Eventually, summer will be well and truly on it’s way once again. When it does, we imagine you might be looking for the best venues in London with outside Space. 

In the city it can feel nearly impossible to find a spare bit of outdoor space or outdoor party venues when the sunshine comes out.

The pavements are packed with people spilling out of pubs and cafes, all desperate to make the most of the elusive English summer.

But, we’re here to the rescue, and we’ve got a collection of all of the finest venues in London with outdoor space. These outdoor venues range from the chic and exclusive to relaxed and laid-back. Whatever your vibe when the sun comes out, we’re hoping these outdoor party venues will inspire you.

1. Garden Terrace, The Royal Park Hotel London

venue in london with outdoor space

Here one of our favourite venues in London with outside space that also happens to be just moments away from Hyde Park.

The West London setting is understated and quietly impressive. The hotel itself has an elegant, but modern, feel and there is something very quintessentially London about the place!

With stylish surroundings guaranteed, this secluded terrace area is the ideal outdoor venue for a drinks reception, small party or networking event.

2.The Roof Terrace, The Driver

venues in london with outside space

From a garden terrace, to a roof terrace. This is an outdoor party venue that provides a relaxed environment for an event.

The rooftop of this pub is the perfect place to soak up the daytime sunshine rays, or to enjoy the atmosphere on a balmy evening. Or both!

Couple this setting with a barbecue and you’ve got a top-notch party sorted. And, the final factor in this outdoor venue’s favour – it’s located right in the heart of Kings Cross.

3. The Ballroom & Meeting Terrace, Mandarin Oriental

large front garden overlooking road

As outdoor party venues go, this has to be one of the most impressive and spectacular. If you’re looking for the most exclusive garden party venue in London, this one leads out directly on to Hyde Park. With Hyde Park as the garden at your garden party, you can’t really go wrong.

With views over the park and hire of a ballroom too, this venue won’t fail to wow your guests.

The Mandarin Oriental is known for being one of the city’s finest hotels, and one of the most impressive venues with outdoor Space.

4. Fulham Palace

large courtyard with a fountain

Just when you thought things couldn’t get any more impressive – what could top a garden party overlooking Hyde Park?

Well, we present you with Fulham Palace. We rather like the idea of a palace as an outdoor party venue, and this one is pretty special. It’s a beautiful historic country house, with stunning gardens, in a riverside location. We probably don’t need to say any more!

5. The Penthouse, De Vere Grand Connaught 

A rooftop terrace with fake grass and black and red seats

The Penthouse at De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms Holborn is perfect for outdoor hire. The luxurious indoor rooms are paired with a penthouse rooftop terrace. So, f the British weather lets you down this venue definitely won’t.

The Penthouse has an unrivalled central London location. The venue is just 5 minutes walk from Covent Garden and Holborn underground stations. De Vere Grand Connaught is one of London’s most impressive and stylish Spaces.
The venue has a combined capacity of 80 people making it a great outdoor party venue in the city.

6. Laban Gardens, Laban Building 

An outdoor landscaped garden

Laban Gardens is a cutting edge venue in the heart of South East London. Set within a one of a kind venue, the 200-seat amphitheatre is an impressive outdoor party venue in London. A striking Space with a beautiful backdrop.

Able to accommodate up to 600 people, Laban Gardens is the ideal Space for a large scale event. An outdoor venue that has lots of potential for you to make it your own. The total area is up to 600 square metres.

7. Front Lawns, Geffrye Museum 

A large grass area surrounded by buildings and trees

The huge front lawns of the iconic Geffrye Museum is a simply stunning venue for your next outdoor event. Surrounded by the famous almshouse buildings and London Plane Trees this is a green haven in East London.

The open green Space can accommodate up to 500 people for private evening events. So why not choose the Geffrye Museum for your outdoor party this year?

8. The Postal Museum 

An outdoor courtyard with picnic benches and two bars on the left.

The Postal Museum can be found just an 11 minute walk from Russell Square. A light, bright contemporary events Space the outdoor area can be combined with the main room which gives you plenty of options for your next party.

Able to accommodate up to 120 people the Postal Museum is great for summer BBQs and networking functions. It’s a large open plan Space and floor to ceiling glass walls give the venue plenty of light.

As part of the of the venue hire there’s a chance to have a private tour o the museum galleries or ride on the Mail Rail train, taking your event to the next level.

A quirky venue and a great outdoor Space in London to throw a party your Guests won’t forget.

9. Pergola Paddington 

A huge rooftop bar with picnic benches and covered with a pergola

Set across two floors, Pergola Paddington can accommodate an impressive 850 Guests. Upstairs is a beautiful open-air bar, ideal for summer partes and evening receptions. But it doesn’t stop there! In the winter months, Pergola Paddington turn the venue into a cosy winter hideaway creating an idyllic setting for your Christmas party.

With 3 bars and 4 restaurants, your Guests will be spoilt for choice.

10. Madison

A rooftop terrace with St.Pauls in the background


Madison in St.Paul’s can be hired exclusively for up to 900 Guests. This is one of London’s largest venues with outdoor Space. The restaurants, terraces and cocktail bar are all included in the venue hire so your Guests will have plenty of breakout Spaces.

Offering uninterrupted views of the skyline, Madison’s is a gorgeous destination in St.Paul’s, check it out.

There are so many venues in London with outside space – more than it might seem! And, as we promised, they range from the grand to the casual, with plenty in between.

Whatever your budget, and whatever type of event you’re hosting, there’s something for everyone. So, once you’ve decided on the perfect venue for your event . . . all you need to do is wait for the sunshine to come out!

If you like the look of the above Spaces and would like to see more, check out our London private party collectionIf you need a hand finding the perfect spot for your next event, get in touch with our concierge team on support@headbox.com. They’d be happy to help!