Cosy Winter Pubs in London
As the colder months approach, the temperature falls and we start looking for ways to keep warm. And one of the best ways to beat the winter blues is to have warming cocktails in a cosy setting. Whether you’re a London local or a tourist, there’s no reason why you should stay in your hotel room cuddling in the blanket. There’s always an open fire waiting for you out there this winter. London greets you with some of the best cosy pubs to relish hot wine by the roaring log fire in an intimate setting. With over 3800 pubs, London has something for every budget and style. Here are the top five cosy pubs in London to visit this winter.
There are sure-shot reasons why Antelope tops the list. It serves the best gastropub food and has three fires to choose from. Two coal-burning options in the bar and dining room are enough to keep your knees from clinking together. There’s also a wood fire in the games room so there are high chances of getting a cosy spot near the hearth.
2. Clapton Hart
Although this echoing hipster pub is spacious but that doesn’t mean it’s not warm. Two wood fires are always blazing in the front bar and the dining room. A tantalising selection of brewed British real ales is served along with a simple food menu to keep you delighted. Enjoy Redemption Trinity or Deuchars IPA beside the warming fire. You won’t regret visiting!
3. Earl Spencer
Come winter and this gastropub comes alive with burning fire and a buzzing atmosphere. Farmhouse dining tables, jars of colourful soused savouries, and cookery books, cement the rustic kitchen. An enticing selection of beers on tap complements your amazing experience. This Southfields pub is truly a warming delight in winters.
4. Holly Bush
A welcoming Dickensian pub hidden in Hampstead, Holly Bush has the perfect rustic setting complete with ancient interior and wooden booths. If it’s freezing cold, there are two wood and coal burning fires that make it a perfect place to visit after a walk along the heath. The food is reasonably priced, so it’s quite a budget-friendly option.
5. Jerusalem Tavern
Jerusalem Tavern serves exquisite nibbles in a building that dates back to 1700s.Steeped in history, this place takes you back in time to sip classic ales in a historic setting. The brewers on tap are from St Peter’s Brewery in Suffolk so expect your experience to be perfect. As if that wasn’t enough, the pub also has a working fireplace that fits perfectly with the surroundings.
Perfectly adorned with a gorgeous mosaic floor, Palmerston has wood-panelled walls, giving it a sophisticated feel. Two coal-burning fires keep the space warm so you can simply relish your pint without shivering. Settle in for a weekend afternoon here to have an at-leisure time.
7. Prince George
A swanky pub in London, Prince George serves Czech beer and real ales like Pride, Woodforde’s Wherry, and Brakspear. Head to Dalston now to large it up on a freezing day. The George’s free jukebox means that there is always a party going on. Don’t expect a quiet time by the burning fire as the place is quite buzzing and lively.
If you’re planning to visit London during winters, make sure to head to one of these cosy winter pubs in London to make the most of your trip.
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