Cheap and Free New Year's Eve Events in London

Calling all cash-strapped Londoners, if you're in a rut when it comes to affordable things to do this new year's eve in the city, don't waste your time on a panic. From NYE club nights under £20 to party entry that won't waste away your wallet, we're bringing you party ideas without the fear of reciprocation from your bank manager. Check out our list of cheap and free new year's eve events in London below.

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

Last updated on 19th November 2019

@ Northcote Records on Tue, 31st Dec 2019 @ 20:00 - 3:00

Head over to Northcote Records where they're offering partygoers an hour of free pizza and fizz and a night of discounted Jack Daniels cocktails to ring in 2020. Open until 3am, the Battersea spot will also be hosting DJ heavyweights, The Scratch Perverts, who'll be playing the best in drum and bass, hip hop and RnB.

Dirty Martini NYE

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If you're looking for New Year's Eve events in the City, make Dirty Martini a priority. Not only is their Minories outpost selling tickets from as little as a tenner, but guests will even be treated to complimentary bubbles and live DJs.

@ Prince of Peckham on Tue, 31st Dec 2019 @ 21:00 - 4:00

One of the best New Year's Eve parties in South London this year, Prince of Peckham wants you to party like a Venetian with a slick masquerade theme. Head over for a night of awesome music from their resident DJs, alongside cocktails and one of the biggest atmospheres in the area.

It's time to take it back to the noughties and ninetees, because All Star Lanes is bringing you two decades of tunes this New Year's. Think live DJs and floor fillers as you soak up bubbles and bowl the night away.

Near & Far Peckham

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£5 cocktails from 4pm to 7pm Monday to Friday and 2 other offers

Peckham Levels' brand spanking new cocktail bar will be throwing their inaugural New Year's Eve party in London this year. Part of the Peckham Level's open house night, this free London New Year's Eve party will have some of the best tunes in South London to keep you dancing right through the night. 

@ The Star by Hackney Downs on Tue, 31st Dec 2019 @ 20:00 - 3:00

The Star by Hackney Downs are set to host an all-night party to celebrate the start of 2020. Hitting the decks will be reggae-lover Reason Sound, who has previously performed on Glastonbury's Uprising Stage, along with Village Cuts, a London-based dynamic duo with a love of all things Afro-Caribbean and UK underground. Going on till 3am, tickets for this dance haven start at only £3.

@ Owl and Hitchhiker on Tue, 31st Dec 2019 @ 21:00 - 3:00

This year The Owl and Hitchhiker and back with another one of their legendary bashes. With tickets costing only £5, you're invited to dance the night away in a whirl of sparkles and sequins at this glitter-themed party. Don your finest party dress and spend your midnight countdown getting down to some of the best DJs around whilst sipping on cocktails (complete with edible glitter, of course).

@ Queen of Hoxton on Tue, 31st Dec 2019 @ 20:00 - 2:00

Queen of Hoxton has invited 9-piece brass band Dat Brass, known for reworking classic tunes into foot-stomping mash-ups, to their New Year's Eve extravaganza. Split across three-levels, this house party-style bash promises festival decor, face painters and some of London's best DJs and hosts.

@ Fugitive Motel on Tue, 31st Dec 2019 @ 19:30 - 2:00

Located in Bethnal Green, Fugitive Motel is the east London spot that boasts quirky decor and pizza galore. And for NYE? They've got a live band, singalongs, shuffleboard and a pimp-your-prosecco station alongside those signature slices.

@ The Kings Head - Geronimo Inns on Tue, 31st Dec 2019 @ 19:00 - 2:00

Tickets for North London boozer The Kings Head's New Year's Eve bonanza are only £10 and include live entertainment as well as a sumptuous buffet to keep you dancing till dawn. Themed around the roaring 20s, expect plenty of Gatsby-style antics and bootleg booze.

@ Salsa! Soho on Tue, 31st Dec 2019 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

Salsa! Soho bring the energy with their low-cost New Year's Eve party this year as they bring out dances and live music for a fun-filled Una Noche Mas, where early bird ticket are looking to start from just £10.

Brewhouse & Kitchen NYE

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@ Apples and Pears on Tue, 31st Dec 2019 @ 20:00 - 3:00

Brick Lanes' Apples and Pears are offering you the chance to welcome in 2020 whilst sipping on cocktails and dancing to the best funk, soul and hip hop tunes. What's more, the venue is also offering a bespoke NYE cocktail menu and will be playing tunes till 3am.

@ Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes on Tue, 31st Dec 2019 @ 20:00 - 3:00

Bloomsbury Bowling Lanes is putting on the ultimate retro party to ring in 2020, with an evening of American-style grub, 80s, 90s and 00s belters from a range of top live DJ sets and a number of ten pin bowling alleys to bowl your way to victory and end 2019 on a high.