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Central London Bar Crawl and Nightlife Tour

1. Central London Bar Crawl and Nightlife Tour

Live and feel the pulse of London's famous nightlife with this action-packed bar and club crawl through the city's West End (Leicester Square, Piccadilly Circus and Soho)! Enjoy free entry to five of the city's best bars and clubs, and get to the know the London nightlife for yourself. Make your way through the best spots in Piccadilly, Leicester Square, and Soho, and at each venue, enjoy a complimentary shot to help you get in the party mood. Get to know fellow travelers or London locals, as well as your cheeky but charming guides, as you enjoy great drinks deals all night. Drinking in London doesn't have to be expensive, you just have to know where to be and who to go there with.

London: Historical Pub Walking Tour

2. London: Historical Pub Walking Tour

Enjoy an afternoon stroll through London's liquid history, pausing to quench your thirst in 4 of the city's most historic pubs. This 3-hour tour of some of the city’s finest alehouses follows in the footsteps of legendary city chroniclers, such as Charles Dickens. You will take a gentle 2 mile walk through some of London’s ancient streets, departing from St Paul's underground station and strolling along the "street of shame". Throughout the tour, enjoy fine views, quirky history, and a drink or two along the way. Stop at no less than 4 different pubs to quench your thirst, with visits to taverns that date back as far as 1549. The small group provides a more personal touch and local feel, and the trip will finish close to the Strand and Covent Garden, where you will be a short walk from the theaters, shops, and restaurants of London’s West End. Not to mention even more historic pubs if you want to carry on your liquid tour of London on your own…

London: Silent Disco Adventure Tour

3. London: Silent Disco Adventure Tour

Discover a totally unique journey of song and dance through the famous streets of London. This musically instructed adventure aims to have your funky moves on display and your pop star voices serenading the people of the capital! Hi-tech headsets will fill your body with beats, theme songs and your favorite hits from across the decades. As your inhibitions evaporate and laughter takes over, you will be part of the best all-dancing, all-singing walking tour in town! Ganging up with your super-stylish leader at the starting point, you’ll groove down the historic streets, passing famous landmarks, performers and the public - looking on in awe and jealousy!

London: West End Musicals Silent Disco Walking Tour

4. London: West End Musicals Silent Disco Walking Tour

Experience the city like never before as you sing and dance along to all the greatest show tunes it has to offer. This tour can be a great pre-theatre activity to get you in the mood or a fantastic way to learn and discover new musicals. During the tour, you will visit many of the top theaters in London’s West End, whilst you listen to music tracks selected from each of the musicals you visit via a Silent Disco headset. You will also be able to hear your host, who will provide commentary, fun facts, and anecdotes relating to the theme of the tour along the way. Attendees will be singing, dancing, and having fun throughout the whole experience. Whether you’re a musical fan, a wannabe theatre star, or just want to broaden your knowledge in a fun-packed and hilarious way, everyone is welcome on this thrilling and musical walk around London’s fantastic theatreland.

London: 2-Hour Historic Pub Tour

5. London: 2-Hour Historic Pub Tour

Discover London’s oldest drinking establishments on a 2-hour guided walk along the winding streets and back alleys of the historic city center. Visit the site where Dylan Thomas drunkenly misplaced his manuscripts. Learn how Victorians fed their gin cravings. Stand in the secret alleyway where one of England’s most notorious poets faced a duel. Learn about London’s seedy drink-obsessed past as you take in the splendor of the modern day city and sense the ghosts of yesteryear at some of the top landmarks. This tour promises drama, intrigue, and a good dose of history before you relax in one of Charles Dickens’ regular watering holes, enjoying a complimentary half pint.

London: ArcelorMittal Orbit Abseil

6. London: ArcelorMittal Orbit Abseil

Once you arrive at the ArcelorMittal Orbit, be signed and take the opportunity to ask questions you may have. Once signed in, meet the ground crew who will kit you up with everything you need and ensure you are safe and ready to go. You will also be asked to leave your personal belongings in the lockers provided. Upon reaching the top of the structure, abseil instructors will look after you every step of the way. You will be attached to the safety lines secured above the abseil platform via your safety equipment. Once your safety system has been checked by your abseil instructor, begin your abseiling experience. Using the safest rigging system conceivable, you will be asked to lean backwards whilst lowering yourself over the edge of the platform using your abseil device. The instructors will coax you over the edge and on your way to a truly breathtaking experience. Control the speed of your descent you can take your time to enjoy the incredible views, whilst moving towards the ground. On reaching the ground, you will be assisted by another instructor, who will disengage you from the system and help you to remove your safety equipment. You can also choose to have the whole experience recorded via a GoPro.

Sherlock: The Official Live Game

7. Sherlock: The Official Live Game

Located in the heart of West London, this 100-minute cinematic adventure combines the unique world of Sherlock Holmes with the very best of escape games. Explore some of Sherlock’s most iconic sets as you solve puzzles and clues with help from original cast members, including Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, in brand new, specially recorded video and audio sequences. London needs Sherlock. Instead, it has you. Sherlock is absent. As a rash of break-ins ripple across the capital, one thing is clear: his brilliance is required. Mycroft Holmes has put out the call. The Network seeks recruits: volunteers with sharp eyes, keen wits and a hunger for adventure. Can you step into the shoes of the legendary detective? Good luck: The game is now.

London: The Original Shoreditch Pub Crawl

8. London: The Original Shoreditch Pub Crawl

Experience a party pub crawl like no other in Shoreditch, one of London's coolest areas. Visit bars full of bohemians, creatives, hipsters and the odd banker from the city. Expect graffiti covered walls, quirky cocktails and lots of photo opportunities. Every Friday and Saturday night our fun and friendly guides take you to 5 of East London's most happening bars and clubs. In each venue you'll get a free shot, exclusive drink discounts, photos of the night's fun, while drinking and dancing with your fellow pub crawlers.  Make new friends and befriend locals while you discover the capital's best nightlife scene without breaking the bank.

London: Bar Bus Tour

9. London: Bar Bus Tour

Hop on board London's first bar bus and take in the city's magnificent sights while relaxing with a few drinks on the rooftop terrace. Get stunning views and an Instagram-able floral décor. Settle into your seat and enjoy cruising past some truly iconic landmarks. Take advantage of the incredible top deck views as your journey takes you to Tower Bridge, Piccadilly Circus, the London Eye, and many more.

Soho: Drag Queen Disco Diva Tour

10. Soho: Drag Queen Disco Diva Tour

Experience the joy and sass of a drag queen disco tour like no other. A fabulous medley of ‘Disco Diva’ tunes is on the cards as we explore London’s iconic Soho & China Town districts. Do you want to know the best spots to catch the Drag Race girls performing? Learn more about the iconic Drag performer Danny La Rue. Most importantly, hear hilarious and outrageous facts like where Cher took a dump after eating a dodgy kebab. Our fabulous drag queen host knows all the answers. Featuring hits from the Spice Girls, Madonna, Kylie, Lady Gaga, Cher, and many more – be prepared to sing, dance, strut your stuff, and hear some shocking revelations, some of which may even be true... Perfect for hen nights, stag parties, birthday celebrations, and any other kind of fabulous occasion.

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Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 53 reviews

It was amazing. Well organised, fun, safe and a complete distraction from reality.

Our tour guide Lyndon was very knowledgeable and interesting to listen to.

Great Experience. Amazing . It had no fear After they gave Me advice.

I loved this tour! So informative! Our tour guide was amazing!!!

SO MUCH FUN. Our guide, Hannah Mantana, was fantastic.