Southampton is a place with a great selection of pubs to choose from, and with several bank holidays coming up, you may want to seek some out for the extended weekends.

Hopefully, the weather will also be a bit sunnier as the summer emerges so you may want to sit outside and take it all in with your pint.

If you want to find some of the best pubs with a beer garden in the Southampton area, we've broken down some of the highest rated according to Tripadvisor and Google Reviews.

5 of the best Southampton pubs with a beer garden

The Rockstone

Address: 63 Onslow Road, Southampton, SO14 0JL

Rating: 4.5/5 (from 1,242 Tripadvisor reviews) and 4.5/5 (from 1,248 Google Reviews)

One reviewer wrote: "Love this pub. So many nice rums and whiskeys and the burgers are amazing! I am A regular visitor and it also has a nice little beer garden."

Brewhouse & Kitchen

Daily Echo: The beer garden at Brewhouse & KitchenThe beer garden at Brewhouse & Kitchen (Image: Tripadvisor)

Address: 47 Highfield Lane, Southampton, SO17 1QD

Rating: 4.5/5 (from 1,749 Tripadvisor reviews) and 4.3/5 (from 1,391 Google Reviews)

One reviewer wrote: "The menus are great and very reasonable and the chef is very knowledgeable. My husband to be, thinks the beer is brilliant. A tasteful venue with a hidden little garden. Make the time to visit, you will not be disappointed."

South Western Arms

Daily Echo: The South Western Arms is said to have a relaxing gardenThe South Western Arms is said to have a relaxing garden (Image: Google Streetview)

Address: 40 Adelaide Road, Southampton SO17 2HW

Rating: 4/5 (from 16 Tripadvisor reviews) and 4.5/5 (from 436 Google Reviews)

One reviewer said: "I love this place. A must for real ale fans! Great beer and a good choice. It has a good atmosphere and the beer garden is lovely. The garden has hanging grape vines and a fountain, very relaxing."

The Wellington Arms

Address: 56 Park Road, Freemantle, Southampton SO15 3DE

Rating: 4/5 (from 45 Tripadvisor reviews) and 4.5/5 (from 330 Google Reviews)

One reviewer wrote: "My lovely local. Two bars with rentable back room. Garden with smoking area. Many items of decoration as talking points. Roaring open fire (sometimes). Friendly, intelligent staff serving food inside or carry out beer and cider if required."

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The Gordon Arms

Daily Echo: The Gordon ArmsThe Gordon Arms (Image: Google Streetview)

Address: 113 Portswood Road, Southampton, SO17 2FU

Rating: 4.5/5 (from 153 Tripadvisor reviews) and 4.2/5 (from 275 Google Reviews)

One reviewer wrote: "Nice local pub with decent food, good beer garden for summer and nice ale. Staff were particularly friendly and helpful. Particularly impressive burgers.

Another shared: "Friendly staff and customers, has a garden with plenty of seating, nice, comfy place."

Meanwhile, another put: "Nice little pub, cheap prices, has a back garden too."