Going out in London for even a short detour might be an expensive affair. However, by planning your trip well considering all the timings and locations, you can enjoy a low budget tour across the city. Below are some of the best budget-friendly locations that you can visit in London guided tours at night.
Did you know that London had a number of free comedy nights? You can visit one of these and laugh your hearts out through the night. Some of the best ones among them are The Bill Murray and The Camden Head where you will surely have a great time. There is also the Top Secret Comedy Club where the entry fee on evenings is free, or sometimes, as low as £1.
London is also a great place for enjoying music at very low expense. Regions like Brixton and Camden are good to find free music gigs. Ska nights and free gigs are on offer at Hootananny. For free music Fridays, head to Pop Brixton. Furthermore, to the south of the city, you will find Dog and Fox in Wimbledon, which offers dance floor nights on Saturdays. The entry is free and you can watch the bands play live as well.
There are happy hours in most of the bars in London, where you get to enjoy the full benefits without making a hole in your pocket. Many of the London Cocktail Club venues have Happy Hours on Monday evenings. Besides, they also offer cocktails at discounted rates at the LCC Monument branch on all days other than Sundays. You can visit Peckham and head to Bar Story too. They have a happy hour for cocktails with at an offer price of £7.
London Night Outs
There is no dearth for low-paying clubs with a great choice of drinks in London. One of the best choices would be The London Nightlife Ticket. It not only saves you a lot of money, but also provides many special offers for top London restaurants, nightclubs, and bars.
Cheap London Bars
If you want to spend a chilled out evening without splashing all your money at a single bar, there are many places to look out for. Places like Soho or Thirst will fill your need for a peaceful drink at affordable rates. You should also try Ridley Road Market Bar in Dalston on your London guided tours.
Half Price Theatre Show
London’s West End offers excellent drama and musical theatre. If you want to watch a West End show at a low rate, hit the TKTS booth in Leicester Square. You will find cheap booking rates here on all the shows. Besides, booking in advance online can always save you a considerable amount of money.
The Sky Garden
If you wished you could get a panoramic view of London without paying anything, you can get just that by heading to the Sky Garden in Fenchurch Street. It is a great place to visit for a romantic evening with your significant other. It offers a great view of the city, and would be worth visiting during the sunset hours. Make sure you reserve the entry online as the number of entrants is limited.
London Street Food
If you think sitting down and dining is too mainstream, then head to one of the several street food outlets. Dalston and Brixton are the areas with many such outlets. Enjoy the delicacies served in several of the food trucks here at less than £5 and carry on with the night.
Budget-Friendly London Restaurants
There are also places that will fill you up with good food, yet will not kill your fun with their check. O2 is a good option for an affordable restaurant. Similarly, you can grab a delicious and low-cost sourdough pizza at Pizza Pilgrims, which has nine outlets all over the city. Then there is also the Chinatown area, which offers cheap dining options such as Sichuanese cuisine at Baiwei.
London Museum Late Visits
This is a completely different way to explore the museums of the city. Many of the museums in town offer monthly late visits where you have access to the museum in the night too. Besides, there are also expert talks during these programs. Some of the museums with such an option include the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum, and the Victoria and Albert Museum.
There are several pub theaters in London, which offer their customers great deals for a memorable evening. Places like Finborough Theatre, Earls Court, or Upstairs at the Gatehouse in Highgate give away cheap theater tickets. Additionally, there are also discounts on drinks provided. Apart from these, Gate Theatre at the Notting Hill is a venue to find international work.