Where to Watch The New Year's Eve Fireworks in London

Celebrate the start of 2020 with the continually incredible New Year's Eve fireworks in London. Taking place along the River Thames in London, the official fireworks display is ticketed, so we've come up with some alternatives. From rooftop bars with stunning views of London's new year's eve fireworks, to boat parties that just so happen to be in the thick of the display, we've left no epic night behind.

When: 31st December 2019

Where: London River Thames, Southbank 

Nearest Tube:  Many including Embankment, Barbican, Waterloo, London Bridge, Monument

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

Last updated on 18th September 2019




@ The Golden Flame on Tue, 31st Dec 2019 @ 19:30 - 2:00

Don't miss the fireworks this New Years Eve as The Golden Flame brings you some of the best views of the iconic display. With a boat party on the Thames, you'll be able to watch the event from a fully heated deck before getting back to the dancefloor.

@ Radio Rooftop on Tue, 31st Dec 2019 @ 19:30 - 2:00

Join Radio Rooftop at ME London for one of the capital's most exclusive New Year's Eve parties. Take in panoramic views of the city's skyline (including those all-important fireworks) from the iconic terrace, and be treated to luxury canapes, an open bar and live DJ all night long.

@ Ping Pong Southbank on Tue, 31st Dec 2019 @ 18:00 - 3:00

With a stunning location right on the Southbank, Ping Pong's New Year's celebrations will be kicking off with an excellent menu of delicious dim sum, not to mention a few fantastic cocktails. Following that you'll move to their exclusive viewing area to watch the big event come midnight.

@ Las Iguanas Royal Festival Hall on Tue, 31st Dec 2019 @ 19:00 - 3:00

This all-night Latin fiesta is bringing you just about as close to London's fireworks as you can get. Located slap bang in the middle of Southbank, Las Iguanas is hosting an incredible three-course feast complete with carnival entertainment, midnight Champagne and unforgettable views from their riverside terrace.

@ Boyds Grill & Wine Bar on Tue, 31st Dec 2019 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

Fancy watching the New Years Eve fireworks without the fuss of having to stand in the cold? You're in luck, because not only is the gorgeous Boyds Grill & Wine Bar offering unmatched views and live music, but also a hefty dinner spread and drinks to boot.

London Party Boats

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What better way to catch the fireworks than on a boat in the Thames? Watch every stunning moment and welcome 2020 in style while cruising down the Thames on one of London Party Boats' unique vessels, it's sure to make for a memorable experience. 

@ Pride of London on Tue, 31st Dec 2019 @ 20:00 - 1:00

Looking for some of the best new year's eve firework views in London? Climb aboard the Pride of London for a special night atop The Thames as this boat promises that you'll weave your way along the water, enjoying entertainment and a panoramic viewing of the big show along the way.

@ Brasserie Blanc on Tuesday 31st December 2019

Add a touch of class to your New Year's Eve plans by dining at city-centre based Brasserie Blanc. The three-course French-inspired feast will be rounded off with an unforgettable trip down the Thames aboard a Sun Clipper boat, with just enough time to pour yourself a glass of bubbles before the sky becomes alight.

@ Fifty Five Camden on Tue, 31st Dec 2019 @ 20:00 - 1:00

Ride around the city on a party bus and get prime position for the fireworks this New Years Eve. You'll get to kick off 2020 in style with a unique tour of the city, plenty of booze and an unparalleled party vibe for watching the spectacle.

@ Café Rouge St Katherine Docks on Tue, 31st Dec 2019 @ 19:00 - 0:30

If you want to give your family a New Year's Eve to remember but are keen to avoid Embankment's crowds, take to the Thames and enjoy the best seats in the house. This family-friendly fireworks river-cruise comes with a stunning three-course feast and glass of bubbly (or soft drink for the little ones) to enjoy as the clock strikes twelve.