Wednesday Nights London

The mid-week slump is a thing, you know it, we know it... so how do you beat it? In a city brimming with food markets, immersive experiences and weekday, yes weekday, brunches, it's not all that hard to defeat. In a bid to help you champion Wednesday in London, check out our guide to the best things to do, from humble pub quizzes to cocktail events that'll have you seeing humpday in a whole new light.

Last updated on 12th November 2019




@ Alcotraz Penitentiary: Covent Garden on Various dates from Saturday 16th November 2019

Hidden UNDERNEATH THE FOOTSTEPS OF Covent Garden LIES ALCOTRAZ: CELL BLOCK SIX-EIGHT, A SECRET BASEMENT HOME TO A COVERT SPEAKEASY PRISON. successfully smuggle liquor past the Warden and get it into the hands of the longest-serving inmates to...

  The Big London Bake

524 user reviews 5

@ The Castle Tooting on Various dates from Saturday 16th November 2019

Welcome to some serious baking fun! Challenge your friends at London's first pop up bake off! All the ingredients are good to go, a top baker at your side, an irresistible monthly baking theme, an unforgettable experience and one winner. It’s...

@ The Bletchley on Various dates from Saturday 16th November 2019

"The bar of the future" - CNN "Best bar in West London" - DMN "BEST Cocktail bar in west London" - Conde Nast THE EXPERIENCE Enter an immersive world of code-breaking and cocktails where the traditional walls of an escape room are broken down....

@ Jimmy's Lodge on Various dates from Saturday 16th November 2019

Winter is almost here, but fear not the king of pop-ups, Jimmy Garcia, has created the ultimate Alpine Lodge retreat to protect you from those bitter chills. Jimmy's Lodge is situated at the bustling Southbank, overlooking the Thames and the...

@ Revolution Bar Leadenhall on Every Wednesday

Add a little extra pizzazz to your midweek antics with the dream pairing... pizza and prosecco. Proudly placed in the heart of Leadenhall, Revolution are offering this unique treat every Wednesday, which is sure to pull you out of any slump. 

@ The Mind Palace on Various dates from Saturday 16th November 2019

The Mind Palace is a private cocktail club for the curious. Join us for an immersive cocktail experience to die for. Solve the case. Find the ingredients. Succeed and drink to your success, fail and this mistake may be your last. Sebastian Moran,...

  London Shuffle Club

250 user reviews 4

@ London Shuffle Club on Various dates from Saturday 16th November 2019

Heard of shuffleboard? Well, back in the day, transatlantic cruise ships were full of people shuffling away. And they were happy people. Because shuffleboard is great. You’ll see. After a series of taste-making pop ups, the shuffleboard experts,...

The Social

89 user reviews 5

Membership offer: monthly 241 drinks offer

Each Wednesday at The Social, The Heatwave host 'Madd Raff Wednesdays' - all about dressing up, having fun and dancing. Air horns and whistles, free nail painting, and raving all night are to be had each Wednesday at this Little Portland Street club.

@ York and Albany on Various dates from Saturday 16th November 2019

OPENING OCTOBER 2019 Discover the ultimate winter retreat with a visit to York & Albany’s Gingerbread Cabin - a setting inspired by one of the greatest fairy tales of all time. Nestled in our Camden courtyard, the Gingerbread Cabin offers...

  The Brig

57 user reviews 5

@ Merchant House on Various dates from Saturday 16th November 2019

Introducing London’s smallest bar. Intimate, hidden, personal, The Brig has been carved out within the bar at Merchant House of Bow Lane.  The Brig can be booked by the hour for 2-4 guests, priced at £50pp per hour with all drinks and your own...

Banish any mid-week blues with one instant hit of Skint Wednesday at Cargo, the coolest student party in London that encourages all your hedonistic desires. Forget about any responsibilities you may have the next day, and enjoy cheap booze and party jams from the DJ all night long. 

@ Trapped Escape Rooms on Various dates from Saturday 16th November 2019

A live-action escape the room with bite. Prepare to be locked in a room with 9 other people and 1 Zombie that is chained to the wall! Hidden in the room is a key that will unlock the door to your survival. To find the key you must locate numerous...

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz

108 user reviews 5

If there's one thing that's gonna lift those spirits and propel you towards the weekend, it's Sounds Familiar. Less of a pub quiz, more of a raucous disco night, you'll be up on the tables, arm-in-arm with strangers,  singing and dancing your way into the evening in no time at all.

