What to do this Bank Holiday: London Edition

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Spring’s in full swing and warmer weather is creeping in. With this in mind, we’ve carefully curated a list of fun activities and events for you to enjoy over the bank holiday weekend. From bottomless brunches to sunshine strolls, there’s plenty to do in the capital.  


Bottomless Brunch

Although drinking in the morning or an early afternoon may sound crazy to some, London has many hotspots for a bountiful brunch. Besides, it’s 1 am somewhere in the world and who could say no to free-flowing wine, a cocktail and a three-course meal at London’s award-winning restaurant, ROKA. Celebrate the 3-day weekend as you indulge in contemporary Japanese cuisine among striking surroundings.

Afternoon Tea

If you prefer the finer things in life, then this one’s for you. Fancy traditional tea and sweet treats? Head down to Savoy’s world-famous afternoon tea. In a radiant glass dome with panoramic views of the Thames, a professional pianist takes centre stage, bringing you classic elegance and an enchanting atmosphere. From fondant fancies to homemade scones and classic sandwiches to an obligatory glass of champagne, delight in renowned traditional afternoon tea this weekend.

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Interactive Football

Feeling sporty and fun? The world’s first interactive football and world-class dining experience brings you your own private playing box and intimate bar for 2 or 12 (you choose). So whether you can kick a ball or not, TOCA social is great fun for family and friends this bank holiday.


No trip to the London is complete without visiting the iconic West End, the home of theatre. Watch some of the world’s best plays and musicals and spot some famous faces in the cultural district. Take your seat at a London Theatre this Bank Holiday, what a way to escape the reality…

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Sky Garden

If you’re classy on a budget, we bring you breathtaking views (free of cost) at the city’s iconic skyline and highest public garden, Sky Garden. Take a peaceful walk, grab a drink or two, because there’s loads to see and atmosphere to soak up.

Ballie Ballerson

Who says ball pits were only for children? Visit Ballie Ballerson, a quirky night spot serving retro cocktails in the heart of Shoreditch. More laughs this May Day as you dive into the playground of ball pits filled with over one-million plastic balls.

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See spring flowers

Spend the 3-day weekend getting some much-needed Vitamin D in one of London’s prettiest parks, Kew Gardens. There’s tons of pre-summer excitement and London’s expecting warmer weather (than usual) this weekend. So why not unwind in a stunning green space and adore London’s pink cherry blossoms this Bank Holiday.



Words by Patience Ssebuwufu