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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Vapiano (Soho)
Vapiano (Soho)

84 Wardour Street, Soho, London, W1F 0TQ

In cities around the world, people who meet in our relaxed setting share one important quality: the love of enjoying...Read more

Italian Restaurants Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Pizza Restaurants Eating Restaurants Soho Wardour Street


Food Hygiene Ratings for Vapiano (Soho)
Hygiene Rating: 4/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Vapiano (Soho)
Inspected: on 10/12/2018

Barcelona Tapas Bar and Restaurant (Lime Street)
Barcelona Tapas Bar and Restaurant (Lime Street)

24 Lime Street, London, EC3M 7HS

City of London Nightlife Bars Eating Restaurants Lime Street


Food Hygiene Ratings for Barcelona Tapas Bar and Restaurant (Lime Street)
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Barcelona Tapas Bar and Restaurant (Lime Street)
Inspected: on 22/11/2018

Brokers Wine Bar
Brokers Wine Bar

9 Leadenhall Market, London, EC3V 1LR

City of London Nightlife Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Brokers Wine Bar
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Brokers Wine Bar
Inspected: on 11/10/2018

Cargo
Cargo

83 Rivington Street, London, EC2A 3AY

Located in an urban disused railway yard, Cargo is Shoreditch's premier live music venue featuring late-night...Read more

Nightlife Bars Nightclubs Eating Restaurants


Food Hygiene Ratings for Cargo
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Cargo
Inspected: on 19/07/2018

Cavalry & Guards Club
Cavalry & Guards Club

127 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London, W1J 7PX

The Cavalry and Guards Club represents history, tradition, timeless elegance and quiet efficiency plus that all...Read more

Nightlife Piccadilly Explore Mayfair


Food Hygiene Ratings for Cavalry & Guards Club
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Cavalry & Guards Club
Inspected: on 08/01/2019

Cây Tre Restaurant
Cây Tre Restaurant

42-43 Dean Street, Soho, London, W1D 4PZ

Viet Grill followed several years later, opening on Kingsland Road, which soon became known as the Pho Mile – home to...Read more

Vietnamese Restaurants Dean Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Eating Restaurants


Food Hygiene Ratings for Cây Tre Restaurant
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Cây Tre Restaurant
Inspected: on 16/07/2018

Da Mario
Da Mario

63 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9AJ

Maria and Corrado Solimini married in Italy and moved to London over 20 years ago. Corrado worked in Cecconi’s...Read more

Italian Restaurants Endell Street Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Explore Mayfair Eating Restaurants Covent Garden


Food Hygiene Ratings for Da Mario
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Da Mario
Inspected: on 14/11/2018

Draft House Charlotte
Draft House Charlotte

43 Goodge Street, Fitzrovia, London, W1T 1TA

The Draft House is a small group of Public Houses which aims to do for beer what our culture has done for food and...Read more

Eating Gastro Pubs Nightlife Goodge Street Fitzrovia


Food Hygiene Ratings for Draft House Charlotte
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Draft House Charlotte
Inspected: on 10/12/2018

Freud Bar
Freud Bar

198 Shaftesbury Ave, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 8JL

Below the pavement of Shaftesbury Avenue, at the top of Monmouth Street, down a flight of steps into a high-ceilinged...Read more

Cafes & Coffee Shops Shaftesbury Avenue Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Covent Garden


Food Hygiene Ratings for Freud Bar
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Freud Bar
Inspected: on 23/02/2017

K Place (Korean Bar B Q)
K Place (Korean Bar B Q)

1 Saint Mary at Hill, London, EC3R 8EE

City of London Nightlife Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for K Place (Korean Bar B Q)
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for K Place (Korean Bar B Q)
Inspected: on 12/11/2018

Karaoke Box (Soho)
Karaoke Box (Soho)

18 Frith Street, Soho, London, W1D 4RQ

Private karaoke rooms of varying capacities, which are outfitted with plenty of attractive features: flatscreen TVs;...Read more

Frith Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Karaoke Box (Soho)
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Karaoke Box (Soho)
Inspected: on 29/03/2011

Norman's Coach & Horses
Norman's Coach & Horses

29 Greek Street, Soho, London, W1D 5DH

The Norman’s Coach & Horses, 29 Greek Street, Soho, London’s best known pub! EST 1847.Norman’s Coach & Horses...Read more

