Top 7 Best Rap / Hip-Hop Nightclubs in London, England [2020 GUIDE]

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With over 36 venues in London, there are many places to choose from whether you're looking for a crazy night out or a lounge atmosphere. Don't worry! We're going to list out the best clubs in London that you should definitely check out.

Tape

Best Rap / Hip-Hop nightclub in London!
Tape

Tape London Club opened in Hanover Square at the location of the former Jalouse Club and has been a revolutionary addition to London’s nightlife scene ever since. The venue is more than just a nightclub. It features an impressive recording studio, an intimate lounge and an exquisite restaurant. The new venue is the “home” of London’s music industry, presenting a unique, fresh and exciting new concept, never seen in the Capital before. Tape also offers the most exclusive elegant party experience which often attracts an elite crowd thanks to the exciting setlists and mixes of internationally renowned DJs. Walking through the venue is much like walking into the mouth of a trombone as the walls are covered in a gilded copper. The homage to music does not stop there, a big chandelier hangs over the stairwell, resembling the horn of a gramophone player.

  • 17 Hanover Square London, England W1S 1HU United Kingdom
  • Leicester Square
  • Dress Code: Strict
  • $$$

Cirque Le Soir

Cirque Le Soir

Tucked away behind an unassuming black door on Ganton Street in London’s vibrant Carnaby Street area, Cirque Le Soir is London’s best kept secret with its member-only entry and high-end reputation. And while the entrance may be subtle, inside the circus-themed nightclub is anything but. Cirque Le Soir is regarded as one of London’s, if not the world’s, most fashionable, and arguably most luxurious, nightclubs. The over-the-top risqué and decadent circus themed venue treats its guests to all types of arresting attractions to behold from every angle with dwarves, magicians, clowns, sword-swallowers, fire-eaters, burlesque angle grinders, snake charmers, contortionists and stilt walkers all around the club. The club assures offering jaw-dropping, unending entertainment from live exotic dancers, aerial, circus, and burlesque acts, fire eaters, and so more. The décor of the club might be unconventional with its ode to circuses, yet it has so much to offer when it comes to top-notch comfort and elegant styling. The venue also is famed for its international DJs, top mixologists, and being the popular haunt of celebrities like Rihanna. It is a destination where anything appears much more fun and is highly recommended for those looking out for some amazing nightlife experience in London.

  • 15-21 Ganton St London, England W1F 9BN United Kingdom
  • Leicester Square
  • 11 PM - 3 AM Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat
  • Dress Code: Strict
  • $$$

Toy Room

Toy Room

If you wish to feel the ambiance of some contemporary, stylish boutique club in London, the Toy Room is a perfect clubbing destination. Located in the heart of Mayfair, the Toy Room nightclub in London is a high-end, members-only club that has an Italian-styled lounge venue with leather wall paneling and embedded brass studs all over the club area as well as 20 VIP tables for seating. Offering an overall capacity of 350 people, the Toy Room is inevitably an intimate club promising to become one of Mayfair’s hottest clubbing destinations. Mark your presence in the Toy Room nightclub in London and ensure yourself the best party experiences in the city. The Toy Room offers a stylish lounge area hosting a wide array of music tracks including R&B, Hip Hop, DJ nights, top mashups and so more. Inspired by the architecture from the freemasons who once dominated Argyll Street, the guests at the Toy Room nightclub can enter the club through the hall of mirrors through a candlelit crypt. With its very own mascot Frank, a 4 foot teddy bear, Toy Room is carving out a niche for itself. If you are looking forward to organizing or attending an opulent event, then the Toy Room nightclub is a perfect setting.

  • 8-9 Argyll St London, England W1F 7TF United Kingdom
  • Leicester Square
  • Dress Code: Strict
  • $$$

The London Reign

The London Reign

The London Reign is an aerial show club bringing an eclectic mix of Las Vegas and Moulin Rouge to the heart of london’s west end. With Stunning interiors and dazzling performances which are certain to keep guests on their toes and gasping for more. They aim to deliver performances like no other.

