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.

Check out our recommendations below, and don't be shy to get in touch with our concierge team.

Last updated on 23rd June 2020

London Shuffle

31 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. 

Queen of Hoxton

79 user reviews 4

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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.

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.

The Mere Scribbler

200 user reviews 4

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.

White Post Cafe

3 user reviews 4

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 play.


35 user reviews 4

Omeara has a lot to offer, with a 320-capacity live music venue showcasing incredible musicians alongside a top Mexican canteen. Step outside, and you'll discover their terrace with beautiful views of the Shard and Southwark Cathedral too, perfect for summertime tequila drinking.


120 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. 

Bar Elba

983 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.  

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. 

The Lighterman

2 user reviews 5

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.