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 12th April 2018
The very best in London’s burlesque talent will be on display at this unique festival of fun. Expect everything from heart-stopping displays, teasing displays, and impressive voices at this burlesque extravaganza.
House of Meihua features some of London's best burlesque talent for a night of wonder, dim sum, and cocktails. Lounge as you enjoy a line up of cabaret and burlesque that blossoms like the flower it's named after.
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.
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.
Every night is party night at Cafe de Paris and with year's of experience under its belt, the spot knows how to give you a good time. The iconic cabaret club has something for everyone, whether you fancy dinner and drinks, through to show-stopping acrobats.
Factory de Joie is back in Hackney's Paper Dress Vintage with its explosion of burlesque, live music and DJs. Taking place this April, the mad night is inspired by the 70s, 60s and Warhol's factory, and will feature the likes of Miss Cherry on Fire and Velvet Jones.
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.
Head to Ninety One on Brick Lane for a one of a kind burlesque experience. Find yourself dazzled by the women of Triomphe De Femme and their feisty cohorts at one of the best burlesque events in London.
The House of Burlesque is one of London’s most glamorous secrets. Tucked away underneath the streets of the West End, this UK-leading production company host an evening of stockings, feathers and fabulousness that won’t fail to impress. Get set for an evening of dancing divas, tantalising tassel-twilers, cabaret and circus gliterrati at this burlesque night out in London.
The Courtesan is no ordinary bar and restaurant in Brixton; not only are they serving up some of the very best in cocktails and dim sum, head on down for an impressive roster of burlesque nights and live entertainment.
Hooray Cabaret are presenting the ultimate village fete that you wouldn’t want to catch your gran at, with amazing cabaret, burlesque and drag performers and one hell of an after-party.