Guide to London’s nightlife

The Ministry of Sound, London ucluphotosoc/Flickr

The Ministry of Sound, London ©ucluphotosoc/Flickr

London has the best of all…the best landmarks, some of the world’s best museums, some of the world’s best theatres and even some of the best clubbing scenes. London’s vibrant nightlife makes the city the “capital of cool”. Major clubs like Ministry of Sound, Heaven and Fabric are considered to be some of the biggest and most popular places to party. Whatever your preferences are in nightlife scenes, you will find everything in this gorgeous city. If you are interested in making a visit to London and you would also like to find out which are the best nightlife scenes, read my article below. It will serve as a great guide to London’s nightlife.

Ministry of Sound

One of the largest and most popular clubs of London is with no doubt the Ministry of Sound. With massive sound system, big name DJs, a large dancefloor and big crowds, the club is a must for those searching for a great nightlife spot. Opened in 1991, the superclub attracts massive crowds every weekend. Be prepared for crowds at all time, so, if you are looking for intimate atmosphere, this is not a recommended club for you. The club can be found on Gaunt Street, Elephant and Castle.

The Ministry of Sound, London ucluphotosoc/Flickr

The Ministry of Sound, London ©ucluphotosoc/Flickr


Are you looking for a gay nightclub? Heaven is London’s best of its kind. The superclub is extremely famous in the city. Opened in 1979, it was one of the first gay clubs in the city. With big name DJs and huge dancefloor, the club attracts dozens of young people. It hosts numerous events and is used as a setting for several music videos. It is important to mention that it is not exclusively a gay club.


Another great superclub of London is Fabric. It is a world renowned club, being built on the site of a Victorian cellar. With superstar DJs and large dancefloor, the club is very attractive among both locals and tourists. The club can get extremely crowded sometimes, so be prepared for this. You’ll find the club on Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell.

Fabric, London Nick Mehlert/Flickr

Fabric, London ©Nick Mehlert/Flickr


Located on Terminus Place, Victoria, the fantastic Pacha Club is brings Ibiza to London. Housed in a historic building, the club is a must for those looking for great parties. A great gallery overlooks the main dancefloor. The club also includes a second dance area and a terrace dedicated to summer parties. The crowd is always stylish, so pay attention to your dress code.


Located on Camden High Street, Camden Town, the KOKO is also one of the top clubs of London. The club is the soul of Camden Town. It actually offers a mixture of club nights and live bands. With a huge stage and upstairs bar, the club is a great nightlife spot of London, a not-to-miss.

KOKO, London markhillary/Flickr

KOKO, London ©markhillary/Flickr

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