Party Earth Review Under the cobbled paths and romantic twinkling lights of Covent Garden’s historic square lies Dirty Martini, a cruisy cocktail bar pumping with energetic bartenders and high-spirited revelers. A short flight of stairs leads party seekers down to a club decked out in flashy modern décor, black ottomans, eye-catching chandeliers ... more
11/12 Russell Street
London WC2B 5HZ
Club / Live Music Venue
Party Earth Review Housed in an old theater, Monto Water Rats is a rather run-down pub and nightly live music venue that hosts primarily new bands playing indie, rock, pop, and acoustic music. Frequented by a laid-back urban crowd of music lovers, the club is widely regarded as one of the best venues in town to see new artists and has featured ... more
328 Grays Inn Road
London, WC1X 8BZ
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
Art Gallery / Club
Party Earth Review A grand wooden door marks the entrance to Notting Hill Arts Club, where guests descend into the deep shadows of the basement to find shape-shifting light illuminating the canvas-like walls, the exuberant art exhibits, and the creative crowd, who are as much a part of the display as the art itself. A circular bar and funky ... more
21 Notting Hill Gate
London W11 3JQ
Party Earth Review An ultra-trendy Scottish bar, lounge, and club, Albannach lures in passersby from Trafalgar Square with its hip urban décor and modern glass exterior. Deer antler chandeliers and male staff members in sharp black kilts give a nod to the Scottish ambiance without going over the top, while a scattering of silver couches and ... more
66 Trafalgar Square
London WC2N 5DS
Party Earth Review An inconspicuous door adorned with a small plaque of Nightjar’s namesake bird is the only evidence of the stellar live music that awaits in this vintage-themed basement hideout – an ironic notion considering the nightjar’s call sounds like a fan belt slowly stripping off an air compressor. A swanky homage to early 20th ... more
129 City Road
London EC1V 1JB
Reviewed by Natalie B.
"After being denied from another club we decided to try out this one. Even though we new a guy in the club and were on the list we still had to pay 25 ..." more
9 Rupert Street
London W1D 6DG
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
Club / Live Music Venue
Party Earth Review Once a historic theater, Koko is a domed behemoth of a club and live music venue that lures hordes of Camden’s hippest youth with its neon sign, brightly lit façade, and swarms of people awaiting entry by the ticket booth. It’s a striking contradiction for such an extravagant venue to be located ... more
1a Camden High Street
London NW1 7JE
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 Momo is a sumptuous Moroccan restaurant, bar, and club that caters to an energetic international clientele looking for a bit of luxury and a loud and lively atmosphere. Rhythmic background beats and a North African décor of plush cushions, exotic tapestries, and elaborately carved tables all combine to make Momo a particularly ... more
25, Heddon street
London W1B 4BH
Party Earth Review Most iconic figures are immortalized in statues, but for King of Cool Steve McQueen, nothing short of an entire entertainment complex would do. An embodiment of the late movie star’s own style and passions, McQueen is a masculine, modern, and sleek venue that attracts an affluent clientele of corporate ladder climbers and ... more
55-61 Tabernacle Street
London EC2A 4AA
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.