Located at the heart of East London, the Queen of Hoxton is a fun place for after-work drinking sessions, catching up with mates and epic club nights. The bar's incredible rooftop not only boasts views of the city, but often features a quirky theme and is renowned for its movie screenings.
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 venues with outdoor space in London and see if any tickle your fancy.
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A classic wine bar in the heart of Waterloo, Unwined is an unmissable venue with outside seating. Hunker down in the Central London spot for alfresco sips, with a whole load of organic and rare finds to try as you make the most of the warmer weather.
Aviary is a fabulous drinking and dining destination in the City, with spectacular views over London and an equally-impressive menu to boot. Whether you're topping up your tan in the summer or seeking refuge in a pop-up igloo when it's cold outside, this is one unique place to visit.
Tucked away in a secretive Mayfair courtyard comes Hush, a swanky restaurant and bar. Join the venue on their gorgeous outdoor terrace for amazing cocktails and a delicious selection of modern European small plates if you're feeling peckish.
Looking for a cool bar in Shoredicth with outside space? Barrio is certainly the place for you, with its vibrant decor, central location and banging menu of cocktails. If that's not enough to entice you, make sure to check out the bar's brilliant happy hour deals.
Apples and Pears is a colourful and vibrant bar serving innovative signature cocktails and an awesome garden. It's the ideal space to unwind off Brick Lane and catch some rays on summer afternoons, with a heater all year round alfresco revelry in the cooler months.
The Old Brewery is a charming and characterful building located within the grounds of the Old Royal Naval College. This place boasts impressive interiors with modern meets traditional styling, while outdoors there's an impressive beer garden for all your summer needs.
Fronting a delightful terrace, perfect for al fresco dining, this charming hotel, restaurant and bar complex is also no stranger to a seasonal pop up, offering a ski lodge for the wintry months, and a beach club offering for warmer weather.
Offering its guests a canal-side bar and alfresco terrace overlooking Regent's Canal and Granary Square, The Lighterman is a pretty place for getting together and hanging out. What makes this place better? The craft ales, seasonal cocktails and menu of gastropub classics that simply must be savoured.
One of the best venues with outdoor space in West London, The Hawk's Nest promises one of the best alfresco drinking and dining experiences in the capital. Head over for the chance to tuck into gourmet pizzas, craft beer and fun cocktails.
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.
Looking for a venue with outdoor space in Central London? Leicester Square Kitchen is sure to impress all of your guests. Serving a menu of Mexican and Peruvian small plates, the restaurant features an elegant alfresco dining space with heaters for when temperatures drop.
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.
Serving up the best of British cuisine with picturesque water views, Browns Butlers Wharf is a relaxed, welcoming brasserie and bar on the Thames. Join them for summer cocktails on the large outside terrace and top up your tan with a menu of seasonal creations just waiting to be sampled.
Boasting one of the best outdoor pub spaces in Wandsworth, this Young's pub is the perfect location for some al fresco summer drinking or a fun night out with pals. To complete the experience? Make sure you dive into their menu of classic pub grub.
Rotunda is a sleek Kings Cross eatery with some seriously impressive canal-side seating that cannot be missed in summer months. Whether you're craving expertly-sources beef and lamb or their fresh fish, vegetarian and vegan options, simply pair with a refreshing drink and enjoy the views.
The Exhibit has it all under one roof, from bottomless brunching and sing-along boozicals, to exclusive cinema and karaoke suites. What makes the space even better? The fabulous outdoor terrace spake that's ideal for topping up tans and cocktail sipping in the summer months.
The Green Room is a gorgeous restaurant surrounded by a sustainable garden. The perfect place to enjoy a pre-show pizza and cocktail, the venue is located just a short walk from the National Theatre.
With an outdoor terrace to boast, it's no wonder that Big Chill Bar is prime pickings for for drinks outside in London. From affordable bevvies to a sweet spot under the sun, this laid-back local bar is a promising haunt for all things drinks and dancing in the city.
If you're looking for a cool venue with outdoor space in London, this Brick Lane bar and restaurant is offering all that and more. The pretty alfresco courtyard is the perfect place to pitch up in the summer months for pints and tasty food, while inside you'll find live musicians going until late.
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.
The Lampery is a cool British restaurant that celebrates our country's diverse cuisine through its menu, with stylish interiors and a chilled-out vibe to match. Adding to this is the floral ceiling in the dining room and large doors that can be opened up to bring the outside indoors.
Fancy taking part in a quirky activity while soaking up the sun? London Shuffle is a cool venue with outdoor space that allows you to catch some rays while scoring points and sipping cocktails. Whether you'e heading over for brunch or a quirky date, this is a place unlike any other.
Housing Soho's largest rooftop terrace, with incredible views of the West End, The Century Club brings together work, rest and play in the heart of London. Hidden behind a modest front door in Shaftesbury Avenue, this hidden member's club is the place to be for summertime partying.
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.
Vagabond Northcote Road boasts a gorgeous rooftop terrace that makes for a brilliant after-work drinks, date night or group catch-up destination. As well as offering a vast array of carefully-selected bottles, they serve seasonal small plates, cheeses, charcuterie and steak to pair and share.
One of the prettiest pubs in London, this traditional British boozer fronts a central location and some gorgeous outdoor space. Whether you're chilling in their foliage-covered beer garden, or taking in the views off the balcony, this East London haunts has open-air areas for all.
People's Park Tavern have got all the outdoor space you could need. Their huge circular beer garden opens out onto the lush scenes of Victoria park, with wooden shacks lining the walk to the pub's back door and some really cool, quirky decor acting as a backdrop for summer shindigs.
The Rooftop is a unique perfect setting for sipping cocktails and soaking up some breath-taking views. Complete with canopy-covered seating, outdoor heaters and blankets, this alfresco destination will have your date nights and after-work tipples covered come rain or shine.
Located in the heart of buzzing Soho spot Kingly Court, Whyte & Brown is the modern restaurant specialising in all things chicken. In the summer months, diners can sit in the heated terrace area to enjoy a selection of fresh salads, crispy burgers and mega Sunday roasts.
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.
The Mere Scribbler 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 and live matches on their big screens, the venue is perfect for South London's many sports fans.
The Sipping Room is a welcoming bar and restaurant that serves both seasonal dishes and inventive cocktails. Open all day, every day, the bar's outdoor terrace is perfect for both cocktails in the scorching summer and hot toddiess during the colder months.
The Skylark Café is one of the best venues with outdoor space in South London, found right in the heart of Wandsworth Common. Soak up the stunning surroundings from the terrace area or inside where the folding doors add an extra sense of alfresco dining to your experience.