Celebrate your transition into adult life in one of the liveliest and unique venues in London. Head to the Piano Works for an endless night of dancing and singing your heart out to the songs you request in this jumping House of Song. Held in a Victorian basement, the team behind this impressive project wonderfully combine the venue's nostalgic feel with the electric vibe of an incredible concert. Blow the roof off this place to celebrate your 21st birthday in style.
21st Birthday Party London
Karaoke shindigs, secretive supper clubs, boisterous bar crawls and downright debaucherous nights on the tiles, we’ve really gone all out this time around. Turning 21 is a big deal and is there a better city than London to celebrate your 21st birthday. Whatever your taste and whatever your budget, our list of the recommended 21st birthday party events in London is sure to find you a perfect match.
You'll struggle to find a more iconic birthday, as you sail down the Thames on The Dutch Master, seeing iconic London landmarks while you listen to several different channels of amazing music.
Your 21st is made for something a bit special, but preferably confined to one place where you can be waited on hand and foot and not lose the crowd when transitioning from bar to bar. Enter Fu Manchu - a low lit palace of delectable Oriental themed cocktails.
Want a rooftop hideaway for your 21st birthday? Yeah you do. Head to Bar Elba which boasts a proper tropical theme, complete with sunny colours, panoramic views and a cocktail menu that's 20-cocktails strong featuring all-new alcohol laced slushies just in time for summer.
Strong cocktails, power ballad anthems and fancy dress antics make for one heck of a 21st birthday; trust us. Get yourself along to London's devoted karaoke bar, where liberating, heart-racing performances are the norm. There's thousands of songs to choose between and you could add a cocktail masterclass to your package for that extra wow-factor.
BarHopping UK are taking you round some of London's most fun bars for a night you won't forget. Perfect for large groups, the tour includes free pizza and shots, discounted drinks and queue jump access to four venues.
Tiger Tiger is a Picadilly restaurant, bar and club where the central London crowds gather throughout the day for a relaxing drink and later in the evening for an awesome fun-time party night. A great all-in-one venue for a 21st birthday with dinner, drinks and a night of clubbing fun.
Assemble that wolf pack of yours and prepare yourself for a leisurely cruise down the Regent's Canal aboard the Canal Party Club! The trip really is what you make of it; you're welcome to bring your own booze, food and music as your captain steers you down this famous waterway taking in the sites of North London while you're at it. Transparent covers and a heater guard against bad weather.
Head down the stairs to the basement bar at The Hoxton Seven for a drinking den fit for a king. A great place to let your hair down on your 21st, the line up of cool cocktails and live DJs spinning tunes is a guarantee for a memorable night. If you feel peckish, order one of their delicious home-made pizzas too.
Grab your share of the VIP treatment at this Moroccan-inspired party palace. Fez Club's professional staff, awesome sound system and late licence make it the perfect destination if you're celebrating in Putney. Enjoy a few unique cocktails or a glass or two of champers then join a lively crowd on the dance floor until 4 AM at the weekends!
Hoxton Pony is a big hitting party bar on the Shoreditch party scene. Modern interiors and cutting edge design excites from the word go, as talented bartenders mix a list of 300+ spirits with freshly prepared syrups and compotes on the drinks front. There's food if you'd like it, before a top notch range of DJs pump up the party into the early hours.
Offering nothing but the best birthday vibes, this unique Shoreditch nail and cocktail bar is the perfect treat for the big day. Bring your gang and get ready to sip down some tasty drinks while your hands get the transformation treatment they deserve.
Your 21st deserves somewhere you can dress up a little, have a boogie until late but still mingle and mooch around like you're now a sophisticated adult. Behold the Dead Dolls House in Islington, a three-floor playground of contemporary cool design and places to drink, dance, dine and lounge to your young little heart's content.
Every mood, every scene, every preference, the six different bars and clubs of the Piccadilly Institute offer great clubbing experiences for everybody. Perfect for a big all-out 21st party with lots of guests, Piccadilly Institute offers great variation and lots of style.
Turn back the hands of time for your 21st birthday party, at The Old School Yard. What better way to celebrate your 21st birthday than by remembering your childhood? Reserve an area to enjoy the great cocktails, happy hours and retro arcade games; or liven things up by booking one of the many private karaoke rooms. For a lively and fun filled 21st birthday party in London.
