Our Favourite Festive Fairs and Events In London 

Christmas time in London can be a magical time, with so many exhilarating things to do and see, there's something for everyone to be excited about!

We hand-picked our favourites, to help you make the most of your visit.

Taste of London: The Festive Edition

Tobacco Dock, London, E1W 2SF

Thursday 15 November 18:00 – 22:30
Friday 16 November 11:00 – 16:30 & 18:00 – 22:30
Saturday 17 November 11:00 – 16:30 & 18:00 – 22:30
Sunday 18 November 12:00 – 17:00

Treat your taste-buds with the Festive Edition of Taste of London, held over four days in November at Tobacco Dock.

A great day to remember where you will find a showcase of London's best restaurants, leading chefs and gourmet shopping. Sample boutique food markets and artisan producers and manufacturers, offering the finest seasonal British fare.


Tube train 25-minute tube from The Nadler Soho
Tube train 35-minute tube from The Nadler Victoria
Tube train 45-minute tube from The Nadler Kensington

Hampton Court Palace: Festive Fayre

Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, Surrey, KT8 9AU

Friday 7th & Saturday 8th December: 10am - 6pm
Sunday 9th December: 10am - 4.30pm

Enjoy a big helping of festive spirit at the Hampton Court Palace Festive Fayre. The historic royal palace is one of only two surviving palaces out of the many owned by King Henry VIII.

The courtyards will be transformed into a stunning festive food lover’s wonderland, full of tasty artisan foods and drinks, along with inspiring seasonal cookery demonstrations. Be merry with sing-along festive classics on the Courtyard Bandstand and carol singing by local choirs.

Tickets include free entry to Hampton Court Palace (excludes Twilight Shopping tickets).


 45-minute cab ride from The Nadler Kensington
 60-minute cab ride from The Nadler Victoria
 60-minute cab ride from The Nadler Soho

Christmas Festival at Royal Albert Hall

Kensignton Gore, London, SW7 2AP

Held from 1 Dec to 31 Dec 2018

Get in full festive spriti with Carols, traditional music and festive entertainment hosted in this iconic music venue across the month of December.

The stunning programme includes improv comedy show Whose Line is it Anyway?, jazz classics and soulful Christmas songs by Guy Barker’s Big Band Christmas, the London Community Gospel Choir and the London Community Gospel Choir among others.


Image result for walking man vector free  20-minute walk (1.1 miles) from The Nadler Kensington
Tube train 20-minute tube ride from The Nadler Victoria
 20-minute cab ride from The Nadler Soho

Hyper Japan Christmas Market

Olympia London, Hammersmith Rd, London, W14 8UX

Held from Friday 16th to Sunday 18th Nov 2018

Dive in something a little bit differentt his November with the festive edition of the Hyper Japan market. Now in its eigth year, the Christmas market celebrates Japanese culture and cuisine.

Explore the many stalls selling fashion goods, creative toys, colourful wrapping paper, traditional Japanese tableware and crockery. The food hall, packed full of exotic teas, chocolate and Japanese snacks will also be the perfect occasion to pick up original Christmas gifts.


Image result for walking man vector free  20-minute walk (1.1 miles) from The Nadler Kensington
Tube train  30-minute tube ride from The Nadler Victoria
Tube train 30-minute tube ride from The Nadler Soho

Sail with Santa on the Thames 

Victoria Embankment, London, SW1A 2JH

Every Saturday & Sunday in December, Daily from 19th December until 23rd December.
Sailing Times: 10.45, 12.45, 14.35, 16.35

Meet with Santa while enjoying great views of the river Thames. A great way to take in the city's sights while having a merry time!

Children will enjoy meeting Santa, who brings treats for each and every one; while adults can console themselves for growing up with a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie.


Tube train 25-minute tube ride from The Nadler Kensington
Image result for walking man vector free  30-minute walk (1.6 miles) from The Nadler Victoria
Image result for walking man vector free  20-minute walk (1.1 miles) from The Nadler Soho

A Christmas Carol at The Old Vic 

The Cut, London, SE1 8NB

Running from 24th Nov 2018 to 19th Jan 2019.

Experience the magic of this Charles Dickens' immortal classic in a version by Jack Thorne, starring Stephen Tompkinson as Ebenezer Scrooge.

An immersive and uplifting Christmas experience like no other, the auditorium at the iconic Old Vic will bring to life this Christmas tale along with mince pies, drinks and merriment.


 Tube train 30-minute tube ride from The Nadler Kensington
Tube train  25-minute tube ride from The Nadler Victoria
Tube train  25-minute tube ride from The Nadler Soho

After a full day of Christmas shopping and exploring, you can return to the warmth and comfort of your Nadler Hotel room, for a well-deserved night's sleep!