Are you looking to discover the best nightclubs in London?
Then we have you covered!
On this page, you’ll find the official shortlist all the nightclubs in London. (More in-depth further below). And, each with why its best to go.
Feel free to check out each nightclub’s official profile to find out more and to find out which is best for you.
We’ve also created seperate shortlists on our website for each music genre you might like to hear at a club on your night out in London.
Furthermore, you can get on the guest list, book a table with bottle service or buy entrance tickets with our partnered venues.
The Best Places to go Clubbing in London1)
1) Drama London
Drama Club exudes sophistication, class and glamour. It is designed to provide an ultimate experience to party lovers who want to spend the night in style. Once inside, expect the unexpected, the unlimited fun and the unpredictable drama that it brings until wee hours of the next morning. Celebrities Ashley James and Lindsay Lohan are two famous personalities who visited the place.
2) Nomad London
Nomad is a laid-back and relaxed venue where you can go to forget about your worries. The social spot is located in central London and committed to catering to everyone. They host unmissable parties in the city and Afrobeat nights which have been dubbed the best. The club has been operational since 2010 and has held more than a thousand parties since then. This is the place where you can go to listen to fresh new music. They host international DJs and live acts regularly which is another reason Nomad attracts large crowds. The club has a life and soul that can uplift the spirits of all those who visit.
3) Charlie London
Funky Buddha was in the business for the longest time, since 2001, and now the venue has been re-envisioned with a £1m refurbishment, known as Charlie Berkeley Street. Get into the Charlie Guestlist to see that the theme is all about the British comic actor and film-maker, Charlie Chaplin. The team behind this new and exciting venue decided to bring to life a new concept inspired by his life.
4) Oslo Hackney London
London is probably one of the best places you can think of when you want to experience history, art and culture, all in one place. And there’s no better place to do all three than Oslo Hackney, a restaurant and club located in London’s Hackney Central. Built in an old Victorian-era railway station, Oslo Hackney takes inspiration for its décor from the Nordic aesthetics.
The club and restaurant are open throughout the week, from noon till late at night, so whether you want just a bite to eat or you want to dance the night away, you can’t go wrong with Oslo Hackney.
5) Cargo London
The Cargo club, located in the Shoreditch area of London, is host to some of the best artists and DJs of the world. Built in a disused railway yard, the club has everything you could possibly want to have a good time, whether you’re a local or visiting the area. Live music, BBQ on the outside terrace, a late-night restaurant with delicious cuisines, and a night club that has the best beats to dance the night away to; the Cargo club does not disappoint.
You can be sure to have something fun to do whenever you visit Cargo, and since it’s open throughout the week, you will have plenty of opportunities to do just that.
6) Montezuma London
Montezuma is a new lounge and nightclub in South Kensington. Location wise, it is very close to the underground station, with the 24-hour tubes running in London. Members of the Montezuma guestlist will be welcomed by its impressive and magnificent Aztec decors perched perfectly across the road from many other famous and luxury venues including bars and cafes around the area. Montezuma is aimed to be the new hub for London’s vibrant celebrity community and the club of choice for international and local VIPs. Get on Montezuma guestlist to experience a luxurious Hip Hop and R&B strictly kind of a night out.
7) Reign London
There is nothing similar to what Reign is here to offer. Let’s welcome the first ‘Show club’ in London! Reign Club London arrived in London in September and the guys who brought it are the experts behind Drama Park Lane and Cirque le Soir so that says enough of what you should expect from Reign!
8) Tonteria London
While Tonteria, when translated in English means foolishness, we find the word so unfitting for this classy and kitschy latest venture of Guy Pelly, the same man behind the legendary Whisky Mist and Mahiki, and not to mention the best friend of the princes. You will also feel like you have been transported into a hacienda in the heart of Jalisco, Mexico without even boarding a plane. How do we get in, you ask? Tonteria guestlist is the answer.
9) Maddox London
The Maddox Club is located in one of the most exclusive areas of Mayfair, London. This is one of the finest ‘private clubs’ in all of London. If you are ever lucky enough to step inside then you will very quickly realize why this is the case. Maddox guestlist is highly demanded and mandatory if u want to enter the club.
