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London Stag Do Guide

Head to England’s capital to London, one of the busiest and best cities in the world.

Everything you could ever want on a stag weekend is available here, with London’s vast and colourful nightlife providing you will a number of avenues on how enjoy your night. Planning activities during the day is a similar story, as there is a wide range of ways to spend an afternoon, from heading to a top flight Premier League match to taking a speedboat ride up the River Thames.

Interested? The London Stag Do Guide will explore some of the top activities, nightlife and accommodation options, providing you will a few ideas on how to attack a weekend in the city.

London Stag Do Activities

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How about kicking off your stag do in London with a game of Dodgeball! Dodgeball London offer a range of dodgeball activity, with a tournament bring healthy competition to your afternoon. Aside from winning the tournament, you’ll also play a number of other hilariously fun games, like jail break and last man standing.

If you and your mates are football fans, London is an English footballing mecca. With top Premier League clubs like Chelsea, Tottenham and Arsenal to choose between, you can catch a top flight match at the weekend of a European tie on select week nights. Tottenham and Arsenal are fierce rivals from the North London area, whereas Chelsea are located in the Fulham, in west London. You can choose a game that is in close proximity to your accommodation, but with London’s tube system, a stadium is never too far away.

Another Option that will please both sightseers and adrenaline seekers alike are the speedboat tours that rocket through the River Thames. Put on your life jackets and get on board a RIB (rigid inflatable boast) for the most high speed city tour you’ll ever experience. Thames Rockets are the fastest and newest speedboats on the Thames, distinguishable by their bright red RIBs.

London Stag Night Ideas

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As night descends, you can explore the vibrant nightlife synonymous with the city. Below are some compelling ideas on how to spend the stag night, from nightclubs to comedy clubs and casinos.

For a non-stop live music venue, Piano Works is London’s only! With musicians taking the stage throughout the night and accepting requests from audience members, you and the lads to write out a playlist on a napkin of your favourite jams! The waiter will pass the napkin onto the musician, so you can enjoy bar food and a beer with some of your favourite tunes.

Another great way to spend in London is to head to the 99 Club Leicester Square—voted the best comedy club in the city since 2011! Here, you can see performances from a host of different comedians, from familiar faces seen on TV to new and alternative comics that perform on a daily basis. As if that wasn’t enough, you can get beer and food here, as well as package deals fro entry to a nightclub after the performance!

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If you’re into gambling or recently watched Rounders, Grosvenor Casinos is a 24/7 casino that is a terrific venue for spending a night. With ten gaming tables hosting games like blackjack and three card poker and the casino floor offering american roulette, you have a number avenues to explore. If you happen to develop an appetite at the tables, you can get a meal and drink from the bar, as well as the top notch in-house restaurant. Lastly, as it is a chain casino, Grosvenor Casinos are dotted across the map of London, meaning you can pop into a venue close to your accommodation.

In terms of nightclubs in the city, there are two massive venues worthy of checking out. The first is Ministry of Sound, the flagship club that hasn’t slept since it opened back in the 1990s! The club has been a global proponent of the dance and house music scenes, evident from the DJs that perform there. An alternative nightclub that offers a very different vibe is Fabric, a huge 3 space nightclub that plays drum and bass, dubstep, house and techno music. Both resident and guest DJs of international acclaim are hosted here.

London Stag Do Accommodation

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As far as accommodation is concerned, you’ll struggle to find as many competitive offers in a single city elsewhere. From trendy hotels to self catering apartments, here are a few choice suggestions which we find are some of the most reasonable options out there.

The Clarendon Serviced Apartments are a self catering option that has group bookings in mind. The streamlined studios on offer in the leafy streets of Kew boast cosy twin rooms, kitchens, big living areas, washer/dryers, high-speed Internet and satellite TV. What’s more, these unfussy apartments lie just 3 minutes from a tube station, meaning you can get into the city centre in just minutes.

If it’s hotels you’re interested in, how about the 5 star Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites and Residences? This all-suite luxury hotel has plush suites on offer, with an extensive list of amenities. With Nespresso coffeemakers, washer/dryers, WiFi access—and even fireplaces and 3D TVs in some rooms, you can have a lavish stay at a hotel that is truly top of the range!

Alternatively, if you’re not willing to break the bank on accommodation, the 4 star citizenM Tower of London Hotel has trendy rooms with flat-screen TVs, as well as a lounge and upscaled bar in house. Another budget option is the 3 star Qbic Hotel London City. This hotel offers futuristic and stylish rooms with free WiFi and a lounge/bar in-house, all the trimmings of a luxury hotel at the fraction of the price.

Image Credits: Premier League | Time Out | Grosvenor Casinos | Clarendon Serviced Apartments

So that’s our guide to a weekend in London! We’ve only scratched the surface on all the amazing possibilities open to you here, as the accommodation, nightlife and activity options are virtually endless!