Unique Experiences in London

London is one of the most unique cities in the world and there’s no end to the amount of weird things you can uncover once you seek it out. You just need to know where to look in this colossus of a capital – and that’s where we come in. With everything from immersive murder mysteries in your favourite pub to an Olivier Award-nominated trip into Wonderland, you are bound to find something original in this list of unique experiences in London.

Last edited by Kiera Chapman

Last updated on 26th April 2024




Bustronome

Bustronome is a unique fine dining experience unlike any other. With a kitchen on the lower deck creating delicious dishes and a glass-topped upper deck, you'll get to feast on meticulously-created dishes while taking in panoramic views of the city. 

Darkfield

If you're after unique experiences in London, look no further than DARKFIELD. An immersive audio experience, the performance has been designed for two and will take you both on a creepy journey as you're made to question how well you know one another.

Sandbox VR London

Sandbox VR in Holdborn boasts one of the most unique experiences in London: visiting alternate worlds via cutting-edge virtual reality software. Battle it out in a zombie apocalypse or save the world from aliens, the after reward yourself with a drink made by the world's first robotic bartender.

Proud

From drag bottomless brunches to Kaberet Exposés and more, Proud Cabaret's sassy events will add a touch of spice and sparkle to a boring night out, featuring banging music, incredible performances and a party atmosphere like no other. Join them for affordable and fun hangouts full of fabulousness in the heart of town.

Firmdale Hotels

If you're after something a little out of the box, then nab a ticket to one of Firmdale Hotels' events. Whether an insight into bee-keeping, wine tastings, rooftop yoga classes or floating HIIT with brunch is more your thing, these guys are delivering a treat.

TANTRA SOUND CLUB

For those unique plans, join Tantra Sound Club over on Warren Street. Expect all kinds of immersive auditory events, where you'll adopt healing techniques and vibration therapy to relieve stress. You'll also enjoy relaxing gong baths and guided practise.

Hyper Reality

Step into new worlds at this incredible unique experience in London. Hyper Reality will be giving its guests an exclusive two-hour pass to explore their VR games, from chasing high scores to riding rollercoasters, with a top-notch selection of refreshments for weary adventurers after. 

Monthly Immersive Chef's Table Supperclub

@ Kitchen Theory on Monday 15th July 2024 and 4 other dates

Join Chef Jozef Youssef and the Kitchen Theory team at their immersive chef's table each month, as they guide you through a 10-course tasting menu that's packed with flavour. This one-of-a-kind multisensory dining experience is aided by audio, lighting, table projections, aroma and texture to give you a unique night.

The Great Murder Mystery

@ The Lost Estate on Various dates from Thursday 18th July 2024

Set far apart from the regular sit-down dinner with drinks, The Great Murder Mystery is an incredible immersive dining experience that transports guests back to the Victorian period where a marvellous retelling of Sherlock Holmes' darkest case: The Hound of the Baskervilles is underway. From £149.50 each, you get to feast on a three-course meal brought to you by world-class chefs, paired with drinks thoughtfully whipped up by knowledgeable mixologists.

The Big Bakes

Know your ganache from your mirror glaze? The Big London Bake is one for all you budding bakers. Head down to Tooting where you'll be greeted with ingredients, cooking stations, competitions, and much more in your quest to create an edible masterpiece.

The Dare Skywalk

Whether you're a fan of Spurs or fancy yourself a bit of a daredevil, this sky-high spot is inviting you for one of North London's most unique things to do. Check out The Dare Skywalk at White Hart Lane for a sports experience that you won't forget.

Steam Dreams

On the hunt for fun experiences in London? Steam Dreams is one of our favourite train ride events, complete with Pullman style dining and carefully selected wines. Or you can opt for a picnic if you fancy bringing your own food onboard.

Camden Basement Cocktail Bar

Masterclasses

The clue is in the name at Camden Basement Cocktail Bar, a prohibition-inspired venue tucked away down a staircase, behind a hidden door on Camden High Street. This sultry spot is covered in green and gold touches, as well as floral wallpaper, with a series of private areas named after historical figures like Charlie Chaplin, Pablo Picasso, Louis Armstrong, and Pauline Sabin. Bring along a bottle of your favourite spirit, which the talented team will use to whip up five bespoke concoctions tailored to your tastes across the two-hour experience.

Qube - Recording Studio Experience & Private Venue

For an immersive experience like no other, book tickets starting from £90 per person to Qube Music Studio Experience and go behind the scenes of what it's like to DJ and produce a song. Using Dolby Atmos technology, you'll be able to hear and feel music like never before, as well as learn how to create it yourself. Whether you can rap or sing, there's something for everyone. There's even unlimited house drinks to accompany your activities too. 

Inamo Covent Garden

Unlimited Asian tapas & sushi with free-flowing wine or beer £49.95 per person and 2 other offers

Asian restaurants in London are a dime a dozen, right? Well, you aren't going to find any quite like Inamo. Not only do they serve up some delicious pan-Asian dishes with Oriental-themed cocktails to match, their tables are fully interactive – meaning you can order from them, watch the chefs cook, change the table cloth and even play Battleships. There are also locations in Camden and Soho.

Paranormal Activity Tour

@ Outside Farringdon Station (Infront of Timpson) on Friday 26th July 2024 and 10 other Fridays

London is full of mysteries that you haven't even thought to uncover yet. With the Paranormal Activity Tour, you'll be hunting for ghosts, poltergeists and strange encounters using Ouija boards, K2 Meters and Dowsing Rods. There you will uncover the stories of the mass murderers, plague pits and all the ghosts that linger in the capital's ancient goals.