From sky high soirees to five-course gala dinners, discover where to celebrate New Year’s Eve in London this year with our jam-packed agenda guide
1 St Pancras by Searcys
Bring in the New Year in hedonistic fashion. The Searcys St Pancras team are hosting a roaring twenties-themed New Year’s Eve party with jazz, canapés and all the Champagne – think Gatsby vibes galore.
Be greeted by a Champagne reception and canapés, followed by an indulgent three-course meal. Dishes include line-caught sea bass, oxtail ravioli, fennel, watercress puree, cep and a tarragon sauce and a roast venison loin with slow-cooked haunch, rosemary gnocchi, celeriac puree and potato cake.
Post-feast, ring in the New Year to the sounds of live music and a DJ until 2am.
Where: Grand Terrace, St Pancras International Station, Kings Cross, London N1C 4QL
Cost: £75 per person.
How: Click here to find out more and make a booking.
2 Searcys at The Gherkin
If you enjoy yourself an eyeful, head to level 40 of the Gherkin at Iris bar with 360-degree views over London. Celebrations will start with a glass of Vintage Dom Perignon on arrival, followed by a selection of canapes.
Throughout the evening a DJ and a band will keep you entertained, and as the clock strikes midnight you can cheers with a glass of Veuve Clicquot Extra Old with spectacular views of London as your backdrop.
For something even more exclusive, guests can also book their own sky-high private dining room New Year’s Eve experience. Available for a group of 10 or more, guests will enjoy a Champagne five-course meal and entertainment, for £350 per person.
How: Email email@example.com or call 0330 107 0816 to make a booking.
Where: 30 St Mary Axe, London EC3A 8EP
3 Sunborn London
To welcome in the new decade, 2020, Sunborn London are hosting a spectacular Great Gatsby Extravaganza, offering guests the opportunity to celebrate in style and see a different side of one of the most exciting cities in the world from the deck of a luxurious super yacht hotel.
As well as a five-course Gala Dinner, guests can enjoy live music, lounge access and ALL the after dinner cocktails. Post-party, rest your head onboard this unique London property for a luxury night of reclining.
Prices start from £149 for the five-course dinner. Nightly rates on board Sunborn London start from £160 on B&B basis based on 2 sharing.
How: To find out more and make a booking, click here.
Where: Royal Victoria Dock, Western Gateway, Royal Docks, London E16 1AA
4 640East in Bethnal Green
This year, say goodbye to 2019 by throwing caution to the wind and partying like you’re 19 again with unlimited Prosecco and food from resident food trader, Piadina Project at 640 East at The Arches.
Ditch the stress of finding or hosting a house party and head down for a night of raucously good fun – the perfect way to say hello to 2020 and goodbye to boring responsibilities.
Where: 159 – 161 Malcolm Place, Bethnal Green, London, E2 0EU
How: Please click here to find out more and make a booking.
Cost: From £45 per person.
Enjoy a night of sleek style with the 20/20 Vision party at the iconic Madison rooftop.
Take in all of the glorious sights of London whilst you drink in the spectacular sounds of Madison’s live musicians and DJs – who will be seeing you through the night and into 2020 in true style.
Cost: Standard tickets from £135 (include a welcome drink between 7:30pm – 8:30pm and canapes until 9pm).
How: To book, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 3693 5160
Where: Rooftop Terrace One, New Change, London EC4M 9AF
6 100 Wardour St
For 33 months, Studio 54 ruled the word. Now, for one night only, it’s coming back to bridge the gap between 2019 and 2020.
As we approach the dawn of a new decade, celebrate with an evening filled with the spirit and sounds of the glory days of disco, with DJs and dancers upstairs in the Bar & Lounge and live music from Belar downstairs in the Restaurant and Club.
Cost: Tickets start at £30 for early-bird party-goers. Later sittings from £150 per person.
Where: 100 Wardour St, Soho, London, W1F 0TN
Please click here to book.
Get ready to welcome in 2020 in spectacular style with a night at the Quaglino’s Masquerade. Don your masks and make your way down the iconic Quaglino’s staircase to a three course signature menu, accompanied by an unforgettable line-up of live music.
Guests can reserve tables in the bar, or a space at one of two dinner sittings in the restaurant, where an exquisite menu designed by Executive Head Chef Nuno Goncalves, will be waiting to mark the beginning of a new decade.
Cost: Tickets from £110 per person.
How: Please click here to make a booking.
Where: Quaglino’s, 16 Bury St, St James’s, London, SW1Y 6AJ
Zuma, the internationally renowned modern Japanese restaurant and bar, will throw their first ever New Year’s Eve party as they celebrate the start of 2020 in their Knightsbridge home.
Offering an exciting first for the highly acclaimed restaurant, Zuma’s Abu Dhabi resident DJ Lucas Moncorge will be flying in to play an eclectic live set from 10pm, whilst guests indulge in an unforgettable New Year’s Eve dinner.
Guests will be able to toast the chime of midnight in Zuma’s bar and lounge with a glass of Champagne in hand, or enjoy a cocktail from Zuma’s new winter menu, created by Bar Manager Pawel Rolka.
Pawel has designed a bespoke selection of seasonal libations, perfect for raising a glass to the end of the decade, including the Matsunoki Martini with Ketel One vodka, sake, pine, pineapple and chardonnay [£13.50], the Rhubarb and Almond Cooler with Don Julio Blanco tequila, rhubarb and almond cordial, cranberry, lime and prosecco [£13.50], and the Yakomizo Manhattan with Zacapa 23 Solera rum, chinotto nero, fig, sobacha vermouth and red wine [£13.50].
