Quirky Gift Experiences In London

London is a pretty interesting city, but you don't need us to tell you that. From fun activities to immersive adventures, world-famous cocktail bars to themed boozy brunches, there's plenty of unique goings-on that simply must be shared. Whether you're buying for a friend, family member or colleague, go the extra mile and give them something they won't forget with our guide to quirky gift experiences in London.

Last updated on 9th December 2020

If you're buying for a chocolate lover? The Chocolate Cocktail Club is a top quirky gift experience. The menu of signature mixes includes white chocolate, salted caramel and chocolate espresso, choccy G&Ts and chocolate shots served in edible glasses. 

  • £32
  • Expires in 11 months

Are you buying for a West End musical fan? Then this is the essential boozy brunch gift experience. Expect five whole hours of non-stop musical theatre hits, performances from some of the industry's biggest stars alongside a two-course brunch and bottomless drinks. 

  • £65

Barge East is a unique restaurant on a historic Dutch barge, located on the edge of the beautiful Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Hackney. Give someone a unique dining experience with one of their gift vouchers and they can tuck into sublime British dishes in an unparalleled location.

  • £0 - £250
  • Expires in 2 weeks

Gift a quirky immersive adventure that combines escape room thrills with modern technology for an unrivalled experience. This voucher will allow entry for a group of four to take part in one of AIM Escape's four adrenaline-pumping spaces. 

All bookings must be made in advance and the voucher will be valid for 6 months.
  • £120

Fancy giving the gift of an unusual cocktail making experience? ABQ will teach your mate how to use molecular techniques to build the ultimate cocktail, all while donning hazmats and working with acid-like chemicals, there's even a pizzeria to hit up afterwards 

  • £36

This quirky gift experience will see your loved one sweating it out to a soundtrack of disco hits. Taking place in gorgeous studios all over London, House of VOGA's classes are a mixture of traditional yoga and 80s-style vogueing.

This voucher entitles you to the value stated to spend on House of VOGA classes bookable on DMN.
  • Multiple use
  • £15 - £100
  • Expires in 11 months

This quirky gift voucher combines ping pong, delicious bites to eat and unique cocktails for one incredible night out on London. Redeemable at any of Bounce's outposts across the city, this is sure to be a brilliant treat for birthdays, anniversaries or special occasions. 

Must be redeemed in respect of a single visit. One voucher redeemed per booking.
  • £25 - £100

When it comes to quirky gifts, there's nothing quite like an experience. Ditch the unwanted socks and boring cards for something of the immersive variety. At Alcotraz, prisoners will don orange jumpsuits and head to the cells for bespoke cocktails as they avoid the warden.

Combining state-of-the-art technology and crazy golf, Puttshack is a brilliant quirky gift experience for big kids in London. Treat your special someone to a round of mini golf, tasty food and plenty to drink at this fun day out at one of their venues in the city. 

  • £25 - £100

Offering Londoners the chance to unleash their inner Mariah, Whitney or Cher, Lucky Voice gift vouchers will allow one very special pal to £100 worth of karaoke, drinking and dining. With the option to use it at any of their venues across the city, it's a sure win for your music-loving mates.

Voucher can be redeemed against private karaoke room hire, food and drink
  • Multiple use
  • £100
  • Expires in 1 month

Gift the experience of being whisked away to a tropical cabaret, complete with a delectable three-course dinner. Your special someone will sit in a poolside paradise at Tropicana Beach Club while watching circus acts, vocal performances and live entertainment from start to finish.

Must book in advance
  • £45

How about an immersive experience inspired by the Bletchley codebreakers? Using WW2 Enigma machines and Sherlock's deduction principals, guests at The Bletchley create cocktails that are tailored to their taste buds in a unique immersive setting.

  • £36

This gift voucher can be redeemed against one of One Night Records' quirky immersive live music events. The recipient will be able to head along to one of the incredible central London shows, spending their evening journeying through five musical eras, from jazz and blues to rock'n'roll.

Submit your voucher at the time of checkout to redeem its value.
  • £50
  • Expires in 2 months

A sleek speakeasy in Soho, Opium is a quirky gift experience for those who love a secret bar. Treat someone to dinner and drinks here, and they'll be able to stuff their chops with delicious dim sum, washed down with illicit sips in vintage-inspired surroundings.

Voucher can be redeemed against all food & drinks at Opium. Cannot be exchanged for cash.
  • £25 - £150
  • Expires in 8 months

Voted one of the greatest cocktail bars in the world, Purl is now spilling its secrets with a series of exclusive masterclasses. The ideal gift for any lover of all things boozy, this voucher includes a three cocktail lesson for two as well as gourmet nibbles.

Classes are at 16:00 Mon - Thurs or 15:00 on Fri & Sat. Valid for 12 months & excludes Dec.
  • £100