Friday Nights London

Recommended Friday nights in London. Work is over for another week so it's time to paint the town red! Whether you want a big night out in London and fancy trying a super club or something a bit smaller, our list below gives you some tips on the best places to go and make your night rattle and shake! Discover the best bars and clubs in London for a friday night. 

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Maddox Club

0 user reviews

Friday nights were made for fancy occasions so don your frilly frocks and your smartest of suits for a night to remember. Squeeze around the exclusive members only door policy by adding your name to the Pearl guest list and strut your sexy stuff on a dance floor overwhelmed by the elite party-harders of the clubbing crowds. 

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Cafe de Paris

10 user reviews

You're sexy and you know it so hit this decadent den for a night of bawdy burlesque and celebrity hosts, including big names such as TOWIE cast members and the stars of Made in Chelsea. Enjoy top talent DJs and strut your funky stuff on the huge dance floors at an institution that has kept Londoners partying through the night for 85 years.

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2 events @ One Aldwych with 3 upcoming dates starting on 04 Jul 2015

Your end of the week treat comes courtesy of the guys at One Aldwych. Setting up for a refined, relaxing movie night, you’ll enjoy a screening of either Pretty Woman, Whiplash or Still Alice from the exclusive surrounds of their private screening room. Once the credits have rolled it’s on to dinner, where a three-course banquet comes washed down with a complimentary glass of Lallier Champagne.

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@ The Clapham Grand on Friday 10 July 2015

How better to celebrate the start of the weekend than with a night bursting full of fun and confetti? Returning to South London for their monthly extravaganza, Rebel Bingo offers its guests the chance to win a whole heap of life-changing prizes and experiences. Alongside the wild rounds of bingo, guests will be treated to number of ridiculous DJ sets and live performances, completing the night and making the entire event an unique experience that definitely won't be forgotten anytime soon. 

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@ Disappearing Dining Club on Various dates

Four weekends of cocktails, BBQ & architectural salvage. Swallows & Amazons is a brand new, four weekend only collaboration between Disappearing Dining Club (Back in 5 Minutes, Dinner Dance, Town House) and Background Bars, the drinks...

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14 events @ York and Albany with 14 upcoming dates from 03 Jul 2015 until 15 Aug 2015

The Summer Cabin cuts out the massive road-trip and brings the Great British summer holiday to you instead. Housed out the back of Gordan Ramsay’s York & Albany, this coastal chic pop-up is made for kicking back in a deckchair and soaking up the sunshine. Nibble at bitesize seaside cuisine, treat yourself to a Pimms-spiked ice-lolly and wash it all down with Bacardi Rum Slushies served from mini buckets.

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Feast on an Alice in Wonderland dinner where four courses are specially crafted to take you on a culinary adventure through the tastes and flavours of that weird and whimsical world created by Lewis Carroll. Library on St Martin's Lane will be hosting this evening of theatrical excess and seating you to a dinner of white rabbit and painted roses, amongst other tasty morsels. 

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@ Mint Leaf Restaurant & Bar on Every Friday

It's "FriYay"! Celebrate the start of the weekend and welcome in the summer vibes with an upbeat evening with the "House of Henry" at Piccadilly's Mint Leaf. Up-and-coming producer Jon Henry will be spinning the decks with an eclectic fusion of your favourite commercial house tunes, whilst also chucking in a variety of disco bangers and chart pop remixes.

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@ Top Secret Comedy Club on Every Friday

Get your giggle on with the Top Secret Comedy Club and their exciting Friday nights bursting with the best of stand-up talent. See the latest and greatest rising stars from the industry, whether they be fresh from their TV début or hot of some festival coat tails, you'll get the inside track on big comedians to come. 

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Armed with some incredible beats and and a spread of instruments that will render you deaf, the international Brassroots will be taking to the Barrio East stage for a live musical session like never before. With a rep from having played stages all over the world, these guys won't disappoint when it comes to delivering some of the biggest, brash and bold brass you will ever hear. 

