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.
The Boat Show Comedy Club + Night Club
@ The Tattershall Castle, Every Friday
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.
Pop Up Screens: Poltergeist
@ The 20th Century Theatre, Friday 31 October 2014
Had a bit of a dull week at work? Pop Up Screens are planning an evening to curdle your blood and get your heart racing! Poltergeist will be screened at the unique 20th Century Theatre in Notting Hill, where there will also be a 'scare maze' to titillate your senses. Tickets are £30.
All Access Pass Londons Best Nightlife Clubbing Pass
@ Multiple Venues, Sunday 26 October 2014 and 49 other dates
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.
Friday Circus Show
@ Aeronaut, Friday 7 November 2014 and 6 other Fridays
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.
The Black Cat Presents... Salon Des Artistes
@ Hotel Café Royal, Friday 31 October 2014 and 14 other 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!
The Panda Riot | BYOB Comedy
@ 71a Gallery, Friday 28 November 2014 and Friday 12 December 2014
Brining BYOB back to the comedy sphere The Panda Riot are hosting an evening of raucous laughter, cheeky comedy and raw undiscovered talent. Get down to Hoxton this Friday night for a tipple of you're home brought brew and experience London's only grunge comedy night! For £10 you'll be treated to a set of the best and newest comedy acts out there. Encore!
Cool Runnings 'On The Ice'
@ Queens Ice and Bowl, Wednesday 26 November 2014 and 2 other dates
With a series of quirky pop-ups under their belt, Press Play take the bar and raise it higher with their latest creative cinema experience. Kit up in retro Caribbean ski wear and cosy up for an evening of rum cocktails, jerk chicken and hair braiding, as you enjoy a screening of Cool Runnings from the comfort of a genuine ice-rink! Keep those après-ski vibes flowing with complimentary entry to Bodo’s Schloss afterwards.
Skandilicious: Swedish Christmas Restaurant & Bar in Farringdon
@ Old Guardian Media House, Friday 14 November 2014 and 37 other dates
Venture to the white snowy plains of Swedish wintertime ... well we can only hope it'll be authentically snowing here 'cos really you'll be experiencing the festive delights of Scandinavian culture and cuisine from the comfort of Farringdon. London loves a tradish Christmas pop-up after all. With Julbord's (the Swedish version of smorgasbord) a plenty, Skandilicious are putting on one feasty spread of Swedish style foods. Of course there's a toasty drink to thaw you out on arrival, all included in the £45 ticket.
@ Bar Rumba, Friday 31 October 2014 and 43 other 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).
@ Kettner's, Friday 21 November 2014
It was always a Friday night in 1920's Berlin. Everyone was partying like a young Liza Manelli every night of the week, with the champagne flowing, absinthe cocktails aplenty, and gambling, dancing and nudity all making an appearance at some point in the night. Kettner's Kabaret will embody this vintage hedonistic spirit with this one-off event, so get yourself an invite now.
Friday Live Comedy Show with Javier Jarquin, Ria Lina and Jamali
@ Bedroom Bar, Every Friday
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.
The Good Foot
@ Madame Jo Jos, Every Friday
Looking for a great retro party this Friday? DJ Snowboy presents a weekly selection of original and authentic, floor-shaking vintage black music from its most legendary eras! Named after the James Brown classic 'Get On The Good Foot', the sets rock the Madame Jojo’s dancefloor and makes for one of the coolest events in town.
Cabaret des Distractions
@ Cafe de Paris, Every Friday
Enter a realm of pure hedonism and excess, as the London Cabaret Society present one of the most spectacular cabaret nights in London. Expect only the unexpected, as a remarkable group of performers take to the stage to perform a series of aerial acrobatics, sideshow acts and seductive dance routines, as an exploration of the darkest passages of the arts.
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!
@ Harrington Club, Every Friday from 31st October
An affordable Friday night out in the heart of South Kensington, you say? Novo don’t muck about, they through a huge party at the Harrington Club every week where a stylish crowd come to throw shapes to a mix of R&B, hip hop and commercial house anthems. Entry is £15, which includes two complimentary vodka cocktails too.
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.
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!
Raw London Bar Crawl - Fridays
@ Raw London Bar Crawl, 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.
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.
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!
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!
@ The Roof Gardens, Every Friday
If you're on the hunt for a premium clubbing experience, then look no further than The Roof Gardens for your next Friday night in London. With watering can cocktails and a killer vibe, enjoy all this atop one of the swankiest rooftop bars in London. Don't miss out on one of our recommended Friday nights in London - book a space for your and your friends now.
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.
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.
Shaka Zulu Fridays
@ Shaka Zulu, 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!
The Shoreditch Pub Crawl - Fridays
@ The Shoreditch Pub Crawl, Every Friday
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.
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.
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.
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.
1 Big Night Out Pub Crawl - Fridays
@ 1 Big Night Out Pub Crawl, Every Friday
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!
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.
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.
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!
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
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
Southern Hospitality Halloween Party
@ Trapeze, Friday 31 October 2014
Dead Famous Halloween Party
@ Casa Negra, Friday 31 October 2014
Little Havana: featuring Jesus Cutino y Son De Cuba
@ Floridita, Friday 31 October 2014
The Candlelight Club's Halloween Spooktacular
@ Secret London Location, Friday 31 October 2014 and Saturday 1 November 2014
Dead Rockstars Halloween Party
@ Modern Love, Friday 31 October 2014
Scream & Rye presents ... An American Horror Story
@ Steam and Rye, Friday 31 October 2014 and Saturday 1 November 2014
Twisted Circus Halloween Party
@ IndigO2, Friday 31 October 2014