9 ways to make unforgettable memories in London at night
Experience a new side to the city once the sun sets in the capital. Whether it’s taking in some of the best sights at some of London’s popular attractions, or a visit to a world-class cabaret in the early hours of the morning, the fun in the city never stops at night. Take a look at our top picks of the best ways to be entertained in London and you won’t even notice the sunrise in the morning…
See London at night
The Great Gatsby
Make sure you’ve got your tickets to the swankiest night in town at The Great Gatsby. As the 1920s tale unfolds around you at this one-of-a-kind immersive experience, join Jay Gatsby, Daisy Buchanan and your favourite characters at a hedonistic party for the ages. With dancers taking to the floor all night long as the music plays, relax in style at The Great Gatsby and experience the Roaring Twenties in the 21st century.
Magic Mike Live
Witness the sexiest, steamiest show in town at Magic Mike Live performed at the Hippodrome Casino. Based on the 2012 movie starring Channing Tatum, experience Club Domina for yourself at this heart-racing, electrifying show that pulsates with rhythmic energy throughout. Performed at a newly-renovated, intimate theatre, make your night stand out from among the rest at Magic Mike Live in a show that’s dripping with sensuality.
Jack the Ripper Tour
Journey back in time and solve the mystery behind Jack the Ripper on a tour dedicated to uncovering one of London’s greatest mysteries. During a night walk through Whitechapel, learn all about the eerie goings-on in Victorian-era London and sink your teeth into the bloodthirsty tales. Following experts through the Ripper’s crime scenes in the Victorian East End, become a Ripperologist and carry out investigative sleuthing to see if you can identify history’s most infamous serial killer in the heart of the capital.
See London by Night Tour
You’ll have walked around London during the day, but have you walked down the same streets at night? Hop on board a See London By Night bus and come across the city in a new light. Driving past world-famous attractions including The Tower of London, Big Ben and St Paul’s Cathedral, find out centuries worth of history throughout the relaxed, evening tour that offers unbelievable, picture-perfect views of the city. Relax in style with a See London By Night tour, with nightly departures.
Covent Garden Comedy Club
Buckle up for a night jam-packed with hilarity at the Covent Garden Comedy Club, making London laugh since 2002. Featuring a different line-up of comedians from around the world for each performance, don’t miss out on performances by some of the biggest names in comedy. Whether you choose to sit further away from the action or on the front row, you’re in for a rib-tickling time at this intimate comedy club, seating 150. With each ticket, you’ll also receive entry to a nightclub just 10 minutes away, so you can keep laughing all night long.
Boat Show Comedy Club
London nights don’t get cooler than onboard Tattershall Castle to visit the Boat Show Comedy Club. Laugh all night long at one of London’s entertainment hotspots, where four comedians take to the mic to deliver their world-class acts. Once the show’s over, get on the dancefloor and party all night long with a mixture of floor fillers and the best new songs.
Thames Jazz Cruise
Sail down the River Thames for a night of sophistication onboard a jazz cruise. As you dine on a three-course meal, pass by London’s skyline while listening to a variety of jazz songs sure to get you singing along. Perfect for those who are looking for a unique dining experience or those wanting to impress friends and family, take in the capital with great sights, sounds and smells at a Thames Jazz Cruise.
ZSL London Zoo Nights
ZSL London Zoo invites animal lovers from around the world to visit year round, but have you been to the zoo at night? Join creatures of all shapes and sizes at an unforgettable zoo night and see the animals up close and personal in their residual habitats. If you’re looking for a zoology experience that’s suitable for adult ears only, get ready to be dazzled on Friday nights at ZSL London Zoo.
Evening Shows at the Underbelly
During the summer months, the South Bank comes alive with the Underbelly Festival. Showcasing the world’s best cabaret acts, entertainment, singers and comedians, treat yourself with tickets to a show in a big top. Whether it’s a club night experience at Club Briefs or seeing award-winning comedians such as Abandoman, make your summer stand out with a visit to the Underbelly Festival.