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 17th March 2020




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.

O’Neill’s Clapham

12 user reviews 4

If chilling with mates, listening to live music, or watching some footy is your move for the night, visit Stane Street Syndicate. This London pub serves up American diner food and has plenty of beer options to ensure that your group can settle in for some fun.

So Board

22 user reviews 4

Not your average night out, So Board is taking old school games to a new level. Join them as they head to the likes of The Four Thieves and The Birds, armed with ard games, retro board game and discounted food and drinks to keep you fed and watered.

Kansas Smitty's

177 user reviews 4

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. 

RNB BOWL

1 user review 3

Get your gang together for a group night out with a difference down at Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes. Their once a month #RnBBowling event sees some of London's hottest DJs descend on Kings Cross to keep the good times flowing all night long (even if your bowling technique does seem to go awry along the way...)

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.

The Reggae Brunch

1627 user reviews 4

Held at a secret London location, this unique brunch brings together delicious Jamaican-inspired cuisine from the Cottons team, alongside bottomless rum punch and the biggest reggae tunes all day long.

Sounds Familiar Music Quiz

124 user reviews 5

Put the fun back into your next big night out with Sounds Familiar Music Quiz, the party night that combines belting tunes with pub quiz. The hilarious event is touring London and Brighton for nights of table dancing, bonus rounds and confetti canons.

Matchbox

5 user reviews 4

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. 

Even the fussiest of eaters will love this place, with stone ground flour and wild yeast making up the earthy sourdough base. Radio Alice's slices are a sought-after product in the capital. They're prefect for sharing before a big night out, with a bottle of fine Italian wine. 

Top Secret Comedy Club

21 user reviews 4

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.

Empire Casino

6 user reviews 5

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.

Do something a little different, and stop the worlds biggest heist on your night out. The immersive experience will have you and your mates use AR technology to piece together clues and catch the criminals before it's all too late. 

1920 Bar

30 user reviews 4

The super stylish 1920's in Clerkenwell is an ideal option for all kinds of different group nights out. Perfect for a lads trip out, the place features no less than four American pool tables for an intra-mates tournament or two, while the compelling cocktail list makes it a great option for girls night too. The venue offers a whole host of private hire packages and buzzing DJ nights. A must visit for a Farringdon night out.

Meantime Brewing Company

61 user reviews 5

Switch up your group night out with a visit south of the river where Meantime Brewing Company's Greenwich site offers a range of beer-led activities. Think boozy masterclasses, meet the maker events and even private tours.

Patch East

214 user reviews 5

HAPPY HOUR

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.

The Phoenix

12 user reviews 5

If you like your group nights out in London big and full of fun, while being delicious, The Phoenix is a great choice for you. Join the central London pub as they stay on top form with whacking burgers, comedy nights and notorious quizzes.

Spectacular Pub Quizzes

38 user reviews 5

Grab your gang and head to Harlem Soul on a Tuesday and you'll find the ultimate Friends quiz night simply couldn't be any better. Packed with Oh My Gaawd moments, Smelly Cat singalongs and Ross's famous margaritas, it's sure to brighten your midweek. 

Can't decide on where to eat? Head to your nearest Market Hall venue, where these huge foodie hotspots are serving up all kinds of cuisine from some of London's best street food traders. There's Squirrel and Monty's Deli, as well as, new concepts like Koya Ko by Koya alongside numerous bars and coffee shops.

Locked in a Room

1 user review 5

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.

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

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! 

The perfect booze-fuelled night for those looking for something a little different, Players Bingo combines old school dabbing fun with live entertainment, banging tunes and insane prizes. Previous winners have been known to take home kayaks, drones, and even envelopes jam-packed with cash.