The best New Year’s Eve parties in the City of London

New Year's Eve at Somerset House

Don your finest garbs and dust off those dancing shoes, the best night of the year is close.

What a year it’s been! With the end of it in sight, and fewer restrictions (fingers crossed), New Year’s Eve 2021 is the perfect excuse to toast to good health.

Whether you’re looking for live music, a sensational party or something a little more subdued, we’ll help you make this New Year’s Eve a year to remember.

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The Carpark at COGO presents Tobacco Dock NYE

COGO presents Tobacco Dock NYE

If music be the food of love, play on. Or, in this case, dance. COGO is set to takeover Tobacco Dock and bring in the new year with a heavy beat. Techno heads and Deep House darlings get ready for a night to remember. COGO and Kiss Nights present London’s only indoor festival and it’s in Wapping! The lively music event features no less than a whopping 20 of the best house, garage and bass acts spread across four rooms, so wherever you are when the clock hits 12, you’re sure to have an unforgettable experience.
Tobacco Quay, Wapping Lane E1W 2SF

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Sky Garden

NYE at Sky Garden

If you’re looking to celebrate in style, the breathtaking Sky Garden’s renowned New Year’s Eve party is the event for you. Take your loved one to bring in 2022 to the top of the Walkie Talkie building where you’ll be joined by a live band, DJs playing until the early hours and 360-degree views of the City and fireworks. Standing tickets start from £145pp or you can book a table for £205pp, where you can nibble on amazing canapes, sip Champagne and take in the amazing views of London as you ring in the new year.
1 Sky Garden Walk EC3M 8AF

Mei Ume at Four Seasons Ten Trinity Square

For something a little more relaxed, yet incredible, book a table to celebrate the end of the year at the delicious Asian restaurant, Mei Ume, in one of the City’s most exclusive hotels. Enjoy a 12-course meal especially created by Chef Tony for £168pp. Tuck into delicious Chinese and Japanese delicacies, including Yellowtail Carpaccio with truffle ponzu and Golden Crispy Seabass in lemon sauce, before heading over to the five-star hotel’s Rotunda Bar & Lounge for live music and the countdown to midnight with a glass of something sparkling.
10 Trinity Square EC3N 4AJ

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East Cheap Records

Superfly at East Cheap Records

For a night of live funk and soul this New Year’s Eve, book your tickets to Superfly at East Cheap Records. Start the night listening to upbeat funk, soul and RnB before the super-cool FunkChan Band hits the stage to give you all the classics from Stevie Wonder to Aretha Franklin. Enjoy a couple of delicious cocktails and freshly made pizza before dancing the night away to some of your favourite tracks in the Square Mile’s acclaimed live music venue. Entry is free, but it’s best to book. Sign us up!
20 Eastcheap EC3M 1EB

New Year’s Eve at Somerset House

Experience the annual celebrations in one of London’s most iconic buildings. Explore the grounds of Somerset House with a drink in-hand and hear from incredible DJs in each corner. Not only that, you’ll be treated to live performances, entertainment, pop-up experiences, games (including table tennis), food, drink and much more at every turn. If that’s not enough, you can also take full advantage of the ice rink in the centre of the courtyard, which will be the hot spot to countdown till midnight and watch London’s fireworks.
Strand WC2R 1LA

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