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Al Fresco Drinking in Swindon

Al Fresco drinking in Swindon is one of our favourite Spring/Summer pastimes. What better way to unwind and relax in Swindon than with a cheeky glass of Pimms and a bite to eat in a garden? With some great Beer Gardens in Swindon, we give you our top picks for where to enjoy a drink with friends outdoors in Swindon.

The hot weather is here, which can only mean one thing, it's time to get outside and meet up with friends and family for some Al Fresco drinking!

So whether you're looking to enjoy an Al Fresco date night in Swindon, or want to meet up with friends for a day session in the sun, there are plenty of great Al Fresco drinking places to choose from in our guide below!

Rudi's Bar

Rudi's Bar

Location: Swindon

About: Gorgeous outdoor seating and a lavish cocktail menu, Rudi's is the perfect place to socalise and relax all while the sun is beaming. If you're feeling peckish, then why not try some of their appetising nibbles. 

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TGts Favourite: Peach and grapefruit G&T, £7.95.

Special Deal: Two identical cocktails, £10 daily from 5.00pm - 9.00pm

Address: 21 Regent Circus, Swindon, SN1 1PN

Telephone: 01793 523892

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De Vere Cotswold Water Park

De Vere Cotswold Water Park

Location: South Cerney

About: Take a seat on the outdoor decking at De Vere Cotswold Water Park, and take in the beautiful scenery. Situated on the Cotswold lakes, it’s the perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine in the sunshine. If you're feeling peckish, we'd recommend taking a look at the delicious dinner menu, and enjoying a chilled bottle of white.  

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TGts Favourite: Mojito, The Cuban favourite, fresh lime muddled with sugar & mint, Havana Club 3 year rum & lengthened with soda to create this refreshing classic, £9.95.

Special Deal: N/A

Address: Lake 6, Spine Road East, South Cerney, Gloucestershire, GL7 5FP

Telephone: 01285 864000

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Hall & Woodhouse

Hall & Woodhouse

Location: Wichelstowe

About: The beautiful pub, Hall & Woodhouse is the ideal place to catch up with friends and enjoy delicious beverages whilst looking out to the Wichelstowe canal.

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Al Fresco Rating: 5/5

Address: Peglars Way, Wichelstowe, Swindon, SN1 7DA

Telephone: 01793 209207

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Longs Bar

Longs Bar

Location: Old Town

About: With plenty of outdoor seating, an al fresco bar and sumptuous cocktail menu, Longs is the perfect place to grab a little sunshine. It gets busy from midday at weekends, so the early birds catch the best seats. If you're feeling peckish, we'd reccomend the anti pasti and a nice bottle of red. 

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TGts Favourite: Cherry Cola Cocktail, £7.95.

Special Deal: N/A

Address: 86-87 Victoria Road, Swindon, SN1 3BB

Telephone: 01793 534519

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Kioki Cocktail Lounge

Kioki Cocktail Lounge

Location: Old Town

About: Kioki Old Town is Swindon's newest over-21s luxury cocktail lounge and nightclub, featuring a covered outdoor terrace and idyllic outdoor bar perfect for a spot of al fresco drinking in the summer sun. Head over to Kioki and explore their expertly-crafted cocktails, premium spirits, and live music for an outdoor drinking experience like no other in Swindon.

TGts Favourite: Lychee Martini

Special Deal: Two signature cocktails for £16

Address: 28 High St, Swindon SN1 3EP

Telephone: 07874 085432

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The Red Lion Cricklade

The Red Lion Cricklade

Location: Cricklade

About: Located just off the Thames path, this cosy and clean Inn not only serves delicious pub grub classics but also offers exceptional beers, ales and cocktails.

Situated amongst the most stunning countryside views, when the weather is on our side it's a brilliant destination to head too for al fresco style drinks.

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TGts Favourite: Hop Kettle Brewery Beers

Special Deal: N/A

Address: 74 High Street, Cricklade, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN6 6DD

Telephone: 01793 750776

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The Barrington Arms

The Barrington Arms

Location: Shrivenham

About: Take a seat out in The Barrington Arms' beer garden where you can enjoy drinking delicious beverages in the sunshine. Meet up with friends and family and indugle in an array of top quality pints.

With numerous tables and sun shades this pub is the ideal hotspot for when the weather is on our side.

Menu: View their menus via their Facebook page.

Address: 25 High Street, Shrivenham, Wiltshire, SN6 8AN

Telephone: 01793 784692

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FAQs

Where are the best beer gardens in the Swindon? Why don't you find out for yourself by taking a look at our al fresco drinking in Swindon guide, were we've put together an exciting list of the best spots to catch up with friends for a delicious cocktail, G&T or beer when the sun is shining!

Which restaurants have beer gardens? Some of our favourites are Swindon Marriott Hotel, The Dockle Farm House and De Vere Cotswold Water Park, but take a look through our al fresco drinking in Swindon guide to find out some of the top locations to go and enjoy a divine beverage. 

What beer gardens in Swindon have outdoor pods for Summer? Blunsdon House Hotel & The Dockle

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