Best Restaurants With A DJ In London

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London is home to some of the best restaurants with a DJ. Capital A List have put together a guide to the best restaurants with a DJ London.

Mrs Riot - Best Restaurant with a DJ in London

Mrs Riot is a lively bistro and cocktail bar located in Covent Garden that is one of the best restaurants with a DJ in London. Mrs Riot was one of the first role models to change the course of history. This cocktail bar plays live music every night, with some nights you’ll be dancing to their resident DJ, live jazz performances and salsa music to get you in the mood. Every day there is always a party happening at Mrs Riot.

Expect a menu of mouthwatering bits, from the freshest creamiest Italian burrata served with a Spanish themed charcuterie that is just calling your name. Mrs Riot has recommended to dine with a Spritz, which conveniently also comes in a low-alcohol option. The cocktail menu also boosts a variety of classic cocktails, enjoy the famous ‘Frothy Pink Bellini’ and the ‘St Germain Spritz’.

Mrs Riot can’t wait to welcome you.

Ayllu

Discover Ayllu, one of the best restaurants with a DJ in London, located beneath the hustle and bustle of Paddington Central.

Ayllu offers a unique fusion of Peruvian and Japanese cuisines that will transport you to South America through a fusion of dishes and a celebration of zesty bold flavours.

The restaurant showcases some of the very best contemporary Nikkei cuisine – sharing plates (which is based on the Incan tradition of sharing). The menu, designed for the table to share, boosts innovative small plates that combine the traditions of Peruvian cuisine with Japanese influence.

Expect amazing freshly made sushi and sashimi with innovative cocktails. A perfect suggestion from the Chef is to pair the tasting menu with a unique cocktail that features the very best dishes, will take you on the most amazing culinary journey you never expected.

With its warming dark green interior and comfortable seating, walk into a cosy setting featuring lovely dark green walls and extravagant décor.

The restaurant offers a bottom-less brunch of free-flowing prosecco on weekends from 12pm. And we couldn’t think of the most perfect way to start or end the weekend.

Visit Ayllu, one of the best restaurants with a DJ in London, to enjoy this stylish intimate restaurant, while the resident DJ performs from Thursday to Saturday evenings, including the infamous free-flowing Saturday brunch.

Buddah Bar

The Buddha Bar, is known for pan-Asian dishes, great music and gorgeous interiors, making London’s Buddha Bar one of the best restaurants with a DJ in London. They also hold the prize of Best Restaurant Bar 2014 & 2015 at the London Club and Bar Awards. Expect elegance at this international destination, go for lunch, light dishes and cocktails in the afternoon and more of an upbeat evenings with a live DJ.

Here the décor simply dictates how East meets West, the main dining room and private dining room is set over two floors, is the perfect place to host a corporate dinner or, celebrate a special occasion. We loved the exotic and soothing drinking and eating experience. The menu is inspired with blends of Eastern and Western flavours; Chinese, Japanese, Thai and other Eastern flavours on the menu, with some classic dishes like Seared Sesame Tuna and Wok Fried Beef ready to wow diners with great flavours, textures and smells. Cocktails are unique and experimental, feature with mixologists making some of the coolest drinks in London. If you looking for a more sophisticated experience, the bar has an extensive wine and sake list that perfectly compliments the menu by including a wide selection of both world renowned brands and unusual names.

Visit Buddha Bar every Thursday night for there ‘1001 Nights’ event which showcases live music from 8pm, singers from 9.30pm and belly dancers from 10.30pm. With live DJs together with a mix of classic hits, Buddha Bar caters for a good mixed crowd.

Courtesan - Best restaurant in London with DJ

Indulge yourself at Courtesan, this modern dim sum restaurant, tea room and yes late night cocktail bar is now open till late with a resident DJ and live performances on the weekends. Just another reason why they are one of the best restaurants with a DJ in London.

