If you're after a cocktail experience, then this summer pop up is just what you need. Whether it's rum, gin or whiskey you're after, the Merchant House's hidden bar has it all. With a personal bartender and your own music selection, this is the perfect private hire.
Best Events In August
We're at the height of summer and - if you haven't already - it is definitely about time for you to get out and experience the best events in London. August has plenty of great events and our hand-picked guide is just the thing to get you out for some summer fun. Whether you're looking to be on the move at a new pub crawl or want to go a little crazy at a themed party; we've got the best August events in London. Check them out today and get inspired to try something new!
What better way to celebrate the summer than with a bout of shuffleboard and some tasty cocktails? Head to the London Shuffle where you can enjoy all that and more this August in London.
To celebrate the work of some of Hip Hop's B.I.Gest artists and groups, Hip Hop Brunch will be putting on a number of afternoons throughout August, letting you unwind to your favourite songs while tucking into a delicious 3-course meal. With bottomless cocktails served between 12-1 pm and an impressive food menu boasting all your favourite Southern dishes, Saturday afternoons just got a whole lot better.
Hop aboard The Dutch Master, as this two-storey boat floats you past iconic London landmarks all while you listen to everything from disco classics to hardcore house – depending on what channel you're listening to.
Attracting some of the hottest DJs London has to offer, there's reason enough to visit Night Tales' awesome summer pop-up. Add in an amazing garden, massive inside space with nightclub, themed bars, and food from Fat Baby, and you're in for a bigger treat.
One of the best events in London this August, this fun and quirky bar down at Tobacco Dock is bringing you skyline views, gorgeous summery drinks and French and British lawn games to have a crack at.
Retelling the stories of some of music history's most loved names, the Reimagine collective bring together orchestras and live performers to offer one of the most nostalgic live experiences in London.
This August, the Aviary are hosting a series of sporty workouts, with some of the best trainers in London. Expect the likes of BXR, Triyoga and more, alongside 50% off breakfast and a range of goodies to take home.
Enter a world of shady characters and betrayals at this immersive event, where you'll be thrust into the centre of an illicit gambling den, and you'll have to collect evidence and gather clues in order to crack the case threatening it all.
Bringing you summer fun from the sunny shores of Fulham, this beach club pop up returns to Neverland for more rounds of beer pong, BBQ and bottomless brunch at what will be one of the best events in London this August.
One of the most unique events in London this August, head to The Brunel Museum where they'll be opening up their subterranean chamber for a screening of three amazing adventure documentaries.
With some of the summer's best London events taking place under its roof, Cafe de Paris is the perfect spot to unleash your inner prince or princess and indulge in the decadence that this city has to offer.
Popularly known as one of the best comedy clubs in central London, the Covent Garden Comedy Club prides itself on delivering only the biggest names on the international circuit right now. Each show sees several completely hilarious comics take to the stage alongside one compere, and your ticket offers both 15% off at the Lulivo Italian restaurant.
Try something new this month, as COLAB Factory invite you to explore the world of espionage, code breaking and secrets. Travel back in time to the 1940s and decipher messages at this immersive event.
The Grand is your one-stop shop for fun this August, from their huge confetti-canon filled weekends, through to sing-along cinema nights - there's always something big going down.
Step into the Wild West at Moonshine Saloon, where the King of Moonshiners will shake you up some spectacular drinks, you'll don your cowboy gear… and you'll have to watch out for the Sherriff!
Do yoga like never before, as you don your finest glitter at their DIY station before performing an hour long class to a mix of disco classics. You'll finish off with a super-food cocktail or mocktail.
Named as one of the UK's best RnB nights, Supa Dupa Fly is an unmissable series of events. From parties on a rooftop through to beach parties, this huge night of top London DJs and a party happy atmosphere.
Following a series of successful supper clubs, The Dinner Ladies are taking over Fulham's Little Blue Door. Join in with the fun night as they cook up five delicious courses, inspired by their time spent living in China.
The Prince of Wales is the ultimate way to spend the last summer month, boasting some of the best themed nights, massive parties, and hottest DJs to come south of the river. And with it spread across the club and rooftop space, you can really enjoy the summer loving.
One of the best drinks events in London this August, head to Greenwich where Rivington will be playing host to this amazing gin tasting event complete with top notch brands, tasty cocktails and perfect serves.
Matching great films with tasty treats, the Gourmet Cinema Club is back this month to bring you screenings of your favourite movie classics from The Big Lebowski to The Notebook.
