Winter Restaurants in London
Too cold to leave the house? Trying to figure out a dinner-duvet scenario? Whether it's raining cats and dogs, a chilly winter day or you're just in need of something a little snuggly, these restaurants are all about keeping you cosy. From faux fur blankets to candle-lit tables and benches to cuddle up on, warm up the best way: with a hot cooked dinner, a punchy cocktail, and some cute decor.
From seasonal afternoon teas to traditional roast dinners, Butler's is the perfect place for a little winter retreat. On top of mouthwatering dishes in the restaurant, you'll find cheese and beer pairings alongside luxurious hotel rooms in the heart of Mayfair.
Bohemia Place will be undergoing a winter wonderland transformation this Christmas. Head to the Hackney spot for a festive evening of tasty vegan food, warming mulled wine and live jazz - set to a backdrop of twinkling lights and towering fir trees.
Tucked away in the heart of London at the iconic Trafalgar, The Rooftop St James is a must for something luxury to do this winter in the city. From twinkling lights and the best in bubbles to toasty blankets and gorgeous views, you won't wanna miss the chance to visit.
Transformed into the ultimate City retreat, Savage Garden has taken a leaf out of the ski resort book as it becomes an alpine pop-up this winter. Head to the rooftop space for photogenic cocktails and a menu of sliders, sharers and steak.
When it comes to winter food experiences in London this season, Miracle on Kingdom Street at Pergola Paddington is the pop-up to envy all pop-ups. A twinkling wonderland of snow-covered pine and a menu of winter warmers, it's a must for all cosy capers.
A gorgeous space to get cosy, sip mulled wine and enjoy a festive feast, Little Venice Igloo is making all your wintertime dreams come true. Suitable for groups of up to 6, these beautiful private pods make for a unique dining experience quite like no other.
Think it ain't fun-due if there's no fon-due? The White Haus would have to agree as the ski and Alpine inspired restaurant is the perfect retreat from the winter winds outside, complete with vintage interiors and menu brimming with schnitzels, sauerkraut and baked Mont d'Or.
Gastro classics next to a roaring fireplace? The Grazing Goat are making winter dinners a cosy experience as you glug on red wine by the crackling logs, tucking in to a menu of gorgeous British classics.
The Hari Hotel Bar & Terrace is a beautiful winter restaurant in Central London. Boasting a cosy outdoor seating area, a retractable roof and gourmet comfort food, the eatery will see you tucking into burgers, steaks, salads and light bites.
Gorgeous from head to toe, Bourne and Hollingsworth is like a home - if your home is incredible well designed and filled with plants. Snuggle up in one of their floral armchairs before scoffing plates that include slow-cooked Suffolk Pork, poached sea trout, and spiced baked cauliflower.
Offering the quintessential winter pop-up experience, Bar Under the Bridge is a perfect escape by the South Bank for winter frolicking. Cosy up with a mulled wine or a hot toddie, chow down on juicy burgers and get into the festive spirit with one of their Christmas activities.
You will have to work a little bit harder to find this secret restaurant, but when you do, you will be rewarded with an intimate and cosy heaven. Opium is bringing the heat, with Chinese-inspired interiors and a matching food menu.
When it comes to keeping cosy? No where does it quite like Jimmy Garcia. His latest pop-up is promising cheese fondue, private igloos and boozy hot chocolates in the heart of Southbank. Take in the views of the river whilst tucking into a mouthwatering feast of Swiss-style cuisine.
Hyde Park's Winter Wonderland are adding yet more festive cheer - if that's even possible - to their fare with the addition of the stunning Cedar & Spruce Bar + Kitchen. Housed inside impressive teepees, the restaurant will serve up a selection of bistro-inspired Christmas-themed dishes and spread holiday cheer on their large communal tables.
A staple of the city's drinking and dining scene, Madison serves its modern cocktails and delicious dishes against the backdrop of St Paul's Cathedral. This year? You'll find The Enchanted Woods as the rooftop favourite hosts hot cocktails and wintry snacks.
A winter dining experience to remember? The Great Christmas Feast returns for 2020 as you not only dine on luxury plates from chef David Lagonell, Lost Estate put on the ultimate Dickensian show, actors and all.
Boundary London are truly something in the summer, but they don't stop the premium experience once winter rolls around. From hot toddy and roaring fireplaces to scoot alongside to a delicious seasonal menu, they're all things fun under the glow of the winter night.