What's On in Central London
Central London - absolute mayhem just about every day of the week but London's undisputed epicenter for all that is happening nightlife. With the sex appeal of Soho and the vibrancy of Leicester Square on your doorstep, Central London is a playground for all 24hour party people looking for a night on the lash. Whether clubbing is your game, a unique event is what you're looking for or some saucy cabaret is more your thing - this London domain has it all. Look right here for the best of what's on in Central London.
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Last updated on 18th September 2017
Sitting in the shadow of Bucking Palace, the Eaton Square Cocktail Bar is going all out this Autumn, hosting a number of cocktail and spirit master classes designed to turn all novice drinkers into self-proclaimed connoisseurs. Featuring luxury brands like Remy Martin and some of London's leading cocktail makers, these events all promise to leave you with a head full of interesting facts and a range of smooth flavours dancing on your palate. Head down with your mates and prepare yourself for an incredible experience in one of London's most luxurious cocktail bars.
Themed costumes, stunning performances, mesmerising acts and wonderful music all collide wonderfully this year at the London Cabaret Club. Dedicated to Britain's proud musical history, the line-up of amazing dancers will first put on a dazzling cabaret show, before the DJs take over until 3am. Playing all the best tracks from the funky 60s, laid back 70s, punk-intoxicated 80s and Britpop 90s, the entire venue will be left abuzz, swaying gently to the sounds of The Who and The Beatles.
Taking place across various locations in London, Vagabond Wines are holding a series of events and talks to teach you more about wine. Battle it out in the blind taste test to decide whether you prefer French or South African bottles, drink Riesling and enjoy a summer tasting at their various nights.
Lovers of live jazz should make tracks for this nostalgic affair. Paying homage to New York's Carnegie Hall and its stalwart history of showcasing the biggest names in jazz, Richard Pite and Pete Long have brought together today's brightest names to perform a medley of adored jazz tracks from the past century.
If you're going to start drinking early, you might as well do it in style and Sanctum Soho are adding a whole heap of class to brunch. Head to the Central London spot to work your way through bottomless prosecco, brunch plates and a set list by an incredible London DJ.
Go all out for your proposal by hiring out a capsule in the London Eye. Your personal host will not only make you feel like you’re in the lap of luxury, but will act as photographer when you do pop the question. You’ll also receive a bottle of Pommery Brut Royal Champagne and a luxury box of truffles.
With an impressive 7 studio albums under their belt already, the talented Naturally Seven music group will be performing at 100 Wardour this October as part of their European-wide Both Sides Now Tour. Now performing without a band, the group have honed their acapella skills and will use only their voices to create the sounds of various instruments.
Take a trip to Faulty Towers for an unforgettable immersive dining experience. Basil, Sybil and Manuel will all attempt to make the night go off without a hitch… and are obviously going to fail! Get a three course meal filled with improvisation, theatrical antics and genius comedy that has led to it becoming critically acclaimed.
London Dungeons are mixing it up as they stay open until the witching hour. The iconic venue is taking you back to the rotten streets of Victorian London, from Gin Palaces to Jack the Ripper, this is history like never before.
'80s babies get ready to show down against the '90s babies as Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes put on a night of cracking tunes from the two huge decades. When you're not strutting your stuff on the dancefloor, gorge on some giant pizza, have a crack at karaoke, or play ping pong.
If you’re looking for something a little different in central London, get yourself down to The Magic Hour for a night of spectacular sights. Having stunned everyone from Simon Cowell to Gary Barlow to Sir Roger Moore, this a show of misdirection, sleight of hand, and mind reading that’ll take you back to the Golden Age of Magic.
Put on the pearls and get ready for a night of sophistication as Black Tie Ballroom Club comes to the Indian YMCA in Fitzrovia. Dance the night away to a playlist performed by a 10-piece orchestra, there will be dance lessons and a opulent atmosphere.
The team at Central London's Temper go all out every fortnight, hosting a butchery, grill and cocktail masterclass that's perfect for anyone looking to try something new. Guests will learn how to create fresh corn-based tacos and how to correctly butcher a fine cut of meat all in one day. Once the chefs have taught you how to cook the perfect steak, the bartenders will show off all the best things about Mezcal, before teaching you how to use the fiery spirit to create amazing cocktails.
Flight Club is mixing up your weekend brunch as they throw darts and pizza in the mix. Taking place every weekend, slurp on prosecco, have a go at the game and munch on as much pizza as you can.
In the deluxe vintage French venue, Cafe de Paris, Friday nights will tell a tale of tortured love, tempting fate and dark lusting powers. Cabaret Des Distractions is filled with fire breathing pig masked characters, a dainty damsel, a satanic compere and a whole hoard of other intriguing and exciting show business excess.
Take a trip to The Phoenix for a quiz like no other: Last Man Standing! The winners of each round have to take part in a series of stage challenges based on classic game shows. Then the winners of this have to face off against the biggest challenge yet: Last Man Standing! A fun, interactive quiz that’s both fast-paced and hilarious.
Jon Anders Fjeldsrud - the spirit maestro at Aquavit in Central London - invites Londoners to a fun masterclass revolving around the famous Nordic spirit that his bar is named after. Alongside teaching each guest how to properly drink the spirit, Fjeldsrud will be discussing both the drinks history and how each bottle is made.
The Luscious Cabaret is back, bringing even more magic, comedy and tassel twirling from their line up of sensuous and spectacular performers in this intimate Central London location.
Head to Central London and try an experience like no other. You’ll be greeted with a glass of prosecco before the room is plunged into complete darkness. Then, you’ll taste four different drinks, with the witty and fun staff guiding you through the tastes every step of the way.