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 19th May 2023

Backyard Comedy Club

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.

Good Ship Comedy

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.

NextUp Comedy

NextUp Comedy have a range of live stand-up and exclusive online streaming from the hottest comedy clubs around, meaning you get the best of both worlds and the chance to support performers. Time to have a right laugh.

Milkdrop Comedy

Milkdrop's comedy nights in East and North London are sure to bring you plenty of laughs, and at an affordable price to boot. That's £7 general admission to see TV headliners and the circuit's finest on stage.

Comedy Cabin

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.


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.

Kentish Town Comedy Club

Fancy a good ol' giggle in North London? Then head to Kentish Town Comedy Club every second and last Thursday of the month for an epic lineup of acts. From world-renowned to up-and-coming performers, this club is sure to impress with top-notch stand-up.

The Four Thieves

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.

The Rosemary Branch Theatre

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.

Shakespeare Comedy Club

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.

The Five Points Brewing Co

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.

Blingo - Hip Hop Bingo

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.

Strictly Events

Taking over O'Neill's venues across London with comedy nights are Strictly Events, where up and coming comedians and those already taking the circuit by storm make up the lineup. Entry starts at just a tenner too.


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.

Laugh Train Home Events

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 Exhibit

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.

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

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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. 

Instant Laughs Comedy Club

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. 

Fuller's Comedy on Tap

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.

Comedy Rumblings

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.

Crack Comedy

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.

The Boat Show Comedy Club

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

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.

Zebrano London Soho

From Zebrano London comes The Soho Comedy Revue, which takes over the venue every Wednesday. You'll see exciting new comedians heading up on stage to perform against the clock, with the funniest acts making their way to the final.

Comedy Under Siege

Pop over to East London's The Castle to catch Comedy Under Siege's brilliant events. Five experienced comedians will perform their latest material for 15 minutes each, so if you're looking for an absolute laugh? This is the place to go.