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.
Best Immersive Experiences In London
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 our city has a whole heap of immersive experiences to take you away from the sky scrapers; from the strange and the unusual, through to partying like it's the 1920s, these are the best immersive experiences London has in store for the adventurous.
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.
Combining VR tech and live theatre, The Gunpowder Plot is an immersive experience that throws you right into the inner circle of those planning the famous event. Can you infiltrate the group and put a stop to them? Head to Tower Hill Vaults to find out.
Situated in Russell Square, Fitz's is always a swanky haunt, but it's now hosting a fun immersive cocktail experience. The Theory of Colour showcases 14 different cocktails based on the 1660 artwork, 'Still Life of a Vase of Flowers'. When you shine a UV light on the menu, you can find out what your drink choice says about you.
Looking for something a little different? How about a cocktail experience inspired by the famous team of cryptographers, who successfully broke the enigma code during WW2? Make your way to The Bletchley: Cryptic Cocktail Experience at Chelsea Funhouse for a night you won't forget.
One of the most unforgettable immersive experiences in London, Billy Bonkers is quite the show-stopper. While touring the epic cocktail factory by Billy himself, you'll get to enjoy three different unique tipples - that's only if you win the golden packet.
Get ready for immersive theatre like never before, courtesy of Olivier Award-winning Louis Hartshorn & Brian Hook. The well known duo will be bringing F Scott Fitzgerald's incredible story to life this winter in London, complete with bubbles, dancing and acts to remember.
Head down the rabbit hole with an evening at Ninth Life's The Hunt for the Smoking Caterpillar. An immersive theatrical experience, escape room and murder mystery in one, this quirky event is filled with kooky characters and is sure to leave a lasting impression.
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.
Get ready for an immersive boardroom battle that goes beyond your usual meetings - over at The Lords Apprentice Live from Ninth Life, you'll put your heads together to create hilarious last-minute pitches around Lord Sugarplum's bizarre requests (fashion brand for giraffes, anyone?).
Is there anything better than a delicious dinner with fantastic entertainment? We thought not. Then be sure to check out The Murdér Express Part Deux -Jewel Of The Empire, an immersive experience in Pedley Street Station along with a four-course meal.
One of the most incredible immersive experiences in London, Kitchen Theory's chef's table offering is bringing 10 exceptional dishes to 12 lucky diners every month. Head to High Barnet for a multisensory meal inspired by art, nature and science.
Discover one of the quirkiest bars in Earls Court, Evans & Peel Detective Agency. You'll be taken through a secret door to uncover a hidden speakeasy where some of the biggest Prohibition crooks have been known to hang out. And then? Expect to be privy to 1920s jazz and cocktails made with bootleg liquor.
How's this for an immersive London experience? Step through the doors of this five-storey Soho spot and you'll be transported into a magical realm. Wizard Exploratorium is entertaining Harry Potter fanatics with its incredible decor, brilliant events - wand-making workshops anyone? - and quirky afternoon teas.
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.
Situated in Fitzrovia, Monopoly Lifesized is an immersive experience, based on your favourite board game. You'll get to complete escape-room-style challenges, build your very own houses and even attempt to escape jail. Plus, the restaurant features themed food and drink for post-game grub.
If you're looking for an immersive experience like no other than head to The Savoy this October. Transport to 1912 with their Titanic themed event and tuck into a five course menu from poached salmon mousseline to waldorf pudding with fabulous entertainment.
This is an immersive experience unlike any other in London right now. Play the detective as you travel through sets from the show, solving the case with the help from the hit TV show cast in exclusive footage. Or maybe you could try your hand at mixing killer cocktails in the secret Sherlock speakeasy...
Finally answering the question of if you'd really make it through the apocalypse or not, Bunker 51 invite you to survive zombies this Halloween with an immersive S.W.A.T training experience that will put your skills (and your bravery) to the test in a dark and definitely undead infested bunker setting.
One of the coolest immersive experiences in London, this unique pop-up on the heart of the city is taking you back to the world of the roaring twenties. Get those glad rags on and sneak into this hidden speakeasy for dinner, cocktails and live jazz.
Located in Haggerston, Otherworld VR Arcade looks more like a futuristic film set than a Saturday afternoon jaunt. Boasting 14 gaming areas with 16 different modes, this place is a mecca to all things mesmerising. And when you've finished tackling blood-thirsty zombies? You can head to the space-themed cocktail bar for a well-deserved sip.
If you're after sci-fi immersive experiences in London, then this one themed around Jeff Wayne's The War of The Worlds is second to none. Nab tickets to head over to Leadenhall Street, where live actors, 5D effects and a cool steampunk bar await.
Aures London is hosting a mega Rihanna VS Beyonce "The Hits" Immersive Party, complete with amazing visual projections and a bespoke light show. Even better, expect world-class audio, scents, unique cocktails and shisha, plus vibration seat pads - it's going to be a totally unique experience like no other.
Up there for the best immersive experiences in London, The Grid is a brilliant escape room that's combining futuristic cocktails with mind-boggling puzzles in a truly futurisic drinking adventure in the city. While you're there? You'll also be working undercover to defeat an evil AI corp from world domination. Easy, right?
If you're after an event worth remembering, then look no further than The West: An Immersive Wild West Experience at COLAB Tavern on Harper Road. Expect to enter the Barron Canyon Saloon, where you'll become a gun-slinging outlaw or a law-abiding marshal, and play to win.
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.
Hyper Reality is the London experience that's offering everything from a karaoke singalong to a VR rollercoaster and go-kart experience. If a cyberpunk immersive venue sounds like you're idea of a good time, then you've come to the right place.
West End Musical Brunch are providing theatre fanatics with an unforgettable day of tasty food and fabulous performances. Not only will you get an hour of free-flowing fizz and a two-course feast, but you'll also enjoy a live show from the industry's darlings.