Find a cosy pub near you
Heading inside now the nights are getting cooler? Or just after a spot to warm up after a brisk weekend walk? There's nowhere better than a warm, cosy pub.
Crackling fires, seats you can sink into and comforting pub food – that's what a good cosy pub is all about. So grab a drink, order the pie and mash and settle in for the afternoon. With hundreds of cosy pubs across England, find a cosy pub near you with great food, drinks and service.
Visit one of these warm and welcoming pubs located in great areas across the south of England and search for cosy pubs by area using the location filters below.
The Great Northern Railway Tavern, Hornsey
Built in 1897, The Great Northern Railway Tavern is a Grade II listed pub in Hornsey. Enjoy modern British pub food and craft inspired drinks in a stylish contemporary interior with original features.
The Grove Lock, Leighton Buzzard
This canalside pub serves up hearty food, traditional ales and wonderful views over the water. Located beside Lock 28 of the Grand Union Canal, it's a shining example of a great English waterside pub.
The Gun, Docklands
A special dining experience awaits at The Gun, a Grade II listed pub in Docklands. With idyllic Thames views, you can relax by the water, enjoy fine fresh food, stunning wines and a secret gin garden.
The Half Moon, Herne Hill
Built in 1896, The Half Moon is the oldest pub in Herne Hill. An iconic pub with a wonderful restaurant and some of the most beautiful bedrooms you'll ever see.
The Hare & Hounds, Osterley
Surrounded by lush green fields, you'd never suspect that this traditional pub in Osterley is just minutes from the hustle and bustle of Hammersmith and Ealing.
The Head of the River, Oxford
The Head of the River is widely acknowledged as one of the best pubs and places to stay in Oxford. With our very large outside terrace overlooking the river, and a short walk from the city centre.
The Hercules, Lambeth
Named after the circus strongman Hercules, the pub brings the history surrounding the creation of the modern circus and Lambeth's entertainment rich past back into the spotlight.
The Hereford Arms, Kensington
The Hereford Arms has developed a reputation for delicious fresh food, fine wines, craft beer & award winning cask ales all served in a warm, relaxed atmosphere.
The Horse & Groom, Alresford
A beautiful pub in the quaint town of Alresford, offering a range of cask ales & great tasting food, using seasonal produce, delivered daily, prepared and cooked to order by our talented chef's.
The cosiest country pubs with open fires in Hampshire
Picture this: you’re exploring the Hampshire countryside and the weather has taken a turn for the worst. It’s cold, windy and raining, and you’re in search of warmth and sustenance...
You stumble across a charming country pub by chance, and head inside to take refuge from the dark, wintery day. You’re greeted by the delicious aroma of mulled wine and hearty home-cooked food, and the warm, friendly smile of the barman.
You spot a roaring open fire at the back of the dining room, and choose a cosy, comfy spot within reach of its warm, amber glow…
If that sounds like your ideal way to spend a cold afternoon, here's a list of the best country pubs in Hampshire for doing just that – with real fireplaces, hearty pub meals and warming drinks – perfect for taking refuge on a chilly winter’s day.