50 top stag do ideas in London

From speedboat rides to brewery tours, plan the ultimate send-off with our roundup of top stag do ideas in London.
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Whether you’re looking to party the night away at a top nightclub or celebrate over a meal with the lads at a restaurant in London, the capital is the perfect place for the stag weekend of a lifetime.  

Alternative London stag do ideas

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Take on the challenges at the Crystal Maze LIVE Experience. Image courtesy of the Crystal Maze LIVE Experience.
  1. Test your nerve against the clock during a thrilling escape room challenge.
  2. Book a stadium tour and explore the grounds of some world-famous venues including the Emirates Stadium, Wembley Stadium and Twickenham Stadium.
  3. Soar high into the skies above the capital during an unforgettable London Helicopter Tour.
  4. Channel your inner rockstar with a Beatles walking tour.
  5. Swing into action and play some quirky mini golf courses.
  6. Take a tailor-made sightseeing tour of the capital in a classic Mini Cooper with smallcarBIGCITY.

Stag night out in London

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Find the best places to party in London. Photo: Nick Fewings. Image courtesy of Unsplash.
  1. Get the beers in with the lads at a traditional London pub, or opt for a pint of Guinness at a popular Irish pub.
  2. Grab a robe and magic wand and create mysterious potions at fantasy-themed cocktail experience The Cauldron London Potion Making.
  3. Take your bachelor party to some of the city’s best drinking holes with one of Sandemans' London pub crawls.
  4. Rave the night away at one of London’s top nightclubs, including XOYO London and KOKO London.
  5. Listen to tunes at a live music bar or jazz club, or make your own music at a lively karaoke bar.
  6. Battle it out at a games bar, from virtual reality and retro arcade games at The Four Thieves to exhilarating racing simulators at F1® Arcade.
  7. Enjoy an evening at the theatre with a smash-hit West End show, from Showstopper! The Improvised Musical to The Book of Mormon musical.
  8. Laugh out loud with your mates during a hilarious stand-up comedy show.

Adrenaline-filled stag activities

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Lee Valley White Water Centre. Image courtesy of Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
  1. Make your stag's heart race during a Thames Rockets speedboat tour along the Thames.
  2. Climb 53 metres (174 feet) above Greenwich with Up at The O2.
  3. Experience breath-taking views across the London skyline in the thrilling Cutty Sark Rig Climb Experience.
  4. Scale 46 metres (150 feet) above the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium with the The Dare Skywalk experience, or venture below the stadium where you'll find F1® Drive - London, the official F1® karting experience.
  5. Visit a thrilling theme park within easy reach of London and experience exhilarating rollercoasters for an action-packed day out.
  6. Race against your mates at Capital Karts - one of the longest indoor racing tracks in the UK.
  7. Head over to Lee Valley White Water Centre for an afternoon of white water rafting, canoeing or kayaking with the lads.
  8. Bring the bachelor party to Go Ape Battersea for a high-wire adventure among the London treetops.
  9. Get the adrenaline pumping with some high-speed cycling at Lee Valley VeloPark.

Cool stag do bars

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The Bussey Rooftop Bar in Peckham. Image courtesy of the Bussey Rooftop Bar.
  1. Plan a stylish send-off at a rooftop bar in London.
  2. Try axe throwing, virtual clay shooting or high tech darts at a fun activity bar in London.
  3. Stop by a buzzing sports bar during a fun-filled stag weekend in London.
  4. Unleash your competitive side during a game of beer-fuelled ping pong at Bounce.
  5. Drop by a stylish gin bar to join a group masterclass, or celebrate with a dram at a top whisky bar in London.
  6. Raise your steins to live Bavarian music at Bierschenke London.
  7. Plan the ultimate stag party on the river Thames with London Party Boats.

Best stag do restaurants

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Honest Burgers' burger and fries. Image courtesy of Honest Burgers.
  1. Dine at a quirky London restaurant for a stag do with a difference.
  2. Sink your teeth into a juicy prime steak, from T-bone to dry-aged sirloin, at a London steakhouse.
  3. Start the stag night at one of these delicious burger restaurants in London.
  4. Tantalise your taste buds with all things Scottish, from haggis and shellfish to fine whiskies, at Boisdale and enjoy live music whilst you feast.
  5. Spice up your London stag do with some award-winning Indian food or make a pit stop at one of Brick Lane's legendary Indian restaurants on a Brick Lane Indian food tour.

Fun stag activities in London

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London's Lovebox festival. Image courtesy of Jenna Foxton.
  1. Feel nostalgic during a 90-minute battle against The Crystal Maze.
  2. Experience themed interactive challenges in a game of Monopoly Lifesized.
  3. Cycle the streets of London with the lads on board a Wee Toast Tours beer bike.
  4. Learn all about how beer is made during a Fuller's Griffin Brewery Tour.
  5. Follow in the footsteps of your favourite teams with a sports venue tour.
  6. Get a strike at a London bowling alley on your stag night.
  7. Revel in some friendly competition at Bunker 51, a themed Cold War nuclear bunker with high adrenaline immersive activities.
  8. Enjoy your last days of freedom at a top London music festival, such as WirelessLovebox or Citadel.
  9. Battle against your stag party during a game of Bubble Football in locations across London.

Top London events for stag parties

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Carolina Panthers play the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Image courtesy of NFL UK and Dave Shopland.
  1. Say cheers to your upcoming nuptials at London Beer Week.
  2. Join revellers at Europe's biggest street party, Notting Hill Carnival.
  3. Marvel at a huge variety of vintage vehicles at The London Classic Car Show.
  4. Don your craziest fancy dress costume for the World Darts Championship at Alexandra Palace.
  5. Cheer on your favourite American football team during the action-packed NFL London Games.
  6. Soak up the summer sunshine during two weeks of world-class tennis at the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships.

For more London stag do ideas, check out the capital’s coolest bars and restaurants, find fun-packed weekend activities in London or discover the best of London nightlife.