Restaurants to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in London

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Date December 23 2023
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Restaurants to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in London

The annual panic surrounding the question where to celebrate New Year’s Eve is almost always over as soon as a friend or an acquaintance emerges with an opportunity to celebrate it rather traditionally — at a party, surrounded by people, alcohol and rare snacks in the form of salads, canapés and crisps.

Good New Years Eve parties are almost always overcrowded, while bad ones make you want to go to sleep way too early, at the same club nights on New Years Eve for some reason for some reason feel lonely, even though you are surrounded by hundreds of people.

However, there is a solution to your troubles, and an extravagant one but far less radical that one could imagine: restaurants! Despite a common belief, most of them are open during the New Years Eve and promise an extravagant and, for sure, a memorable evening for all. In this article you can fid out more about all the best places that you can have an interesting and unusual evening for the New Years Eve celebration.

The Ned

The iconic banking hall turned into a hotel and a members club, The Ned promises an unforgettable night of roaming acts of old-school entertainment, aerialists, live band performances, DJs and a whole lot of dancing. To eat, The Ned will be offering canapés and a number of feasting stations inside the venue, serving unlimited lobsters, oysters, roasts and more. Beside this, drinks will be served on tap, meaning that potential guests would only have to pay for the ticket to attend the event.

Brasserie Zédel

This luxury cavernous dining room in the heart of Piccadilly Circus announced a very special program for the New Years Eve celebration. Apart from a delicious menu featuring the most exquisite dishes from the traditional French cuisine, including frogs legs, coq au vin and tarte Tatin,  and a great choice of festive wintery drinks, Brasserie Zédel has a whole list of different performances lined up for the evening. From 9pm the venue will become a host to an evening of cabaret compered by award-winning host Peter Groom, who will be appearing as Marlene Dietrich. The entertainments will include a tribute to Josephine Baker as well as jazz, magic and acrobats before culminating with vintage-inspired dance troupe The Gatsby Girls performing the can-can at midnight.

Park Chinois

The famous Mayfair Chinese restaurant, well-known for its luxurious atmosphere filled with tassels, fringed fabrics and gold taps shaped like ducks, will be going all out for this New Years Eve with their all-day special Shanghai Royale. Their festive menu includes three courses of traditional Chinese high cuisine, featuring generous portions of duck de Chine topped with gold oscietra caviar, A5 wagyu beef, steamed sea bass, king crab koshihikari rice and chocolate bonbons. The entertainments planned for the evening include a live jazz band before midnight and a DJ afterwards. For those interested in celebrating the end of the year early, Park Chinois is having dim sums with a live pianist accompaniment and an early-evening dinner program with multiple live entertainments.

Sketch

The bohemian atmosphere of one of the most visually stunning high-end dining venues of London will be ever-more elevated this New Years Eve with the special operatic program that Sketch has installed with the help of the London Festival Opera company. Accompanied by a seven-course menu, the evening is promised to be an unforgettable experience for anyone interested in celebrating with class.

Carousel

The Fitzrovia-based Carousel returns this year with their special New Years Eve program {PAIRED}, as always brought to life in collaboration with an electro festival AVA, pairing together chefs and DJs for an immersive food-and-music experience. The party will be running from 7pm to 2am, promising an interesting night for the Londons most avid food and techno lovers.

Amazónico

Every year Amazónico hosts a New Years Eve party Jungle Fever. Inspired by the 1970s disco style, the venue takes after that decadent decade by throwing an all-night long wild party. With a disco ball attached to the ceiling, worldwide famous DJs and many live music numbers, the night in Amazónico is a one to remember. To upkeep the 70-s atmosphere, hosts even introduced a dress-code guests are expected to come dressed strictly in tropical dress glamour.

The Ritz

Celebrating this New Years Eve in Londons The Ritz might be one of the most cinematic experiences one ever gets in a lifetime. Instead of watching the fireworks, guests will have a 14-piece military marching band counting down to midnight in a dining room that decorated rather like a royal palace. The night will involve dancing, live music and a delicious six-course meal.

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