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 in the city, we’ve rooted out the finest comedy, cabaret and circus shows around for your ultimate, viewing pleasure. Check out our recommendations for the best burlesque shows in London and enjoy a titillating night on the city tiles.

Last updated on 25th June 2019




Gin-House Burlesque know how to throw a good party and this February is no different as the group take 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.

  High Tea & Tease

15 user reviews 4

@ Cellar Door on Every Saturday

Cabaret, cards, burlesque and a number of other forbidden pleasures are to be expected Cellar Door's High Tea & Tease night. Open every Saturday, experience one of the most raucous displays of cabaret in London, with performers like Miss Daisy Page, Vicious Delicious and the legendary Beatrix Von Bourbon to look forward to. Tickets include the show, casino chips and high tea with bubbles, finger sandwiches, cupcakes and tea.

@ Water Rats on Fri, 28th Jun 2019 @ 19:00 - 2:00

Triomphe de Femme are celebrating a year of gorgeous showcases with the ultimate burlesque and cabaret party. Taking place in a brand new location, they'll be putting on the Ritz and showing some razzle dazzle with an all-star lineup of top performers. 

Think you've seen it all? Think again, because Proud is spicing things up and things are about to get real hot. From burlesque brunches to cabaret club nights and hip-hop events, you've never seen anything like this before. Chow down, let loose and prepare for a slinky show.

THE DOUBLE R CLUB

15 user reviews 5

This dark and disturbing cabaret and burlesque event takes inspiration from David Lynch to deliver a haunting nightmare world that's both surreal and funny, and performed by some of the best artists around.

@ Phoenix Arts Club on Every Sunday

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.

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 more.

House Of Burlesque

159 user reviews 5

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.