Things To Do In London If You Don't Drink

Contrary to popular opinion, there is more to London nightlife than just getting boozed. For those who prefer to stay off the sauce, there's a massive range of options that don't involve having to rub shoulders with rowdy drinkers - or at least not a lot of them. From interactive theatre and classical music nights, to high-octane, hands-on experiences and quirky classes, we've rounded up the best alcohol-free nights out in London and chilled out happenings in the capital.

Last updated on 14th April 2021




Immersive venues in London don't get much better than this... One for the history fanatics among you, Bunker 51 is taking you back in time to the era of the Cold War with its themed space. Ideal for group events, this spot can be booked out for paintballs, laser tag and airsoft parties, as well as zombie experiences.

@ 56 Leadenhall Street on Friday 28th May 2021 and 22 other Fridays

Fun activities in London? Head to Leadenhall Street where you'll find this incredible War of the Worlds-themed immersive experience. An epic 5D adventure, the event will have you crawling and weaving your way through 24 different settings as you try to escape a Martian invasion.

Going alcohol-free has never looked so good, especially when Greenwich Pantry is offering you the chance to hone your cooking skills. Ditch the booze in favour of healthy eating, bread-making, sushi classes and much more.

  The Big London Bake

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@ The Castle Tooting on Various dates from Monday 17th May 2021

Think you know your crumb structures from your soggy bottoms? Time to put those skills to the test at the ultimate Bake Off experience. Head to Tooting where you'll have 90 minutes to whip up a winning bake. As wholesome as a buttered crumpet and as competitive as, well, Bake Off, it makes for one of London's best days out.

Great Court Restaurant

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For the ultimate London afternoon tea this offering from one of the city's most heralded attractions is the place to find it. Head to The British Museum for a decadent spread of Netherend Farm butter scones, finger sandwiches and enticing sweet treats. 

Disco Yoga

168 user reviews 5

One of the best alcohol-free parties in London, get ready to move, dance and giggle the day away with this quirky exercise class. Get your glitz on at the glitter station then enjoy an hour of blissful, energising yoga to the soundtrack of epic disco classics.

Looking for an adrenaline-pumping London experience that won't break the bank? Head to Navrtar - the high tech gaming venue that specialises in all things VR. With a huge free-roaming area, this swanky venue is the perfect place to fully immerse yourself in another world - with a range of options to suit all party sizes and budgets.

Electric Playbox

1 user review 5

If you love video games, this is one heck of an immersive experience for you. Take your mates to Electronic Theatre in Southbank and you'll get to enter interactive LightBoxes, where you'll work together to complete challenges, solve puzzles and generally just have fun while becoming a part of the game. 

Head to Blackfriars where this alcohol-free event will have you tapping into your creative side over a fun afternoon. Not only will they provide you with all the equipment needed, but Paint a Pic will also be hosted by a resident artist who'll give you pointers as you make your masterpiece.