Do New Year's Eve properly this year and head for the rooftops as Bar Elba splashes out on their all-inclusive cocktails-with-a-view party. Get up close and personal with some very spangly pyrotechnics at this bar that is slap-bang in the middle of Waterloo.
Where to Watch The New Year's Eve Fireworks in London
Celebrate the start of 2019 with the incredible New Year's Eve fireworks in London. Taking place along the River Thames in London, the official fireworks display is ticketed this year, but there are several bars and parties with perfect locations, prime for catching the action.
When: 31st December 2018
Where: London River Thames, Southbank
Nearest Tube: Many including Embankment, Barbican, Waterloo, London Bridge, Monument
Bars nearby to watch New Year's Eve 2018 Fireworks
Discover where to watch the New Year's Eve 2018 fireworks in London from bars and parties nearby. We recommend the best London bars and restaurants with the best views of the NYE 2018 fireworks display in London. London is always busy for New Year's Eve so make sure you bag a spot at one of the best bars in London to watch the famous fireworks display to welcome in 2018!
For further inspiration, take a look at our London New Year's Eve Guide
When it comes to watching the fireworks, there's nothing worse than a huge crowd and people blocking your view. You won't find that here, though, as this Temple spot promises a stunning view and glass of prosecco alongside entertainment, salsa dancing and a live band to keep through the night.
With incredible views of the London skyline and river, Rooftop St James is a perfect spot for seeing the fireworks. Add in dinner, dancing, and bottomless drinks, and you're onto a winner.
With a prime view on the fireworks, The Yacht is adding extra glam to New Year's celebrations. The boat will kick things off with bubbly and canapes before moving on to a six-course meal, open bar and live band.
Get one of the best views of the fireworks from this gorgeous boat party. With an open bar throughout, all you need to worry about is getting the best spot on the deck.
If you want to watch the iconic fireworks without the hustle and bustle of the hoi polloi, head to the top of London's glitzy Millbank Tower for an evening of Champagne, delicious food, live DJs and unparalleled views of the action over the Thames.
Offering what is arguably the best view in London, head to The Shard where they'll be bringing you an evening of cocktails, champagne and a 360-degree view of the midnight fireworks.
Jimmy's is renowned for its Southbank location, and it's here you'll be able to sip on cocktails and graze on canapes while enjoying the breathtaking display. There's also the options to add on a three-course meal and there are private igloos up for grabs if you want a VIP experience.
One of the most gorgeous New Year's Eve parties in London. Get the best view of the South Bank fireworks from the deck of a beautiful private boat at this luxury event from the Doubletree by Hilton.
Head to Browns in Covent Garden where they'll be serving you up a stunning three course meal, followed by a sojourn down the river to see the fireworks in all their sparkling glory.
All aboard the party bus this New Year's Eve as you'll be making one hell of a tour around the city. Check out the sights of London in all their glory with bottomless bubbles and a top notch view of the fireworks.
Get one of the best views of the incredible London fireworks as The Golden Flame sets sail down the Thames for the seventh year in the row. The party boat will be moored close to the action so you get the full effect, as well as putting on a cracking soundtrack to help you dance your way into 2019.