Thursday Nights London
Recommended Thursday nights in London. Get the weekend underway a day early with a great host of events dotted across London. From live music in the local pub, karaoke in a quirky bar or an all-nighter in a cool club, whether you live Central, North, East, West or South there is something happening right on your door step on a Thursday night out in London. If you are looking for Thursday night clubbing in London or the lively bars in London on a Thursday look no further.
What better way to spend your Thursday than having your very own party down the Regent's Canal aboard the Canal Party Club! Cruise from King's Cross to Camden, then through Islington Tunnel with your friends and take in the landmarks of London on a hot summers day. Guaranteeing an extremely fun day out, be sure to bring your own booze, food and music so you can party in your preferred style!
A versatile oasis at the core of Clapham South’s nightlife scene, Gigalum is an Ibiza-styled terrace that really comes to life on Thursday night. Head over early and reap your rewards at the dinner table; chefs create restaurant-standard food sold at pub-standard prices. There’s a varied list of drinks to pick between, a heated beer garden if you fancy going alfresco and a playlist of uplifting house to tap your toes to later on.
Join Lucky Voice in Soho every Thursday night for a karaoke ruckus to remember. Throwing out a bunch of retro smashers, brilliant ballads and karaoke classics in amongst a barrage of free shots and singing competitions, Throwback Thursdays promise curated playlists and fun a-plenty.
St John's Gate in London was once the boozy stomping ground of literary heroes like Dickens, where Ye Olde Jerusalem Tavern was their favourite watering hole. To celebrate its legendary history as part of the Museums at Night festival, The Jerusalem Tavern will be hosting a special pub quiz complete with live music, bevvys and snacks.
Adding a bit of cheeky flirtation to your mundane Thursday night, the Playboy Club in Central London will be hosting a night of illicit dance and sultry singing. Join the talented teams of performers at Nightfall for a delicious 3 course dinner, accompanied by soulful live music, jaw-dropping dance routines and flirtatious burlesque performances. The right side of decadent, this event will certainly leave a lasting impression with you.
A staple on the Bethnal Green scene and renowned in London for it's sterling success as a Comedy Club, the Backyard Bar serves up everything from fine foods, to big booze and a line up of stand-up sensations. With the likes of Micky Flanaghan, Rob Heeney and Marlon Davis having graced their mic, you can always count on a success.
For some Golden Age inspired partying and a hoard of live musical entertainments, Rise 46 is your go to South of the river. Dazzle in their 1920s get up and tuck in to their fabulous Bottomless Bubbles offer that will have you swimming in Prosecco all night long and supping from strawberry topped flutes.
From the alluring sounds of Britney to the iconic songs of Britain's legendary spice girls, you can hear it all at The Book Club's pop celebration this September. Adding a noughties vibe to your Thursday night, the team behind this event offer guests the chance to win some brilliant prices in a frivolous, pop-based quiz before dancing the night away to the best songs from the golden decade of pop.
Rise 46 is the place South of the river for some fabulous 1920s inspired partying where you'll fine live entertainment, incredible music and a hint of Golden Age glamour. As well as all that pretty sounding fandango, they're throwing a Bottomless Bubbles night where, you guessed it, buckets of prosecco will be on the go all night long.
Helping to dispel the stereotype that depicts bingo as hellishly boring, and simultaneously adding a bit of excitement to your boring Thursday night, the team at Musical Bingo are throwing a funfair themed night this September. Based in the Concrete club, the evening is hosted by Ditzy Ritzy and will put each guest's musical knowledge to the test. Relax, unwind and laugh until it hurts at this frivolous event.
Defying all senses of reality and what's humanly possible, magicians from the infamous Magic Circle will be putting on an incredible array of performances that will challenge your understanding of magic altogether. There'll be sleight of hand, misdirection, illusions, Ventriloquism and all kinds of wicked sorcery.
For a South American style experience of dance, music and singing like you've never seen before, the Baila Brazil troupe will be taking to the Southbank Centre stage this Summer with a fiery line-up of incredible performances. Reviving the carnival spirit and bringing it to life right here in London, you'll feel the culture of the favelas at your feet with this lot.
Don't wait until the weekend to party in style, hit the most exclusive club in Mayfair on a Thursday night and get footloose in time for Friday. Get your name on the Pearl guest list for your spot on the dance floor with the elite in London's clubbing crowds. An impressive interior designed by genius Sammy Chams will take your breath away in a venue made to impress.
A representative from the legendary House of Henri Giraud will be taking to Searcys Westfield for an evening where you'll delight in fanciful French bubbles. Taking you on a tour of some of France's most iconic Champagne varieties, you'll be tasting the likes of the Esprit Brut, Esprit Rose, Hommage a Ay, Code Noir and the Fut de chene-price.
