Pop Up Events in London
The London pop-up, it sure is a thing of beauty. From a myriad of spaces transformed into unique bars and creative cocktail caverns, to pop up restaurants in London that hark of new dishes and set designs that could take you to a world completely different from our own; every day, there's a new pop-up event attempting to push the boundaries. Check out our recommendations for the best pop up events in London.
Last updated on 25th November 2016
Dine in a denim atelier with one of the most incredible supper club events in London. Giving you a taste of Michelin food in a cool factory setting, this intimate pop-up dinner event in London is set to swirl your taste-buds and get you sharing memories around the table.
Disco your dance your way to midnight with Brixton Big Apple as the venue transforms into a 1970s wonderland. Party like Andy Warhol and Grace Jones in the Studio 54 inspired disco room, gran a slice of pizza from the food trucks or hire out one of the private themed rooms for a huge night.
Birdies is heading to Peckham Rye and taking its nine-hole madness with it as they take over a warehouse and fill it with loops and drops. There will be hot toddys and gyoza and from Thursday - Friday they will be inviting a whole load of tasty food trucks in.
For a few select dates over December, Grotto Outre are partying hard in The Hoxton Arches as they combine burlesque and bingo for a night of revelry. Mr Fear is a bingo caller with a difference and is spicing the game up no end while welcome drinks are on hand to get you in the party mood.
Taking place at the Loves Company, just off Old Street roundabout, the Pitch Black tasting session hopes to transform the way we look at drinking cocktails. Turning a blind eye to presentation, the team of talented bartenders instead focus primarily on the complex balance of flavours that make up each drink they serve. Composed of 5 different drinks, this pop-up will be open throughout November and the early weeks of December, and will force guests to explore their beverages in new and exciting ways.
Taking place over various dates across the year, Morning Gloryville is the huge event waking up East Londoners in the best way possible - with a rave. Get up at 6am and head to Hackney's Oval Space for a morning of heavy dance tunes to party to, massages, yoga classes and plenty of snacks and drinks to sustain you.
Ever wondered what this newfangled virtual reality is all about? Well, The Four Thieves in Battersea are about to show you as they open their virtual reality room. Book a booth for you and three friends or if you're really keen take on the whole 20-minute experience for yourself.
Get indulgent this Christmas as The Manhattan Project head to Brunswick Studios for an American-inspired pop-up. Christmas in Harlem is taking inspiration from the Prohibition era; things kick off with a three-course meal and canapes, followed by drinking and dancing. Get on your 1920s gear and join in with musicians and magicians at this fun event.
Taking place in a intimate and atmospheric venue in Battersea, Venturin is the Croatian pop-up that's been delighting Londoners. Due to its popularity the supper club is extending its stay. Join award-winning chef Maja Mackovic as she cooks up a storm for brunch and dinner. There will be a professional host to talk you through the flavours and lead the entertainment.
Using thousands of plants from RHS Chelsea Flower Show, Farmopolis has created London's first floating garden. The venue has a beautiful location on the Thames and puts on regular events which includes this winter's supper clubs. Inviting a variety of talents aboard, the venue is putting on a series of supper clubs -get ready to brunch in a completely unique location.
Some people say that you shouldn't play with your food, but frankly, Christabel's don't give a damn. One of the coolest London pop-ups that's proud of both food and creativity combined, get hands on at the Edible Playground as you are officially allowed to play and master the art of your food.
It's a sport that's more than well known in Brooklyn and Miami, but when was the last time you genuinely took to a bout of shuffleboarding? Bringing the sport to the city this autumn, this London pop up is giving you something alternative to do on a night out with games, set design, creative cocktails and plenty more.
Live music, ice skating and Champagne are coming to Parsons Green this December as the Chelsea winter weekend gets into full swing. Listen to wonderful local bands in the Bedouin tent, watch a film at the pop-up cinema or have fun on the ice-rink; this is the perfect festival to get you in the Christmas mood.
When people talk of pop up supper clubs in London, there's one name that keeps taking to the top of the list and that's POPdown by Cuisson. A five course Asian menu that's both seasonal and to be savoured, get set for a dining experience that's set to enliven your tastebuds.
Time to get Christmas happy with Hullabaloo as the company puts on a night of arts and crafts, mulled wine, mince pies and all things Christmas-y. The company will also have live DJs, cocktails and carolling to keep you busy until 3am.
When was the last time you genuinely spend £1 on the cinema? Out betting is NEVER. So why not indulge in all of your cult classics and film favourites for that humble price? Found in The Clapham Grand, there's a super screen, popcorn and a post-movie party for one and for all.
Get down and get diggity, and that's before dinner's even on the hob. One of the most unique pop up events in London and giving you brunch lovers a little something special to live for, join Hip Hop Club not only for top brunch bites, but fake tattoos, karaoke, inflatables and plenty more.
BallieBallerson is the latest London pop-up to take us back to our childhoods with their amazing ball pit. Throw DJs, cocktails and delicious food into the mix and you've got one seriously cool Dalston hang-out.
For two nights, VINtwined are running the show at The Clerkenwell Kitchen as they bring a box of specially selected Champagne with them and pair it with a four-course dinner. The night will start with bubbles and canapes before guests sit down and tuck into dishes that include duck and slamon, all paired with the best bubbly.
Some consider Christmas the time to settle down, relax and enjoy the spoils of family time.....but not this supper club. One of the most rambunctious ways to spend the festive period, join Christmess Reveillon for dancing on tables, mischief, dining and plenty more.
The South Place Hotel doesn't mess about when it comes to Christmas films. To ensure everyone's in the yuletide spirit, the team will be screening the much loved Elf film for Londoners to enjoy. Taking place in the hotel's secret garden bar and will feature all your favourite festive themed cinema snacks. Alongside mince pie-flavoured popcorn, there'll be warming mulled wine to gulp down and a range of posh pic-a-mix sweets, courtesy of Jealous Sweets, to choose from.
Being a secret agent is no easy feat, but there is a pop up theatre event in London looking to make it fun. Join the resistance with Shhh Maman Le Mot as you not only immerse yourself in actors, trials and tribulations, there's a dose of course led dining and interior theming that you're sure not to forget in a hurry.
Little Nan is a name that rings in the ear of quirky Londoners. One of the coolest, if not cutest pop up events in London, Little Nan's are not only transforming spaces into kitsch and quirky wonderlands of trinkets and treasure, there's teapot cocktails and pic'n'mix to boot.