Looking for a way to bond with your team, then dressing up in a dirndl or lederhosen is the way forward. Erdinger Oktoberfest is an epic night out, with communal tables, Bavarian waitresses, German snacks, live music, and oodles of beer.
Team Building Activities in London
So you're stuck organising the latest work team building session and it's hard to keep everyone happy, right? Er, wrong! London is an awesome melting pot of high energy venues and bustling activities, offering fun and retro sports, as well as hotspots to learn useful and equally useless skills. Get the whole team involved, put everything you can into it and see the benefits back in the office. Here is our lowdown on the top team building venues and activities in London.
The Flight Club have used ground-breaking, state-of-the-art technology and exciting new gameplay to create social darts – the newest and best version of the classic game. Anyone can play and anyone can win, making it a great game for experienced and newbies alike to battle it out and bond. Along with classic cocktails and delicious sharing platters, you've got a proper team building exercise.
There's no better way to bring a team closer together than on this two-storey party boat, that'll see you float down the Thames, showing you the amazing sights of London, all while playing great music that you can choose between.
Nothing brings a team together like trying to wade through one million plastic balls. For your next office outing, book yourselves into Ballie Ballerson for an unlimited pizza and ball pit play session.
Spend quality time with your work colleagues outside of work by embarking on your very own voyage with the Canal Party Club! Hire out the entire boat for you and your team and party while sailing through London on a dreamy summer's day. Bring your own booze, food and music and cruise down Regent's Canal in style. Ideal for a work dos with a difference, this is a fun day out and a beautiful ride through the City.
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. You knead to take this seriously; immortality is just a scone's throw away.
Some say that being honest can bring a team together. Some say that sharing can do the same. Do you know what Crate Brewery thinks bring a team together? Beer and we'd have to agree. Gather your clan and head on down not only for a beer tasting, there's a brewery tour to top off the experience.
Hard week at work? Finish it off with London's coolest soft play area, with trampolines, laser mazes, ninja warrior obstacle courses and so much more – and it'll all be to the tune of an amazing live DJ.
The perfect team building activity for all the beer-lovers out there, this unique tour of Southwark Brewery promises expert talks on the brewery's processes and products, a showcase of brewing equipment, and of course, plenty of tastings along the way. If beer doesn't bring a team together, we really don't know what will.
Whether it's a works do or a birthday with a difference, these cocktail classes at GENUINE Liquorette are sure to get you bonding. Join the swish central London bar for a night of mixology and cocktail competitions.
A Door In A Wall is an interactive experience that forces Londoners to solve puzzles and crack clues while interacting with the city. From looking for clues in a hidden speakeasy bar to flying through the streets of London, this immersive experience looks to push everyone outside of their comfort zones and force guests to think on a different plain.
Bermondsey is at the heart of the microbrewery action, and this tour offers a chance to see the best outposts in action. A boozy team activity in London for ale-aficionados everywhere, guests will visit four breweries, taste their most popular wares, and even get a 'certificate of completion' to authenticate the experience.
Grab your mates and prepare for the ultimate showdown at this great London team building activity night. Work your way through this quiz-cum-comedy-game show to be crowned the Last Man Standing!
Yes folks, the rumours are true; it turns out that wine has special powers of integrating and uniting colleagues together. We've just the group to help you along your way. With The London Wine School in tow, you'll not only get to know some of the best bottles in the business from a true connoisseur, but also grow stronger as a group and make new friendship connections at work.
The Albany is throwing the ultimate house party and you're going to want a piece of this. Expect alternative acts, ridicules cabaret and hip musical comedy alongside party games from innuendo charades to tequila roulette at this immersive comedy night.
This pit stop brewery tour of East London's finest beer-y outposts will see stops at Five Points Brewing Co, The Cock Tavern, London Fields Brewery and Redchurch Brewery, promising expert commentary, tastings and even a take-home bottle come the end of the tour. How better to end your fun team building actitivity in London.
Aftermath is an immersive game with a difference, it comes to you. Perfect for an office party or team building with colleagues, the game will have you working against the clock to try and prevent the end of the world, no biggie then.
What better way to bond with your team than by taking them to an enthralling history lesson... with lots of beer! The Griffin Brewery is a fascinating place that boasts over 160 years of brewing history - as you can imagine, this is a spot with plenty of tales to tell. Head over to West London with your team and drink your way through London's last remaining family brewery, sampling its range of superb creations and exploring its huge wares.
If you're looking for the perfect team night out, then this immersive escape game is ideal. Crack clues and investigate evidence as you work in teams to solve the mystery of a criminal mastermind.
Bond with your team over the best gags in the business with some top quality stand up, hilarious stunts and the best eye-watering jokes in a secret venue beneath a thriving restaurant on Drury Lane. With big names such as Jason Manford and Jack Whitehall, you'll be rolling around in the aisles, crippled by belly-aching laughter and wanting to see more from some of the UK's best comedians.
