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 14th November 2019

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary: Covent Garden on Various dates from Saturday 16th November 2019

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...

  Blingo - Hip Hop RnB Bingo

165 user reviews 5

@ Fest Bar on Friday 29th November 2019 and 4 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 Soho on Various dates from Saturday 16th November 2019

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...

Chicken ‘n’ Beer

20 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.

@ York and Albany on Various dates from Saturday 16th November 2019

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...

  Thames Lates

30 user reviews 5

@ London Eye Millenium Pier on Various dates from Saturday 16th November 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...

@ The Little Blue Door on Various dates from Thursday 21st November 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...

Proud City

59 user reviews 4

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.


33 user reviews 5

@ Duo on Friday 22nd November 2019 and 17 other Fridays

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. 

The Magic Hour

321 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. 

The London Cabaret Club

168 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.  

Comedy Carnival London

47 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.

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.

Cafe de Paris

201 user reviews 5

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.

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. 

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. 

@ The Mind Palace on Various dates from Saturday 16th November 2019

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,...

@ Radisson Blu Grafton Hotel on Various dates from Saturday 16th November 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...

  The Brig

57 user reviews 5

@ Merchant House on Various dates from Saturday 16th November 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...

@ Sky Garden Bars on Various dates from Saturday 16th November 2019

Our fabulous summer Sunset Sessions are back! Enjoy the hottest tunes from our favourite house DJs and/or live bands as we bring the coolest new talent from the London music scene, 35 floors up to this destination bar. Join us for a delicious...

@ 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.

@ Night Tales on Various dates from Saturday 16th November 2019

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Reggae Bingo

39 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. 

@ 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!

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. 

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.

@ 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 Hidden Spirit Ship on Various dates from Saturday 16th November 2019

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...

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…

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 Big London Bake

524 user reviews 5

@ The Castle Tooting on Various dates from Saturday 16th November 2019

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...

@ Neosight Headquarters, Bankside Arches, SE1 on Various dates from Saturday 16th November 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...


102 user reviews 3

Happy Hour!

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. 

Top Secret Comedy Club

217 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.

@ Notting Hill Arts Club on Every Friday

If you like your Friday nights filled with craft beers and cheeky club nights then head to Notting Hill Arts Club where the west London staple is teaming up with the iconic BrewDog for the ultimate house party. Think beer buckets, free t-shirts and old school tunes.

@ Radisson Blu Bloomsbury Street Hotel on Various dates from Saturday 16th November 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...

@ Bar Rumba on Various dates from Saturday 16th November 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. 

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.

  House of Burlesque: Reverie

21 user reviews 5

@ Grace Hall on Every Friday

Make your way to Grace Hall as the City favourite welcomes some of the best burlesque performers in the country for a Friday night filled with tassels, tipples, cabaret and circus. Expect a wild evening filled of jaw-dropping performances.

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.


1 user review 5

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.

@ Moonshine Saloon on Various dates from Saturday 16th November 2019

Be a part of the story This winter by bringing your own liquor and joining the illicit moonshine smuggling gang of the Wild West! Combining immersive theatre with a world-class cocktail experience, Moonshine…