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Al fresco dining in London

Make the most of the sunshine with our round-up of the best restaurants for outdoor dining.

100 Restaurants for al fresco dining

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photo of l'escargot restaurant
L'Escargot
Awesome
(2808)
95% 95% Recommend
€ € €
French Soho

Come and join us for a cocktail outside on Greek Street and watch the world go buy.
Cocktails £7

Special offer:

2 courses £19.50
Chateaubriand offer: £45 for 2

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photo of kanishka restaurant
Awesome
(105)
75% 75% Recommend
€ € € €
Indian Mayfair
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Enjoy al fresco dining on our gorgeous terrace and private dining area

Special offer:

Kanishka Tasting Menu £69pp £120 per person with pairing wines
Chelsea Flower Show Tasting Menu £75pp with a cocktail
Chelsea Flower Show Set Menu £35pp with a cocktail
Set Dinner Menu £24: 2 courses/£29 for 3 courses

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photo of ham yard bar and restaurant restaurant
Awesome
(2185)
96% 96% Recommend
€ € € €
Modern European Soho
Tables can only be booked for breakfast, lunch or dinner and are available for up to 1h30m.

Special offer:

Set menu 2 courses & a glass of sparkling wine £19.50

photo of bentley's oyster bar & grill restaurant
Awesome
(3025)
90% 90% Recommend
€ € €
Seafood Piccadilly
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
The heated and covered terrace is available for dining and drinks throughout the year.

Special offer:

Pre & post theatre menu: £23.50/£28.50

photo of ristorante frescobaldi london restaurant
Awesome
(404)
79% 79% Recommend
€ € € €
Italian Mayfair
Escape from the hustle & bustle of Regent Street, and seek refuge in our spacious & serene terrace!
photo of chotto matte restaurant
Awesome
(1681)
87% 87% Recommend
€ € € €
Peruvian Soho
Chotto Matte's terrace is open from 10am to 23:00 7/7
We serve Nikkei delights all day long
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photo of the ivy soho brasserie restaurant
Awesome
(3021)
84% 84% Recommend
€ € €
British Soho
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
photo of gaucho piccadilly restaurant
Awesome
(9763)
89% 89% Recommend
€ € € €
Steak Piccadilly

photo of duck and waffle local restaurant
Excellent
(359)
81% 81% Recommend
€ € € €
International Piccadilly
Take in the sights and sounds of Piccadilly in our outdoor patio, perfect for al fresco dining!
photo of cubé mayfair restaurant
Cubé Mayfair
Exceptional
(105)
96% 96% Recommend
€ € €
Japanese Mayfair
We have a little Al Fresco area at the front of our restaurant, where you can enjoy the sun!

Special offer:

Chef’s Omakase Sushi Course (Dinner): £80

photo of leicester square kitchen restaurant
Awesome
(783)
94% 94% Recommend
€ € € €
Mexican Leicester Square
Enjoy al fresco dining in the heart London's iconic square paired with Mexican and Peruvian dishes

Special offer:

Lunch & Pre-theatre menu: 3 dishes £22/4 dishes £27

photo of wright brothers soho restaurant
Awesome
(1991)
82% 82% Recommend
€ € €
Seafood Soho
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
The Kingly Court terrace is open all day from 12 noon. Pop by between 3-6pm for £1 oysters -everyday
photo of franco's restaurant
Awesome
(1171)
91% 91% Recommend
€ € €
Italian Piccadilly

photo of sartoria restaurant
Awesome
(2035)
79% 79% Recommend
€ € € €
Italian Oxford Circus
Join us at Sartoria for al fresco dining in our new Capri-inspired terrace.

Special offer:

Evening Set Menu: 2/3 courses for £26.50/32.50

photo of zima russian restaurant restaurant
Awesome
(247)
89% 89% Recommend
€ € €
Russian Soho
Our charming secret terrace is the perfect place to relax and enjoy drinks, canapes & food !
photo of momo restaurant restaurant
Awesome
(732)
84% 84% Recommend
€ € €
Mediterranean Oxford Circus
Relax on our terrace and watch the world go by over a selection of Mezze.
photo of the good egg soho restaurant
Excellent
(33)
86% 86% Recommend
€ € € €
Middle Eastern Soho
In Soho's Kingly Court (off Carnaby St) our courtyard terrace is perfect for summer cocktails + food
photo of rambla restaurant
Excellent
(342)
71% 71% Recommend
€ € €
Spanish Soho
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Al fresco dining on Soho's famous Dean St. with a heated terrace with capacity of 15 people.
photo of tredwells restaurant
Awesome
(2265)
89% 89% Recommend
€ € €
British Covent Garden
Enjoy a light meal and bespoke range of summertime cocktails on our new summer terrace.