If you want to totally storm your 21st birthday party then get your crew together and head down to Shaka Zulu on a Saturday night for a night of music, mayhem and awe inspiring acts. The notorious collective known as Twisted Circus will be bringing an array of fire breathing, stilt walking and acrobatic acts to the club.
For a 21st birthday party in London that you won't forget in a hurry, The Lucky Pig in Fitzrovia is a top choice. As well as being available for private, the vintage bar also caters for small groups with amazing cocktails and delicious bar snacks along with a hot line-up of DJ nights and live music.
It's always a fun time party night at Bar Rumba: great themed nights, dressing up and dancing all night. Bar Rumba is a lively and comfy boutique club with lots to offer for anyone looking for a 21st birthday party with a twist.
Perfect for a birthday party, this Spanish fiesta is fuelled by fun, with themed nights everyday of the week great happy hours, affordable drinks, DJs kick in on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and a 3am closing time on Saturdays; Salvador & Amanda Bloomsbury offers a unique vibe for a birthday party. With tasty tapas, delicious cocktails and fiesta filled fun, Salvador and Amanda inject some Spanish flavour to Bloomsbury. Happy 21st Birthday!
There's no time like the big two-one to get a bit silly, and there's no better place to do it than the Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes. With bowling, karaoke, ping pong, pool and cocktails, it's one of the best bars in London for a 21st birthday.
If you're planning a 21st birthday party in London, check out Cargo, East London's hottest nightspot. With cheap door cover, great drinks and an incredible atmosphere, you can relax and enjoy your birthday with perfect ease.
For a glamorous 21st birthday party in London Friday nights at Shaka Zulu are a great choice; you can join the cool, trendy crowd dancing the night away to their favourite house and R n B tunes. Get a table and be treated like the VIP you are with their great table service.
Ask For Janice is a stellar choice for a birthday party if you're celebrating in Farringdon. With space for up to 100, the venue is renowned for its wide range of gins and craft beers, and serves anything from finger foods to fully fledged feasts made up of locally produced fare.
Spot the trendy crowd out for fun at Zoo bar, a chic and modern club in Soho. You can enjoy a night of fun and frivolity and chart and commercial house music until 3 AM in a very lively atmosphere at this central London bar.
Celebrate your 21st birthday at Magic for one great night. Not only do they have two rooms of music, but also live performers, UV parties, a ball bit, drinks deals all night and cheap entry. Make it extra special by ordering a table and you're sorted.
Ping pong tables, shot wheels and Scandinavian party vibes all pool together to create one fun-loving 21st birthday party destination at Nordic Bar. You might have to immerse yourself in Nordic traditions by wearing a cone on your head and shouting 'Skaol' before downing your drink but you'll be rewarded with some of the best Scandinavian food and drink, a fun crowd and DJs spinning pumping tunes until the early hours of the morning.
Kick off your 21st with a hearty party at one of Shoreditch's most iconic clubs. Head to 333 Mother where their mix of great club nights and hireable spaces will have those birthday antics rolling in no time.
If you've got the search party hunting for something incredibly fun - but a little bit different – this is you all over. It's probably easiest to think of Sounds Familiar as a disco in a pub quiz format, except there's no mundane trivia and the focus is instead on identifying songs and the artists responsible. A wildly fun night where you'll likely end up on the tables, arms around a stranger, belting out the words to one power ballad after another.
Undoubtedly one of London's most unique afternoon tea experiences can be enjoyed aboard this vintage Routemaster bus! Take in all of central London's sites on a charming drive around the city, with a spread of sandwiches, pastries, cakes and macaroons to nibble away at. Bring your own bubbly for a £5 corkage fee for that extra sparkle.
SO.UK scooped the Best DJ Bar of 2015 prize at the London Club & Bar Awards, making it an excellent choice for 21st birthday celebrations in Clapham. The venue brings a glamorous and refined feel to the table, serving an extensive choice of cocktails and ensuring a lively atmosphere with its playlist of party tunes.
Looking for an all round winning boozer to host your 21st birthday in Chelsea? Well you've just found it. With an extensive list of drinks, one of the best gardens in London, a slick interior and buzzing DJ nights - this King's Road haunt has everything in place for a truly memorable 21st. The guys at Jam Tree are happy to welcome you just for drinks, to reserve an area or hire the whole venue out.
21 is a roaring party, whatever the weather, so where to make the most of it in London? If you're looking for a 21st birthday party in London where you can dance the night away, head to Loop in Central as this cracking club promises cheesy pop, VIP booths, a multi-coloured dance floor and more.
