Unusual Birthday Party Venues in London

Unusual Birthday Party Venues in London

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Top Unique Birthday Party Venues in London

Is your birthday coming up? Are you looking for ways to make this wonderful day extra special? Then why don’t you check out our list of unusual birthday party venues in London! A birthday cake and a dinner out can be monotonous when you do it every year, but a unique birthday celebration is guaranteed to be a night to remember. If all goes well, the only problem you’ll have afterwards is how to top it next year. But it’s a good problem to have, don’t you think? Without further ado, here are some of the coolest and quirkiest birthday party venues in London:

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Unusual Birthday Party Venues Hire Guide

What to take into account when going through our list of venues for an unusual birthday party:

  • The price – When you are considering unusual birthday party activities in London, the price is always going to be a factor. Make sure you also bring 20% of your initial budget for contingencies.
  • The location – Your guests might not make it to your party if the place is very inconvenient for them. You also have to consider their schedules, as well. For big parties, the goal should be to get more than half of your invited guests to show up.
  • Another thing to consider when choosing between different birthday activities in London is the capacity of the venue. First finalise the number of guests before creating a shortlist of your favourite venues in London. Next check out their services, food, and amenities. It’s better if you visit the place for inspection before deciding on the final venue, especially if you decide to choose an unusual space. Always ask the venue manager about parking as well.

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What are some of the quirkiest things to do for a birthday in London?

  • Whirled Cinema – Does a movie night sound simple to you? How about hiring a whole venue for a screening party? This activity is perfect for those who love the Silver Screen.
  • VIP Bus Party – You may have heard about luxurious limousine party tours but why stop there when you can rent a whole bus? The bus comes with party hosts and hostesses who are at your beck and call.
  • The Bunker – If you are looking for fun things to do for an adult’s birthday in London, how about playing a golf simulator on a giant screen with overflowing pints and ale? The Bunker can seat 10 people comfortably, and you can hang with your blokes and get hammered.
  • Nordic Bar – This bar just a few yards away from the Goodge Street Station and pays homage to Scandinavia. Sample their Nordic beers and menu, including their famous Swedish meatballs.
  • R.S. Hispaniola – If you think a party bus is an unusual thing to do in London, how about a whole ship? From the deck, you will have an unhampered view of the London Eye while you float on the historic River Thames.
  • Puttshack – An indoor mini-golf course, plenty of beer, and delicious food. What else could you ask for?

How can I make my birthday feel special?

We advise you to think well in advance about the things that you like doing and that make you happy. Are you a party person, or a sports enthusiast? In the end, your birthday party should be all about you. Our cool birthday ideas in London should point you in the right direction to make your birthday one-of-a-kind.

FAQs about Unusual Birthday Party Venues in London

What unusual birthday party activities can I do in London?

Have a fab party in one of the venues available here on Tagvenue of course! But if you want to add something fun and quirky to do before or after then we also have a few other ideas as well. London is a great place to have a birthday party–it's a city full of culture, history, and fun opportunities for adventure! Here are some unusual birthday party activities that you can do in London:

  1. Go on a Segway tour through Hyde Park and learn about the history of the park
  2. Take a stroll through Kensington Gardens and see where Princess Diana lived while she was married to Prince Charles
  3. Cruise the River Thames on a boat cruise or go on an excursion to Greenwich
  4. Have a picnic at Kew Gardens and enjoy one of the world's best botanical gardens

How should I decorate the venue for my unusual birthday party?

Decorate with flowers: Flowers are always a great way to liven up a space! You can buy them at any market or flower shop in London, and they'll add the perfect amount of colour and beauty to your venue.

Decorate with candles: Candles are also great for lighting up dark spaces, especially when you're hosting an intimate gathering at night. You can get candles from any store that sells home goods—they're really affordable!

Decorate with food: Food is another great way to bring life into an otherwise uninteresting space. If you have access to kitchens, and ovens on-site, or if you’re planning to prepare something at home, then consider making some cookies or cupcakes as part of your decoration scheme.

What types of unusual venues can I book in London?

A restaurant or a bar seems so mundane, but have you had the chance to check out the venues we have available? You can book a cinema room, a den and even a private cabinet. And that’s only the tip of the iceberg! There are also fabulous outdoor areas and unique event spaces which are waiting just for you. Check them out today!

