For some of the best burlesque events in London, Proud City, and its sister venue in Embankment, offers stunning food set to the backdrop of awe-inspiring acts, premium drinks and one of the best party atmospheres in town.
Best London Burlesque Shows
Opulent, lavish and just that little bit naughty; London’s burlesque scene is absolutely thriving right now, and it happens to be more dazzling and risque than ever. Offering up a scintillating night out of alternative entertainment, we’ve rooted out the finest comedy, cabaret and circus showsyour viewing pleasure. Check out our recommendations for the best burlesque shows in London and enjoy a show-stopping night on the city tiles.
Gin-House Burlesque know how to throw a good party as the group takes over The King's Head Members Club in Shoreditch. Expect a night like no other as burlesque and cabaret performers amaze with fire-swallowing, snake-handling and vintage performances.
Cabaret, cards, burlesque and a number of other guilty pleasures are to be expected Cellar Door's High Tea & Tease night. Open every Saturday, this raucous display welcomes performers like Miss Daisy Page, Vicious Delicious and the legendary Beatrix Von Bourbon alongside high tea with bubbles, sandwiches and cupcakes.
Join Proud Embankment for an awe-inspiring afternoon of burlesque and ritzy from some of London's best performers. That's not all though as you'll get to dine on two courses with an hour of bottomless cocktails to keep you feeling refreshed while you soak up the show.
Every Friday and Saturday Cafe de Paris plays host to The Disco 54 Cabaret Show. Think bright lights, glitter, feathers and draped disco balls as the finest in burlesque talent takes to the stage alongside other world-class performers.
Get set for an evening of show-stopping divas, tantalising circus acts and cabaret glitterati as the House of Burlesque invites you to experience their world class events. Think speakeasy pop-ups, dance classes and even a boozy burlesque brunch.
Looking to jazz up your next night out? Join Camden Cabaret for hilarious drag acts, show-stopping burlesque and a whole lotta pizza in North London. Expect table seating and one way systems for socially-distanced fun.
Add an extra touch of glamour to your Friday nights with a trip to Luscious Cabaret; the all-singing, all-dancing comedy and drag extravaganza. Expect bold and beautiful burlesque, mesmerizing magic and plenty more from this bodacious bevvy of talent.
One of the best places for burlesque in London, Proud Embankment is always one for a sparkling night out. Whether it's with friends or on a boujee date night, this city favourite has something for all occasions.
MILK's line-up of unforgettable performers will once again be gracing The Kings Head Members Club in East London this March. Expect a wild evening of salacious entertainment and flirty fun, with DJ sets between each act to keep the party going right through 'til 3am.
Looking for a night of seductive Rat Pack-inspired action? Head over to South Norwood's Stanley Halls where you'll find a sensational and socially-distant evening of live music and burlesque awaits you this November.
Tonight Josephine is offering its guests an afternoon of drinking, dining and debauchery with some of London's top burlesque talent. Join them and you'll get to witness an incredible showcase with endless Prosecco, a cocktail reception and DJs to keep the party going 'till late.
When it comes to burlesque shows in London, you can't go wrong with this West End favourite. Make your way to The Phoenix Artist Club each and every Sunday; where a changing lineup of live performers bring you cabaret, burlesque and more.
A subterranean pink paradise in Stoke Newington, Doña is a beautiful place to watch burlesque in London. The East London gem is sure to keep you entertained with its packed event schedule alongside a menu of signature mezcal creations.