Guide to... Nightlife in London

London is well known for its nightlife. From great bars, pubs and nightclubs to more cultural evenings out like a trip to the theatre or to the opera London has plenty of fantastic nights out. Our nightlife guide has lots of recommendations of our favourite places to enjoy a fun night in London.

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Admiral Duncan
Admiral Duncan

54 Old Compton Street, Soho, London, W1D 4UB

Welcome to the Admiral Duncan, a triumph of brash fun over basic flirting, this Soho stalwart attracts party-oriented...Read more

Old Compton Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Gay Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Admiral Duncan
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Admiral Duncan
Inspected: on 14/10/2010

Ain't Nothin But Blues Bar
Ain't Nothin But Blues Bar

20 Kingly Street, Carnaby, London, W1B 5PZ

'The Best Blues Bar this side of the Atlantic, probably.Read more

Soho Kingly Street Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Carnaby Street


Food Hygiene Ratings for Ain't Nothin But Blues Bar
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Ain't Nothin But Blues Bar
Inspected: on 02/03/2017

All Bar One (Bishopsgate)
All Bar One (Bishopsgate)

175 Bishopsgate, 175 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 3YD

City of London Nightlife Bars Bishopsgate


Food Hygiene Ratings for All Bar One (Bishopsgate)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for All Bar One (Bishopsgate)
Inspected: on 05/10/2017

All Bar One (Cannon Street)
All Bar One (Cannon Street)

103 Cannon Street, London, EC4N 5AG

City of London Nightlife Bars Cannon Street


Food Hygiene Ratings for All Bar One (Cannon Street)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for All Bar One (Cannon Street)
Inspected: on 14/02/2018

All Bar One (Henrietta Street)
All Bar One (Henrietta Street)

19 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 8QH

All Bar One Henrietta Street is a stylish city bar where you can catch up with friends, unwind after work or simply...Read more

Henrietta Street Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Covent Garden


Food Hygiene Ratings for All Bar One (Henrietta Street)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for All Bar One (Henrietta Street)
Inspected: on 03/12/2015

All Bar One (Houndsditch)
All Bar One (Houndsditch)

108 Houndsditch, London, EC3A 7BD

City of London Nightlife Bars Houndsditch


Food Hygiene Ratings for All Bar One (Houndsditch)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for All Bar One (Houndsditch)
Inspected: on 02/08/2017

All Bar One (Ludgate Hill)
All Bar One (Ludgate Hill)

44-46 Ludgate Hill, London, EC4M 7DE

City of London Nightlife Bars Ludgate Hill


Food Hygiene Ratings for All Bar One (Ludgate Hill)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for All Bar One (Ludgate Hill)
Inspected: on 15/02/2018

All Bar One (New Oxford Street)
All Bar One (New Oxford Street)

108 New Oxford Street, London, WC1A 1HD

We’re the perfect place to meet friends, unwind after work or de-brief during the day. Whether you want to catch up...Read more

Eating Nightlife Bars New Oxford Street Oxford Street Fitzrovia


Food Hygiene Ratings for All Bar One (New Oxford Street)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for All Bar One (New Oxford Street)
Inspected: on 23/05/2017

Balls Brothers (Mayfair Exchange)
Balls Brothers (Mayfair Exchange)

34 Brook Street, Mayfair, London, W1K 5DN

We're excited to open our doors to our loyal customers for our launch week. Come experience the new Mayfair! With an...Read more

Nightlife Bars Brook Street Explore Mayfair


Food Hygiene Ratings for Balls Brothers (Mayfair Exchange)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Balls Brothers (Mayfair Exchange)
Inspected: on 22/05/2017

Balls Brothers Wine Bar
Balls Brothers Wine Bar

38 Saint Mary Axe, London, EC3A 8EX

Established in 1860, Balls Brothers is home to nine restaurants and bars in London. Join us for lunch, dinner or to...Read more

City of London Nightlife Bars Eating Restaurants


Food Hygiene Ratings for Balls Brothers Wine Bar
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Balls Brothers Wine Bar
Inspected: on 16/05/2017

Bar Américain
Bar Américain

20 Sherwood Street, Soho, London, W1F 7ED

A classic American bar, serving traditional mixed drinks in the most glamorous, authentic Art Deco surroundings. "A...Read more

Sherwood Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Wood Street


Food Hygiene Ratings for Bar Américain
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Bar Américain
Inspected: on 26/11/2018

Bar American (at The Stafford Hotel)
Bar American (at The Stafford Hotel)

16 St James's Place, London, SW1A 1NJ

The American Bar at The Stafford London is an institution in its own right where every available wall and surface is...Read more

