The complete guide to alfresco eating and drinking in London

It really is the year of alfresco dining, with spaces opening for eating and drinking on terraces, rooftops, in gardens and by the waterside. Here, you'll find all our guides to alfresco eating and drinking across London. 


Circolo PopolareThe very best restaurants for alfresco dining in London

Now that London has emerged from lockdown, alfresco is definitely where it's at, but not all alfresco spaces are equal. In this guide, we've rounded up London's loveliest spots to eat outdoors (including all-important details about rainproofing, if needed).

Guide to the best alfresco in London



Rooftop bars and restaurantsLondon's best rooftop bars and restaurants

London's rooftop spaces are open for an alfresco season like no other. Here's where you can dine outside (or just under cover) and get a great view at the same time. 

Dine with a view



London's best pub gardensLondon's best pub gardens for foodies

We look at some of the best pub gardens in London, where the alfresco space is more than matched by a great food menu.

Find a pub garden



London's best riverside restaurants and pubsLondon's best riverside restaurants and pubs

From elegant gardens running down to the Thames, to restaurants actually floating on the canal, we pick some of London's loveliest waterside gems to dine at. 

Down by the riverside



Tracking new alfresco dining options in London - terraces, rooftops and more...Tracking new alfresco dining options in London - terraces, rooftops and more...

More rooftops, terraces and outside spaces are popping up all over London than ever before. Having trouble keeping track? Then let us help - here's our round-up of London's newest alfresco spaces. 

Find out what's new



Where to order a ready-made picnic in LondonWhere to order a ready-made picnic in London

If you're heading for a picnic in London's parks, make it a real feast. Here are the best London picnics for you to order and enjoy at your leisure whether you're out in the park or at home in the garden.

Find a picnic



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