6 of the best winter pop-ups in London

It’s #ThirstyThursday and who doesn’t want to kick the weekend off early with a little tipple? Better yet, let’s make it a festive one!

There’s a whole load of festive pop-ups all over London right now that will help you get into the winter spirit without having to actually go anywhere near any snow.

1. Forest Restaurant and Cabin Bar

Selfridges has once again transformed their top floor into an exciting new destination. This year they’ve got the forest restaurant, the perfect place to visit to get in the festive mood and chat over a winter-themed cocktail.

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Image Credit: Instagram – sarahfrancesratcliffe

2. Once Upon a WigWam

The Queen of Hoxton have turned their rooftop watering hole into a winter wonderland in the form of a scene inspired by the fairytales of the Brothers Grimm. There’s a gingerbread house bar, open fires for toasting marshmallows, and an enchanted woodland scene.

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Image Credit: Instagram – queenofhoxton

3. Dinerama

This Shoreditch food market is brought to you by the people behind Street Feast, everyone’s favourite summertime markets. They’ve made their market winter-proof with some industrial roofing and have a whole host of exciting food and drink stalls.

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Image Credit: Instagram

4. Sipsmith at The Well

Artisanal distillers Sipsmith have set up shop at The Well, creating an alpine lodge in their downstairs cocktail bar. Head to the lodge for delicious cocktails and the odd stuffed polar bear.

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Image Credit: Instagram

5. Winter Chalet and York & Albany

Another winter chalet, this time at York & Albany. Get cosy under blankets and soak up the festive scene with a winter cocktail in your hand.

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Image Credit: Instagram – yorkandalbany

6. The Churchill Bar and Terrace

The Hyatt Churchill has transformed their bar into a winter wonderland with the help of a lot of fairy lights. Inspired by Narnia, the bar menu includes a selection of cocktails curated by Green & Blacks.

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Image Credit: Instagram – hyattchurchill

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