Hotels with outdoor alfresco dining
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The coronavirus pandemic has made 2020 the year for outdoor dining. More than ever, guests are seeking out hotels with outdoor restaurants where they can relax and safely eat breakfast, lunch and even dinner alfresco. Here are the best UK hotels, B&Bs and inns that offer outdoor eating areas.

Hotels with outdoor alfresco dining

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Special offer
The Rose & Crown

The Rose & Crown - Autumn Escape Special Offer from £95 per person per night

Barnard Castle

This 18th century coaching inn sits beside the village’s Saxon church means picturesque views from both the room and the courtyard areas.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • activities
  • disabled
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • wildlife_watching
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • parking
  • outdoor_dining
  • good_value
  • electric_charging_point
  • foodie
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Soar Mill Cove Hotel

Soar Mill Cove Hotel - Midweek Special Offer

Salcombe

Nestled into the landscape and looking out to sea, the entire hotel is focused on the views from afternoon teas on the terrace to the private patios outside most of the rooms.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • baby-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • outdoor_dining
  • bird_watching
  • electric_charging_point
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The Nare

The Nare - Four night Autumn Break Special Offer

Veryan-in-Roseland

‘The Nare’s description of itself as “the country house hotel by the sea” sums it up nicely.
  • gym
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • cooking_school
  • view
  • disabled
  • dog_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • parking
  • outdoor_dining
  • wheelchair_accessible
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The Peacock at Rowsley

The Peacock at Rowsley - 25% Discount Offer

Rowsley

Generations of glamorous aristocrats hang around this 17th-century manor house, gazing from gilded frames over what is today an exemplary hotel.
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • bandb
  • wi-fi
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • outdoor_dining
  • cycling
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Widbrook Grange

Widbrook Grange - 'Escape to the Cotswolds' Special Offer

Bradford-on-Avon

This pet friendly former farmhouse is surrounded by beautiful gardens that are peppered with old farm curiosities by way of decoration. The outside is also brought in - for example, in the dining room there’s a display of garden tools!
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • boutique
  • for_wine-lovers
  • historic
  • great_breakfast
  • outdoor_dining
  • baby-friendly
  • foodie
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Cary Arms & Spa

Cary Arms & Spa - Romantic Hideaway Experience Special Offer

Babbacombe

Perched just above the beach, Cary Arms and Spa offers guests plenty of outside space to dine or relax in, both in the common areas and in the privacy of some of the rooms and suites.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • baby-friendly
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
  • for_wine-lovers
  • mooring_available
  • wildlife_watching
  • outdoor_dining
  • honeymoon
  • fishing
  • walking
10% discount voucher
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The Feathered Nest

The Feathered Nest - Three Nights for the Price of Two Special Offer

Chipping Norton

An 18th-century malthouse on a hilltop, with spectacular views across the Evenlode valley, is today a village hub, pub and foodie destination.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • wi-fi
  • tennis
  • gourmet
  • pub_with_rooms
  • wine
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_wine-lovers
  • vegan-friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • child_friendly
  • parking
  • outdoor_dining
  • foodie
  • wheelchair_accessible
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The Dog at Wingham

The Dog at Wingham - Dinner, Bed and Breakfast Special Offer

Canterbury

This Kent pub with rooms sits in a pretty village with a selection of tables outside the front to watch the world go by and a pretty pub garden for dining or savouring a morning coffee.
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • golf
  • good_value
  • weddings
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
  • walking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • dog_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
  • restaurant_with_rooms
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The Eastbury Hotel & Spa

The Eastbury Hotel & Spa - Perfect Getaway Special Offer

Sherborne

A ‘lovely’ walled garden gives a country house air to this small hotel in the heart of a historic market town.
  • baby-friendly
  • child_friendly
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • garden
  • golf
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_dining
  • spa
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
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Bunchrew House

Bunchrew House - Two Night Winter Luxury Highland Break Special Offer

Inverness

This fairytale castle of a hotel in the Scottish Highlands dates to the 17th century and is surrounded by gardens, lake views, and sweeping grounds rolling into woodland laced with trails. 
  • baby-friendly
  • bird_watching
  • child_friendly
  • cycling
  • dog_friendly
  • eco-friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • fishing
  • garden
  • golf
  • horse_riding
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wi-fi
  • wildlife_watching
  • conference/meeting_friendly
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Special offer
La Sablonnerie

