31 Savile Row, London, UK
Piccadilly Circus

Menswear pop-up A Call to Garms is opening on Savile Row in aid of homelessness charity Crisis. Curated by menswear stylist and writer Tom Stubbs, the pop-up will feature pieces from over thirty brands, including Savile Row’s own Anderson & Sheppard, Henry Poole & Co, Gieves & Hawkes and Richard James as well as from Globetrotter, Grenson, Mr Porter, and Vivienne Westwood. There’ll be a host of events and appearances happening across the week, including a closing party headlined by David Gray, and all proceeds from the pop-up will go directly to Crisis.

10th - 15th December 2018


20 Beak Street, London W1F 9DB, UK
Piccadilly Circus

We all need to give up single-use plastics and the Pass On Plastic pop-up, a collab between Project 0 and Sky Ocean Rescue, is here to help out, stocking a limited-edition reusable product range including a water bottle, coffee cup, tote bag, cutlery set and beeswax wrap set. The artwork featured in the range has been designed by a load of celebs including Kate Moss, Harry Kane, Cara Delevingne, Sienna Miller, HRH Princess Eugenie, Fearne Cotton and Ronnie Wood. The whole space is wrapped in wallpaper featuring plastics found in the ocean to really drive the message home.

Until 6th January 2019


12-29 Sclater Street, London E1 6HR, UK
Shoreditch High Street

If having a go on Supermarket Sweep was one of your life goals (and you’re lying if you say it wasn’t) then you’ll be very pleased to hear that the beloved game show, minus the late great Dale Winton, is coming back. To celebrate his new book Kitchen Cocktails, JJ Goodman, mixologist at the London Cocktail Club, is turning the ground floor of the LCC in Shoreditch into the Cocktail Kitchen supermarket, stocked with everything from Coco Pops to bacon. Guests have have to race around the aisles to collect the correct ingredients for their drinks, which they shake up after hitting the checkouts.

Until 23rd February 2019


103 Redchurch Street, London E2 7DL, UK
Shoreditch High Street

Janet’s List is a digital marketplace that features products and brands run by women of colour and now founder Janet Oganah is going offline with a pop-up shop in Shoreditch and just in time for Christmas too. The shop will stock 20 brands, like Flora & Curl hair care, Ange B Designs jewellery and AK Wilde textiles, and you’ll have the chance to learn more about the brands and the women behind them.

1st - 16th December 2018


Hackney Downs Studios, Amhurst Terrace, London E8 2BT, UK
Rectory Road

Pop Up Screens is bringing Cinema in the Snow to Hackney, showing Christmas classics like Home Alone, Elf, The Muppet Christmas Carol, The Holiday and Love Actually in an alpine themed wonderland. Christmas jumpers at the ready.

13th - 23rd December 2018


42 Hanbury St, London E1 5JL, UK
Shoreditch High Street

Espresso Martini Society is coming back to town for a winter edition with its massive martini menu! Located in Shoreditch, the selection of 20 different espresso martinis will feature some new festive creations. There’s the salted caramel Golden Gift, the white Russian-inspired Beast From the East and the minty After Eight, and you can get any of them made decaf if you want.

8th November – 15th December 2018


30-32 Fouberts Place, London, W1F 7PS
Oxford Circus

Choose Love, the charity pop-up shop that raised £750,000 for Help Refugees, is back for 2018 and just in time from Christmas. Items like solar lamps, emergency blankets, sleeping bags and bundles designed for specific needs (like mother and baby products), will be on sale, with every purchase going towards a similar item for a refugee. Other services, like support for vulnerable women and lawyers to help people separated from their families, will also be available to buy.

23rd November 2018 - January 2019


91 Brick Lane, London, E1 9QL
Shoreditch High Street

Sabel, run by husband and wife team Toby Williams and Lianna Jewell, has popped up at Ninety One Living Room at the Old Truman Brewery. The residency is all about serving food that people like to eat, so the lunch options include soups, cheese toasties and counter salads, whilst the evening menu (launching on 7th December) is a British bistro-style offering. Dinner dishes include grilled broccoli with smoked cod’s roe, fried fish sandwich with seaweed tartare, beer fed beef with fried potatoes and anchovy, and fermented pear granita with sheep’s yoghurt.


