Outdoor Venues To Hire In London

Our city has a host of private party options perfect for any occasion, especially come the summer months. Whether it's a birthday, corporate event or wedding reception, we've compiled a list of the best London outdoor venues to hire, fronting everything from rooftop restaurants and riverboat bars to sprawling beer gardens and impressive terraces.

If you need a little hand, our Venue Finding Team are here to help you find ideal space that suits all your requirements.

Last edited by Lauren Cole

Last updated on 30th October 2023




Grand Connaught Rooms

Holborn


  • Sitting
    550
  • Standing
    1500

Oozing with sophistication, Grand Connaught Rooms is perfect for swish soirees. As one of the best outdoor party venues in London, it flaunts a snazzy rooftop terrace with views overlooking the city.

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Queen of Hoxton

Shoreditch


  • Sitting
    110
  • Standing
    300

When it comes to large outdoor venues in London, Queen of Hoxton is hard to beat. The rooftop legend showcases stellar views and seasonal themes, not to mention BBQ bites, cocktails and fun-loving tunes.

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Floripa

Shoreditch


  • Sitting
    180
  • Standing
    300

Floripa's tropical interiors and top-notch tunes ensure your party goes swimmingly, and the icing on the cake? The alfresco area. Head to this Shoreditch hangout for live music, DJs and Brazilian vibes.

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The Montague on the Gardens Beach Bar

Holborn


  • Sitting
    150
  • Standing
    200

Bringing tropical vibes to the centre of London, The Montague on the Gardens' Beach Bar is a total winner for summer parties. Get ready for palm trees, killer cocktails and BBQ bites at this unique pop-up.

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The Rose Pub and Kitchen

Lewisham


  • Sitting
    75
  • Standing
    100

The Rose Pub and Kitchen offers a private garden to hire in London that's hard to pass up. Found in the centre of New Cross, its sun-soaked space has a bevvy of benches where you can sink tasty drinks.

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Barge East

Hackney


  • Sitting
    100
  • Standing
    150

Coolest outdoor restaurants for hire in London? We think this might be it. Head to Barge East, where the moored boat invites you for tasty plates and great drinks either onboard or in the generous garden.

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The Prince of Wales Feathers

Fitzrovia


  • Sitting
    30
  • Standing
    50

Found in Fitzrovia, The Prince of Wales Feathers totes a fantastic rooftop that's ideal for summer parties. And while you soak up the sunshine? Make the most of the top-tier tipples and mouthwatering munch on offer.

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The Gipsy Queen

Kentish Town


  • Sitting
    150
  • Standing
    200

If it's laid-back venues with outdoor space in London you're after, The Gipsy Queen has got you covered. The Kentish Town spot has a lovely garden that'll ensure your event is pulled off to a tee.

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ZSL London Zoo Events

Camden


  • Sitting
    0
  • Standing
    700

ZSL London Zoo Events provides one of the most unique venues for hire in London. Your guests will enjoy views of exotic animals (as well as the chance to meet them), not to mention fabulous food and drinks.

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Aviary

City of London


  • Sitting
    100
  • Standing
    300

Let's be honest - Aviary? It's one of the best London rooftops for hire. Showcasing spectacular views from its sprawling terrace, not to mention killer food and drinks, it really is a top spot for any kind of event.

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People's Park Tavern

Hackney


  • Sitting
    35
  • Standing
    70

People's Park Tavern is home to one of the best beer gardens for hire in London. Not only is it absolutely massive, but it boasts wooden booths, long benches, parasols and heaters for when the temperature drops.

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Savage Garden

City of London


  • Sitting
    0
  • Standing
    380

Pretty outdoor venues for hire in the City of London rarely come as stunning as Savage Garden. From the creative cocktails and innovative food to the 360-degree panoramic views, it's an absolute winner.

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The Phene

West London


  • Sitting
    44
  • Standing
    75

The Phene is certainly one of the best outdoor venues to hire in West London. Snap up half of the garden for the ultimate summer soiree, indulging in excellent cocktails and moreish grub to boot.

