Spring is finally upon us, lockdown restrictions are beginning to lift and we can’t wait to welcome you back.
From 12 April, restaurants and cafés are able to offer outdoor dining for two households or a group of up to six people in line with Government guidelines.
So, get ready to soak up the sun and savour some great food at one of our restaurants, al fresco.
Fancy a cheeky Nando’s?
Whether you like yours hot, medium or cheeky, Nando’s is one of the nation’s firm favourites.
Nando’s specialises in Portuguese-African food and is famous for its delicious heat of flame-grilled Peri-Peri chicken.
It also has some delicious starters, great for sharing including chicken wings, halloumi fries, and pitta bread dipped in houmous.
Perfect for a family feast or just a quick bite, no doubt Nando’s will be a popular restaurant for outdoor dining this summer.
Escape to Italy at Prezzo
Looking for a restaurant with outdoor seating to celebrate a special occasion?
Prezzo is a great choice for couples, families and friends alike, with delicious Italian recipes to bring a touch of Italy to the UK.
From bubbling pizzas and scrumptious pasta, to traditional bruschetta and classic tiramisu, you’ll be taken straight to the Amalfi coast.
Try the best sourdough pizza at Franco Manca
If you’re after a traditional pizza made in a fireplace pizza oven then Franco Manca is your go-to.
Franco Manca's pizzas are made from slow-rising sourdough and baked in a wood burning brick oven made on site by specialist artisans from Naples.
It also has seasonally changing menus and daily changing specials so be sure to check your local pizzeria's board or ask the waiter what’s on offer when you visit.
Tuck into a homemade burger at GBK
Gourmet Burger Kitchen is famous for serving up an exciting variety of homemade burgers, combining 100% prime beef with the freshest ingredients and burger sauces made in the restaurant every day.
It has a menu full of choice for everyone, including a great junior menu which makes GBK perfect for families.
Try a taste of the Deep South at Absurd Bird
Home to fried chicken, cocktails and waffles, Absurd Bird delivers a twist on the comfort food of the Deep South.
Whether fried or grilled, Absurd Bird only uses ethically sourced chickens from British farms, all of which are marinated in secret recipe sauces and teamed with some irresistible sides.
Absurd’s signature dishes, which include chicken burgers and tenders, fried chicken and waffles with gravy and maple syrup, and sides including sweet potato fries, will no doubt leave you coming back for more.
Dine outside at Comptoir Libanais
Enjoy the fresh and fragrant flavours of Lebanese cooking. Comptoir Libanais uses an abundance of fresh fruit and vegetables with an extensive menu offering a wide range of dishes – from magnificent mezzes to warm wraps and freshly prepared breads.
Lebanese cuisine is often considered one of the healthiest in the world, and with plenty of vegetarian options, you’re sure to find something for everyone.
YO! Sushi, anyone?
With a fun, colourful atmosphere and great value for money, YO! is a top choice for al fresco dining with its broad menu of Japanese-inspired dishes.
Known for its fresh and flavoursome sushi, at YO! you can choose from over 80 dishes, including classics like Chicken Katsu Curry, Salmon Firecracker Rice or Vegetable Yakisoba.
And if you don’t have time to dine…
Offering speciality coffee, or ice-cold drinks, as well as sandwiches and sweat treats, you’re sure to find something to keep you going after your shopping trip.
The policies for all of our restaurants will vary, so please check in with them before you set off.
Visit our Planning Your Visit page to help you plan your next visit to SouthGate.
*Images provided by Prezzo and Comptoir Libanais