From a giant UV ball pit in Soho through to Shoreditch's iconic bottomless brunches, if you've not been to Ballie Ballerson, what have you been doing on your hen do? Pick one of the two party spots, both sporting retro sweetie cocktails and tasty pizzas.
Hen Party Activities
So your best gal pal is due to be wed and you've been lumbered with the mammoth task of organising the hen do - and of course you can't wait to get started. London is overflowing with venues ideal for a hen do, each offering a multitude of options for hen do activities that'll keep you and the girls occupied before the (obligatory) debauchery ensues. We've stockpiled a list of some of our favourite options, each with their own quirks and oddities that'll certainly make this hen do in London one to remember.
If you're after a hilarious night for your hen party in London, you can't look further than the Hip Hop brunch. Not only will you be served a 3-course meal of 'Dirty South' food and an hour of bottomless cocktails, the notorious hip hop karaoke becomes the main event, so you and your bridesmaids can be the hip hop stars you've always dreamed of.
For a experience you and the girls won't forget, head to May Fair Bar as their expert mixologists spill the secrets on making a delicious cocktails.The afternoon will teach you how to make three tipples, along with feeding you canapes, giving you tips to take home, and there's even an option for dinner.
Held at one of the most impressive and majestic venues in south London, Forbidden Nights is an event guaranteed to get you a little hot under the collar. Skilled performers have been picked from around the UK and the end production is a sexy yet fun night out, featuring a Channing Tatum lookalike, an X-Factor finalist and much, much more.
Get your hazmats suits on because things are going to get messy at this unique cocktail masterclass. Head to the iconic ABQ bar in Hackney where they'll have you mixing up some illicit cocktails made with molecular techniques.
West London's one-stop-shop for all things late-night fun, the Chelsea Funhouse boasts an explorer-themed restaurant, some of the best espresso martinis in the biz, and a hidden immersive cocktail experience. Step back in time as you enter this 1940s bunker, where you'll be tasked with some codes to crack. Do it in time? You'll be rewarded with some personalised sips.
See off your final few single nights in style at this opulent, London extravaganza of fantastic music and phenomenal drinks. With cocktail masterclass, a unique can't sing choir experience, bottomless brunch, dinner or drinks, The Piano Works somehow manages to combine the characteristic feel of a Victorian warehouse with the decadent, elegant vibes of a suave, piano bar. Best night of your life.
One of the city's most popular cookery schools, L'atelier des Chefs is the perfect spot to kick-start your hen do. Offering everything from 30 minute whip-ups to in-depth classes lasting up to 4 hours, their events are open to groups of all sizes and skill levels.
Disco Brunch is here and it's going to change the way we brunch. Find the secret location for the biggest dancing tunes, bottomless cocktails and two courses of brunch food.
Hen party assemble. This is how Flight Club do brunch. Get ready to experience London's coolest social gaming experience in a two hour session of prosecco drinking, pizza eating, darts throwing madness. Flex those throwing muscles and prepare for a day party like no other that'll go down in the London hen party history books.
Map Maison is a stylish cocktail bar located in the heart of East London, and its cocktail masterclasses make for the perfect hen do activity. You'll mix and shake up numerous drinks under the expert guidance of Map Maison's head mixolgist, as well as tuck into tasty tapas snacks to accompany your delicious creations.
Shimmy, jive, wiggle and bop as London's most elusive and glamorous secret party pose as the perfect place for a hen do activity. Get the girls together in all flapper, dapper excess and get ready to be taken back to the Golden Age of the 1920s complete with candles, live jazz and bootleg cocktails.
Guess what, hen nights in London don't need to ALL be about willy whistles when there's an event like 90s Brunch concerned. Kick off the party early with retro antics, party games, brunch bites and drinking aplenty at this unique pop-up event with your hens.
Located in the heart of Camden, Players Bingo is the perfect girls night out - and with tickets starting at just £12, it won't break the bank either. Grab a private table and sing your heart out to some of the best party tunes of all time whilst doing your best to bag yourself one of the unmissable prizes. For the nanas, this one 'ain't.
This immersive espionage-themed dining experience is guaranteed to go storm with all the crime-solving and spy-loving brides-to-be amongst you. Not only will you be treated to a feast and a martini or two, but you'll also be tasked with going undercover to protect Queen and country.
A top location for a hen night in London, head to Soho where this hidden karaoke joint is ready to accommodate your party in every way. One of London's quirkiest karaoke joints, the drinks are cheap and the songs are many, so get down and sing your heart out.
Grab your gals and head down to Shoreditch for T.T Liquor's cocktail-making class. Here, you and your ladies will get your very own custom-built bar - post yourselves up and get to mixing and tasting for two hours straight! By the end of the class, show off everything you've that you've learnt by having a crack at making 'the best cocktail of the day!'
Looking for a fun night out in London? With karaoke, beer pong and quirky competitions alongside a thirst-quenching menu of cocktails and beers, Pong is the place for a no-frills hen party. What are you waiting for?
A Door In A Wall is an immersive experience where you and your friends take on the lead roles in a compelling story. The event is perfect for hen parties or team building days. Whether you're scrambling for clues in a hidden speakeasy, running through the streets of London or solving puzzles at a famous landmark, this interactive experience is something you'll be talking about for years to come.
Free flowing cocktails and Chinese food? Heck yeah, these guys have got the right idea. For a cool hen activity, why not head to Soho for bottomless drinks, some delicious dim sum and a DJ soundtracking the whole thing.
Learn how a professional mistress does it at this fun and unique alternative to you standard hen party activities. Lose the penis straws and pick up a paddle as Beautiful Sins' mistresses give you a hands-on how-to about rope bondage, spanking and much more.
