Daytime Events in London

Not everything has to be about partying until the early hours of the morning and while London's nightlife industry has never been better, sometimes you just can't wait. There are so many different things to do in London before the sun goes down, from bottomless brunches to quirky activities and immersive experiences. If you're feeling a bit bored, check out this list of daytime events in London and have fun 24/7 in the big smoke.

Last updated on 7th December 2020




Hip Hop Brunch LDN

531 user reviews 4

If you're looking for a wonderfully bizarre way to spend your Saturday afternoons, be sure to check out the Hip Hop Brunch. The winning combination of delicious, Southern-inspired food and some of the best hip hop tunes from across the decades will leave you feeling fresh and full of swagger. 

Garage Brunch

561 user reviews 4

Get your afternoon drink on at this awesome London daytime event. Sit down to a two-course meal and bottomless cocktails, but be prepared to dance in your seat throughout the experience as the Garage Brunch MCs bring you some of the nation's best classic garage tracks.

The 90's Brunch

208 user reviews 3

The 90s Brunch brings an off-the-chain retro-inspired daytime event to London. Taking guests way backstreet back (alright!) to this glorious decade, the event is made up of classic tunes, delicious platters of nostalgic food and an hour of bottomless cocktails.

If you're looking for unique things to do in London, you should check out Prendergast. The South London spot is the location of Greenwich Pantry's interactive cooking workshops; think healthy eating, fermentation, sushi-making, pastry classes and plenty more daytime fun. 

@ London Eye Millenium Pier on Various dates from Saturday 27th February 2021

Hop aboard the Thames Rockets for an unforgettable day out in London, where you'll whizz along the iconic river and pass some of the city's most recognisable sights, from Big Ben to Tower Bridge. The 50-minute experience will provide a history lesson like no other from a speedboat.

The ultimate rooftop destination for daytime events in East London, Skylight is a Tobacco Dock staple with a sky-high ice rink, private igloos, indoor croquet and outdoor pétanque. Need more reason to visit? The venue hosts regular quizzes and cocktail classes to have a crack at. 

The Secret City

4 user reviews 5

The Secret City is inviting you to get outside and discover the hidden gems that lie on your doorstep with their interactive treasure hunts. Trails and clues will be sent directly to your phone, meaning you can kick off a new adventure at any time - with the options to add pub stops along the way.

AIM Escape

6 user reviews 5

Keep it quirky with this daytime experience which offers players an unparalleled combination of immersion and technology to create a unique escape room. With four different themed games to choose from, you'll be amazed by the problem-solving and challenges you'll face. 

Starting at St Paul's, this unique cross-city challenge will be getting you to grips with the city in a less than conventional manner. Head out across London on the trail of some thieves hellbent on pulling the greatest heist in history and solve clues in a challenge to put a stop to them.

Looking for something fun to do in London? Get involved in the Bucket Race, where the aim of the game is to complete all the challenged and score the most points. Working in teams, you'll need to do things like play video games, hail a black cab and start a party on a bus.

Flight Club

471 user reviews 5

Everyone gets bored in the day trying to negotiate when it's acceptable to crack a drink out. There's none of that at Flight Club now they bring you their very own brunch sessions across the weekend, think of it as a pizza party fuelled by prosecco and some serious darts throwing.

The Brixton Courtyard is a socially distant outdoor experience and a new way to party in South London. Head over for a plethora of daytime and evening events, with world-class DJs, craft beverages, cocktails and multiple street food traders all in a safe setting. 

Tola Peckham

3 user reviews 4

One of the best daytime events in London, this Saturday special from the team at TOLA is giving you the chance to get your boozy lunch on every week. Head over to the Peckham hotspot for a whole host of bottomless food and drink events either indoors or on the alfresco terrace.

Historic London Tours

14 user reviews 5

A must for history lovers, Historic London Tours will give you insight into our capital's past. During the two-hour trips, you'll be shown everything from the area's oldest pub and grizzly execution sites to Roman ruins and notorious slums.

  Canary Wharf Brunch

12 user reviews 5

@ Electric Shuffle Canary Wharf on Various dates from Thursday 20th May 2021

Is the weekend really complete without brunch? We certainly don't think so. Get your boozy fix with flowing prosecco and paddle pizzas at Electric Shuffle as this Canary Wharf hotspot brings you live DJs, dancefloors and digital shuffleboard in all its glory for one banging daytime event.

See Your City

54 user reviews 4

Experience London in a whole new light with one of these excellent city walking tours. From getting up close and personal with Harry Potter shoot locations, to sampling some of the finest cheese purveyors in town, it's a great day out for locals and tourists alike. 

Aeronaut

767 user reviews 4

Nowhere hosts a boozy brunch quite like Aeronaut, a pubbing experience with an unusual circus twist. The ultimate hub of daytime events in West London, this place has an even schedule full of themed brunches with unlimited bubbles, delicious dishes and quirky entertainment.

@ Hackney Funhouse on Various dates from Saturday 27th February 2021

Treat yourself to an afternoon of cooking concoctions at ABQ, the world's first immersive molecular cocktail bar. Create and infuse your own drinks to hip-hop tunes at Hackney Funhouse, giving you the perfect opportunity to unleash a little creativity and get your daytime drink on. 

Urban Missions

39 user reviews 4

This state-of-the-art immersive experience will have you rush around the city, cracking riddles and finding clues in an attempt to save hundreds of lives. Your mission? To catch a potential bomber or rescue trapped hostages and beat the clock in epic fashion.