How better to unwind after a long, stressful day of work than by indulging in an evening full of champagne and cheese. With weekly tasting sessions, the good people at Champagne + Fromage hope to bring the allure and opulence of Parisian life to London's Covent Garden. Each guest will have the chance to try a range of delectable champagnes, accompanied by an array of regional cheese and delicious cured meats. After this masterclass, you'll definitely know the difference between Beaufort and Cabecou!
Trade in your usual Thursday pub drinks for a soirée at Cirque Noir. Not just any ol' circus, you'll be amazed by acrobats becoming contortionists, jesters attempting fire-breathing, magicians playing with dark magic and of course cabaret at its most titillating as Cirque Noir lead you on a dangerous trip to the Dark Side.
That's right folks, you've just been handed the golden ticket for a month full of burgers - you finally have an excuse to scoff this king of the meaty foods every darn day, so don't let those mid-week evenings go to waste. All May, get one of four gourmet burgers served with fries and salad for just £9.95 in a bar that also has tasty tipples and plenty of ping pong to offer.
It's nearly the weekend thank goodness, and it's already been a long week, so strap on your heels, your polished shoes, your fancy frocks and get your names on the Pearl guest list for a glamorous night in the glitziest of venues. Give Jay Z a spin and send Pamela Anderson a cheeky shimmy as you rock that dance floor with top DJs and talented dance troupes on the main stage to keep you entertained until the early hours.
Party and swill amongst a clutch of London's most prestigious party posse at Funky Buddha - a space of Oriental excess and Eastern charm where giant Buddha's sit, DJs take to the decks and multi-coloured waterfalls lie in wait. Funky Buddha don't mess about when they say 'dress to impress', so don your finest, shirt, dress or heels and shimmy down for a slice of London opulence.
Working week frustrations start to hit with a vengeance come Thursday, and a trip to The Cat and Mutton is just the ticket for drowning a few woes. Boasting a great selection of craft beers, bar snacks and general pub fare to keep you ticking along, you'll soon feel refreshed enough to face Friday. If it's a boisterous evening you're after, The Cat and Mutton's brilliant drinks deals can provide all your heart's desires.
Got hankerings for a few laughs this Thursday in London? Looking for a comedy night that's not only affordable for you and your chums, but toting a top selection of names at that? Join the Top Secret Comedy Club every Thursday night as thigh slapping gags, a buzzing enviroment and hilarious anecdotes come as standard.
Start the weekend early - because how could you possibly say no to such an exclusive party? With regular appearances from big name celebrities and famous A-listers, expect to be starstruck on your Thursday night extravaganza. Top international DJs are on the scene to bring the most banging of beats to these busy dance floors so get your jig on to great music with the area's biggest VIPs.
Cocktails n' Crack on a Thursday seems a bit much, doesn't it? But with Christabel's fantastic series of events by the same name, Thursdays get fun and creative rather than downright dingy. Serving cocktails in syringes and dishing up inventive foodie flavour combinations in a secret location, a night of only mild debauchery but a lot of laughs is in store. Tickets are £35.
The 1920's themed venue Proud Cabaret City offers guests an evening of mesmerising entertainment accompanied by an assortment of exquisite British dishes. Expect your evening to be full of cabaret, jazz, live bands, burlesque and DJ sets that will have you on your feet by the end of the night. With various shows on offer, choose the one that suits you the most and enjoy the amazing atmosphere.
The party kings 1 Big Night no how to party on a Thursday. Touring round the best and busiest bars of the West End every Thursday, this is a cost effective and seriously FUN night out and a chance to party with like-minded party goers!
The Hoxton Pony invite you to join them at their ever-raucous Throwback Thursdays event, a great way to spend your Thursday night in London. Whether its a quick catch up with friends and workmates or an evening's partying, the Pony is taking it back to what really matters, the people. Expect 70s funk, 80’s Rare Groove, Reggae, Dub, Old School Hip Hop and more. Book a space online, as Thursday nights at The Hoxton Pony are always busy.
Thursday is the new Friday, right? Head on down to Camden for a night of excess as you crawl (perhaps literally...) through the bars in this cool and fun part of London. For only £10, you can look forward to free shots, free entry to all bars and clubs, as well as queue jump. Also on the agenda is a tour of the most popular drinking live music venues, so expect to stop off at Camden Barfly as well as the Blues Kitchen. This one is incredibly popular every night of the week, so be sure to book early in advance, should you want to give this a go next time you're planning to head out on a Thursday night in London.
