Where To Have A Birthday Party

London's glut of vibrant venues make it a city that naturally attracts revellers to celebrate a birthday from all over the land. But in a city as extensive as London, it's easy to allow a whole host of lively nightspots to slip under the radar. Fear not, though, for our comprehensive guide is here to save the day by giving you a gentle nudge in the direction of a host of effervescent nightspots that are perfect for birthday parties of all shapes and sizes.

Last updated on 19th August 2020

The Ivory Vaults

2 user reviews 4

The Ivory Vault is a stylish, private hire venue with boat loads of heritage and character. Located in the basement of a 200 year old, grade II listed building in Central London, the venue has over 10,000 sq ft of room and a combined capacity of over 450 people. Continuing the traditional aspect of this spot, the Ivory Vault has become one of the city's finest venues of a themed event. Why not turn your birthday celebration into a lavish, masquerade ball or a picturesque, baroque banquet?

The Grand

561 user reviews 4

Free Birthday Bubbly! Only valid before 11pm.

Looking to host your birthday party in Clapham this year? You're on to an absolute winner in The Grand - the historic and beautiful nightclub located opposite Clapham Junction. These guys absolutely love a special occasion and you can book out Royal VIP boxes or areas around the venue before dancing 'til your feet hurt to a mix of party classics.

Barrio Shoreditch

269 user reviews 4

Barrio Shoreditch is notorious for its South American fiesta of fun, flaming drinks and carnival inspired cavorting. Step into this lush lair of exotic tipples crafted in extravagance and shimmy across their 3 rooms where you'll find an eclectic mix of classic party tunes to bop to. Barrio is London's epicenter for all things raucous, revelry and celebratory - don't miss out for your birthday!

All Bar One O2

53 user reviews 5

Fizz Friday and 3 other offers

All Bar One is the perfect place for a birthday party in London, no matter what you're after. Boasting three different floors, they will be able to plan to cater for your needs, whether you want to utilise the VIP bar with a cinematic screen, DJ booth, private bar and toilets; or if you want to have a sit down meal for up to 110 people in the private restaurant on the second floor, where they'll serve up a series of delicious, British dishes. If you want a more central location, the Leicester Square venue is also up for private hire.

HAPPY HOUR 2 FOR 12! 16:30-20:00 and 1 other offer

The staff at LCC know how to knock out some killer drinks come rain or shine, birthday or business. Expect nothing but playful mixology from these guys and an atmosphere that cultures the best, feel good party spirit you could hope for. There's rooms up for hire, or place to cotch at the bar with mates in this drinkers den. 

Hoxley and Porter

197 user reviews 4

HAPPY HOUR Everyday and 1 other offer

Hoxley & Porter is one of Angel's truly botanical beaus with charming décor bringing back the European stylings of a vintage first-class train carriage. Green palm leaves droop, gilded surfaces shine and the furniture speaks a luxe elegance at this elegant bar. Where better to have some refined libations crafted by fine mixologists with you birthday crew? 

Simmons King's Cross

150 user reviews 4

HAPPY HOUR ALL NIGHT for all of September!!

Simmons in Kings Cross is notorious for the party atmosphere that it generates; intimately sized, big on cocktail lovin' and all about the shabby chic country inspired interiors, this charming spot is where cocktail teapots chill to a soundtrack of classic Hip Hop, R'n'B and only the best tunes. There's room to host private parties for up to 100 people, so what are you waiting for!?

Where better to hold your birthday celebration this year than at Shoreditch's trendy, art loving bar, Dream Bags Jaguar Shoes? The bar wonderfully combines delicious stone-baked pizzas and a compelling bar list with some of the finest urban art installations and exhibitions London has to offer. Nestled in the basement, a fully stocked bar and DJ booth turns this venue into a late-night joint; perfect for partying into the wee hours with your closest friends. 

The Roxy

36 user reviews 3

Sitting in the heart of London's beating West End, The Roxy is a diverse bar and restaurant that's perfect for a fun birthday celebration in London. Serving a range of boozy cocktails and with a food menu that features hearty burgers, huge burritos and moreish snacks, the team kicks things up a notch after dark when the resident DJs take over. 

Lan Kwai Fong

19 user reviews 4

Get your gang together and head for Camden where this fun and friendly East Asian restaurant is bringing you delicious plates from across the region, alongside digital beer pong and private karaoke rooms for when you really want to get the party started.


106 user reviews 3

Half Brazilian beach bar, half London bloc party club, Floripa's live bands, DJs and famed booty shaking antics attract revellers from all over the capital who come to let their hair down whilst soaking up the electric atmosphere. There's tables and dedicated areas available to book for a cheeky birthday few so you can shower yourself in this fiesta of South American fun.

Ladybird Bar

66 user reviews 4

2 for £12 Cocktails and 5 other offers

Ladybird is a chic and fun cocktail bar / basement club found on Islington's Upper Street. Bartenders are both friendly and knowledgeable; knocking up signature mixes like the lego heads and sand bucket sharetails, and drinks are on offer at happy hour rates between 5 and 9pm. Get the drinks in then head to the basement club for a bit of a dance, DJs play everything from old school favourites to commercial house until 4am at the weekends.

Puttshack Bank

874 user reviews 5

Celebrate your latest year around the Sun with a classic night of putting and party cocktails. Head to Puttshack Bank for the chance to get competitive over rounds of high-golf - because, remember, it's your birthday and everyone has to let you win.