Quirky Activities In London

There's no shortage of strange and quirky in the capital. From Tina Turner getting you drunk at brunch through to shuffleboard championships and secret karaoke bars. London is awash with quirky activities meaning you have absolutely no excuse to throw a dull birthday bash, bore your date to tears or spend a weekend in bed again. Read on to find out the best quirky activities in London.

Last updated on 20th March 2020




One of the city's quirkiest rooftop spots, Skylight is all about the fun and games with its mix of booze, views, and outdoor games including lawn croquet and petanque, perfect for sunny days and warm evenings. Heading that way in winter? Try out the ice rink.

Bubbly & Art

16 user reviews 5

Spend your evening with a brush in one hand and glass of fizz in the other at one of Bubbly & Art's boozy events. During the night you'll be plied with paint, R&B hits and an hour of bottomless booze to create your own showstopping pièce de résistance.

  The Cheese Crawl

15 user reviews 5

@ Statue of Goddess Diana on Every Saturday

See Your City's Cheese Crawl is a kooky cheese tasting and walking tour that takes you through the flavours of our city. From Mayfair's finest blue cheese to royal-approved creations at Fortnum & Mason, you won't brie-lieve how much fun you'll have on this unique day out. 

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz

124 user reviews 5

Adding a healthy dose of music to the classic pub quiz formula is Sounds Familiar Pub Quiz, shoving seven discos into one night. With a whole heap of rounds, you will be challenged to singalongs, guessing the song and dancing on tables come the end of this quirky event.

Combining science with delicious flavours, ABQ is the world's first immersive molecular cocktail bar that gives you the chance to infuse your own drinks. You'll enter a lab while donning hazmats and playing with acids and alcohols to a cracking soundtrack.  

  Cocktail Time Machine

15 user reviews 5

@ Timeless Bar and Kitchen on Various dates from Wednesday 8th April 2020

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One of the best new immersive cocktail experiences in the city, this unique event is taking you on a journey back in time to the birthplaces of your favourite tipples. Understand how the mojito, the espresso martini and the Long Island iced tea came to be in this fun and informative session.

London Shuffle

643 user reviews 5

As London's only dedicated shuffle table board bar, The Little Shuffle Club is all about the fun game. Head to Shoreditch to find the venue and find Patron cocktails and several table shuffle boards.

Agency Unknown

234 user reviews 4

Whether you're in the mood to belt out some classics with a backing band at Gospeloke, indulging in a bottomless musical brunch or a comedy house party, these guys have got you covered. Expect nothing other than a quirky adventure with Jonny Unknown.  

Disco Yoga

131 user reviews 5

Disco Yoga is bringing two greats together at their alternative classes in East London. Taking place in Century Club, Disco Yoga will get you stretching, downward-dogging and sun-saluting to the best '80s anthems. They're even chucking in a post-workout cocktail to sweeten the deal.

Flight Club is the original home of 'Social Darts' providing one heck of a fun night out for those stepping up to the oche. From Brunch Socials to Speed Darting, Fizz Hour to Lunch Hour, there's heaps of quirky events and activities to explore from them. 

Karaoke EPOC

122 user reviews 3

Hidden behind not one but two fronts, this quirky karaoke bar is one of Soho's best haunts. With drinks aplenty and song choices from across the globe at your fingertips, all you've gotta do is work out what kind of vibe you're in the mood for from Karaoke EPOC.

London Games Room

12 user reviews 5

London Games Room are on the hunt for London's best activity bar, and they need you to come along and help them with their efforts. Assemble a group, have a few drinks and take on table football, arcade games and plenty more at these quirky competitive events.

@ Owl and Hitchhiker on Various dates from Thursday 9th April 2020

Described as “Crystal Maze on crystal meth", this unique immersive experience at Owl and Hitchhiker will plunge you into the Alice in Wonderland universe. Here, you'll face bizarre challenges combining immersive theatre, escape rooms, and a bonkers murder mystery storyline. 

Home to one million balls and where a signature glow ball pit is housed in a huge mirrored cage, Ballie Ballerson is one quirky night out in London. You'll get to jump head-first into a unique experience complete with a hit soundtrack and retro sweet-inspired cocktails from the bar, taking place in Shoreditch and now, Soho.

Far from your average arts and crafts, Brushstrokes and Nudes Sip & Paint is the Croydon and Camden class that's bringing you BYOB vibe and the chance to unleash your inner Picasso. Expect food, booze, art, music and male models.

Electronic Theatre

1 user review 5

Fancy taking on a video game experience unlike any other? Head to Electronic Theatre, a new quirky immersive experience where you and a group of mates enter an interactive LightBox and work together to solve clues, crack puzzles and complete challenges.