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Lockside Camden

Camden


  • Sitting
    150
  • Standing
    300

For outdoor venues to hire in North London, make sure to check out Lockside Camden. Perched along Rengent's Canal, it offers pretty water views, not to mention epic tunes and a range of liquid libations.

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Hush Mayfair

Mayfair


  • Sitting
    54
  • Standing
    80

Hush Mayfair totes a secret garden courtyard that's ideal for all seasons. So if you're looking for Instagrammable outdoor venues for hire in London, this spot offers luxe service and eye-catching decor.

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West End on the Thames

City of London


  • Sitting
    180
  • Standing
    200

West End on the Thames boasts a number of modern boats that would be perfect for any occasion. Plus, they come with bespoke packages, gorgeous river views and a dedicated team to help you plan.

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Lantana Shoreditch

City of London


  • Sitting
    60
  • Standing
    150

Searching for venues to hire? Head to Lantana Cafe in Shoreditch. Fitting up to 60 people seated or 100 standing in their mural space, it's ideal for scrumptious brunch and dinner eats, as well as their outdoor covered terrace.

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The Sterling

Liverpool Street


  • Sitting
    200
  • Standing
    500

The Sterling's sprawling terrace has space for up to 500 people, so if you're looking for London large outdoor venues to hire, this is a great shout. It also offers a bucketload of food and drinks options to satisfy all.

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Moretown Belle

East London


  • Sitting
    0
  • Standing
    0

Moretown Belle knows what's up in the looks department, fronting a pretty foliage-adorned terrace that's primed for events in the sunshine. Topping it off? An enticing menu of hearty eats and cracking cocktails.

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Little Fable

St Pauls


  • Sitting
    60
  • Standing
    250

One of the best City of London outdoor venues for hire, Little Fable is inspired by fairytales, showcasing a verdant alfresco terrace that's a great shout for summery soirees. It also has pizzas and cocktails.

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The Arnos Arms

North London


  • Sitting
    0
  • Standing
    0

Say hello to The Arnos Arms, which boasts two lovely beer gardens. The total suntraps are ideal for all kinds of goings-on, from birthdays to work parties, complete with craft beers and fabulous food.

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Sea Containers Events

South London


  • Sitting
    0
  • Standing
    0

Sea Containers is certainly one of the best rooftop venues for hire in South London. Not only will you have the City as your backdrop, but their team is more than happy to help you create the event you've been dreaming of.

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Barrio - Bars In London

Searching for 'outdoor venues for hire near me'? Barrio has a sprawling South American-inspired terrace that's perfect for summery bashes, with the food and cocktails to match.

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Westminster Boating Base

Central London


  • Sitting
    150
  • Standing
    350

Get on down to Westminster Boating Base for a totally unique party. Snap up The Edgson Room and you'll be privy to the beautiful balcony that overlooks the river, as well as totally splendid interiors.

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The Stables Cafe at Orleans House


  • Sitting
    60
  • Standing
    60

The Stables Cafe at Orleans House offers plenty of outdoor space for private shindigs. Regardless of whether it's a kids party, wedding or business meeting, you can also enjoy bespoke catering.

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Neverland

Fulham


  • Sitting
    250
  • Standing
    480

If you're hosting a large bash for up to 500 people, you won't find a better outdoor venue than Neverland. Changing with the seasons, this joint turns into Fulham Beach come the summertime. Get ready for a range of fun games alongside tasty food and drinks.

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Brewhouse & Kitchen Highbury

Islington


  • Sitting
    60
  • Standing
    100

Gardens to rent for a party in London? Brewhouse & Kitchen Highbury has just the thing. Plus, while you're there, you can enjoy a range of freshly brewed beers, elevated pub grub and plenty of sunshine.

