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 3rd October 2019

The London Cabaret Club

58 user reviews 4

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.  

House Of Burlesque

237 user reviews 5

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.

  The Crass Menagerie

4 user reviews 5

@ Matchstick Piehouse on Monday 28th October and Monday 25th November 2019

Explore the finest night of neo-burlesque, comedy and mayhem South East London has to offer, as Matchstick Piehouse presents The Crass Menagerie. A unique evening of daring comedy, music, drag and more, it centres around a different theme every month to always keep you guessing. 

Luscious Cabaret

15 user reviews 5

Join Luscious Cabaret for an evening of mischief with a band of misfits. From magic to music, comedy to cabaret, theses guys and gals have plenty in store for you. So pull up a chair and let the Paulus guide you through their weird and wonderful world. 


74 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. 


222 user reviews 4

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

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.

The London Cabaret Club

148 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 – all while you enjoy an exquisite dining experience.

  High Tea & Tease

17 user reviews 4

@ Cellar Door on Every Saturday

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.

Rumour Mill

29 user reviews 5

Looking for a little cabaret in London? Look no further, because Rumour Mill is back and this time, they're heading to a couple of secret spots to bring you immersive feasting and top notch performances; from burlesque to belly dancing.

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.

Proud City

58 user reviews 4

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.

The Phoenix Arts Club

51 user reviews 5

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. 

@ The Gore Hotel on Thursday 31st October 2019 and 4 other dates

Step inside the multi-sensory story of Mary Shelley's classic, Frankenstein as it gets a unique retelling  this autumn. Combining theatre, dance, magic, and original music in the twisting corridors of a mansion, its an immersive six-course dining experience of the upmost opulence.


18 user reviews 5

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.

Camden Cabaret

1 user review 5

Get plenty of bang for your buck as you explore an all-new night of variety performance courtesy of Monkey Business. Settle into your seat at The Pembroke Castle and you'll get to feast your eyes upon a scintillating, sophisticated display of cabaret, drag, comedy and burlesque.