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 updated on 10th January 2018
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. You might be on the hunt for unique London experiences, but you should also be careful what you wish for.
Treat someone special to a tour of CRATE brewery, where not only will they get to see the brewery itself, but enjoy an extended tasting session paired with delicatessen sharing platters.
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. This unique London restaurant welcomes you to the future. There are also locations in Camden and Soho.
In celebration of some of music history's most-loved names, the Reimagine collective bring together live performances from full 16-piece orchestras and epic live sets, all in tribute of some of music's most adored stars.
Sonic the Magician has been dazzling London with his amazing magic show; grab his gift vouchers for friends and family and enjoy a five-star magic show at a swish London hotel.
From sparkly bottomless brunches through to quirky afternoon teas, Drink, Shop & Do's gift vouchers open up a whole world of fun.
Thames Lates lets you see the beautiful sights across the river in an exclusive, adults-only journey. You’ll be served up a cocktail from the London Cocktail Club as you sail underneath Tower Bridge and other beautiful landmarks. This is part-guided tour, part-speed boat, all good times.
Predator Adventures presents one of London's most unique experiences with this adrenaline-fuelled tour of London's Royal Victoria Dock. Dive, soar and turn donuts across the Thames.
For a truly unique experience in London, this great Lates series at Madame Tussauds is a fantastic option. Enjoy a VIP trip around one of London's most iconic exhibitions at this stunning after-hours event.
We have a secret we need to tell you, but you have to promise not to say: The Candlelight Club is the secret and authentic speakeasy party and we can get you in. You won’t know where the event is taking place until a few days before, but when you do, you need to don your finest 1920s attire, and get ready for the real jazz age experience. Whether you dine on the tables that are alight with candles or you come to dance the 1920s away, this is an original London event for the free at heart.
We love pop-ups in London, but opera? A lot of people would dismiss it as the old shouty thing – but you’d be stupid to do that here. Pop-up Opera is an innovative show designed to make opera accessible and fun, taking famous and not-so-famous storylines and making something exciting, fresh and intimate. Give it a chance and you’ll find one of the best original events in London.