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 17th January 2019




@ Bar Rumba on Various dates from Thursday 24th January 2019

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. 

@ Radisson Blu Bloomsbury Street Hotel on Various dates from Friday 25th January 2019

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...

With live music every night and London's best cocktails Last Nights of Havana is something not to be missed.  We are the perfect venue for groups of friends or colleagues who want to party, dance andenjoy…

  The Grid

13 user reviews 4

@ Neosight Headquarters, Bankside Arches, SE1 on Various dates from Tuesday 22nd January 2019

Experience tomorrow, today!  Join our secret undercover operation to learn and operate Artificial Intelligence tools, drink futuristic sci-fi potions (yes, cocktails!) and eventually defeat the system for the betterment of humanity's...

@ SEA LIFE London Aquarium on Various dates from Friday 25th January 2019

Your evening starts on the Shark Walk, a glass walkway above our magnificent Pacific Reef display. Be warned - sharks will be swimming just inches from your feet! Pick up your complimentary glass of Prosecco and take the plunge two levels below the...

Discounts available on certain events

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…

@ The Little Blue Door on Various dates from Friday 25th January 2019

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...

@ Sink Pong 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!

  Thames Lates

22 user reviews 5

@ London Eye Millenium Pier on Various dates from Thursday 24th January 2019

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...

If you're looking for a good night out, head to DUO. There's throwback parties, Friends-themed nights and weekend brunch, but come Friday, it's all about hip hop, R&B and old school classics.

@ The Hidden Spirit Ship on Various dates from Sunday 20th January 2019

Step foot on The Hidden Spirit this Winter 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...

  The Murdér Express

330 user reviews 4

@ Pedley Street Station on Various dates from Wednesday 23rd January 2019

Save 20% on ticket Sunday Matinee Early 1pm with discount code MIDWEEK20
Valid on the following dates: 16/01/2019, 17/01/2019, 23/01/2019, 24/01/2019, 31/01/2019, 06/02/2019, 07/02/2019, 12/02/2019 and 13/02/2019.
THE MURDÉR EXPRESS RETURNS FOR 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 has just opened and we invite you to be one of the first passengers to...

  Blingo - Hip Hop RnB Bingo

62 user reviews 5

@ Fest Bar (Formerly called Proud Camden) on Friday 8th February 2019 and 3 other Fridays

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.

@ Ballie Ballerson on Various dates from Tuesday 22nd January 2019

The one million balls are housed in a 4,000ft space covered wall to wall with a mesmerising 60 metre UV mural. Our signature clear balls are held within a huge mirrored cage and pulse with the coolest coloured lights. Ballie now has two private...

@ Trapped Escape Rooms on Various dates from Sunday 20th January 2019

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...

@ Little Nan's Fitzrovia Kitchen & Bar on Various dates from Sunday 20th January 2019

The Multi Award Winning Little Nan's is now spoiling you with her Bottomless Boozy Brunch, Available every day at Little Nan’s Fitzrovia Kitchen & Bar! Book in for a 2 hour slot arriving from 11am - 12pm for a Sharing Platter Featuring our...

@ Winter in Paradise at 93 Feet East on Fri, 25th Jan 2019 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

After a short break, we’re back for a new season at Brick Lane's trendy winter hideaway and after-work destination ‘Paradise Alley’. Every week we offer a selection of live DJ’s, drinks and street…

  Ultimate Power

9 user reviews 5

@ The Electric Ballroom on Friday 25th and Friday 22nd February 2019

'Less a club night...more a religious happening' - The Guardian'Every man loves a power ballad...a full-on ode to the very best' - ShortList'A club night like no other - the ultimate communal karaoke' - Time Out'A fun-as-fuck communal club...

@ The Chocolate Cocktail Club on Various dates from Sunday 20th January 2019

Opening from 17th January until 28th May That's right! The Chocolate Cocktail Club are coming to Brick Lane, Shoreditch, for a fantastic 5 month pop-up. Running from the 17th January until the 28th May 2019. Our sweet pop-up will be open...

Kick start your weekend at Proud, where half-price cocktails, cabaret acts and Prohibition-era vibes make for the ultimate night out. Cath variety acts and sexy burlesque entertainers as they provide the backdrop to some of the slinkiest after-work drinks you'll ever experience.

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.

