The city of London serves as not only the capital of the United Kingdom but comedy itself. With one of the largest collections of comedy clubs in the world, selecting the best comedy club in London has only become more difficult. So, where to start?

The Comedy Store

Located on Oxendon Street, around the corner from Piccadilly Circus in the Haymarket House, across the street from Prince of Wales Theatre. Known as the busiest comedy club in London with over 3500 patrons passing through their doors every week, The Comedy Store holds its own as one of the preeminent comedy clubs in London and the United Kingdom at large. From its mainstay as a launching point for “alternative comedy” in the 1980s, the Comedy Store helped to launch the career of Paul Merton, French and Saunders, and Craig Ferguson.

Top Secret Comedy Club

Nervous about wasting an evening on a comedy act in London that doesn’t pack the punch you were looking for? Well, your worries are a thing of the past!

Top Secret Comedy Club is one of the best places to enjoy an evening of laughter, backed by a money-back guarantee. As the top-rated place for comedy in London according to, a night spent at the Top Secret Comedy Club is a night well spent.

Serving as a favorite production site for Jonathan Woodhouse’s Life in a Sketchbook and Bare Essentials, Top Secret Comedy Club serves as a place for A-List comedians and performers to test their material before heading to the big screen. Eddie Izzard, Jason Manford, John Bishop, Russell Howard, Lee Nelson, Paul Chowdhry, Seann Walsh, Dara O Briain Holly Walsh, and Jack Whitehall have all used the Top Secret Comedy Club as a comedic Launchpad for upcoming tours.

Visit London for the Comedy Clubs, Stay for London’s Comedy Acts

Finding a great comedy club in London is only half the battle. While venues are important, a venue is only as good as the performer delivering the laughs and thought-provoking sketches. London has real staying power in the world of comedy with acts like the “No Such Thing as a Fish”; a podcast performed and recorded live at the SoHo Theatre. Turning headlines and random facts into punchlines, Dan Schreiber, James Harkin, Andrew Murray and Anna Ptaszynski (from BBC’s “QI”) are hosts of this exciting performance where your mind may be left thinking just as much as your sides hurt from laughing.

Whether you’re looking for a fun way to spend an evening after an especially long day at work, or you want to travel to London and see the sites, comedy clubs in London are the perfect fit for your evening in the capital.