Special offer:

3 courses and a cocktail: £29

photo of gbr - great british restaurant @ dukes london restaurant
Awesome
(214)
92% 92% Recommend
€ € € €
British St. James's
Courtyard: We are lucky to have our own cul-de-sac comes alive in the summertime: food and cocktails

Special offer:

All day Market menu: 2/3 courses £19/£25/£36
Enjoy 2 cocktails plus 1 item from the bar menu £30
Share a steak for two: £64
A la carte dishes from £8

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photo of forty dean street restaurant
Excellent
(1300)
76% 76% Recommend
€ € €
Italian Soho
Fancy a glass of rosé in the sunshine? Come and sit at our outdoor tables or in our open window.
photo of maison du mezze - leicester square restaurant
Excellent
(172)
77% 77% Recommend
€ € € €
Lebanese Leicester Square
Our outdoor seating area is open, whatever the weather with heat lamps, piles of blankets and coats
photo of cantina laredo restaurant
Excellent
(1269)
83% 83% Recommend
€ € €
Mexican Leicester Square
Cantina Laredo, Covent Garden has 32 alfresco seats for you to dine at

Special offer:

Lunch & Pre Theatre: 2/3 courses £25/£28

photo of bellaria restaurant & wine bar restaurant
Awesome
(3086)
88% 88% Recommend
€ € €
Italian Fitzrovia
Great outdoor sitting area in the middle of Fitzrovia..Set menus and special food & drink offers

Special offer:

Dinner: 50% off starters and mains

photo of san carlo regent street restaurant
Awesome
(30)
80% 80% Recommend
€ € € €
Italian Charing Cross
Our chic alfresco terrace offers superb drinking and dining with views across Regent Street St James
photo of bowls.soho restaurant
Excellent
(44)
69% 69% Recommend
€ € € €
Comfort Food Soho
Come and join us for a cocktail outside on St Anne's Court, and watch the world go by.
photo of lsqrooftop restaurant
Excellent
(4)
100% 100% Recommend
€ € €
International Leicester Square
Drink & dine 9 floors above Leicester Square. Watch the sun set, see the stars come out.
photo of yopo restaurant
Awesome
(102)
87% 87% Recommend
€ € €
Modern European Fitzrovia
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
YOPO bar menu features on our terrace Juream. Summer men inspired by Mexican flavours.
photo of ivy market grill restaurant
Awesome
(5416)
90% 90% Recommend
€ € €
British Covent Garden
Hurry, we only have 2 timeslots left!
photo of j sheekey - the restaurant restaurant
Exceptional
(589)
94% 94% Recommend
€ € € €
Seafood Covent Garden
Hurry, we only have 2 timeslots left!
Enjoy eating outside in the heart of theatreland on J Sheekey terrace
photo of boulestin restaurant
Awesome
(52)
77% 77% Recommend
€ € € €
European St. James's
An hidden courtyard for a special outside dining experience, away from the hustle of St James’s.

Special offer:

Enjoy a 3 course dinner at Boulestin for £29

photo of jamavar restaurant
Exceptional
(790)
89% 89% Recommend
€ € €
Indian Mayfair
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Eat, drink and watch the world go by on one of the most exclusive streets in the world.
photo of oscar restaurant restaurant
Awesome
(464)
92% 92% Recommend
€ € €
Modern European Fitzrovia

Special offer:

3 courses and signature 'Flowers in the Vase' cocktail: £25
2 course set menu £22.50 / 3 courses £25.00

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photo of orrery restaurant
Exceptional
(3980)
94% 94% Recommend
€ € € €
French Marylebone
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Join us on our rooftop terrace for a great al fresco dining in the heart of Marylebone.

