A pop up food court and cinema is to open on the roof of TV Centre this summer.
Stalls and seating arranged around a central bar area – all sheltered beneath one of the biggest temporary pergolas in Europe – will be open on the roof of the former BBC car park from 26 May to the end of August 2016. A retractable roof will be deployed when it rains.
Up to 400 people will be able to sit in Pergola on the Roof 170 feet above White City at the exciting new venue, created by the team behind Feast food festivals and Market Yard in nearby Goldhawk Road.
Charcuterie and bar Salt Yard, rotisserie LeCoq and Chelsea’s ‘wild and foraged food’ restaurant Rabbit will be serving up dishes. Gourmet burger bar Patty & Bun will join them for four weeks during that time.
Meanwhile, an 82-seat version of Portobello Road’s Electric Cinema is also planned from 22 June to 1 August.
“At Television Centre, we will be offering high quality independent restaurants as we open up the iconic former home of the BBC the public,” said Alistair Shaw, Managing Director of Television Centre. “We are building on the success of last year’s rooftop venue.”