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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! Swindon plays host to a brilliant selection of bars, restaurants, and pubs with plenty of outdoor drinking venues and beer gardens to choose from as you look to enjoy the glorious weather with a drink in hand.

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!

Have we missed something? Comment below and we will add your venue to our Al Fresco drinking guide!

Please note this information was up to date as of the 30/03/2021.

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. 

Menu: Click here

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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Cricklade House & Fritillary Spa

Cricklade House & Fritillary Spa

Location: Cricklade

About: Stunning outdoor seating situated in the most tranquil and sophisticated location. They provide an abundance of delicious beverages that you'll love. Plus, if you start to feel a little pekish then you can enjoy some of their light bites.

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Special Deal: N/A

Address: Cricklade House, Common Hill, Cricklade, Wiltshire, SN6 6HA

Telephone: 01793 750751

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Weighbridge Steakhouse & Bar Swindon

Weighbridge Steakhouse & Bar

Location: Swindon

About: Grab your friends and family and make the most of the sunny weather by sitting outside in The Weighbridge Steakhouse & Bar's beautifully kept garden, whilst sipping on array of alcoholic or non-alocholic beverages. 

Address: Penzance Drive, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN5 7JL

Telephone: 01793 881500

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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

De Vere Cotswold Water Park (general)
Longs Bar
Jurys Inn
Mario's Italian Restaurant
Chiseldon House Hotel & Restaurant
Hall & Woodhouse
Balance Meals (Affiliate)
Rudis Bar

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