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 27th June 2022

Backyard Comedy Club

69 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.

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. 

@ President Hotel on Various dates from Thursday 30th June 2022

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Prepare for a dinner you won't forget in a hurry as Basil, Sybil and Manuel serve a disastrous three-course offering. Based on the famous series, Faulty Towers is a mixture of comedy, theatre and dining, that will bring the cult series to life like never before. 

Shakespeare Comedy Club

15 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.

Comedy Cabin

117 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.

Hamlet Comedy

143 user reviews 5

On the first Friday of every month, head on over to East Dulwich comedy night Hamlet, where you'll uncover some of the country's best comics in the friendliest of settings. Plus, when tickets start at just £7, you know you're getting plenty of bang for your buck.

Hosting events at Heroica Live and All About Eve in London, Monkey Business Comedy Club's happenings are not to be missed. Bag yourself a ticket to cackle away at award-winning TV comedians, be mesmerised by cracking cabaret stars and more.

Blingo - Hip Hop Bingo

277 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.

The Boat Show Comedy Club

379 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.

The Vauxhall Comedy Club

147 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.

Joker Comedy

28 user reviews 5

Feel like sprucing your night out in London up? How about a top-notch comedy show? Then be sure to check out Joker Comedy events across London for some live entertainment, from some of the city's newbies to well-known acts. You won't want to miss out on this.

Comedy Carnival London

67 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.

The Exhibit

240 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.

Crack Comedy

177 user reviews 5

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

78 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.

On the hunt for some comedy in London? Gabby Killick is taking her laugh-out-loud show, Game of Thongs, to the stage, telling hilarious tales about sex, drugs and cancel culture. She's also hosting Come Down Comedy, where you can see a range of comedians testing their side-splitting material.

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.

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.

@ Vaulty Towers on Every 4th Tuesday of the month

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.

Good Ship Comedy

149 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.

Ricco Lounge Events

74 user reviews 5

Head on over to Ricco Lounge for their fabulous Wednesday series in partnership with Jongleurs Comedy, for some top-notch live entertainment. Enjoy an exciting line of guests in their gorgeous space, while sipping on their fabulous array of cocktails and bubbly.

@ Secret London Location on Sunday 25th September 2022 and 2 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.

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.

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.

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 Four Thieves

14 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.

Laugh Train Home Events

377 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.

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Underbelly Festival is back, having set up shop at Cavendish Square and Earls Court. Head on over to enjoy a range of incredible shows, including London Comedy Allstars every Friday evening. With a new lineup every week, you're bound to become a regular.