10 of the Best Nightclubs in London

10 of the Best Nightclubs in London

At Polar Choice our accommodation in London offers are spread across the capital so we thought it would be a good idea to give you an insight into some of Londons top nighclubs regardless of where you are staying in London we have taken a look at some of the best nightclubs to visit when in London. Out of the hundreds of nightclubs in London, it can be difficult deciding where to head on a night out. If you’re moving here to study English courses in London we’ve no doubt you’ll discover your own faves, but we’ve devised a list of the best mix of nightclubs in London for students

1. Fabric

Fabric is a world-famous, warehouse venue on Charterhouse Street in Farringdon and is repeatedly home to some of the biggest DJ’s in electronic and house music. They have three main rooms with five sound systems and a capacity to hold up to 2,500 clubbers. Fabric is also hoe to Europe’s first BodySonic dance floor so you can really experience music vibes and bass! The modern, keeping-it-fresh nightclub hosts mostly young students and provides mixed tunes from some of the best DJ’s.

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Head over to the heart of Shoreditch for XOYO, a long time well known and well respected DJ and live music nightclub. The club hosts student nights throughout the week such as Tape Mondays, which is extremely popular with the youthful clientele, as well as live music events throughout the year. Easy to get to, Fabric is housed across two floors, and doesn’t follow a particular ‘scene’ but has some of the biggest DJ’s playing some of the freshest and hottest new music through an impressive sound system.

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3. Guanabara

Spice up your night out by visiting Guanabara Brazilian Club. Guanabara is a multifunction venue, offering a late night restaurant, bar and nightclub that presents the very best of fun Brazilian Carnival inspired music and dance. Open every night, you can visit Guanabara to drink cocktails for cheap at happy hours, eat great food then samba your socks off all night long! The great thing about this is that it has an amazingly vibrant atmosphere where everyone gets up and dances no matter how bad or good they are, it’s really great fun and very different from the usual club scene.

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The venue that was formerly known as The Camden Theatre is now KOKO, a theatrically themed club with fancy balconies and chandeliers. KOKO has a massive stage with an intimate standing area and a stunning roof terrace, and here you can come to watch awesome and regular live gigs with cool after parties as well as pulsing club nights with late-night DJ sets from some of the best DJ’s on the scene.

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5. Corsica Studios

Now for something a little bit different. Corsica Studios is a not-for-profit creative and cultural venue with incredible music from alternative and underground producers. Attractively intimate with a more up-market clientele, the venue is made up of two areas- the live music & bar area, and a smaller studio music area next door, as well as a self-contained terrace and smoking area at the back.

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6. Plan B

With a stripped warehouse vibe, a huge Funktion One sound system and a brilliant 24 hour license, Plan B in Brixton is an award-winning night club and gig venue that presents a diverse music programme that blends classic and contemporary music from around the globe. The exciting fusion of house, bass and hip-hop attracts all kinds of party-lovers and the music usually gets anyone with any taste in music going. Spacious on both of the two floors, Plan B get extremely busy without feeling packed out.

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7. Heaven

Heaven is a super-club near Trafalgar Square that is world famous for it’s gay club nights. The club is spread over 4 dance floors and plays all kinds of music that get the party going. Although infamous for gay nights, the venue is hetro-friendly, and runs all kinds of fun and humorous events in evenings, like ‘stripping’ competitions. Depending what night you go on drinks can range from cheap to expensive, and it might be worth going to G-A-Y bar in Soho for a wristband that also gets you discount here at Heaven.

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8. Egg

Huge warehouse-style club, Egg is one of the most popular and most established clubs in Kings Cross, and in London for that matter. Housed over three floors, with a new large loft space and a huge terrace, Egg is home to both up-and-coming and international DJ’s every weekend. The super-club is great value for money, especially for students, and cool a trendy-without-being-hipster vibe. And more importantly, has a 24-hour license for round the clock partying!

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9. Notting Hill Arts Club

If you’re looking to splash the cash then you should head over to the exclusive feeling Notting Hill Arts Club. The venue plays cool music, serves great cocktails and is extremely trendy and packed with interesting and creative young people. You can also catch new and exciting bands here, too. You enter to a circular bar that overlooks a comfy seating area, then move into the next room for dancing and partying.

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10. Ministry of Sound

Here is one of London’s classics for lovers of house and electronic music. Ministry of Sound isn’t a huge venue, but attracts many of the best old-skool DJ’s as well as new DJ’s to play their music through an awesome sound system. Tuesdays see the venue host London’s biggest student night, which is much cheaper than a usual night here, and has a really vibrant atmosphere with a diverse, fun crowd.

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My final thoughts on London Nightlife

These are just ten out of the hundreds of great clubs in London, and depending where you find accommodation in London, you’ll settle in and find your favourites locally later on in the year we will take a look at nighclubs and bars close to our different accommodation sites so stay tuned for further updates.

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