Weekend comedy clubs in London

Every regular Friday and Saturday night comedy club on one map

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What better way to spend a weekend eve than with a good old laugh? There are tons of comedy clubs across the capital (not just in Leicester Square) that host professional stand-up shows every Friday and/or Saturday night. So whether you're looking for a local comedy club or a central London laugh, we've put together this map of every weekend comedy venue in the capital.

  1. Central
  2. North
  3. East
  4. South
  5. West

Central London comedy clubs

99 Club Covent Garden

A Covent Garden 99 Club with a good solid line-up.

  1. Seven Dials Club 42 Earlham St, WC2H 9LA
  2. Every Saturday
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99 Club Late

Late(ish) night comedy, in a very intimate pub room every Saturday night, from the 99 Club team.

  1. The Wheatsheaf 25 Rathbone Place, W1T 1DG
  2. Every Saturday
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99 Club Leicester Square

This long-running West End club – the 99 Club team's biggest and most famous venue – regularly hosts good quality circuit stand-up line-ups, six or seven nights a week.

  1. Storm 28a Leicester Square, WC2H 7LE
  2. Every day
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99 Club Leicester Square View

An intimate 99 Club overlooking Leicester Square with a regular solid line-up. Some seats are blocked by a pillar, so do get there early.

  1. The Penthouse 1 Leicester Square, WC2H 7NA
  2. Every Saturday
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Amused Moose Soho

Hils Jago runs a tight ship at her multi-award winning Greek Street club. The bills here, every Saturday night, are reliably strong, featuring a mix of circuit stalwarts and exciting new talents. Plus, if you’re lucky, the likes of Noel Fielding or Simon Amstell may well drop by to try out new material.

  1. Moonlighting 17 Greek St, W1D 4DR
  2. Every Saturday
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Boat Show

Bob up and down gently while crying tears of laughter on the only comedy club held on a paddle steamer permanently moored on the Thames.

  1. Tattershall Castle Kings Reach, Victoria Embankment, SW1A 2HR
  2. Every Friday and Saturday
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Comedy Carnival Leicester Square

Now at a new venue, the central London Comedy Carnival show brings you an amusing line-up.

  1. Bar Rumba 36 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D 7EP
  2. Every Friday
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Comedy Store

There’s no doubt about it, the Comedy Store is the daddy of all comedy clubs, and what most other gigs strive to be. Seemingly as old as London itself, the club has been instrumental in the growth of alternative comedy, and still to this day hosts stunning shows most nights of the week. At weekends they host conservative stand-up shows, with circuit stalwarts performing their tried-and-tested sets.

  1. Comedy Store 1a Oxendon St, SW1Y 4EE
  2. Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday
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The Covent Garden Comedy Club @ Heaven

Now in its tenth year, this long-established club isn't actually in Covent Garden, but under the arches of Charing Cross. You can circuit stalwarts and rising comedy stars here, every Saturday night.

  1. Heaven Under The Arches, off Villiers St, WC2N 6NG
  2. Every Saturday and some Fridays
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Crack Comedy Club Southbank

Good quality stand-up at County Hall, every Saturday night.

  1. Slug and Lettuce County Hall 5 Chicheley St, SE1 7PJ
  2. Every Saturday and Monday
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The Funny Side… of Covent Garden

Comedy night at this bijou Covent Garden club.

  1. The George in the Strand 213 The Strand, WC2R 1AP
  2. Every Saturday
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Jongleurs Piccadilly

This Jongleurs club takes place above the Sports Café on Haymarket.

  1. Sports Cafe 80 Haymarket, SW1Y 4TE
  2. Every Friday and Saturday
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Piccadilly Comedy Club

This central London club, at the newly renovated Comedy Pub, always features good, solid line-ups for some weekend giggles. Thursdays are new material nights (with a cheap entry price), and Fridays and Saturdays features top-notch circuit talent.

  1. Comedy Pub 7 Oxendon St, SW1Y 4EE
  2. Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday
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Soho Comedy Club

With most comedy clubs ramping up their prices at weekends to cash in on the off-the-clock laughter-seeking Londoners, Soho Comedy Club offers just as good line-ups at incredibly good value for money – plus bring along a copy of Time Out, and it's only a tenner! Walking through the Empire Casino in Leicester Square, past rows of depressed business men blowing their bonuses at the roulette table, it doesn't feel like you're in for a joke-fest. But once you're in the chandelier-laden room, in the company of the friendly regular comperes, you'll feel right at home.

  1. The Casino at The Empire 5-6 Leicester Sq, WC2H 7NA
  2. Every Friday and Saturday
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The Top Secret Comedy Club

This small, no-frills basement club in Covent Garden offers mixed line-ups of established circuit comics and newer acts. Monday nights feature comics testing new gags, on Tuesday it's a free impro show from Shoot from the Hip, and on Sunday it's an 'Urban Comedy Night'. And it's generally reasonably priced.

  1. Africa Centre 38 King St, WC2E 8JT
  2. Every day
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