Friday Nights London

Work is over for another week so it's time to paint the town red! Whether you want a big Friday night out in London and fancy trying a super club, or settling in for a few bevs and some food at something a bit smaller, our list below gives you some tips on the best places to go and make your night rattle and shake! Discover the best bars and clubs in London for a Friday night. 

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Last updated on 2nd January 2020

  The Murdér Express

641 user reviews 5

@ Pedley Street Station on Various dates from Saturday 18th January 2020

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The Murdér Express’ will return in November 2019... Let us take you back to the early 20th century, when travelling by train for pleasure was still in its infancy.  Pedley Street Station opened  in May 2018 and we invite you to be one of the...

@ Trapped Escape Rooms on Various dates from Saturday 18th January 2020

A live-action escape the room with bite. Prepare to be locked in a room with 9 other people and 1 Zombie that is chained to the wall! Hidden in the room is a key that will unlock the door to your survival. To find the key you must locate numerous...

@ 56 Leadenhall Street on Various dates from Saturday 18th January 2020

TRAVEL BACK IN TIME TO HG WELLS’ VICTORIAN ENGLAND AND BE PART OF THE MARTIAN INVASION OF 1898… "Due to be one of London's hottest experiences this year” - DesignMyNight WHAT IS IT? Jeff Wayne’s The War of The Worlds: The Immersive...

@ Bread Street Kitchen on Various dates from Saturday 18th January 2020

STREET LOUNGE AT BREAD STREET KITCHEN DINING IN THE CITY Be the first to experience one of London’s most desirable and unique dining spaces. We’ve launched (get it?) exciting food and cocktail menus, including premium Bacardi cocktails and some...

Comedy Carnival London

50 user reviews 4

Perfect for a Friday night with friends, this great London comedy night not only promises a great show from leading stand up acts, but also entry to the post-show club night.

Blingo - Hip Hop Bingo

192 user reviews 5

It's not often you'd be expected to spend your Friday night playing bingo, but when you're playing Blingo, it's all you'll ever want to do. This hijacked hip-hop bingo will feature everything from mad beats, big prizes, dance offs, lip sync battles and the biggest house party once the games are over.

Cargo in Shoreditch is a club known for its no-holds-barred approach to clubbing and its epic roster of events throughout the week - and helpfully, Friday nights are no different. Head over for DJ-fuelled fun and one of London's best clubbing experiences.

@ Bethnal Green Working Men's Club on Every 1st Friday of the month

Head to Bethnal Green Working Men's Club for a Friday night in London with a difference. Girl Power will be taking over with an abundance of glitter, fabulous drag acts and DJs pumping up all the best female-frotned tunes.

@ The Mind Palace on Various dates from Saturday 18th January 2020

The Mind Palace is a private cocktail club for the curious. Join us for an immersive cocktail experience to die for. Solve the case. Find the ingredients. Succeed and drink to your success, fail and this mistake may be your last. Sebastian Moran,...

@ The Little Blue Door on Various dates from Thursday 23rd January 2020

The Ultimate Dinner Party "With top-notch food, killer drinks, silly games and free roam of the flat this is the ultimate party — and everyone is invited"  The Evening Standard.  *** SOLD OUT WEEKLY FOR 2.5 YEARS STRAIGHT *** Well, quite...

@ The Chocolate Cocktail Club Pop Up on Various dates from Friday 31st January 2020

The Chocolate Cocktail Club Pop-up has opened its doors in Farringdon, London, serving our mouth-watering chocolatey creations,  After four amazing sold out Pop-up's in Covent Garden, Brighton andShoreditch…

Top Secret Comedy Club

225 user reviews 5

Friday night is hands down the best time of the week to visit the Top Secret Comedy Club. Renowned throughout the circuit for attracting a mix of emerging talent and Fringe regulars, ease towards the weekend by laughing yourself silly at this hugely popular Covent Garden spot.

Reggae Bingo

58 user reviews 4

If you're looking for something a little different for your next Friday night out in the city, look no further than Reggae Bingo. This extravaganza of top tunes, amazing prizes and on-stage dances-offs is guaranteed to keep you and your mates smiling from ear to ear. 

@ Skylight on Saturday 18th January 2020 and 3 other dates

The Fentimans Pink Gingerbread House at Skylight Book the Fentimans Pink Gingerbread House at Skylight Rooftop and enjoy this festive season’s most exciting (and instagrammable) new pop-up.  As you enter the life-size frosted gingerbread...

Cocktails | Cantina | Social Bringing a slap of Latin attitude to your neighbourhood. Taking in the sights, sounds, flavours & fun, Barrio is a colourful clash of tropicalia. Serving up fresh street…

@ Bar Rumba on Various dates from Saturday 18th January 2020

Spend your Friday night crying with laughter by heading down to Soho's Bar Rumba; here, they'll be throwing their 'Comedy Carnival' nights. With the likes of Russell Brand, Michael McIntyre and Micky Flanagan having recently graced the stage here, you should expect to see some of the very best comedians on the circuit here that are sure to have you in stitches. 

