Summer Restaurants in London

If there's two things this city can do it's food and views - so it makes sense that we should be combining the two? From sky-high bars to riverside restaurants, London is replete with gorgeous outside locations to get your eat on, and so we've taken it upon ourselves to round up the very best. Get to know the best restaurants in London to eat outside, because alfresco dining has never looked so good.

Last updated on 31st October 2019

Inamo Camden

119 user reviews 4

Unlimited Asian tapas & sushi with free-flowing wine or beer £42 per person

Having recently transformed their terrace into a picturesque secret garden, there's never been a better time to mosey over Inamo Camden. Just a stone's throw from Mornington Crescent, you'll be treating to some sublime plates of sushi, as well as a range of highly sippable signature cocktails.

The Lighterman

2 user reviews 5

New Years Eve - Champagne Offer

The Lighterman's huge terrace and balcony boast unbeatable views of Regent's Canal, set in the heart of Kings Cross' newly redesigned Granary Square. Specialising in all-day casual dining, this is the perfect spot for a sunny breakfast meeting or late-night waterside date night.

El Vino Blackfriars

62 user reviews 4

Bottomless Brunch and 3 other offers

With an enourmous outdoor terrace stretching towards the city, El Vino's Blackfriars location has got your post-work drinking and dining all wrapped up. Grab a table one evening and tuck into a selection of delicious tapas and sharing boards, along with a glass or two from their extensive wine list.

Hush Mayfair

116 user reviews 5

A shape-shifting space in the heart of Mayfair, Hush likes to keep its courtyard fresh with seasonal changes to both the menu and look of the place. Head down this season for the chance to experience their Art Nouveau-inspired botanical paradise, complete with delicious small plates, hearty mains and Perrier-Jouët Champagne by the glass. 

Barge East

504 user reviews 5

20% Off on Food

Docked down in Hackney Wick, and spitting distance from the Queen Elizabeth Park, this old Dutch barge has found a new lease of life as a bar and restaurant. Snag yourself a place on the deck for an afternoon spent enjoying craft beers and a selection of their internationally-inspired dishes.


70 user reviews 4

Free Return Taxi Journey With Carrot Cars and 8 other offers

A rustic yet elegant spot in Docklands, The Gun's outside dining area brings you one of the best views of the O2 Arena in the whole city. Alongside some delicious seasonal British plates, an excellent wine list and some top-notch cocktails, you can enjoy the sights of the river flowing past you.