Nightlife Bars St James's Cocktail Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Bar American (at The Stafford Hotel)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Bar American (at The Stafford Hotel)
Inspected: on 22/02/2018

Part of The Stafford Hotel

Bar Soho
Bar Soho

23-25 Old Compton Street, Soho, London, W1D 5JL

With a wide selection of wines and cocktails, parties here are always unforgettable. Inside you’ll find atmosphere...Read more

Old Compton Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Bar Soho
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Bar Soho
Inspected: on 24/03/2017

Bar Swift
Bar Swift

12 Old Compton Street, Soho, London, W1D 4TQ

Our Upstairs Bar is great for that spontaneous drink. We serve a short menu of light cocktails as well as any classic...Read more

Old Compton Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Bar Swift
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Bar Swift
Inspected: on 13/03/2018

Bar Termini
Bar Termini

7 Old Compton Street, Soho, London, W1D 5JE

Soho & Marylebone. Day & Night.Read more

Old Compton Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Bar Termini
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Bar Termini
Inspected: on 11/03/2015

Barbican News
Barbican News

54 Long Lane, London, EC1A

City of London Nightlife Bars Long Lane


Food Hygiene Ratings for Barbican News
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Barbican News
Inspected: on 09/05/2016

Barcelona Tapas Bar and Restaurant (St Botolph Street)
Barcelona Tapas Bar and Restaurant (St Botolph Street)

15 Saint Botolph Street, London, EC3A 7DT

City of London Nightlife Bars Eating Restaurants


Food Hygiene Ratings for Barcelona Tapas Bar and Restaurant (St Botolph Street)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Barcelona Tapas Bar and Restaurant (St Botolph Street)
Inspected: on 23/01/2019

Barley Mow
Barley Mow

82 Duke Street, Mayfair, London, W1K 6JF

Records show that an Inn was built on this site in the early 18th century. The current building was adopted as the...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Barley Mow
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Barley Mow
Inspected: on 08/08/2016

Barrio Soho
Barrio Soho

6 Poland Street, Soho, London, W1F 8PS

Barrio Soho celebrates the vibrancy, excitement and zest of Latin flavours. We embrace this clash with a mix of...Read more

Nightclubs Poland Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Barrio Soho
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Barrio Soho
Inspected: on 21/09/2016

Be At One (Covent Garden)
Be At One (Covent Garden)

23 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 7DA

With our team of highly-skilled bartenders, this tiny bar belies it's size by having the biggest party atmosphere in...Read more

Wellington Street Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Covent Garden


Food Hygiene Ratings for Be At One (Covent Garden)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Be At One (Covent Garden)
Inspected: on 26/10/2011

Be At One (Greek Street)
Be At One (Greek Street)

17 Greek Street, Soho, London, W1D 4DR

A great late night venue in Soho! Allegedly set on the site where Spandau Ballet filmed Chant No.1 (which...Read more

Greek Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Be At One (Greek Street)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Be At One (Greek Street)
Inspected: on 02/03/2017

Bedales Wine Bar
Bedales Wine Bar

55 Leadenhall Market, London, EC3V 1LT

City of London Nightlife Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Bedales Wine Bar
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Bedales Wine Bar
Inspected: on 06/03/2019

Benugo (Curzon Street)
Benugo (Curzon Street)

14 Curzon Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 5HN

We're about great tasting food, made just for you. We bake all our own cakes in our London bakery and have specially...Read more

Eating Bakeries Curzon Street Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Explore Mayfair


Food Hygiene Ratings for Benugo (Curzon Street)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Benugo (Curzon Street)
Inspected: on 18/04/2017

Blue Bar (at The Berkeley)
Blue Bar (at The Berkeley)

Wilton Place, London, SW1X 7RL

One of London's most sought-after destinations since it opened in 2000, the Blue Bar sets London's bar scene alight...Read more

Nightlife Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Blue Bar (at The Berkeley)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Blue Bar (at The Berkeley)
Inspected: on 29/08/2018

Bodean's BBQ (Catherine Street)
Bodean's BBQ (Catherine Street)

25 Catherine Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 5JS

Back in 2002 Andre Blais had a dream – to bring the taste, the style, the soul of his beloved Kansas City barbecue to...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Bodean's BBQ (Catherine Street)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Bodean's BBQ (Catherine Street)
Inspected: on 16/10/2018

Bodean's BBQ (Poland Street)
Bodean's BBQ (Poland Street)

10 Poland Street, Soho, London, W1F 8PZ

Back in 2002 Andre Blais had a dream – to bring the taste, the style, the soul of his beloved Kansas City barbecue to...Read more

Eating Restaurants Take Away & Delivery American Restaurants Poland Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Bodean's BBQ (Poland Street)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Bodean's BBQ (Poland Street)
Inspected: on 27/04/2015

