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 14th October 2019




  Gingerline's Chambers_

3 user reviews 5

@ Hidden location in Hoxton on Wednesday 16th October 2019 and 3 other dates

Switch up your dining adventures by stepping into a different dimension. Gingerline's latest project will have you feasting on five sumptuous courses, all while navigating challenging chambers, mischievous characters and thrilling tasks. It's sure to be a dinner to remember. 

@ The Hidden Spirit Ship on Various dates from Wednesday 16th October 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 Tuesday 15th October 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.

@ Neosight Headquarters, Bankside Arches, SE1 on Various dates from Tuesday 15th October 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.

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.

@ The Bletchley on Various dates from Tuesday 15th October 2019

Crack codes and guzzle some cryptic concoctions at this fully-immersive Chelsea cocktail bar. Inspired by the folks of Bletchley Park, your mission here to is to solves some cyphers and earn yourself some serious sips.

@ The Mind Palace on Various dates from Thursday 17th October 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 18th October 2019

Save £10.00 on ticket Dinner with discount code CUSHTY10
Valid on the following dates: 01/09/2019, 06/09/2019, 07/09/2019, 08/09/2019, 13/09/2019, 14/09/2019, 15/09/2019, 20/09/2019, 21/09/2019, 22/09/2019, 27/09/2019, 28/09/2019, 29/09/2019, 04/10/2019, 05/10/2019, 11/10/2019, 12/10/2019, 18/10/2019, 19/10/2019, 25/10/2019 and 26/10/2019.

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.

@ Moonshine Saloon on Various dates from Wednesday 16th October 2019

Save 20% on ticket Undercover Booking (Wednesday) with discount code WESTWEDNESDAY

Head west to the Moonshine Saloon for one of the funnest immersive experiences in London. Grab a bottle of your favourite spirit and let the expert waiters at this pop up bar mix it into a fabulous cocktail for you.

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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.

  Dead Quiet

67 user reviews 5

@ Kensington Central Library on Various dates from Friday 18th October 2019

Experience this thrilling piece of immersive theatre that ties together theatre, puzzle-solving and an enthralling mystery. Taking place in the atmospheric Kensington Central Library, the night tells the tale of a dead homeless man, a missing undercover agent, and a Cold War mystery.

@ The Durham Arms on Various dates from Monday 14th October 2019

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.

  Dead Man's Hand

58 user reviews 5

@ The Castle Farringdon on Saturday 19th and Saturday 26th October 2019

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. 

  Journey To The Underworld

151 user reviews 5

@ Pedley Street Station on Various dates from Tuesday 15th October 2019

Back once more for another twisted trip to hell and back, Journey to the Underworld is back just in time for Halloween. Step aboard this culinary adventure and you'll get to feast on devilish gourmet dinners accompanied by one heck of a twisted fantasy tale. 

Handmade Mysteries

78 user reviews 5

The team at Handmade Mysteries promise a pulse-racing, brain-teasing, immersive experience from their escape rooms. From demented dolls to deadly enchantresses, there's plenty on offer and a plethora of scenarios to freak yourselves out a little. 

@ 8 Leake Street on Various dates from Monday 14th October 2019

Save 50% on ticket Bomb Disposal (4:00pm) with discount code DMN19

Unleash your inner 007 as you rush around the city, piecing together clues and cracking riddles in an attempt to save hundreds of lives. The threat level is at an all-time high, and with snippets of info being sent to your phone, you'll need to acts fast and beat the clock. 

@ Radisson Blu Bloomsbury Street Hotel on Various dates from Thursday 17th October 2019

Save 15% on ticket Peak Dinner 2019 with discount code BASIL
Valid on the following dates: 04/10/2019, 06/10/2019, 11/10/2019, 13/10/2019, 18/10/2019, 20/10/2019, 25/10/2019, 27/10/2019, 01/11/2019, 03/11/2019, 08/11/2019 and 10/11/2019.

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.

GIN-HOUSE BURLESQUE

74 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.

unforbidden

11 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. 

@ 5-15 Sun Street, London, EC2M2PT on Various dates from Monday 14th October 2019

Inspired by the classic movie by Martin Scorsese and the shocking real-life of entrepreneurial criminal mastermind Jordan Belfort, The Immersible Wolf of Wall Street promises to be one of London's hottest tickets. Here, you'll explore four floors of high-stakes drama unfolding before your eyes.  

@ Trapped Escape Rooms on Various dates from Monday 14th October 2019

Think you could hack it in the mysterious world of MI6? Time to prove it. Head to Stratford where Trapped Undercover is putting you on the trail of a double agent. Working in teams of up to six you'll be given clues, puzzles and surveillance footage so you can deduce the identity of the mole before they flee country.

@ Skuna Boats on Various dates from Friday 18th October 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. 

@ Trapped Escape Rooms on Various dates from Monday 14th October 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. 

DNA VR

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.

  The Candlelight Club

272 user reviews 4

@ The Candlelight Club on Saturday 26th October 2019 and 5 other dates

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.

  Drink & Play: The Viewing

57 user reviews 5

@ Ninth Life on Various dates from Friday 18th October 2019

Head over to Catford's Ninth Life where this bizarre immersive event will have you on a flat hunt you didn't ask for. Journey through nine rooms of activity as The Viewing blurs the boundaries between escape room and interactive performance, and they'll be throwing in a drink to boot.

  Bridge Command

14 user reviews 5

@ COLAB Factory on Various dates from Wednesday 16th October 2019

Head over to London Bridge where COLAB Factory's latest experience will have you playing starship fighter in Bridge Command. You'll be given a character after which it will be you job to man their fully-interactive ship and try and get yourself and your teammates home alive.

@ Evans & Peel Detective Agency on Saturday 26th October and Saturday 23rd November 2019

Take part in the most illicit Prohibition deals in history at this immersive experience. You'll negotiate with detectives and become a key character in the underground dealings of glorious liquor, with unlimited eating and house hooch drinking for two hours.