With the first cherry and magnolia blossoms out in London, it’s safe to say that outdoor dining season is back. And it’s just as well — after a tough winter (not least for restaurants), dining outside in the sunshine feels almost celebratory. From idyllic garden restaurants and secluded terraces to hidden patios and waterside decks, here’s a handy guide for the best restaurants in London with outdoor seating. And if you don’t see your favourite restaurant open yet, you can always use My Hit List to stay notified about when it plans to reopen.
Updated 21 March 2022.