Offering sweeping views of the city's skyline, Aviary's rooftop igloos are the perfect escape from the Christmas chaos of the streets below. Grab your nearest and dearest and settle in for a night of cocktails and small plates in the most luxurious of surroundings.
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 venues are all about keeping you cosy. From private igloos to candlelit tables and steaming Sunday roasts, warm up the best way, with our guide to the best winter restaurants in London.
The Waterway is the place to be from mid-November, as their private igloos arrive back at the canal-side restaurant. From your own cosy bubble, you can enjoy elevated pub classics, such as a confit duck burger and grilled swordfish, accompanied by fizz, wines and beers.
A gorgeous rooftop winter restaurant in London, Madison serves its modern cocktails and delicious dishes against the backdrop of St Paul's Cathedral. Embracing a different festive theme each year, the sleek spot comes adorned with twinkling lights and snuggly blankets.
Gorgeous from head to toe, Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings is like a home, if your home is incredibly well designed and filled with plants. Snuggle up in one of their floral armchairs or perch by the fire before scoffing plates that include hot smoked Chalkstream trout, chicken with burnt hay butter, and apple and blackberry turnover.
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.
You will have to work a little bit harder to find this secret winter restaurant in Soho, 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.
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.
Hidden away in Southfields, Park Tavern is one of London's cosiest pubs. With wall to wall wood panelling, roaring fires and some of the capital's biggest Sunday roasts, it's the perfect setting for a lazy weekend or romantic winter date night.
Offering the quintessential winter pop-up experience, Bar Under the Bridge is a perfect escape from the bustling banks of the River Thames. Cosy up with a mulled wine or a hot toddy, chow down on juicy burgers and get into the festive spirit with one of their Christmas activities.
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.
Escape the winter chill by heading to The Refuge, a cosy restaurant serving Alpine goodies in a chalet-style setting. If you're going all-out? There's the option to book out a pop-up igloo by the River Thames to enjoy sharing plates and hot cocktails.
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.
Think it ain't fun-due if there's no fondue? The White Haus is a quirky ski-themed pub near Farringdon. Perfect for a winter date night in London, the alpine spot comes complete with a suspended gondola lift and a luxurious cheese fondue offering.
Boundary London is truly something in the summer, but the premium experiences don't stop once winter rolls around. From hot toddies and roaring fireplaces to a delicious seasonal menu, this gorgeous venue is one of our favourite rooftop restaurants in London.