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 11th May 2022

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.

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! 

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. 

Grove House Tavern

39 user reviews 5

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. 

If you're looking for DJ bars in Holborn, then NYX Eat, Drink & Play is the place to be. Fronting artwork based on pop culture, music and fashion, the venue also has a killer menu. Choose from over 20 mezcal options or tuck into a delish burger.

Dona Bar

84 user reviews 5

Looking for DJ bars in East London? Doña is one of the best places for drinking and dancing in Stoke Newington. This plush pink paradise will have you making your way through a menu of mezcal-laced cocktails, all to a soundtrack of feel-good tunes.


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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. 


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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.

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.

With venues in Clapham, Putney and now Brixton, Tequila Mockingbird is a neon-lit party bar with nothing to prove. Head down on the weekends and prepare to get those grooves on until late into the night. Get to grips with their mix of delicious cocktails and excellent selectors every weekend until 2am.

The Good Mixer

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Once the epicentre of the 90s Britpop scene in London, The Good Mixer has played host to the likes of Oasis and Blur. Nowadays, this Camden boozer is serving up all the best tunes from live DJs and musicians, plus you can throw on the jukebox.

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.