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 10th January 2020

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.

Ballie Ballerson are welcoming students of London for a fun-filled evening of face painting, fresh ball pit themes and an all-new venue. Kicking off the new decade in style, they're offering tickets at an even lower price than ever before. 

Bar Rumba

639 user reviews 3

Student Night- Wednesdays. £3 selected drinks with valid Student ID. T's & C's Apply and 1 other offer

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.

Chicken ‘n’ Beer

27 user reviews 3

If it's a student club night you're after, you can never go wrong with a night in Shoreditch. Chicken N Beer will be taking over Concrete for a night filled with special guest DJs and the very best in hip hop, R&B, trap, afrobeats and more.

Piccadilly Institute

248 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.


1 user review 3

Drink, dance and bowl your way through to the early hours at this quirky Bloomsbury club night that also brings you the very best in classic and contemporary RnB.

Le Fez

53 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 Roxy

36 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. 


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Looking for a club night in Camden? Head north of the river where Favela is bringing the vibes to Crowndale Road. Just seconds from Mornington Crescent, you'll find a soundtrack provided by live DJs and big acts, as well as, cracking drinks and late nights.

Wicked Student Nights

39 user reviews 4

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.

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

41 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.

Salsa! Soho

125 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.

The Social

100 user reviews 5

Membership offer: monthly 241 drinks offer

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.

Tiger Tiger London

744 user reviews 3

Birthday Bubbly

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. 

The Grand

883 user reviews 4

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.

Embargo Republica

144 user reviews 4

Two for one cocktails until 11pm and 5 other offers

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.