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 20th September 2018

@ The Vaults on Various dates from Saturday 22nd September 2018

One of the most unique dining experiences of the year, this theatrical dinner party will take you on a journey through heaven and hell, led by the God of all things fun and dramatic, Bacchus himself.

  Journey To The Underworld

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@ Pedley Street Station on Various dates from Friday 28th September 2018

From the creators of The Murdér Express comes a new dining experience. Located in the heart of Bethnal Green, this immersive theatre show is bringing you a unique experience accompanied with delicious food.

Save 20.00% on ticket Sunday Matinee Early 1pm with discount code JOURNEY20
Valid on the following dates: 30/09/2018.

3 events @ 2 venues with 101 upcoming dates from 18 Sep 2018 until 19 Dec 2018

From the Moonshine Saloon to Alcotraz Penitentiary's prison cocktail bar, this immersive series is all about impressive drinks in creative settings. Follow the legend of moonshine distiller and prison inmate Clyde Cassidy or experience life as an outlaw as you help Clyde grow his empire, while experienced bartenders shake up bespoke tipples.

1 events @ The Candlelight Club with 13 upcoming dates from 05 Oct 2018 until 02 Mar 2019

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.

  The Grid

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@ Neosight Headquarters, Bankside Arches, SE1 on Various dates from Saturday 22nd September 2018

What if you were humanity's last chance? And what if that last chance included cocktails? Coming at you with a brand new London experience, Lollipop are taking on technology with a unique cocktail event that will have you questioning who's real, and who might be AI undercover.

7 events @ XOYO with 7 upcoming dates from 27 Sep 2018 until 23 Oct 2018

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.

Inamo Covent Garden

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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.

  Thames Lates

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@ London Eye Millenium Pier on Various dates from Saturday 22nd September 2018

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.

4 events @ 4 venues with 12 upcoming dates from 11 Oct 2018 until 24 Nov 2018

From young to old, this immersive theatre experience takes you on a journey through the world of books, using intimate sound installations and live theatre performances, as well as, pop-up books and papercut sets.

@ London Bridge Ceramics Studio on Various dates from Sunday 23rd September 2018

In this fun class, you'll learn how to create pottery using a special wheel, as well as interesting techniques that are perfect for beginners. With the class only holding two, you'll get the instructor's undivided attention – and you'll get to enjoy things like competitions with each other too.

2 events @ 2 venues with 29 upcoming dates from 26 Nov 2018 until 22 Dec 2018

This event is looping in all sorts of aspects for a completely unique take on Christmas. Put on your trainers and run on either a 5 or 10km track around gorgeous sites in London, finding clues to help you solve the murder mystery.

  Black Cat: Bohemia

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@ Underbelly Festival Southbank on Various dates from Saturday 22nd September 2018

This wild cabaret performance has top acrobats, aerialists and fire-breathers performing some stunning routines, while a live in house band provides the soundtrack to a quirky night.

Save £10.00 on ticket Standard Seats - Full Price. with discount code CATNIP
Valid on the following dates: 18/09/2018, 19/09/2018, 25/09/2018 and 26/09/2018.

  Paranormal Activity Tour

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@ Infront of Newspaper Stand Outside Farringdon Station on Friday 28th September 2018 and 30 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. You might be on the hunt for unique London experiences, but you should also be careful what you wish for.