Clubbing in London can be expensive.  Worth it, of course, but expensive – and that’s just the truth. But, it really doesn’t have to be. If you know where to go, you can have a great night out without rinsing your wallet. Nightset app can find you the best places to go if you’re looking for somewhere cheaper, but before then, here’s a few to get you started.


83 Rivington St, London EC2A 3AY

Student night is ON tonight – £2.50 drinks deals + £1 shots til 11PM!

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Cargo offers free entry, if you get in early, most nights of the week. No need to drop £20 just getting through the door! Also, if you’re a student (or know a student) they’ll do £1 shots and £2.50 drinks on a Tuesday, so you can drink, dance and party the night away without blowing the bank.


Covent Garden, The Market At Covent Garden, 35 The Piazza, London WC2E 8BE

Roadhouse in Covent Garden has stayed seriously popular since it opened – for a reason. It’s an American themed diner come late night venue, and the drinks and food are equally great. Roadhouse runs happy hours EVERY SINGLE NIGHT OF THE WEEK, and often combines it with other surprise and regularly updated deals. 1/2 price burgers on Tuesday always go down a treat – as does an extended happy hour on Sunday. Expect cheap food and cocktails, good music and a great crowd at this venue.

Gem Bar

10 Beak St, Carnaby, London W1F 9RA

Go to the Gem Bar in Soho for a lively atmosphere and some excellent offers on drinks and food. It’s open until 3am Tuesday-Saturday, and is running some impressive deals. It’s buy one get one free for cocktails from 5-8pm EVERY DAY, and with cocktails like the Lady Marmalade, Honey Bee, Peanut Butter-tini and the Roseberri Delight, you won’t be disappointed.

Piccadilly Institute

The London Pavillion, 1 Piccadilly Circus, London W1J 0DA

First off, Piccadilly Institute is absolutely huge. It’s got six different bars which really will make everyone in the group happy. You may have thought it’d be expensive, but Piccadilly Institute has some solid deals on. For example, you can grab a cheap wristband (£7-£10) which includes free entry and 2 free drinks. Plus, if you arrive in time for happy hour (5pm-9pm) on a Sunday, you (and your wallet) are in for a treat. For their biggest club night, Bad Decisions on Thursdays, Tickets are £3 and drinks inside just £3.50! Looks like your Thursday night in London is sorted.

Thirst Bar

53 Greek St, Soho, London W1D 3DR

You really WON’T be leaving this bar thirsty. It’s ‘happy hours’ are legendary. They don’t just do ‘happy hours’, they do ‘stupid hours’ and ‘mad hours,’ as the price of drinks is actually pretty mad. Get Mojitos, Caipirhanas, Brambles, Cosmopolitans, Pina Coladas, Dark and Stormys and more for just £6.

For more nights like these, special exclusive deals, and a helping hand choosing where to go out, download Nightset App (it’s free!). We’ll keep you in the know when we spot a new deal, a crazy event, or an extra special happy hour.

If you’re looking for another excuse to go out, read why clubbing is actually good for you. If that excuse works, check out the best and worst foods to eat to cure a hangover.


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