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 edited by Scarlett Welch

Last updated on 22nd February 2024




Tonight Josephine

Need 25th birthday ideas? Look no further than Tonight Josephine. You'll have a boatload of cool events to choose from, including Britney or Mamma Mia-themed bottomless brunches, karaoke bashes and singalong shindigs. 

Ballie Ballerson London

So you're 25. What next? Why not jump right into this nostalgia fest, as Ballie Ballerson delivers you bottomless prosecco, unlimited pizza and one million balls for you pleasure, or the midweek sessions are all about retro sweeties and cocktails.

Lucky Voice Karaoke - Venues in London

Back yourself as a bit of a part-time rockstar? London's dedicated karaoke bar gives you a platform to prove it; with strong cocktails, thousands of party tunes and a fancy dress box in place to set you up for a memorable night. Add a cocktail masterclass to your package if you're looking to go all out!

Dirty Martini: London Cocktail Bars

Dirty Martini is the perfect place for a glitz and glam night out. Come here for a private party or for the impressive decorative details and the trendy atmosphere of the club. For a swish 25th birthday, look no further than Dirty Martini Hanover Square.

Sandbox VR London

Planning a 25th birthday and stuck for ideas? Book Sandbox VR for an unforgettable virtual reality experience. With space for up to guests, the venue team will put together the ultimate party package. Expect to fight zombies and aliens, plus meet the world's first robotic bartender.

Flight Club

This is how The Flight Club do brunch. It's time you joined the craze and discovered how much darts can really be. This will be a special prosecco fuelled, mile high pizza party like never before where you get two hours of drinking, darting and being a general don to play with. Assemble your London birthday party team - TO FLIGHT CLUB in Shoreditch and Bloomsbury. 25 never looked so good. 

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz

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.

1920 Bar

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.

Simmons King's Cross

Margarita Mondays! and 3 other offers

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. 

The Candlelight Club

Tracking down that perfect prohibition party was no easy feat, until the Candlelight Club came striding into the spotlight. They'll keep their cards close to their chest right up until the day of the event, but we're free to tell you that you can expect bespoke cocktails, vintage DJ sets and live jazz music in a buzzing venue lit entirely by candles. Vibes are chilled but dress codes are strict; don't forget your twenties best!

DNA VR - Various Sites

Big birthday coming up and not sure how to celebrate? Try one of London's best virtual reality experiences. DNA VR has various venues across the city, with pods and a free-roaming area at each one. Play a zombie shoot-out game, complete an escape room or discover what the inside of the tardis looks like.

The Courtesan

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. 

The Wall

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.

Forbidden Nights Ultimate Girls Night Out

@ Forbidden Nights London on Saturday 13th April 2024 and 77 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 the show.

Barrio - Bars In London

Barrio are some 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 party.

Dream Bags Jaguar Shoes

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.

AIM Escape

Assemble your gang for an afternoon of code-cracking and adrenaline highs. Take on one of AIM's four escape rooms and experience cutting edge technology paired with mind-boggling puzzles and immersive interiors. Probably best to not do this one on a hangover.

The 90's Brunch

Live out your Fresh Prince fantasy by heading to The 90's Brunch for your birthday. Armed with a killer soundtrack of nostalgic classics, bottomless booze and a hearty breakfast offering, these guys are giving you the ultimate throwback. 

Little Nan's Cocktail Parties

Little Nan has become something of a household gem in the cocktail industry as of late. Specialising in whimsical mixed drinks, English charm and elegant etiquette in all of her endeavours, Little Nan presents her Cocktail Parties package as the perfect treat for your birthday themed escapades. Expect a travelling service of vintage inspired cocktails served in antiques, tailor made tipples, bespoke serving ware and an immersive bar experience as Little Nan comes to transform your special day!   

Trailer Happiness

Masterclasses

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.

The Cocktail Club - Various Sites

Killer cocktails, cracking bar staff, a lineup of crazy themes make The Cocktail Club some of the most loved bars in London. All the ingredients are sure here for a birthday party, where guests laugh the night away in between mouthfuls of quirky cocktails like the 'confessions of a cucumber salesman', 'Brixton riot' and 'smoking barrel'.

Hyper Reality

Make your quarter of a century bash one to remember with a trip to Hyper Reality in East London. Here, you can do everything from hopping on a rollercoaster to racing around in go-karts and surviving a zombie apocalypse, all thanks to their VR gaming.

Aquum

Birthday Package and 2 other offers

It's okay lads and ladies, the big three oh is miles away - so celebrate how young you are in the swankiest club south of the river, with three pulsing rooms to choose from. Get down and dirty in the basement bar, drop it like it's hot in the main terrace or have a classy catch up in the split level VIP lounge. Either way, you're sure to have a wild time with regular burlesque performances and fire eating for a thoroughly entertaining night out.

Wahaca Canary Wharf

Knock back a tipple or two of the finest Tequila this side of the Pacific. With a flavourful array of chirpy margaritas on show, order up by the round for you and your pals and slurp up the essence of Mehhico! Overlooking one of the prized greenery gables in London, Terrace Bar is a Hispanic retreat perfect for the odd birthday pre-drink (or even the god forsaken line of slammers). Lime wedge at the ready!

Old Street Records

2-4-1 Cocktails and 1 other offer

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 Star of Bethnal Green

£5 Margaritas! and 2 other offers

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. 

Ladybird Bar

Happy hour daily 5pm to 9pm exc. Sat

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).

The Piano Works Farringdon

2-4-1 Cocktails and 1 other offer

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.

Flight Club

To the oche! This is darts, but not like you've ever known before. Think of a cool London bar decked out with the latest high-tech darts board that all come complete with their own digital scoring and gaming system; then think of a massive bar, pumping music and some of the best fun you've probably ever had. Maybe you're a 25 year old darts prodigy... who knows. 

The Alice, Houndsditch

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 Star by Hackney Downs

Karaoke Offer (Sunday-Wednesday) and 2 other offers

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.

The Star of Kings

Karaoke Offer (Sunday-Wednesday)

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. 

Night Tales

Located in Hackney, Night Tales is a trendy bar complete with a huge outdoor terrace and a tropical bar tucked underneath the famous railway arch 14. This cool spot features live DJ sets on Saturdays, with a cracking cocktail list and tasty pizzas available too. And if you're after something special for your big day? You can hire a VIP booth for up to 30 people here too.