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 12th August 2019

@ Hidden location in Hoxton on Various dates from Thursday 29th August 2019

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. 

@ Pedley Street Station on Various dates from Sunday 25th August 2019

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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 Sunday 25th August 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 Sunday 25th August 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.

@ Secret Location on Sunday 25th August 2019

This immersive dining experience in London Bridge will throw you into the jazz-fulled underbelly of 1920s New York. Choose a character and head to a hidden location where you'll get to take part in a thrilling story, complete with flowing themed cocktails, live music and a BBQ-style feast. 

@ Neosight Headquarters, Bankside Arches, SE1 on Various dates from Tuesday 27th August 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 on Various dates from Sunday 25th August 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 Sunday 25th August 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 28th August 2019

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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.

  Alcotraz - Prison Cocktail Bar

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@ Alcotraz Penitentiary on Various dates from Sunday 25th August 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.

@ 5-15 Sun Street, London, EC2M2PT on Various dates from Thursday 5th September 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.  

  Dead Man's Hand

56 user reviews 5

@ The Castle Farringdon on Saturday 31st August 2019 and 8 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. 

@ Trapped Escape Rooms on Various dates from Sunday 25th August 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. 


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@ COLAB House on Sunday 25th August 2019 and 5 other dates

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.

@ Evans & Peel Detective Agency on Saturday 14th and Saturday 28th September 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. 


65 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.

@ Skuna Boats on Various dates from Sunday 25th August 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. 


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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. 


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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.

Immersive Mysteries

115 user reviews 5

The Unholy Marriage of Slice and Sweetly is a thrilling immersive experience that ties together theatre, puzzle-solving and an enthralling mystery. You'll attempt to solve a gruesome crime, while exploring the vivid history of the era in which its set. 

@ Trapped Escape Rooms on Various dates from Sunday 25th August 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.

  The Candlelight Club

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@ The Candlelight Club on Various dates from Saturday 14th September 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.