Venture to Apples and Pears, a stylish independent cocktail on Brick Lane, and spend your evening sipping on cocktails from their bespoke NYE cocktail menu whilst shimmying and shaking to a range of 80s and 90s tunes, old school hip hop and RnB.
New Year's Eve Parties in East London
With cool cocktail bars, underground clubs, canal-side drinking spots and traditional pubs, the East is the place to be this New Year's Eve. Places like Shoreditch, Bethnal Green and Hackney have massive appeal to revellers, so you'll definitely find some cool events popping up in the area. Explore our guide to the biggest, brightest, boldest and coolest New Year's Eve parties in East London.
Channel your inner Jordan Belfort at this epic Wolf of Wall Street-inspired New Years's Eve party in Shoreditch. You'll get to hit the beer pong tables, dance the night away and revel in all the hedonism that's guaranteed to unfold.
Quirky east London favourite Fugitive Motel is going all out this New Year's Eve, with a pimp-your-prosecco station, shuffleboard, live band and singalong (just to name a few). Make your way to Bethnal Green for a fun time with the chance to win prizes.
If you're a music fan, you won't want to miss out on the chance to catch Grammy-nominated London band Goodboys. You'll get to ring in the next decade wit sky-high views of the city from the heart of Canary Wharf.
For a laid-back New Year's Eve bash, look no further than Hoxton-based Brewhouse and Kitchen's bash. They'll be stocking the bar full with plenty of beer and bubbles, as well as serving up delicious canapes, all to the backdrop of a DJ playing some of the best party tunes in the biz.
Bringing you non-stop house and disco until the early hours of the new decade, The Heathcote and Star is offering one of East London's best New Year's Eve parties this year. Head over and get those drinks flowing because the Midnight Mass DJs will be going until 3am this year.
Located in the heart of the City, Proud Cabaret are hosting an extra special burlesque show to kick off 2020 in style. Ticket holders will be treated to a decadent evening of dining, drinking and entertainment, before counting down to a spectacular midnight moment.
The music-mad Boisdale will be bringing the tunes this New Year's Eve as it transforms its Canary Wharf venue into Studio 54 for a night of non-stop disco, funk, jazz and soul until the early hours. Head down for a delicious three course meal before taking to the dancefloor for an excellent selection of DJs until the early hours.
Enjoy a panoramic view of London's skyline as you end the year off at Aviary in Moorgate. Not only will you get to tuck into a stunning four-course feast and fizz, but you can even rent out your own private igloo for an added touch of luxury.
Bringing some epic 70s vibes to Greenwich this New Year's Eve, The Vanbrugh is serving up disco realness and one very good ABBA tribute act. Dust off those bell-bottoms and get ready to shake it out until the early hours with the ultimate disco fever soundtrack.
Join The Leyton Star this New Year's Eve for an unmissable Vinyl Countdown spectacular. East London based DJ Stav B will have you grooving all night long to a soundtrack of party classics as you kick off the new decade.
Cargo is sitting pretty between Old Street and Shoreditch High Street station, and is playing host to a stellar NYE party with a tropical twist. Join them at their Tiki bar-themed celebration, complete with decor, street food, expertly-mixed cocktails and a unique garden space.
Head down to Docklands where this raucous New Year's Eve party is bringing you the very best in afrobeat from dusk until dawn. Get ready for three floors of music, dancing and fun as the Love Afrobeats gang make sure your 2020 truly kicks off with a bang.
Experience an evening of Las Vegas razzle dazzle this New Year's Eve, complete with Elvis himself. Simply venture to Boisdale Canary Wharf and you'll be transported to the city of bright lights, high steaks and showgirls as One Night In Vegas encourages you to wine, dine and dance your way to 2020.
Taking you on a booze-fuelled journey around east London's finest, The Shoreditch Pub Crawl is one for those of you after a wild night out this New Year's Eve. Expect free entry to each venue, complimentary shots and more.
Welcome in the new decade from one of the city's most iconic landmarks, by celebrating sky-high from the top of The Gherkin. Sitting pretty on level 40 in the glass dome, the Iris Bar is hosting live DJs and performances 'till late, with 360 views of the city below.
Serving up a slice of Germany in the heart of Canary Wharf, Munich Cricket Club is hosting a non-stop party full of sausages, schnitzels and steins. With all-night entertainment courtesy of a live oompah band, you'll spend your midnight countdown dancing on the tables with a sloshing beer in hand.
Keep things chill this New Year's Eve as the Long Arm Pub & Brewery brings you a night of live music, Champagne-spiked beers and good vibes. Round up your crew for a bustling night at the Shoreditch favourite.
Head east where The Birds in Leyton is bringing you a Naughty Noughties special come December 31st. Not only is there a soundtrack of everything from Ashanti and Avril to Pink and The Pussycat Dolls, but this is your chance to dress up and win big.
Back by popular demand, The Gun have returned with their New Year's Eve tasting menu, following the success of last year. Feast upon a seven-course tasting menu and incredible river views lit up by the O2 Arena, before dancing to a DJ set keeping the good-time vibes going until and after the countdown.
Head over to Bank where The Oyster Shed is going all out this year to bring you one of the best New Year's Eve parties in The City. Don those 80s gladrags as they launch The Discotheque, complete with glitter, disco balls and plenty of fizz.
