London's Best Igloo Hangouts

Discover where to snuggle up and chill out, this winter, with our round-up of London's best igloo destinations.

 

Tipis on the Green 

Inspired by cosy alpine ski chalets, Tipis on the Green is a brand-new pop-up bar heading for Parsons Green. Open from Friday 17th November, the space brings that ski chalet nuance to London, complete with retro memorabilia, vintage Yuletide decorations, fairy lights and biofuel fire pit tables. Expect plenty of apres-ski cuisine to go around, including mushroom arancini, French diot sausages cooked in white wine and tartiflette. You’ll be able to warm up with a Baileys hot chocolate or festive Negroni. Throughout the pop-up, you can take part in different events, from wreath-making to bottomless margarita brunches. 

Alpine Igloos at The Sipping Room

Escape to a winter wonderland at The Sipping Room by Drake & Morgan, with three festive igloos overlooking the water at Canary Wharf. With evergreen woodland wreaths and twinkling lights, the new igloos (seating 10 guests) are the perfect spot to eat, drink, and be merry regardless of the weather. Raise a toast with limited-edition Grey Goose cocktails including Berry Kisses Fizz and Sipping In The Garden. Diners can also enjoy a range of festive starters, mains and sweet desserts.

Aviary London

A high-altitude winter terrace pop-up promising to elevate any festive celebrations...transporting you ten floors above the City, take a walk onto a rooftop arctic escape decked with multiple igloos whilst you overlook the impressive star-lit skyline. Each igloo is equipped with plush blankets, heaters, and soft seating to ensure you stay warm while you enjoy the light projections reminiscent of the Northern Lights. Sip on limited edition Grey Goose vodka cocktails (such as the Aurora featuring vodka, Aperol, strawberry liqueur, passion fruit and pineapple) accompanied by a selection of Nordic inspired bites (think duck terrine with Swedish ro╠łkt duck breast & cranberry relish and roast celeriac with wild mushrooms, black cabbage& chestnut sauce). Drinks and snacks igloos are available in 2-hour timeslots. Open until May, 2023. 

Wagtail

Sister bar to Aviary London - the up-scale rooftop bar and terrace - perched atop a 1920's building on King William Street in the City of London - features majestic views across London and two festive and luxuriously decorated igloos, found on their fully heated and covered rooftop bar. Each igloo provides an elegant backdrop for your festive get-together - and can accommodate up to 20 guests - while you enjoy the light projections reminiscent of the Northern Lights. Choose from a range of winter cocktails and order from a series of Nordic inspired bites and limited-edition Christmas menus. 

Coppa Club

Coppa Club’s iconic igloos are back. Nestled between Tower Bridge and The Shard on the Tower of London side of the river, the igloos have been cosied up for the winter season with a vintage twist on festive interiors - featuring a pastel design of green and pink florals & lanterns offering subtle lighting. Expect a special festive menu – perfect for a bit of ‘igloo indulgence’ such as a truffled wagyu burger and a decadent, warm chocolate fondant with caramelised white chocolate and salted caramel ice cream. The seasonal igloos are also available at Coppa Club’s new-ish location in Putney, featuring three iconic igloos. The igloos are bookable in 2-hour slots Monday to Sunday. Open until the end of January.

Fire & Fromage

Jimmy's Lodge is back in their central London location, bringing their version (and private dining igloos) of the Alps to the snowy peaks of the Southbank. Until December 31, Jimmy and his team are creating the ultimate cosy escape from the winter cold. Whether it's an evening of private dining with close friends in their private (and heated) igloos (for up to 10 people - price includes a three-course menu at £55 per person), or tucking into some festive favourites on around fire pits with unlimited raclette and toast-your-own s’mores. Open daily from November 2, 12pm to 11pm. 

Skylight

Set against a backdrop of the city's iconic skyline and themed around an urban après skate bar, the three-story East London venue has been transformed into an autumnal haven with magical igloo forest. Skylight boasts cosy igloos and huts across the top two levels, transporting you to a wintry wonderland perched above the city - the perfect spot to sip on a mulled wine, roasted chestnuts in hand, and admire London's twinkling skyline with friends. Heated bars, draped in glimmering lights, serve a delicious array of warming winter cocktails, alongside an extensive menu of beers and ciders, as well as warming mulled wine. Street food stalls are available on the lower level and there's also a rooftop ice rink.

Winterland 

Fulham’s Thameside beach has had a festive makeover...London’s most enchanted yuletide village returns with bookable insta-worthy igloos, fur-lined log cabins and hunting lodges and ski lift bubbles. Cosy up with friends with a mulled wine, hot gin or boozy hot chocolate in hand, and enjoy street food delights from The Lodge; think flameless cheesy fondue, gourmet burgers and woodfired pizzas, whilst taking in the frosted mountain scenes and Alpine forest. The Alpine Club offers a variety of fun winter games such as shuffle board, beer pong, table tennis, arcade games, warming street food at the feasting tables and drinks from the Moose Bar. 

Willows on the Roof 

Set high above the hustle and bustle of Oxford Street is one of the largest rooftops in London - sat atop the John Lewis store. The expansive outdoor terrace has been transformed with fairy lights across the whole rooftop and with a Christmas tree taking centre stage. The ideal festive hideout overlooking central London. There's a number of private areas available to book including three heated chalet inspired cabins dotted throughout an also an outdoor lounge area and several winter domes. There's also an array of festive themed drinks and eats available.

Ideal For

Cosy nights out


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