Soho is one of the most vibrant and lively areas in the whole of London, and never more so than on a Friday night. If you want to make sure you aren’t missing out on all the fun, take a look at these fantastic party destinations.
Surely one of the city’s very best hidden gems, in quite the literal sense, The Vault Soho is found beyond a secret door, located behind a bookcase in Milroy’s of Soho, the capital’s oldest whisky specialist. This cocktail bar is teeming with character and old school design details that lend it so much warmth and charm, like an exclusive drinking den meets an underground labyrinth. As for getting to and from the venue, Tottenham Court Road tube station can be reached in less than 5 minutes.
Karma Sanctum is rich with possibilities, due in large part to the various different spaces it has to offer. Why not kick the night off with some delicious food in the ground floor restaurant which serves up new British cuisine, before heading to a private screening in the soundproofed cinema room whilst enjoying a few drinks from the bar, before hanging out in the terrace. All of the spaces have been completed in their own style, but all have an air of decadence.
Housed within a Grade II listed building, Café de Paris is packed with period features and quality touches that will instantly lend any occasion a sense of grandeur, be it the sweeping staircases or the glittering chandeliers. From champagne receptions to dinner dances and Christmas parties, they can do it all here, with their award-winning catering and bar teams well versed in putting on a night to remember for as many as 715 people. When it’s time to head home, you need only walk for a couple of minutes to get to Piccadilly Circus station.
Exposed brickwork, patterned floors and eye-catching artwork are just a few of the highlights you can expect to find and enjoy at The Flamingo Room, a multi-purpose event space that can accommodate up to 400 people for all manner of different occasions. Its enviable central location means it’s right within the buzz of Soho, and as such, can be reached easily from a plethora of good rail links, including Leicester Square, Oxford Circus and Charing Cross.
Inspired by the retro-chic vibes of New York City’s renowned urban and artistic boroughs, Dirty Bones is a stylish bar with an apartment feel, which combined with the moody lighting and the overall rustic charm, ensures a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere, perfect for those in search of a more chilled night with good beats, good drinks and good company. It has a total capacity of 75, so things won’t get too crowded, and the nearest tube stop is once again a mere 2 minutes away.