Eating Vegetarian & Vegan Restaurants Gastro Pubs Greek Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Norman's Coach & Horses
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Norman's Coach & Horses
Inspected: on 23/01/2018

Princess Louise
Princess Louise

208 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London, WC1V 7EP

The Princess Louise is a famous pub in Holborn, central London, known for its traditional Victorian interior. If...Read more

Nightlife Pubs High Holborn Covent Garden High Holborn


Food Hygiene Ratings for Princess Louise
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Princess Louise
Inspected: on 14/02/2017

Proud Camden
Proud Camden

Chalk Farm Road, London, NW1 8AH

Boasting a legacy of music history and based in a one of a kind building, Proud Camden offers a truly special venue...Read more

Nightlife Nightclubs Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Proud Camden
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Proud Camden
Inspected: on 04/12/2017

Simmons Bar (Kings Cross)
Simmons Bar (Kings Cross)

32 Caledonian Road, London, N1 9DT

Located 1 minutes walk from King's Cross Underground Station, Simmons | King's Cross is a late night cocktail bar...Read more

Nightlife Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Simmons Bar (Kings Cross)
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Simmons Bar (Kings Cross)
Inspected: on 06/02/2019

Soho Theatre Bar
Soho Theatre Bar

Soho Theatre, Dean Street, Soho, London, W1D 3NE

So come enjoy a drink and bite to eat with your friends and mingle with the artists from that evening’s...Read more

Dean Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Eating Pizza Restaurants Approved Wedding Venues


Food Hygiene Ratings for Soho Theatre Bar
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Soho Theatre Bar
Inspected: on 24/10/2013

Star & Garter
Star & Garter

62 Poland Street, Soho, London, W1F 7NX

For a cosy night in Soho, head to The Star and Garter on Poland Street. A favourite with post-production workers and...Read more

Pubs Poland Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Star & Garter
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Star & Garter
Inspected: on 21/08/2012

The Bar (at the Courthouse Hotel)
The Bar (at the Courthouse Hotel)

19 - 21 Great Marlborough Street, London, W1F 7HL

'The Bar' is a fitting venue for a former courthouse, located just off the lobby; this trendy lounge is another...Read more

Nightlife Bars Great Marlborough Street Soho Carnaby Street Accommodation Hotels


Food Hygiene Ratings for The Bar (at the Courthouse Hotel)
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Bar (at the Courthouse Hotel)
Inspected: on 11/10/2018

Part of Courthouse Hotel

The Craft Beer Co.
The Craft Beer Co.

168 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London, WC1V 7AA

For The Craft Beer Co., it’s almost fair to say that they started that wave – they formed the idea way out at sea and...Read more

Nightlife Pubs Chinatown High Holborn Covent Garden High Holborn


Food Hygiene Ratings for The Craft Beer Co.
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Craft Beer Co.
Inspected: on 02/08/2017

The Escapologist
The Escapologist

35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9LD

The Escapologist cocktail bar Covent Garden is based in the riotous Headquarters of the secret society that ran...Read more

Earlham Street Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Eating Pizza Restaurants Covent Garden


Food Hygiene Ratings for The Escapologist
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Escapologist
Inspected: on 24/09/2018

The Grafton Arms
The Grafton Arms

72 Grafton Way, London, W1T 5DU

A full range of beers, wines and spirits, and a roof garden.Read more

Nightlife Bars Fitzrovia


Food Hygiene Ratings for The Grafton Arms
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Grafton Arms
Inspected: on 26/02/2018

The Hope
The Hope

15 Tottenham Street, London, W1T 2AJ

A great little pub with a good range of beers and food.Read more

Nightlife Bars Tottenham Street Fitzrovia


Food Hygiene Ratings for The Hope
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Hope
Inspected: on 01/11/2017

The London Cocktail Club
The London Cocktail Club

224a Shaftesbury Ave, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 8EB

A serious drinkers party bar… Set in a mischievous house away from home, full of excitement and energy. Innovative...Read more

Shaftesbury Avenue Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Covent Garden


Food Hygiene Ratings for The London Cocktail Club
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The London Cocktail Club
Inspected: on 11/05/2016

The Vault at Milroy's
The Vault at Milroy's

3 Greek Street, Soho, London, W1D 4NX

The Vault is a 55 seater cocktail bar hidden under London's oldest Whisky Shop: Milroys. Winners of Time Out's Love...Read more

