Outdoor London Venues

London is a busy, built-up city, so finding an outdoor venue or green space in London can be tricky. A great outdoor venue is like gold dust. We thought you might like a helping hand. We’ve uncovered the best outdoor venues the city has to offer. Why not hire one for your summer party? From rooftops to gardens and even churchyards, London’s outdoor party venues are truly amazing.

Front Lawns, Geffrye Museum

The front lawns of the Geffrye museum.

The Geffrye Museum is a famous, longstanding East London landmark. Nestled away on the famous Kingsland Road, the front lawns are one of a handful of green spaces in such close proximity to the city. Surrounded by the iconic almhouse buildings of the Geffrye Museum, the Front Lawns are dotted with beautiful, sprawling London Plane trees. A beautiful outdoor venue in London, the Space can accommodate over 500 people for private party event. Make the Space your own this summer with plenty of room for production. Famously, the Front Lawns has hosted outdoor film screenings, sports days, barbecues and garden parties, and now you can hire the Space as your next outdoor venue in London.

Gardens, Laban Building 

Contemporary, art deco gardens outside the Laban building

Set within a truly unique and contemporary landscape, the Laban Gardens were designed by Vogt Architects. The 200-seat amphitheatre is an impressive location for any outdoor event or party venue. Although it was designed originally as a performance area, the amphitheatre is also a striking Space for your own open-air functions including private parties, performances, product launches and cocktail receptions. So, why not hold your summer party here for a Space with a difference? The building’s façade provides a unique and dynamic backdrop for any special event. With the opportunity to project digital imagery onto the polycarbonate outer skin of the building, this Space offers a wealth of creative potential in a truly inspiring setting.

The Secret Garden, The Prince Albert

An outdoor terrace in London. With chairs tables and a pergola.

The beautifully designed Bridge Bar & Dining Room at The Secret Garden offers a fantastic large private Space. Whether it’s a seated banquet, standing reception or private party there are several options available making it perfect for any occasion! Take advantage of the cosy setting overlooking Battersea Park with this amazing outdoor venue in London. Fully equipped with a 3M wide, HDMI-ready projector screen and an auxiliary connection so you can be your own DJ. The Secret Garden can accommodate up to 45 guests in this roped-off area in the buzzing London pub garden.

The Garden at Kings Arms Wandsworth

A large outdoor venue in London. The space has wooden floor and large thatched-roof huts.

The Garden at Kings Arms Wandsworth is one of the best options for summer party venue hire, most recognised for its large sun-filled beer garden, it has fantastic private hire opportunities. The Garden is a great outdoor venue that is flooded with Londoners when the sun is shining.

Garden, Royal Over-Seas League


An outdoor venue in London with chairs and tables on a large grass patch and separate paved area


With the high price of real estate in the capital, many people might think that garden party venues in London are impossible to come across. However, they would be very much mistaken. The Garden at the Royal Over-Seas League is situated in a private space overlooking Green Park. This space is available for semi-private hire during the summer season for barbeques and receptions. With a range of catering options for numbers from 40 to 80, serving both hot and cold dishes, light bites and platters. Hire the Garden for the perfect garden party venue in true al fresco style. The Royal Over-Seas League offers a sanctuary from the bustle of London. Hire the Garden for the perfect garden party venue in true al fresco style.

The Garden at K+K Hotels

A large grass patch in the middle square of buildings. A grass and garden patch runs through in a curved space

The Garden at K+K Hotels George is an oasis of peace and tranquility in the centre of the city. Located in the prestigious Kensington and Chelsea Borough of London, your Guests can experience a relaxing, country-feel garden in the centre of the city. This outdoor venue in London is an award-winning garden in the city, the ideal location to hold a summer party, a celebratory drinks event, or a summer product launch.

Roof Garden, Proper Office


A cosy rooftop terrace with wooden deck floor and bright furnishings with lots of greenery and potted plants


At an unbeatable location, close to Liverpool Street and Old Street, the Roof Garden at Proper Office is an amazing rooftop garden great for any outdoor event in London. Surrounded by beautiful flowers, greenery and an impeccable view of the city the Rooftop Garden has everything you need to ensure comfort and convenience. With a capacity of 100 people, this completely private venue is suitable for summer parties, photo shoots, lunches and much more.

The Garden Bar

A terrace area with lots of trees and tables and chairs. The ideal outdoor venue in London

The Garden Bar in Notting Hill has hosted many functions both large and small, from summer parties to music nights, the garden marquee can accommodate up to 200 people. Well equipped to deal with any event, The Garden Bar can arrange parties, corporate evenings and bespoke events for 40 – 400 people. A Space full of character and charm, the Garden Bar is a lovely outdoor venue offering some restbite from the busy London streets.

The Harmony Roof Garden


The rooftop of a large canal boat is the perfect unusual outdoor venue in Lodon

The Harmony Roof Garden is an outdoor venue with a difference. Featuring the largest open roof deck on the river Thames, the Harmony is a venue that is sure to impress. The open, grassy deck provides an ideal vista to soak up the last few rays of sun as it sets on the horizon. Decorated with trees and outdoor furniture this is an outdoor venue with a difference. The Harmony Roof Garden package is ideal for a summer event. Take a three hour cruise departing from any central London pier as a quintessentially British experience and the perfect way to appreciate the capital. Enjoy a unique view of the city on board the Harmony, a great Space for your summer party.

Churchyard Southwark Cathedral


The churchyard of Southwark cathedral is a unique Space in the city.


A churchyard might seem like a surprising outdoor venue, but wait until you see The Churchyard at Southwark Cathedral. The prestigious location, in an amazing central location, is best suited for drinks receptions and private parties. With ample Space and fully equipped with all the necessary equipment, it’s a great place to impress your Guests. Located on the south side of the Cathedral, the Churchyard is a beautiful garden with a mix of lawn and paved areas, plus stunning greenery and gardens. Able to accommodate up to 600 people for a canape reception the outdoor venue in the city is a charming setting for a drinks reception. Watch the sun go down behind The Shard behind you as you enjoy this beautiful outdoor venue in London.  


So, there you have it, our favourite outdoor venues you can hire in London. The best Spaces in the city which give you that much needed green Space. Which one will you choose?