Get glammed up and hit the town with our guide to the best New Year’s Eve parties in London.
We’ll put the bang back into your New Year’s Eve with our round-up of the biggest nights to say bye-bye to 2019 and welcome the 2020 with open, slightly-drunken arms.
1. Hot Chip’s New Year’s Eve House Party
Location: The Steel Yard Nightclub
Hot Chip has been one of the UK’s most loved acts for the past two decades – come and watch them continue into the third! The group will bring their colourful melodies, idiosyncratic vocalisations and pounding electronic pop rhythms to a cavernous bar and nightclub found beneath railway arches in central London. With two rooms of countdowns, confetti cannons, contagious rhythms and a four hour DJ set from Hot Chip, this is sure to be a new year you’ll never forget! Read more about it here, and book your tickets here.
2. NYE Night Market Party: Back to the 90s
Location: Market Hall Victoria
Track pants on, hoops out – it’s time to head into the next decade, with a throwback to the funkiest. Start the night as you mean to go on with your welcome glass of Prosecco, before grabbing a bite from one of the market’s many street food traders. Later, head to the heated rooftop where you can admire gorgeous views of the city and get involved in plenty of party games. Throwback bingo and a live band playing 90s covers will also keep you entertained until the clock strikes twelve, followed by a DJ spinning 90s Ibiza, dance and pop classics till 2am! Read all about it here, or book your ticket here.
3. The Ultimate New Year’s Eve Experience in the Sky ⭐️ This price for a limited time only! ⭐️
Location: London Sky Bar
Champagne awaits you 28 floors above the city at a luxurious party where you can indulge in sumptuous street food, captivating entertainment, and a glass of Dom Perignon to ring in the new year – all with an unparalleled 360º view of the world famous Mayor of London fireworks display! They’ve really gone all out on the entertainment at this one, with everything from live burlesque, seductive showgirls and 1920s tap dancers, to a gangster acrobatic duo, and live DJs on all three floors! They’ve even got a movie theatre with unlimited truffle popcorn! Treat yourself to a reception of free-flowing Champagne and canapés with a VIP ticket, and make your entrance into 2020 completely unforgettable with this decadence-defined experience in the sky. Prices will go up at the end of November (after Black Friday) so book tickets for the cheapest price while you can!
4. New Year at the Gold Mansion
Location: It’s a secret! The exact address of this private London location will be sent to ticket holders 48 hours before the event. (We do know that it’s in Zone 2 and has a NW postcode, though.)
Picture this: it’s the last night of the decade, and an unfamiliar mansion materialises before you. You step on in, only to encounter the New Year’s Eve party of a lifetime: glamorous dancers, fire shows, face painters, photo-booths… There will even be a clock room where you can celebrate the new year with the rest of the world! Enjoy 50% off drinks before 10pm, before joining the glamorous, golden paradise across three dance floors of pop, deep house, and funk – as well as two lounges, an art room, and plenty of VIP areas full of food, drink and entertainment. Nothing will be missing from this spectacular and exclusive mansion party! Book your tickets here.
5. New Year’s Eve Fireworks Boat Party
Location: boards at Temple Pier, Victoria Embankment
Forget the days of queueing in the cold, sipping overpriced drinks on the last night of the year, and get ready to board this fully heated, two-floor party boat, with a fantastic outdoor viewing deck. Thanks to Electronic Sessions’ 16 years of experience, the boat gets to anchor in the best spot for viewing London’s prodigious pyrotechnics, all while you groove to the best 80s, 90s, club classics and disco. Get your boarding pass here.
6. New Year’s Eve with the Hip Hop House Band
Location: Eastcheap Records, Billingsgate
If there is one reason to go to a NYE party, surely it’s for a WHOLE HOUR OF FREE PIZZA AND PROSECCO. After you’ve got your dough’s worth of dough, it’s time to drop it like it’s hot, shake your booty and don’t stop rock it to the bang bang boogie from DJ Collins, followed by the UK’s best hip hop showband – the Hip Hop House Band! These artists will take over the midnight strike and bring the hibby to the hibby to take you into the early hours of the new decade! Book tickets here.
7. Nightmares On Wax NYE Disco at POW Brixton
Location: The Prince of Wales, Brixton
Groove into the 2020s to the sound of the one and only Nightmares On Wax. A prominent figure in dance music since the 1990s, Nightmares On Wax crosses genres so effortlessly that you never know what to expect from his sets. From his iconic work on Warp and K7 to his recent remixes for Defected and his performances for Glitterbox – his eclecticism knows no bounds. Get ready for an extended three hour midnight set from this iconic DJ, supported by fellow legends London Disco Society, Rob Alldritt, Chris Wheatley and more. Cutting off the price tag without cutting the night short, head to the much-loved Prince of Wales for nine hours of new years fun! Get your tickets here.
8. Caribbean-Themed New Year’s Eve Party by the Thames
Location: Cottons, Vauxhall
Celebrate in true Caribbean style, with unlimited jerk chicken and rum punch between 9pm and 10pm – starting your New Year’s Eve the right way. Grab a drink at the bar, before heading to the lounge for a boogie to the best RnB, Hip Hop, Reggae, Soul, Old Skool, and Club Classics. Later, get a good space on the patio for lovely views over the Thames of the city’s famous fireworks! Get your tickets here.
9. Cafe Mambo Ibiza: New Year’s Ibiza Classics Party
Location: McQueen, Shoreditch
Make your final feast of 2019 a great one, with a three-course meal followed by a crazy party in this stunning Shoreditch venue! Expect a menu boasting huge variety, with beautiful meat, fish and veggie dishes for every course. Head to the plush cocktail lounge or down to the basement club, where you’ll find special guest DJs and live performers playing the very best Ibiza classics all night! Book tickets here.
10. We Love the 90s! New Year’s Eve Party
Location: Number Six, Camden
We wish we could party like it’s 1999 every day of the week, so we thought we’d offer you a fair share of 90s parties to choose from on the biggest night of the year. Tickets to this party will get you an hour of bottomless retro cocktails, getting you ready to celebrate the end of a decade with a throwback to the very best of 90s music – featuring The Spice Girls, The Backstreet Boys, Nirvana and many, many more. There’ll be prizes for best dressed, drinks deals all night and good vibes until 4am! Get your tickets here.
11. The Wolf of Wall Street New Year’s Eve Party
Location: SiNK Pong Shoreditch
If you’ve seen the movie, you’ll know how wild things get on Wall Street, and you can expect equal amounts of antics at this Wolf of Wall Street-inspired party. Greed is good in this world, so get down first to be one of 100 attendees to receive a complimentary prosecco! This two floor venue will be brought to life by world-class DJs, beer pong tables and arcade machines, not to mention a huge confetti celebration at midnight, a £500 cash prize and free NYC pizza at 2am! Unleash your inner wolf, party like a rockstar and live like a king this New Year’s Eve. Dress code? Sexy and stylish! Book tickets here.