Best London Burlesque Shows

Opulent, lavish and just that little bit naughty; London’s burlesque scene is absolutely thriving right now, and it happens to be more dazzling and risque than ever. Offering up a scintillating night out of alternative entertainment in the city, we’ve rooted out the finest comedy, cabaret and circus shows around for your ultimate, viewing pleasure. Check out our recommendations for the best burlesque shows in London and enjoy a titillating night on the city tiles.

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Get ready for a dark and twisted sideshow hosted by the notorious Bambi Blue. An evening of shock, captivating cabaret and extravagant entertainment ensues at the Cult Freak night. Set in the eerily atmospheric masonic temple of the Andaz Hotel you can experience the show plus a fabulous 2 course dinner for £60. Expect the unexpected at this burlesque night out in London. 

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With a reputation for sheer unadulterated fun and sex appeal, Infinitease is one of London's best burlesque shows promising a totally over the top evening. Expect a funfair of glitter, fire dancing, theatrical performances and a variety of different entertainment as the crew of about 8 acts show you some naughty cabaret treats.

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London's best burlesque shows aren't few and far between, but where to get the cream of the cabaret crop? Join the Black Cat Cabaret this Valentine's Day as the prepare for a night on the tiles to remember. Not only indulging guests with a slap-up meal, those with tickets can enjoy burlesque, cabaret acts, aerial performers and more. 

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The most rambunctious and over-the-top supper club to hit London this winter returns with a special Valentine's Day event. Filled with eccentric entertainers, glitter and a 17th Century themed banquet, you'll be feasting on fine foods and captivated by the flamboyant shows taking place on stage thanks to the Glam Clam and their fetish for burlesque in London. 

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Proud Cabaret Camden

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A night of burlesque entertainment and a delicious three course dinner awaits. Marvel in the Parisian 1920's atmosphere and be enchanted with the performers whilst working your way through your meal. Housed in a 18th century horse stables, this is one hot burlesque show in London.

Happily Affordable ££

At Spring time all manner of God's beautiful creatures come out to play, but what if in some downright debauchery fuelled naughtiness our precious chicks and bunnies were pitted against each other? Well, the dark entertainment dungeon of Uncaged London have assembles two teams of burlesque babes to do exactly that. Who are you backing at this wild London burlesque show? Chicks or Bunnies... 

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Rah Rah Room

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 The Rah Rah Rooms is Soho's latest revival of its old red light spirit where the memories and the Madame Jojo's legend come back to life and The Electric Carousel turns with sordid glamour. Hedonists delight, a new dark and lusty realm of cabaret performances and live entertainment is coming your way. Enter the Rah Rah Rooms for some fun burlesque in London. 

Happily Affordable ££

Step through the beautiful looking glass and in for a night of burlesque and live jazz in London. Bringing opulent performances from Gabriel Piers-Mantell, his jazz quartet and a whole host of dazzling performers, kick back and take in a night of glitz and glamour at this unique Shoreditch cocktial club.

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The House of Burlesque is one of London’s most glamorous secrets. Tucked away underneath the streets of the West End, this UK-leading production company host an evening of stockings, feathers and fabulousness that won’t fail to impress. Get set for an evening of dancing divas, tantalising tassel-twilers, cabaret and circus gliterrati at this burlesque night out in London. 

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Cabaret des Distractions

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@ Cafe de Paris on Every Friday

Cabaret Des Distractions offers a glamorous evening of cabaret, musical theatre and circus performances in a stunning 1920s ballroom. Inspired by the Féeries of 19th century Paris, this is a classic tale of love and temptation featuring gasps of awe, roars of laughter and whoops of excitement along the way. Don't miss out on experiencing this stunning London cabaret show. 

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Paper Dress Vintage are set to host the debauched do in the capital. If you fancy getting downright dirty, head down as a cast of x-rated burlesque babes make your jaws drop to the floor. They'll be dancing all night long as the sexiest DJs around spin live music into the early hours. Dress to undress... this is the naughtiest night out in London. 

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If you're not in the know, let us tell you now - the Looking Glass Cocktail Club in Shoreditch is housing a little secret out back. If you snoop around in the right places, you'll find a hidden haven, brimming with decadant debauchery. Head inside with a cocktail in hand and prepare for a night of tantalising entertainment as the wonderland cabaret girls prepare you for the ultimate tease of London's best burlesque. 

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Proud Cabaret City

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A speakeasy nestled in the City oozing 1920's glamour and decadence, this burlesque show is not one to miss. Work your way through the delicious dinner and marvel at the showgirls from your table for a night that you won't forget in a hurry at an iconic venue. Easily one of the best burlesque shows in the capital.

Happily Affordable ££

Showtime Cabaret

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@ Cafe de Paris on Every Saturday

Experience one of the most spectacular variety shows in London; welcoming only the crème de la crème of cabaret, circus, comedy and burlesque, Showtime Cabaret presents a remarkable celebration of all things fun and sexy. Expect the finest stand-up comedians, the raciest burlesque performers, unforgettable speciality acts and a top secret visual climax that'll keep you talking for months.

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Cabaret, cards, burlesque and a number of other forbidden pleasures are to be expected Cellar Door's High Tea & Tease night. Open every Saturday, experience one of the most raucous displays of cabaret in London, with performers like Miss Daisy Page, Vicious Delicious and the legendary Beatrix Von Bourbon to look forward to. Tickets include the show, casino chips and high tea with bubbles, finger sandwiches, cupcakes and tea.

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The Hippodrome Casino

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Anybody for a dash of good old-fashioned debauchery? There's nowhere better for it than this premier Leicester Square casino, where far from placing all their eggs in a gambling basket, the Hippodrome also welcomes an array of the most talented burlesque and cabaret performers in the West End.

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Cirque le Soir

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Cirque le Soir is a members-only club in the heart of Mayfair, hosting a variety of acrobatics, magicians and burlesque performances in London. The quirky event space has led the re-emergence of theme-based nightclubs offering members a circus atmosphere of fire-eaters, bejewelled trapeze artists and contortionists aplenty.

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