It’s creeping up faster than we can even say ‘Happy New Year’s’, which is why we’ve prepared early and rounded up the very best NYE events in London.
The Best NYE Events In London
Expect an epic night filled with culinary delights, live music and dancing at Florattica’s farewell to 2023 party.
The Instagrammable restaurant, renowned for its sweeping floral ceiling installation and views over the city, will be putting on an NYE event to remember. Enjoy an evening filled with a four-course tasting menu, with dishes such as roasted pumpkin and gruyere fondue with parmesan and rosemary short bread; cherry-shaped chicken liver and foie gras parfait with toasted white sourdough; slow-cooked beef short rib with smoked potato foam and fresh black winter truffle; and three showcasing dessert options to be revealed on the night.
Alongside the dinner, you can enjoy cocktails and fizz a’plenty. The evening will be charged with excitement, from a welcoming saxophonist to kick off the evening to Florattica’s resident DJ who will be pumping the tunes until the early hours.
11-15 Minories, EC3N 1AX
If there’s one place that goes all out over the holidays, it’s sketch. The Mayfair establishment has been transformed into a fantastical white winter wonderland. This year’s Christmas exhibition, on view until 8th January 2024, boasts a series of sensational installations designed by sketch’s creative collaborators – Rebel Rebel, JamJam Flowers and Ricky Paul, and a surreal Christmas tree designed by Tony Marklew.
The whole venue will be continuing the celebrations throughout NYE too, with special dinner services running across the building. Head to the Parlour, home to vibrant yellow tones and cosy banquette seating, for a seated three-course dinner. Or, visit the Glade, which has been taken over with a frozen storm suspended in time by JamJam Flowers, for one of its Champagne dinner sittings.
The Gallery and Lecture Room & Library will also be hosting celebrations including a four-course dinner with fizz in the Gallery and an epic eight-course tasting menu with Champagne in the Lecture Room & Library.
9 Conduit Street, Mayfair, W1S 2XG
The Montagu Kitchen & Lounge
Countdown to 2024 in style with a night of sophistication and celebration at The Montagu Kitchen & Lounge. Here you’ll find arrival canapés, a four-course menu and live entertainment from singer-guitarist Natalie May waiting for you.
Guests will receive a selection of canapés on arrival, from pesto and mature cheddar madeleines to roast beef-stuffed mini Yorkshire puddings, before being seated for a sensational dinner. Menu highlights include red onion tarte tatin with goats cheese and bitter leaves salad; ‘surf and ‘turd’ with poached Atlantic lobster tail and grilled Hereford beef fillet served with dauphinoise potatoes and a herb and garlic sauce; and sesame and praline mousse with chocolate sponge and white soy ice cream.
30 Portman Square, London W1H 7BH
Celebrating its 25th anniversary in style will be Home House’s legendary NYE party. The club’s anniversary ball will be packed with a special menu, live performances and hoards of dancing and celebration.
Each floor of the club will be transformed into a haven of elegance, setting the stage for an unforgettable evening. The club’s culinary team has crafted an exclusive menu to remember, while live performances will be taking place across the whole venue.
20 Portman Square, W1H 6LW
Ballie Ballerson’s motto has always been go big or go home, and that’s exactly what you can expect from the NYE celebrations.
For those looking for a NYE warm-up, opt for the early doors party where you can enjoy a two-hour stint in the ball pit before heading out for the night. Or, head down for their late-night session and expect a night filled with glitter artists, live DJs, dancers and a free shot when the clock strikes midnight.
97-113 Curtain Road, EC2A 3BS
This New Year’s, journey to the future with interactive bingo hideout, Hijingo. At 1 millisecond before midnight, the venue’s vast processing power will allow you to enter 2024 slightly ahead of the rest of the UK to glimpse at what the year will hold.
The night will be packed out with a host of fun, including seven rounds of Hijingo with your chance to win a holiday and £1,000 cash.
90 Worship Street, EC2! 2BA
Shangri-La The Shard, London
For a great view over the city, there’s only one place to head: Shangri-La The Shard, London. Expect an assortment of celebrations taking place across the hotel, with views of the midnight fireworks display all over London.
TĪNG Restaurant will be throwing a brilliant NYE banquet, filled with dishes such as native lobster, seared Japanese A5 Waygu and a ‘celebration sphere’ dessert with Jivara milk chocolate, while GŎNG Bar on Level 52 will play host to a cabaret night, with live performances, cocktails, Champagne and Japanese delights. The Sky Lounge on Level 34 will toast to new beginnings with a Rouge Party – there’ll be plenty of canapés and entertainment to go around.
