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Fun Birthday Ideas in London
Don't settle for the same old, 'same old' this year - celebrate in the heart of the city and let some of the best and most bizarre events in London carry you through to your next year of life. Whether it's a booze-fuelled event, or something a little more wholesome, we've lined up a whole host of fun things to do on your birthday in London. Why not take a peek at our dreamy list...
What better way to celebrate getting older than to act like a child? Book yourself a sesh at this giant ball pit, complete with retro candy cocktails, unlimited pizza and glow-in-the-dark fun. This will be one for the memories.
Perfect for a fun birthday in London, this immersive dining experience will take you back to the early 20th Century and the golden age of luxury train travel, complete with supper from a Masterchef: The Professionals winner and quirky cocktails. Jump aboard The Murder Express for their latest show: Jewel of the Empire which will immerse you in a nail-biting diamond heist.
The coolest birthday party in London, get your mates aboard The Dutch Master, a two-storey party boat that not only sails you past iconic London landmarks, but also gives you several channels of amazing music on your silent disco headset.
Head to The Old Metal Exchange where this unique event is ready to take immersive theatre to new heights. See HG Wells' classic novel brought into stark reality with augmented reality, holograms and a steampunk-themed bar.
Coupling all the great flavours associated with brunch with all your favourite Hip Hop party tracks, the Hip Hop Brunch has quickly established itself as one of the wildest daytime events in London. The event serves each guest a gut-bursting meal, followed by huge DJ sets and a few frivolous lip sync battles.
If you love Harry Potter, The Worst Witch and all those other magical adventures, this enchanted immersive experience will be the perfect birthday treat. Dress as your favourite magic man or woman and whip up potions, cast spells and take part in a grand feast.
One of the city's most exciting cocktail masterclasses, this unique experience takes you inside the iconic ABQ motorhome for a session of serious molecular mixology and fully-immersive decor.
Get cracking on some code-breaking at this unique cocktail experience from the Lollipop team. Head to Chelsea where this Bletchley Park themed bunker bar will have you deciphering clues and sipping some stunning drinks.
Put on your dancing shoes and head on over to Disco Brunch as they have you up on table to their hot mix list. Add on bottomless cocktails and brunch food, and you're onto a winner.
Darts, on your birthday? Yes we say! Flight Club is an innovative and hilarious bar that uses a technology-based scoring system, plenty of cocktails and delicious bar snacks to make sure you have the best birthday. The bar in either Shoreditch or Bloomsbury allows you to hire areas and is great for a large group meaning you can have a brilliantly fun and original birthday.
Whether you fancy getting your craft on at one of their fantastically bizarre events (we're talking 'Play With Clay' and 'Papier Mache Monster Mash') or drinking and dancing the night away to a killer soundtrack of party tracks, you'll find your perfect birthday at Drink Shop & Do.
How better to kick start celebrations for your big day than at an off-the-chain, 90s themed brunch party? Taking you backstreet back to the mid-90s for a daytime event with plenty of nostalgia, feast on delicious brunch sharing platters, washed down with bottomless Mimosas for an hour.
Get the gang together for this fun birthday blow out. Head to Shoreditch where the London Shuffle Club are kicking off another season of sun, sweet cocktails and very competitive shuffling.
Trailer Happiness is a subterranean space filled with an off-beat and quirky décor, where guests sup at highly innovative rum drinks between mouthfuls of Dim Sum delicacies. Grab a few mates and sample these expert serves; our tip is the zesty Dia De Los Muertos!
With bookable booths and fully-customisable drinks packages, Skylight has got your birthday wishes all wrapped up. Celebrate your latest trip around the sun next to some of the best views in London.
Planning a big birthday party in London? Cargo is a great destination whether you're looking for a huge Saturday night out, or a cheap and cheerful Thursday get together.
From the team behind The Piano Works, Studio 88 is one of the coolest places to celebrate your birthday in London. Two piano vocalists and accompanying musicians take to the stage to play songs that are requested by you, the audience.
