Restaurants with Outdoor Terraces: London and Beyond
1. For Latin American Cuisine: Zuaya
One of London’s finest Latin American-inspired restaurants, Zuaya, has reopened their bookings for April 12th onwards.
Eat: With a generous outside terrace, choose from a variety of delicious tapas dishes, such as Wagyu Beef Shortrib Bao, classic Padron Peppers, and even Tuna Avocado Tacos. Don’t miss the signature Tuna Tataki with Yuzu Mayo as well as the Salmon Tiradito.
Where: 35B Kensington High St, Kensington, London W8 5EB
2. For Italian Small Plates: Como Garden
From the team behind Zuaya, Como Garden is inspired by the picturesque and stunning scenery of the magical Lake Como located in Northern Italy. The outside terrace, adorned with pretty foliage, allows you to soak up some spring sunshine, graze on tapas and enjoy some wine from the restaurant’s extensive list.
Eat: Championing the best and freshest produce sourced directly from Italy, the star of the show is undoubtedly the handmade pasta – as fresh as if you were eating it in some of the most famous regions in Italy. Served as a tapas/sharing concept, the menu features a myriad of meat, fish and veggie options with a strong focus on seasonal flavours. Finish the meal on a sweet note with the Como Garden Ferrero Roche.
Where: 37-45 Kensington High St, Kensington, London W8 5ED
3. For Casual Dining: Trinity x Ruinart Champagne
Michelin-starred Trinity is bringing alfresco European dining to Clapham with their new large outdoor space opening adjacent to Trinity, called Outside.
In partnership with Ruinart Champagne, and channeling fun, casual sunshine vibes, the dining area – with space for 35 covers – will feature a mobile bar and kitchen BBQ area.
Eat: Small plates are the order of the day. Dom Ruinart, Ruinart Blanc de Blanc and Ruinart Rose by the glass, Think chic cocktails, cold beers, fish and meat on the BBQ with summery salads.
Where: 4 The Polygon, Clapham Town, London SW4 0JG
Out of London
4. For Plant-Based Bites: The Gatherers
The Gatherers, opened in 2019, boasts a popular beer garden that is currently undergoing renovations and a new menu ahead of April 12th. Throughout lockdown, the renovation to the garden means its now a glorious sun trap, perfect for topping up the tan with a cocktail, beer or wine in hand.
Eat: Outside will be a traditional charcoal barbecue setup offering a range of burgers, hotdogs and even pizzas – all plant-based.
Where: 2 Muspole St, Norwich NR3 1DJ
5. For British Fare: The Boat Inn
The Boat Inn, located in Lichfield, will be offering an all-day dining small garden menu from 12pm-9pm, Friday – Sunday in the restaurant’s garden. With heaters and music in full swing, a tent will cover the garden to protect you from the elements!
Eat: Smaller plates include: roast hake with triple cooked chips and warm tartare sauce, Scotch egg and piccalilli, and not forgetting other classic dishes that have graced the menu over the years. Full drinks offering will be available including cocktails and champagnes.
Where: The Boat Inn, Walsall Rd, Muckley Corner, Lichfield WS14 0BU