25th Birthday Party In London

There isn't a stone that hasn't been unturned in our quest to find the best ways to celebrate your 25th birthday in London. Read on to discover our little treasure trove of things to try, including private boat parties, live music caverns of cool, homely gastropubs and of course no shortage of buoyant late-night spots for you to get those hands in the air.

Last updated on 26th April 2021




Beast of Brixton

368 user reviews 5

The Beast of Brixton is the perfect destination for your 25th Birthday party, mixing cool décor, great drinks and an out-of-control party playlist. Known for their delicious street food and amazing Sunday roast, this hidden gem in Brixton is gaining a reputation for keeping the party alive across its two floors, so whether you want a sit down meal or to dance the night away, this is your destination.

Trapeze

683 user reviews 4

Trapeze will truly offer you a birthday you won't forget. Set in the heart of Shoreditch, it's the ideal place for your 25th 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.

@ Forbidden Nights @ Infernos on Saturday 26th June 2021 and 23 other Saturdays

Forbidden Nights is London's hottest male variety show, bringing an all-star lineup of skilled performers picked from around the UK to the stage. Guaranteed to get you and your girls a little hot under the collar, this is a sexy yet fun night out where you'll be dazzled by performers including a Channing Tatum lookalike and an X-Factor finalist.

Simmons King's Cross

161 user reviews 4

Simmons, a unique and quirky cocktail bar, is a great place to enjoy your 25th birthday party in London. It is home to one of London's largest fruit flavoured beers and they have outrageously long and generous happy hours - throughout the week. Simmons is great if you want to enjoy a few cocktails in an unique environment with your friends and it's also an ideal place to have a amazing 25th birthday in London. 

Baranis

280 user reviews 5

An ever popular choice for 25th birthday celebrations in London, this chic cocktail bar gives you a taste of Southern France without any need to leave the city. With a Provence inspired cocktail menu and the UK's only indoor petanque court, this is a good London cocktail bar to celebrate your 25th birthday in style. 

Ladybird Bar

67 user reviews 4

Happy hour daily 5pm to 10pm

Looking for a fun-filled 25th celebration in the heart of Islington? LadyBird is the perfect match; offering two floors of cocktail-fuelled wild abandon from its Upper Street patch. Start with a few cocktails on the ground floor before making your way down to the basement, where DJs drop a mixed bag of the 80s, the 90s, disco and house tunes until 4am (at the weekends).

1920 Bar

30 user reviews 4

This trendy Clerkenwell party bar is truly flexible, offering a number of private hire packages. Guests can privately hire the stylish ground floor, the plush basement bar or go all out and book both. Each room has its own bar and everything in place for a DJ to come and play some tunes. With a licence that can be extended to 1.30am and a long list of very affordable cocktails, 1920 is a great candidate for a 25th.

All Star Lanes Brick Lane

21 user reviews 4

Looking for a fun-filled 25th that features bowling, karaoke, food and drinks? Located on Brick Lane in the heart of Shoreditch, let your American alter ego run free while you rack up the strikes on one of their six lanes. From there you could head for a sing-song, or settle down in the restaurant where hearty burgers are best matched with chilli cheese fries. The bar area offers something pretty special too, with all your favourite tipples alongside unique drinks for good measure - who's for a candyfloss cocktail?

Old Street Records

612 user reviews 4

Like the sound live music, pizzas and cocktails to celebrate your bday? Old Street Records offers all this in one of the coolest spaces in the whole of east London. Head along and start the celebrations with a couple of their bespoke drinks, with everything from EP launches, new bands and established acts to look forward to as the evening progresses. Intimate jazz nights and low-key DJ sets are usually held in the secret basement bar, if that's more your thing!

The Piano Works Farringdon

1250 user reviews 4

Happy Hour Thursdays and 2 other offers

25th birthdays are for drinking, dancing and living it up with your best mates. You'll want somewhere that has all the makings of a sophisticated night out paired with the endless fun you had at concerts in your late teens. Enter The Piano Works and you'll never look back. Request the songs you want to hear all night long, to have them played by the dual piano led band. One of a kind.

