One of the city's most unique drinking experiences, head to Ballie Ballerson for a stunning festive season of Christmas inspired cocktails, decor and all the ball pit fun you could ever want.
Best Events in November
It looks as though winter is well and truly upon us. Still, there's no need to be glum - don't even think about letting the cold weather stop you from having fun this November. Dust off your scarf and your mittens and get on out there - after all, there are tons of great events in November for you and your pals to enjoy, right across London. We've put together a whole list of events to keep you occupied, each with their own quirks and charm to satisfy even the most discerning of party-goers. Have a lil' look through our list and book online now to secure your spot at some of our recommended events in November.
Silent Sounds is an unmissable trip down the Thames, as you sail past iconic London landmarks, you'll be drinking and dancing to everything from dance floor fillers to heavy drum and bass, as you choose your favourite channel from your headset.
The Vengabus is coming to The Grand! Expect a stunning performance, some massive DJ sets playing pop anthems, The Grand's dance dream team, themed cocktails and all the confetti you could ever need.
Rascals is the hottest new Shoreditch spot and they're introducing the party early every weekend with their massive brunch offering. Join them for bottomless espresso martinis, drag queens, game shows, and an all you can eat buffet.
From the brains behind The Murdér Express, comes this immersive dining experience, where you can follow a journey of fantasy, hope, danger and love. Dig into delicious food and get ready for 2 hours of thrills.
So, you're spending November in prison. That sucks. But don't worry, smuggle in your favourite bottle of alcohol and the inmates can make sure that jail is a real party. But in this immersive drinking experience, you have to make sure you don't get caught.
November? It means that we're irking ever closer to winter, so how to get prepared? Let Jimmy Garcia help you on your way as his winter lodge and igloos return to the Southbank for more fondue, dining and cuddling up next to the Thames in the ultimate pop-up experience.
One of the best ways to warm up for the festive season, head to Tooting where The Big London Bake will be in full swing. Do you think you could knock up a showstopping Christmas cake in just 90 minutes? Well its time to put that to the test.
The Reggae Brunch is bringing you a whole heap of fun this month. Get ready for bottomless booze, three courses of Caribbean food, DJs and the biggest reggaeton beats in town.
Head to this secret private members club, where Gin-House Burlesque is throwing a series of epic events, complete with burlesque dancers, circus showgirls, live music and Vaudeville acts.
From roasting marshmallows on a fire pit through to slurping cocktails created from foraged ingredients, Midnight Apothecary is back for its winter season and it's all sort of date-perfect.
Celebrating everything from the history to musical culture of Britain, London Cabaret Club is a truly British affair, with beautifully choreographed shows combined with delicious food.
Act like the summer never ended at this fun Shoreditch hangout. Head to the London Shuffle Club for indoor shuffleboard lanes, tasty cocktails, craft beers and delicious pizza.
Haven't experienced the magic of Musical Bingo before? Well, you're in for a treat because this raucous night brings you epic tunes, entertaining hosts and a cracking quiz. There'll be treats along the way, so prepare yourself for an evening of bizarre twists and killer questions.
Go for something a little luxurious this November and spice things up with a supper club at 1251. With a menu curated by The Great British Menu winner James Cochran at his newest restaurant in on Upper Street, you can be one of only 20 people who will get the chance to taste his mouth-watering four-course menu in intimate surroundings.
London's champions of all things boozy, karaoke and rapping mayhem are back with a whole new series this Autumn. The Hip Hop brunch collective will be taking to secret locations around London and serving up their incredible mix of 'Dirty South' foods, bottomless cocktails and rap karaoke sessions.
Offering some of the most exciting food events in London this November, Mark Hix and his expert team are bringing all manner of quirky happenings for you to try out, from chef's tables to Day of The Dead celebrations.
Catch the best flicks at this luxury alfresco film experience. Whether its a cult classic or festive favourite, enjoy the movie from the comfort of a cozy blanket with complimentary popcorn, before indulging in a stunning a la carte dinner.
Keep the party going this November with The 90's Brunch, a huge event that includes karaoke, bottomless cocktails, 90s food and hella fun.
Building up the festive season nicely, Bar Rumba return with their weekends dedicated to their Comedy Carnival. Boasting a spread of incredible stand-up talent from across the globe and fresh from the circuit, come down and enjoy the show and even make it an occasion with their party packages available to create a custom night out for you.
One of autumn's best London food events, head to Hackney for an evening of great wine and delicious food as Quite Nice wines and chef Jacob Rosen team up for a big, hearty night of French stew and a friendly atmosphere.
Think of yourself as a stealthy one? This quirky West London pop up will let you prove that. Head to this immersive Wild West cocktail experience for the chance to live your smuggling dreams and sip of some fine moonshine in the process.
Add some Caribbean warmth to your winter with this fun and interactive rum cocktail masterclass series. Your ticket will include a delicious cocktail, rum masterclass, craft workshop and take-home tasting kit so you can become a real master of rum.
Winter is about to get a whole lot more chilling, as the country's first ever virtual reality haunted house has arrived in east London and you're invited to check it out. There's a spooky Victorian house and a Chinese apocalypse, so choose your immersive experience and prepare for something sinister.
Part gig, part drinks tasting, this quirky event is bringing you a night of great music, great whisky and great craic. Join the Rhythm and Booze team for a tasting event like you've never experienced before.
This intimate jazz den in the heart of Kennington is one of the most impressive places to catch a night of live music in south London, and they've some really eye-catching live shows coming up in November. Get date night booked in and pop by to this romantic brasserie where you'll find 9-piece bands playing jazz, swing, funk and soul sounds into the evening.
