Quirky things to do in London for a girls day out
Planning your next girls day out in London? In our latest blog post, we have lifted the lid on a fab selection of quirky things to do in London for something that little bit different. The city has a lot to offer, so there’s no need to follow the crowds when going to the Big Smoke. For your next girly jaunt to London dig a little deeper and discover the more unusual and quirky things to do in London that will get you and the girls off the tourist track.
Visit Buckingham Palace and Enjoy a Sumptuous Afternoon Tea at Rubens at the Palace
Champagne Afternoon Tea in a Dome at the London Secret Garden, Kensington.
The next time you’re planning a girls day out in London be sure to add a fantastic Champagne afternoon tea experience in a Dome at the London Secret Garden. Tucked away at the Crowne Plaza in Kensington, The Secret Garden boasts 5 glass domes, each paying homage to a music icon – Prince, David Bowie, George Michael, Aretha Franklin and Freddie Mercury.
Definitely worth a look, take advantage of our exclusive discount code and treat yourself to a great day out. This Champagne Afternoon Tea experience is normally priced at £60 for TWO but you can get it at £45 for Two.
Find out more about afternoon tea at the London Secret Garden . . .
London Bus Tour with Afternoon Tea
All aboard for a fantastic afternoon out taking in the best London landmarks whilst feasting on a tasty afternoon tea. Hugely popular with great reviews, this is definitely one to gather up your friends for a truly unique sightseeing experience. This is definitely worth checking out. Book now to catch the Christmas lights. Have a look . . .
A Day in the Life of James Bond
You’re Bond – James Bond. Get ready to write yourself into the stories of 007, with this fully immersive day in the life of the world’s most iconic secret agent.
Channel your inner spy across a jam-packed day of shooting practice, Vespers and Vodka Martinis (shaken, not stirred), exclusive locations, counter-surveillance techniques and 5* surroundings. You’ll visit the espionage ‘secret corners’ of Mayfair, tour the iconic Floris Museum and store, stop for lunch and cocktails at the 5* Taj Hotel St. James’ Court, and enjoy an array of extra perks as you go.
Get all the details for this quirky James Bond themed day out.
Personalised ring making and prosecco
Jewellery and fizz. Posh Totty Designs have hit a winning combination. Create your own sterling silver ring during this two-hour evening workshop. Guided by skilled jewellers you’ll create a wax carving of your ring, which they will then cast and stamp with your personalisation before posting to your home.
With the jewellery making complete, toast your achievement with a glass of prosecco.
Get all the workshop details for the personalised ring making workshop with prosecco for two at Posh Totty Designs.
Mini Chocolat Class and Champagne Afternoon Tea with Eric Lanlard at Cake Boy
Does your ladies’ day out in London need to involve cake? For those shouting a resounding “YES!”, make your way to the glamorous Cake Boy boutique for a Mini Chocolat masterclass, topped off in style with a contemporary French afternoon tea.
Led by Eric Lanlard get creative as you recreate Eric’s legendary Valrhona chocolate & raspberry ganache torte and a dozen Hazelnut praline truffles to take home and enjoy.
De-Code a Bespoke Cocktail at The Bletchley’s Secret WW2 Bunker
Something different for the weekend? Why not De-Code a Bespoke Cocktail at Bletchley’s Secret WW2 Bunker in the King’s Road, London.
Discover ‘The Bar of The Future’ and immerse yourselves in a drinking experience unlike any other at The Bletchley. Once you’ve found the secret location, it’ll be up to you to crack codes in order to reach the personalised, mouth-watering cocktails awaiting you. Using WWII Enigma machines, protocols and Sherlock’s deduction principles, you’ll provide the mixologists with enough information to create a bespoke cocktail for you. No cocktail is ever served twice, so rest assured that yours is truly one of a kind. Expect multi-sensory, awe-inspiring drinks that put your regular drinks to shame!
The Bletchley’s located in the basement of Chelsea Funhouse, where you’ll also find dining concept Journey, full of tantalising flavours inspired by famous journeys of the world, as well as the Chelsea Black bar: the perfect spot for a post-mission espresso Martini. Can you crack the code – here are the details . . .
Spend an evening creating a seasonal flower arrangement
In just three-hours learn seasonal flower arranging techniques that will let you create beautiful displays for your home, parties or extra special events like weddings. By the end of the session, you’ll have created a gorgeous floral arrangement to take home.
If this sounds like a blooming lovely thing to do in London with your friends, then check out seasonal flower arrangement evening class at your London florist.
Go for a manicure and cocktail
Cocktails taste better when you have manicured nails and pampered hands. Let the friendly nail technicians at London Grace take care of your talons, while you select and enjoy a cocktail from their menu.
Handily, there are five Grace studios dotted around the city. Pick a venue that works best for you and any other fun activities in London you have planned.
Tickets are for two and you can check out all the details for the hunky dory manicure with cocktail for two at London Grace here.
Design your own perfume, followed by afternoon tea for two
This unusual day out in London is a stimulation of the senses. Join the ranks of the rich and famous by creating your very own perfume under the guidance of a trained Perfume Studio consultant. Spray, spritz and sniff the many beautiful scents available until you settle on a bouquet that’s so you.
With your perfume bottled, move on to stimulating your taste buds during an elegant afternoon tea selection of sandwiches, cookies and cake.
Tickets are available in pairs, so buddy up if this is a group girly day out in London. Get the full details for design your own perfume platinum experience with afternoon tea for two.
An exclusive helicopter flight over the City of London
As far as cool thing to do in London go, not much beats a private helicopter ride for you and five mates. Cruise 1,000 feet above some of the country’s most famous Capital landmarks and keep your camera handy to capture unrivalled views of these popular attractions.
Get all the details: check out exclusive City of London helicopter discover tour for six.
Go on a chocolate tasting adventure for two
Discover the pleasures of savouring chocolate during this taste-testing session with a Hotel Chocolate, chocolatier. Sample a variety of treats while learning how to taste chocolate, the variations of cocoa and what influences flavour.
Attendees are also offered a glass of prosecco, get 10% off all items in store that day and receive a gift bag. Tickets are sold in pairs, so couple up when booking. Check out all the details for chocolate tasting adventure with a glass of prosecco for two at Hotel Chocolate.
Afternoon Tea in London
And, of course, there is always time for afternoon tea in London. We have a fantastic of afternoon teas to choose from. Browse London’s iconic tea salons, discover the city’s quirkiest afternoon teas or perhaps combine afternoon tea with a fantastic sightseeing activity. Look out for our terrific afternoon tea deals too.
Browse Girls Afternoon Tea’s fantastic guide to Afternoon Tea in London.
Tell us your favourite quirky things to do in London
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Girls Afternoon Tea: Be inspired with a guide to quirky things to do in London for a great girls day out.