Our New Year’s Eve Guide
Haven’t got plans this New Year’s Eve? Don’t panic, we’ve got you covered with the best places to eat, sing and dance your way into 2019:
Spend New Year’s Eve in style at Spring, with a decadent set menu designed by Skye Gyngell, which features an array of dishes including ‘Tagliolini with White Truffle Butter’ and ‘Warm Chocolate Cake with Chestnut Ice-Cream’. If you book the late sitting, make sure to get your tickets for the New Year’s Eve Fireworks, for an additional £50, you’ll get a front row view of the spectacle from Somerset House’s River Terrace.
Early sitting (17.30 – 19.30): £140
Late sitting (19.45 – 21.30): £175
Pachamama and Pachamama East
Themed as the ‘Disco glamour of studio 54’, this is the perfect opportunity to whip out the sequins and dance the night away. Pachamama and Pachamama East are putting on one hell of party with guest DJs, a specially designed Peruvian tasting menu and a host of bespoke New Year’s cocktails.
Tasting menu: £55pp
Art Year Bar & Kitchen
Art Yard Bar & Kitchen is the ideal place to grab a bite to eat before the clock strikes midnight. Try the New Year’s Eve tasting menu with celebratory dishes like ‘Whipped Foie Gras Terrine’. Not drinking? No problem, try one of the Lo & No cocktails, including the world’s first Seedlip cocktail on tap.
Tasting menu: £95pp
Paired flight of wine: £55
Blacklock – Shoreditch, Soho & City
Didn’t get enough Turkey over Christmas? Head down to Blacklock for the ultimate meaty feast this new year. Indulge with dishes like ‘Grilled Squid & Bone Marrow’ and ‘Beef Dripping Chips’ and an ‘All In’ platter of chops. Plus with its drinks trolly, cocktails from a fiver and a soundtrack of 80s & 90s classics, Blacklock will set you up to party all night.
Brigadiers, the Indian BBQ restaurant & drinking tavern in the heart of the square mile, will be ringing in 2019 with a celebratory seafood feasting menu, Bollywood Karaoke, on tap cocktails, and party cards to unlock their legendary whisky vending machine.
Early sitting (17:30 – 19:30): £75pp
Late sitting (19:45 until late): £105pp
Full party packages can be seen here.
The Cleveland Arms
Cosy up by the fireplace with your nearest and dearest at The Cleveland Arms and wave goodbye to 2018. Try their seasonal menu, designed by ex-Oldroyd chef, Louis Lingwood, which features dishes such as ‘Cured Trout, Horseradish & Rye’ and ‘Ricotta Ravioli, Chanterelles & Sage.’
Set menu: £45pp