Café de Paris

Nightlife, Cabaret and burlesque Leicester Square
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Café de Paris
Venue says Plan an epic Friday and Saturday night at Café de Paris. Resident DJs, cabaret and private bars available.

This longstanding Leicester Square nightspot must be doing something right - bar a short time during the '40s it's been open for more than 90 years. During that time it's played host to some pretty big acts, from Sinatra and Tony Hancock to Grace Kelly, Noel Coward and Marlene Dietrich.  

Today it's more about cabaret and dining, with the nightclub side of things available for those partial to a party. Expect more than a little tassel twirling titillation with burlesque a big part of the output, but there's also music, magic, jazz and more. Drinks can be enjoyed up on the mezzanine, too. 

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Café de Paris says
The West End's number one celebrity hotspot nightclub! Café de Paris is where London's elite gather every Friday and Saturday to party the night away until the early hours! We are London’s most iconic and famous nightclub.

Today’s A-list are still regularly seen, including Rita Ora, The Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Simon Cowell, the young Royals, Debbie Harry, One Direction, Hugh Grant and the ultimate party girl, Kate Moss.

Today Café de Paris is leading the way, stealing the headlines on a daily basis, hosting the cream of London’s events attended by the rich and famous from around the globe, presenting the most spectacular cabaret, burlesque and variety shows in town and showcasing talent from around the world, it continues to entertain London as it has done for almost a century.
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Venue name: Café de Paris
Address: 3-4 Coventry Street
Transport: Tube: Piccadilly Circus/Leicester Square
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Average User Rating

3.1 / 5

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Giving Cafe de Paris one star is really far more than they deserve. A terrible venue with disgustingly rude staff who seem set out to make themselves feel important by ruining your night. It's an outdated, overpriced 'club' that no one who lives in London would ever go to. Once a diamond of the London club scene - it's now nothing more than an embarrassment.


Spent the evening here with work and had a great night!! Love the space as a whole, all felt very VIP. Lots of room to throw shapes and despite being full, the bar was never too long of a wait. I understand that because mine was a corporate event, it may differ dramatically from a standard Saturday night experience, but should you ever need to venue search for a big party (and I'm guessing your budget would need to be pretty impressive too!) I would definitely recommend Cafe de Paris! 

Rebecca R

Was booked in with a promoter got there and they didn't accept my ID, with my bank card fair enough they have policies to follow so didn't argue, staff seemed friendly enough but to make me stand out of the queue in about -2 weather when I've just travelled an hour to get there after just saying "we're busy" and not telling me the reason why until the promoter asked what's happening 5 mins later after I've been standing there numb freezing cold being told your busy but your still letting people in..


Its a great place to go and party! very expensive and if you know a promoter go with them that way you will get free entry and drinks! music was good as well! 

rachel f

My sister arranged a night out here for her birthday, it started off ok the male staff weren't very friendly and kept telling people where they should stand and not stand constantly. As a few of us were leaving a bouncer asked my sister and her boyfriend to move from the stairs they were standing there for a few moments waiting for me when a bouncer came and grabbed my sisters boyfriend my the shoulders to physically move him he was not happy with this and pushed his hands away next thing we know there were 6 bouncers tackling him so he was on the floor and dragged him up a whole flight of stairs they continued to hurt him outside where he was on the floor me and my sisters tried to get some of them off him as he was in pain but a bouncer throw my sisters to the floor and another one kicked me and elbowed me in the face.. my toe is hurt so bad I had to go to hospital the next day and have bruised my eye socket bone my sisters boyfriend already had a slight shoulder injury and now it has made it a lot worse which is now affecting his work, overall the worst experience even strangers outside were shouting to the bouncers to get off him. I'm going to look into taking it further as it was unnecessary and thuggish, will never be returning.


Absolutely DISGUSTING treatment!! DO NOT GO! I booked for my birthday and received a polite email confirming saying there was an On Site Events Manager to deal with any issues. Incredibly RUDE, AGGRESSIVE, ACCUSING bouncers refused to listen or let me speak to a manager. We arrived around 10:30 as requested after only two drinks and were treated disgustingly! Ruined my birthday !!!!!!!!!! Maybe if you're from a wealthy background they might treat you nicely. Doesn't deserve one star

Angelina D

Me and a few girls were lining up to go in because it was her birthday they seemed like they were in a rush to get us in? Within 2 minutes we were told to step out of the queue? There were 7 of us and we had some serious money to spend! We just wanted to have a good time. Anyways we were dressed appropriately so the only other conclusion is they are RACIST! All of us were black girls but we did not think that would be an issue? Seriously don't even bother going if your black, you will just get embarrassed. Thanks a lot Cafe de Paris for making us feel like were back in slavery days


Amazing club with many beautiful girl and nice service. The line to the club is very long so better to be on guest list (Lux guest list is perfect (077 7509 2749 ). I really appreciate the music and great vibes ! I'll return soon !

Richard Urlett

Went there for my wife birthday with some friends and we had a fantastic time. All the staff were lovely and made us feel very special. Loved the show and we stayed until late dancing in the VIP section! Highly recommended

Cindy Berichon

I've been to the cabaret dinner and show a couple of times and it is always a great experience. The venue is just magic and fits perfectly with the type of show. Food was good quality and drinks as you should expect in the West End. The staff know what they are doing. I will definitely go back there.