Harking on down to Hackney, and looking for a great venue with a teaming outdoor space? Then hot foot it to one of the most unusual plots in East London. Not only a canal boat that often sets sail upon the Hackney shore, Alfred Le Roy also boasts private hire in its unique space.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ideal for those lazy weekends, the Castle has already established itself as one of Islington's most popular locations. From fine wines and real ales to locally brewed craft beers and potent spirits, the pub's diversity means that it caters to every taste. With a beautiful, rooftop beer garden that's constantly drenched in golden sunlight cum the summer, the food menu and drinks list offer the ultimate culinary experience and are capable of putting a smile on even the most cynical of faces.
With the only terrace in Hackney Wick to site directly on the canal towpath, White Post Cafe has a pretty special outdoor vibe. The bar and cafe is a happening spot which is open from morning through to night, head there first thing for coffee, or come in evening when DJs spin the best sounds and gin and wine are in full flow.
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 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.
Lost & Co is a fun bar and restaurant that's quickly established itself in Battersea. Serving breakfast, dinner and everything in between, the venue's hand-crafted cocktails and ice-cold craft beers are certain to appeal to even the most cynical punter. Perfect for when the sun makes a rare appearance, the venue's pretty beer garden is capable of rivalling any in South London.
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.
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.
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?
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.