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Best New Year's Events In London

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Updated: 4 October 2016
New Year’s Eve in London has a spectacular reputation, with stunning firework displays and impressive parties up and down the city. But with so many events taking place it’s hard to know what to commit to. And to help you with your New Year’s Eve plans here is our roundup of some of the best New Year’s events to welcome 2016 to London with open arms.
Sky Garden | Courtesy of 20 Fenchurch Street
Sky Garden | Courtesy of 20 Fenchurch Street

NYE at Sky Garden

London’s highest public garden, the Sky Garden, is throwing its very own NYE party. Set against a backdrop of beautiful tropical greenery, spend the night enjoying glasses of champagne and listening to music from The Soul Jets. And once the clock strikes twelve you’ll be treated to stunning views of the city as the skies light up with fireworks. Tickets for two people will cost £300 and you don’t want to miss this.

20 Fenchurch Street, London, EC3M 3BY

New Year's Eve Celebrations | Courtesy of Disappearing Dining Club
New Year’s Eve Celebrations | Courtesy of Disappearing Dining Club

Dinner Dance NYE 2016

Returning for a special New Year’s Eve celebration is Dinner Dance. Hosted in a Victorian warehouse in the Docklands and connected to London’s only surviving lighthouse, Dinner Dance NYE 2016 is a spectacular event to consider for this year. Dinner Dance guests will enjoy a menu of spectacular food and drink with an added Balearic disco and an excellent DJ line up. After Dinner tickets are also available for those who wish to skip the three-course meal. Guests will receive a welcome cocktail before dancing the night away in a truly remarkable location. Tickets available here.

The Chain Store, Trinity Buoy Wharf, London, E14 0JW

Torch Club | Courtesy of Southbank Centre © Emma Sudall
Torch Club | Courtesy of Southbank Centre © Emma Sudall

Vintage New Year’s Eve Party

If you want a decadent, vintage New Year’s Eve celebration then this is where you need to be to welcome the year 2016. Royal Festival Hall will transform itself into five floors of exciting entertainment and merriment. Head to The Torch Club for a 1920s, 1930s and 1940s inspired night or The Warehouse for a taste of the warehouse scene from the 80s. And if that’s not your cup of tea there are so many other areas and activities to fill your time. Standard tickets are £125, however, concession tickets are also available.

Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London, SE18XX

Aqua Spirit | Courtesy of Sister London
Aqua Spirit | Courtesy of Sister London

Aqua Spirit

For the perfect setting to your New Year’s Eve celebrations, head to Aqua Spirit on the vibrant Regent Street. Enjoy a dinner at its contemporary Japanese restaurant or opt for a Spanish themed meal, beginning with a free welcome glass of champagne of course. With tickets at £120, you will be spoiled with a DJ until 3am as you spend your night dancing well into the New Year..

240 Regent Street, London, W1B3BR

New Year’s Eve At The Jazz Café

Head to Camden’s Jazz Café for an amazing New Year’s Eve bash. The evening will be full of music from the likes of The Cuban Brothers, Norman Jay Mbe and the Nubiyan Twist Sound System. This popular event is bound to sell out, so grab your tickets early at only £35. Oh, and if you happen to have a moustache make sure you get your free shot too.

5 Parkway, Camden, London, NW17PG

NYE Rocks | Courtesy of Voodoo Entertainment
NYE Rocks | Courtesy of Voodoo Entertainment

NYE- Rocks!

NYE- Rocks has received the stamp of approval from the likes of Pharrell Williams, Kanye West, and other famous faces, so this really promises to be a star studded, impressive NYE celebration that you won’t forget in a hurry. With 11 screens throughout the 1,000 capacity venue you’ll get to experience the countdown at Big Ben from the comfort of the Brooklyn Bowl. Confetti Cannons, quirky areas and bars to grab a drink and party, as well as 12 bowling lanes sets off the celebrations and ensures you have the best time before and after the New Year countdown.

Brooklyn Bowl, Peninsula Square, London, SE10 0DX