30th Birthday Venues London
Turning 30 anytime soon? Well, don't keep it quiet, celebrate it! London has a whole host of fantastic 30th birthday party venues that will transform your 30th from something you dread into a legendary event. So don't have a quiet one in the pub, have a look at our stellar selection of venues and enjoy the best London's nightlife has to offer and even hire your own space out for some major birthday celebrations.
Bespoke goodies, tailor made tipples and charming cakes with cocktails served in tea pots? Sounds like Little Nan is on to a winner for your birthday celebrations. Afternoon High Tea & Cocktails takes on a vintage edge with antique decanters, crystal cut serve ware and home made infused liquors to make your birthday tipples personal, unique and utterly enjoyable.
The Beast of Brixton is the perfect destination for your 30th 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.
Celebrate the big day aboard The Dutch Master, a two-storey party boat that delivers big tunes, big drinks and all the amazing sights of London down the Thames with several different great soundtracks.
With a focus on great live music, authentic Italian pizzas and bespoke cocktails, there's no doubting Old Street Records' place as one of the coolest bars in Shoreditch. It's a cracking spot to kick-off those birthday celebrations - enjoy a couple of unique drinks at the bar then settle in for a night featuring anything from EP launches to new bands and established live acts. There's a basement bar hosting intimate jazz evenings and low-key DJ sets, too.
The Jazz Cafe promises dinner, drinks, live music and club nights from a legendary joint in the heart of Camden Town. Opening back in 1990, the venue has become renowned for welcoming some globally renowned names down the years, with the likes of Amy Winehouse, D'Angelo and Bobby Womack all having graced the stage. Celebrate your birthday with dinner on the mezzanine or a party package for one of their hip-hop and soul club nights come the weekend.
Based at the HQ of the secret society that ran Victorian London, The Escapologist is a hybrid of Victorian men's club and Masonic Lodge that pays homage to the scandalous activity of the infamous Baron. Brought to London by the team behind the popular Dub Jam and Adventure Bars, expect great times and great drinks in an engaging, authentically-designed subterranean space.
If you're looking for a place in London to celebrate your 30th in style, look no further than the Soda Room, the secret cocktail and party bar hidden beneath The Botanist Broadgate. Promising a cool interior, high-grade cocktails and a party atmosphere six nights a week, this is the ideal city bar to spend a special birthday.
There's only one way to celebrate your 30th birthday in London, and that's enjoying the honed taste of some specially crafted cocktails. Nestled beneath Bishopsgate, WM Barker & Co is a haven for suave cocktail drinking and chilling out with friends, making for the perfect place to bring in a big birthday.
Looking for a 30th birthday party featuring a tiki twist? It's all about Kanaloa, central London's colourful and vibrant party den named after the Hawaiian God of the Sea. Expect a night of tiki-inspired debauchery here, with a menu of tropical treats on the food menu and a range of punchy cocktails served in quirky vessels to get you firmly in the mood. Book out your own space and soak in these exotic feel-good vibes as DJs play until 3 AM at the weekends.
Seeking out that perfect prohibition party? Look no further than the Candlelight Club; an elusive evening out in a secret location lit exclusively by candles. In authentic speakeasy style, these guys like to keep their cards close to their chest, but we can tell you that there will be bespoke cocktails, live jazz bands and a bloody handsome crowd in their roaring twenties best.
Topolski brings something different to the table for anyone looking for a birthday venue in central London. Set in the railway arches near Waterloo station, it's a gallery, bar, cafe and late-night venue with bags of character and a lively dancefloor come the weekends. Come for a few cocktails to toast your 30th then head to arch two, where resident and guest DJs play into the night.
The London Cabaret Club has all the razzle and dazzle you need to celebrate a 30th birthday party in style. The club and restaurant hosts amazing entertainment, from burlesque to cabaret, while feeding you a delicious meal and incredible cocktails.
There's no time like your 30th birthday to become the dancing queen you've always dreamt of. Well Just Dance invite you to take part in an evening dedicated to learning the biggest and best dance routines from your favourite music videos. With the help of an instructor you can bosh out all the moves and revel in your birthday.
Why not treat yourself to a foodie feast for the big Three Oh (but we don't have to bring that up again...) and dine in style in this cosy den by London Bridge? Sometimes it's not all about those big clubbing moments, sometimes it's all about great food and great company - the good times will follow. Soak up the warm hues and homely vibes and finish off with some tempting tipples for a sophisticated birthday galavant.