Head to the West End where this iconic comedy venue has got your birthday plans sorted, with its excellent programme of events, from traditional line-up shows to internationally-renowned improv and hilarious amateur evenings where you could catch the stars of tomorrow.
Are you a bad bitch celebrating a birthday? Head to Tonight Josephine's sass-heavy bottomless brunch experience Fries Before Guys, where you'll get to down endless amounts of Josephine punch while grooving in your seats and munching brekkie dishes.
Spend your next birthday on the high seas - well, the Thames - as this quirky boat party lets you book out an entire vessel for a four hour cruise along the river complete with bar, sound system and stunning views of the city.
There's no better reason to indulge your sweet tooth than your birthday. Take your festivities to The Chocolate Cocktail Club this summer and you can treat yourself to The Sweetest Lil Drag Show in London, Ruby's Chocolate Coated Quiz and plenty more.
If three courses of great food and bottomless rum punch weren't enough, this boozy brunch is also bringing you some of the best reggae tunes all afternoon long.
Treat yourself to a birthday brunch with your friends at Little Blue Door. They're sure to kick-start the celebrations with piles of pancakes, plenty of poached egg and avo, and some killer brekkie cocktails. Expect nothing other than the perfect party vibe from these guys.
Karaoke Hole is bringing you the finest in kitsch partying, with drag queens leading you through a night of belting out your favourite tunes on stage – with the help of cocktails, special effects, and a library of amazing songs.
Celebrate your birthday like never before with this amazing supper club. The work of a chef and experimental psychologist, the evening stimulates all your sense over 10 courses, with sounds, visuals, projections and feelings.
One of the most unique VR experiences in London, head to The Four Thieves, Lost Rivers or Aeronaut and prepare to soar, shot and challenge your friends at one of these great days out.
One of the top birthday party bars in North London, this unique bar, diner and roller skating rink has everything you need under one massive roof. Take a few turns around the rink then settle in for tasty burgers and a great beer selection.
Perfect for a big old party, head to this Soho karaoke joint for some real birthday silliness. With cheap drinks and more than enough booth space for your BFFs, you'll be belting out numbers in no time.
If you love Friends, this event couldn't BE any more fun. Put all your knowledge to the test and take part in Smelly Cat sinaglongs with unlimited pizza, bottomless Joey cocktail and heaps of prizes to be won, it;'s sure to be one epic birthday treat.
Put your dancing shoes on because ceilidh is coming to London and it's going to be a whole lot of fun. Lead by Fiddle Pardiddle, the pop up night will be appearing all over London and is a brilliant activity for large groups through to couples.
Whether you're looking for after-work drinks, a fun night out or a cracking meal with entertainment, Cafe de Paris has it all. Expect glittering disco ball cocktails, jaw-dropping acrobatics and a lively atmosphere that'll keep you going all night.
One of the best fun birthday ideas in London, grab the gang and your favourite bottles of moonshine and get gussied up in boots, stetsons and fringing for a night of cocktails and quirky cowboy action.
Love to move to the best RnB in the business? Then look no further than SAMA Bankside on a Saturday as the cool spot plays the hottest in RnB, hip hop and 80s tunes.
For those of you lucky enough to have a summer birthday, swing by The Prince of Wales and explore their epic events schedule when planning your evening antics. From Norman Jay MBE to full-blown discos, this Brixton rooftop bar is an essential party destination.
Celebrating your birthday in prison doesn't sound like a great idea, but hear us out: in this immersive drinking experience, you'll have to smuggle your favourite bottle of alcohol past the guards and into a high security prison.
Whether it's a quirky brunch, a bonkers bingo night or a stunning circus performance, Aeronaut is always a fantastic option for a fun birthday idea in London. This part-circus, part-brewery, part-pub hosts many events that are packed with thrills and excitement.
Looking for a great birthday spot? Make your way to this Camden pop-up for the best in Bacardi cocktails, quirky decor and top notch food. You'll be transported to a faraway land here.
