DJ Bars in London

Discover some of the best places for drinking and dancing with our guide to DJ Bars in London. The city is filled with buzzing little venues with killer playlists and a hedonistic late-night spirit that offer a great alternative to the more notorious super-clubs. We’ve selflessly been out to experience some of the best places for DJ nights in London; read on for our recommended picks!

Last updated on 10th January 2023


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Regularly boasting a range of top notch DJs throughout the week, Trapeze in Shoreditch is the place to be to hear some incredible music. Head down to their basement club for some deep house tunes that'll keep you going until late. With the lively crowds it attracts, you'll have a great time at this DJ bar in London. 

Night Tales Loft

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A cafe and bar in the heart of Hackney, NT's serves up laid back vibes by day, but completely transforms itself after dark. Bringing in DJs, live music and master mixologists this spot really knows how to dial things up, so head down for cocktails and a cool mix of disco, house, funk and R&B every weekend.


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DJs bring this Rio inspired bar to life at the weekends with an anything goes policy meaning you might find yourself cutting shapes to drum & bass followed by a bit of Dolly Parton and some salsa for good measure. Hit the stage and show off those awesome moves in this vibrant, lively bar near Old Street station.

Catch Bar

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If clubs aren't your scene but DJs are then Catch Bar in Shoreditch is the place for you. This lively Mexican bar serves up great cocktails and a party atmosphere. With two floors and live DJs spinning top tracks until the early hours, this Kingsland Road favourite is sure to have you dancing like no one's watching! 

The Spark House

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Located over in Walthamstow, The Spark House is a unique venue that boasts digital light artwork and electronic tunes once night falls. Every weekend, this cool hangout hosts some of the city's very best DJs and performers 'til the early hours of the morning.

Fired up for a party in London but looking for the DJ antics to match? Grab your favourite fun-time folk and bowl on down to The Cocktail Club as these bar are not only coming on strong with some of the best cocktails in the industry, their resident DJs bring it home every night with slick beats and late-night anthems. 


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Percy's is a DJ bar in London that's a mecca for late night disco dancing. Head on over to Kensington and you'll find this lively neighbourhood spot, which offers weekend house party vibes and a soundtrack of banging disco tunes, alongside British small plates and cocktails. 

Ready to throw some shapes while quaffing a few bespoke concoctions? Then head on over to 104 Bar on Brick Lane. Expect to hear a range of tunes spun by live DJs, from afrobeats to deep house in its cool space. As for drinks? There's a daily happy hour. Oh, yes.

Rupert Street Bar

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One of the best gay bars in Soho, Rupert Street is known for its rowdy DJ nights every Friday and Saturday. Situated in the heart of the city, the venue comes alive at the weekends as a beautiful crowd of revellers drop by to take advantage of the great cocktail deals and pulsating party atmosphere.

Grove House Tavern

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One  of the best DJ bars in Peckham, Grove House Tavern is home to everything from banging music nights to relaxed weekend lunches. Head to the pretty Camberwell Grove location to enjoy all of the pub's unique events as well as a selection of mouthwatering refreshments. 

The Shacklewell Arms

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Every weekend, The Shacklewell Arms in Dalston becomes host to top-quality DJs. While the genre varies from rock to electronica, you always know you're in for an absolute treat for the ears. If you need a bit of a breather, the venue also boasts a beautiful back garden.

Over in Whetstone, Maya Lounge is a gorgeous hangout that's ideal for all your eating, drinking and relaxing needs. Whether you pop over for a delicious Lebanese meal, kick back with a couple of carefully curated cocktails or fancy relaxing with a bit of shisha, this is the spot for you.