Chicken ‘n’ Beer

26 user reviews 4

Get down to Shoreditch where Chicken N Beer are taking over Concrete for a night of hip hop, trap, afrobeats and more. With special guest DJs from BBC 1Xtra, Capital Xtra and KISS FM and a buzzing vibe, you won't want to miss this.

@ ABQ London on Various dates from Saturday 18th January 2020

"Mind-Blowing" - TimeOut "Best thing we have seen in a while" - tatler The Experience ABQ is the world's first immersive molecular cocktail bar where you get to make and infuse your own drinks to some banging hip-hop and gangster rap tunes in our...

Cafe de Paris

218 user reviews 4

Kick start your weekend in style as this West End favourite throws the ultimate cabaret-centred party each and every Friday. Think disco balls, jaw-dropping performances and a thumping soundtrack paired with a sumptuous multi-course feast.

The Magic Hour

340 user reviews 5

The Magic Hour has stunned audiences all over the world, and now turns its attention to London's Grand Royale in Hyde Park. With plenty of mind-reading, sleight of hand, unbelievable illusions and hilarious card tricks, master magician 'Sonic' has carefully curated a show that's certain to leave you stunned and scratching your head. To help the evening progress, each guest will be offered a carefully crafted cocktail on arrival. 

Shake up your usual Friday night with a trip down south, where Blues Kitchen is spinning the ultimate old-school soundtrack. Expect to hear the likes of Aretha Franklin, Fleetwood Mac and James Brown, as well as, a Motown special with the B.K. house band.

@ Raw London Bar Crawl on Every Friday

Part ways with a tenner and you'll find yourself at one of the biggest parties in London this Friday night. Raw London Bar Crawl invites you to join them on one of the most raucous London bar crawls, with stop-offs at The Light Bar, Blueberry Bar and Bar Music Hall, before finishing off at Club Aquarium. For £10, you get free entry into all venues, four free shots, discounted drinks deals as well as all sorts of other Raw London goodies. 

  The Covent Garden Comedy Club

105 user reviews 5

@ Heaven on Various dates from Saturday 18th January 2020

The Covent Garden Comedy Club @ Heaven is celebrating 17 years of making London laugh in 2019 and is the biggest ( over 200 seats) and most successful independent Comedy Club in Central London with the best acts in the business. We only book the...

@ Radisson Blu Bloomsbury Street Hotel on Various dates from Saturday 18th January 2020

Chaos reigns as soon as you walk through the door in this fully immersive show where you become diners, served by Basil, Sybil and Manuel. Join them for lashings of laughter, huge spoonfuls of spontaneity, plenty of participation, and a 3-course...

The London Cabaret Club

196 user reviews 4

This is cabaret like you've never experienced it before as The London Cabaret Club delivers original choreography, premium production values and spectacular stars from the West End to create an unforgettable show. The performances dive into the rich heritage of British culture while you feast on a truly exquisite dinner.  

@ The Hidden Spirit Ship on Various dates from Saturday 18th January 2020

Step foot on The Hidden Spirit for an undercover voyage to steal long lost treasure from the grasps of the Governor.    Set on board a real ship docked in London, those willing to join Captain Jack Cassidy's undercover crew will be taken on an...

@ The Underworld on Every Friday

Cheap drinks and amazing music, the team at Underworld have cracked this recipe and, it's fair to say, have stuck to it. The Blackout Club takes over the club every Friday night and offers London's Rock 'N' Roll crazed audience a night of huge Rock and Indie tracks, drinks for £3 and entry only costing £5. Sitting comfortably in the middle of Camden, this Friday night spot draws crowds from all over North London.

@ York and Albany on Various dates from Saturday 18th January 2020

OPENING OCTOBER 2019 Discover the ultimate winter retreat with a visit to York & Albany’s Gingerbread Cabin - a setting inspired by one of the greatest fairy tales of all time. Nestled in our Camden courtyard, the Gingerbread Cabin offers...

@ Sky Garden Bars on Various dates from Saturday 18th January 2020

Join us for a delicious cocktail and exquisite views at Sky Garden's Sky Pod Bar as London lights up below. Doors open from 7pm on weekdays and 9:30pm on weekends and we welcome guests until the early hours.  From Thursday - Saturday from 7pm our...


39 user reviews 5

@ Duo on Friday 24th January 2020 and 9 other Fridays

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Duo is playing host to the ultimate UK garage bingo experience as UKG takeover, armed with all your favourite rave hits. Get your gun fingers at the ready folks as this event is sure to pop off with flowing drinks, heaps of activities and non-stop hedonism. 

