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.
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.
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.
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.
The expansive restaurant bar Jamie's Bishopsgate boasts one of the most thriving outdoor terraces in London come 5pm. Literally minutes from Liverpool Street tube, Jamie's is the port of call for after work drinks and anyone looking to peruse their extensive wine collection. Enjoy winding down with colleagues or friends in their beautiful outdoor space.
Hankering for a drink in Hammersmith? Dying to uncover a darling venue where a maritime theme is on high, yet the price of some of London's best ales is low? A charming Fuller's pub brimming with nautical themed nooks and kitsch bits, The Blue Boat boast a patio to envy thanks to its river side views and summer charm.
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.
Situated just off the main Kingsland Road strip, the Rolling Stock is one of east London's hidden gems. First and foremost it's a flourishing arts destination that hosts photoshoots, fashion shows and product launches, but it's also got one of the best outdoor spaces in east London. Surrounded by stunning murals and offering a gentle buzz of an atmosphere, grab yourself a drink and soak in some sun.
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.
The Jam Tree in Chelsea is a certified babe when it comes to delicious cocktails, stylish interiors and a totally ballin' outside area. Their lush garden is lit by fairy lights come nightfall, has heaters for the chilly winter months, is definitely good for size and plays host to some hella tasty BBQ's over the Summer.
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.
Perfect for a group dinner in London or a team night out, Royal Oak in Willesden is a cool pub that's full of charm and character. With a bar stocked with craft beers, fine wines and international spirits, the venue also shows the best live sport on its many HD screens. If that wasn't enough, the venue's stunning garden and rooftop are perfect for when the sun comes out.
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.