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 30th September 2022




@ Looking Glass Cocktail Club on Thursday 6th October and Thursday 1st December 2022

Bella Whispers Cabaret is the place for drag and variety. Shimmy on over to Looking Glass Cocktail Club for a night of fun performances, including the gloriously vintage singing duo Bunny Lestrange and Moonshine Debonair. The venue is also hosting life drawing sessions every Tuesday if you fancy something different.

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.

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.

House Of Burlesque

641 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.

Camden Cabaret

78 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.  

Zebrano London Soho

220 user reviews 5

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.

The London Cabaret Club

317 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. 

The Phoenix Arts Club

339 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.

GIN-HOUSE BURLESQUE

109 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. 

Touting cabaret performances from some world-renowned queens, including Cynthia Lee Fountaine, Funnyboyz is a top-notch spot for live entertainment in the city. To top it off? The fun events also have games of bingo, spin the wheel and VIP snack packages.

Aeronaut

204 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.

Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club

1155 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.

Proud

64 user reviews 4

Upgrade your boring ol' cabaret nights at Proud Cabaret City. Expect a line-up of fabulous and hilarious performers, giving you a unique and emotive experience. Enjoy this alongside a menu designed by a celebrity chef that's bound to blow everyone's socks off. Sign us up.

THE DOUBLE R CLUB

67 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.