Now that the sun’s decide to pay us a wee visit, we think it’s time to start contemplating eating out in the fresh air and soak up some of that precious vitamin D, along with some scrumptious food stuff. Here’s some top places to dine outside in London…
Kensington roof gardens: Babylon
Views: High above Kensington High Street
Views: Set on the eastern edge of the Serpentine in Hyde Park.
Food: Inspired by English country living, on the menu you’ll see the likes of Wild mushroom and artichoke risotto, sea trout with purple broccoli & the classic ‘Waldorf Salad’
View: Set amongst St James’ Park
Food: Locally sourced British dishes
Shad Thames (a selection of various restos on offer here)
Views: of the River Thames
Le Coq d’Argent
Views: A very stylish alfresco experience. Enjoy rooftop dining among smart greenery, with great views of the Square Mile.
Food: Classic French dishes
Offers: Sunday lunch is £29 for two courses and £26 for three courses.
Views: You’ll be spoilt, with gorge views of Hyde Park
Food: The restaurant has been praised over and over for its food. Time Out London says, “It could almost be a Bangkok garden palace. Service is effortlessly gracious and the menu intriguing.”
A set menu in the evening will cost you £29, but at lunchtime you can sample the views for just £12.95 per person for two courses, plus a glass of vino or Singha Beer.