Vortex Jazz Club (11 Gillett Square, Dalston, London) — the Vortex is a volunteer-led, not-for-profit organization, based in the heart of Dalston providing a platform for music outside of the mainstream, including jazz, improvised and experimental music. Now celebrating its 25th birthday, the core of the club’s activity relates to the program of gigs at […]
Tropicana Beach Club (New London Theatre, Parker Street, Covent Garden/Soho, London) — Rio comes to London through this trendy, festive club and restaurant (formerly known as “Guanabara”) in which two spacious bars serving tasty fruit mojitos and caipirinhas overlook a dining area that transforms into a packed dance floor once live Brazilian acts and professional […]
Notting Hill Arts Club (21 Notting Hill Gate, London) – this venue is a specialist in pioneering music and arts. Through conceptualising and cultivating niche, underground and genre defining nights (such as Radio4, Beachclub, Brazilian Love Affair, Lazy Dog, One World Live, Inspiration Information, RoTa, Futuro Flamenco to name but a few), the artsclub has […]
Momo (25 Heddon Street, W1B, London) — the basement bar of this chi-chi central London Moroccan restaurant transforms into a party sweatbox for global live shows and DJ sets. Previous packed-out highlights here have included sets from transatlantic Afrobeat diva Wunmi and São Paolo rapper Criolo.
Ministry of Sound (103 Gaunt Street, London) — Since 1991 Ministry of Sound London has been a phenomenon in the dance music scene. Converted from an old bus station in the 90s, the London venue itself now represents one of the few spaces that can offer an innovative event experience with the best sound system […]
Fabric (77A Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London) – this is one of London’s premier venues, hosting weekly line-ups of the foremost names in electronic dance music. The club is known for its purpose built, three room layout and world-class sound systems. Fabriclive on Fridays is normally drum & bass, dubstep and hip-hop; Saturdays at fabric feature […]
Egg (200 York Way, Kings Cross, London) — a venue like no other, Egg London continues to push the boundaries. With the best music from the world’s greatest DJs, mixing with the best sound and lighting available, its stylish venue combines a variety of spaces indoors and outdoors along with a 24 hour license. With […]
Chinawhite (4 Winsley Street, London) – this nightspot is a celebrity magnet that attracts Hollywood types like Tom Cruise and Lindsay Lohan, as well as local prominent football players, and fashion models like Kate Moss. This club is best-known for its pricey, well-furnished VIP suites. The place to go for those who want to be […]
Cargo (83 Rivington Street, Shoreditch, London) — a quick look at Cargo’s live music listings reveals everything from psychedelic rock to jazz, hip-hop to electronic pop. Located underneath railway arches in Shoreditch, Cargo is at the centre of East London’s music scene. The venue also hosts regular DJ nights and offers a tasty bar menu.
Wild Honey (8 Pall Mall, London) – Head Chef Simon Woodrow is in charge of the cuisine served at this well-regarded restaurant: French-based contemporary, seasonal cooking with nods to the British Isles. In practice that’ll mean dishes like traditional bouillabaisse, Roast saddle of rabbit with slow-cooked shoulder cottage pie; and – for dessert – classic […]