31 St Thomas Street, SE1 9QU
Natural History Museum
Party amongst the dinosaurs this New Year’s Eve and book tickets for the Natural History Museum’s annual sell-out party.
This year’s theme is centred around the four elements – earth, water, air and fire – so you’ll need to get creative with your fancy dress ideas here but we’re certain it’ll be worth it. Throughout the night, you can look forward to everything from live music to silent discos, VIP areas to exploring the galleries after dark.
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, SW7 5BD
Add a little Italian pizzazz to your NYE and opt for celebrations at Harry’s Dolce Vita. Look back at the fabulous year and ring in the new one with a bespoke menu of specials. Think Italian plates like lobster ravioli finished with Amalfi lemon and chervil; aubergine parmigiana; courgette flowers stuffed with truffled honey, mint, pine nut and lemon ricotta; and Harry’s famous festive toadstool dessert.
There’ll be festive cocktails to wash it all down and plenty of live entertainment for a real fiesta.
30 – 34 James Street, MArylebone, W1U 1ER
Start your celebrations off early with Electric Shuffle’s New Year’s Eve brunch. Hosting three sessions throughout the day, from 12-7pm, you’ll be able to warm up for the night’s festivities with Prosecco, bottomless pizza and challenging your friends to a round of Electric Shuffleboard.
Come nighttime, Electric Shuffle will be keeping the atmosphere alive with live DJs, prizes and surprises as they toast the midnight countdown.
London Bridge & Canary Wharf
London Cabaret Club
Go all out with a flamboyant night filled with cabaret performances, fizz, sparkles and more courtesy of the London Cabaret Club.
The famed cabaret venue’s NYE extravaganza will be one to remember, featuring West End stars performing celebrated material from the James Bond movies. Expect plenty of elaborate routines, dazzling costumes and daredevil stunts that are sure to wow. Alongside the entertainment, there’ll be a Champagne and canapés reception, gourmet dining experiences and an NYE celebration gift bag.
Victoria House, Bloomsbury Square, Holborn, WC1B 4DA
Fiesta into 2024 with friends and opt for Aqua Nueva’s exquisite celebrations. Come together with those who matter the most and indulge in a selection of sharing-style tapas dishes, followed by a five-course meal.
Home to unmissable views from the rooftop terrace and immersive live entertainment throughout the whole evening, you won’t want to be anywhere else. Live entertainment kicks off from 9pm with the restaurant’s resident DJ taking over the decks until 3am.
5th Floor, 240 Regent St., W1B 3BR
Wave goodbye to another year by singing your heart out to old-school classics with friends. Lucky Voice knows a thing or two about hosting an unforgettable night so where better to celebrate the new year?
Book in for a two-hour private karaoke session and enjoy a complimentary round of bubbles for your party AND a golden ticket to come back and sing for free in the new year.
Ring in the new year with a view to remember. Head to The Athenaeum and book in for the hotel’s special panoramic lounge experience. Located on the tenth floor, you can look forward to free-flowing Champagne and non-alcoholic cocktails from 11:30pm until 1:30am. As the clock strikes twelve, admire breathtaking scenes of London’s skyline as it lights up with a showstopping fireworks display to remember.
Eke out the experience and enjoy an NYE five-course dinner experience with dishes curated by head chef Ian and his team. Expect a seasonal feature, from herb-crusted fillet of beef to wild mushroom and hazelnut soup. This exclusive menu will be available to both hotel and non-hotel guests.
116 Piccadilly, Mayfair, W1J 7BJ
Indigo, One Aldwych
Plan an unforgettable evening to mark the beginning of 2024 in the centre of Covent Garden. One Aldwych’s Indigo restaurant will be pulling out all of the stops this NYE with a celebratory five-course tasting menu designed by head chef Dominic Teague.
Priced at £190pp, expect a feast featuring poached St Ewe’s egg with leeks, saffron, wood sorrel; Sussex partridge with roast apple purée, watercress, glazed chestnut; Cornish sea bass with celeriac, sea beet and lobster bisque; and Cornish chocolate mousse with clementine, walnut and marshmallow.
1 Aldwych, WC2B 4BZ
The Carlton Tower Jumeirah
The Carlton Tower Jumeirah will be counting down with a whole feast of celebrations.
