Five gems in north west London to visit this Christmas season

Whether you enjoy a quick drink at the pub or the evening to explore a market, north west London has got you covered on all fronts this Christmas.

The Blues Kitchen – Camden High Street

If you fancy the taste of Christmas in a cocktail, why not try The Blues Kitchen? Located in the heart of Camden High Street, this place offers an amazing atmosphere, gorgeous interior and a tasty seasonal drinks menu. 

Celebrate mid-week here, as on Wednesday’s the Kitchen hosts two live, soul, performances and reduces their cocktails to £6 for the whole evening – making it very easy to try out their new menu at a more than fair price! 

You can check out their menu here:

Canopy Market – Kings Cross, West Handyside Canopy

If you would prefer to wonder and explore a market-style pop-up, head down to Kings Cross’ Canopy Market. It offers a wide selection of stools, which rotate with different traders every week. From jewellery to cheese and produce to wine, there’s something there for everyone. The atmosphere is boosted with music and street food stalls which adds to the warm Christmas feel.

Located just off of Granary Square, the market runs every Friday (12pm-8pm), Saturday and Sunday (11-6pm). 

Check it out on their website: or on social media @canopy_market.

The Camden Head – Camden High Street 

For a traditional pub atmosphere, The Camden Head gives a warm Christmas ambiance and a cosy candlelit interior. Located on Camden High Street, the coldness of outside won’t matter when you’re here. Sometimes simple is king, and with a wide range of lagers, ales and ciders, The Camden Head checks all the boxes for a winter’s night out. 

This is also the perfect place to enjoy some evening entertainment as you can head upstairs for their comedy night, which is on every night of the week!

Check it out on their website:

Hogwarts in the Snow – Warner Brothers Studios

For a fun day out, take yourself and the family to Hogwarts in the Snow at Warner Brothers Studios. The experience is set up to let you explore all of the famous Harry Potter scenes in a festive dressing. The tour reveals film-making secrets and transforms the iconic locations into a Christmas wonderland. 

It runs from November 12th – January 15th. An adult ticket starts from £49.95, children’s ticket (4 years+) start from £39.95 and under 4’s go free. 

Book your tickets here and make it a Christmas experience to remember:

ZSL London Zoo – Regent’s Park

To top off your festivities, visit Santa at his grotto, hosted by the world famous ZSL London Zoo. This is the best way to see the zoo as extra efforts have been made to bring a Christmas spin to the animal experience. Enjoy marshmallow toasting, Christmas-themed animal talks and craft making! 

Tickets to meet santa start from £15 per person. You can book here:

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