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Shoreditch has a large and very diverse club scene. From the inimitable Cargo to the many alternative nights at Book Club, Shoreditch nightlife has something to offer even the most seasoned clubber. For hip, hedonist hang-outs, take a look at Time Out's guide to clubbing in Shoreditch. Do you agree with the choices? Use the comments box below or tweet your suggestions.

Book Club

  • Free

Now in the hands of the folk behind the Queen of Hoxton, the former Home is now billing itself as a cerebral sipping spot.

  1. 100 Leonard Street, EC2A 4RH
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The City Arts & Music Project, to use the full name of this fashion-forward spot, is a trendy temple to music, art and general creative carry-on that flits between café, bar and late-night club.

  1. 70-74 City Road, EC1Y 2BJ
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The bricks and arches of cavernous Cargo keeps Shoreditch music fans in a blissful state of whatever-nextness.

  1. 83 Rivington St, EC2A 3AY
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East Village

Stuart Patterson, one of the Faith crew who've been behind all-day house-music parties across London since 1999, has transformed what was once the late and not especially lamented Medicine Bar into this two-floor, 'real house' bar-club that punches several divisions above its weight.

  1. 89 Great Eastern St, EC2A 3HX
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Horse & Groom

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London's trend for pub-clubbing continues apace in this revamped Shoreditch spot. During the day, it's a good old East End boozer, but at night, the two-floor space turns into a disco hotspot.

  1. 28 Curtain Road, EC2A 3NZ
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The Old Blue Last

Klaxons, Arctic Monkeys and Lily Allen have all played secret shows to the high-fashion rock 'n' rollers in the sauna-like upper room at this shabby two-floor Victorian boozer.

Selected drinks £3 everyday before 6.30pm
  1. 38 Great Eastern St, EC2A 3ES
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Plastic People

The long-established and ever-popular Plastic People subscribed to the old-school line that all you need for a kicking party is a dark basement and a sound system. The programming remains true to form: deep techno to house, all-girl DJ line-ups and many a star DJ squeezing through the doors for a secret gig.

  1. 147-149 Curtain Rd, EC2A 3QE
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Rich Mix

Not strictly a club, this arts centre is at the heart of the trendy arts and culture scene in Shoreditch.

  1. 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, E1 6LA
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The Hoxton nightlife triangle has experienced a shift in recent years: traces of its bohemian, scene-defining cool are still evident, but much of the area now more resembles the West End so it's easy to see why clubbers are looking to XOYO to reinvigorate their night out.

  1. 32-37 Cowper St, EC2A 4AP
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