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.
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.
Experience a cabaret show like you've never seen, as The Birdcage Cabaret introduces a live entertainment concept featuring singing, dancing and special guest acts from the worlds of comedy, magic, circus and beyond.
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.
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.
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.