The Rooftop St. James  

 
 
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2 Spring Gardens, Westminster, London SW1A 2TS
 
 
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Sun-Weds 12pm-1am, Thurs-Sat 12pm-3am (last entry 1am)
 

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The Rooftop St. JamesThe Trafalgar Hotel was treated to a major upgrade in 2017, reopening as The Trafalgar St. James, and as a result, the rooftop bar was also given a sleek new makeover. Newly named The Rooftop St. James, it has been transformed into a year-round rooftop hotspot, featuring a larger space, a Mediterranean style lounge, dining areas and a private glasshouse available to hire, with room to seat 14 people. Sip hot toddies next to the open fireplace and heaters in the winter or sample refreshing summer cocktails in the warmer months. Reservations are encouraged.

 

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The Trafalgar St. James London, Curio Collection by Hilton
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £168  29% off
2 Spring Gardens, SW1A | 2 minutes from The Rooftop St. James
Almost in the shadow of Nelson's Column, and with the Palaces of Whitehall looming behind it, this hotel is at the heart of the Capital. ... More
 
 
 
Club Quarters Trafalgar Square
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £115  30% off
8 Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 2 minutes from The Rooftop St. James
A fantastic nineteenth century exterior hides a thoroughly modern hotel, with clean, minimalist design in the rooms. The biggest draw is the location, in the very ... More
 
 
 
The Grand at Trafalgar Square
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £115  39% off
8 Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 2 minutes from The Rooftop St. James
A visually stunning building, The Grand at Trafalgar Square is a quintessential London hotel, located within the restored landmark Northumberland House - formerly the Victoria Hotel. ... More
 
 
 
 
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12 Carlton House Terrace, The Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from The Rooftop St. James
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15 Craig's Court, St James's, London SW1A | 2 minutes from The Rooftop St. James
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2 Spring Gardens, Trafalgar Square, SW1A | 2 minutes from The Rooftop St. James
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104 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from The Rooftop St. James
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The Harp
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47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from The Rooftop St. James
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The Rooftop St. James, 6 Panton Street, SW1Y | 3 minutes from The Rooftop St. James
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The Rooftop St. James, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 5 minutes from The Rooftop St. James
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The Rooftop St. James, 18-20 Maiden Lane, The Strand, WC2R | 7 minutes from The Rooftop St. James
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18 Suffolk Street, Haymarket, SW1Y | 3 minutes from The Rooftop St. James
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63-65 Haymarket, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from The Rooftop St. James
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7 Charing Cross Underground Shopping Arcade, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from The Rooftop St. James
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28 Haymarket, Soho, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from The Rooftop St. James
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66 Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute from The Rooftop St. James
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62-65 Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute from The Rooftop St. James
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Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 11 minutes from The Rooftop St. James
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10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 14 minutes from The Rooftop St. James
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Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes from The Rooftop St. James
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Victoria Embankment Gardens
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Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 5 minutes from The Rooftop St. James
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1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from The Rooftop St. James
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Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) 1 minute walk from The Rooftop St. James

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Exhibitions | Until 26th March 2022 

Trafalgar Square 1 minute walk from The Rooftop St. James

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POSTPONED: Artemisia Gentileschi
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Exhibitions | Until 26th July 2020 

National Gallery 3 minutes walk from The Rooftop St. James

Artemisia will not open as originally planned on 4th April 2020 due to current global travel restrictions. The National Gallery ...More

 
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Nicolaes Maes: Dutch Master of the Golden Age
Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2020 

National Gallery 3 minutes walk from The Rooftop St. James

Downton Abbey has proved the nation's fascination with the upstairs and downstairs divide in high society, so many will be ...More

 
Titian: Love, Desire, Death
Titian: Love, Desire, Death
Exhibitions | Until 14th June 2020 

National Gallery 3 minutes walk from The Rooftop St. James

With landmark loans from the likes of the Wallace Collection along with six paintings jointly owned by the National Gallery ...More

 
City Of Angels
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Theatre | Until 5th September 2020 

Garrick Theatre 4 minutes walk from The Rooftop St. James

A hit for the Donmar in 2014 when it ran as the theatre's Christmas production, Cy Coleman and David Zippel's ...More

 
Hairspray the Musical
Hairspray the Musical
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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO) 4 minutes walk from The Rooftop St. James

The London Coliseum is transformed into 1962 Baltimore this spring when the Tony Award-winning production of Hairspray the Musical returns ...More

 
The Seagull
The Seagull
Theatre | Until 30th May 2020 

Playhouse Theatre 5 minutes walk from The Rooftop St. James

Emilia Clarke from Game Of Thrones makes her West End debut as Nina in Anya Reiss's modern update of Anton ...More

 
Leopoldstadt
Leopoldstadt
Theatre | Until 13th June 2020 

Wyndham's Theatre 5 minutes walk from The Rooftop St. James

Tom Stoppard's epic family drama and "his most personal play yet" (The Times) comes to the West End in January ...More

 
Body Worlds
Body Worlds
Exhibitions | Until 11th September 2020 

London Pavilion 5 minutes walk from The Rooftop St. James

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