Greek Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for The Vault at Milroy's
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Vault at Milroy's
Inspected: on 10/05/2016

Toy Roof (at the Courthouse Hotel)
Toy Roof (at the Courthouse Hotel)

19-21 Great Marlborough Street, London, W1F 7HL

Chill out with refreshing cocktails light bites and mellow grooves at the Soho’s funkiest open-sky roof terrace and...Read more

Nightlife Bars Great Marlborough Street Soho Carnaby Street Cocktail Bars Rooftop Bars Wine & Champagne Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Toy Roof (at the Courthouse Hotel)
Hygiene Rating: 3/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Toy Roof (at the Courthouse Hotel)
Inspected: on 11/10/2018

Part of Courthouse Hotel

Adventure Bar
Adventure Bar

20 Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9HP

A rabbit warren of wonder, a labyrinth of delight; this subterranean Covent Garden bar thrills with its architectural...Read more

Bedford Street Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Covent Garden


Food Hygiene Ratings for Adventure Bar
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Adventure Bar
Inspected: on 12/02/2018

BrewDog (Soho)
BrewDog (Soho)

21 Poland Street, Soho, London, W1F 8QL

The entertainment playground that is Soho hosts fifth hop temple in the capital, with a bar set over two floors (each...Read more

Poland Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for BrewDog (Soho)
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for BrewDog (Soho)
Inspected: on 15/03/2018

Chi Noodle Bar and Restaurant
Chi Noodle Bar and Restaurant

5 New Bridge Street, London, EC4V 6AB

City of London Nightlife Bars Eating Restaurants


Food Hygiene Ratings for Chi Noodle Bar and Restaurant
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Chi Noodle Bar and Restaurant
Inspected: on 14/03/2018

Corney and Barrow Wine Bar
Corney and Barrow Wine Bar

3 Fleet Place, London, EC4M 7RA

City of London Nightlife Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Corney and Barrow Wine Bar
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Corney and Barrow Wine Bar
Inspected: on 09/03/2018

G-A-Y Bar
G-A-Y Bar

30 Old Compton Street, Soho, London, W1D 4UR

Bustling 3-floor party bar with plasma screen jukebox, drawing a young, gay early-evening crowd.Read more

Old Compton Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Gay Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for G-A-Y Bar
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for G-A-Y Bar
Inspected: on 16/03/2017

Lamb & Flag
Lamb & Flag

33 Rose Street, London, WC2E 9EB

A historic pub in London's vibrant Covent Garden, the Lamb & Flag was a favourite watering hole of Charles Dickens....Read more

Nightlife Bars Rose Street Covent Garden


Food Hygiene Ratings for Lamb & Flag
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Lamb & Flag
Inspected: on 27/01/2018

Lobos Meat & Tapas Soho
Lobos Meat & Tapas Soho

48 Frith Street, Soho, London, W1D 4SF

Roberto, Joel, Cortés and Ruben first met working together in a tapas restaurant in London. They were doing what they...Read more

Spanish Restaurants Frith Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Eating Restaurants


Food Hygiene Ratings for Lobos Meat & Tapas Soho
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Lobos Meat & Tapas Soho
Inspected: on 24/04/2018

Notes Coffee Roasters & Wine Bar (Ropemaker Street)
Notes Coffee Roasters & Wine Bar (Ropemaker Street)

1 Ropemaker Street, London, EC2Y 9AW

City of London Nightlife Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Notes Coffee Roasters & Wine Bar (Ropemaker Street)
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Notes Coffee Roasters & Wine Bar (Ropemaker Street)
Inspected: on 14/06/2018

Rum Kitchen Carnaby
Rum Kitchen Carnaby

Kingly Court, Carnaby Street, Soho, London, W1B 5PW

The rum chronicles, an evening of education and entertainment carefully curated by our in house master mixologists...Read more

Eating Restaurants Caribbean Restaurants Kingly Court Carnaby Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Rum Kitchen Carnaby
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Rum Kitchen Carnaby
Inspected: on 28/03/2019

Rustiko Restaurant & Bar
Rustiko Restaurant & Bar

37 Old Compton Street, Soho, London, W1D 5JY

Situated in the heart of Old Compton Street, RustiKo embodies the vintage Soho experience. Independent, candle-lit...Read more

Old Compton Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Eating Restaurants


