Cold weather? It's snow problem with London’s extensive collection of glorious campfires. Dotted across the city, these beauties not only bring warmth on the chilliest of evenings, but they provide a place to chomp on street food, roast marshmallows and catch up with mates. To help you find the best fire pit spots and campfires in London, we’ve rounded up a few of our favourite places… the snuggle is real.
Top DJs And Toasty Fires: Brixton Jamm
Join Brixton Jamm's courtyard as they host a series of unmissable live shows and DJs this festive season. If you’re looking for more than just a cuddle at their warming fire pits, you can count on them for killer party nights. Chow down on divine Caribbean eats while stopping by their fully-stocked bar for classic cocktails.
Alpine Activities And Stonebaked Pizza: Winterland
Dreaming of escaping to an alpine retreat? Winterland is the pop-up for you. Tucked away by Wandsworth Bridge, the gorgeous space is made up of snow-capped pine trees, private lodges, igloos, roaring campfires, and plenty of places to bundle up in blankets. Throw in some quirky games, fresh pizza and warming drinks, and you’re set for a memorable festive experience.
Sexy Sips And Shufflin’: London Shuffle Club
Evenings around the fire pit are made even more fun with a little competition, so take your mates to London Shuffle Club in Shoreditch for a fun winter activity that'll have you snuggling in a cosy space. This year, they’ve teamed up with Absolut to launch a wintry heated terrace – featuring classic cocktails and festive tipples such as the Ginger Snap.
Romantic Pergolas And Private Huts: Hope & Anchor
Nestled between Brixton and Clapham, Hope & Anchor is home to one of the best campfires located in its bustling beer garden. Enjoy juicy burgers and Insta-worthy cocktails in their outdoor area, complete with private hire huts, a decked out terrace area and the pièce de résistance, a fire pit for snuggling around when temperatures start to drop.
Wondrous Views And Toasting: The Queen Of Hoxton
The Queen Of Hoxton’s top floor is legendary in London, with its ever-changing rooftop pop-ups. And this year’s theme? Decked out in cosy fire pits and fairy lights, Alice in Winterland is perfect for an evening with imaginative décor, shisha, and decadent eats inspired by the original film. Try their Always Late After 8 cocktail or have a run-in with the Mad Hatter.
Fondue, Fires And Fairy Lights: Boundary
If you’re hoping to add a dash of modern décor to your Instagram feed, head to Boundary’s chic winter rooftop. Taking inspo from the Alps, their large outdoor fireplace is made up of twinkling fairy lights, comfy sofas and frosted willow twigs, creating an undeniably cute place to eat gooey fondue and sip rosé cider cocktails under the stars.
Pub Grub And Pretty Patios: Half Moon
Tucked away in Herne Hill, Half Moon is home to one of the best fire pits in the city. The cosy, traditional haunt not only boasts a plush place to snuggle up by the fire this winter, but its patio space really is a beaut. Chow down on classic pub grub with freshly-poured pints at this charming South London retreat, there's even rooms upstairs if you want to stay the night.
For s'mores and sips, check out The Standard hotel and head to their garden terrace, Isla. You'll get to toast a slew of marshmallows, chocolate and biscuits, while cuddling up near their fire pits. After your gooey treats, swing by the winter cabin-themed Double Standard terrace for a limited edition Snowball slushy.
Mulled Wine And Stunning Sharing Boards: Trinity Arms
Trinity Arms in Brixton is a gorgeous venue - perfect for foodies looking to feast. Enjoy mulled wine receptions, cheese-filled sharing boards and delicious cocktails. Cuddle up in their covered beer garden, while celebrating over an open fire with a few Christmas tipples. We're talking hot toddies galore.
Looking for a little more inspo? Snuggle up at one of London's cosiest pubs with our guide here.