Best Outdoor Terraces in London

Let's face it, we're not blessed when it comes to the rays this side of the equator. But when the weather permits, it's only right to flock to the best alfresco spots. From sun-drenched spaces offering botanical cocktails to riverside restaurants, it's time to take things outside with our guide to the best outdoor terraces in London.

Last updated on 22nd July 2021

The Sun Inn

9 user reviews 5

One of the best beer gardens in West London, this beautiful Barnes pub is showing you how to make the most of the sunshine this season. Just moments from the river, The Sun Inn is coming in hot with fresh pints, delicious food and loads of outdoor space.

The Parlour

747 user reviews 4

Hearty brunches, loaded burgers and truffle fries are paired with twists on classic cocktails at The Parlour. Located in the heart of Canary Wharf, this all day destination has all your alfresco needs sorted, with a spacious outdoor terrace that'll fit large groups and small gatherings alike.


170 user reviews 4

One of the best Southbank bars with outdoor seating, Marsha is a gorgeous new watering hole over at Gabriel's Wharf. The venue fronts two pretty outside spaces, including a street level terrace and a covered balcony overlooking the water.

London Bridge Rooftop

4 user reviews 4

A stunning sky-high outdoor terrace, London Bridge Rooftop is serving up a winning combo of jaw-dropping views, delicious sips and epic bottomless brunches. Hit up this cool bar any day of the week and you'll find a DJ playing chilled tunes, or head over at the weekend for a fun day of eating and drinking.

Fourpure Taproom

83 user reviews 5

Home to one of the best outdoor terraces in London, Fourpure Taproom is a buzzing spot come summer. Head here for the brands signature small batch brews alongside a menu of classic American dishes, there's event regular events to keep you entertained while you're there.