Food Hygiene Ratings for Rustiko Restaurant & Bar
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Rustiko Restaurant & Bar
Inspected: on 01/05/2019

Simmons Bar (Clerkenwell)
Simmons Bar (Clerkenwell)

178-180 Saint John Street, London, EC1V 4JY

Simmons | Clerkenwell is situated in a prime corner site within minutes’ walk of both Farringdon and Barbican...Read more

Nightlife Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Simmons Bar (Clerkenwell)
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Simmons Bar (Clerkenwell)
Inspected: on 01/08/2018

Part of Simmons Bar (Soho)

Simmons Bar (Fitzrovia)
Simmons Bar (Fitzrovia)

28 Maple Street, London, W1T 6HP

Set in a prime Fitzrovia pitch Simmons | Fitzrovia promises to bring you endless teapot related fun! Featuring a...Read more

Nightlife Bars Fitzrovia


Food Hygiene Ratings for Simmons Bar (Fitzrovia)
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Simmons Bar (Fitzrovia)
Inspected: on 04/03/2019

The Coal Hole
The Coal Hole

91-92 Strand, Covent Garden, London, WC2R 0DW

You will find The Coal Hole in Strand London within a short stroll of Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square and Covent...Read more

Nightlife Bars Strand Covent Garden


Food Hygiene Ratings for The Coal Hole
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Coal Hole
Inspected: on 22/01/2019

The Iron Duke
The Iron Duke

11 Avery Row, Mayfair, London, W1K 4AN

The Iron Duke is a small, friendly pub in Mayfair - right at the heart of London's West End. Something of a hidden...Read more

Nightlife Pubs Avery Row Explore Mayfair


Food Hygiene Ratings for The Iron Duke
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Iron Duke
Inspected: on 14/05/2019

The London Cocktail Club (Goodge Street)
The London Cocktail Club (Goodge Street)

Zecco Ltd, 61 Goodge Street, London, W1T 1TL

Friendly staff, cool décor and banging cocktails.Read more

Nightlife Bars Goodge Street Fitzrovia


Food Hygiene Ratings for The London Cocktail Club (Goodge Street)
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The London Cocktail Club (Goodge Street)
Inspected: on 29/03/2018

The Round House
The Round House

1 Garrick Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9BF

One of Covent Garden's best pubs, The Round House is a traditional beer-house that prides itself on an excellent menu...Read more

Nightlife Bars Garrick Street Covent Garden


Food Hygiene Ratings for The Round House
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Round House
Inspected: on 28/03/2018

The Running Horse
The Running Horse

50 Davies Street, Mayfair, London, W1K 5JE

Established in 1738, The Running Horse is the oldest public house and kitchen in Mayfair. A collaboration between...Read more

Nightlife Pubs Davies Street Explore Mayfair


Food Hygiene Ratings for The Running Horse
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Running Horse
Inspected: on 19/10/2018

Wood Street Bar and Restaurant
Wood Street Bar and Restaurant

53 Fore Street, London, EC2Y 5EJ

City of London Nightlife Bars Eating Restaurants Fore Street


Food Hygiene Ratings for Wood Street Bar and Restaurant
Hygiene Rating: 2/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Wood Street Bar and Restaurant
Inspected: on 30/01/2019

Simmons Bar (Temple)
Simmons Bar (Temple)

1 Milford Lane, London, WC2R 3LL

Boasting Simmons imitable style our Temple location offers everything you have come to expect including a spacious...Read more

Nightlife Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for Simmons Bar (Temple)
Hygiene Rating: 1/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Simmons Bar (Temple)
Inspected: on 07/07/2016

The Yard Bar
The Yard Bar

57 Rupert Street, Soho, London, W1D 7PL

Nestled in an intimate courtyard tucked away off Rupert St. The Yard is a welcoming retreat for the hustle and bustle...Read more

Rupert Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Gay Bars


Food Hygiene Ratings for The Yard Bar
Hygiene Rating: 1/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for The Yard Bar
Inspected: on 14/09/2011

Zebrano (Soho)
Zebrano (Soho)

18 Greek Street, Soho, London, W1D 4DS

Our highly trained and imaginative team of master mixologists take pride in their ability to go beyond just the...Read more

Eating Nightlife Bars Restaurants Greek Street Soho


Food Hygiene Ratings for Zebrano (Soho)
Hygiene Rating: 1/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Zebrano (Soho)
Inspected: on 07/03/2018

