Party Earth Review Minimal space, nightly DJs and a crowd united by a common interest in the latest live indie music make The Social the most aptly named bar in the city despite its out-of-the-way location on a rather deserted street near Oxford Circus. Guests may feel a bit dubious about the club’s possibilities as they walk down a long ... more
5 Little Portland Street
Westminster, London W1W 7JD
Reviewed by Brett C.
"My Take: Archangel is a trendy, yet cozy bar on Kensington High Street. I lived in South Kensington during my summer in London, and Archangel was the ..." more
11-13 High Street Kensington
London, W8 5NP
Bar / Club
Party Earth Review Although it looks like a traditional pub from the outside, The Dogstar is actually a large three-story space that transforms nightly into a vibrant and much-loved DJ club that attracts a casual but somewhat edgy urban crowd. While the downstairs area is focused mainly on dancing, the two upper levels are often given over ... more
389 Coldharbour Lane
Brixton SW9 8LQ
Party Earth Review Though the scene at Bar Rumba may change every night, one of the biggest sound systems in the West End means that the focus is always on the party. A narrow staircase leads guests into a basic and slightly murky black-box basement space where the dimly-lit atmosphere is a curious mix of rowdy bar and full-blown nightclub ... more
36 Shaftesbury Avenue
London, W1D 7EP
Club / Music Venue
Party Earth Review With three rooms, two main stages, and two floors spread over 25,000 square feet, Fabric is a monster of a nightclub where music is the main focus and easygoing patrons arrive in droves to hear everything from old-school drum and bass and deep house to breakbeat, dubstep, and techno. In fact, Fabric has become such a popular ... more
77a Charterhouse Street
London, EC1M 3HN
Club / Lounge
Party Earth Review With its velvet ropes, snazzy door staff, and line of chic patrons, it’s hard to miss the entrance to Whisky Mist, a premier London lounge and club located just off to the side of Park Lane’s Hilton Hotel. The sleek and shiny interior – done up in deep onyx punctuated by flashes of light, a decadent gold and glass bar ... more
35 Hertford Street
Mayfair London W1J 7SD
Club / Cuban Bar
Party Earth Review For a taste of Cuba in London, patrons need look no further than Fiesta Havana, a place where Hemingway himself might have been a regular when he was homesick for Havana. Well, twenty-something Hemingway, anyway. The venue is awash in warm, tropical colors, fake stone patterns, and kitschy fake plants, as well as walls ... more
490 Fulham Road
London SW6 5NH
Bar / Club
Party Earth Review It’s hard to miss the clash of orange chandeliers, red leather seats, and purple walls at Verve, a mod bar and club with a big dash of 70s panache. Located in the heart of Covent Garden, this venue is always buzzing with an ever-changing mix of friendly after-work types and wandering tourists lured in by all the activity ... more
1 Upper St. Martin's Lane
Covent Garden, London WC2H 9NY
Bar / Club
Party Earth Review A staple of the Shoreditch nightlife scene, 333 Motherbar is two venues in one – the spacious 333 club, which hosts raucous electro, breaks, house, and hip-hop nights, and its oddball sidekick Motherbar. A cheerful little space, Motherbar consists of two intimate rooms separated by an archway and features black and white ... more
333 Old Street
London EC1V 9
Party Earth Review Occupying the top three floors of an otherwise nondescript warehouse building, Shoreditch House is an exclusive members-only club that offers celebrities and jet-setters a chance to unwind in comfort. The ground floor reception area is marked by a modern design and soft lighting, perfect for the bleary-eyed rock stars and ... more
London E1 6AW
Party Earth Review As the name implies, Roadhouse is a recreated highway truck stop whose bright neon sign adds unexpected flair to London’s historical Covent Garden square. The rough roadside vibe is carried on inside, where the décor consists of a Mack truck crashing through one wall, a Harley Davidson on the bar, and road signs and trucker ... more
Jubilee Hall, 35 The Piazza
London WC2E 8BE
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.