“By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show”, said the famous writer Samuel Johnson. Rightly celebrated for its vibrant nightlife, this capital city of England boasts of an extensive range of world-class theaters, bars and clubs for all tastes and preferences.
London’s varied and effervescent nightlife is exemplary and sets it apart from the rest of the world. The city has got the coolest partying scenes and there’s plenty to lure you to branch out and seek the latest.
We bring to you an exhaustive list of the finest and best of night clubs in London. There you go!
Ministry of Sound
If house, trance and techno are your kind of music, then your trip to London is incomplete without hitting the Ministry of Sound. The club cannot be explained in words. Establishing a cult following, the club is beyond doubt a ‘brand’. We’d let you explore the rest on your own. Elephant & Castle is the closest tube station.
Voted number 1 in the “Top 100 Clubs in the World” poll by DJ Magazine in 2007 and 2008, Fabric is situated on Charterhouse Street on the southern edge of the London Borough of Islington. It is Europe’s first bass-loaded dance floor where bass comes all the way through the floor.
Farringdon is the closest tube station.
A nightclub and music venue underneath the Camden High Street, Koko has had performances from Prince, Madonna, Coldplay and My Chemical Romance. It is undeniably one of London’s most distinctive music venues and embraces everything from alternative pop/rock to hip hop and trance. Mornington Crescent is the closest tube station.
Maddox Club is ideally nestled in one of the most exclusive areas of London. Situated in Mayfair, Maddox is one of the premium private clubs and has merged a DJ stall into an excellent restaurant. The DJs here churn out some of the top notch eclectic numbers to make your dining experience, simply incredible. The downstairs of the club is where you need to head to, if you are in an intense party mood.
Spread over Mediterranean-styled three floors, a balcony terrace and a courtyard garden, Egg is huge enough and continues to push the boundaries. Spinning out the best music from the greatest DJs, Egg offers something for all kinds of dance and music enthusiasts. The warm and intimate atmosphere at Egg will certainly amaze you.
The closest tube station is King’s Cross.
Bringing the Ibiza experience to London, Pacha plays the best house, techno and trance sounds to offer you an unbeatable experience. The club has been revamped with a third room, a wall art installation, oak paneling and a repositioned DJ booth. With radiant chandeliers, bed-like sofas, high-tech sound system and bars, Pasha is a class apart. It has been a host to almost every star you’d care to know. Victoria is the closest tube station.
Established in 2010, XOYO in Shoreditch is one of the most tasteful clubbing venues in the area. Delivering an unparalleled soundtrack, XOYO has hosted artists and DJs like Felix Da Housecat, Tiga, Alex Metric , Tensnake, Erol Alkan and Jacques Lu Cont to name a few.
All across the length and breadth of London, you can find traditional and authentic pubs. If you want to explore the stylish up-market bars, head to Walton Street or South Kensington. You can also take a trip to the West End.
For the hip and arty, Shoreditch is the place which is high on ingenuity and easy on the pocket.
If celeb spotting is a must for you, there’s no place better than Soho! And if you want to check out the townie type pubs, it is Clapham for you.
Leicester Square and Covent Garden house the most tourist oriented nightclubs, thanks to its central location.
Need we say more? Time to take your pick, put on the dancing shoes and dance away the night in glory!