Halloween in London: Five bottomless brunches from Shoreditch to Clapham - ‘Get spooky, get kooky’
From ghoulish games and karaoke to drag shows, many of the city’s favourite brunch spots have gone all out for Halloween.
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As the Halloween weekend approaches, why not celebrate in style with one of these spooktacular twists on the ever-popular bottomless brunch?
Here’s a round-up of some of the best boozy brunches to get you in the spooky spirit this October.
Disco With The Dead at Ballie Ballerson, Shoreditch
Ballie Ballerson is transforming its giant ball pits into blood baths and its dancefloor into a graveyard for its Disco With The Dead brunch in Shoreditch. All ticket types include two hours of ball pit fun and partying to thriller anthems, as well as 90 minutes of bottomless drinks and pizza. There are five pizzas to choose from, with gluten-free bases and vegan cheese available. The Ballie Ballerson team will be keeping an eye out for the best-dressed.
There are four tiers of brunch tickets to suit all budgets, from an entry-only standing option to private karaoke and swanky VIP upgrades.
Ballie Ballerson Shoreditch is at 97-113 Curtain Road, a 10-minute walk from Old Street station.
Dates: October 28-29: 11.30am to 1.30pm on Saturday and 2.15pm to 4.15pm on Sunday.
Tickets: Available on the Ballie Ballerson website. Price: £25.00-£57.50
Halloween Brunch at Flight Club, various
At Flight Club’s Halloween Brunch, guests will be (trick or) treated to an “enchanting cocktail” upon arrival as well as a bottle of Prosecco for each guest and bottomless pizza. Mocktails, gluten-free bases and vegan cheese are available on request. After brunch, guests can then enjoy an hour of Flight Club’s “social darts”. There are six games to play, with automated scoring and action replays. A prize is on offer for the most spooktacular outfit, so come dressed to impress.
Flight Club can be found in Bloomsbury, Islington, Shoreditch and Victoria.
Dates: October 28-29: midday to 2.30pm or 2.30pm to 4.30pm.
Tickets and location details are available online. Price: £35.00 (Sunday) - £40.00 (Saturday).
Scream Queens at Tonight Josephine, various
Tonight Josephine will become a “haunting hideout” this Halloween. Drag scream queens will offer two hours of spooktacular entertainment, including a sing-along battle and games where guests can unleash their competitive spirits, with a £100 bar tab to be won. The brunch options range from a pulled pork or halloumi burger to a chicken caesar salad or a smoky vegan chilli, while the bottomless drinks on offer include gin fizz, vodka collins, Aperol Spritz, prosecco and beer. The team at Tonight Josephine are keen to see the “most creative, spooky and sexiest” Halloween costumes.
Where: Clapham, Shoreditch and Waterloo
Dates: October 28; 12.30pm to 2.30pm or 3.30pm to 5.30pm.
Tickets: Book on the Tonight Josephine website. Price: £49.00
Ginger’s Spooky Kooky Drag Brunch at Balls Brothers, Bishopsgate
The drag queens and kings behind Ginger’s Big Drag Brunch are putting on “the most fabulous and outrageous Halloween bottomless drag brunch in town” with the motto: “Get spooky, get kooky, and camp it up!” The two-course brunch includes meat and vegan cheeseburgers or avocado and poached eggs on toast, with a choice of a baked vanilla cheesecake or a vegan chocolate torte for dessert.
The drag brunch is at Balls Brothers in Bishopsgate.
Dates: October 29: 3pm to 5pm
Tickets can be booked now. Price: £49.50
Buffy Bottomless Brunch at Salsa! Temple
Buffy Bottomless Brunch returns to London on October 29 and includes the ultimate Buffy trivia quiz, themed drag performances and a sing-along. There will be a best costume competition and prizes to be won throughout the day. Tickets include four hours of partying with a DJ playing iconic ‘90s/’00s tunes, nibbles on arrival, entry into the quiz and one brunch dish. A jug of Havana rum punch will be provided to each table to kick off the bottomless drinks, which include 90 minutes of prosecco and spooky cocktails. Salsa! Temple is located at Temple Place, Victoria Embankment, WC2R RPH and is a 10-minute walk from Embankment station.
Where: Salsa! Temple is on the north embankment near Temple station.
Dates: October 29: 1pm to 5pm
Tickets: Available now, with an entry-only option priced at £19.95. Guests can enjoy the full bottomless brunch experience for £47.95.