Cafe de Paris
Cafe de Paris

3 Coventry Street, St James's, London, W1D 6BL

Set in the heart of London's Piccadilly, Café de Paris has been a dazzling and opulent venue since it opened...Read more

Nightlife Coventry Street Nightclubs Approved Wedding Venues Soho Leicester Square


Food Hygiene Ratings for Cafe de Paris
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Cafe de Paris
Inspected: on 09/03/2017

Caffe Concerto (Knightsbridge)
Caffe Concerto (Knightsbridge)

152 Brompton Road, London, SW3 1HX

We have a wealth of training tools and systems within Caffe Concerto. In fact, we have every tool required to take...Read more

Nightlife Cafes & Coffee Shops Knightsbridge Eating Restaurants


Food Hygiene Ratings for Caffe Concerto (Knightsbridge)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Caffe Concerto (Knightsbridge)
Inspected: on 04/08/2017

Cahoots
Cahoots

13 Kingly Court, Soho, London, W1B 5PW

1940s is alive and well at the Cahoots bar. As well as serving classic cocktails, black market liquor and post-war...Read more

Carnaby Street Kingly Court Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Cahoots
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Cahoots
Inspected: on 07/08/2014

CCT Venues Barbican
CCT Venues Barbican

135-137 Aldersgate Street, London, EC1A 4JA

City of London Nightlife Bars Nightlife Bars Aldersgate Street


Food Hygiene Ratings for CCT Venues Barbican
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for CCT Venues Barbican
Inspected: on 12/05/2017

Chicken Shop & Fox Bar
Chicken Shop & Fox Bar

Piano House, 9 Brighton Terrace, Brixton, London, SW9 8DJ

A short walk from Brixton Station, Chicken Shop serves rostisserie chickens steamed and then spit-roasted over...Read more

Nightlife Bars Restaurants Eating American Restaurants Burger Restaurants


Food Hygiene Ratings for Chicken Shop & Fox Bar
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Chicken Shop & Fox Bar
Inspected: on 24/05/2017

Chilango (Brewer Street)
Chilango (Brewer Street)

24 Brewer Street, Soho, London, W1F 0SN

Yes, we’re inspired by authentic Mexican cuisine, but our lust for new tastes and flavours means we’ve added a few...Read more

Take Away & Delivery Mexican Restaurants Brewer Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Eating Restaurants


Food Hygiene Ratings for Chilango (Brewer Street)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Chilango (Brewer Street)
Inspected: on 10/01/2019

Circa
Circa

62 Frith Street, Soho, London, W1D 3JN

Opened in 2011, Circa has become the bar with the hottest crowds and all boys in the know. With it’s big leather...Read more

Frith Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Gay Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Circa
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Circa
Inspected: on 19/01/2017

Club 49 Soho
Club 49 Soho

49 Greek Street, Soho, London, W1D 4EG

Situated within the trendy and bustling district of Soho, Club49 is a stylish and thriving venue making it the...Read more

Greek Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Club 49 Soho
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Club 49 Soho
Inspected: on 19/01/2017

Coach & Horses (Bruton Street)
Coach & Horses (Bruton Street)

5 Bruton Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 6PT

The Coach and Horses’ beautiful exterior stain glass windows marks this pub as one that is hard to miss. The pub was...Read more

Nightlife Pubs Bruton Street Explore Mayfair


Food Hygiene Ratings for Coach & Horses (Bruton Street)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Coach & Horses (Bruton Street)
Inspected: on 30/06/2016

Coburg Bar (at The Connaught)
Coburg Bar (at The Connaught)

Carlos Place, London, W1K 2AL

The soul of the Coburg Bar lies in tradition and warmth, and the atmosphere reflects this – quiet, intimate, relaxed...Read more

Nightlife Bars Carlos Place Mayfair Cocktail Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Coburg Bar (at The Connaught)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Coburg Bar (at The Connaught)
Inspected: on 13/03/2019

Part of The Connaught

Crobar
Crobar

17 Manette Street, Soho, London, W1D 4AS

Late night beer and whiskey Rock n' Roll barRead more

Manette Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Crobar
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Crobar
Inspected: on 22/03/2017

Crosstown Doughnut & Coffee Bar
Crosstown Doughnut & Coffee Bar

4 Broadwick Street, Soho, London, W1F 0DA

All of our doughnuts are hand made fresh daily at our bakery in London – we use a hybrid sourdough which gives them a...Read more

Eating Chocolatiers Broadwick Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Crosstown Doughnut & Coffee Bar
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Crosstown Doughnut & Coffee Bar
Inspected: on 28/07/2015

