Many pubs in London have outdoor spaces, from family-friendly lawns to shady courtyards. To help you choose, here's our round-up of the best London beer gardens.
With its trailing wisteria and log fires, The Albion resembles a country pub. This Islington local is a Georgian gem left over from the time when the area was fields and farmland. There's a pretty courtyard and a barbecue in the summer months.Read More
Enhance your experience of Tower Bridge and the Tower of London by stopping off for lunch (or dinner) at Perkin Reveller next door. Here, sat next to the walls of the tower, you can soak up the fantastic views looking across the river Thames.Read More
Sip on locally-brewed beer or sample the house bitter at South London's popular pub, The Rye. Secure a picnic bench or courtyard table and enjoy the summer sunshine right up until it sets because this beer garden follows the sun's daily path.Read More
Book an afternoon at one of London's best hidden gem pubs, The Crabtree in Fulham, where you can watch the sun set over the river Thames with a pint of beer in hand. Look out for the Orchard Bar and Grill menu for alfresco dining too.Read More
Treat yourself to a stroll across Hampstead Heath then rest a while in the large beer garden at The Spaniards Inn. This North London favourite has a barbecue for alfresco dining and is popular with dog lovers as dog snacks and a dog wash are provided.Read More
Let your mind drift and warm your face in the sun on a picnic bench in the beer garden of The White Hart. This Barnes pub, next to the finish line of the Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race, enjoys sweeping views across the river Thames so plan to be here for some time.Read More
Head to sunny Clapham where you'll find The Avalon's huge beer garden at the rear of the pub. Open during the summer months, this green oasis has a beautiful terrace and plenty of seating. There's also a barbecue grill to enjoy at the weekend.Read More