The 70 best pubs in the UK for outdoor drinking


Pergola Paddington

An expansive outdoor dining and bar area just a short walk from Paddington Station with fully covered seating areas

The Churchill Bar & Terrace

Cocktail bar in Marylebone with heated outdoor terrace

The Express Tavern

Traditional coaching inn in Brentford with fully weatherproofed garden

The Keep of Brook Green

Pub, restaurant and cocktail bar in Brook Green with spacious outdoor, covered and heated seating area


Rooftop bar with covered booths, street food and views over London city  


Riverside Kelham

Sitting beside Sheffield’s Don River, this bar offers shelter from the elements in its spacious outdoor seating area

Picture House Social

Sheltered outdoor seating available at this relaxed bar serving pizzas, beers and cocktails

Beer Engine (opens 30th April)

A laid-back venue serving tapas and beers, with protected tables in the garden

The Fat Cat

A Victorian pub with walled garden offering overhead protection from the rain plus its own brewery

Cubana Tapas Bar

Enjoy Latino vibes and tapas on the terrace of Cubanas with umbrellas for protection from the weather


Racks Pavilion

A pop-up heated and covered socially distanced outdoor space in the heart of the city


Views over Bristol from this rooftop terrace with heaters and a big canopy to shelter under

Steam Bristol

Next to Clifton Down Station, this industrial-chic steampunk-style bar offers craft beers and tapas in a large covered outdoor seating area

The Victoria Park

Marquees keep customers at this Bedminster pub

Grain Barge

A moored boat in the Bristol harbour serving beers and pies on the deck, with canopies to shelter from the weather.


Canal House

With one of the largest selection of beers in the East Midlands, this pub has extensive outdoor seating, with heaters and cover next to the canal

Nottingham Secret Garden

An outdoor only venue, this establishment is well prepared for the British weather, with most of the tables offering cover and heaters


This independent eatery will be offering food and drink outside under parasols

The Radcliffe

This country pub has 2 outdoor marquees and numerous parasols to accommodate guests

The Lambley

Another country pub favourite, the Lambley has a covered wooden terrace, a marquee and large umbrellas and heaters


The Lime Tree

A popular local establishment, the Lime Tree has parasol shelter in their beer garden along with a new ‘order at the table’ app

The Case

A sophisticated option, The Case’s Champagne Bar courtyard reopens on Thursday 15th April, providing cover and heating

The Bradgate

This pub has a large outdoor area that provides parasol and wooden terrace shelter

The Pug and Greyhound

This dog-friendly establishment has a large pub garden with umbrellas, a marquee and an outdoor bar

Lane 7

The outdoor space of Lane 7 has been transformed to offer extensive shelter under 2 marquees and heat from a fire pit


Pen and Wig

A haven in the centre of the city, this pub has an outdoor terrace with seating and heaters

Revolution Cardiff

The tropical themed outdoor space offers parasol shelter and wall heaters

The Cricketers

This award winning pub has outdoor tables with parasol cover in its pretty garden

Cardiff Distillery

A gin-lover’s dream, the Cardiff Distillery has installed an outdoor marquee, umbrella cover and dining pods to offer patrons the ultimate comfort and outdoor experience

The Grange Pub

The 2018 CAMRA Pub of the Year has outdoor seating and parasol cover


Brel Bar

Planning to reopen on the 27 April, Brel Bar offers outdoor seating on a covered patio and fire pits in the garden to warm up those fresh Glasgow evenings

Bier Halle

Open gazebo over outdoor tables at Bier Halle serving hot dogs, pizzas and a wide range of beers


Large umbrella, covers and outdoor heaters at this decadent Glaswegian venue

Glasgow Hootenanny

Find shelter from the rain in Billy’s Beer Garden at Glasgow Hootenanny

Brewdog Merchant City

Large umbrellas give cover from the elements outside Brewdog’s Glasgow bar