The Wall is a versatile space for a birthday party, with a focus on quality food, drinks and service inspired by the New York cafe-cum-diner scene. It's a branch of the House of Vans collective, with influences from both sides of the Atlantic, and would suit those looking for a memorable party held from a unique space in the heart of London.

The Star by Hackney Downs

204 user reviews 5

If you want to spend your 25th in a traditional London boozer surrounded by friends and a feel-good atmosphere then The Star of Hackney Downs is the perfect pubbing venture for you. This place specialises in freshly made pizzas, crafty brews and one crackin' karaoke room up for grabs for some cheeky birthday celebrations. Hire out a room and have some good olde fun in a 90s, old school pub.

Barrio Shoreditch

322 user reviews 4

Amigo Days - Mojitos! and 6 other offers

Barrio Shoreditch is one of London's best and most fun-filled cocktail bars - perfect for a memorable 25th birthday party in London. This fun time party bar is a great place in Shoreditch for enjoying a spectacular and fast-paced birthday party with your nearest and dearest. Start planing an unforgettable 25th birthday party in Shoreditch.

Make your 25th milestone a night to remember at Shoreditch's Dream Bags Jaguar Shoes bar. Cool and artistic, portraying ever-shifting interiors including an old-school American kitchen theme, this bar/art piece is always revolutionary and rebellious in design and is complemented by fascinating art exhibitions and creative events. Its Basement Bar plays host to a diverse throng of DJs and live acts, spinning out space disco and funk to acoustic tones in order to suit every birthday.

Trailer Happiness

18 user reviews 4

Slip under the radar and discover this tiki basement den of rum cocktails and Dim Sum on Portobello Road. Bedecked with an off-beat and quirky décor, Trailer Happiness serves wildly popular drinks like the Banzai '45 and the must-try Dia De Los Muertos in a friendly and personal environment. There's delightful Asian cuisine if you fancy a bite, and DJs to play a feel-good spread of tunes later in the week.

Bar&Co

8 user reviews 5

Bar&Co is a bar on a boat! That's right. Perfect for alfresco drinking with an outside deck offering stunning views across the Thames. You can hire the entire boat for private parties, birthdays or corporate parties; so if you're after a 25th birthday with a twist then opt for Bar&Co, one of London's premier nightspots.

The Bat And Ball

673 user reviews 4

The Bat and Ball in Stratford is a great place for a private affair or just an overall good time for a birthday. Reserve a room, the Ping Pong Parlour, for you and guests to rally until the night comes to an end. Or just reserve a table for the Games Hall and Venue for competitive edge with friends and other bar goers. 

The Escapologist

1876 user reviews 4

Based at the HQ of the secret society that ran Victorian London, The Escapologist is styled as part Victorian men's club and part Masonic Lodge. It's an intriguing and inventive basement bar that pays homage to the scandalous ways of the infamous Baron, promising great drinks and great times perfect for birthday parties in Covent Garden.

The Alice, Houndsditch

6 user reviews 4

If you're planning a fun 25th birthday party in East London, The Alice is the perfect destination to kick start the evening. You can hire out an area or table for your guests, and take advantage of the great happy hour before heading out to the nearby Shoreditch or Brick Lane area. Better still, you could spend the whole night at The Alice, as Thursday and Friday nights feature special guest DJs. 

The Courtesan

241 user reviews 4

Start your 25th birthday night out in the decadent style of the Empire of China in Brixton's hidden gem, The Courtesan. Feast on some traditional sharing-style dim sum plates, which are renewed with modern and worldly ingredients, before working your way through their elegant but lethal 'Liquid Seduction' menu of tea-based cocktails. Best of all, the central location of The Courtesan means you won't have to head far for your 25th birthday in London. 

