Published On: Sun, Mar 26th, 2017

Visit London for its Nightlife

Every visitor coming to London needs to ensure that they spend at least one night out during their stay in London. And nightlife in the city is not only about bar hopping, there are world-class theatres, comedy clubs. There is something for every type of taste. So, if you are planning a trip to the capital of the UK, make sure you put in at least a couple of nights to explore the city after sunset.

The best option for accommodation if you want to be within easy reach of the most happening night hubs of the city is to look for budget hotels in Earls Court, such as Hotel Lily, which is a cheap hotel near Earls Court Exhibition Centre that offers a comfortable stay with all the modern amenities at an affordable price. Now you’re all set to discover the nocturnal part of London.

Nightlife in London

The first thing about the city is that there is something for every type of budget, so you can plan everything, from a cheap night out to the most the most elite experience.

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Here’s a look at the variety:

Rooftop Bars

The best views of London’s skyline, roof terraces and more can be seen from its popular rooftop bars.

Some of the top ones among these are:

  1. The Roof Gardens: Located seven floors above the Kensington High Street is an oasis of rooftop gardens, complete with a stream full of fish and flamingos. There are some great cocktails to try out at the Babylon restaurant here.
  2. Queen Elizabeth Hall: Did you know that there is a bar above this landmark? The Roof Garden and Café/Bar here features a woodland garden, a wildflower meadow and more.
  3. Big Chill House: Just a few minutes’ walk from King’s Cross and St. Pancras International is a bar known for its seasonal cocktails. And if you are here on a Friday or Saturday, you can even enjoy some great DJ parties.


Once you’ve settled into cheap accommodation in Central London, get ready for some memorable clubbing. While there is a plethora of popular nightclubs to choose from, here are some that are the most recommended:

  1. Corsica Studios: Can you imagine an arty yet friendly place that is known for its young crowd? Corsica Studios is an award winning arts and entertainment centre in South London and you can choose between two rooms, one is a bar and the other is for music.
  2. Cargo: Artistically situated beneath the railway arches, this nightclub showcases a diversity of music, while the crowd here is always friendly and warm. Don’t miss the food here because Cargo is known for its global street food.
  3. Electric Brixton: The doors of this nightclub opened in 2011, after an investment of a million pounds was made to restore the original feature and install and brand new sound system. Renowned as the best place for dance in South London, some of the biggest names in the world of DJing perform right here. You can also catch live acts here.

Night Out on a Budget

The best part of checking into a cheap hotel near Earl’s Court Exhibition Centre is that you get to save more to spend on having fun. And you can even continue your budget holiday with some exciting cheap options for enjoying a night on the town.

  1. Cheap bars & restaurants: Ridley Road Market Bar and Thirst are some excellent options for affordable drinks, while there are several Spaghetti Houses and Masala Zones across the city that offer delicious food on a budget.
  2. Make the Most of Happy Hour: There are multiple bars across London that run happy hours every day, such as Dirty Martini, Slim Jim’s Liquor Store, London Cocktail Bar and more. You can try their cocktails and wines at half price during these hours.
  3. Free Music & Comedy: Not only are there myriad music festivals held all through the year in London, there also are a lot free gigs and DJs playing their music all across town. Head out to Brixton or Camden to party the night away to free music. And if you love live comedy, there are free comedy nights held in all corners of London. The best part is that you won’t need to pay a penny to get wholesome entertainment.

London is calling. When you do plan to respond?

Author: Dharmendra

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