Something a Little Different for New Year's Eve

Tired of the standard New Years Eve parties and club nights that we see each and every year? DITTO. Now is the time to try out something a little different. London is full of weird and wonderful nights, themed events, and plenty of alternatives to the stereotypical end of year bash. If you're in it for the unique as the clock strikes 2020, then head right this way...

For further inspiration, take a look at our New Year's Eve London Guide.

Last updated on 15th November 2019

@ Crazy Bear Fitzrovia on Tue, 31st Dec 2019 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

Combining burlesque, vaudeville, saxophone, magic and DJs till late, this cabaret New Year's Eve party is one quirky way to celebrate the start of 2020. Topping off the experience is a champagne reception, eight plate sharing menu and plenty more. 

Prepare for a taste of Scotland right here in Balham, as the stunning St Thomas' Church hosts a Hootenanny complete with traditional dancing, live folk music and a pop-up bar. Think beer, cider, wine and fizz alongside whisky and gin.

@ Circus on Tue, 31st Dec 2019 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

Looking for quirky New Year's Eve events in Covent Garden? Check out Circus; the cabaret restaurant and cocktail bar that's giving you all the French feels this year. With flowing Veuve Clicout Champagne and 4-courses alongside entertainment, it's gonna be a big one.

@ Bounce, Farringdon on Tue, 31st Dec 2019 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

Wave goodbye to 2019 in true Bounce style, because the ping pong palace is going all-out 90s this year. Round up your crew and head to the Farringdon outpost for a night that promises everything from double denim to dungarees.

@ The Bletchley on Various dates from Sunday 1st December 2019

Prepare to be transported all the way back to the wartime era as The Bletchley brings you an immersive evening of code-breaking and cocktails. The mission is simple; crack the clues, use enigma machines and assist mixologists in creating your own personalised tipples.

@ The Hidden Spirit Ship on Various dates from Wednesday 20th November 2019

A totally immersive cocktail experience near London Bridge, The Hidden Spirit welcomes you to join Captain Jack Cassidy. Head to St Mary Overie Dock for an evening of piracy and souped-up cocktails aboard this vessel.

@ Old Compton Brasserie on Tue, 31st Dec 2019 @ 18:00 - 3:00

Drag it up this December 31st, because Old Street Brasserie is looking absolutely fabulous. With live performances from the likes of Velma Celli and Portia de Fosse, as well as multi-course dining, this Soho spot is going to be one glam pick.

Fancy spending your final hours of 2019 locked up? Trust us, this'll be a good one. From Covent Garden to Shoreditch, Alcotraz is the prison-themed cocktail bar that'll see you donning an orange jumpsuit and sipping on tailor-made concoctions.

@ ABQ London on Various dates from Sunday 1st December 2019

Fancy yourself a bit of Walter White? Live your inner mad scientist as ABQ London brings you an immersive evening of boozy infusions and molecular techniques as you 'cook' your own cocktails in an RV just like the one from Breaking Bad.