This bank holiday, Cargo are going all out with 3 days of events in the heart of Shoreditch. Kick start your celebrations with Friday's late night Carnivale and expect some top DJ sets and live music through the weekend.
With the infamous burgers from Lucky Chip, as well as epic club nights, Queen's has made quite a name for themselves. Now, they've upped their game with another installment of karaoke, but be quick 'cos tickets won't hang about.
This summer sees the launch of KERB Camden Lates and we're offering DesignMyNight a celebratory offer to enjoy a meal and two drinks, with some top notch DJs creating the soundtrack to an epic night.
A serial killer is on the loose and it's up to you to stop them - Memento Mori is an immersive experience from A Door in a Wall. Head to Camden to interact with characters, solve puzzles and have fun in a group of up to 4.
One of the best upcoming events in August, this great brunch fuses boozy, food and Bollywood moves, as you dine on bottomless cocktails and three courses of delicious cuisine from Rola Wala.
Make your mark on Wembley Park with these creative workshops, where you'll learn the art of wood-carving and flag making from acclaimed artists and makers.
Whitney fans look out as this concert series brings you a night dedicated to the iconic singer. Performed by a stunningly talented group of musicians, it's one of the best events coming up in London in August.
One of the best dining events coming up this month, this cool and elegant supper club will take you into the charming Sardine garden for a delicious and low-key menu of rustic french cuisine in a stunning setting.
Boost up your weekend game this August in London as the Reggae Brunch arrives to bring you bottomless cocktails and delicious food set to the soundtrack of your favourite Reggae, Soca, Calypso, Soul, Bashment and Ska sounds.
The Gin Chronicles are about to take you on a journey through New York, as this unique show brings you drama, laughs, and of course, gin!
Enjoy the wonders of Hackney Wick's landscape on this rum-laced tour, where you'll set sail from Number 90 Bar before ending up at Granary Square in Kings Cross, and you'll sip on Wood's cocktails as you do it.
One of the best club nights in Shoreditch this August, head to The Macbeth for an epic all-nighter of Hip-Hop, RnB, Dancehall and completely free jerk chicken.
Offering some of the finest food and drink on Heddon Street, Sakagura have channelled their talents into some stunning events where you can sample the delights of their various menus.
Sugary-sweet and a little saucy, this cocktail pop up is heading to Covent Garden for the ultimate August indulgence. with drinks ranging from creamy to refreshing it's a must-visit this summer.
Head to Brixton this August where CAYA will be running it's summer art workshops every Thursday. A creative and relaxing way to spend an evening, grab a glass of the good stuff and get those artistic juices flowing.
Offering some of the best burlesque nights in London this August, The Courtesan is a one stop shop for stunning entertainment, gorgeous plates of dim sum and some very cooling cocktails.
The Murdér Express is here to take you all the way back to the 20th century, complete with cocktails at the Seven Sins platform bar and a tantalising food menu created by MasterChef finalists, Billy and Jack.
This month, things are getting spicy at FEST, as they bring a whole heap of entertainment. From iconic film singalongs to magic shows and burlesque performances, there is something for everyone at this quirky summer series.
This summer, DNA VR invite you to take part in a new experience. Immerse yourself in the world of virtual reality and conquer new challenges through seamless design and modern technology.
One of the most exciting events to get out to this month, head to The Roundhouse where Reuben Kaye and the Swizzle Boys are getting things heated up with wild acts of cabaret, comedy, circus and acrobatics.
From a cocktail masterclass by Ketel One Vodka through to small plates at aqua nueva, this take on La Tomatina is utterly delicious - don't worry, your day will still finish with plenty of tomato pelting.
This Malibu brunch is bringing you cocktail making classes, beer pong and, of course, brunch. Set across three floors of the epic Bunga Bunga, there will also be carnival hosts and live DJs to get the party going.
Take a crack at distilling your own gin at this cool masterclass at the Half Hitch micro-distillery. Bring your own ingredients to this fascinating session and leave with a little taster of your own gin, as well as a slug or two of Half Hitch's own unique brand.
Step out of the ordinary and into the extraordinary at this amazing supper club. Over the course of 10 dishes, you will be flown through space and across the world as eating combines with projections, visuals and sounds.
Think you know what a fun brunch in London looks like? You must not have met The 90s Brunch yet. Join them this August for daytime drinks and throwback antics as the promise 90s hits, bottomless mimosa's, a lip-sync battle and more.
