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London is the undisputed king of comedy, and if you’re craving a good laugh (or a cheeky heckle), you’re exactly where you need to be. But beware, not all comedy clubs are created equal!

If you don’t want to be stuck in a dud venue with flat vibes, check out our guide to the most electrifying and hilarious comedy nights and clubs in London. From budget-friendly try-out nights to star-studded shows featuring your favourite TV comedians, we’ve got the lowdown on the best comedy clubs in London.

Disclaimer: The information shared in this post was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change. The list below has been prepared according to the number of ratings in combination with the review score, which ranges from higher to lower.

1. Soho Theatre


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At Soho Theatre, comedy takes centre stage, even though it’s not your typical comedy club. They mainly focus on fringe theatre, but this is the place to be when it comes to fresh, inventive, and hilarious comedy in London. Instead of cramming in multiple acts, the theatre often performs hour-long solo shows featuring top comedy talent worldwide. If you’re up for some cutting-edge, boundary-pushing comedy, Soho Theatre won’t disappoint.

Address: 21 Dean St, London W1D 3NE.

Phone: +44 20 7478 0100

Timings: 7:00 pm onwards

Pocket Pinch: Price varies between £15-£30 and the ticket price rises over time. Click here to learn about the upcoming shows and book their tickets.

Ratings & Reviews: 4.6/5 stars with 2793 reviews on Google.

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2. The Bill Murray

Calling all stand-up fans! The Bill Murray in Angel, once known as the Mucky Pup pub, is the brilliant creation of the folks behind the smash-hit Angel Comedy. This place buzzes with regular Angel Comedy shows, quirky experimental line-ups, solo gigs, and work-in-progress performances. With multiple shows running each night across two rooms, it’s like a mini Edinburgh Fringe in London.

Address: 39 Queen’s Head St, London N1 8NQ.

Phone: +44 20 7502 7151

Timings: 8:00 pm onwards, 7 days a week

Pocket Pinch: £8.99 (the price remains variable). Click here to learn about the upcoming shows & book the tickets.

Ratings & Reviews: 4.7/5 stars with 1807 reviews on Google.

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3. Backyard Comedy Club

This iconic venue offers more than just laughs; enjoy pool, table football, and ping-pong at one of London’s largest, purpose-built comedy clubs. For 20 years, Backyard Comedy Club has been the East End’s comedy cornerstone, hosting legends like Harry Hill, Dara O’Briain, Jo Brand, Alan Carr, and Rhod Gilbert. The list goes on and on, so why not see for yourself?

Address: 231 Cambridge Heath Rd, London E2 0EL.

Phone: +44 20 7729 8424

Timings: 6:00 pm onwards, 7 days a week

Pocket Pinch: Starting £7.50 onwards. For booking tickets click here.

Ratings & Reviews: 4.5/5 stars with 1375 reviews on Google.

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4. The Boat Show

Set sail for a rip-roaring comedy night aboard the Tattershall Castle, London’s top floating comedy club! Prepare for a hilarious voyage as you enjoy breathtaking city views from the floating beer garden before the show. The line-ups of The Boat Show are stacked with TV personalities, seasoned pros from the UK comedy circuit, and rising stars to create unforgettable nights out.

Address: Ps Tattershall Castle, Temple Station, Salsa! Temple, Victoria Embankment, London WC2R 2PH.

Phone: +44 7932 658895

Timings: 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm, 7 days a week. Click here to learn about the upcoming shows and buy tickets.

Pocket Pinch: £6 to £18

Ratings & Reviews: 4.5/5 stars with 303 reviews on Google.

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5. Camden Comedy Club


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Experience a diverse lineup of comedy acts at this legendary comedy club which has made its way into the Top comedy clubs of London. Whether it’s your first time at a live comedy show or you are a comedy stalwart, there is something for everyone at Camden Comedy Club. The best part? It’s easy on the wallet – most nights will set you back no more than a tenner.

Address: 100 Camden High St, London NW1 0LU.

Phone: +44 20 7485 4019

Timings: 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Pocket Pinch: £5 onwards, to learn about upcoming shows and book tickets, click here.

Ratings & Reviews: 4.5/5 stars with 245 reviews on Google.

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6. Banana Cabaret


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Banana Cabaret has been a staple in The Bedford’s iconic round Club Room, earning its reputation as one of the world’s premier comedy clubs. The club remains dedicated to nurturing new and emerging talent while continuing to attract established comedians who often return for weekend performances and the annual Balham Comedy Festival. Regular acts at Banana Cabaret include Maisie Adam, Seann Walsh, Marcus Brigstocke, Ria Lina, Kae Kurd, Toussaint Douglass, Laura Smyth, Rich Hall, and others.

Address: 77 Bedford Hill, London SW12 9HD, United Kingdom

Phone: +44 20 8682 8940

Timings: Shows are held every Friday & Saturday between 8:30 to 10:30 pm.

Pocket Pinch: Around £18 onwards, to learn about upcoming shows and book tickets, click here.

Ratings & Reviews: 4.5/5 stars with 71 reviews on Google.

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Comedy clubs are the hidden gems of London’s nightlife. These are the places where you can sip on a pint, giggle until your sides hurt, and leave your worries at the door for a couple of hours—exactly what the doctor ordered. Whether you’re into intimate basements, quirky rooms above pubs, or even floating comedy gigs, London has it all. Dive into our ultimate guide to the best comedy clubs in town, and prepare yourself for a night of non-stop laughs that’ll have you rolling in the aisles!

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