New Year's Eve Parties With a View in London

There's nothing wrong with cramming around the TV at 11:55 PM, waiting for London's skyline to burst into life as the New Year's Eve fireworks get underway. But if this year you fancy something a little more authentic, head straight to the heart of the action and experience London's firework show in all its glory at some of the best New Year's Eve parties with a view. Grab a cocktail, nestle into your chair and watch in awe as the city's sky erupts with energy and vibrant life. 

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

Last updated on 13th December 2018

@ Pride of London on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ 20:00 - 1:00

Experience New Year's Eve like never before and step aboard the MV Pride of London, where live DJs, an all-inclusive bar and a 5-hour cruise awaits. On top of all that, you'll even have champagne, canapes and a carefully crafted menu before watching London's iconic fireworks.

@ Royal Festival Hall on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ 19:00 - 2:30

It's safe to say that the Southbank Centre has one of the best views of the fireworks and this year, the iconic space is offering you the chance to catch as the Royal Festival Hall is transformed into a spectacular space filled with DJs, live acts, orchestras and more.

@ Altitude London SkyBar on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

Make this New Year's a memorable one, with an evening at the luxurious Millbank Tower. Brimming with Champagne, live cooking stations and unrivalled views of London's firework display, you'll want to be hear when the clock strikes 12. 

@ Tamesis Dock on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ 20:00 - 4:00

Head down to the Albert Embankment where boat bar Tamesis Dock will have the drinks flowing, the food on hand and great tunes all night. You'll also get a sweet view of the fireworks come midnight.

@ Skylight on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

With complimentary Moet & Chandon, party favours and special guest DJs all night long, you're going to want to head to Skylight to ring in 2019. Get cosy at this rooftop hideaway and celebrate in style, with the iconic London fireworks screened at midnight.

@ Jimmy's Lodge on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ 19:30 - 2:00

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They claim to have the best view of the fireworks in London, so if you want to enjoy the stunning display in style, head to Jimmy's. It's also here that you'll be able to sip on cocktails, graze on canapes and enjoy a delicious three-course meal, or if you want a VIP experience, splash out on a private igloo. 

@ Duck and Waffle Bar on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

The Duck and Waffle are offering panoramic views along with their 1920's the,ed party. You'll celebrate like Gatsby himself with retro tunes, creative cocktails and stunning views of the skyline as the fireworks set off. 

@ Aviary on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

From a set dinner with bubbles through to private hire igloos, Aviary in Finsbury Square is a plush addition to New Year's Eve events in London. The rooftop bar is set in the City and enjoys amazing views of London, perfect for seeing out 2018.

@ Café Rouge Canary Wharf on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

Welcome the new year in style, with a cruise on the river Thames and stunning views of the city as the clock turns 12. Indulge in a three course meal at Cafe Rouge Canary Wharf with plenty of goodies thrown in before boarding the boat to see the midnight firework display. 

@ Sky Garden Bars on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

Head over to the stunning sky gardens this New Year's Eve for a celebrating that's positively dripping in 70's glamour. Dance the night away like it's Studio 54 before watching all the fireworks at midnight from a spectacular viewpoint. 

@ Bourne & Hollingsworth Garden Room on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ 20:00 - 2:00

Located high above Leicester Square, this lush new drinking and dining complex from Bourne & Hollingsworth is bringing you a New Year's Eve party and a half with unlimited drinks, tasty snacks and a stellar view of the fireworks.

@ Hampshire Penthouse on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

Head to Leicester Square with one of these bespoke New Year packages and welcome 2018 in style. Witness it all with panoramic views over one of London's most iconic locations, with a live DJ sound tracking and a cocktail in hand.

@ Bar Elba on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ 18:00 - 3:00

Get one of the best views in London this New Year as Bar Elba opens up its rooftop to the glitzy and glamorous among you. With all-inclusive cocktails, fizz, wine and beer, all you need to do is show up and let the action unfold.