Crystal Bar (at The Wellesley Knightsbridge)
Crystal Bar (at The Wellesley Knightsbridge)

11 Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 7LY

The exclusive Crystal Bar at The Wellesley brings the decadence and glamour of the 1920’s vividly to life in the...Read more

Nightlife Bars Belgravia Knightsbridge


Food Hygiene Ratings for Crystal Bar (at The Wellesley Knightsbridge)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Crystal Bar (at The Wellesley Knightsbridge)
Inspected: on 16/05/2018

Part of The Wellesley Knightsbridge

Duke Of York
Duke Of York

8 Dering Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 1AF

The title has been created a remarkable eleven times, eight as "Duke of York" and three as the double-barrelled "Duke...Read more

Nightlife Pubs Dering Street Eating American Restaurants Burger Restaurants Explore Mayfair


Food Hygiene Ratings for Duke Of York
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Duke Of York
Inspected: on 07/03/2011

Dukes Bar (at The Dukes Hotel)
Dukes Bar (at The Dukes Hotel)

35 Saint James's Place, London, SW1A 1NY

The hotel bar which some say concocts one of the world’s best Martinis” New York TimesDrinks at DUKES Bar is...Read more

Nightlife Bars St James's St James's Place Accommodation Hotels


Food Hygiene Ratings for Dukes Bar (at The Dukes Hotel)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Dukes Bar (at The Dukes Hotel)
Inspected: on 19/04/2018

Part of Dukes Hotel

Eat (Kingsway)
Eat (Kingsway)

105-107 Kingsway, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 6QY

At EAT. we’ve been creating, making and serving our own great tasting seasonal recipes for over 20 years. We now have...Read more

Eating Bakeries Kingsway Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Covent Garden


Food Hygiene Ratings for Eat (Kingsway)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Eat (Kingsway)
Inspected: on 25/07/2016

Fen Bar
Fen Bar

UK, EC3M 4AJ

City of London Nightlife Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Fen Bar
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Fen Bar
Inspected: on 09/05/2018

Flight Club (Bloomsbury)
Flight Club (Bloomsbury)

55 New Oxford Street, Bloomsbury , London, WC1A 1BS

…a social experience like no other. We’ve lovingly created beautifully designed venues, serving bespoke cocktails...Read more

Nightlife Bars Pubs New Oxford Street Bloomsbury Oxford Street


Food Hygiene Ratings for Flight Club (Bloomsbury)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Flight Club (Bloomsbury)
Inspected: on 01/10/2018

Foundation Bar
Foundation Bar

5 Langley Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9JA

Welcome to the underground playground in the heart of Covent Garden. Foundation Bar offers the quirkiest cocktails...Read more

Pubs Langley Street Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Covent Garden


Food Hygiene Ratings for Foundation Bar
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Foundation Bar
Inspected: on 24/03/2017

Freedom Bar Soho
Freedom Bar Soho

60-66 Wardour Street, Soho, London, W1F 0TA

Freedom is a stylish and sophisticated Bar and Club, located on Wardour Street, in the heart of London’s...Read more

Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Soho Wardour Street


Food Hygiene Ratings for Freedom Bar Soho
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Freedom Bar Soho
Inspected: on 28/10/2013

Funderbar!
Funderbar!

71 Queen Victoria Street, London, EC4V 4AY

In London, there was a group of four friends who were hatching a plan to support ... event and where else to...Read more

City of London Nightlife Bars Queen Victoria Street


Food Hygiene Ratings for Funderbar!
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Funderbar!
Inspected: on 20/03/2017

Goat Tavern
Goat Tavern

3 Stafford Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 4RP

Clarendon House was a town mansion which stood on Piccadilly from the 1660s to the 1680s. It was built for the...Read more

Nightlife Pubs Stafford Street Eating American Restaurants Burger Restaurants Explore Mayfair


Food Hygiene Ratings for Goat Tavern
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Goat Tavern
Inspected: on 25/07/2018

Golden Lion
Golden Lion

51 Dean Street, Soho, London, W1D 5BH

The Golden Lion in Chinatown dates back to 1769. The pub has many original features including a carved oak facade and...Read more

Nightlife Pubs Dean Street Soho Eating Gastro Pubs British Restaurants


Food Hygiene Ratings for Golden Lion
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Golden Lion
Inspected: on 21/01/2013

GQ Bar (at Rosewood London)
GQ Bar (at Rosewood London)

Rosewood London, 252 High Holborn, London, WC1V 7EN

Socialise with style at GQ Bar Pop-Up on The Terrace this summer, from  June 1st to September 30th, 7am until...Read more

