Night Out in London

Looking for your ultimate night out in London? From burlesque to ping-pong, banging night clubs to swanky cocktail bars, you can bet your bottom dollar that our fair city has it covered. Whatever the budget, whatever the weather and whatever the vibe; we've comprised a definitive list of fun things to do on a night out in London so you don't have to trawl your way through the internet.

Last updated on 1st September 2021

Celebrate the return of clubbing this summer with a night out in East London. Bringing you a sprawling club space, heated terrace and vast outdoor space, Cargo is a staple on the Shoreditch bar scene with a jam-packed roster of unmissable events. 

Barrio Brixton

186 user reviews 4

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Barrio blends a Latin American feel-good factor with the vibrant nature of the neighbourhood, and the end result is one seriously fun night out. You'll find this quirky hangout on Acre Lane, mixing it up with a vintage caravan, local artworks and hand-painted tiles aplenty. Cocktails focus on tequila, mezcal, pisco and rum, and a Latin party playlist soundtracks a pumping night on the tiles until 2 AM at weekends.

Under The Bridge

2 user reviews 5

Tucked away beneath Stamford Bridge Football Stadium, this cool West London spot is a mecca of partying, live music, comedy nights and everything in between. If you're a country music fan, Sunday nights showcase some of the best artists in the genre - keep an eye on their listings to stay up to date.

CLUE: oche, killer, booze, something Brad Pitt isn't part of... ANSWER: Flight Club. Yes, you heard, this is Flight Club and the rules are ... there are no rules! Talk all you want, drink all you want and get a team together to take to an oche where you'll experience the coolest, new wave of nights out in London. 

Bar Elba

2196 user reviews 4

The sun is setting, the weather is scorching and you've got an alcoholic slushie while overlooking London's skyline; is this paradise? It may very well be - trek up to Bar Elba in Waterloo as this fun rooftop space keeps your summer nights out seriously chilled.

Tequila Mockingbird Putney

264 user reviews 4

Boasting a range of great happy hours, Tequila Mockingbird always promises to put on a cracking night whatever day you choose to visit. This super cool, three-floored cocktail bar in Putney will see you drinking and dancing the night away as the best local DJs spin all of the biggest party tunes until the early hours.


934 user reviews 4

There's nothing ordinary about a night out at Aeronaut. Head on over at the weekends to find a boozer hosting its own scintillating night at the circus, complete with aerial acrobatics, balancing acts hula-hooping, juggling, dancers and heaps more. As if all that excitement wasn't enough, there's DJs to get those dancing feet shifting into gear soon after.

Paradise By Way of Kensal Green

204 user reviews 4

Paradise's whole host of stunning private rooms makes it a perfect candidate for settling in and celebrating a special occasion, before popping over to their club room where a rousing atmosphere rife with house, hip-hop and party bangers gets into full flow. Always lively and packed with people who like to party, this is where West London comes to let its hair down.

Old Street Records

662 user reviews 4

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Bringing live music, authentic Italian pizza and brilliant cocktails to Shoreditch, there's little doubting Old Street Records' place as one of the coolest hangouts in East London. Soak in that record-store-realness and expect to see anything from EP launches to new bands and established live acts on the main floor, with a more low-key feel to the jazz nights and DJ sets that go down in the basement.

The Escapologist

2035 user reviews 4

Based at the HQ of the secret society that ran Victorian London, The Escapologist is part modern-day Victorian men's club, part Masonic Lodge in Covent Garden. It's the ideal fit for those looking for something different from their night out, with a fun yet refined cocktail list served alongside cheese-drenched pizzas in a beautifully designed basement joint.