When it comes to offering an authentic flavour of Asia, you just know that London's got it covered. The capital is bursting at the seams with quirky and charismatic Asian-themed venues just waiting to be tried, so whether you're looking for an indulgent feast at a top Chinese eatery or hoping to kick back and relax in a secretive Vietnamese drinking den, there's something for you. Check out our hand-picked selection of the best Asian bars in London!
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After the sun goes down, Camden is one of the liveliest places in north London. These are the clubs you need to visit in NW1. In its previous life as the Barfly, this venue was a favourite of the indie darlings in the mids and, before that, was a popular spot for the Britpop crowd.
Posted in London Night Clubs on July 14, — pm. In this 4 part special, Nee Hao Magazine interviews 4 promoters from the Chinese and East Asian clubbing scene to give readers an insight into the workings behind organising an event and the people they cater for. Amy Nguyen of A2 Entertainment, Birmingham, one of the biggest and most established event organisers in the Midlands. They started their events company back in the summer ofand so far it has been massively successful with 5 out of their last 7 events all sold out days before the date of the party.
This club was the centrifugal force at the centre of the Asian Underground musical movement. Mixing up the cream of the emerging DJ scene alongside killer live performances from the main musical protagonists behind it, it became more than a club, and more than a musical space. For many of us, myself included, it was a full on lifestyle.
Of course, they can offer up a whole lot of fun, but more importantly, they can provide a refuge for clubbers who may not feel comfortable expressing themselves elsewhere in the city. Despite all the challenges, though, the London scene is marching on with pride. The crowd it draws in is a trendy, invariably friendly one, matched by the welcoming staff, all of whom enjoy the crowd-pleasing bangers that reverberate the space.
With three floors and a capacity for more than 1, party-goers, Heaven is a legendary London club. Look out for fun club nights such as Popcorn on Mondays and the flagship Heaven G-A-Y night on Saturdays, plus a regular line-up of live music events at this central London club near Charing Cross station. If you're feeling peckish, make sure to check out its tasty burgers, pizzas and platters before partying into the night.
Taking place every Tuesday, it had a regular attendance of over party goers every week. With the success of Bombay Jungle, a new venue took over the mantle in the as promoters Mits and Mark set-up a new rival club-night half a mile away this bigger Shaftesbury Avenue venue. With Desi Music finally in the mainstream spotlight, this Thursday night hot spot in Leicester Square was the talk of the town. The club was famous for its stage, which was concealed until it was raised from below the dance-floor, true rock n roll style.
The upstairs bar is fun for a warm-up drink, but the basement is where the club action happens. Formerly and still commonly known as Vogue Fabrics, this bijou Dalston basement hosts drag and spoken word events as well as genre-spanning club nights and parties. VFD has the chutzpah to host club nights with names like Cuntmafia and Sassitude, but never takes itself too seriously.
Its popularity can be measured by the number of people turned away. Two dance-floors are covered, wall to wall, with Indian groovers strutting their stuff to the sounds of ragga, hip hop, rare groove, bhangra and a dhol drummer. Trendy fashion labels including Gap, Benetton and Joe Bloggs are prominent.