Private Summer Igloos, Huts and Pergolas in London

Hunting down that extra special outdoor venue for your next birthday celebration? Or perhaps you're after a private summertime space to catch the football? Luckily, London's most popular beer gardens and rooftop terraces offer a range of small group options. From cosy igloos to heated pergolas and quirky huts, these spots boast the perfect balance of exclusivity and atmosphere. Check out our guide to the best outdoor venues for small groups here.

Last updated on 6th July 2020

Skylight is the East London wonderland of all things summer fun. This iconic Tobacco Dock rooftop is the ideal setting for a spot of daytime drinking, with Instagrammable day beds and pergolas available to book for groups of up to ten. 

The Edinboro Castle

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Situated between Camden station and Regent's Park, The Edinboro Castle is a North London hidden gem. Offering a sprawling beer garden with long picnic tables and private heated booths, it's the perfect place to sip on a glass of Pimm's on those balmy summer nights.


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With live entertainment, hearty grub and a constantly well-stocked bar, Acton's Aeronaut comes up trumps every time. Better yet? The twinkly beer garden is decked out with several cosy circus-themed huts - a gorgeous quirky setting for your next group gathering.

People's Park Tavern

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One of London's quirkiest spots, People's Park Tavern is known for its calendar of monthly supper clubs, weekly quizzes and cool theatre offerings. The real pull of this place though is the green and leafy outside space. Shelter from the elements by heading to one of the wooden pergolas, or grab yourself a picnic bench to be in the midst of the fun.

Alwyne Castle

14 user reviews 5

Located just a short hop and skip away from Emirates Stadium, The Alwyne is a popular pitstop for a pre-match pint. And when the sun comes out? You'll find the beer garden here jam-packed with the comfy booths becoming hot property indeed. Save yourself the stress by booking ahead for your next group gathering. 

The perfect solution to social-distanced partying in London, Brixton Courtyard is a shiny new venue offering private seating options for small groups. From al fresco picnic benches to themed-booths and bean bag lounges, it's the ultimate spot to enjoy the UK's finest DJs in a safe way.