Sky Garden Head Chef and star of BBC's Great British Menu Daniel Fletcher welcomes you to this fine dining experience which will take you on a six-course dining journey all in honour of the NHS. Should you choose to indulge, you can enjoy an additional selection of hand-picked fine wines.
One of the top spots to snuggle down this autumn, enjoy some drinks with a view at this amazing rooftop bar in Tobacco Dock location, complete with a few rounds of horseshoes and haystack skittles.
One of the best events coming up in November, this quirky American-style party is bringing a taste of the country ways to the big city. Get ready for bourbon, line dancing, BBQ and bull riding and the epic event.
Head to Stoke Newington for a night of stunning burlesque at a gorgeous bar. Fontaines plays host to an intimate performance from Miss Lili La Fleur and her House of Kittens at this intoxicating evening.
From brunch parties to some of the biggest Hip Hop and R&b nights in London, Supa Dupa Fly always host the best events in town, and their November offering leaves very little to be desired.
This supper club has been making waves since it launched and it show no sign of slowing down. Find the basement spot this November for a dating event with a difference - there will be plenty of scrumptious plates, a communal atmosphere and excellent wine.
See the Christmas lights in a completely new way as Secret Adventures throws fitness into the mix. Put on your trainers and choose between either 5km or 10km for this festive tour of London's prettiest spots.
Renowned throughout the circuit for delivering top-class performers in friendly and familiar surroundings, the Top Secret Comedy Club keeps November ticking along with a number of hilarious nights out in Covent Garden. Take in gags from the best in up-and-coming acts and proven Fringe performers, with a great atmosphere and cheap drinks to boot.
If you'd like to learn more about beer brewing there's no better London November event to get to than the Crate brewery tour. Filled beer tasting, sharing platters and expert knowledge it's a great way to pick up some know-how about the beer brewing industry.
This November, it's all about bottomless brunch and good vibes as Drums & Flats bring you this pop-up dedicated to showcasing their new menu. Go for chicken and waffles or take things vegan with special options... all to be washed down with bottomless drinks.
Not only is this West End institution putting on some show-stopping cabaret nights, you can also expect superb waitress service complete with a fully stocked bar, canapés and a three course meal. That's right, you'll be wining and dining while cabaret performers and sexy burlesque dancers spice things up.
This autumn, 100 Wardour Street is hosting a celebration of the art of the showgirl. Watch talented performers take you through the journey of the ages, as you experience glamour, decadence, cabaret and burlesque all in one swoop.
This intimate bar is a revelation in City drinking. Bookable by the hour from groups of 2-4, you'll be furnished with your own private bartender and the freedom to drink and listen to whatever you choose.
Whether you're getting over a sober October or just looking to spice up this month, head east where The Water House Project has joined forces with Gabriel Waterhouse of Galvin La Chapelle and three-times Michelin-starred chef Herber Berge to bring you a seven-course supper club with paired wines.
The Draft House at Charlotte Street are making waves in the new realm of boozy brunches with their burger and beer offering. Yes you heard, that'll be a big, fat burger with fries and a side of SIX craft beers. Madness, we know. However you take your mornings, it should definitely 100% be with a slab of 28-day dry-aged Scottish Aberdeen Angus and a pint to wash it all down.
November is looking chilly so why not warm up with one of the snuggly screenings at One Aldwych. Grab a glass of bubbles and settle in to watch some of the best new films followed by a delicious dinner at Indigo.
What makes this country great? The fry-up, there to mop up whatever weekend woes you may have. And now it's getting a massive event in its honour. Head over to King's Cross MeatLiquor as renowned chefs get into the kitchen and cook up one hell of a breakfast platter.
One of the biggest parties in London this autumn, this great pop up at Tobacco Dock is bringing you stunning rum cocktails, delicious Cuban street food and gorgeous interiors evoking the glamour and glitz of 1950's Havana.
Learn how to jive and swing at the Rivoli Ballroom, with not only a beginner's lesson, but also a whole night of live music, cool retro aesthetics in an iconic venue and inexpensive drinks.
The Reimagine collective bring together full 16-piece orchestras, epic live choirs and brilliant on-stage performers to re-tell the story of some of music history's most adored and respected names.
Having hosted some of the biggest names on the comedy circuit, The Good Ship comedy club in North London can always be counted on for a laugh.
Ignore the winter slump and get down to some classic UK garage with these brunch masterminds, and to make things even better the end of the month will see a a very special funk edition. They'll be rustling up their very own Garage Fried Chicken to chow down with bottomless cocktails before you get stuck in to fun, games and dancing all day long.
Do something a little different this month and head to Martello Hall for a fun night out. The Hackney hangout invites you to create your very own bespoke gins, as you taste tonics, blend botanicals and learn about the history of botany at this gin masterclass.
This November, experience a night of live music dedicated to Aretha Franklin and various R&B icons as this live music series brings you a series of events featuring a live band the Jazz Cafe and Bush Hall.
This November, escape the cold winds and winter chills by heading to this bingo and brunch extravaganza that will give you a taste of Latin America. Enjoy a delicious 'tacover' menu with expertly-crafted cocktails before paying a game of La Loteria, Mexican bingo, where lots of incredible prizes can be won.
Head to the Looking Glass Cocktail Club, a stylish speakeasy bar situated in the heart of Shoreditch, for a night of cabaret and puppetry. Expect lots of decadent debauchery and tantilising entertainment.
Just because we're setting into winter, doesn't mean activities have to be restricted to the indoors. Hop aboard a Thames Rocket and speed down the river before sipping drinks from London Cocktail Club at sunset while DJ Mikee Snooze provides the sounds.
Nipple tassel workshops, Beyonce dance classes and DJ nights out... thought Drink, Shop & Do couldn't get any better? Think again, because this November, the north London bar is welcoming Christmas with a wreath-making workshop and you can sip on the same delicious drinks.