Guests Reviews of Unique Birthday Venues on Tagvenue

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Sarah A.
Booked Main Bar Room at Ninth Ward London
I recently celebrated my birthday at Ninth Ward, and I couldn't have asked for a more memorable experience. From the moment we stepped through the door, we were greeted with warmth and hospitality that set the tone for the entire evening. The staff at ninth ward went above and beyond to ensure that our celebration was nothing short of perfect. They were not only accommodating but also genuinely invested in making sure every detail exceeded our expectations. It's rare to encounter such exceptional service, and it made our celebration feel even more special. Overall, my experience at Ninth Ward exceeded all expectations. I would highly recommend it to anyone looking to celebrate a special occasion or simply enjoy an unforgettable experience. Thank you to the entire team for making my birthday celebration one to remember!
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Sabrina H.
Booked Whole Venue at Ninth Ward London
The communication from beginning to the end of my birthday party was perfect. I had answers to my questions very quickly. The location was perfect and the bar decoration is amazing. My guests and me had a lot of fun during the party and the food and drinks were really good. I will definitely go back again!
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Kush J.
Booked Cobalance at Cobalance Cafe
We celebrated our birthday at the Cobalance on a very hot day. The events manager was super helpful and provided extra fans to make sure the venue was cool enough for our guests. The events manager was excellent and communicated with us throughout the evening on music, table arrangements, lighting, and more. In the lead up to our event, Bhush communicated very well and provided all the information we needed beforehand. He even arranged a virtual tour with us. I would definitely reccomend the venue to anyone looking for a cool location and friendly staff.
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Lauren D.
Booked Function Room at Simmons | Temple
Had a joint birthday party in the function room and it was an absolute blast. We were able to bring our own food to the venue as it doesn’t provide catering which was absolutely fine and gave us more flexibility food wise. We made our own playlist and staff were happy to turn up throughout the night! The karaoke was also great fun and the bar staff were patient with our drunken requests to switch between karaoke and the playlist. Really happy with our experience, had an absolute blast!
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Joe V.
Booked The Club at Core
Held my 30th birthday here for over 100 people in the Cocktail Lounge and the Club Room. The venue and staff were fantastic. They helped keep the night running smoothly, were super easy about playing my own music and also using my own DJ (approved by EventUK). Food all came out at the right time and was of really good quality. Was allowed to use the screens around the room to display photos, and they communicated well with the external photo booth company I'd hired in and allocated space for them on the night. Door staff also super friendly. They also kept hold of all my cards and gifts until I was ready to pick them up the next working day. Honestly a fantastic service and perfect for a 30th birthday!
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Alex H.
Booked The Downstairs Cocktail Bar at LOCKES Bar Covent Garden
We reserved the basement bar of Lockes for my 30th birthday and it was a perfect night. In the weeks running up to it Marco was excellent at helping organise logistics, offer timing advice for pre-ordered food and drinks. Everyone at the party was singing praises about the cocktails and how attentive the barman was to our needs. The pizzas (and specifically the gluten-free options) were incredible and we'll be going back to the upstairs part of the bar to definitely try some more of the menu! Thank you for a lovely night - I'll remember it for a long time!
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Jessica L.
Booked The Hideaway at Be At One Liverpool Street
Very smooth with booking, I requested a few things like a DJ (which they sent to me) some balloons and we had a 360 booth which they all allowed us to bring in. Thankyou so much to our bartenders and security guards on that night! I’m so sorry I forgot their names but we was in the hideaway on the 28th for my birthday and all of the staff on that night was so friendly and fantastic. The security guards did a great job of kicking people out that wasn’t meant to be in there so I’m very glad for that. Overall a great venue to host 100 people!
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Lucy H.
Booked empty at Bermondsey Social Club
Theo, Jake and all the staff I dealt before and on the night were absolutely brilliant. Helpful, accommodating, friendly and wanting to do their best to make my night special. Jake and the bar staff on the night were enjoying themselves with us and just made the place feel like I was having a party in my own home. The venue itself was perfect for what I wanted. Great space inside and out and use of a big screen and DJ equipment. I can’t say enough good things about this place. Highly recommended. My friends and I just had the BEST night! Thank you guys for making my 40th birthday so special.

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