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Meghan Markle’s favourite night club revealed- and it’s not what you’d expect 

The unlikely nightclub that the The Duchess of Sussex favoured before she met Prince Harry has been revealed- and it’s a far cry from the exclusive venues she visits now.

In an excerpt from her now-defunct lifestyle website The Tig in 2014, Meghan Markle revealed that her favourite haunt was the St Moritz club in Soho.

The down-to-earth actress, now 37, described it as ‘oldest club in London’, admitting that it was ‘sweaty and grungy’ and that you should ‘ditch your heels’, but persuading followers that it was the place to be on a Thursday night.

The club’s website reveals that it costs just £7 on Thursdays if you arrive before 10pm, and advertises a weekly night of jazz and blues.

In an excerpt from her now-defunct website The Tig in 2014, Meghan Markle- seen in New York in 2016- revealed that her favourite haunt was the ‘sweaty’ St Moritz club in Soho- where you should ‘go to dance not be seen’

Writing on her website, which was shut down in 2017 when news of her romance with Harry went public, she described her favourite haunt as a London tourist.

‘The oldest ongoing club in London, this place is sweaty, grungy and happening every Thursday night, late night,’ she wrote.

‘They play a mix of rock’a’billy, reggae and ska. You come here to dance, not to be seen or to people watch.

‘The crowd is a mix of regulars in their zoot suits, teenagers channelling Jim Morrison, red lipped tough birds in tight corsets and other randoms that pepper the evening with strange encounters and lots of laughs. Don’t wear heels.’

The down-to-earth actress, now 37, described it as 'oldest club in London', admitting that it was 'sweaty and grungy' and that you should 'ditch your heels', but persuading followers that it was the place to be on Thursday night. Pictured: St Moritz in Soho

The down-to-earth actress, now 37, described it as ‘oldest club in London’, admitting that it was ‘sweaty and grungy’ and that you should ‘ditch your heels’, but persuading followers that it was the place to be on Thursday night. Pictured: St Moritz in Soho

Pictures of the club’s interior show an intimate dance floor area with low ceilings, complete with a small stage for performers. 

The club was founded on the 3rd of July 1980 and was held at Gossip’s on Dean Street, before moving to its current venue St Moritz in Wardour Street in November 1995.

Thursday nights are reportedly hosted by Gaz Mayall, the son of Blues singer John Mayall, who still performs at the venue with his band The Trojans. 

And the club certainly makes for an affordable night out, opening its doors from 10pm to 3:30am every Thursday, and charging just £7 Before 11pm, and £9 afterwards- with £2 off for those with a student card.

Pictures of the club's interior show an intimate dance floor area with low ceilings, complete with a small stage for performers

Pictures of the club’s interior show an intimate dance floor area with low ceilings, complete with a small stage for performers

The club was founded on the 3rd of July 1980 and was held at Gossip's on Dean Street, before moving to its current venue St Moritz in Wardour Street in November 1995

The club was founded on the 3rd of July 1980 and was held at Gossip’s on Dean Street, before moving to its current venue St Moritz in Wardour Street in November 1995

In April 2017, just half a year before she would announce her engagement to Harry, Meghan revealed she was closing her lifestyle site after three years.

‘After close to three beautiful years on this adventure with you, it’s time to say goodbye to The Tig,’ she wrote. 

‘What began as a passion project (my little engine that could) evolved into an amazing community of inspiration, support, fun and frivolity.

‘You’ve made my days brighter and filled this experience with so much joy,’ she continued.

‘Keep finding those Tig moments of discovery, keep laughing and taking risks, and keep being “the change you wish to see in the world.”

‘Above all, don’t ever forget your worth – as I’ve told you time and time again: you, my sweet friend, you are enough. Thank you for everything.’

The actress signed the note ‘Xx Meghan Markle’, and a page featuring her letter along with a collage of images the only thing left on the site.

Thursday nights are reportedly hosted by Gaz Mayall, the son of Blues singer John Mayall, who still performs at the venue with his band The Trojans

Thursday nights are reportedly hosted by Gaz Mayall, the son of Blues singer John Mayall, who still performs at the venue with his band The Trojans

In April 2017, just half a year before she would announce her engagement to Harry, Meghan revealed she was closing her lifestyle site after three years

In April 2017, just half a year before she would announce her engagement to Harry, Meghan revealed she was closing her lifestyle site after three years

 

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