New Year's Eve 2016 London Event Guide
The ultimate guide to New Year's Eve 2016 in London. The most comprehensive guide and recommendation for the best NYE parties, club nights, boat parties and all-night clubbing to bid adieu to 2016! London has always been one of the best cities in the world to welcome in the New Year, and 2016 is no different. With an already buzzing nightlife scene it's no surprise that there is a huge choice of great NYE events to attend in London this year; we've outlined a selection of the best right here so your planning just got a little easier.
For further inspiration, take a look at our London New Year's Eve Guide
Last updated on 23rd September 2016
You could almost throw a stone between the Tattershall Castle and the London Eye. Please don’t actually try though. Naturally, you’ll enjoy one of the most envied and spectacular views of the fireworks display, as the skyline lights up in an explosion of colour and sound right before your eyes. Away from the pyrotechnics there’s a great spread of food, drinks, live bands and DJs until 3am - get your tickets before firework fans get in ahead of you!
Found within a few moments of Trafalgar Square, you couldn’t really ask to be more centrally located than No.8 Northumberland Avenue this NYE. They’re inviting you to experience the magic of their Enchanted Forest set-up, with a four-course meal washed down by unlimited wine, beer and soft drinks on the night. Take the easy stroll down to the riverfront to watch the fireworks come midnight, then return to toast the new year with champagne, breakfast rolls, DJs and dancing until 2am.
Ready for a night of Gatsby-inspired indulgence this NYE? Promising fatal frills, food and fireworks, soak in the vintage decadence of this boat party that features a delicious three-course meal as well as a mind-boggling murder mystery story. Will you remain sharp even once the bottomless booze gets flowing? Will you hear the gunshot over the fireworks come midnight? Dress in your speakeasy finest and experience one of the most lavish boat parties in London.
A New Year's Eve Boat Party in London with glitz, glamour and great views combined, there's no better way to wave goodbye to 2016 than jumping well aboard. Not only promising fizz and a hot meal on the night, you can party your way into 2017 with DJs and dancing aplenty.
Couldn't see off the end of the year without a final dose of comedy? We thought not, and that's where Top Secret Comedy Club, join them in London this New Year's Eve for a fun-filled event of stand-up names, an open bar and an after-party seeing in 2017.
If you’ve had the pleasure of joining the guys at Be At One this year, you’ll know they love a special occasion. NYE is the biggest night of the year for these guys, and you can find them going big at all of their venues across London. Track down your local and count down the clock to 2017 with banging tunes, great company and awesome cocktails.
With more than four decades of stories to tell on Old Park Lane, the iconic Hard Rock Cafe know a thing or two about hosting a memorable party. Join them on NYE where they’ll have dining only, dining and party and party only options - so you’re free to take your evening in whichever direction you choose.
Battersea Evolution is hosting a Carnivale to ring in the new year with stunning style. An immersive experience offering a riot of colour, caiprinhas and favela street food scenes, get here early to take in the scenes from the tropical hillside, before moving towards a lavish feast in the dining hall. Expect spectacular performances in between each course, a live stream of the fireworks come midnight, DJs continuing the party into the early hours and much, much more.
Immerse yourself in the centre of London’s NYE celebrations at this boat party promising fun, fizz and fireworks. Kicking off with a welcome glass of bubbly, sail along the Thames nibbling at finger food and helping yourself at the open bar as you watch London build with anticipation leading to midnight. A live DJ will take care of the tunes to have you up and dancing throughout and, best of all, you’ll enjoy spectacular views of the world-famous fireworks display from your position on the river.
Basically a party in a pub quiz format, Sounds Familiar has been labelled as one of London’s most popular nights out. They’ll play clips of tracks, you’ll write down the song name and artist, have a few drinks and by the end of the night you’ll find everybody up on the tables, singing and dancing the night away. The Quiz goes until 10.30pm at which stage DJ Al leads the countdown to 2017 with more party tunes until the wee hours.