7 Unique 30th Birthday Party Ideas in London

Celebrating the big 3-0 is a huge thing! No matter if it’s your own or your besties’ party, kicking off a new decade is definitely worth the right kind of celebrating! But before you start preparing the gift list and popping champagne, choose the theme that will set the mood and make the big day unforgettable. When it comes to organizing the big event, there’s nothing like “too extravagant” or “too fancy”. Here are some of our favourite 30th London birthday party ideas you might find useful!

1930s Retro Party

Start your thirties… in the thirties! Go back to the time of great elegance, full of style & glamour. On this special occasion, party like the fanciest of the American dynasties – in the company of your closest fancied-up friends!

Our top pick: The Milestone Hotel

30th Birthday Party Ideas London Venues


Adult Sleepover Party

Turning 30 doesn’t necessarily have to mean giving up the little kid inside of you. Remember all the times you spent with your friends watching movies, eating popcorn and just giggling all night long? A 30th birthday is the perfect occasion to organize the ultimate pajama party! The biggest advantage? This time there’ll be no curfew!

Our top pick: Cereal Killer Cafe

30th Birthday Party Venue Ideas for London - Cereal Killer Cafe, Camden Town


Celebrate like a Queen (or a King!)

Queen Marie Antoinette was known for her love of luxury and sweets and who can blame her? If you’re a sweet-tooth yourself, you might want to think about celebrating the big 3-0 the sweetest way possible – in a castle-like venue!

Our top pick: The Queen’s House 

30th Birthday Party Ideas London Venues


Neon Party

Why not go with the glow? Put some 80’s and 90’s vinyl records on, cover yourselves with UV paint and shine like the rockstars you are!

Our top pick: The Blitz – Indra

Full of neons and pop culture icons, The Blitz – Indra is a unique Walthamstow venue to celebrate your 30th birthday.


Casino Royale

Tuxes, elegant dresses, a party filled with gamble and Vesper – sound like a dream? It can be your reality! Well, for one night at least. Just remember to leave your party guests shaken, not stirred. 😉

Our top pick: The Hippodrome Casino 

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Arabian Nights

If you’re up for a truly extravagant and luxurious evening, an Arabian Nights theme is just what you’re looking for. Think ornaments, beautiful colours and sumptuous food & drinks. A Lebanese style party will give your guests magical memories and hopefully leave them with stories worth writing down in the next ”One Thousand and One Nights” tales.

Our top pick: Kenza Restaurant & Lounge

Kenza Restaurant is the perfect pick for a 30th birthday party with an Arabic theme.


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