Student Clubs in London

There are two universal facts in this world; students are dirt poor and London is expensive. But that doesn't mean you London-based students should write off nightlife forever - we've done the hard part for you and assembled a list of some of the most bustling clubs in London, featuring pocket-friendly happy hours and the most alternative club nights in town. If you want to sample some of the best student clubs in London, or the capitals craziest student nights, then check out our stellar list.

Last updated on 2nd October 2018

18 events @ 10 venues with 40 upcoming dates starting on 05 Oct 2018

Not only are you going to get some of the best events held at amazing locations across the city (and the best hip hop and RnB soundtrack as well), you won't even break the bank by doing it.

Shaka Zulu

28 user reviews 4

With 20ft high warrior statues, a Mezzanine level champagne bar and a giant escalator whisking you between floors, Shaka Zulu offers a totally unique option to Camden's student crowd. It's a 27,00 sq ft space rife with South African details, and your night comes soundtracked by the best in commercial house, RnB and club classic anthems.

2 events @ 2 venues with 38 upcoming dates from 02 Oct 2018 until 07 Nov 2018

The 1 Big Night Out Pub Crawl is definitely one of the top nights out in London that every student needs to experience. After visiting a selection of the biggest and best bars in London, you'll end at a killer club to see off the night. Perfect for a cheap student night with free shots in each bar and happy hour prices all night long. 



3 events @ The Grand with 19 upcoming dates from 06 Oct 2018 until 03 Mar 2019

Big night in Clapham on the cards? Hop off at Clapham Junction and into this stately converted Victorian theatre for a dance floor work out. There's free entry if you're in before 11 PM on Fridays, when those club classic and retro anthems ring out deep into the early hours.


15 user reviews 4

@ Montezuma on Every Friday

Whoever says students can't go dancing in Mayfair is fibbing. We present Novo, a typically glitzy night of West End partying that still stays affordable for students. Dress to impress and join a neatly turned out crowd on a dance floor soundtracked by R&B, hip-hop and commercial house; entry includes a complimentary vodka cocktail to get you underway.

Salsa! Charing Cross

43 user reviews 4

If you want to get away from the mainstream music played in most of the student clubs then Salsa in Leicester Square is exactly what you're looking for. This authentic Latin nightclub and bar bring the culture of South America to London. With cheap drinks, good food and salsa dancing lessons, there are so many things to try. Every night of the week there is a different event on, even Sundays, so you can choose your favourite.

8 events @ 2 venues with 252 upcoming dates starting on 03 Oct 2018

From epic student mid-week club nights to some of the best DJ-fuelled parties in the city, Cargo in Shoreditch is a London clubbing institution known for their huge roster of events and no-holds-barred approach to incredible club nights.

The Roxy

31 user reviews 3

The Roxy is a cool nightclub and bar in the heart of the West End. With a different event on every night of the week, it is the perfect student venue, while cheap drink deals are the perfect excuse for going out on a Monday. But come round on the weekends and this party venue is open until the early hours of the morning. 


178 user reviews 4

There's nothing quite like letting loose on the dance floor at Infernos. An infamous hub for Clapham debauchery, those cheesy power ballads ring out all night long at this student haven. Flex those vocal chords and belt out the words to your guilty pleasure favourites, and don't forget to take advantage of their drinks deals on Friday and Saturday!

Tiger Tiger London

261 user reviews 3

Tiger Tiger is the ultimate student party venue in London. As one of the biggest bars in Europe, with five different bars and rooms. The cheap drinks and food plus a 50% off promotion every day from 5pm to 8pm make this a great place to eat, drink and party. No matter what the occasion, Tiger Tiger is an exciting student club that makes a perfect night out. 

Piccadilly Institute

108 user reviews 3

PI is nothing short of an institution for student clubbing. A gigantic space found in a bullseye central location next to Piccadilly Circus, the crowds come a-flocking most days of the week here. Explore six different dance rooms offering a slightly different vibe each time, and creative cocktails like the Liquid Therapy in a Padded Cell are well worth checking out.

  Throwback Thursdays

2 user reviews 1

@ Cargo on Every Thursday

There's nothing students like more than when a childhood banger comes on the speakers and now one of the best student nightclubs in London has got a night dedicated to that. Cargo is taking you back in time for Throwback Thursdays, featuring all the old songs you know and love. DJ Daniel Pozzebon is bringing back the best Old School Hip Hop, R&B and everything in between for a night of musical nostalgia.    

7 events @ 7 venues with 187 upcoming dates starting on 02 Oct 2018

Hosting events across London's best and most fun clubs, check out Wicked Student Nights for events ranging from full moon parties to masquerade balls and circus raves.

Fez Club Putney

14 user reviews 4

Something of a hot-bed for Roehampton revellers, this Moroccan-themed party venue attracts hordes of fun-loving students who like to party long into the night. With a killer soundsystem, late licence, unique cocktails and handy discounts for those on the guestlist, Fez Club ticks all the right boxes for a lively student-friendly night out in South London.

The Social

55 user reviews 4

Ever since its opening in 1999, The Social has attracted young and hip students looking for a good time! Here you will find quality drinks at reasonable prices. They also hold regular gigs with live bands and DJs, providing the perfect setting for students to meet up and mingle in a fun, carefree environment in a unique, somewhat cafe orientated space.

Bar Rumba

492 user reviews 3

Bar Rumba is a late night club and one of the longest established in London. Right by Leicester Square, it offers a fun night full of dancing and good music. Each night of the week is a different event with a theme and some mind-blowing promotions and happy hours on drinks. This wild club keeps the party going until 3am every night. The perfect place for a big student night out with a group.

@ Ballie Ballerson on Monday 29th and Monday 26th November 2018

London prices don't have to hit your wallet hard. Head to Ballie Ballerson's newest night, with tickets from only £1 and drinks from as little as £2.50. Yes, you can get all that and entry into the infamous ball pit. What are you waiting for?

Embargo Republica

71 user reviews 3

Step through the cigar shop and into a playground of exposed brickwork and timber finishes; you've arrived at Chelsea's home of contemporary Cuban partying. Known for their rum cocktails and the largest open air terrace in SW10, the Embargo Republica dancefloor flows with Latin rhythm thanks to its eclectic mix of live acts and DJ sets.

3 events @ The Prince of Wales Brixton with 3 upcoming dates starting on 19 Oct 2018

The Prince of Wales stands out from the rest, not just because it attracts some of the best DJs in London and beyond, but because they offer you a rooftop space to party in the sun and a club room to keep you going till the early hours.