Head to Proud Cabaret City, or its sister venue in Embankment, to feast on a 1920s inspired meal, complemented by prohibition-era cocktails, seductive burlesque performers, live jazz music and dazzling fire-breathers.
Restaurants with Entertainment
Drinking, dining and spectacular shows go hand in hand at some of the best eateries in the city. Ignite your senses with burlesque beauties, cabaret cavorts, live music or even extravagant circus tricks and treats at these spectacular spot, where the food on your plate isn't the only delight. If you fancy something a little more exciting than your typical date night or mundane dinner experience, take a look at our pick of the best restaurants with entertainment in London.
Dine on pizza and quirky cocktails then watch your mates make fools of themselves in this grown up ball pit bar. Not just the ultimate adult playground, Ballie Ballerson also makes for a great photo subject, so don't forget to Boomerang yourself immersed in one million balls.
Expect a whole evening of rib-tickling, completely silly entertainment with this immersive theatre night. Basil, Sybil and Manuel will be attempting to serve a three-course meal, but as fans of the hit TV show will know, things won't go smoothly.
Blues Kitchen pushes out the juiciest, tender trimmings of BBQ foods you'll find in London. The Shoreditch site is huge space filled with meaty smells, live music and DJ tunes come the weekend. Why not also try their Camden or Brixton site, or get a dose of live music from Jazz Cafe?
Embarking on a meal out in London? Then to the Flight Club you must flock. Not only boasting one of the only digitally responsive sets of dartboards in the business, you can tuck into hearty plates and settle matches in the venue's oche.
The Piano Works offers a dining experience unlike any other with live music being the side dish to dinner. It's a staple late night venue where guests decide the repertoire from their house musicians whilst tucking into an array of culinary treats and luscious libations.
When it comes to immersive dining, noone does it quite like Bunga Bunga. Enter a secret world through a meatlocker, where Italian characters are ready with an impressive variety show and delicious dishes. Each night offers a different performance, with twists at every corner.
With Jools Holland as Boisdale's patron of music, you can guarantee a superb time at this Canary Wharf hotspot. Spread over two floors, you can choose from a variety of restaurants and enjoy events from summer BBQs through to live music.
Upper House is a three-storey Victorian townhouse home to food, drinks and good times. Known for its debaucherous character, pop for a meal in the top floor restaurant then drop it down to the Parlour, where cocktails and DJs are the order of the day.
Floripa is a fiesta of Brazilian culture and cuisine with a bustling party atmosphere. Bohemian beauties romp around, the venue is adorned with colourful décor and the food is a melting pot of South American dishes and authentic tastes.
Levant takes you to an authentic Lebanese dining spot from its smart Marylebone location. Guests start by mixing and matching a selection of mezze plates before the real entertainment starts, as belly dancing performers take centre stage each evening.
Located in the heart of the world's tennis capital, Smash Wimbledon is a party bar, pizzeria and table tennis wonderland. Boasting four high-grade ping pong tables for groups of all sizes, there is also a separate area perfect for eating, drinking and dancing, as well as screens around the venue playing all the biggest sporting events.
Drink, dine and dance into the night as The Candlelight Club review the bygone days of the Golden Age. These are London's most elusive and notorious collectives, bringing the glitz and glamour of the 1920s back to life. Flappers eat your heart out as the prohibition party begins...
Enjoy a touch of live music at POTUS as they welcome soothing pianist to accompany your cocktail sipping. Perfectly placed in the heart of Vauxhall, the slick bar and restaurant serves a menu of mixes inspired by US presidents and traditional American dishes.
With a stage set to dazzle an array of senses, this swanky West End restaurant fuses nightlife and luxuriant dining together. Playing host to DJ talent, live music and some of the best cuisine in London, Quaglino's is a destination for fragrant foods, great entertainment and decadence.
With everything from jaw-dropping aerial performers through to seductive burlesque, Circus is a unique bar and restaurant in Covent Garden. Join the secretive spot come the evening as guests dine on delicious Pan-Asian food, served with a side of dazzling entertainment.
One of the wildest ways to dine and dance in London, Tropicana Beach Club is one of the hottest places to eat in the city. Join them for food and fine drinks aplenty as you not only enjoy their tropical interiors and holiday vibes, there's regular cabaret, dancing and music to boot.