10) Cirque Le Soir London
Get on Cirque le Soir guestlist and let us manage your Cirque le Soir table reservation. Awarded by the London Club and Bar Awards in 2010, 2011, & 2012 at the best London night club; this tells alone why Cirque Le Soir is the top club in Mayfair, London. If you are ever wondering about what to do in London, this club should be on the top of your list to check out. The image this venue presents is that of being the best live act club that London has to offer
11) Scandal London
There is a charm about the forbidden that makes it unspeakably desirable and that is what Scandal offers you. As close as it is to the heart of London, as close it is to the deepest guilty pleasures you might think! For the ones looking for an unforgettable experience, Scandal is the right place for you, just a few steps from Oxford Circus.
12) Mahiki London
Those in the Mahiki Guestlist will be in a different kind of pleasure as you wind down the tropical designs that the club has to offer. As if Polynesian gods wanted to make a paradise in Mayfair, the gods conjured to drop Mahiki in Central London. Home to London’s biggest events, the club attracts a number of loyal patrons for that exquisite Tiki flavor, that only this club has to offer.
13) Cafe De Paris London
Do you want to go to a club which is equal parts historical and happening? Then Café De Paris is the place to go. The club opened its doors in London in 1924 and since then, in the 90 years it has entertained countless people both local and those visiting from exotic locations. The club has entertained notable aristocrats, politicians, celebrities and more. The club always has one event or another going on every week which makes them incredibly popular amongst locals. You also have the option to book private rooms in the club to entertain your guests in but beware, this will set you back a pretty penny. The music in the club varies, from R’n’B to hip hop and pop music; anything which the DJ thinks would make the mood even more lively and beckon people to let it rip on the dance floor. The club is famous for its performances, the cabaret is something which has remained popular for almost a hundred years which is no small feat! And on special events the club is even more festive than on usual days and you can enjoy to the fullest if you happen to get tickets to the event!
14) Shaka Zulu London
A massive venue for all occasions, Shaka Zulu is a restaurant/bar that opened its doors to the public last 2010. With a magnificent 27,000 sq ft of floor area, it can accommodate up to 850 people. Be in the Shaka Zulu Guestlist for any occasion, be it private parties, corporate meetings, or birthdays and alike
15) Raffles London
Located in a Chelsea townhouse on the Kings Road, Raffles offers the most luxury and exclusive clubbing experience. They implement a members-only policy meaning you will not get in unless you’re a member or are accompanied by a member. But we at London Night Guide will get you on Raffles guest list on Fridays and Saturdays. Also, We manage Raffles table reservations for you.
16) The Box London
When you visit The Box, you will be a little taken back. For a club so popular and with a hefty entrance fee, the décor is very minimal and simple. A wooden floor and monochrome interiors. And even a simple exterior, which is so simple that you might miss it if you are not looking for it. But the nightlife at the club is perhaps unparalleled in all of London.
17) Libertine London
Chinawhite was all the rage back in the day; it was the club you had to be at if you were someone who enjoyed the party scene. However, Chinawhite has rebranded itself into Libertine and now it is bigger and better. The club previously had an Asian vibe but it is completely a different atmosphere now. The club has three very different vibes for three different sections.
18) Toy Room London
While the name itself can be very deceiving, Toy Room happens to be one of the hottest clubs in the city. With a wait list stretching over dozens of people, Toy Room has carved out a neat space for itself amongst those who like to party in London. The entry fee for the club is the same for both men and women at 20 pounds.
19) Tape London
Tape is a brilliant club which redefines clubbing in London. The vibe of the club is dark and bight at the same time; LED lights are a major attraction at this club. There is a lounge area where you can sit back and enjoy your drinks and chill with your friends and a bar with a dance floor area which is great to let rip all of the dance moves you might be hiding. The club is a great getaway for people who want to get rid of the stress of the week.
