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!

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Last updated on 20th March 2024

The Shacklewell Arms

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.

Dirty Martini: London Cocktail Bars

Everyone's favourite cocktail bar isn't just the place for casual after-work drinks. Experience another side to Dirty Martini by staying late for roof-raising DJ sets that will have you dancing well into the night. Fuel your evening with fruity concoctions courtesy of the expert mixologists behind the bar. 

Jaks Mayfair

Bars with DJs in Mayfair are topped off by Jaks, which is right next to Bond Street station. Not only is the space slick and inviting, but the residents will be spinning the decks while you make your way through fine wine, cocktails or craft beer.


For live DJ sets and low-cost cocktails, Skylarking is the ideal place. Head in between 5pm and 7pm for its top-notch happy hour as a warm-up to the epic evening events, where you'll be able to throw some shapes as music is spun on the decks.

104 Bar

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.

Barrio - Bars In London

Have a sexy Spanish party in the city's hottest joint. With cocktails galore, vibrant furniture, brightly coloured walls and a sense of all things tropical, get down to some top hits, some salsa sensations and some sassy Shakira and Sean Paul on a dance floor that loves to see you shake those saucy hips to the best in exotic sounds.

Bourne & Hollingsworth Bar

Bourne & Hollingsworth Bar brings the party to Rathbone Place with its haunt inspired by the spirit of excess. It's eclectically decorated with old murals featuring those living a life of leisure, red leather sofas (which you can dance on if you please) and golden lamps in its living room-style basement. Expect DJs spinning tunes until late here, and eccentric cocktails made with tea-infused gin and sometimes served with marshmallows. 

BAM Karaoke Box

Not only does BAM Karaoke Box offer you the chance to sing some pop classics in one of 22 individually designed, bright pink rooms, but it also invites you down to party at one of its late-night DJ sets which are a free way to keep the party going after you've finished your very own set. This gorgeous, vibrant venue spans 10,000 square feet, making it the largest of its kind in Europe. It's decked out with velvet furnishings and statement artwork, plus serves some seriously moreish European cuisine that be ordered straight to your room. 

Three Colts Tavern

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Three Colts Tavern is what happens when you combine a classic boozer with a party bar. This Bethnal Green spot hosts weekly DJ sets on Friday Saturday nights, showcasing everything from Afrobeats to disco and funk, with 14 taps of beer and cask ale or an extensive cocktail and wine list to keep you fuelled. They've even got karaoke machines if you feel like providing your very own tunes.

The Cocktail Club - Various Sites

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.