What to do for Halloween in London – 2023
Whether you are looking for a ghoulish Halloween party to attend, a dark and twisted immersive experience or a Halloween-themed meal… We have rounded up some of our favourite things to do for Halloween in London.
Halloween Party at Sky Garden
Book tickets for Sky Garden’s iconic annual Halloween party, on Friday 27th October, where you will enjoy a night of ghoulish fancy dress, specially curated cocktails, live music and resident DJs. Not forgetting spectacular views of London at night, this will be one night to remember!
To book your ticket visit https://skygarden.london
Enjoy a Halloween feast at Bamboo Mat and score yourself a free Halloween cocktail
Bamboo Mat will be treating diners to a Halloween feast from 23rd – 31st October, menu highlights include Wild Berry Ceviche; Yellow Tail Tiradito and Pumpkin Chocolate mousse. Wear your most ghoulish Halloween outfit and the folks at Bamboo Mat will treat you to their exclusive cocktail ‘Bloody Night’ for free! Made up of vodka, lime, cherry, strawberry and grenadine.
Priced at £40 per head, for more information visit https://bamboo-mat.co.uk
Halloween Afternoon Tea and Halloween Theatre Tours at Theatre Royal Drury Lane
Theatre Royal Drury Lane is hosting a spooktacular Halloween themed Afternoon Tea, which includes a haunted graveyard cake with creepy piped vines topped with a gingerbread gravestone and a mini spooky sticky toffee pudding, topped with a spooky eye. The fun doesn’t stop here… you can also join the Theatre Royal Drury Lane Halloween Tour, the ultimate spooky experience, which unearths hidden tales, scandal, conspiracy and ghost stories in the heart of London’s Covent Garden. Keep your eyes peeled for the ghost, The Man in Grey…
The tours are available to book from 3rd-31st October and priced at £30.
Halloween Afternoon Tea is priced at £59 per person. available from 17th-31st October. To book visit www.thelane.co.uk
Hijingo’s Halloween Special – ‘Ghost in the Machine’
Enter an alternate reality of dystopian horror at Hijingo, where you will enjoy an electrifying, immersive, and multi-sensory bingo experience. Feeling lucky? You could win cash prizes or a European holiday. You will be treated to six games, offering you six chances to win. Don’t forget to wear your best fancy dress outfit!
Ghost in the Machine will run on select dates from 20th – 31st October.
To book tickets visit: www.hijingo.com
Calacas at Wahaca
Book a table at Wahaca and meet some life-sized calacas (skeleton figures) while you tuck into some of your favourite Tacos! The skeleton figurines that are traditionally displayed across Mexico during the annual fiesta. Hand-crafted for Wahaca by talented Mexican artisans from Oaxaca. Get your camera ready, you’re going to want a selfie with these!
During the half-term week, kids can get crafty, creating their own skeletal souvenir of the Day of the Dead with Calaca crafting activities at all Wahaca locations.
Day of the Dead 2023 celebrations run from 4th October to 8th November.
Halloween Bottomless Brunch at Piazza Italiana
Piazza Italiana is pulling out all the stops to give you the ultimate Halloween brunch! They are inviting you to enter a time warp into the eerily decorated Baroque Grand Ballroom of a bygone era filled with fright-ready revellers enjoying a ghoulish brunch. Dishes include Pumpkin panna cotta, pizzas with tricked-out toppings, Black spaghetti shrouded with cuttlefish and Bloody Mary Mafalda Bolognese. A DJ will be on the decks, entertaining the crowds for the evening setting.
To make a booking visit www.opentable.com
Day of the Dead with 100 Wardour Street X Casamigos
100 Wardour Street is unveiling a host of fright-filled fun Halloween and Day of the Dead immersive events and experiences, in collaboration with tequila and mezcal brand, Casamigos. Step into 100 Wardour and be greeted with hanging skulls, floral garlands, delicious Mexican food and devilishly good, tequila-based cocktails!
The Los Muertos Halloween parties – 27th and 28th October.
Day of the Dead – 2nd November
For more information visit www.100wardourst.com
Royal Lancaster London’s Halloween-Themed Afternoon Tea
Indulge in a spook-tacular Halloween themed afternoon tea at Royal Lancaster, sit back and enjoy delicately crafted sandwiches, warm baked scones and spooky and frightening sweet treats. Served with tea or if you fancy a glass of bubbly, opt for the champagne option.
To make a booking visit www.royallancaster.com
Crosstown’s spooky sweet treats for Halloween
Off to a Halloween party? Pair your Halloween outfit with a box of spooky doughnuts from Crosstown! These delicious treats will be the talk of the party, just don’t forget to hand them over when you arrive…
The two flavours are:
Bewitching Berry (ve) – Black cocoa dough, filled with homemade raspberry jam, and topped with a dark berry and vanilla glaze, hand-finished with ghoulish decorations.
Dark Choco-Bat Truffle (ve): Crafted with vegan sourdough, generously filled with an indulgent dark chocolate truffle, coated in dark chocolate ganache, and finished with a spooky bat decoration.
To order a box visit https://www.crosstown.co.uk/order
Spooky Pumpkin Pizza – Three Cheeses of Eastwick at Big Mamma
Pizza lovers heard to Gloria, Circolo Popolare or Ave Mario to try the pizzaioli, a pillowy-soft Neapolitan pizza topped with a smooth pumpkin cream, Mozzarella Fior di Latte, Gorgonzola & Parmigiano and a crafty web of black garlic aioli. This ghoulishly decadent, and oh-so cheesy creation is a real treat!
Available on Halloween weekend only at Gloria, Circolo Popolare and Ave Mario from Friday 27th to Tuesday 31st October.
Bird & Blend Magical potion brewing and tea tasting masterclass
Fancy yourself as a magical potion maker? On the 30th October, Bird & Blend Tea Co. Portobello will be hosting a lock in for those keen on learning the mastery of potion brewing whilst tea tasting. This special masterclass combines the worlds of tea mixology, science & Bird & Blend’s magic autumnal tea elixirs. Hats and brooms are welcomed, it’s going to be one special brewing evening! The Glasgow and Manchester store will also host the Magical potion brewing and tea-tasting masterclass.