Opening hours
  • Thursday, Friday & Saturday12:00 - 23:00
  • Sunday12:00 - 22:00

*we will open to issued government guidelines

Tobacco Dock, Wapping, London E1W 2SF

London's most imaginative rooftop is back open - both indoors and out. Join us for fun in the sun with friends, croquet, pétanque, delicious cocktails and food. All options to book are listed below. See you on the roof!

What will you find at Skylight?

Fancy the best sun & views in the house, comfy seating, a dedicated bar with table service and 6 welcome drinks (house wine or canned lager) to get you started? Well then our uncovered sunshine garden booths on our premium mezzanine level are for you - starting from £60 for 3.5 hours (£90 for Saturday's). Also, on our Premium Mezzanine level we have 4 covered and heated booths which start at £90 for 3.5 hours (£120 for Saturday's) and are protected in case or rain. Our covered & heated booths can accommodate 10 people and price will be £120 for 3.5 hours (£150 Saturday's) which includes 10 welcome drinks. We have special cocktails for the summer, amazing food from our street vendors Hikari and State Side and Live DJ's on Saturday's. Indoor Croquet and Outdoor Petanque are available now and our Outdoor croquet court will join us from July 11th. once restrictions end. *Please note all prices are booking fees and not a deposit against food or drinks

Get together with your group of 6 - 30 in London's largest outdoor venue. Our outdoor covered and heated tables sit under our main pergola and start from £10 for 3.5 hours for 6 people, you are protected in case the weather isn't so nice. Our outdoor tables with parasols also start from £10 for 3.5 hours for 6 people and sit on our main open area so get the best sun. We have special cocktails for the summer, amazing food from our street vendors Hikari and State Side and Live DJ's on Saturday's. Indoor Croquet and outdoor Petanque are available from and our Outdoor croquet court will join us from July 19th. Some of our outdoor tables with parasols fit groups of 10 for £15 for 3.5 hours and we can take group bookings of up to 30. *Please note all prices are booking fees and not a deposit against food or drinks

Skylight and The Comedy Store have teamed up to bring the best and brightest talent from the UK comedy circuit to Tobacco Dock. Catch a world-class stand-up comedy show in unique surroundings. Tuesday nights have never been funnier. Following the success of the first two shows 13th July is the next event in the calendar with MC Jarred Christmas, Dane Baptiste & Jo Caulfield confirmed on the line up. As social distancing is still in place until 19th July, come along with your group for £15 per person and we have Outdoor Tables with Parasols as well as Outdoor Covered & Heated tables under our main Pergola. Full table service will be included with your table. We have also. We have also added Tuesday 17th August. Delicious cocktails designed by Skylight's Mixologist - Sebastian Hollingworth, along with Hikari and State Side serving their fresh and tasty street food straight to your table. Doors will open at 17:30 and the first act will come on at 19:30 and the venue closes at 23:00.

Want to add to your experience at Skylight with some healthy competition among friends and colleagues? Our games have returned to Skylight Rooftop! We have two outdoor courts of Pétanque which can be booked for £15 each for up to 4 people. We have two indoor courts of Croquet which can be booked for £25 each for up to 6 people. Table tennis and shuffle board can also be booked on the day - just ask the host when you arrive. Outdoor croquet is currently unavailable and will return from July 19th.

Skylight Rooftop

Tables, sunshine booths, covered garden booths, cocktails, games and street food.

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Après ­ski lodge

Back from October 2021


Speakeasy Cocktail Bar

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Skylight Cinema & Sports Screening

Watch live sport & movies on our giant 7 x 3m screen

Unique to Skylight

Events and activities for 2021

  • Cocktail Masterclasses (available from 17th May)

    We run some of the best masterclasses in London. Groups of 6 to 30 can book in with one of our top bartenders for a cocktail masterclass uniquely designed by our award winning mixologist Sebastian Hollingworth.

  • Summer/Christmas Party

    Get your team back together for celebrations at London's most imaginative bar. With packages starting at £85 + VAT per head for 50-600 people we can tailor something special for your team to remember forever. Contact for more information.

  • Cocktail Bar

    Look out for some of our hot DJ nights where 26 of you can experience our top end cocktail bar while enjoying intimate sets by some of our top DJs.

Top food and drink available in all our spaces - currently full table service everywhere.

special events

Throughout 2021 we are going to be running themed events across all of our spaces. Watch out for the Euro's, Halloween, Oktoberfest and other themed events in our cinema, cocktail bar and rooftop venue spaces.

What changes have we made at Skylight to keep you safe?

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We take safety seriously

We can’t wait to celebrate the festive season with you! In order to keep you and our team safe, we’ve worked alongside government advice and trade bodies to create the safest experience possible for everyone.

Tobacco Dock have achieved both AIM Secure and Good To Go Industry Standard accreditation, demonstrating our preparedness for hosting COVID safe events and we are working within those guidelines.

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A dedicated concierge team

A dedicated concierge team

Our on-site concierge service means that there’s always someone on hand to help you get the most out of your day. Having too much fun and don’t want to go? We can help you add on another experience. How about an extra hour in an booth, a table under the pergola or a trip to the cinema (subject to availability of course)?

