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Clubs and pubs in England

Arguably England is where you will find the best dance clubs in the world. London is believed to be the entertainment capital of the world. This is where you will find most of the best clubs in the U.K., but there are many more in other major cities in the U.K.

Nightclubs have seen many changes in recent years, such is the changing trends in music and the dramatic increase in competition due to the arrival of new clubs. All major towns and cities will offer a good selection of clubs. These range from small-close-knit clubs with a capacity of a few hundred, to the huge super clubs of Ministry Of Sound, Cream, and Gatecrasher. Each has it's own identity, people, music, but all guaranteeing a great night.

If you are requiring information on the best DJs and the best clubs in the U.K., I recommend Ministry, which is probably the biggest clubbing magazine. Ministry's website is:



Like we mentioned earlier London is a great place for nightclubs. There are too many great clubs to list, so I'll just mention a few of the big clubs in London. One of the best areas for clubs in London is Brixton. It’s not the safest place in London, but the nightlife is arguably the best in the city.


Considered a landmark in London's clubland, Fabric has set new and higher standards in the city's nightlife. Housed in a state-of-the-art venue just by Smithfields Market, it is home to some of the most popular nights out in London. Fabric has 5 sound-systems and 3 bars over two levels and a total area of 25,000 square feet. The line- up's of DJs reads like who's who of the dance/electronic scene. Club nights are either weekly or monthly. You should arrive early to avoid disappointment. Fabric is located at 77a Charterhouse St., London EC1. If you require more information on Fabric their website is



Koko used to be a former theatre thats been listed as a grade II building, but its now been turned into a nightclub. Located in Camden Town, it used to be called Camden Palace till 2004 when it changed its name to Koko.  The ground floor of Koko covers 4,680 sq. feet, and holds over 1500 people including the Royal Box, Cocktail area, the main balcony, and six bars. The club has had some of the world's top DJs playing at its venue, but because of the type of building it has also hosted acts such as Coldplay, Madonna and Prince. We recommend arriving early to avoid disappointment. Koko is located at 1a Camden High St., London NW1. and for more information on the Koko club go to



Deput London

Deput London opened its doors on May 21, 2010. It used to be called seOne and is one of London's largest nightclubs. With five rooms and a 3,000 capacity it's a club you don't want to miss. There is over 30,000 sq. feet of dance floor and Deput London plays host to some of the best DJs in House, Techno, Drum and Bass, Indie, and loads of great live acts. They have recently upgraded their sound system, so now you will be in for a treat. Located near London Bridge, so its easy to get to and from the venue.



Ministry of Sound

Ministry of Sound London opened in September, 1991 and is one of the most popular clubs in the world, due to its legendary status. This super club has hosted some of the biggest DJs the world has ever seen and the annual CD, clothing and magazines are still very popular among punters, which makes this club worth well over £100 million.

With a capacity of over 5000 people, three bars and dance floors its one of the biggest clubs in Europe. They say the soundsystem is never over 50%, because if they ever put it to the max it would be the loudest stereo man has ever heard. For more information on Ministry of Sound go to



Club Aquarium

Club Aquarium is located on Old Street, the city centre of London. It has five rooms including a swimming pool and a jacuzzi (towels provided) and there are also two dance floors and chill out room. This club can boast for being the only club in the UK to have a swimming pool and get away with it. 's no other club in the UK that can make that claim! There are also two dance floors and a chill out room, plus a VIP lounge. For more information on who's playing go to




Egg is lcoated near King's Cross Station and it has a capacity of over 800, which is spread over 3 floors plus a balcony terrace and central courtyard garden. The garden has a bar, garden furniture, artificial grass, and a swimming pool in the summer. The club continually attracts some of the best DJs in the world. For more information on who is playing go to




This legendary Drum ‘n’ bass club has been in existence for years attracting the biggest Drum ‘n’ bass DJ’s in the world. Located in Piccadilly, you are sure to have a good night if you go to this club.


Brixton Academy

This club attracts most of the big hard house DJ’s and with a capacity of 4500 people you are definitely going to have a good time.







This city loves to party and it has a huge student population, so those are two things that a city needs to party. The two biggest areas are Oldham Street and Oxford Road for most clubs and pubs.


This cocktail bar near the town hall is a popular basement nightclub on weekends, where it usually packed with people.



This popular pub is located in the northern quarter of the city and it has a superb choice of import beers


Living Room

This pub is very popular with the players of Manchester United, so it attracts a certain type of crowd.


Sinclair's Oyster Bar

This landmark pub is one of the oldest & busiest in Manchester. It has a good range of beers on draft and it’s a good place for a pint.


One Central Street

This basement club attracts a young crowd that comes in for a drink before heading to the clubs. The DJ’s spin mainly funky house and on the weekend this place gets extremely busy.


Sankey’s Soap

This super club constantly gets big-name DJs and the night Tribal Gatherings attract the jeans and trainer crowd on a Friday, and Redlight gets more dressed up for more house tunes on a Saturday. Get there early to avoid being turned away.



