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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 sartoria restaurant
Sartoria
Awesome
(2031)
76% 76% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Oxford Circus
Join us at Sartoria for al fresco dining in our new Capri-inspired terrace.

Top special:

Spring Set Menu: 3 courses for £30 with Bellini

photo of l'escargot restaurant
Awesome
(2771)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Soho

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

Top special:

2 courses £19.50
Chateaubriand offer: £45 for 2

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photo of bentley's oyster bar & grill restaurant
Awesome
(3004)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Piccadilly
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
The heated and covered terrace is available for dining and drinks throughout the year.
photo of chotto matte restaurant
Awesome
(1640)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Peruvian Soho
Hurry, we only have 2 timeslots left!
Chotto Matte's terrace is open from 10am to 23:00 7/7
We serve Nikkei delights all day long
Book now
photo of heddon street kitchen restaurant
Awesome
(1401)
81% 81% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Modern European Piccadilly
Our spacious summer suntrap terrace is set in a cosy pedestrianised quarter, just off Regent Street.
photo of ham yard bar and restaurant restaurant
Awesome
(2147)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Modern European Soho
Tables can only be booked for breakfast, lunch or dinner and are available for up to 1h30m.

Top special:

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

photo of the ivy soho brasserie restaurant
Awesome
(2917)
84% 84% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Soho
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
photo of gaucho piccadilly restaurant
Awesome
(9720)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steak Piccadilly

photo of leicester square kitchen restaurant
Awesome
(747)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mexican Leicester Square
Enjoy al fresco dining on Leicester Square, perfect for people watching and tasty British dining.

Top special:

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

photo of tredwells restaurant
Tredwells
Awesome
(2249)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Covent Garden
Enjoy a light meal and bespoke range of summertime cocktails on our new summer terrace.

Top special:

3 courses and a cocktail: £29

photo of cubé mayfair restaurant
Exceptional
(98)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Japanese Mayfair
Hurry, we only have 3 timeslots left!
We have a little Al Fresco area at the front of our restaurant, where you can enjoy the sun!

Top special:

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

photo of ristorante frescobaldi london restaurant
Awesome
(395)
81% 81% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Mayfair
Escape from the hustle & bustle of Regent Street, and seek refuge in our spacious & serene terrace!
photo of wright brothers soho restaurant
Awesome
(1983)
81% 81% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Soho
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
Exceptional
(1165)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Piccadilly

photo of zima russian restaurant restaurant
Awesome
(241)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Russian Soho
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Our charming secret terrace is the perfect place to relax and enjoy drinks, canapes & food !
photo of the good egg soho restaurant
Excellent
(29)
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
(332)
72% 72% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Spanish Soho
Al fresco dining on Soho's famous Dean St. with a heated terrace with capacity of 15 people.
photo of momo restaurant restaurant
Awesome
(719)
84% 84% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mediterranean Oxford Circus
Hurry, we only have 2 timeslots left!
Relax on our terrace and watch the world go by over a selection of Mezze.
photo of bowls.soho restaurant
Excellent
(43)
68% 68% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Caribbean 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
(2)
100% 100% Recommend
$ $ $ $
International Leicester Square
Drink & dine 9 floors above Leicester Square. Watch the sun set, see the stars come out.
photo of bellaria restaurant & wine bar restaurant
Awesome
(3075)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Fitzrovia
Great outdoor sitting area in the middle of Fitzrovia..Set menus and special food & drink offers

Top special:

50% off starters and main courses

photo of cantina laredo restaurant
Excellent
(1260)
83% 83% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mexican Leicester Square
Cantina Laredo, Covent Garden has 32 alfresco seats for you to dine at

Top special:

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

photo of yopo restaurant
Awesome
(94)
86% 86% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Modern European Fitzrovia
Serge (et le Phoque_) has beautiful courtyard in which diners can order from the restaurant menu.
photo of ivy market grill restaurant
Awesome
(5270)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Covent Garden
Hurry, we only have 2 timeslots left!
photo of j sheekey - the restaurant restaurant
Exceptional
(565)
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
(51)
78% 78% Recommend
$ $ $ $
European St. James's
An hidden courtyard for a special outside dining experience, away from the hustle of St James’s.

Top special:

Enjoy a 3 course dinner at Boulestin for £29

photo of jamavar restaurant
Exceptional
(784)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Indian Mayfair
Hurry, we only have 1 timeslot left!
Eat, drink and watch the world go by on one of the most exclusive streets in the world.
photo of j sheekey atlantic bar restaurant
Awesome
(519)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Covent Garden
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Enjoy eating outside in the heart of theatreland on J Sheekey terrace
photo of le caprice london restaurant
Exceptional
(581)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Modern European Green Park
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
The Modern Mayfair Garden with a rose archway provides a unique outdoor dining experience
photo of orrery restaurant
Exceptional
(3963)
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.

