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Waterstones, Piccadilly

Featuring awe-inspiring views of the city, 5th View Bar & Food sits upon the 5th floor of Waterstones in Piccadilly. Europe’s largest bookshop is housed within a stunning, period-style Art Deco building and is perfectly situated in the heart of London.

5th View at Waterstones makes an ideal venue for product launches, cocktail parties, networking events and private dinners.  The restaurant regularly plays host to various events including book launches, breakfast clubs, private celebrations and even speed dating!

Why not sip on a cocktail whilst looking out over Haymarket, or dine in the brasserie-style Waterstones restaurant featuring artwork of London’s most popular landmarks. 5th View Bar & Food’s cocktail menu ranges from the sweet and sour French 75, with gin, lemon juice and champagne, to mint julep with buffalo trace bourbon.  Wherever possible food is sourced locally and their canapes rank as some of the finest in the City.


Client Testimonial

This is just to say a big ‘thank you’ to you and your whole team – catering/design/service – for accommodating our event yesterday lunchtime. It was a very important occasion for us, marking the centenary of our company and also launching a new book, and you rose to the occasion terrifically. Everything was well organized and smoothly delivered, and the feedback has been warm and positive.


Mark Batey, Chief Executive, Film Distributors’ Association Ltd

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Reading Room / Lounge18060
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Waterstones Piccadilly, 203 - 206 Piccadilly, London W1J 9HD


2 Event spaces

Maximum capacity 200

Panoramic views over London’s roof tops

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