Top 10 Clubs in London
With so many clubs in London all claiming to be the best, it gets hard to decide where to go on a night out. Whether you've worn out your old favourites, or are just looking for some new places to try, you can be sure that the clubs that have made our Top 10 list are the best options! With everything from warehouse raves, live music venues, underground bars and rooftop parties we've covered all the bases that make up the best in London clubbing. Check out the recommended list, see what catches your eye, book your spot on the guest list and get ready for one of the best nights out in London!
Last updated on 22nd August 2016
Boasting six stunning and original spaces to drink and dance the night away, Piccadilly Institute is one of most fun and diverse clubs in London. With a multitude of themes throughout, there's something for everyone here, and if you're looking for a long night of boozin' and schmoozin', the variety of spaces and music here will be sure to keep things fresh throughout the evening. And the quirky fun extends to the cocktails too - the mixologists here will keep the creative concoctions coming all night long.
Donning a colossal 60ft statue, huge escalators to take you between floors, and over 27,000 sq ft of bespoke South African decor, Shaka Zulu boasts one of the most extravagant clubbing interiors in London. But without having all of the clubbing staples (the music, drinks and vibe) on-point, having a cool decor means nothing... fortunately, they nail the essentials too - making this venue one of the most unique and exciting clubbing experiences in London.
Phonox is a nightclub brought to you by the same team behind renowned venues XOYO and The Nest - and as good as they both are, this is even better. Phonox has an incredible feelgood vibe - this friendly London nightclub was created with the sole intention to create a venue for a community of like-minded clubbers who simply want to share a great experience week in, week out - fun vibes with no negativity. Fortunately, they've nailed it. Great DJs, great music, great vibes.
Proud Camden is a 19th century horse hospital turned nightclub and has become one of the biggest and best clubs in London. With horse stables available to book for private parties and incredible live music performances this is one of the best venues in Camden. A huge variety of music is played to suit everyone's taste and the drink prices won't empty your wallet. Join the young and cool party crowd that gathers here every week and book your ticket for their next event!
The Old Queen's Head? It's pretty much like no other club in London. Hailed for their diverse roster of live performances and DJ acts, not only is it one of the best places to party come sundown in the North, their retro interiors and vintage vibe add a whole other elements to your late night experience.
Donning the #1 ribbon is one of most buzzing nightclubs in London, Cargo. Step in during the day and tuck into a gourmet burger with a pint of beer in hand before leisurely spinning the day away on one of the fooseball tables. But as soon as the sun sets, there'll be no time for such languid dealings. As the night draws in, Cargo hosts an unparalleled vigorous vibe - international DJs command the dance floor as hip hop and deep house pulsates through this venue, vibrating your inner organs as you dance the night away.
XOYO has become synonymous with 'London clubbing'. With its huge rep and it cutting-edge sound & light systems, XOYO is probably the best venue in London to see your favourite DJs and artists perform live - even better, you'll get to see them in a unique, gritty and intimate environment. When it comes to bookings, XOYO has ignored the standard policy of focusing on certain genres, instead, it simply opts for getting quality talent inside. And as a result, partygoers flock to XOYO every night to dance the night away in this two-floor East London nightclub.
London's only rooftop bar and club, The Roof Gardens is a glamorous retreat in Kensington. Delicious cocktails, a buzzing dance floor, perfect private spaces all topped off by amazing views of London, this is easily one of the best clubs around. Open until the early hours, complete with a BBQ and great live music this is one party place you have to check out. Book your spot on the guest list, dress to impress and be prepared for a big night out in London!
When it comes to the best underground clubbing in London, there's a name in the East that is gritty, fun and buzzing all weekend long. One of the best places to party in Dalston, The Nest is hidden, its consistently thumping and it churns out a pure roster of dub, hip hop and house beats.