It’s getting colder and darker. Time to find a nice cosy spot for a drink…
Climb up from Hampstead and get comfy with two wood- and coal-burning fires at this Dickensian watering hole. 22 Holly Mount, NW3 6SG. Hampstead.
With three blazes to choose from, you should be able to find a hotspot here – maybe even a fireside armchair. 76 Mitcham Rd, SW17 9NG. Tooting Broadway.
Quirky, expansive and toasty warm, this hipster boozer boasts a splendid selection of British-brewed beers and three wood fires to cosy up to. 231 Lower Clapton Rd, E5 8EG. Clapton rail.
Recently reopened, this gastropub is popular with families and perfect after a walk in Ravenscourt Park. The open fire takes the edge off chilly winter afternoons. 35 Wingate Rd, W6 0UR. Goldhawk Rd.
Elbow your way past the after-work crowd to the crackling wood fire and raise a toast in honour of this astonishing renovation of these 200-year-old premises. 55 Britton St, EC1M 5UQ. Farringdon.
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