Top 5 Beer Gardens as Voted by Londoners
Nothing says summer than sitting in a beer garden enjoying a refreshing beverage in the longer and warmer days! We asked our audience for their top 5 best beer gardens; check out which places they chose.
1. The Albion
Number one on the list is Islington’s favourite summer hide-out, The Albion. With its long wisteria covered exterior and log fires for the winter, The Albion is the perfect location if you want to relax and forget about the stresses of modern life. The cocktails are delightful, the beers are elegant and the food menu is sure to leave you more than content with life.
For more information, check out http://the-albion.co.uk/
2. The Malborough
Topping the social poll is The Malborough; a humble little pub blessed with comfy leather seats, tasteful art and a handsome dining area, not to mention a brilliantly sized beer garden.
According to The Marlborough, even on cold days, this pub is well worth the visit as thanks to the courtyard area, they have plenty of outdoor seating with heaters and even parasols.
The beer selection is divine and the wine list is excellent. So, what are you waiting for?
For more information, check out the website here: http://www.themarlboroughrichmond.co.uk/
3. The Crabtree
In second place is The Crabtree, found in Fulham. With its spectacular position on the river, this cosy little pub boasts huge gardens, a glazed colonnade that peers on to the Thames and an infamous weeping willow that sets the mood for this humble pub.
According to one Londoner, the King Prawns with hot chilli oil on toast are a must!
For more information, check out the website here: http://www.thecrabtreew6.co.uk/
4. The People’s Park Tavern
This hearty little village pub and brewery beside Victoria Park in the heart of East London is certainly a sight for sore eyes. The People’s Park Tavern was created to serve the ordinary people of the East End, earning an amazing reputation throughout all of London as being one of the best pubs in the city.
The People’s Park Tavern have an onsite brewery, the “Brew Lab”, which is one of three operated in London by the Laine Brew Co, and each site has a five brewer’s barrel brewery, meaning that each time they craft a batch, they produce another 1,440 pints of beer.
You can expect exceptional beers, delicious roast dinners, an eclectic range of DJ’s playing every weekend and so much fun to experience in the super cool hacienda garden, earning The People’s Park Tavern a deserving 4th place.
For more information, check out the website here: http://peoplesparktavern.pub/
5. The Rye
Tucked away north of the river just off Peckham Rye Common, The Rye is an inviting pub in the heart of Peckham that offers a great choice of drinks and British meals.
Guests can enjoy a large garden, a spot of outdoor table tennis, a sunken terrace and an authentic fireplace for when the sun isn’t shining. The Rye also hosts regular music nights with some of London’s best acoustic acts.
For more information, go to http://www.theryepeckham.com/
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