Nightlife Bars High Holborn High Holborn


Food Hygiene Ratings for GQ Bar (at Rosewood London)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for GQ Bar (at Rosewood London)
Inspected: on 29/08/2018

Part of Rosewood London

Grind and Co
Grind and Co

34 Royal Exchange, London, EC3V 3LT

Espresso bar by day and cocktail bar by night in the heart of the City.Read more

City of London Eating Nightlife Bars Cafes & Coffee Shops Cocktail Bars Royal Exchange


Food Hygiene Ratings for Grind and Co
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Grind and Co
Inspected: on 25/03/2019

Halfway To Heaven
Halfway To Heaven

7 Duncannon Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2N 4JF

LGBT Bar situated between Charing Cross Station and Trafalgar Square. Upstairs is a traditional warm, friendly pub...Read more

Duncannon Street Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Covent Garden Cannon Street


Food Hygiene Ratings for Halfway To Heaven
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Halfway To Heaven
Inspected: on 13/06/2014

Harry's Bar (Ironmonger Lane)
Harry's Bar (Ironmonger Lane)

17 Ironmonger Lane, London, EC2V 8EY

City of London Nightlife Bars Ironmonger Lane


Food Hygiene Ratings for Harry's Bar (Ironmonger Lane)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Harry's Bar (Ironmonger Lane)
Inspected: on 12/03/2018

Haz Bar and Restaurant
Haz Bar and Restaurant

64 Bishopsgate, London, EC2N 4AW

City of London Nightlife Bars Eating Restaurants Bishopsgate


Food Hygiene Ratings for Haz Bar and Restaurant
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Haz Bar and Restaurant
Inspected: on 20/03/2018

Hispania Restaurant
Hispania Restaurant

72 Lombard Street, London, EC4N

City of London Nightlife Bars Eating Restaurants Lombard Street


Food Hygiene Ratings for Hispania Restaurant
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Hispania Restaurant
Inspected: on 02/02/2018

Jamies (Alban Highwalk)
Jamies (Alban Highwalk)

Barbican Highwalk, London, EC2Y

9 May 2012 - Premises: Jamies, 2 Alban High Walk, 125/136 London Wall, London, EC2Y ... 5) Mr Tamblyn explained that...Read more

City of London Nightlife Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Jamies (Alban Highwalk)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Jamies (Alban Highwalk)
Inspected: on 15/08/2017

Kings Arms (Mayfair)
Kings Arms (Mayfair)

2 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London, W1J 7QA

Established in 1878, this charismatic pub sits in a charming little part of Mayfair. Entering from Curzon Street is...Read more

Nightlife Gastro Pubs Shepherd Market Explore Mayfair Eating Restaurants


Food Hygiene Ratings for Kings Arms (Mayfair)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Kings Arms (Mayfair)
Inspected: on 26/09/2017

Kings Arms (Soho)
Kings Arms (Soho)

23 Poland Street, Soho, London, W1F 8QL

Enjoy comfortable surroundings and real ales in this traditional Soho pub which features on the gay scene. Dance and...Read more

Nightlife Bars Poland Street Soho


Food Hygiene Ratings for Kings Arms (Soho)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Kings Arms (Soho)
Inspected: on 05/08/2010

Ku Bar (Soho)
Ku Bar (Soho)

25 Frith Street, Soho, London, WC1D 5LB

Ku Bar is the ideal after work hangout with great offers throughout the week on premium branded products. A trendy...Read more

Frith Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Gay Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Ku Bar (Soho)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Ku Bar (Soho)
Inspected: on 24/02/2011

Lobby Bar (One Aldwych Hotel)
Lobby Bar (One Aldwych Hotel)

1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 4BZ

Named one of the top five hotel bars in the world by The Sunday Telegraph, The Lobby Bar offers serious cocktails and...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Lobby Bar (One Aldwych Hotel)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Lobby Bar (One Aldwych Hotel)
Inspected: on 08/05/2018

Lyceum Tavern
Lyceum Tavern

354 Strand, Covent Garden, London, WC2R 0HS

The Lyceum is a decent enough pub, especially given its touristy location, with the usual cheap-but-decent Sam...Read more

Nightlife Pubs Strand Covent Garden


Food Hygiene Ratings for Lyceum Tavern
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Lyceum Tavern
Inspected: on 30/11/2017

Mabel's Bar & Kitchen
Mabel's Bar & Kitchen

29-30 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 7JS

Welcome to Mabel’s, kitchen, cocktails and class, we’ve got it all. Mabel’s is a modern, classy venue located away...Read more

Maiden Lane Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Covent Garden


Food Hygiene Ratings for Mabel's Bar & Kitchen
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Mabel's Bar & Kitchen
Inspected: on 16/03/2017

