Sitting outdoors with a good, honest pint is one of the timeless joys of London. Fortunately, our city is blessed with hundreds of al fresco drinking spaces, from tiny roof terraces to sprawling gardens. Land value being what it is, you're most likely to find the bigger, more verdant types the further out you go, although there are plenty of beauties in the inner suburbs. And here's a teaser: can anyone think of a Zone 1 beer garden with grass?
Our map below is a work in progress. It shows recommendations from Londonist readers, as well as the many places we've personally enjoyed. We've included any pub with a sectioned-off open space, including small roof terraces. But it has to be towards the pub end of the drinking spectrum, rather than chain bars and clubs.
Please add further suggestions in the comments below, and we'll add them to the map.
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