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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.
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.
Located only steps from Cannon Street station, this City bar is ideal for everything from after work drinks to big nights out and even date nights. It's all about good drinks and great music, so prepare for a late night.
With over 48 different food stalls and a buzzy vibe throughout, Mercato Metropolitano is guaranteed to have something for everyone. The Elephant and Castle food hall also has a Bavarian brewery onsite for all your craft beer needs and a cinema room hosting special screenings.
Rudie's in Boxpark is a great start to a group night out, delivering a selection of popular Jamaican dishes like real jerk chicken and goat curry, all served tapas-style. Wash it all down with a delicious range of rum and punches and you've got a good night.
If you're looking for a fun group night out, The Montague on the Gardens may be your best bet. Their pop-up Mix It bar is giving guests two hours of bottomless cocktails and the chance to learn all about the perfect cocktail, so you and your mates can sip away and create your own mixes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A great way to get the gang together this season, the R'n'Brunch party is bringing things back to basics with an afternoon of drinking and dining to a soundtrack of one of London's best DJ collectives. Join Rock The Belles as they spin nothing but the very best in hip hop and R'n'B.
Looking for a quirky group activity in London? Roller Nation may just be the thing for you. Don a pair of skates and hit the rink, with a non-stop party playlist that'll have you busting a move like you're at an old-school disco, there's even a bar to check out afterwards.
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.
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.
Get the gang to Balans Soho Society and you won't forget it. The bohemian palace is the place to be for a globally influenced menu, delicious drinks, and an amazing bohemian lifestyle.
This summer, you and a load of friends will be able to embark on a quirky sailing adventure along Regent's Canal with Canal Party Cruises. Not only will the two-hour journey have you soak up the sights of the area, but you can also bring your own food, booze and music.
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.
Having a group meal out? There's no grander place in King's Cross than The Gilbert Scott. Not only does Marcus Wareing's acclaimed eatery boast a chef's table and private dining options, but also mouthwatering dishes and special edition Champagne.
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.
Grab your friends for a night out in this beautiful London bar for drinking, dining, and dancing. The Sindercombe Social's exposed brickwork and vintage decor is the perfect place to take your friends for a night of fun or a place for a few drinks.
Thought group nights out were a thing of the past? Think again. This fun bar and restaurant in Shepherd's Bush is home to 25 socially distant tables with space for up to 6. And the best part? They're all outside in their fully-heated beer garden.
There are few things as fun as a visit to Lucky Voice 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.
Hosting free live gigs and great DJs every weekend, this iconic Camden pub, club and music venue is a must-visit if you and your mates are looking for a North London spot to get your drink on and hit the dancefloor.
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.
It's that time of year again. The Montague on the Gardens is back for an alpine-themed winter season, filled with hot toddies, sparkling lights and cosy retreats. Whether you're on a first date or Christmas party, the ski lodge can cater for you; with a variety of group packages available.
Head to the City with your squad and you can take on a unique interactive golfing experience at Pitch. Whether you're seasoned pros or first-timers you'll have plenty of fun playing games like golf darts and Putt 18 hole course.
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!
Located only minutes from Kings Cross, this upscale restaurant and bar is housed in the swanky St Pancras Renaissance London Hotel. Expect a seasonal British menu, with an array of top quality drinks, cocktails and punches all set to the backdrop of Victorian decor.
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.
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.
If you're looking for some of the best places for group nights out in South London, Winterland is just the spot for you. Not only do they offer private party spaces in chalets, igloos and heated beer halls, but there's also quirky activities and warming winter refreshments.
Grab the gang and get ready for a classic group night out in London at this cool Shoreditch cocktail spot. Bringing you delicious drinks and an all night party atmosphere, it's a top spot if you're looking to dance until the early hours.
Caboose is one heck of a destination for group dining, The Shoreditch haunt offers a cool wooden cabin, booked out exclusively to one group per meal, where you can chomp away on the restaurant's menu of slow-smoked BBQ burgers with BYOB policy.
Get yourself to Peckham Levels and inside you'll find Near & Far. The theme here is import/export, with a kitsch, retro interior, alongside a bar snacks and cocktail menu created from locally sourced ingredients and things imported from elsewhere.
Head to this stunning Grade II listed boozer to kick your night off in style. The breathtaking decor harks back to Britain's nautical history, with its drinks menu carrying on the theme. Offerings include a dedicated G&T menu, carefully-crafted cocktails, and craft brews to enjoy while listening to their varied selection of live music.
Evoking a feeling of old-world glamour, this Thames-side eatery is cooking up a coal-fired storm. Located in the recently developed One Tower Bridge, you'll find an interior filled with rich colours, cosy seating and contemporary fixtures spread over two floors.
Offering crafty cocktails and tasty sharing boards, this charming pub in King's Cross is a great option for group nights out in London. Grab the gang and settle in for a big old sesh at this cool and relaxed bar.
Group nights out are a hub for adventures to find great beer, live music, and when needed, food that will make the night that much better. Radicals & Victuallers has it all with their craft beer selection and burger selection to make any member of your group happy on a night out.
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.
Take your mates to a restaurant that's cool, quirky and full of life, The Little Yellow Door. The Flatmates are throwing open their doors for boozy brunches, Sunday lunches and house parties that ooze style and a uniquely vibrant feel.