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. While venues with great space outside can seem hard to find, they are out there if you search for 'em. The capital is packed with fabulous beer gardens, rooftop terraces, riverside seating - you name it.  Check out our recommended list of party venues with outdoor space in London 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.

Last updated on 4th May 2022

The Arnos Arms

1002 user reviews 4

Looking for a North London beer garden? The Arnos Arms is home to a huge outdoor space, which has been covered with a tent for the spring season. Warm up by the electric heaters as you chow down on hearty pub grub and sips on freshly-poured pints.

Pergola Paddington

73 user reviews 3

One of the best outdoor drinking spots in London, Pergola is the Paddington rooftop bar bringing you food, booze and views. Grab a table on the covered terrace and get stuck into some delicious food and their gorgeous cocktail selection.

Fox Excel

30 user reviews 3
A large 1100 capacity warehouse style venue located right next door to The Excel with great connection to all of London. With a combination of rustic brick walls, exposed wooden beams and soft greenery…

Bateaux London

1 user review 4

You can't really get closer to the river than this, a dining cruise restaurant bar with massive glass windows that give you a 360 expeimce while sailing down the Thames. Join Bateaux London for lunch, afternoon tea and unique dinners, and you'll have a wonderful time soaking up the city. 

May Fair Kitchen

53 user reviews 4

This gorgeous restaurant in Central London boasts one of the best bookable outdoor spaces in town. Treat your group to a feast of authentic Italian cuisine in an enclave-style space which features comfy seating, glowing fireplaces and atmosphere lighting. 

The Birds

149 user reviews 4

With twinkling fairy lights, an intimate setting and plenty of craft beer, The Birds in Leystone has the perfect beer garden for lounging about on summer days. Inspired by Alfred Hitchcock, the venue also has a stylish interior with bird cages, retro pieces and traditional features.

Bar Elba

2757 user reviews 4

Bar Elba is a rooftop bar in London Waterloo that acts a suntrap in summer, but can be converted into a cosy hideaway in the colder moths. To tempt you further, it boasts views over London's most iconic landmarks and has a fun, tropical theme of sunny colours to accompany the vibrant cocktails.  

Lost in Brixton

39 user reviews 4

One of the best bars with outdoor seating in Brixton, this gorgeous rooftop spot is taking summertime drinking to a whole new level. With a gorgeous foliage-filled terrace, fruity cocktails and excellent onsite food traders, it's one of our favourite place to drink outside in London.

NT Loft

260 user reviews 4

NT's is a buzzing warehouse-style cocktail bar and rooftop hideaway in the heart of Hackney. Hailed as the area's top night time destination, it comes to life when the sun goes down with some of the industry's biggest DJs, an ever-changing cocktail menu and impressive views.