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16/04/18


Skylight

Rooftop bars are already pretty big in East London.

But this one’s Wapping.

Taking over the top three floors of an old car park down by Tobacco Docks, Skylight is a sprawling rooftop playground decked out with astroturf greenery, colourful up-cycled pergolas and festoon lighting.

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You’ll emerge at the top of the car park stairs to find a cosy covered area filled with street food vendors (including poke purveyors Hikari and burgers from State Side), as well as a bar and a pair of indoor croquet lawns. Sessions cost £25 for 45 minutes, and you can pack up to six players on one lawn.

Head back outside and you’ll find the pétanque area. The rules are pretty simple – roll a small ball (the jack) across the sand, then duke it out to roll your slightly bigger ball as close to it as possible. Simple, if you haven’t had a drink or two.

Speaking of which – head up the ramp, and you’ll come to the rooftop bar itself, with picnic tables, bookable day beds, covered pergolas, and a view that’ll keep you there all night…

So don’t be surprised if the next day your voice is a bit croquet.

 

NOTESkylight is open from Thurs-Sun (12-11pm) throughout the summer. Entry is free, and activities cost from £15/hour – you can book online HERE.

Skylight | Pennington St. Car Park, Wapping Lane, E1W 2SF


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Skylight


Pennington Street Car Park, Wapping Lane, Wapping, E1W 2SF
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020 7680 4001




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