In addition to the staple London institution clubs which, though famous the world over, are not necessarily the most interesting places to go out, London offers lots of great places to go out, particularly in trendy East London, but also south of the river.
Address: 3 Varnishers Yard, The Regent Quarter, London N1 9FD
Telephone: 020 7841 7331
Description: Spanish restaurant near King's Cross with a good bar and dance music till late.
Address: 83 Rivington Street, Shoreditch, London, EC2A 3AY
Telephone: 0207 739 3440
Description: Dancing venue in Shoreditch with a nice outdoor beer garden during the summer.
Drink Shop Do
Address: 9 Caledonian Road, London N1 9DX
Telephone: 020 7278 4335
Description: During the day, Drink Shop Do is a coffee shop with yummy cakes. In the evening it hosts a range of activities and then turns into a great dance spot. Nice and close by King's Cross.
Address: 77A Charterhouse St, London EC1M 6HJ
Telephone: 020 7336 8898
Description: A famous staple of London nightlife. Popular with the electro-techno, hard party crowd. A must to try at least once.
Address: 1A Camden High Street, London, NW1 7JE
Telephone: 0870 432 5527
Description: Famous Camden music venue with regular gigs.
Ministry of Sound
Address: 103 Gaunt Street, London SE1 6DP
Telephone: 0870 060 0010
Description: Famous London club playing house and techno. Not the best option in London, but is well known.
Address: The London Pavillion, 1 Piccadilly, London W1J
Telephone: 020 7287 8008
Description: London club institution. Not the best place to go out, but is quite well known. Many tourists. House/techno music.
Address: The Horse Hospital, Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Town, London NW1 8AH
Telephone: 020 7482 3867
Description: Camden dance and music venue in the horse hospital stalls.
Address: 96-98 Pentonville Road, London N1 9JB
Telephone: 020 7837 5371
Description: The default go-to for a night out for Goodenoughers. Nearby on Pentonville road and has two levels, one with oldies music, the other with more dance music. Sometimes there is a small cover charge to get into the second floor.
Address: 32-37 Cowper Street, London EC2A 4AP
Telephone: 020 7354 9993
Description: Club in Shoreditch that has a stready stream of gigs.