While pubs are popular, nightclubs are places where one can go out with friends to be entertained by music, dancing, and drinks that spill into the early hours.
And Croydon is full of great nightclubs that you should try at least once this year.
Whether you’re a party animal or an introvert, these nightclubs are open from late to early hours, and we’ve made a list of the five nightclubs you should try.
First on our list is this cocktail bar on 80-88 High Street.
This cocktail bar provides entertainment that lives up to its name, with dancing, board games, beer pong, ping pong, and an adult ball pit.
As well as that, there’s arcades, bingo, pizza, popcorn, table tennis, and music from the 1990s.
One Google reviewer said: “You get what it says on the tin, a house of fun.
“In addition to the adult sized ball pit, there are multiple games including giant connect four, table tennis, pool, and beer (or a drink of your choice) pong.
“The staff and the service is amazing.
“Everyone was extremely welcoming and friendly but special shout out to Vincent the manager and Bradley, who makes a lovely cocktail.
“DJ arrives at 10pm and plays all the tunes.
“Very good and positive vibes here.”
The House of Fun is open only on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.
It’s open from 10pm to 4am on Thursday, and 7pm to 4am on Friday and Saturday.
Next on our list is another cocktail bar on 88 High Street, the Memory Box Cocktail Bar.
An evening at Memory Box Cocktail Bar comes with wide range of cocktails, including classic favourites with a unique twist, exclusive original creations, and a rum-based “Tiki” section.
Memory Box hosts them
ed nights, such as karaoke, open mic nights, and industry nights for owners.
The dance floor is filled on Fridays and Saturdays into the early hours of the morning when resident DJs spin vintage R&B, hip-hop, and club hits.
One satisfied Google reviewer said: “Friendly staff, delicious cocktails (served quickly too!) and the food was yummy too, all with banging tunes in the background.
“Will definitely be back!”
The Memory Box is open from 5pm to 3:30am from Wednesday to Friday, and 3pm to 3:30am on Saturday.
Third on our list is this nightclub over on 3-7 Park Street.
Palm Beach Club offers multiple bars, a spacious dance floor, and a stage for live performances, including karaoke, live music, and DJ sets.
Visitors can enjoy outdoor seating, takeaway, dine-in, and delivery services, as well as a wide range of alcoholic beverages and food options.
Many reviews praised the club for its atmospheric vibes, with one reviewer saying: “Very good vibes and good music.
“A very good place to be in Croydon, by the way.”
Palm Beach Club is open from 12am to 12pm on Mondays, 5pm to 12am on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Sundays, 5pm to 1am on Thursday, and 5pm to 3am on Fridays and Saturdays.
Next is the Dice Bar and Club on 36 High Street.
Dice Bar and Club is a beloved club in Croydon, well-liked for its vibrant and lively atmosphere.
The club is known for its diverse music selection, featuring a mix of genres such as R&B, hip-hop, dance, and chart-topping hits.
It has a spacious dance floor, multiple bars, and a stage for live performances.
On top of that, Dice Bar and Club hosts themed nights, special events, and guest DJ sets.
One reviewer said that the Dice Bar and Club is a: “Great place, staff are friendly and always have been helpful and made our visit enjoyable.
“The owners are always there to make sure things go smoothly!”
The club is open from 3pm to 11pm on Tuesday to Thursday, 3pm to 3am on Friday and Saturday, and 12pm to 7pm on Sunday.
At Grants Entertainment Centre on 36 High Street stands a nightclub called Energy Croydon.
Energy Croydon is known for its exciting and energetic nightlife experience as the club includes a dance floor, state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems.
The club hosts a variety of events, including themed parties, live performances, and DJ sets.
The club plays a mix of music genres, catering to different musical preferences, and offers multiple bars where guests can enjoy a variety of alcoholic beverages.
One happy reviewer said: “Beautiful venue with amazing music and cocktails.
“Very friendly and helpful bar staff.
“Recommend to everyone who loves R n B music and great vibes.”
Energy Croydon is open from 5pm to 5am on Friday and Saturday, 5pm to 12am on Sunday, and 8pm to 3am on Monday.