This New Year's Eve, right as the clock strikes twelve, the entire city of London transforms into one huge party. There are so many exciting events to look forward to this December 31, 2021, that you wouldn't know which one to go to! New Year's Eve has always been an important holiday in the British capital, and after two years of having to stay at home because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the people are more than ready to party hard. If you're lucky to be in London yourself on New Year's Eve this year, you might want to go to any of these hotspots and join in on the fun!
UPDATE: Due to the Omicron variant of Covid-19, many of the events listed in this article have been canceled. Please be advised.
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Sky Garden's annual New Year's Eve party is the quintessential end-of-the-year bash this city is known for. Up on sky pods or terrace tables, you not only get a bird's eye view of the British capital in all its, but you also get a front-row seat to th amazing fireworks display once the clock strikes twelve! Add that to the four-course meals they offer complete with champagne and cocktails and you've got yourself a winner! Just make sure to dress as glamorously as possible in your designer duds so that you'll look like you belong in this A-list crowd!
Disappearing Dining Club
In London's chic Dartmouth Arms pub, the Disappearing Dining Club invited the entire city to take part in their annual New Year's Eve event. Indulge in delicious snacks, drink up their amazing cocktails, and dance until your legs turn to jelly to end the year right. Though the space itself will likely be tight since this is one of the hottest parties in town, rest assured, it will be all worth it. If you're all about having fun, letting loose, and going wild to welcome 2022, this is the place to be come December 31, 2021!
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London Hilton on Park Lane
If you want to start the new year in a more glamorous way, then look no further than VooDoo Entertainment's Masquerade Party at the London Hilton on Park Lane. Don your most fabulous mask, as well as your most elegant garb, and get lost in all the mystery, the fantasy, the opulence, and the glamour. As champagne bottles pop open left and right and the music keeps on playing up until the wee hours of the night, you'll feel as if you're in a romance novel, trying to find your special someone amidst a sea of masked strangers. Would you find them just in time for a kiss at midnight?
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If you thought Paris was the only city with 1920s hotspots
, especially on New Year's Eve, think again! Here in London, the famous Mr. White's Leicester Square takes you back in time, to the Prohibition era, for a night of sensational night of cocktails, gourmet food, dancing, and more. Their yearly 'Prohibition Party' brings back all the glamour, mystery, intrigue, and romance of the early 20th-century and mixes it with modern-day haute cuisine, delicious drinks, and new age vibe. You will have to dress your best though, and the more you look like a 20s flapper or a 30s gentleman, the better!
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'Alcatraz' refers to the infamous prison island in the US. 'Alcotraz,' however, is the unique prison-themed cocktails bar in London. And every New Year's Eve, they host a unique event that will have you experiencing what it's like to be in prison. Doesn't sound like the most suitable activity for such a holiday, doesn't it? But that's what's so good about it! Here, you'll have to don the orange jumpsuits as you try to smuggle contraband past all the guards, seek alliances, and find out who's the rat. Who's up for a thrilling prisoner game to welcome 2022?
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In Shoreditch, one of London's trendy neighborhoods
, Apothecary stands as one of the go-to cocktails bars. With a unique East Asian cuisine, this is the kind of place that's sort of chill but still poppin' come New Year's Eve. At this year's event, you can indulge in as many craft cocktails and such as you want, all while you socialize and party until it's 2022. If you're up for a calmer New YEar's Eve celebration, one where you won't have to dress up like a prisoner or don a mask, this is your best bet!
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Up in Central London, the hottest party around is definitely at Aqua Nueva! This sleek, Spanish-style restaurant and bar transform into one huge rave for the holiday, complete with a live DJ, exceptional finger good, free-flowing drinks, and more. This is the type of heart-thumping party where you can get lost in the crowd, meet new people (who you might not even remember the next day!), dance the night away, and end the night completely passed out. It's a particularly perfect place for all the singletons in London to party on New Year's Eve! Who knows? You might just meet your next special someone here!
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2022 is looking to be a great year in London and the city already knows it! This New Year's Eve, go to some of the hottest places in town and party like Covid-19 never happened! The British capital is filled with parties and galas just for this special holiday.
Not up to going out on New Year's Eve in London this year? No worries! You can host your own celebration in your luxury home