London Nightlife Guide

London isn't just our nation's capital; it's one of the most internationally renowned cities on the planet, reflected brilliantly by the nightlife on offer. The multi-cultural nature of the city means you can find exotic options in most boroughs, from forward thinking club nights, killer gigs to the finest restaurants - even dance classes. Here's some information on some of the best places to start the hunt for your perfect night out.

north of the river

North London is good for music venues, including the intimate LexingtonScala and 02 Academy Islington. The East is really where it's at for affordable nights that so quickly turn to morning, and after a quick bus ride you’ll arrive at Brick Lane and the Old Truman Brewery where you’ll be spoilt for choice.

south of the river

Over the river, New Cross is the place for indie haunts that offer low-cost beverages and great live acts. West London’s Notting Hill Arts Club is a great place where you can catch local and international bands for next to nothing. 

central

Clubs and bars to check out include the mighty Fabric, and Gay club Heaven, both of whom always have good nights on with an incredible atmosphere. There's also an abundance of bars and pubs located on every street.

Clubs

From a clubbing perspective London has it all. It's status in developing acid house and dance music in the UK remains true to this day, with internationally renowned institutions like Ministry of Sound and Fabric among the biggest dance music brands in the world. 

Another big name in London clubland is the tireless LWE who put on phenomenal parties in locations that regularly blow our minds including Tobacco Dock, which for our money is one of the city's very best clubbing locations. 

Egg London is another key club, as is the superb Village UndergroundXOYO and The Prince of Wales over in Brixton. Find more London clubs here.

Live Music

If live music is more your thing though, North London boasts plenty of killer venues, including the intimate LexingtonScalaThe Jazz Cafe and 02 Academy Islingtonand after a quick bus ride you’ll arrive at Brick Lane and the Old Truman Brewery where you’ll be spoilt for choice.

Over the river, New Cross is the place for indie haunts that offer low-cost beverages and great live acts. West London’s Notting Hill Arts Club is a great place where you can catch local and international bands for next to nothing. Head here for London gigs.

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