South London stalwart The Courtesan will be hosting an amazing celebration to honour the end of 2021. Expect to find a glamour party palace, complete with flowing drinks and steaming hot dim sum, as you catch live performances from stars of the West End, burlesque and cabaret.
Quirky New Year's Eve Parties In London
From North to South and everywhere in between, this city always has a few tricks up its sleeve for those looking for something unique, and this new year's looks to be no exception. Celebrating the last 12 months with an explosive selection of events, you can welcome 2022 with everything from dazzling cabaret to disco dancing. Weird and wonderful? You bet you can find it here.
For further inspiration, take a look at our London New Year's Eve Guide.
If you love Rocky Horror Picture Show, you'll love this New Year's Eve event inspired by the raunchy classic. Be treated to nonstop music, sumptuous slices of pizza, cocktails and a glass of bubbly for when the clock strikes midnight.
For something a little different this New Year's Eve, check out the rock n' roll circus party at Paper Dress Bar in Hackney. There's plenty of garage, ska and soul hits from top DJs, plus two live bands to rock out to and other live acts to enjoy.
For a more quirky way to end the year, Sounds Familiar Music Quiz are hosting epic events in both Signature Brew Haggerston and Jerusalem Bar. Expect over 100 tunes, including indie anthems, mash-ups and guilty pleasures.
Jimmy's Winter Snow Globes is back with the cosiest lodges in London. You'll get to see panoramic views of the city, while eating an alpine-inspired feast of steak, fondue and other French classics. Leave room for some espresso martinis and mulled wine.
In a top secret location in Peckham, you can enjoy this New Year's Eve event that promises something a little different. You'll be beguiled by live music, storytelling and more, with plenty of horrific urban legends being unravelled.
A top choice for a quirky New Year's Eve party in London, the ceilidh at St. Thomas' Church in Balham will help you bring in 2022 with a bang. With a glass of bubbly on arrival, a stocked pop-up bar and guidance through all the steps, this is a true Hogmanay hootenanny.
You'd be hard-pressed to find a quirkier venue for your New Year's Eve celebrations in Shoreditch. Hijingo will be hosting a Matrix-themed evening of simulated fun, including futuristic bingo, as well as a lively after-party until 2am.
Not feeling the glam this NYE? Ditch the sparkles and head to Funhouse in Greater London for an evening of killer games, delicious drinks and their funny theme, 'Top of The Props'. It'll make for an entertaining way to see out 2021.
Your go-to for quirky New Year's Eve events in London, Flight Club is serving up a day full of social darts, free-flowing pizza and bottles of bubbly at their old school venues all over the capital. Gather your nearest and dearest and let the games begin...
One of London's most sought after cocktail experiences, Alcotraz is a top spot if you're looking for a New Year's Eve party that is all twist. Choose from parties at the infamous Covent Garden and Brick Lane sites as you smuggle liquor, deal with tough wardens and don the ultimate orange jumpsuit.
Looking to dance in a discotheque? Blame Gloria in Covent Garden offers up the very best quirky New Year's Eve party in 2021. Grab your 70s glad rags and head down to this party spot if you want to count down to midnight with a VIP bubbly reception and a disco dance floor to cut shapes on.
Ring in 2022 over at the weird and wonderful Mama Shelter London. The gorgeous watering hole will be throwing a New Year's Eve Party with Crystal, which will include a tasty sharing supper, fun DJ sets and quirky performances from special guests.
Dress in your finest all-white looks before heading to this quirky New Year's Eve party in London. Complete with three dancefloors, VIP areas, lounges and bars, this massive event has all you need for an unforgettable experience to wave goodbye to 2021.
Whether you're stopping by for pre-drinks ahead of the big night, or you're ringing in the new year while surrounded by a million balls, Ballie Ballerson Shoreditch is one of the best places to end 2021. Neck back a few signature concoctions and enjoy hours of fun at this unique bar.
Looking for a more chilled way to celebrate New Year's Eve? We've got you sorted with BucketRace's Virtual New Years Party. From the comfort of your home, you can play 55-minute versions of your favourite games. And stay online until midnight for a 10-second countdown.
If you're looking to get a little hot under the collar this New Year's Eve, how's about a debaucherous night at The Louche Soho? You'll get the night off to a flying start with raunchy burlesque performances. Next, you head to the dancefloor for vintage vinyl Hawaiian bops with a tropical cocktail in hand.
If you're looking to escape 2021 with a night of debauchery? This party in Covent Garden is set to pop off with a masquerade ball that's encouraging you to let out your inner party animal in a top-secret setting that encourages masks of a very different kind.
If sloshing steins in a lifting challenge at a Bavarian-themed party sounds like your idea of a quirky New Year's Eve in London, then Munich Cricket Club has you covered. Think schnitzel, sausages and schnapps all topped off by cheesy hits to singalong to as you count down to midnight.
If the deep funk grooves of The Soul Immigrants are enough to get you cutting shapes on the dancefloor, then you won't want to miss their New Year's Eve appearance at Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club. You'll be partying until past the stroke of midnight at this party joint.
Spend New Year's Eve at Skylight Tobacco Dock, which boasts Europe's only rooftop ice rink complete with cosy igloos and special guest DJs to wave goodbye to 2021 in style. Think nighttime views over London and top entertainment all in one place.
To kick start your New Year's Eve celebrations in a winter wonderland, look no further than Deck the Halls at Pergola Paddington. Enjoy over 350 decked-out Christmas trees, a heated Alpine lodge, 5 pop-up restaurants and the resident DJ blasting all the best party classics.
From dapper dress to the razzle dazzle of West End performers, you're in for one fine feast for the eyes, ears and belly when you ring in the New Year at SingEasy. They're fronting dinner, bottomless drinks and stars of the stage serenading you with all your requests.
A house party, but not quite like you know it, The Little Blue Door are welcoming in 2022 with a whole host of parties. From midnight countdowns in Fulham to 4-course supper clubs in Clapham, don't miss your chance at a ticket.
Step into a New Year's Eve speakeasy hosted by the fabulous stars of House of Burlesque. Watch some of the UK's best performers show off their skills on stage, with an afterparty kicking off at a dedicated club space, so you can really celebrate in style.
Let out your inner Bond villain at this quirky New Year's Eve event in South London. Aptly named From Russia With Love, this party at Winterland will have you dressing up in glamorous attire, drinking vodka-laced sips and dancing the night away in picturesque surroundings.
Celebrate the end of the year at an après ski-themed party in the sky at The Shard. The venue will be transformed into an Alpine winter wonderland for the evening, offering live entertainment, glasses of Champagne and unbelievable views at an exclusive venue.
Ultimate Power is kicking off in London for a massive New Year's Eve event at Electric Ballroom. Expect to find a massive party filled with blow-up props, special effects and a banging soundtrack of rock classics; we're talking Bon Jovi, Aerosmith, Queen, Whitney Houston and beyond.
One of the quirkiest events in London, Glitterfest is hosting a sparkling New Year's Eve party complete with confetti cannons, glitter balls, circus acts and clubbing to live DJs. Expect to hear the sounds of hip-hop, pop and RnB bangers well into the night at this fun bash.