As the weather starts heating up, we all want to spend more time outdoors. Whether it’s a few beers with your mates, or a glass of wine in the sunshine, finding the best beer gardens Swansea is crucial this summer!

But where should you go that’s not only great value, but has delicious food, and spacious seating for you and your friends? We’ve got you covered. To help you make the most of this summer, here are our picks for the best beer gardens in Swansea.

Noah’s Yard

38 Uplands Cres, Uplands, Swansea SA2 0PG

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Noah’s Yard is a cosy little pub in Swansea that has a great atmosphere and friendly staff. They also have a huge variety of beers and ales available. The pub also has a beer garden available, and its city centre location means it’s the perfect place to spend your afternoons.

Pitcher and Piano

59-60 Wind St, Swansea SA1 1EG

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There are numerous Pitcher and Piano bars located across the UK, and while they may be classed as more of a bar than a pub, they have a beer garden that you will be unable to resist. Plus, Pitcher and Piano offer bottomless brunches and classy cocktails.

The Cross Keys Pub

12 St Mary St, Swansea SA1 3LH

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The Cross Keys Pub is based in one of Swansea’s oldest buildings and is said to have one of the city’s best beer gardens. Plus, the pub even has live music, karaoke, and dozens of TVs, making it a great spot to watch sports matches.

Three Lamps

2 Castle St, Swansea SA1 1JE

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As well as a fantastic beer garden, the Three Lamps also has great traditional pub grub. You can even order it off Deliveroo. But one of the best things about this pub is the beer garden, which even has a wood fire grill. Plus, the pub also has its own microbrewery and regularly has live music for its customers.

The Bank Statement

57-58 Wind St, Swansea SA1 1EP

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We all love a trip to Wetherspoons, as nothing beats cheap drinks and food, especially when we order them off our phones without a second thought. The Bank Statement in Swansea also has its own beer garden, which offers you views of the city as well as a summer breeze.

The Griffin

Wind St, Swansea SA1 1DW

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The Griffin is another pub with a beer garden in Swansea, but the pub has undergone a massive refurbishment in recent years, which almost makes it a shame we have to stay outside. Whether you fancy a real ale or cocktail, there is something on the menu for you.


 2-3 St Mary St, Swansea SA1 3LH

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This gin palace is a favourite in Swansea, as they have dozens of cask ales, craft beers, and even a beer terrace to go with it. This is practically a fancier version of a beer garden, and it looks amazing! The decor is very modern inside and out and is a combination of a cocktail bar and a traditional pub.

King Arthur Hotel

Higher Green, Reynoldston, Gower SA3 1AD

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Perfect for both cosy winter drinks with your friends and summer beers, the King Arthur in Reynoldston has a relatively small beer garden, but there are still plenty of picnic benches to enjoy the sunshine! Inside you’ll find log fires and a cosy old pub atmosphere, as well as spacious seating, if you get a little chilly as the sun goes down.

Beer Riff

BeerRiff Brewing, Pilot Wharf, Swansea, SA1 1UN

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With great views of Swansea marina, this microbrewery can be found at the former angling centre at Pilot House Wharf. If you’re looking for a spot for a few beers with your friends, look no further. Plus, their stonebaked pizzas are damn delicious if you fancy some food while you’re there.

Pump House

Pump House Quay, Maritime Quarter, Swansea SA1 1TT

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While it’s not strictly a beer garden in Swansea, the Pump House has more than enough outdoor seating for those all-important drinks this summer. Expect cask ales, a pub style menu and great views of the boats bustling in and out of Swansea Marina.


33 Uplands Cres, Uplands, Swansea SA2 0NP

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Fancy something a little different? BrewStone doesn’t just have any old beer garden. they have a rooftop one. Soak up the sun on the terrace, while indulging in craft pints while you socialise with your friends.

Feeling peckish? They have plenty of delicious food on offer, including wood fired pizzas and skillets.