Jason Allen 07/12/17

Your Ultimate Guide To London Birthday Ideas

Celebrating your birthday.

It used to be a piece of cake.

Now that you’re all grown up and live in London, there are so many potentially amazing options to choose from it can be paralysing trying to pick a spot. So we’ve done a lot of the legwork for you, and put together a list of literally anywhere you might want to celebrate a birthday in London, ranging from private dining rooms, to fun activity bars, to classy cocktail spots, to everything in between.

So consider these London birthday ideas our gift to you…


Private Dining Rooms

Sometimes you just feel like pulling out all the stops and practically flinging them across the room – and for full kudos points amongst your friends, as well as the safety of everyone else in the restaurant, it’s wise to hire your very own dining room in which to do so. From 24hr banquet rooms 40 floors up, to lantern-lit gardens serving dim sum and sake, these are the best…

Classy Places For Birthday Drinks

Presenting a roster of elegant bars that make the perfect classy drinking den to knock back a few expertly-made cocktails with friends. Note: you do not have to promise to stay classy, too.

Fun Places For Birthday Drinks - London Birthday Ideas

From live music bars to raucous, illicit cocktail dens – these are the most fun places for birthday drinks in London, where you can really let your hair down.

Birthday Activity Bars - London Birthday Ideas

UV ping pong. Rooftop curling. Basement pétanque. Just some of the quirky, characteristically London birthday ideas you’ll stumble across at the city’s greatest activity bars…

london birthday ideas

Looking for the ultimate in alternative, time-travelling, cocktail-pimping, cruise-involving experiences to help celebrate your birthday in London? Look no further.

Want to check out a one-off event? There’s almost certainly something going on in our guide to the best pop ups in London right now…