The Queen of Hoxton in Shoreditch has once again given their rooftop a complete makeover. Recent years have seen cherry gardens and Alice in Wonderland themed décor, food, and experiences hitting East London. But this year they’re leaning into the season with a wintry makeover that will bring a ski chalet mountain getaway to the skies. It’s a picture perfect way to enjoy the evenings as the weather cools down and night comes earlier to London.
Step off the street and you’ll be confronted with an awe-inducing climb up the mountains staircase, but don’t be put off because the reward waiting for you is worth it. Picture the scene: you’ve spent the day navigating hazards as you ski down the mountain (or simply crossing the streets of London as a pedestrian) and it’s time to relax. You step off the slopes (or through the entrance of the Queen of Hoxton), and you’re confronted by a dazzling, warming, display of cowhide and gingham. Firepits dot the area, and the scent of fire-toasted marshmallows floats through the air. Drinks are flowing, delicious food is being served, and all your worries float away. At The Queen of Hoxton’s Queen of the Slopes Winter Rooftop, that’s what awaits. It’s the perfect destination for chilling with friends, going on dates, or simply taking in the sights.
Food and drink
Hidden away from the streets of Shoreditch, the Queen of Hoxton is much more than just a pretty face, as they’ve got a full menu of delicious wintry delights. They’ve got winter warmers, themed cocktails, and mouthwatering food, that runs the gamut from snack-y pieces to full-on meals to keep the hunger at bay. Sure, you could just toast yourself a marshmallow and make your own s’mores, but how could you resist an Alpine Steak Burger (complete with Crispy Bacon and Beer Battered Onion Rings) or Bratwurst Vegan Hot Dogs topped with Sauerkraut + Currywurst Sauce. Even if you’re not hungry, there’s surely no way you’re not ordering the Poutine, right?
In true Queen of Hoxton style, they’ll be keeping things exciting with a range of events throughout the season. You’ll have plenty of excuses to keep coming back so you can while away the evening at the rooftop chalet – even if it’s just for one last picture (or one last drink). It’s time to hit the slopes!
Also published on Medium.