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Dirty Martini Clapham

3 user reviews

Start that Friday feeling off right and get a bit glammed up for some sumptuous drinks and dancing at Dirty Martini's latest City joint. Go cavorting in Clapham and treat yourself to some seriously strong cocktail game at this hands of these Martini maestros. Pumping out tunes 'til late, this is the spot for some cocktail lounging turn raucous revelry. 

Happily Affordable ££
Happy Hour all night on Thursday's

Get yourself atop one of Dalston’s coolest rooftop spaces for this full-on Italian Job extravaganza. Aside from a screening of this legendary Brit flick, there’s cocktails to sip, sweets to savour and fancy dress prizes to be won. Ramp up the festivities once the credits have rolled, as the ‘Blow The Bloody Doors Off’ after party gets into full swing with a medley of classic 60s tunes.

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Mike Joyce is part of one of the legendary bands in British music history and an icon himself. His tail starts with the iconic group The Smiths where he was a faithful drummer. Now, his story continues with a bi-monthly set taking place at Proud Camden - one of London's lushest and raucous party palaces. Expect not only some of the greatest Indie and Rock 'n' Roll jams but a set of huge beats, anthems and clubbing mania. 

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@ The Tattershall Castle on Every Friday

Where can you get both a raucous evening of comedy and a Friday night knees up at the same place? The Tattershall Castle of course, as the renowned Comedy Club gets into full swing. It’s an established evening that’s been running for 15 years, with a lovely regular crowd and a reputation for famous acts heading over to do secret, intimate gigs.

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@ The Electric Ballroom on Various dates

Camden's Electric Ballroom will be coming to life for a series of Friday events dedicated to pumping out some of the greatest songs and tunes ever written. You'll know the songs, you'll sing your heart out and definitely have a ruddy good time. Every song is a classic, power ballad or ultimate jam from the days way back when so you can unite in the biggest and best music. 

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Boujis

10 user reviews

It's Friday night, folks, so why not feel important as you start your weekend? Head on over to this exclusive party and swing those hips with the cream of the crop, the big name celebrities, the famous A-listers and with top international DJs to guide you across the dance floor, what's not to like? Doll yourself up, go all out and impress your friends at this extravaganza of fun.

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Cirque le Soir

5 user reviews

We know you're exhausted - it's a Friday night, you've had a long week. But don't go to bed just yet, when you could body pop and butt shake to the best beats with the biggest names on the scene. Soho's Cirque Le Soir attracts the likes of Leonardo Di Caprio and Scarlett Johnasson so don't let a bit of tiredness keep you away. This exclusive club puts on a great show, with burlesque and acrobatic performances from 1am.

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@ Lotus on Every Friday

Thoughts turning to Clapham for a Friday night on the tiles? A stellar choice indeed, especially when you’re partying with the folk at Lotus. This High Street hangout throws its doors open every Friday to get the weekend started in style. There’s a heady mix of R&B, hip hop, afro beats and house music in a rowdy party that continues until 3.

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Drop that paperwork and ignore those emails; work is over for the week and it’s time to laugh yourself silly. The multiple award-winning 99 Club have secured the services of Nathan Caton, Rhys James and Spencer Brown this Friday, and your ticket includes entry to the Storm nightclub afterwards too.

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Libertine Club

40 user reviews

It's been a long week and you've worked your socks off so take a seat on these plush leather sofas and indulge in some luxury at this exclusive club. Dance with Tom Cruise and premiership footballers on a dance floor set alight by top talents in DJing. Open until 3am every night of the week, this place is always alive, kicking and waiting for you.

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Cabaret des Distractions

3 user reviews
@ Cafe de Paris on Every Friday

Cabaret Des Distractions is a spectacular production inspired by the Féeries  of 19th century Paris. Taking place in Café De Paris’ stunning 1920s ballroom, come expecting a breathtaking show of cabaret, musical theatre and circus acts; with plenty of plot twists along the way.

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Reflex Bar

2 user reviews

For the ultimate start to your weekender, get pumped and start on some heavy boozing at Reflex. Expect a funky basement of lit up dance floors, cheap drinks and the best of 80s throwback anthems to get you grooving on the dance floor until late. If you're a sucker for some Disco tunes then Reflex is the answer to all of your prayers. 

