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I was in London one December and it was fantastic. There were decorations in all the shopping areas, people filled the streets and it even snowed. In one shop, I swear this is true, people started singing carols along with the songs on the radio.
- The Old Vic103 The Cut, London, United Kingdomrecommended The Old VicWhat better way to take in a bit of fabled London theatre than to get tickets at the Old Vic? A beautiful house that feels intimate, with bars on three floors that will get you slightly tipsy before ... read morethe show begins and top you up at the interval. Seriously, though - good programming, lovely atmosphere. Close enough to the Southbank to go out afterwards.Julia P
the holidays are a great time for theatre in London...check out a panto if you have kids or just get tickets to a play if not...the Old Vic has great programming...definitely see what's on there!
- Club Gascon57A West Smithfield, London, United Kingdomrecommended Club GasconFabulous restaurant. Marvellous food, impeccable service, may just be london's best value at the moment for couple's dining! It really is top of the tree.
- Orrery55-57 Marylebone High Street, London W1U 5, United Kingdomrecommended OrreryClassic French restaurant that lives up to its rep. But wine is overpriced and service a bit up itself! Also they really need to do something about the aircon after the room fills up. Got unpleasantly ... read morehot towards the end (around 22.30).D'Maris Coffman
We did this on NYE and enjoyed it.
- Altitude 360Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London SW1P 4QP, United Kingdomrecommended Altitude 360Good club with great views but VIP pricing is dishonest and service patchy on NYE. Still the fireworks are amazing from that vantage point and you'll have a good time. Not sure about the rest of the ... read moreyear.D'Maris Coffman
We did this last year and had fun. But it's not cheap.
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TimeOut has some pretty good information about Christmas and NYE in London :-) I would for example recommend the New Year's Eve firework display at London Eye.
Info about Christmas in London (shows, events, markets, etc...):
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Hope you have a nice time!