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.
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.
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.
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.
Lose yourself to The Swell Mob as you step into an 1800s taproom, surrounded by a world of decay. You'll experience award-winning cabaret, clowns and puppetry as you swill bathtub gin and dance, sing, gamble and cheat your way to becoming a local hero.
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.
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.
Combining immersive dining with dramatic theatrics, The Wizard's Brunch and Dinner is a mesmerising event that'll transport you straight into the wizarding world. Dress as your favourite enchanted icon, and prepare to whip up potions, cast spells and feast on divine dishes.
Taking you to a motorhome away from home, this unique cocktail masterclass goes in hard on molecular cocktails and stunning sips across an hour and 45 minutes of fully-immersive action.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Experience the glitz, glamour and drama of a 1930's cabarets show as you immerse yourself in A Shot In The Dark. Surrounded by gangsters and flappers, you'll do your finery and become a part of the drama, witnessing tales unfold and fabulous musical performances.
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.
Fancy yourself as a hardcore zombie killer? Head to Bunker 51 where you'll have the chance to fight your way through hordes of the undead, as you play out different game and scenarios with the chance to win prizes and more.
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.
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.
Join master of the supernatural Jack Daw as you head into the past to uncover the truth a serious spooky mysteries. Set in a unique London space, you will work in teams of six to discover the dark truth behind old mysteries.
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.
Now this is an immersive experience that's sure to send a shiver down your spine. Inspired by the techniques of the Cold War, the show will attempt to recreate the tales if psychic spies with a modern audience in The Vaults, it's sure to be a thrilling event.
Prepare for the fright of your life as London Dungeons stays open for an adults only event. The iconic spot is taking you back to Victorian London, Sip gin in the gin palace, bump into Jack the Ripper and whizz around the rides.
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.
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.
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.
Go on a multisensory journey with this amazing supper club that is the work of an experimental psychologist and top chef. Over the course of 10 dishes, you will experience different sounds, projections, tastes and feelings, for a dinner like nothing else.
Jump aboard a vintage Routemaster as it whizzes you around London's top sites. The fun bus tour shows you all the major attractions while providing comedy and an interesting look at the spooky side of things.
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.
Prepare to be transported back in time as the Copeland Gallery hosts a pop-up evoking all the feels of the swinging 60s. Eyeliner at the ready because this is going to be a vibrant evening bringing you avant-garde art, themed cocktails and live DJs.
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.
Grab your crew and head to this quirky Catford space where it's all about escapism, performances and entertainment. With multiple rooms over various levels, you'll find interactive theatre alongside a courtyard and street food.
Aftermath is the immersive game that comes to you. Whether it be a birthday party in a pub or simply an office bonding session, Aftermath will challenge you to work together in order to solve a mysterious murder and save the world.
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.