Not only is it one of the best street food venues in the city, but Vinegar Yard also has one of the largest winter terraces in London Bridge. Complete with heaters, an overhead canopy and table service, this place is making sure both your safety and social life remain intact.
Best Restaurants With Outdoor Heaters In London
New measures got you planning a winter of thermos flasks and chilly park picnics? Not so fast. The capital's dining scene won't back down that easy, with riverside eateries, quirky neighbourhood spots and rooftop gems across the city implementing ways to keep you toasty whilst eating outside this season. See for yourself in our guide to the best restaurants with outdoor heaters in London - because, after all, seeing your nearest and dearest shouldn't have to come with a frostbite warning.
No.197 Chiswick Fire Station hasn't just one, but two heated outdoor areas to choose from. Opt between their open-air courtyard or covered tables at the front and enjoy some people watching as you chow down on a weekday breakfast, post-work nibbles or Sunday roasts.
A stunning East London restaurant, Mare Street Market are keeping you cosy on their fairy-lit terrace with a number of heated lamps. They're also running a digital order and pay system, meaning you can get your fix of brunch dishes, burgers and grilled goodies completely contactless.
With three different terraces and gorgeous views of Regent's Canal, The Lighterman is a top place to eat and drink outdoors in autumn. Whether you fancy a quick morning coffee, lunchtime bite or dinner, this King's Cross spot has got you covered.
Touting kitsch and retro decor both inside and out, Flight Club is adding some fun to your catch-up with friends. Enjoy some alfresco cocktails and pizza paddles at this darts den whilst sticking to government guidelines. We'd call that a bullseye.
With a fully-heated beer garden for all your alfresco drinking needs, this fun Brick Lane bar is making sure you still get facetime with your mates. Head over to The Apples and Pears for the chance to sink hot cocktails and steaming slices of pizza this season.
Uniquely located overlooking Borough Market, Arthur Hooper's is one of our top picks for alfresco dining in central London. Expect sleek and modern interiors paired with a buzzing atmosphere and some of the finest Mediterranean plates in the capital.
May Fair Kitchen boasts a stylish terrace space with glowing warm heaters that are perfect for the colder months. Specialising in Italian cuisine, this sleek spot features relaxed seating and hanging lanterns that are sure to add extra ambiance to your nights out in Central London.
One of the best places with an outdoor heater in East London has got to be JuJu's Bar & Stage, a fun drinking, dining and party spot in Shoreditch. Along with seasonal cocktails and craft brews, you'll also find a Pan-Asian menu and a tonne of tableside entertainment.
Placing community at the heart of everything it does, The Signal is a charming British boozer in Forest Hill. In the mood for alfresco meals in the chillier months? Fear not as this place provides outdoor heaters that are sure to keep you nice and toasty.
With fruity cocktails, vibrant interiors - and exteriors for that matter - and South American nosh, Barrio is transporting you away from the wintry streets of London. Gather the gang and revel in the summertime tunes over a bottomless brunch.
An enchanting East London pub with a chic outdoor terrace, The Turks Head is bringing it out the bag for restaurants with heated outside seating. Better yet, it's also covered and has been prettily kitted out with greenery, making it the ideal setting for date nights or meals with your mates.
Searching for places to eat outdoors in the West End? Coqbull Soho is a brilliant spot for its cosy heaters and droolworthy menu. Tuck into rotisserie chicken, organic beef burgers and handcrafted cocktails at this restaurant next time you're in the neighbourhood.
Venture over to Balham where The Exhibit's offering up a trio of open-air seating options to see you through winter. Wrap yourself up in one of their blankets and take to the heated terrace for a chinwag over cocktails and a medley of yummy small plates.
A gorgeous choice for brunch and refreshing bites, Rail House Cafe will have you chomping on black quinoa and mango salad bowls and miso-glazed salmon in a pretty setting. What's more, they've added heaters to their terrace to ensure you stay snug as a bug.
Leicester Square Kitchen is a small plates restaurant with outdoor heaters in one of London's most iconic locations. Head here to graze on a blend of fusion Mexican and Peruvian dishes next time you're looking for an alfresco date night or after work catch-up.
Looking for a pretty beer garden with outdoor heaters in Central London? The Duke of Sussex is a brilliant spot, offering its guests luscious green surroundings that'll take them straight out the city and into a lush oasis for dinners outside in cooler months.
A haven for heated outdoor dining in London, King's Cross is coming up trumps yet again with Drake & Morgan's alfresco options. For a stylish winter date night idea, meet your other half here for aesthetic cocktails and international grub.
Aqua Kyoto boasts one of the best rooftops in London, so it comes as no surprise that they're ahead of the curve when it comes to restaurants for outdoor dining in winter. Take in the views across Oxford Circus whilst nibbling on unique Japanese food.
Not only does Paradise By Way of Kensal Green host an epic weekend bottomless brunch, but it's also home to an adorable outdoor snug. Get down here for an unforgettable feast of smoked aubergine, lamb rump and sticky toffee pudding.
You've walked along Southbank numerous times but we bet you've never noticed this one. Tucked away behind the National Theatre, The Green Room is serving up homemade pizza and small plates from its sustainable garden. Thirsty? They also shake up a wicked cocktail or two.
The Grafton is a cosy pub with outdoor heaters in Kentish Town. Hunker down in this unique beer garden and you can indulge in award-winning ales, local craft beers on tap and plenty more with hearty British pub grub to warm your cockles while dining alfresco.
A fun Finsbury Park bar and restaurant, Primos Mexican Cantina are keeping you well-fed and warm way after the sun goes in. Grab a table in their heated secret garden and tuck into tacos, quesadillas and other authentic bites, all washed down with a margarita or two.
No 32 The Old Town is raising the game on winter restaurants with heated outdoor seating in London. Just a few minutes' walk away from Clapham Common, this spot has both a ground floor and rooftop terrace, along with a tasty menu of cocktails and comfort food.
Nordic-inspired cuisine is the meal of the day at this Michelin-starred restaurant. A perfect place for birthday celebrations with your nearest and dearest, Aquavit are sure to leave a lasting impression with their chic heated terrace and top-notch service.
One of London's best outdoor restaurants with heating, Hush is an obvious choice for those of you after somewhere for a special occasion - that is, if you can find it. The floral gem is hidden in a lovely courtyard in the heart of Mayfair.
Part of the legendary Strongroom recording studios, this bar and kitchen in Shoreditch is one creative escape for music fans in London. Hunker down under the heaters in their extensive beer garden and tuck into hearty burgers, toasted sarnies and plenty more.
Found yourself south of the river? Then you've got to make a pitstop at Prince of Wales, where the heated terrace space is a cosy retreat for drinking and dining. Offering a hearty menu of gastro grub, this Putney pub is keeping you well fed and watered even if temperatures drop.
Baja fish tacos, grilled hibiscus enchiladas and barbacoa lamb shank... Santo Remedio are cooking up authentic Mexican food from their vibrant London Bridge digs. Embrace the street food ethos on their outside tables and don't forget to try one of their potent margaritas.