London Nightlife For Tourists

Whether it's your first, second, third or fourth time visiting London, there's no shortage of things to do for tourists, that's for sure. From eclectic walking tours and trips on the London Eye to rowdy bar crawls and historic talking points, we're here to help you weave your way through the very best that London has to offer. Check out our recommendations for the best of London nightlife for tourists and get familiar with this oh-so-cosmopolitan city. 

Last updated on 12th December 2017

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48 user reviews
Bookings for groups of 8 to 20 guests will receive 2 complimentary bottles of ETM wine. Minimum spend applies. and 2 other offers available.

Don't waste your time spent in the city on average bars and boring views, try one of the best rooftop bars in London instead. From the sweeping skyline down to the gastro dining and luxurious cocktails, this is not to be missed by tourists on a visit to the city. 

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City of London

Flight Club Bloomsbury

604 user reviews

Looking for a night out during your visit to London that promises fun, food and drinks combined? Blending pizza and cocktails with state of the art dart boards, not only does it look great on Instagram, Flight Club are one of the best nights out in the city. 

Happily Affordable ££

No tourist in London should miss a dose of comedy, not with so many acts in the city. Not only is missing comedy a no-no, you shouldn't miss comedy on a boat courtesy of Tattershall Castle as these guys churn out a night a smiles to remember.

20:00 - 22:30
Comedy, Date Night, Something A Little Different, Stag Do, Hen Party
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5 events @ The King's Head Member's Club with 5 upcoming dates from 17 Feb 2018 until 23 Nov 2018

Put a little razzle dazzle in your night at one of the best burlesque events in London. Not only is this sultry night found at one of the most exclusive secret bars in the city, you'll get familiar with some of the best performers in the business. 

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There's plenty of history in this city, and one great way to experience it all: London's best walking tours. Focused around the ghouls and ghosts of our fair London, join this paranormal walking tour and uncover some of the strangest happenings over the course of time. 

20:00 - 22:00
Walks & Tours, Something A Little Different, Activity
Not Applicable
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You've only got one shot at a unique experience in London, and Canal Party Club could be it. Gather up your best of friends and get ready for a fun time atop the canals as this BYOB boat promises a charming way to work your way through a part of the city.

12:00 - 21:30
Boat Party, Something A Little Different, Hen Party, Stag Do
Party Mash Up
Kings Cross
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The Medieval Banquet

3 user reviews

If you're in London for a month or just a weekend, there's one unforgettable experience that's sure to have you chatting all the way home. Join Medieval Banquet as you storm your way back through time for live entertainment, feasting and kings galore. 

Happily Affordable ££
City of London

Jazz Cafe

16 user reviews
Jazz Cafe
Discounted Guestlist Entry

There's nothing quite like live music in London, and there's nowhere quite like Jazz Cafe in Camden. Whether you're enjoying a meal in the second floor restaurant, or getting right into by the main stage, this club hosts some of the best performers in the city. 

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Sea Life is one of the most popular tourist attractions in London, but there's an after dark experience if you want to avoid the little ones. Join them for their late night series to enjoy all the sights and animals of the ocean alongside a glass of bubbly. 

Multiple start times (see ticket info)
Something A Little Different, Date Night, Activity, Walks & Tours
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The Silent Disco Boat

6 user reviews

If there's one fun thing to do in London before you leave on further travels, it's silent disco. And not just any silent disco, this is a silent disco on a boat. Join this late night party for a fun filled romp across the Thames alongside a killer playlist.

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1000 user reviews

No trip to London would be complete without one of the best cocktail bars in the city. Voted number one bar in the world on numerous occasions, join Nightjar not only for some of the best in live music, they're churning out creative cocktails in a unique, basement enviroment. 

Splash the Cash £££

The London Cabaret Club

51 user reviews

If you're a tourist in London, there's no excuse for missing a dose of cabaret while you're here. Brought to you my the London Cabaret Club, join these fun time folk for a luxury evening of dining alongside some of the best performers in the industry. 

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Thames Lates

20 user reviews

The Thames, you can't miss it, but how about riding a high speed boat across it? One of London's best experiences, join Thames Lates as you enjoy some high octane entertainment across the water before tucking into a cocktail. 

17:45 - 21:00
Boat Party, Date Night, Something A Little Different, Walks & Tours, Stag Do
Background Music
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IceBar London

20 user reviews

London is known for being quite a chilly city, but we're talking about sub-zero temperatures when it comes to Icebar. One of the most unique tourist experiences in London, get set for a cold, cocktail adventure where ice is king. 

Happily Affordable ££
West End

Searcys Bar At The Gherkin

36 user reviews

The Gherkin boasts one of London's best rooftop bars, and you'd be a fool to miss it during a trip in London. From the sweeping views to the stunning collection of cocktails and Champagne, this was more than made for a special occasion. 

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Liverpool Street

Sky Garden

6 user reviews

Another sky high adventure in London, Sky Garden is one of the prettiest plots in the city. Found atop the Walkie Talkie building, this isn't just hope to a stunning indoor garden, there's a restaurant, cocktail bars and more.

Splash the Cash £££
City of London

This exciting ghost tour will see you creep round London’s most haunted royal parks, see the city’s most haunted house and cruise along the Thames to learn the dark history of London and the Tower.

19:30 - 22:00
Walks & Tours, Something A Little Different
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This amazing tourist nightlife event lets you experience London at it's most spectacular. Lit up and gleaming, see the city glowing against the night sky on this stunning 90 minutes London guided tour.

19:30 - 21:00
Walks & Tours
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