We've pulled together a handy guide to help you make the most of your night, from dinner and dancing to the last train home; it's your ultimate guide to Kingston After Dark.
So whether you're catching up with friends after work, planning a big night out, or celebrating something special, take advantage of some great events, exclusive deals and discounts running specially for Kingston After Dark from Monday 25 February to Sunday 24 March.
Banquet Records is an independent record shop and concert and clubs promoter putting on 200 events a year in and around Kingston, from in-store gigs to international touring bands. They’ve been running popular indie night New Slang for over ten years, currently taking place every Thursday night at Pryzm.
The Rose has been bringing world-class theatre to South West London for over ten years. They create vibrant, engaging and inspiring productions, as well as hosting the work of renowned theatre companies.
As well as being the historic parish church of Kingston, All Saints also hosts events including Banquet Records concerts from artists as diverse as Suede, Jessie Ware and Kodaline.
Whether you’re looking to relax at the cinema, be competitive during a bowling match or simply enjoy delicious food with family and friends, The Rotunda has everything you need under one roof. Keep an eye on The Rotunda’s website and social media for regular updates on upcoming events & offers, or hear everything first-hand by signing up for their newsletter.
Catch the latest blockbusters in 2D and 3D at the 15-screen IMAX Odeon Kingston.
With 16 bowling lanes with a fully licensed bar, American pool, amusement area and restaurant, Tenpin is a perfect night out for anyone.
Brick-lined late bar playing alternative music and open late seven days a week. Regular nights include punk and emo night New Noise on alternate Wednesdays, and pop, rock and hip hop at Flux on alternate Saturdays.
The largest nightclub in Kingston, with three club areas playing a variety of music, from house and r’n’b to classics, multiple themed bars and VIP areas. Hosts regular nights like Moda Saturdays and FOMO Fridays with three rooms of varied music, plus popular student nights.
Old London Road
Regular live music events, awardwinning comedy, luxurious cocktails and jukebox.
Modern nightclub with three rooms, booth seating, VIP tables and a terrace with a view of the River Thames. Regular nights including Viper Saturdays, 50% off drinks on Fridays and student anthems on Wednesdays.
Whether you’re travelling by foot, car, bike, bus or train, Kingston is one of the most well-connected towns in Greater London. Conveniently located in Zone 6, you can use an Oyster, contactless payment card or a Zone 1-6 travel card to get here. Here’s some useful info to help make the most of your night.
To Mon-Fri Sat Sun
Waterloo 23.49 23.48 23.34
Shepperton 00.25 00.25 23.16
Strawberry Hill 01.17 01.17 01.17
Loop to Waterloo, 23.29 23.29 22.49
More than 40 bus routes serve Kingston Town Centre, including eight night buses running through the night:
57 to Clapham Park, via Tooting and Streatham
85 to Putney, via Roehampton
111 to Heathrow, via Hampton and Hanworth
213 to Sutton, via New Malden and Worcester Park
281 to Tolworth via Surbiton to Hounslow via Teddington and Twickenham
285 to Heathrow via Teddington and Feltham
N65 to Ealing Broadway via Richmond and Kew to Chessington via Surbiton
N87 to Aldwych via Wimbledon, Clapham Junction and Vauxhall
Most car parks in the town offer easy and convenient flat parking charges for the evening, here’s a rundown of some of the special rates.
Free from 6pm until close
Evening Rate: £1.40 from 6pm until close
Evening Rate: £4.00 from 6pm until 8am the next morning.
Valid 7 days a week when entering the car park between 6.00pm and 11:59pm and exiting before 8.00am the following morning.
Evening Rate: £4.00 from 7pm until 7am the next morning (*7pm - midnight in Rose and Cattle Market Basement car parks)
Whilst most car parks in Kingston are open 24hrs, some close overnight:
Bentall Centre A closes at 9pm (10.30pm on Thursdays)
Bentall Centre B closes at 1am
Bittoms Multistorey closes at 7pm
Cattle Market Basement closes at midnight
Cattle Market Surface Car Park closes at 11pm on Sundays
Rose Car Park closes at midnight
Seven Kings closes at 11pm
QPark in Eden Walk closes 7.30pm Mon-weds, 9.30pm Thu-Fri, 8.30pm Sat and 6.30pm Sun