7 Glorious Outdoor Spots To Enjoy A Cocktail And Catch The Sun

Annie Simon Annie Simon - Commercial Editor


Enjoy cocktails with a side of sunshine at these outdoor bars.

Need even more terrace bar inspo, for all those catch ups over alfresco cocktails? We’ve got you covered. Here are 13 stunning outdoor spots in London where you can enjoy drinks in the sun. From the beach to the jungle to a cute little French square – visits to these lovely terraces will take you all over the world!

1. Lillet Petanque Terrace at Colbert


Lillet – the classic French apéritif from Bordeaux– and local French restaurant Colbert, have brought their charmont pétanque court back for another summer! This lovely little spot aims to bring a little taste of France to Sloane Square, bringing you delicious crepes, friendly games of pétanque and refreshing Lillet spritzes!

50-52 Sloane Square, Belgravia, London SW1W 8AX

2. The Beach Huts at The Berkeley


A visit to the beautiful Berkeley Beach Huts will make you feel like you’re sunning on the English Riviera.These colourful huts, an homage to Britain’s charming seaside towns, are the perfect place to enjoy some Plymouth Gin cocktails and oysters. Perfect for a special occasion!

Wilton Pl, Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7RL

3. Monkey 47 Jungle at German Gymnasium


The adventurous Monkey 47 gin has created an incredible pop-up jungle at German Gymnasium this summer. There you can enjoy a menu of delicious Monkey 47 cocktails, amidst some lush greenery.

1 King’s Blvd, Kings Cross, London N1C 4BU, from May 24

4. Perrier-Jouët Terrace at the Allbright


Visit the luxurious private members club that is the Allbright and you’ll find that Perrier-Jouët has taken over the entire 4th floor terrace. Perfect for sipping champagne cocktails in style!

24-26 Maddox St, Mayfair, London W1S 1PP

5. Big Chill


In the heart of Shoreditch, you’ll find Big Chill Brick Lane, a fun laid back bar that really is the place to be any day of the week! For killer burgers, Havana Club Spiced Daiquiris and DJ sets at the weekend, get yourself down to Big Chill.

Dray Walk, Brick Ln, Spitalfields, London E1 6QL

6. Night Tales


This lush terraced bar under the railway arches of Hackney’s Bohemia Place, is the perfect place to enjoy frozen drinks in the sun this summer. Sip Havana Club 7 & Havana Club Spiced rum cocktails, while the DJ takes it away.

14 Bohemia Pl, London E8 1DU

7. NT’s Loft


Surrounded by the plants and greenery of NT’s Loft, it’s time to crack open the Monkey 47 cocktail menu and indulge in some delicious gin drinks. This relaxed venue is ideal for catching up with your group of six. Oh, and don’t worry if the evenings get chilly – the roof terrace at NT’s is heated!

207, 1 Westgate St, Hackney, London E8 3RL

Covid-19 health and safety measures and social distancing will be in place at each venue. Some venues may only open from May 17. Please drink responsibly.

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