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 21st March 2019

@ The Hidden Spirit Ship on Various dates from Sunday 24th March 2019

From the minds behind Alcotraz, this all new drinking experience takes part on an actual pirate ship. Located juts a stone's throw from London Bridge, board the vessel and attempt to steal the governor's long-lost treasure as you sip on expertly-crafted cocktails and immerse yourself in this thrilling tale.  

@ The Vaults on Thursday 4th April 2019 and 2 other dates

Head to The Vaults this April, as Cocktails in the City pops up for three whole days of boozy fun. Watch as 25 of the city's best bars battle it out, with a selection of bespoke creations and craft spirits in a tasting room by 31 Dover. Expect to see the likes of The Gibson Bar, Eve and more.

The London Cabaret Club

54 user reviews 4

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.

  Thames Lates

23 user reviews 4

@ London Eye Millenium Pier on Various dates from Thursday 28th March 2019

Zip across the Thames and take a wonderful speedboat tour past the city's incredible landmarks. You'll feel the wind in your hair as you take in some awe-inspiring sights with a banging soundtrack, and to top it off you'll get and a cocktail to greet you once you return to Earth.

  Black Tie Ballroom Club

48 user reviews 5

@ Indian YMCA on Various dates from Friday 12th April 2019

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.

  The Magic Hour - Park Lane

102 user reviews 5

@ Sheraton Grand (5 star) on Various dates from Thursday 28th March 2019

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.

The 99 Club

36 user reviews 4

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.

@ The Phoenix Artist Club on Every Sunday

Located in the heart of the bustling West End, The Phoenix Artist Club is one of Soho's best-kept secrets. Think quirky Vaudeville acts, stars of the big screen and some of the city's finest cabaret performers. You've never seen anything like this.

  The Cheese Crawl

3 user reviews 4

@ Statue of Goddess Diana on Every Saturday

Explore the best cheese in London at this unique walking tour, where you'll enjoy everything from royal-approved blue cheese to the best margherita pizza in town, all while taking part in their cheese-fanatic's quiz!

Luscious Cabaret

8 user reviews 5

Continuing their residency at The Albarny, Luscious Cabaret promise a programme of dynamic dramatic fantasy performers, from burlesque to drag wonders. Add some magic to your Friday night by experiencing this spectacular showcase hosted by BBC One's Paulus. 

NV Stylist

1 user review 5

Is your wardrobe in need of an overhaul? Learn all sorts of fashion tips from stylist Natasha Vinnikova as she takes you on a journey through the world of style. Expect to hear everything from social media marketing to branding and trends.

@ Leicester Square Kitchen on Saturday 13th April 2019 and 5 other Saturdays

Leicester Square Kitchen are hosting an homage to Frida Kahlo's colourful artwork with an equally vibrant bottomless brunch. Featuring live entertainment, Mexican small plates, free-flowing bubbles and cocktails on arrival, it's sure to be bold and beautiful. 

Secret London Runs

39 user reviews 5

Tis the season to be merry so why not spread that Christmas cheer to your workout routine? This festive event is taking you around London's best Christmas lights, with a Santa hat and Christmas treat included.

The Rhythm and Booze project are taking over Central London for a series of whisky tastings, live music performances and multimedia experiences. Head on over for the perfect quirky date night or chill night out with mates. 

@ The Vaults on Friday 5th April 2019 and 5 other dates

Located in the heart of Soho, Milroy's is one of Greek Street's finest bars. Now, the charming spot invites you to learn all about whisky with a masterclass led by Forbes' dedicated whisky writer. That means 5 varieties, a history of the spirit and more.

When it comes to fabulous places to drink in London, Prosecco House is the place to be for any sparkling wine lover. Get your bubbly on with six tastings, platters of nibbles and a class in the history and process of making the legendary beverage.

Hush Mayfair

98 user reviews 5

3 course menu with snack & side dish for £25

Fancy something a little different? Get your hands on Mayfair's hottest new Nepalese-British fusion plates as the guys from KityCow pop-up at Hush Mayfair. Fresh from their appearance on BBC's Million Pound Menu, they're serving up dishes from torched prawns to pakku pork chops.

@ Cleopatra's Needle on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th April 2019

Be whisked away to Downton Abbey this Christmas for a real taste of what it means to be a Grantham. Dine in luxury with a stunning meal and explore the gorgeous grounds before unraveling the secrets of Tutankhamen and catching the murderer that's hiding within house.