Cosy Pubs With Fireplaces In London

If you're feeling the winter chill and are looking for somewhere inviting to curl up by the fire with a pint in hand, then we've got the goods for you. From toasty boozers with the best Sunday roasts in the biz to unique bars and hidden gems, check out our recommendations for cosy pubs in London with open fireplaces, which are sure to warm you up good and proper.

Last updated on 19th January 2022

The Spaniards Inn

119 user reviews 4

Hunker down at this traditional pub in Hampstead for a cosy dining experience like no other. Dating back to the 1500s, The Spaniards Inn once played host to highwaymen and rioters, but is luckily a little more subdued now, with a welcoming atmosphere and plenty of historical charm.

It may be hard to find a fireplace in a restaurant, but we've searched high and low for just that. Fidelio Café is a beautiful eatery in Farringdon that boasts a roaring hearth for when temperatures start to drop. Tuck into mouthwatering European dishes, paired with glasses of wine and classic cocktails, all against a backdrop of dark wooden interiors.

The Lady Ottoline

21 user reviews 5

The Lady Ottoline is a great place for a boozy lunch or intimate dinner with friends. Head over to this swish Bloomsbury location for cocktails, craft ales and a menu of British bites, including an always-fabulous pie of the day, served with mash, buttered greens and lashings of gravy.

The Ladywell Tavern

66 user reviews 4

Searching for traditional pubs in South London? The Ladywell Tavern ticks all our British boozer boxes. Complete with a roaring fire, board games, tonnes of beers on tap and a heated garden, this place really is a notch above the rest. Head here on a Sunday to dive into an epic roast dinner.

A staple of Marylebone's drinking scene, The Grazing Goat is a seriously cosy pub in Central London. It boasts multiple rooms, private dining and a traditional menu of gastro classics, including sumptuous Sunday roasts. Pair that with a seat by the warming fire and you're in for a treat.

The Heathcote and Star

577 user reviews 5

When it comes to keeping cosy in Leytonstone, The Heathcote and Star is always a hot contender. Part of the Electric Star Group, this bright and airy haunt is decked out in electric blue hues, with quirky neon signs adorning the walls. As dusk falls, expect the lights to dim and the fire to roar.

The Warrington Hotel

29 user reviews 4

On the hunt for a pub with a fire in West London? Then make a beeline for The Warrington Hotel. Full of charming historical features, marble hearths, Chesterfield sofas and stained glass windows, this is one seriously snug spot. They're also pros at rustling up hearty pub grub, so head over with an empty stomach.

The Hat and Tun

141 user reviews 5

Traditional, charming and dripping with British flair, The Hat and Tun in Farringdon is perfect for winter warming. Expect a roaring fire and high-end gastro fare, including homemade pies and real ale, as well as a huge selection of international wines and comfy leather armchairs that are just waiting to be sunk into.

Holly Bush

304 user reviews 4

Holly Bush is your answer to a cute country pub in London, and is one of Hampstead's most famous watering holes. Warm and welcoming, this Hollymount haunt churns out local ales and offers a menu of hearty British fare, making it a guaranteed winner for your next winter date night.


71 user reviews 4

The Gun is a beautiful English pub with a fireplace, found nestled on the banks of the River Thames. As a Grade II listed 19th-century building, this Canary Wharf stunner is simply steeped in history, plus features recently refurbed interiors which add a lovely modern touch. This snug nook is ideal for a day spent inside tucking into winter warmers.