London Has Been Voted Best Place In The UK… For Beer Gardens

With summer on its way, we’re hoping for more sunny weekends sat in beer gardens. But who does them best?

In a study carried out by Liberty Games, it was revealed that London is the best place in the UK to enjoy a few sips in the sunshine. (Feature image: @pubonthepark)

The Ship, Wandsworth (Photo: @saskiawaugh)

After scouring Instagram for the hashtags #beergarden and #pubgarden, the games room retailer found that, rather unsurprisingly, London is top dog when it comes to the almighty summer drinking spots.

Gipsy Moth, Greenwich (Photo: @alastair_price)

Manchester claims the silver medal with some also-pretty-banging beer gardens, followed by Edinburgh and Liverpool. In fifth place you’ve got Bristol, with Birmingham, Glasgow, Brighton, Cambridge and Leeds all making the top ten (in that order). Check out this interactive map to discover the top twenty.

People’s Park Tavern, Hackney (Photo: @peter8uk)

Although this research implies that London is the best place in the UK for beer gardens, what it really means is that London’s beer gardens are the most Instagrammable. And we don’t find that hard to believe. We’ve got some pretty good ones.


Originally published at Secret London.