Indie Clubs in London

The envy of the world over when it comes to sought after party nights, you'll see our indie haunts decked out in only the finest of hits. From Tame Impala and Joy Division to Arctic Monkeys and Rolling Stones, your lugholes will be blessed with them all. Check out our recommendations for the best indie nights out in London, getting your sweet fill of slick riffs, denim patrons and plush parties. 

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Last updated on 6th January 2020

Catch Bar

20 user reviews 3

Catch Bar in Shoreditch has made a name for itself hosting regular live Indie, rock and alternative music nights, as well as DJ nights. The upstairs at Catch Bar champions undiscovered bands and has seen the likes of Bloc Party and Babyshambles come through here on their way to stardom and they stay open until 2am on a weekend.

The Old Queen's Head

27 user reviews 4

All cocktails are £5 every Wednesday!

The Old Queen's Head in Islington, has had many famous faces grace its stage, including the talented Bombay Bicycle Club, The Foals and Michael Kiwanuka. Here you can scope out the new talent in London, with their 'Pull Up the Roots' night, as well as getting up close and personal with other hedonistic youngsters. Open until 2am Friday & Saturday.


40 user reviews 4

Situated near to Old Street station, it's one of East London's top cultural hubs offering refined indie / rock gig nights during the week and house, techno and electronic parties at weekends, always with impressive line-ups. For a little taster: Friendly Fires, Solange, Simian Mobile Disco, Kink, Mosca, Boddika, and Rustie have all graced the XOYO crowds of late.

Cafe 1001

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Located on Brick Lane, Cafe 1001 is one of most prolific venues in East London, putting lively acts on every night in two big rooms. Serving drinks and fresh food all day, Cafe 1001 is a creative haven for both established and up and coming bands, head there on a weekday for unsigned indie-rock bands and nu-jazz collectives on week days.