Whether you’re from outside the city limits or live near the central line, there’s no denying the atmosphere that surrounds London. With its’ high-rise buildings, cosmopolitan population and the historic air of sophistication, setting the scene for your next function is already halfway done.
Hosting an event in summer means having more options than just your regular corner pub. So, why not make a statement in terms of venues by considering one of these beer garden gems that the great city of London has to offer?
Also known as ‘A Festival in a pub’, this quirky and whimsical location is ideal for those looking for an atmosphere with a creative edge. With its’ bohemian style, the semi covered garden area can accommodate your guests comfortably, even providing furry blankets and hot water bottles, should the weather take a turn. Choose from an array of cocktails, wine, lagers and delectable foods, while enjoying a live performance from local artists.
Situated in East London, you and your mates can surely make it a party to remember. The Water Poet garden is renowned as one of the best locations, as it offers, along with its friendly service, a large and comfortable outdoor area, decorated only by furniture, foliage and the London sky. Aside from a phenomenal dining garden, extensive craft beer selection and mouth-watering menu, the interior boasts nine big screen televisions so that sports fanatics don’t miss the latest events.
Centrally located to Camden Market, you can make your way down to this pub garden for a summer BBQ, home-cooked pub food, or to simply sample the array of specialty beers and wines. Known for its big servings of drinks, food and soul, this outdoor haven can also accommodate up to 300 people, which means, the more the merrier! Why not visit for one of their renowned Sunday roasts and a board game to see what all the fuss is about?
True to its’ name, The Garden Gate pub offers a more intimate setting for those looking to host smaller events. Accommodating up to 150 people in the outdoor area, guests can enjoy the selection of English ales on tap, local craft beers, or even the in-house drink creations from the bar tenders. Coupled with seasonal produce for delicious foods and free WiFi, what more could you really need in a venue?
This Wandsworth riverside pub has more than just a view of the Thames. The Ship takes its ales and beers very seriously. In fact, there are two copper Meantime Brewery tanks at the ready in the main bar, to ensure that patrons get the freshest beer possible. As a function venue, there are private areas, big and small, as well as heated cabins for when the weather turns colder, and you can even watch the turn from under the glass ceiling.
Previously known as The Pied Bull, this Streatham venue combines its’ over 100 years existence with 21st century charm. From the industrial looking oak bar to the colour light-leaded windows, you and your guests can soak up the atmosphere and sunshine on the patio, or for more privacy, hire out one of their six private sheds on offer. For seasonal food, cocktails and a colourful ambience, this truly is the gem of Streatham.
Come to Clapham and find one of the widest selections of beers, ales and draughts, along with an expansive beer garden where you can enjoy your drink in the sunshine. The homemade pub food, ‘spice-your-own’ Bloody Mary selection, and free WiFi are simply just the cherry on top. With its’ cosy atmosphere on cooler evenings, board game options, and even the occasional live band, The Falcon makes the ideal location for pre-drinks or a relaxed night out.
If you’re looking for somewhere that is centrally located, boasts a lush beer garden, BBQ facilities, cocktails and a special craft beer bar, you have found it. An award-winning establishment situated in the very heart of London and located right next to Victoria Park, The People’s Park Tavern surpasses many expectations. An excellent venue choice for day or night, it’s ideal for any event, no matter the size.
The Dove entrance in Hammersmith, is tucked away down a cobbled street, as if you have just discovered a secret passageway. Historic in structure and traditional in personality the atmosphere here is a combination of old world ways and modern century hospitality. With a wide selection of beers, ales, ciders and spirits, you can enjoy hand crafted, fresh foods while relaxing on the riverside terrace – watching the Thames flow by.
Spacious pub garden, fresh foods and an array of drinks to suit any palate, The Wandle offers an exciting atmosphere that’s ready to be enjoyed by big or small groups. Even sports supporters can feel right at home here with regular showings of matches, so you needn’t worry if your event falls on ‘match day’. With delicious pub food that includes sharing boards and BBQ’s in the summertime, free WiFi and live music, all you need to do is bring the good company to share it all with.