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The Cat and Mutton

4 user reviews

Smiling from the corner of Broadway market and giving London Fields a quick wave from across the way, The Cat and Mutton enjoys prime pub location. Making the most of its spot, it provides a great environment for after work bevs, Sunday roasts and fun evening activities. To give guests a little treat, they also offer frankly bizarrely good drinks deals. 

Happily Affordable ££

The Bull - Geronimo Inns

2 user reviews

Smiling welcomingly out of Westfield's expanse, The Bull provides a characterful taste of English Heritage pub ambience. Drift inside and wonder at how very squishy the seating looks, how warming the atmosphere is and how good the real ale tastes! Settle in for the evening and re-emerge blinking and a bit drunk but very happy. 

Happily Affordable ££

Friday nights just got a whole lot better. Stand in the cold no longer waiting to get into your weekend hot spot, for a fiver you can invest in a cheeky queue jump ticket for your Friday night fun at Salvador & Amanda and head straight on in to enjoy the DJs, dancing and cocktail treats. This Spanish themed lounge is a den of luxe leathers, rich reds and smouldering candles so get in there and get dancing! 

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@ The Piano Bar Soho on Various dates

Speakeasy stylings, sultry jazz tunes and specialty cocktails? Well, if you're not sold already then there's not much more to say. Apart from the fact that this little shindig is at Soho's Piano Bar and it's only £10 to enjoy an evening of live jazz performers from across Europe. Suits you, sir. 

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For only £10 you certainly get one of the best deals to be found in London. The All Access Pass gives you access to 16 different clubs and bars throughout the capital, incredible drink offers at each venue, free entrance, exclusive extras and more. Perfect for group nights out, corporate events and more, book online and pick up your pass at the Verve Bar between 7:30pm and 11:30pm. 

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@ Hotel Café Royal on Various dates

A residency that is set to excite and astound, The Black Cat Cabaret sets up shop in an opulent venue that reads like a rolodex of stardom: this is said to be the room where Oscar Wilde fell in love with Lord Alfred Douglas, David Bowie retired Ziggy Stardust and The Beatles danced the night away. Expect a performance to match the decadent surroundings: TBCC showcases some of the finest musicians, magicians and excuisite dancers in the city. Book tickets online - they always fly!

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Weekend Wristband

4 user reviews
@ Bar Rumba on Various dates

Loud and freakin' proud, no Friday night at Bar Rumba gets left behind. A late night haunt where drinkonomical deals come as standard, there's more than just cheap pints to get your mitts on. Invest in a £5 ticket every Friday or Saturday night in exchange for a Weekend Wristband that boasts Q jump, free entry and two free drinks (mixer and house spirit).

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Shoreditch isn't just the destination to divulge in the latest hipster trends, oh no. Home to a heaving selection of comedy nights, here's one that is coming up trumps, and at only £8 a ticket. Take to Bedroom Bar every Friday night and wait for hilarity to ensue as the likes of Jamali and more prepare turn the crowd into a roaring, chortling ruckus. 

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Proud Cabaret Camden

5 user reviews

Proud Cabaret Camden brings a refreshing new twist to your standard speakeasy-styled bar. The 1920's themed venue will show you a whole new side to London nightlife - so expect one of the most unique Friday nights of your life. The entertainment is sure to keep you intrigued the entire time and of course the burlesque artists will have you mesmerised. The fine food and extensive cocktail list alone is worth the visit - so you won't be disappointed!

Happily Affordable ££

Opal

7 user reviews

Opal on Victoria Embankment is the perfect Friday night venue. If you get in early they have a 50% off drinks Happy Hour from 5-8pm to get the party started. If you head there later you can get in free before 10pm (£10 after) and can ensure your entry by getting on the guest list. Open until 3am on a Friday, you can dance until the early hours at Opal.

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Free Entry VIP Guestlist

Love and Liquor

51 user reviews

Effortlessly cool and taking inspiration from New York and Brooklyn, Love & Liquor is a hot bar and club perfect for Friday night shennanigans! It even has a secret bar (if you can find it!) and the type of kick-ass DJ's or get the crowd dancing on the tables!