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Paradiso Burger & Cocktail Bar - Soho

Soho


  • Sitting
    150
  • Standing
    240

Whether you fancy booking out the whole venue or just the terrace, you'll enjoy a charming outdoor space at Paradiso Burger & Cocktail Bar. On the menu? Sustainable chicken dishes, vegan options and creative cocktails.

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BOXPARK Shoreditch

East London


  • Sitting
    250
  • Standing
    499

From the whole venue to the east terrace, BOXPARK Shoreditch has a range of outdoor private hire options in London at its cool shipping container complex. But that's not all, as the space is home to a range of street food vendors and bars too.

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The Silent Disco Boat


  • Sitting
    0
  • Standing
    350

Make your event a special one by hosting it on The Silent Disco Boat. With space for up to 350 revellers, incredible views of London's landmarks and top-notch drinks, it's a bit of a no brainer.

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BMA House

North London


  • Sitting
    200
  • Standing
    320

BMA House is a stunning Grade II-listed building in North London that has a number of opulent spaces for hire, including its beautiful garden. You can also opt to include catering for an extra fee.

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Woods' Silver Fleet

Central London


  • Sitting
    440
  • Standing
    550

Woods' Silver Fleet encompasses three prestigious boats, from a super yacht to a river cruiser. Enjoy gorgeous views of the Thames, not to mention bespoke food menus and delish drinks.

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Carpenters Arms

Fitzrovia


  • Sitting
    0
  • Standing
    250

While Carpenters Arms' interiors are certainly swish, wait until you see the roof terrace for hire in London. From the lantern lights and potted plants to the dark wood tables, it's a total beaut.

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Tanner Warehouse

London Bridge


  • Sitting
    250
  • Standing
    450

If you're on the hunt for venues with outdoor space in London, Tanner Warehouse should be at the top of your list. The converted warehouse boasts a garden showcasing fairy lights, foliage and lots of seating.

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The Hawk's Nest

West London


  • Sitting
    0
  • Standing
    225

The Hawk's Nest boasts a number of stunning alfresco spaces available to book. Plus with gorgeous greenery, covers and heaters, it's perfect all year round. Snap this one up to enjoy pizzas, cocktails and craft beers in a cool space.

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The HAC

City of London


  • Sitting
    350
  • Standing
    700

Boasting an impressive five acres of land, The HAC provides a magnificent location for your outdoor event in London. So if you're looking for grandeur, beauty and exceptional service, this should be at the top of your list.

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Lord Napier & Star

Hackney


  • Sitting
    0
  • Standing
    0

Lord Napier & Star not only boasts streetside tables, but also a gorgeous rooftop with its own bar, sound system and, of course, killer views. It's the perfect place to throw your event this summer.

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The Union Bar Paddington

Paddington


  • Sitting
    80
  • Standing
    300

Host your event at The Union Bar Paddington and you'll also have access to its canalside terrace. You can either order a la carte or have bespoke menus created by the executive chef, plus there are plenty of tipples to wash it down.

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The Lighterman

Kings Cross


  • Sitting
    190
  • Standing
    350

Overlooking Regent's Canal, The Lighterman is a top spot for any occasion. While you soak up the waterside views, get to know the carefully curated menu of food, from elegant dinners to canapes, as well as tasty tipples.

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Gray's Inn

Holborn


  • Sitting
    250
  • Standing
    1000

Found in Holborn, Gray's Inn really has it all. Whether its corporate events, weddings, dinners, concerts or anything else, this is the perfect spot for outdoor events in London, complete with cocktails and BBQs.

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Devonshire Terrace

Liverpool Street


  • Sitting
    160
  • Standing
    600

Looking for outdoor venues to hire in East London? This chic spot is simply ideal for all occasions, whether it's a birthday soiree or summer wedding. There's also plenty of gorgeous food and drinks to top it off.

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30 Euston Square

Central London


  • Sitting
    300
  • Standing
    300

Rooftops for hire in Central London? 30 Euston Square is a snazzy choice. Its sky-high spot has space for up to 230 partygoers, complete with killer views, live entertainment and luxurious refreshments.