Special offer:

Set Dinner Menu: 2/3 courses at £34.95/39.95
Tasting Menu £89

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photo of j sheekey atlantic bar restaurant
Awesome
(525)
93% 93% Recommend
€ € € €
Seafood Covent Garden
Hurry, we only have 2 timeslots left!
Enjoy eating outside in the heart of theatreland on J Sheekey terrace
photo of mortimer house kitchen restaurant
Awesome
(193)
90% 90% Recommend
€ € €
Mediterranean Fitzrovia
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
The terrace seating is the perfect spot to wine, dine and watch the world go by!
photo of le caprice london restaurant
Exceptional
(590)
95% 95% Recommend
€ € € €
Modern European Green Park
Hurry, we only have 3 timeslots left!
The Modern Mayfair Garden with a rose archway provides a unique outdoor dining experience
photo of lima london restaurant
Awesome
(1104)
81% 81% Recommend
€ € €
Peruvian Fitzrovia
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Five lovely outside tables available to enjoy a Peruvian feast in the summery days
photo of cocochan restaurant
Awesome
(1328)
84% 84% Recommend
€ € €
Pan-Asian Marylebone
Try fusion of Chinese, Japanese, Korean & Thai cuisine in bustling St. Christopher's Place.
photo of sanderson restaurant
Awesome
(130)
81% 81% Recommend
€ € € €
British Fitzrovia

Special offer:

3 courses £28

photo of le garrick - covent garden restaurant
Awesome
(2335)
86% 86% Recommend
€ € € €
French Covent Garden

photo of terroirs restaurant
Awesome
(1016)
94% 94% Recommend
€ € €
European Charing Cross
Meet at Terroirs on the Terrace for Summer Wine Tastings #AtTheBarrel £15. Limited outdoor seating
photo of ivy chelsea garden restaurant
Awesome
(4371)
89% 89% Recommend
€ € €
British Chelsea
photo of taka mayfair restaurant
Awesome
(113)
89% 89% Recommend
€ € € €
Japanese Mayfair
Mouthwatering dishes and tasty Japanese cocktails, served over 2 floors with an outdoor patio.

Special offer:

5 course set menu with a complementary glass of wine £30

photo of bala baya restaurant
Awesome
(694)
92% 92% Recommend
€ € €
Israeli Southwark
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Soak up the sun on our palm-lined patio while enjoying a long lunch or a few after work cocktails!
photo of beso london restaurant
Awesome
(103)
81% 81% Recommend
€ € € €
Italian Covent Garden
At the heart of theatre-land beso offers very vibrant AlFresco experience on the corner of Neals St.
photo of steak & lobster bloomsbury restaurant
Excellent
(2035)
83% 83% Recommend
€ € € €
Steak Bloomsbury
Al fresco dining, minutes away from the British Museum.
photo of pisqu restaurant
Awesome
(186)
82% 82% Recommend
€ € €
Peruvian Fitzrovia
Enjoy our Outdoor Seating for a Peruvian meal, Pisco Sour, organic coffee, beer, wine, all from Peru
photo of salaam namaste restaurant
Awesome
(1723)
90% 90% Recommend
€ € € €
Indian Holborn

Special offer:

£22.95 Chef Set Menu
25% Off Your Food Only, Sun-Wed

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photo of the gilbert scott restaurant
Awesome
(1959)
84% 84% Recommend
€ € € €
British King's Cross
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Enjoy the sunshine with a light bite to eat and bespoke summer cocktails on our new outdoor terrace

Special offer:

3 courses and a glass of sparkling wine £29

photo of the ivy city garden restaurant
Awesome
(2194)
91% 91% Recommend
€ € €
British Liverpool Street
photo of coq d’argent restaurant restaurant
Awesome
(6217)
86% 86% Recommend
€ € € €
French Bank
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!

Special offer:

Set Menu: 2 courses £29.50 / 3 courses £34.50 per person
Taste of Coq d'Argent £69 per person

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photo of pucci mayfair restaurant
Awesome
(6)
€ € € €
Mediterranean Mayfair
Pucci Mayfair boasts an outdoor street-side terrace for alfresco dining, or aperitivo.
photo of ivy kensington brasserie restaurant
Awesome
(2587)
89% 89% Recommend
€ € €
British Kensington
Hurry, we only have 3 timeslots left!
photo of the ivy tower bridge restaurant
Excellent
(3037)
84% 84% Recommend
€ € €
British London Bridge
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
photo of baltic restaurant
Exceptional
(3086)
97% 97% Recommend
€ € €
Eastern European Waterloo
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!


