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 24th November 2022

Catford Bridge Tavern

138 user reviews 4

A firm Catford favourite, this warm and cosy pub is a great place for mates, dates and family get-togethers. Offering an ever-so-inviting seating area, complete with a working fireplace and tasty Caribbean eats, it's a must-visit when the weather takes a turn.

No 1 Duke Street

1781 user reviews 4

Looking for pubs in Richmond with a fireplace? Say hello to No 1 Duke Street, the Instagrammable haven that puts cosiness above all else. Offering an all-day menu of healthy brunch plates, juicy burgers and a selection of British classics, this beautiful Darwin & Wallace bar and restaurant is a must-visit.

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

60 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 Spaniards Inn

280 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.

For cosy pubs with fireplaces in North London, Rose & Crown is one to pop on your list. After refreshments? Expect fish 'n' chips, juicy burgers and huge Sunday roasts, all washed down by real ales or whisky.

The Heathcote and Star

661 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 Ladywell Tavern

103 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.

Junction Tavern

3 user reviews 5

Nothing beats getting all cosy on a cold day, than with a nice pint and some hearty pub fare. Luckily, Junction Tavern offers all that and more. Make your way to this Tufnell Park boozer to enjoy a lip-smacking array of drinks, a Sunday roast, and a top-notch quiz night. 

The Hat and Tun

146 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

306 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.

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 Roebuck Hampstead

636 user reviews 4

Many flock to Hampstead when the winter bites thanks to its charming leafy streets and quaint neighbourhood shops, but if you're looking to warm your cockles? Head to The Roebuck, where the huge sharing boards come piled high with baked Somerset camembert, marinated olives and Mediterranean flatbread.


72 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.