Best London Spots to Ring in 2024 this NYE

Words by
Pippa Lowe

22nd December 2023

As the night of New Year's Eve draws closer, so does the question of where you spend it. SPHERE have selected six of the best London spots to ring in 2024 this NYE.

From a glamorous night of lobster and champagne at the top of The Gherkin to mulled wine fuelled ice-skating with a view and a velvet-draped evening of French cabaret in Mayfair. We have you covered to truly leave 2023 behind with a bang.

Decimo - For Top-Notch Music

London NYE 2024 - Decimo
Decimo at the Standard

Take the whimsical red-pill elevator up to Decimo at The Standard and move into 2024 basking in the subtle glow of the St. Pancras clockface as the hands meet at twelve. This NYE night takes a particular focus on music, enlisting the double Grammy Award-winning and five-time Brit nominated Soul II Soul to lead through an unforgettable night of R&B, setting the bar high for a following series of carefully selected special guests (with more to be announced). Entry begins at £75 and if arriving before 11pm, you are treated to a Belvedere Vodka cocktail on your arrival. Prepare yourself for a suave setting filled to the brim with top-notch entertainment.

Learn more about the night, here 

Buy tickets, from £75 per person, here

Searcys - For Glitz and Glamour

If a conventionally classy night of glitz and glamour is up your alley wjhen it comes to New Year's Eve, look no further than Searcys. The show-stopping night, in the pinnacle of The Gherkin, will commence at 8pm. Granting access to an elaborate seafood bar of lobster, caviar and more (until 11pm) as well as dainty canapés circulating the floor (until 11.45). Onto the drinks, the Silver Package (£399 per person) offers unlimited beer, wine and soft drinks.

To really go full Gatsby with your night however, the Gold Package (£499 per person) unlocks a continuous flow of Searcys Selected Cuvée Champagne straight from the magnum bottles. The soirée will be brought to full life through the saxophone-led sounds of DJ Tom Diesel, as the poppers go off and beyond into 2024.

Learn more about the different Searcys NYE packages and book here

Skylight - For an Activity-Packed Night

London NYE 2024 - Skylight Tobacco Dock
Rooftop ice-skating with a view at Skylight Tobacco Dock

Over at Tobacco Dock, Skylight brings a playful winter wonderland of rooftop ice-skating, mulled wine in igloos and a new-years themed photo booth. Along with a DJ playing into the night, Skylight is an interactive and memorable option with the opportunity to do some firework spotting over the spectacular skyline. For if you missed out on the Christmas market activities this December or enjoy an alternative NYE that skips out on the satin bow ties.

A party ticket, £45 per person, grants entry in addition to a glass of Moët & Chandon upon arrival. The Igloo packages for groups of up to ten people (starting at £799) include other features such as mulled wine and magnum bottles of Moët in the comfort of an igloo.

Find out more about Skylight's different packages here and book tickets here

Artesian - For Exquisite Cocktails

London NYE 2024 - Artesian
A cocktail from the Artesian's signature 'Ingredients of the Future' Cocktail list

New Year’s Eve is posing as the perfect night for Artesian at The Langham to show off the exquisite mixology skills of Head Bartender, Giulia Cuccurullo, with their ‘Ingredients of the Future’ cocktail list.  A futuristic selection incorporating some deliciously unexpected ingredients from soil and spirulina to tiger nuts. Introduced to delicately balance the carefully curated drinks.

After a welcome glass of Tattinger, the unorthodox cocktails are encouraged paired with Angelo Sato’s range of Izakaya-inspired canapés including mushroom parfait and tuna tartare. Tastebuds adequately tantalised, the evening will be passed over to DJ Suki until 3am.

Enquire about NYE at Artesian, £125pp, here

Hovarda -  For an Evening in Costume

A mysterious night in masquerade meets tables of Aegean cuisine in the depths of Soho this New Year’s Eve, at Hovarda. Offering a delectable three course meal from Scallops and Saganaki to Chateaubriand and Pistachio Kataifi. Greeted with a bubbling glass of Veuve Clicquot and not lacking on the bread and hummus of course. Leading into a night of sonic entertainment from Rahbani until 3am, through the eyes of a gold-rimmed Venetian mask.

View the full NYE Menu here, and dress to the nines ready for a classically captivating night ahead.

Learn more and book NYE sittings from 8pm until close for £175, here

Bagatelle - For Dinner and a Show

London NYE 2024 - Bagatelle
The bar at Mayfair-based restaurant, Bagatelle

Draped in red velvet and dashed with gold glitter, French-Mediterranean restaurant Bagatelle promises to bring all the chic excitement of Moulin Rouge to Mayfair this NYE. Encircling a lavish surf-and-turf meal of white truffle seared scallops and Black Angus beef fillet Wellington with a glamorous burlesque atmosphere - bursting into 2024 with Bagatelle will certainly be nothing short of dinner and a show.

Priced at £400 per person, book a table at Bagatelle’s New Year’s Eve Moulin Rouge here