400 Oxford St, Marylebone, London W1A 1AB
Bond Street

God’s Own Junkyard is taking its spectacular neon from Walthamstow to Oxford Street with a rock & roll inspired pop-up inside Selfridges. There’ll be references to everything from disco to The Strokes, as well as a black Alice in Wonderland style Instagram wall. Get down there and get snapping.

Mid-October - 24th December 2018


Princes Arcade, 192 Piccadilly, London. W1J 9EU
Piccadilly Circus

If you’ve got a gin lover in your family (or you’re partial to a bit of mother’s ruin yourself) then you need to head down to the Sipsmith Gin Shop in St James’s to stock up on pressies. There hasn’t been a shop dedicated to all things gin in London for 200 years and Sipsmith has gone all out, packing it full of gin tree decorations, gin stockings (which you can personalise in-store), festive flavours like chocolate orange and mince pie gin, and even an in-house gin bar…shopping is thirsty work after all.

Until 24th December 2018


3 Carnaby Street, London W1F 9PB, UK
Piccadilly Circus Oxford Circus

In honour of the release of the Bohemian Rhapsody movie on 24th October, Carnaby is lighting up the area with giant neon opening lyrics from the iconic Queen track as well as the Queen crest appearing on the street’s arches. As well as the installation, which gets illuminated on 21st Ocotber, there’ll be a free pop-up shop featuring photos, film, costumes, merch and even the Freddie Mercury waxwork from Madame Tussauds.

18th October 2018 – January 2019


4 Brushfield Street, London E1 6AA, UK
Liverpool Street Liverpool Street Liverpool Street

A duck and chips pop-up is coming to London this November as Monsieur Le Duck opens in Spitalfields. Inspired by the food, wine and general good times of Gascony, the six-month pop-up, created by Richard Humphreys, will serve up a very simple menu of duck, chips, salad and wine. You’ll be able to get the bird one of three ways – a confit duck leg, a duck magret breast or a duck burger – served with chips and a mixed leaf salad, and wines from south west France by the glass, carafe or bottle.

23rd November 2018 - May 2019


1 Curtain Rd, London EC2A 3JX, UK
Shoreditch High Street

For this winter edition of their rooftop, Queen of Hoxton is turning back the clocks to 1900s Paris thanks to the glamorous Lady Celeste. The wigwam will turn into a velvet draped music hall, there’ll be an absinthe bar, surrealist life drawing, French language exchange speed dating, cocktails like spiked hot chocolate and hot tarte tatin rum, and food including toulouse sausage burgers and raclette toasties. Ooh la la!

25th October 2018 - April 2019


Old Street Station, 16 St Agnes Well, London, EC1Y 1BE
Old Street Old Street

The Magic Roundabout has been given one last spin – it was supposed to close for good this summer but the redevelopment of Old Street roundabout has been delayed – so they’re back for the winter. And they’ve decided to turn up the heat with the Fiesta Del Magia theme. The space is decked out like a Latin American town complete with town square, bodega and chapel, with a Frida Kahlo themed bar shaking up the cocktails.

Until 1st January 2019


188 Westbourne Grove, London, UK
Ladbroke Grove Bayswater

Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle brand goop has hopped back across the pond (it was all started ten years ago from her London home) and popped up with a bricks-and-mortar store in Notting Hill. Products include high-performance skincare, fragrances, fashion, homeware and even sex toys so if you want to live life a la Gwynnie, this is where to start.

Until January 2019


14 Lillie Road, Earls Court, London SW6 1TT
West Brompton West Brompton

One street, three bars and four house restaurants make up The Prince, a huge street food hub in Earls Court, and it’s back for winter. Coming from the team behind Pergola on the Roof and Feast Canteen, the space is be housed in the former Prince of Wales pub and features Patty & Bun, Edu, Coqfighter and Foley’s as well as a giant woodland garden.


5 Kingdom Street, Paddington Central, London W2 6PY
Paddington Paddington

Pergola Paddington is back for its second winter season, and it’s gonna be totally covered and totally cosy. Patty & Bun, MAM, Yucatan and Canard will be keeping you fed and two huge bars will be keeping you watered with mulled wine, cocktails and beers. With two floors, plenty of thick blankets and heating to keep you toasty warm, it’s the perfect place to enjoy some winter action in West London.

Opens 18th October 2018

Explore more

With our guides...