@ The Four Thieves on Wednesday 20th November 2019 and 10 other Wednesdays

Laugh your way home with this weekly Wednesday installation of comedy chuckles. Gracing the line-up at The Four Thieves are hilarious names like Patrick Monahan, Ian Smith and Dane Baptiste (just to whet your appetite). There'll be booze for sure, laughs aplenty and good vibes all around at this mid-week shindig. 

@ Sky Garden Bars on Various dates from Saturday 16th November 2019

Our fabulous music nights are back! Enjoy the hottest tunes from our favourite house DJs and/or live bands as we bring the coolest new talent from the London music scene, 35 floors up to this destination bar. Join us for a delicious cocktail and...

@ Bread Street Kitchen on Various dates from Saturday 16th November 2019

STREET LOUNGE AT BREAD STREET KITCHEN DINING IN THE CITY Be the first to experience one of London’s most desirable and unique dining spaces. We’ve launched (get it?) exciting food and cocktail menus, including premium Bacardi cocktails and some...

@ Ballie Ballerson Soho on Various dates from Saturday 16th November 2019

What's the hype with Ballie Ballerson Soho? Ballie Ballerson has taken what was once a tiny little pop-up and flipped it upside down…  well, underground to be precise. We’ve burst into the West End with a banging basement  party and...

Hidden behind unassuming shutters lies Alcotraz, a secret prison staffed with guards to help you successfully smuggle liquor past the Warden and get it into the hands of the longest-serving inmates.  Inspired by Hollywood Movies and TV that have...

Merchant House

75 user reviews 5

Discounts available on certain events

Merchant House's two London venues are spirit-led cocktail bars, promoting the finest collections of gin, rum or whiskey anywhere in the world, through award-winning innovative cocktails.  Our Masterclasses…

@ Owl and Hitchhiker on Various dates from Saturday 16th November 2019

BID, BARTER, BRIBE AND BLACKMAIL IN THIS ALL NEW INTERACTIVE CLUE HUNT EXPERIENCE Buckbuck Games have been described as “Crystal Maze on crystal meth”, and this latest trip promises to plunge…

@ Cellar Door on Every Wednesday

Get the best acts from the Edinburgh Fringe right here in London with Discover Who's Your Dada. They are presenting the very best in alternative comedy to get you laughing through those midweek blues, but there's also the occasional burlesque performance from the CellarDoor Virgins to really pile on that irreverent fun.

Camden Pub Crawl

9 user reviews 4

For a Wednesday night in London that you won't forget, head on down to Camden for one of the most popular London bar crawls - and this one is especially boozy. Taking you on a whirlwind journey through the bars of Camden, this is an alcohol fueled Wednesday in London! You'll get free shots, free entry as well as queue jump included in the price of the ticket as well as the bigger clubs for drinking and dancing over the weekend. 

@ ABQ London on Various dates from Saturday 16th November 2019

"Mind-Blowing" - TimeOut "Best thing we have seen in a while" - tatler The Experience ABQ is the world's first immersive molecular cocktail bar where you get to make and infuse your own drinks to some banging hip-hop and gangster rap tunes in our...

Get out that mid-week slump with a fun pasta making class in Covent Garden. The masters at La Goccia are on hand to make sure you learn the art behind perfect pasta dough, shapes and authentic recipes to pair, it's sure to up your dinner party game. 

@ The Hidden Spirit Ship on Various dates from Saturday 16th November 2019

Step foot on The Hidden Spirit for an undercover voyage to steal long lost treasure from the grasps of the Governor.    Set on board a real ship docked in London, those willing to join Captain Jack Cassidy's undercover crew will be taken on an...

Experience ABQ is the world's first immersive molecular cocktail bar where you get to make and infuse your own drinks to some banging hip-hop and gangster rap tunes. Inspired by a unique blend of school science classes and Breaking Bad, its a quirky Wednesday night treat.

@ 56 Leadenhall Street on Various dates from Saturday 16th November 2019

TRAVEL BACK IN TIME TO HG WELLS’ VICTORIAN ENGLAND AND BE PART OF THE MARTIAN INVASION OF 1898… "Due to be one of London's hottest experiences this year” - DesignMyNight WHAT IS IT? Jeff Wayne’s The War of The Worlds: The Immersive...