Beaufort Bar (at The Savoy Hotel)
Beaufort Bar (at The Savoy Hotel)Top Pick

The Savoy Hotel, Strand, London, WC2R 0EZ

The Beaufort Bar provides a theatrical, art deco setting in which to enjoy cocktails that push the boundaries. The...Read more

Nightlife Bars Strand Covent Garden

Part of The Savoy Hotel

Drama Park Lane
Drama Park LaneTop Pick

35 Hertford Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 7SD

Drama Park Lane replaced Whisky Mist. One of the most exclusive clubs in London, Drama attracts a high-end crowd and...Read more

Nightlife Mayfair Nightclubs

Duke of York's Theatre
Duke of York's TheatreTop Pick

Saint Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4BG

The Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) is an extraordinary success story. Founded in 1992, ATG is now the world’s number...Read more

Nightlife Theatres St Martin's Lane Covent Garden

Lyceum Theatre
Lyceum TheatreTop Pick

21 Wellington Street, London, WC2E 7RQ

The Lyceum Theatre in London is a long and complex tale of success, downfall and rebirth. It all started in 1772 when...Read more

Nightlife Theatres Wellington Street Covent Garden

Cuckoo Club
The Cuckoo ClubTop Pick

Swallow Street, Mayfair, London, W1B 4EZ

The Cuckoo Club has brought rock chic to London in the most elegant, glamorous way imaginable. This private members...Read more

Nightlife Mayfair Nightclubs

Toy Room
Toy RoomTop Pick

8-9 Argyll Street, Soho, London, W1F 7TF

Located in the space formerly occupied by Movida in Soho, Toy Room has established itself as one of the top clubs in...Read more

Nightlife Nightclubs Soho Argyll Street

146 Paddington (at Hilton London Paddington)
146 Paddington (at Hilton London Paddington)

146 Praed Street, London, W2 1EE

Inspired by a location steeped in locomotive history and set to become as iconic as the station in which it can be...Read more

Bars Nightlife

Part of Hilton London Paddington

23 Paul Street
23 Paul Street

23 Paul Street, London, EC2A 4UQ

We are ethical. We are boutique. We are a house of striptease. A house for only the most discerning of rogues and...Read more

Nightlife Gentlemen's Clubs Strip Clubs

3 & 6 Bar (at Fortnum & Mason)
3 & 6 Bar (at Fortnum & Mason)

181 Piccadilly, London, W1A 1ER

Extraordinary cocktails, spirits, wine and food, in the heart of our 3rd floor.Read more

Eating Nightlife Restaurants Piccadilly St James's

Part of Fortnum & Mason (Piccadilly)

50 Mayfair
50 Mayfair

50 Dover Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 4NY

Step into London’s first one of a kind entertainment experience, an oasis of luxury and refinement, in the heart of...Read more

Nightlife Mayfair Nightclubs

68 & Boston
68 & Boston

5 Greek Street, Soho, London, W1D 4DD

Soho's award winning Wine Bar and Cocktail Lounge on Greek Street. Located beside Soho Square in the heart of theatre...Read more

Greek Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Wine & Champagne Bars

Adelphi Theatre
Adelphi Theatre

Strand, London

Having celebrated its bicentenary in 2006 the current Adelphi Theatre is actually the fourth venue on this site in...Read more

Nightlife Theatres Strand

Aldwych Theatre
Aldwych Theatre

The Aldwych, 49 Aldwych, London, WC2B 4DF

The Nederlander Organization operates 9 theatres on Broadway and a further 15 across North America.In London, we own...Read more

Nightlife Theatres Aldwych Aldwych Covent Garden

American Bar (at the Beaumont)
American Bar (at the Beaumont)

8 Balderton Street Brown Hart Gardens, London, W1K 6TF

Jimmy's Bar belongs to the great tradition of American Bars that became legendary in London and Paris from the 1920s...Read more

Nightlife Bars Brown Hart Gardens Explore Mayfair

Part of The Beaumont

American Bar (at The Savoy Hotel)
American Bar (at The Savoy Hotel)

Strand, London, WC2R 0EZ

The Savoy hotel's legendary art deco bar, with classic cocktails and live jazz pianist every night.Read more

