Alcohol-Free Fun In London

Rumour has it, dry is the new black. Whether you're not a fan of drinking, going sober for October or thinking of having a desert-dry January, there are plenty of things to do when you're not in the mood for a bevvy. With immersive events, themed fitness classes and show-stopping restaurants, there's more to London life than booze and we've rounded up the very best activities for having alcohol-free fun in London.

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Last updated on 21st February 2024




Substation Brixton

Looking for fun things to do that don't include booze? Substation Brixton is the cool indoor rock climbing centre that's perfect for date nights, hanging out with friends and those who just fancy getting fit. This joint also has a gym, plus hosts fun monthly events and tutorials.

The Big Bakes

Think you could give the marquee a run for its money? If you fancy yourself a bit of cupcake boss, then get involved in London's first pop up dedicated to the sweet show. Whisk, roll and drizzle your way towards a winning bake... if you've got what it takes.

plonk

Looking for a fun booze-free activity in London? With sites across the city, plonk is giving you the chance to putt your minigolf skills to test wherever you my be. Take on bespoke courses made from upcycled materials at one of their locations next time you're on a date or quirky day out. 

Hyper Reality

If you like the sound of an exclusive all-access VR experience, then Hyper Reality is the alcohol-free adventure for you. Take on three immersion zones (The Arena, The Place with No Name, The Rollercoaster/ VR Go-Kart) with access to the lounge area to chill out afterwards. 

Hobgoblin Music

Unleash your inner creativity over at Hobgoblin Music, where you can try your hand at all kinds of unique instruments, plus discover a collection of weird and wonderful ones. You can learn the basis of ukulele, how to play the harp and so much more.

Rollerscape

With hot chocolates, brownies and other indulgent treats for fuelling you ready at the bar, alongside a fun alcohol-free activity to keep the fun coming, Rollerscape is a top pick if you don't drink. Roll around skating to tunes ranging from 80s, 90s and disco to Afrobeats at this Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre pop-up.

Ride Republic

Ride Republic is the ideal way to host a private event while getting fit, having fun and being competitive. Book for between 10 and 32 riders with your own personal playlist, leader boards where teams compete and a shake bar for afters.

Flight Club

The original home of social darts, Flight Club has pioneered the revolutionary hi-tech game. Perfect for everything from first dates to group nights out, you can expect events like brunch socials and speed darting alongside the usual game of darts.

Sandbox VR London

Not all outings have to centre around boozy bants. For some alcohol-free fun, head to Sandbox VR in Holborn. Gear up and get lost in eight alternate universes using state-of-the-art virtual reality technology. Fight zombies, take on aliens and even enter Squid Game.

DWTN

Boasting fun parties and brunches, DWTN is a great shout, especially for its parties and epic art events. Enjoy munching on scrumptious fare and sipping on non-alcoholic drinks at the bar all while painting your very own masterpiece. 

Neon Naked Life Drawing

Yes, you read that right. With classes all across London, you can create your very own masterpiece using neon reactive art materials to draw colourful life models. With a blank canvas and fluorescent colours, this is the perfect way to spend a booze-free evening.

TANTRA SOUND CLUB

For booze-free events in the city, head along to Tantra Sound Club on Warren Street. Not only will you learn how to use healing techniques and vibration therapy to unwind, or enjoy a unique theatre performance, but you'll also be able to meet other like-minded people.

Lucky Voice Karaoke

Flex your vocal chords at one of London's top karaoke bars, which promises a night of fun without any booze involved. Belt out top tunes like Mariah Carey in your very own private room, with additional food and drink packages available should you want them. 

YO!

Learn about the fascinating history of sushi, as well as how to create it for yourself. At YO!'s Sushi School, you'll be taught how to perfectly slice sashimi, roll the perfect maki and so much more. Then to finish? Devour the fruits of your labour with a soft drink to hand.

Paint a Pic London

Let out your inner artist with an afternoon at Paint a Pic. The fun event will give you all the kit to make your own takeaway creation, while your host, a talented professional, will teach you some tips and tricks to make your masterpiece pop.

AIM Escape

Bringing together elements of immersion and high-tech set design, AIM Escape is a revolutionary escape room experience that offers plenty of alcohol-free fun in London. Choose from four different rooms with your winning team and be prepared to put your brains to the test.

RSA House Events

RSA House, the historic venue in Central London, is hosting a bunch of brilliant events and things to do. Just check what they have to offer and discover everything from creative workshops to live music sessions, all in a fun and friendly atmosphere.

BucketRace Scavenger Hunts

If you're looking for teetotal things to do in London, BucketRace is hosting a whole load of brilliant activities. From a scavenger hunt that'll see you running around the city on the hunt for clues to hilarious online quizzes, you'll never be bored again.

Frameless

Frameless offers a totally unique, immersive experience that delves you into the world of fantastical art. Using high-tech light, colour and sound, it brings the life of Dali, Van Gogh and more to life, offering dreamlike seascapes, surreal surroundings and so much more.