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 parks in your pocket and go explore the great outdoors.
Last updated on 23rd September 2016
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
The White Horse Pub in leafy Parson's Green is more than a friendly local pub. Set in a grand Victorian building, The interior is a pleasing blend of traditional polished mahogany and wall panels, wood and flagstone floors, open fires and relaxing atmosphere. The dining area and upstairs bar provide perfect indoor relaxing environments ideal for private hire. Also available is the outdoor terrace, which caters for a perfect sunny afternoon with plenty of seating and regular alfresco dining
The Hemingway is a stylish pub right near Victoria Park in Bethnal Green. The iconic building is named after the author and the whole place just oozes class. With beers, wines and vintage whiskeys and rums on offer there is always an interesting mix to choose from. International and British dishes are on the menu all with their own twist. This is the perfect sophisticated place to relax after a day in the park.
St. James Park
This modern wooden bar has beautiful views of the park and the pond and is the perfect place to relax and enjoy nature. The simple structure is a no-fuss kind of place made for meeting up with friends and enjoying a nice drink or a meal. No matter what the weather you'll want to visit this serene getaway for a glass of wine or some posh cuisine with good friends and great surroundings.
The best local bar for the Olympics last summer, The Hackney Pearl is a popular spot for the locals of Hackney Wick. This cute bar is filled with mismatched furniture, art and simple features. If you're looking for somewhere to catch up with friends while enjoying good drinks and a bite to eat then there is no better place in the area. This bright bar is the perfect ending or beginning to a day out in the park.
Tucked away in Clapham Old Town, just far enough from the bustle of the High Street, The Sun is the natural meeting-ground for locals who appreciate the cosy atmosphere and understated surroundings. One of the most popular Clapham Pubs for both locals and visitors, The Sun acts as the perfect meeting point before exploring the many Clapham Clubs.
Close to the east side of Victoria Park, The Lauriston is a comfortable and intimate pub perfect for meeting with friends and enjoying a good drink. The delicious stone baked pizzas, real ales and spirits make for the perfect afternoon or evening. Trendy, young locals for the occasional DJ's and a fun place to meet up with friends. This pub has it all, along with a perfect location to top it all off!
This modern bar is a cool place to start a night out in Clapham. The extensive drinks menu boasts all the classics as well as some unique mixes made by the highly qualified bar staff. You can drink and dine at this popular spot and even enjoy some sun on their patio. Whether enjoying the park or just enjoying the view of the park this is the place to be.