Saturday Nights in London
You need to have a VERY good excuse not to go out on Saturdays in London. All that hearty hedonism? It's time to tuck in. With endless destinations, you are spoilt for choice, but with so much on offer it may be easy to miss out on those all important 'hot spots'. Luckily for you, our recommended picks for a great romp in the city should give you some food for thought. If you are after a unique Saturday night in London look no further as we have the guide to the best clubs and bars right here.
Last updated on 20th October 2017
On Saturday nights, there’s only one place to go for all your clubbing needs, and that’s Gilgamesh. One of London’s most iconic venues and known as a celebrity hotspot, there’s tonnes of VIP booths set across three different floors, all offering different music.
Looking for a glamorous night out on Clapham High Street? Say hello to SO.UK, an award-winning DJ bar oozing with style and a varied cocktail list. A perfect fit for birthday celebrations and nights out with the squad, SO.UK brings an exclusive vibe south of the river without becoming pretentious. Head round for drinks in one of their lounge areas then dance into the early hours.
Saturday nights in London will never be the same again. Spare a tenner, and you'll find yourself knee deep in one of the most raucous, booze-fuelled journeys through the infamous Shoreditch bar scene - the Raw London Bar Crawl is not one to be missed. You'll start off at The Light Bar - after jumping four queues, downed four free shots, and bargained out on myriad discounted drinks deals, you'll find yourself at Club Aquarium, the infamous Shoreditch party hotspot that doesn't close its doors until 9am.
If you're stuck for something somewhat low-key but definitely fun for your Saturday night shenanigans, then the Bethnal Green Backyard Bar and Comedy Club is a staple for just that. You can tuck into dinner and drinks and then watch a stage of sensational stand-up comedians take to the mic for some award winning laughs.
It's Saturday night, oh yes the feelings right and there's games to be played. Forget your love for Ping, for this cool London bar comes from the brains behind that very gaming movement that took London by storm. This is the new world of social gaming; this is the dawn of darts. Yes, this is Flight Club and this is where you will play darts until the very end (of your night) in either Shoreditch or Bloomsbury.
If you’re after Saturday brunch with a difference, then bring yourself down to The Flight Club in Shoreditch and Bloomsbury for their Brunch Social. You’ll get to indulge in endless pizza, a bottle of prosecco and you and your mates can play a few games of the fan-favourite Social Darts.
The Top Secret Comedy Club are back with a Saturday night special featuring a romping rosta of some sensational stand-up talent. With comedians like Bennett Arron, Rhys James and Annette Fagon all on the go, you're in for a night of certified chortling. Bag your spot in the crowd at this late show and don't miss you! If earlier in the day is more your style, then take to their afternoon session right here.
Head on down for a little hedonism every Saturday night at Proud as they present late night romp, Polo. A homage to their horse history, and pumping some of the finest in house hits and funky disco, this is a late night shindig to remember.
The best house party is one in a club like SiNK, so get yourself down to Robbie’s House Party, where you’ll be listening to the best in RnB, Hip Hop, House and Old Skool while playing beer pong with all your mates. Dance, appreciate the spectacular UV murals on the walls and, come 1.45am, free pizzas are on the way!
These guys host bar crawls every day of the week; but Saturday night in London is one of their biggest. Expect discounted drinks, free entry into some of London's best bars and clubs, glow sticks, and all manner of rowdy behaviour on the 1 Big Night Out Saturday crawl.
There aren't many clubs in London that live up to the reputation of this Shoreditch favourite. Cargo have made a name for themselves as one of the best clubs in the city, promising a competitively late closing time, an epic roster of events and one helluva Saturday night blowout.
28 West Bar is a party bar in East London that's never afraid to upset the neighbours by hosting huge, larger-than-life club nights. Pulling out all the stops on a Saturday night, the team behind this venue have pulled together a stellar line-up of DJs to keep the fun vibes lasting long into the week hours. Grab your mates, grab a cocktail and see where this wild club night takes you in London.
Join Gigalum every Saturday night in London for the perfect kick to your weekend. Boasting free entry and some of the best resident DJs in the business, this Clapham hotspot stays bouncing until the very early hours of the morning.
Spend your Saturday night in giggling fits as Bar Rumba in Soho throw their Comedy Carnival nights! With the likes of Russell Brand, Michael McIntyre and Micky Flanagan having recently graced the stage here, you can expect some of the best comedians on the circuit and some killer routines here! Perfect for a birthday bash, afterwork laughs or just a cracking night out in general.
Head over to Kensington for a swanky evening of cocktails, canapes and live piano music as L'Etranger Piano Lounge put their touch on your weekend proceedings. For groups of six, you will receive free canapes while food orders over £50 will get you a free bottle of prosecco.
Fancy a night of side-splitting laughs followed by some late-night dancing this weekend? The multiple award-winning 99 Club are putting on a show packed with performances from some of the finest comedians on the circuit. Bob Mills, Jo Caulfield and Ed Gambleare some of the names that have taken the stage before. Your ticket also includes entry to the Verve nightclub afterwards too.
The Top Secret Comedy Club was one of the capital’s most elusive stand-up spots, until we came along and blew their cover. These guys put together a unique roster of top comic talent, with the best emerging acts and Fringe regulars gracing the stage on any given evening out. The open bar serves cheap drinks, the atmosphere is jovial and the comedy is top notch.
Jimmy Garcia brings his Alpine-inspired fondue supper club to Roof East for six weeks this November and December. Featuring rooftop views, Alpine-inspired small-plates and, of course, fondue, there's no better way to spend your Saturday nights this winter.
Hotting things up for Shaka Zulu's Saturday nights, the notoriously wacky and crazy collective Twisted Circus will be storming up this Camden venue with an array of performers and artists taking to the floor. There'll be ring masters, whips, fire breathers and stilt walkers parading around to a soundtrack of the best and biggest tunes.
Your Saturday just went back a few decades to the '80s and '90s. Head over to Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes for a night of retro hits by some of the biggest and best DJs. Sing your heart out to Backstreet Boys, Spice Girls and other legends in the karaoke room and scoff some giant pizza.
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.
Let's go to the beach... a beach filled with London's hottest street food pop-ups, cocktails, incredible DJs and huge fun and games as Brixton Beach returns for summer 2017. The amazing pop-up is taking place on weekends over the summer, head to Brixton for a huge dose of holiday vibes.