There's nothing quite like a birthday brunch and this one is taking it to new heights, with bottomless Frozittas and delicious food like blueberry pancakes with bacon and syrup. There's even tunes from Supa Dupa Fly and a roster of DJs.
A tasting event like nothing you've experience, head to the basement of The Harrison for a gig with a difference as the Rhythm and Booze boys bring you great music and an open bar.
Get your mix on this year with a fun masterclass at slinky Brixton spot Cattivo. Join the head bartender for a session of gin-based fun, complete with welcome drinks and a farewell shot of Limoncello.
Night Tales in Hackney is al;ways a good shout when it comes to fun birthday activities. Head on over and graze on some of London's best street eats, sip on cocktails and groove to some of the best DJs in town.
For something a little different, head to DNA VR in Kings Cross for a day of immersive activities. With a virtual reality headset, you can escape to faraway worlds; climbing Mount Everest, or venturing to the moon.
Looking for fun things to do in London? Head north of the river, where old school games and a kiddie play area have landed in Palmers Green. Soak up vodka slushies and retro cocktails as you play beer pong, old school game and giant Jenga.
The world is in danger and it's up to you to save it. COLAB Theatre are putting on an epic spy adventure as they plunge you into a world of espionage and intrigue. Taking place around London Bridge, your mission includes chasing undercover agents, avoiding capture and solving clues at this fun activity.
A basement bar in Fitzrovia that just screams kitsch, LCC Goodge Street is a top choice when on the hunt for fun things to do in London, especially if you're looking to savour some delicious and perfectly crafted cocktails in a fun and unpretentious environment.
Shake things up a little with a trip to FEST for brunch. Head north of the river and you'll find the usual tasty offering peppered with bottomless bubbles and a sexy strip show. Yep, that's right. Think dazzling performers, hunky dancers and hilarious drag queens.
Done the dinners all before? Had your fair share of late night parties? Do something a little different this year and round up your mates for an escape room. With three boutique options to choose from, you'll be taken on a journey where you must work together to escape.
One of London's most innovative beauty experience, get ready to celebrate with London Grace as they bring you the triple threat of birthday indulgence with pizza, cocktails, coffee and manicures.
The best new brunch in town, this quirky event brings you bottomless cocktails, delicious food and great music all day long, so all you have to do is get the gang together and let the good times roll.
Yes UK massive! This is the perfect birthday bingo event for any lover of rave culture. Expect bright lights, bingo, plenty of quirky activities and massive hits from the finest UK garage artists. Get your gun fingers at the ready and prepare doe an evening of pure madness.
If you're looking for something a little different, this hidden cocktail bar has it all. Your own private bartender, the chance to make your own cocktails and even the opportunity to play your own music.
With a gorgeous menu of Italian dishes and mouth-watering cocktails accompanied by some of the best immersive entertainment, there's nowhere quite like Bunga Bunga. Whether you're celebrating with a big group, or dining with family, this is the ultimate birthday destination.
If they're into their musicals, this is the ultimate birthday experience. You'll tuck into a delicious bottomless brunch while being amazed by over five hours of musical theatre. Watch the biggest West End stars take to the stage, and give that special someone a gift they'll never forget.
Experience Afrobeats m Brunch's incredible takeover of Shaka Zulu in Camden. The event promises a party of epic proportions with non-stop afro-infused hits with live entertainment and stunning DJ sets from Sam Savage and more.
Located smack bang in the centre of London, All Star Lanes offers a fun mix of bowling, American food and cocktails at affordable rates. Slip on your bowling shoes and thrash your pals (there's room for up to 7 to play at a time), then toast your victory with something from their all-American menu afterwards.
Everybody knows there ain't no party like a Lucky Voice party, which is probably something to do with the thousands of power ballads and strong cocktails up for grabs. Get your pals together and belt out one huge tune after the other, after you've raided the fancy dress box of course.