Fun Things To Do In Soho

Nestled in the West End, it's a hubbub of theatrical wonderlands, incredible bars and excellent food. You'll certainly find no shortage of activities, the only problem? Filtering through all of them to find the crème de la crème. We've done the legwork for you and rounded up the best things to do in Soho here, ranging from quirky arcade haunts to snazzy cabaret caverns.

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Last updated on 16th May 2024




Paint and brunch: We run this Town

@ Market Halls Oxford Street on Sat, 29th Jun 2024 @ 13:00 - 16:00

This June, make your way to Market Halls on Oxford Street for a fantastic paint and brunch event where you'll create a masterpiece on the subject of Rihanna, Jay Z or Ye. Pick your artists and get creating, with all the materials provided for you and no experience required. Tickets cost just £30 per person, or for an extra £15 each you can add on an hour of bottomless drinks.

Akashi-Tai Sake Tasting @ Opium

@ Opium on Wed, 29th May 2024 @ 18:00 - 20:00

This May,  Japanese liquor brand Akashi-Tai are hosting an exclusive event at Opium in Chinatown. This event is part of their Sakura Season partnership, promising a bespoke welcome cocktail and a series of sake samples as part of your £50 ticket. There will be mouthwatering dim sum platters available to purchase too, and if you book a table for after the event then you'll receive 20% off your bill.

Now That's What I Call Bank Holiday Brunch!

100 Wardour Street always knows what's good when it comes to hosting fun activities in the heart of London, and Now That's What I Call Bank Holiday Brunch! is no exception. Over the course of the weekend, it'll be holding a trio of nostalgic bashes, from the disco delights of the 70s via the new-wave icons of the 80s and ending up at an R&B extravaganza for the 90s. There will be prizes for best dressed and expect scrumptious food and drink too, with the chance to upgrade to free-flowing with the latter. 

Firmdale Hotels

Taking place at Haymarket Hotel and Ham Yard respectively, Firmdale Hotels' floating HIIT classes and rooftop yoga are a great way to enjoy your time in Soho. Better yet? Both these things to do come with brunch to refuel afterwards. 

BENOIT VIELLEFON LIVE (Orchestra / Hot Club / Trio)

Benoit Viellefon are playing at two of London's most celebrated jazz clubs, Ronnie Scott's and Toulouse Lautrec. You'll enjoy the swinging sounds reminiscent of 1920s Parisian cafes and nightclubs, featuring trumpet, clarinet, guitar, double bass and violin. Whether you're a jazz fiend or looking for fun date night ideas, this is a great shout.

Mr Fogg's Victorian Gin Tasting & Masterclass

@ Mr Fogg's Hat Tavern & Gin Club on Saturday 25th May 2024 and 6 other Saturdays

In the heart of Soho, there is an eclectic haunt decked out with living room lamps and 19th-century trinkets, and it just so happens to be hosting a fabulous tasting experience. From £75 per person, Mr Fogg's Victorian Gin Sip promises an immersive tasting experience like no other, with a complimentary G&T, two bespoke tipples, a cocktail masterclass and of course, delicious sandwiches, plus so much more. 

Louche

Jazz den Louche is a great choice of fun things to do on Greek Street, as this dimly lit den of contemporary performances is sure to hit the spot when you fancy a classic evening out accompanied by 2 for 1 cocktails. But that's not all, as you can really make a night of it with house DJ sets afterwards.

Bubble Tea Experience for 2 at BOBA

@ BOBA on Wed, 6th Mar 2024 - Thu, 6th Jun 2024

Located on Shaftesbury Avenue, BOBA is a cute Asian-inspired cafe complete with quirky artwork on the walls and pretty pink furnishings. They're currently offering a fantastic deal on a two-person experience, where you can each enjoy a large bubble tea and a delicious waffle, as well as taking home an adorable plushie. This experience costs just £25, meaning you can save a whopping 42% on a fun-filled day out.

