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 - Summer Special Offers from £85 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
  • activities
  • disabled
  • wildlife_watching
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • outdoor_dining
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • good_value
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • electric_charging_point
  • electric_charging_point
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Special offer
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
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • baby-friendly
  • wi-fi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • outdoor_dining
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The Priory

The Priory - Staycation Three Nights for the Price of Two Special Offer

Wareham

‘This hotel is amazingly charming.’ A reader was delighted this year by a stay at this 16th-century priory-turned-hotel, ‘in a beautiful location’ beside the church and the River Frome.
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • wi-fi
  • disabled_facilities
  • golf
  • mooring_available
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wildlife_watching
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
  • walking
  • weddings
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_wine-lovers
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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
  • wifi
  • parking
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • romantic
  • boutique
  • gourmet
  • for_wine-lovers
  • country_house
  • historic
  • great_breakfast
  • outdoor_dining
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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
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • baby-friendly
  • wi-fi
  • 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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Special offer
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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Special offer
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. 
  • electric_charging_point
  • wi-fi
  • garden
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wildlife_watching
  • bird_watching
  • eco-friendly
  • baby-friendly
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • parking
  • walking
  • fishing
  • cycling
  • horse_riding
  • golf
  • outdoor_dining
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • romantic
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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
  • tennis
  • bird_watching
  • fishing
  • cycling
  • dog_friendly
  • parking
  • romantic
  • wildlife_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
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Special offer
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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Special offer
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
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • wine
  • wi-fi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • golf
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • outdoor_dining
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • great_breakfast
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

On fine days, guests eat and drink alfresco in front of this 15th-century inn, watched over by two towering clipped yews.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • wi-fi
  • outdoor_dining
  • electric_charging_point
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Hotels with outdoor alfresco dining

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Bank House
Bank House, King's Lynn
We hear glowing accounts of this Georgian bank-turned-boutique hotel.
  • child_friendly
  • value
  • wifi
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • boutique
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • pub_with_rooms
Last updated: August 10, 2020