Friday Nights London
Work is over for another week so it's time to paint the town red! Whether you want a big night out in London and fancy trying a super club or 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.
Last updated on 13th October 2017
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Spend your night dancing to the best ceilidh, with some great drinks and all your friends. All Saints Hall is being transformed into a village hall and you’re invited. Their expert caller will go through the steps before you storm the dancefloor with the band playing all the way.
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.
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 Little Shuffle Club in Shoreditch is all sorts of fun; from the Patron cocktails through to the shuffle board which can accommodate 6-8 players.
Friday nights in Shoreditch just got better as Cargo bring Circus 83 to their weekly lien up. The best resident Djs Daniel Pozzebon and Wade & Miguel Cruz will be lining up the tunes to keep you partying into the early hours of the morning, all while in one of the coolest clubs in East London.
It's going to be a big one as Aquarium in East London host a weekly Friday night of techno, house and disco.
Start your weekend as you mean to go on at this wild bar crawl, promising a whirlwind tour of the best bars, clubs and party places Friday night in London has to offer. Strap in for drink discounts, glow sticks and free entry into London's best hangouts.
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.
Drop that paperwork and ignore those emails; work is over for the week and it’s time to laugh yourself silly. The multiple award-winning 99 Club have secured the services of Nathan Caton, Rhys James and Spencer Brown this Friday, and your ticket includes entry to the Storm nightclub afterwards too.
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.
Handmade Mysteries create twisted escape rooms for people looking for a pulse-racing, brain-teasing, immersive experience. Based in London's finest drinking establishments, your game host will introduce your team to a series of bizarre contraptions and mysterious misfits. Will you win and cry for joy? Or lose, and just cry?
Get ready to experience cocktails in a completely new way with this unique cocktail event that plunges you into complete darkness.
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.
Proud Cabaret Camden brings a refreshing new twist to your standard speakeasy-styled bar. The 1920's themed venue will show you a whole new side to London nightlife - so expect one of the most unique Friday nights of your life. The entertainment is sure to keep you intrigued the entire time and of course the burlesque artists will have you mesmerised. The fine food and extensive cocktail list alone is worth the visit - so you won't be disappointed!
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.
Friday night dinner has just got a bit easier thanks to the Empress Market. For £15, you can have two dishes of Karachi folk cuisine and a drink of your choice – meaning you can have a full on feast on a budget!
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.
The Gigalum is a lively little Clapham spot that dishes out extra fun come Friday nights. Head to South London for hearty British plates, live music and enough craft beer to see you well into Saturday.