Whether your little ones want to explore the rainforest, or go horse-riding, you can do it in London. Many venues will do the planning and the clearing up for you - they'll even throw in a goodie bag! So all you need to do is sit back and enjoy the party.
Alexandra Palace Ice Rink
Treat your child to a cool birthday party at Alexandra Palace ice rink. Kids will enjoy a game and safety session on a private section of ice, before being let loose to skate during a public session. You can then relax in your own private area which boasts views of the rink. Aimed at six to 12 year olds, parties cost from £15 per child.
Footie-mad kids can follow in the footsteps of their heroes with a Chelsea FC birthday. Score a hat trick with a private stadium tour; five-a-side football game; and a Chelsea gift and certificate for each child. The party package also includes invitations and plenty of unique photo opportunities. From £20 per child
For a tasty and affordable kids' birthday party, head to Indian restaurant Imli Street. Their special kids' menu is lightly spiced and designed to be gentle on young tummies. Even better, it's only £8.50 for three child-sized courses. For children's parties of 10 or more, Imli Street will even provide you with a free birthday cake.
Can't decide whether to go bowling, hit the arcades or something more adventurous? You can do it all at Namco Funscape. The entertainment centre will host your child's birthday party, including bowling, dinner, bumper cars and arcade tokens. Balloons, goodie bags and party invites are thrown in too - all for £14.95 per child
Queens Ice and Bowl
Whether your kids want to bowl, ice-skate or sing karaoke, they can do it all at Queens Ice and Bowl. Book a birthday package and enjoy one activity for £12.99 or two activities for £15.99, along with a choice of pizza, sandwiches or a hamburger, with fries. Queens also provide invitations, party bags and ice-cream.
The Rainforest Cafe
Little monkeys will love a tropical birthday dinner in this jungle-themed restaurant. The Rainforest Café organise everything including invitations, party bags and food. The package includes a main course, dessert, and drink from the kids menu. Then tuck into a delicious triple chocolate layer cake! £15.50 per child
Ripley's Believe It or Not! London
Celebrate your child's birthday in the weird and wonderful world of Ripley's Believe It or Not! London. Birthday packages include fast-track entry, a cake, a birthday card and badge, and party hats. Kids will have fun exploring the bizarre exhibits that range from an 8ft transformer to a life-sized knitted Ferrari. From £30.95 per child.
Royal Air Force Museum
Ensure your party takes off at The Royal Air Force Museum. Budding pilots will be treated to lunch or afternoon tea, plus a goodie bag with an Airfix model and activity sheets. Children can also go on the flight simulator for an additional cost. Groups of 8-50 children are welcome. £13.50 per child
V&A Museum of Childhood
Nurture your child's creative side with a birthday at the V&A Museum of Childhood. This museum explores the themes of childhood past and present with a range of exhibitions. The collection includes dolls, puppets and teddy bears. Hire the party room and choose from extras such as catering and arts and craft activities. From £140
West London Stables
Enjoy an active birthday with a children's party at West London Stables. The kids will love making a fuss of the ponies with an hour of grooming, followed by an hour of riding games. The party is suitable for riders and non-riders as adult helpers are on hand if required. Only available on Sundays. £35 per child
WWT London Wetland Centre
Get close to nature at a London Wetland Centre party. Choose from an hour and a half of exciting activities, including pond-dipping, hunting for creepy crawlies, nature craft or bird-spotting. Kids can also enjoy the play areas and reserve. Bring your own birthday lunch or pre-order picnic boxes. From £9.95 per child