Best Cabaret In London

Enjoy cabaret in London with awe-inspiring, devilishly sexy events popping up all over town, from opulent restaurant bars to tantalising nights at some of the city's best clubs. A titillating genre that covers all sorts of wonderful and fun performance art, from drag performers to burlesque shows; read on to find some of best cabaret bars and events in London.

For more unique ideas? Check out our guide to burlesque in London.

Last updated on 15th June 2022

The London Cabaret Club

315 user reviews 4

Witness some of the finest cabaret in London with London Cabaret Club's spectacular shows, that combine unique choreography and premium production values to celebrate the rich heritage of British culture.

The Phoenix Arts Club

336 user reviews 5

One of the best cabaret clubs in London, The Phoenix Arts Club is the artists bar and performance space bringing you a wealth of fun events. Head to the Soho spot for Saturday night extravaganzas and quirky afternoon teas.

Ricco Lounge Events

74 user reviews 5

Spend your Saturdays watching salacious performances from a group of fabulous burlesque artists. Home to one of the best cabaret shows in London, Ricco Lounge will also be joined by singers and a DJ for a raucous after-party.

Over at The Rosemary Branch Theatre in Islington, you can catch Lilith Devine's Got An Itch To Scratch show. Expect an evening of courageous cabaret, lip syncing, gender bending and dancing as the artists head on stage to showcase their new acts.


64 user reviews 5

For twisted cabaret and burlesque in London, look no further than The Double R Club at Bethnal Green Working Men's Club. This monthly night of performances is inspired by the dark and beautiful words of David Lynch, with plenty of absurd performances to enjoy, alongside live music and comedy.

For London cabaret with a healthy slice of competition, look no further than a ticket to Keela Kraving's Battle Royale. Grab all your mates and head over to Colours Hoxton to enjoy over two hours of performances this all-out drag contest between the city's biggest names.


108 user reviews 4

Taking over The King's Head Members Club, Gin-House Burlesque is going big with its return to Shoreditch. This February they will have a Valentine's special with snake-charmers, vintage vixens and fire breathers entertaining you. 

Zebrano London Soho

205 user reviews 4

Soho's Zebrano is bringing the goods this summer, with its wild and wonderful series of events. Be sure to check out the cabaret show that'll have you watching drag sensation Vanity von Glow and David Lewis for a fun evening that's bound to leave you smiling from ear to ear.

Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club

1082 user reviews 5

You can never go wrong with a night at Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club. If you're looking for cabaret in South London? This place frequently hosts nights that showcase the city's finest performers from the world of music, burlesque and more.

Sexquisite Events

2 user reviews 5

Offering you something a little different for your night out, Sexquisite Events hosts a range of cabaret acts and club events across the UK. On the 17th of June, they're heading over to queer venue Zodiac, bringing with them pole dancers, saucy songs and more.

Camden Cabaret

71 user reviews 5

One of North London's most popular variety shows, Camden Cabaret is back this spring offering a roster of events attended by the likes of burlesque superstars, comedy legends and quirky juggling performers.  

House Of Burlesque

587 user reviews 5

Over in the West End, House of Burlesque is taking over Madame Jojo's every Saturday with live cabaret, fan-dancing divas and more. Expect outfits inspired by the roaring twenties, delicious drinks and a secret password to get in.


198 user reviews 4

The Aeronaut is well-known for creating nights like no other in London, toting  it's very own circus performance space as well as a fairground-themed garden. Regular shows include spectacular acrobatics, fire-breathing and aerial silks.