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 17th January 2022




Set to be one of the best comedy nights in January, head to The Pembury Tavern for its Stand Up For Mental Health Comedy Night. Along with supporting a great cause, you'll get to enjoy a show and have delicious slices of pizza.

All Star Lanes Events

34 user reviews 4

Led by the hilarious Pearse Egan, enjoy an evening of comedy, karaoke and all-round good times with All Star Lanes' Magnifique Moments in Holborn. For just £5 per person, you'll get to partake in all that the night entails, as well as sip on a French martini Chambord cocktail.

Backyard Comedy Club

49 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.

Comedy Carnival London

64 user reviews 4

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

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.

Good Ship Comedy

140 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.

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.

Top Secret Comedy Club

233 user reviews 5

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.

Looking for the best comedy nights in London? Then you'll be happy to hear that stand-up streaming service NextUp is taking their show on the road, bring the very best comedians on the circuit to The Comedy Store, Backyard Comedy Club and more.

Crack Comedy

98 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.

Mark every hump day with a trip to Clean Slate Comedy in North London, where you'll see stars of the circuit like Celya AB and Richard Stott. But like every great comedy night, if you sit in the front row you've only got yourself to blame.

The Exhibit

210 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.

@ The Bedford on Sun, 6th Feb 2022 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

Looking for the best comedy nights in London this winter? Head indoors to The Bedford in Balham, where The Comedians Council will be meeting for a hilarious stand-up event unlike any other. Expect hilarious sets from the likes of Isy Suttie, Ken Cheng, Paul Sinha and more.

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

Comedy Cabin

92 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.

The Vauxhall Comedy Club

116 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.

@ Secret London Location on Sunday 30th January 2022 and 5 other Sundays

Proud Cabaret is welcoming some of the country's best comedians for the ultimate brunch. Kicking off the weekend in the best way imaginable, the City venue is knocking up an hour of bottomless chicken wings and fries for guest alongside free-flowing rum punch, before a line-up of comics has you laughing all afternoon long.

Fuller's Comedy on Tap

48 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.

Laugh Train Home Events

340 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.

The Boat Show Comedy Club

264 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.