The evenings may be longer and the days shorter, but that’s no reason to hibernate at home. In fact, London has plenty of autumnal adventures to offer this November. Wrap up warm, because we have sourced out the best bits the capital has to offer this month (Christmas sentiment included!).
From festive playgrounds and pop-up shops to a weekly winter cinema at Bluebird Chelsea, you’re guaranteed to fall in love with your city all over again.
Wherever you’re heading – arrive there warm, recharged and ready to take on the day with Gett.
The festive playground Winterville is back in Clapham Common. Jam-packed with an outdoor ice rink, enchanted Backyard Cinema, dazzling Roller Disco, crazy Plonk Golf, Solo Craft Fair and food from Street Feast, there’s plenty to be merry about!
Clapham Common at Windmill Drive, London SW4 9DE; 15th November – 23rd December
Foodflix at Bluebird Chelsea
Bluebird Chelsea’s Foodflix returns for a string of weekly movie nights leading up to December. In collaboration with Cointreau, Bluebird’s cinema room will be transformed into a cosy winter orangery. Guests will receive a ‘Cointreau Fizz’ upon arrival and can choose from the Bluebird hot dog or vegan burger.
350 King’s Road, Chelsea, SW3 5UU; Every Tuesday in November
Taste of London: Festive Edition
The festive edition of Taste of London is back at Tobacco Dock, transforming it into a foodie wonderland. With an abundance of tasty food and festive tipples, a top chef line-up and masterclasses to get involved with – it’s the perfect way to kick off the Christmas season.
Tobacco Dock, Wapping, E1W 2SF; 15th – 18th November
SUSHISAMBA Covent Garden
The tri-cultural, fine dining success SUSHISAMBA has opened its second restaurant at the Opera Terrace atop the historic Market Building in Covent Garden. Along with signature dishes, diners can also savour new plates including Scallops with vanilla, jalapeño, mango and aji amarillo.
35 The Market, London WC2E 8RF
Matilda Goad Pop-Up
Homeware designer Matilda Goad is back with another pop-up following her sellout success last year. Filled with Matilda’s desirable homeware collection amid a diverse range of antiques sourced by herself, this is the perfect spot to get a head start on your Christmas shopping.
297 Westbourne Grove, Notting Hill, W11 2QA; 7th – 18th November
Put a tropical twist on a cold Novembers day as Sliders is back at Stratford’s car park-turned-rooftop bar, Roof East. Celebrating the 25th anniversary of classic film Cool Runnings – expect neon-lit curling lanes, Jamaican decor and lane-side drinks like Apple Strudel Mojitos and boozy hot chocolates.
Roof East, Stratford Multi Storey Car Park, Great Eastern Way, Stratford, East London, E15 1XE; 1st November – 22nd December