A beautiful restaurant, stylish grill and bar with unrivalled views of the London skyline.


Level 3, Royal Festival Hall 

price range

Mains £20 - £33

Enjoy destination dining at one of London’s top restaurants and grills.

The main restaurant features modern British cuisine from Michelin-star-winning Executive Head Chef Tom Cook , while the grill offers more informal cooking and a delightfuly relaxed atmosphere. The two dining areas are separated by a stunning centerpiece bar, which is renowned for its fabulous cocktails.

Skylon takes its name from the original iconic spaceship-like structure that was built for the 1951 Festival of Britain on the site. The restaurant’s design echoes the style of the Royal Festival Hall during the same period, with unique contemporary touches.

Interior view of Skylon restaurant at the Southbank Centre

opening hours


  • Monday - Saturday: 12 noon - 1am
  • Sunday 12 noon - 10.30pm


  • Monday - Saturday: 12 noon - 11pm
  • Sunday 12 noon - 10.30pm


  • Monday - Saturday Lunch 12 noon to 2.30pm
  • Sunday lunch 12 noon – 3.30pm
  • Monday-Saturday dinner 5.30pm-10:30pm