Children's party venues in London cover all birthday party themes; whether your little ones want to explore the rainforest, get active or tour their favourite football ground.
Many London birthday party places will do the planning and the clearing up for you, from invitations to birthday cakes – they'll even throw in a goodie bag! So all you need to do is sit back and enjoy the fun and games.
If you're looking to celebrate with a meal, London has a great range of family restaurants to enjoy, many of which offer birthday party menus.
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. £25 per child
If your kids want to get active, take them to Go Ape Trent Park. Under 10s can enjoy the Tree Top Junior Adventure, with an hour of canopy exploration. Mixed groups of older kids and adults can choose between the Tree Top Adventure with zip wires, swings and obstacles, or a Segway tour along the forest floor. From £17 per child.
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 £16.95 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, free squash 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 £29.95 per child.Book Now
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 to 50 children are welcome. £13.50 per child
Shrek's Adventure! London
Transport your child to the land of Far Far Away at Shrek’s Adventure! London. Kids will receive a pair of ogre ears to keep, before stepping aboard a magical 4D bus ride. The party must then find their way through the magical kingdom in search of Shrek. Children can then enjoy a buffet-style feast fit for an ogre. From £159 per child.Book Now
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