Just because you’re too old to go trick-or-treating, doesn’t mean you’re so ancient that you can’t enjoy the spookiest night of the year this October. The perfect excuse to escape your autumn blues and bury your troubles in a hole six-foot deep, transform yourself into a truly monstrous creation and let loose this year behind a terrifying mask at the best Halloween parties London has to offer.


Scary Fish

This Halloween from 8.30pm until late, Sexy Fish, a Japanese-inspired seafood restaurant situated on the corner of Berkeley Square, Mayfair, is putting on its spectacular Halloween party, Scary Fish, for the third year in a row. Promising to be bigger, better, sexier and scarier than ever before, this ultimate celebration of everything spooky will be jam-packed with terrifying and thrilling tricks and treats including live performances from she-devils, fire breathers, snake charmers and daring dancers.

Feast on delicious canapés inspired by the spookiest season including lobster and pumpkin gyoza, pink shrimp tempura and Wagyu sliders, and mushroom skewers with garlic miso while you savour some kooky cocktails like the “The Hocus Pocus”, made with Absolut Elyx vodka, green chartreuse, berry mix chilli and chinotto which will make you want to dance until you die.


Pain Vs Pleasure at The Little Blue Door

This upcoming Halloween week, enjoy a 5-course multisensory feast at The Little Blue Door in Fulham. With a menu designed with pain-filled guidance from Charles Spence, Professor of Food Psychology at Oxford and author of “Gastrophysics: A New Science of Eating” with a foreword by Heston Blumenthal, join The Flatmates at The Little Blue Door for a series of one-off supper clubs featuring dishes that will thrill your taste buds and daring drinks that will bring you back from the dead. Each and every course has been carefully curated to deliver a truly sensory and electrifying experience unlike anything you’ll ever have been a part of.

Dishes include their “Creepy Crawly” canapé, locust flour dusted ham croquettes served with a Palmer’s jalapeno martini in a coupe with a seasoned rim; “Skeletal”, a dish of steak tartare in marrow bones with capers and wild mushrooms and served with Californian cabernet sauvignon; and “Cheeky”, a dish of fried whitebait, squid tentacles and cod cheeks with garlic aioli and chilli sauce accompanied by a whole fish head and Gosnell’s Peckham mead.


Midnight Apothecary Halloween Spooktacular

Situated above Brunel’s Thames Tunnel, Midnight Apothecary is getting scary for the seventh year this October 27th with its Halloween spooktacular hosted on its stunning rooftop garden. Appropriately dressed up for this haunting holiday, expect to see creatively carved pumpkin lanterns, spider webs, and mysterious and magical blue flames as you participate in the many Halloween activities on offer like bobbing for apples and toasting marshmallows over a roaring fire pit. There will also be a whole host of creepy cocktails to try like their Mr Hyde Potion, Halloween Squawky, Peary Scary Brandy Punch, and Bitter Pumpkin, as well as some enticing hot canapés to devour.


Dead Man’s Party at Smoke & Salt

Enjoy a six-course tasting menu with Halloween-themed cocktails at this special supper club taking place on October 31st and November 1st.  Smoke & Salt will transform its POP Brixton container into a haunted house for its Dead Man’s Party. Kicking off with a welcome drink, guests will then be treated to a frightening feast of Halloween delights featuring daring dishes with mysterious and enticing names like Witches Brew, Cod Head Taco and Bloody Beer Tartare accompanied by spooky cocktails like the Black Widow, a concoction of caramel scotch, banana bitters, whites, citrus and activated charcoal.


Zombarbie & Skelledolls Halloween Party at The Dead Dolls House

With a name like The Dead Dolls House, it’s no wonder the people at this impressive three-storey and apparently haunted Victorian townhouse are such Halloween fanatics. On Saturday 27th October, The Dead Dolls House will be hosting a Halloween ball complete with a fantastic 2-course dinner including seasonal dishes like their pumpkin and ricotta quiche, BBQ pulled pork and flatbread, and pumpkin arancini with cheese sauce. Then, dressed up in your spookiest costumes, dance the night away across two floors to a mix of hip-hop, R&B, and electro hits and welcome in the witching hour in true, terrifying style.




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