LONDON’S BEST IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCES

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London’s Best Immersive Experiences: Otherworld

Looking for immersive experiences in London? Well, good, because I’m a London immersive experience expert. Whenever an immersive experience launches in London, I’m there no matter how weird it is. If you know someone that passionate about immersive experiences in London please let me know in the comments, I would love to meet them!

Below London’s best immersive experiences that I have tried and tested, organised by type. This article gets updated regularly, check the last published date for the latest update time.

London’s All-encompassing Immersive Experiences

London’s immersive experiences where it’s about the experience itself rather than the drinks or food (even if they are available).

LONDON'S BEST IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCES
London’s Best Immersive Experiences: Meet Vincent

Meet Vincent

Listen to Vincent Van Gogh as he speaks directly to you and learn about his hope, his despair, his inspiration and his friendships in a magical and emotional journey through his life. The experience will speak to all of your senses. Touching everything is not only allowed but encouraged. Book it here.

Lightopia

Lightopia aims to transport visitors into a different world of expression with an impressive collection of handmade Chinese lanterns, extraordinary projection mapping and interactive pieces. Make sure to bring enough clothing! It’s on until March 1st 2020. Book it here.

Secret Cinema

The mother of immersive experiences in London, Secret Cinema was founded in 2007 and specialises in immersive theatrical experiences based on film and television, combining film screenings with interactive performances in purpose-built bespoke sets. In simpler terms, imagine being able to step into your favourite film, to interact with the characters, dressed as one of them and hence becoming part of the story yourself. That’s Secret Cinema! It has been held on movies like Back to the Future, Star Wars, Casino Royale and currently, on Stranger Things. Book it here.

Otherworld

Otherworld is a virtual reality immersive experience where you step into a beautiful parallel world, an island. In this world you can choose any from sixteen very fun VR experiences. And it’s 4D which means you’ll be able to feel the heat from the sun was you emerge from a cave, or the wind as you gush down a tunnel. Once you are done adventuring, you can enjoy one of their exotic cocktails in a futuristic setting. Book it here.

The Great Gatsby

From Olivier Award winning producers, London’s longest running immersive theatre production The Great Gatsby is now playing in the West End. In this immersive play, Jay Gatsby invites you to one of his infamous parties. Learn more here.

London’s Best Immersive Experiences: ABQ

London’s Cocktail Immersive Experiences

London’s immersive experiences where you drink delicious cocktails while you have immersive fun!

ABQ

ABQ is the immersive experience where you prepare and drink molecular cocktails from an RV dressed in a hazmat suit. Did it take you back to Breaking Bad? Well it’s on purpose. Learn more here.

Alcotraz

This cocktail immersive experience has been around for a long while, and it’s now open in two London locations: Shoreditch & Covent Garden. Drink cocktails from a prison cell with your in-mates (pun intended). You need to sneak in your own booze thought, past the warden. Book Alcotraz here.

LONDON'S BEST IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCES
London’s Best Immersive Experiences: Cahoots

Cahoots

Cahoots it’s a 1946 tube-themed cocktail bar, so get ready for some underground fun! It’s also been around for a while but has only more recently expanded its usual venue to include a Tickets Hall & Control Room, for more fun. Learn more about Cahoots here.

LONDON'S BEST IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCES

Moonshine Saloon

To all the cowboys out there, Moonshine Saloon is where you get to drink delicious cocktails in a Wild West Saloon. You’ll have a cowboy hat and jacket, obvs, and you need to bring your own liquor. Just make sure the sheriff doesn’t find out. Learn more here.

LONDON'S BEST IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCES
London’s Best Immersive Experiences: Pirates of the Hidden Spirit

Pirates of the Hidden Spirit

Drinking cocktails in a real boat docked somewhere in central London dressed as a pirate. Didn’t think that was possible? Well in London it is. Learn more here.

LONDON'S BEST IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCES
London’s Best Immersive Experiences: The Bletchley

The Bletchley

Are you into solving cryptic missions? The Bletchley involves drinking cocktails while solving secret missions, and de-coding encrypted messages even using an enigma machine! Warning: you’ll need to defuse a bomb. Learn more here.

The Grid

Described as “an immersive Black Mirror/Dystopia inspired escape experience”, The Grid is an immersive cocktail experience combined with an escape room. If you like any of these two, you’ll have lots of fun! Learn more here.

London’s Dining Immersive Experiences

London’s immersive experiences where multi-course dining is part of the experience to spark all the senses!

Dans Le Noir

In Dans Le Noir you enjoy a multi-course dinner in the dark. Yes, pitch black, probably the darkest dark you have ever been in. It’s something I believe everyone should do at least once, it’s an unforgettable experience, which simply can’t be explained. You need to experience it yourself! There are various menu choices available, with or without wine pairing. Book it here.

Journey At Chelsea Funhouse

Journey at Chelsea Funhouse is a new immersive restaurant set to take you on a taste and flavour voyage through different parts of the world. The concept is based around a 2hr food and drink tasting experience with flavours inspired by famous journeys and routes around the globe. Guests can also go a la carte, but I truly recommend booking the full experience. Their journeys can also be ordered to be fully vegan! Book here.

The Murdér Express

Travel to Pedley Street Station and hop into The Murdér Express for a train journey and delicious 4-course meal while you also work on solving a murder that happens on board. This London immersive dining experience is funny, exquisite and loads of fun. Book it here.

Past London Immersive Experiences

A section dedicated to London’s immersive experiences that no longer are.

Journey to the Underworld

Similar to The Murdér Express, Journey to the Underworld is an immersive dining experience where you hop into a train while enjoying delicious food. But this train is going somewhere rather daunting: the Underworld. Learn more about it here.

The Grand Expedition

Gingerline’s The Grand Expedition was an unmissable 5-course, culinary journey around the world. It’s a fusion of live animation, dance display, flavoursome delights and exquisite set design. Might be hard to believe, but this experience happened within one room, with performances, interactions and animations all around you. Learn more here.

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