We are in the middle of Christmas times and surely you have not missed all Instagram posts featuring Christmas lights, mulled wine and snow-frosted pine trees. Now you want to find those hidden treasures yourself, but where should you go? There’s so much more than the notorious Oxford Street lights to discover. We give you some inside tips about some of the most Instagram-worthy spots you just can’t miss in London during Christmas. Click on the pictures to go directly to the Instagram location of the places.
252 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EN
The gin brand Monkey 47 has helped Rosewood London to turn their beautiful courtyard into a Black Forest themed winter lodge. Wooden boards, mulled sloe gin and the smell of fir needle, what more can we ask for?
The Winter Forest Broadgate
Broadgate, London EC2M 3WA
It’s almost like Narnia. Step into a world of shimmering lights and snow covered pine trees. Who wants to go back to reality?
Rooftop at Queen of Hoxton, the Moroccan Medina
1 Curtain Rd, London EC2A 3JX
If you thought that rooftop bars are only for summer, you’re wrong. Inspired by the Yves Saint Laurent garden in Marrakech the Queen of Hoxton has turned their rooftop into a magic Moroccan Medina. Are you looking for a Christmas picture with a twist then this is the place to go.
The Dalloway Terrace
16-22 Great Russell St, Fitzrovia, London WC1B 3NN
Are you one of those who just can’t get enough of a white, bright feed? If yes, then there’s nothing more suitable for your Instagram than this snow-frosted restaurant. Snuggle up in a fur blanket and enjoy a cheese fondue, or why not their hot chocolate cocktail?
St James’s Market 1 Carlton Street, London SW1Y 4QQ
This year a Nordic winter garden is unveiled at Aquavit London. Our advice is to go there before the sun sets since the expansive dining space is flooded with great natural light, perfect for your post. The place is also perfect to enjoy some Gåsebryst (Danish cake) and Blossa glögg (Swedish mulled wine).
Peggy Porschen Cakes
116 Ebury St, Belgravia, London SW1W 9QQ
Yes, every single girly influencer has been there. But come on, the doorway matches their cakes, how can we not want to snap a photo there?
Fortnum and Mason
181 Piccadilly, St. James’s, London W1A 1ER
Fortnum and Mason has Christmas covered. Show off your Christmas shopping in the staircase to Christmas heaven or take a photo from above, you will not be disappointed on the engagement rate it will give you.
Brook Street, Mayfair, London W1K 4HR
Claridges Hotel is helping to banish any winter blues. Their staircase is perfect to show off your outfit, the checkered floor to give your new shiny shoes some likes and the upside down christmas tree for those who just want to spread the Christmas feeling on their feed.
119 Kensington Church St, Kensington, London W8 7LN
The Instagram-ready pub in Kensington has turned its usually floral fasade into 80 Christmas trees and 18,000 Christmas lights. Perfect for you to enjoy mince pies, mulled wine and carol singing while uploading your Instagram picture.
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Botanical garden in Richmond, England
Kew gardens is special all year round but when the sun sets during winter it’s something even more remarkable. We’re talking aromatic fire garden, dancing rainbow of lasers and the iconic Hive. Bring an extra battery to your camera, #justsaying.
Tailify wishes you all a Merry Christmas! See you in the new year.