If you’re someone who loves to meet up with friends or go on a fun day out with your co-workers, you may be interested in a place a bit more interesting than a regular old bar or pub. Instead of booking something standard, why not think about one of the best activity bars in London? There are so many different options to choose from. You could set up a fun crazy golf tournament, play some darts, try your hand at shuffleboard or corn hole, or even go bowling. There’s no shortage of places to book and we’ve got you covered.
The Best Activity Bars in London
Time to bring out your competitive side and start exploring these great activity bars in London. From shuffle board to bowling and everything in-between.
Electric Shuffle is one of the coolest places to go to in London. It’s a beautiful venue and gives people the chance to play a friendly (or not) game of shuffleboard with their crew. You can fit anywhere from 33-350 people inside the venue and you’ll have your very own gamemaster to ensure you’re having a blast. Plus, you can enjoy delicious food and drink throughout your event.
Capacity: Up to 350 guests when exclusively hired but can be hired for any number of people
Price: From £10 per guest
Closest station: Canary Wharf
Take crazy golf to another level at Puttshack. This place is seriously amazing. They’ve elevated the classic game of mini-golf by using technology to make it even more fun (think automated score cards, screens that guide you through the game, and more). They’ve got locations in Bank and White City so no matter where in London you’re located you can book this venue for your next event.
Capacity: 12–600 people
Price: Minimum spend starting from £700
Closest station: Bank or White City
We love a retro arcade and Four Quarters is just that. They have locations in Elephant and Castle, Hackney Wick, and Peckham. Try your hand at pinball, Guitar Hero, PacMan and more. Each location is unique and also offers private hire for the entire venue. If you don’t need the entire spot, they’ve also got some private spaces available.
Capacity: 30–300 guests
Price: Starting at £25 per hour
Closest station: Elephant and Castle, Hackney Wick, or Peckham
Fancy a game of cornhole or shuffleboard? Head to the Fugitive Motel and enjoy some US-inspired bar games. The lovely people over at the venue can set up tournaments for parties of 15+ people. Plus, there are even some big-screen TVs scattered around so you can enjoy your favourite sports. And if that’s not enough, there’s also a beautiful beer garden that you can book.
Capacity: Up to 50 guests in the outside area
Price: £200 minimum spend
Closest station: Bethnal Green
Neverland London is a hot spot located on Fulham Beach. They’ve got beach huts, daybeds, feasting tables, cabanas, and more. They have tons of fun games like table tennis, mini golf, shuffleboard, giant jenga, and beer pong. It’s a great place for a summer party, wedding, or birthday party and it’s guaranteed fun.
Capacity: Up to 500 guests
Price: Form £30 per guest
Closest station: Wandsworth Town
Could it be more futuristic than taking a group of friends to a night of digital clay bird shooting? The experience is a lot of fun even if you have no experience of ever holding a rifle before and it’s guaranteed to get everyone going. Don’t miss out on the delicious food options either!
Capacity: Anything from 4 to 360 guests
Price: £60 per guest
Closest station: Moorgate
This spot is perfect for a team away-day or happy hour. Organise your own foosball tournament and see who has what it takes to knock everyone out. They serve up delicious fresh pizzas and refreshing drinks. Plus, they have some retro arcade games where you can see if you can beat your PacMan high score.
Capacity: Up to 60 guests
Price: Price on asking
Closest station: Highbury & Islington
8. Flight Club
With multiple Flight Club locations (Shoreditch, Bloomsbury, Victoria) there are plenty of opportunities to challenge your friends to a game of darts at your next birthday party. The venue combines the best of a classic British pub and the fun of a tournament into one epic night out. Hire out the entire venue for up to 390 guests and see if you can get one large tournament going. Or, grab one of the smaller spaces for a more friendly game with your best mates.
Capacity: Up to 390 guests
Price: From £90 per hour
Closest station: Old Street, Tottenham Court Road, or Victoria
This fun spot invites players to try their hand at batting against the greats. Sixes Cricket Club has some of the world’s finest bowlers recorded on a global leaderboard so you can see if you can beat them. This is an awesome spot for people who love to get competitive but also want some space to hang with friends or co-workers. They’ve got multiple spaces to hire out so no matter how many people you have coming along, you’ll be set.
Capacity: 20–70 guests
Price: From £73 per hour
Closest station: Great Portland Street
10. All Star Lanes
From Holborn to White City to Stratford try your hand at some bowling. All Star Lanes is an epic spot no matter which venue you decide to go for. While each location is unique, they can all accommodate a number of different party sizes as they have private rooms and private lanes. So whether you’re looking to plan a corporate party or a birthday party, they will take care of everything for you. No wonder they’re one of the best activity bars in London.
Capacity: 20–120 guests in White City
Price: From £60 per guest
Closest station: Stratford, White City, or Holborn
With locations in the West End and City, Swingers is a central location for a good time. Each venue has two 9-hole crazy golf courses and features food from amazing street vendors. There are also a number of bars to choose from. Hire this venue out for a classy night of crazy golf.
Capacity: 16–500 guests
Price: From £50 per guest
Closest station: Aldgate or Oxford Circus
With both a bowling alley and ice skating rink there’s no reason you can’t have an amazing time with your favourite people when you hire out Queens Ice and Bowl. Hire the private bar, ten pin lanes, or Jimmy’s Diner and enjoy an amazing day out.
Capacity: Up to 120 guests
Price: From £800 per hour
Closest station: Queensway station