Sophie's Surprise 29th | Circus. Comedy. Chaos.

@ Underbelly Boulevard on Various dates from Wednesday 22nd May 2024

You won't find a more fun night out than Sophie's Surprise 29th, taking place at Underbelly Boulevard. Not only will there be a fantastic soundtrack throughout the event, but you can expect performances from the stars of La Clique, The 7 Fingers, Cirque du Soleil and more - with names including Isis Clegg-Vinell and Cornelius Atkinson. Tickets cost just £30 per person, promising an evening of cabaret, comedy and circus excitement.

Ember Yard's Sunday Brunch Fiesta!

@ Ember Yard on Every Sunday

Calling all breakfast lovers. Ember Yard's Sunday Brunch Fiesta is where it's at for delicious Italian and Spanish small plates served in a sleek, contemporary setting. Prepared on a state-of-the-art charcoal grill, their tapas include delicacies such as pan-fried prawns, black garlic, prawn croquetas and chilli, as well as smoked bream carpaccio with blood orange and bottarga. Plus, they offer 90 minutes of bottomless prosecco and sangria. Trust us, it doesn't get any better than this.

Escape Hunt London

Found on Oxford Street, Escape Hunt London has you cracking clues and solving puzzles in an immersive space, all while against the clock. Choose between Doctor Who, Aladdin, Atlantis, Alice In Wonderland and more themes besides for your fun session.

Archer Street Bars

Make your way over to Archer Street Soho for a bunch of brilliant bottomless brunches. Whether you want an evening filled with musical theatre or have a love for all things Disney, you'll also get to enjoy pizza, fizz and beer.

Drag Queen Disco Diva Tour- Silent Disco Walking Tour #SilentTours

@ Marquis Of Granby on Every Saturday

This Drag Queen Disco Diva Walking Tour takes you through the iconic streets of Soho and China Town. Not only will you get to discover famous sites (such as where Cher once had a dodgy kebab that did her dirty), but also the chance to strut and dance your heart out.

Soho Central Comedy

Fancy an evening of side-splitting entertainment? Then make your way to Soho Central Comedy in the West End, accessed through Jamon Jamon. Their raucous comedy nights showcase three talented performers and a hilarious host, roasting the audience and telling outrageous stories. Tickets start from £13 each, but if you want to add on a mouthwatering paella dish and a free drink of choice, that'll set you back just £24.99.

CIGAR AND RUM EXPERIENCE

@ Karma Sanctum Soho Hotel on Thu, 13th Jun 2024 @ 18:30 - 20:30

Immerse yourself in an evening of luxury with top-notch cigars and premium rum pairings courtesy of Karma Sanctum Soho Hotel's Cigar And Rum Experience on Warwick Street. Your adventure kicks off with a delicious welcome rum cocktail, followed by a captivating exploration of the origins and tasting notes of Autentico Nativo rum. You'll also delve into the fascinating history of Davidoff cigars and relish a lively presentation of the Zino Nicaragua Robusto, expertly matched with a thoughtfully chosen rum tasting.

Boss' Drag Queens Bottomless Brunch

@ SOHO on Sun, 2nd Jun 2024 @ 12:00 - 16:00

Brunching has never been more fun, as Boss are bringing a fabulous drag event to Soho this June. You'll get the chance to watch an amazing performance by some of the UK's most talented queens, providing hilarious entertainment as well as great tunes to get you up and dancing. Your £50 ticket also includes a tasty two-course meal of nachos and burgers, with 90 minutes of unlimited prosecco to top it all off.

Soho Cabaret Club

@ Louche on Every Thursday

From as little as £8 each, you can secure a spot at London's famous Soho Cabaret Club, a spot that both Wilde and Casanova were known to frequent. Wander down Greek Street and you'll soon find the glamorous spot tucked behind the doors of Louche, fronting burlesque performances, live jazz piano and some of the finest cabaret acts in town.