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 4th June 2019

@ Pedley Street Station on Various dates from Thursday 20th June 2019

London's most thrilling immersive dining experience is back. Join MasterChef's Laurence Henry on board The Murder Express for new show the Jewel of the Empire as you're transported to the 1930's on a journey to the south of France, with plenty of twists and mysteries along the way. 

@ The Hidden Spirit Ship on Various dates from Thursday 20th June 2019

A new venture from the minds behind Alcotraz, this immersive drinking experience will catch you hook, line and sinker. Take part in the epic voyage and steal long-lost treasure from the grasps of the governor, just make sure not to get caught. 

@ 56 Leadenhall Street on Various dates from Thursday 20th June 2019

Using virtual and augmented reality and holograms, this unique take on the HG Wells classic will have you living through the Martian invasion to a stunning soundtrack and steampunk-themed cocktails.

  Gingerline's Grand Expedition

22 user reviews 5

@ Secret Location on Various dates from Thursday 20th June 2019

When it comes to immersive events in London, there's nothing quite like Gingerline. Experience their Grand Expedition, with an adventure around the world; through live performances, interactive story-telling and an impressive multi-course meal to round it all off.

  Dinner Is Coming

11 user reviews 5

@ The Vaults on Various dates from Thursday 20th June 2019

Become a Lord or Lady of Easteros and prepare to be immersed in a tale of murder and intrigue at this Game of Thrones themed experience at The Vaults. The Day of Marriage is upon us, yet murder is in the air and before you know it, you'll need to pledge allegiances wisely. 

@ Neosight Headquarters, Bankside Arches, SE1 on Various dates from Thursday 20th June 2019

Step into the dystopian world of The Grid as Lollipop bring their latest pop-up to London. The renowned team are turning their hand to the world of AI, as you battle against the clock to defeat the robots, all while enjoying some excellent cocktails.

@ The Mind Palace / Sherlock: The Game Is Now on Various dates from Thursday 20th June 2019

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. 

@ Radisson Blu Grafton Hotel on Various dates from Friday 21st June 2019

Save £10.00 on ticket Lunch with discount code SUMMERFOOLS
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Relive the hit TV show, as the Radisson Blu Grafton Hotel is transformed into The Nags Head for a unique show. Meet the Trotters and dig into some delicious pub grub with a side of hilarious entertainment and immersive theatre performances.

  Alcotraz - Prison Cocktail Bar

387 user reviews 5

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary on Various dates from Thursday 20th June 2019

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. Just make sure you don't get caught.


4 user reviews 5

Whether you want to conquer Everest, travel to the Moon or simply survive a Zombie Apocalypse, this immersive experience lets you escape to a faraway world, simply by donning a Virtual Reality headset.


4 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. 

@ Skuna Boats on Various dates from Wednesday 17th July 2019

Channel your inner captain and set sail on a truly unique vessel this summer. These BBQ Boats will put you at the helm of the ship, as well as the kitchen, as you pass some of London's most iconic landmarks in the historic West India Quay. 

  Dead Man's Hand

43 user reviews 5

@ The Castle Farringdon on Saturday 22nd June 2019 and 10 other Saturdays

After a series of sell-out shows, A Door In A Wall makes a triumphant return with the high-stakes game Dead Man's Hand. You'll get to explore the alehouses and alleyways of Farringdon to piece together clues and crack the case, it's sure to be a fun and thrilling activity. 

  The Candlelight Club

250 user reviews 4

@ The Candlelight Club on Various dates from Saturday 20th July 2019

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.

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.

@ Radisson Blu Bloomsbury Street Hotel on Various dates from Thursday 20th June 2019

Save £10.00 on ticket Off Peak Dinner 2019 with discount code FAULTY SUMMER
Valid on the following dates: 06/06/2019, 13/06/2019, 20/06/2019, 27/06/2019, 04/07/2019, 11/07/2019, 18/07/2019, 25/07/2019, 02/08/2019, 09/08/2019, 16/08/2019, 23/08/2019 and 30/08/2019.
Chaos reigns as soon as you walk through the door in this fully immersive show where you become diners, served by Basil, Sybil and Manuel. Join them for lashings of laughter, huge spoonfuls of spontaneity…

@ COLAB House on Various dates from Thursday 20th June 2019

Think you've got what it takes to be the next Bond? This fun immersive experience is putting your spying skills to the test; things kick off at a secret members club, where you will be briefed on your mission, before heading out on the streets of London to collect clues and outsmart baddies.

@ Trapped Escape Rooms on Various dates from Thursday 20th June 2019

While we normally wouldn't recommend going to prison, this is an event that promises a slice of what that could be like. An escape room themed around a prison van, use cunning and wit to escape your confines in this unique experience in London.