Adventure Bar always has a massive party and feel good vibes every night of the week. If you're looking for an easy going, fun night out with friends for your 25th then this is definitely the place to go. The delicious cocktails and extremely friendly bar staff will always make sure you have the best night! Looking for a cracking Clapham alternative? Check out Adventure Bar Clapham Junction

Catch Bar

21 user reviews 3

Catch Bar in Shoreditch is a quirky party bar that's ideal for a 25th Birthday celebration. With two bars and colourful wall decorations, this Mexican bar is a lively slice of Latin America. You can reserve an area, dine on Mexican Tacos and Tortas and sip on fabulous fruity cocktails. Later the DJ turns up the music and the party really begins!

Core

152 user reviews 4

A bit of a city favourite for chilled out vibes and socialising after work, Core is a Bank beauty if you're looking for somewhere cool to spend your birthday in London. Turning 25 needs cocktails in abundance, somewhere you can be social, maybe grab some bar snacks and somewhere that has a basement bar for late night boozing. Well, hello Core, nice to meet you.

Casa Blue

14 user reviews 3

Casa Blue offers a lively fun time atmosphere for your 25th birthday in London. This cool and quirky Shoreditch bar features a Saharan bazaar style bar room with hanging lanterns and cocktails that are as potent as they are delicious. The tasty meze and grilled treats are perfect party sharers too, so add some spice to your 25th at Casa Blue in East London.

The Trafalgar Arms

487 user reviews 4

The Trafalgar Arms is a home-from-home just minutes away from Tooting Broadway. A grand space which remains warm and welcoming, there's an inviting feel to this classic gastropub. The team here thrive on hosting bespoke birthday events - it's what gets them out of bed in the morning. Whether you're just looking for a few drinks with your mates, a casual party with bubbly and canapes or a sit-down meal in one of their stunning dining spaces, this pub has it all.

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The 25th is the biggest one you're going to have in a while so you know you've got to make it a good one! Salvador & Amanda Bloomsbury has everything you could want in a big birthday bash. With great happy hours, DJs Thursday, Friday and  Saturday you've got plenty of choices of days for your big night out, and with everyday a different theme the spontaneity doesn't end.

The Hoxton Seven

17 user reviews 2

Not only does The Hoxton Seven have a great basement DJ bar but it also has some of the coolest quirky cocktails around. This unpretentious bar is a great place to celebrate a birthday and really gets going when you descend the stairs and the DJ starts spinning some tunes, a sure fire winner and a memorable night. Book your birthday night out here today. 

Looking for the best places for a birthday party? London Bridge Rooftop is a fantastic shout for a summertime bash, offering swoon-worthy views and delicious drinks. Plus, it's also joined by a DJ everyday to provide fun beats and hosts a jam-packed weekend of bottomless brunches and £5 Aperol spritz deals.

The Star of Kings

306 user reviews 5

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Get down to The Star of Kings for your 25th birthday frolics; you can expect a lush pub brimming with a boozy bar and upbeat atmosphere as well as a basement lair of low lights, leather sofas and a huge sound system. Playing host to DJ nights, live music and other pubbing activities, this King's Cross boozer is a great place to drink with friends and bring in another birthday special. 

Market House

181 user reviews 4

Market House is a spacious speakeasy bar diner and beer hall full of comfy sofas, quirky decor that takes its inspiration from traditional British quirks with a modern twist. Ideal for a laidback and casual 25th birthday, Market House is a real winner.

The Star of Bethnal Green

267 user reviews 4

An old fashioned local with shed loads of character and one hella friendly atmosphere. Big birthday blowouts are not the one anymore, it's all about chillin' in a pub with your mates and a pint or glass of vino in hand. Tuck into The Star of Bethnal Green's weekly activities including quiz nights, DJ sets, disco dancing and (of course) karaoke. Cameras at the ready, this 25th will be a boozy one.