How to find Skylight

Skylight is located in the heart of East London’s thriving enterprise zone, within striking distance of central London, and super easy to reach by public transport.

  • Shadwell Station

    5 mins

  • canary wharf dlr

    15 mins

  • shoreditch overground

    2 stops

  • Wapping Overground

    6 mins

  • bank dlr

    1 stop

  • tower hill station

    15 mins

Want something more bespoke?

Birthday parties and Masterclasses

We have great spaces for private groups for your special occasions. Come celebrate your birthday in our luxe cocktail bar or enquire about our specialty masterclasses (available from 17th May) designed by our award winning mixologist Sebastian Hollingworth. Drop us a line at

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  • General
  • Bookings
  • Covid-19
What forms of payment do you accept?

We’re a cashless venue and accept card and contactless payments only.

Can I order at the bar?

Coming to Skylight is the perfect opportunity to relax so take advantage of our full table service offering! You cannot order from the bar only from your waiter.

How does booth pricing work?

You will be quoted a price for the booth based on the time slot you choose. It can range from £60 to £120. This payment is per booth and is a fee. It is NOT applied against your bill on the day. This fee gives you exclusive use of the booth for 3.5 hours and 6 welcome drinks: a choice of house wine or a can of lager.

Can I pre-order food and drink?

Yes, you can! Why not have your first round of drinks ready and waiting on your table when you arrive? Make the most of your visit by selecting a delicious food and drinks package when making your booking.

Can I bring my children?

You can bring children (under 18) along during the day until 6pm in all locations other than our speakeasy cocktail bar. Under 18s are only welcome after 6pm in our igloos. During the Euro Football competition no under 18's are allowed to be in the venue.

Can I bring my dog?

Dogs and their well-behaved owners are welcome up at Skylight Rooftop until 6pm. Guide dogs are always welcome.

I left something behind. Who do I get in touch with?

Any lost property will be held for 4 weeks, after which time it will be donated to charity. If you’ve left any of your possessions behind, get in touch with the team by emailing

Can I bring a birthday cake?

Sorry, we don’t allow any external food or drink items into Skylight. This is to ensure our food protocols are adhered to and to avoid allergy exposure to our guests. You can pre order a cake with your table / igloo booking and we also have sweet treats on our food menus which can be ordered with your waiter.

Can I bring balloons or decorations?

Unfortunately, due to health and safety, we cannot have balloons or decorations at Skylight.

It’s raining! Is there shelter?

While we are an outdoor venue the majority of our spaces are covered and heated to keep you dry and cosy. If you have booked an uncovered area and it starts raining, please see our concierge team to move to an alternative area.

I’ve got loads of stuff with me. Do you have anywhere I can put my luggage?

Unfortunately we do not have cloakroom facilities and are unable to store bulky items.

Can I smoke?

Smoking is allowed in our specified outdoor areas.

Questions from residents and Wapping Community Involvement?

Skylight is a proud Wapping business and we continually strive to find new ways to bring a wonderful amenity to the Wapping Community. We offer local resident discounts on tickets, events, even on F&B on specific dates. We have worked, in consultation with our neighbouring resident groups, to develop our Operational Management Plan (OMP). If residents do have any concerns we kindly ask you to call us on 020 7680 4001 (and select the option for Skylight). The fastest way to get in touch with the on-duty management team is to email We look forward to contributing to local charities and to working with residents on special events at Skylight. Do not hesitate to drop us a line if you'd like to discuss anything further.

Can I come to Skylight without a booking?

Bookings are highly recommended. Until restrictions end 21st June walks in spaces are harder to accommodate as everyone must be seated

What is your cancellation policy?

We offer refunds with 14 days notice. We would also offer a refund if we were forced to close because of government guidelines. If it is within 14 days and you are no longer able to come, then we will move your booking to any other date in 2021.

Is my table reservation fee redeemable against food or drinks?

The price you pay to book a table or Igloo is the table reservation fee and is not redeemable against food or drinks. Some of the packages you can book e.g. Quayside Igloos include 6 welcome drinks with the booking, this is stated on the booking page.

Which entrance am I meant to use?

For bookings at Skylight Rooftop, head to our Pennington Street entrance, for Skylight Cinema please use Wapping Lane entrance

We’re running late! Will you hold our booking?

If you’re delayed, please email and we will do our best to accommodate late-comers.

We’re here and having too much fun to leave. Can we extend our booking to stay longer?

Yes of course! Our friendly concierge team will be able to check on availability and help you extend your visit subject to availability.

I need to speak to someone about my booking

Skylight does not have a phone line, our reservation team is available at If you ring 020 3909 3318 it will go straight to an automated voicemail. Email is best way to get in touch,

What are you doing to be covid-safe?

Visit this page to find out more.

Do I have to wear my mask on the ice rink?

Not while you’re skating. We ask that all our visitors wear their masks at all times except when they are seated at their tables or when on the ice.

Enjoy your Summer at Skylight

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