One of this summer's hottest openings is keeping things toasty for a winter rooftop season. Lost in Brixton is putting the roof back on, installing heaters and knocking up 'winter warmers', ensuring that you have somewhere equally snug and cool to spend the darker months.
Gorgeous Winter Rooftops in London
If you thought rooftop bars were all well and good providing it's the summer, think again. This city is blessed with a network of sky high spots that are well equipped to throw their doors open to you come rain, wind or shine. We've put together a list of the London's best winter rooftops; from elevated igloos to spritzes and s'mores around the campfire.
If it ain't got a rooftop igloo, we don't wanna know. Join Mercer Roof Terrace for socially-distanced drinking and dining as the top floor restaurant welcomes you with festoon lighting, furry throws and views of London's most iconic landmarks,
Ever gorgeous Madison is partnering with Belvedere Vodka to create an enchanting wooden forest pop-up. Nestle up in fairy light-studded booths and sip on a selection of warm cocktails like the Guilty Pleasure; a mix of whisky, coffee, coconut liquor, Frangelico, and double cream.
Head over to Bar Elba for a unique Christmas experience that'll definitely have you feeling all warm inside. Everyone's favourite rooftop bar has now got a thoroughly festive addition in the form of its own skyline ice rink. Yep, you heard us right. You can now skate across the London skyline before sipping on mulled wine.
The Queen of Hoxton is notorious for its beloved rooftop, and this year it's gone all the more seasonaire now that winter has finally hit London. Taking you to the wonderful world of après ski, the Shoreditch favourite has got heated seats, blankets, fairy lights and warming sips like the hot buttered rum.
A proper Clapham get, No 32 The Old Town is flying the winter rooftop flag south of the river. With a cosy space touting multiple heaters, blankets and views out over the common, you're primed for weekend brunch, drinks with mates and date nights over dinner.
Skylight spoiled you this summer with petanque and spritzes, but it's their winter offering that promises a cool and cosy experience this year too. With igloos in abundance, a Christmas cinema pop-up and an après ski lodge with fondue on the go, you're sure to have a good time here.
One of the most dazzling rooftops in London, whatever the season or weather, Pergola Olympia is a top notch destination for winter drinks once the sun goes down. Expect festoon lighting, stunning views, botanical garlands and more.
Located in the heart of the City, Savage Garden is primed for after-work drinks, slick catchups and date nights with a view. Head to the the 12th floor of DoubleTree by Hilton London for quirky cocktails, boozy hot toddies and impressive scenes
The team at Aviary know a thing or two about dazzling rooftop drinks, but it's winter where they come alive. From premium, bookable igloos atop their City plot to interiors that glitter with a love of all things festive, it's an elegant way to experience the season.
If your idea of a winter warmer comes complete with wine and blankets, Vagabond is the destination for you. A seasonal rooftop in Clapham complete with twinkling lights, heaters and wine options aplenty, it's a must for December date nights.
For curious cocktails, delicious delicacies and stunning views of the city, Radio Rooftop's #ApresWithAView experience offers one of the best winter rooftops in London. Book out one of their cute and quirky cable car areas for a private night with your best mates, or even an intimate date night to celebrate special occasions.