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.
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.
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.
Everyone knows that bottomless brunch is a surefire way to banish boredom but The Candlemaker in South London are upping the ante. Stuff yourself with breakfast food as Tina Turner dances, prances and calls out bingo numbers at this alternative London activity.
Looking for something a bit different? Have a little fun with a mixology masterclass that doesn't take itself too seriously. Not only will you be able to make stunning cocktails ready for #TheGram, but there's also prizes to be won.
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.
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.
Mashing up theatre, special effects and intriguing storytelling, London Dungeon LATES gives you a particularly unique experience of one of London's top attractions. Expect drinks, rides, eight live show and heaps of humourously horrifying surprises along the way.
This cool and quirky activity at the Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club is the perfect union of life drawing and cabaret. Grab some drinks and get-to sketching some of the finest cabaret and burlesque performers from around the city.
It's time to live out those drag ambitions at Dr Kluger's Olde Tavern as the venue dresses up and puts on one hell of a bottomless brunch. Gorge on breakfast dishes as the drag superstars lip sync in an epic battle, with two hours of endless booze to boot.
Not one for your standard crazy golf, this West End favourite offers 2 quirky courses modelled on old British seaside promenades, as well as, super-cool themed bars and street food from Hackney Gelato, Breddos Tacos and more.
For an action-packed evening watching some of the country's finest wrestlers, head to Balham where you'll be able to do just that. Grab your seats and catch headliners Simon Miller, Bullit, Max Amos and others fight it out.
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.
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.
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.
Re-live your youth by legging it around a maze and shooting each other with lasers. That's right, this is laser tag for adults and it couldn't be any more of a fun, quirky and slightly strange activity in London.
One of the best group activities to try out in London, this quirky virtual golfing experience is complete with automatic point scoring, electronic live leader boards, intuitive gameplay, and more. Top that off with high-quality drinking and eating, and you've got a perfect competition.
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.
If there's one company that know a thing or two about quirky London activities, it's Drink Shop & Do. The quaint venue packs a fun punch with Disney-inspired bottomless brunches, glitter-filled soirees and Beyonce dance classes.
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.
Combining immersive theatre, VR, augmented reality, holograms and other technology to bring the classic tale to life, Jeff Wayne's The War of The Worlds: The Immersive Experience is one quirky experience. Think you can survive the Martian invasion of 1898? Step inside and find out.
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.
Take part in the ultimate rollerdisco experience, with a modern twist. Recognised as the largest permanent skate rink in London, Roller Nation houses an extensively stocked bar and huge outdoor space soundracked by a banging playlist to keep you grooving.
The Four Thieves is a bit of a legend when it comes to quirky things to do in London. Not only are they a great little boozer but they also have an awesome upstairs games room. From virtual reality through to car racing, dog shows and arcade games, no weekend will ever be the same.
Head to London's ultimate go-karting experience this summer and you'll get to whiz around 800 metres of multilevel track like Lewis Hamilton himself. The adrenaline-fuelld adventure promises to be non-stop thrills as you battle it out for a top spot on the podium.
Hidden behind not one but two fronts, this quirky karaoke bar is one 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.
Take the journey of a lifetime down the iconic River Thames. You'll zoom past incredible landmarks with music blasting and a guided glance at what London has to offer. To top it off, you'll be greeted back to Earth with a refreshing cocktail.
Offering a range of activities for every occasion, this unique party brings you the chance to live your Japanese dreams. From calligraphy and fan-crafting, to delicious Japanese delicacies and even a sake tasting workshop, it's one of the quirkiest group options in the city.