Bringing you high end dining and some of the best cabaret shows in London, Proud City, along with sister venue Proud Embankment, is the top spot for a fun night of killer cocktails and enticing burlesque.
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.
The London Cabaret Club combines the quintessential British fine dining experience with an innovative, interactive cabaret show. Indulge on a menu of exceptional dishes whilst the biggest West End stars put on a show that celebrates the rich heritage of British culture. Everything here has been put together just perfectly, from the balance of flavours in each dish to the original choreography in the show.
The House of Burlesque is one of London's most glamorous secrets. Taking over some of the best venues in the city, this leading production company host evenings of stockings, feathers and fabulousness that won't fail to impress.
Join the quirky Clocktopus Cabaret as they bring you a Sunday night like no other. Captain Bang Bang and Stormina Teacup have got quite the show in store, with everything from burlesque and dance to comedy and poetry.
Luscious Cabaret promises to be bigger, sparklier and even more luscious as it continues its residency at The Albany this Autumn. Descend into a dazzling world of burlesque, drag and artistry at this intimate soiree that showcases the best in London's variety performers.
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 – all while you enjoy an exquisite dining experience.
Heat up your Monday nights with this monthly fixture of cutting-edge cabaret. Featuring some of the finest in drag, burlesque, comedy and music, the cult sensation of Cambridge is now setting up shop in London's Matchstick Piehouse for monthly themed event.
If you're after cabaret in the West End, look no further than this Soho institution; where art-deco doors welcome you to a night of live performances like you've never seen before. Think crafty characters, Vaudevillian stars and more.
Taking inspiration from David Lynch, this cabaret is a dark, troubling and dreamlike world served up with comedy to boot, filled with fantastic performers of burlesque and cabaret.
If you're looking for something a little different, head to Proud's Embankment outpost, where you'll find Gatsby-themed brunches, opulent club nights and eclectic parties come the weekend. It's not only about performances; the food and drinks are just as show-stopping.
Taking inspiration from that little fantasy TV show everyone watches, these guys are going all t*ts and dragons for a full-on fantasy cabaret showcase. Expect an evening of debauchery, drag queens, music, circus and fire-breathing human hybrids.
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 London has to offer from such performers Miss Daisy Page, Vicious Delicious and the legendary Beatrix Von Bourbon. Tickets include the show, casino chips and high tea with bubbles, finger sandwiches, cupcakes and tea.
When it comes to show-stopping performances, Proud know how it's done. Head to their City site, where you'll find prohibition vibes, mouthwatering dishes and sleek entertainers. Expect everything from The Cabaret Cocktail Club to The Secret Burlesque Society and the Winter Wonderland.
Promising a night of cutting-edge cabaret, burlesque, and specialty acts that celebrate the female form, Dusk Cabaret is offering a truly unique night out this Pride. Join them at Metropolis and you'll be inspired by their homage to women, diversity and self-expression through art.
From cabaret and burlesque, to live movie singalongs and magic shows, FEST is doing it all. Prepare to be dazzled by The Birdcage Cabaret; the concept drawing inspiration from the Broadway and West End Musical La Cage Aux Folles and special guest acts performing comedy, magic, circus and more.
Combining burlesque, boylesque, sharp choreography and stunning circus feats, Rumour Mill brings their euphoric show to a secret Hackney location for a night that never fails to impress.
Triomphe de Femme are celebrating a year of gorgeous performances with an epic party. Head down to The Water rats in Kings Cross and experience a night of true razzle dazzle as they showcase their finest burlesque and cabaret stars.
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.
If you're a sucker for all things cabaret and burlesque, then you need to experience Dazzle. Blending the two performance arts and combing for this unique competition, Lila Blitz and Tizzy Von Tassel invite you to this spectacular show.
The annual Miss Twin Peaks pageant is back at Bethnal Green Working Men's Club where their Lynchian cabaret returns with more surrealist spectacles and unique costumes.
A notorious name on London's cabaret scene, Cafe De Paris is home to some of the most sought after acts and shows in the business. From daring performers to lush burlesque acts that will blow you away, it's opulent, it's glamorous, and it's a must-try.