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Make the most of the capital with our guides and round-ups focused on going out in London. From clubbing and comedy, to dining out, drinking and gigging, we’ve got something to suit every occasion.
Widely known for its nightlife scene, London has some of the world’s best bars, clubs and music venues. We tell you which are hot and which are not. We tell you where to dine, where to drink and where to dance. But it’s not all after-dark; our going out section covers art, culture, theatre, London activities, date night, pop-ups and more.

Whether you need inspiration for a hen-do, a 30th birthday or a Saturday night with mates, you’ll find everything you need right here. We’ve also jam-packed the section with fun activities, cultural reviews and content on capital’s best pop-ups. Get booking and you’ll never have a boring weekend.

Best Afternoon Tea

15 of London’s Best Afternoon Teas You Absolutely Must Try

To celebrate afternoon tea week enjoy a new take on tradition with these fun and unusual afternoon teas. Expect the best of British with a twist…
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London Theatre Shows: What to Book Now

Get the most out of London’s theatre scene with our top stage picks for the month  Our pick of the best London theatre shows...
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Where to celebrate World Tequila Day in London

Celebrate a Mexcian favourite, right here in the capital. From cocktails to speakeasy bars, we’ve rounded up the best places to celebrate World Tequila Day.
frozen cocktails

The Best Frozen Cocktails in London and Where to Find Them

Nothing makes or breaks a summer season like a good place to find drinks. We’ve found the capitals best frozen cocktails to help you beat the heat.
Outdoor Markets

10 of London’s Best Outdoor Markets

Immerse yourself in the hustle and bustle of the capital by visiting one of these brilliant weekend markets. From flowers and food to vintage clothing there's a market for everyone, here...
Wimbledon serves

Our guide to Wimbledon’s best court-side serves

Every sporting occasion has its snack, and Wimbledon is no exception.
Negroni week

10 ways to celebrate world Negroni week in London

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of one of the nation’s booziest cocktails with our round-up of what’s on for World Negroni Week in London.
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Theatre Review: Top Girls at the Lyttelton

Caryl Churchill's feminist fantasy is given a new spin at the Lyttelton Theatre. Read on for Absolutely's Top Girls review... Words Pendle Harte First performed in 1982, Caryl Churchill’s much-loved feminist play comes to the National...
Mary Quant

Inside the V&A’s Mary Quant Exhibition

She was the woman who revolutionised the mini skirt and inspired a new age of feminism. Absolutely takes a look at the V&A's Mary Quant exhibition.
Soft Animals

Soft Animals Review at Soho Theatre

We review playwright Holly Robinson's Soft Animals at the Soho Theatre 

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What’s On This Weekend in London: 9th-11th August

Hit the pedals as the world's largest cycling festival sweeps the capital, plus the Espresso Martini Society is back with even more variations on the classic cocktail. Here's what we'll be doing this weekend in London