Christmas menus in London: Riding House Cafe and Rail House Cafe are offering Christmas menus throughout December

London’s Best Christmas Menus to Feast on This December

The Resident’s pick of London’s best Christmas menus, from festive specials available throughout December to indulgent Christmas Day menus available at some of London’s best restaurants and hotels 

London's best Christmas hampers: Claridges Mayfair Hamper

Foodie London: Decadent Christmas Hampers from the Capital

The best Christmas hampers from luxury offerings by London department stores like Fortnum & Mason to artisan treats from Borough Market

London’s Best Luxury Christmas Afternoon Teas

As we eagerly await the end of lockdown on 2 December, The Resident picks out the best Christmas afternoon tea experiences at London’s top hotels and restaurants…

Christmassy Things to Do to Put You in the Festive Mood

From here until the end of the year, London is going to get festive. There’s afternoon teas and celebratory meals, light switch-ons, displays and trails, as well as ice-skating and Christmas markets too. If that’s not enough, here’s more things to do in the capital to put you in that festive mood… Photo: The Gingerbread […]

Aurora Borealis-Inspired Display Kicks Off Sadiq’s Winter Lights Programme

Borealis, a northern lights-inspired lighting display held in the heart of London, kicks off the Mayor of London’s festive season Winter Lights programme which celebrates our cracking city and one of the most magical times of the year. And tickets to the free family-friendly event are now available to book… Photo: Doug Southall/Visit London Designed […]

Ice skating in London: Winter Wonderland ice rink, Hyde Park

Where to Go Ice Skating in London

A winter skate at one of London’s pop-up ice rinks is a must at Christmas! Here are the best spots to skate in north, south, east and west London…

Here’s Your Chance to be a Professional Christmas Market Tester

As far as dream jobs go, getting paid to drink mulled wine and bask in the festive glory of some of the best Christmas markets in Europe and the UK is up there. Here’s your chance to apply for the wonderfully twee role of Christmas Market Tester… Photo: Premier Inn Premier Inn is on the […]

Where to buy a Christmas tree in London

Where to Buy a Christmas Tree in London 2021

Where to buy Christmas trees in north, south, east and west London. This year, many Christmas tree stores offer home delivery, decorating services and even collection and recycling

Covent Garden Receives a Frosty Makeover in Time for Christmas

One for Frozen fans (which is everyone, right?), 10 ice-sculptures depicting Elsa, Anna, Kristoff and Olaf will be installed in Covent Garden’s piazza this Saturday. And here’s your chance to try your hand at carving-ice too.  Photo: Frozen the Musical The ice sculptures will be revealed on Saturday, November 13 from 10am at Covent Garden’s […]

Where to See London’s Best Christmas & Festive Light Displays

London enjoys some of the country’s most spectacular Christmas lights. While things have been scaled back somewhat this year, with no big celebrity switch-on events, London’s Christmas lights looks better than ever. Here’s where to see the best…