20) Opium London
Opium London is the latest offering from the Spanish Opium brand. Following on from the hugely successful Barcelona, Madrid and Marbella, London is the first international Opium venture. From dining in our incredible Modern European cuisine restaurant with DJ’s creating the perfect ambience, visiting the lounge bar for fantastic cocktails or partying until late in the nightclub Opium London will have something to suit your ideal evening. An authentic experience of fun is what the Opium London club offers; Modern design, with futuristic lighting that transmit all the energy of the craziest nights. The three VIP boxes, located in the most privileged places, also offer an exclusive experience for our most discerning guests.
21) The Cuckoo Club London
When you’re in London, there is no way you can leave without experiencing the nightlife it has to offer. Among all the world famous clubs, Cuckoo club is one that you absolutely must visit if you get the chance. Although the club is quite exclusive, as it is a members-only club, you can find a place for yourself by registering.
The club, located on Swallow Street, Mayfair, is decorated with LED lights and hues of burgundy, pink and purple throughout the club. The dress code required from the visitors matches the elegance and sophistication of the club so be sure to dress your best.
22) Corsica Studios London
Located just a short walk behind the shopping center in Elephant and Castle in London, Corsica Studios is a venue which has been divided into two neat spaces; one space for hosting live music, events and shows, and a smaller studio situated right next door. With a capacity of just 350 people at a time, this venue is a popular space for hosting all kinds of events and shows along with regular club nights.
23) XOYO London
Located on Cowper Street in London, Xoyo Club is an old night club which has been refurbished to create this highly aesthetic, artsy night club. This night club has won awards for being one of the top nightclubs in the world, so you can guess the immense popularity of the venue! The night club is spread over two floors, the main underground room and a smaller space upstairs known as the Green Room.
24) Ministry Of Sound London
Ministry of Sound began as the idea of Justin Berkmann. Inspired by New York’s Paradise Garage, Berkman set out to create London’s first club devoted to the American house music scenes of 1980s New York City, Chicago, and Detroit. As opposed to striking a balance between the typical hallmarks of a live music venue, Ministry of Sound was conceived as an arena purely dedicated to sound. Berkmann stated: “My concept for Ministry was purely this: 100% sound system first, lights second, design third (in that order); the reverse of everyone else’s idea.”
25) 100 Wardour Street London
There are a lot of party lovers out there who prefer the controlled chaos that comes with an elite, sophisticated nightclub, as opposed to the nervous hustle and bustle of other popular clubs. If you are one of those people who prefer style and elegance over the mad rush of nightclubs, 100 Wardour Street is just the nightclub for you.
Since its opening in 1964, 100 Wardour Street has seen some of the biggest faces and most iconic parties in history. Now, this nightclub venue has turned into the most versatile location for business parties, after work clubbing sessions, a morning coffee, and chat, or even just a regular nightclub venue. Probably the biggest attraction about this nightclub is the fact that it oozes excellence and elegance from every angle. As soon as you enter the club, a welcoming bar and lounge wait to offer you with drinks, coffee, and nibbles. You can enjoy a little refreshment before heading on over to the amazing nightclub venue where you can dance to your heart’s content.
26) Piccadilly Institute London
If crazy parties are your thing, the Piccadilly Institute is just the nightclub venue in London that you are looking for. This super-sized, super eccentric, super fun party venue has a collection of 6 rooms, each with a completely different persona of its own. Of course, you might have heard of many clubs with multiple rooms, but each of the rooms at Piccadilly Institute has their very own cocktail menu!
Each room having their very own theme, Piccadilly Institute is here to cater to their club goers’ every mood and every taste. Probably one of the biggest attractions of this nightclub is the diversely varied rooms. Full of adventure and excitement from every angle, Piccadilly Institute provides a pleasant form of sensory overload to all their excited party goers.
27) Jazz Cafe London
An intimate little venue for hosting Jazz events, birthday parties, club nights, and all kinds of other performances, Jazz Café is a cozy venue located in London which has become quite popular ever since its inception in the 1990s. Jazz Café is now known as an award-winning venue for hosting all kinds of live events, however, you will find the natural style of this club to be leaning more towards Jazz and other eclectic music tastes.