If you're turning the big three zero this year and you're looking for a space to welcome friends and family for some lovely dinner and drinks, The Driver is the perfect answer. A Kings Cross favourite for mixing up gastro pub stylings and relaxed socialising, The Driver caters to your needs for whatever private party you're after.
Bringing your mates along to Simmons Fitzrovia for your thirtieth is never going to get a bad reaction. The cream of the crop of top cocktail joints, and having fun with a pretty quirky character at the same time - the focus is on your fun times. Perfect for a celebration, it boats witty little features such as a skull disco ball and practical comfort with the expansive, heated outside area.
Create your own personalised pottery at Wonderland Ceramics - take a tumble into their Alice in Wonderland inspired studio and let your imagination run wild. Unleash the child in you with pots of paints and brushes galore as you decorate mugs, bowls, tea pots, coasters or even get messy and mould your own. There'll be cocktails, of course, so it's all fun and games at this playground of artwork and boozing.
All Bar One Leicester Square is the perfect inter-section of fun time party bar and sophisticated hang out ideal for a 30th birthday party. The interiors are contemporary chic, while the bar serves up a selection of wonderful wines, beers and cocktails. Whether you are having a drink in the mezzanine, or using the whole 450-capacity venue, there's something for everyone here.
A perfect spot to hit that big 3-0, Seven Dials Market is more than just a few carts slinging street food, they've banded together some of the best vendors in London, alongside some excellent bar staff and one very chic private hire room, to bring you the ultimate party venue.
Don't let the I'm-turning-thirty-terror get you down - turn the lights on and stop rocking back and forth, it's time to hit the town in style. Take a holiday from the usual hangouts and hit this Moroccan jewel in the heart of Farringdon. With stunning decor, a great selection of cocktails and wines and a bustling dance floor, you'll feel eighteen all over again.
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.
Pushing out classy vibes aplenty, The Gable is a city favourite for a sophisticated drinks with a laid back edge. With both a charming restaurant space that fits a country-chic kind of character as well as a dedicated basement bar themed on this great city itself, The Gable is a sound shout for your 30th birthday party if you need somewhere for dinner followed by some late night drinks.
Show them how it's done on the buzzing dance floor with those robot arms, snake hips and that all too trademark chicken move in this swanky bar in King's Cross. It's your birthday so celebrate in style in a bar that has a heated, picturesque rooftop terrace and an alluring hidden cocktail bar, The Black Door. Get tipsy and then some on these tasty tipples and have a right good boogie with your best mates.
With an extensive beer selection, great food and a number of spaces available for private hire, The Strongroom is a great East London birthday bar. They've also got the largest outdoor drinking and dining space in the area for all you spring and summer babies.
Celebrate your 30th in style by hiring Christabel's, pop up cocktail bar. Tailored perfectly for parties and bespoke events, Christabel is all about cool cocktails. Have a go at making your own or leave it up to the professionals. past immersive drinking and dining experiences have included anything from Mad Hatters brunches to edible playgrounds and botanical speakeasies. Quite simply one of the most innovative pop-up concepts in town.
Secure this extra special venue for your 30th birthday party. Located above Fulham's Goat DINE, this is a secret speakeasy bar that serves only unbranded spirits and is so small that it can host only thirty people at a time. You can gain entry to this exclusive bar through an advance booking with DesignMyNight - be sure to book soon though, as this one is incredibly exclusive.
Killer cocktails, cracking barstaff and a broody Hells Angels atmosphere in a flourishing east London social hub. All the ingredients are sure here for a birthday party at the LCC, where guests laugh the night away in between mouthfuls of quirky cocktails like the 'Confessions of a Cucumber Salesman', 'Brixton Riot' and 'Smoking Barrel'.
From the exterior, Blessings Bar fits the criteria of a fine looking townhouse more than a buzzing nightlife spot. But that being said, if you venture inside you'll find 3 floors of different bar spaces so there's somewhere for chilling out with mates, a rooftop terrace to steal a moment or two and a basement cellar bar where the music and dancing goes down.
Embrace your 30s by celebrating at a restaurant that is just as retro as you. Kidding. Coin Laundry has old school ambiance with new school flair, exactly how your 30s should feel. This restaurant has a killer all day menu if you want a morning, afternoon, or night event. Nestled in Exmouth Market, the area is just as lively as the venue and guest of honor are.
