The best pubs near London parks

For a bustling concrete jungle, you'll be pleased to know that London has plenty of parks. So whether you're admiring the ancient trees in St James's Park or feeding the ducks in Ravenscourt Park, there's always a reason to get outdoors and spend some time in nature. And if you start feeling peckish while out and about, we can recommend some brilliant pubs near London parks. 
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Hyde Park

If you want to explore the best of London's green spaces, Hyde Park is a must. As the capital's biggest park with 350 acres, 400 trees and a large lake, it's world-renowned for its yearly events – such as the BST Hyde Park music festival and Winter Wonderland. There's a playground for kids, as well as football pitches, horse-riding stables and an open-air swimming pool. So we really mean it when we say there's truly something for everyone in this iconic Royal Park.

Pubs near Hyde park

Sawyers Arms - 0.5 miles

The Sawyers Arms sits proudly and boldly near Paddington Station, on the corner of London Street and Conduit Place. Its foodie roots stretch way back to 1854 when it was built for the purpose of being a fishmongers. Now a lively yet cosy pub, it serves loads of delicious dishes and a selection of refreshing drinks. It'll also please you to know that it's only an 11-minute walk from Hyde Park, so you can unwind with a pint and a roast dinner at the Sawyers Arms after a stroll through those luscious 350 acres of greenery.

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St James's Park

Crowned the oldest Royal Park in London, St James's Park used to be a tranquil, marshy backwater meadow. But James I played a huge role in shaping the landscape of this much adored green space, creating Rosamund's Pond and two smaller ponds that have now become a wildlife sanctuary and Duck Island. This Royal Park is surrounded by three historic landmarks: the Houses of Parliament, St James's Palace and Buckingham Palace. So if you're visiting these historical landmarks, take a moment to stroll through St James's Park too. 

Pubs near St James's park

Two Chairmen - 0.1 miles

If you're after an authentic 18th-century pub experience, look no further than the Two Chairmen. Just a three-minute walk from St James's Park, this characterful venue still has its leaded glass windows, a wall mural and the original beams. So if you need to re-energise between park-hopping, come and cosy up beside the fire while you order a pint and indulge in some classic pub comfort food.

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Ravenscourt Park

One of London's lesser known parks, but still a beauty, Ravenscourt Park is tucked away in Hammersmith and has everything you could wish for in a green space. You'll find ancient trees, a serene lake, a gorgeous walled garden, a bowling green, tennis courts and a community garden run by volunteers. Not to mention the paddling pool and a kids' beach that opens throughout summer.

Pubs near Ravenscourt park

Rutland Arms - 0.6 miles

This riverside pub is the ideal meeting place for you and your friends or for recharging solo after some park-hopping. The Rutland Arms is close to the Eventim Apollo, Furnival rowing club and the Riverside Studios theatre, it's one of the best spots to watch the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race. Only a 12-minute walk from Ravenscourt Park, you can indulge in a well-deserved pint and a meal then mosey on down to enjoy one of London's most underrated leafy green spaces.

Find pubs near London parks

Whether you've just treated yourself to a three-course pub meal and want to walk off that sticky toffee pudding or you fancy some hearty pub grub after a long day exploring London's incredible green spaces, you can rely on a Greene King pub being close by. 

Now you've had a glimpse at some of the beautiful parks you can visit in London, it's time to book your table at a pub near you. Use our pub finder to discover Greene King pubs located near London parks.