28) Village Underground London
Sitting content in the heart of East London, you will find a space called Village Underground. As surprising as the name sounds, the history of this venue is even more surprising. A once old, Victorian warehouse which was being used as a coal store for the railway was converted into a creative space in 2006. Ever since Village Underground has come to be known as one of the most popular venues in London for hosting all kinds of creative events and club nights.
29) Tramp London
For an extravagant and luxurious night out in the town, Tramp is your best bet. It is a fine establishment in a central London location that is frequented by high profile celebrities. The members club has hosted wedding receptions for Liza Minnelli and Joan Collins in the past. It is the best sot to sot celebrities and rub shoulders with the elite class. The menu is designed to tantalize the taste buds and there is entertainment to keep you occupied all night. Live music is arranged every night and a cabaret show is also on display. If it is a special occasion and you want to feel like a star, then this is where you should go.
30) Morton’s London
Morton’s is located in the poshest areas on London and is frequented by the who’s who. The building it is set in dominates the northern side of Mayfair. The club has a relaxed ambience and is great for a casual hangout with high society. The night club is situated in the basement and there is a restaurant upstairs with a delectable menu. The art on the wall parallels those in art galleries and museums. A view of the Berkley square brings a certain class and sophistication to the environment. The nightclub is open till late and great for dancing all night long. For a membership at Morton’s you have to be nominated by an existing member.
31) Rumba London
Rumba is a club that likes to get down and party. The underground night club promises a good time to anyone who walks through their doors. Over the last 25 years they have been hosting guests from all over the place. The club can accommodate almost 500 people and it packed on weekends. There are two large stocked bars for service and a great dance floor so everyone can shake it up. Rumba is the best place if you are in the mood for Latin or electronic music. The venue can also be booked for private parties and celebrations.
32) Exilo London
Exilio is an LGBT+ club in London which is dedicated to Latin music only. The club welcomes guests from all backgrounds and has a zero-tolerance policy on discrimination. The club is always happening and there is usually a party or themed night planned. The bar serves great cocktails and hard drinks as well. They also have live entertainment in the form of drag shows, cabarets and music. The venue is perfect for those who enjoy Latin music and its origins. The vibe at this place is relaxed and you can hang out with friends after a long week at work.
33) Club Aquarium London
Club Aquarium is the largest club in the Shoreditch area. It has established itself as an entertainment venue with over 25 years of service. The club is a vibrant place to get together with friends and meet new people. The DJs mostly play songs of the Afrobeats genre and the rhythm of the music pulls you to the dancefloor. The club is decked in neon green lighting and makes you feel like you’re in an old-time disco. They have a full bar which serves cocktails, wines and other strong spirits. You can also book the club for your private events and the event planners will be hay to help with the arrangements.
34) Infinity London
Infinity has recently opened its doors and is the newest addition to London’s dancehall scene. The club operates as a bar during the daytime hours so you know they will have a wide selection of premium spirits and exquisite cocktails. The sound system at this venue has been declared top-notch and they have a great lighting system to match. The place will put you in a trance and you will not want to leave the dance floor all night. You can also book a VIP table and get served like royalty. Infinity is the best place to throw your birthday party, bachelorette party, stag’s night or any other kind of celebration.
35) Club K London
Club K is a happening nightclub that can cater to a whopping 600 people. It sprawls across two rooms in the middle of Hounslow High street. The club is known for its dancehall, hip-hop, RnB and Afrobeats nights. They throw many themed parties every month and showcase critically acclaimed DJ’s. Their bar serves drinks at very reasonable rates. You can also book your own VIP table and get excellent table service to make your celebrations even more memorable. Club K is also open to venue bookings for private parties or events and provides service staff as well.
36) Crucifix Lane London
Crucifix Lane has been around since 2010 but it adopted the current name in 2011. The night club is located at a stone’s throw from the London Bridge station. It is under two railway arches which gives it a warehouse vibe. The venue can host 650 people and has two full-sized bars. There is also a large stage built for live music performances. The music you can hear at this underground club varies from house to techno. Crucifix lane hosts many events and is accessible by public transport. There is always a fun-filled party taking place here on the weekends so make sure you drop by.
