Fun Things To Do On Your Own in London

Whether you came for the solo dining favourites or best places to drink alone, we're sure you'll want to stay for the rest. From private karaoke rooms and relaxing hotel spas all the way to luxury cinema experiences and gorgeous village spots, here's the most fun things to do on your own in London.

Last updated on 30th September 2022

The best care is always self-care and this lot know it. Go all out with some quality alone time at one of these relaxing hotel hideaways where bespoke massages and private treatments rooms provide the ultimate chillout before a dip in the pool and drink at the bar.

Fancy catching some stand-up on your ones? North London's The Colonel Fawcett brings in Good Ship Comedy every Monday, where you can catch all kinds of hilarious shows, either from top names on the circuit or highly acclaimed newbies.

Andaz London Presents

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Andaz is holding a London book club in partnership with publisher Simon&Schuster. Meet the authors of novels like Space Hopper, The Slow Lane Walkers Club and The One, receive a signed copy of each, and then chat about them over wine and nibbles.

If you're looking for fun things to do alone in London, a trip to the theatre is always up there. Check out some of the country's freshest performances or head for something a little out of the ordinary with underground pop-ups and secret screenings.


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If you're flying solo in the city, DWTN are a great shout. Enjoy tipping back drinks at the bar all while settling in and creating your own masterpiece at their art events. Plus, it's top-notch for parties and tunes to keep the buzz going all afternoon long.

Between street food staples and fine dining classics, these food halls and markets are bringing some of the best traders and restaurants together under one roof. That means cheese conveyor belts, legendary katsu sandos and a whole lot of Insta-friendly content.

Looking to meet new people? Over in places like Balham and London Bridge, this pop-up ceilidh is a great way to break the ice. While listening to live tunes from a nu-folk band, throw yourself into the dancefloor throng and enjoy a dram of whisky to boot.

The Richmond Club

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An exclusive bar and entertainment venue, The Richmond Club is the place to go solo. It's got a whole range of brilliant live music sessions on the roster, from Brazilian bossa nova to acoustic sets, as well as yoga, DJ and comedy nights.

From Hampstead and Primrose Hill over to Barnes and Blackheath, we've rounded up the places in London that'll make you feel like you're long gone from city-dwelling life. Picture open spaces, quaint pubs and floating brunches.