Restaurants with Outdoor Space for Hire

When it comes to a stunning private hire venue in London, you're pretty spoilt for choice. Come the summer months though? Nothing beats a sunny beer garden or gorgeous rooftop terrace. From restaurants with views of the Thames to stunning diners in sky-high spaces, these eateries promise to give your event that extra special touch. So, what are you waiting for? Get ready to slap on that factor 50 and check out our guide to the best restaurant with outdoor space for hire in London. 

Last updated on 21st April 2020




Savage Garden

City of London


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Savage Garden is the slinky rooftop bar that's perched on the 12th floor of DoubleTree by Hilton - Tower of London. Promising to inject a dose of opulence into any event, this cocktail lounge offers 360-degree vistas and an impressive wine list to rival any. 

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One Over The Ait

West London


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Set back away from the River Thames, and situated just a short stroll away from Chiswick and leafy Kew, One Over The Ait is part of the ever-popular Fuller's group. Head upstairs to the roomy balcony to enjoy sunset views over the river and a selection of crafted ales.

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The Sipping Room

Canary Wharf


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Another member of the renowned Drake & Morgan group, The Sipping Room is a swanky Canary Wharf eatery and cocktail bar. Popular amongst local workers, this restaurant is open from morning 'til night, serving up light meals and classic cocktails to be enjoyed either inside, or in the stunning alfresco garden.

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Camino Shoreditch

Shoreditch


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This light and airy 80-cover restaurant serves up a selection of drool-worthy Spanish-inspired tapas dishes. With a large outdoor terrace for the summer months, and cosy dining rooms for colder climates, this East London spot will have you sipping on sangria and toasting to good times.

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Cinnamon Kitchen

Liverpool Street


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The Cinnamon Kitchen needs little introduction - one of London's best-loved Indian restaurants, this place is more than used to hosting decadent feasts. Better yet, it's also home to a spacious terrace, perfect for alfresco dining.

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York and Albany

Camden


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Part of the Gordon Ramsay group, York and Albany is a Regency-period hotel and restaurant. Happy to cater for all kinds of events, from intimate weddings to extravagant celebrations, the team here offer five-star service and a mouthwatering menu of contemporary British cuisine.

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Vintners Hall

Central London


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Located in the very heart of the City of London, Vintners Hall is bursting with original character and charm. Steeped in history, this building still has strong links to the UK Wine Trade, making it the ideal spot for an elegant dinner or drinks reception. 

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Coq D'Argent

City of London


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One of London's most recognisable rooftop gardens, Coq D'Argent commands spectacular views of St Paul's Cathedral, The Shard and Monument. The ideal spot for a sophisticated soirée, the menu here is inspired by contemporary French cuisine. 

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Tapas Brindisa Shoreditch

Shoreditch


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A wonderland of vivid colours and free-flowing sangria, Tapas Brindisa's Shoreditch home is ready and waiting for your next special occasion. Light and airy throughout, it's the terrace here that shines. Decked with pretty festoon lighting and twinkling candles, it's the perfect intimate setting for a Spanish-inspired feast.

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The Refinery, Bankside

Waterloo


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Located just a short stroll away from Shakespeare's Globe, The Tate and Southbank, The Refinery is perfectly placed for a central London soirée. Serving up a mouthwatering menu of classic British dishes, and with an impressive cocktail list to boot, this restaurant ticks all our private hire boxes.

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Smith's Bar & Grill

Paddington


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Handily located just a short walk away from Paddington Station, Smith's Bar & Grill is home to a contemporary patio area packed with cosy blankets and electric heaters. Open from dusk 'till late, this restaurant can handle everything from sunny breakfast meetings to late-night cocktails.

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The Conductor

St Pauls


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A bright and airy space in the heart of Farringdon, The Conductor is ideally set-up for a sunny breakfast meeting or early-evening drinks. Decked-out with pared-back Scandi-inspired interiors, this place lets its high-quality produce do the talking, and trust us when we say, it's got a lot to talk about. 

