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 15th October 2019

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?

  The Big London Bake

532 user reviews 5

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Think you could give Prue and Paul a run for their money? If you fancy yourself a bit of a bake-off 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.

The Exhibit

141 user reviews 4

It doesn't always have to be all about the booze and this Balham hangout knows it. Whether it's life drawing classes, one-off drag dinners or dating events, The Exhibit has the quirky event to float your boat. There's even film-centric brunches, in case you were wondering.


2357 user reviews 4

With live bands and mocktails made using the world's first non-alcoholic distilled spirit, Seedlip, it's not hard to go non-alcoholic at this world class bar. You can even ask for a Bartender's Choice where you pick the flavours to be mixed into a virgin cocktail. Sans alcohol never tasted so good.

PAUL Bakery

3 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.

Drink Shop Do

51 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

47 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.

Bounce, Farringdon

1120 user reviews 5

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A ping pong hub, restaurant and bar all wrapped up into one, there's plenty to do at Bounce that doesn't involve drinking. There's 17 ping pong tables and a private area with its own karaoke booth, so if you're looking for alcohol-free fun in London, here it is.


1 user review 5

Looking for alcohol-free fun in London? Check out Laser Tag Nights, as the east-Londo based company invites you to relive your childhood memories with themed events taking you to other worlds. There's even music to match.

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.

It's all about the adults at this Lates series. Visit iconic landmarks like the London Dungeon and the Aquarium after dark, with no kids around. You can even book your Christmas party, giving you free soft drinks all evening, exclusive venue access, bowl food and dessert canapes.


The Grand

842 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.

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.