Top 50 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.

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.  

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. Take your bachelor party to some of the city’s best drinking holes with one of Sandemans' London pub crawls. 
  2. Rave the night away at one of London’s top nightclubs, including XOYO LondonCargo and KOKO London
  3. Listen to tunes at a live music bar or jazz club, or make your own music at a lively karaoke bar
  4. Try your luck at The Hippodrome Casino
  5. Get the beers in with the lads at a traditional London pub, or opt for a pint of Guinness at a popular Irish pub
  6. Enjoy an evening at the theatre with a smash-hit West End show, from The Woman in Black to The Book of Mormon
  7. Laugh out loud with your mates during a hilarious stand-up comedy show.

Alternative London stag do ideas

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Small Car Big City © Small Car Big City/Priyank Morjaria. Image courtesy of Small Car Big City.
  1. Channel your inner rockstar with a Beatles bus tour*
  2. Soar high into the skies above the capital during an unforgettable London Helicopter Tour
  3. Get a virtual hole-in-one at some of the world’s best courses during a spot of Urban Golf
  4. Test your nerve against the clock during a thrilling escape room challenge. 
  5. Travel back in time with your stag party for a one-of-a-kind feast and entertainment with Medieval Banquet
  6. Take a tailor-made sightseeing tour of the capital in a classic Mini Cooper with smallcarBIGCITY.

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 speedboat tour along the Thames. 
  2. Climb 53 metres (174 feet) above Greenwich with Up at The O2
  3. Race against your mates at Capital Karts - one of the longest indoor racing tracks in the UK. 
  4. Head over to Lee Valley White Water Centre for an afternoon of white water rafting, canoeing or kayaking with the lads. 
  5. Bring the bachelor party to Go Ape Battersea for a high-wire adventure among the London treetops. 
  6. Get the adrenaline pumping with some high-speed cycling at Lee Valley VeloPark.

Cool stag do bars

A busy rooftop bar with fairy lights and stunning views across London's skyline.
The Bussey Rooftop Bar in Peckham. Image courtesy of the Bussey Rooftop Bar.
  1. Puff on top-notch cigars with a cocktail in hand at May Fair Terrace
  2. Unleash your competitive side during a game of beer-fuelled ping pong at Bounce
  3. Plan the ultimate stag party on the river Thames with London Party Boats
  4. Drop by a stylish gin bar to join a group masterclass, or celebrate with a dram at a top whisky bar in London. 
  5. Make the most of happy hour at Sway in Covent Garden, or at nearby Tiger Tiger and Piccadilly Institute
  6. Raise your steins to live Bavarian music at Bierschenke London. 
  7. Plan a stylish send-off at a rooftop bar in London. 
  8. Stop by a buzzing sports bar during a fun-filled stag weekend in London.

Best stag do restaurants

Plate of burger and fries with lemonade and ketchup in the background.
Honest Burgers' burger and fries. Image courtesy of Honest Burgers.
  1. Chow down on a drool-inducing plate of Steak & Lobster with unlimited fries. 
  2. Sit down to contemporary plates of tapas with your stag party at Monmouth Kitchen
  3. Share a tasty selection of small dishes while seated at trendy May Fair Kitchen’s DJ table. 
  4. Sink your teeth into a juicy prime steak, from T-bone to dry-aged sirloin, at a London steakhouse
  5. Dine at a quirky London restaurant for a stag do with a difference. 
  6. Chomp on much-loved British dishes including fish ‘n’ chips at Scoff & Banter
  7. Start the stag night at one of these delicious burger restaurants in London. 
  8. Tantalise your taste buds with all things Scottish, from haggis and shellfish to fine whiskies, at Boisdale
  9. Spice up your London stag do with some award-winning Indian food at Cinnamon Kitchen, or make a pit stop at one of Brick Lane's legendary Indian restaurants.

Fun stag activities in London

Huge crowd in front of colourful stage at Lovebox festival.
London's Lovebox festival. Image courtesy of Jenna Foxton.
  1. Feel nostalgic during a 90-minute battle against The Crystal Maze
  2. Cycle the streets of London with the lads on board a PediBus
  3. Learn all about how beer is made during a Fuller's Griffin Brewery Tour
  4. Follow in the footsteps of your favourite teams with a sports venue tour
  5. Get a strike at a London bowling alley on your stag night. 
  6. Revel in some friendly competition at London Paintball.
  7. Enjoy your last days of freedom at a top London music festival, such as WirelessLovebox or Citadel
  8. Battle against your stag party during a game of bubble football in 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 William Hill 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.

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