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 2nd December 2016
Sitting patiently on the Victoria Embankment, just a few hundred yards away from the vibrant firework display, Tattershall Castle serves the city a fun-loving New Year's Eve party with a view this year. Combining an amazing line-up of live DJs, ice cold drinks served by all 5 of their bars, a stunning boat to roam around in and the perfect New Year's Eve views, this fun-loving event will attract crowds from across the capital. Sit back, relax and watch in wonder as 2016 melts into 2017.
Taking a thrilling New Year's Eve celebration and turning it on it's head, the team behind the Thames Boat Party invited guests aboard their vessel as they set sale down the Thames, drinking, dining and delving deep into a state of bliss before watching the amazing London fireworks only a few hundred feet away. But stay focused all evening. With a smattering of clues hidden around the boat, and a suspicious murder at midnight, will you be able to solve the riddle of this event? This is one New Year's Eve party with a view that's definitely worth visiting.
Perfect for young couples and families looking for a great way to spend New Year's Eve in London, the Fun, Fizz and Fireworks event allows Londoner's to cruise into 2017 in style. With an open bar serving all your favourite drinks, a selection of delicious canapes and DJ playing all your favourite songs long into the night, the highlight of the spectacular is of course the Firework display at Midnight. Expect copious amounts of champagne to flow at midnight. This has to be one of the best place in London to see the New Year's Eve fireworks.
Passing some of London's most famous landmarks and offering its guests the chance to sign their year off in style, the New Year's Eve Boat Party is definitely not your run-of-the-mill celebration. Cruising up and down the Thames for 4 hours, guests will first be welcome with a glass of bubbles, before tucking into a hearty meal and gulping down a few signature drinks. Arriving back just in time, the only time guests will stop all evening is when they're watching the famous fireworks from the boats back deck.
If you’re after nothing short of sheer luxury this NYE, a special cruise aboard the Silver Barracuda could be for you. Stunningly decked out with an Arctic Aurora-themed decor, guests here will indulge in a four-course menu washed down by unlimited drinks as they head down the river taking in the unrivalled ambience of central London on NYE. You’ll toast the fireworks with a glass of Laurent Perrier champagne before rounding things off with DJs and dancing.
Touching the heavens and towering above the rest of London, the Sky Suite in the City is the perfect spot for a New Year's Eve party with a view. Showcasing London's beautiful skyline, and in sight of the world famous firework display on the Thames, the venue is available for private hire come the 31st December, and will serve guests a 4-course tasting menu, a delectable champagne reception, all the canapes they can handle, and importantly, will give them access to the Gherkin's dome, boasting those all-important, jaw-dropping views.
For top London views over New Year's Eve, Riverside Rooms are up there with the best of theme. Enjoy a prime view of the fireworks over the Thames at midnight after a sit-down, four-course meal, canapes and bubbly. Once you've finished gawping at the night's sky, dance the night away to their stellar line-up of DJs.
One of the most central places in London, 8 Northumberland Avenue is transforming into an enchanted forest for New Year's Eve. There will be a four-course dinner, and unlimited wine, beers and soft drinks. Walk the 100m from the venue for a cracking view of the fireworks come midnight and then head back to carry on the party.
The Roof Gardens are always incredibly beautiful but come New Year's Eve they transform as the venue puts on their own firework display. Sip Champagne and enjoy the party atmosphere with some completely beautiful views of the London skyline.
This five-hour cruise is the perfect New Year's Eve party for anyone who wants one of the most spectacular views of the fireworks come midnight. The Big Bang Boat Party will have a DJ and unlimited drinks to make sure the night is a whole load of fun.
Right next to the Thames, The Oyster Shed has some amazing views across London. This year they will be welcoming in 2017 with New York style as live music plays away, canapes are served and you enjoy a cracking view of London on New Year's Eve.
The cloud-touching Sky Bar host what has to be one of London's most opulent New Year's Eve celebrations this year. With 360 degree views of London's shimmering skyline and front row seats overlooking the iconic firework display, you definitely won't forget this turn of the year celebration.