Oct 2 McQueen
Oct 2 SBTRKT
Party Earth Review Slightly removed from Dalston’s gritty heart, The Shacklewell Arms is a casual pub, music venue, gallery, and cozy beer garden rolled into one unapologetically grimy bun. And they have hot dogs! With something on the docket most nights, the venue draws music lovers off the beaten track to sling drinks that won’t break ... more
71 Shacklewell Lane
London E8 2EB
Party Earth Review A two-story tiki hut-inspired club and lounge, Mahiki provides its patrons with a taste of Polynesian culture and South Pacific flair. The upstairs Lanai Lounge is filled with bamboo tables and chairs, seashell lamps, and tropical plants that create a soothing atmosphere in which to sip delicious cocktails and chat with ... more
1 Dover Street
Mayfair London W1S 4LD
Bar / Club
Party Earth Review With its mix of stainless steel details set against stark white walls, red lacquered surfaces, and black banquettes, The Hoxton Pony has created a minimalist yet intimate décor that’s just funky enough to suit the hip clientele the bar attracts. Adding to the rather surreal effect of the space are unusual art pieces and ... more
104-108 Curtain Road
London EC2A 3AH
Club / Restaurant
Party Earth Review Located right off of Covent Garden Piazza, Los Locos is a vibrant late-night venue that offers all the fun of a London nightclub without the red tape and hassle. A traditional menu of Mexican food is served in the restaurant until 11pm, but after that the place turns into a wild club where easygoing young patrons strut ... more
24-26 Russell Street
London WC2B 5
Party Earth Review Full of separate rooms – each with its own menu – not to mention a flamboyant decor and ever-quirky themes, Piccadilly Institute is a labyrinthine club that’s equal parts kitsch and glam. Noir, the first small dance floor, goes for a sultry vibe with crystal antler chandeliers, skull-patterned wallpaper, and DJs spinning ... more
1 Piccadilly Circus
London W1J 0DA
Party Earth Review Not to be confused with the famous nightclub that played a central role in Britain’s punk movement, The Roxy on Rathbone Place is much more – though not entirely – about glam pop and rowdy college revelry. The most student-oriented nights are earlier in the week, especially during Wednesday’s official student night, which ... more
3 Rathbone Place
London W1D 1
Party Earth Review Sophisticated, sexy, and sleek, Aquum is a modern bar, restaurant, and club whose elegant décor is the perfect blend of French boudoir and futuristic lounge, where stark white leather booths and bar stools, white walls, chiffon curtains, and mood lighting create an otherworldly ambiance. Although the venue is quite compact ... more
68-70 Clapham High Street
London SW4 7UL
Club / Restaurant
Party Earth Review Once voted Best New Club at the London Club and Bar Awards, The Cuckoo Club is undoubtedly one of London’s hottest nightspots and attracts a well-heeled, fashionable crowd of the city’s movers and shakers, as well as a routine smattering of celebrities. Lavishly decorated in hues of pink, burgundy, and purple, The Cuckoo ... more
London W1B 4EZ
Reviewed by Anya D.
"Love this place - its quite small which good because it give you that intimate / exclusive vibe which a lot of places in town lack. There is a really ..." more
287 Kings Road
London SW3 5EW
Party Earth Review Confidently named after East London’s trendiest borough, The Shoreditch lives up to its moniker with a cool vibe, hip décor, and fashionable clientele. An unusual collection of decorative items ranging from pink flamingos, vintage paintings, and saloon mirrors to a golden pineapple lamp and authentic tiger skin nailed to ... more
145 Shoreditch High Street
London E1 6JE
Sure, it’s known internationally for its pubs, but clubs in London make sure the party goes long into the foggy night all across town.
The city offers a booming nightlife, from ultra-exclusive nightclubs that cater only to the prettiest and wealthiest denizens to vibrant and pretension-free dance clubs where the only point is to let loose and have a great time.
Anyone in the mood for a night of luxury has a bevy of posh venues and members clubs to choose from, many frequented by A-list celebrities and the occasional royal – though access to these London clubs can obviously be akin to breaking into a bank vault.
But there are still plenty of fantastic dance clubs where DJs keep the floors thumping until 7am. It doesn’t matter what style of music London clubbers are looking for, the city’s nightclubs are home to hip-hop, techno, house music, and every style imaginable.
Blues clubs and jazz clubs are plentiful too, especially in the hipster-heavy East End where artsy types congregate in a variety of unique clubs that cater to their trendy lifestyle.
Mega-clubs such as Ministry of Sound, Fabric, and Heaven are some of the best known London clubs, but smaller and more intimate clubs in London are as easy to find as another plate of fish and chips.