Going out in London
London, full of hustle and bustle by day and thrilling by night. If you’re planning a trip to a London get ready to fall in love with the city. By day you can visit some of the top museums in the world, including the British Museum, National Gallery, Natural History Museum and Tate Modern, lose yourself in Camden or Portobello Market or stroll through Hyde Park or any other of the city’s great parks. You can also admire Big Ben, watch the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace or go up the London Eye, the city’s famous big wheel. But what about London by night? Well, when darkness falls the city offers a thousand and one places for an unforgettable night. Are you coming?
Ideas for a great night out in London!
London is waiting, so here are some plans for painting the town red. Don’t forget to pack your best outfit!
The Lion King Musical: going to London without seeing the Lion King is like going to Seville without seeing Plaza España! This acclaimed musical is on at the Lyceum Theatre, in the heart of Covent Garden. Powerful staging, brilliant choreography, catchy tunes and exceptional performances make this one of the most popular musicals of all time. Other shows you can catch include The Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables, Mamma Mia, Wicked and Aladdin.
Fashionable Shoreditch: if you fancy a drink in a modern, bohemian, hipster atmosphere, head over to Shoreditch. The Book Club (100-106 Leonard St) is a multifaceted space that offers an exhibition space, table tennis tables, breakfast, lunch and dinner by day and drinks and a dancefloor by night. The Nightjar (129 City Road) is another great, classy space with an irresistible range of drinks and cocktails. It also puts on blues and jazz concerts perfect for thirtysomethings.
Top pubs and nightclubs: are you a big house, electro or techno fan? If so, head over to the Ministry of Sound (103 Gaunt Street), where you’re guaranteed a night to remember in its 5 spaces. If you prefer live music, try the Jazz Cafe Camden (5 Parkway), one of the city’s most popular concert venues, for a night of jazz, rock and Britpop. Or get on your glam rags and make for the glamorous Café de Paris (3 Coventry Street) in Piccadilly, one of the most famous and exclusive nightclubs in the world. Andy Warhol used to hang out there!
For a good laugh: London has two great comedy clubs, Downstairs at the King’s Head (2 Crouch End Hill) and The Comedy Store (1a Oxendon Street), perfect for finishing the night with a smile. Side-splitting stand-ups and crackling improvisation from the top London’s comedians.
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