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 1st December 2022

Comedy Cabin

133 user reviews 5

Comedy nights in London are back, with one of the city's leading venues offering some seriously funny nights out. Join East London gem Comedy Cabin this summer as they welcome some of the world's funniest stand-ups.

Backyard Comedy Club

88 user reviews 5

One of the best London comedy nights, Backyard Comedy Club brings together some of finest stand-ups and character acts on the circuit every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Head down for the chance to enjoy a real knee-slapper of a show, with some of the freshest talent on scene.

Blingo - Hip Hop Bingo

290 user reviews 5

Dreaming of a fun bingo event in London? This hip-hop-inspired one promises non-stop fun and belly laughs. Enjoy a few raucous rounds of the game while being entertained by your elderly, yet hilarious hosts.

Crack Comedy

233 user reviews 4

Crack Comedy are keeping you laughing all year long with their range of stand-up events and how to courses. Head over to Kingston or Brixton for a night of wallet-friendly laughs or learn how to bring the lols over a six-week training series.

Fancy a good ol' laugh? Yup. Then you certainly will want to check out stand-up comedy service, NextUp Comedy at a range of fabulous London venues. Whether you're crazy for improv or in the mood for witty one-liners, you can expect a boatload of top-notch comedians such as John Kearns.

Fuller's Comedy on Tap

90 user reviews 4

Looking for a night of laughs that won't break the bank? Fuller's Comedy on Tap have got you covered, playing host to a whole range of comics at pubs across London. Better yet, you'll get to enjoy all this for just £15 a ticket.

Spruce up your regular night out on the town with Instant Laughs Comedy Club. Situated across fabulous locations in the city, guests can enjoy some top-notch comedy from some up and coming and established performers, along with some nibbles and drinks. 

The Heathcote and Star

62 user reviews 5

Oh So Funny at The Heathcote and Star is the cool comedy club that you can't miss out on. Join your host, Nigel Lovell, for some hilarious acts, including the likes of Dane Baptiste headlining.

Laugh Train Home Events

397 user reviews 5

Laugh Train Home are delivering a summer of brilliant one-liners and thigh-slappingly good sets at their Wednesday comedy nights. Join them for an easy-going evening or watch one of their online events instead.


654 user reviews 5

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Get ready Fuller's is boasting a top-notch event that's sure to get you laughing at The White Hart on Great Suffolk Street. Be sure to check out LOLipops Comedy Night, a free show that runs twice every Tuesday evening, showcasing some of the best stand-up and sketch acts in the city.

  Comedy Punks

2 user reviews 5

@ Vaulty Towers on Tuesday 13th December 2022

This quirky London pub may be best known for its two treehouses, vegan food and excellent range of drinks, but Vaulty Towers also hosts a comedy night in its basement. Comedy Punks presents the city's latest and most talked about on the circuit, with five new acts each month.

Shakespeare Comedy Club

24 user reviews 4

Head to Comedy Downstairs at The Shakespeare to enjoy some of the brightest and best on the circuit. From a varied lineup of comedians to affordable drinks and cheap entry, this place is making sure laughs don't cost you a pretty penny.

Good Ship Comedy

160 user reviews 5

Have the Monday blues? We know just the cure. On the first day of every week, Good Ship Comedy heads to Camden's The Colonel Fawcett to bring you a hilarious, laugh-out-loud evening of stand-up. Past acts include Romesh Ranganthan and Jack Whitehall.

The Exhibit

262 user reviews 4

Balham's The Exhibit are bringing some laughs to your Wednesdays with its fortnightly comedy events. Join your host MC Suuzie Preece for an evening spent watching talented up-and-comers perform hilarious sets that'll have you giggling all night long.

Comedy Rumblings

2 user reviews 5

On the hunt for a good ol' laugh? We've got just the thing; Comedy Rumblings. These guys bring together rising stars and international headliners for one of the best shows around, with music breaks, scrumptious food and top-quality drinks to keep you refreshed throughout.

Comedy Carnival London

69 user reviews 4

One of the best nights out in London, Comedy Carnival offers a hilarious evening that you need to experience. Head to events in Covent Garden or Clapham where you'll find exceptional acts ready to give your ribs a tickling.

The Vauxhall Comedy Club

151 user reviews 5

Head down to Vauxhall Food & Beer Garden and you'll find one of the best comedy nights in London. Boasting some of the best weekly shows in the business, expect incredible lineups and bottomless booze.

Offering one of the best comedy nights in North London, The Rosemary Branch Theatre combines elements of quizzing and stand-up for one hilarious night out. Enjoy a series of themed rounds that any cinema lover would enjoy, with epic prizes to be won.

The Boat Show Comedy Club

480 user reviews 5

Whether you fancy being the first to hear some new material or want a night of well-oiled jokes that's guaranteed to have you in fits of laughter, The Boat Show Comedy Club has got you covered. Hit up the floating fun spot on a Tuesday or Friday where you'll find a line-up of comics just waiting to make you giggle.

Set to be one of the best comedy nights, head to The Pembury Tavern for their stand up events on the last Wednesday of every month. There'll be three comedians every time, plus the delicious ACE pizza and plenty of pints will be available.

Skylight has teamed up with The Comedy Store again to bring world-class talent to Peckham. The shows will be held on the venue rooftop with plenty of delicious cocktails and scrumptious street food to fuel you through the evening.

The Four Thieves

26 user reviews 5

Renowned for its Laugh Train Home Comedy Wednesdays and Comedy For The Curious Sundays, The Four Thieves is the place to go for an absolute laugh and a half. Expect a range of brilliant names from off the telly, as well as some up-and-coming talent cutting their teeth.

Take a break from the booze with an afternoon of hilarious jokes and anecdotes at The Backyard Comedy Club's alcohol-free event. Tickets are just £15 and will see performances from top acts and up-and-comers.