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.

Bottomless Prosecco Afternoon Tea, Cavendish Hotel, Mayfair

Free-flowing Prosecco Afternoon Tea London, Cavendish Hotel

Indulge in luxurious surrounds with a mouthwatering afternoon tea served on a decadent cake stand. Choose from a selection of tasty savoury and sweet treats served with your choice of freshly brewed tea or coffee. This delicious afternoon tea is accompanied with 90 minutes of bottomless Prosecco (do let us know how much you can drink in this time?). Available with our exclusive discount code, scroll page here for details.

Paint and Sip Class with Brush and Bubbles, London

Paint and Sip Party, London

Time to let loose and unleash your inner artist! Grab a buddy and get ready for a super fun two-hour painting class that’s all about good vibes, good company, and some fizzy bubbles to get those creative juices flowing.

Hang out at a cool Brush and Bubbles session in London, where you’ll meet a friendly artist excited to help you make your very own canvas masterpiece. And guess what? You’ll take your creation home as a souvenir!

Now, don’t worry if you’re not the next Picasso. These sip and paint classes aren’t about being a pro. It’s all about letting your imagination go wild. Whether you’ve never held a paintbrush or you’re practically besties with one, easy step-by-step instructions are there to help you whip up a seriously awesome artwork in no time. Seriously, no experience needed—just paint, sip, and have an absolute blast!

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Thames River Cruise & Champagne Afternoon Tea

City Cruises London, River Thames Cruise. Special Offer.

A great day out with City Cruises, London and the Courthouse Hotel. Enjoy a London’s fabulous city sights from the Thames River and combine this with a Champagne Afternoon Tea in the very popular Courthouse Hotel. This is a fantastic deal at £62 for TWO. Not to be missed. Check it out: https://www.girlsafternoontea.co.uk/restaurant/city-cruises-london-afternoon-tea/

Mini Chocolate Making Class with ChampagneAfternoon Tea 

Chocolate cake decorating experience at Cake Boy, London, Battersea Reach.

Indulge your sweet tooth and immerse yourself in a world of patisserie perfection at the sensational Cake Boy boutique! Prepare for a Mini Chocolat masterclass that will leave you craving for more, accompanied by an exquisite contemporary French afternoon tea for Two, complete with a glass of champagne. This looks stunning. You absolutely have to have a drool at this one: https://www.girlsafternoontea.co.uk/restaurant/champagne-afternoon-tea-cake-boy/ 

The View from the Shard

Enjoy a spectacular view fro the Shard, London.

Enjoy a view like no other with sensational views across London’s magnificent skyline. With a 360 degree outlook, see how many London landmarks you can spot. On a clear day you can see for 40 miles. Make the most of your visit with a glass of champagne (help calm the nerves if you’re scared of heights) or combine with a Thames River Cruise, afternoon tea or light lunch. Lots of nice experiences to check-out.

Take to the dizzy heights of London’s Shard . . .

London Bus Tour with Gin Afternoon Tea

Afternoon tea bus London with gin cocktails

All aboard for a fantastic afternoon out taking in the best London landmarks whilst feasting on a tasty afternoon tea with gin. 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.  Have a look . . .

Personalised ring making and prosecco

Looking for quirky things to do in London for your next girls day out? How about a ring making workshop at Posh Totty Designs

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.

Spend an evening creating a seasonal flower arrangement

Something different for your next girls day out in London. How about an evening flower decorating with friends?

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.

Design your own perfume, followed by afternoon tea for two

Make Your Own Perfume Experience, London, Manchester, Birmingham and other locations across the UK.

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.

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

Tell us your favourite fun and quirky things to do in London with friends. New adventures and experiences are always popping up, so if your latest girly day out in London was a roaring success then feel free to tell what made your girls day out in London a great experience. Drop us a line via our comments box below.

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