Unique Things To Do In Shoreditch

A hipster haven of rainbow bagels and vintage shops, Shoreditch is without a doubt one of London's quirkiest areas. Whether you're a tourist or a regular visitor, there's plenty of cool places and quirky pop-ups to explore, from immersive cocktail experiences to boozy activities and a world-famous ballpit bar. So, next time you're visiting this gem of a neighborhood, have a go at one of these unique things to do in Shoreditch. 

Last updated on 6th January 2020

  Lady Gala Bingo

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@ Concrete on Friday 31st January 2020 and 6 other Fridays

Join Lady Gala as she returns to Concrete in Shoreditch for a series of bizarre bingo nights complete with live performances, sassy lip syncs and the chance to win big. Whether it's a girls night out or evening with the lads, this is one for you.

Shuffle the day away

590 user reviews 5

Shoreditch has no shortage of quirky activity bars, and London Shuffle Club is certainly one of the top dogs. With 6 indoor lanes, two outdoors and an Airstream cocktail bar with a host of mouthwatering pizzas, beer and cocktails on offer, it promises to be a unique experience. 

Try the world's best bar

2449 user reviews 4

Oh yes, Shoreditch is not just restricted to quirky bars, it's also home to Nightjar which has often been noted as the world's best bar. A speakeasy bar with sleek decor, the bar is lit with low lighting as jazz wafts through the space, perfect for sipping expertly-crafted cocktails in style.  

Bella Whispers Cabaret

14 user reviews 5

A monthly night at the The Macbeth, Hoxton, this unique cabaret event brings together a line-up of the city's hottest rising talents. From burlesque and classic cabaret, to trailblazing drag and dance, it's one of the best nights out in East London at the moment.

London's first prison-themed immersive theatrical cocktail bar takes pride of place on Brick Lane. Alcotraz is a truly unique drinking experience that'll have you don the famous orange jumpsuits and get thrown into an exciting world of mischief fuelled by contraband cocktails. 

  Bottomless brunch in a ballpit

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@ Ballie Ballerson Shoreditch on Various dates from Saturday 18th January 2020

Ballie Ballerson is one of Shoreditch's most iconic bars, boasting over one million balls and a menu of quirky cocktails. Their boozy brunch will give you two hours of unlimited prosecco, pornstar martinis and endless pizza with a party vibe and playlist of non-stop hits.   

@ 5-15 Sun Street, London, EC2M2PT on Friday 17th January 2020 and 2 other dates

Get ready for the wild and powerful world of Jordan Belfort as this immersive experience in Shoreditch takes you to the heart of Wall Street with Olivier Award winning producers of The Great Gatsby behind the theatrics and fun. 

20% OFF + FREE Bubbly or Beers

Caboose offers its guest the unique opportunity to hide away in their own cabin, reserved for one group per meal and take control of the bespoke sound system. To top it off, the restaurant serves up mouthwatering BBQ eats, slow-smoked for extra flavour and operate a BYOB policy. 

@ Queen of Hoxton on Every Wednesday

Taking place in the legendary Queen of Hoxton, this weekly night of balls, wigs and satanic invocation is something truly to behold. With tickets from just £1, this experience is an absolute steal, plus it leaves plenty of extra change to catch a movie at the rooftop cinema afterwards. 

@ Barrio Shoreditch on Every Saturday

Looking for a full on bottomless brunch in Shoreditch where the atmosphere and antics are on high? Head on over to Barrio where not only are bottomless drinks and Mexican bites churned out in abundance, there are Mexican wrestlers for premium entertainment and shenanigans. 

Take Aim at Flight Club

2411 user reviews 5

Book a lunch table for a group of 6 or more & we’ll treat you to a bottle of prosecco!*

Combining darts, pizza and booze, Flight Club know the ingredients for a cracking night out. Providing the perfect backdrop for a fun group activity or quirky date, this unique bar has quickly become one of London's most talked-about places, so make sure to swing by and see why. 

Ping Pong and Packages and 2 other offers

One of London's most beloved ping pong bars, Bounce have taken over Old Street and made their bar a hub for drinking, dining and pin-ponging till the wee hours. Grab your posse and take part in a little healthy competition, their immersive concept Wonderball is sure to have you all in a spin.