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 1st April 2020

@ Owl and Hitchhiker on Various dates from Thursday 2nd April 2020

Taking over the Owl & Hitchhiker, this quirky escape room is taking you on a trip to Wonderland where you'll have to gather gold, gamble, bribe and beg your way through a host of characters and fun challenges.

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. 

Inamo Covent Garden

320 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. This unique London restaurant welcomes you to the future. There are also locations in Camden and Soho.

Taking over the Dingwalls Camden and the Karma Sanctum Soho this May, this unique festival of all things burlesque is putting focus on every aspect of the art form, from classic peepshows and Hollywood-inspired acts, to tattoo culture, anti-racism and queer bodies.

The Candlelight Club

357 user reviews 4

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 Grand on Thursday 9th July 2020

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Where else could you see Netflix's GLOW meets RuPaul's Drag Race in London? Join The Grand in Clapham as queens come together from across the country and battle it out to be named the best performer of the evening, and claim the heels of glory. 

The Original Tour

47 user reviews 5

One of the best London tour experiences, this fun way to see the city will have you sipping on the upper deck as you take in the sights of the capital. From drag specials and quiz offerings, to winter themed events, they're bringing you a new way to experience London.

Secret London Runs

141 user reviews 5

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.

  Paranormal Activity Tour

2 user reviews 3

@ Infront of Newspaper Stand Outside Farringdon Station on Friday 10th April 2020 and 17 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.

AIM Escape

2 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. 

@ London Bridge Ceramics Studio on Various dates from Thursday 2nd April 2020

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.

@ St. Ermin's Hotel on Saturday 11th April 2020 and 7 other Saturdays

We all know how important bees are for the planet, but do you know about the process that goes into creating delicious honey? This two and a half hour workshop will teach you all about the life of a beekeeper, giving you the chance to get hands-on and extract your very own honey, before retiring to the bar for a sweet-themed cocktail. 

One for the fierce foodies in the audience, this unique restaurant crawl around some of London's swankiest spots is letting you live the high life while simultaneously helping to raise funds for Action Against Hunger.