Where to find some of the best beer gardens opening in April
Looking forward to a pint on 12 April? Over 80 Fuller's pubs are getting ready to reopen their outdoor areas next month so you can socialise safely in your sixes. Reservations are filling up fast!
We're all hoping for a summer of some normality - sipping cold pints and dining in the sun with family and friends. Under the 'rule of six' or two household rule, pubs will be able to serve thirsty punters outside from 12 April and inside from 17 May. With the British weather always so unpredictable, our pubs have been prepping their gardens so you can still enjoy socialising outside come rain or shine.
Please note, these are just a few of the many Fuller's pubs reopening next month - see the full list here
Best beer gardens in and around London
The White Horse, Wembley
Described as 'the beating heart of Wembley', brand new Fuller's pub, The White Horse, has ample outdoor spaces for alfresco dining, complete with a quaint external garden on the ground floor and breath-taking views of the stadium and surrounding area. With the UEFA Euro 2021 confirmed for this summer, The White Horse will be the go-to venue for people to eat, drink and revel in the atmosphere.
Visit The White Horse's website
The Red Lion, Barnes
One of the top pubs in West London, The Red Lion attracts a good crowd all year round. The lovely beer garden always proves to be a big hit in the summer, now fully equipped with a marquee, awning and extra patio heaters to keep you safe and sheltered - whatever the weather!
Visit The Red Lion's website
The Blue Boat, Hammersmith
Perched right on the Thames Path in Hammersmith, The Blue Boat is all about life on the river. Enjoy fabulous, refined food and a premium collection of drinks - and catch stunning sunsets from the pub's spacious patio next to the water.
Visit The Blue Boat's website
The Fence, Farringdon
The Fence boasts one of the largest and coolest beer gardens in the city. The pub's vibrant and spacious garden is the perfect spot to celebrate alfresco style. Come and see it for yourself.
Visit The Fence's website
The Anglers, Teddington
Situated on the Thames, The Anglers is Teddington’s top destination for dinner and drinks all year round. The glorious riverside garden is perfect for soaking up the summer sun while enjoying a cold beer and delicious fresh food.
Visit The Anglers' website
The Prince Blucher, Twickenham
The Prince Blucher is a family-friendly pub with a beautiful beer garden that is ideal for outdoor dining all year round. Their menu features refined pub classics crafted from fresh, seasonal ingredients that caters for the whole family.
Visit The Prince Blucher's website
The Cabbage Patch, Twickenham
Since last year, The Cabbage Patch has more covered outdoor seating and another outdoor TV. The pub’s kitted out beer garden is the perfect setting for watching the game or tucking into a tasty sharing platter with friends.
Visit The Cabbage Patch's website
The Rose & Crown, Ealing
The Rose & Crown always screams English charm, community spirit, superb pub food and real ales. The pub is a warm friendly place for a bite to eat and a pint and the popular beer garden has plenty of covered seating for the locals to enjoy all year round.
Visit The Rose & Crown's website
The Hare & Hounds, Osterley
Surrounded by lush green fields, The Hare and Hounds in West London is a beautiful old pub with a super outdoor space, perfect for fresh food or an alfresco drinks. The pub is equipped with sheltered tables in heated areas that fit up to six people and if it's a bit chilly outside, you can also book a table that’s right next to the outdoor log burner.
Visit The Hare & Hounds website
The Drayton Court, Ealing
Perched elegantly in one of Ealing’s leafiest suburbs, The Drayton Court is just two miles from the River Thames. The pub has one of the biggest beer gardens in all of London as well as fantastic food and drink, making it the ideal spot to enjoy a relaxing drink with friends in the warmer months.
Visit The Drayton Court's website
Best beer gardens in and around Hampshire
The Bear of Burton, Christchurch
Opened in March 2020, The Bear of Burton offers a wonderfully charming country retreat in Burton, Christchurch. Formerly known as The Manor, The Bear of Burton’s name is a tribute to the original author of the famous fairy tale Goldilocks and the Three Bears, with the theme carried throughout. The pub's spacious courtyard and outdoor areas are the perfect spots for relaxing in the sun after a day of exploring the local countryside.
Visit The Bear of Burton's website
The Mayfly, Stockbridge
The Mayfly is an iconic riverside pub that's sure to lure you in with its picturesque location, delicious pub meals and nearby fly-fishing spots and cycling routes. The riverside garden has enough room for 250 guests and overlooks the trout and swan-filled waters of the River Test. Dine alfresco or enjoy a drink or two by the water while you take in the view.
Visit The Mayfly's website
The White Buck, Burley
Lying in the heart of the New Forest National Park, The White Buck Inn is a charming country house with a huge garden. Surrounded by woodland, there are a number of trails for dog walkers, horse riders and cyclists. It's the perfect place to drink and dine with family and friends after a day of exploring.
Visit The White Buck's website
The Bishop on the Bridge, Winchester
Perfectly placed to explore beautiful Winchester, The Bishop on the Bridge is elegantly situated on the bank of the River Itchen. Try a craft beer from a seat in the pub's garden and enjoy freshly prepared seasonal food while dining in the sunshine.
Visit The Bishop on the Bridge's website
FIND A PUB
This list highlights only a few of the wonderful pub gardens opening from 12 April. All of our pub gardens will be operating through Order & Pay so all you need to do is scan the barcode, choose from the menu and leave the rest to the team at the pub. We recommend contacting the pub before your visit to check availability. Here's a reminder of the full list of pubs reopening.