La Sablonnerie - Suite Upgrade Special Offer

Little Sark

On this car free island, you arrive by horse and carriage at a magical hotel where the abundant gardens have even carefully cultivated across the years by proprietor Elizabeth Perree.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • exceptional_value
  • honeymoon
  • seaside
  • bird_watching
  • fishing
  • cycling
  • dog_friendly
  • romantic
  • wildlife_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
  • foodie
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Albergo Al Sole

Albergo Al Sole - 10% Discount Special Offer

Asolo

A 16th century villa, Albergo Al Sole is like something out of a fairytale with outdoor terraces for dining with a view of the pretty village of Asolo, widely described as the “garden of Venice”. 
  • baby-friendly
  • bird_watching
  • child_friendly
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • cycling
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • for_wine-lovers
  • good_value
  • gourmet
  • great_breakfast
  • gym
  • historic
  • honeymoon
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
  • with_cooking_school
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
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Dart Marina

Dart Marina

Dartmouth

Devoted to leisure and pleasure, Richard Seton’s spa hotel overlooking the Dart estuary is a perennial readers’ favourite.
  • child_friendly
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • weddings
  • mooring_available
  • outdoor_dining
  • bird_watching
  • baby-friendly
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The Cat Inn

The Cat Inn - Two Nights for the Price of One Special Offer

West Hoathly

A warm and welcoming pub with rooms, this dog friendly escape set in a hilltop village set in the heart of the Sussex countryside and with a pretty terrace for drinks and dining in the summer months.
  • walking
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • wine
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • golf
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • outdoor_dining
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • great_breakfast
  • good_value
  • foodie
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
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Special offer
The Broadway Hotel

The Broadway Hotel - Cotswold Midweek Offer: Four Nights for the Price of Three

Broadway

Golden stone abuts Tudor black-and-white at this historic hotel, which has a large terrace for alfresco dining overlooking a picture-postcard village green.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • outdoor_dining
  • electric_charging_point
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
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Special offer
The Castle Hotel

The Castle Hotel - 25% Discount Special Offer

Bishop’s Castle

Walkers and those with four-legged friends are among the happy customers of the ‘ultimate dog-friendly hotel’ built on the ruins of a hilltop Norman castle with views to the south Shropshire hills.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • conference_meeting
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • good_value
  • cycling
  • outdoor_dining
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Special offer
Rufflets

Rufflets - 'Stay More, Save More' Special Offer

St Andrews

One of Scotland’s first country house hotels, this turreted 1920s mansion in tranquil, ‘elegant’ gardens is owned by Mark and Christopher Forrester, grandsons of two of the original founders.
  • baby-friendly
  • child_friendly
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • country_house
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • garden
  • golf
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
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Special offer
Watersmeet

Watersmeet - Winter Indulgence Break Special Offer

Woolacombe

On the South West Coast Path, this former Edwardian gentleman’s retreat has ‘wonderful’ cliff-top views over an expanse of sea and sand.
  • baby-friendly
  • bird_watching
  • child_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • garden
  • golf
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_dining
  • outdoor_pool
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • seaside
  • spa
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
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Special offer
Lewinnick Lodge

Lewinnick Lodge - Romantic Getaway Special Offer

Newquay

Atop the craggy Pentire headland, this cliff-edge hotel dispenses exhilarating views and the soothing sounds of the Atlantic.
  • baby-friendly
  • child_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • eco-friendly
  • garden
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • seaside
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
  • cycling
  • electric_charging_point
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Lion and Pheasant

Lion and Pheasant

Shrewsbury

Modern style and characterful original features merge at this centrally located 16th-century coaching inn with ‘easy access to all parts of the city’.
  • baby-friendly
  • child_friendly
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • outdoor_dining
  • vegan-friendly

Hotels with outdoor alfresco dining

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Porth Tocyn Hotel
Porth Tocyn Hotel, Abersoch
‘I would love to keep it to myself, but I thought I should share the good news.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • outdoor_pool
Last updated: October 19, 2020