Being given the role of Best Man is a hugely exciting moment, but between the speeches and planning the stag do, it also comes with some massive responsibilities. While we can’t write your Best Man speech for you, we can give you some tips for planning the best stag do your mate could ever ask for. From some of the best restaurants and bars in Shoreditch to some of the best activities to do within stumbling distance of the M Montcalm Shoreditch, we have the ultimate stag planning guide for you.
Stag parties have changed a lot from downing several pints in your local and ending up in an embarrassing scenario the night before the big day. Many stag dos now last an entire weekend so you’ll need plenty of unique and interesting ways of filling that time.
London is full of a variety of its nightlife is one of the best in the UK. There is no shortage of amazing things to see and do to make your stag do one of the most memorable ever. Here are some of our favourite things to do close by to the M Montcalm Shoreditch.
Bubble football in London
Channel your inner footballer and challenge your friends in a game of bubble football in London. Much like the actual game, bubble football shouldn’t need much explaining. Simply bounce between tackles and score the ultimate goal to win the game.
Hop into one of the provided bubble suits and go. Within minutes you’ll be battling each other in more than just a game of football. There’ll be people upside down, face down and flying through the air after being wiped out by other members of your group. The bubbles take all the impact, so you’re free to get headlong into any tackle you want. Moreover, with no rules, it’s merely a case of whoever scores the most goals, wins. The great thing is, it doesn’t matter how good your footballing skills are, everyone is on a level playing field when it comes to bubble football.
Escape rooms in London
Escape rooms are a great way to add a little excitement to your stag do plans. They’re a great way to challenge your mind and have fun at the same time while following clues and solving problems to escape the vault room. There are several excellent escape room locations in London, and many of them are easily accessible from the M Montcalm in Shoreditch.
Travel back in time as you head for a medieval dinner in the heart of London. You’ll be served tankards of ale and meat feasts fit for a medieval king. There’ll also be entertainment to keep you all occupied as you eat. From sword-fighting knights to contortionists, minstrels and dancers, there’ something for everyone to enjoy. Set in a historic underground location, you’ll truly feel as though your dining at a medieval party – with all the entertainment, ale and food you could want. Vegetarian options are also available if you ask!
Special offers Shoreditch hotels
Between all your great activities, you’ll need a base in which you can rest and recuperate, ready to go again later. That’s why we recommend you check out all of M by Montcalm Shoreditch Packages. You’ll find a range of different promotions to suit you, and, thanks to our great location, you can reach loads of great activities, restaurants and bars in Shoreditch and beyond with ultimate ease. The various packages on offer give you a chance to tailor your stag do weekend to suit the interests of you and your stag so that you can be sure to have the ultimate stag do for you.
Take a whisky tour
Take the boozy nature of a stag do and add a hint of luxury with some top-quality booze. A whisky tour is a perfect way to do just that. On your whisky tour, you’ll learn all about the different types of whisky and be served by an expert connoisseur, so you get to go home and show all your other friends that you know more about whisky than how to drink it.
Play Blackjack at a Top Casino
Ever fancied being like James Bond for an evening? Then grab your best suit and head to one of London’s top casinos for a game of blackjack, roulette or poker – whatever your game of choice is.
VIP treatment at London clubs
London is well-known for its abundance of nightclubs, which is just one of the reasons why it’s such a great city for stag parties. How about partying in real luxury and signing up for some VIP treatments such as your private booth or seating area and a bottle of champagne. Choose your favourite club and call in advance to arrange your VIP package.
All-Star Bowling Lanes & Karaoke
Add a little 1950s American cool to your stag do with All-Star Bowling Lanes and Karaoke. From expertly made cocktails, craft beers and retro decor, this is bowling at its most luxurious. The state-of-the-art lanes are ideal for large stag parties as each private room can seat up to 80 people and has karaoke equipment, arcade games, luxurious seating and a private bar staffed by an expert mixologist. It’s all the fun you need, all rolled into one venue.
Helicopter Thames tour
If the casino wasn’t James Bond enough for you, how about a helicopter tour of the Thames? Fly over the city from high above and receive a personalised tour of some of London’s most famous landmarks. It’s a great way to see more of the great city of London from a new perspective. You can even put on your best suit again for a real 007 feel.
Cocktail Tasting and Mixology Class
If you want to focus on the drinking tradition of a stag do, then a cocktail and mixology class could be exactly what you’re looking for. More luxurious than a few drinks at your local pub but still a great way to get your fill of your favourite beverages. There are lots of restaurants and bars in Shoreditch that offer these classes, and many of them can be tailored to your tastes. You’ll learn the art of mixology and still get to enjoy a few drinks along the way.
Gents, are you ready to start planning your best mate’s (or your own!) stag do? Start by booking your accommodation at the M by Montcalm in Shoreditch.