The Scala London


When it comes to music, anything goes at The Scala in London. Fancy some indie or gangsta rap? How about electronica or pop? You might even stumble on a night of steampunk, folk or cabaret.

This former cinema has been hosting cool club nights and gigs for years. Spandau Ballet got together at The Scala!

What on earth is on next? It could be anything. Click the green button and book tickets.

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The Scala London

275 Pentonville Road
N1 9NL
+44 20 7833 2022
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Yelp Reviews


4 out of 5 based on 67 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Scala London

4.0 out of 5 11 May 2015
by Maxime P.

I've been to a fair few gigs here in my time and having experience of a lot of London gig venues, this is one of my favourites.

The security are some of the nicest I've come across. At Scala the staff look through your bag, do a quick pat down search and if you look young ask for ID. Unlike other venues, where if you have food or drink you have to put it in the bin, Scala use a cloakroom...more

4.0 out of 5 23 April 2015
by Anthony C.

I love Scala it is quite different from other venues, there is an endless amount of corridors, stairs and rooms, everything is very dark & looks amazing in the low lighting they use.

I been here for a couple of boxing events & one music venue and i have to say every time they did a great job with the sound & lights. The location makes it excellent for a night out as it is only 2 minutes from...more

1.0 out of 5 15 February 2015
by Bee G.

I went for the first time ever to Scala for a club night this weekend. The venue in itself is nice, but the security staff is a disgrace. Several of the people attending this events were inappropriately touched during the body search (in intimate places) before entering the venue, and I experienced having my skirt lifted up during the search, something I found very offensive and unnecessary....more

4.0 out of 5 30 March 2014
by Alex L.

This place has a great vibe, but you need to know what you're getting yourself into. Went with a good mate of mine on a Saturday night to meet up with a girl he met online. Though we never ended up finding her, both of us had a blast.

Scala is first and foremost a rock & roll club / venue. Never have I been in a place with more concentration of tattoos on both guys and girls outside of a...more

5.0 out of 5 4 December 2009
by Molly R.

Why can't all London venues be this awesome? It's so much smaller than your Brixton Academy or your HMV Forum... which is a big win in my book.

The sound (handled by a technician inside a cage-like apparatus on the balcony area) is great in here. And I love the layout -- you never feel like you're cordoned off into one section if you're upstairs or down.

I have one minor gripe with Scala...more

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