Now that you're all grown up, have a sophisticated soiree in the swankiest club in South London at this Clapham club. With three rooms to choose from, get down low in the basement bar, break it down in the main terrace area or class it up in the split level VIP lounge. Regular burlesque performances and even fire-eating will have your heads spinning and eyes bulging, so hit this place up for a birthday to remember.
Get ready for a roaring 21st birthday party in Central London thanks to the help of Number 1 in London Bridge. Not only can you book private areas for you and your pals, get ready to dance well on into the night thanks to a roster of fun-time DJs.
Perfect for a big, beautiful and completely stupid 21st birthday night out in London, head to Blingo Bingo for big time bingo dabbing, lip sync battles, dance offs and ridiculous prizes.
For a more unique 21st birthday get onboard West End on the Thames, which will take your party onto the Thames for a backdrop of some incredible views of London. On the top deck of this spacious river boat you can enjoy all the hard-to-beat views of London at night. Mingle amongst the other young, adventurous partiers of London, or hire out the whole party for a private clubbing cruise through the heart of London while admiring the city as you've never seen it before.
Don't have the usual birthday mayhem (we've all done the passing out and not making it to the club thing - no one wants that on their 21st). Choose a theme, whether it's a musical or your all time favourite diva, and get ready to learn some moves from the pros who gave Rihanna her body popping at a party with a difference.
This sprightly restaurant and bar is ideal for birthday parties of all varieties. Their comfy booths and ample private areas are tailor made for special occasions, and Blues Kitchen's flexible approach is ideal for creating your perfect party. The venue itself offers a vast spread of damn fine BBQ eats, an extensive list of Americana-inspired drinks and a energetic live music and DJ programme that continues to 3am at the weekends.
If you want to celebrate your 21st birthday party in London with unrivalled excess, set sail on a Camden pub crawl. For only £10 you can look forward to free shots, entry to all stop offs, and queue jump to some of the bigger venues. With a focus on Camden's popular live music venues, look forward to enjoying a beverage at the Camden Barfly, and Blues Kitchen, as well as entry into Koko on a Friday night and Soundtracks at Proud on a Saturday.
Are you obsessed with Studio 54? Then this is the ultimate birthday celebration for you. Unleash your inner Cher, Bianca Jagger or Andy Warhol by heading to Disco Brunch, where they're giving you delicious eats, free-flowing booze and epic hits all afternoon.
For your 21st birthday shenanigans spend your evening (or at least the start of it anyway) at one of the City's most loved stand-up venues that showcases some of the best up and coming and established comedic talent in the industry. Laughs are inevitable, there'll definitely be plenty of booze and there'll also be live musical musings once the comedy is over should you wish to take to the dance floor.
Looking for a fun place with a little bit of everything? All Star Lanes in Stratford has it sorted. Warm up with a couple of cocktails from the 1950s Americana-inspired bar, before popping over to the bowling arena, where there's no less than 14 lanes. Once you're all done slaying your mates you can patch things up at dinner, where the menu features everything from Dedham Vale burgers to mac 'n' cheese.
Trapeze will truly offer you a birthday you won't forget. Set in the heart of Shoreditch, it's the ideal place for your 21st birthday with a cool cocktail bar on the first floor and a pumping basement club, this circus themed venue is an incredibly fun night out. With food on offer as well, there's really everything you need in one night.
When was the last really great birthday party you went to that didn't feature tequila? Exactly. Azulito houses a casual 80 bottles of 100% agave tequila for your supping satisfaction either straight or as part of a margarita. There's an eclectic décor, lively ambience and DJs until midnight at the weekend too, with the option of exclusively hiring the venue out to celebrate if you fancy it.
No, seriously. It really is possible to enjoy a 21st birthday party on Leicester Square without burning a hole in your wallet. Ruby Blue is the mythical destination of choice, bringing tasty comfort food, happy hour discounts and feel-good partying to one of the most prestigious parts of town. We'd suggest getting along between 5 and 8 PM (except on Saturdays) where happy hour drinks should get your birthday celebrations off to a flying start.
Cargo bar is one of our favourite Shoreditch bars and clubs, with a stunning terrace and garden. You can expect to move your body to the beat of house, techno and electro at this fresh club which also has live music.
This bar is a UFO in the world of Shoreditch clubbing. With a quirky and bold interiors and an eclectic music policy to match, you always spend a night to remember at Gigi's with cracking tunes, good food and delicious drinks aplenty.