Mandarin Bar (at Mandarin Oriental)
Mandarin Bar (at Mandarin Oriental)

66 Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 7LA

With a contemporary design and vibrant atmosphere, The Mandarin Bar is one of London's most popular nightspots....Read more

Nightlife Bars Belgravia Knightsbridge Dim Sum Restaurants


Food Hygiene Ratings for Mandarin Bar (at Mandarin Oriental)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Mandarin Bar (at Mandarin Oriental)
Inspected: on 11/12/2017

Part of Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park

Mark's Club
Mark's Club

46 Charles Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 5EJ

Mark's Club is an elegant and traditional private members' club, situated in a beautiful townhouse in Mayfair. Opened...Read more

Nightlife Private Members' Clubs Charles Street Explore Mayfair


Food Hygiene Ratings for Mark's Club
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Mark's Club
Inspected: on 19/10/2017

Marlborough Head
Marlborough Head

24 North Audley Street, Mayfair, London, W1K 6WD

It is thought that the pub owes its name to Duke of Marlborough John Churchill. The area of Tyburn was used for...Read more

Nightlife Pubs North Audley Street Audley Street Explore Mayfair


Food Hygiene Ratings for Marlborough Head
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Marlborough Head
Inspected: on 01/12/2015

Masons Arms
Masons Arms

Maddox Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 1PY

We are a traditional pub in Mayfair. We boast a warm and welcome atmosphere, always providing friendly service.Read more

Nightlife Pubs Maddox Street Explore Mayfair


Food Hygiene Ratings for Masons Arms
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Masons Arms
Inspected: on 09/01/2012

Morris Of Bond Street
Morris Of Bond Street

15B Clifford Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 4JZ

Morris Of Bond Street serves a large variety of sandwiches, snacks, salads, pasta and over 25 types of herbal tea as...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Morris Of Bond Street
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Morris Of Bond Street
Inspected: on 10/07/2012

Nags Head
Nags Head

10 James Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 8BT

Welcome to The Nags Head Covent Garden, an iconic London pub with a fabulous room for private hire. We’re open from...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Nags Head
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Nags Head
Inspected: on 11/06/2015

Neo Bar and Pizzeria
Neo Bar and Pizzeria

131 Aldersgate Street, London, EC1A 4JQ

City of London Nightlife Bars Aldersgate Street


Food Hygiene Ratings for Neo Bar and Pizzeria
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Neo Bar and Pizzeria
Inspected: on 14/09/2018

Nordic Bar
Nordic Bar

25 Newman Street, Fitzrovia, London, W1T 1PN

Nordic Bar is a Scandinavian themed bar located within a stones throw of Oxford Street. Dive in to a bar menu of...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Nordic Bar
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Nordic Bar
Inspected: on 12/12/2014

Notes Coffee Roasters & Wine Bar (Angel Court)
Notes Coffee Roasters & Wine Bar (Angel Court)

1a Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Notes Coffee Roasters & Wine Bar (Angel Court)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Notes Coffee Roasters & Wine Bar (Angel Court)
Inspected: on 08/05/2017

Nusa Dua
Nusa Dua

118-120 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London, W1D 5EP

Nusa Dua is an Indonesian Restaurant located in Soho, the heart of Theatreland London. We are a restaurant that...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Nusa Dua
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Nusa Dua
Inspected: on 18/06/2018

Odeon Tottenham Court Road
Odeon Tottenham Court Road

30 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 1BX

ODEON is the largest cinema chain in the UK, with over one hundred cinemas. ODEON entertain more people in the UK...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Odeon Tottenham Court Road
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Odeon Tottenham Court Road
Inspected: on 24/11/2017

Old Coffee House
Old Coffee House

49 Beak Street, Soho, London, W1F 9SF

A traditional looking pub, with loads of knickknacks hanging from the ceiling and pictures on the wall to impress the...Read more

Nightlife Pubs Beak Street Soho


Food Hygiene Ratings for Old Coffee House
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Old Coffee House
Inspected: on 10/12/2012

Parkers
Parkers

109 Kingsway, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 6PP

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Parkers
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Parkers
Inspected: on 19/04/2018

Pix Pintxos
Pix Pintxos

16 Bateman Street, Soho, London, W1D 3AH

Inspired by the pintxo (or pincho) bars of San Sebastian and Barcelona, Pix invites you to sample our tantalising...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Pix Pintxos
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Pix Pintxos
Inspected: on 14/08/2018

Pizza Express (Alban Highwalk)
Pizza Express (Alban Highwalk)

Barbican Highwalk, London, EC2Y

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Pizza Express (Alban Highwalk)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Pizza Express (Alban Highwalk)
Inspected: on 29/01/2018

