Best for Outdoor Dining

Best for Outdoor Dining

London’s weather is, shall we say, unpredictable, which is why when it’s good Londoners like to spend as much time outside as humanly possible. Still gotta eat though, which is why these outdoor spots should be banging all (3 days of) summer long.

  • Wright Brothers Soho

    13 Kingly St, W1B
    020 7434 3611 | website

    Self-consciously laidback oyster bar in central Soho will satisfy any seafood craving.

  • Waterway

    54 Formosa St, W9 2JU
    020 7266 3557 | website

    One of London's nicest terraces; and they serve booze and food!

  • Summerhouse

    60 Blomfield Rd, W9 2PA
    020 7286 6752 | website

    Outdoor dining done right - if only the sun shone more often.

  • Salt Yard

    54 Goodge St, W1T 4NA
    020 7637 0657 | website

    Boutiquey Salt Yard's grown-up Italian tapas is as polished as the decor.

  • River Cafe

    Thames Wharf, Rainville Rd, W6 9HA
    020 7386 4200 | website

    Doyenne of the london Italian scene - starting to feel a bit dated, but the food stands the test of time.

  • Monikers

    16 Hoxton Sq, N1 6NT
    020 7739 6022 | website

    Perfect Hoxton Square location for drinks and Brit-style tapas.

  • Modern Pantry

    48 St John's Square, EC1V 4JJ
    020 7553 9210 | website

    Light and airy Antipodean joint in Clerkenwell doing fun things with fusion-y flavours.

  • Mission

    250 Paradise Row, E2 9LE
    020 7613 0478 | website

    You know Mission's got to be super trendy 'cos it's based in a Bethnal Green railway arch, but it's not pretentious, has great wine and awesome food.

  • La Petite Maison

    54 Brook's Mews, W1K 4EG
    020 7495 4774 | website

    A fave with the euro-foodies, this is the closest you'll get to the French Riviera while in London.

  • Grain Store

    Granary Square, 1-3 Stable St, N1C 4AB
    020 7324 4466 | website

    Perfectly-conceived dishes at Bruno Loubet take two at King's Cross.

  • Dock Kitchen

    Portobello Docks, 342-344 Ladbroke Grove, W10 5BU
    020 8962 1610 | website

    Unlikely celeb spot with awesome ever-changing menus.

  • Clos Maggiore

    33 King St, WC2E 8JD
    020 7379 9696 | website

    Perennially top of the most-romantic- destinations in London lists, Clos Maggiore is prime date territory.

  • Boundary

    2-4 Boundary St, E2 7DD
    020 7729 1051 | website

    Stunning rooftop spot, and the food ain't bad either.

  • Bonnie Gull

    21A Foley St, W1W 6DS
    020 7436 092 | website

    Surprising little seafood shack in the heart of Fitzrovia.

  • Bistrot Bruno Loubet

    St John's Square, 86–88 Clerkenwell Rd, EC1M 5RJ
    020 7324 4455 | website

    Pitch-perfect French food from star chef Bruno Loubet at this convivial and boutiquey neighborhood bistro.

  • Angler

    South Place Hotel, 3 South Place, EC2M 2AF
    020 3215 1260 | website

    Fab fish dishes on offer at this city slicker of a place.

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