Ready to get familiar with some of the most technologically advanced dining in the city? Not only bringing about the best in sushi, cocktails and beloved Asian dishes, Inamo Camden are heralded for interactive tables where you can order food, play games and watch the kitchen... live.
Alongside an authentic menu of South American-inspired bites and punchy bespoke cocktails, Salsa Temple also provides entertainment by way of their cocktail masterclasses, salsa lessons and all-out Latin-fuelled party prowess.
The main trick up the Big Easy Canary Wharf's sleeve is their deliciously authentic BBQ food and fresh, tasty seafood. But that's not all they have: head into The Rum Lounge and you can enjoy great cocktails and live music through the evening.
Not only is The Courtesan in Brixton serving up some of the finest cocktails and dim sum in the business, head on down to this quirky bar for an impressive roster of interesting and immersive burlesque nights that are set to impress.
While the kitchen staff roll out freshly made stone-baked pizzas, the bar is busy serving home brewed pints of craft beer and real ale, all created in giant tanks that stand behind the bar. If that doesn't get you excited, the venue's shuffleboard and board games are certain to leave you beaming.
The London Cabaret Club is sure to give you one unique night out, with plenty of entertainment. Expect an exquisite dining experience with an innovative live show that brings together music, dance, food and drink in one glittering package.
From plush pink hues and crafty cocktails through to live entertainment paired with all-day dining, this Soho favourite's got a bit of everything. Check out the entertainment schedule, where musicals, plays, concerts and quizzes take centre stage.
Roadhouse bar is a tribute to all things classically American, characterised by their diner style antics. Girls dance on the bar, motorbikes hang from the ceiling and band smash it on their stage. If there's one thing for sure, this place doesn't tire.
Home to Texan BBQ eats, live blues music on the regular and top-notch cocktails, The Blues Kitchen brings the essence of the Deep South to Brixton. Check out the multistory American-inspired hideaway for a lively night out on the town.
16 person foosball, huge slices of pizza and vintage video games; sounds amazing, right? Pizza Pilgrim are offering that and more in their Canary Wharf site. The pizza chain has made a name for itself by creating stunning Neapolitan pizzas topped with the freshest ingredients around.
Sitting pretty in one of the UK's largest shopping complexes, The Bat and Ball in Westfield Stratford not only promises a tasty selection of Neapolitan-style pizzas from the Well Street Pizza collective, but also a massive 12 ping pong tables for an after-dinner play-off.
A Spanish restaurant with romantic charm, Salvador & Amanda is one of the most entertaining restaurants in London. Not only host to plush tapas inspired plates and classic Spanish dishes, Salvador & Amanda host a regular roster of live music, flamenco dancing and more.
Bounce is one of east London's leading lights when it comes to fun-loving venues. Get straight on one of their 17 tables and set up a tourney among your mates, then finish off with a few cocktails and something from their Italian-inspired food menu.
The Exhibit invite you to join them for something from the large plate menu before retiring to their 28-capacity, boutique space. Here, you'll sink into leather sofas and enjoy a film from their list of latest releases and cult classics.
If you like your food with a side of cabaret, then you've come to the right place because Smith's Bar & Grill is shaking things up with this night that sees live performances and DJs alongside 3-course feasting with bubbles.
Looking for a quirky London restaurant with a side of nostalgia? Head to one of The Schoolhouse's infamous Saturday bottomless brunch parties for unlimited drinks, tasty food, live DJs and an after-school club like no other. We're confident this South London bar would fail its Ofsted Inspection.
Hidden away form the bustle of Liverpool Street, Kenza is a Arabian wonderland of draped silks, beaded cushions and luxuriant lounging. Taste the traditional flavours of Lebanese cuisines and douse yourself in the decadence of this of atmospheric restaurant and bar.
Offering live music and sets from world-renowned DJs, this gorgeous restaurant in Soho skimps on nothing when it comes to giving you the goods. From its delicious Greek and Turkish-inspired eats, to its excellent entertainment schedule, Horvada really has the whole package.
Aeronaut is West London's ultimate entertainment space, complete with a pub, brewery, circus themed beer garden and big top tent space. Be dazzled and wowed as some of the best international circus performers whilst you're served delicious gastro grub ring side.