Venues With Outdoor Space
Outdoor seating in London is often the most coveted, existing as a safe haven from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Yet venues with great outdoor space can often seem hard to come by in London, particularly in the centre of town. However there needn't be any trouble as you hunt for venues with outdoor seating in London - the capital is full of such places, you just need to know where to look, check out our recommended list and see if any tickle your fancy.
Check out our recommendations below, and don't be shy to get in touch with our concierge team.
The Betjemen Arms is a Grade I listed public house, with a large outdoor terrace, perfect for alfresco drinks during summer, or huddling under the heaters during colder months. The indoors has events rooms decorated fantastically in resemblence to a kitsch, but classy living room. It has a relaxed grandeur, which is inviting and comfortable; there are screens on which to watch the sports and the bar is well-stocked, with British flavours wafting from the kitchen.
Based in West India Quay, The Sipping Room is a welcoming bar and restaurant that serves both seasonal dishes and inventive cocktails. Open early in the morning and shutting up shop close to midnight each day, the venue serves breakfast, dinner and everything in between. If that wasn't enticing enough, the venue boasts a cosy outdoor terrace that's perfect for both cocktails in the scorching summer and hot toddiess during the colder months.
With a heated rooftop terrace, decked out with timber benches, parasols and picturesque greenery, this fresh air space is the perfect spot for sun soaking, alfresco dining and romantic viewings of those hazy sunsets. Settle back with a tasty tipple and maybe some tasty Gastro grub with your nearest and dearest for a sweet escape way above the ground.
Night Tales is a legendary venue boasting an outdoor space that's perfect for summer parties and socialising. Boating a massive soundsytem that regularly welcomes London's top DJs, an impressive selection of street food vendors and cocktails aplenty, it's a must-see.
The Vineyard's vast outdoor space is to thank for the venue's 'Garden of Islington' nickname. This charming venue opens its doors out to a vast beer garden space that leads on to Upper Street. Swing by at the first sight of sunshine and expect to see a vibrant crowd mingling long into the evening.
From quiz nights through to live bands, Effra Social is a sparky venue in Brixton. Transforming a Georgian Manor, the spot has a huge beer garden, large bar and hot roster of events.
A hidden garden gem in Tooting, The Castle is coming up trumps with some of the best outdoor drinking spaces in London. Not only boasting quaint tables to make the most of their wine and beer selection, there's bookable booths for that all important special occasion.
Lively-Hour | 5-8pm Mon - Thurs | 2 for £10 cocktails | £15 Bottle of Bubbles | £20 Bottle of Wine *Offer available on selected cocktails, bubbles and wine only. Not valid in conjunction with any other offers.
No stone is left unturned at The Mere Scribbler in South London. The venue caters for a wide range of different tastes, boasting a drinks menu of craft beers, international wines, local ales and classic cocktails. With a menu of comfort food treats and live rugby matches showcased on their big screens, the venue is perfect for South London's many sports fans.
A colourful and vibrant bar serving innovative signature cocktails and an awesome cocktail garden. It's the ideal space to unwind off Brick Lane in the warmer months, and it's fully heated for all year round alfresco revelry.
Looking for a venue in London with a roster of outside space? Then get to know The Leather Bottle in Earlsfield. Not only toting charming pub interiors, their outside space is a large and beaming area of private hits and greenery aplenty.
You'll be attracted to the Bermondsey Bar & Kitchen thanks to its fantastic outside space sitting in the shadow of the Shard, but if views aren't enough to get you motivated, how about a carefully curated drinks menu and delicious seasonal food made from sustainable British ingredients?
It's not just cool, updated Victorian interiors and delicious cocktails at the Racketeer. It's host to a secret too – a garden, hidden out the back, perfect for when the weather's great.
It's not all delicious sushi and swish technology at Inamo in Camden. Head to north London to discover a heated rooftop and outside terrace, perfect for enjoying a cold Japanese beer in the sun.
People's Park Tavern have got more outdoor space than you'll know what to do with! Their huge circular beer garden opens out onto the lush scenes of Victoria park with multiple long benches scattered about for tired bodies to settle down onto for an afternoon. As well as that there are covered wooden shacks lining the walk to the pub's back door. If you're looking for a bountiful excess of outdoors with your pint, then this is the pub for you.
Inside, Omeara has a lot to offer, with a 320-capacity live music venue showcasing the best in up-and-coming and world class acts as well as a Mexican cantina filled with cocktails and tequila. But step outside onto their terrace and you'll be greeted with beautiful views of the Shard and Southwark Cathedral too.
A stunning but in the heart of Chelsea, The Waterside is one of the best pubs in London with outside space, and you need only look to see why. Head on down to this gastro favourites for sweeping views of the Thames in a fun and laid-back drinking enviroment.