8 at The Londoner | London Rooftop For Private Dining & Exclusive Hire
Interior view of 8 at The Londoner rooftop bar at The Londoner

Private Dining & Exclusive Hire


The Londoner’s decadent Japanese rooftop bar sets the scene for exclusive parties and private dining experiences in the heart of London. The perfect venue for wedding celebrations, corporate functions, company parties, and special occasions. 

Mingle with the city’s silhouette as your backdrop, toast under the night sky of the Shima Garden, or hire the entire bar for the ultimate entertaining experience. 

70 to 150 guests 

Exclusive Hire

The three unique spaces of 8 at The Londoner come together to create an experience like no other. Enjoy exclusive use of the entire rooftop bar, perfect for milestone celebrations, corporate functions and VIP parties.  

The Exclusive Hire Experience includes a choice of two canapé & cocktail reception menus. 


Our Venues

Concept design of Rooftop bar with a firepit at The Londoner

Shima Garden

Up to 45 guests 

Step into the breath-taking Shima Garden, where a sensory dining and drinking experience awaits under the London sky. Suitable for a medium-sized gathering, the Shima Garden features a striking firepit centrepiece, comfortable banquette seating, and a retractable roof. 

The Shima Garden Experience includes a choice of two Japanese sharing menus. 

Interior of 8 at The Londoner bar at Londoner Hotel

Izakaya Lounge

6 to 30 guests 

The Izakaya Lounge playfully blurs inside and outside with retractable skylights and splintered glimpses of the city’s silhouette. An excellent entertaining space where London is the leading attraction. 

The Izakaya Lounge Experience includes a choice of four Japanese sharing menus. 

8 at The Londoner

38 Leicester Square
United Kingdom

Frequently Asked Questions

8 at The Londoner

8 at The Londoner’s spaces come together to host up to a total of 150 guests. 

For more information, please see our brochure or reach out to one of our event planners via email at events@thelondoner.com

Our Izakaya Lounge and Shima Garden are available for private hire. For larger events, we recommend you hire the entire rooftop bar, which encompasses the bar, Izakaya Lounge, and Shima Garden. 

8 at The Londoner is located on the eighth floor of The Londoner Hotel, set on Leicester Square in the heart of London’s West End. 

Please enter through the hotel main entrance, and we will guide you up to 8 at The Londoner via the lift. 

Our izakaya in London serves contemporary Japanese cuisine, sake, whisky and cocktails. 

Yes, our Japanese menus at 8 at The Londoner feature vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options. 

Yes, 8 at The Londoner is wheelchair accessible (via the lifts).