With a theme that's ever-changing, the rooftop beer garden at the Queen of Hoxton never stays the same for long... which adds to the charm. One of few roof terraces in the area, it's the perfect spot for refreshing pints in the summer months and hot toddies beside the firepit in the winter.
Best Beer Gardens in Shoreditch
Now rife with development and investment, Shoreditch is ever-changing. One thing we hope will never change? Its petite, but mighty selection of beer gardens. Tucked behind alleys, found atop pubs and sitting pretty on the side of the road, there are plenty of places to perch for a pint when the sun shines (and heaters to loiter to by when it doesn't). Check out our recommendations for some of the best beer gardens in Shoreditch.
Located in the heart of Hoxton (Shoreditch's trendy neighbour), The Eagle is a vibrant dog-friendly pub boasting a sunny courtyard to the back. Head here to feast on British classics such as beer-battered fish and chips, flavoursome salads and juicy vegan burgers, washed down with an Aperol spritz or a jug of Pimm's.
You may have to tottle on down to Brick Lane for this al fresco recommendation, but it's well worth the journey. With creative cocktails and a quirky but intimate beer gardens, it's one for those that want a little more sparkle from their bevs.
Located on Bethnal Green Road, BrewDog offers some of Shoreditch's finest craft ales. Decked out with neon signs and exposed brick walls, it's the terrace that really sets this place apart. Grab a table in this suntrap and spend your afternoon making your way through the impressive selection of drinks and hearty burgers.
Part of the Drake & Morgan group, The Allegory is as sleek and swish as you would imagine. The perfect place to take a break from the chaos of Shoreditch, the terrace here is decked out with comfy sofas and cosy blankets for cooler evenings. Boasting an impressive selection of cocktails, it's a great luxe alternative to your bog-standard boozer.
A wonderland of all things food, drink and late-night mischief, Big Chill comes alive in the summer months. Boasting one of East London's prettiest beer gardens, drinkers can enjoy generous 2 for 1 drink deals throughout the week as well as live DJ sets and boozy brunch offerings.
A venue synonymous with London in the sunshine, London Shuffle comes out tops when it comes to big kid fun in the capital. Head here for a game on one of the 8 shuffle lanes before cooling off with a cocktail and some slices of homemade pizza.
What might be one of the most popular beer gardens in Shoreditch, The Crown and Shuttle has plenty of space to play with. Boasting one of the biggest outdoor spots in the area, this place is trailed with greenery and pergolas. Packed out on matchdays, head here to watch the biggest sporting fixtures on the outdoor TV screens.