Polo Bar
Polo Bar

176 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 4NQ

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Polo Bar
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Polo Bar
Inspected: on 04/10/2018

Prezzo (Glasshouse Street)
Prezzo (Glasshouse Street)

36-38 Glasshouse Street, Soho, London, W1B 5DL

Conveniently located for theatres, clubs and bars, and only a few minutes' walk from Piccadilly Tube station. Our...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Prezzo (Glasshouse Street)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Prezzo (Glasshouse Street)
Inspected: on 02/12/2013

Retro Bar
Retro Bar

2 George Court, Strand, London, WC2N 6HH

Regular events: every tuesday: quiz night with lola lasagne from 8pm. £1 entry per player. Thursdays thursday...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Retro Bar
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Retro Bar
Inspected: on 13/07/2012

Romulo Café
Romulo Café

343 Kensington High Street, London, W8 6NW

Nestled in a quiet corner of Kensington High Street, Romulo Café London is the perfect spot to savour the very best...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Romulo Café
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Romulo Café
Inspected: on 05/06/2018

Ronnie Scott's
Ronnie Scott's

47 Frith Street, Soho, London, W1D 4HT

In 1959, saxophonist Ronnie Scott opened the door to a small basement club in London’s west end where local musicians...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Ronnie Scott's
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Ronnie Scott's
Inspected: on 02/08/2017

Rose & Crown (Old Park Lane)
Rose & Crown (Old Park Lane)

2 Old Park Lane, Mayfair, London, W1K 1QN

Our pub was once used as the living quarters for Oliver Cromwell's bodyguards. It was originally named 'The Oliver...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Rose & Crown (Old Park Lane)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Rose & Crown (Old Park Lane)
Inspected: on 25/07/2018

Round Table
Round Table

26-27 St Martin's Court, Soho, London, WC2N 4AL

In the 18th century, the neighbourhood of St Martin's Lane, where the Round Table sit, was the resort of ‘horse and...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Round Table
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Round Table
Inspected: on 12/05/2014

Rupert Street Bar
Rupert Street Bar

50 Rupert Street, Soho, London, W1D 6DR

Gay Bar in the heart of Soho,Bookings can be taken to hire out our snug. Or if you wish, you may book/reserve tables...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Rupert Street Bar
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Rupert Street Bar
Inspected: on 14/06/2013

Sainsbury's Local (Lombard Street)
Sainsbury's Local (Lombard Street)

14 Lombard Street, London, EC4N 7BJ

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Sainsbury's Local (Lombard Street)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Sainsbury's Local (Lombard Street)
Inspected: on 28/03/2017

Salsa!
Salsa!

96 Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0JG

Salsa is a South American bar/restaurant/nightclub. Our food menu is a delicious selection of Latin infused dishes...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Salsa!
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Salsa!
Inspected: on 21/01/2019

Sammie's Bar
Sammie's Bar

America Square, 14 Crosswall, London, EC3N 2LJ

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Sammie's Bar
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Sammie's Bar
Inspected: on 06/12/2018

Seymours Parlour (at The Zetter Townhouse)
Seymours Parlour (at The Zetter Townhouse)

28-30 Seymour Street, London, W1H 7JB

The lounge is dark and sumptuous, feeling more like the private residence of a notorious ancestor - we call him...Read more

Nightlife Bars Marylebone


Food Hygiene Ratings for Seymours Parlour (at The Zetter Townhouse)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Seymours Parlour (at The Zetter Townhouse)
Inspected: on 09/05/2017

Part of The Zetter Townhouse (Marylebone)

Shepherds Tavern
Shepherds Tavern

50 Hertford Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 7SS

The Shepherds Tavern is a handsome feature in the Shepherd Market landscape. Built in 1735 as part of the original...Read more

Nightlife Pubs Hertford Street Explore Mayfair


Food Hygiene Ratings for Shepherds Tavern
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Shepherds Tavern
Inspected: on 14/05/2014

Simmons Bar (Euston Square)
Simmons Bar (Euston Square)

31 University Street, London, WC1E 6JL

Simmons | Euston Square proudly takes its place in a historic pub venue right next to Euston Square underground...Read more

Nightlife Bars Bloomsbury


Food Hygiene Ratings for Simmons Bar (Euston Square)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Simmons Bar (Euston Square)
Inspected: on 30/08/2017

Part of Simmons Bar (Soho)

Simmons Bar (Tower Bridge)
Simmons Bar (Tower Bridge)

61 Rosemary Lane Royal Mint Street, London, E1 8LG

Simmons comes to the City! Look out for the small but perfectly formed Simmons | Tower Bridge nestled just around...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Simmons Bar (Tower Bridge)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Simmons Bar (Tower Bridge)
Inspected: on 05/03/2019

