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 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 February 2021

The Naturalist

103 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.

Crate Bar & Pizzeria

202 user reviews 4

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.

Pergola Paddington

53 user reviews 3

One of the best outdoor restaurants in London, this covered rooftop spot in the heart of Paddington is making your post-lockdown dreams a reality. Head over to Pergola and get your feast on with a selection of food vendors and some well-earned cocktails.

The Skylark Café

44 user reviews 5

Found in the heart of Wandsworth Common, The Skylark Café is truly an urban oasis. Surrounded by vast greenery, duckponds and local wildlife, it's the perfect casual outdoor dining restaurant to escape the chaos of the city. And with a menu jam-packed full of light brunch dishes, delicious sandwiches and mouthwatering puds? This place ticks all of our boxes.

The Prince

58 user reviews 4

Head over to West Brompton where you'll find one of the prettiest outdoor restaurants in London. The Prince promises a flower and foliage-filled beer garden that comes fully covered and heated so you can enjoy everything from drinks to dinner with your nearest and dearest.