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.

Last updated on 14th January 2020

The Grand

883 user reviews 4

Head south of the river, where this Clapham institution is throwing a series of unique events from day to night. With a resident DJs spinning the soundtrack to your weekend, live music from special guests and the South London Carnaval, it doesn't get much more exciting than this.

Paint Jam London

7 user reviews 5

With monthly artist-themed sessions, Paint Jam is the ultimate night out with a difference. Blasting out a soundtrack of carefully selected tunes, you'll splat, dab and brush your way to create your very own masterpiece. Van Gogh who?


6 user reviews 5

For the ultimate girls day out, without a touch of booze check out MyChocolate's many workshops and classes. You'll be taught all about the process of making different types of the sweet treat as well as getting to have a go for yourself - creating your very own box of chocolates to take home and enjoy. 

Drink Shop Do

64 user reviews 4

This King's Cross killer may have "drink" in its name, but that doesn't mean you can't have a cracking night without one. From celebrity-themed dance classes (think Destiny's Child, Rihanna and Michael Jackson) to writing workshops and arts and crafts events, this is the place for some booze-less fun.

HIX Events

51 user reviews 5

With an impressive sunken bar, cinema-style seating and contemporary British art at Hix Bankside, through to an exclusive carving masterclass with Mark in London Bridge, Hix is hosting a variety of impressive events and it won't be hard to avoid the booze here.

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.

New Motion Fitness

1 user review 4

Transforming The Lightbox into an immersive workout space, these quirky fitness classes are bringing the party with their series of thoroughly modern sessions from Box'n'Bass to rave fitness and HIIT to the sounds of House.

The Ghost Bus Tours

3 user reviews 4

How d'you like the sound of experiencing London's spookiest side? Hop aboard the ghost bus and get ready for a sightseeing tour like never before. Learn about ghosts and discover London's best hidden gems with an interactive and hilarious bunch of actors.

PAUL Bakery

4 user reviews 5

Fancy learning how to make your own artisan bread? Then French patisserie PAUL have the perfect masterclass for you. Learn the science and skills behind making your own perfectly-risen dough from the award-winning bakery, before enjoying a feast of sharing platters, including your own bread.