Pubs and Bars Near London Parks
We've created a list of pubs and bars beside the park suitable for all seasons. Naturally a perfect fit for those hazy summer days spent lounging in one of the city's beautiful green spaces, this is your go-to guide for that final boozy pitstop before you venture home. We're here for cooler climes too; lining this list with cosy pubs and winter warmers to bring that body temperature back up to scratch. Whatever you're looking for, tuck this list of the best bars near London parks in your pocket and go explore the great outdoors.
Last updated on 23rd March 2018
The Stag is an old fashioned pub known for it's offering of over 60 beers from all over the world and huge beer garden. Ideal for meeting up with friends for a drink or a delicious pub food and only a quick walk from the park. The beer garden is the only place to be when the sun is out with private cabanas and a BBQ! When the weather isn't so nice don't worry because the live entertainment and comfortable bar has got you covered.
Sitting pretty, just shy of East London's Hackney Downs, The Star is the perfect destination to dose up on drinks after lazing around in a London park. Brimming with craft beer, favourite draughts and burger bites, grab a little something on your way home from the park at this beloved boozer.
The Cat and Mutton has firmly established itself on Broadway market as the place to eat, drink and be merry. Just across the road from the London Fields park, the pub and park compliment one another perfectly in the summer months. Originally called The Cattle & Shoulder of Mutton, it has been a fixture in Londons East End since the late 1600′s. After years of neglect it was bought by its current owner in 2003 and has heralded a resurgence in a vibrant part of Hackney.
Located just yards from Primrose Hill, The Queen’s might just occupy one of the most sought-after spots in the whole of London. This beautiful and characterful pub is the perfect place to settle down after a day spent chilling in the park, with a real fire to gather around in the colder months and a terrace to enjoy at the first sight of sunshine.
The Windmill is a beautiful boutique hotel and pub on the south side of Clapham Common. Enjoy a more formal meal in the fancy dining room or relax with a drink by the bar, but either way it is the perfect place to get your fix before heading to the park on a lovely sunny day. The beer garden is an especially nice touch for listening to local DJ's on sunny days.
Gigalum is a versatile little number positioned just across the road from Clapham Common. Pop this way if you like the look of their ‘Ibiza style terrace’; it’s where the crowd let off some steam with a few beverages after a tough day at the office. Those well-hydrated revellers head inside a little later, when some serious DJs cut loose on the decks.
The East End’s beautiful Victoria Park is flanked by this award-winning gastropub, where punters sink pints brewed on site in the stunning beer garden. A summertime oasis which comes alive with music and feel-good vibes when the sun’s out, it’s also covered and heated for year-round frivolity. It’s also really pretty at night.
A short walk from Hyde Park, this great little Mayfair pub has a long and proud history of serving booze to the masses. Opened in 1738 The Running Horse is a Central London institution.