New Year’s Eve: The Shard, Aviary and Madison - London’s 10 best bars and restaurants to welcome in 2023

Whether you’re wanting a memorable soirée, boujee rooftop drinks or a boogie session that lasts until the early hours - we’ve got you covered.

There’s no better time to forget the mishaps of the year, delete unwanted WhatsApp messages and dance the night away than New Year’s Eve.

Whether you’re wanting a memorable soirée, boujee rooftop drinks or a boogie session that lasts until the early hours - we’ve got you covered.

LondonWorld, thanks to DesignMyNight, has put together a list of the best New Year’s Eve parties London has to offer, and you won’t want to miss this.

New Year’s Eve Party At Oblix At The Shard

The views of London are *chef’s kiss* - especially from 32 floors up. That’s why Oblix at the Shard’s New Year’s Eve party is up there with the best (see what we did there).

In true Oblix style, there will be live music and funky cocktails available all night long.

If you’re wanting an extra boujee entrance into 2023, then choose the ticket option with an open bar for selected wines, beers and cocktails.

Of course, a complimentary glass of fizz is expected to be toasted at midnight while you look out onto East London’s gorgeous skyline - you’d be crazy to miss it.

In true Oblix style, there will be live music and funky cocktails available all night long. Photo: Oblix

The Official Moët & Chandon New Year’s Eve Party At The Libertine

If you’re looking for a classy affair this New Year’s Eve, The Libertine has you covered. Their Moët and Champagne party is set to be as grand as it sounds.

Prior to a night of boogying and boozing, have a seat in the restaurant for a gorgeous five course meal whilst listening to Jay Phelps Riviera - one of London’s finest musical talents.

You may decide to arrive a little later for the drinking and dancing, and if you do you’ll get a free glass of Moët & Chandon champagne upon arrival.

Whatever you decide, you’ll be seeing 2023 in the right way.

Prior to a night of boogying and boozing, have a seat in the restaurant for a gorgeous five course meal. Photo: The Libertine

Silverleaf X DJ Yoda New Year’s Eve Party

Cocktail lovers, you’re going to swoon over Siverleaf’s New Year’s Eve soirée. Expect performances from world renowned DJ Yoda, as well as other amazing artists.

Choose either early or later seating which both include cocktails plus a choice of bar snacks to enjoy and get ready for a laid back night over some exceptional drinks and company.

The main bar is oozing with style that you’re going to absolutely love, especially when some cheeky cocktails are involved.

Cocktail lovers, you’re going to swoon over Siverleaf’s New Year’s Eve soirée. Photo: Silverleaf

Hollywood New Year’s Eve Party At The Escapologist

Could this be the most glam New Year’s Eve party in London? With the dress code simply stating ‘dripping in gold’, it very well could be.

The Escapologist are hosting a Hollywood-inspired party to say goodbye to 2022 and it’s rumoured to be one of London’s quirkiest shindigs.

Expect to be greeted with paparazzi and a free cosmo like a true celeb.

You’ll also be entertained for the entire evening as the Marylin Monroe drag host is set to put on an unforgettable show. Get your glam on, kid - it’s time to travel back to 1920s Hollywood.

Could this be the most glam New Year’s Eve party in London? Photo: The Escapologist

New Year’s Eve Dinner At Bloomsbury Street Kitchen

Not too big on the party scene or looking for somewhere to have a pre-New Year bite to eat? Then Bloomsbury Street Kitchen’s New Year’s Eve dinner should be right up your street.

Choose four decadent courses to see the last day of 2022 out in the right way at this popular haunt but make sure you arrive hungry.

There’s French tacos to start, followed by a choice of delicious dishes such as prawn tempura, rib-eye steaks and the classic roast chicken.

Whatever you do, step away from the oven gloves and indulge at Bloomsbury Street Kitchen.

Choose four decadent courses to see the last day of 2022 out - but make sure you arrive hungry. Photo: Bloomsbury Street Kitchen

New Year’s Eve At Aviary

Fancy spending New Year under the stars? Aviary is ready to welcome you for a magical evening of drinking, dining and dancing in their lounge and roof terrace this December 31st.

Needless to say, it’s set to be an evening to remember. There will be a whole selection of canapés to enjoy, as well as free-flowing drinks all evening (it’s hard to say no to that).

Live entertainment starts from 7.30pm too and doesn’t end until 1am, giving you plenty of time to show off your dancing shoes. Not to mention, the view is spectacular.

Aviary is ready to welcome you for a magical evening of drinking, dining and dancing in their lounge and roof terrace. Photo: Aviary

The Piano Works Does New Year’s Eve - A Black Tie Affair

Stuck for plans on 31st December? Ensure your New Year’s Eve ends with a bang (and some super funky tunes) at Piano Works.

These guys are hosting a black tie affair, so make sure you dress to impress.

The music starts from 5pm and it’s going to be banger after banger until the early hours, so don’t forget to warm up your vocals beforehand.

Plus, Piano Works offer dinner, drinks and a glass of fizz upon arrival, so you’re sorted for the whole night.

To top it all off, you can slide any song requests over to the band on a napkin. Be sure to have a pen and napkin handy at all times.

Ensure your New Year’s Eve ends with a bang (and some super funky tunes) at Piano Works. Photo: Piano Works

Little Bat New Year’s Eve

For those of you looking for something a little quirky this New Year’s, then why not try out Little Bat Bar. It’s stylish, unique and incredibly welcoming - basically the perfect ingredients for a sensational end of year party.

There are two packages, and both include free-flowing booze from 10pm until 2am.

This Wonderland-themed joint in Islington is the perfect place to wave goodbye to 2022 with a drink in hand, especially if you’re after a low key affair.

This Wonderland-themed joint in Islington is the perfect place to wave goodbye to 2022. Photo: Little Bat Bar

New Year’s Eve at Madison

Seeing 2022 out in style isn’t difficult if you’re at Madison. The gorgeous rooftop hotspot is set to host the city’s hottest entertainment, while showing off some of London’s best views.

It’s the best place to sip on cocktails whilst admiring the hustle and bustle of the city below, not to mention St Paul’s.

If you’re feeling extra boujee this year, you and your friends can always upgrade to a VIP table that includes canapés and a free-flowing bottle service - ooh lala.

It’s the best place to sip on cocktails whilst admiring the hustle and bustle of the city below, not to mention St Paul’s. Photo: Madison

New Year’s Eve At Fire And Fromage

Want to see the year out in style? Then head down to Jimmy’s Fire and Fromage for the ultimate New Year’s experience.

Enjoy canapés, mouth-watering wintery starters and Jimmy’s famous alpine fondue at their bookable raclette bar - it’s not a want, it’s a need.

You can even hire out your very own snow globe for you and nine friends, for the ultimate VIP experience.

Located on the city’s dreamy Southbank, this gorgeous pop-up provides the tastiest food, incredible drinks and views of the city’s grand firework display you won’t find anywhere else.

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