8 Ideas to Get You Feeling Festive in London this Christmas!

It’s almost the 1st December which means you’re officially allowed to ‘feel Christmassy’ – hurrah!  Here’s Luxe Bible’s 8 places to get that festive kick!

Get Festive with Busk In London & Slingsby Gin at The Ivy Tower Bridge

8 Ideas to Get You Feeling Festive in London: Busk In London at Ivy Tower Bridge
8 Ideas to Get You Feeling Festive in London: Busk In London at Ivy Tower Bridge

In collaboration with the Busk In London initiative and Slingsby Gin, talented musicians will perform at The Ivy Tower Bridge on selected dates between November and Summer 2019, championing and encouraging street performance and upcoming talent.  In the run up to Christmas, the sets will be suitably festive, with ‘Best Undiscovered Talent’ London Music Award winner Natalie Shay getting diners in the spirit on Thursday 29th November.  Check out the line up by clicking here.

Hire a Fully Festive Suite at Park Plaza London Riverbank

8 Ideas to Get You Feeling Festive in London: Snowscape Christmas Tree at The Shard
8 Ideas to Get You Feeling Festive in London: Park Plaza Suite at London Riverbank

For the Christmas obsessed, the Junior Suite at the Park Plaza London Riverbank has been completely transformed for that homely festive feel with a winter wonderland!  Decked out with fir trees, lights, candles snowflakes and even a small sleigh, it’s the ultimate magical experience if you’re away from home.  There’s even a ‘Little Helper’ service to attend to your every need and every child under seven will receive a present under one of the many trees!

Sleeping two adults and two children, the suite is available for bookings from 26th November – 27th December. Rates start at £159 (including VAT)**. For more information, visit www.parkplaza.com/ulimate-christmas-suite

Festive Tipples at The Bloomsbury Club Bar

After a day full of shopping on Oxford Street, relax in luxurious surroundings at The Bloomsbury Club Bar.  Teaming up with Ireland’s award-winning independently owned artisan Dingle Distillery, chil by the tree complete with blown glass baubels while sipping on the hot cocktail ‘All I Want For Christmas’, made with coffee, Dingle whisky and nutmeg (£12), or maybe ‘The Dingle Jingle’, a refreshing mix of gin, grapefruit and pine aroma (£12)

Gingerbread House at The Ivy Chelsea Garden

8 Ideas to Get You Feeling Festive in London: Gingerbread House at Ivy Chelsea Garden
8 Ideas to Get You Feeling Festive in London: Gingerbread House at Ivy Chelsea Garden

With another experimental façade, The Ivy Chelsea Garden has put a festive spin on their front with a stunning Gingerbread House on the infamous King’s Road.  Embellished with multi-coloured sweets, candy canes and Christmas tree decorations, you can also warm your cockles with a special Gingerbread Espresso Martini indoors.

The National Theatre’s Frost Fair

8 Ideas to Get You Feeling Festive in London: National Theatre Sipsmith at Frost Fair (Photo Credit James Bellorini Photography)
8 Ideas to Get You Feeling Festive in London: National Theatre Sipsmith at Frost Fair (Photo Credit James Bellorini Photography)

In collaboration with Sipsmith Gin, The National Theatre’s Green Room restaurants has been transformed into a winter wonderland with the Frost Fair.  Sip on warming gingerbread cocktails, indulge in the brand new festive menu (including vegan and vegetarian options) and keep toastie with cosy blankets. 

Meanwhile, a Narnia style wonderland awaits at Bluebird Chelsea, while Lodge D’Argent’s rooftop terrace at city fave Coq D’Argent has been transformed with vintage ski props and winter forest backdrops!  And don’t forget to visit the stunning Fire and Ice winter terraces at Radio Rooftop at ME London  – 2 exclusive immersive spaces with Grey Goose Vodka and Patrón Tequila later this month.