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Winter Pop Ups In London

London winter pop ups are a great way to battle the winter blues. There are lots on offer including rooftop bars, dining, dancing, and immersive experiences. Here are some of our favourites. Save a third on your train tickets if three or more of you travel together with our GroupSave deal. 

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Southbank Winter Festival

10 November 2017 - 4 January 2018

Nordic treats, sing-alongs, magic shows, interactive exhibitions and… a Finnish rooftop sauna? Whatever the age group or idea of fun, Southbank Winter Festival has plenty going on. It’s a short walk from Waterloo, and all in view of the Thames, which is a bonus.

Nearest c2c station is Fenchurch Street then District line to Embankment

Sliders Curling Club

From 2 November 2017

Roof East, only a short walk from Stratford station boasts London’s only rooftop curling experience. If you’ve ever been excited by bowling’s bizarre cousin, there are six neon-lit ice curling lanes complete with hosts to keep the drinks flowing. When you’ve had enough of knocking stones into each other, there’s an 80s themed ski lodge bar and snow globe dining dens.

Nearest c2c station is Stratford

Jimmy’s Lodge

10 November - 31 December 2017

Jimmy’s Lodge, right by Waterloo Bridge offers a cosy winter escape and is split into three main areas. A hot cocktail bar, 1st floor restaurant with a Thames view, and for groups of 6-10 people, private dining igloos fit for a party. Oh, and if you’re a cheese fan, they pride themselves on their fondue.

Nearest c2c station is Fenchurch street then District line to Embankment

The Moroccan Medina

For an alternative winter vibe, the trendy Queen of Hoxton in Shoreditch transforms its roof garden into a Moroccan style medina with cushions, rugs, and a wigwam. Hot cocktails, halloumi fries and lamb tagine accompany Middle Eastern and European events.

Nearest c2c station is Liverpool Street

Alcotraz Prison Cocktail Bar

28 September - 17 December 2017

Brick Lane near Liverpool Street hosts London’s first immersive prison cocktail bar. Inspired by the San Francisco jail, customers get an inmate number, orange jumpsuit, and one hour and 45 minutes in a cell with guards sneaking in cocktails. Some may want to serve a longer sentence.

Nearest c2c station is Liverpool Street

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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