The witching hour is almost upon us...time to don our costumes and get involved in the best Halloween events in London. Spooky cocktails, blood soaked props and costumes to scare even the toughest of men - our favourite Halloween events in London can be found here!
Halloween isn't just for kids anymore - Say no to trick or treating, grab yourself and eyeball-tini and do the Monster Mash at the spookiest halloween events in London.
More Halloween Events in London
For 'A Bloody Brilliant Halloween' check out All Star Lanes Halloween themed menu and Bottomless Bloody Lunch.
Old Truman Brewery, 95 Brick Lane, Brick Lane, London, E1 6QL
Available from 12-4pm on Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th October at all All Star Lanes locations, when purchasing a brunch dish, guests can enjoy bottomless Bloody Mary’s for a 2 hour session. Price £19pp.
(020) 7426 9200
68-70 Clapham High Street, Clapham, London, SW4 7UL
(020) 7627 2726
Thriller Weekend at Aquum on Friday 25th and Saturday 26th October.
Happy Hour until 9pm. 4am close.
Free entry until 9pm Friday and 10pm Saturday.
They will also be serving a halloween themed version of their brunch on Saturday and Sunday.
Celebrate the Day of The Dead at Barrio Angel this Halloween.
45 Essex Road, Islington, London, N1 2SF
Dressing up is encouraged, and face painters will be on hand to help polish off your look!
Tickets from £5.
(020) 7749 3940
St Martin's Lane London, 45 St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2N 4HX
(020) 7300 5588
Halloween: What lurks beneath? Behind the facade of a boutique tea counter, enter via the golden handshake and be greeted with a cave of gothic horror in Blind Spot.
Celebrate Halloween all week long with then, where there’s a little something for everyone. Let the bartenders craft you a special Bacardi Halloween-themed cocktail while the bar fills with live music and DJs throughout the week, such as Second Sons and DJ Amazonica.
With the Night of the Bat installation, props to shock and surprise you - join them in the dark from 24 October - 31 October.
100-106, Leonard Street, Shoreditch, London, EC2A 4RH
(020) 7684 8618
This Halloween the Book Club hosts a Spooktacular favourite, a Hocus Pocus themed club night and film screening. Return to the 90’s sleepovers of your tweens; think broomsticks and hoovers; pumpkins and candies; virgins and vintage SJP.
From 6.30pm go along for a free film screening and face painting sesh, sipping on a very grown up mezcal or prosecco. Look out for a ceiling of witches hats, candles and some spooky surprises all around the Book Club.
8 pm onwards for a never ending night out to 90s and 2000s classics!
Celebrate Halloween with Bunga Bunga on the 27th and 28th October.
167B Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 5PG
Enter through the hidden bat cave, filled with hanging surprises that may or may not go bump in the night, before making your way downstairs for a complimentary Black Bacardi Daiquiri and an evening filled with Bunga Bunga's unrivalled immersive entertainment at their Halloween Variety Show special.
(020) 7590 3602
This Halloween step back in time and prepare to be greeted by some of the spookiest characters of Halloween's past, while sipping on scorchingly spooky Veuve Clicquot and Belvedere cocktails. Listening to live swinging entertainment, so good it's guaranteed to put a chill down your spine. Scoundrels wearing the wickedest of wartime outfits can expect to be rewarded with a tantalising cocktail.
13 Kingly Court, Soho, London, W1B 5PW
Saturday 28th October.
(020) 7352 6200
Dandelyan collaborates with renowned Mexican bar Licoreria Limantour to create ‘Death Defying Drinks’ this Halloween.
Mondrian London at Sea Containers, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London, SE1 9PD
Mexico City’s Licoreria Limantour, ranked 13 in The World’s Best Bars 2017, will be travelling to Dandelyan to create multi-sensory menu that will comprise of 5 cocktails designed collaboratively with the Limantour team.
Available from 27th - 31st October.
(020) 3747 1063
124-127 Minories, Tower Hill, London, EC3N 1NT
(020) 7632 2218
Head to one of Dirty Martini's seven London venues for 'It's Party Time Witches' on 28th October.
Happy Hour until 9pm
DJ's until late
£7 Shocktail all night
Free glitter face paint artists
11-12 Russell Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 5HZ
(020) 7632 2088
Check out Dirty Martini's 'Dirty Halloween Party' (taking place at all their London venues)
DJ's until late, face painting, and happy hour until 8pm. This years theme is witches and they have a special witches brew cocktail that will be £7 all night!
Check out Drink, Shop & Do's 'Netflix and Thrill - Halloween House Party' on the 27th October.
9 Caledonian Road, King's Cross, London, N1 9DX
Fancy Dress strongly encouraged, come dressed as your favourite Thrilling Hero or Villain. They'll have DJs on both floor spinning a mix of Halloween and house party charts to help you get down and boogie, photo booth props & face paints if you're in need of a fake blood top up.
Free entry before 10pm - £3 after.
(020) 7278 4335
150 Old Park Lane, Mayfair, London, W1K 1QZ
(020) 7514 1700
Join Hard Rock Cafe for an authentic spooky American Buffet Breakfast with fancy dress and pumpkin competitions, ghoulish face painting, scary goodie bags, Halloween games and special guests!
Children £10 / Adults: £15
Adults must be accompanied by children!
2-4 Hoxton Square, Shoreditch, London, N1 6NU
(020) 7613 0709
Check out Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen for their 'Beetlejuice Red Light Disco' on the 28th October 2017.
