Trying to think of some brilliant hen party ideas in London? The big wedding day is fast approaching, but the bride-to-be must have her last gasp of freedom: the Hen night. London is one of the best UK cities for a Hen party, a Hen weekend, or a Hen night. London boasts luxury spas, West End musicals, cocktail masterclasses, Afternoon Tea, wine tastings, pole dancing classes, shopping, food, cocktails and lots of sexy men.
No matter whether you’re going the fancy dress route or steering clear of costumes in favour of glamour and sass, the bride’s Hen night, Hen party or Hen weeken
Tags: Weddings, Hen's & Stag's
Westminster / Bar / Restaurant / Cuisine: Eclectic
City Cruises is a great choice for hen parties in London. From a hen party on the Afternoon Tea Cruise to a delicious dinner and dancing on the London Showboat, these guys have the right cruise to fit the bill. Add in an exhilarating ride on a Thamesjet speedboat, followed by cocktails on Restaurant Ship Hispaniola, both part of the City Cruises group, Looking for something more bespoke to entertain the bride? Do not hesitate to contact email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 77 400 400
Afternoon Tea at Egerton House Hotel
Knightsbridge / Restaurant / Hotel / Cuisine: Afternoon Tea
The Egerton House Hotel is a five-star gourmet's paradise close to the Victoria & Albert Museum and Harrods, for a more refined hen party. A mouth-watering, indulgent traditional Afternoon Tea await in the cosy dining room and lounge. Afternoon Tea is a great British tradition, and each afternoon the elegant Drawing Room is the place in which to savour a tempting assortment of delicate finger sandwiches and pastries with freshly baked scones with thick clotted cream and fruit preserves. To complete this classic treat for the bride-to-be, choose from an extensive selection of teas or coffee or perhaps enjoy a glass of chilled champagne.
The Rah Rah Rooms
Piccadilly / Club / Cuisine: Bar
Kitsch Cabaret delivers a glitzy and glamorous alternative to TigerTiger. Think Las Vegas and 1940s music hall combined: Aretha Franklin covers, circus and even a magician. They have spaces practically tailor-made for a big group, while maintaining an intimate feel. Table-service will ensure you're never waiting for a drink. When the show ends, order another pitcher and wait for the insanely-popular Beat le Freak club night. The only thing you might be short of at Kitsch Cabaret is Stags.
Drink, Shop, Do
Kings Cross / Bar /
Hen party for the creative bride - this bar loves to throw a good hen party! The pretty vintage interior, scrumptious afternoon teas and fun things to 'Do' make it the perfect choice for a central London hen party. Choose your afternoon tea and choose a 'Do' for your group: from hair fascinator making to garter making to vintage pin-up hair and make-up to embroidered panties! The selection of 'Dos' are fun and creative. Most 'Dos' require a minimum of 6 people and a maximum of 35 people. Tables are booked for 3 hours for afternoon tea and 'Do'.
Afternoon Tea at Park Lounge
Kensington / Restaurant / Hotel / Cuisine: Afternoon Tea
Everybody knows that Afternoon Tea in London is a favourite English tradition for ladies who are at leisure. It is upheld in its finest form at The Milestone Hotel, located opposite Kensington Palace and Gardens. A delicious array of delicate finger sandwiches is accompanied by warm freshly baked scones served with Devonshire clotted cream and homemade preserves, as well as a selection of pastries including éclairs, tartlets, cupcakes and macaroons. Enjoy tea at your leisure, accompanied by a vast tea menu or perhaps a glass of champagne, in fine surroundings and experience the superior service for which The Milestone is renowned.
Brixton / Bar / Club /
Hen party for man-hungry hens - Are you are looking for a hen party venue that has a guaranteed 1000-people party with a crazy, friendly and fun vibe? Are you are looking for a hen party venue that is not pretentious but boasts an army of fun, delectable young men to party with? Are you are looking for a hen party venue that has loads of people dressed in all sorts of fantastic fancy dress, going bonkers to the sound of loud classic rock and pop tunes? Time to boogie and air guitar? And, oh, did we mention the comedian, the fun games on stage, and the male stripper (you may even be able to get the hen on stage with him)? Then look no further, you have found your hen party venue.
Soho / Bar / Cuisine: British
Enjoy a themed party like no others with the stupendously decorated Cahoots, which transports you back to the time of post-war Britain in the 1940s. It has been immaculately designed to look like an abandoned underground tube station. Enjoy rum and gin based drinks with fellow hens from old mugs, hip flasks and vintage milk bottles from the comfort of your tube carriage seats. There is also entertainment in the form of swing dancing and sing-a-longs around an old piano.
Mayfair / Bar / Restaurant / Cuisine: British
London's only permanent icebar which is maintained at -5 degrees 365 days of the year is one of the top London destinations for hen parties. You can drink carefully crafted cocktails from frozen ice glasses and wear adorable thermal capes, with plenty of unique photo opportunities with your friends alongside the ice sculptures. They have a cosy warm restaurant offering delectable modern British food for you to enjoy the rest of the evening of your hen party celebrations.
Clapham / Club /
Forbidden Nights brings you the very best in skilled performers hand-picked from around the UK. With acts ranging from aerial silks, fire and pole to electric guitar, singing and incredible dance routines, this show has everything and more, creating the very best male variety show in the UK! As a result of their Britain's Got Talent audition shocking the nation, and the success of their London residency show at The Clapham Grand, the boys have shaken up the entertainment industry. Classy and innovative, this show won't be matched! The Forbidden Nights variety show is suitable for all ages from 18-80.
Mele e Pere
Soho / Restaurant / Cuisine: Italian
The basement bar in Italian restaurant Mele e Pere is the perfect place to begin your hen's night in Soho. If the bride is a foodie she'll love this niche masterclass in making your own vermouth from some wildly odd ingredients. Vermouth master Ed provides the guidance and charm while the kitchen delivers delicious morsels to sustain you for the rest of the evening. This is perfect for the hen that would hate penis-shaped straws and strippers; she'll love the more low-key and mature atmosphere.
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