Group Nights Out in London
There's no point staying at home and being anti-social, so why not call up your friends and hit the town this week? With the amount that goes on in London you're sure to find a great night for your group of chums alongside. From trendy clubbing to partying with old folks and playing games, check out our recommended list of the best group nights currently on in London.
Last updated on 22nd September 2017
Coupling soulful live music with authentic julep cocktails, Kansas Smitty's is a cocktail bar that specialises in etching smiles on the faces of all its guests. Really making sure that everyone has a memorable experience here, the venue's house band take over the stage 5 nights a week, playing legendary jazz numbers and intoxicating guests with their melodic tunes. Grab your mates, head to Haggerston and enjoy a group night out at this dazzling cocktail bar.
Munich Cricket Club brings a dash of Bavarian party spirit to Victoria. Hungry? That’s great news - there’s all kinds of traditional German delicacies like wurst and schnitzel to enjoy alongside a range of smaller plates and sharing platters. You could always skip the grub and make straight for the steins, with plenty of beer from Munich breweries slotting in with £8 cocktails and wine. There’s a lively party atmosphere to this place, especially when the oompah band get into full swing.
A late night club in the heart of Leicester Square, Bar Rumba shows no restraint when it comes to a fun night of dancing and drinking in the West End. A great dance floor playing all the chart hits and a comedy club on the weekends, there's always something going on here. Generous happy hours and other great drink deals make this a night you can't miss!
Join Fiddle Paradiddle this summer in Fulham for a night of twirls, twists and twosteps. This ceilidh event will both celebrate Scotland's proud culture and leave all guests with a huge smile on their faces. Guests will first learn all the steps to the band's favourite routines, before taking to the floor to perform. Who knew Scottish dancing could be so fun?
Thought summer 2017 couldn't get any better? It just did with the arrival of Neverland, a beach beside the Thames. The sexy little pop-up is perfect for groups as they offer beach huts and day beds for group bookings as well as having a BYOB policy.
Catch Bar in Shoreditch is the perfect place for groups. At this lively Mexican bar, you can reserve an area for you and your mates, before working your way through their amazing cocktail list. For food you can order traditional Tacos and Tortas. Later DJs turn the music up and the party continues over two floors until the early hours.
Matchbox is a new cocktail bar nestled in the heart of Shoreditch High Street. The experienced team of mixologists behind the bar have honed their skills over the years and serve a number of freshly made cocktails all named after famous sports stars. If that wasn't enticing enough, the venue's kitchen serves guests delicious sharing platters of food while they watch all the best live sporting action on one of the venue's huge 55-inch plasma screens.
The Empire Casino is the ideal night out for a group of people in London. Sitting in the heart of Leicester Square and spanning over 55,000 feet, there is more than enough to keep your party entertained thanks to its four great bars, one amazing restaurant and tonnes of Las Vegas style games.
Mash Up The Game Show is the hilarious new music quiz you’ve been waiting for. Three teams made of influencers, comedians and the public will be going head-to-head in order to win cash prizes. Expect food, drink and audience games.
Get the guys together for a proper night out in Shoreditch at Translate Bar. Not only do they boast some of the best service in the city and cool retro pop tunes through the speakers, they have an entire list of group-saving drink deals ideal for bigger groups of people.
With huge burgers made from British beef and delicious beers and wine, Honest Burger is a great choice for central London. Located near Dean Street, this intimate restaurant accommodates between 8 -35 people, so no one has to miss out on the fun.
Mixing the best of Brazilian culture and the London music scene, Floripa is an incredible party venue in Shoreditch inspired by the party island off the coast of Brazil that shares the same name. Hosting live DJs and incredible parties, it's ideal for groups as you can hire your own table for food and drinks.
Head to Fitzrovia for this cute and lovely little bar. Available for private hire, Bourne and Hollingsworth bar is full of bright colours, great cocktails and eccentric furniture.
Blues Kitchen in Shoreditch are playing host to the phenomenal Atlantic Soul Orchestra. The band will be blasting out funk and soul for a night of dancing magic.
You have two hours, a mysterious suitcase, and the safety of the entire world resting on your shoulder; Aftermath is an immersive experience that comes to you. Whether it be in a pub or office, the game will take you to the extremes, making you work together to work out the enigma.
Gather your team and pick them wisely, because you’re about to compete in the most hilarious, fast-paced, fun-fuelled quiz of your life. Prepare to answer questions and be thrust into the stage challenges, where you’ll compete in a bunch of crazy tasks based on classic gameshows. Then, the winners will have to fight it out in Last Man Standing – do you have what it takes to win their royal prize?
Buried beneath a restaurant on Drury Lane, this top secret event space is a dingy den dedicated to the masters of comic performance. Gather a group of your nearest and dearest and let big names such as Jack Whitehall and Jason Manford take you on a journey through the riskiest of jokes and the most hilarious of gags as you kick back with a pint and let the good times roll.
Wander through the myriad of rooms and rooftop gardens as The Kensington Roof Gardens host a final summer soiree. The iconic venue will play host to London's most mischievous bunch, London Cocktail Club, for a night that includes DJs, fire-breathers, and acrobats.
Handmade Mysteries create twisted escape rooms for people looking for a pulse-racing, brain-teasing, immersive experience. Based in London's finest drinking establishments, your game host will introduce your team to a series of bizarre contraptions and mysterious misfits. Will you win and cry for joy? Or lose, and just cry?
Looking for something special do to as group this Halloween in London? A dining experience to remember? Then why not head on down to Heddon Street Kitchen as they're churning out one of the creepiest culinary experiences in the city this October.
The Grand is one of the most famous and prestigious places to party in Clapham, located right opposite Clapham Junction station. Rally up the squad and head inside this beautiful and historic nightclub, where the events programme features everything from club nights to live gigs and comedy shows to theatre performances.
Whether it's flapper dress and dandy suits, or leg warmers and neon that you fancy, Retro Events will help you throw a themed bash with a difference. The events company can cater for all size parties, and plan every detail, starting with five-star entertainment through to delicious catering.
Inspired by the creative thinkers in Shoreditch, Patch East is a new cocktail bar near Bank that's been turning heads with its inventive cocktails and quirky themes. The venue has a number of different rooms and seating areas, all decorated with distinctive themes and a random collection of furniture. Whether you're gulping down drinks in the Ski Lodge room or taking in all the charm of the neon-heavy Shinjuku area, you're certain to leave this themed bar in London with a smile on your face and a spring in your step.
There are few things as fun as a visit to Lucky Voice Islington with a big group of friends. There you can dress up, drink some wonderfully strong cocktails and sing your heart out from tonnes of musical hits in a soundproof room.
Catch the legendary Norman Jay MBE at The Old Queen’s Head, where the legend himself will be playing a set that will remind you why he is a household Notting Hill Carnival name.
Out of Office is Battersea’s must-try, multi-space that’s as much a laidback hot-desking cafe as it is a micro pub for independent boozing. Soak in a relaxed working environment during the day, when workers tap away at laptops while supping specialty coffees from Good & Proper. Post 5pm is all about letting loose and drinking into the night, with a friendly bar team serving up up to 50 independent beers, artisan spirits and wines in a cool and contemporary setting.
With two scenarios split between 13 rooms, Locked in a Room is a unique way to challenge your friends and colleagues. Taking place in ExCeL, the concept throws puzzles, clues and brain teasers your way in order to not only beat the clock but also other teams.