This rough 'n' ready Hackney hangout is a shabby-chic spot for some chilled birthday celebrations. A grand place to meet for some daytime drinking activities that will no doubt extend long into the night. There's a sweet little garden terrace, function room and karaoke room so there's definitely room for some drunken singing contests this 30th!
You're turning 30 so you might as well make it one to remember and who better than Retro Events? The company put the sparkle into parties as they host themed events, from the swinging '60s through to the roaring '20s; there's everything from magicians through to live singers.
Apples & Pears cocktail bar is the perfect stage for a memorable birthday bash on Brick Lane. There are wood fired pizzas if your party is peckish, a whole host of cocktails, beers and wines to cater for all tastes and an atmosphere packed with east London energy. You can book smaller spaces or the whole venue, with no hire fee involved (halleujah!).
Both elegant and informal, The Bull's Head will show you a right good birthday time! Proving a welcome change to a crowded bar or club, the eccentric features and comfy spaces of The Bull's Head really bring it to life. Depending on the size of your party, pick between The Private Dining Room, The Geronimo Room, The Snug and The Jazz Room.
Baranis brings beautiful cocktails and an heir of southern France opulence to the Chancery Lane scene. Home to a host of intimate booths and the UK's only indoor Petanque court (think indoor boules), celebrate with winning mixed drinks and French wines, or come for dinner and drinks with a menu of Provencal dishes served 'til late.
Angel's Upper Street is one of the places to party in North London, and that's got a lot to do with venues like LadyBird. This two floor cocktail bar and basement club knows how to party; serving cocktail favourites like the Lego Head and Sand Bucket Sharetails on the ground floor and welcoming dance floor heroes with a playlist of 80s, 90s, disco and house classics until 4am at the weekends.
Oriole is a truly sumptuous space of mystery and magic in Smithfield Market. Sister site to the multi-award winning Nightjar speakeasy, Oriole is surging ahead on the London cocktail scene in its own right. Head this way for a cocktail list laced with exotic influences, equally tasty bites to eat and a playlist of live jazz, swing and blues tunes.
Spend your 30th at Tequila Mockingbird - a cool, three-floored cocktail bar in Putney with a literary twist. The basement here boasts a private party room available for hire - perfect for your big birthday bash. Book this space out and tuck into cut-price cocktails, beers and wine from 5pm all the way through until 9pm! With a few b'day bevs in you, dance into the early morning hours here as DJs spin until 2am.
The perfect spot if you're looking for a great 30th birthday restaurant in London, this charming Covent Garden eatery is the perfect blend of upmarket dining and relaxed atmosphere. Or if you fancy something a little more west, try sister restaurant May Fair Kitchen.
How better to spend your 30th birthday in London than with a few games of beer pong, copious amounts of pizza and glass after glass of your favourite drink? Well, the team at The Bat and Ball have it all for you, opening their doors to London's many birthday parties. With 2 bars, a pizzeria run by Well Street Pizza, and 12 ping pong tables, you can choose to either reserve a section/ table or perhaps even the entire venue. The balls in your court!
Megaro is a cool basement bar is located underneath Hotel Megaro in Kings Cross. Spread across a number of different rooms and with the bar stocked full of fine spirits, it offers a truly elegant way to celebrate your 30th birthday.
As far as cool venues go, Roof East has quite a lot to brag about. A smashing open-air terrace in the heart of Stratford, you can get the drinks in, eat street food from a Hawksmoor chef and enjoy fun events like the Rooftop Film Club while you gaze out at views of the Olympic Village and the rest of the city.
68 & Boston is a refined Soho spot, made for a relaxing 30th shindig in the heart of theatreland. Start on the ground floor wine bar, where quality bottles (each priced at £20) from around the globe are ready for sampling. Head upstairs to discover the elusive 'Boston' cocktail bar, where skilled bartenders mix up a balance of well-made classics and creative originals from £10.
If you're looking for a stylish restaurant and bar to host your 30th birthday celebrations then Northbank Restaurant is just what you're looking for. Between the delicious food, unique cocktails, beautiful terrace and unbeatable views of London from the riverside it is guaranteed to make for a special night. Choose from a variety of private hire spaces depending on whether you're planning on having a huge bash or an intimate get together.