Junction East are hosting an epic end to 2019 with non-stop party vibes from 8pm to as early as 6am. Head to the heart of Shoreditch and you'll discover a NYE party that's full of glitz and glamour, mixology stunts, DJ Battles and a banging soundtrack of hip-hop, pop and more.
Known as one of East London's best-loved boozers, The Star by Hackney Down will be hosting a rip-roaring party this New Year's Eve. Expect a night of the very best Afrobeat, disco, reggae and ska tunes from Reason Sound and London-based duo, Village Cuts. Tickets start at only £3, and the night will go on right through midnight till 3am.
London Cocktail Club know how to bring the party... in fact they're famed for it. So where else could be better to spend your New Yer's Eve than with some of London's funnest cocktail creators, with a banging soundtrack and delicious refreshments?
Shoreditch's Cirque bar is hosting a New Year's Eve party with cocktails, resident DJs and late-night dancing until 5am. Dress in all your best glitz and glam looks and head to an East London celebration that's complete with mixologist stunts, DJ battles and a Turbo Sound System.
One of the best clubs in east London, The Curtain is a Shoreditch member's club that boasts three rooms and a pumping dance floor. Head on down for NYE, where you'll find live DJs, VIP rooms and bottle service if you're looking to splash out.
The oh-so gorgeous Sky Garden is welcoming its guests to revel in luscious tropical greenery and spectacular views of the city this New Year's Eve. Start a new decade with an evening of glamour high above London, with sumptuous food and drink offers, accompanied by live music all night.
This East London New Year's Eve party has a sense of understated glamour to it, perfect for those in need of a little luxury when kicking off the net decade. Head on over to Map Maison and you'll revel in jazz, soul and opulent decor like a VIP.
After New Year's parties in east London? Hackney's where it's at, as Barge East is going all out. Think 8-course dining - from oysters to artichoke, soups to roast duck - before the party gets underway with live DJs and lashings of bubbly.
Head over to Stratford as the Bat and Ball put their stamp on New Year's Eve. The cool pizza restaurant is packed full of games, and as you say goodbye to 2019, it will be alongside beer pong, flippy cup and karaoke.
Looking for parties in east London? Get yourself down to Bread Street Kitchen where you'll be treated to a delicious menu filled with dishes from spiced scallops and truffle arancini through to Champagne velouté and chocolate fondants.
Head over to the People's Park Tavern where they'll be bringing you a twisted take on the Wonderland theme. Offering a more wintry version of the fantasy land, you'll be able to see in the new decade with fully themed decor, croquet, DJs and face painting.
Join Trafik in the heart of Shoreditch for a glamorous New Year's Eve party that'll kick 2020 off in style. Head on over for a night of glitz, mixologist stunts, DJ Battles and a Turbo Sound System playing the biggest and best in commercial pop hits until the wee hours of morning.
As the year draws to an end the circus returns to Trapeze for the night of the decade. Expect an evening of side show performances of weird and wonderful contortionist, fire eating and breathing, alongside massive music from resident DJs, flowing drinks and plenty more surprises along the way.
This New Year's Eve, head to Golden Bee's Winter Wonderland-themed roof terrace in Shoreditch. They'll treat guests to an exclusive evening of partying with resident DJ, BBC Radio 1's Marcel Lawson, flowing Champagne and views of the firework display from a prime position.
Old Street Records are opening their doors for a 90's throwback rave that'll start your 2020 off with a bang. Utah Saints will be hitting the DJ decks, providing a soundtrack of nostalgic classics as guests enjoy an hour of free booze and fizz to help get them in the party spirit.
Head east to Tobacco Dock this New Year's Eve and you can kick off 2020 in epic fashion. Expect nothing other than one heck of a party from rooftop paradise Skylight, complete with live DJs, flowing drinks and 12 screens showcasing the jaw-dropping firework display.
Head to the heart of Brick Lane this New Year's Eve for a night that's packed with party hits. Big Chill on Brick Lane will be playing nothing but classics from resident DJ Loelash on the decks playing all of your favourites across hip-hop, RnB and beyond.
One of the best parties in East London this New Year's Eve, 640East at The Arches are bringing you free-flowing bubbles included in the ticket prize, delicious flatbreads and the chance to catch some excellent live music and great DJs.
Rated R will be taking over The Book Club in Shoreditch this New Year's Eve, bringing classic RnB and rap to the heart of East London. Kick off 2020 with epic anthems that'll get you raving and reminiscing with your squad all night long.
Join the beloved Star of Bethnal Green for a house party of epic proportions. Offering a unique buzz complete with a nostalgic mecca of booze, beds, beer baths and kitchen seshes, it's sure to be one heck of a piss-up at everyone's favourite local.
Back with a show-stopping end of year blow-out, The Blues Kitchen Shoreditch has got a lineup of soul, funk and floor-fillers. Think live DJs and the famous house band, as you tuck into signature Southern American bites with whiskey cocktails and bubbly.
For one of the most unique starts to 2019, find yourself locked up in the notorious prison immersive experience in London. The Shoreditch and Covent Garden bars will put you behind bars, complete with an orange suit and an angry warden who's looking out for any overt cocktail slurping.