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Kensington Roof Gardens (formerly known as Derry and Toms Roof Gardens and later The Roof Gardens) is a private roof garden covering 6,000 square metres (65,000 sq ft) on top of the former Derry & Toms building on Kensington High Street in central London.
Originally opened in 1938, the gardens were open to the public until January 2018 when the leaseholder, Virgin Limited Edition, was unable to reach an agreement with the freeholder about renewal of the lease.
The Roof Gardens Reviews
We have eaten here on numerous occasions over many years and absolutely loved it. Our last visit was very Special. My husband had booked the private dining room for me to celebrate my special... more »
This one of my favourite places to go in London if you want to go out st night! The cocktails are very good, the garden is just awesome...and there a barbecue all night long if you want to eat... more »
The location is unique in London, a real garden on top of a roof, with flamingos.. I confess I caressed them once.. And I saw directly the quality of the food and the amazing staff in the kitchen. The atmosphere during any night party in the garden is the best in central London for my opinion.
A great restaurant as well as a wedding venue with rooms dedicated to ceremony on a separate floor. Great food and excellent facilities with views all over london. I photographed 3 weddings there so far and loved the gardens and views as backdrop to the photos. The staff was great and all the guests were always well looked after. We even sat next to Sir Richard on one of the occasions, seemed like a nice chap. Oh, and the flamingos (and the ducklings) are awesome!
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