Where to watch New Year's Eve Fireworks in London

Celebrate the start of 2016 with the incredible New Year's Eve fireworks in London. Taking place along the River Thames in London, the official fireworks display is ticketed this year, but there are several bars and parties with perfect locations, prime for catching the action. 

When: 31st December 2015

Where: London River Thames, Southbank 

Nearest Tube:  Many including Embankment, Barbican, Waterloo, London Bridge, Monument

Bars nearby to watch New Years Eve 2015 Fireworks

Discover where to watch the New Year's Eve 2015 fireworks in London from bars and parties nearby. We recommend the best London bars and restaurants with the best views of the NYE 2015 fireworks display in London. London is always busy for New Year's Eve so make sure you bag a spot at one of the best bars in London to watch the famous fireworks display to welcome in 2016!

For further inspiration, take a look at our London New Year's Eve Guide

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2 events @ 2 venues with 2 upcoming dates starting on 31 Dec 2015

Where better to watch the Thames' firework display than on the river itself. After the success of the 2014 New Year's Eve boat party, the Big Bang Boat Party returns for another year, offering you a front row seat to London's famous firework display. Alongside stunning views of city, you'll be treated to bar stocked full of your favourite drinks and a DJ playing your favourite songs. Choose between an earlier or later party.

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Go all out this New Year's Eve with Pukka Up's boat party! These Ibiza party legends will be putting on a night of unparalleled luxury and uncompromising experience. You won't have to worry about wading your way through the 100,000-strong crowd to get a glimpse of London's NYE firework display, instead you'll have front row seats as London's skyline is lit up for the turn of the year.

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Report to the Golden Sunrise Boat Party’s back deck at midnight and you’ll enjoy a spectacular vantage point of the world-famous firework display. Aside from the stunning midnight show, you’ll also be treated to a hot chilli con carne dinner, an all-inclusive bar and DJs dropping those feel-good party tunes long into the night aboard this 4-hour cruise through central London.

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Comprising of three beautiful gardens 100ft above the streets of Kensington, the Roof Gardens is one effortlessly stylish place to see in the new year. They’re hosting a crowd of glitzy flappers and dapper gents for a prohibition party of live brass music, complimentary cocktails and seasonal winter BBQ. Catch their spectacular fireworks display come midnight, with breakfast canapes from 2am and DJs playing those party tracks until 4.

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Catch the fireworks up close with a vantage point at Bar & Co, a hidden gem of a boat bar in central London. Aside from the stunning midnight show, you can look forward to an evening featuring giveaways, a welcome drink, a party bag of goodies and a playlist of the best commercial, dance classics and Latin tunes as you go until 7am in the heart of the capital.

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@ The Oyster Shed - Geronimo Inns on Thursday 31 December 2015

Get a peak at the fantastic fireworks display from this New York inspired New Year's Eve party in London that will take you back to the retro clubbing days of Studio 54. Hosted at The Oyster Shed right opposite The Shard, you'll have prime viewing of their countdown and incredible light show to see in 2016 with a bang. 


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Forget wading your way through the 100,000-strong crowd of people just to catch a shoddy glimpse of London's firework display this NYE; instead, soak in the spectacular skyline views of the capital from the best seat in the house as Big Ben strikes twelve! Hop aboard and settle in with a glass of bubbly as you enjoy one of the most enviable ways to see in the New Year in London.

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28 West Bar & Grill in Canary Wharf will be throwing a glitz'n'glam, event-packed New Year's Eve bash this year. Head down and drink and dance the night away; and as Big Ben is about to strike twelve, head out to the balcony to soak in a spectacular view of the city's extravagant firework display from afar - away from the hustle and bustle of the overwhelming crowds. 

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Want to be slap bang in the middle of the capital's biggest celebrations when Big Ben strikes twelve this New Year's Eve? Well then this is the NYE party for you. Hop aboard this canal boat and tuck into a scrumptious three course meal served up by Minster Exchange. For afters, soak up the capital's spectacular skyline view as the extravagant firework display illuminates the night sky to mark the turn of the year. 

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@ DoubleTree by Hilton London Docklands Riverside on Thursday 31 December 2015

Celebrate the New Year in style with this luxurious NYE boat & dining party. Naturally, you'll be greeted with champagne and canapés upon your arrival to the Columbia Restaurant. From here, you'll be treated to a delectable four-course meal, half a bottle of wine, and some splendid live music. Once you've indulged, hop aboard the boat to enjoy Westminster's spectacular firework display from a front row seat. 

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