  • 215-217 Piccadilly London, England W1J 9HN United Kingdom
  • St. James's
  • 11 pm - 4 am Tue, Thu - Sat
  • Dress Code: Strict
  • $$$

Drama

Drama

Drama is a 300-capacity nightspot where a fashionable and exclusive crowd come to party. Drama is the newest addition to London’s nightlife scene. Located in Park Lane, it has been designed for London’s elite partygoers. If you want to party in style, Drama should be on top of your list! Drama’s guest list is strict, as you would expect from a high-end London club and table booking is highly recommended! Expect loud, expect the obnoxious, expect the unpredictable, expect DRAMA! Looking forward to seeing you on the dance floor!

  • 35 Hertford Street London, England W1J 7SD United Kingdom
  • Mayfair
  • 11 pm - 3 am Thu - Sun
  • Dress Code: Strict
  • $$$

XOYO

XOYO

With focus set on a consistent and credible music policy, XOYO delivers an unrivalled weekend soundtrack to London. Located in the heart of Shoreditch, XOYO is housed across two floors (the top being sister-bar The Shoreditch Butchery). Outside of the club’s relentless weekend diary, XOYO showcases a fresh and on-point calendar of live music. An aspirational platform for London’s clubbers, XOYO pioneers a quarterly residency series which sees some of the world’s biggest and most talented DJs play every Friday for three consecutive months to thousands of dance music lovers.

  • 32 -37 Cowper St London, England EC2A 4AP United Kingdom
  • Shoreditch
  • 10 PM – 3 AM Mon, Tues, Thurs 9:30 PM – 4 AM Fri, Sat
  • Dress Code: Strict
  • $$

Tonteria

Tonteria

Opening their doors in 2012, Tonteria has established itself as one of London’s most prominent and recognised nightclubs about, having hosted parties for the likes of HRH Prince Harry and Leonardo Di Caprio to name a few..

  • 7-12 Sloane Square London, England SW1W 8EG United Kingdom
  • Belgravia
  • 8 pm - 3 am Mon, Fri - Sat, 8 pm - 2:30 am Thu
  • Dress Code: Strict
  • $$$

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London Nightclubs FAQ

What time does the headlining DJ usually start performing in London clubs?

The headlining DJ will usually start performing around 12:00 AM.

How long do DJs play in London?

The headlining DJ or artist usually plays a 1 to 2 hour set.

What is the dress code like at London Rap / Hip-Hop nightclubs?

Guys can wear nice jeans and a form fitting plain t-shirt or a nice button down shirt. Girls can wear jeans or a comfortable but stylish dress if they prefer. Of course guys and girls can never go wrong with dressing up even more – there is no such thing as overdressing when it comes to clubs.

How can I get into London Rap / Hip-Hop nightclubs for free?

Some London Rap / Hip-Hop nightclubs have a free ladies guest list, and have a free even ratio guest list – free if you have the same number of girls (or more) in your party.

Keep in mind that many London Rap / Hip-Hop nightclubs are more exclusive and require bottle service to get in. You can sign up for the guest list on our events page.

How can I book bottle service for London Rap / Hip-Hop nightclubs?

You can book bottle service directly on Discotech by visiting the London page.

How much is bottle service at London clubs?

Bottle service and table minimums at Rap / Hip-Hop nightclubs can get pretty expensive in London, but every nightclub is different.

The best way to find out is to visit the events page and choose the event you're thinking of going.

Should I buy tickets to get into London Rap / Hip-Hop nightclubs?

If the nightclub has tickets, we recommend buying tickets during holiday weekends and for big name artists. The ticket line is generally faster and shorter than the guest list.

Many Rap / Hip-Hop nightclubs in London are bottle service only – meaning you must book a table reservation in order to get inside.

Which London nightclubs play EDM and electronic music?

Check out the full list on our guide to the best EDM nightclubs in London.

Which London nightclubs play hip-hop?

Check out the full list on our guide to the best hip hop nightclubs in London.

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