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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Immersive theatre meets an outstanding cocktails at this unique East London event. Located just a short walk from Aldgate and Liverpool Street Station you'll find booze and bootleggers in equal measure as you wind your way through this quirky experience.
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.
Take a trip down to Hackney where this unique cocktail and pizza making experience will have clad in hazmat suits and cooking up some stunning molecular concoctions inside a fully immersive science lab motorhome.
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.
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.
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.
Spend your weekend at Bethnal Green Working Men's Club celebrating the 50th anniversary of Apollo 13. The fabulously bizarre club will be hosting brilliant live music and DJ sets for a star-studded night of Colombian funk, house and reggae beats. So get your glitter on and space buns at the ready for this fabulous night.
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.
Private members club The Kings Head will be opening its hallowed doors for one night only this March. Inviting the talented cabaret troupe at MILK to showcase their skills, this wild night is set to feature a whole lotta' x-rated burlesque and unforgettable DJ sets.
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.
Head over to Hackney and Shoreditch for one hell of a Euro 2020s viewing party. Expect a fully stocked bar, giant HDTVs and a panel of special guests that'll be offering in-depth analysis before, during and after the match. Hosted by a special TV anchor, you'll also be able to interact and ask questions from the panellists.
Upgrade your gin selection with your very own botanical blends, as Martello Hall and Serata 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.
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.
From the question-fuelled Last Man Standing to the wild Musical Bingo and the ballad-filled Gospeloke, It's Unknown is raising the stakes when it comes to quirky nights out in London.
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.
From a mouthwatering slow-roasted crispy pork, all the way to freshly-cured fish, Hoxton's Rapsa is cooking up quite the feast. Head to the east London restaurant on Sundays, for a roast that's not like your usual.
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.
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.
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.
Head over to London Fields where this unique offering from the team behind the Murder Express are taking you on an all new adventure. Travel through time to the birth places of some iconic cocktails on this walk-through immersive experience.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An east London favourite, the Comedy Cabin is all about fun events. Get down to the Hoxton hideaway for everything from live stand up with up-and-coming performers to panel shows and podcast recordings.
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.
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.