Our Guide To Winter Pop-Ups in London
Out come the thermals as temperatures plummet and those dreary long nights set in. Let’s not get too gloomy though, as the onset of winter brings some of London’s most exciting pop-up experiences out to play. Rocking up all over the capital equipped with seasonal hot cocktails, festive lodges, winter-warming fare and all manner of quirky entertainment; we’ve gathered all of the best winter pop-ups in London in this handy guide.
After a taste of Lapland in the City? Broadgate's Winter Forest is back this year and is promising even more festive fun. New opening Everyman Cinema will be screening Christmas classics, while outside there will be snow-covered fir trees, pop-up restaurants, and tonnes of fairy lights.
Take a moment from the cold head to Festival Terrace Southbank Centre where The Circus Bar offers a quirky, cosy retreat. Snuggle up by the fire and sip on hot toddies with saucy burgers before catching a classic Christmas flick at the secret cinema.
We're always big fans when it comes to news of the new rooftop at Queen of Hoxton, and this winter is set to be no different. They're taking to the wonderful world of Oz this time round, their cool Hoxton spot is dealing in all things Dorothy with green cocktails and fire pits galore.
Try something special this winter in London as Skylight returns with its winter rooftop instalment, complete with one of the only rooftop ice rinks in the world, a scattering of gorgeous igloo pop-ups, and of course, mulled wine.
Celebrate the festive season at Hyde Park's Winter Wonderland inside a festive teepee, surrounded by a rustic decor and cosy fire pits. With a selection of delicious bistro-inspired food from the brilliant chef Ani Arora, you'll find yourself coming back time and time again.
Kick off your festive frolicking with a trip to the ever-so enchanting Natural History Museum Ice Rink , where you can skate round against an iconic backdrop of one of Lon's most beautiful buildings. To finish? Explore the perfectly-positioned alpine themed Café Bar for a hot chocolate.
Inspired by Alpine lodges with its cosy furnishings, Bar Under the Bridge is a quintessential Christmas pop-up on the South Bank. As well as offering plenty of festive food and drink, there's sure to heaps of activities to get you into the yuletide spirit.
Mews of Mayfair are bringing a sledge-full of Christmas cheer to central London this year as they team up with a Swiss ski resort. LAAX Baby! is based on a ski lodge, complete with roaring fires, English sparkling wine, fondue and winter cocktails. To top it off, visitors will also have the chance to win a luxury ski trip.
Craving a white Christmas? While the weather is temperamental, The County Arms is giving you a winter wonderland made up of pine trees, faux snow and festive dining. Swing by and you can enjoy your very own royal banquet, complete with divine British dishes and flowing drinks.
Cute as hell, Miracle Pop-Up is the kitsch American phenomenon that's coming to Covent Garden. Transforming Henrietta Hotel into a '70s festive postcard scene, the pop-up will be channelling homely vibes with massive fireplaces, retro cocktails and comfort food bites.