Mulled wine is always a wonderful thing to enjoy during winter, with its warm, spiced flavours and delicious qualities. When you’re visiting London, you can enjoy this seasonal drink in some of the most charming places in the city, providing you with the perfect spot to get cosy and comfortable, while sipping on a glass of this distinctive drink.
Read on to find out some of the best places to sample mulled wine this winter in London, and start planning your next getaway to the capital.
Queen of Hoxton
Located in the cool, edgy neighbourhood of Shoreditch, the Queen of Hoxton is always worth a visit when you’re staying in the city, and is conveniently easy to get to from the Piccadilly London West End Hotel. A short ride by train gets you there in less than half an hour, and with the great views from the rooftop, you won’t regret the journey.
The Queen of Hoxton provides the perfect place to enjoy some laidback fun with friends, and has a lovely rooftop terrace, where you can enjoy some great views over the city, while enjoying your favourite drink. Get cosy by the fire or snuggle up under a blanket while you sip on some freshly made mulled wine, warmed through with fresh berries. Afterwards, you can head down the stairs into the main space to enjoy a little dance off to the great tunes being served up by their resident DJs.
Mr Fogg’s Tavern
For those looking for somewhere close to central London where you can enjoy a tasty cup of mulled wine, this Covent Garden favourite is sure to hit the spot. Small and intimate, Mr Fogg’s Tavern retains some old school charm, while also boasting a great selection of cocktails and drinks, as well as the all-important mulled wine.
With a recipe dating back to the distant past, the delicious mulled wine served in here really is something special. You can savour hints of herbs and fragrant spices infused gently through the wine, and you’ll truly want to take your time over it. With some excellent London hotel deals around right now, you can treat yourself to a stay in the city, so that you can enjoy a special night out in here. Afterwards, refresh yourself the next morning with a touch of West End wellness in one of the neighbourhood’s stylish and sophisticated spas, for an invigorating wake up.
The Trading House
Located in the City of London, the Trading House is an elegant and striking spot, and the perfect place to go when you want to enjoy your mulled wine in a more impressive surrounding. The Trading House is a great place for a date, and one look will tell you why. Aside from their world-famous selection of wines, cocktails and other beverages, the venue boasts an airy space, beautifully lit and decorated, from floor to ceiling.
Once you’re done admiring their stunning architecture and the Grade II listed building, you can start to appreciate the fantastic drink before you. Their mulled wine perfectly reflects the period style of the bar itself, and is steeped with syrup, orange juice, cinnamon, cloves and star anise. Warming with a deliciously fruity kick, this will satisfy all your cravings this winter season.
The distinctive scent of mulled wine immediately brings cold and icy winter landscapes to mind – after all, there’s nothing better on a chilly day than a delicious drink that can warm you up from within. Thankfully, you don’t need to head out into the Arctic Circle to enjoy a glass of this classic drink – with great London hotel deals on some of the best pay on arrival hotels London, all of that cosiness is brought straight to you.
One of the best places to get a true feel for that intimate feeling of warmth and contentment is ScandiKitchen, a venue dedicated to all things related to Scandinavia, including the famous concept of hygge. Here, you’ll find all kinds of delicious Scandinavian delicacies to tuck into while you’re staying warm, and top of the list has to be a scrumptious glass of Glogg, the Scandinavian style mulled wine, made in the traditional way, with excellent red wine, sugar, and plenty of spices. Perfect to enjoy with one of their sweet buns and some great company.
The Running Horse
If you want a bar with a little more history and heritage, then this eighteenth century gem in Mayfair certainly won’t disappoint you. Its cosy lighting and elegant décor set the scene perfectly, and from the plush seating and wood-lined interiors, you can soon imagine yourself back in time, looking out on an historic London landscape through the windows.
While it might not be the cheapest place for a glass of mulled wine, this special venue is worth a visit for the ambience alone. You’ll find it just a few steps away from Bond Street station, and it provides the perfect refuge after a busy day hitting the luxury boutiques in the neighbourhood.
While mulled wine has long been a popular drink for centuries across the European continent, the German tradition of Gluhwein is worth a taste when you have the chance too. In this Bavarian themed bar, beer is the spotlight of the menu, but you’ll also find some excellent mulled wine to quaff on too. While you’re there, don’t forget to sample some of their great menu of delicious German-inspired snacks and dishes, and predictably, there’s plenty of meat on the menu to keep you full while you enjoy the night’s drinks.
The busy and popular bar is an excellent space for a more sociable night out with some of your favourite people – if you’re visiting on a Saturday, you’ll be treated to the sight and sound of their resident Oompah band too. Plus, with staff in fantastic costume, and a great, lively atmosphere all around you, you’re certain to have a special night out here.