Buffini Chao Deck, National Theatre, South Bank, London, SE1 9PX

Travel Information

The Buffini Chao Deck is a London rooftop event venue at the National Theatre, on the Southbank, just minutes from Covent Garden, the West End and Waterloo Station.

Numerous buses stop near by, as well as tubes such as at Waterloo, Southwark, Charing Cross or Embankment.

Access to the Buffini Chao Deck

The Buffini Chao Deck is located on level three of the National Theatre building. There are four lifts which can be taken to this level or there is the main staircase.

The Buffini Chao Deck remains closed when not in use for events and access for viewings is by appointment only.


The National Theatre has its own underground car park beneath the building - find out more about opening times and prices on the National Theatre website.

Guests can take a lift from the basement (with access to and from the car park) straight up to level three, where the Buffini Chao Deck is located. Please note we are unable to reserve parking.