London Night Life
Pubs and Bars
Visits to pubs and bars is an important part of British social life. The legal age to drink in the UK is 18. The atmosphere at most UK pubs are welcoming. Friends meet to talk and laugh with each other, throw darts, watch football or just have lunch. Most pubs open daily between 11 a.m. and 11 p.m. and many serve food.
Bars, such as wine bars and cocktail bars, sometimes have special licenses to stay open later but tend not to be open during the day. Going out for a drink is a typical way to arrange to meet friends. But, of course, it is important to remember that you don’t have to drink alcohol, even if you are in a pub or environment where many others are drinking.
UK takes the art of clubbing to new levels. The UK’s diverse and cutting-edge music provides a perfect backdrop for students who come to study in UK, to dance or chill out with friends. Some of the UK’s bigger cities – like London, Glasgow, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle and Brighton – are known worldwide for their wicked club scene. Many student unions host weekly club nights at local venues or in their own venue for student who take their education in UK.
London is well known for having some of the most exclusive nightclubs in the world. With all of the rich and famous coming to London and hitting the club scene, it makes London the best location for that night out. The nightlife in London generally is scattered around the town, however there are 2 main areas where most of the top places are located. West End and Chelsea. Below are some of the top nightclubs that are highly recommend by students.
Café De Paris
Located in London's Leicester Square, Café De Paris is all about dazzling glamour and opulence. Holding 715 people, the venue contains three separate bars in addition to the mezzanine and main dance floor—the Red Bar, the Blue Bar and the Fantasy Rooms (VIP area)
Pangaea has the most fashionable crowd in London, partying to the early hours to the sounds of funky R&B with funky old Skool.