polite. Has a nice vibe to it all around. I had a great time and would recommend.

Dom B

Went to celebrate my 5th anniversary with my wife. We had drinks on the top terrace views are like none other in London. Service was very friendly and efficient they even gave us a complimentary glass of champagne.

Chieffo A

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Restaurant – 76 seated/ 150 standing
  • East/ West terrace – 60 standing (each)
  • Rooftop terrace bar – 120 standing
  • Cupola dining room – 10 seated
  • 9th floor (restaurant & terraces) – 220 standing
  • Exclusive hire – 400 standing

Weddings at this rooftop venue in London should end by 1.30am.

Wagtail Rooftop offers a fully catered, indoor-outdoor setting that is usable all year round. The décor and facilities have been recently upgraded but there are still nods to the building’s rich history, particularly the 1920s era. You’ll be based in the heart of central London with stunning city views and plenty of photo opportunities on the open-air terraces. Plus, you’ll benefit from easy access to public transport and a late night license for evening celebrations.

Given its central location, there are plenty of hotels nearby to accommodate your guests. This includes the Hilton, Montcalm Brewery and Leonardo Royal Hotel, as well as several budget-friendly options like Premier Inn.

While there is no parking available on-site, Monument underground station is just outside. Alternatively, you can also catch the Metro at Bank, which is only a five-minute walk away. Or there are several public car parks nearby, including St Magnus House.

Led by a Michelin-trained chef, catering at Wagtail Rooftop focuses on British dishes made with seasonal produce. Event menus are bespoke, with everything from multi-course feasts to bite-sized canapés on offer. The venue also has an impressive wine and cocktails list.

Yes, complimentary menu tastings for up to four people are included in all full-venue wedding packages.

Yes, security is provided by the venue for all large events. If you need additional security, just let the events team know and they’ll submit a price enquiry to the external team on your behalf.

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