With the Night Tube up and running on Fridays and Saturdays, London can well and truly now claim to be a 24-hour city. And if there’s one time of year you’re likely to find yourself in the centre of town looking to continue the evening’s carousing, it’s in December when you’re trying to prolong Christmas party revelry. 

Duck and Waffle bar 2013

So whether you want to watch the sun rise from the open (almost) all hours Duck & Waffle (above) or retreat into the darkness of a speakeasy like Nightjar (below), London has a late-night bar for you, from the skyscrapers of the City to the luxury of a Mayfair restaurant. Discover London’s best late-night bars here

Nightjar bar London city cocktails

Looking for more drinking inspiration? Check out our list of London’s best cocktail bars.