Secret Events in London
This list is designed for the spontaneous souls, the impulsive individuals and the covert characters amongst you. London boasts fantastic parties and events every day of the week, but isn’t it so much more exciting when the venue’s location is revealed just hours before the event takes place? We sure think so, which is why we’ve put together this selection of the best secret events in London.
Last updated on 24th April 2017
Hidden in the secret vaults of the Rio Cinema in Dalston is a party that you don’t want to miss – Little Nan’s Rio Bar! Tucked away in the Grade II listed building is an explosion of kitsch and nostalgia. Find your way in and expect photo booths, 90s tunes, unlimited Pic N Mix, cinema popcorn, and bottomless teapot cocktails, beers and cider! Get on the dancefloor and make friends in this kitsch paradise.
Explore East London like never before as you roam a ghost town of abandoned shops, an old church and an empty pub, ready to shoot enemies that head your way. Laser Lates is a hilariously fun take on laser tag that ups the ante with out-of-this-world scenery and a brilliant atmosphere.
Sushi is big news in London, so The Tuna Underground has to be announced two days before the event takes place. New York chef will be butchering 100lb Big Eye tuna throughout the night, serving it in a series of traditional and modern styles throughout. Drinks pairings are available, and a jazz trio will be keeping everyone entertained all night long.
Shrouded in secrecy and doused in Golden Age glamour, The Candlelight Club are one of London's most iconic supper club collectives bringing the vintage excess of the 1920s back to the Modern day. Dress in your flapper best and expect a ball room of dapper gents, bespoke tipples and smooth Jazz music.
Buried beneath a buzzing restaurant on Drury Lane, this comic lair of all things funny is a great little haunt for a tickle of the funny bones. With big names such as Jason Manford on this stage, expect your cheeks to ache and the tears to be rolling down your cheeks.
One of they city's biggest commodities has been transformed to host some lesser known London events. Welcome to The Underground Supper Club where disused carriages come to be transformed into a new wave of what's considered fine dining. Grab a seat and prepare to enjoy a 4 course tasting menu of French style foods from a Cordon Bleu chef.
It’s Victorian Whitechapel. You are either a police officer, a vigilante or an impoverished citizen. The streets are haunted by a killer – Jack the Ripper – and it’s up to you to catch the killer before he strikes again. Talk to key characters, have a gin at the Ten Bells or confess your sins at St Botolph’s Aldgate Church. The killer is out there – can you find him?
Housed in a secret London location is one of the most unique brunch events around. An afternoon of hip-hop happenings and hearty plates full of fare, not only will you be putting your mic skills to the test in front of the karaoke crowd, there's a three course 'Dirty South' lunch menu and bottomless cocktails to boot.
Take in the stunning views of a secret little spot that overlooks Regent's Canal and sup on the tailored tipples of Christabel's glorious cocktail bar. Champions of unique flavours, innovative tastes and botanical infused drinks, Christabel's push a truly bespoke drinking experience to satisfy some serious liquid lusting.
Christabel's are known for their quirky and fun events and this one promises to be no exception. Taking place in a secret North London location, spend the evening mixing Black Cow vodka and Tea Pigs herbal tea to create utterly delicious concoctions.
As the Nazi bombs land, it’s time to hide yourself away in a secret air raid location, filled with sandbags, hurricane lamps and blackout curtains. But being hidden away means it’s time to party, 1940s style, with live big bands performing 40s songs, classic cocktails and delicious snacks from the mess stall. If you need to sharpen up your moves to impress your best guy/gal, there’s a class just before the festivities begin.