Our best beer gardens in Oakwood!

The sun coming out can only mean one thing - It's beer garden time! Nothing quite says British summertime like enjoying a drink outside in the sun so, without further ado, here are our top picks for an outdoor drink in Oakwood and Roundhay!

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Preston, Oakwood

468 Roundhay Rd, Oakwood, Leeds LS8 2HU

Preston in Roundhay, Leeds, boasts a cosy outdoor area at the front of the venue. This trendy spot offers a cool selection of in-house beers and ales, making it a favourite among locals. Their beer garden is ideal for the summer months, complete with comfortable seating and a lively atmosphere. Alongside their impressive beer menu, Preston serves delicious gourmet burgers and light bites, perfect for pairing with your drink. It's an ideal destination for those looking to enjoy quality in-house brews and tasty food in a lively outdoor setting in Roundhay.

The Melbourne, Oakwood

476 Roundhay Rd, Oakwood, Leeds LS8 2HU

As you'd expect from an independent venue, formally a dry cleaner, The Melbourne in Roundhay, Leeds, feels contemporary and full of character, and the outdoor area, ideal for the summer months, is no different. Oakwood and Roundhay aren't blessed with huge pubs and drinking establishments, so like many on the list, the beer garden isn't huge, but what it lacks in size, it makes up in atmosphere. Limited seated means the outdoor benches are always bustling, full of life and laughter and with the whole place being pet-friendly, there's a real family feel. Be sure to get there early enough to grab a spot to enjoy a beer in the sun!

SALT, Oakwood

488 Roundhay Rd, Oakwood, Leeds LS8 2HU

SALT Oakwood in Roundhay, Leeds, is a must-visit for beer lovers seeking a modern outdoor drinking experience. This popular venue is renowned for its impressive selection of craft beers, brewed by SALT themselves, and other guest breweries. The beer garden, much like the inside, is stylish and contemporary, providing a perfect backdrop to enjoy a carefully crafted cocktail or a classic craft beer. Alongside its exceptional beers, SALT Oakwood offers a variety of delicious street food-inspired dishes, making it a great spot for both food and beer enthusiasts. Visit SALT Oakwood for a contemporary beer garden experience in the heart of Roundhay.

The White House, Roundhay

55 Wetherby Rd, Roundhay, Leeds LS8 2JU

When it comes to beers, food and beer gardens, The White House in Roundhay, Leeds, delivers in a big way. The grand Edwardian-style building is impressive and boasts two outdoor areas to enjoy a drink in the sun. The main terrace is full of seating, some for eating and some designed specifically with drinks in mind, all enclosed by the surrounding leafy woodland which provides the perfect backdrop for a warm-weathered tipple. Choose from the curated selection of local craft beers and cask ales, the hand-picked wine list comprising a selection sourced from all over the world or opt for an alcoholic or non-alcoholic cocktail or two.

The Mustard Pot, Chapel Allerton

20 Stainbeck Ln, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 3QY

Rules are made to be broken, or at least, that's what we're going for in this case! The Mustard Pot in Chapel Allerton, Leeds, features one of the most inviting beer gardens in the area, and although it's not in Roundhay or Oakwood, it was too good to leave off our list! This historic pub offers a fantastic selection of cask ales and craft beers, making it a top choice for beer enthusiasts. The spacious beer garden is beautifully landscaped, offering plenty of seating and a relaxed atmosphere, and often hosts live performances showcasing local artists. The Mustard Pot is also known for its delicious menu, featuring traditional British fare and seasonal dishes. Whether you’re there for the beer or the food, The Mustard Pot provides a charming outdoor experience in Chapel Allerton.