For an alternative night out in London this August, head to this pop-up ceilidh dancing event. Expect all the classic Scottish dances, with some alternative ones thrown in - as a live ceilidh band put some spark into your summer.
Bringing you delicious brunch plates, burgers and breakfasts, Mac & Wild are going all out at the weekends with their new bottomless booze deal. Grab yourself unlimited fizz, Bloody Marys and Buckie Royales for just £21.
Get yourself into shape with a fun and quirky Voga session. Fusing yoga and voguing, this class offers a uniquely relaxing and cardio experience which is perfect for all ages, skills and fitness levels.
This night of 1920's-themed close-up magic at one of London's most exclusive hotels sees magician extraordinaire Tony Middleton taking on his 50th show, alongside Magic Circle Stage Magician of the Year 2018 finalise Dominick Zwolinski.
Get out of the summer heat and into one of The VR Concept's cutting-edge gaming booths. Choose your game and enjoy up to an hour of interactive adventuring with your friends at locations across London.
Calling all lovers of booze: Ham Yard Hotel have launched an unmissable summer of cocktail and wine-led pop ups. Tuck into a themed brunch, experience a masterclass or sip drinks alfresco on the roof terrace.
Samples spirits, soak up cocktails and have a go at one of shaking up your own at Reverend JW Simpson masterclasses. Focusing on a different spirit each time, you'll be hard pressed not to go to each sermon.
An immersive multi-sensory whisky tasting experience like never before, Mac and Wild introduce Blair Bowman, whisky consultant and author, who will lead you through tastings paired with canapes, as your senses are heightened by complete darkness.
This August, Battersea hotspot the Four Thieves are throwing a festival dedicated to all things beer. Expect over 40 breweries, plus a food menu carefulyl curated to complement the hoppy stuff.
Hosted by Gabriel Waterhouse 1 Michelin-starred Galvin La Chapelle and three times Michelin-starred chef Herber Berger, you can guarantee a delicious meal at this pop up supperclub. With seven courses and paired wines, you can't go wrong.
Celebrate the iconic Frida Kahlo with this themed brunch in her honour. There's Margarita and Pisco Sours alongside signature small plates and mains from the robata grill, alongside mouth-watering desserts.
This August, the Sunborn Yacht is hosting a mega party, complete with legendary SEGA games, a game-themed silent disco and cosplaying, all on the beautiful Sky Lounge deck.
Get ready to be taken on a journey to a dark circus underworld, where fire-breathers, acrobats and aerialists perform show-stopping routines to the tunes of an impressive house band.
London Cabaret Club is the ultimate way to spend a night out in Central London, with an excellent array of cabaret shows set around distinctly British themes and performed by West End stars, all while you feast on delicious dinners.
This August prepare for the ultimate musical cinema experience, as you enjoy a drink, a hotdog, and popcorn, while watching the best musicals of all time in an intimate pop-up garden.
Comedy Carnival brings you award-winning comedians from around the world, as well as plush dining and roaring shows at some of London's best venues.
There's a new brunch player in town and they're bringing bottomless cocktails, two courses of brunch food and the hottest disco tunes with them.
Head down to this immersive mystery experience where you are invited to investigate evidence and solve the secrets in groups of three or more. Perfect for fans of escape rooms, you can walk the line between espionage and theatre.
Kicking off this month, head to The Victoria Tavern where their Tuesday nights are transforming into the ultimate pub sports tournaments as team battle it out to see who will be named kings of the big kids.
Master of the supernatural Jack Daw has been recruited to solve mysteries across unique locations in London – and he needs your help. Join him to uncover dark secrets, murders and mysterious pasts.
Southbank will be kicking off this summer as Jimmy's BBQ Club returns with delicious grilled goods, interactive tasting menus and DIY bastings for one of the best events coming up in London this August.
Musical Bingo combines everything you love about bingo and music and makes it that much better. Every month the theme changes, so expect your favourite songs on the airwaves, some mystery rounds and pizza from Pizza East Kitchen.
Why not learn something new this August in London? Whether that's getting knee-deep in pasta at a workshop, or learning the true art of the kebab, Makret Hall Fulham have a whole host of events this month that are sure to give your skill sets a boost.
Dress up as your own personal character, explore iconic film sets, interact with characters and uncover hidden storylines at this immersive screening o Baz Luhrmann's Romeo + Juliet.