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KOKO is one of London's most iconic live music and club venues. Located in Mornington Crescent, it was originally named the Camden Palace and has seen the likes of Prince, Madonna, Kanye West and Coldplay perform.

BURST takes over KOKO every Friday night - a club night specialising in Hip Hop / House / Future Beats with live acts and DJs every week. It's also home to Guilty Pleasures and Buttoned Down Disco once a month, and hundreds of diverse gigs a year.

What's on

To see all upcoming events view the full event calendar.

Guilty Pleasures Halloween Spectacular

Guilty Pleasures Halloween Spectacular

Saturday 28 October 2017

Come ghouls and goblins, witches and warlocks, vamps and zombies and all manner of dead celebrities. It's the witching...


Door fee varies depending on band playing
Ticket required
Happily Affordable ££
Over 18
Wheelchair Access, Disabled Toilets


Day Open Close Notes
19:00 23:00
19:00 23:00
19:00 23:00
19:00 23:00
22:00 04:00
19:30 04:00
19:30 23:00


1A Camden High Street, London, NW1 7JE

North London

Nearest station:
Camden Town (Tube)
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Our Review

Koko London - Nightclub Review

Koko London - Nightclub Review

Multiple floors, numerous bars, several breakout dance floors and one helluva stage; Koko Camden has established itself as one of London’s premier live music venues, catering to hoards of party revellers week in week out. Certainly not for the...

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This is the best club I've been to in London, so far. It is huge, multiple floors, great music, not too packed and there is always space, there is face painting, drinks are nice and the staff is very nice, fabulous night out. Very much recommended!
12 Oct 2017 by

Went to Buttoned Down Disco @ KOKO start of August. Amazing mix of eclectic music, great crowd/atmosphere (LGBTQ friendly!). Balloons, glitter cannons and a dramatic looking venue it's an ex-theatre so very unique night out. Highly recommended!
31 Aug 2017 by

I had a AWESOME time at Koko!!!! It was my first time attending the venue and I was very impressed. I loved the club's layout and the staff were very courteous and professional. The music was great and the musical acts were off the rail.
31 May 2017 by

Amazing venue. Went years ago to see live bands brilliant atmosphere Also been on nights out with many different themed nights
28 Apr 2017 by

I went there for the gig. It was great sound, very nice people at the bar. There was also promotion 2 for 1 beer. I would recoment to anyone to come for concert
04 May 2016 by

This is a really popular place so I guess many knows about it already. Good thing: there are many good free events, the venue is really big and almost always crowded if you like big parties. Bad thing: sticky dirty floor, also too crowded if you are not into it.
05 Feb 2016 by

Great place to go out clubbing on a Friday with a student discount!! Drinks are cheap, the crowd around the stage is huge and the music is loud...would definitely recommend!!
18 Aug 2015 by

I was here recently after being offered a ticket for Mr. Scruff, and do have to say that I was impressed with the venue, which is set up like (or possibly once was) a large theatre. Finding your friends across multiple floors and balconies is a bit of a task, but c'est la vie. A huge venue, and so the very large crowd fit in perfectly, and there's plenty of 'wandering space', which I always appreciate. A good night in all, and a return visit in the pipeline.
13 Jul 2015 by

Came here for the buttoned down disco, was great music and the atmosphere was brilliAnt. Love the venue. The crowd was slightly older perhaps due to the older indie music
20 Jun 2015 by

I went here for the first time in years and, predictably, felt pretty old (and I'm only 27!) - it's a super young crowd, but it's always gonna be a funny and messy night at Koko.
23 May 2014 by

i had a lovely night last night at KOKO with music live from MODA' , for the first time in London... ieri sera ho trascorso una bellissima serata al KOKO con il concerto dei MODA' per la prima volta a Londra well done guys
19 May 2014 by

not a bad night had by all, we went to 'guilty pleasures' night, was really fun, but buy tickets before hand as we were quite ut off by the £15 entry on the door.
06 Jan 2013 by

I've only been here for the nights organised by Buttoned Down Disco and they're the best nights I've ever been to. People dressed up, just having fun. The dancefloor is huge and the music is the best sets I've ever danced to. It's just my thing so me and my bestie always have a crazy night with mad memories.
02 Jan 2013 by

Great venue to see live bands as it is an old theatre with multiple levels. The main bar is also well stocked and averagely priced. I loved the outdoor street facing terrace on the first floor, plenty of space and there is also a bar upstairs so you don't have to queue up in the main hall. I need to check out one of their club nights I feel a good night coming on!
22 Feb 2012 by

Love the decor, love the idea of the place, but absolutely hate the weekend club nights. Pretentious and overpriced. But some people love it, I understand why but it just my thing.
16 Jan 2012 by

What an epic venue in London for watching live music, its an old theatre and is a memorable place to watch your favourite band. Friday night NME club night is a great laugh as well if you want to dance around to indie music!
31 Oct 2011 by

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