London's Best Comedy Clubs

When it comes to comedy in London, the clubs, gigs and nights are some of the best and funniest in the world. Hosting the likes of Russell Brand and Bill Bailey, as well as fresh underground talents, a night out to one of London's best comedy clubs would be great to have a laugh with a few mates or as part of an unforgettable stag do; check out our recommendations for the very best of them below. 

Last updated on 16th May 2022

Comedy Cabin

111 user reviews 5

Hoxton Cabin is an absolute barrel of laughs, hosting hilarious, knee-slapping shows most nights of the week. The East London venue hosts both raw, up-and-coming talent, as well as top names in the game. Whatever evening you'll go down, you'll have a hoot,

The Bedford

168 user reviews 4

With a 38-year-long residency at The Bedford under its belt, Banana Cabaret comedy club has become something of a local legend. Showcasing some of the best live stand-up in the biz over at this Balham boozer, this show never fails to tickle your pickle with incredible performances.

Comedy Carnival London

67 user reviews 4

Taking over venues in Leicester Square and Covent Garden, this hilarious night is one of the best comedy clubs in London. Catch some of the stars of the scene as they take to the stage to keep you laughing until late into the evening.

Hamlet Comedy

143 user reviews 5

Hamlet Comedy is the friendly South London comedy club bringing you the best comics from across the UK circuit. Head over Dulwich Hamlet FC Bar for a night of laughs and plenty of drinks, with tickets starting at just £7.

The Regent

67 user reviews 5

Head over to The Regent every Monday night where they're bringing you one of the best comedy nights in Islington. Hosted by the hilarious Nice'n'Spiky team, the evening welcomes some of the freshest acts on the scene, and have been a launchpad for some big name stand-ups.

Laugh Train Home Events

369 user reviews 5

Something of a well-oiled machine, Laugh Train Home has been providing London with some of the best comedy events for a long time, and they show no signs of slowing down. This summer, join them for a season of hilarious shows at their Battersea abode or go online for a virtual set.

Shakespeare Comedy Club

15 user reviews 4

Looking for a comedy club in a London pub? Comedy Downstairs at The Shakespeare is providing plenty of varied nights of entertainment for their punters, with affordable drinks and different styles to enjoy.

Fuller's Comedy on Tap

74 user reviews 4

Fuller's are playing host to some of the best comedy nights in London. Pick your pub of choice and head over for an evening of witty anecdotes and hilarious one-liners from a number of fresh comics and cicuit pros.

Sometimes heading along for a little bit of comedy is enough to clear the blues. So be sure to check to Instant Laughs Comedy Club across London venues for some non-stop laughter from some of the best comedians in the biz, along with some fabulous drinks.

Joker Comedy

28 user reviews 5

Fancy a good ol' laugh? We don't blame you. So head on over to Joker Comedy for their awesome range of comedy events across the city. With guests seen on Live at the Apollo and Mock the Week, to up and coming newbies that are bound to have the audience on the floor.

Sofa SoFunny!

6 user reviews 5

Sofa SoFunny is an online and in-person London comedy club offering up the best up-and-coming laughs for you to enjoy. Whether that's a new act trying stand-up for the first time, or a pro testing out their latest material, this is just the place to head to if you fancy being the first in the know.

NextUp is the online stand-up streaming service bringing their comedy club to you. Launching events across London, you're in for nights of side-splitting laughter with the best comedians on the circuit - and all for less than a tenner.

The Vauxhall Comedy Club

145 user reviews 5

One of the best comedy clubs in London, this laugh-along session is taking up a weekly spot at the Vauxhall Food & Beer Garden complete with incredible lineups packed with thigh-slapping talent and bottomless booze.

Have an absolute laugh and a half over at Monkey Business Comedy Club's events. Taking their brilliant acts to Heroica Live and All About Eve, they're offering you award-winning stand-up performances, top-quality cabaret acts and so much more.

The Boat Show Comedy Club

353 user reviews 5

This one is, quite literally, bringing you a boatload of giggles from onboard its floating comedy club. Head over to the Westminster haunt on a Tuesday or Friday to catch a range of fresh faces testing out new material and well-known comics that'll ave you in stitches from start to finish.

Backyard Comedy Club

63 user reviews 5

Hailed as one of the best comedy clubs in the world by Russel Howard, Backyard Comedy Club in Bethnal Green should be next on your list. Most nights of the week, the venue holds shows from exciting names in the business, with lots of food and drink available throughout the evening.

Not only is Skylight London's largest outdoor venue, it's also host to side-splittingly brilliant shows. The Comedy Store is bringing top quality UK talent, which you can watch while tucking into street food and sipping on cocktails.