It’s cold. The clocks have gone back and the days are slowly, but surely, getting shorter.
Cheer up London! It’s not all bad news. Keep reading to find out about the capital’s cosiest winter bars and click here find them:
Penning St. Car Park, Wapping Lane, E1W 2SF
In the mood for festive cocktails after a sunset skate? The rooftop of London’s acclaimed Tobacco Docks has reopened as Skylight – winter style. Enjoy mulled wine and cider, craft beers and a seasonal cocktail under the stars, just a five-minute walk from Shadwell overground.
Queen of Hoxton’s Moroccan Medina
1 Curtain Road, EC2A 3JX
Transport yourself from one capital city to another this winter at the Queen of Hoxton. Find the sights, smells and eats of Morroccan culture all under one roof with a Kasbah Coffee Martini, or Berber’s Bellini in hand. Open Monday to Saturday, 4-10pm.
The South Pole Saloon
Popes Road, Brixton, SW9 8JH
After a long London summer, Brixton’s beach bar has evolved into the South Pole Saloon. Boasting themed rooms and an interactive theatre experience, this bar has everything and more to get you feeling festive this winter.
Hyde Park, London W2 2UH
Tourist trap maybe – but a London winter isn’t same without a stop off at the Bavarian Village. Enjoy German beer and a currywurst over this years live music, in celebration of the bar’s 10th anniversary in Hyde park. Open from the 17th of November.
Pergola Paddington Central
5 Kingdom St, Paddington, W2 6PY
Two floors of fairy-lit seating, and five blanket-scattered day beds make Pergola Paddington the cosiest bar you’ll find this winter. Even better, find 2 for 1 deals on all house beers and wine from 6-8.30pm Sunday to Wednesday.
Words: Katherine Docherty | Subbing: Liv Herring