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.
If you're looking for a Christmas-themed burlesque show in London, swing by The Two Brewers as The Cabaret Celebration of the Musicals is taking over for one night only. Break a Lash combines burlesque artists, singers, circus stars and drag queens for one phenomenal night out.
Located in the heart of Soho, Midnight Lounge Bar & Restaurant is one of our top picks when it comes to live burlesque in London. Head down every night of the week to catch some of the city's most dazzling performances, with the option to add free-flowing fizz too.
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.
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.
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.