There's nothing wrong with a bit of competition in the workplace, so why not book a space at Bounce, London's favourite ping-pong bar. Serving up more than a great forehand, Bounce also does great food and some damn tasty gin-infused cocktails too. Delicious, wood fired pizzas will keep you well-fuelled, while the likes of a Tom Collins helps wash it all down. For a frivolous, fun team building activiy, Bounce along to this central London treat!
There's no better team-building project than playing over 150 different games on two 150 inch screens. At the Inamo Soho Games Room you've got all that, streaming services, and their packages include pan-Asian food so you can spend more time gaming.
Grab your work mates and get settled for a night of comedic thrills and spills at one of East London's best loved stand-up locations, The Comedy Cafe. The urban loft space not only boasts some of the UK's best loved and up-and-coming comedic talent but also hosts live music sessions throughout the week. Ideally suited for your next team building night on the town, there's always plenty to get stuck into here!
Turn team building from zero to hero with this chocolate making experience. Taking place in East London, the classes can be designed to fit every need, from whipping up goodies to walking chocolate tours across the city.
Offering a cheaper alternative to organising your corporate away day abroad - Baranis gives your employees a taste of southern France with the added convenience of a local tube stop. Team building activities include a game on the UK's only indoor Pétanque court (French Boules) and a range of Provence inspired cocktails to keep everyone's tastebuds tingling.
For team building activities in London, mix business with pleasure and treat your team to a cocktail making class at Dirty Martini. Learn how to make your favourite Dirty Martini cocktails, demonstrated and explained by the skilled hand of your own private bartender. A great way to get everyone involved and the whole office talking about your stunning skills!
Don't worry about any weird conversations with Brian from accounts, Musical Bingo is the ultimate team night out as they get people together via the medium of silly games, ultimate tunes and all sorts of silliness.
What better way to bond with you colleagues than having to work together to escape the living dead? Trapped in a Room with a Zombie is the brilliant escape room that involves team work, puzzle solving and risk taking to escape - and if all else fails you could always sacrifice your boss.
A unique and delicious adventure around London's most iconic spots awaits you on this vintage Routemaster bus. Embark on a charming drive around the city, with a spread of sandwiches, pastries, cakes, macaroons and your good pals in close attendance. One of the most unique afternoon tea experiences on offer.
Sharpening up those petanque skills of yours is obviously a priority, and there's nowhere better to do so than at the lovely Hay's Galleria just off the famous Thames Path. A French take on the classic game of boules, competitive socialising is the name of the game here as groups enjoy a few games before heading to the outdoor terrace for further drinks.
Grab your gang and head on down to Belushis London Bridge where a plethora of team building romps take place. Whether you're perfecting your lob at the beer pong table for just a £20 deposit, spinning wrists over a sweat fuelled match of foosball, or drawn in to one of their big screens showing live sports fixtures from around the world, the Dug Out at Belushis London Bridge has everything your team building day could ever want.
Bunker 51 is here for all your team building needs, boasting areas for paintball, airsoft, laser tag and a BBQ, come here for everything from battle royale to immersive zombie SWAT experiences.
From escaping government agents through to stop a mad scientist, Locked in a Room is one hour of puzzling and hilarious fun. Taking place in ExCeL, the 13 rooms have all been custom built and not only challenge you to beat the clock but numerous rooms can be hired out for team competition.
Decked out with five bowling lanes, ping-pong tables as well as its own bar and stage, the Kingpin Suite in Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes is a must for team building activities in London. If that doesn't sound like your kettle of fish, book into one of the four karaoke rooms and immediately regret willing your co-workers to stretch those vocal chords. With so much on offer, Bloomsbury Bowling lanes is one of the best venue's for team building in London.
Goat in Chelsea offers the perfect team building activity for groups between 10 and 25 people. Head West and take part in their fun-loving cocktail masterclass. Everyone in the group will be treated to a free welcome drink, before tasting and hearing about 6 different cocktail shots. Canapes and fresh pizza are available on request.
If you're after a group day out that doesn't involve strange games or bonding activities, head to Black Sheep. It's a coffee shop by day and chilled bar by night, plus you can get involved in private coffee masterclasses.
1920 is a popular throwback to the times of Al Capone and is a cool American pool bar and favourite for team building activities in London. Competition can get fierce as colleagues compete across 8ft tables, that can be reserved or hired out exclusively. With two floors, cocktails and party food, 1920 is the perfect setting for team building.
Swingers doesn't just look good with its seaside promenade themed interior, it also offers 18 original crazy golf holes, alongside themed bars and a wooden boardwalk with all kinds of street food on offer.