Nightlife Bars Strand Covent Garden Cocktail Bars

Part of The Savoy Hotel

Annabel's Wine Cellar
Annabel's Wine Cellar

3 Hay's Mews, Mayfair, London, W1J 5PU

Annabel’s has a global reputation that has been established over the past five decades, founded on superb service,...Read more

Nightlife Nightclubs Hay's Mews Explore Mayfair Eating Restaurants

Antelope
Antelope

22 Eaton Terrace, London, SW1W 8EZ

Public HouseRead more

Eaton Terrace Kensington & Chelsea Nightlife Pubs

Apollo Victoria Theatre
Apollo Victoria Theatre

17 Wilton Road, London, SW1V 1LG

The 2,328 seat theatre opened as a cinema in 1930. In the era of 'super' cinemas, Provincial Cinematograph Theatres...Read more

Nightlife Theatres

Appleberry Foods Limited
Appleberry Foods Limited

94 Fleet Street, London, EC4Y 8DT

APPLEBERRY FOODS LIMITED - Free company information from ... Bhavinkumar Inamdar, Temple Bar, Temple Underground...Read more

City of London Nightlife Bars Fleet Street

Arts Theatre
Arts Theatre

Great Newport Street, London, WC2H

Didi and Gogo wait on a country road by a tree for a man named Godot. All they know is that when Godot arrives they...Read more

Nightlife Theatres Great Newport Street Covent Garden

Ashtar
Ashtar

81 Albert Embankment, London, SE1 7UD

Our Lounge is open from Midnight till 6:00 AM in the morning. Our Bar is open from midday till midnight. Our venue...Read more

Nightlife Bars Nightclubs


Food Hygiene Ratings for Ashtar
Hygiene Rating: 0/5
Food Hygiene Ratings for Ashtar
Inspected: on 01/01/1901

Aspall Bar
Aspall Bar

Imperial College Road, London, SW7

Our mission is to give you unforgettable memories of fantastic experiences. We want to hear your feedback – whether...Read more

Nightlife Bars Kensington

Bag O'Nails
Bag O'Nails

9 Kingly Street, Soho, London, W1B 5PN

Tucked away in the heart of the bustling Soho district, the Bag O’Nails is a private members club offering a luxury...Read more

Nightlife Bars Kingly Street Soho Carnaby Street

Bar Rumba
Bar Rumba

36 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, London, W1D 7EP

Bar Rumba is a late night party bar and club in London’s West End. Rumba plays commercial music, chart hits and dance...Read more

Nightlife Bars Shaftesbury Avenue

Barbican Centre
Barbican Centre

Silk Street, London, EC2Y 8DS

The Barbican was developed from designs by architects Chamberlin, Powell and Bon as part of a utopian vision to...Read more

Nightlife Theatres Silk Street

Barburrito
Barburrito

60B Holborn Viaduct, London, EC1A 2FD

Liverpool One · London Farringdon · London Hammersmith · London Paddington Station · Sheffield, Meadowhall ·...Read more

City of London Nightlife Bars Holborn Viaduct

Barraka
Barraka

7 Artillery Lane, London, E1 7LJ

We know how it feels to have a perfect meal after a long day at work and our aim is to fulfil that desire. Come and...Read more

City of London Nightlife Bars

Basement Sate
Basement Sate

8 Broadwick Street, Soho, London, W1F 8HN

Created by two friends who love well made drinks, decadent desserts and meaningful music in equal parts. Inspired...Read more

Broadwick Street Soho Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars

BFI Southbank
BFI Southbank

Belvedere Road, London, SE1

A four-screen cinema venue showing a huge selection of classic and contemporary films each year, with new and...Read more

Nightlife Cinemas

Home to: The Riverfront Cafe,Bar & Restaurant (at BFI Southbank)

Black Dice Bar
Black Dice Bar

25 Heddon Street, Mayfair, London, W1B 4BH

Black Dice is a swish new cocktail lounge found tucked away behind a pink door underneath Momo on Heddon Street....Read more

Nightlife Bars Heddon Street Explore Mayfair

Blackbird
Blackbird

209 Earls Court Road, London, SW5 9AN

Public HouseRead more

Kensington & Chelsea Nightlife Pubs

Blagclub
Blagclub

11 Russell Gardens, London, W14 8EZ

Capacity is 120 pax with a West London late license where last drinks are served at 2.00amAt blagclub Kensington we...Read more

