Clubs in Essex

Discover the best places to go out in Essex with our guide to the county’s nightlife! Whether you’re going big in Brentwood, getting raucous in Romford or cutting loose in Chelmo, we’ve got something for you in our guide to the best clubs in Essex. Ideal for students looking to count those pennies and groups planning a big night of hands-in-the-air mischief, here’s our top picks for the very best Essex nightclubs.

Last updated on 15th May 2016

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Propelled into the national spotlight by TOWIE, Sugar Hut is undoubtedly one of the most popular and recognisable clubs in Essex. An historic venue dating back 500 years, this decadent party spot brings enchantment and mystery to Brentwood High Street. There’s a restaurant and coffee shop included, but without doubt the main draw of the Hut is the venue’s late-night party spirit, as crowds come from across the county to experience the eight individually characterised rooms.

Debauchery meets glamour at Chelmsford’s Evoke. This multi-roomed party palace offers a little something for all tastes; head to the Ice Bar for a frozen drink or take in the full exclusive treatment at the Oriental Koudo VIP lounge. There’s fancy dress nights, Chicago-themed events and tailored party packages to suit stag, hen and birthday celebrations at this top Chelmsford nightclub.

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Looking for one of the best places to party in Southend? Meet Chameleon, a seaside clubbing spot made for student friendly clubbing in Essex. Swinging their doors open every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday for some dancefloor mayhem, expect a mash-up of everything from party classics to RnB, dubstep to indie rock as the cheap and cheerful drinks start to flow.

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First off, yes that really is Snoop Dogg gracing the decks at Talk. Southend’s original nightclub is partial to the occasional A-lister dropping in for a DJ set, bringing memorable club nights to a joyous party crowd. Talk comes made up of three unique party rooms and five luxury booths, with a killer playlist and a state-of-the-art LED graphic display offering a spectacular night out experience. Honeytrap Thursdays offer £2 entry for students and Heavenly Fridays are the biggest LGBT events in Southend.

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Luxe offers an extensive drinks menu and a setlist of nothing but the biggest RnB floorfillers across its two lavish floors. One of the most glamorous places to go partying in Essex, the venue sits within walking distance of Loughton tube station (on the Central Line), so it's easily accessible for your whole party. Soak in the opulence of Luxe, with 16 swanky private booths for those looking for the full VIP experience.

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CTZN is Chelmsford’s true all-rounder. A bar & grill by day and happening club spot by night, it brings a touch of West End chic to the town centre. Consistently attracting a buzzing crowd of regulars, tourists and celebrities alike, dance to the best in RnB and house at one of the best places to party in Chelmsford Essex.

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