Top 5 Al Fresco Restaurants in London
Summer is well and truly in motion, which means drinks, food and a picturesque setting are top of the agenda. So for the welcome occasions when the sun decides to show its face, we’ve scoured the best outdoor restaurants in London on gourmet society. Delicious food and delicious savings, what more could you ask for?
Awarded an AA Rosette for Culinary Excellence, The Terrace on Piccadilly is a contemporary greenhouse bursting with natural light. Decked with just as much charm in the evening as during the day, the swoon-worthy, foliage-decked space is one to write home about. And the cherry on top – the inventive menu. We’re heading back for the rump of lamb served with pomme puree, rhubarb, barley and baby leeks. Genius on a plate. Enjoy 50% off the food bill, Monday – Thursday.
Found in Hackney in a red double decker bus, a stone’s throw from the V&A, Just FaB has a menu decked with luscious, vegan Sicilian dishes. Taking inspiration from his mother’s recipes, founder Fabio brought in the woman herself as head chef. So, authentic Italian cuisine is guaranteed. We recommend the luxury Just-Burger, featuring a bean and vegetable patty, spinach, tomato and marinated red onions served on Focaccia or Ciabatta. Make the most of 2 for 1 across three courses, excluding Friday and Saturday evenings.
Innovative, colourful and distinct – just a few words that spring to mind at the mention of Tuyo. Instagram stories at the ready. The crème de la crème of moreish Mediterranean cuisine, devour everything from delicate fish, tender meats, flavoursome vegetable dishes and daily specials outdoors. And be sure to leave some room for dessert too. Head over for 2 for 1 main meals, Monday – Thursday.
With charming views overlooking the Royal Victoria Docks, Eeshi’s Kitchen is the ideal outdoor dining location for summer. Inspired by authentic home-cooking, the menu changes from season to season. Choose from mains like hearty lamb stew or healthy vegan delights. And finish things off with classic desserts like sticky toffee pudding or chocolate brownie. See you there and enjoy25% off the total bill, including drinks with your gourmet society membership.
Sweet music to our dessert-for-breakfast devotee ears, Pancs offer a selection of swoon-worthy pancakes, including savoury and sweet options. The Duck Confit Panc is laced with duck, stilton, rocket, mustard and honey. Whilst the Sweet Russian Panc is decked with Russian curd cheese, sour cream and strawberries. Not technically in the great outdoors but set in Covent Garden, soak up the hustle and bustle of London with a premium crêpe. Decadence meets brunchy-goodness with 2 for 1 main courses, Sunday – Friday.