We have shortlisted the most exciting 40th birthday venues in London. They say 'life begins at 40', so if you're planning to celebrate this milestone birthday in style, we're here to lend a helping hand. Whether you're organising a casual get-together at a chic wine bar, looking to hire a boat for an unforgettable cruise along the Thames, or just want to dance the night away at one of London's favourite nightspots, we're sure to help you find something that suits your needs!
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If you believe life begins at 40, you’re probably planning a fabulous party to celebrate this special milestone. Looking for inspiration? Check out our round-up of the best 40th birthday venues in London. Here at Tagvenue, we list hundreds of 40th birthday party venues, from teeny-tiny tapas bars to big ol’ beer gardens. And the icing on the cake? We do the legwork for you, so you'll have more time to focus on your main priority – making sure your 40th birthday is a blast!
Most popular 40th birthday ideas:
Boat party – a sunset cruise along the Thames is a really memorable way to celebrate this birthday milestone
Wine tasting or whisky tasting – hire a sommelier to guide your event or book one of London’s great tasting venues
Karaoke party – retro cocktails and cheesy karaoke classics are a match made in heaven
Relaxed summer BBQ – a laid-back grill party is always a hit in the warmer months
Keg party – a party with a keg from a local micro-brewery is a fantastic idea if you’re throwing a 40th birthday party for your husband
40th birthday party tips and tricks:
Decide whether you’d like to throw a surprise party or a themed event (popular ideas include pirates, vicars and tarts, school dinners and Las Vegas)
Send out invitations well in advance and don’t forget to let guests know if it’s a surprise or dress-up party!
If you’re looking to save on venue hire, a minimum spend venue or a cheap and cheerful function room are both great options, especially if you’re inviting a lot of people
Venues that match the style or theme of your event require less decorating
Think about what kind of food you’d like to have – make your event more meaningful by serving up tasty dishes the guest of honour loves, or booking their favourite restaurant or bar
Decide what entertainment you’d like (a tribute band, magician, trivia, games, etc.)
If you’re not hiring a live band or a DJ, create a 40th party playlist that you can play on the venue’s sound system
Order personalised party favours or choose ones that tie in with your chosen theme – it will make your event more memorable
Check the fine print – does the venue have an overtime fee, cancellation fee or cake-cutting fee?
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