Best Reopening Parties in London

2020/21 has been a weird old one, with life changing around the world forever following the Coronavirus lockdown. And while normality may be completely different from what it was before, there's still a light at the end of the tunnel. So whether you're after a slap-up meal in a reopened restaurant, fancy slurping something icy in a swish outdoor setting, or joining in the fun of a summer event, we've got London's best reopening parties right here.

Last updated on 14th May 2021

London Boat Party

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Hosting some of the best reopening events in the city, London Boat Party is setting sail once again. Cruise along the Thames while soaking up the sun, grazing on a buffet menu and sipping drinks throughout the four-hour experience. 

If you're celebrating the return of nightclubs with an epic blowout, this boozy brunch event is not to be missed. The Return of The Soiree Bottomless Brunch will be taking place on various nights in central London this summer. Expect bottomless drinks, bites to eat and heaps of live entertainment. 

This summer, Glitterfest is bringing you a whole host of sparkle-tastic parties and brunches. What can you expect? Wicked decor, confetti cannons and a soundtrack of hip hop, garage and house tunes, as well as tasty food and spectacular dancers that'll dazzle you and keep the vibes going.

Soul Serious

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Celebrate the official start of summer as Soul Serious plan to take over swanky central London restaurants and bars for nights filled with live music from world-class artists and producers. Enjoy table service throughout, with the option to add on a gourmet three-course feast.


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From bottomless weekend brunches to free-flowing rum cocktails every Wednesday, Cabana is bringing the party when London reopens. Taking place at its venues across the capital, the events are bringing the party and a taste of modern Brasil to the city.

Trapeze Bar

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Back bigger and bolder than ever, Trapeze reopens its circus doors tent again this spring. Head over to the quirky Shoreditch bar from the 20th May and get stuck into cocktails, delicious food and a slew of incredible events. 

Hip Hop Brunch LDN

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Hip Hop Brunch LDN will be back with a bang from April onwards, bringing you all the best tunes and a massive party atmosphere. There'll also be a three-course meal, free-flowing cocktails and bingo games, along wit the best in RnB, garage, reggae and dancehall.

Midnight Apothecary

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One of London's best hidden gems, Midnight Apothecary is the secret rooftop garden in the heart of the Brunel Museum. Swing by this month to sit by roaring fire pits, toasting marshmallows and sipping on hot toddies.

Queen of Hoxton

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Queen of Hoxton is set to hosts some of the very best reopening parties in London, from the intimate underground club space al the way up to the sprawling rooftop. Have a glance through their bursting lineup of events and make this is a summer to remember. 

Looking for the very best reopening parties in London? Turn your gaze to The Brixton Courtyard, who are hosting unmissable outdoor events this spring. Armed with a party playlist, covered seating, a fully-stocked bar and lineup of street food vendors, this place is a must. 

This May, The Country Bottomless Brunch is going the whole hog with its reopening celebrations. Head to The Islington Metal Works for a wild and quirky day of live music, Southern BBQ food and two hours of free-flowing fizz and bourbon cocktails.

Home to some of London's most popular party bars across Angel, Shoreditch and Soho, Barrio is the place to be this summer. Expect gorgeous beer gardens, tasty cocktails and Latin vibes to the early hours.

Garage Brunch

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If you're searching for some of the best reopening parties in London, you'll be happy to hear Garage Brunch is back and better than ever. Kicking off this May, the fun-filled boozy brunch event will feature endless drinks, bites to eat and a non-stop party playlist. 

This one's coming out the gate swinging. South Bank beer garden Between The Bridges is celebrating London reopening with a whole season of events and parties. From crazy golf games and fabulous drag brunches to live music nights, there's sure to be something up your street.

The perfect place to let loose and shake off all those months within your four walls, Vida Alta is bringing you the ultimate 8-hour house party. Taking over a North London country club, the event will have you dancing to bangers from a number of top DJs and sipping on tasty drinks on a gorgeous terrace.