Six Storeys
Six Storeys

11 Soho Square, Soho, London, W1D 3QE

The spirit of Soho lives on at Six Storeys: a bar, restaurant and events townhouse with room for 300 guests. Leave...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Six Storeys
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Six Storeys
Inspected: on 30/03/2017

Sodexo (Mark Lane)
Sodexo (Mark Lane)

Zürich District

Beauty salon: 5 beauty treatment rooms, manicure bar, brow bar and dedicated tanning room. ... The Spa is located in...Read more

City of London Nightlife Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Sodexo (Mark Lane)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Sodexo (Mark Lane)
Inspected: on 11/01/2019

Soho House
Soho House

76 Dean Street, Soho, London, W1D 3SQ

Soho House 76 Dean Street is a mid-Georgian townhouse built in 1732 by Thomas Richmond. The original tenant was the...Read more

Nightlife Bars Dean Street Soho


Food Hygiene Ratings for Soho House
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Soho House
Inspected: on 02/04/2019

Spearmint Rhino (London)
Spearmint Rhino (London)

161 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 7NN

Spearmint Rhino is the world leader in adult premier entertainment, our award winning* London club offers a huge...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Spearmint Rhino (London)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Spearmint Rhino (London)
Inspected: on 17/10/2018

Photo showing the restaurant and Stringfellows Covent Garden
Stringfellows (Covent Garden)

16 - 17 Upper St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9EF

Peter Stringfellow’s "Stringfellows" in Covent Garden has been at the top of the London nightlife scene for over...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for Stringfellows (Covent Garden)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Stringfellows (Covent Garden)
Inspected: on 04/06/2013

T.G.I. Fridays (Leicester Square)
T.G.I. Fridays (Leicester Square)

30 Leicester Square, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 7LA

What did New York need in the swinging 60s? A cocktail bar that delivered. And that’s exactly what we gave her when...Read more

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Food Hygiene Ratings for T.G.I. Fridays (Leicester Square)
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for T.G.I. Fridays (Leicester Square)
Inspected: on 04/06/2018

Taylor St Baristas
Taylor St Baristas

1 Cheapside, London, EC2V 6AA

Delivered. The same coffee brewed in London's best cafés. Now at home. See the Perks. Cafés. Where to find our cafés....Read more

City of London Eating Cafes & Coffee Shops Nightlife Bars Cheapside


Food Hygiene Ratings for Taylor St Baristas
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Taylor St Baristas
Inspected: on 26/11/2018

The Archduke Restaurant & Bar
The Archduke Restaurant & Bar

Archduke Wine Bar, 153 Concert Hall Approach, London, SE1 8XU

Steak restaurant and wine bar under railway arches with free jazz on Fridays and Saturdays. Read more

Nightlife Bars Eating Restaurants


Food Hygiene Ratings for The Archduke Restaurant & Bar
Hygiene Rating: 5/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Archduke Restaurant & Bar
Inspected: on 04/12/2018

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FAQs about Nightlife in London


The nightlife in London is brilliant. We have some of the best clubs in the world and the city is so exciting in itself that any clubbing experience is heightened.



We publish a list of the best nightclubs in London every week so check that out or take a look at top picks for London club events.



The best nightclubs in London and their location is rather subjective as there are great clubs in different areas of London each with a different vibe. Mayfair tends to have the most exclusive celebrity clubs whilst east London is a little bit cooler.

Soho has some good places too although you won't rub shoulders with high society if you cross over Regent Street.



The main areas in London for the best London clubs are Mayfair and Soho. Shoreditch and East London are becoming increasing popular too.





London nightlife is concentrated in a few different areas of London. If you visit to London is aimed at making the most of London nightlife then you are well advised to stay in one of those areas.


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Frederick George Creed Blue Plaque - Frederick George Creed 1871-1957 electrical engineer, inventor of the teleprinter lived and died here
Pioneer Health Centre Blue Plaque - The Pioneer Health Centre opened here in 1935. Known world-wide as the Peckham Experiment, it was a family-based club for the study of health and society
John Dee Yellow Plaque - John Dee's Garden Wall  The central portion of this wall visible from the Chruchyard, may be the last remaining part of John Dee's property
Keith Blakelock Marble Plaque - Here served PC Keith Blakelock 16 March 1981 to 6 October 1985
Stanley Holloway Blue Plaque - Stanley Holloway 1890-1982 actor and humorist was born here
Peter Warlock Blue Plaque - Philip Arnold Heseltine, Peter Warlock 1894-1930 composer lived here

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