@ Ballie Ballerson Soho on Various dates from Saturday 18th January 2020

What's the hype with Ballie Ballerson Soho? Ballie Ballerson has taken what was once a tiny little pop-up and flipped it upside down…  well, underground to be precise. We’ve burst into the West End with a banging basement  party and...

  The Birdcage Cabaret

31 user reviews 4

@ FEST Camden on Saturday 18th January 2020 and 10 other Saturdays

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The Birdcage Cabaret returns for its second season at Fest.  Join our hosts for a raucous night of burlesque, comedy, drag, circus and magic. We are joined each week by stars from West End musicals…

Hidden behind unassuming shutters lies Alcotraz, a secret prison staffed with guards to help you successfully smuggle liquor past the Warden and get it into the hands of the longest-serving inmates.  Inspired by Hollywood Movies and TV that have...

Head to the Bloomsbury Bowling lanes every 4th Friday of the month and you'll find yourself treated to the very best in R'n'B tunes while you dance, drink and bowl the night away.

Camden Pub Crawl

9 user reviews 4

For fun time partying on a Friday night, look no further than the Camden pub crawl to take you on an especially boozy journey through the bars of Camden. With shots, entry and queue jump included in the ticket price, as well as stop offs at popular live music venues including the Camden Barfly and the Blues Kitchen, this will be a Friday night in London that you won't forget. 

  Alcotraz: Cell Block Six Eight

128 user reviews 5

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary: Covent Garden on Various dates from Saturday 18th January 2020

Hidden UNDERNEATH THE FOOTSTEPS OF Covent Garden LIES ALCOTRAZ: CELL BLOCK SIX-EIGHT, A SECRET BASEMENT HOME TO A COVERT SPEAKEASY PRISON. successfully smuggle liquor past the Warden and get it into the hands of the longest-serving inmates to...

@ The Bletchley on Various dates from Saturday 18th January 2020

"The bar of the future" - CNN "Best bar in West London" - DMN "BEST Cocktail bar in west London" - Conde Nast THE EXPERIENCE A cocktail bar like no other, inspired by Alan Turing and his team of cryptographers, who successfully broke the Nazis...

  The Takeover

29 user reviews 3

@ Shaka Zulu on Every Friday

Shaka Zulu is absolutely stunning and hosts a glamorous Friday night party where a young crowd dressed to impressed comes looking for a big night out in London. Prepare to be amazed as you move through the venue and marvel at the intricate detail captured on each carved wall and ceiling pane and party the night away to the latest party anthems and commercial tunes.

The Underworld

4 user reviews 5

Rock n roll nights are the bread and butter of Camden, and goodness does The Underworld know how to throw 'em. Swing by this legendary venue on a Friday and dance till dawn to music from some of their most famous celebrity guests. 

  Thames Lates

31 user reviews 5

@ London Eye Millenium Pier on Saturday 18th January 2020 and 5 other dates

Speedboats, cocktails, sunset and a summer sound-track? Come aboard for your most memorable summer experience! What you can expect? Thames Rockets 3 Point Plan for a perfect summer’s evening 1. 50 minute* part-guided - part speed experience along...

  The Big London Bake

567 user reviews 5

@ The Castle Tooting on Various dates from Saturday 18th January 2020

Welcome to some serious baking fun! Challenge your friends at London's first pop up bake off! All the ingredients are good to go, a top baker at your side, an irresistible monthly baking theme, an unforgettable experience and one winner. It’s...

Are you ready to party with Awesome People ?! 🎉 Join the #1 Biggest and Wildest Pub Crawl in Central London. The awesome entertainment crew takes pride in making sure you have the best night out! What…


2 user reviews 4

Laser tag like you've never seen before? Fridays have never looked so good. Forget what you think you know because Laser Tag Nights is bringing you a special 90s Edition and intergalactic-inspired bash for you guys after a bit of fun.

  The Brig

64 user reviews 5

@ Merchant House on Various dates from Saturday 18th January 2020

Introducing London’s smallest bar. Intimate, hidden, personal, The Brig has been carved out within the bar at Merchant House of Bow Lane.  The Brig can be booked by the hour for 2-4 guests, priced at £65pp per hour with all drinks and your own...

@ Sink Pong Bar on Every Friday

Make some new friends, discover new places all in the trendy and exciting Shoreditch area. Taking you to 5 bars and a club, the Shoreditch Pub Crawl is unlike the bland West End pub crawls. With fun time party bars, such as; Drunken Monkey, Bedroom, Cargo, Trafik and The Macbeth, you will be spoilt for choice and are guaranteed to find a new weekend haunt. Including entry to 5 bars and a club, an awesome guide and some free shots!