Outdoor Drinking in Central London

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Worship the sun with our guide to outdoor drinking in central London. From patios to gardens, we've provided the best suggestions for outdoor drinking in central London currently available.
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#180

Trocadero, 13 Coventry Street, Leicester Square, London, W1D 7AB
(020) 3763 5288

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co lands in London from across the pond. Accommodating 400 customers, over two floors, the restaurant is inspired by Forest Gump and has movie memorabilia throughout.

The menu at Bubba Gump Shrimp Co has an impressive choice of dishes with signature options including coconut shrimp; lobster linguine; and Dixie style baby back ribs.

  • A short walk from Piccadilly Circus/Leicester Square
  • The restaurant is a tribute to the film ‘Forrest Gump'
  • A menu of comfort food from the American South
  • Shrimp is the speciality, served over 20 different ways
  • Relax in a fun, casual setting with friendly staff

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Dalloway Terrace


Dalloway Terrace is an all-day dining destination named after a character created by Virginia Woolf. Located within the The Bloomsbury hotel, Dalloway Terrace offers a tranquil setting to enjoy Modern British cuisine in. Featuring dishes such as seared tuna pickled radish with wasabi; grilled tiger prawns, harissa aioli; and Bloomsbury bakewell tart with pistachio ice cream.

The Bloomsbury, 16-22 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London, WC1B 3NN
(020) 7347 1222

Market Place

#1823

Oder drinks direct to your outdoors table at the West End's Market Place.

11-13 Market Place, West End, London, W1W 8AH
(020) 7079 2020
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The Montague Ski Lodge

The Montague Ski Lodge


The Montague on The Gardens, 15 Montague Street, London, WC1B 5BJ
(020) 7637 1001

The Montague on The Gardens is lucky to have a wonderful outside area overlooking peaceful gardens. If you are looking for a unique way to celebrate your summer party or make the most of the festive season in London then the themed Ski Lodge or Beach Bar is the place to be!

During the summer months the Wood Deck which transformed into an incredible pop-up Beach Bar, complete with real sand, summertime cocktails and delicious BBQ food. Perfect for large parties and tailored to your requirements it's a mini oasis in Central London! From mid-November and due to popular demand, the famous Ski Lodge welcomed back, transforming the Wood Deck into a winter wonderland complete with everything you need to get into the festive spirit.

Oxo Tower Bar

#1475

The OXO Tower Bar features an extensive cocktail list comprising of both traditional and modern styles. The food menu offers bar snacks and quick and casual dining.

OXO Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, South Bank, London, SE1 9PH
(020) 7803 3888

The Perseverance

#412

There are even a few picnic tables with umbrellas outside the old Perseverance - in the summer this area brims with drinkers making the most of the lack of traffic.

63 Lambs Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London, WC1N 3NB
(020) 7405 8278

Porterhouse

#148

One of the few pubs in Central London to offer a large outdoor space, the Porterhouse courtyard is understandably very popular.

21-22 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 7NA
(020) 7379 7917

Radio Rooftop Bar

#1648

Radio Rooftop Bar is a destination bar on the 10th floor of ME London. Boasting stunning views and stylish surroundings, Radio Rooftop Bar also hosts a monthly cocktail party with DJs, cocktails and finger food.

ME London, 336-337 Strand, Strand, London, WC2R 1HA
(020) 7395 3440

Roundhouse

#575

A hugely popular Covent Garden pub, unusual for Central London thanks to its large standing room outside.

1 Garrick Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9BF
(020) 7836 9838

Rumpus Room


Rumpus Room is a relaxed bar and lounge within the Mondrian London at Sea Containers hotel. With impressive views of London, you can expect expertly created cocktails, Champagnes and decadent grazers, small plates and boards.

Mondrian London at Sea Containers, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London, SE1 9PD
(020) 3747 1063

Sanctum Soho Roof Garden

#1017

Sanctum Soho Roof Garden is a sleek and stylish bar found on the 5th floor of the hotel. A variety of drinks are served alongside a compact choice of meals and light bites.

Sanctum Soho, 20 Warwick Street, Soho, London, W1B 5NF
(020) 7292 6100
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Simmons Fitzrovia

Simmons Fitzrovia

#981

28 Maple Street, Fitzrovia, London, W1T 6HP
(020) 3879 9245

Simmons is a quirky cocktail bar in Fitzrovia. Their decor features mismatched lamps, vintage seating and a mirrored skull disco ball. On the drinks list is a comprehensive selection including wines, Champagne and cocktails served in teacups.