Top special:

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

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photo of mortimer house kitchen restaurant
Awesome
(188)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Mediterranean Fitzrovia
The terrace seating is the perfect spot to wine, dine and watch the world go by!
photo of le garrick - covent garden restaurant
Awesome
(2313)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Covent Garden

photo of cocochan restaurant
Awesome
(1321)
85% 85% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Pan-Asian Marylebone
Try fusion of Chinese, Japanese, Korean & Thai cuisine in bustling St. Christopher's Place.

Top special:

20% off on A la Carte Menu

photo of sanderson restaurant
Awesome
(127)
79% 79% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Fitzrovia

Top special:

3 courses £28

photo of terroirs restaurant
Awesome
(1003)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
European Charing Cross
Meet at Terroirs on the Terrace for Summer Wine Tastings #AtTheBarrel £15. Limited outdoor seating
photo of taka mayfair restaurant
Awesome
(109)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Japanese Mayfair
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Mouthwatering dishes and tasty Japanese cocktails, served over 2 floors with an outdoor patio.

Top special:

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

photo of salaam namaste restaurant
Awesome
(1720)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Indian Holborn

Top special:

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

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photo of radio rooftop restaurant
Excellent
(436)
76% 76% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary European Covent Garden
Join us at Radio Rooftop and enjoy views from the 10th floor of the ME hotel from our terrace.
photo of holborn dining room restaurant
Awesome
(1076)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Holborn
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!

photo of ivy chelsea garden restaurant
Awesome
(4225)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Chelsea
Hurry, we only have 2 timeslots left!
photo of bala baya restaurant
Awesome
(668)
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 steak & lobster bloomsbury restaurant
Excellent
(2022)
84% 84% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steak Bloomsbury
Al fresco dining, minutes away from the British Museum.
photo of oscar restaurant restaurant
Awesome
(460)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Modern European Fitzrovia

Top special:

3 course Pre-Theatre set menu £25

photo of pisqu restaurant
Excellent
(182)
81% 81% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Peruvian Fitzrovia
Enjoy our Outdoor Seating for a Peruvian meal, Pisco Sour, organic coffee, beer, wine, all from Peru
photo of the gilbert scott restaurant
Awesome
(1950)
86% 86% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British King's Cross
Enjoy the sunshine with a light bite to eat and bespoke summer cocktails on our new outdoor terrace

Top special:

3 courses and a cocktail: £30

photo of les 110 de taillevent, london restaurant
Awesome
(121)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Oxford Circus
Dine al fresco on our sun filled terrace over looking Cavendish Square in Marylebone.
photo of the ivy city garden restaurant
Awesome
(2114)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Liverpool Street
photo of paternoster chop house restaurant
Awesome
(2354)
84% 84% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British St Paul's
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!

Top special:

Dorset Down Lamb tasting menu: £60 or with drinks pairing £95
Set Menu: 2 courses for £25, 3 for £30

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photo of the stoke house restaurant
Excellent
(267)
86% 86% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Victoria
Join our Al Fresco dining in our outdoor terrace, blankets and heat lamps can be provided!
photo of coq d’argent restaurant restaurant
Awesome
(6206)
86% 86% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Bank

Top special:

Set Menu: 2 courses £29.50 / 3 courses £34.50 per person
Taste of Coq d'Argent £59 per person

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photo of baltic restaurant
Awesome
(3063)
97% 97% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Eastern European Waterloo


photo of ivy kensington brasserie restaurant
Awesome
(2486)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Kensington
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
photo of the ivy tower bridge restaurant
Excellent
(2879)
84% 84% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British London Bridge
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
photo of bread street kitchen restaurant
Awesome
(4105)
80% 80% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Modern European St Paul's
Join us for all-day al fresco dining, all-year round on the heated terrace.
photo of caravan king's cross restaurant
Awesome
(1948)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Global, International King's Cross
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
OUR OUTDOOR TERRACE SITS DIRECTLY ON GRANARY SQUARE AND IS ENHANCED BY A BEAUTIFUL FOUNTAIN.
photo of oxo tower restaurant restaurant
Awesome
(114)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Waterloo
Hurry, we only have 1 timeslot left!
When the weather is nice, enjoy our 250-foot terrace with a view of the London skyline.
photo of the lighterman restaurant
Excellent
(1152)
84% 84% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British King's Cross
Hurry, we only have 3 timeslots left!
We have a large amount of outdoor terrace seating with stunning views of King's Cross.
photo of camino king's cross restaurant
Awesome
(1067)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Spanish King's Cross
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Throughout summer Bankside will be home to our gin garden pop-up, enjoy G&Ts on the sunny terrace.
photo of oxo tower brasserie restaurant
Awesome
(96)
90% 90% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Southbank
Hurry, we only have 2 timeslots left!
When the weather is nice, enjoy our 250-foot terrace with a view of the London skyline.
photo of wright brothers borough market restaurant
Exceptional
(2002)
95% 95% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood London Bridge
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Pull up a stool and oyster barrel and watch the world go by in the heart of every foodie's haven.
photo of the wilmington restaurant
Awesome
(567)
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
(141)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steak Belgravia
We've several al fresco tables. All within the pretty pedestrian historic Eccleston Yards courtyard.
photo of rabot 1745 restaurant
Awesome
(1525)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Contemporary British London Bridge
Our heated Terrace is open, with bustling views over Borough Market.

