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 15th July 2019




  London's Original Boat Party

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@ The Southbank on Various dates from Friday 19th July 2019

With over 50yrs experience as the original ticketed boat party, a great atmosphere is guaranteed! A memorable way to party with friends, family & colleagues. Eat, drink, gossip and dance to the sounds of a top Thames DJ playing party anthems...

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…

@ 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.

@ 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.

@ Ballie Ballerson on Various dates from Tuesday 16th July 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...

@ The Little Blue Door on Friday 19th July 2019 and 20 other Fridays

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...

Comedy East London

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This dazzlingly funny comedy night showcases the finest fresh comedy talent from across the UK and around the world. Prepare for an array of talent taking to the stage, and knocking your socks off as you sip on pints and chomp on juicy burgers.

Camden Pub Crawl

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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. 

@ The Bletchley on Various dates from Tuesday 16th July 2019

"The bar of the future" - CNN "Best bar in West London" - DMN "BEST Cocktail bar in west London" - Conde Nast THE EXPERIENCE Enter an immersive world of code-breaking and cocktails where the traditional walls of an escape room are broken down....

@ Bar Rumba on Various dates from Thursday 18th July 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. 

  DRINKS + DRAG

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@ Wringer & Mangle on Friday 19th July 2019 and 6 other Fridays

It's the ultimate kiki, with martinis, queens, music and mayhem...how else could you want to spend your Friday night? Hit the dancefloor with resident drag DJs plying all night long, and you'll get the chance to sample five stunning cocktails to give you a little dutch courage for those singalong moments. 

Solomons' Yard

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Solomons' Yard is back! After three years of hard graft, the iconic Camden location is just waiting for one last thing, you. Promising a summer-long series of immersive 1920s inspired nights out withincredible…

@ Grace Hall on Every Friday from 26th July

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.

@ Neosight Headquarters, Bankside Arches, SE1 on Various dates from Tuesday 16th July 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...

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.

@ Little Nan's Fitzrovia Kitchen & Bar on Various dates from Friday 19th July 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...

  The TAKEOVER

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@ 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.

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.

Cafe de Paris

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Discounts available on certain events

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.

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…

@ Pedley Street Station on Various dates from Tuesday 16th July 2019

THE MURDÉR EXPRESS: JEWEL OF THE EMPIRE Pedley Street Station, East London, 1937 MASTERCHEF: THE PROFESSIONALS WINNER 2018 Laurence Henry The year is 1937, the height of the British Empire, and Britain's most famous archeologist, Dr. Errol...

@ The Chocolate Cocktail Club on Various dates from Wednesday 17th July 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...

  The Brig

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@ Merchant House on Various dates from Wednesday 17th July 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...

@ Bread Street Kitchen on Various dates from Tuesday 16th July 2019

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...

  The BBQ Club

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@ The BBQ Club on Various dates from Tuesday 16th July 2019

Jimmy's BBQ Club returns from 3rd of May to 29th of September 2019 Welcome back to the BBQ Club 2019! Jimmys BBQ Club is returning to the Southbank this summer. The BBQ club returns to its roots for its 5th year with an alfresco dining terrace for...

Proud City

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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.

@ Radisson Blu Bloomsbury Street Hotel on Various dates from Thursday 18th July 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...

@ 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.

The Magic Hour

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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. 

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.

@ Skuna Boats on Various dates from Wednesday 17th July 2019

Summer barbecues are no longer confined to dry land, thanks to Skuna's launch of their BBQ Boats. What could be better than spending a beautiful summer day with friends enjoying a BBQ on the water? Now is your chance - be your own captain and sail...