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 escape rooms through to partying like it's the 1920s, these are the best immersive experiences in London.

Last updated on 17th January 2020

@ Protein Studios on Wednesday 12th February 2020 and 4 other dates

Inspired by forest, fire and ocean, Terra Mundo is an immersive, multi-sensory dining experience. Created by some of the world's leading chefs, mixologists, musicians and videographers, diners will enjoy the sound, sense and sight of each flavour on their plate.

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.

Hidden in the basement of West London's adult playground, the Chelsea Funhouse, you'll find the ultimate immersive cocktail experience. Inspired by the folks of Bletchley Park, your mission here to is to solve some cyphers and earn yourself some serious sips. And when you're finished? You can head downstairs to the late-night espresso bar to party the night away.

  The Murdér Express

658 user reviews 5

@ Pedley Street Station on Various dates from Wednesday 29th January 2020

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Combining a heart-stopping murder mystery, with a luxury four-course dinner, The Murdér Express is back by popular demand. Presented by Funicular Productions, this immersive experience takes place aboard a 'moving' train as it speeds towards the town of 'Murdér' - that is, if you make it there alive...

@ 56 Leadenhall Street on Various dates from Wednesday 29th January 2020

An adrenaline-fuelled epic, this immersive experience combines the iconic soundtrack to The War of The Worlds with cutting edge virtual reality. Strapping on your headset, you'll be transported to the centre of a Martian invasion, where using your skills and wit, you'll have to fight to make it out alive. And if you do? You'll be rewarded with a mouthwatering meal at the steampunk-themed bar.

@ The Mind Palace on Various dates from Wednesday 29th January 2020

Join The Mind Palace for an immersive cocktail experience to die for. Taking place in Shepherd's Bush, this adventure will throw you into the world of Sherlock Holmes and his nemesis. Your task is simple, solve the case, find the ingredients and drink your success. 

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.

  The Candlelight Club

333 user reviews 4

@ The Candlelight Club on Saturday 14th March 2020 and 4 other Saturdays

One of London's most notorious immersive events is bringing you the magic and intrigue of the 1920s in various locations across the city. Slip into your best dandy suit or flapper dress and get ready for a night of drinking, dancing and dining at this lively shindig.

@ Radisson Blu Bloomsbury Street Hotel on Various dates from Thursday 30th January 2020

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.

Locked in a Room

1 user review 5

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.

Electronic Theatre

1 user review 5

Ever wanted to step inside a video game? Well now you can as Electronic Theatre have landed in Southbank. The team-building, immersive adventure will have you and your mates take on interactive challenges in LightBoxes, putting you at the heart of the action. 

@ Valentines Mansion and Gardens on Various dates from Saturday 1st February 2020

Save 25% on ticket The Valentines Anomaly - 17:00 - 18:00 with discount code MANSION25

Looking for a spooky immersive experience in London? Head to Valentines Mansion and Gardens in Ilford and discover the mystery behind this eerie site. Round up your mates for a strange and spooky time.


18 user reviews 5

This sensual experience will transport you to a 1970's Tokyo hotel where guests and actors will be mixed together for a dinner of delicious intrigue and aromatic surprise. Expect the unexpected as you head to the luxurious Shoreditch Townhouse for a truly unique exotic event. 


90 user reviews 4

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.

A Door In A Wall

10 user reviews 5

A Door In A Wall is an immersive experience where you and your friends take on the lead roles in a compelling story. From looking for clues in a hidden speakeasy bar to flying through the streets of London, this immersive experience looks to push everyone outside of their comfort zones and force guests to think on a different plain. 

@ The Durham Arms on Various dates from Wednesday 29th January 2020

Taking over Canning Town's Durham Arms, this quirky pop up is turning out the lights and asking you to rely on your senses of smell, sound and feel as you search for six stolen dragon eggs. With just an hour on the clock time is not on your side, and dark magik lurks around every bend.


1 user review 5

@ Bargehouse, OXO Tower Wharf on Various dates from Thursday 20th February 2020

This immersive experience doesn't actually involve any drinking but instead will take you on a journey through the world current environmental issues, looking at global warming and animal species extinction, the human race and revival of the space race. It'll also present imaginative alternative futures, sure to inspire and engage you. 

@ Secret London Location on Various dates from Wednesday 29th January 2020

Held at a secret London location this quirky immersive event offers you the chance to live like you're part of the Stranger Things gang. Taking you back to 1985, The Secret Cinema team is transforming a space into Hawkins, Indiana for a series of screenings that will let your inhabit the world from your favourite TV show.