photo of the stoke house restaurant
Excellent
(287)
86% 86% Recommend
€ € € €
British Victoria
Join our Al Fresco dining in our outdoor terrace, blankets and heat lamps can be provided!
photo of bread street kitchen restaurant
Awesome
(4123)
78% 78% Recommend
€ € €
Modern European St Paul's
Join us for all-day al fresco dining, all-year round on the heated terrace.
photo of paternoster chop house restaurant
Awesome
(2360)
84% 84% Recommend
€ € €
British St Paul's

Special offer:

Set Menu: 2 courses for £25, 3 for £30

photo of the lighterman restaurant
Excellent
(1180)
85% 85% Recommend
€ € €
British King's Cross
Hurry, we only have 2 timeslots left!
We have a large amount of outdoor terrace seating with stunning views of King's Cross.
photo of caravan king's cross restaurant
Awesome
(1966)
89% 89% Recommend
€ € €
Global, International King's Cross
Hurry, we only have 2 timeslots left!
OUR OUTDOOR TERRACE SITS DIRECTLY ON GRANARY SQUARE AND IS ENHANCED BY A BEAUTIFUL FOUNTAIN.
photo of 12th knot at sea containers london (formerly rumpus room) restaurant
Awesome
(201)
89% 89% Recommend
€ € €
Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service Southbank
Hurry, we only have 2 timeslots left!
Join us on the terrace and enjoy small bites and cocktails with stunning views of the Thames
photo of the wilmington restaurant
Exceptional
(572)
98% 98% Recommend
€ € € €
Gastro Pub Farringdon
Enjoy all your favourites, like sparkling italian wine, cask ales and our food al fresco!
photo of the jones family kitchen restaurant
Awesome
(145)
91% 91% Recommend
€ € €
Steak Belgravia
We've several al fresco tables. All within the pretty pedestrian historic Eccleston Yards courtyard.
photo of cinnamon kitchen restaurant
Excellent
(2052)
82% 82% Recommend
€ € €
Indian Liverpool Street

Special offer:

10th Anniversary Tasting Menu £70 per person/£115 per person with wine
Vegan 4 course menu £35pp
Set Dinner Menu £24: 2 courses/£29 for 3 courses with Raspberry Fizz

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photo of ognisko restaurant
Awesome
(1089)
95% 95% Recommend
€ € €
Polish South Kensington
Our spacious terrace overlooking Prince's Gardens is perfect for Al Fresco Dining during Summer
photo of casa brindisa restaurant
Awesome
(1331)
89% 89% Recommend
€ € € €
Spanish South Kensington
Watch the world go by, Cerveza in hand, from our terrace on the pedestrianised Exhibition Road.
photo of fish! restaurant
Awesome
(1983)
87% 87% Recommend
€ € €
Seafood London Bridge
Our heated terrace is open all year. Located in Borough Market with views of Southwark Cathedral.
photo of temper city restaurant
Awesome
(392)
83% 83% Recommend
€ € €
Steakhouse Bank
Join us on the terrace at temper City for tacos, cocktails and in-house butchered steaks
photo of frederick's restaurant
Exceptional
(2069)
97% 97% Recommend
€ € €
British Angel

photo of bleeding heart bistro restaurant
Awesome
(454)
90% 90% Recommend
€ € € €
French Farringdon
Al Fresco Whole Lobster & Chips £27.50 + Free gl. Rosé for Early Birds or Night Owls

Special offer:

2 courses £19.50 / 3 courses £24

photo of the gate marylebone restaurant
Awesome
(100)
86% 86% Recommend
€ € € €
Vegetarian Marylebone
Join us on Seymour Place for Al Fresco dining and (hopefully) sunshine!
photo of the summerhouse restaurant
Exceptional
(1216)
95% 95% Recommend
€ € €
English Paddington
Hurry, we only have 3 timeslots left!

photo of blue door bistro restaurant
Awesome
(222)
100% 100% Recommend
€ € € €
British Bloomsbury
AL FRESCO DINING AT THE GARDEN GRILL
The Terrace and Garden Grill are two of The Montague on the Gardens’ most popular features - a peaceful and secluded, open-air space in the heart of the city. The Garden Grill is the ultimate in al fresco dining, featuring a selection of mouth-watering à la carte dishes and barbecues cooked from the grill. With the tantalising aromas from the sizzling grill and the unique and beautiful surroundings dining al fresco at The Garden Grill, the perfect summer venue.To accompany, we are delighted to announce the return of our Milkshake Menu.

