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.
Trader Vic's private Tiki Room offers an exotic atmosphere with influences from the Med, Middle East, Asia and everywhere in between. A handsome space dressed with authentic tiki artefacts, enjoy a birthday dinner of foods cooked via the Chinese wood-fired ovens complemented by a cocktail menu that features the original Mai Tai first coined in 1944.
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.
If you're into clubbing, VIP booths and the finer things in life, then we've just the perfect 30th birthday destination for you. Book into Blagclub in Kensington for a stunning night of high-end drinks, late night dancing and more.
Recently crowned the Best DJ Bar of 2015 at the London Club & Bar Awards, SO.UK is a great spot for cocktails and dancing. The venue brings a suave and sophisticated edge to Clapham, with an extensive drinks menu and line-up of top DJ attracting revelers from across the whole of south London. Reserve an area or book a table and enjoy a classy 30th at this award-winning bar.
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.
The huge selection of cocktails, great-tasting grub and vibrant feel to this City-based haunt makes it ideal for your 30th. Whether you're planning a casual bit of dinner and drinks or something more extravagant, Core's party planners will do everything they can to meet any special requirements. Guests can book a table, booth or their own private room.
Start your 30th birthday party with a quirky twist at Drink Shop & Do. Take part in one of their crafty workshops and sit down to a boozy afternoon tea before the DJs ramp up the volume in the evening. Expect tasty cocktails served in hefty jugs and dancing until 2am when the up-for-it party crowd flock to the quirky venue on Fridays and Saturdays.
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.
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.
Fancy celebrating your 30th birthday in London in style? Who doesn't, but it's a bar like the Mezcaleria Bar in Wahaca on Charlotte Street that can make sure it happens. Teaming with mezcal shots and international tequila bottles, head down for private tables, cocktails and more as you wave goodbye to your 20s.
Blues Kitchen is a fantastic all round venue with ample space and flexibility to create your perfect birthday celebration. There's a spectacular range of BBQ'd treats if you fancy eating, as well as an equally rich list of bourbons, beers, spirits and cocktails to keep you topped up throughout. Once the plates are cleared away, live bands and DJs take to the stage long into the night.
Unique, delicious and charming, one of London's finest afternoon tea experiences is enjoyed aboard this vintage Routemaster bus. Take in Buckingham Palace, Big Ben and the Royal Albert Hall with a selection of sandwiches, pastries, cakes and macaroons to hand. Grab a group your nearest and dearest, and BYO bubbly for that extra touch of sparkle.
This summer, spend your evening at the charming Rum Shack at York & Albany in Camden. You'll get a taste of tropical paradise at this unique pop-up experience where you'll dine on delicious Caribbean delicacies, paired with perfectly punchy cocktails.
Another top Soho cocktail bar, Archer Street Cocktail Lounge is a another welcome addition to our 30th birthday venues list. With a swish hotel-esque bar upstairs, supplemented by a cosy lodge type basement bar Archer Street is a cool and sophisticated venue. With a great mix between the comfort of the sofas and booths and the buzz created by the DJs, this is one of London's best party venues.
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.
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.
Prepare to be dazzled for your 30th birthday bash with a slice of Quaglino's style. Expect exquisite eats inspired by classic European cuisines and doused with Middle Eastern flavour as well as a gorgeous bar toting specially crafted cocktails. You'll be dining in the most opulent of restaurants where art-deco meets dramatic Modern style - now that is a 30th well spent.
All Bar One O2 has three floors which can cater to your 30th Birthday party needs. Whether you are renting out the stylish VIP lounge on the top floor, with its cinematic screen, DJ booth, private bar and toilets, or a sit down dinner in the private restaurant on the middle floor, there's something for you.
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'.
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.
If you're looking for a fun-filled 30th birthday party in one of London's coolest bars, Gigi's is the place to be. A DJ bar, with live music and a restaurant in the heart of Hoxton Square; clubbing, dining and drinking can all be enjoyed till dawn at this bold bar.
A rum lovers paradise, London Cocktail Club Shaftesbury Avenue is a smart cocktail bar decked out in naval regalia. With tattoo artists designing the wall art this place is seriously cool and catches the eye immediately. This basement bar offers great cocktails and with its unique decor would make a great 30th birthday venue.
The specialist tasting team at Oddbins are here to make something fun of your 30th birthday in London. If you're found a fab venue but still need some inspiration on what to do, then how does a tutored tasting sound with the team at Oddbins catering to your every party need? We think it sounds preeeetty good. Especially seeing as they're willing to change up the ropes and take requests on something new!
With a swanky mezzanine level and intimate restaurant, both available for private hire, All Bar One in Oxford Street is the perfect place for a 30th birthday. The venue serves a delicious selection of cocktails and wine along with an easy European menu, guaranteed to please even the fussiest of eaters.
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.
Celebrate your 30th birthday in style at this South London gem, promising excellent happy hour prices, delicious cocktails and a late license come the weekend. Think gorgeous eats and an industrial-chic interior at the brilliantly-unique Suburb SW11.
Slurp on cocktails and get your manicure done all in one at this unique Shoreditch beauty experience that combines nail bar, cocktail spot and coffee shop and offers everything from cute afternoon teas to pizza and prosecco parties.
Barrio Shoreditch is one of East London's best cocktail bars for celebrating a great 30th birthday party. The bar also doubles as a great fun time party bar - perfect for letting your hair down and enjoying delicious cocktails. Barrio East is a cool and quirky cocktail bar that raises the bar of South American themed cocktail bars in London, and has no equal for a Latin themed 30th birthday in London.
For an elegant 30th birthday venue in Central London that's sure to leave you feeling like royalty, head to Blind Spot in Soho and lose yourself in the sultry, sleek atmosphere on offer. Alongside the line-up of DJs, the team of trained bar staff use their years of experience and eye for creation to blending and mix a range of ingredients together, producing a list of quirky concoctions that perfectly complement the bar's sophisticated, almost-arrogant attitude.
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.
Ask For Janice is a Farringdon favourite bursting with personality. These guys love a party, welcoming up to 100 guests for celebrations that often involve lashings of gin. The venue serves a hearty spread of local produce if you should fancy some grub, and there's plenty of craft beer to complement the previously mentioned exhaustive gin list.
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.