Ballie Ballerson Shoreditch

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Ballie Ballerson is going big this summer, bringing you some of the best reopening parties in London. The Shoreditch ball pit bar is serving up seven days of fizz, fun, themed nights and DJ tunes in its colourful venue.

Wicked Student Nights

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This June, Wicked Student Nights are back - and making a big ol' entrance. The party pros are taking over XOYO, The Roxy and Bar Rumba for a number of cheap and fun club events. With tickets starting from just £8 and a number of drinks deals over the nights, these gems will have you bopping to hip hop, pop anthems and house galore.

Q Shoreditch

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Q Shoreditch is getting the party started this May with the help of The Sisters - an all-female lineup of DJs playing a funky soundtrack of house and disco. What's more, they'll also be welcoming some of the biggest names in house and garage for an extra special brunch event.

Old School R&B Brunch

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Celebrating the official start of summer, Old School R&B Brunch will be taking over a top secret London location this May, hosting a daytime bash packed full of live DJ sets, free-flowing punch and mouthwatering soul food.

London's largest outdoor venue will be kicking off the summer celebrations with a bang this April. Located in Tobacco Dock, Skylight is the stunning rooftop bar that boasts pretty pergolas, traditional garden games and some of the city's finest views.

Looking for some of the best reopening events in London? Hashtag Parties are bringing together some incredible nights to help students get back into the clubbing swing. They'll be taking over Zoo Bar, Tiger Tiger and Piccadilly Institute and tickets will be starting from just a fiver.

Cargo is home to some of the biggest reopening parties in London, promising music, drinks and dancing until the early hours. Stop by on the 21st June for DJs spread across three rooms and massive beer garden, which is sure to get you back into clubbing with a bang.

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz

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After a year of hosting incredible virtual bashes, Sounds Familiar Music Quiz are back throwing IRL parties this spring. Get ready to sing your heart out as you test your trivia at the Old Queen's Head in Angel.

Flight Club

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Flight Club are scoring a bullseye with their reopening parties in London. Whether you fancy an alfresco April bonanza or an inside brunch party, this darts-themed den will be waiting with bottles of fizz, paddles of pizza and tunes at the ready.

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Easily one of the best reopening parties in South London, Supa Dupa Fly are set to take over POW Brixton rooftop for an unmissable celebration. That's not all though, as they have loads of other outdoor events and boozy brunches popping up across the city. 

Join Shabba Party for an epic celebration this May Bank Holiday. Taking place at Vauxhall Food & Beer Garden, the outdoor brunch event will be serving up bottomless rum punch and a selection of tasty street food, along with reggae, dancehall and soca tunes from BBC 1xtra's Rampage Sounds.

Lost Boys Pizza

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Lost Boys Pizza will be celebrating the opening of their gorgeous heated garden area with absinthe tipples, tequila takeovers and, of course, plenty of tasty pizza slices. Swing by the vampire-themed venue for gothic fun and quirky events galore.

Fulham Beach

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Back again for another year of seaside-inspired fun, Fulham Beach is sure to host some epic reopening parties in London. Whether you're in the mood for Mykonos-style celebration, saying cheers with a bottomless brunch or simply booking your own private beach hut, this is your spot.

Dabbers Bingo

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Back with some of the best bingo nights in the city, Dabbers is making up for lost time as they bring their hilarious experience to venues across London. Join them for some of the funnest reopening parties in the capital this spring and the chance to win some very cool prizes.

London Party Boats

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Offering one of the coolest reopening parties in the city, London Party Boats are back on the Thames and they're celebrating the end of lockdown with some stunning cruises down the river, as well as bottomless brunches aboard their swish yachts.

Zebrano London Soho

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What better way to dip your toe back into the pool of London nightlife than with a bottomless drag brunch? Zebrano are putting on a series of events to welcome you back, joining forces with the sensational Vanity von Glow who'll wow you with her singing and have you giggling with her jokes.