It's Friday night, it's 2am and the lights are coming up. Home time? As if...
We've picked out some of the UK's best night spots for those who dare to be different. For those who refuse to let others tell them when their night ends. For those who dress not for the party, but the afterparty.
Basic revellers need not apply...
1. Duck and Waffle, London
2. Motel, Liverpool
3. The Nightjar, London
4. Santa Chupitos, Liverpool
Opening Times: Open until 4am Fri–Sat
Location: 41 Slater St, L1 4BX
Vibe: Secret cocktail emporium
Cocktail spots this good shouldn't stay open this late. Open until 4am, Santa Chupitos has that rough-around-the-edges, rebellious feel that offsets the high society cocktail menu. And you can extend the night even further by going down into El Bandito, the basement tequilera that stays open until 5am.
5. Bloc+, Glasgow
6. Cahoots, London
7. Jake's Bar, Leeds
Opening Times: Open until 3am Thurs–Fri, 4am Sat
Location: 29 Call Lane, LS1 7BT
Vibe: Experimental cocktail bar
You know a cocktail bar has some credentials when it has its own 3,000-year-old copper still with which to brew its spirits in. A sister bar to the famous Portobello Star in London's Notting Hill, rumour has it there's a new cocktail menu launching in September...