If you can’t go to the igloos, get them to you! That’s how simple it can get if you happen to be out and about, exploring the suave streets of London in winter! Stop by at the Coppa Club restaurant by the Tower Bridge in London, and you’ll spot their temporary igloo capsules pitched just by the banks of the River Thames. You’ve probably already seen them whilst strolling by the Thames and wondered what they were. Well, if eating in an igloo was ever on your to-do list, here’s your chance to tick it off. Coppa Club is the address!
Offering an ultimate, unique dining experience, these river-side igloos pop up every year during the winter months from November up till January. These river-side igloos of London have become a sensation of sorts, giving gastronomes a lifetime chance to sit cosy by the Thames, revelling in the best of food and drinks, and watch London and its vibes go by.
Igloos in Winter, Surfer Shacks in Summer: London’s must-have dining experience
Interestingly, every summer, these cosy igloos transform into paradisal Surfer Shacks, complete with a proper surf theme – surf boards, tropical plants, a retro Volkswagen camper van that doubles up a bar, vibrant décor, and the likes!
While the summer lasts, gather your squad and chill inside one of these laid-back shacks, with a summer cocktail in hand, soaking in some London sun, while gazing at the sun-kissed riverside views of the Thames, the Shard, and the Tower Bridge.
Address: 3 Three Quays Walk, Lower Thames St, EC3R 6AH. Nearest station: Tower Hill.
Timings: Open 7 days a week. Mon-Thu, 7:30am–11pm; Fri, 7:30am–midnight; Sat, 9am–midnight; Sun, 9am–10:30pm. Prior booking is absolutely recommended if you want a pod.
Price: There is no added cost for entering the pod. Just like a regular restaurant, you pay for what you eat. The menu is reasonably priced. This price range may help:
- Hot beverages: £2-2.75
- Full Skillet Breakfast (two plancha eggs, sausage, dry cured bacon, Spanish black pudding, field mushrooms, roast tomato, Heinz beans & toast): £9.45
- Veg Margherita Pizza: £7.45
- A bottle of Shiraz wine: £19.95
- Skinny Fries: £3.45
- Beers and Ciders: £4.95-5.75
- Soft drinks: £2.45-3.00
- Burgers: £13
- Pasta: £7-14
- Cocktails: £8-10