The Only Way Is Essex Bars and Clubs

Always wondered where the stars of TOWIE partied outside of Essex? Look no further than our list of the bars and clubs in London that your favourite stars are frequently spotted at. From swanky restaurants to rooftop bars, we reveal the top places to spot the TOWIE cast gossiping, flirting and throwing drinks at each other!

aqua shard

6 user reviews 4

Follow in Sam and Billie's footsteps and have a delightful afternoon tea at Aqua At The Shard. Spanning two wings on the 31st floor, this venue offers a different dining experience alongside absolutely perfect views of the London skyline. The menu offers a range of British fare and the bar serves deliciously crafted cocktails.


42 user reviews 4

Core is a lively City nightspot offering good food and a broad range of cocktails. The venue has a 'Brew & Brew' philosophy that ensures both coffee and draft beers lovers are well taken care of. Head down in the evening for an easy-going party vibe and if you're lucky enough you might see Chloe having some cheeky cocktails with her pals.

Radio Rooftop Bar

23 user reviews 3

Fancy a cheeky drink with Sam? Located on the 10th floor of the ME hotel on The Strand, Radio Rooftop Bar is the perfect place to enjoy a cocktail and take in the stunning views of Tower Bridge, The Shard and St. Paul's Cathedral. With a cocktail menu catered by the ONE group, expect some English twists on well-known cocktails.

Shaka Zulu

29 user reviews 4

Prepare to be amazed by 60ft giant statues, meat flavoured cocktails and a giant escalator taking you between floors. A totally unique clubbing experience, Shaka Zulu brings authentic and diverse influences in taste and style from the heart of South Africa to Camden! A favourite amongst the TOWIE cast, Lauren Goodger, Frankie Essex and Lauren Pope have been seen several times partying here.

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Sushi Samba

5 user reviews 3

You may see Charlie and Fearne (well, hopefully it's Fearne) having a quiet romantic meal at Sushi Samba. Located in the top three floors of the Heron Tower in Bishopgate, this venue delivers a unique and tasty blend of Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian cuisine. Sushi Samba boasts two restaurants, as well as a stunning outdoor dining space, serving breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. The perfect place to impress a date!

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Roka Mayfair

3 user reviews 5

The third London-based Roka restaurant to hit our city streets, guests can expect to dine at this Japanese robatayaki eatery in elegant surroundings. Serving up an array of iconic Roka dishes, you and your friends can mimic Lucy's lifestyle and enjoy fine food and a selection of international wines.

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Along with the Sanctum Soho Hotel Roof Garden, this boutique hotel in Soho is also home to the No.20 restaurant and bar. Serving up delicious traditional British food and a wide range of cocktails, it's enough to rival some of the best London hotel bars. Be warned, you may here the constant echoing of 'Shuuutuuup' and 'Yeah babes 100%' from Gemma and Harry!

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STK Restaurant and Bar

3 user reviews 3

STK London is a modern steakhouse fused with a chic lounge to offer a sophisticated dining/drinking experience, with the signature STK décor of plaster cast horns and curvilinear black platform seats, the space looks trendy yet retains a formal element - it's no wonder why Lucy dines here! The cocktail menu is curated by the ONE Group who are known for their twists on classic cocktails, so you won't be disappointed!

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