Searching for top beer gardens in London? The summer may not have happened this year but don't let that deter you from checking out our list of beer gardens in London and embracing the early Autumn sunshine. There are plenty of beer gardens in London to frequent over the next few months so rally round a group of friends, get those shorts and sandals back out of the wardrobe, order a cold frosty one and celebrate summer's late arrival.
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A beer garden is available in this relaxed gastropub for outdoor drinking and outdoor mingling.
59 Newington Green Road, Islington, London, N1 4QU
(020) 7226 3531
The beer garden is Aragon House's piece de resistance. It has plenty of chunky wooden garden furniture, decking and oversized potted plants. In the warmer months a barbecue cooks up tasty burgers.
247 New Kings Road, Parsons Green, London, SW6 4XG
(020) 7731 7313
The alfresco area certainly adds to ambience of the delightful Avalon in Balham.
16 Balham Hill, Balham, London, SW12 9EB
(020) 8675 8613
If the mood takes you, you can enjoy a drink out on the garden patio – a small but very pleasant space for sunny days.
59-61 High Street, Plaistow, London, E13 0AD
(020) 8472 2351
The Cambria has a fantastic beer garden with a gorgeous – and sizeable – patio area out back, complete with lots of plants and plenty of seating.
40 Kemmerton Road, Camberwell, London, SE5 9AR
(020) 7737 3676
Head to Vauxhall's Fentiman Arms for comfort food and decently priced pints, and delight in the best beer garden the area has to offer.
64 Fentiman Road, Vauxhall, London, SW8 1LA
(020) 7793 9796
7 Cavendish Parade, Clapham South, London, SW4 9DW
(020) 8772 0303
Relax with a glass of wine in the warmth of the Gigalum's patio heaters to break the chill.
Head for a spot of al fresco drinking in East Dulwich at House of Tippler.
123 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, London, SE22 8HU
(020) 7998 4878
International Students House, 229 Great Portland Street, Regent's Park, London, W1W 5PN
(020) 7631 8367
The ISH Bar is a bustling bar on Great Portland Street. They offer a variety of drinks and British cuisine. Karaoke and quiz nights are held during the week.
Jam Tree on the King's Road has a spacious outdoor area set up for barbecue action and boozy afternoons.
541 Kings Road, Chelsea, London, SW6 2EB
(020) 3397 3739
At the Jolly Gardeners, expect top-notch food, comfortable surrounds and an outdoor area wrapped in gorgeous fairylights.
214 Garratt Lane, Earlsfield, London, SW18 4EA
(020) 8870 8417
A sizeable beer garden can be found outside for when the sun shines at the Kenton.
38 Kenton Road, Hackney, London, E9 7AB
(020) 8533 5041
An interactive, life-size work in progress can be found in the beer garden in tribute to Mouse Trap with an elevated bathtub standing in the middle of the lawn. Genius.
73 Brighton Road, Surbiton, KT6 5NF
(020) 8390 9229
A splendid - and massive - beer garden is available round the back of this marvellous pub in Earlsfield. It can seat up to 250 people – a number few pubs in London could manage to fit in their garden.
538 Garratt Lane, Tooting, London, SW17 0NY
(020) 8946 2309
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
Take advantage of the beer garden and conservatory of this splendid haunt on Orford Road.
9 Orford Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 9LP
(020) 8520 9709
This is a wonderful pub with a plum spot near Hammersmith Bridge.
25 Upper Mall, Hammersmith, London, W6 9TD
(020) 8748 2593
An extensive refurbishment has restored this beautiful pub back to its former splendour and patrons are invited out to the delightful beer garden.
19 Kilburn Lane, Kensal Green, London, W10 4AE
(020) 8969 0098
A marvellous East London boozer this and one of the oldest riverside pubs in London. Choose from the rooftop balcony, flagstoned beer garden or the jetty.
57 Wapping Wall, Shadwell, London, E1W 3SH
(020) 7481 1095
The beer garden at Bounds Green's The Ranelagh is the crowning glory of this pub, with around 20 picnic benches and a heated terrace for colder evenings.
82 Bounds Green Road, Bounds Green, London, N11 2EU
(020) 8361 4238
The beer garden makes this East End pub worth knowing about.
640 Leytonstone High Road, Leytonstone, London, E11 3AA
(020) 8988 2929
The first thing you notice at the Scarsdale is the vibrant beer garden (which is at the front of the pub). A green-fingered individual has gone to town with the hanging baskets and flowers and it looks great.
23a Edwardes Square, Kensington, London, W8 6HE
(020) 7937 1811
Stylish pub the Star and Anchor offers a wide selection of drinks and meals. There is also a large garden open during the summer months. The Star and Anchor has a late licence and holds a quiz on Tuesday nights.
94 Uxbridge Road, Ealing, London, W13 8RA
(020) 8567 8487
A quaint pub with one of the best beer gardens around and real ale make The Telegraph Inn worth the bus ride from Putney High Street.
Telegraph Road, Putney, London, SW15 3TU
(020) 8788 2011
Enjoy the two-level beer garden at this family-friendly haunt in Stoke Newington.
69 Stoke Newington High Street, Stoke Newington, London, N16 8EL
(020) 7254 6626
A charming, romantic pub with a cosy beer garden for disappearing into on a lazy afternoon.
114 Campden Hill Road, Holland Park, London, W8 7AR
(020) 7243 8797
A beautiful beer garden with lush green lawn, lots of clean benches and a colourful array of parasols, the DWH has a superior outdoor space to most.
39 Sydenham Hill, London, SE26 6RS
(020) 8693 5666
The Woodman has a huge garden that can seat somewhere between 250 and 300 people and comes complete with a barbecue.
414 Archway Road, Highgate, London, N6 5UA
(020) 8340 3016