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.

Last updated on 23rd April 2021

Whyte & Brown

134 user reviews 4

Eat out - literally - at Whyte & Brown. The rustic Kingly Court restaurant has a number of tables available in the centre of the outdoor food hall and a menu created around all things chicken - we're talking burgers, wings and souvlaki.

Not only are Megan's among the best brunch restaurants in London, but their sites in Balham, Islington, Kensington, Wimbledon and Battersea all have outdoor heaters. Make sure to check them out next time your craving an alfresco fix.

The Princess of Wales

18 user reviews 4

Handily located between Greenwich Park and the Royal Observatory, The Princess of Wales is a one-stop-shop for hearty grub and knockout roasts. Its extensive beer garden is also prepped and ready to go for all your eating and drinking needs.

Greyhound Cafe

20 user reviews 4

Greyhound Cafe is bringing a taste of Bangkok to Fitzrovia with duck noodle soup, pork knuckle and grilled tofu salad all up for grabs. Nestle into one of their comfy alfresco sofas with your mates and explore a range of new and traditional Thai flavours. 


60 user reviews 5

A gorgeous bar and restaurant on Southbank, Marsha is home to two heated outdoor terraces. Grab a table at street level for the chance to chow down on chicken while looking out over Gabriel's Wharf, or head up to their covered balcony for river views and cocktails.

The Arnos Arms

590 user reviews 4

The Arnos Arms is the North London boozer that is ready for all climes. Featuring a huge outdoor terrace which has been decked out with toasty heaters and covered with a trapezium roof, the quaint pub is ideal for springtime sipping.

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.

The King of Prussia

36 user reviews 5

Looking to keep warm while dining out? The King of Prussia is the Finchley pub with a gorgeous heated terrace, ideal for when the sun sets. The menu includes a huge range of handmade pizzas, with gourmet bar snacks and kids meals too.

The Green Room

227 user reviews 4

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.

Prince of Wales

9 user reviews 5

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.