South Bank London

Buffini Chao Deck

National Theatre’s rooftop venue boasts some of the finest riverside views in South Bank.

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National Theatre, London, UK
020 7452 3999
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Located on the rooftop of the iconic National Theatre building, the Buffini Chao Deck comes with some serious wow-factor, offering breathtaking panoramic views across London from its wraparound riverside terrace. Wrapped in glazed panels, which can be retracted on warmer days, the space has an uninterrupted view 180 degree view of the river no matter the weather.

An ideal venue for business and leisure events, the space is suited to conferences, launches, drinks receptions, weddings, summer and Christmas parties, private dining and everything in between.

The large flexible space comes fitted with state-of-the-art, fully customisable lighting and AV designed and installed by the National Theatre’s Sound and Lighting departments. For people using hearing aids with a T-setting, a Loop System operates in the Buffini Chao Deck.

Catering comes from the National Theatre’s in-house team at KERB. From canapés to formal dinners, barbecues on the terrace and more – choose from existing menus or discuss creating a bespoke menu for something different.

A show-stopping Christmas venue

From sophisticated sit-down meals to full-scale parties with DJ and dancefloor, Buffini Chao Deck offers a blank canvas for you to make your own within a breathtaking setting. Christmas party packages are fully tailored – from the size of your group to the grandeur of the menu with the team on hand to execute every detail to bring that extra wow factor, from festive food packages to decor and entertainment.

This year the Deck's dining options are more extensive than ever with a variety of bowls, canapes and dinner options, as well as the exclusive Lasdun dinner package with a menu created by the theatre's critically acclaimed Lasdun restaurant.

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