The vibrant, lively atmosphere of St Albans has made it the premier nightspot for Hertfordshire and North London. Dance the night away, enjoy a cocktail or two, or listen to live bands at one of the many music pubs around the city.

Live music

St Albans offers a wide variety of live music, and you can find a performance somewhere in the city every night of the week. Many pubs and bars host weekly music nights from jazz to folk, pop and rock. Details of upcoming events can be found on the Lemonrock page for St Albans.

Club Batchwood

Batchwood Drive, St Albans AL3 5XA 150px Disabled Go logoOpen every Friday & Saturday with a full line up of exciting talent from across the globe. Equipped with state of the art sound and light complimenting the dramatic 18th century chandelier centre piece. Split level seated VIP areas with reserved tables on both floors and the Grey Goose Suite for a more private and intimate setting.
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Club Veeda

6 Adelaide Street, St Albans AL3 5BH Club Veeda aim to bring a new dimension of clubbing to the city. The venue has undergone a multi-million pound refit to ensure that all 3 floors come complete with a vogue like stylishness offering comfort and elegance throughout. With 3 floors of music, there really is something for everyone. Club Veeda offers the opportunity for you to grab your friends and dance the night away, celebrate in style in one of our VIP booths or sit down to have a drink and a chat in contemporary surroundings.


50 Victoria Street, St Albans AL1 3HZ Havana, St Albans most unique and exciting venue with stylish surroundings, contemporary lighting, the hottest Dj’s and fabulous cocktails It’s the perfect setting for a great night out. With our wide range of evenings from Club Nights to Comedy Nights there will be something everyone to enjoy at Havana.

The Blacksmiths Arms

Lively, welcoming pub located in the heart of St. Albans passionate about real ales and live music. An ever changing selection of real ales served from 10 hand pumps. Local ales from Tring, Red Squirrel and Buntingford complement their range from nationwide brewers such as Dark Star and Oakham Ales. Cask Marque accredited. Thursday, Friday and Saturday live music nights and "Pimp my Band" our monthly open mic night on the first Thursday of the month.

The Boot

4 Market Place, St Albans AL3 5DG The Boot Public House has been a proper Real Ale Pub on this site since circa 1420. An award-winning pub, in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide, Oakademy of Excellence, and Cask Marque Accredited. They are passionate about serving the best quality and variety of Real Ale as well as showcasing some of the best bands in town! Whether you are looking for a local band or a touring group, The Boot offers a great variety on a weekly basis

The Slug and Lettuce

13–15 Victoria Street, St Albans AL1 3JJ The stylish and spacious bar is the perfect place to meet and mingle so whether you’re popping in for a quick coffee, stopping by for something to eat or indulging in some serious partying after a long working week, you can guarantee a genuine and friendly atmosphere topped off with fantastic staff with one agenda, to make your visit the best it can be! Large areas available for private or corporate hire. Late opening Thursday to Saturday nights.

The Waterend Barn

Housed in a historical building. The large dining area is bright and spacious with high ceilings, wooden beams and a regularly changing specials blackboard lending a rustic appeal.


26 Verulam Road, St Albans AL3 4DE Mokoko is St Albans first and only real style bar. Strictly an over 21's bar, specialising in cocktails, champagne and wine, they provide a social drinking experience unrivaled by any other pub, bar or hotel in the City. They have created a cool, sophisticated and relaxing environment for the long forgotten 25’s and over to mingle and enjoy the company of friends whilst sipping on something amazing conjured up by one their barmen.

The Horn

Victoria Street, St Albans AL1 3TE Having twice won music pub of the year, The Horn is the premier live music venue in St Albans. They put on the best Tribute Bands in the country every Saturday night, and their outside promoters put on regular nights such as Juicebox, Redline, and Vivify. The Horn also love to support and promote new up and coming bands through their Showcase and Musicbox nights, along with super successful Battle of The Bands competitions (previous entrants include Enter Shikari, The Subways, and Friendly Fires).

The Peahen

14 London Road, St Albans AL1 1NQ The Peahen, famous for great service, delicious freshly prepared food and amazing events. It’s the place where the adults (they have a strict over 21’s policy) who appreciate all of the above love to go. For grown up’s who adore to relax and unwind in comfortable, stylish surroundings while taking advantage of full table service which for food and drinks alike is available all day, every day.

St Albans Taxi Marshal Scheme

Find out about the St Albans Taxi Marshal scheme, an important initiative helping to reduce alcohol related violence in the City, and the leading local businesses that fund it. Businesses with the Community Safety Partnership logo have contributed to the scheme.