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Stephen St Kitchen

Fitzrovia


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Part of the BFI's West End base, Stephen St Kitchen is located just a skip and hop away from Tottenham Court Road. An elegant space that opens up onto a modern terrace, this restaurant is the perfect blank canvas for your event.

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Scoff & Banter Canary Wharf

Canary Wharf


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As close to the Thames as you can get without donning a wetsuit, Scoff & Banter Canary Wharf is a stunning riverside spot. Serving up everything from hearty roasts to elegant afternoon tea, this is the perfect venue within reach of East London's soaring skyscrapers.

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Revolution Bar Richmond

Richmond


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One of Richmond's sunniest spots, Revolution Bar boasts a stunning rooftop terrace with views directly over the river. Known for its impressive collection of cocktails, as well as its tasty menu of contemporary dishes, this West London haunt is a guaranteed winner.

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30 Euston Square

Central London


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This seven-storied Grade II-listed building is just about as versatile as they come. Boasting several stunning staterooms as well as a rooftop terrace for summer soirees, it's the perfect venue for parties of all sizes.

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The Sterling

Liverpool Street


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Located inside one of London's most iconic buildings, The Sterling is a venue that is sure to wow your guests. With uber-contemporary interiors, a mouthwatering menu and a vast summer terrace, this place will no doubt tick all of those all-important boxes.

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Bar&Co

Embankment


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For a venue that will truly wow your guests, head toward the river, and more specifically, Bar&Co. A multi-storied boat permanently moored on The Thames, this quirky restaurant offers stunning views of London's top attractions, as well as a below-deck dance floor.

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Roka Canary Wharf

Canary Wharf


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If you're on the hunt for fine dining in the heart of Canary Wharf, look no further than Roka. The second-floor terrace overlooks Canada Square and has a retractable roof, making it the perfect private dinner setting whatever the weather.

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Gun

Canary Wharf


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A 19th-century pub located on the banks of the River Thames, Gun offers several stunning private dining rooms as well as the option to hire the entire venue. Serving up a seasonal menu of British classics, the team here are more than happy to discuss various catering packages.

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The Prince Albert

Battersea


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Located on the edge of Battersea Park, The Prince Albert is just about as cosy as British boozers come. Decked out with comfy sofas, roaring fires and sash windows, there is also a hidden terrace to the back, perfect for drawn-out evenings under the electric heaters.

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The Exhibit

Balham


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Balham's coolest hangout, The Exhibit is home to a roomy terrace, private cinema and casual restaurant. With a team of top-notch staff on hand to help you with every element of your event, this South London venue never fails to please.

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Paradise By Way of Kensal Green

Queen's Park


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Previously voted one of DesignMyNight's top pubs, Paradise By Way Of Kensal Green has some of West London's prettiest interiors. While the food and drink offering here is traditional, the atmosphere is anything but, with live DJ sets, late-night parties and dancing on the tables.

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Aviary

City of London


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One of London's sleekest rooftop restaurants, Aviary is divided into an opulent lounge area, alfresco dining space and stunning central bar. Available for exclusive hire, this stylish venue offers sweeping views of the city's skyline along with a mouthwatering selection of breakfast, lunch and dinner dishes.

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Northbank Restaurant

City of London


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On the hunt for a waterside terrace on which to host your next big bash? Northbank Restaurant has got the goods. An idyllic spot on summery days, this Cornish-inspired eatery is able to cater for any event, from corporate dinners to private parties and evening drinks.

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Devonshire Terrace

Liverpool Street


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Devonshire Terrace is a quirky central London restaurant and party venue. The main attraction here is the sprawling terrace, complete with colourful furnishings and comfy sofas. Available for exclusive hire all year round, this chic venue even holds its own wedding license. 

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The Jugged Hare

City of London


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Part of the Grade II-listed Whitbread Brewery, The Jugged Hare is a traditional British boozer in the heart of the City. Adorned with majestic taxidermy and quirky artwork, this place is a carnivore's dream - specialising in ageing meats and hanging game.

