Now that the weather is brightening up and the days are becoming warmer, everyone is keen to sit in the sunshine and have a catch-up meal with their loved ones.
The partial easing of lockdown restrictions on Monday, April 12 has allowed for outdoor hospitality to open back up again - hooray!
Pub staff have been working very hard, setting up marquees and giving their al fresco areas a major makeover in time to welcome customers back!
We will be adding more venues to our confirmed list as the week goes on. Please email [email protected] with a picture of your restaurant's pretty outdoor area if you would like your business to be included!
1. The World's End - Ecton
The World's End is a historic hotel, bar and restaurant situated on the edge of the village of Ecton. They have a stunning decked out garden for a stylish al freso dining experience.
Photo: The World's End
2. The Plough - Towcester
The Plough - located in Shutlanger, Towcester - is a gastropub that is now serving lunch and dinner in its quaint outdoor seating area. Their Barn Shop is also open, which sells freshly made cakes and bread, fruit, vegetables, cheese, wine and much more!
Photo: The Plough at Shutlanger
3. The Palmichael Restaurant - Burton Latimer
Italian restaurant, The Palmichael in Burton Latimer, have reopened their beautiful al fresco dining area from Tuesday to Saturday 10.30am - 7.30pm. They offer fresh coffee and cakes, light lunches and evening dinners.
Photo: The Palmichael Restaurant
4. Fawsley Hall Hotel and Spa - Daventry
Fawsley Hall, in Daventry, have opened up their beautiful terrace and courtyard dining areas along with a brand new tipi dining space! They have a delicious all day dining menu so visitors can enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner and afternoon tea.
Photo: Fawsley Hall Hotel and Spa