photo of gunpowder tower bridge restaurant
Awesome
(272)
83% 83% Recommend
€ € €
Indian London Bridge
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Al fresco dining, with a backdrop of the iconic Tower Bridge
photo of yashin ocean house restaurant
Awesome
(148)
82% 82% Recommend
€ € €
Japanese South Kensington
The perfect terrace in the area serving the best Japanese A la Carte menu when weather shines.
photo of hix oyster & chophouse restaurant
Awesome
(784)
90% 90% Recommend
€ € € €
British Farringdon
Sheltered from the autumnal weather, our covered terrace is ideal for outdoor dining all year round.
photo of the drapers arms restaurant
Awesome
(775)
88% 88% Recommend
€ € € €
Gastro Pub Angel

photo of drake & morgan at king's cross restaurant
Excellent
(276)
82% 82% Recommend
€ € € €
British King's Cross
Hurry, we only have 2 timeslots left!
Outdoor terrace overlooking Pancras Square
photo of boisdale of mayfair restaurant
Excellent
(48)
88% 88% Recommend
€ € € €
British Mayfair
With a fantastic heated terrace, affordable menu and an exciting wine list!
photo of heddon street kitchen restaurant
Awesome
(1418)
82% 82% Recommend
€ € €
Modern European Piccadilly
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Our spacious summer suntrap terrace is set in a cosy pedestrianised quarter, just off Regent Street.
photo of the rose lounge at sofitel london st. james restaurant
Exceptional
(324)
93% 93% Recommend
€ € € €
Afternoon Tea Piccadilly
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Enjoy our Balcon terrace space in the heart of central London for lunch or after work cocktails
photo of afternoon tea at momo restaurant
Good
(6)
€ € €
Mediterranean Oxford Circus
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Relax on our terrace and watch the world go by over a delicious afternoon tea with tea or champagne
photo of holborn dining room restaurant
Awesome
(1105)
87% 87% Recommend
€ € €
British Holborn
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photo of radio rooftop restaurant
Excellent
(486)
75% 75% Recommend
€ € € €
Contemporary European Covent Garden
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Join us at Radio Rooftop and enjoy views from the 10th floor of the ME hotel from our terrace.
photo of les 110 de taillevent, london restaurant
Awesome
(126)
88% 88% Recommend
€ € €
French Oxford Circus
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Dine al fresco on our sun filled terrace over looking Cavendish Square in Marylebone.
photo of oxo tower restaurant restaurant
Awesome
(116)
89% 89% Recommend
€ € € €
British Waterloo
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When the weather is nice, enjoy our 250-foot terrace with a view of the London skyline.
photo of camino king's cross restaurant
Awesome
(1088)
93% 93% Recommend
€ € €
Spanish King's Cross
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Throughout summer Bankside will be home to our gin garden pop-up, enjoy G&Ts on the sunny terrace.
photo of wright brothers borough market restaurant
Exceptional
(2028)
96% 96% Recommend
€ € €
Seafood London Bridge
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Pull up a stool and oyster barrel and watch the world go by in the heart of every foodie's haven.
photo of oxo tower brasserie restaurant
Awesome
(98)
92% 92% Recommend
€ € €
British Southbank
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When the weather is nice, enjoy our 250-foot terrace with a view of the London skyline.
photo of rex whistler restaurant at tate britain restaurant
Awesome
(2216)
93% 93% Recommend
€ € €
British Millbank
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Enjoy the British summer with lunch on our terrace. Great wine and the finest British food.
photo of boisdale of belgravia restaurant
Awesome
(806)
92% 92% Recommend
€ € €
British Victoria
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With a fantastic heated terrace, affordable menu and an exciting wine list!
photo of m threadneedle street restaurant
Awesome
(1401)
87% 87% Recommend
€ € € €
Steakhouse Bank
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M has launched its Terrace in the shadow of the Bank of England. Join us for a meal or drinks.
photo of angler - london restaurant
Exceptional
(988)
92% 92% Recommend
€ € € €
Seafood Liverpool Street
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