Molecular mixology, hip hop tunes and lab coats... head to Hackney Funhouse for an immersive cocktail experience like no other. Inspired by Breaking Bad, ABQ will have you bubbling and boiling your own potent concoctions whilst donning a stylish hazmat suit.
Hot Events List 2020
It's fair to say that it's been one hell of a rollercoaster year so far. But it'll take more than a global pandemic to stop the capital's finest bars, pop-ups and party spots from bringing you some of the best experiences going. Don't believe us? See for yourself with our list of London's hottest events, where you'll find a treasure trove of immersive evenings, outdoor cinemas, rooftop brunches and urban beaches waiting to whisk you away from reality.
This unique cocktail bar is taking you back in time to World War II. Enter the theatrical setting of Bletchley Park where you'll be cracking codes to find the formulas for bespoke tipples, shaken up for you by master mixologists.
Join London Margarita Rumble for two hours of free-flowing tequila drinks from over 15 of the best bars and restaurants around the world. After you've sampled your way through the boozy selection, cast your vote for your favourite sip of the afternoon.
Social Distance River Thames Cruise are bringing you on an unforgettable floating journey past some of the capital's biggest landmarks. Expect impressive views, great tunes and table service as you take in all the legendary locations whilst sticking to safety guidelines.
Don't worry about getting dolled up, this is prison. Throughout Alcotraz you'll be dressed in orange jumpsuits and tasked with smuggling in your favourite bottle of alcohol past shady characters. Manage to get it in and your bravery will be rewarded with a drink from a mixology inmate.
There are few rules in the Wild West and this secret bar is emulating the lawlessness with their speakeasy-style experience. From gambling dens through to cowboys - and some very questionable facial hair - Moonshine Saloon will bring all your favourite old-school films to life.
A pop-up that moves seamlessly between seasons, Skylight is offering a summer of outdoor games, great cocktails and knockout views at Tobacco Dock. Come winter? The rooftop bar transforms into a wonderland of igloo and ice skating delights.
Gordon Ramsay's Bread Street Kitchen is giving you the chance to have an otherworldly evening. Hire out an actual space pod to sip on cocktails and graze on sharing plates for the perfect date night, birthday treat or group dinner.
Looking for a cool and quirky event in London this summer? The Luna Cinema is without a doubt one of the city's hottest outdoor movie screenings, offering a vast choice of cult hits, blockbusters and singalongs against a backdrop of some seriously stunning landmarks.
Gather the gang for the fabulous drinking and dancing day fest that is Bashment Brunch. One of the hottest events around, the raucous party will see you tucking into a two-course Caribbean feast and an hour of unlimited punch before taking to the dancefloor for an afternoon of banging reggae beats and games.
Looking for a wild hands-on event in London? Nights out don't get much better than the ones put on by Agency Unknown, with a range of ridiculous, comical and creative bashes up for grabs, including Gospeloke, Musical Bingo, Last Man Standing and more.
Head to Brixton's Prince of Wales for a socially distanced brunch and dance with five of your closest mates. The rooftop party features soundtracks created by resident DJs and special guests, including Supa Dupa Fly and Shabba.
Get your weekend off to a brilliant start with a bottomless brunch at Bar Elba. Not only is the Waterloo rooftop boozer serving up free-flowing fizz and Mexican classics but it'll also treat you to jaw-dropping views of some of London's most iconic sites.
Back for another year of BBQ feasting, this unique restaurant pop-up is bringing you the ultimate hands-on cooking experience. Taking up a plot on the South Bank, you'll be treated to seven distinct courses of delicious food, and the best part it, you'll be grilling it up yourself.
Consider yourself something of a baking pro? Put your cake-making skills to the test at one of The Big London Bake's events, where you'll compete to create a dazzling treat over 90 minutes. Will you succeed or will you crumble under the pressure?
All aboard Thames Rockets for an experience unlike any other. Enjoy a speedy ride whilst gawping at some of London's most legendary landmarks. Once on dry land, you'll be treated to music from a live DJ set and strong snifters from London Cocktail Club.
From a decadent Gatsby-themed soiree to show-stopping cabaret and even a James Bond-inspired special, The London Cabaret Club is pulling out all the stops. Expect spellbinding live performances and a truly unique dining experience that's sure to have you coming back for more.