Oxford Street is a glow with the spirit of the season
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An extravagant explosion of holiday spirit awaits visitors to Hyde Park Winter Wonderland
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Just look at all this holiday wonder! It's like stepping into a 1950s Christmas movie if it was set in 18th century Bavaria.
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Get your skate on at Somerset House's Skate Rink
There's nothing more romantic than a Christmastime ice rink. Pretend you're in any romantic comedy that Meg Ryan is in and just go nuts.
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Then warm up at Fortnum's Lounge with dairyrific delicacies and warm drinks.
Celebrate Christmas in London the pop up way at Fortnum's Lodge inside Somerset House.
And while you're there, pick up some gifts at the Christmas Arcade for all those folks you've left back home. Nothing says Merry Christmas like a tin full of biscuits.
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Be King and Queen for a day with a full Christmas meal including crackers filled with toys and paper crowns at the The Arch Boutique Hotel.
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Under the direction of Michelin starred Chef Jason Atherton, the contemporary British Berners Tavern will present an extravagant six course Christmas blow out.
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If that doesn't lure you in, maybe the fact that it won GQ's Best Restaurant Interrior for 2015 will intice you. Talk about Christmasing in style.
Melissa Karlin is a writer, photographer and professional social butterfly based in Los Angeles, California. When she’s not traveling the world, she will most likely be watching TV, doing yoga and talking about the next place she wants to explore. Follow her misadventures @meli64.