12th Knot

Eclectic rooftop bar overlooking the River Thames and London's skyline.

Opening Hours

Tuesday - Wednesday: 5:00pm until 1:00am
Thursday: 5:00pm until 2:00am
Friday - Saturday: 12pm until 2:00am


12th Knot is located on the 12th floor of Sea Containers London. The nearest station is Blackfriars which is an 8 minute walk away and Waterloo station is a 10 minute walk away.

12th Knot Rooftop Bar
12th Knot Bar

Rooftop bar and lounge overlooking River Thames

Welcome to 12th Knot. Formerly under the guise of Rumpus Room, this is our rooftop bar and lounge in London. Stylish seating, cocktails celebrating seasonal ingredients, DJs and live music – all set against an unrivalled backdrop of the River Thames and London.

A true reflection of South Bank’s vibrant energy, expect bright, striking décor and an open-plan layout which puts the panoramic views centre stage. So whether you’re curled up on a window seat, relaxing on the balcony, mingling at the bar or on the dance floor, London’s breath-taking skyline is the main attraction.

Our dress code is smart/casual – so sportswear, trainers or flip-flops are a no no. Walk-ins are welcomed on a first come first serve basis (subject to availability). We also have an over 21 age policy and proof of identity may be requested.

Reservations may be made for parties up to 8, for larger groups please contact [email protected].

On Saturday, August 17 12th Knot will be closed for a private event. However, don’t loose your ship! You can visit Sea Containers Restaurant and Lyaness.

Check out our Facebook Page @12thKnot for our latest events.

Tuesday Takeovers

Teamwork makes the dream work as they say, and we couldn’t agree more when it comes to our Tuesday Takeover series. Each Tuesday of the month we join forces with a popular street food brand giving you the chance to enjoy a variety of food offerings all from the comfort of 12th Knot, and that view of course.


Skyline Sessions

Whether you’re prepping for the weekend ahead or trying to beat that mid-week slump, we’ve got you covered as we play host to live music every Wednesday. With Skyline Sessions you’ll be saying goodbye to those everyday stresses in no time.

Brassroots Band


Make way for Brassroots, the internationally acclaimed 7-piece brass band, who bring the timeless classics with a brass twist on select Saturdays. Think big brass beats mixed with boozy Bacardi drinks, and mega weekend vibes. Get your dancing feet ready!


Find Us

Sea Containers London
20 Upper Ground
South Bank
London SE1 9PD

+ 44 (0) 20 3747 1000

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