Kids birthday party venue ideas in London

Celebrate your child's birthday in London with these ideas for fantastic parties.

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

Where:

Alexandra Palace Way, Wood Green, London, N22 7AY

The Postal Museum

Celebrate a birthday party in the Postal Museum London. Image courtesy of the Postal Museum
Celebrate your little ones birthday party at The Postal Museum with an immersive experience. Choose between the first class (£700 + VAT) and special delivery (£500 +VAT) package, for up to 19 children. Both packages include a party room and party bag per child as well as a 45 minute slot as a postie in Sorted - a mini-town with streets, buildings, trollies, pulleys and slides.
Where:

15-20 Phoenix Place, London, WC1X 0DA

Chelsea FC

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

Where:

Stamford Bridge Football Ground, Fulham Road, London, SW6 1HS

Go Ape Trent Park

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 £19 per child.

Where:

Trent Country Park, Cockfosters Road, Enfield, London, EN4 0DZ

Queens Ice and Bowl

Whether your kids want to bowl or ice-skate, they can do it all at Queens Ice and Bowl. Book a birthday package and enjoy a bowling package from £28.50 or a skate package from £34.50, along with a juice, ice cream and a burger with fries. Queens also provide shakes, ice cream floats and arcade.

Where:

17 Queensway, London, W2 4QP

Royal Air Force Museum Free

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

Where:

Grahame Park Way, Colindale, Barnet, London, NW9 5LL

Price:

Free

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 Shrek to finish their quest. After they will get to experience Shreck's swamp, filled with themed party games. From £ 29.99 per child. Optional catering is available as an add-on.

Where:

Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1 7PB