Best Clubs In Essex

Night out in one of the county's most talked about towns? Discover the best clubs in Essex with our guide for everyone from girls after a glitzy night out to big groups after even bigger DJs. So, whether you’re living it up large in Brentwood, getting raucous in Romford or cutting loose in Chelmsford, we've got the lowdown right here

Last updated on 15th February 2023

Garage Brunch

After taking the UK by storm with its wild daytime party offering, Garage Brunch has come to Brentwood. You'll be treated to a mouthwatering two-course feast, an hour of free-flowing cocktails and an afternoon of bonkers entertainment complete with epic prizes.

Walkabout Colchester

Boasting Aussie-inspired interiors, a buzzing dancefloor and late-night DJs come the weekend, Walkabout Colchester is always up for a bit of a shindig. Make your way over to this sought-after spot for an evening of raucous rollicking.

The Pink Toothbrush

The Pink Toothbrush is one of the UK's longest-running nightclubs, with the likes of Blur, Radiohead and Ice-T having graced its doors. Along with its great soundtrack, people flock to this Rayleigh haunt for the cheap drinks and the friendliest atmosphere in town.


Everyone who's gone on a night out in Southend knows about Chinnerys. This part-pub, part-live music venue hosts artists from all over the world, with cover bands, up-and-coming artists and superstars, from La Roux to Bowling For Soup. The outdoor space is pretty poppin' in the summer too.

Unit 7

Fans of partying in Basildon (otherwise known as Bas Vegas) know to rock up to Unit 7 once the weekend rolls around. Delivering several rooms of music, with different bars offering some of the more affordable drinks around, this is one of the best nightclubs in Essex.