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 10th July 2019




Do it yourself as Petersham Nurseries invites you to take part in pasta masterclasses, flower workshops and wine tastings. From the quaint deli to the stunning LA Goccia restaurant which opens out to a hidden courtyard in Covent Garden, this isn't one to miss.

This festival-themed rooftop comes armed with open-air cinema experiences, live DJs and prosecco ice lollies. If you're looking for a quirky bar in London, you'd better head north of the river because this one's looking like a real gem.

The Parlour

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'Botanical Beauties - Hen Party Package' and 1 other offer

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.

KuPP. Paddington

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Enjoy 2 or 3 courses from our dedicated Scandi menu

Looking for outdoor terraces in west London? This Paddington hangout should most definitely be on your radar. As well as industrial interiors and lovingly made food, you'll find a street-side area that provides the perfect spot for alfresco bites by the basin.