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Gun

Canary Wharf


  • Sitting
    130
  • Standing
    500

The Gun is the ideal venue for private events any day or night of the week. You can hire out the riverside terrace, which has retractable walls and roofing, that's a real show-stopper when it comes to summer parties.

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The Conductor

St Pauls


  • Sitting
    140
  • Standing
    210

The Conductor in St Paul's flaunts a gorgeous alfresco terrace, complete with tropical plants and lots of seating. Snap this space up and you'll also get to enjoy craft beers, classic cocktails and scrumptious fare.

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The Garden

Greenwich


  • Sitting
    800
  • Standing
    1800

From memorable summer weddings to sprawling corporate events and more, The Garden has got you well and truly covered with its pretty space. Expect expert mixologists and fantastic sound systems.

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The Nine Elms Tavern

Battersea


  • Sitting
    50
  • Standing
    200

When it comes to cheap outdoor venue hire in London, The Nine Elms Tavern really is a great shout. Book out the massive terrace for one helluva alfresco bash, complete with vibrant furniture and tasty libations.

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Roller Nation

North London


  • Sitting
    0
  • Standing
    650

When it comes to venues to hire with outdoor space in London, Roller Nation offers something a little different. Skate around while listening to brilliant tunes, as well as enjoy drinks in the massive garden.

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Tobacco Dock

Wapping


  • Sitting
    800
  • Standing
    1500

One of the best outdoor event spaces for hire in London, Tobacco Dock has a number of areas to suit all. Plus, with a fabulous in-house catering team, your shindig will be seamless to plan.

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The Dickens Inn

City of London


  • Sitting
    500
  • Standing
    800

The Dickens Inn is a venue with outdoor space in London that knows a thing or two about top-notch parties. Book out the venue to enjoy its splendid garden and numerous balconies.

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The Brewery

City of London


  • Sitting
    450
  • Standing
    900

The Brewery truly is one of the best places with a private garden to hire in London. It comes with marquees, luxurious furniture and excellent food and drink packages.

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Three Tuns Aldgate

East London


  • Sitting
    0
  • Standing
    0

Looking for outdoor venues to hire in Aldgate? Then you best get your eyes on Three Tuns. This pub has a crackin' rooftop space that's ideal for those well-deserved celebrations, with outdoor sports screenings to boot.

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Exhibit

Balham


  • Sitting
    400
  • Standing
    600

If you're on the hunt for outdoor venues in London to private hire, The Exhibit has got you covered. Head to the Balham favourite for a pretty alfresco space that's primed for cocktail sipping and birthday bashes.

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Unwined in Waterloo

Waterloo


  • Sitting
    30
  • Standing
    40

Whether you fancy a wine tasting event or fancy dinner and drinks, Unwined in Waterloo's pretty terrace is just perfect. It's also pretty affordable too, so you can have one helluva event without breaking the bank.

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La Terraza

Canary Wharf


  • Sitting
    0
  • Standing
    0

For those of you looking for alfresco spots in Canary Wharf, La Terraza is as beaut as can be. An oasis in the heart of the area, it offers catering, exclusive booking and a range of thirst-quenching quaffs.

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Bar Elba

Waterloo


  • Sitting
    600
  • Standing
    600

Whether you fancy booking out the entire venue or just the terrace, Bar Elba has got what you need for the ultimate event. The 600-capacity rooftop boasts mesmerising views, plus tasty food and drinks.

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Century

Leicester Square


  • Sitting
    90
  • Standing
    150

A gorgeous Leicester Square location, Century is great for summer parties in London, thanks to its splendid rooftop space. And, while you're there, get to know the fantastic menu of cocktails and British fare.

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Night Tales Loft

Hackney


  • Sitting
    70
  • Standing
    350

Night Tales Loft is one of the coolest rooftops for hire in East London, fronting leafy foliage, great views and a range of tasty tipples. It also has space for DJs and dancing so you can host the ultimate bash.

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