37) La Pollera Colora London
La Pollera Colora has been around since 2001 and won awards in the Latin night club category. The club attracts a vibrant and mature crowd because of the eclectic sounds played here. There are two floors each with its open dance floor and vibe. The lines at the door get long fast so it is recommended you arrive early. The best Latin DJ’s in the city play their set lists including salsa, bachata, merengue and reggaeton music. You are guaranteed to be on your feet and dancing all night. The club opens its doors on 9 pm every weekend and frowns upon the casually dressed.
37) K-Che London
K-Che is located in the Southern part of London and it brings a taste of Latino nightlife to the city. Every weekend the venue is filled with vibrant and energetic people who love to dance. The genre of music played here varies from Reggaeton, Salsa to Merengue and Bachata. Since the club opened its doors in April 2017, it has risen up to one of the hottest spots for lovers of Latin music. The interior is decorated in a tasteful way and the club literally sparkles. They have installed a state-of-the-art LED lighting system all over the walls to add some glitz and glamour to your night out. The club is only open on weekends so do not miss out!
38) Annabel’s London
Annabel’s is one of the first member’s only nightclubs to open up in England and it is still considered one of the finest. The bar serves delicious cocktails and the interior walls are adorned with exquisite artwork. The venue has hosted many international celebrities and is known as the place to be seen. The enormous club is spread across four floors and features a rich decor than can only be imagined in your wildest fantasies. You can make a reservation on the phone but if you are not a member, getting into the parties will be impossible. Other than the nightclub, there is also a restaurant and cigar shop upstairs.
39) Loulou’s London
Loulou’s is the exclusive nightclub located in the basement of the member’s club at 5 Hertford Street. The dimly-lit venue is decorated in the Parisan boho theme. On weekends, the club is crawling with A-listers and is often graced by the presence of Hollywood celebrities and members of the British royal family. The club has also been the location for several designer brand launch parties. Reservations at the club can only be made on the phone and you need to login to the website to access the list of upcoming events. The club is London’s best kept secret and recommended to those who want to enjoy a night out with the stars.
40) Oval Space London
Oval Space is the latest addition to the underground clubbing scene in London. It is housed inside a barn like structure which gives it a rustic vibe. The venue is filled to the limit on weekends when Oval Space is hosting eclectic parties. Non-stop dancing can break out a sweat but there is a terrace overlooking the city where you can cool off with a refreshing drink. The club across the road called The Pickled Factory is also owned by the same people and they host dance nights as well. Both places are known for playing Techno and House music and they are popular amongst fans of both genres.
41) Phonox London
Phonox is the newest joint in the Brixton area and it has already made a name for itself. They have stuck to the basics and perfected them. The club has a total capacity of 550 and the best sound system in the business. The DJs are known for playing extended sets of Techno music. They also focus on House music which is the second choice for techno lovers. Phonox is a must-go for people who want to expand their musical horizons. The club has more than one room but some of them are reserved for VIP events. The venue is nearby a tube station so getting home safe won’t be an issue.
42) Union London
If you are looking for a great time then look no further than Union. It is one of the most popular clubs in Vauxhall and known for being open till late. The venue hosts parties each week and the dance floor is raving till the a.m. Techno fiends are recommended to visit this place on Friday nights when they have the Wrong! Marathons. These events showcase a diverse range of music artists and you can groove to the sounds well past Saturday morning. Other than techno they also play generous amounts of techno house. The Monday night parties at Union will make you forget all about the weekday blues.
43) Club 49 London
Club 49 is a trendy nightclub in the middle of Soho and accessible by multiple tube stations. The interior is very stylish and there is plenty of comfortable seating as well. It is a popular spot amongst the younger population who come here to sip on signature cocktails and dance the night away. The club’s menu boasts an impressive 5 cocktails and there is also a selection of bar snacks available for those who don’t want to drink on an empty stomach. The VIP area can be rented out for private parties as well as service for hire. The in-house DJs keep laying RnB, commercial house and classic tunes till 3 am in the morning for your entertainment.
