Things To Do In London for Under £20

Rumour has it that London isn't a cheap place in which to have fun, and rumour has it that we're here to prove otherwise. Whether you're hankering after top cocktail deals, looking for something quirky to try or bounding after the next big club night, we've got all your bases covered, and they're all affordable at that. Check out our recommendations for the best things to do under £20 in London. 

Last updated on 22nd July 2021

Ballie Ballerson

3045 user reviews 4

When it comes to affordable nights out in London, this iconic Shoreditch hangout should be on your radar. From bottomless brunch filled with pornstar martinis and all-you-can-eat pizza to admission for less than a tenner, Ballie is as budget-friendly as they come.

The Nordic Bar will once again be celebrating some of the highlight of the spring and summer with a series of all night bashes. From Eurovision and Midsummer to the National Day of Sweden there's loads to check out at this Fitzrovia bar.

Historic London Tours

29 user reviews 5

When was the City of London founded? What's the easiest way to tunnel into the Bank of England? Learn the answers to these with Historic London Tours. Priced at only £15, the two-hour-long journeys will load you up with interesting trivia about some of the capital's most iconic sites.

Luscious Cabaret

27 user reviews 5

Luscious Cabaret are offering you a whole host of events and workshops at varying prices. From just £15, you can spend an evening watching a fun and fabulous burlesque and drag show, complete with circus acts, singing and sexy performances.

One of the funnest scavenger hunts in London, this unique cross-capital adventure will have you getting know the city in an all new light. Designed for groups of up to four, you'll be hunting down dragons in Camden and doing human pyramids in Hyde Park for the chance to be crowned the winning team. 

The Vauxhall Comedy Club

66 user reviews 5

Looking for a night of hilarious stand up comedy? Head down to South West London where this great offering from the Vauxhall Comedy Club is bringing you some incredible lineups from just £12.50 per ticket.

A fun and cheap exercise class in London, this retro fitness pop-up is bringing you four hilarious session of HIIT and aerobics, each one themed around a different but equally fabulous music genre - think 90s hip-hop, gay icons and Madonna.

Midnight Apothecary

750 user reviews 4

Entry to Midnight Apothecary starts at just £10 and includes table service all night long. Head to Brunel Museum's gorgeous secret garden to enjoy floral sips, beautiful green surroundings and toasty firepits as dusk falls.

Didn't think you could have a night out on the town for less than £20? Think again. London Pub Crawl are treating you to a wild and wallet-friendly evening of cheap drinks, free shots and queue jumps at some of the city's most popular party spots. 

Top Secret Comedy Club

231 user reviews 5

Some people pay through the nose for comedy in London, but that doesn't mean it's always good. Join Top Secret Comedy Club for one of the most affordable comedy events in London as you get familiar with some of the best stand up names in the city.

House Of Burlesque

422 user reviews 5

From just £12, you can enjoy an exciting evening of cabaret, circus glitterati and more with House of Burlesque's residency at Madame Jojo's in the West End. Not only will there be 1920s outfits and incredible dancing, but also happy hour drinks.


108 user reviews 4

Join in one hell of an after-party as Gin House Burlesque return to Shoreditch secret The King's Head. Set in a wild member's club, the night will be unlike any other as showgirls and boys put on a show to dazzle and seduce, a live band will strike up and the party continues until 5am.

Bella Whispers Cabaret

16 user reviews 5

A brand new cabaret night has landed in London, and it's set to impress with its lineup of budding talent. Make your way over to Looking Glass Cocktail Club this August for the chance to catch burlesque, music, visual arts and more from some of the city's most promising rising stars.


46 user reviews 5

With tickets from just £12, this quirky cabaret is one of the best things to do in East London for under £20. Join the Double R Club team for an evening of eccentric performances from cabaret artists, musicians and circus performers.

Camden Cabaret

40 user reviews 4

Looking for a cheap night out in North London? Camden Cabaret invites you down to Pizza Lounge Bar every Friday for an evening of incredible live entertainment, from burlesque to live music and comedy.