Bringing you a stellar line-up of jazz, soul and blues musicians, this East London jazz bar is a perfect spot any night of the week. With delicious food and drink as well, once you've arrived it's difficult to find an excuse to leave.
What's On in East London
Shoreditch, Hackney, Dalston, big beards and even bigger fashion statements; East London is one of the most up and coming areas in London and it's with good reason. Known for its incredible selection of unique bars, host to some of the best pop-up events in London, and warehouse parties the rival of the UK over, East London is most certainly where it's at. But what to do, when and why? Check out our recommendations for the best events in East London and get a delicious dose of the the best that London has to boast.
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Make the final season of Game of Thrones even more epic with this pop-up screening taking place every Monday in Hackney. As well as being able to see the action in a communal environment, there will be unlimited Oreo Puff Puff between 7-7.30pm, and bean bags to bagsy.
All sorts of fabulous, this night is bringing drag superstars and amazing martinis to you. Taking place in Wringer & Mangle near London Fields, the night includes five delicious martinis, alongside huge performances and a roaring after-party, all for only £20.
Nights out in East London can be a bit of a chore; rallying the troops, deciding a meeting poing, making sure everyone gets in, it's a nightmare. But, the Shoreditch Pub Crawl are kind of good at that stuff. As the biggest bar crawl collective, they'll take care of getting you cheap drinks, cheap entry and lots of fun on your voyage out East.
Looking for somewhere to eat in east London? Make your way to this Shoreditch favourite where Isle of Harris gin will be on hand with 4 delicious courses all perfectly paired with drinks made with the beautiful botanical blend.
Rapsa in Hoxton are hosting a quirky authentic foodie event. Take part in the Filipino tradition ff the Boodle Fight and stand side by side while scoffing a stunning feast of authentic dishes, it promises to be filling and thrilling.
From rowdy student nights to top-name DJs, Cargo is a London clubbing favourite located in Shoreditch, offering a huge roster of events all throughout the week. Head here for a cool London club experience, without any kind of pretension.
After a stellar sold-out debut, The Hoxton Cabaret is back with burlesque,, drag, comedy and circus form the city's finest professionals and rising stars. Expect a night filled with unique talent in one of Shoreditch's most iconic venues.
The Blues Kitchen in Shoreditch is on a mission this year to serve East London the best blues, jazz and funk nights out in town. Featuring the likes of The Blues Brothers, Soul Exchange and Ephemerals, the venue's stunning stage, delicious comfort food and killer cocktails are certain to leave a lasting impression on you.
Coming to Shoreditch's Trapeze bar is Disco Yoga, a unique class of yoga combined with disco music to create an uplifting and energetic workout. Finish the session with a superfood smoothie cocktail.
Get your fill of cocktails and street food at Pitch Stratford this summer. Get ready for eleven hours of epic partying from lunch until dinner at The Cookout's monthly sunshine bashes.
Your Sunday's have just gotten a whole lot sweeter. Join drag sensation Crayola the Queen at The Chocolate Cocktail Club for an evening of lip syncs, comedy and games as you sip on liquid desserts from the bar.
Head underground into this East London vault, where you can enjoy four courses of tasty Mexican food on communal tables – but only after you make your way through the unique and pretty venue.
This is your chance to catch some hilarious comedy straight from the London scene, come to the Water Poet for a night of top laughs, great drinks and tasty food.
Looking for something a little slinky in east London? Make your way to Kingsland Road where MILK is back for an evening of immersive entertainment showcasing the best of London's neo-burlesque scene, with live music to boot.
East London is fun and frivolous at the best of times and things are being upped a notch with the arrival of Gin House Burlesque as they put on another intimate night at exclusive member's club The King's Head. Forget a stage, performers dazzle among the crowd, giving you a show like no other.
Floripa is a fun Brazilian-themed bar and club with plenty of quirky events to sink your teeth into. Whether you're celebrating a bank holiday, got a hankering for a good ol' fashioned happy hour, or fancy the sound of a tiki Halloween party, they're a go-to.
Give movie night a shake up as this new night aims to bring the best in new independent cinema to Shoreditch. Taking place at Cafe 1001 each month, the night will screen films from around the world, alongside talks from industry experts and the chance to network.
From drum & bass nights to festive specials, The Lighthouse throws some of the best budget-friendly parties in Shoreditch. Check out their Christmas disco or two-day New Year's Eve party for some of the best nights out in East London.
Taking place in ExCeL Centre, Locked in a Room is perfect for a birthday party or group celebration. The venue has built 13 escape rooms, split between two scenarios that will challenge and entertain you for an hour.
Unleash your inner fabulous at this bottomless brunch with a difference: Strictly Come Drag Queen! Treat yourself to two hours of unlimited Prosecco, Bucks Fizz and draft beer along with towers of bacon butties and pancakes. Then watch the performance of your lives as the Drag Queens perform their routines and lip synch for their lives! There's even the chance for you to fulfil your drag queen fantasy…
You might be in prison, but that doesn't mean you can't have fun. In this immersive drinking experience, you'll have to smuggle your favourite liquor past the warden – while wearing your orange jumpsuit, don't forget – and into the hands of the working inmates, so they can mix you up some spectacular drinks. Good luck!
Heading East this Saturday night in London? Crack on with the partying as Apples & Pears unleash a top notch night of antics. From DJs and dancing to some of the best cocktails in town, join this party hearty bar for a fun night out on the London tiles.
Plush DaFunk make an almighty return to Shoreditch's McQueen club for a day and night celebration of epic proportions. Enjoy a boozy brunch with unlimited drinks before hitting the dancefloor till the wee hours with plenty of entertainment along the way.
