Many cities are Europe have amazing music venues and clubs that would leave some speechless. The top 10 London clubs might just be some of the best in the whole of Europe. The clubs we’re going to talk about are mostly meant for youngsters who don’t mind having the insides of their bodies being rattled by the extremely loud sound systems. If you’re looking for a more intimate and chilled way to spend your evening take a look at our list of the top London bars and pubs. However if you wish to dance to the electro, house, and other sounds that are popular here, then these clubs are the perfect places for you. Some of these clubs have gained so much popularity throughout the years that they have become iconic within the city of London. Among the clubbing crowd anyway. There are only a few other cities in the world with such a rich clubbing history, like New York, Detroit, and Berlin. London arguably still beats all those cities. The world’s most famous DJ talents regularly have gigs all over the capitol so you don’t have to look hard to find a good party. Here are our picks for the best 10 clubs in London.
The Electric Ballroom has a pretty neat history behind it, seeing as it first opened its doors in the 1930s. The Red Hot Chilli Peppers and Snow Patrol performed here amongst many other well known artists. Today it’s a more indie geared venue. This is one of the rare clubs that doesn’t put emphasis on techno and electro music which will be greatly appreciated by the rock and roll fans out there.
Visiting address: 184 Camden St, Camden Town, London, NW1 8QP
The Fabric opened back in 1999 with the idea that there should be a London club that’s run by clubbing people. It has three fairly big rooms and in the so called Room One you’ll find the “bodysonic” dance stage that will make you able to hear the music through your bones. Trippy! The club is approximately 25,000 square foot big and we’d argue that it’s the perfect size. Regular DJ guests here include names such as Adam Beyer, Ben Clock, Steve Bug, and many others.
Visiting address: 77A Charterhouse St., Clerkenwell, London, EC1M 3HN
Definitely a legendary music venue no matter how you cut it. It’s situated in what use to be Camden Theatre. The building itself is more than 110 years old. It was in 2005 when KoKo was born and ever since it has been host to some of London’s best music concerts and gigs. Elton John held a fundraiser for the prevention of AIDS in 2007 at the KoKo. The atmosphere here is unlike anything you will feel in your lifetime. Make sure to check out their event list and find the one you like.
Visiting address: 1A Camden High St., London, NW1 7JE
While it’s not the easiest of places to find and drive to, the Proud Camden is a historical music venue. Many world class musicians and artists have performed here in recent years with Amy Winehouse being the biggest one. It’s located in a building that use to he a horse hospital that’s now a grade II listed building. During the day it’s mostly an exhibition place but come nightfall it turns into a wonderful and eclectic music club.
Visiting address: The Horse Hospital, Stables Market, Chalk Farm Rd, London, NW1 8AH
Corsica Studios is a very neat London club but it’s important to note that they are also, as they say it, an independent art organization. There’s nothing posh or intricate about this place, it’s straight forward and down to earth. There’s a terrace where smokers can indulge in their vice if they wish to do so. Plenty of bars and clubs nowadays strive to be as mainstream as possible and it’s the complete opposite with Corsica Studious.
Visiting address: Unit 5 Farrell Court, 4-5 Elephant Court, London, SE17 1LB
The Egg club will certainly be a favorite among the people who love Ibiza. It’s stylish and trendy but still keeping in line with the wild and intense parties. One things it’s famous for are its Sunday morning breakfast parties where people can enjoy watching the sun come up. The club spreads through three wonderful floors that are all differently themed. Thanks to its 24 hour working license the parties here can last forever.
Visiting address: King’s Cross, 200 York Way, London, N7 9AP
No self respecting techno or house lover can visit London and not party at the Ministry of Sound. Ever since it was first established in 1991 people have been flocking to fill its spaces and create clubbing history. It grew so big and important that the Ministry of Sound became a record label as well. The club began stagnating but fortunately the club underwent badly needed renovations which once again made it one of London’s top clubbing venues.
Visiting address: Elephant and Castle, 103 Gaunt St., London, SE1 6DP
Situated in a fairly unassuming area of Old Street lies one of London’s most intense clubbing venues. Music and art lovers will wind refuge in all the different events that are hosted here. It doesn’t matter what you’re into as long as it’s somewhat indie and underground-ish, you will find it here. The club boasts a total of two floors and three bars that are spread out. Smokers and their friends have a terrace area.
Visiting address: 32-37 Cowper St., London, EC2A 4AP
The Heaven nightclub is a popular venue among the gay crowd but it wouldn’t be fair identifying strictly as a gay club because the parties and DJ talents that perform here are tremendous. Live bands often take to the stage as well. One of London’s best dance clubs for sure. On certain nights students have completely free entry providing they have photo ID and a student card.
Visiting address: Villiers Street, London, WC2N 6NG
The Fridge was once an iconic London nightclub that began operating in the early ’80s. The Pet Shop Boys performed here before they reached fame and glory. It closed in 2010 but it gave way to one more club that has the potential be become a part of clubbing folklore – The Electric Brixton. The building and club underwent a one million pound investment and is once again one of South London’s best dance clubs.
Visiting address: 1 Town Hall Parade, Brixton, London, SW2 1RJ