Mulled Wine in London: Best Festive Tipples

Mulled Wine in London: Best Festive Tipples

Mulled wine in London is the ideal way to get into the festive mood. Whether it’s after work drinks with friends, a romantic date, or a family day, mulled wine is the perfect festive tipple. We’ve put together a list of the best places to enjoy this Christmas beverage in London.

What is Mulled Wine?

Mulled wine is a hot, alcoholic drink created from red wine, warmed with oranges, cinnamon, star anise and cloves. Mulled wine, like London, can be traced back to the Romans. Today mulled wine is enjoyed in London and all around the world.

Where to Find Mulled Wine in London

Lots of pubs, cafes, and restaurants will be serving mulled wine in London during the festive season. Here are just a few of the best places to enjoy the hot Christmas beverage in the city.

Covent Garden

Covent Garden puts on one of the best Christmas displays and serves mulled wine throughout the season. Kicking off with their Winter Warmers festival at the beginning November, you’ll find mulled wine stands in the market. As well as the usual Covent Garden cafes and restaurants also serving up mulled wine.

Trafalgar Square 

Trafalgar Square is home to one of London’s Christmas markets, and offers a scenic spot for an evening mulled wine. Enjoying your London mulled wine in Trafalgar Square will let you take in the splendour that is this London icon. This includes the beautiful London Christmas tree gifted by Norway each year.

Queen on Hoxton, Shoreditch

The Queen of Hoxton is a popular bar in Shoreditch and they are the perfect spot to celebrate the festive season. On their rooftop you’ll be able to enjoy the skyline of London whilst sipping on a mulled wine.

Spaniards Inn, Hampstead

One of London’s most haunted pubs is ready to welcome you for Christmas! Hampstead is a gorgeous place to enjoy both Christmas and a mulled wine in London. The cosy village vibes will make you feel like you’ve been whisked away to a Netflix Christmas film!

Mr Foggs Tavern

Mr Foggs has locations across central London, and is one of the city’s most popular cocktail bars. With gorgeous interiors that are taken to the next level for the Christmas holidays, you and your friends will adore your time spent indulging in mulled wine in this London location!


Skylight is a collection of London bars and they go all out for every season from Halloween to Christmas. Located at Tobacco Dock and Peckham you can enjoy mulled wine in London to a backdrop of the London skyline, talented DJs, live music, and delicious food!

Battersea Power Station

Battersea Power Station has launched its first ever ice rink in London and it comes complete with a cosy cabin. In the cabin, and the surrounding festivities you’ll be able to sip on mulled wine and taste yummy food from local businesses.

Winter Wonderland

No London Christmas list would be complete without Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland. Winter Wonderland is London’s Christmas fairground and is open from mid-November to early January. With numerous bars spread across the park you can drink hot mulled wine in one of London’s royal parks, whilst enjoying rides, games, and more!

The OXO Tower

From late November OXO Tower’s 8th floor gets a Christmassy makeover that includes a fresh menu with festive cocktails and delicious mulled wine! The London restaurant here has stunning views over the city, made extra magical with a spiced beverage!

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