If you’re on the hunt for the ultimate icy experience right in the heart of London, look no further. We’ve rounded up the coolest, most Instagram-worthy igloo experiences, from stunning skyline views to delicious cocktails and food. Bundle up and bunker down; ‘tis the season, after all.
Skylight Bars – Tobacco Dock
Christmas has made a triumphant return to Skylight Tobacco Dock, and they’re pulling out all the stops to make it unforgettable. Imagine a winter wonderland with a sky-high real-ice rink like no other. You can also cosy up inside their charming igloos with a seasonal sip (or two) or get your skate on while Michael and Mariah play in the background. The choice is yours, and it’s all set against a backdrop of panoramic city views.
Tobacco Dock, London, E1W 2SF
Alpine Igloos at The Sipping Room by Drake & Morgan x Grey Goose
Escape to a winter wonderland at The Sipping Room by Drake & Morgan, where three festive igloos overlook Canary Wharf. Adorned with evergreen woodland wreaths and twinkling lights, these igloos are perfect for a merry gathering, rain or shine. Raise a toast with limited-edition Grey Goose cocktails like Berry Kisses Fizz and Sipping In The Garden. And don’t miss out on their festive starters, mains, and desserts.
West India Quay, 16 Hertsmere Rd, Canary Wharf, E14 4AX
Snow Globe Dining Pods – Gaucho Canary Wharf
Experience festive dining with a view at Gaucho Canary Wharf’s enchanting winter snow globe pods, in collaboration with Grey Goose. These pods are heated and adorned with sheepskin throws and blankets, making it the perfect spot for sipping from their Berry and Bright cocktail list and enjoying seasonal dishes. With mood lighting and Sonos speakers, you can create your own party soundtrack and celebrate Christmas in style.
29 Westferry Circus, London E14 8RR
Wagtail Rooftop Bar & Restaurant
This rooftop space has been transformed into a Nordic oasis, complete with private heated igloos that can accommodate up to 12 people. Try the bespoke Grey Goose cocktails while enjoying city skyline views, including the Shard and the Walkie Talkie building. It’s a fabulous winter wonderland experience, with Nordic light installations reminiscent of the iconic Northern Lights.
68 King William Street, London, EC4N 7HR
Jimmy Garcia’s Fire & Fromage
Jimmy Garcia is infusing a touch of alpine charm to the South Bank through Fire and Fromage. In the cosy warmth of heated igloos, indulge in butternut squash soup, fondue, sharing steaks for self-grilling on sizzling stones, and an irresistible apple and brandy crumble custard tart. There is also a raclette bar menu with boundless cheese and an array of vessels for lavish spreading. And the cherry – or Christmas angel – on top, they’ve joined forces with the acclaimed Black Cow from West Dorset, introducing their pure milk vodka to craft fantastic winter cocktails.
Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Rd, SE1 8XX