Eagerly anticipating November 7th? Rightly so as the ever-festive Winterland in Fulham returns. From igloos and winter activities to heart-warming drinks, Alpine vibes and fairy lights aplenty, it's the perfect spot for a catch up in the cold.
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.
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This festive retreat in Clapham has everything you need to get into the Christmas spirit, from cabaret performances, to fairground rides and Backyard Cinema. Take in all the wonder while sipping on hot chocolate and mulled wine or munching fluffy baos and epic festive burgers.
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.
Gingerline's famous Grand Expedition will be taking diners on a unique journey through the clouds for a limited period this festive season. Join them and revel in the immersive adventure, complete with stunning visuals, quirky characters and five courses of delicious eating.
When it comes to winter pop-ups in London, The Montague on the Gardens never disappoints. This year, the central London hotspot has gone all out with a luxurious Lanson Champagne experience that promises mouthwatering food and fizz in their stunning ski-style lodge.
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.
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.
One of the city's prettiest winter pop-ups, Sky Garden have teamed up with Moët & Chandon to bring you one of the slickest experiences in London. Sip on Imperial Brut to accompany your tasting sharing boards, or get stuck into their collection of creative Christmas cocktails.
When it comes to an experience you can't miss this winter in London, it's A La Dine. A gorgeous and immersive night dedicated to the story of Aladdin, expect magical interiors and magical dishes, all set up by the renowned Darling and Edge team.
Calling all chocoholics, The Chocolate Cocktail Club is back and better than ever. Creating concoctions to please even the sweetest of teeth, this Farringdon based bar is open until the 21st of December and will even be serving up sugary shots in edible glasses.
When it comes to winter pops, we like ours slapped in Insta-worthy decor, filled with seasonal treats and topped off with themed cocktails. You know who feels the same? York & Albany. That's why the Camden favourite has gone all out with this cute cabin.
This winter, Jimmy's are back with the quintessential seasonal pop-up. What can we expect? Igloos, fondue and food galore, with the Refuge restaurant dishing up classic hearty favourites that'll get you warmed up after the first bite.
Alcoholic chocolate fondue, cheese fondue, raclette and a Jager station, Hilton London Metropole's rooftop has got it all. The skyline spot has had an Alpine makeover this Christmas as they hire out Apres 23 for private parties.
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.
Get in the festive spirit at the South Place Hotel this year. Offering a fun series of film screenings, from Elf to Love Actually, they'll also be throwing in one of their cheeky winter cocktails so you can kick back and relax with a nice flick and a good sip.
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.
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This is a perfect spot for intimate festive celebrations with your nearest and dearest. Hidden in the heart of Kensington is the stunning Secret Winter Garden, a beautiful oasis complete with five private domes, available to hire. Spend an evening munching on Oriental-inspired dishes whilst sipping from an extensive list of cocktails and drinks.
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.
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.
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.
Popping up for several dates this November and December, the Espresso Martini Society are back. From Ferrero Roche to gingerbread men, the five cocktails are Christmas themed, and also bottomless during your 90 minute session.
One of the best Christmas pop-ups in London this year, this fun and fascinating take on A Christmas Carol is bringing you a piece of interactive theatre complete with multi-course meal of Victorian-inspired food and festive cocktails.
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.