From next week we’re able to go out for a meal, alfresco style! We’ve compiled a guide to local outdoor dining options. Please get in touch at Hello@chilternchatter.com or comment below if you have any recommendations 🙏
The Cricketers overlooks the green in the heart of Sarratt village ‑ a great place to sit on a sunny day watching the world roll by! There is also a pretty garden at the back.
The Beech House, Amersham & Beaconsfield
Both Amersham & Beaconsfield locations have outside terraces, perfect for outdoor dining.
Nestled in the beautiful market town of Chesham, The Lazy Pig in the Pantry has an outdoor seating ready and waiting, and they also have a new menu, with some delicious new dishes!
The Plough was recommended by a good friend that lives in Hyde Heath. It’s a family run independent pub that has recently undergone a refurbishment which includes a new outdoor seating area! It’s opposite Hyde Heath Common so perfect pit stop if you’re out walking.
I’ve booked a table in the tipi in June for my birthday! Gorgeous location and recently voted no 1 in The Telegraphs Top 50 Best Pubs with Gardens to visit!
They plan to reopen on 17th May, however if the weather forecast looks great from the beginning of May they may open sooner! The pub has a beautiful tiered garden with fantastic views over the Vale of Aylesbury. This would be a great place to eat at after a visit to Waddesdon Manor.
A lovely family pub on Hawbridge Common. Perfect for walkers and cyclists. They have 2 outdoor marquees and the bakery counter is open from 9am.
The Bull on Bell Street is a stylish pub with a micro brewery in beautiful Henley on Thames. They have a terraced garden covered with stretch tents ‑ perfect for outdoor dining.
Not a pub but a beautiful location with a fantastic outdoor terrace. Serving authentic home cooked Italian food, this is a great place for al fresco dining.
Dogs & wellies welcome and located right by Hodgemoor Woods. They do have a kids climbing frame but this is currently closed due to Covid.
A proper Country pub! They have an extensive garden and child’s play area in the summer.
A cosy country pub, that’s dog friendly! They have lots of outdoor seating including covered marquess. Sarratt is such a pretty village and perfectly located for country walks.
An indie pub with live music, it’s own gin shop and a heated covered courtyard! What else could you ask for 😜
A family‑run country house hotel in the heart of the Chilterns on the borderline of Buckinghamshire & Hertfordshire. The pub provides a central base to explore the surrounding area, landscape and rich cultural heritage of the many towns in the area. The outdoor Bedford Cozies have lights, heating, & blankets!
A relaxed country pub located in Burnham Beeches, ideal location for walking and cycling. The pub has a gorgeous pub garden with heaters.
A proper real English pub with a lovely pub garden. The pub is located on a public footpath which leads to some wonderful walks for under 30 minutes or keep going for miles.
A traditional English Country pub set in the beautiful countryside. Enjoy a walk over Chorleywood Common or just come and sit and appreciate the view. Book a table in their cosy heated Vineyard 🥰
A 17th century pub with a fantastic garden. They have a beautiful meadow with picnic tables plus you can bring your own blankets & camping chairs!
The beer garden offers great views of the Chilterns. Covered outdoor seating area with heaters. Fantastic location for walkers 🚶♀️
A true country pub in the heart of Chalfont St Giles village. They’ve added a 4th marquee so plenty of outdoor seating!
One of our fave places! I’ve booked an outdoor pod for the end of the month 🎉 you need to pay a deposit of £15 per person but this comes off your bill.
A family owned 17th century coaching Inn between Beaconsfield & Marlow. They have lots of outdoor space and they are taking reservations for when they reopen on 30th April!
The pub garden will be reopening on 12th April! With the added bonus of a stretch tent.
A country pub, restaurant, farm shop & guest house. Outdoor bubble domes are available for booking. A reservation fee of £60 (non refundable) applies when booking.
The Black Horse is a cosy countryside pub overlooking the picturesque Grand Union Canal. From 12th April they will be opening their garden/outdoor area/ terrace for outside dining and drinks.
Just under a mile from Marlow, they have heated, comfy outside tables and chairs. Also included in The Telegraph’s 50 of the best pubs with garden to book right now 😛
Wisteria clad, Georgian gem of a pub in Denham Village with a sun trap garden hidden out back! They will have a phased opening from the 12th of April. Reservations can be made for the lower terrace every Friday Saturday and Sunday ‑ all other tables will be on a first come first serve basis.
The Lion of Beaconsfield will have some lovely thatched heated huts in their garden in addition to other outdoor seating areas. They will be open from the 12th of April ‑ initially they will be offering a rotating and limited dining menu until full service resumes hopefully on May 17th.
The gorgeous riverside terrace will reopen on 12th April, with tables operating on a first come, first serve basis.
Eat alfresco at The Jolly Cricketers in the outdoor under cover area with heaters and blankets.
I’ve cycled through Little Missenden several times and always wanted to visit the Red Lion. It’s in a fab location, right by the South Bucks Way so perfect to combine a pub lunch & walk. The beer garden is on the banks of the River Misbourne making it a perfect setting.