With London’s skyline and the Thames riverscape as a backdrop, The Buffini Chao Deck is a truly unique wedding venue in central London. 

Located on top of the National Theatre and just a stone's throw from some of London's most iconic landmarks, such as the London Eye, River Thames and Big Ben, The Buffini Chao Deck is a fully licensed wedding venue with breathtaking views.

Every detail is yours to define and our dedicated wedding venue hire team will be on hand before and during your big day to bring your dream city wedding to life, making it an experience that you and your guests will remember forever.

Your wedding will benefit from state-of-the-art lighting and AV which has been specially designed and installed by the National Theatre’s Sound and Lighting departments, allowing you to tailor the atmosphere, from intimate low lighting to a vibrant party.

Our central location ensures unparalleled accessibility for guests from both within and outside London, making travel a breeze.


The Buffini Chao Deck is an adaptable venue that can be set up to suit your preferred style and the venue capacity can vary accordingly. For a seated ceremony and seated wedding breakfast, we can host up to 100 guests or for a more informal reception, we can host up to 200 standing guests.


We are able to offer a number of food and drink options for your big day. From canapes and bowl food, courtesy of our in-house team, to street food from KERB and feasting menus enjoyed at the contemporary Lasdun Restaurant, your day is bound to be filled with delicious dining.