Whether you’re after canal-side boozing t’up north, PYTs in hot pants letting it all hang out in a Brummy garden or just wanna sit atop a canal boat and hit the beers - these booze gardens around the UK are where you should be spending your sunny afternoons.
In London? It’s not all high rise, speakeasies and sweaty tubes; London’s got some epic booze gardens too - so good that they got their own blog. Boom.
This adult playground is filled with everything you could want; cocktails, chilli dogs, beers, PYTs, and importantly a huge garden. The staff are super friendly and encourage indulgence. When BarChick’s hitting Brum’s booze scene, this is where we catch our rays.
118 Alcester Road, Birmingham B13 8EE
One of the oldest pubs in Birmingham, this suntrap garden is where you wanna be when you’re not after fancy cocktails or hot chicks - sure it’s got old man vibes but these guys know what they’re doing as this spot is legendary. The beer selection is bang on, and pretty cheap, so get knocking back a few brews.
1 Saint Mary's Row, Birmingham B13 8HW
Open from AM to late PM, this is the perfect spot for a chilled out boozy day with a massive outdoor area plus a terrace overlooking a canal.
18 Castle Street, Deansgate Locks, Manchester, M3 4LZ
Sleek and modern, sit among the succulents and shrubbery and knock back a couple G&T’s. With a Gin menu over 160 strong, this is a gin lover's paradise.
376 Deansgate, Manchester M3 4LY
Sit on top of this converted barge and watch the world go by. Owned by the Bristol Beer Factory, beer is obviously the way forward here, so get involved.
Mardyke Wharf, Hotwell Road, Bristol BS8 4RU
Quite literally a boat docked on a park, there's an obvious nautical theme going on. It’s relaxed and fun, with parties going till 2am most nights.
Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 3AX
Looking for the hot summer peeps of Leeds? Look no further than the terrace at Nation of Shopkeepers. Sure there’s not actually any grass but what it lacks in greenery it makes up for in ales, American BBQ grub and eye candy of a much better kind.
27 – 37 Cookridge Street, Leeds, LS2 3AG
Connected to the iconic Kazimierz music joint, this is a chilled tropical paradise in the city. Beers, BBQ and babes - what more could you ask for?
4-5 Wolstenholme Sq, Liverpool L1 4JJ
Ye Cracke - Liverpool
Riding off the fame as a dating spot for a young John Lennon, Ye Cracke has a sun trap of a beer garden. Packed with old school charm, plus a mix of students and mod-esque drinkers, it’s always got good vibes and booze flowing.
13 Rice St, Liverpool L1 9BB
Grab one of their epic burgers, a spot in their massive green garden, and dig in under the approving eye from a Jesus statue. Filled with picnic tables, fairy lights and a whole lot of meat and booze, this is what sunny weekends were made for.
1 Maryland Street, Liverpool L1 9DE
What’s better than one garden? Two gardens mother f*ckers! An idyllic little pub in its own right, the gardens are where it’s at when the sun is out with loads of seating, DJ’s and a night that easily slips from a quiet pint into debauchery.
65 St James' Street, Brighton BN2 1JN
Posh and comfortable, this pub is a bit of country injection when you need to to recharge. Take your mum, sit in the sun, and stay for their quiz nights and seasonal dinner.
48 Hove Street, Hove BN3 2DH
Home of the James Street Brewery, these guys obviously know their beer. Throw in a good measure of house smoked & cured meats, a BBQ, and a massive garden filled with tables, umbrellas, colorful mismatched chairs and lanterns and you’re set.
14 James Street West, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset BA1 2BX
When you’re in a city as old school as Oxford you’ve gotta keep it classic, and it doesn’t get more classic than this 17th Century riverside gastro pub. It’s mum/dad/gran/dog friendly, they’re big on gin and there are peacocks in the garden, so get your crew a bench by the water and get the beers in before the punt.
195 Godstow Rd, Oxford OX2 8PN