If you're seeking a sizzling summer BBQ in London this year (with a few glasses of beer or wine), make sure you check out our recommended list of barbecues at London pubs. There are plenty of enticing pubs, bars and gastro-pubs providing some scintillating meaty dishes and we've picked the cream of the crop, just for you, so make it a day to remember with our essential selection of barbecues at London pubs.
More Barbecues at London Pubs
The Albion is a sumptuous Georgian style public house and restaurant in Islington. It offers traditional English food and a wide selection of beverages. The Albion comes complete with large Georgian-style garden out the back for alfresco dining and drinking. If the weather is acceptable, expect a full barbecue menu available until mid-September.
10 Thornhill Road, Barnsbury, London, N1 1HW
(020) 7607 7450
Sample the enchanting garden at Aragon with the barbecue on offer from Wednesday to Sunday every week during the summer.
247 New Kings Road, Parsons Green, London, SW6 4XG
(020) 7731 7313
Sample the Avalon barbecue from Thursdays through to Sundays throughout the summer. Things will wind down towards September but no dates have been decided.
16 Balham Hill, Balham, London, SW12 9EB
(020) 8675 8613
Expect a more sophisticated barbecue menu at Clissold Arms (known to Kinks fans worldwide as the venue for the band’s first ever gig) but only when the weather is favourable.
105 Fortis Green, East Finchley, London, N2 9HR
(020) 8444 4224
Situated behind the Old Bailey, Corney and Barrow at Fleet Place is one of the City's well kept secrets. Offering a wide choice of drinks, including a variety of wines by the glass, and a selection of small plates and sharing boards, Corney and Barrow at Fleet Place also hold summer barbecues if the weather permits.
3 Fleet Place, The City, London, EC4M 7RD
(020) 7329 3141
The stylish Devonshire pub can be found on Balham High Road and is well known for its great food and a cracking beer garden. During the summertime, The Devonshire is the perfect place to unwind with friends as the pub hosts regular BBQ's in the garden.
39 Balham High Road, Balham, London, SW12 9AN
(020) 8673 1363
587-591 Fulham Road, Fulham, London, SW6 5UA
(020) 7385 6940
The Elk Bar in Fulham is a lively, upbeat venue offering a great selection of cocktails and a range of food including an outdoor barbeque with burgers, platters and more. Entertainment at Elk Bar includes DJs every Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
Providing the sun emerges from the clouds, the chefs at Garden Gate will get the aprons on and start tossing out burgers like there's no tomorrow.
14 South End Road, Belsize Park, London, NW3 2PT
(020) 7435 4938
The Hope and Anchor boasts a comprehensive range of drinks to enjoy in comfortable, relaxed surroundings. One of the best alfresco drinking spots in SW London, Hope and Anchor's fairy-light laden garden space also hosts regular BBQ's during the summer months.
123 Acre Lane, Brixton, London, SW2 5UA
(020) 7274 8794
Choose from a range of options on the BBQ menu here including Ely Valley lamb burger and a scintillating cocktail menu. Serving from noon to 17:00, Saturdays and Sundays until the end of August.
St James's Park, St James's, London, SW1A 2BJ
(020) 7451 9999
The Lost Angel BBQ is available on Sunday afternoons only.
339 Battersea Park Road, Battersea, London, SW11 4LS
(020) 7622 2112
Barbecues available only at the weekends although private parties can order from the barbecue menu during the week, if requested in advance.
25 Upper Mall, Hammersmith, London, W6 9TD
(020) 8748 2593
Ealing's The Plough Inn is a busy pub that serves a variety of drinks alongside a food menu of British fare. Alfresco dining is available on the patio in clement weather - the perfect summer BBQ.
297 Northfield Avenue, Ealing, London, W5 4XB
(020) 8567 1416
The Red Lion offers a choice of beers, wines and spirits together with some excellent food. In fine weather additional seating is available in the impressive garden.
2 Castelnau, Barnes, London, SW13 9RU
(020) 8748 2984
Enjoy the Red Lion and Sun's extensive barbecue menu within their beautiful garden in Highgate.
25 North Road, Highgate, London, N6 4BE
(020) 8340 1780
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London, W8 5SA
(020) 7937 7994
The Roof Gardens is one of London's best kept secrets. The stylish venue, 100ft above Kensington High Street, offers great views of the stunning themed gardens and across the rooftops of Kensington.
Although not strictly a pub, Roof Gardens is one of the best bars in South West London and they also host sizzling BBQs every Friday and Saturday night throughout the summer.
The Stag's barbecue is arranged on Friday evenings and all day Saturday and Sunday throughout the summer.
67 Fleet Road, Hampstead, London, NW3 2QU
(020) 7722 2646