If you're looking for an all-singing all dancing day out for your hen party then this quirky walking tour could be just the ticket. Don your headphones and take a spin around London's greatest landmarks soundtracked by your favourite Girl Power tunes, or even some spooky stories...
Swing by Little Blue Door for a brunch with mates that's unlike any other. It's not just the impressive stack of pancakes that makes this an incredible brunch experience, it's the non-stop party vibes, tasty brunch dishes and refreshing brekkie cocktails that seal the deal.
Raise a glass with your number ones at Proud Cabaret's hilarious Comedy Brunch that'll see you noshing on an hour of unlimited chicken wings and fries, before washing it down with free-flowing rum punch. But the party doesn't end there - afterwards, you'll be treated to side-splitting sets from some of the UK's best comedians.
The Big London Bake is a fun baking event that's taking inspiration from one of the UK's most popular tv shows. Amateur bakers will be split into teams of two before following a strict recipe and battling it out with others to win the coveted first place prize. Immortality is just a scone's throw away.
Looking for the ultimate girls day activity? Get down to Camden's FEST, where you'll find a dreamy selection of brunch dishes alongside free-flowing fizz and a whole lot of sexy entertainment. Think male dancers, spectacular acrobatics and draq queens to boot.
Fancy taking your hen to a bottomless brunch event with a little extra fabulosity? Look no further than Near & Far in Camden, who play host to Brunch + Blow which combines boozy brunching and blow drys to make for one gorgeous weekend treat.
Looking for something a little different to do on your hen night? Always had that hankering of a sweet tooth? Let Basement Sate satiate those needs with one of their hot to trot pastry classes. Get stuck right into the art of baking from some of the best dessert dealers in town.
Start your night of boozy madness with a little hands on activity at Drink Shop & Do. They've all sorts of craft-y craziness up their sleeves - learn the art of 'twerking', craft your own Ryan Gosling, David Bowie or Lionel Richie out of clay or head down for a spot of musical bingo with the marvellous Jess Indeedy - with a drink in hand, of course. Enjoy all sorts of weird and wonderful hen party activities at Drink Shop & Do.
Trapped in a Room with a Zombie is a hugely popular escape room challenge taking place in East London. Spend an hour trapped with the living dead, solving puzzles and bonding with your gals to make it out alive.
Looking for a hen activity in London, sure to impress? The Shard is Western Europe's tallest building, and its viewing platform on the top floor promises stunning panoramic views of London. Head up for champagne and a jaw-dropping experience.
Think you know brunch? Think again. Old Compton Brasserie is bringing you bottomless boozing, tasty bites and unmissable entertainment in the form of the city's best drag performers. Grab your girls and book a table.
Offering a tour for every type, this unique series of walks are an excellent way to kick start your London hen do experience. Head out on the trail of the city's most nefarious killer, or experience the world as Shakespeare saw it - London Premier Walking Tours is bringing the capital's secret life in relief.
If you fancy doing something a little different for your hen party, Albion & East Masterclasses may do just the trick. From gin blending to cocktail shaking, these guys are sure to make you gin experts by the end of these fin, interactive workshops across the city.
Another of our recommended hen do activities in London, SINK - Paul Street is a great 'lil spot in Shoreditch for all sorts of pong related fun. Fight to the death as you battle it out against the gals in a game of beer pong - tables can be booked for private use, otherwise enter the ping pong tournament on Tuesday evening at 6pm.
Warm Up. Get Down. Feel Good. A ridiculously fun, sassy and hilarious dance class for your hen party, tailored perfectly to the bride's favourite music, movie or theme. Feel fierce learning killer moves with our energetic instructors… why not perform your learnt routine at the wedding itself? Go on, we dare you…
Gather up the gals and head down to Shoreditch - Little Nan is back! Well, Nan is actually of to Benidorm, but her grandchildren will be taking the reigns. And guess what they've gone and done - they've rounded up all her stuff and loaded it into a warehouse by Old Street Station. Pop in and party the night away to the biggest 90s hits and you gorge on bottomless cocktails for the old girl's teapots!
Tear-inducing one liners, hilarious anecdotes and bags of dark humour come together wonderfully and take shape in the form of the Covent Garden Comedy club. With a capacity of only 150, each evening will showcase up to 5 comedians, with a hilarious compere overseeing proceedings on the night.
Perfect for getting those hen do antics off to a fun start, this quirky London scavenger hunt is sending you out across the city to hunt down items and landmarks and complete fun tasks. From giant dragons in Camden to human pyramids in Hyde Park it's a quirky way to kick off any day out in the capital.
Learn how to shake up perfect cocktails with the help of the prestigious May Fair Bar's mixologists, in elegant all while enjoying a selection of delicious canapes. Also, you can enjoy a sophisticated Mediterranean-inspired meal too.
A must-do event for any chocolate-loving brides to be, this workshop is the perfect girly group activity. You'll be taught all about the craft of chocolate making, before tying your own hand to create delicious bite-sized treats, with the option to mix your own chocolate martinis also.
Perfect for large groups, London Shuffle Club is bringing the Medieval game back in style. Head to their first permanent site for pizza, cocktails, and plenty of shuffle board in a cool East London setting.
Dedicated to offering South London's crowds a frivolous night of great music and stunning stunts, Rouges has become a favourite late night destination. Guests will have the chance to dance long into the night to the sounds of Bon Jovi, Abba and Oasis, before watching in amazement as Kellie Sky performs a death-defying act of circus stunts and tricks. What's better than singing your heart out with all your close friends on a Hen Do to all your favourite classic tunes.
Come on ladies let's get in formation! This is the ultimate brunch celebration of Queen B. Expect nothing other than five hours of non-stop Beyonce, complete with an hour of free-flowing booze and two delicious brunch dishes, all in a secret location. It's the best way to say goodbye to life as a single lady.