Circus Tavern

This pub is located on Portland Street and this pub claims to be the smallest bar in Europe. It's probably best not to come here on a Friday after work, as the chances of being served is remote and if you do it will take awhile. Great place anyway just to say you have been.







The nightlife in Liverpool is considered to be one of the best in the country. With a thriving student population and amazing live music venues its the place you want to be on a Friday and Saturday night. The two main areas for going out are The Cavern Quarter, where you will find the Cavern Club, which was made famous by The Beatles. The other areas are around Fleet and Seel Street. On a Friday and Saturday night these streets are packed with people.


Cavern Club

Located on Mathew Street, in the Cavern Quarter of the city. This is the most famous club in the world and the place where the Beatles began there long journey to fame. Today, its still a great venue for live music, but you will have to arrive early to guarantee entry. It's a must for any Beatles fan or anyone interested in live music.



Cavern Pub

Located on Mathew Street, in the Cavern Quarter of the city. This is great pub to watch live music and the place is packed with signed memorabilia from the Beatles. This lively pub has a wall of fame showing names of all the artists who played at the Cavern Club since 1957.



The Grapes Pub

Located on Mathew Street, in the Cavern Quarter of the city. This pub is known internationally as The Beatles Pub, as this is where they drank before and after their performances at the Cavern Club. The reason for this is because in those days the Cavern didn't serve alcohol.

This pub is packed most nights, as its opened till 2am and when the other bars close in the area most people come here for one last drink. If you are in town on a Monday go in and check it out, as this is karaoke night.



Bier Keller

Located on Dale Street, this large atmospheric 'beer cellar' in the heart of Liverpool serves a full range of continental beers and real ales.



Ye Hole in Ye Wall

Located on Hackins Hey, this is Liverpool's oldest pub and it traditional surroundings. It has the finest selection of cask ales, traditional pub food and free WiFi.




The most well known club in Liverpool is Cream. This club is famous for it's night Bugged Out, which is on once a month. Bugged Out consistently brings in the best DJs time after time. This night caters to all of you who need their hard house dose for the month. Cream has many great nights and I guarantee you won't be disappointed. The door policy is relaxed, but searches are regular. Cream is located in Wolstenhome Square in Liverpool. If you require more information go to






Newcastle is famous throughout the UK for its nightlife. Every weekend you get people from all over the country coming up for Stag and Hen weekends. Below there is a list of pubs and clubs, but if you stick to the city centre and especially around the The Gate, which is a complex with loads of bars and clubs you should be all right for a great night out.

The Strawberry
7-8 Strawberry Place

This pub is located just outside St James Park and it’s an institution among the Newcastle United fans. If you are in town on match day be sure to go have a drink here, as the atmosphere is superb.


The Attic
25-27 Mosley Street

This is a stylish bar that is popular among local residents. This place has a capacity of over 1000 people and its split over four levels. It plays a variety of music and its usually busy on game day and on weekend.


125 Westgate Road

This pub has been voted the best pub a few times now and if you are looking a pub that serves a good selection of drinks this is the place.



This club isn’t just the best club in Newcastle, but is considered one of the best in the UK. It continues to attract big DJ’s like Erick Morillo, Paul Oakenfold and Roger Sanchez just to name but a few. The sound system is so unique there are only 3 of them in Europe and the atmosphere is unbelievable and you are sure to have a great night out.


The Attic

This is one of Newcastle’s newest clubs and every weekend you are sure to have a great night listening to the DJ’s playing there latest house tunes.







The nightlife in Brighton is one of the best in the country. On the weekends is when the clubs and pubs come alive, as Brighton is a huge stag and hen destination and all the venues try to cater for this.

The best areas to go are in the Historic Lanes area where you will find a great selection of bars, clubs and resturants. During the day you will find this area also great for shopping. We reccommend that you stay away from West Street, especially on the weekends, as it can get a bit rough and dangerous at times.


10 Marine Parade
Brighton, England

This club gets quite busy on weekends as it caters to the Indie, breakbeat and house crowd.



West Street
Brighton, England

With seven themed venues, including 5 bars, 2 unique nightclubs, Oceana is one of the most popular and best in the city.



187-193 Kings Road Arches
Brighton, England

This is arguably the best club in the city as it brings in the world's top Dj's on a regular basis. This is a club you won't be disappointed with.



Pav Tav
7-8 Castle Square
Brighton, England

The Pav Tav is one of the best live venues in the city, as most rock, metal, punk and 80's bands play here. 



The Fishbowl
74 East Street
Brighton, England

Located in the Lanes in Brighton this small bar is one of our favourites and if you manage to get in you will be sure to have a great night. If you are hungry try something off their organic menu, as everthing is locally grown. They have DJs here on the weekend playing chilled out music, so not to loud that you can't here the people you have gone to the bar with. It's highly recommended if you are going to Brighton.




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