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@ Raw London Bar Crawl on Every Friday

Part ways with a tenner and you'll find yourself at one of the biggest parties in London this Friday night. Raw London Bar Crawl invites you to join them on one of the most raucous London bar crawls, with stop-offs at The Light Bar, Blueberry Bar and Bar Music Hall, before finishing off at Club Aquarium; known for their late night parties, you may well find yourself dancing until 9am - meaning you can get the tube home! For £10, you get free entry into all venues, four free shots, discounted drinks deals as well as all sorts of other Raw London goodies. Enquire and book online and enjoy one of the best Friday nights in London. 

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Patch Bar

16 user reviews

This trendy city haunt opens its doors on Fridays as their DJs come out to play. We suggest heading over straight after work, taking full advantage of their great happy hour offers and then heading over to the dancefloor to throw some shapes in celebration of the impending weekend.

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1 Bottle of wine + 1 Platter £20, 4 Cocktails + 1 Platter £25
@ Courthouse Hotel on Every Friday

Fancy yourself as a bit of a card showman, or just like watching magic? Either way, the Card Shark Show in Soho will astound and amaze you this Friday night. Revolutionising magic card tricks, world-class magician Steve Truglia has deceived many a celebrity and will trick you no end with his horde of card games. Don't believe us? Go and find out for yourself.

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We know you all love a Friday party in London and with Shoreditch Gone Wild you can party hard on the coolest night of the week. For only £10 get free entry to 4 of Shoreditch's best bars and clubs, 4 free shots each, plus a host of drinks deals. So don't mess around and head down for a massive party this Friday with Shoreditch Gone Wild. Get your tickets now!

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The Little Yellow Door

46 user reviews

There’s no better night to discover this wonderfully eccentric Notting Hill pop-up than Friday. Roll by to discover The Wandering Chef throwing one heck of a dinner party, where innovative cuisine, flamboyant cocktails and all-round fun-time vibes are the order of the day.

Happily Affordable ££

Camden Pub Crawl

5 user reviews

For fun time partying on a Friday night, look no further than the Camden pub crawl to take you on an especially boozy journey through the bars of Camden. With shots, entry and queue jump included in the ticket price, as well as stop offs at popular live music venues including the Camden Barfly and the Blues Kitchen, this will be a Friday night in London that you won't forget. If you choose to embark on the Camden pub crawl on a Friday night, you will also gain entrance to the Indie clubbing Mecca, Koko for drinking and dancing until the early hours. Book now to avoid disappointment. 

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Shaka Zulu Fridays

4 user reviews
@ Shaka Zulu on Every Friday

Shaka Zulu is absolutely stunning and hosts a glamorous Friday night party where a young crowd dressed to impressed comes looking for a big night out in London. Prepare to be amazed as you move through the venue and marvel at the intricate detail captured on each carved wall and ceiling pane and party the night away to the latest party anthems and commercial tunes. Buy your queue jump ticket now! 

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Make some new friends, discover new places all in the trendy and exciting Shoreditch area. Taking you to 5 bars and a club, the Shoreditch Pub Crawl is unlike the bland West End pub crawls. With fun time party bars, such as; Drunken Monkey, Bedroom, Cargo, Trafik and The Macbeth, you will be spoilt for choice and are guaranteed to find a new weekend haunt. Including entry to 5 bars and a club, an awesome guide and some free shots! Book your party ticket now.

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Fez Club

3 user reviews

This Moroccan-themed party palace sure know how to let their hair down. Their Jager Rocks club night features discounted Jagerbombs as well as half-price cocktails and complimentary entry until 11pm! Join a mature Putney crowd in cutting a few shapes to celebrate the onset of the weekend, with the dancing continuing until 4am.

Happily Affordable ££

A great Friday night in West London; Paradise By Way of Kensal Green has a amazing cocktails to set you up for your Friday at Paradise. Often featuring guest DJs, themed music nights, or live performances, but always a late party night. Don't miss this slice of Paradise; book your party guest list here.

