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5th View

(also known as 5th View at Waterstones)

203-206 Piccadilly
St James's

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Opening Times

Monday9.00 am - 9.30 pm
Tuesday9.00 am - 9.30 pm
Wednesday9.00 am - 9.30 pm
Thursday9.00 am - 9.30 pm
Friday9.00 am - 9.30 pm
Saturday9.00 am - 9.30 pm
SundayMidday - 5.00 pm

Meal Times

12 - 8.30 Mon - Sat
12 - 4.30 Sun


Waterstones Booksellers Limited

About the Pub

A stylish modern bar and restaurant on the top floor of Waterstones flagship store in Piccadilly, formerly Simpsons of Piccadilly. With views to the south over the rooftops of Central London to Big Ben and other prominent buildings and landmarks. A wide variety of bottled beers, craft beers, and ciders, and keg Heineken (served in 1/3 and 2/3 pint glasses) are available together with wines and cocktails. Happy Hour Cocktails (2-4-1) are available 5-8pm Wednesday-Saturday. A bar and table service is offered (note that a service charge of 12.5% is made for table service).

Note that alcohol may not be sold before 10am, or noon on Sunday.

Historic Interest

Simpsons of Piccadilly opened in April 1936, at the time the largest menswear store in Britain. It was created by Alexander Simpson, and designed by Joseph Emberton, to showcase the range of clothing produced by S Simpson and company and DAKS. The building is listed Grade I for it's innovative use of materials and steel construction, and is regarded as Emberton's masterpiece. Many of the fittings and lighting designed by Emberton are still in place.

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5th View

203-206 Piccadilly
St James's

Sat Nav Reference

51.5089, -0.136481


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Nearby Bus Routes (100m)

TfL: (3, 6, 12, 13, 14, 19, 22, 23, 38, 88, 94, 139, 159, 453)

Nearby Station (850m)

London Charing Cross

Nearby London Underground/Overground/DLR (250m)

Piccadilly Circus


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