Underground Clubs in London

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London is known all over the world for the happening nightlife. There are so many clubs here that sometimes it is difficult to settle on a place. A night club that does not overcharge for drinks, plays new music and has friendly service makes for a memorable night. The underground club scene has been growing over time and even though some old venues have closed down, new ones are replacing the quickly. There are a few that rise above the rest and can even be considered the top ones in Europe. They have been narrowed down for your convenience.

We have considered all clubs in London and have come up with this top 5 shortlist of places that are underground. So you don’t have to. Whichever club you want to go to, just click on the listing window to check our access options, whether you’d like discounted entry or a big bottle service night out, we have you covered. 

Without further ado:

1.Oval Space

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.


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.


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. 

4.Canavan’s Pool Club

 The underground club hosts legendary parties at least twice a month. They play House music and invite DJs with fresh playlists. The dance floor reminds one of their prom night, with a disco ball and strobe lighting. There is a bar on one side of the room and pool hall in the other.  The staff is friendly and the club is always vibing

5.Crucifix Lane

The night club is located at a stone’s throw from the London Bridge station. 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.

In Conclusion

The underground clubs throw some of the best parties in the city. These places are open for long hours and can facilitate a larger crowd. The type of music played there is fresh off the records and you will hear it before it hits the charts. It is recommended that you go early because the lines form fast.

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