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

Last updated on 17th December 2018

@ Ballie Ballerson on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

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. 

@ Battersea Evolution on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

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.

@ Belgo Centraal on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

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@ The View From The Shard on Monday 31st December 2018

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).

@ Last Nights of Havana on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ 18:00 - 1:00

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.

@ Jin Bo Law on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ 16:00 - 3:00

Kick off the New Year at Jin Bo Law Skybar against the stunning backdrop of 2018's last sunset. As darkness falls, the fun begins. With DJs. a snow machine, canapes, a glass of champagne on the stroke of midnight and one special appearance you won't forget.

@ McQueen on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

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.

@ Hilton London Park Lane on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

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.

@ All Bar One Leicester Square on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ 19:00 - 0:00

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.

@ Boisdale of Canary Wharf on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ 22:00 - 1:00

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.

@ The Old School Yard on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ 20:00 - 3:00

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.

@ Market House on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ 21:00 - 5:00

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.

@ Village Underground on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ 21:00 - 3:00

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.

@ Bounce, Farringdon on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ 20:00 - 3:00

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.

@ The Prince of Wales Brixton on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ 20:00 - 5:00

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.

@ Trapeze on Monday 31st December 2018

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. 

@ Sky Garden Bars on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

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.

@ Restaurant Ours on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

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.

@ EarTH on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ 21:00 - 3:00

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. 

@ May Fair Bar on Mon, 31st Dec 2018 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

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.