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 15th October 2021

Backyard Comedy Club

36 user reviews 4

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.

Top Secret Comedy Club

232 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.

The Exhibit

198 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.

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.

Laugh Train Home Events

332 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.

Comedy Cabin

63 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.

Good Ship Comedy

138 user reviews 5

Good Ship Comedy is one of the best places to catch stand-up comedy in London, without leaving a gaping hole in your wallet. Head over to The Colonel Fawcett pub in Camden for the chance to enjoy live sets form some of the biggest stars on the circuit for just £7 a ticket.

The Vauxhall Comedy Club

91 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.

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.

Mother's Comedy Ball

4 user reviews 5

Head over to Homerton where this unique comedy night is bringing you some of the most diverse lineups in the city. Cheap and cheerful at just a fiver for some tickets, Mother's Comedy Ball is a must for those who love a good giggle.

Crack Comedy

49 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.

Fuller's Comedy on Tap

36 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.

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.

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.

The Hackney Social

82 user reviews 4

Searching for the best comedy nights in East London? The Hackney Social is an unmissable creative hub for any and all sorts of entertainment. Head on over for one of their stand-up nights and you're sure to laugh your socks off with some of the city's best new talent.


7 user reviews 5

This restaurant, bar and creative hub in West Dulwich offers a variety of hilarious comedy events geared towards little ones (but parents can still enjoy them, of course). Head over to the South London spot to see what they've got planned this autumn.

All Star Lanes Events

22 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.

@ The Alice House on Every Wednesday

The Alice House in West Hampstead is home to your next favourite comedy night. Sorry Not Sorry features stand-up comedians who all trained at famous comedy venue The Bill Murray, so it's bound to be a barrel of laughs.

The Boat Show Comedy Club

191 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.

Comedy Carnival London

57 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.