Guide to... Nightlife on Piccadilly

Piccadilly, being in the centre of London and sandwiched between some of the most exclusive and busy areas of central London, (i.e. Mayfair , Soho, St James's and the thoroughfares of Regent Street, and Piccadilly Circus) is a hot spot for nightlife.

There are restaurants where billionaires hangout; casinos, like the Ritz Casino where billionaires lose their fortunes after dinner; nightclubs where millionaires rub shoulders with escorts and young women desperate for shine. It really is an exciting area of London to party.

Our guide to nightlife on Piccadilly has details of all manner of places to visit from cocktail bars and pubs to casinos and nightclubs.


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Popular Nearby Streets & Areas: Albemarle Street (0.16km) Berkeley Street (0.11km) Dover Street (0.12km) Shepherd Market (0.18km) Burlington Arcade (0.18km) Arlington Street (0.1km) Clarges Street (0.12km) Half Moon Street (0.09km) Queen Street (0.19km) Stratton Street (0.07km)



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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


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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)

Criterion Theatre
Criterion Theatre

218 Piccadilly, London, W1J

A new circus comes to townHaving demolished the White Bear, a 17th century inn, Thomas Verity (Victorian...Read more

Nightlife Theatres Piccadilly St James's

The Rivoli Bar (at The Ritz Hotel)
The Rivoli Bar (at The Ritz Hotel)

150 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9BR

Stylishly designed to create the impression of walking into a glittering jewellery box, The Rivoli Bar is an intimate...Read more

Nightlife Bars Eating Restaurants Mayfair Piccadilly St James's

Part of The Ritz Hotel

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The May Fair Bar
The May Fair BarTop Pick

70 Stratton Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 8LT

0.1km

Cool blue tones melt into sleek charcoal and grey to create an ambience of elegance and mystery. Mirrored walls...Read more

Nightlife Bars Stratton Street Mayfair Berkeley Street Cocktail Bars Wine & Champagne Bars

Part of The May Fair Hotel

Cuckoo Club
The Cuckoo ClubTop Pick

Swallow Street, Mayfair, London, W1B 4EZ

0.3km

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

Nightlife Mayfair Nightclubs

Drama Park Lane
Drama Park LaneTop Pick

35 Hertford Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 7SD

0.31km

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

Photo showing the outside of Mews of Mayfair
Mews of MayfairTop Pick

10-11 Lancashire Court, London, W1S 1EY

0.43km

Mews of Mayfair is a unique hideaway, tucked in one of London’s historic courtyards. Including different bars, first...Read more

Nightlife Bars Brook Street New Bond Street Oxford Street Old Bond Street Lancashire Court Mayfair Eating Restaurants

Toy Room
Toy RoomTop Pick

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

0.52km

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

Aqua Kyoto
Aqua KyotoTop Pick

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

0.53km

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

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

Saint Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4BG

0.73km

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

Royal Opera House
Royal Opera HouseTop Pick

Bow Street, London

1.01km

The Royal Opera, under the direction of Antonio Pappano, is one of the world’s leading opera companies. Based in the...Read more

Nightlife Theatres Covent Garden

Lyceum Theatre
Lyceum TheatreTop Pick

21 Wellington Street, London, WC2E 7RQ

1.04km

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

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

The Savoy Hotel, Strand, London, WC2R 0EZ

1.06km

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

The Mayfair Club
The Mayfair Club

49 - 50 Dover Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 4NY

0.07km

The Nightclub When the weekend arrives, the lights go down and the music goes up as the best DJ’s from around town...Read more

Nightlife Nightclubs Dover Street Explore Mayfair

50 Mayfair
50 Mayfair

50 Dover Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 4NY

0.07km

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

The Fox Club
The Fox Club

46 Clarges Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 7ER

0.08km

Welcome to The Fox Club, a sharper social choice for the discerning. Step inside and you’ll immediately recognise the...Read more

Nightlife Private Members' Clubs Clarges Street Explore Mayfair

Mahiki
Mahiki Mayfair

1 Dover Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 4LD

0.1km

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

Nightlife Mayfair Nightclubs Dover Street Themed Bars

The Clarence
The Clarence

4 Dover Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 4LB

0.11km

Located in the bustle of Piccadilly, a short walk from Green Park tube, The Clarence in Mayfair offers a welcoming...Read more

Nightlife Pubs Dover Street Explore Mayfair

The Blue Posts
The Blue Posts

6 Bennet Street, London, SW1A 1RP

0.12km

The Blue Posts pub has been given a lease of life following the demolition of the existing site to provide a bigger,...Read more

Nightlife Pubs St James's Bennet Street

Charlie
Charlie

15 Berkeley Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 8DY

0.12km

Charlie Berkeley Street - formerly the legendary FunkyBuddha - has gained a reputation for surpassing its predecessor...Read more

Nightlife Mayfair Nightclubs Berkeley Street

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

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

0.13km

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

Part of The Stafford Hotel

Brooks's
Brooks's

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

0.14km

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

Nightlife James Street St James's

Kings Arms (Mayfair)
Kings Arms (Mayfair)

2 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London, W1J 7QA

0.14km

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

Madison's Bar
Madison's Bar

The Washington Mayfair, 5 Curzon Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 5HE

0.14km

Madisons Bar is a smooth and relaxing lounge bar with a changing face throughout the day. Start with a fresh morning...Read more

Nightlife Bars Curzon Street Explore Mayfair

White's
White's

37 Saint James's Street, London

0.14km

White’s is London’s oldest gentleman’s club, established at 4 Chesterfield Street in 1693 by Italian immigrant...Read more

Nightlife St James's St James's Street Private Members' Clubs

Ye Grapes
Ye Grapes

16 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London, W1J 7QQ

0.14km

Ye Grapes is a handsome old building set in a corner of Shepherd Market, containing an eccentric collection of olde...Read more

Nightlife Pubs Shepherd Market Explore Mayfair Eating Thai Restaurants

Boodle's
Boodle's

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

0.16km

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

Nightlife St James's St James's Street Private Members' Clubs

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FAQs about Piccadilly and 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.



Piccadilly Circus is one of the busiest areas of central London so unsurprisingly there is lots to see and do in the nearby area.



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.



There are a few different theories about where the name Piccadilly originated and new theories are periodically touted. The debate has in fact gone on for hundreds of years which shows the significance of the area. There is an excellent description of the different theories available to read on British History Online (https://www.british-history.ac.uk/survey-london/vols31-2/pt2/pp32-40).



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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