Nightlife Nightclubs Kensington

Blind Spot
Blind Spot

45 St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2N 4HX

Set behind the façade of a boutique tea counter and a secret golden hand-shaped handle is Blind Spot at St Martins...Read more

St Martin's Lane Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Covent Garden

Blue Posts
Blue Posts

18 Kingly Street, Soho, London, W1B 5PX

A small pub with a big heartHidden away off Carnaby Street, we are a Traditional Pub serving Fresh Food with a...Read more

Eating Nightlife Gastro Pubs Kingly Street Soho Carnaby Street Bars Pubs

Boodle's
Boodle's

28 Saint James's Street, London, SW1A 1HJ

Boodle's is a Private Members' Club, founded in 1762 by the Earl of Shelburne, later the Marquess of Lansdowne and...Read more

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Brooks's
Brooks's

60 Saint James's Street, London, SW1A 1LZ

In January 1762 a private society was established at 50 Pall Mall by Messrs. Boothby and James in response to having...Read more

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Bunch of Grapes
Bunch of Grapes

Bunch of Grapes, 207 Brompton Road, London, SW3 1LA

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C London
C London

23/25 Davies Street, Mayfair, London, W1K 3DE

Located in the heart of Mayfair, a few steps away from the most elegant shopping, C London welcomes with its...Read more

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Caffé Nero (Haymarket)
Caffé Nero (Haymarket)

27 Haymarket, London, SW1Y 4EN

Our story goes back around 20 years, to our founder Gerry Ford. Armed with a passion for coffee, he had a vision to...Read more

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Caffé Nero (Jermyn Street)
Caffé Nero (Jermyn Street)

35 Jermyn Street, London, SW1Y 6DT

Caffè Nero is the leading independent coffee house brand in Europe, specializing in the creation of high quality...Read more

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Caffé Nero (Kensington)
Caffé Nero (Kensington)

Kensington Arcade, 125 Kensington High Street, London, W8 5SF

Our story goes back around 20 years, to our founder Gerry Ford. Armed with a passion for coffee, he had a vision to...Read more

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Cambridge Theatre
Cambridge Theatre

London, WC2H 9HA

The Cambridge Theatre is one of the youngest and most attractive theatres in the West End, having opened in 1930 with...Read more

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Camino Resturant Bar
Camino Resturant Bar

33 Black Friars Lane, London, EC4V 6EP

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Carlton Club
Carlton Club

69 Saint James's Street, London, SW1A 1PJ

The Club was founded in 1832, following the massive reform majority in the 1831 general election, by Tory Peers, MPs...Read more

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CellarDoor
CellarDoor

1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 7DN

CellarDoor is an intimate cocktail bar beneath the Aldwych in a space just big enough for cats (both feline and...Read more

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Century
Century

61 - 63 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London, W1D 6LG

Soho's Best Kept Secret - Private Members Club. Opening its doors in 2001, The Century Club encompasses the...Read more

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Century Club
Century Club

61-63 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 6LD

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Champagne Room (at The Connaught)
Champagne Room (at The Connaught)

Carlos Place, London, W1K

A hidden gem, at the heart of the hotel, the Champagne Room is a beautiful yet intimate place, perfect for drinks for...Read more

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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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Blue Plaques in London

Tony Ray-Jones Green Plaque - Tony Ray-Jones photographer 1941-1972 lived and worked here
St. Benet Gracechurch, London Blue Plaque - Site of St. Benet Gracechurch demolished 1876
William Blake White Plaque - William Blake was born on 28 November 1757 in a house which stood on this site.
Christopher Wren White Plaque - Here Lived Sir Christopher Wren during the building of St Pauls Cathedral Here also, in 1502, Catherine, Infanta of Castille and Aragon, afterwards first Queen of Henry VIII, took shelter on her first landing in London
William Frederick Yeames Blue Plaque - W. F. Yeames RA 1835-1918 artist lived here 1894-1912
W. H. Hudson Bronze Plaque - "The house where I was born in the South American pampas... W. H. Hudson." Hudson's Friends Society Of Quilmes, near Buenos Aires, where the great writer was born on August 4th 1841, and where he spent his youth, has placed this bronze tablet at 40 Saint Luke's Road, London, the house in which Hudson lived his last years, and dies on August 18, 1922

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