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 23rd February 2017
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.
The nostalgia fest of BallieBallerson just got bigger. With their Bottomless brunch, you can enjoy the ball pit, bottomless spaghetti and bottomless prosecco and punch. So if you like fun, it’s time to get boozey and jump into the pit like the big kid you are.
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.
The Covent Garden Comedy Club at Heaven is one of the most successful independent comedy clubs in Central London, and there’s a reason for that. They ensure every show is different with a wide variety of performers, while still booking the best comedic talent in the country. If you’re looking for top-notch London comedy on a Saturday, you’ve come to the right place.
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.
If you’re after Saturday brunch with a difference, then bring yourself down to The Flight Club 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Little Nan’s Rio Bar is a multi-award winning, eccentric paradise in Dalston! Step into the quirky bar and expect 90s tunes, kitsch décor, film memorabilia, a photo booth room, popcorn and pic ‘n’ mix. Either pay as you go or opt in for two hours of bottomless teapot cocktails, prosecco cocktails, beers, ciders and wine.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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!
Come to this event and you'll decide that every Saturday night should involve fire-eating, contortion, acrobatics and comedy all in one venue. Be entertained in the stunning Titanic Ballroom in Cafe de Paris and forget the week gone by as the performers transport you to a new and exciting world of entertainment.
Creative places breeds creativity – that’s the philosophy of Denim N Dine, which brings together the technical heritage of the handmade denim atelier with the refined brilliance of Michelin-style food. Explore the rich, delicious flavours of the tasting menu that explores many different themes and cuisines.
Spice up your Saturday nights in London with a good dose of bubbly at The Clerkenwell Kitchens Champagne-paired evening. VINtwined events are hosting the nights and have carefully selected some very special bottles of bubbly which will be paired with a scrumptious four-course dinner.
Little Nan’s Tropical Den in Peckham is a crazy, kitsch paradise in the middle of Peckham. The multi-award winning bar is packed with crazy décor, monuments to Pat Butcher, cocktails in teapots, Caribbean food, pic n mix and amazing tunes. Pay a bit extra and get unlimited popcorn, pic ‘n’ mix, and cocktails!
Saturday nights in Shoreditch just got better with Cargo’s late night party Switched. With the best resident DJs bringing amazing tunes, this is a party that lives on chaos, fun, and partying until the early hours of the morning.