  Alcotraz - Prison Cocktail Bar

189 user reviews 5

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary on Various dates from Sunday 20th January 2019

Save 20% on ticket Sentence No. 1 (Wednesday) with discount code ORANGE
Valid on the following dates: 07/11/2018, 14/11/2018, 21/11/2018 and 28/11/2018.
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...

We know you all love a Friday party in London and with Shoreditch Gone Wild you can party hard on the coolest night of the week. For only £10 get free entry to 4 of Shoreditch's best bars and clubs, 4 free shots each, plus a host of drinks deals. So don't mess around and head down for a massive party this Friday with Shoreditch Gone Wild. 

  Lady Gala Bingo

29 user reviews 4

@ Rascals on Friday 25th January 2019 and 7 other Fridays

This is bingo like you have NEVER experienced before. Lady Gala will be taking all you little monsters on a bonkers bingo meets game show extravaganza updated for 2018. I don't know about you but we're feeling all 22 about bingo Rascals style. Doors...

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.

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.

  Illicit Signals Bletchley

33 user reviews 5

@ COLAB Factory on Various dates from Sunday 20th January 2019

Save 25% on ticket Standard with discount code MIDWEEK
Valid on any dates that fall on Wednesday.
Illicit Signals Bletchley Step back in time to 1940s Bletchley Park, a world of espionage, code breaking and secrets. It was here that men and women, both young and old, cracked German codes and unveiled war winning secrets, but these men and...

Kick-start your weekend in the best way possible, with a trip to Proud Embankment. Whether you're looking to shake up your after-work drinks or go all out with a variety show, this is the place to do it. You can even tuck into mouthwatering feasts, with 3 tasty courses.

Floripa

95 user reviews 3

A fun and vibrant Brazilian beach bar, Floripa is one of London's most prolific party Friday nights. Attracting revellers from all over London, Floripa is in Shoreditch and as such offers an eclectic and international vibe that is welcoming and feel-good. DJs play the best in many genres, going from Funk, to Jazz, to Drum & Bass, to Rock N' Roll. They also serve a great selection of Brazilian street food which keeps partygoers content until the early hours. 

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.  

@ 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 TAKEOVER

22 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 Brig

25 user reviews 5

@ Merchant House on Various dates from Wednesday 23rd January 2019

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 £50pp per hour with all drinks and your own...

Gem

48 user reviews 4

Extended Happy Hour

Friday nights at Gem revolve around their fantastic Happy Hour; all week between 5pm and 8pm customers get 50% off drinks (excludes spirits and soft drinks) and food sharing platters for only £7.95 - a real steal in busy Soho. This pulls in the after-work drinkers and friends looking to catch up over a few affordable drinks. Gem is open till 3am so prepare to dance and party through till the early hours; a great Friday night venue, Gem is well worth a visit.

@ Secret Location on Various dates from Tuesday 22nd January 2019

"In the future it will be the audience at home who decide the fate of the accused. Time and technology could eclipse a jury of fellow people."Secret Theatre invites you to one of London’s most opulent and historic venues for an immersive...

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.

Camden Pub Crawl

7 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. 

@ Ham Yard Hotel on Various dates from Sunday 20th January 2019

SIPSMITH AND HAM YARD HOTEL PRESENTS HOT GIN ROOF - THE CHRONICLES With great anticipation, Ham Yard Hotel and Sipsmith come together once again on the hotel's candle-lit roof terrace for Hot Gin Roof - The Chronicles. Highlighting the very best...

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. 

@ 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 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.

@ Radisson Blu Grafton Hotel on Various dates from Sunday 20th January 2019

Save 22% on ticket Lunch with discount code LUNCHFOOLS20
Valid on the following dates: 19/01/2019, 20/01/2019, 26/01/2019, 27/01/2019, 02/02/2019, 03/02/2019, 09/02/2019, 10/02/2019, 16/02/2019, 17/02/2019, 23/02/2019, 24/02/2019, 02/03/2019, 03/03/2019, 09/03/2019, 10/03/2019, 16/03/2019, 17/03/2019, 23/03/2019, 24/03/2019, 30/03/2019, 31/03/2019, 06/04/2019, 07/04/2019, 13/04/2019, 14/04/2019, 20/04/2019, 21/04/2019, 27/04/2019 and 28/04/2019.
It’s the show you’ve all been asking for – and it’s brought to you by the people behind the worldwide smash hit, Faulty Towers The Dining Experience. This fully immersive show transports audiences to The Nags Head to meet the pride of...