Picnic with friends in London parks

Picnic In The Park! Guides To The Best Restaurants & Takeaways Around London’s Parks

In summertime or when the weather’s otherwise mild, one thing Brits love to do is gather some friends and head to their local park for some rays, drinks, and picnic food.

To facilitate this cultural tradition, the Hawkker team is putting together guides to the best, independently-owned restaurants and takeaways around London’s most popular parks, so that you may never find yourself lounging while hungry.

After all, there are only so many Tesco meal deals a person can have…

Alexander Palace Park

With incredible views and gorgeous grounds, the only thing left to cap a trip to Alexander Palace Park is to get yourself some delicious food.

Battersea Park

Are you enjoying a day in Battersea Park? We have some very tasty food spots for you that won’t require more than a couple of minutes’ walk.

Brockwell Park

Brockwell is a beautiful spot with many incredible restaurants to pop into. We hope this list gives you some inspiration for your next visit.

Clapham Common

And if you find yourself in the South West area, Clapham Common is the place to be. Check out the best nearby eats for your picnic.

Crystal Palace Park

Make sure you don’t miss this park’s life-sized dinosaur sculptures!

Finsbury Park

Finsbury Park is the place to go when you want to feel removed from the city bustle – we just hope this list helps you find something delicious on the way.

Hampstead Heath

There’s luscious woodlands, stunning views from the top of Parliament Hill, and swimming to be done at Hampstead Heath. Keep your energy up with any number of delicious local takeaways.

Hyde Park

Located nearest to Queensway and Notting Hill station, here are a handful of independent shops for a tasty takeaway to enjoy in Hyde Park.

London Fields

Picnic in London Fields? Easy!

Victoria Park

Whether you crave a sandwich, salad, or burger, we’ve got you covered with our list of the best independents by Victoria Park.

Keep an eye out as we continue to add more guides to London’s major parks – will your local hangout be next?

You can also create a list of your favourite gems and easily share them with friends, right here.

Photo courtesy of Samantha Fernandes 

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