Quirky Activities In London

There's no shortage of strange and quirky across the capital, from Tina Turner getting you boozy at brunch to shuffleboard championships and secret karaoke bars. This city is awash with unusual things to do, meaning you have absolutely no excuse to throw a dull birthday bash, bore your date to tears or spend a weekend at home again. Read on to find out the best quirky activities London has to offer.

Last updated on 24th March 2023




Hyper Reality

A treasure trove when it comes to VR experiences in London, Hyper Reality go all out when it comes to taking you to new worlds. From rollercoasters to zombies, this must-try location is ideal for unique adventures like you've never seen before.

Skylight

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

Dabbers Bingo

Bored of the same old nights out? Dabbers Bingo is hosting one hell of a party, complete with top-notch DJs, hilarious hosts and amazing themed games. While waiting for your numbers to be called, sip on drinks and get ready for a confetti-filled affair.

DNA VR Camden

Battle your way through zombie-infested lands, dive deep into the ocean or soar into outer space with DNA VR's epic virtual gaming experiences. Suitable for groups of up to six, you can either choose a free-roam or take part in an exhilarating escape room.

Biscuiteers Various Sites

Biscuiteers is a charming location for a quirky activity in London, offering a cutesy backdrop for you to get hands-on with icing, gift hampers and themed biscuits. Whether you fancy visiting on a date, with a group of friends or solo, this café is sure to impress. 

WeJam

When it comes down to quirky activities in Camden, WeJam is a real winner. Immerse yourself in a world of rock music, as you gather your closest pals and record some top-notch bangers in the booth. Fancy upgrading your experience? You can also request food and bevvies.

Bunker 51

Bunker 51 is a cold-war themed Greenwich bunker hosting live events, paintballing sessions, zombie experiences and even laser tag. The perfect place to unleash your inner child, the sprawling venue is packed out with hidden nooks or vast playing areas, ideal for doing battle with your nearest and dearest.

plonk

Bringing you crazy golf on a neon-meets-jungle level is Plonk. With sites across Hackney, Camden and Borough Market, this top pick of fun activities in London for couples or groups sees you make your way through holes, looking for your mini golf champion.

Ballie Ballerson London

Home to one million balls and a signature glowing pit of them 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.

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz

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.

Sky Garden

One of the most iconic places across the city, Sky Garden is also a great shout if you're after fun activities in London. Why, you might ask? The venue has plenty of fun events, from relaxing morning yoga with a view to music-themed nights.

Flight Club

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 bottomless brunches to private parties, there's heaps of quirky events and activities to choose. 

Cyanide in the Speakeasy - Immersive Murder Mystery

@ COLAB Tavern on Various dates from Thursday 30th March 2023

Looking for quirky things to do in South London? Head to COLAB Tavern's Cyanide in the Speakeasy. This unique immersive experience takes you back to the Roaring Twenties, Smokey Blues Speakeasy to be exact. But, while you're there, the owner is murdered and you must figure out who the killer is.

Mazer Zone

Bored of the same ol' plans? Then get ready for an out-of-this-world experience (literally) with Mazer Zone on Camden Street. This venue will have you completing quirky challenges in its escape rooms, including saving the world or stealing priceless gems, in order to win the game.

Party n Paint

Not your average night out, Paint N Party sees you creating a work of art to 90s, R&B or hip hop, all while sipping on prosecco and cocktails. You'll get to take your masterpiece home and there'll be prizes for the best creations.

Game of Stones Treasure Hunts

Quirky things to do in London? Yep, this one definitely falls under that category. A light-hearted outdoor activity across Kingston and Richmond, Game of Stones invites you and your pals on a day of eccentric photo-taking and odd poses to win a prize.

Hackney Funhouse

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, playing with acids and alcohols to a cracking soundtrack.