Skylight is a rooftop bar with a British lawn club theme, on the top of a multi-storey car park in Tobacco Dock. Skylight is a short walk from Wapping or Shadwell stations and is open Thursday to Sunday, Thursday and Friday 5-11pm and at weekends 12-11pm.


You need to head towards Tobacco Dock and walk through the car park to get to Skylight,  there’s plenty of signs. Please be aware there are lots of stairs to climb to get to Skylight, so wear comfortable shoes. Skylight is wheelchair accessible via the car park ramps. Skylight is an outdoor venue but there are also indoor and undercover areas available, to cater for the temperamental British weather.

Skylight is a wonderful mix of bars, street food outlets and competitive games, including croquet and petanque. Skylight is a perfect venue for an event with plenty of different areas to book, with a great view of some of Londons most iconic buildings. If you are planning a group get together for 10 or more people, you can book by emailing

Entry to Skylight is free, but there are fees to book the petanque and croquet courts. All court bookings last for 45 minutes and are for a maximum of 6 people for croquet or 4 people for petanque. The cost for the court is £15 for 45 minutes, apart from the outdoor croquet court which is £25.


The street food available includes delicious Krapow, serving flavoursome Thai food. I also  loved the halloumi fries from delicious Greek food stall Yiro.


Pets are welcome, at managements discretion, until 6pm. Kids are also welcomed during daytimes at weekends.



Skylight is a great rooftop bar with a great atmosphere and views across London. It’s a perfect venue to combine with a stroll along the river and a wander though historic Wapping. When the night sets in and the lights come in the atmosphere and views are stunning. 


Follow Skylight on instagram for details of events and drinks offers @skylight_london. Check social media for dates when Skylight is closed to the public.


Pennington St. Car Park Entrance, Wapping, London E1W 2SF




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