Alfresco Drinking in Camden
Looking for a suitable spot to worship the sun in Camden? We've discovered several enticing bars and pubs guaranteed to bring you the best examples of alfresco drinking in Camden. From patios to gardens, our guide to alfresco drinking in Camden will ensure a splendid time spent in the sunbaked city.
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0203 504 8443
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More Alfresco Drinking in Camden
The Edinboro Castle is a stylish pub located between Camden and Regent's Park. Here you will find an impressive selection of drinks including real ales by small local brewers and premium beers from across the globe. The food offering at the Edinboro Castle draws on the finest seasonal produce available with options including pan-fried sea bass with heritage potatoes, sautéed kale and lobster Thermidor sauce; flat iron steak with creamed potatoes, tenderstem broccoli and bone marrow sauce; and traditional Sunday roast.
57 Mornington Terrace, Camden Town, London, NW1 7RU
(020) 7255 9651
Enormous windows and a retractable roof provide a stylish alfresco experience.
The Stables, Chalk Farm Road, Camden, London, NW1 8AH
(020) 7428 4922
They have had to shuffle the inside a little but The Hawley Arms, as we know and love it is back. It is still a traditional pub that has regular live music nights and the occasional celebrity pop-by and the small garden and roof terrace are ideal for a spot of alfresco drinking in Camden.
2 Castlehaven Road, Camden, London, NW1 8QU
(020) 7428 5979
Ice Wharf offers a range of beers, wines and spirits together with a choice of pub food. The beer garden is situated next to Camden Lock and is an ideal choice for alfresco dining in fine weather.
28 Jamestown Road, Camden, London, NW1 7BY
(020) 7428 3770
One of Camden's best loved pubs comes complete with a roof terrace and beer garden at the back where BBQs are held in the summer months.
35 Chalk Farm Road, Camden, London, NW1 8AJ
(020) 7482 7163
75-89 Upper Walkway, Camden Lock Place, Camden, London, NW1 8AF
(020) 7284 0007
Lockside is situated in Camden Town and overlooks the lock and the west yard food market. There is a varied food menu at Lockside that makes good use of locally sourced produce. They offer a great range of cocktails from classics to signature choices and a strong selection of English craft beers.
Lockside hosts regular events including cabaret and DJ nights, live music and major sporting events such as the World Cup and Wimbledon.
This British pub has a pretty outside area ideal for alfresco drinking during clement weather.
51 Camden Park Road, Camden, London, NW1 9BH
The Prince Albert is a great place to sit and have a drink accompanied by a delicious meal. The Prince Albert's recent refurbishment has restored the leaded glass and wood panelling but given the venue a contemporary edge. The Prince Albert boasts a beautiful beer garden, perfect for alfresco drinking in Camden.
163 Royal College Street, Camden, London, NW1 0SG
(020) 7485 0270
22 Chalcot Road, Primrose Hill, London, NW1 8LL
(020) 7722 0354
The Princess of Wales offers traditional pub grub with a twist overseen by James Fincham, the dishes are casual but carefully constructed and showcase the best of farm-fresh produce. To drink there is a selection of draught, bottled and craft beers, an extensive wine list and a variety of cocktails. The Princess of Wales also boasts a beer garden, ideal for the warmer months and there is an ongoing schedule of events.
Enjoy the inviting terrace area of Proud, a veritable Camden institution at Stables Market.
Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Town, London, NW1 8AH
(020) 7482 3867