Best Of Londonist: 20 November 2022

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Best Of Londonist: 20 November 2022

Your weekly Londonist roundup, featuring Londony news and features from the past seven days.

Mapped: The Cheapest Pint Near Every Tube Stop

Big rises since 2019, but you can still get pints for under £2.

A close up of a tube map with pint prices
Detail of central area

A First Look At The New Lift 109 Inside Battersea Power Station's Chimney

You bet we were first in line to try this one out - here's what we made of it.

Looking up through a long vertical shaft of red

London's Fairy Light-Covered Steam Train Ride Is Back!

Most festive train EVER.

A steam train trimmed with purple neon at night time

This World Renowned Barrel-Aged Stout Is In Pubs For A Limited Time Only

Goose Island Bourbon County Stout comes to town (sponsor).

Three people (off camera) clink glasses together. The drinks are a dark ale

10 Free Things To Do In London: Christmas 2022

Budget-friendly Christmas events in the capital.

A person in festive dress scatters pretend snow among a crowd

How To See London's Christmas Lights By Bus

Watch the illuminations roll past, from your moquette throne.

Star shaped dangle lights over a busy night time road

Christmas Dinner In London: Where To Eat In The Capital On Christmas Day 2022

You'll need to book soon if you want a seat at these tables on 25 December.

A plate of Christmas food featuring potatoes, carrot and some meat

13 Oddities Of Borough High Street

Lost prisons, a teleport and three blue men.

Stones from Old London Bridge on a pavement

This Company Delivers Christmas Trees Across London - And Donates To Ukrainian Refugees

Some trees even get replanted.

A man in a green tshirt carrying a christmas tree over his shoulder

Warm Your Cockles At London's Best Winter Drinking Pop-Ups And Cosy Bars

Igloos, rooftops and a winter of the future.

Dining igloos on the riverside near Tower Bridge

Miracle At Henrietta: Londonist Visits The Christmassiest Bar In London

It's Kiiiiiiiitschmas!

A couple of Christmas elves behind a festive bar

This Couple Is Making Sure 5,000 Of The Poorest London Kids Get A Christmas Present

Winter Toy Appeal back for ninth year.

A hugging couple standing in front of a big pile of donated toys

In Photos: A First Look At Christmas At Kew's 2022 Light Trail

And yes, THAT light tunnel is back.

A long yellow-lit tunnel

Rent Freeze "Needed Urgently" As 41% Of London Renters Struggle

Average rental price now £2,343 pcm.

Lots of housing, with different types foreground and background

The Medieval Charity Which Built London Bridge (Twice) And Now Helps The Vulnerable

Bridge House Estates even appeared in Peppa Pig.

A model of the old London Bridge

Dachshund Through The Snow: A Pup-Up Dog Cafe Coming To Bermondsey

Sausage dogs assemble!

A dog in a half-hearted reindeer costume

Ticket Alert: A Mrs Doubtfire Musical Is Coming To London

Make way for Euphegenia Doubtfire, dear.

A blue banner for Mrs Doubtfire, showing the title character with their back to the viewer and arm held aloft like He-man without his sword

Thou Shalt Not... London's Ancient Warning Signs

Commit no nuisance!

A sepia sign warning against spitting

Last Updated 18 November 2022