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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@ McQueen, Friday 20 March 2015 and 14 other Fridays

Sintillate Fridays

Those ledge party kings at Sintillate drop in on McQueen every Friday for a Shoreditch night out to be reckoned with. This super sleek, NYC-styled club welcomes a glam crowd who get all dressed up to get down on the dance floor until the early hours, with table and guest list packages to be snapped up as well.


@ The Tattershall Castle, Friday 17 April 2015

The Boat Show Comedy Club + Night Club
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Comedic cavorting alongside the Thames? Can you think of anything better for a Friday night romp in our fair city? Boasting one of the best comedy nights in London, The Boat show not only boast names the likes of Romesh Ranganathan and Dan Nightingale, you'll board heralded paddle steamer The Tattershall Castle alongside one of London's most contemporary landmarks, The London Eye.


@ Storm, Every Friday

The 99 Club Leicester Square Friday's

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.


@ The Clapham Grand, Friday 27 March 2015

Bogan Bingo Shitty Disco: Comedy Show & 80s/90s Club Night Our pick

Friday night bingo not sound like your thing? Well it should! The Clapham Grand have created the ultimate fun event fuelled by a trailer trash Bogan duo who will be bringing their hilarious comedy act to bingo calling. Following this will be the almighty 'Shitty Disco' where retro romps of 80s and 90s dance classics will reign supreme on the dance floor. 


@ Ping, Every Friday

Xclusive Touch Ping Fridays

Ping hand the keys to XclusiveTouch every Friday for an eclectic night of big tunes, arcade games, ping pong tournys and plenty of other surprises. There’s fine Italian cuisine if you’re peckish, hilariously quirky sharing drinks like the ‘Chandler Ping’ and a 500-strong crowd of neatly turned out revellers launching into their weekend.


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Reflex Bar, Central London

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, East London

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. 

Chatting and Drinking Restaurant Bar Happily Affordable ££

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The Bull - Geronimo Inns, West London

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. 

Eating and Drinking Pub Happily Affordable ££

@ Salvador & Amanda, Every Friday

Friday Night Queue Jump Ticket Our pick

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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Pop Up Screens Christmas Sessions, Central London

"SANNNTAAA, I KNOW HIM!" Get your festive fix of the best fee-good Christmas flicks with Pop Up Screens December programme of merry classics like Elf and Love Actually. There's nothing that makes it feel like the jolly season more then Will Ferrell frolicking around in a man-sized elf outfit or watching Hugh Grant shimmy and shake to a rendition of 'Jump!'. Grab your popcorn, grab a seat and enjoy! 

Chatting and Drinking Restaurant Bar Happily Affordable ££

@ The Piano Bar Soho, Every Friday

Live Jazz and Handcrafted Cocktails

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. 


@ Multiple Venues, Sunday 1 March 2015 and 303 other dates

All Access Pass Londons Best Nightlife Clubbing Pass

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. 


@ Aeronaut, Friday 6 March 2015 and 7 other Fridays

Friday Circus Show

Jump on the circus train as it makes a weekly stop at Aeronaut's Big Top every Friday. Spotlights on, lions roaring from their cages ... okay no lions really. Offloading an express load of twirlers, jugglers, hoop artists and balancers from around the world, Aeronaut throws an evening of circus extravagance and musical musings to take you into your weekend wobbler. There will be gasping, you will be wowed and you most definitely will be impressed. 


@ Hotel Café Royal, Friday 6 March 2015 and 16 other Fridays

The Black Cat Presents... Salon Des Artistes Our pick

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!


@ Bar Rumba, Friday 6 March 2015 and 7 other dates

Weekend Wristband

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).


@ Opal, Every Friday

Sintillate Fridays

Rock up to Opal every Friday where you’ll find a raucous night out wildly popular with central London’s party crowd. Chic and elegant, head to the sultry basement club where a signature Sintillate mix of house and club classics rules the roost.


@ Comedy Cafe, Every Friday

Friday Live Comedy Show Our pick

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, North London

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!

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Opal, Central London

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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Love and Liquor, West London

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!

Drinking and Dancing DJ Bar Happily Affordable ££

@ Raw London Bar Crawl, Every Friday

Raw London Bar Crawl - Fridays

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, Central London

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.

Chatting and Drinking Cocktail Bar Happily Affordable ££

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Golden Bee, East London

Head on down after work to this stylish rooftop bar for alfresco drinks and then head inside to the cocktail bar where late-night DJ's create a buzzy party atmosphere. Just be sure to book as this is extremely popular! 

Drinking and Dancing Cocktail Bar Happily Affordable ££

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The Original Shoreditch Pub Crawl, East London

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, West London

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.

Something a little different Lounge Bar Happily Affordable ££

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Camden Pub Crawl, North London

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, Every Friday

Shaka Zulu Fridays

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! 


@ The Shoreditch Pub Crawl, Every Friday

The Shoreditch Pub Crawl - Fridays

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, South London

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.

Clubbing Nightclub Happily Affordable ££

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Paradise By Way of Kensal Green, West London

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.

Drinking and Dancing Pub Happily Affordable ££

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Forge, Central London

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.

Chatting and Drinking Lounge Bar Happily Affordable ££

@ 1 Big Night Out Pub Crawl, Every Friday

1 Big Night Out Pub Crawl - Fridays

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, East London

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.

Drinking and Dancing DJ Bar Happily Affordable ££

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The Shoreditch, East London

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. 

Drinking and Dancing DJ Bar Happily Affordable ££

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Bitter Sweet, Central London

This secret party gem is in the heart of Soho and packs a big punch! Stylish yet with reasonable drink prices, and DJ's spinning those party classics all the way through to 3am! It is guest list only so book online now! 

After work drinks Cocktail Bar Happily Affordable ££

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Cargo, East London

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 

Clubbing Nightclub Happily Affordable ££

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Azulito Bar @ Wahaca Soho, Central London

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.

Eating and Drinking Restaurant Bar Happily Affordable ££

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Archer Street Cocktail Lounge, Central London

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.

Chatting and Drinking DJ Bar Splash the Cash £££

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Gem, Central London

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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Verve Bar, Central London

Start your night in style at Verve bar with their amazing Happy Hour! This great venue a stone throw away from Leicester Square serves delicious food platters and 50% off cocktails between 5-8pm. Playing feel good music, join   the buzzing after work crowd for a drink and a dance in the heart of the West End and get your night rolling! Reserve a table for you and your friends now! 

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Fabric, Central London

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.

Clubbing Nightclub Happily Affordable ££

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KOKO, North London

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! 

Clubbing Nightclub Happily Affordable ££

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The Old Queen's Head, North London

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.

 

Drinking and Dancing Pub Happily Affordable ££

@ The Little Yellow Door, Every Friday

The Ultimate Dinner Party Our pick

“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...


@ Canal Boat Party, Sunday 1 March 2015 and 304 other dates

Canal Party Club Our pick

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...


@ Bar Rumba, Friday 6 March 2015 and 32 other dates

Comedy Carnival

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...


@ The Old Queen's Head, Friday 6 March 2015

THE FREESTYLERS
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After a 15 year career The Freestylers have covered a full 360 degrees in the Bass music genre, having played all the biggest festivals and most talked about nightclubs around the world, even the quintessentially British music show, Top of...

@ The Bedford, Friday 6 March 2015 and 4 other Fridays

Ceilidh Night's Our pick
Join Fiddle Paradiddle for our first Ceilidh Night at the Bedford for 2015! Fling your partners round the best dance floor in SW12 as London’s wildest ceilidh band bring ceilidh dancing to South London’s most famous pub! Every month we...

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