Best Cabaret In London

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, the cabaret is truly here. 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 cabvaret's best in London.

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

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Last updated on 9th July 2024




The London Cabaret Club

Discounts available on certain events

When it comes to burlesque-style entertainment, The London Cabaret Club is a top choice. Make your way to Holborn for Gatsby-inspired shows touting immersive live acts, mouthwatering fine dining and all the glamour the 20s has to offer. 

The Camden Club

Catch some exciting cabaret in the heart of North London with free tickets to The Camden Club. The dazzling venue is only a short walk from Chalk Farm Tube and features some of the best talent taking to the stage throughout the week for the likes of Bite Me, Powerhauss and more. 

London Cabaret Carnival | Wonderville

@ Wonderville on Friday 27th September 2024 and 5 other Fridays

Taking place at Wonderville, located close to Piccadilly Circus, the London Cabaret Carnival promises to be a fantastic night out. Enjoy a vibrant mix of burlesque, comedy, music, circus and magic, with tickets starting from just £19 per person. Past names have included Silvia Pavone, Niash Fortune and Loula Fox, so you know you're likely to see some top performers here. Even better? You can add on a delicious two-course meal at Pizza Express beforehand, complete with a glass of wine or beer.

ALL-STARS BURLESQUE 2024

@ Bush Hall on Sat, 23rd Nov 2024 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

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Get ready to witness some of the most fabulous cabaret performances you've ever seen as All-Stars Burlesque comes to Bush Hall on the 23rd of November. From the same geniuses behind the sell-out Fringe show Best of Burlesque, this extravaganza will showcase an array of word-class, glamourous girls and rising stars with tickets from just £19.50 each. 

Zebrano London Soho

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.

Camden Cabaret

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.  

Events at Gipsy Hill Brewery

If you're looking for a bit of glitz and glamour alongside your pint, then snap up tickets starting from a fiver each to Hepcabaret: Now! That's What I Call Hepcabaret. Taking place at Gipsy Hill Brewery, you'll be able to sing-a-long to 2000s pop tunes alongside three incredible singers. What's more, a free beer is included with your ticket and Yard Sale Pizza will be providing the tasty goods.

House Of Burlesque

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.

CellarDoor

Some of the hottest cabaret stars, from Joe Morose and Dusty Limits to Brent Would, are heading to CellarDoor, providing you with a killer night of entertainment. Sit back and enjoy the terrific show while in slinky speakeasy surrounds.

Socialite Connections

Combining cabaret shows with meeting someone new? Socialite Connections. Head to their fun socials that are packed out with performances and cocktails, whether you're on the lookout for friendship or something more.

Glitter & Titter Cabaret

Glitter & Titter Cabaret is bringing a rollercoaster of burlesque, fierce drag, hilarious stand-up and other variety acts to Central London, with tickets starting at only a tenner for some shows. Better yet, hosting bar The Albany has you covered for food and drinks.

THURSDAY TEASE HALF PRICE

@ The Courtesan on Thursday 25th July 2024

The Courtesan in Brixton presents Thursday Tease for only £10 per person (that's half price). Enjoy delicious dim sum and carefully selected wines while you're entertained in a 1920s-inspired boudoir. West end musical star Tim Rogers and Italian soprano Melania Maggiore will be taking to the stage alongside the house's burlesque belle in an evening curated by Miss Betsy Rose. 

Cabaret Identitease

Get ready to witness a celebration of diversity and inclusivity with Cabaret Identitease at The Two Brewers in Clapham. This accessible queer cabaret extravaganza fearlessly challenges societal norms and embraces individuality and self-expression. Featuring a cast composed of individuals often marginalized by mainstream media, the performances are a breathtaking showcase of the human spirit. Starting at just £3, this is one event you don't want to miss out out.

Lío London

After the success of Lío in Ibiza, Mykonos and more recently Mallorca, the well-known entertainment brand has opened its doors in London. Think everything from live singers to dance, acrobatics and more, alongside the chance to tuck into Mediterranean plates. 

Cabinet Sinistro: Black Mass

@ The Bedford on Wed, 4th Sep 2024 @ 19:00 - 23:00

Ready for an evening of mystery and macabre? Cabinet Sinistro: Black Mass is an eerie evening taking place at The Bedford in Balham, a decadent venue covered in gold and red velvet. Expect enticing performances from experienced artists and emerging new stars alike, creating an intricate and spooky story throughout the night. Tickets start from just £12, promising a shot of unholy water on arrival.

Proud

If you're after some of the most mesmerising performances in London, you can't go wrong with Proud Cabaret City. Whether you're attending their secret burlesque society experience or taking a seat for the dark, circus-themed cabaret expose, you're guaranteed to see some serious talent - all while enjoying a sumptuous two-course meal and delicious cocktails.

The Rosemary Branch Theatre

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.

Clandestine Cabaret

@ The Two Brewers, Clapham on Friday 6th September and Sunday 3rd November 2024

For those of you after some of the best burlesque in the city, venture to Clandestine Cabaret. Taking place at The Two Brewers in Clapham, this crackin' venue will boast sultry entertainment from ZeeZee Stardust and Aya L'Storm, alongside comedy, drag or musical theatre.

The Phoenix Arts Club

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 shows alongside delicious meals.

Brackenbury Brews

Brackenbury Brews is hosting a roster of events at FAIM called An Enchanting Evening of Cabaret. Exactly what it says on the tin, this fabulous showcase will feature seductive, vivacious and vintage charm, complete with live jazz and the option to include bottomless bevvies.