Fancy Dress Clubs in London
Fancy dress, life's sometimes questionable rite of passage. But something we're all going to have to admit to. From clubs that come with garish outfits as standard, to hen nights with seriously sassy pink themes, you won't be turned away from these destinations for donning your themed finest. Whether it's 80s attire down at the roller rink, Fred Flintstone in a cheesy club, or god-knows-what in god-knows-where, we've cultivated a list of some of the best fancy dress clubs in London.
Last updated on 15th August 2017
Dress in your finest scary clothes, practice those Thriller dance moves, and hop on-board the freakiest boat on the Thames. Dance across two storeys of fun, with several channels of music to hop between. And if your undead heart can’t take all that dancing – grab a drink from the bar and watch the most iconic sights in London pass you by.
Head to the Grand Hall St Pancras this Halloween and experience the circus like never before. The highlight of the night will be the terrifying performers, including caged fire-breathers, death-defying trapeze artists and incredibly sword-swallowers. To really make the night special, the team behind Bourne and Hollingsworth cocktail bar will be in charge of the cocktails, flairing together a range of eerie-themed cocktails. Dress up in your scariest attire and run away with the circus this Halloween.
After ten minutes in Rouges, you'll feel as if you've been transported back in time to a deck of flared trousers and unruly facial hair. Yep, that's right, the team behind this venue celebrate all the things we love about the 70s and 80s. Signposted by a dazzling aerialist performance by the Tear Drop Circus' Kellie Sky, the fun vibes last long into the early hours, thanks to DJ Kobayashi and his impressive collection of funk and soul tracks.
Dress like your favourite pop-star, revive 70s fashion or bring disco back at Infernos in Clapham. Rocking all that is glitter, glam and good vibes - this is one club that will take you through the greatest decades in music; from fancy dress to decor to music (of course!) you can relive those famed heydays.
A must-try fancy dress affair for you flirty flappers and dapper chappers, 1920s connoisseurs The Candlelight Club leave modernity behind for some of the plushest prohibition parties in the business. From candlelit romps and secret locations to live jazz musician and prohibition inspired supping, get the low down on some of the best speakeasy inspired events in the city.
Bar Rumba loves three things: themes, fancy dress and drinks promotions. Every night has a different theme, from Cowboys and Cowgirls to Where's Wally - this late night party bar doesn’t shy away from realising some cheeky club night concepts! When it comes to dress code you can immerse yourself to the theme of the night, otherwise keep it smart and sexy.
Saturdays is a fancy dress club night in London at Strawberry Moon. Cheesy music and a happy party atmosphere is what it’s all about here, and with its lack of inhibition its ideal for fancy dress birthday parties, stag or hen parties or simply a great night out.
Missed the Rumpus team? Lucky you, they are back and bigger than ever this October. The team are bringing over 2000 'creatures', 200 live performers and eleven rooms of live entertainment all under one roof at South London's Coronet venue. With Chainska Brassika, Mariachi El Pinche Gringo, The Balkanoes and many more artists set to perform, the fancy dress theme will help to keep the jovial mood lasting all night long.
Channel your inner Spice Girls at Hot Since 91, as they celebrate everything from the 90s. Spike your hair with all the wax you won and put on those love heart sunglasses, as you pay tribute to the best decade with retro karaoke and all the throwback vibes you need.