One of the coolest immersive experiences in London, this unique pop-up on the heart of the city is taking you back to the world of the roaring twenties. Get those glad rags on and sneak into this hidden speakeasy for dinner, cocktails and live jazz.
Immersive Experiences In London
London, it's got to be one of the greatest cities in the world; from pubs to clubs and right back to boozy brunches, there's never a shortage of things to do. But sometimes we need a bit of escapism in the capital and reading Harry Potter for the tenth time ain't going to cut it. Fortunately London has a whole heap of immersive experiences to take you away from the sky scrapers; from the strange and the unusual, through to partying like it's the 1920s, these are the best immersive experiences in London.
You might be going to prison, but it's not all bad, because hiding inside is an actual bar. You need to smuggle your favourite bottle of alcohol in so that the inmates can mix you up something spectacular in this immersive drinking experience.
Up there for the best immersive experiences in London, The Grid is a brilliant escape room that's combining futuristic cocktails with mind-boggling puzzles. You'll also be working undercover to defeat an evil AI corp from world domination.
An immersive 1940s murder mystery, Line of Fire transports you back to the blitz. However, Peter Walker died before the bomb fell. Perfect for amateur sleuths and lovers of detective fiction or TV alike, this puzzling case is waiting to be cracked at CRYPT.
Combining VR tech and live theatre, The Gunpowder Plot is an immersive experience that throws you right into the inner circle of those planning the famous event. Can you infiltrate the group and put a stop to them? Head to Tower Hill Vaults to find out.
Discover one of the quirkiest bars in Earls Court, Evans & Peel Detective Agency. You'll be taken through a secret door to uncover a hidden speakeasy where some of the biggest Prohibition crooks have been known to hang out. And then? Expect to be privy to 1920s jazz and cocktails made with bootleg liquor.
Jeff Wayne's The War of The Worlds: The Immersive Experience is one of London's top sell-out events. Created using cutting edge technology, live actors and incredible scenery, the event will see you travelling through time and space, coming face to face with a Martian invasion.
How's this for an immersive London experience? Step through the doors of this five-storey Soho spot and you'll be transported into a magical realm. Wizard Exploratorium is entertaining Harry Potter fanatics with its incredible decor, brilliant events - wand-making workshops anyone? - and quirky afternoon teas.
A mad professor has been locked in his lab creating havoc; government forces are closing in on important research - you have one hour to solve either of these challenges in this exciting escape room experience. Taking place in ExCeL, there are 13 rooms and two scenarios for you to battle against the clock and each other.
Taking inspiration from both the Disney film and salacious Parisian hotspot, Mulan Rouge is a brilliant and humorous show that's not to be missed. Expect everything from queer-tastic burlesque and glamorous dance acts to witty performances and barrels of laughs.
Hyper Reality is the London experience that's offering everything from a karaoke singalong to a VR rollercoaster and go-kart experience. If a cyberpunk immersive venue sounds like you're idea of a good time, then you've come to the right place.
Looking for something a little different? How about a cocktail experience inspired by the famous team of cryptographers, who successfully broke the enigma code during WW2? Make your way to The Bletchley: Cryptic Cocktail Experience at Chelsea Funhouse for a night you won't forget.
Located in a secret Shoreditch members club, gin-house burlesque immerses you in an old-world style night of fun. Head to East London to watch burlesque dancers dazzle with Josphine Baker-inspired acts and a soundtrack that will keep you partying until the early hours.
Turning one of the nation's best-loved sitcoms into a smash hit experience, this piece of immersive dinner theatre is putting seating you in the Faulty Towers dining room for a three-course meal you won't forget. Interact with a host of iconic characters and enjoy one truly original take on your favourite comedy.
Head down the rabbit hole with an evening at Ninth Life's The Hunt for the Smoking Caterpillar. An immersive theatrical experience, escape room and murder mystery in one, this quirky event is filled with kooky characters and is sure to leave a lasting impression.
West End Musical Brunch are providing theatre fanatics with an unforgettable day of tasty food and fabulous performances. Not only will you get an hour of free-flowing fizz and a two-course feast, but you'll also enjoy a live show from the industry's darlings.
For fun immersive experiences in London, head to H-Division for an exciting Jack the Ripper mystery inspired by the Victorian 19th century, Enjoy unlocking taste matched cocktails while cracking the case using morse code devices, a typewriter and your detective hat.
This is an immersive experience unlike any other in London right now. Play the detective as you travel through sets from the show, solving the case with the help from the hit TV show cast in exclusive footage. Or maybe you could try your hand at mixing killer cocktails in the secret Sherlock speakeasy...
Located in Haggerston, Otherworld VR Arcade looks more like a futuristic film set than a Saturday afternoon jaunt. Boasting 14 gaming areas with 16 different modes, this place is a mecca to all things mesmerising. And when you've finished tackling blood-thirsty zombies? You can head to the space-themed cocktail bar for a well-deserved sip.
Illicit Signals Bletchley is the immersive event in East London that you need to check out. This transports you to 1940s, where you need to follow the footsteps of real-life cryptologists, cracking codes and deciphering messages for a fun, rewarding experience.
One of the most unforgettable immersive experiences in London, Billy Bonkers is quite the show-stopper. While touring the epic cocktail factory by Billy himself, you'll get to enjoy three different unique tipples - that's only if you win the golden packet.
If you're looking for an immersive experience like no other than head to The Savoy this October. Transport to 1912 with their Titanic themed event and tuck into a five course menu from poached salmon mousseline to waldorf pudding with fabulous entertainment.
One of the most incredible immersive experiences in London, Kitchen Theory's chef's table offering is bringing 10 exceptional dishes to 12 lucky diners every month. Head to High Barnet for a multisensory meal inspired by art, nature and science.
Get ready for immersive theatre like never before, courtesy of Olivier Award-winning Louis Hartshorn & Brian Hook. The well known duo will be bringing F Scott Fitzgerald's incredible story to life this winter in London, complete with bubbles, dancing and acts to remember.
Is there anything better than a delicious dinner with fantastic entertainment? We thought not. Then be sure to check out The Murdér Express Part Deux -Jewel Of The Empire, an immersive experience in Pedley Street Station along with a four-course meal.
Part escape room, part theatre event, this is one of the best immersive experiences in London this summer. Work with a team to commit the theft of a century; weaving through lasers, cracking security codes and disabling alarms to nab some of the most sought-after art in the world.
Taking you to a motorhome science lab away from home, this unique cocktail and pizza making masterclass goes in hard on molecular cocktails and stunning sips across an hour and 45 minutes of fully-immersive action.