Things to do on New Year's Eve in London


Here at Tradewind Recruitment, we have come up with the top things to on New Year’s Eve in London, whether that is partying into the night, a themed evening, or maybe just a simple meal. 

See the Fireworks

Take a look at the UK’s largest and most spectacular fireworks display set off over London, as Big Ben strikes midnight on the 31st of December the fireworks bring London to life! Tickets range in price, be quick to buy your tickets as last year they sold out within a few hours of release!

If you don’t manage to get a ticket, the firework display will look great from a window, or your very own TV from the comfort of your warm home. 

Travel down the River Thames

If you don’t manage to get tickets to the fireworks display, there are many other ways of seeing it such as having a New Year’s Eve Dinner and Thames Cruise on board the Meteor Clipper. Experience an evening of glamour, live music, three-course festive meal and drinks. The cruise allows you to see the amazing fireworks across London’s Skyline. 

High Celebrations

Enjoy spectacular views of the London City lights below from The Shard while having your last meal of the year. Or join The Sky Bar on New Year’s Eve to experience live cooking stations, with access to the 300 seats private cinema during the day, and a DJ at night.

Have a Ball

Enjoy a four-course banquet followed by unlimited beer, wine and soft drinks, dodgems, casino and a countdown to midnight at Battersea Park. You can party until 3 am at a themed party including entertainment. There's even free parking, a dedicated black cab rank and free shuttle buses to London Victoria after midnight, what more could you ask for?


Inspired by the Brazilian tradition of Réveillon at Sushisamba on New Year’s Eve celebrates in a Brazilian fashion. There will be live music and Samba dancers, guests will receive a cocktail on arrival and sushi platters in the evening, guests are asked to wear white as it is Réveillon tradition. 

Ice, Ice, Baby!

Get yourself down to the Icebar London, their dress code is glamorous 1920s and the secret password is required for entry (you’ll get the password once you have booked) There is a maximum group size of the dinner reservation which is eight people. Doors will open for the New Year’s Eve Party at 21:00 till late, so you can dance the night away!