Expect fineries of Imperial China at this hidden gem located in Brixton. Pop inside this intimate restaurant to discover the vintage décor reminiscent of a Chinese opium den.

The Courtesan pride themselves on their exquisite hand-made Dim Sum, specialty teas and unique house cocktails. Be delighted by an all-female chef team led by Feng Juan He, who honour the regal origins of Dim Sum. The team take pride in what they produce, while at the same time producing a modern and imaginative menu that takes advantage of ingredients from around the globe. The server recommended ‘Wasabi King Prawn Dumplings’ and the ‘Tortelli Al Vapore’ – a different type of Italian Tortellini. The cocktails couldn’t be any better, a top seller is the ‘Wang Zhaojun’ made with Violet liquer, jasmine tea, Haymans London gin and Finlandia vodka, is described as ‘so beautiful that birds fall from heavan’. 

The venue also features a private room with cocktail bar downstairs that is more than a match for a party, dinner, or any corporate functions. Courtesan’s two cocktails bars are now open late-night at the weekends, featuring live music, resident DJ’s and cabaret ‘till 2am. No wonder this is one of the best restaurants with a DJ in London.

Located in South London, The Courtesan displays a real neighbourhood feel while still being a versatile venue offering high quality across the board, including the finest modern dim sum and carefully selected teas, cocktails and wines.

Hotel Cafe

Hotel Café Royal, is a legendary Regent Street location that has long been London’s place for fine food, wine and socializing. The history of Hotel Café Royal is that Oscar Wilde chose Café Royal – and its supreme wine selection – for his salon, while Winston Churchill enjoyed the steaks and stilton. Albert Adrià, three Michelin-starred chef, continues the story and history today, who is praised as the one of the world’s best pastry chefs.

One of our absolute favourite experiences is cakes and bubbles, open Monday to Sunday from 12pm until 10pm, offers probably the most amazing line up of extraordinary desserts ans fancy pastries. And yes this is served alongside a wide selection of Champagne and sparkling wines. If you don’t have a sweet tooth, this experience also caters for a savoury ‘all day dining’ menu for lunch and dinner reservations.

Enjoy live music at the Green Bar while Soho Live Studios Band will perform weekly every Friday & Saturday 18.30pm – 22.00pm. Most Saturdays also include a live resident DJ to enjoy your Saturday.

Hovarda - best restaurant with DJ in London

Hovarda, perfect for date nights and dancing nights, takes a huge influence from the Aegean Sea, specialising in the most amazing Greek and Turkish-inspired dishes. Located in Soho, walk into this two-story restaurant and be invited by the downstairs dining area and head upstairs to the cocktail bar for more of an upbeat night. Here is where all the dancing happens and live entertainment events.

Hovarda brings a taste of the Mediterranean to London with open fire grills and a large open kitchen and counter dining.

Expect traditional Greek flavours, a range of fresh fish and grilled meat dishes. We highly recommend ordering the Greek salad to share, mains include the classic Kleftiko, slow roasted lamb with sauteed king oyster mushrooms and get ready to be transported to Greece and Turkey. The Chef changes the menu daily based on seasonal produce and determined by what the day boats catch each day from around the British Isles.

After dinner head to the lounge bar where you will be invited by renowned DJ’s and artists. An extensive cocktail menu awaits at the bar, the mixologist recommended the ‘Bumblebee’, made of Patron Silver, lime juice, orange juice, maple syrup and cinnamon.

Sea Containers

The Sea Containers London is a dining experience with fabulous views across the river Thames while live entertainment plays on Sundays. We definitely enjoyed a glass of champagne and a lovely meal on the Laurent-Perrier Summer Terrace.

Sea Containers Restaurant is conveniently located with just a short 10 minute walk from the Waterloo station. Designed by visionary Tom Dixon, Sea Containers has been a London landmark. The recent developments have boosted the restaurant to have a cruise-ship sized dining room, casually decorated with a yellow submarine above the bar.

