London Outdoor Dining

Soak up the sun or dine under the stars in one of Mayfair's top alfresco dining spots, many of which can be found in the neighbourhood's buzzing foodie quarter North Audley Street and on fashionable Mount Street

Mayfair is just a five-minute stroll from Bond Street station and a short walk from the bustle of Oxford Street, making it the perfect spot for a long outdoor lunch or dinner.  

The Ivy Asia

The outdoor terrace of The Ivy Asia with a red awning and planters

Dine alfresco on The Ivy Asia’s opulent terrace to soak up the sunshine while feasting on Asian-inspired dishes washed down with creative cocktails. The Ivy Asia might be known for its stylish sushi bar and dreamy interior filled with 12 cherry blossom trees, but its terrace is equally grand and leafy.  

Website: Visit Theivyasia.com 

Location: The Ivy Asia, 8-10 North Audley Street, London W1K 6WS

NAC Mayfair

If you’re looking for some healthy indulgence, head to NAC, a French bistro-style neighbourhood restaurant inspired by the pavement-dotted cafés of Paris. Offering everything from brunch to evening cocktails, lunch to dinner, diners can enjoy outdoor dining all day long with globally inspired comfort food. Feel the summer vibes with a refreshing cocktail, such as chilli, tequilla and lime, or Mezcal, Montenegro and agave. Don't leave without visiting the wood panelled cocktail lounge, where you can order a host of cocktails, mocktails and juices.

Website: Visit naclondon.co.uk

Location: 41 North Audley Street, London W1K 6ZP

A table filled with two bowls of salad, a glass of white wine and an orange cocktail

BiBi Mayfair

An ice-filled drink with a straw on a wooden table

BiBi is an award-winning Indian restaurant led by chef-patron Chet Sharma. The contemporary restaurant offers an a la carte and tasting menu at lunch, and a single tasting menu for dinner, all of which see traditional Indian flavours presented alongside modern cooking techniques. Wash it all down with classic cocktails with an Indian twist. Enjoy lunch or dinner alfresco on BiBi's leafy terrace on North Audley Street. 

Website: Visit BiBirestaurants.com

Location: 42 North Audley Street, London W1K 6ZP

Plants by de

Indulge in delicious plant-based dishes at Plants by de, the brainchild of Ella Mills, creator of the hugely successful Deliciously Ella brand, the plant-based and wellness platform. Plants by de offers healthy, flavour-packed dishes, including sweetcorn fritters and okra fries, along with fruity cocktails, including the Mint Julep, Rhubarb Collins and Grapefruit Paloma. On a warm day, take a seat outside beneath the striped canopy.   

Website: Visit deliciouslyella.com

Location: 18 Weighhouse St, London W1K 5LU

Alfresco dining at Plants by De

Roka Mayfair

Located in foodie hub North Audley Street just minutes from Oxford Street, Roka offers Japanese robatayaki cuisine, which involves cooking over hot charcoal on an open fireplace, similar to barbecuing. Robata dishes on the menu include chicken skewers and wagyu beef, while the restaurant also offers an extensive choice of sushi and sashimi dishes. For warmer days, Roka has a pretty terrace shaded by large parasols. 

Website: Visit rokarestaurant.com

Location: 30 North Audley Street, London W1K 6ZF

Comptoir Café & Wine

A café by day and wine bar by night, Comptoir Café & Wine is open from 9.30am to 11pm, Monday to Saturday. Come in the morning for pastries, tea and coffee; at lunch for toasties, salads and charcuterie; or in the evening for cheese fondue and wine from its extensive menu. When the sun is shining, take a seat outside Comptoir on a classic French bistro-style table.  

Website: Visit Comptoir-cafe-and-wine.co.uk

Location: 21 -22 Weighhouse Street, London W1K 5LY

Jamavar Mayfair

The exterior of Jamavar with yellow awning and chairs and tables outside

Sited on Mayfair’s fashionable Mount Street, Michelin-starred Jamavar has a grand interior and a pretty terrace with a few tables under a canary-yellow awning. On the menu are vibrant pan-Indian small plates and signature classics that use fresh and seasonal ingredients. 

