Best BBQ Spots in London
There is nothing better than a summer BBQ in London. Nothing. There are some top London beer gardens that also serve up tasty BBQs throughout the summer, but that's just the tip of the iceberg. Whether it's stunning and sizzling food from the American Deep South, or a juicy, piled-on patty on a Shoreditch rooftop, there are so many places in the city where BBQ reigns supreme. Check out our recommended list of London BBQ spots.
Last updated on 15th June 2017
Sun soaked beer garden, check. Outdoor bar, check. BBQ area, check. The Jam Tree in Chelsea ticks most boxes for a venue that provides you with your summer must haves! You can enjoy the quality drinks and delicious colonial-inspired food menu in the beautiful fairy light covered garden, that comes equipped with heaters and plenty of seating to house you and your friends throughout the day and night.
Is there anything better than having a BBQ in a sun-trap location? Head down to the Elk Bar in Fulham and you can treat yourself to some outdoor barbeque treats with burgers, platters and loads more. And while you’re there why not have a nice pint of beer or take advantage of their 2-4-1 cocktail deals?
Join The Duke's Head in Putney as they put their delicious touch on 4th of July celebrations. The gorgeous riverside pub is putting on a three-course BBQ dinner complete with pints and lots of meaty wares.
Desperate for your BBQ fix in London this summer? Looking for a unique pop-up where the grilled flavours are on high? Join Brixton Rooftop every Thursday in London as they promise delicious BBQ bites alongside sand, sunshine and cocktails galore.
Rooftops and BBQs, it's a match made in heaven, and there's one top party location in London that's offering out just that. Host to a regular roster of BBQs in West London, Roof Gardens are churning out charred favourites in amongst fun foliage and party events.
One of the best food pop-ups of the summer, it's The BBQ Club churning out some of the best grub in the city. Set alongside the Thames, get set for a unique dinner experience as you BBQ your own food in grills, all while enjoying the handsome city views.
A notable name on the London BBQ scene, and primed for a party at that, Blues Kitchen Brixton is one of the sexiest and coolest spots to grab BBQ bites in the city. Head on down for hearty Americana grub alongside a roster of live bands and top cocktails.
Coupling sunshine with great West African music and stunning BBQ food, the Afro-Vintage Garden Party is back at Tottenham Hale's STYX. On the day, guests will see performances by the likes Buyers Club, Champagne Funk back and special guests Quinton Scott, all the while enjoying all their favourite ice-cold drinks and enjoying perfectly seasoned BBQ meats that have been smoked on site.
The mouth-watering fare at Blues comes to the plate only after its been carefully smoked in-house over fruit boards in their very own BBQ pit. They really know their way around the kitchen here, with melt-in-the-mouth ribs, hand-pulled pork and tender slow-cooked chicken competing for space on a menu that really is sumptuous. Wash it all down with a healthy dose of live blues music (as standard of course).
Corney and Barrow Fleet Place has all the amazing drinks, delicious food and great atmosphere that you get in every bar in the chain, but with the added bonus of an amazing terrace. When the sun is out it is the perfect spot for alfresco drinking and they even cook up a delicious BBQ lunch for you with more cosmopolitan hankerings.
Get a touch for the deep south just moments from London Bridge. Porky’s is all about that Memphis goodness, bringing beautiful BBQ treats like burgers, ribs, pulled pork and more – al cooked via specially imported smokers. They also boast and impressive array of whiskeys, craft beers and cocktails.
While most BBQs are on fields or by the canal, we’ve found one in a very interesting location – a decommissioned 1967 London Underground carriage. The BBQ food is all supplied by Smithfield Market, while the welcome cocktail comes courtesy of an award-winning distiller. This is a friendly supper club as well – guests are heavily encouraged to talk, get to know each other and have a great time!
Head to The Devonshire come the summertime and you’ll find these guys firing up the BBQ in their beautiful garden out back. Pick out a sunny day and head over for a solid session of basking, with everything from grilled pork short ribs to organic buffalo burgers and grilled haloumi on the cards. Thirsty? We should think so; luckily enough The Devonshire has an extensive choice of ales, craft beers, spirits and wines in support.
One of London's best alfresco spots, Hope & Anchor is an impressive eatery and cocktail bar boasting a spectacular beer garden. The two-storey venue is well-known for its indulgent burgers, thirteen chapters of cocktails and fairy-lit outdoor space.