Top special:

Summer offer: 2 courses £22.95

photo of m threadneedle street restaurant
Awesome
(1393)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Steakhouse Bank
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
M has launched its Terrace in the shadow of the Bank of England. Join us for a meal or drinks.

Top special:

Champagne Feast: 4 courses and a bottle of Champagne per person: £55

photo of fish! restaurant
Awesome
(1970)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood London Bridge
Our heated terrace is open all year. Located in Borough Market with views of Southwark Cathedral.
photo of angler - london restaurant
Exceptional
(987)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Seafood Liverpool Street


Top special:

A Taste of Spring: 5 courses with a glass of Nyetimber - £65.00

photo of cinnamon kitchen restaurant
Excellent
(2034)
81% 81% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Indian Liverpool Street
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!

Top special:

10th Anniversary Tasting Menu £70 per person/£115 per person with wine
Weekend Feast Menu: £37.50
Set Dinner Menu £24: 2 courses/£29 for 3 courses with Raspberry Fizz

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photo of casa brindisa restaurant
Awesome
(1312)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Spanish South Kensington
Watch the world go by, Cerveza in hand, from our terrace on the pedestrianised Exhibition Road.
photo of york & albany restaurant
Excellent
(2217)
59% 59% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Camden Town
Enjoy al-fresco dining this summer by slipping into York & Albany’s delightful new wine courtyard.

Top special:

Seasonal Set Dinner Menu

photo of ognisko restaurant
Awesome
(1064)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Polish South Kensington
Our spacious terrace overlooking Prince's Gardens is perfect for Al Fresco Dining during Summer
photo of frederick's restaurant
Exceptional
(2055)
97% 97% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Angel

photo of bleeding heart bistro restaurant
Awesome
(452)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French Farringdon
Al Fresco Whole Lobster & Chips £27.50 + Free gl. Rosé for Early Birds or Night Owls

Top special:

2 courses £19.50 / 3 courses £24

photo of odette's restaurant restaurant
Exceptional
(834)
94% 94% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Primrose Hill

Top special:

Spring Menu: 3 courses £35 plus a cocktail

photo of e&o restaurant
Awesome
(862)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Asian Notting Hill
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Join Al Fresco dining in our outdoor space, blankets and heat lamps can be provided!
photo of le pont de la tour restaurant
Awesome
(5165)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
French London Bridge

Top special:

Restaurant Set Menu: 2/3 courses £24.50/£29.50

photo of radici restaurant
Awesome
(257)
79% 79% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Italian Angel
Dine al fresco on charming Almeida Street whilst escaping the hustle and bustle of Angel & Islington

Top special:

Pre/Post Theatre: Two or three courses at £16/19
Pinsa Aperitvo Hour: Carafe of Wine plus a Pinsa to share for £14

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photo of gunpowder tower bridge restaurant
Awesome
(244)
84% 84% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Indian London Bridge
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Al fresco dining, with a backdrop of the iconic Tower Bridge
photo of the summerhouse restaurant
Exceptional
(1195)
96% 96% Recommend
$ $ $ $
English Paddington

photo of the drapers arms restaurant
Awesome
(766)
88% 88% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Gastro Pub Angel

photo of drake & morgan at king's cross restaurant
Excellent
(272)
80% 80% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British King's Cross
Hurry, we only have 4 timeslots left!
Outdoor terrace overlooking Pancras Square
photo of art yard bar and kitchen restaurant
Awesome
(17)
91% 91% Recommend
$ $ $ $
European Bankside
1st May sees the launch of the Art Yard Summer Terrace, with stunning views of St Paul's Cathedral
photo of boisdale of mayfair restaurant
Awesome
(48)
89% 89% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Mayfair
With a fantastic heated terrace, affordable menu and an exciting wine list!
photo of spiritland king's cross restaurant
Awesome
(108)
93% 93% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Modern European King's Cross
We've some beautiful tables tucked alongside us on Stable Street – perfect for when the sun shines.
photo of camino bankside restaurant
Awesome
(257)
82% 82% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Spanish Southbank
Our large outdoor terrace is perfect for a drink or two on long summer evenings.
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 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 12th knot at sea containers london (formerly rumpus room) restaurant
Awesome
(189)
87% 87% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service Southbank
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Join us on the terrace and enjoy small bites and cocktails with stunning views of the Thames
photo of rex whistler restaurant at tate britain restaurant
Awesome
(2199)
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
(803)
92% 92% Recommend
$ $ $ $
British Victoria
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With a fantastic heated terrace, affordable menu and an exciting wine list!
photo of the gate marylebone restaurant
Awesome
(97)
84% 84% Recommend
$ $ $ $
Vegetarian Marylebone
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Join us on Seymour Place for Al Fresco dining and (hopefully) sunshine!
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