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 28th November 2016
Inspired by the comedy genius of ‘Allo Allo and Dad’s Army, welcome to a world of secret agents, gadgets, gizmos, and a bloke called Colonel Gubbins. It’s 1943 and the French Resistance are recruiting secret agents in their bid to take back their country. You’ll receive a briefing, kit up and get stuck in - immersing yourself in some 40s Parisian culture and keeping an eye out for Gestapo infiltrators all the while. Enjoy a 3-course menu in this authentic French Bistro then swing dance your way into the night afterwards!
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.
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.
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.
Drinking in the dark just got a sophisticate twist with Baker + Balfour as they invite their drinkers into a den of darkness. By submerging you into complete darkness the bar aims to force your focus onto the flavours of the drink, rather than the sight. Over 90 minutes you will taste two cocktails and two wines as the guides lead you through the tasting session.
With two successful winter pop-up under their belt, the team at Dram and Smoke return this festive season with a tasting session that will showcase the finest produce that Scotland has to offer. Taking place in a leather tanning warehouse near London Bridge, the event will feature a number of Scotch and gin cocktails and a mouth-watering 5 course taster menu.
Tucked away behind an unassuming yellow door in the heart of Notting Hill; this quirky little number is based entirely on a fictional houseshare between friends far and wide. Every Friday they host a weekly dinner party with food from The Wandering Chef. A secret event in London if ever there were one, you can even communicate with The Little Yellow Door via WhatsApp; how's that discrete? A house party without the big clean up the next day? You bet it is.
Find your sharpest suit or pull on your favourite flapper dress, the Last Dance Saloon rolls up every Saturday at Cecil's bar. Reliving all the frivolity of the 1950s, the evening will showcase a live performance by the talented and masterly Our Boys Swing band; a group used to stunning audiences across the world. Expect to see plenty of lindy hops and swinging limbs. Based in a secretive South London speakeasy bars that's always dodging the prohibition patrol, mum's the word about this frivolous night out in London.
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.
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.