Kick off the night with an indulgent set menu at the hotel’s flagship Italian restaurant, Al Mare, where you can enjoy Napoli-inspired dishes. You’ll dine on the likes of sauté razor clam with porcini mushrooms winter cod salad; artichoke risotto with cuttlefish and black ink; and Mont Blanc dessert. Both seafood and vegan options will be available too. A live jazz quartet will be helping to make the evening extra magical.
Continue the party up at The Peak Members’ Club, home to showstopping views across the city’s skyline. The room will be transformed into a futuristic silver setting, with music from a live DJ, a vintage photo booth and free-flowing canapés and drinks throughout the night. As the clock strikes midnight, enjoy the fireworks display visible from the Embankment and Chelsea Harbour and silver confetti showering inside.
1 Cadogan Place, SW1X 9PY
Covent Garden’s renowned seafood restaurant, J.Sheekey, has been transformed into an enchanting underwater world for the holiday season. Over NYE the restaurant will host one of its iconic jazz soirées, featuring a live jazz trio performance, a la carte menu options and a glass of Champagne to toast at midnight.
28-32 St Martin’s Court, Covent Garden, WC2N 4AL
Pivot Bar & Bistro
Grab your closest friends and enjoy your new year overlooking the iconic Covent Garden piazza. Pivot Bar and Bistro will be serving up a seven-course tasting menu, curated by award-winning chef Mark Greenaway.
You’ll be welcomed with a glass of Prosecco on arrival before delighting on chicken liver and brandy parfait with thyme espuma and crouton; scallops with miso butter and black truffle; and beef fillet with tuffle mash and red wine sauce.
Two time slots are available – 6-6pm or 8:30pm-1am, with prices ranging from £80-£120.
3 Henrietta Street, WC2E 8LU
Opt for a sushi-filled New Year’s Eve courtesy of Aqua Kyoto and you can look forward to an evening packed with Japanese sharing dishes, from a fillet of marinated black cod with sakura shallots and Champagne yuzu miso sauce to Wagyu sirloin with arima sansho teriyaki, pickled Japanese mushrooms and winter truffles.
For the partygoers in the group, celebrations continue into the evening with glitz and glamorous live entertainment from 9pm. The restaurant’s resident DJ will be spinning the decks in the bar until 3am, so you know you’re in for a wild night.
5th Floor, 240 Regent St., W1B 3BR
Sea Containers London
London’s anchor on the Thames will be hosting three epic NYE events. For the dancers among the group, book into the 12th Knot’s rooftop party, where you’ll find cocktails flowing and the hotel’s resident DJ providing the tunes.
For the foodies, head to the Sea Containers Restaurants for a five-course banquet-style supper, paired with soulful sounds from a live band and plenty of bubbles to go around. While Lyanness will be keeping things playful with cocktails and funky beats.
20 Upper Ground, SE1 9PD
Pan Pacific London
Whether you’re after live music and DJ sets or cocktails and dining options, Pan Pacific London will be boasting an array of NYE festivities.
The hotel’s speakeasy-style bar, Silverleaf will welcome guests a performance to remember. Partnering with drag theatre cabaret, Häus of Dons, the space will be transformed into a dazzling ‘Ballroom Vogue’ extravaganza. Sponsored by House of Suntory, expect a night to remember complete with two cocktails and a glass of Champagne at midnight, along with a selection of food.
80 Houndsditch, EC3A 7AB
One Twenty One Two
Go all out and celebrate in the heart of London with One Twenty One Two. The award-winning restaurant will be hosting a spectacular fine dining evening, featuring canapés and Champagne to start, followed by a menu filled with British classics. Highlights include chicken liver parfait with parma ham crisps; steamed halibut with keta caviar drizzled with chive Champagne sauce; and dark chocolate delice. Finish off the celebrations with a stellar view of the fireworks over the river – cheers!
2 Whitehall Court, Whitehall Place, SW1A 2EJ
Experience an electrifying celebration at El Norte, Mayfair’s vibrant Spanish hotspot. Immerse yourself in the pulsating rhythms of flamenco with a spectacular show that will keep the dance floor alive until the early hours.
Indulge in the essence of Spanish Christmas as we offer an array of delectable dishes beyond the exquisite a la carte menu. Join in the Spanish tradition of welcoming the New Year with a midnight countdown featuring 12 grapes in the final 12 seconds—an enchanting start to the year ahead. To top it off, our incredible DJ will keep the energy high, ensuring an unforgettable night of music and merriment that lingers long after the clock strikes midnight.
