If your idea of festive drinking is nicking the glass of sherry left out for Santa, then Christmas has come early. Read on to find our round-up of the best yuletide tipples being mixed in London’s bars and restaurants – and put them all on your Christmas list.

St PPancras International London restaurant bar red winter cocktail

Christmas Pudding Martini at Searcy’s Bar and Restaurant, St Pancras

What’s in it: A festive mix of cognac, Madeira and apricot liqueur, with a hint of spiced syrup and red berries
Where: Grand Terrace, Upper Concourse, St Pancras International Station, N1C 4QL
How much: £10

London restaurant bar short winter cocktail

Fig Poppa at Dirty Bones Carnaby, Kensington, Shoreditch and Soho

What’s in it: Bulleit bourbon, Pedro Ximinez sherry, cinnamon, figs, lime and Fee Brother’s plum bitters, served on the rocks with a rosemary spring and cinnamon stick
Where: Various locations
How much: £9

Frenchies London restaurant bar egg nog winter cocktail

Frenchie’s Egg Nog at Frenchie, Covent Garden

What’s in it: A creamy and warming concoction involving Cognac, dark rum, Frangelico, walnut liqueur, eggs and spices
Where: 16 Henrietta Street, WC2E 8QH
How much: £12

Aviary London restaurant bar rum winter cocktail

Hot Chocolate Rum at Aviary, City

What’s in it: An indulgent glassful of Gosling Black Seal rum, Dark Deluxe chocolate and milk, served with a sticky marshmallow garnish
Where: 22-25 Finsbury Square, EC2A 1DX
How much: £8

Bokan London restaurant bar mince pie winter cocktail

The Mince Pie Cocktail at Bokan, Docklands

What’s in it: Sipsmith Gin, cloudy pear juice, egg white and mince pie syrup (water, sugar and mincemeat): basically a boozy mince pie in liquid form
Where: Novotel Canary Wharf, 40 Marsh Wall, E14 9TP
How much:

45 Jermyn Street London restaurant bar cocktail festive

Panettone Negroni at 45 Jermyn St, St James’s

What’s in it: Not just the classic gin and Campari, but vanilla- and raisin-infused Bombay Gin stirred with Campari, ginger and cinnamon
Where: 45 Jermyn Street, SW1 6DN
How much:

Oslo London restaurant bar slow gin winter cocktail

Sloe Winter at Oslo, Hackney

What’s in it: A Nordic-inspired mix of Plymouth Sloe Gin, winter berries syrup, rosemary stem, orange bitters and Prosecco
Where: 1a Amhurst Road, E8 1LL
How much: £8

The Cinnamon Club London restaurant bar winter cocktail

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas at The Cinnamon Club, Westminster

What’s in it: A festive bauble filled with Ophir spiced gin, cranberry, fennel, rosemary and tonic, and garnished with an orange peel
Where: The Old Westminster Library, 30-32 Great Smith Street, SW1P 3BU
How much: £12.50

Prefer you Christmas cheer in food form? Check out our eating (and drinking) guide to Christmas in London