The wait is (almost) over as summer finally beckons, with the prospect of long balmy evenings and lazy sunny weekends – if only the weather plays ball. As the temperatures rise, London’s best restaurants with outside tables start to blossom throughout the city. Roof-garden vistas and riverside settings are only the start.
Words: Phil Harriss
The instant the sun emerges from the clouds in the summer months, Londoners love to escape outside. Fortunately, the capital has a great variety of dining locations to tempt them: from the spectacular roof garden at Coq d’Argent (above) to the lovely cobbled courtyard at Hush (below).
Expand your horizons further and you’ll discover enticing outside bets across the capital – serving summery treats way beyond crisp salads and smoky barbecues. Whether it’s secret Soho nooks, lively Docklands river-terraces, or floral havens in Richmond, you’ll find them all in our list of the best alfresco restaurants in London.
This article was published 17 May