With Bardens Boudoir now just a distant memory, The Nest has firmly established itself as a Dalston clubbing heavyweight since it opened in October 2010. The club boasts an industrial chic look and (mercifully) more salubrious toilets than its former incarnation, but the music programme remains the same. 'We will strive to showcase the very best in new, fresh, cutting-edge talent,' the organisers claim. 'We are not interested in promoting acts that have 'made it'; we want to promote acts that will make it.' They seem to be holding hard to their stated intent. Weekly nights like Lemonade and Your Mum's House shout out the club's hip electro and disco credentials and a solid programme of international, alternative DJs make this an even more appealing venue in which to nest-up for the night.
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The Nest Saturdays
A weekly platform for underground, soulful and groove-heavy neo-disco, house and techno with rising producers each time at this slick Dalston basement club.House, disco and techno Saturday December 10 2016 - Sunday January 8 2017Read more
Your Mum's House
Not for the faint-hearted, this weekly jaunt is a 'dress up 'n' get messed up' night of mayhem and mischief, with a soundtrack of bassy house, hip hop, old school bangers, trap, R&B, UK garage and pretty much anything with a bassline filthy enough to...Hip hop and R&B Thursday December 15 2016 - Friday December 22 2017Read more
Kahn & Neek
Kahn & Neek, Royal T and Sir Spyro are the selectors for the night bringing their top tunes to the dancefloor.Bass, garage and D&B Friday December 16 2016 - Saturday December 17 2016Read more
On the night, Crazy Cousinz will bring the funky house and Slimzee will bring the grime.House, disco and techno Friday December 23 2016 - Saturday December 24 2016Read more
DJ, Producer and Rinse FM host brings his jackin house beats to The Nest.House, disco and techno Friday December 30 2016 - Saturday December 31 2016Read more
New Year's Eve: Horse Meat Disco + Special Guests
London's sleaziest disco outfit is throwing their last party of the year at The Nest. Spinning loads of italo, house and funk records to keep that sweaty NYC loft vibe throbbing til 5am, the HMD DJs will be showing 2016 the door and waving in 2017 with...Clubs Saturday December 31 2016 - Sunday January 1 2017Read more
Dimitri From Paris
The French DJ brings his disco dance music to The Nest.House, disco and techno Friday January 13 2017 - Saturday January 14 2017Read more
The DJ and his guests supply dubstep to the dancefloor.Bass, garage and D&B Friday January 20 2017 - Saturday January 21 2017Read more
The San Francisco underground regular brings his house tracks to the UK's dancefloors, supported here by Kiwi.House, disco and techno Friday January 27 2017 - Saturday January 28 2017Read more
Average User Rating
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£7 in on the door on Saturday - cheaper than a lot of places in London. It's the Colombo group so expect overworked, underpaid bar staff, but the sound and light is really good. They should go a little easier on the smoke machine but overall a great club.
Went here for drinks on friday for the great drink deals! Good atmosphere and loved the incense burning early in the evening - tom grainger played a great set. GOOD NIGHT OUT!
I went to the Nest in Dalston last night and had my worst experience. My phone and credit card got stolen, thieves operate there freely. When I told security and staff they were so rude and unhelpful, they didn't even care. I never found my phone and card.
Very rude security and staff, will never go there again.
sick, always... Been heading there for random Friday and Saturday nights for the last two years, never disappoints. The line ups are always pretty sick even on the quieter nights and the vibe is on the money. had a good one with ivan smagghe over the weekend
best club in dalston by far! went there last weekend, the music was sick and the club was packed. amazing line-ups. also, this is one of those dark'n'dirty clubs we all love
The best club in East London by far!! Best sound system, DJs and crowd. Left uni two years ago, wish it had been there back then!!! Looking forward to a lot more dancing this weekend....
I have been coming to The Nest for a while now - and it's by far my guilty pleasure! Having seen some TOP line up's, I have also been able to discover some new music and follow some new talent. Gasaffelstein completely blew my mind last Friday - he really tore the club apart - and the atmosphere was electric. I had never really heard of him - and now I can't wait to next see him play. Big thanks to The Nest for arriving on the scene - My Friday nights are now more entertaining.
Went down for Stop.Drop.Roll on Friday, Benji B Brackles and Deadboy killed it! Cool venue, nice sound, suuuuuuuuuuper dark. Loads of sick line-ups coming up.
Dope venue headed down for Russ Yallop, sound was ace, lets hope they keep up their great booking policy!