Best Comedy Nights in London

London is one of the world's best destinations to catch some side-splittingly funny comedy shows. You name it, every comedian at one point or another has done their best to please the discerning and often highly critical crowds that flock to see comedy in London. It can be often difficult to keep your finger on the comedy pulse, fortunately DesignMyNight has done the hard work for you. Check out our recommended comedy nights in London and find one that tickles your fancy.

Last updated on 23rd January 2020

@ Bar Rumba on Various dates from Thursday 30th January 2020

Comedy Carnival at Leiceister Square's Bar Rumba, features award-winning, international comedians. Raucous, lively and always hilarious, Comedy Carnival is perfect for a birthday celebration, office party or just a cracking night out with your pals. Make sure to buy your tickets online and reserve your space to avoid missing out.

The Comedy Store

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Offering some of London's best comedy nights, this iconic West End venue is a must-visit if you're looking for a giggle. Inviting some of the world's most influential comedy names onto the stage every night, you can catch everything from amateur evening to star-studded improv.

  The Covent Garden Comedy Club

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@ Heaven on Various dates from Friday 31st January 2020

Celebrating 16 years of making London laugh, the Covent Garden Comedy Club is renowned for booking only the biggest and best acts on the international circuit right now. Head along for a night of side-splitting gags from TV famous names; there's up to 5 comics and an MC on show for every event, guaranteeing chuckles all night long.

Top Secret Comedy Club

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We're probably ruining everything for The Top Secret Comedy Club by shouting about it from the rooftops, but when an event is this funny we don't really have a choice. Taking place on Drury Lane every weekend, head right this way for laughs on tap, a fully stocked bar with cheap drinks and an amazing atmosphere.

@ Crol & Co on Every 2nd Thursday of the month

If you're a fan of fresh comedy, this night at Crol & Co is sure to be the event for you. Join Pierre Novellie of The Mash Report, Laura Smyth, winner of the 2019 Funny Women Awards, and nominee Liz Guterbock for a night of giggles in Elephant and Castle. 

Bringing together some of the hottest names in comedy every week, Crack Comedy take over venues from Brixton to Kingston to make sure you're never too far away from a good laugh. Head down to one of their excellent events for some seriously side-splitting stand-up talents.


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Forget boring comedy in stuffy venues; Antic have the antidote with their unique range of pubs, bars and cafes, all filled to the brim with amazing comedians.

The Vauxhall Comedy Club

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This brand new space for cutting-edge comedy is sure to be a real treat for stand-up fans. Swing by The Vauxhall Comedy Club and catch one of their shows with London's finest rising comedy stars, you're sure to leave with a grin on your face. 

The Boat Show Comedy Club

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Whether you're after a quirky new date night spot or fancy a little lighthearted fun with mates, head to the Tattershall Castle where this docked boat is providing you with laughs, cocktails and music from the iconic Thames.

  This Is Your Trial

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@ Taproom on Saturday 8th February 2020 and 2 other Saturdays

Take up your jury service with a difference at this courtroom-themed comedy improv show. As members of the audience, you'll be expected to judge whether accusations against friends and family should be deemed guilty or not-guilty, helped along, of course, with some of the top names in comedy disguised as barristers and prosecutors. 

You're in for a treat with an evening at this brilliantly bizarre show. Combining comedy with cabaret, watch as Bonnie Knockers takes you through a side-splitting sex-ed class, where you'll spend a hilarious night learning all about pleasure, porn and parenthood.

@ Aces and Eights Saloon Bar on Every 1st Thursday of the month from 6th February

A rare chance to see some of the biggest names on the circuit doing what they do best, for a bargain £5, the Deadbeat Comedy night at Kentish Town's Aces and Eights Saloon Bar, offers comedians the chance to try out new material and experiment with a new audience. Expect side-splitting laughter and unbeatable drinks deals.

An interesting alternative to your usual comedy experience, The Funny Side brings a mix of UK and international talent to venues across London to showcase everything from rising stand ups to improv groups.

if you love cutting-edge comedy, you're going to want to witness 1musicals Productions. With hilariously original subjects and stories, they're putting out unique comedy shows incorporating music, recordings and spoken word for a totally unique experience. 

Camden Cabaret

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Monkey Business is presenting an all-new night of variety performances for your viewing pleasure. Expect an exciting array of scintillating, sophisticated cabaret, drag, comedy and burlesque from The Pembroke Castle, with plenty of bang for you buck.

Comedy Carnival London

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One of London's best comedy nights is back at Bar Rumba. Hosting some of the world's most renowned comedy acts, it's a great option for a night out in London.

Laugh Train Home Events

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Have a barrel o' laughs to fill your weekday nights with Laugh Train Home. With a stonkin' line-up of TV treasures and the freshest faces from the comedy circuit, this is one comedy show you don't want to miss out on. With tickets starting at just a fiver, get yourself down there for some sure fired giggles and chuckles. 

@ 99 Club leicester Square on Every Friday

It's time to get your weekend started right. Leave all thoughts of work at the door and get psyched to laugh yourself silly, as the 99 Club bring you stand up performances from Nathan Caton, Rhys James and Spencer Brown this Friday evening. What's that? You want more? Fair enough, your ticket also includes entry to the Storm Club after, so now you can cut some shapes on the dance floor too.