Best beer gardens of London

London boasts some of the best beer gardens of the world. The beer gardens are known for their full-bloom greenery and do not have an unkempt boozer place. You will find scores of beer gardens in and around Budget Hotels in London as well as near posh accommodations. Following is a list of ten best beer gardens of London which are a home to a large collection of beer and visitors can hangout for a swift bite at these places.

The Canonbury Tavern-Canonbury Place

This place crouches away from the noise of nearby Upper Street and forms a silent part of London’s literary history. The Canonbury was frequented by George Orwell, which he amalgamated for penning down “The Moon Under Water.” He drew inspiration from the chestnut tree for his writings in 1984. The tree is soiled in the same place and spreads its huge shade in the walled garden. They offer well-kept beers in blossoming garden, which makes it a perfect place to sup and enjoy.

Duke of Edinburgh-Brixton

Slipped in between Brixton and Clapham North, this place houses one of the largest beer gardens in London.  With a large seating area, flourishing bar and a BBQ, Duke of Edinburgh is a perfect destination to enjoy the foibles of sunlight in winters and a quick bite. This place becomes a brimming hub for people by the month of May to beat the scorching heat with an iced drink and other delicious bites. The place is a cheerful boozer and boasts one of the largest and busiest outdoorsy beer gardens in London.

The Crabtree- Fulham

Tucked away between a beautiful stretch of Hammersmith and Putney Bridges, this Victorian pub is home to a huge, lush beer garden. The Crabtree is known for its riverside location, outdoorsy BBQ and a prime spot, nestled next to cove sheltered in an elegant willow. The place has a large selection of tap and wines, served in spruced armchairs under the unctuous light of the lampshades. Food of the place is also diverse and they carry out a change on their seasonal menu. They place becomes bustling spot during the annual Boat race and Fulham matches played at Craven Cottage. They are most loved for their apple orchard garden where they hold barbeques and muster a large number of people in the warmer months.


The Albion is a Georgian bud that bloomed in Islington’s fields and farms, which over the years has transformed into a beautiful hub.  The frontage is covered with wisteria and becomes a perfect place to relax. The food of Albion has also been awarded many times and is recognized as the best pubs in United Kingdom. You can hire out the entire Albion garden for hosting many occasions. It is situated beautifully off the Upper Street, with a decorated walled garden within the conservation area of Barnsbury.

The Earl of Essex-Islington

The Earl of Essex overshadows the halo of faceless pubs that sprung in every corner of the city. Earl of Essex is noted for its old British styled boozer and is Islington’s first brew pub. It houses a large beer garden and becomes a neat place to enjoy the creations of Earl’s Brewery. They have a diverse menu and their specialty includes devilish eggs with fried courgette, pigeon scotch egg and chili cheese fried. so, buck up and reach The Albion and wallow in the rays of sun.

Garden gate-Hampstead

The Garden Gate in Hampstead is a perfect alfresco fun, lurking North London.  It is said to be one of the finest beer gardens of London and have amazing insides. The beer garden dates back to nineteenth century and is said to have welcome weary strollers and locals from the Hampstead Heath. They offer a large menu in super-relaxed ambience. Their menu includes fresh home-cooked food and a large selection of specialty drinks. They have a huge beer garden which can accommodate 150 people and dogs are also allowed. They house eighteen draught lagers and some five ales and also host quiz nights.

The Grand Union –Brixton

The Grand Union houses London’s largest beer gardens which can be hired for private parties. The background is adorned with flock wallpapers and lights from the sixties. The best thing is that they let you party and enjoy until the wee hours of morning. They have an outdoor area which is full of tiki huts, is also equipped with televisions. They house a pleasure garden which is used for hosting outdoor BBQ burgers, veggies, wings as well as cocktails.

People’s Park Tavern-Victoria Park

People’s Park Tavern was previously called as Britannia and is one of the best boozers in Victoria Park. It has its own microbrewery to offer diverse styles of ales. They have a beer garden with many benches and small beach huts. They have their own bar and the shady area also serves plenty of sitting and heating options. The main room of the tavern is decorated with lounge sofas, lampshades and wooden benches. They are said to serve a bestseller: New Zealand Pale Ale and a light pint. People’s Park Tavern boasts a hacienda garden which has won many accolades for its beauty. The place also hosts JS, comedy nights and quiz nights on weekends.

The Ship-Wandsworth

This is a busy pub, located on the riverside and offers a large space to sit back and relax in the sun. They serve delicious good food, plenty of burgers and beer. They also serve their menu food at an Outdoor grill and at extra alfresco bar, on sunny days.

 The Dolphin-Sydenham

This beer garden of South London offers you great binges on weed-covered pavings and wooden tables. You can find small corners and box hedgings to grab a glass of beer.

There are hundreds of other bars located in every nook and corner of London. Tourists staying at Park Grand London Hotels will many bars including Hyde Bar and restaurants such as Tukdin at nearby locations.

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