Bars and Clubs in London

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  • Historic Bar / Pub

    Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese - Historic Bar | Pub in London.

    Party Earth Review Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese had already been a London landmark for more than a hundred years when the Great Fire of 1666 destroyed it – and much of the city. Rebuilt shortly after, the pub saw famous scribes like Charles Dickens and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle become regulars over the years, and today’s pint- and history-loving ... more

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  • French Restaurant / Lounge / Wine Bar

    Café des Amis - French Restaurant | Lounge | Wine Bar in London.

    Party Earth Review An elegant retreat for French-fusion cuisine and bubbling flutes of champagne, Café des Amis is a smart little restaurant and lounge in the heart of London’s theater district. Just north of the Royal Opera House – and right across from the Royal Ballet School – the bi-level venue attracts a variety of dapper theater-goers ... more

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  • Gastropub / Pool Hall

    The Cadogan Arms - Gastropub | Pool Hall in London.

    Party Earth Review Fine dining, afternoon drinking, and a cheeky game of pool make for a leisurely afternoon or a joyous early evening romp at The Cadogan Arms. Definitely not a place for raging parties, the airy venue serves as a relaxed break – or escape – from the bank-breaking boutiques that line King’s Road. The expansive front room ... more

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  • Historic Bar / Pub

    Pillars of Hercules - Historic Bar | Pub in London.

    Party Earth Review Although named after a Greek demigod and located on Greek Street, Pillars of Hercules is a pure English pub – a quiet place for a pint without the bells and whistles or musclemen seeking to slay the nine-headed Hydra. The site of a tavern since the 1700s, the venue has a good bit of history hidden inside its ... more

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  • Bar / Restaurant / Wine Bar

    Julie's Restaurant & Bar - Bar | Restaurant | Wine Bar in London.

    Party Earth Review The rumored location of Prince Charles’ bachelor party and a favorite haunt for celebs from Madonna to Gwyneth Paltrow, Julie’s Restaurant & Bar has been a trendy hotspot since the late 1960s. Crisp white tables and a bar near the quaint façade belie the size of this place, for a jaunt downstairs reveals Julie’s is much ... more

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  • Historic Bar / Restaurant / Wine Bar

    Gordon's Wine Bar - Historic Bar | Restaurant | Wine Bar in London.

    Party Earth Review Situated on a busy street just minutes from Trafalgar Square, Gordon’s Wine Bar is said to be one of the oldest wine bars in the world and a former haunt of luminaries like Rudyard Kipling and Sir Laurence Olivier. Despite its historic prestige and old-timey feel, the wine-only bar remains popular among young vino connoisseurs ... more

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Browse London Bars and Clubs by Category

As a major city, there are myriad bars and clubs in London, but both day and night, it’s the pubs that truly set the stage for London’s infamous drinking culture, and range in size and vibe from friendly neighborhood meeting places to bigger and rowdier commercial establishments.

Besides the pubs, the booming nightlife takes place at hundreds of low-key or lively bars, trendy lounges, and vibrant dance clubs. Those in the mood for a night of luxurious revelry have a bevy of posh venues to choose from, many frequented by A-list celebrities and the occasional royal – though access to this elite scene can be difficult as it’s generally reserved for the wealthy, fashionable, and privileged.

Luckily, the city is also host to plenty of more accessible and equally fantastic dance clubs where DJs keep the floors thumping until 7am. With hip-hop, techno, and house music, these all-night super-clubs beckon ravers and revelers the world over to enjoy pulsating beats, mega sound systems, and famous DJs.

Partiers who crave an edgier hipster scene will find it in the East End where artsy types congregate in a variety of unique bars and clubs that cater to their trendy lifestyle.

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    Amazing drink deals? Unpretentious crowds? Karaoke with friends? Dancing all night? Then check out these suggestions from Emma:

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