Concrete have something planned for you that you're just going to love: Musical Bingo! With a changing genre every week, several different rounds for different styles, some mystery challenges and a shed load of pizzas, you are in for a treat.
Prepare for a dark and surreal cabaret at Bethnal Green Working Man's Club, taking inspiration from David Lynch, expect a dreamlike performance with tonnes of humour, with amazing burlesque and cabaret artists.
Setting up in bars across East London, come to a Speed Date Changed My Life for a fun and light-hearted environment to meet other single and creative people. It's relaxed, a laugh, and you might just find something special.
Petite Pantos are returning to the Denmark Arms in East Ham to bring laughs and songs galore to London's little 'uns. Expect nothing but brilliant entertainment as they bring Mother Goose to life with a unique Easter twist.
One of the best club nights in East London, What's The Motive are here to bring you the best music and crazy amounts of energy, alongside epic freebies and giveaways.
Set on Dalston's Kingsland Road, Map Maison is an intimate and lovely cocktail joint that also serves bottomless brunch. Taking place on Saturdays, the brunch includes two plates from their Mediterranean style menu and 90 minutes of cocktails and bubbly.
The Little Shuffle Club is a great night out; located moments from Shoreditch Box Park, the bar has huge doses of Patron cocktails and fun and games.
One of the best cabaret nights in East London, this quirky event brings together burlesque, boylesque, dance and circus acts for a line up that won't fail to impress.
Beer pong champ? Here's your chance to conquer all, as the biggest pub crawl in Shoreditch lead you on a night out packed with drinking games and boozy discounts. It's 2-4-1 as well, which means you'll head out with a tenner and likely come home with change. There's free entry to four of the area's top bars, free shots at each stop and a really fun crowd to keep you company.
Forget the health kick and eat whatever the hell you like at Bounce's bottomless brunch sessions. There's no smashed avocado and Eggs Benedict here - just a limitless supply of specialty brunch pizza washed down with bottomless prosecco in one of east London's coolest games bars. Eat and drink to your heart's content, play a few games of table tennis and finish with a lil' sing and a dance - the tunes come courtesy of DJs from Hoxton Radio.
Located just minutes from St Paul's Cathedral, Bread Street Kitchen is the city outpost of Gordon Ramsay's restaurant empire. Head here for a fabulous 3-course feast centred on the iconic British dish, complete with a Grey Goose cocktail and signature sharing platter.
This quirky pop-up is a hot ticket if you love a sweet treat. Infusing chocolate into truly marvellous creations, you'll sip on cocktails, beers and wines that all make use of the wonder ingredient, as well as some pretty mouthwatering brownies.
The name Adonis Cabaret is somewhat legendary in Britain's nightlife adult circles, having stunned crowds in all of the country's biggest cities. The managers have collected together some of Britain's best male strippers and showcase a night of high jinx, cheeky flirtation and frivolous mischief every Saturday. Great for a hen party or perhaps just a night out with a twist, the team take over Club Aquarium on Old Street and offer the city's cheeky crowds an easy way to forget their troubles. Grab your mates, grab a drink (the grabbing stops here) and let loose at this wild event in London.
Head down to Kingsland Road where the Mexican chicken supremes Pollo Feliz will be in London to serve up their unique Sinaloa-style chicken to the masses alongside handmade tortillas and traditional Mexican desserts.
Head down to your favourite Bethnal Green watering hole this May bank holiday where they'll be bringing you all the antics from their fun street party, complete with DJs and delicious street food.
Single and ready to mingle? Dance Dating is changing the way you meet other people with a fun dancing class, that matches you with a new partner regularly, along with teaching you some slick new moves.
One of the most exclusive supper clubs in East London, this stunning seven course meal from Michelin-starred chef Gabriel Waterhouse is bringing high-end dining to the relaxed surrounds of Bert & May.
We've all dreamed of being movie stars, and now you can actually live the fantasy. Discover the secret to the perfect feature flick and film it yourselves before wrapping up with a glamorous awards ceremony.
Not only does this unique walking tour take you to some of east London's finest fried chicken spots, but it also gives you the chance to sample lip-smacking wings and thirst-quenching craft bevvies. This is definitely one for all the carnivores out there.
Proud Cabaret in the City are hosting the ultimate Club Tropicana themed brunch, complete with a banging playlist of hits from the 70's, 80's and 90's. So, ditch boring old Blighty and transport yourself to luxurious beach living.
Upgrade your gin selection with your very own botanical blends, as Martello Hall, Cattivo, and Cannova Hall invite you to blend, bottle and name two bespoke gins at this intimate masterclass. Located in the heart of east London, it's all about small batch creations and superb gins.
Dance your way into the Easter holidays with Lovey Laura and Ben Santiago at this epic bank holiday event in Shoreditch. McQueen will be playing host to this truly unique blend of house, jazz and dance to create something truly special.
Head to the City where South Place Chop House's head chef Guy Betteridge invites you to taste his lamb-centred feast this May. From delectable canapés to lashings of prosecco, as well as, a 3-course spread, this is one for all you foodies out there.
A trendy bar and club in the heart of Shoreditch, The Lighthouse is a favourite among East Londoners for its chill vibe and fun events. From bank holiday parties to live music and commercial club nights (complete with confetti cannons and dancers) it's a truly unique spot.
Come to Karaoke Hole and become the superstar you dreamed of. Their resident drag queens will guide you through the night, delivering special effects, cocktails on-tap, and all your favourite songs in their library,
Live At 95 is a weekly live jazz night that draws in crowds from across East London. The night takes place every Wednesday at Ray's Bar and is hosted by the talented saxophonist Rachael Cohen. Calling on some of the most promising jazz players in London to help, Cohen will perform two sets each Wednesday, dazzling the room of guests with her soulful tunes and wonderful charm.