Happily Affordable ££
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Forge

3 user reviews

Drop that paperwork and stop looking at those emails because Forge is calling. It’s got your Friday night sorted with an impressive triple threat of indulgent meat dishes, refreshing cocktails and late-night dancing. You’ll rub shoulders with a stylish crowd of city-workers, who come to Forge to let their hair down and set the tone for an awesome weekend to follow.

Happily Affordable ££

Looking for a fun Friday night out in London? Join the party kings 1 Big Night Out for a seriously fun London bar and club crawl to some of the best spots in town. Party with a young crowd as well as enjoying cheap drinks and club queue jump. Book online and save £5! 

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Floripa

34 user reviews

A fun and vibrant Brazilian beach bar, Floripa is one of London's most prolific party Friday nights. Attracting revellers from all over London, Floripa is in Shoreditch and as such offers an eclectic and international vibe that is welcoming and feel-good. DJs play the best in many genres, going from Funk, to Jazz, to Drum & Bass, to Rock N' Roll. They also serve a great selection of Brazilian street food which keeps partygoers content until the early hours. Floripa is easily one of London's best party Friday nights.

Happily Affordable ££

The Shoreditch

13 user reviews

A cracking happy hour and quirky decor make this a great choice for a Friday night out in London. Book your table or get on the guest list. 

Happily Affordable ££

Cargo

29 user reviews

Clubbing hotspot Cargo in Shoreditch brings you the best of the best on Friday nights with their weekly sessions with Resident DJs and live music. Having firmly established itself as the Shoreditch club to be in at the weekend, Cargo brings you the best music talent around as well as a pumping venue which parties hard all night. With a heated terrace and late night restaurant Cargo should be firmly on your list for a fun night out. Book a table or get on the guestlist 

Happily Affordable ££

Azulito Bar @ Wahaca Soho

2 user reviews

A vibrant basement bar on Wardour Street with a penchant for all things Mexican, Azulito has DJs until midnight on Fridays. Enjoy a lovely tequila-laced margarita, make yourself at home in their swinging basket chairs and cap things off by shaking a leg on over to the dance floor, which sways to the sounds of classic and contemporary tunes.

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Head to this stylish cocktail bar in the heart of Soho and discover a subterranean drinking den perfect for after work drinks or for those looking to kick on with the party on a friday night in London. You can book a table or area and enjoy the singing bartenders (West End actors!) who provider hilarious entertainment! Book online.

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Gem

14 user reviews

Friday nights at Gem revolve around their fantastic Happy Hour; all week between 5pm and 8pm customers get 50% off drinks (excludes spirits and soft drinks) and food sharing platters for only £7.95 - a real steal in busy Soho. This pulls in the after-work drinkers and friends looking to catch up over a few affordable drinks. Gem is open till 3am so prepare to dance and party through till the early hours; a great Friday night venue, Gem is well worth a visit.

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Free Entry VIP Guestlist

Gigalum

16 user reviews

The Roof Gardens is a stylish and sensational place to party on a Friday night! Set up high above the streets of London with epic views, a beautiful garden and late-night club that bounces till 3am! Guest list is essential. 

Happily Affordable ££
£10 Main Meal & Drink Offer

The Old Queen's Head

10 user reviews

For a wild Friday night of drinking and dancing that you never want to end, The Old Queen's Head is the answer to your prayers. A late night party pub, Friday At The Old Queen's Head involves a party play list of the best and latest House, Disco and Hip-Hop provided by Mr Thing (Scratch Perverts/DMC Scratch Champion), Budakan (Gin & Juice), DJ Khalil (Livin’ Proof) and Jamie Milton (Catface/Rebel Bingo). All this for £4; Friday nights have never been more appealing.

 

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The Ultimate Dinner Party

7 user reviews
@ The Little Yellow Door on Every Friday

“The Ultimate Dinner Party” It’s finally the weekend, and we can’t wait to kick start our Friday! In the heart of Notting Hill, the flatmates of The Little Yellow Door welcome you to their weekly dinner party.  Hidden...