The menu is designed to be shared while celebrating and enhancing the seasonal produce. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, the a la carte menu offers a variety of small plates, sharing dishes and classic comfort food. Brunch, served only on the weekends, of course involves the choice of bottomless Grey Goose Bloody Mary’s or Prosecco with live music every Sunday to start the weekend right.

We opted for small plates to start with, including crab on toast with avocado and pickled jalapeños, the shaved mushrooms with pine nuts, cheese and brown butter vinaigrette for a salad. For mains, it was suggested to have ‘family’ plates to share, we ordered a Sunday style lunch of a leg of lamb roasted in the clay oven, designed to serve three people, which is perfect as a family. The dessert menu boosts classic desserts, a must try is the rhubarb tart with Champagne jelly.

MNKY HSE

MNKY HSE (Monkey House) is the one-stop party palace, that is one of the best restaurants with a DJ in London, is a contemporary Latin American restaurant and bar hidden behind a discreet entrance at 10 Dover Street.

Expect all the elements of a good night out — bar, restaurant and nightclub — yes all under a single roof.

The inspiration is lively, energetic with an edgy and chic spirit. The team at MNKY HSE have put a focus on sensory lighting, accessories and sophisticated low seating, the LNGE (Lounge) is designed to be HSE’s living room – the perfect lounge to socialize.

Head Chef Mark Morrans, is the mastermind behind the menu, recreates the Latin American cuisine into a bold and indulging sharing menu, with using his extensive knowledge and skills to enhance the MNKY HSE’s focus on the authentic original Latin American flavours. Due to the love for experimentation, Chef Mark Morrans recommended his signature dishes; Hamachi Tostadas, Seabass Ceviche, Japanese Wagyu Strip Loin and the popular dish Lamb Shoulder Tacos. Of course we didn’t expect anything less than a huge spirits list with plenty of pisco, rum, and Tequila of course.

To get your night started, our award winning mixologists will shake up your evening with a selection of unique and classic cocktails. MNKY HSE has established itself as the place in London to ‘eat, drink and party’; with its mix of Latin American cuisine and Late night DJ sets from DJ Kaveh on Thursdays and Saturdays.

Piano Works - Best restaurants with a DJ in London

Piano Works, located in a Victorian basement hidden in the heart of Farringdon,  serves up a brunch with live pianists and live music. This venue ticks all the boxes for a bubbly and lively afternoon out. Whether you go for brunch, dinner or drinks, you will be sure to have a great time.

Expect classic cocktails and endless entertainment with a live DJ and pianist. The venue is also great for lively dinner parties, birthdays and corporate events.

What we love is that you can request your song on a request slip and hand to your waiter or the musicians to be performed – this is perfect for all occasions and a bit of a personal touch. The cocktail menu boosts a selection of cocktails and exclusive wines, all elegantly paired with the dinner menu. Small plates are also available if you are looking for a small bite while enjoying a cocktail.

Salvador & Amanda - Best restaurants with a DJ in London

Salvador & Amanda, the fiesta of Spain, has been bringing the traditional Spanish flair to Leicester Square. Expect high flavours and of course a fiesta making this lively restaurant one of the best restaurants with a DJ in London.

Make a reservation to unwind in this stylish atmospheric restaurant, with rich leather booths and candlelit tables.  Enjoy the Spanish classic tapas, that is authentic, Sangria (of course), classic cocktails such as the ‘Raspberry and Elderflower Collins’ all with vibrant music to get the fiesta started. We guarantee your tastebuds wont be disappointed.

The resident DJ starts the festivities on Thursdays and Saturdays while the restaurant turns into a fun-time late night bar where you can dance the night away till the early hours of the morning.

We loved the three-course bottomless Spanish brunch with live authentic Latin inspired music, hosted on Saturdays, with the option of bottomless drinks or non-bottomless. A must try to make your Saturdays more Spanish.

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