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The Best Places To Sing Karaoke In London

Take all that singing in the shower to the next level

The Karaoke Hole
The K-Hole, as it’s affectionately known, is a karaoke experience like no other on Dalston’s Kingsland Road. The subterranean lair is home to a hand-picked bunch of East London’s finest drag stars with a penchant for belting out a tune or two who host the karaoke every night. There are no booths here – that’s right, you’re going to have to get up on stage if you want to sing. There’s a bevy of themed nights to take your pick from, whether you want big divas or classic rock. The K-Hole is open Thursday-Saturday from 7 and you can keep singing until the early hours. Book a table or just pop in - they also organise private parties on Saturday afternoons.

95 Kingsland High St, Dalston, London E8 2PB
Lucky Voice
Lucky Voice has three locations across the capital, and the concept is thus: the karaoke is entirely private and works on a booth-booking system, which makes it perfect for birthdays or other parties, but don’t turn up expecting to be able to yell along with a group of strangers. The attentive staff will make sure you have a steady stream of drinks delivered to you, and snacks as well if you fancy.

Lucky Voice has locations in Soho, Holborn and Islington
Rowan’s is the place where all your dreams can come true to a soundtrack of noughties RnB and song transitions marked by an air horn literally every single time. But if you’ve exhausted the joy of the bowling alleys, the dance floor andthe arcade, then you can book yourself into one of the karaoke rooms. The official number of patrons you’re allowed in one booth is 15, but I’m pretty sure I’ve seen 50 stuffed in before, and the more people you can split it between the better, as they charge by the hour – from just £25 during the week to £50 on weekend evenings.
10 Stroud Green Rd, Finsbury Park, London N4 2DF

The Covent Garden location of Japanese food maestros Jidori has a special karaoke room where you can enjoy a selection of famous Jidori small plates (think yakitori and gyoza) while singing your heart out for £40 a head. There’s space for 8-12 guests and you’ll get the room to yourselves for two and a half hours – enough time to fit in all the classics.

15 Catherine St, Covent Garden, London WC2B 5JZ