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New Year's Eve In London: 2018 Event Guide
London has always been one of the best cities in the world to welcome in the New Year, and 2018 is no different. With an already buzzing nightlife scene that refuses to slow down, it's no surprise that there is a huge (and we mean huge) choice of NYE events to attend in London this year; putting together a comprehensive guide to some of the city's best, we've taken on the work, so you can enjoy the party.
For further inspiration, take a look at our London New Year's Eve Guide
Things are heating up in Shepherd's Bush, as the legendary O2 Forum is putting on an NYE extravaganza this year. Think glamorous circus acts, wild routines and aerial daredevils alongside UV candy floss, resident DJs and confetti drops.
Celebrate the new year with Ballie Ballerson and let out your inner child. Revel in all the ball pit action as you drink quirky cocktails and snack on vintage sweets. DJs will be playing hip-hop, R&B, house and classic anthems all night long as you dance under the bright lights.
Get ready to get loose because this Camden spot is pulling out all the stops for NYE. One for the party throughout the year, this special night is no different. You'll find DJs spread over two floors and premium bottles at this epic seven-hour bash.
Travel around the world in one epic night as Battersea Evolution return with another incredible NYE party. The event venue is basing it on Around the World in 80 Days, with bottomless drinks, different themes, performers, a four-course meal and an unforgettable start to 2019.
Head north this New Year's, where Camden's infamous African-inspired hangout is throwing the ultimate bash. Think live performers and DJs in gorgeous surroundings, with exclusive table packages including Ciroc vodka, Dom Perignon, cocktails and more.
This mansion house party is the ultimate way to spend your New Year's Eve. With DJs across three dance floors, live musicians, performers and entertainers you'll have plenty of party fun to revel in.
Take it back to the 1920s with this roaring party; The Candlelight Club are bringing their usual mischief to the mix with a grand ball which includes cabaret, dinner, entertainment and all sorts of surprises.
If you asked any Londoner where one of the best places to catch this year's fireworks would be, a resounding SHARD would scream out. A famous building with sweeping views of the city, it's not just excluisve, it's perfect for catching those NYE displays, glass of bubbly in hand (of course).
All aboard the MV Pearl of London, where you will enjoy three decks of dancing, buffet dining, Champagne, and excellent views of the fireworks from the front deck outside Big Ben.
With two hours of bottomless fizz and cocktails for less than a fiver, this quirky New Year's Eve do is the perfect way to get boozy on a budget. Head to Canary Wharf where Dr. Klugers will be welcoming in 2019 in their own inimitable style.
Ibiza vibes and an unforgettable fireworks experiences sums up your time on the Vicountess as House Events returns to London. Jump aboard the party boat for a welcome glass of bubbles, followed by huge tunes and a stellar view of the action come midnight.
If you prefer your New Year's Eve a little more low key and all sorts of sophisticated, The Gibson are answering your prayers. The slick cocktail joint is knocking up delicious libations for their time travelling-themed party, along with a live piano player to see you into 2019.
Listen to non-stop live music at The Piano Works as their live band makes sure you see the New Year in in style. It's a black tie affair, so dress to impress, and once the early hours roll by – the DJ will keep the tunes coming.
You'll be kicking back in Cuba before the clock strikes 2018=9 this year as Last Nights of Havana is giving you a taste of the tropical this new year's eve in London, from cocktails all the way down to Cuban street food and live music.
Hush is inviting you to come and party at their exclusive white fur and diamonds themed bash. Make a night of it with a three-course dinner, followed by incredible magic, a live jazz duo, and dancing into the night.
Head to Shoreditch this NYE, where you'll find Ibiza by way of east London. That's right, because the infamous Cafe Mambo is taking over for an evening of live performances, saxophonists and DJs taking you on a trip to the White Isle.
Smiths of Smithfield aren't bringing you one, or even two floors of new year's eve fun in London this year, they're bringing you 3. From dinner in their rooftop restaurant, down to DJs and bubbles in their ground floor bar, it's an all out affair to celebrate the coming of another glorious 12 months.
Give your New Year's Eve a West London spin at the glitzy Hilton Park Lane. Taking place in two of their ballrooms, the party will be themed on a masquerade ball, with a three-course meal, entertainment and DJs, making sure the start of 2019 is a great one.
Not only is All Bar One inviting you to celebrate the final night of 2018 at their Leicester Square haunt, but tickets won't even set you back £15. On top of cheap entry and a warm atmosphere, you can expect welcome cocktails and prosecco at midnight.
The Big Chill are playing host to the UK's biggest reggaeton party this new year'eve so you can kick off 2019 with a little heat. Expect nothing more than non-stop hits all night long from top reggaeton DJs.
Start your 2019 in swanky and sophisticated fashion at Boisdale of Canary Wharf as the live music loving restaurant hosts Suspiciously Elvis, the brilliant Elvis tribute act. Along with some swinging music, the night will include a slap-up, sit-down dinner, with dishes such as Aberdeenshire steak and smoked salmon.
Who says you have to pay an arm and a leg for a good NYE party? If this south London gem is anything to go by, you can get your hands on £10 tickets, tiki drinks and a firework display at this beach-themed party without breaking the bank.
