Summer is so close we can practically taste the Pimm's and what better way to spend a day in the sunshine than at a great British beer garden? There are plenty of sun-drenched pubs in London, offering Thames views, hidden locations and dog-friendly spaces for a boozy day out in the capital. We've picked 20 of our favourite London beer gardens that we think you'll like too.
Whether for an alfresco lunch or summery pint of beer, these pub gardens are the perfect places to round up your friends when the sun comes out. Unusual ales, riverside views and barbecues galore are available at these alluring outdoor spaces in North, South, East and West London. There is something for everyone, with child-friendly beer gardens, rooftop settings for those who really want to escape the hustle and bustle, and outdoor spaces with beach huts for a true summer holiday experience.
The Windsor Castle in Kensington, The Albion in Islington and The Crown Tavern in Clerkenwell have some of London's most beautiful beer gardens, while Clapham, Greenwich and Hampstead are also home to a few gems.
Browse our pick of the best beer gardens in London and leave a comment to let us know your favourite spot.