Avoid the high street madness and soak up the festive charm whilst browsing the best of London’s Christmas markets this winter. From mulled wine, luxury gifts and international street food, you can find all your Christmas delights and more within walking distance from your Guoman hotel.
Southbank Centre’s Winter Market
International traders bring the riverside alive at Southbank Centre’s Winter Market. Here, you can find Nordic-inspired chalets selling handmade goodies and fantastic street food with unique twists. Along with an array of performances and shows, the winter market is set against a scenic riverside backdrop with fairy lights galore. Just a 15-minute walk from The Royal Horseguards Hotel. Find out more here.
Christmas by the River, Bankside
Spectacular views of the iconic Tower Bridge and City skyline, boutique pop up stalls in charming winter cabins and delicious food: Christmas by the river is worth a visit. Located between the Pier and Tower Bridge, if you’re staying at The Tower Hotel, it is a short 10-minute walk over Tower Bridge. This market runs from the 29th of November through to the 2nd of January 2019. Find out more here.
Leicester Square Christmas Market
Leicester Square, located right in the heart of London, takes on a festive appearance from early November. The square transforms into a bustling enclave of sparkling Christmas markets, food and gift stalls, as well as fabulous street performers and carols. A 30-minute walk down Oxford Street from The Cumberland Hotel, this market is the perfect place to pick up a bite to eat or a trinket to fill those Christmas stockings. Find out more here.
Belgravia Christmas Sunday
One of the finest Christmas markets in London. For one day only on the 2nd December, sixty boutique stalls set up on Elizabeth Street, Belgravia, just a moment’s walk from The Grosvenor Hotel. Listen to live carols while you browse the artisan crafts and enjoy festive food and drink. Find out more here.
Mayfair Christmas Market
On Friday 30th November and Saturday 1st December, Mayfair Place W1 is transformed into a Christmas extravaganza with a bustling market, hosted by local restaurant Novikov. The area is closed off from traffic from 11am until 9pm, allowing visitors to explore the hand-picked market stalls at their leisure. There is a fabulous selection of luxury gifts on offer, as well as food stalls offering hot drinks and snacks. Mayfair Place is a less than a 30-minute walk from The Grosvenor Hotel, The Royal Horse Guards and The Cumberland Hotel. Find out more here.