1 – Ministry of Sound, 103 Gaunt St, London SE1 6DP, United Kingdom, is the ultimate choice amongst nightclubs if you love big crowds, an eclectic mix emanating from a premium sound system and an array of lights flashing seductively all over the place. At this venue you also have the freedom to choose any one of the five rooms to dance the night away and in case it gets too stuffy indoors then you could try dancing in the courtyard under the veneer of stars.
2 – Mahiki, 1 Dover Street, Mayfair, London W1S 4LD, is where you get an opportunity to swing alongside the royals, the rich and the famous without having to undergo the stress of strict admission and hefty fees. Once inside and tired from continuous shaking, try out a tropical cocktail or a signature vodka-based Treasure Chest and let your hair down in a Polynesian and earthy setting.
3 – Fabric, 77A Charterhouse St, London, Greater London EC1M 6HJ, United Kingdom, ranks as one of the leading nightclubs in the city wherein you can shake yourself in three rooms playing different genres of music. Particularly interesting highlights are Saturday and Sunday evenings when the mix of music as also the crowd is as diverse as can be expected.
4 – Great Suffolk Street Warehouse, 17 Great Suffolk St, Southwark, London SE1 0NS, United Kingdom, is an apt example of how a run-down and non-descript warehouse can be transformed simply by applying a healthy dose of creativity and technology. While in London, do make it a point to spend an evening gyrating to the techno beats in a musical event or witness an exhibition or movie shoot on the roll.
5 – Plastic People, 149 Curtain Rd, London, Greater London EC2A 3QE, United Kingdom, is a emphatic example of the fact that for enjoying an evening you really do not need a fancy or sophisticated ambience and not even an adept bartender. All you need is a stark basement with a top quality sound system playing all varieties of beats. What about lights? These are not required either as dancing in the dark has its own unique charm.
6 – Paramount Bar, Centre Point, 101-103 New Oxford St, London, Greater London WC1A 1DD, United Kingdom, is regarded as being one of the best cocktail bars in London and not just because of what it serves. Its location on the 32nd floor and the view of the city afforded from that height, trendy setting and exquisitely carved copper bar never fail to overwhelm any visitor who is a regular or has stepped in for the first time.
7 – Club Aquarium, 256-260 Old St, London EC1V 9DD, United Kingdom, could be described more as an up-market platform than a nightclub courtesy of its ability to host high profile fashion shows and concerts with flair. An added attraction is the swimming pool and having gulped down a few thirst-quenchers you can move on to the floor and shake the night away.
8 – EGG, 200 York Way, London, Greater London N7 9AX, United Kingdom, is one of the few nightclubs in the city that have been granted a 24-hour license and to its credit this venue has left no stone unturned in making the most of it. When you land up there, you would be surprised to be able to find a place in spite of the big crowd and even more amazed at the Mediterranean setting and high quality music.
9 – Plan B, 418 Brixton Rd, London SW9 7AY, United Kingdom, revels in its warehouse interiors as also the fact that the party here rages throughout the night courtesy of 24-hour license. Serving as a platform for diverse genres ranging from local to global musicians, this nightclub is patronized by many well known names and is a popular haunt in spite of space being a bit of an issue.
10 – Mass Pleasures, wherever the selected venue might be, is an adult soiree made even more exciting through availability of drinks and music. For the adventurous, it presents an opportunity to explore and express your deepest desires by shedding your inhibitions without any fear of being accused, disowned or criticized.