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 20th April 2018
Just you and food: the perfect date night awaits at the Suckling Pig Dinner, where you can feast on four courses packed with seasonal produce (including a whole pig), and add an optional wine flight to make it even better.
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.
KOL Social are hosting their first ever beauty and fashion networking event. Head to the exclusive Library Private member’s club to meet like-minded people in the industry, with a focus on women of colour attending the event.
From a lavish three-course meal through to a show and live music, this night at 100 Wardour St is dedicated to everything Dirty Dancing. When you're done eating and drinking, the night kicks off with dance classes - so you can finally nail that jump.
Back by popular demand, takes to the stage at Quaglino's for evening of classic Prince covers. With a three course meal included in the ticket price, it's a great excuse for a little date night in Central London.
The 99 Club is an award-winning comedy night hosted six days a week, with comedians from show like Have I Got News for You and Mock the Week, and includes entry into a club in the ticket.
Fitness freaks and bottomless brunchers unite for this fun event. At Your Beat and The Perception at W Hotel are joining forces for a morning of dance fit, followed by bottomless brunch. Feeling healthy? Opt for the juice option, or treat yourself with endless bubbles - you've worked hard.
If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to dance but don’t have a partner, come on down to this social dance class, where you’ll learn ballroom dancing with a variety of partners in a fun and friendly environment, before the social dance in the vintage dance hall afterwards.
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.
Located in Mayfair, May Fair Kitchen is a diverse and stylish central London restaurant and bar. The venue cooks up delicious plates, from ceviche to pizza, and also has an enviable selection of cocktails.
Hunt your way through Central London at this super fun treasure hunt, where you’ll use clues to unravel riddles and figure out puzzles, before ending at the Treasure pub (they’ll give you 20% off your bill too. Try out the Westminster version too.
One of the most unique events in Central London, this series of after-hours activity nights let's you experience one of the city's most iconic exhibitions with the hassle of queues or kids. Enjoy a glass of Prosecco and grab a snap of your favourite waxworks at this quirky London event.
From a private member's club to a buzzy bar, Pop Up Dating are taking over some of Central London's most fun spots. Join them for cocktails, networking and the chance to meet like-minded singles.
One of the best upcoming events in Central London, this stunning evening at Ninety One will bewitch and bedazzle you with fun and fabulous entertainment.
One Aldwych hosts a series of fabulous screening events in Central London this winter. Broadcast live from The Royal Opera House, enjoy The Nutcracker, The Winter's Tale or Swan Lake alongside a three course meal and chilled glass of Champagne Lallier.
Head to Wellcome Kitchen in Euston for not only a menu of delicious and amazing food, but a beautifully designed interior that’s both wonderful to look at, and art-led.
This hilarious comedy night in Central London is just what you need to look forward to in 2018. See 12 comedians compete to make it through to the next rounds of Laughing Horse Comedy's competition to find the best new act of 2018.
Come visit Hackoustic Presents as they return for 2018, bringing even more art installations, even more presentations from interesting artistic people, and great music from their DJ.
Enjoy two hours of bottomless booze and sweet and savoury treats at Little Nan's newest Fitzrovia location. With teapot cocktails, delicious food and quirky decor, it's one of the best things to do in Central London.
The Sky Garden is inviting you round for a wonderful night of live music from great acts, top music from their house DJs, and delicious cocktails from their mixologists, all while admiring the wonderful view.
Block out the first Saturday of every month as temper City put on their infamous curry and quiz. Part of the temper group, expect a delicious three course Indian meal, bottomless booze and a quiz by hilarious Battleacts.
Combining comedy, fun and ghost stories, The Ghost Bus is whizzing you around some of London's most famous sites. Jump aboard the Necrobus as it goes from site to site, all while an expert guide regales you with hilarious tales.
Dirty Martini Covent Garden is going all out this bank holiday Monday in London. The raucous party spot is slashing prices of martinis to £6 all night, along with inviting in DJs and a saxophonist.
One of Fitzrovia's finest drinking establishments will be continuing with its SPIRITual education as it launches a fresh round of drinks tastings and cocktail masterclasses.
One of the best dating events in Central London, The Refinery in Southwark plays host to this fun singles mixer that will make you swear off dating apps and enjoy the good old fashioned real-life introduction.
Manuel Mancuso invites former Brigade apprentices back into the kitchen for this very special edition of The Social Diner supper club. With a four course meal and welcome drink included in the ticket, its one of the best events coming up in Central London.
Head over to Ping Pong to make three versions of their renowned dim sum. The expert chefs are leading a hands-on tutorial that will let you in on all their tips and tricks, while a prize is awarded for the best basket at the end of the class.
The London Cabaret Club offers the finest live cabaret shows in the city, with amazing production value and original choreography that all taps into the rich heritage of British culture. You’ll also be treated to a delicious meal.
Enjoy a night of wonderful 1930s music performed by a live ten piece orchestra, as they play tracks from the 1930s and you enjoy a night of quickstep, foxtrot, swing, rumba and more. There’s dance classes available for beginners and improvers alike.
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.
One of the most exciting supper clubs in Central London, this stunning seasonal feast at Benk & Bo promises delicious, freshly-prepared food in a gorgeous space.
You don’t get more Central than the Thames, so head aboard this speedboat and soar across it for 15 minutes of excitement. Afterwards, you’ll be treated to some delicious dim sum.
Join Objectively Funny as they take on the most cutting-edge, hilarious talent in comedy right now and put them on the stage. For anything experimental or risk-taking, there's only one place to go.
Showtime Cabaret's central London show is celebrating the royal wedding the only way possible, a fantastic mix of cabaret, comedy, circus acts, and burlesque. In Leicester Square, this show will have grab your attention as you're pulled into the world of cabaret.
For one of the best upcoming events in Central London, head to 68 & Boston for a little walk on the wild side as the venue transforms into a magical forest for the launch of Sauvelle Vodka's new 2018 signature serves.
This stunning central London restaurant offers some of the best Peruvian and Italian dishes in the business. From pizzas to ceviche, all their plates are delicious, carefully composed and beautifully presented.
'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.
Head to M Victoria Street as they turn the clock back to the 1920s with a night of spectacular burlesque and cabaret, alongside a delicious four-course meal produced by Masterchef guest judge Michael Reid.
From the team behind Boudica and Frankenstein comes an all-new original musical. The story of teenage rebellion and the birth of Rock'n'Roll, Teddy is one of the best events in Central London this spring.
Head to Soho for one of the best Eurovision events in Central London. Bringing you bottomless drinks, karaoke and a live screening of the main event, it's an evening you won't want to miss.
Join Aquavit spirit expert Jon Anders Fjeldsrud for a night of tastings and history at Covent Garden restaurant Aquavit. The night will be a delicious mix of tastings, history and smorgasboards.
Join the superb mixologists at Sakagura for a drinks tasting experience you'll carry with you for a while. Sample some of the world's leading spirits and learn more about their history at this great Central London event.
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.
Mallets & Hoops is here to save you from dull summer nights with their fun pop-up. The event is bringing you croquet like never before; head over to Bargehouse at Oxo Tower to see for yourself.