Taking over The King's Head Members Club in Shoreditch, Gin-House Burlesque knows how to throw a good party. Expect a night like no other as the acclaimed vintage showgirls are joined by fire-swallowers, snake-handlers and other equally amazing individuals.
Best London Burlesque Shows
Opulent, lavish and just that little bit naughty; this city's cabaret scene is absolutely thriving right now. Offering up a scintillating night of alternative entertainment, we’ve rooted out the finest comedy brunches, world-class performances and quirky circus events around the capital to bring you our handpicked selection of the best burlesque shows in London.
Located in the heart of Soho, Midnight Lounge Bar & Restaurant is a great shout when it comes to London's best burlesque shows. Head down every night of the week to catch some of the city's most sensational performances, with the option to add free-flowing fizz too.
Spend your Saturdays at Soho Zebrano where Vanity von Glow and David Lewis will be treating you to a fantastic evening of drag and comedy. What's more, you'll also get a delicious two-course meal and an hour of bottomless bellinis.
The dons of sultry striptease, Proud are a no-brainer for burlesque and cabaret in London. Expect a range of glamorous stars and incredible three-course meals that you can enjoy stageside at their impressive Embankment and City venues.
Taking place at All About Eve every Friday night, Camden Cabaret brings together some of London's most talented performers from burlesque, comedy and circus for an unforgettable evening of variety show fun.
On the hunt for something a little different? Wonderville Magic and Cabaret mixes the two for a completely unique performance that's sure to dazzle you to no end. Five excellent acts will hop on stage to show you what they're made of at this quirky, immersive evening.
London's best places to watch burlesque? The Phoenix Arts Club is showcasing a fabulous array of performers at its saucy cabaret shows and themed afternoon teas. Venture over to the Soho saloon for striptease and sips.
Head down to The Rosemary Branch Theatre in Islington, where you'll be treated to a brilliant performance of burlesque talents from artists who are developing new work. Stars include Lilith Devine, who is showcasing her newest cabaret performance Got An Itch To Scratch.
Burlesque tunes? Yes, please. So make your way to the week-long comedy festival, Whitechapel Arts Showcase at London Hospital Tavern for fabulous entertainment. Catch Carrot on Friday for an evening dedicated to cabaret-style antics from a range of talented performers.
From glorious vintage singing duo Bunny Lestrange and Moonshine Debonair to drag or variety performers, Bella Whispers Cabaret at Looking Glass Cocktail Club has plenty of fun performers across the night. Nab your tickets and shimmy on over come date night.
This evening of burlesque and cabaret is hosted by Ruby St James, while also starring Didi Derriére, Lady Kitty Noir and more. From sultry showgirls to performances blending circus and fire, The Dark Night has it all.
Spend an evening watching a wonderful mix of award-winning cabaret stars, impressive singers and a live collective at Big Band Burlesque. Taking place at Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club, the lavish show is sure to dazzle you from start to finish.
If you love sequins and top-notch entertainment, then you're going to want to check out World Burlesque Games 2022 at Bush Hall In Shepherd's Bush. This fabulous event will be showcasing some of the best performers, that will all be judged by a panel of producers. Who will win?
Need a burlesque fix? We thought as much. So, be sure to head to The Windmill Soho for a Cabaret Bottomless Brunch. Brace yourselves for an afternoon filled with sultry entertainment the best-loved cast, before tucking into free-flowing fizz and a three-course meal.
House of Burlesque are back with SPEAKEASY, an exciting series that will see provocative cabaret, tassel twirling and more taking to the stage at Holborn's Sway. To enter, you'll need to whisper the secret password into the ear of their box office mistress.
One of the best places to watch burlesque, The London Cabaret Club have a jam-packed agenda of sizzling performances and impressive events to choose from. Have your socks knocked off by their slick choreography, incredible food and brilliant music.