Royal Vauxhall Tavern


Renowned for its entertainment, from bingo to cabaret, the Royal Vauxhall Tavern has been pulling in the crowds for decades. The venue helped launch Lily Savage and Julian Clary, and is now home to alternative club night Duckie, which fuses clubbing with experimental theatre.

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Royal Vauxhall Tavern

372 Kennington Lane
SE11 5HY
+44 (0)20 7820 1222
Public transport:
Vauxhall, Underground
Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 33 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Royal Vauxhall Tavern

5.0 out of 5 1 April 2016
by Ashka K.

Amazing venue with some of the most amazing nights! Quite small and very intimate. It's extremely popular amongst LGBT community therefore therefore you can always meet there some most unique and colourful personalities.

Great any type of cabaret nights.

Make sure to arrive early to get your seat close to the stage.more

5.0 out of 5 12 December 2015
by Sean C.

The RVT Is a London institution and long may it remain so! Duckie on a Saturday night is always a fun evening out with its eclectic mix of music and Cabaret!more

5.0 out of 5 12 November 2015
by Craig H.

Agh this is a favourite so much I signed the petition to save the RVT. I'll throw a tenner in as my contribution for the community purchase ha no joke. Th Japanese have bought it (I think)

We went early so the door price didn't apply (for those of you who know I am a guest list King ha and as always I was recognised by some as the Paradise Man. I mean that was over a decade ago) if you go...more

5.0 out of 5 20 October 2015
by Maddie J.

Went to Drag Bingo here on a Monday night, and it was absolutely terrific. The entertainment was top notch (Timberlina is hilarious!), the atmosphere is friendly and fun, and the drinks are exceedingly cheap (£16 for a bottle of Prosecco!). Apart from feeling like a great little haunt, the history of the place is also a bonus - and now being a listed building, it's likely to stick around for a...more

4.0 out of 5 30 August 2015
by Louie-Mae B.

I love this place. It is one of the best gay pubs you can go to, especially south of the river.

I have normally frequented it on a Sunday night and what a hoot indeed.

Yes it is hot and sticky, and you have to weave your way through people to get in and out or to the loo but that is part of it all.

The Dame Edna drag show is awesome. Be warned though if you are part of the PC police this act...more

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