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 30th November 2021

Ballie Ballerson

3820 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.

BucketRace Public Events

10 user reviews 5

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 Bermondsey Bierkeller

12 user reviews 5

Throughout September and until October 9th, you can celebrate Oktoberfest at The Bermondsey Bierkeller. From just £12.40, you'll be given a stein of German beer on arrival, plus get to enjoy all kinds of live entertainment, fun games and the chance to tuck into tasty grub.

Historic London Tours

38 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.

London Pub Crawl

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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. 

Over in Islington, you can catch exciting shows of new cabaret, burlesque, theatre and comedy performances at The Rosemary Branch Theatre. With many tickets on offer for under £20, you'll get a chance to see the latest up-and-coming talent for a bargain price.

House Of Burlesque

512 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.

Socialite Connections

3 user reviews 5

With tickets to their mixers, salsa sessions, boat parties and other themed events coming in at under £20, Socialite Connections is the fun way to network in London. Who said you couldn't mix business with pleasure?

Top Secret Comedy Club

233 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.


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.

Plant Based Events Co

15 user reviews 4

With tickets available for just a tenner, Vegan East by Plant Based Events Co is set to be a fab mid-week party in Hackney Wick. Not only will be there top meat-free vendors serving up the goods, but there'll also be cracking tunes from Rebel Clash and a sustainable products shop.

Retroglow Studios

1 user review 5

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.

Nordic Bar

5 user reviews 5

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.

Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club

861 user reviews 5

Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club is serving up a summer full of fun and wallet-friendly events to keep you busy. From burlesque and cabaret life drawing classes to musical collective and solo performers, this South London bar is well worth a visit.

Camden Cabaret

53 user reviews 4

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

The Vauxhall Comedy Club

111 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.