This October, head to Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen for a Spooktacular Special to celebrate this Halloween in true 80s style. Think big hair, pinstripe suits, 80s wedding dresses and iconic Winona-goth makeup – the film won an Oscar for costume so no excuses!
Tickets £5 in advance or £8 on the door.
Empire Casino, 5-6 Leicester Square, Leicester Square, London, WC2H 7NA
0203 504 8443
Head to The Icon Bar on Friday 27th and Saturday 28th of October for their 'Voodoo in the Bayou' Halloween Party.
6 til late. DJ's, creepy cocktails and fancy dress!
515 Fulham Road, Fulham, London, SW6 1HD
(020) 7385 9991
This year celebrate Halloween in Tiki Paradise!
Spooky tunes, cocktail specials and a best dressed contest.
70 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 0NY
(020) 7359 1710
This Halloween The Ladybird will take you on a journey; a magical, mystical and musical tour in the spiritual world of Voodoo.
Join them as they transform the bar and club into a Caribbean set reminiscent of the mythical James Bond film Live and Let Die.
Classic Rock, Caribbean Rhythms, House and Balearic sounds on the Ground level from 7pm. Rituals, tarot reading and face paintings from 10pm. The best of Hip Hop, RnB, dancehall from 10pm.
Entry £10 (£20 after midnight).
75-89 Upper Walkway, Camden Lock Place, Camden, London, NW1 8AF
(020) 7284 0007
For Game of Thrones fans, Lockside are hosting the 'White Walker Rave' on Friday 27th October.
Free entry and a drink if your birthday falls between 25th Oct and 1st Nov.
Tickets £5 in advance.
On Saturday 28th they will have their Day of The Dead Halloween Special. Hosted by DJ Rugrat and friends on the 28th of October 9pm-3am.
173-174 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 1RG
(020) 7354 6280
Join Lucky Voice this Halloween for 'The Lucky Horror Picture Show' - Expect elaborate decorations, a fancy dress box, themed cocktails, spooky bottomless brunch and a karaoke playlist to match.
57-60 Haymarket, Haymarket, London, SW1Y 4QX
(020) 7287 1000
Head to Planet Hollywood between the 29th-31st October for free face painting and trick or treating.
14 Old Park Lane, Mayfair, London, W1K 1ND
(020) 3553 7733
The Bunnies will be looking terrifyingly unrecognisable as they welcome you to this year's Halloween party.
Live entertainment, delectable canapes, and a few surprises along the way will ensure this Halloween is unforgettable.
Your night won't stop when the clock strikes 12 with our MOBO-award winning DJ Steve Sutherland taking you through to the small hours of the morning.
27th October from 7pm – 2am, the event will be open to the public and to attend you need to send your name and those of your guests to email@example.com.
1 Curtain Road, Hoxton, London, EC2A 3JX
(020) 7422 0958
This Halloween, Just Juice is taking over Queen of Hoxton for a special Día De Los Muertos Death Day Party!
Join them and headliners Murlo (Mixpak) & Slimzee (Slimzos Recordings) for a trip across the Atlantic visiting the sights, sounds, and music of a Mexican ‘Day of the Dead’ carnival. You can expect the usual crazy décor and over the top production, you’ve come to expect from Just Juice and Queen of Hoxton teams as well as lots of spooky surprises.
Tickets £5 in advance.
5 Fernlea Road, Balham, London, SW12 9RT
(020) 7377 1843
Simmons bar are hosting a pretty awesome Halloween shindig at ALL of their venues, from 27th-31st October. Expect spooky decor, creepy cocktails, devilish DJ's and a FREE shot for everyone in fancy dress. Oh and it's FREE entry too!
We've picked Balham (as it's the popular cocktail bar group's latest opening) but other Simmons locations include Camden, Soho, King's Cross and several great spots in The City.
On Friday 27th October 6pm – 2am, hell-raising tricks and treats will play out 35 floors above London, as the city’s iconic Sky Garden is transformed into a suitably spooky space filled with live music, freakishly fabulous cocktails and late-night dancing.
1 Sky Garden Walk, London, EC3M 8AF
From 6-8pm guests will be welcome to join the pre-party celebration in City Garden Bar where DJ Joel will be starting the party early on the decks, whilst make-up artists will have their brushes at the ready to transform faces into Halloween horrors.
Overlooking the best views in town, hair-raising live tunes – courtesy of Katie Holmes Quartet and 9-piece band The Soul Jets – will fill the air from 8pm until midnight, with late-night DJ Joel turning tables from witching hour into the dead of night.
Tickets from £25pp (including a drink)
(020) 7337 2344
Tropicana Beach Club are having not one, not two, but three Halloween parties this year!
Parker Street, London, WC2B 5PW
Friday 27th October is 'Glow in the Dark'
Saturday 28th October is 'Lost in Paradise'
Tuesday 31st October is 'Fright Night' - 2-4-1 cocktails and beers all night!
(020) 7242 8600
14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London, W1D 6DD
(020) 7287 0255
Waxy O'Connors is a lively Irish maze of bars that you can enter via stairs or long passages. Join Waxy's for their SPOOKTACULAR Halloween celebrations on Friday 27th and Saturday 28th October!
Kraken Rum will be taking over Waxy's on both evenings serving samples of their Perfect Storm and they have also got some excellent prizes for the best fancy dress courtesy of Kopparberg! Don't forget to check out their official Jager Bar too...