Website: Visit Jamavarrestaurants.com

Location: 8 Mount Street, Mayfair, London W1K 3NF

Scott's Mayfair

Book a table on the foliage-filled terrace of Scott's fish and seafood restaurant on elegant Mount Street. Long established as one of London's most iconic and fashionable restaurants, Scott's is a favourite with celebrities and politicians. Tuck into decadent dishes, such as oysters, caviar, shellfish and lobsters, washed down with a refreshing cocktail like a Cucumber Cooler or a Fruit Cup. Finish up with a summery dessert, such as a honeycomb ice cream or Mojito Spritzer sorbet.

Website: Visit scotts-mayfair-com  

Location: Scott's, 20 Mount Street, London W1K 2HE

The exterior of Scott's with outdoor seating

Le Magritte Bar & Terrace at The Beaumont

terrace of bar

Visit Le Magritte cocktail bar at The Beaumont for glamorous 1920s décor, classic cocktails and American whiskies. The American-style bar has a wood-panelled interior and sheltered terrace, dotted with plants and overlooking Brown Hart Gardens. as well as drinks, visitors can enjoy an exceptional selection of Cuban cigars, including classic line, regional and limited-edition.  

Website: Visit thebeaumont.com

Location: The Beaumont, 8 Balderton St, Brown Hart Gardens, London W1K 6TF

Hideaway Mayfair

Hideaway is an all-day restaurant on Mayfair's Mount Street with a distinctly Parisian vibe thanks to its chic decor and outdoor pavement seating. Open all day for breakfast, lunch and early dinners, Hideaway offers baguettes, bagels, salads and sweet treats, including waffles, pastries, French toast and madeleines. 

Website: Visit hideawaylondon.co.uk

Location: 100 Mount Street, London W1K 2TG

Hideaway

34 Mayfair

Two women sip drinks with a backdrop of flowers

Grab an outdoor table on the covered terrace of 34 Mayfair, a lush oasis filled with plants and flowers. Feast on 34 classics like lobster mac ‘n’ cheese, caesar salad and hamburgers, and savour fine wine and artfully crafted cocktails. 34’s terrace is the perfect spot to enjoy a special occasion or indulge in a long lunch away from the bustle of Oxford Street.

Website: Visit 34-restaurant.co.uk  

Address: 34 Mayfair, 34 Grosvenor Sq, South Audley Street, London W1K 2HD

The Mayfair Chippy

Sink your teeth into quintessentially British fish and chips on the terrace of The Mayfair Chippy on North Audley Street, just off Oxford Street. Take a seat on a sun-splashed outdoor table and start your meal on a high with oysters and an ice-cold glass of rosé. Diners can expect award-winning fish and chips, alongside an extensive fish menu of crab and mussels. For vegans and vegetarians, there's fried halloumi or To-fish, a vegan alternative to fish. 

Website: Visit mayfairchippy.com

Location: The Mayfair Chippy, 14 N Audley St, London W1K 6WE

Jean-Georges at The Connaught

Overlooking fashionable Mount Street, the terrace at Jean-Georges at the Connaught is the perfect spot to indulge in the world-renowned chef’s market-to-table dishes. Enjoy an alfresco lunch or dinner under the stars with menu highlights including the black truffle and fontina pizza, the kale salad or the peppery Wagyu beef.

Website: Visit the-connaught.co.uk

Location: The Connaught, 16 Carlos Place, London W1K 2AL

Everbean Cafe and Wine Bar

Tucked away down Mayfair's fashionable yet tranquil Avery Row, Everbean is a buzzy coffee shop by day and wine bar by night. Take a seat on the terrace to enjoy a healthy breakfast, a homemade cake or a healthy lunch (think sandwiches, soups and tarts). 

Website: Visit everbean.co.uk 

Location: Everbean, 30 Avery Row, London W1K 4BB

The outside of Everbean with tables on the pavement

Bacchanalia

Transport yourself to the Cyclades this spring and summer on Bacchanalia’s newly opened terrace on Mount Street. Plump for Mediterranean plates that use fresh seasonal ingredients. Menu highlights include linguine zucchini with aged feta, mint and breadcrumbs, or the halibut ‘spetsiota’ served with tomato compote, caramelised onion and a herb crust.  

Website: Visit bacchanalia.co.uk

Location: Bacchanalia, 1-3 Mount St, London W1K 3NB

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