6 Unique Ways To Spend An Evening In LondonJanuary 21, 2019
London, the city that never sleeps. The capital is proud to boast an abundance of activities from the super ordinary to the furiously fantastic. See this enchanting city in its best light and plan a trip to one of these unique late-night spots to give your stay a touch of je ne sais quoi.
Swingers, Oxford Street
Are you always up for a challenge? Step into a quintessentially British seaside scene, just off Oxford Street. It doesn’t matter if you’re a crazy golf virgin or an experienced player, the two 9-hole crazy golf courses allow for some spirited competitive socialising. Make sure to stop by the four fabulous street food vendors including the delicious burgers from Patty & Bun in-between rounds to refuel and recharge those batteries. Take the edge of your frustration when you realise you’re not destined to be the next Tiger Woods by soaking up the booze from one of the Swingers’ bars. The loser buys a round of drinks, so may the best swinger win!
Approx journey time from HRH London: 7 minute tube ride on the Central line or 20 minute walk.
Electric Cinema, Portobello Road
Come on in! Entering the auditorium, you’re transported back to the 1920s, a traditional cinema experience in a unique theatre setting right on Portobello Road. Choose between over-sized leather armchairs, cosy sofas or a romantic double bed with heavenly cashmere blankets and elevate your typical movie night to a whole new level. Popcorn and nachos aren’t the only thing on the menu here. Tantalize your taste buds with a juicy burger and pair it with a fresh pint – or even some champagne, darling?
Approx journey time from HRH London: 20 minute tube ride on the Central line.
Aloha! Named after the Polynesian path to the spirit underworld, Mahiki will guide your passageway to an exquisite tropical experience right in the heart of Mayfair. Enjoy the delicious Pan-Asian cuisine or sip on one of the quirky cocktails served in Tiki mugs, coconut shells and treasure chests. And be sure to show off your best Hula dance moves whilst the resident DJs drop the hottest tunes. The go-to destination for prestigious clientele such as the young Royals, Harry Styles, Rihanna, Jay-Z and Queen B to name a few of the A-listers to grace its presence. The Mahiki dress code asks guests to arrive in sexy and trendy attire, so don’t forget to dress to impress! To ensure entry, best to also book a table with the concierge or add your name to the guest list.
Approx journey time from HRH London: 15 minute journey on the Central and Victoria line.
Embrace your inner child with a shot of adulthood. The world-famous ball pit bar, Ballie Ballerson, offers one million plastic balls, a ball pit waterfall and a bar serving up sweet-shop inspired cocktails including the likes of Skittle Sour and Dibbie Dabberson, it’s the ultimate throwback! Dance the night away to deep house and disco hits whilst you ball out on Ballie’s playground. The balls are housed in a 4,000ft space covered wall to wall with a mesmerising UV mural which make the perfect Instagram backdrop. Fancy a VIP booth with bottle service or your very own ball pit for a more private experience? Make sure to book your night out in advance.
Approx journey time from HRH London: 30 minute journey on Central line and the bus.
The Box, Soho
Caution, no phones allowed beyond entry, privacy is of utmost importance. Step into a world of depravity and unleash your inner devil. The Box’s reputation precedes itself as one of the wildest nights out and is definitely not for the faint-hearted. See and be seen – join the fashionable crowd of A-listers just a short walk from the Golden Square in Soho for a mystique night full of sexual explicitness and raucous acts. The hourly burlesque-style shows will shock, entertain, offend and quite likely to leave you speechless – and wanting more. Always remember, what happens at The Box stays at The Box.
Approx journey time from HRH London: 15 minute journey on the Central line.