London's Best Outdoor Restaurants

Rain, snow or shine? From rooftop restaurants to riverside spots and huge beer gardens, the capital city boasts some of the restaurants with outdoor seating in the country. Whether you're looking to eat outdoors in Soho's finest, hitting up Hackney for pizza in the sunshine or keeping it classy with a dinner date in Mayfair under heaters and blankets, we've created a guide to the best outdoor restaurants that London has to offer.

Last updated on 26th April 2021


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The best outdoor restaurants in West London? Just a hop, skip and a jump from Hammersmith station, you'll find Kindred. The sleek spot has a chic alfresco terrace, allowing sunseekers to enjoy delicious cocktails, tasty dinners and wild bottomless brunches while getting their vitamin D.

The Naturalist

148 user reviews 4

Looking for a stunning outdoor restaurant in North London? The Naturalist has all you need for a perfect lunchtime treat, includnig impressive views of the West Reservoir. Head here and tuck into plates of seasonal British staples while soaking it all up.

Hush Mayfair

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A popular choice for outdoor dining in Mayfair, Hush is regularly frequented by well-heeled city slickers and celebs. The courtyard here takes on a new them each season - from enchanting fairytales to Mexican-inspired fiestas. With twinkling candles and warming electric heaters, it's the perfect place to get cosy with your sweetheart.

Fulham Beach

412 user reviews 4

Looking for one of London's best outdoor restaurants? Head to Wandsworth Bridge Road where this sprawling summer pop-up is bringing you a slice of the tropics, complete with cute bookable beach huts and an array of street food vendors.

Crate Bar & Pizzeria

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Hackney's Crate Bar & Pizzeria is a great affordable option for those looking for something a little more casual. Nestled on the banks of the River Lee, this spot is always packed out on summer days. Grab yourself a bench and tuck into slices of stone-baked pizza before taking full advantage of the huge range of craft beers that are on offer.

An unexpected gem in East London's Wapping, The Turks Head is a cosy traditional pub with a gorgeous outdoor terrace. Not only is it covered and heated, but the den has been decked out in lush greenery, making it the perfect setting for a feast and some craft pints. 

The Green Room

267 user reviews 4

Located just a short stroll from the ever-buzzing Southbank, The Green Room is a gorgeous restaurant specialising in all things pizza and small plates. The single-storey pavilion is surrounded by a luscious garden, ideal for alfresco dining in the summer.

The King of Prussia

45 user reviews 5

The King of Prussia is an independently-owned North London pub with a gorgeous outdoor terrace. Head here in the summer months to chow down pizza while surrounded by luscious plants and toasty heaters.

The Crooked Well

44 user reviews 5

Located in the heart of Camberwell, The Crooked Well is a charming pub and restaurant, fronting the best in modern British cuisine. Swing by on the weekend to make the most of the sun-soaked terrace, with a wide selection of local ales and wine by the glass available.

What's better than a delicious meal in the sunshine? One with incredible views, obviously. Cue London Bridge Rooftop, a seriously cool outdoor restaurant with juicy burgers and weekend brunches on the menu. Better yet, there'll also be a DJ playing beats and keeping the good times rolling.