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Best places for Christmas tipples

Christmas is more than lights and secret santa, it’s also a time to celebrate with friends. London has a lot to offer and here are some of our favourite places for a Christmas tipple. Make sure to grab your mates and save a third on your train tickets if three or more of you travel together with our GroupSave deal. After-all the train is the perfect way to travel if you've had a tipple or two...

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Ice Bar London

Made of natural river water sourced from Northern Sweden, the ice bar near Oxford Circus station boasts festive ice sculptures, drinks in ice glasses, and even husky dogs. The sessions are forty minutes and you’ll wear a special thermal cape. With -5 temperatures, there’s no chance of the drinks getting warm.

Nearest c2c station is Liverpool Street then central line to Oxford Circus


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Skylon near Waterloo station has created three ‘Festive Tails’ paired with appetizers like mince pies and pigs in blankets. Being at the top of Royal Festival Hall means great views of the Thames.

Nearest c2c station is Fenchurch Street then District line to Embankment

Candlelight Club

The Candlelight Club is a secret 1920s speakeasy that only reveals its location two days before the event. Live jazz, food and cocktails complement a unique party atmosphere.

Keep an eye on the Candlelight Club website as the location is released two days before the event! 

The Shard Champagne Experience

Right by London Bridge station, The Shard has a choice of restaurants and bars, London’s highest winter garden, and the champagne experience featuring panoramic views, a glass of champagne, and access to the open air Skydeck.

Nearest c2c station is Fenchurch Steet then a 20 minute stroll or bus to London Bridge

Sky Garden

The Sky Garden is famed for its uninterrupted 360 degree view over London, and its Sky Pod rooftop bar, set among landscaped gardens has live music and a broad selection of drinks. Being close to Fenchurch Street station is an added bonus.

Nearest c2c station is Fenchurch Street

The Comedy Store

Want a side-splitting alternative to too many Mince pies? The Comedy Store near Leicester Square will give you all the giggles you can handle with a Christmas tipple or two on the menu (yup Happy Hour will be exactly that). Book early to secure your party. ‘Tis the season to be jolly after all! 

Nearest c2c station is Fenchurch Street then District line to Embankment

Looking for more inspiration?

There’s a lot going on in London this winter, and we’ve got our list of favourite Cosy Pubs and Winter Pop Ups if you want to browse more. 

Great savings when you buy online

Make sure to nab the best savings with a GroupSave offer valid on all off-peak tickets (weekends and weekdays), or book ahead online in advance and save on off-peak weekday ticket too. Bargain!

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