Nightlife in London

London is rated as one of the best cities in the world. It has everything you need including a great nightlife. There are many areas to go and enjoy a good night out.

There are loads of bars, cocktail bars, pubs, theatres, live music venues, nightclubs, membership clubs and even Cabaret Clubs to discover in this great capital. Stag dos and hen parties are always welcome in London as there are fantastic bars and nightclubs to attend.

Friday and Saturday are the best nights to experience London. Many people will be going to the great bars and partying in the clubs. London is one of the most famous cities in the world so it attracts many international DJs.

Whatever type of music you are into you will find bars and clubs playing it. Reggie, house, RnB, Techno, you name it, you will find a place playing your music.

Nightlife Areas

There are plenty of nightlife areas to explore in London and wherever you are in London you will find bars and pubs. The recommended areas are Soho, Piccadilly, Leicester Square, Covent Garden, Shoreditch, Camden, West End and Mayfair. Here’s more about each nightlife area:


Soho is a very famous area that you should definitely check out. There are many clubs, bars, shows, pubs and restaurants to enjoy. Every night of week you can expect a decent night out. On Fridays and Saturdays many people line the streets and experience the nightlife in Soho.


The Piccadilly area has plenty of bars and clubs to enjoy a great night. Throughout the week this area is busy. Many tourists come here to see the Piccadilly lights and go to the great bars and clubs here.

Leicester Square

Next to Piccadilly is Leicester Square and there are many places here. There are casinos, bars and clubs in and around this area. This area is close to great areas such as Covent Garden, Soho and Piccadilly.

Covent Garden

Covent Garden is anothe

r area to enjoy a night out in London. There are many stylish bars, restaurants, cocktail bars, pubs and clubs in this world famous area.


Shoreditch is one of the best places to hang out on a night out. It has become a very stylish and popular area as there is everything you need. There are bars, pubs, cocktails bars, restaurants and nightclubs. Shoreditch is definitely the place to be.

Camden Town

In Camden there is a great atmosphere and vibe. There are many stylish bars and clubs here. You should definitely experience Camden in the day and at night. You are sure to have a good time.

West End

The West End has a lot of theatres and you will find many fantastic shows in the West End, these include musicals, ballet and operas. There is more to the West End than theatres, there are bars and clubs and it is a place to check out.

Mayfair & Kensington

This area of London is the home for luxury. There are classy bars and high end nightclubs to visit. These clubs are expensive and will have strict bouncers at the doors so you might not get in. It’s recommended to get on the guest list. Other nightlife areas you can check out in London are Clapham, Hackney and Brixton.

In London there are many bar crawls to go on. There are many in the main areas such as Piccadilly, Shoreditch and Camden.

Bar crawls are great to go on as you meet many people and can party throughout the night in the best bars and nightclubs in that area.

There are many parties to attend in London. There are parties in bars, nightclubs, outdoor venues, rooftops, terraces and even boats! There are many different types of boat parties to choose and they all go down the river Thames.


In the capital of England you can go to many fantastic and world renowned nightclubs. There are plenty of clubs to choose from. Most people will arrive at a club at around midnight and they will keep on partying until the early hours of the morning.

The general dress code in the nightclubs is smart. Men should wear smart shoes, jeans and shirt whilst girls can wear dresses.

There are many nightclubs to party in and one that it is recommended is probably the most famous club in London. Ministry of Sound has been going since 1991 and has a great reputation. There are four rooms here to explore at this famous nightclub.

The Egg Club is a fantastic club. There are three floors with three different music genres: House, Electro and Dirty Beats. You are sure to find a floor that you will love.

Since 2010, XOYO in Shoreditch has been a great place to party. The club has two floors and hosts some fantastic DJs. Once you have been here you will want to come again and again.

Cargo is another excellent club in Shoreditch. When the sun is out the huge decked garden is the place to be. When night comes Cargo becomes an incredible club. Inside there are top international DJs playing tunes all night long.

Studio 338 Club can accommodate 3,000 people and is the largest nightclub in London. Studio 338 is in Greenwich and isn’t in the main nightlife areas but you should definitely check this place out.

Proud Camden is very unique. This nightclub is built in an old horse stable and the private lounges here are in the horse stables! If you’re not in a private lounge then you can party on the two dance floors.

KOKO in Camden is a former theatre and is a very popular music venue. They have had many great artists and DJs play here. It’s busy every weekend and has a fantastic atmosphere.

In London there are many more nightclubs to attend and enjoy a great night out. Other clubs to go to are:

  • Cafe de Paris in Soho
  • Bonbonniere in Mayfair
  • Cirque Le Soir in Soho
  • Libertine in Fitzrovia
  • Boujis in Kensington
  • Mahiki in Mayfair
  • Mason House in Mayfair
  • Cuckoo Club in Mayfair
  • The Box in Soho
  • Tape in Mayfair