Winter Bars in London
Whether we like it or not, winter is upon us; but that doesn't have to be a bad thing. Come the cold weather, come a London alive with winter themed bars, pop ups and events. For those wanting to get into the chilly swing of things; check out our top picks and the best Winter bars in London.
Last updated on 15th May 2016
Think we've got it bad with the weather? Scandinavian bar Nordic beg to differ. Smorgasbords, vodka and meatballs at this winter-cabin like bar in the centre of town! Book and area or table with us online.
Hate the cold weather? Naye bother, it's summer all year round at tiki-inspired fun hub, Kanaloa. Head here for your taste of a Caribbean Winter, all from London! Palm trees, dancing and cocktails. Ho Ho Ho? No No Not here.
Pub quizzes, Bingo Nights and Sunday Roasts? Eat that, winter! The Old Queen's Head in Islington is a quirk-heavy winter retreat perfect for long Sunday sessions throughout this most chilly of seasons. But don't take our word for it, make a booking and find out for yourself.
If you're not already thirsty this winter, you will be once you hear what Roadtrip have got up their sleeve: they've launched their menu of speciality Christmas cocktails, Christmas shooters and Mulled wine. Sounds good, right? Try the Ginger Bell, priced at £7.50, which is a tasty blend of English Gin, Triple Sec and extracts of ginger. Book online now.
Which country conjures up more images of snowdrifts and furry hats than our old friends Russia? So why not pay a visit to Ruski's Tavern this winter, and enjoy some proper hospitality. Boasting an elegant interior with decadent fabrics and furnishings, this is the perfect place to wile away the cold months. Expect vodka, dancing, vodka, classic dishes, vokda, table service, and wait... more vodka. The epitome of everything a winter bar should be, make sure you pay Ruski's a visit.
Roaring fire, check. Candle-light, check. Hearty warming food, CHECK. William IV was built for winter, literally a thousand years ago. OK, not quite a thousand, but this traditional pub in the heart of Shoreditch is a choice option for any winter social outing.
What says winter better than an Alpine ski chateau inspired restaurant, bar and nightclub (NOTHING). Designed as a pine wood farmhouse, Bodo’s Schloss offers a fun, traditional and authentic Austrian theme with a chic atmosphere, definitely making our list of top winter bars in London.
Nothing quite says winter time than a traditional, Austrian winter beer house now does it? Lederhosens, schnitzels and steins galore! Along with your hands, your vocal chords will also need a warm up, as your Austrian host-with-the-most Joseph makes for a raucous entertainer! You genuinely have to experience it to believe it, and hey, if it's good enough for Kate Moss; it's good enough for us.