44) Two Brewers London
The Two Brewers is one of the clubs in London that provides a fun night out to one and all. It is a gay night club which hosts Salsa nights every Wednesday. This venue is the best pace for whoever wants to go dancing. They also have other forms of entertainment such as stand up comedy, lip-sync battles and drag races. Two Brewers regularly throws unforgettable parties and there is always a theme. It is the perfect place to go if you need to cheer yourself up. You can enjoy drinks, dance till you drop and even do some karaoke. The club is not pretentious at all and it is where everyone can be their truest self.
45) Heaven London
One of London’s oldest gay nightclubs which is still just as sizzling as it was when it first opened, Heaven is a fun nightclub to visit. Whether you are gay or straight, Heaven welcomes all with open arms to enjoy their exciting nights filled with drinks, dancing, and some of the most well-dressed men and women at the club.
Heaven has four different rooms, each with an ambiance of its own. Whether you are in the mood for old classics, new age music, live shows, or videos and drag shows, this nightclub has it all for you.
With a variety of all kinds of crowds visiting Heaven, everyone feels accepted, no matter who you are or how you are dressed.
46) Fabric London
The Fabric club is one of the pioneering clubs in London which started back in 1999. It boasts Europe’s first bass-loaded body sonic dance floor, three sound systems and two different stages for live acts. Renowned artists and DJs from across the world come and play at the club to create a unique experience for locals and tourists alike.
Open only on the weekends; the club has something different and exciting each night. Everything from the freshest techno and electro sounds too amazing bass-driven music; you will always have something to dance the night away to at Fabric so come prepared!
47) Koko London
Even though Koko is located at a venue that prides itself on having very punk roots, the entire look and décor of Koko are completely paradoxical to its location. Everything about Koko; from its dome exterior to its red and gold interiors, velvet curtains and a semi-circular stage, exudes so much beauty and elegance. However, once you get into the vibe of Koko, you will realize that it is so full of energy, vivacious, and full of high spirits. There are plenty of open spaces here at Koko and many of the guests don’t fail to take advantage of these open spaces and completely lose themselves to the music and ambiance of Koko.
48) Electric Brixton London
A nightclub is formerly known as The Ace, then The Fridge, and finally, Electric Brixton, every name change brought about with it a complete facelift in the aesthetics as well as the personality of this night club. Now known as one of the biggest and most popular party venues in London, Electric Brixton recently got a million-pound makeover which has pretty much lived up to all its hype.
Electric Brixton is a perfect venue for large scale events; the colossal stage makes for the perfect venue for it. With all forms of private parties, events, live performances, and gigs being held here, this night club has become one of the most popular places for music lovers to visit. The vibrant music scene, along with its love for all kinds of performing arts, makes Electric Brixton a very special venue in Brixton.
49) Studio 338 London
After its multi-million pound refurb, Studio 338 has transformed into one of the hottest, hippest and most sought after night club venue in London. Who would have thought that Greenwich would have created such hype with its night club venue, but here it is; Studio 338.
The reasons behind Studio 338 being the most popular venue here are plentiful; however, the most common reasons have to be the massive terrace party venue which is literally open 24 hours long! Of course, the inside venue has its own perks too. The glass ceiling allows you to enjoy a wonderful night of partying while still being able to gaze up at the stars as you lose yourself to the music and vibes of Studio 338.
50) Tiger Tiger London
The party never stops at Tiger Tiger, London. An institution in London that has welcomed party lovers since 1998, Tiger Tiger has remained one of the most popular nightclub venues in London. The club venue stays open every night of the year, welcoming the most enthusiastic crowds from all over the globe.
Spread out over 6 rooms, every part of Tiger Tiger follows its very own unique concept and vibe. Whether you are in the mood for an adult club experience, an intimate party with your gang, or just meeting new, interesting personalities at the club, there is something interesting for everyone here at Tiger Tiger.
51) Egg London
One of the few super clubs in London with a license for 24 hours, all-night parties, Egg London is a quirky venue with a quirky name. The warehouse-style nightclub is spread out over 3 floors and has been recently renovated, adding a new outdoor terrace space to it. It has now come to become one of the largest outdoor terrace spaces in London. The club has a massive capacity of holding 1000 people at a time, and unsurprisingly, finds itself filled up to its capacity on most nights.