Rooftop Bar London, Leicester Square


Extraordinary views & intimate surroundings await you at this unique London cocktail bar. This secret gem is sure to make your night unforgettable.

It’s safe to say that Icon Balcony Bar is one of London's best-kept secrets...

How many times have you wandered around town looking for a great bar that ticks all the boxes? Perfect location, stylish décor, great drinks selection at good prices, close to all the action of the capital? Well, look no further. Icon Balcony Bar manages all that and more. As you’d expect from all our offerings at the Empire Casino, the service in Icon Balcony Bar is exceptional. Our staff are highly trained and can expertly mix most cocktails. And they are happy to assist with any casino-related queries or requests. All you have to do is ask.  

A room with a view

The undoubted standout feature of our ‘iconic’ Icon Balcony Bar is the spacious terrace directly overlooking Leicester Square. A rare treat! There are plenty of well-spaced seats for you to relax on while you watch the tourists and entertainers on the streets below.

Spot the A-listers

Why not come in and sample a cocktail before or after enjoying a movie at one of the nearby cinemas? It’s especially exciting when there are premieres as you have a prime view of the A-listers parading up and down the red carpet. You might even strike it lucky and share a drink with them! We’ve hosted everyone from Julia Roberts to Madonna.

Easy access

If you need a moment to recharge or relax before returning to the thrill of the gaming floor, Icon Balcony Bar is the perfect calm and luxurious oasis. But we are also easily accessible direct from Leicester Square. Just walk straight in. We guarantee you’ll be so impressed you'll soon be telling all your friends.

Exclusive luxury

Whether for a work party, birthday, anniversary or any other special occasion, Icon Balcony Bar is perfect for a private party. Why not hire out the whole place?


Welcome to our newly transformed terrace, now a captivating summer garden where you can unwind and soak in the breathtaking vistas of Leicester Square, all while indulging in your favourite Pimm's cocktail, no matter the weather.

Pimm's takes centre stage here, and our team of talented mixologists has ingeniously crafted an array of Pimm's cocktails infused with the vibrant essence of a summer garden. Alongside these refreshing concoctions, we proudly offer the classic Pimm's served in the time-honoured tradition. To complement your delightful drinks, we've curated an enticing selection of delectable light bites and sharing boards for your enjoyment. So, come on over and let us treat you to a blissful experience in our enchanting summer garden terrace.


Overlooking the iconic Leicester Square, the Icon Balcony Bar offers a generously spacious terrace that's tailor-made for hosting unforgettable al fresco gatherings and, of course, serving as your essential smoking haven.

With a lineup of truly remarkable cocktails that could only be rivalled by the breathtaking scenery, the Icon Balcony Bar has proudly played host to prestigious film premieres, captivating presentations, and an array of exclusive after-parties, accommodating up to 60 guests.

If you're in pursuit of that unmistakable "wow factor," look no further – Icon Balcony Bar delivers it in abundance.

Opening times

Open Monday to Friday from 2pm until late.

Open Saturday & Sunday from 12pm to late.

New Live DJ timings coming soon..



Like what you see? Click below to view our tour

We are committed to creating a culture of Safer Gambling within our casinos. We have appointed Safer Gambling Ambassadors across all our sites, in order to protect young and vulnerable people from being exploited by gambling, prevent underage gambling and increase support for the treatment of gambling harm.

020 3014 1000 WC2H 7NA

GET IN TOUCHOver 18s Only