Top London Night Clubs

Top London Night Clubs
Even outdoor enthusiasts like to get their groove on. If you're in search of great music and a place to dance the night away, London is the hub of clubbing. It offers the best of all forms of nightlife ranging from jazz dives to "superclubs" (venues with several rooms all pumping a different kind of music). Here are five of London's top nightclubs---all of which are sure to satisfy your need to party.

606 Club

With a history that dates back to 1976, this joint is the perfect place for a late-night supper and jazz. You're sure to dig the basement setting. The 606 Club has an esteemed reputation among local and visiting musicians, thanks to its unforgettable impromptu jam sessions.

606 Club
90 Lots Rd.
Chelsea, London SW10 0QD, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)20 7352 5953


This nightclub is located under the famed dome of The O2 arena. It's a huge venue offering three floors of eclectic music. The Sky Bridge provides panoramic views of everything below. There's even a VIP room and a moving dance floor operated by pistons.

The O2
Peninsula Square
London, SE10 ODY, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)20 7549 6686

Club Aquarium

Opened in 1995, this is the only nightclub in London to boast an indoor swimming pool and Jacuzzi. DJs play a range of music from electronic and progressive to house and deep house. Redlight Afterhours on Fridays is an ongoing event. If the crowds at Club Aquarium are too much, you can walk a couple of doors down to the more low-key Bar Aquarium, which is a rooftop terrace that also features live music.

Club Aquarium
256-260 Old St.
London, EC1V 9DD, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)20 7253 3558

Pacha London

Known for offering a "hedonistic" experience, this club has recently undergone a sumptuous makeover. Pacha London's two levels now boast a state-of-the-art sound system, special lighting effects and plush decor elements. The club is also noted for attracting world-class DJs.

Pacha London
Terminus Place
London, SW1V, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 845 371 4489

The Shadow Lounge

This gay and lesbian club found in the heart of Soho has a glamorous lounge atmosphere. The Shadow Lounge appeals to an international crowd and caters to a wide variety of tastes. Its regular club nights include Glitz & Glamour on Thursdays, Therapy on Fridays and Inferno on Saturdays.

The Shadow Lounge
5 Brewer St.
London, W1F ORF, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)20 7287 7988

Article Written By Yvonne Newman

Based in Las Vegas, Yvonne Newman spent 16 years writing for one of the city's popular visitors' guides. She has covered a variety of topics, including travel, shopping, sports and the arts. Newman is currently working on a book about tea houses. She earned a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Nevada and a master's degree in Anglo-Irish literature from Trinity College.

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