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Top 5 nightclubs in south London

We managed to pick just 5 - where will you dance the night away?
30 July 2021

It’s no secret that south London has some of the best nightspots in the capital. Catering to pretty much every genre of music you could wish for, here are just 5 of our picks. If you’re prone to a spot of dancing, then these will hopefully scratch that post-lockdown dancing itch!

Ministry of Sound

A fixture of London’s party scene, this is one of the most famous clubs in the world – and the closest. Only seconds from campus, this Elephant icon is worth a visit as much now as it was when it opened back in 1991.


Next to the buzzing high street, Phonox has spent the last 10 years becoming one of the finest clubs in the capital. Its beauty is in its simplicity – a great sound system, a great dancefloor and good resident DJs. It’s a pretty perfect setup for a club.

dj decks lit up in dark room

CLF Art Café (Bussey Building)

Spread across several floors of the Peckham legend the Bussey Building, CLF Art Café hosts a whole range of brilliant nights – including the weekly Soul Train. Firmly rooted in the local community, this building was saved and brought back to life the CLF – and is now in everyone’s hearts. Plus, it’s mirror-free, too – so what better place to be yourself?

Corsica Studios

A more intimate venue only moments away from campus, this is a great place to get to know your new friends during Welcome Week. With a routinely brilliant line up, this two-room space will give you hours of fun.


Is any list of clubs not mentioning Infernos really worth reading? This infamous spot in the heart of Clapham plays music, has lights and also serves drinks – what more do you want?

What’s your favourite night-time haunt in south London? Let us know on social media and we might even include them in a future article!