New Year’s Eve Sorted: 11 Top Venues to Choose From

And there it is. We’ve almost let’s say survived what has been a reasonably rocky year and we think it’s time to finish 2016 in style with one of these excellent venues for a New Year’s Eve party… Just remember us when you’re having an awesome time!

NYE at Oriole

screen-shot-2016-11-24-at-13-50-33Ring in 2017 in high-style with live music from the amazing Miss Hoodoo & the Delta Boys. Featuring the inspirational vocals, and heavyweight horn and rhythm sections, Miss Hoodoo and the Delta Boys are straight out of the world of Blues and Soul, Aretha Franklin and Ray Charles. The band features some of the most experienced and in demand musicians on the scene who have performed with the likes of Paloma Faith and Kylie Minogue and at venues including Ronnie Scotts, the Jazz Cafe and the O2. Guests will be welcomed on the night with champagne and canapés and will enjoy music into the very late hours/early morning. Our bar team will be creating a celebratory cocktail tasting menu of five Oriole favourites especially for the party, our kitchen will have a seasonal menu of canapés running throughout the evening and, of course, a champagne toast at midnight. Tickets are all-inclusive £150 per person and include all drinks, food and entertainment for the evening. Tickets available here.

Smithfield Markets, E Poultry Ave, London EC1A 9LH

www.oriolebar.com

NYE at Nightjar

screen-shot-2016-11-24-at-13-40-23Celebrate New Year’s Eve 2014 in iconic Nightjar Style with champagne, cocktails, canapes and live music from TJ Johnson & his Band. TJ Johnson is widely considered to be one of the UK’s finest jazz and blues singers. He is also an accomplished piano player, drummer and a respected bandleader. Always a true ambassador of the soul, TJ sings songs of love lost and gained, of life wholesome and corrupt, songs of hope, songs of the night, all with the true passion and boozy swagger of only a man who has been there and knows. Backed by his group of top British musicians TJ plays an extraordinary blend of music that transcends the boundaries of jazz, blues, soul, country and gospel and is influenced by the likes of Ray Charles, Dr John, Louis Armstrong, Johnny Cash, BB King, Nina Simone, Alberta Hunter, Jimmy Witherspoon and many more. His distinctive voice and unique personal stage manner brings both the band and the audience together to create an intimate yet exciting atmosphere rarely equalled. This stylish celebration is all-inclusive and ticketed at £150 per person. Included in the price is a full Nightjar cocktail-tasting menu, canapes, champagne on arrival, champagne at midnight, late night pizza, pianist and TJ Johnson & his Band. Open from 8pm til late. Tickets available here.

129 City Rd, London EC1V 1JB

www.barnightjar.com

NYE at aqua shard

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For a New Year’s Eve to remember, see in 2017 in style at aqua shard. Panoramic views of London, exquisite menus and, of course, the ultimate view of the Mayor of London’s iconic firework display all make for one of London’s most unforgettable and decadent New Year’s Eve parties.

Priced at £395 per person, dinner tickets will include a sumptuous five course menu of aqua shard’s famed contemporary British cuisine (including; roasted halibut with native lobster hollandaise and wild sea greens, and grilled Hereford beef fillet with woodland mushroom salad and black truffle), as well as half a bottle of Veuve Clicquot Champagne on arrival. Throughout the night, entertainment will first be provided by glamorous swing band, The Spinettes, before a live DJ arrives after the spectacular countdown to midnight to keep the party going until the early hours.

For those looking to simply dance the night away in style, why not celebrate with Champagne and canapés at aqua shard’s triple height atrium bar. Priced at £150 per person, guests can expect a glass of Veuve Clicquot Champagne on arrival, as well as canapés and all the entertainment you could possibly wish for until 3.30am.

aqua shard, Level 31 The Shard, 31 St Thomas Street, London SE1 9RY

www.aquashard.co.uk

New Year’s Eve at Bocca di Lupo

pasted-image-0-1For those seeking something a little more low-key but equally as special, where else to celebrate but at Jacob Kenedy’s acclaimed Bocca di Lupo – for an Italian-style New Year’s Eve in the heart of bustling Soho. Choose from a selection of highly seasonal small and large sharing plates – including; burrata with chilli and olive oil, ox cheek braised with chocolate and spices, gnocchi with a spicy sausage ragu and tajarin with raw duck egg yolk and parmesan – pull up a stool at the bar, watch the chefs at work and wile away the evening friends, family and loved ones for a beautifully simple New Year’s Eve.

Bocca di Lupo, 12 Archer Street, Soho, London W1D 7BB

www.boccadilupo.com

New Year’s Eve at Parabola at the Design Museum

parabola_exteriors_1Artistic Londoners are invited to spend New Year’s Eve within the newly re-designed Design Museum, at Prescott & Conran’s modern Parabola restaurant. Until January, Parabola’s kitchen will play host to the anticipated return of one of the country’s best loved chefs and food writers, Rowley Leigh – who’s New Year’s Eve celebratory tasting menu will include some of his signature dishes through which he made his name at Kensington Place and Le Café Anglais. Dishes will include; black cabbage with smoked mozzarella, roast halibut with salsify and beurre noisette, and a quince and sherry trifle – a perfectly tasteful way to toast in the New Year.

