Rooftop Bar London, Leicester Square


Extraordinary views & intimate surroundings await you at this unique London rooftop 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 rooftop 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.  

Walk-ins are available but we recommend you make a reservation.

Open Monday - Friday, from 5pm and Saturday - Sunday, from 12pm until late. Live DJ every Friday and Saturday from 10pm until late hours.

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 just beneath the rooftop bar.

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?

Fancy a cocktail?

If you liked our Pimm's terrace, you'll love our Woodford Reserve Terrace! Indulge in timeless elegance and savour the rich, warm flavours of our meticulously crafted Woodford Reserve-inspired cocktails as you unwind amidst the cosy ambience. Experience the perfect pairing of premium cigars and classic cocktails in a captivating setting. Your perfect retreat awaits!


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.

Elevate your weekends

Join us every Friday and Saturday for a sensational night out in the heart of central London at ICON Balcony Bar in Empire Casino. From 10 pm till late, our talented DJ will set the perfect vibe while you indulge in our superb cocktails.

The best part? Entry is absolutely free all night long! Enjoy the stunning views over iconic Leicester Square as you sip on expertly crafted drinks. It's the ideal place for a memorable night with friends.

Don't miss out! Come and create unforgettable moments with us at ICON Balcony Bar – where the music, cocktails, and views combine for a fantastic night out in London!

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