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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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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Mahiki Kensington
Mahiki KensingtonTop Pick

2a Kensington High Street, Kensington, London, W8 4PT

Acclaimed Mahiki founders Piers Adam and David Phelps have teamed up with the creators of South Kensington private...Read more

Nightlife Bars Nightclubs Restaurants Eating Japanese & Sushi Restaurants Kensington Kensington High Street

Aqua Kyoto
Aqua KyotoTop Pick

5th Floor, 240 Regent Street (entrance at 30 Argyll Street, London, W1F 7EB), Soho, London, W1B 3BR

A contemporary Japanese restaurant with a stunning rooftop terrace high above Regent Street.Read more

Nightlife Bars Japanese & Sushi Restaurants Argyll Street Soho Eating Restaurants Approved Wedding Venues Regent Street

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

Strand, London

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 Accommodation Hotels

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

Mahiki
Mahiki MayfairTop Pick

1 Dover Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 4LD

Mahiki is an exclusive tropical Tiki themed paradise in Mayfair London.Read more

Nightlife Mayfair Nightclubs Dover Street Themed Bars

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

Shaka Zulu
Shaka Zulu

Chalk Farm Road, London, NW1

Shaka Zulu restaurant, bar and club at Stables Market, Camden Town in London regularly gains rave reviews. It's a...Read more

Nightlife Bars Nightclubs Camden Market Eating Restaurants

Jako London
Jako London

1A Kensington High Street, London, W8 5NP

Jako London is located on Kensington High Street.Read more

Nightlife Nightclubs Kensington Kensington High Street Kensington & Chelsea

 The Argyll Arms
The Argyll Arms

18 Argyll Street, London, W1F 7TR

You will find The Argyll Arms in Oxford Circus London within a short stroll of Oxford Circus Tube, Oxford Street and...Read more

Bars Nightlife Pubs Argyll Street Soho Carnaby Street

1 Lombard Street
1 Lombard Street

1 Lombard Street, London, EC4N

1 Lombard Street is a Brasserie, Bar & fine dining restaurant at the heart of Bank in London. Where the city meets...Read more

Shopping Nightlife Bars Eating Restaurants Lombard Street

100 Club
100 Club

100 Oxford Street, Fiztrovia, London, W1D 1LL

The 100 Club is one of the most celebrated live music venue in Europe and one of the most famous in the world. ...Read more

Nightlife Pubs Fitzrovia Oxford Street Live Music Venues

100 Wardour Street
100 Wardour Street

100 Wardour Street, Soho, London, W1F 0TN

Upstairs, our Lounge serves a diverse, all-day menu & is already gaining quite the reputation for its bottomless...Read more

Nightlife Bars Eating Restaurants Soho Wardour 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

28°-50°
28°-50°

17-19 Maddox Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 2QH

If you love great food and wine, you'll love 28°-50°. The 28°-50° Wine Workshop & Kitchen concept takes the...Read more

Eating Restaurants Maddox Street Nightlife Bars Cocktail Bars Explore Mayfair

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)

4 Mayfair Club
4 Mayfair Club

4 Mill Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 2AX

Tucked away in the heart of Mayfair, No 4 Mayfair is one of the relatively new gentlemen’s clubs in the borough....Read more

Living Life Nightlife Gentlemen's Clubs Strip Clubs Mill Street Explore Mayfair

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