In the heart of London, the spirits are stirring, and the city’s social scene is ablaze with the rich traditions of Dia de los Muertos. This November, Londoners are invited to step into a world where celebration meets sophistication, honouring the Mexican heritage with a touch of luxury.
Here’s our exclusive guide to London’s most exquisite Day of the Dead parties, where culture and celebration converge.
Step into the gilded ambiance of The Dorchester’s Vesper Bar in Mayfair, adorned with the artistry of Brujas Bar and the expertise of Tequila Enemigo. On Thursday, November 2, 2023, join the fusion of world-renowned mixologists Lucia Montanelli and Bianca Bertoli for an exclusive, one-night-only celebration. Inspired by the Casa de las Brujas in Mexico City, the evening will feature exclusive Tequila Enemigo cocktails, each a masterpiece crafted from the finest Blue Weber Agave and filtered mineral-rich water of the Volcán de Tequila. Let the enchanting tunes of the DJ transport you into the night, where every sip tells a story of tradition and rebellion.
Address: 53 Park Ln, London W1K 1QA
At Temper Shoreditch, the festivities begin on Friday, 3rd November, in a fusion of Mexican tradition and modern allure. Sponsored by Cazcabel Tequila, this soirée promises an enchanting atmosphere. Picture yourself sipping exclusive Cazcabel cocktails like the Temper Black, a Cazcabel Blanco Margarita infused with a touch of darkness, or the tantalizing Angel’s Kiss blending Cazcabel Coconut with Mexican Horchata. Indulge in a culinary journey with taco and tequila pairings, including the special ‘nose to tail’ pumpkin taco, all while embracing the spirit of Dia de los Muertos. Face painters, fortune tellers, and DJs will keep the night alive until the stroke of midnight.
Address: 78 Great Eastern St, London EC2A 3JL
One Hundred Shoreditch
Underneath the cosmic London night sky, One Hundred Shoreditch invites you to a Dia de los Muertos fiesta like no other. On Friday, 3rd November, experience a realm of enchantment on The Rooftop, where Mexican décor and ethereal entertainment await. Dance to the beats of DJ La Santa and immerse yourself in the afterlife ambiance. Don your best Dia de los Muertos costumes and let the makeup artists transform you into a Calavera, while tantalizing Patrón cocktails and Mexican treats tantalise your senses.
Address: 100 Shoreditch High St, London E1 6JQ
At Mezcalito Chelsea, the vibrant spirit of Dia de los Muertos comes to life with elaborate ofrendas, lively parades, and traditional dances. Join the weekend bottomless brunch on 28th and 29th October, where a Tulum 3-Course Brunch Menu awaits. Make it bottomless and enjoy 90 minutes of Bottomless Frozen Margaritas, Whispering Angel Rosé, Prosecco, and more, all while revelling in the colourful festivities.
Address: 119 Sydney St, London SW3 6NR
Silverleaf at Pan Pacific
On Thursday, 2nd November, Silverleaf at Pan Pacific London invites you to an extraordinary Dia De Muertos celebration in partnership with Lost Explorer Mezcal. Experience the vibrant spirit of Mexico with live Mariachi bands, DJs, and exclusive cocktails crafted from 100% agave heritage. This marks the beginning of a month-long exclusive menu, where the city’s elite can indulge in the artistry of Silverleaf’s Signature Menu alongside The Lost Explorer creations.
Address: 3rd Floor, Devonshire House, 3 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 4JX