Showcasing seasonal, high quality ingredients with traditional Japanese flavours, guests can head to Zuma’s restaurant, which boasts an array of iconic dishes from the à la carte menu by Executive Chef Marco Calenzo.
Dishes will include Marinated black cod wrapped in hoba leaf [£39.50] and Spicy beef tenderloin with sesame, red chilli and sweet soy [£32.60], alongside a selection of fine nigiri sushi, premium cuts of assorted sashimi and the chef’s special maki rolls.
Guests can also enjoy Zuma’s tasting menu, highlighting a selection of famous and indulgent dishes perfect for celebrating the New Year in style [from £86pp].
As one of London’s culinary hotspots, Zuma is the ultimate destination to celebrate New Year’s Eve.
Where: 5 Raphael St, Knightsbridge, London SW7 1DL
Times: 12-3pm, 6-10pm [last sitting at 10pm].
How: To make a booking, please email email@example.com.
9 108 Brasserie
108 Brasserie in Marylebone will be offering a feast-laden menu for hungry diners to ring in the New Year with style.
Enjoy classic British dishes and seasonal delights,with a menu featuring dishes such as:
Scallop gratin kohlrabi, smoked bacon, Hereford beef rump cap Guinness braised cheek, salt baked heritage carrots, Roscoff onion and Glazed fig tart burnt honey ice cream, caramelised walnuts.
Set in the heart of Marylebone, the restaurant provides a tranquil spot to sit back and relax this NYE.
Cost: £70 per person.
Where: 108 Marylebone Lane, London, W1U 2QE
How: Click here to make a booking.
10 Nolita Social
Named after New York’s most charming neighbourhood, North of Little Italy, Nolita Social brings the energy of ‘the New York night’ to London, with a heady mix of elevated cocktails, live music and DJ’s playing 60’s rock, 70’s soul, and 90’s hip-hop for a stylish, yet carefree crowd.
Nolita Social’s lively soundtrack has been infused into the cocktails themselves, which are named after famous songs from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s, including Good Vibration, Gelato al Cioccolato, and Sympathy for the Devil.
This year Nolita will be hosting a New Year’s Eve to remember featuring DJ performances and hedonistic Champagne on the tipple front.
Where: 4 Knightsbridge Green, Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7QA
How: Click here to make a booking.
Cost: Prices start from £50 per person.
Mthr, the 20th floor restaurant with panoramic views of the city, are excited to announce that Grammy nominated ‘Goodboys’ will be performing for the occasion. The set list is set to include their first single ‘Piece of Your Heart’ (with Meduza) which had over 1 million of streams within 5 weeks of release this year.
Straight out of South London, Goodboys’ infectious hooks and energy-driven melodies will be sure to get guests moving as they enjoy panoramic views of London and countdown to the New Year.
Guests can dance the night away at Mthr — a party pad that ticks all the NYE boxes with slick decor, innovative cocktails and incredible views across the London skyline.
Cost: £45 per person (Entry + Welcome Drink)
Where: Plaza, 20 Crossharbour, London E14 9YF
How: Visit mthrlondon.com/newyear to find out more and make a booking.
12 Bala Baya
Bala Baya is treating guests to an all White Night, an unforgettable evening of Israeli-inspired feasting dishes, free-flowing drinks and a live DJ set till late. Paying homage to one of Israeli’s biggest cultural events, Tel Aviv’s White Nights ‘Laila Lavan Festival’ the evening is ideal for a night of Middle Eastern indulgence.
On the menu, think Bala Baya favourites such as Prawn Baklava of King prawns, kadaif, lime marmalade, lime cream, Persian lime & Nori dust, pistachios, Crispy, Sticky, Crunch of chicken thighs, bitter orange, harissa, kimchi, butternut squash puree, hazelnuts, sumac and Cauliflower and Roe of cauliflower florets, fermented harissa, sweetcorn, black pepper, Pecorino.
Sip on free-flowing drinks including a tempting mix of Prosecco and Turkish Gazoz or try Israeli favourite Gold Star beer, alongside traditional wines and spirits. With a DJ playing until the early hours, Bala Baya is set to offer boundless entertainment.
When: Food & drinks between 9pm-11pm
Cost: £85pp. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to make a reservation.
Where: Arch 25, Old Union Yard Arches, 229 Union St, London SE1 0LR
12 The Stratford
To round the celebrations off, and see in the New Year with a bang, Allegra at The Stratford hotel will be hosting a foodie New Year’s Eve party, with a special five-course tasting menu.
Dishes will feature the likes of Achill island oysters, lemon granita and pickled seaweed, Butter poached turbot, celeriac, champagne and caviar and a crowd pleasing main of Aged beef sirloin with caramelized onion tarte tatin, smoked bone marrow and horseradish.
Those dining from 8.30pm onwards will also be whisked up to the never-before-seen Alexander Gorlin Penthouse on the 41st floor, for 360-degree views of the London firework display where a glass of rosé Champagne to toast the chime of midnight will await them.
In The Mezzanine, cocktails and resident DJ Charlie Dark await as guests celebrate late into the night.
Cost: New Year’s dining at Allegra will start from £55pp and £75pp for the later sitting with Penthouse access and a drink to toast midnight.
When: Early seating menu, 6-7:30pm. Late seating menu, 8-9:30pm
How: Please visit allegra-restaurant.com to make a booking.
Where: 20 International Way, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, E20 1FD