Looking for the ultimate feel-good night this NYE? Celebrate the final day of 2018 at Market House in Brixton, where you'll find a buzzing combination of live music. It's all about house, rock and pop upstairs, while DJ Leslie Love will be spinning funk, disco and soul below.
This New Year's Eve party has a sprinkling of New Orleans flavour with its Mardi Gras masquerade ball theme. Dress in all your finery and add a touch of mystery to your night's debauchery as you welcome in the early hours of 2019 in pure opulence.
If you like your new year's eve parties with a little wartime era thrown in, then this is sure to be for you. A blitz party with tea dresses for day, get all dressed up in your 40s gear and head on over for live music, themed props and plenty more.
Get a taste of Sin City at this huge New Year's Eve party in West London. Head to Hammersmith Town Hall where the gang at xclusivetouch will be bringing Las Vegas to you and 1,000 fellow revellers for this epic event.
Bringing you non-stop ping pong, retro 90s games tournaments and some of the biggest tunes of the 90s, Bounce is throwing it all the way back this NYE. With tickets starting from just £20, this is one of the best and most affordable parties in Holborn.
Whether you're looking to party in north, south, east or west, Simmons is throwing one hell of a New Year's blowout across 13 venues. You heard that right. Expect 7 hours of bottomless drinks and live DJs spinning the soundtrack to a truly epic night.
If you too agree that there's no better time to dress up in your finery than at a new year's eve party in London, then Quaglino's is sure to be the spot for you. Elegant with all the stunning live music they can muster, welcome in 2019 at this Hollywood-worthy bash in the heart of the West End.
If you're hoping this year's NYE party will take you to the heart of Brixton, then you'd better invest in a ticket to this year's blow-out at The Prince of Wales. Not only boasting a club atmosphere and rooftop vibes, Greg Wilson is due to make an appearance.
Shoreditch hotspot Trapeze will be living up to its name with a debaucherous circus-themed party that'll have you dancing until the early hours. Prepare to be amazed by theatrics from contortionists to fire breathers, before heading downstairs to the mischievous basement party.
Make it a night to remember and head to south London's coolest subterranean haunt for a night of good drinks and lively music. DJ Missy B will be providing the soundtrack to your night, with the stunning surrounds of this candlelit basement bar.
Spend your evening sky high at the City's most infamous garden. With Studio 54 vibes and New York glam, you can expect live music, tasting menus, champagne and more. Not only can you dance to a 9-piece band, but with a glitzy dress code, this is going to be a stylish one.
Get ready for the disco of the year as Strongroom dust off their flares for a night of drinking, dining, dance-offs and costume competitions to welcome in the New Year.
As if this Brompton Road favourite wasn't cool enough already, this NYE Restaurant Ours is throwing it all the way back to Studio 54. It's all about the 70s with an NYC-themed bash like you've never seen; think themed cocktails, delicious canapés and a 5-course menu alongside live DJs and entertainment.
You're stuck in a bit of a rut. You've been attending the same NYE bash, year on year, but it never gets better. So how about heading back in time? Taking to back to the Prohibition era for a razzle dazzle 'em affair, you'll be dancing with flappers and moving along to the sounds of live music, all before the clock strikes 2019.
Looking for the ultimate west London spot this NYE? Countdown to midnight at The Alice House, as this quirky spot brings you live music, cracking cocktails and charming interiors. Filled with sparkling lights and bare-brick walls, this is the place for a laid-back night.
Soho comes alive this December 31st with a new year's eve ball to end all new year's eve balls. From a balloon drop and cabaret performers to Soho's largest roof terrace, this is a loud and proud way to welcome in the new year.
He's a big name on the restaurant scene right now, and it's not just because he won Great British Menu. Join James Cochran for the feast to end all feasts and you welcome in the new year with stunning plates, and bubbles in this delicious, end of year event.
Situated on the Vauxhall Bridge waterfront building, Cottons is the place to be if you're after a prime position to catch the city's gorgeous fireworks while sipping on mouthwatering rum cocktails and dancing the night away to resident DJs.
For dinner followed by a detour down the Thames this New Year's Eve, head to Brasserie Blanc where they'll be spoiling you with a three course meal followed by a cruise down the river to take in the midnight fireworks.
It's a pumping party joint in the heart of Shoreditch, and it knows how to throw one hell of an end of year bash. With tickets starting from just £10, head to Floripa for a taste of all things brazil as 2019 rolls around.
Make your New Year's one to remember with a trip to this swanky Mayfair spot. You can snag a ticket for only £20, or go all out with your own private table, champagne and small plates while live DJs and performers make it an unforgettable night.
Head to The Old Queen's Head where they'll be going hard until the early hours as their favourite resident DJs bring you their slick mix of Hip Hop, House, Disco and party anthems until 4am.
Celebrate a happy brew year at Taproom this winter. This party will have you rocking around a 12ft Christmas tree until the wee hours of 2019, with DJs on hand to provide the soundtrack and plenty of food and drink to keep you fuelled.