Where To Celebrate Holi Festival 2023 In London

The Hindu festival that signifies colours, love and the season of spring, Holi is often known for its gulal (coloured powder paint) throwing parties. Taking place on Wednesday 8th March this year, it's becoming more and more popular with Londoners, thanks to supper clubs, classes and Bollywood performers all commemorating the special time. From Romford to Marylebone, here’s our pick of the best events for Holi Festival of Colours 2023 in London.  


Cinnamon Kitchen

A top choice for Holi events in London this 2023, Cinnamon Kitchen is marking the occasion once again. Expect a series of celebrations as their #HouseofHoli pop-up returns to the Devonshire Square restaurant, including a five-course supper club and a paint pod where you can take part in a rainbow fight before tucking into a special menu.

Cinnamon Kitchen Holi Festival Of Colours Events London 2023 | DesignMyNight

You’ll find chef Vivek Singh’s special set menu at all four Cinnamon Collection restaurants this month.

London ki Holi Festival

For a daytime event featuring live performances from dhol players, belly dancers, acclaimed DJs and entertainment for all the family, head to London ki Holi Festival at The City Pavilion in Romford on Saturday 11th March. Adding to the lineup are street food counters and henna, as well as glitter artists to get you ready for the celebrations.

London ki Holi Festival 2023 | DesignMyNight

Get your tickets for a London Holi Festival in 2023 right here.

Roti Chai

Coming in at £38 for three courses, Roti Chai's special Holi menu is making sure you're well-fed throughout the festival. There's roti rolls and dahi puri starters, a choice of butter chicken or malai methi paneer for mains, and doughnuts or Indian-style rice pud to finish. Topping it off? You can add on your choice of cocktails for just £7. Ours is the lychee rose bellini.

London Holi Festival Celebration Near Me 2023 Roti Chai Menu | DesignMyNight

Celebrate the colour festival in London with an equally vibrant meal.

Bollywood Boat Party On The Thames

This Holi party in London for 2023 is not only taking place on one of Skylines' vessels, but the Bollywood Boat On The Thames boasts live percussionists and the best of bhangra mixed into your DJ's playlist. Kicking off from Westminster Pier at 8pm, the big bash even has you viewing the city's finest sights from the water too.

Skylines Holi Party London 2023 Bollywood Boat | DesignMyNight

Take to the Thames for something a little different.

Magic Of India: Holi Colour Party

The Holi party at Swiss Cottage comes courtesy of Magic of India, an organisation championing Indian culture in North-West London. Drummers, a DJ, dancers, a live band, street food stalls and more will take over the outdoor space throughout lively celebrations, with a signature packet of powder colour given to everyone in attendance too.

Magic Of India Holi Party Swiss Cottage London | DesignMyNight

Splatter paint powder and become immersed in performances here.


After a Holi celebration near you? Chelsea's very own Kahani will be offering a colourful menu of beetroot idlis, smoked Malabar prawns, Somerset lamb chops and traditional Holi Badana sweets on the 8th March. As for drinks, you can choose from wines, cocktails, and alcohol-free tipples.

Kahani Chelsea Holi Event 2023 | DesignMyNight

Celebrate with Kahani this Holi festival in the UK this 2023.


With a three-course limited-edition menu available throughout March, Babur is the place to have your London Holi celebration. Better yet, there's a full party taking place under their Rajasthani marquee on Wednesday 8th. You can expect a feast inspired by traditional dishes eaten at the festival, alongside a special cocktail, coloured powder and performances from Absolute Bollywood.

Babur Holi Festival Of Colours London Party And Menu | DesignMyNight

From food to entertainment and gulal throwing, Babur has it all.

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