19-20 Dover Street, W1S 4LU
The Anthologist by Drake & Morgan
Who said the fun needs to stop when the countdown’s over? Kickstart 2024 in style as legendary London DJ Fat Tony takes over The Anthologist by Drake & Morgan for an epic 1st January dancy party.
Whether you’re recovering from NYE celebrations or looking to continue festivities, the bar will be hosting a high-octane disco with dance beats from the musical icon spinning from 1pm-6pm. Alongside the music, tuck into a two-course brunch to keep your energy levels high and electrifying. .
The Anthologist by Drake & Morgan, 58 Gresham Street, EC2V 7BB
The Milestone Hotel
Expect an evening packed with live music, Champagne and a decadent six-course tasting menu when you book in advance for The Milestone Hotel’s New Year’s Eve experience.
Starting from £205 per person, you’ll soon be tucking into the likes of braised shoulder of Cornish lamb with smoked potato; Formnan’s hot smoked salmon rillette; Champagne poached halibut with tempura oyster and Oscietra caviar; and a pistachio soufflé with raspberry ripple ice cream.
1-3 Kensington Court, W8 5DL
Old Street’s new Japanese restaurant, EDO Izakaya, will be offering a unique NYE experience combining culinary artistry with a vibrant ambience.
Perfect for foodies looking to celebrate with great food, raise a glass to the new year and choose between traditional sake or a signature cocktail. Share with the whole table and order a series of dishes, from salmon and avocado rolls to chicken karaage, ribeye bao buns to misto black cod.
154 Old Street, EC1V 9BW
Ring in the new year with Sky Garden’s annual NYE party. Book in for a special dinner at Fenchurch Restaurant before dancing the night away with live music, bubbles and late-night DJ sets playing until the early hours. There are plenty of decadent dining packages and drink options to choose from helping to make this one big 2023 send-off.
1 Sky Garden Walk, EC3M 8AF
Rake’s Café Bar
Helping you celebrate the night away will be a special New Year’s Eve masquerade ball. Hidden inside the Andaz London Liverpool Street, you’ll find Rake’s Café Bar waiting for you.
Enjoy an evening filled with heightened theatrics, brilliant cocktails and a beautiful setting. Just don’t forget your mask…
Andaz London Liverpool Street, 40 Liverpool Street, EC2M 7QN
Searcys at the Gherkin
Raise your Champagne glass in the finest way we know how – with Searcys of course. Wander up the most recognisable building in London (almost) and prepare for an evening filled with unlimited food and drinks. DJ Tom Diesel will be on hand helping to keep the party tunes going into the night.
Searcys at the Gherkin will be boasting a series of packages, including the NYE Gold package which includes a limitless pour of Searcys Selected Cuvée Champagne served from magnum bottles – cheers to that!
30 St Mary Axe, EC3A 8BF
The Rubens at the Palace
In true Rubens style, the Buckingham Palace Road hotel will be going all out. For the afternoon tea lovers, head to The English Grill for a winter spin on the traditional tea for an early celebration on 31st December or book in for the restaurant’s NYE dinner. Expect gourmet delights, Champagne toasts and a luxury setting to welcome the new year in style.
The Curry Room will bid adieu to 2023 with an indulgent seven-course menu, featuring everything from hara bhara chicken to margisi kofta.
39 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W 0PS
The Chesterfield Mayfair
For a luxury Mayfair experience, look to The Chesterfield’s New Year’s Eve dinner service. Helping you toast to 2024 in a stylish way, the hotel’s restaurant will be hosting several a la carte dinner sittings filled with their signature favourites and of course a glass of bubbles too.
35 Charles Street, W1J 5EB
Notting Hill’s hidden gem, Viajante87, will be hosting a special New Year’s evening, marking the end of 2023 and welcoming 2024 with a traditional night of revelry and celebration.
From table service until the small hours to walk-ins on the night, the bar’s menu is inspired by the team’s Latin American travels and pays homage to the diverse cultures found across the region. Alongside the stellar drinks, there’ll be a DJ blasting tunes to get you moving from 10pm until 2am.
87 Notting Hill Gate, W11 3JZ
The Montague on the Gardens
Bid farewell to 2023 in a stylish setting and head to The Montague on the Gardens for a meal to remember.
Between 31st December and 1st January, the hotel’s restaurant will be open for business from 5:30-9:30pm, allowing you to send off the year with a delectable a la carte menu. Hosting a group? Private dining options are available too, helping to make this one memorable send-off.
15 Montague Street, WC1B 5BJ