17 Nov 2022
Best Winter Pop-Ups
Enchanted Forest Terrace at The Happenstance
Escape the ordinary and create magical memories at The Happenstance X Enchanted Forest Terrace winter pop-up. The all-weather heated terrace is dressed top-to-toe with vibrant green foliage, twinkling lights, cosy blankets and enchanting décor. Wander down and experience the whimsical spirit with bespoke Tanqueray gin cocktails, including the Winter Negroni, Apple Punch and Bee’s Knees cocktail, alongside dishes of Pumpkin & Sage Ravioli and a Royal Estate Venison Pie.
Address: 10 Paternoster Square, London, EC4M 7DX
D&M on the Square at Devonshire Terrace
Located just a stone’s throw from Liverpool Street, experience a cosy and covered space on Devonshire Terrace, complete with a pink horsebox bar, festoon lighting and seasonal foliage alongside plenty of blankets, hot water bottles, candles and lanterns. Perfect for working lunches safe from the rain or get-together with friends and colleagues for after-work celebrations. Hot drinks include delicious mulled wine, cocktails, wines, beer and zero proofs. For hungry bellies, scan the QR code on the table to order nibbles, sharing boards or larger winter warmers like pie and mash.
Address: Devonshire Square, London, EC2M 4WY
Disco Christmas at 100 Wardour Street
Soho’s legendary drinking, dining and dancing destination, 100 Wardour Street, has partnered with Absolute Elyx Vodka to bring the ultimate glitz, glamour, with a side order of funk and soul, to London this Christmas. Launching on 21st November, step into the disco wonderland pop-up surrounded by magical metallics, mirror balls, neon colours and festive garland and enjoy outrageously tasty Elyx cocktails – named after the kings and queens of the dance floor – delicious food and disco tunes from the resident DJ. Le freak c’est chic at 100 Wardour Street.
Address: 100 Wardour Street, London, W1F 0TN
Best Festive Brunches
Pooch Party: Merry Pawmus at M Victoria Street
Get into the festive spirit at the final M Pooch Party of the year as you indulge in a spectacular brunch menu, created especially for you and your furry friend. Expect treats from Pooch and Mutt, a festive party playlist bound to get you on your feet, and an appearance from a certain someone in a red suit. For just £35, enjoy three courses for both you and your dog, plus make magical Christmas memories with your barking bestie as you snap them with Santa Paws.
Saturday 17th December | £35 per person (includes one dog) | 12 – 4pm
Address: M Victoria Street, Zig Zag Building, 74 Victoria St, London SW1E 6SQ
West End Drag Brunch at The Folly
Sashay down to The Folly in the heart of the city for its West End Drag Brunch and experience more sequins, feathers, sass and spectacular vocals than you can shake a stick at this holiday period. Featuring an exclusive line up from the glittering West End stage performers, expect dancing, death drops and dazzling performances alongside some Christmas tunes. As well as a top-notch show, you’ll enjoy a welcome drink plus two courses from the brunch menu. Or, upgrade to bottomless drinks for an extra £25pp.
Running on 4th, 11th & 18th December | Tickets from £39.95pp | 1pm – 4pm
Address: 41 Gracechurch Street, London, EC3V 0BT
Whitley Neill Festive Brunch at Gaucho Piccadilly and Broadgate
Bring on the best week of the year with a boozy and brilliant Whitley Neill Festive Brunch at Gaucho Piccadilly and Broadgate on 24th and 31st December. Sure to keep Londoners lively for Christmas, Twixmas and New Year, guests can enjoy bottomless festive food and free-flowing gorgeous gin cocktails, including the Christmas Spritz with warming Whitley Neill Rhubarb and Ginger, Aperol and Double Dutch cranberry and ginger tonic. Priced at £65 per person for 90 minutes of bottomless food and drink, this brunch is a guaranteed holly jolly good time.
Address: Gaucho Broadgate, 5 Finsbury Ave, London EC2M 2PG | Gaucho Piccadilly, 25 Swallow St, London W1B 4QR
Bottomless Disco Brunch at 100 Wardour Street
On Sunday 18th December, put your boogie shoes on, grab your pals and make a beeline for the 100 Wardour Street X Absolute Elyx Vodka pop-up for a day of disco-themed debauchery. Enjoy a two course brunch (£30pp) that’s as tasty as the tunes with highlights of tuna tostada with avocado; braised lamb shank; and churros sprinkled with cinnamon sugar. Set to the backdrop of magical metallics, mirror balls, neon colours and festive garland, celebrate in style with free-flowing bubbles or Elyx cocktails for an additional £25pp. Belt out your favourite Beejee ballads and follow the disco ball this Christmas at 100 Wardour Street!
Address: 100 Wardour Street, London, W1F 0TN (nearest station: Piccadilly Circus)
Gospel Motown Brunch at The Anthologist
Let The Anthologist raise your spirits with its soulful Gospel Motown Brunch, featuring an incredible gospel choir and live Motown singers. Show some R.E.S.P.E.C.T to the greats and sing along to everything from Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder to Sister Act and Beyoncé with festive twists. Tickets include a welcome drink and two brunch courses, or upgrade to bottomless drinks for an additional £25pp. It’s the brunch you’ve been praying for!
Running on 27th November & 11th and 18th December | Tickets from £39.95 | 12pm – 4pm
Address: 58 Gresham Street, London, EC2V 7BB
Le Brunch at M Canary Wharf
Can’t make it to the slopes this year? Fear not. Award winning Best New Opening of the year, M Canary Wharf, is transporting you straight to the heart of the alps this winter, bringing all the après-ski vibes to London! Surrounded by chalet-style interiors in this alpine-themed wonderland, enjoy top London DJs and entertainment plus two delicious sweet and savoury courses and 90 minutes of free-flowing cocktails for £65 per person or Veuve Clicquot Champagne for an additional £40 per person.
Every Saturday in November and December | 12pm – 3pm (last seating) | £65 per person
Address: M Canary Wharf, 10 Newfoundland Place, London E14 4BH