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Canal Party Club

24 user reviews
@ Canal Boat Party on Various dates

Embark on your very own party down the Regent's Canal aboard the Canal Party Club! Take a dreamy summers day cruise by hiring out this party canal boat for you and your friends. Having done this trip ourselves, this comes highly recommended for an...

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Comedy Carnival

8 user reviews
@ Bar Rumba on Various dates

Head down to Bar Rumba on Friday and Saturday nights for a cavalcade of quality comedy at the Comedy Carnival. Located in the heart of London's West End, Comedy Carnival features award-winning, international comedians. Given that...

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Haven't got dolled up in a while? Well, Mayfair's 55 Club's NOVO night won't expect anything less from you, so this Friday dress to impress as you grab your favourite frock or brand new brogues and throw some shapes to a melodious mix of R&B, hip-hop and commercial house. With a complimentary vodka cocktail on entry, NOVO will make your Friday night extra special.

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SUMMER TALES

17 user reviews
@ Red Market on Various dates

Summer Tales is a jungle-gym of sun fuelled frolics and a playground of hammocks, rope swing chairs and terraces for that all important lounging. You can even hire out private multi-level huts for a group hangout session where beats, eats and booze...

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@ Lotus on Every Friday

Mango are bringing the best busting beats in hip-hop, R&B, Afro and commercial house to Clapham High Street's lavish Lotus Bar. Fly down every Friday night to this "Empire" of a night where you can get jiggy wit it as you boogie about with buds with a chilled cocktail in hand.

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@ The Vaults on Various dates

Whether Lewis Carroll had a very wild imagination or was tripping hard on acid, his masterpiece narrative, "Alice in Wonderland" is and will continue to remain an epic worldwide sensation and is evidently the core inspiration behind Alice's...

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Little Nan's Cocktail Den

23 user reviews
@ Little Nan's Cocktail Den on Various dates

Multi-award-winning, fun and inventive Little Nan's Cocktail Den is a whimsical and wacky world encapsulating all manner of nana-ness from kitsch splendour to retro memorabilia. Boozy bottomless teapots and teacups containing quirky, colourful concoctions and a bounty of beers and ciders will be on offer, as well as a whole lot of grub from savoury snacks to popcorn and pic 'n' mix, so hail down some hot tickets for a slot this Friday night where you'll meet the likes of "Vince the Chetah" and "Jeffery the Gnome".

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@ The Henley Royal Regatta on Various dates

Hey Brunchers,For the last three years, the Halfway point has been the premier place to party at The Royal Regatta!  Evolving from the Henley Champagne and Cocktail Club in 2013, to the epic outdoor party in 2014 with #Lux, The Halfway Point...

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Brand new offering for summer 2015 from London’s finest purrveyors of cabaret noir. Operatic bravura meets circus high skills in this theatrical feast for the senses! Nocturne stars sensational soprano Lili La Scala as an unsleeping queen of...

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55 Club

6 user reviews

55Club offers the VIP treatment to its stylish patrons at the weekends. Get yourself down to the heart of Soho, where you’ll descend a signature fluorescent runway and into a sophisticated playground for young professionals. Sup at champers and vodka until your hearts content, then get busy on a dance floor that twists and shakes to a mix of commercial, RnB and house anthems.

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Fabric

13 user reviews

Every Friday night at Fabric is Fabriclive - a night of the best in dubstep, drum 'n' bass, and techno from the world's greatest DJ's. A London super club, Fabric is open until 6am and is well worth booking in advance as it gets incredibly busy! Just a stone's throw from Farringdon Tube station.

Happily Affordable ££

KOKO

8 user reviews

Koko in Camden is one of the top clubs hosts a regular London friday club night curtsey of music giants NME. Club NME is a night filled with regular live music nights with some of the most promising new music talents such as The Gossip, Foals, Glasvegas and Klaxons who have all used the club night to take their careers to the next level. If this wasn't enough Club NME takes you well into the night with a lineup of local DJs spinning the decks with everything from indie, electronica to techno and innovative alternative sets. Depending on the line up, some events sell out well before the night so get booking! 

Happily Affordable ££

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