THINGS TO DO IN LONDON THIS DECEMBER
In the lead up to Christmas there is no shortage of wintery wonderlands and magical masterclasses, as well as pop-up igloos, Christmas brunches and more, all serving up fantastically festive drinks for you to enjoy...
Best Bars Near You
London is full of DrinkUp recommended bars, from swanky hotel bars to hidden speakeasies and more... find the place that's right for you and on your doorstep with our list of very best places to drink near you...
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Latest News & Openings
Your insiders' guide to latest news & openings in London. From new wine bars, to the hottest cocktail bars to the latest menu's from our favourite spots.
New Bars In London
Stay up to date with all the latest bar openings across London, from themed speakeasies to great neon bedecked party bars and swanky hotel bars to visit with someone special...
Bedazzled restuarant terraces to lobby bars transformed into winter forests, ice skating rinks on rooftops complete with mulled wine and cosy chalets, the Christmas season has come early this year and London is looking snowy... Here's our pick of the best winter pop-ups serving the very best drinks that you shouldn't miss out on!
LONDON'S BEST DRINKS EVENTS
OUR BOOZE-TASTIC CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE
London is full of boozy gurus willing to share their immense knowledge and a decent label maker, so you can walk away a little bit wiser and with a gorgeous bottle of something of your own creation.
Secret Santa Under £20
They’re a little bit special, are bound to bring on some laughs and at the very least they’ll be grateful you were thoughtful enough to read a gift guide before blowing it all on a bath bomb!
Barware is a great gift because not only will your pal appreciate something lovely AND useful – but there’s a chance they’ll also immediately make you a cocktail. Everyone’s a winner.
BOTTLES OF BOOZE
A beautiful bottle is a sure-fire way to give someone something they actually want... here's our top five NEW choices, perfect for Christmas.
Our top five picks for those that'll dive in straight after unwrapping it and won’t budge their nose until the turkey is on the table.
Sometimes it’s just nice to be a bit lazy – especially at Christmas. Give the gift of a ready-made cocktail to add a new touch of class to a girls night in
BEST BARS TO VISIT IN LONDON
DRINKUP'S TOP 10 BEST ESPRESSO MARTINIS IN LONDON
Tall, dark and verging on the edge of naughty, they're officially still London's favourite cocktail and our very own Bars Ambassador, Bea Bradsell, knows a thing or two when it comes to drinking them... so she's done the hard work and picked out ten places serving the best Espresso Martinis in London - ta da!
Where we're drinking this week
Every week we give a shout out to the places we've visited, drank at and thoroughly enjoyed. Whether that's after-work drinks with the whole team or when one of us just wants to pop in and say hi.
New Cocktail Menus in London
Stay in the know about all the spots in town with brand spanking new menus full of tasty drinks for you to try... whether it's your favourite soho haunt or somewhere you've never tried before.
THE BEST BARS NEAR WINTER WONDERLAND
The MOST Christmassy of destinations – Winter Wonderland has returned! So whether you’re looking for a quick livener before joining the queue, fancy continuing the celebrations post-Wonderland back in the warm or even want to make a weekend of it, here are our picks of the best places to grab another decent drink, a mere stroll from the Hyde Park festivities…
Hot Cocktails In London
Wrap your mittens round steaming cups of mulled wine, hot gin cocktails and fiery ginger fancies... these bars are all going the extra mile to serve you toasty libations that'll warm the cockles and beat the cold.
Great Spots For Christmas Parties
Looking for somewhere extra special for this year's Christmas party? Then check out our list of the best places in London, whether it's your team of four or a whole floor, you'll be sure to find somewhere you're guaranteed some tasty drinks.
All the lovely hotels we review where everything is under one roof, so you never have to leave.
DRINKUP ON TOUR...
Sometimes we hit the road in search of new drinks adventures - from distillery tours, to area guides and more...
All the other drinks-related news, round-ups, new cocktail menus and more that we think you need to know about!