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C&B Exchange Square

Liverpool Street


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Handily located just a short stroll away from Liverpool Street Station, C&B Exchange Square is a slinky wine bar and restaurant. Come the summer months, the streetside terrace here is a wonderland of Pimm's and BBQs - ideal for a laid-back bash.

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Camino Bankside

Southwark


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Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Southwark, Camino Bankside is the light and airy tapas restaurant bringing a taste of Spain to the heart of London. With a perfectly-preened terrace and floor to ceiling windows, this spot truly brings the outdoors in.

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Big Easy Canary Wharf

Canary Wharf


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Summer celebrations don't have to be all about shining silverware and refined conversation - and Big Easy is proving that with their mega USA-style BBQ offering. Chow down on juicy burgers and loaded fries whilst admiring the stunning vistas from the sky-high balcony.

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The Lighterman

Kings Cross


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The Lighterman can be identified by its striking architecture and prime canalside location. The perfect spot for a few cocktails in the sunshine, the second-floor balcony here offers stunning views of the newly developed Granary Square area and Coal Drops Yard beyond.

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The Castle

Angel


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Boasting views over the surrounding area of North London, the rooftop terrace at The Castle is perfectly situated to soak up those sun rays. Downstairs it's a much more cosy affair however, with traditional boozer interiors and a menu made up of pub grub classics.

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The Driver

Kings Cross


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When it comes to private hire venues in Kings Cross, The Driver comes out top every time. Split over several floors with a spacious roof terrace, it's suitable for everything from roaring engagement parties to birthday celebrations and sumptuous private dinners.

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Charlotte's W5

Ealing


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Boasting a beautiful terrace perfect for the warmer months, Charlotte's W5 is the ideal location for a summer party or event. Available for exclusive private hire, this charming drinking den offers one of London's prettiest outdoor dining spaces.

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Galvin HOP

Shoreditch


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With fully-retractable doors and skylight windows that flood the restaurant with light, Galvin HOP truly brings the outdoors in. Styled like a French bistro, this place specialises in carefully-sourced charcuterie and boutique wines - perfect for a sophisticated soirée. 

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Jugged Hare

Victoria


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Looking for a traditional British pub to host your next event? Look no further than The Jugged Hare. Originally part of the National Westminster Bank, it's now a top-notch Fuller's establishment, complete with a small but perfectly-formed beer garden.

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The Phene

Chelsea


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A firm favourite amongst Chelsea's well-heeled crowd (and reality TV stars), The Phene is home to a stunning plant-adorned terrace along with several private dining rooms. With a cocktail menu to please any, this boozer is the perfect venue for a classic garden party.

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Percy & Founders

Fitzrovia


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Looking for a party-ready venue amidst the buzz of Fitzrovia? Percy & Founders is the place for you - a sprawling restaurant complete with various stylish private dining spaces, it's an incredibly versatile space. The menu here is made up of seasonal British fare and hand-crafted cocktails.

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Eight Moorgate

City of London


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A slinky rooftop bar and restaurant usually reserved for members only, Eight Moorgate is also available for private hire. Boasting several rooms set-up for everything from conferences to cocktails, the stunning views and exquisite menus here set this place apart from the rest.

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Little Fable

St Pauls


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Little Fable is a purpose-built event space located between St Paul's and Blackfriars tube stations. Whether you're looking to host an intimate drinks for 20, or a lavish celebration for 200, this place is well prepared, with a selection of pre-order options and a huge terrace.

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Rotunda

Kings Cross


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Rotunda truly comes into its own during the summer months. Perched on the canalside at Kings Cross, this slinky restaurant hosts regular BBQs and late-night parties. The gorgeous private dining room here even comes with its very own terrace - the perfect spot for drawn-out balmy evenings.

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Vagabond Battersea Power Station

Battersea


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Vagabond Battersea Power Station has an impressive number of wines on offer by the glass. This ultra-contemporary spot even comes with its own in-house Urban Winery, meaning your guests can get fully involved in the winemaking experience.

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