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 21st June 2022




@ Neosight Headquarters, Bankside Arches, SE1 8BU on Various dates from Wednesday 29th June 2022

A great shout for those of you looking for quirky experiences around London, The Grid is combining the fun of escape rooms with futuristic cocktails. Throughout the evening, you'll be tasked with unscrambling codes and puzzles in order to protect humanity from the evil AI corp.

Looking for the most unique experience London has to offer? Game of Stones Treasure Hunts are here to provide a quirky day out for you and your mates. Assemble a crack squad and attempt to nab the prize by deciphering riddles and tracing clues, all while snapping some silly photos.

@ Kitchen Theory on Saturday 16th and Saturday 30th July 2022

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.

Inamo Covent Garden

502 user reviews 4

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.

Rooftop Film Club

24 user reviews 4

The Kings of Outdoor Cinema are putting on an array of old school favourites, cult classics and recent releases, so take your experience up a level! Add to that great food and drinks, Insta-worthy views…

The Big Bakes

1549 user reviews 5

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.

GIN-HOUSE BURLESQUE

108 user reviews 4

One of the hottest late night clubs in the city, Gin-House Burlesque is combing some of the country's steamiest dancers with high-class cocktails and gorgeous surroundings. Let the debauchery commence...

The iconic Windmill Soho has been reimagined as an immersive dining experience, with a variety of burlesque, magic, circus, comedy and song coming to the stage. To accompany the show will be an inventive cocktail list designed by mixologist Andy Mil and world class menu by Michelin starred Chef Andrew Mcleish.

The BBQ Club

443 user reviews 5

Make your way to Southwark's The BBQ Club for some tasty grub cooked over fire. Not only will you get to sit in a cabana overlooking the Thames, but you can also head along to check out their guest chef appearance from Masterchef champion, Aaron Middleton.

Hyper Reality

146 user reviews 5

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. 

@ 56 Leadenhall Street on Various dates from Thursday 30th June 2022

There's not a lot that's more unique than being transported into the plot of one of the world's greatest works of science fiction. Head to Leadenhall Street where Jeff Wayne's The War of The Worlds: The Immersive Experience promises live actors, 5D effects and a steampunk bar.

@ Pedley Street Station on Various dates from Wednesday 29th June 2022

Save 10% on ticket Sunday Matinee Early 2.30pm with discount code SHOWTIME

The second edition of The Murdér Express has landed in London, featuring the same immersive dining experience you know and love, but with a different storyline. You'll tuck into a 4-course menu designed by Masterchef The Professionals finalist, Louisa Ellis, while the action unfolds around you.

  Paranormal Activity Tour

2 user reviews 3

@ Infront of Newspaper Stand Outside Farringdon Station on Friday 8th July 2022 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. 

Darkfield

1 user review 5

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.

AIM Escape

7 user reviews 5

Combining stunning design with thrilling theatrics, puzzle solving and technology, AIM is a premium escape room experience unlike any other. Put your mind to the test as you take on this amazing activity in London. 

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. 

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.