Clubs for 18 Year Olds in London
Looking for recommended London clubs for 18 year olds in London? You've finally got that ID you've been dreaming about and it's time to get involved with what all your older siblings have been talking about. But where do you event start? London is packed full of places to go if you're 18 and, if you follow our advice, hopefully you won't get turned away at the door. There are plenty of London night clubs for 18 and over so we have pieced together our top picks for clubs for 18 year olds in London.
Last updated on 28th February 2017
Dirty Martini on Hanover Square is the perfect place for a glitz and glam Mayfair night. Come here for a private party or for the impressive decorative details and the trendy atmosphere of the club, this is one place to get dressed up and fully appreciate finally turning 18.
Young at heart and popular amongst a younger crowd, The Old School Yard is a fun, quirky cocktail bar in London Bridge perfect for an 18th birthday party. An impressive cocktail menu, good music and nice little touches such as a Nintendo Wii and Karaoke rooms that are free to use, it's something a little different that's definitely worth trying!
A shabby chic interior, awesome drinks and an intimate and friendly setting are just some of the things to expect from Shoredtich's Translate Bar. As cocktail specialists, expect some of the best made drinks in the capital along with a good selection of beers and an extensive wine list to keep you going. Calm during the week, its popularity surges on the weekend so don't expect a quiet night!
Sway is truly one of the most impressive venues in the West End. Comprising of 3 bars, a nightclub and a restaurant, your whole evening can be organised and held here. For this reason, it makes a perfect spot for organising 18th birthday parties where you can start off with a level of sophistication and then descend into night of unadulterated debauchery.
Inspired by the dive bars of the Deep South, the Blues Kitchen in Camden is a one of a kind venue. Serving music lovers food throughout the day, they refuse to compromise to popular music and instead solely play a selection of timeless rhythm & blues tracks. Equally host to a number of regular performances, they've had the likes of Seasick Steve and Peter Doherty make visits to the place.
Cargo bar is one of our favourite Shoreditch bars and clubs, with a stunning terrace and garden. You can expect to move your body to the beat of house, techno and electro at this fresh club, as well as live music, making it a great place to go for a first night out in London.
This notorious pub crawl of Camden takes in a whole host of the area's best nightspots. You'll be able to enjoy free shots, free entry, queue jump and exclusive drinks discounts whilst you mingle with the type of fun-loving, energetic crowd that flocks to Camden in its hoards. Expect great people, great music, and great times.
An exotic cocktail bar where tiki meets art deco, The Shoreditch is definitely one of the area's coolest venues. Spread across two dance floors, regular DJ's play 70s disco there's well-priced drinks: they run popular happy hours everyday that'll keep you there until late.
Thirst bar is a late night music and cocktail bar in the heart of Soho. This club offers a buzzing atmosphere 6 days a week and successfully manages to combine casual coolness and fun party time to create a great spot for 18 year olds in London.
Part speakeasy and part diner, The Hoxton Seven is a cool and quirky bar near Old Street Station. Original cocktails, a good selection of beer and delicious pizza and with a downstairs DJ basement blasting all the hits, the Hoxton Seven is a fantastic place to drink. If that's not enough, they arguably have one of the most generous happy hours in the capital lasting eight and a half hours.
Spot the trendy crowd out for fun at Zoo bar, a chic and modern club in Soho. You can enjoy fun, chart and commercial house music until 3am in a very lively atmosphere at Zoo Bar, a great place for any 18 year old to be introduced to the London nightlife scene.
When it comes to super clubs, Piccadilly Institute is truly a king among men. Boasting over six different spacious rooms, expect everything from a mad scientist's lab to a dark fantasy boudoir. An intense experience, the best way to understand it is to go for yourself and make sure you do visit all rooms.
Not your typical student club in London, but a fun shout for a night out all the same, Fez Club in Putney is a bit cooler than your usual city centre gaff. Themed like a bazaar form the Middle East, discover this den of Moroccan charm and cocktails before hitting the dance floor until 4am. Yes, the nights run long here which is exactly what you want.
A late night club in the heart of Leicester Square, Bar Rumba is a fun-filled night of dancing, drinking and probably embarrassing yourself at some point. With great music all night, they have very generous drink deals with happy hours and drinks promotions, also regular themed nights, meaning there's always something going on here.
Welcome to the one-stop destination for all you 18 year olds who love a loud, glorified pop night - Infernos. There's not many places where you'll hear a spread of disco and pop sensations all in one night. Good or bad, you know the words and this is the place to relive the glory days of only the cheesiest and most memorable music genres.
Proud Camden is one of the most iconic venues in the area. Boasting mad events, regular renowned acts and a unique and strange setting, it's simultaneously grimy and glamorous. Messy, raucous and fun, you'll have a blast here and if you're organising an 18th birthday party, Proud Camden is the ideal place.
What's great about Tiger Tiger is that you can start off your evening here, finish here or even spend the whole night. With a restaurant and bar upstairs and a club downstairs, you can stay thoroughly entertained throughout the night and with so much to do here, it is impossible not to find something you like.
What's there to say about Gem without saying the obvious? A bar and club in the heart of Soho that has a trendy feel that screams sophistication, without the usual pretentious attachment. Versatile and flexible, they can suit any night for you so if you're looking for a venue to host your 18th birthday party, then Gem is the ideal location. ,