Back yourself as the beer pong champ? Step up to the plate and show your skills at the Shoreditch Pub Crawl. Their Thursday night sessions are 2-4-1 (the equivalent of £6 per person), and you’ll enjoy free entry to four east London nightspots and free shots along the way.
Wonderfully quirky in everything they do, The Little Yellow Door hosts one pumping house party every Thursday evening. Come by to discover a unique space reminiscent of an eccentric Notting Hill living room, where menus are hand-written on magazines and regulars are entrusted with their own key.
This place kicks off on a Thursday night with a raucous and energetic City crowd looking to party! With great happy hours, a London-themed downstairs club and a buzzing atmosphere, this a great spot. Book your table or guest list now!
Thursdays are rapidly becoming the new Fridays 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, plus a host of drinks deals. Thursdays also come with a special promotion, buy 10 tickets for the price of 8! So don't mess around and head down for a massive party this Thursday with Shoreditch Gone Wild. Get your tickets now!
Putting a fresh twist on the old time favourite karaoke, Hip Hop Karaoke at The Social in Noho, lets you get on the mic and act out your rap fantasies to the fullest, whether that includes teaming up with friends to rock through a Wu-Tang jam, living the lyrical highlife like Jay-Z or celebrating summertime with The Fresh Prince. You can now find HHK every Thursday at The Social. It’s no exaggeration to say that this is a legendary Thursday night in London.
In the mood for a bit of a Fiesta? Fez Club help you start the weekend right with an unruly Moroccan-themed party. Half-priced cocktails set the tone up until 11pm, at which time it’s over to the dance floor to bring out that full repertoire of shapes right up to 3am.
Take a bite out of Soho's strawberry at buzzing bar Strawberry Moons in the West End. Thursday is the night to get your hairbrush out and sing along to classics performed live by Strawberry Moons tribute bands. If you'd rather let the pros entertain you then take advantage of their extended 10pm Happy Hour is great offers on food and drink. Grab your friends get on the guestlist and head down for Thursday night of fun!
If the budget doesn't quite stretch to a weekend break in the Med, add some sizzle to your evening with Sangria night at Salvador & Armada in London's West End. Descend on this spanish basement bar and restaurant to enjoy speciality Sangria for £10 per litre. Complete your evening by trying some traditional spanish tapas using genuine traditional ingredients guaranteed to go down a treat! Book a table.
The promise land of the weekend looms large, and there’s nowhere better to get things started than Forge. You can come for some indulgent meat plates cooked via the open kitchen, select your tipple from a 100-strong cocktail card and / or party until 3am in the sleek party palace area downstairs.
If you’re looking for a lively night out on Wardour Street that doesn’t get too out of control, Azulito Bar is a great shout. Visit this exotic basement bar early and try out some of their 80 bottles of agave tequila, before capping things off with a sing and a dance as DJs take to the decks playing classic and contemporary tunes until midnight.
For an unforgettable Thursday night over-brimming with fun you should check out Touareg Lounge.A hidden cocktail bar in the heart of Soho; you can hire the bar out for private Karaoke sessions for up to 50 people. They also have a free bi-monthly public Karaoke night with selected drinks 50% off all night...to get the party started! Don't miss out on this fun evening; book your place online now!
Patch is an eclectic mix, part open plan LA apartment, part rustic getaway; a combination of relaxed restaurant, cocktail and wine bar and contemporary club. Every Thursday at Patch you can party all night long at the beat of Live DJ's playing Ibiza classics and holiday anthems. Join a mixed crowd of younger and trendier city workers from 6pm. They offer an extended happy hour till 9pm throughout the month of August and all group bookings receive a sharing cocktail!
Head down to one of Shoreditch's best hidden gems for a Indie Disco mash up. Zigfrig von Underbelly hosts a night of feel good beery fun drawing in anyone from the local hipster to west end socialites and this is a highly recommended Thursday night in London. The legendary weekly Thursdays at Zig have been going on since the dawn of the Square and show no signs of waning definitely a good night out east! Get guestlist or book a table for your party.
Old Street's Roadtrip hosts their Voodoo Rock night each Thursday where they play the best of 80's and 90's Hip Hop, Punk, and vintage Rock and Blues. Starting at 9pm and going on until 3am, this cool bar and club is just moments away from Old Street tube station, and is free entry all night! Get on the guest list.
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...
SW's sumptuous Steak Club is held at the swanky, 1920s-themed saloon-chophouse Marco Grill in Fulham. Fun and flavourful, taste with chums the stellar selection of steak on offer, from savoury sharing cuts to luxe loins and mouth-watering chucks before washing them down with a great glass of whiskey or wine.Tell me more