 

Parabola, Design Museum, 224-238 Kensington High Street, London W8 6AG

Celebrate the New Year with Park Chinois

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This year, opulent restaurant Park Chinois will be throwing a theatrical evening to welcome 2017 with a series of sensational performances, music and dancing from 6.30pm until 3am. Two menus, showcasing the finest regional Chinese cuisine will be available, one, from 5.30pm and one from 8pm, both are special multi-course sharing menus with exclusive dishes to make December the 31st a night to remember. The early dining menu, priced at £120 per head will begin with a celebratory glass of Cuveé Pierre Moncuit-Delos, Grand Cu, Blanc de Blancs NV and includes delights such as native lobster shumai, steamed wild seabass with dried red date & lily flower and honey roasted char sui pork. A pineapple crunchy sponge with light mascarpone espuma will round off the evening. The late dining menu will be served from 8pm and includes a half bottle of Bollinger Brand Année 2005 and starts with salt & perpper Scottish langoustines and Iberico pork jasmine tea smoked ribs. Main courses to share include stir-fried Australian rib-eye wagyu barbecue beef with gai lan & lily bulb and steamed king crab with king soy & Chinese rice wine. The menu, priced at £300, is finished by le profiterole classic with chocolate & pistachio sauce and vanilla ice cream.

N°17 Berkeley Street, Mayfair, London ⋅ W1J 8EA

www.parkchinois.com

New Year’s Eve at Rosewood London

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This New Year’s celebrate at the luxurious and highly festive Rosewood London, known for their incredible and intricate decorations it’s the perfect destination to see the New Year in style. With celebrations starting in off the second to none Holborn Dining Room, choose from the spectatular selection of British dishes from the à la carte menu being served between 5-9pm. As the evening transforms into a glittering party you can to dance into the New Year with live band and DJ and to finish head into the amazing courtyard to see an extravagant firework display. The prices after 10.30pm for the firework display start at £75.

Rosewood London, 252 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EN

https://www.rosewoodhotels.com/en/london

SWING INTO 2017 at MNKY HSE

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They might be the new kids on the block, but this New Year’s Eve MNKY HSE will be celebrating like the king of the jungle. As the year of the monkey comes to an end expect some serious MNKY business… think drinks, dinner, decorations, dancing and more.There will be a choice of two seatings, both offering a festive four-coursemenu and complimentary glass of Ruinart champagne on arrival. Dishes will include exotic Latin-American fare including Robata Jumbo Prawns, Yellow Tail Aguchile and Wagyu Beef Stew.Featuring several special live performances alongside their very own resident DJs and The MNKY HSE band featuring Vula [Basement Jaxx], the line-up is guaranteed to get you MNKYing around.

In addition to the above, the MNKY HSE bar will also be open with a line-up of DJs from 9.30pm till late. Entry will be £40pp.

Early dinner: 7 – 9.30pm – £115pp, Late dinner: 9.30pm – 3.30am – £175pp

SPICE UP NEW YEARS EVE at Benares

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Michelin-starred Indian restaurant Benares will be ringing in 2017 with two different menus available. Guests are able to chose from a luxurious tasting menu or the A La Carte menu. Highlights from the 7 course tasting menu include Chargrilled Scottish Salmon, Coconut and Curry Leaf Sauce and Tandoori Chicken Tikka Pie, Mixed Berry Chutney (to Share). This option is available for £105 / person. Highlights from the A La Carte include Calcutta Batak Roasted Barbary Duck Breast, Mustard Poha, Jhol Jus, Bengali Kimchi. This option is available from £62 for 2 courses / £76 for 3 courses. Book a table here

CELEBRATE WITH A PERUVIAN PARTY at COYA Mayfair

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NYE at COYA Mayfair starts from £170 for 4 courses and a glass of Champagne

New Year’s Day at Momo: Celebrate the First Breakfast of the Year

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Start 2017 in style by gathering together for the first breakfast of the year at Momo on Heddon Street. Ideally located moments from Soho and Mayfair, guests can refuel over a hearty breakfast, fresh from the night’s festivities, from 5.30am served until 11am. Dishes include classic Eggs Royale and Florentine, scrambled eggs and turkey bacon, cheese or truffle omelette, or a heartier cheeseburger or Merguez hot dog. For those in need of a sugar fix to kick start the year, Momo’s selection of pastries and French toast are also available. Momo will also offer a New Year’s Eve menu priced at £110 for six courses and a glass of Champagne, including their signature lobster tagine, Maple glazed duck magret and spiced foie gras terrine.

Influencing an era of Moroccan travel and introducing ingredients such as couscous to mainstream dining, to this day Momo combines fragrant North African cuisine with luxurious decor to offer a relaxed oasis in the heart of central London. Brunch is sure to be a party affair with many still celebrating the new year’s arrival. Nearly twenty years after its doors first opened, Momo is still admired not only for its exceptional cuisine and relaxed yet glamorous interiors, but also the stylish and diverse crowd that it attracts, making it the ideal destination to bring in the New Year.

25 Heddon Street, London W1B 4BH | 0207 434 4040

www.momoresto.com

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