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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Last updated on 28th July 2021

The Lady Ottoline

10 user reviews 4

Head over to Holborn on a sunny day and you'll find The Lady Ottoline serving up high-end pub grub and refreshing drinks on its streetside tables. Perfect for taking in the Bloomsbury bustle, this venue is a fantastic people watching spot.

Bar Elba

2089 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.  

Brick Lane Tap Room

5 user reviews 5

A pop-up bar in the heart of Brick Lane, this place is paying homage to NYC with cracking craft beer and a menu of hearty junk food bites. Head to Brick Lane Tap Room for outdoor drinking sessions, complete with a whole host of artisan and local sips.


200 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. 

The Arnos Arms

760 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.

London Shuffle

163 user reviews 5

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. 

The Birds

123 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.

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…

Whyte & Brown

151 user reviews 4

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.

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.