Nightlife & the Arts in London

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Name Category Location
 
American Bar
Festooned with a chin-dropping array of club...
Bars St. James's
 
Anchor & Hope
One of London's most popular gastropubs, the...
Bars South of the Thames
 
Aqua Shard
This classy bar on level 31 of the Shard,...
Bars South of the Thames
 
The Blackfriar
A step from Blackfriars Tube station, this...
Bars The City
 
Blue Anchor
This unaltered Georgian pub has been seen in the...
Bars Hammersmith
 
Craft Beer Company
With 37 beers on tap and 300 more in bottles...
Bars The City
 
Donmar Warehouse
Hollywood stars often perform in this...
Theater Covent Garden
 
Draft House Charlotte
The tiniest of a microchain of craft-beer pubs,...
Bars Fitzrovia
 
Friendly Society
An unremarkable-looking door in a Soho alleyway...
Bars Soho
 
Gordon's Wine Bar
Nab a rickety table in the atmospheric, vaulted...
Bars Westminster
 
Heaven
With the best light show on any London dance...
Music Clubs Covent Garden
 
Jerusalem Tavern
Owned by the well-respected St. Peter's Brewery...
Bars The City
 
O2 Academy Brixton
This legendary Brixton venue has seen it...
Music Clubs South of the Thames
 
Open Air Theatre
On a warm summer evening, open-air classical...
Theater Regent's Park and Hampstead
 
Pizza Express Jazz Club Soho
One of the U.K.'s most ubiquitous pizza chains...
Music Clubs Soho
 
Punch Bowl
In a quiet corner of Mayfair, the cozy little...
Bars Mayfair
 
Royal Opera House
As well as the Royal Opera, the renowned Royal...
Dance, Opera Covent Garden
 
Royal Opera House
Along with Milan's La Scala, New York's...
Dance, Opera Covent Garden
 
Sadler's Wells
This gleaming building opened in 1998, the...
Dance Islington
 
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
This faithful reconstruction of the open-air...
Theater South of the Thames
 
Sketch
One seat never looks like the next at this...
Bars Soho
 
Tate Modern
This converted power station is one of the...
Art Galleries South of the Thames
 
Wigmore Hall
Hear chamber music and song recitals in this...
Concerts Marylebone

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