Bars to Watch New Years Eve Fireworks
View London has assembled a list of the best bars to watch New Years Eve fireworks this year. The most spectacular fireworks display will undoubtedly be by the South Bank where the chimes of Big Ben will be heard rolling along the Thames towards the London Eye from where thousands of fireworks will be set off. But you don't want to get caught out in the New Year street-crush do you? Get the best of the views available with our useful guide to the best bars to watch New Years Eve fireworks this year and welcome in the New Yer with style.
Level 31 The Shard, 31 St Thomas Street, London Bridge, London, SE1 9RY
(020) 3011 1256
aqua shard, located on level 31 of The Shard, serves innovative contemporary British cuisine and boasts breath-taking views from its main dining room and atrium bar.
- Enjoy panoramic views of London's NYE celebrations
- Five-course British menu with Veuve Clicquot Champagne
- Luxury booths with the best views of the London skyline
- Live performance from the harmony band - The Spinettes
- Followed by a live DJ letting you dance the night away
More Bars to Watch New Years Eve Fireworks
Altitude 360 is a conference and events space boasting stunning views.
29th Floor Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, Westminster, London, SW1P 4QP
(020) 7129 8028
Montcalm Royal London House, 10th Floor, 22-25 Finsbury Square, City, London, EC2A 1DX
020 3873 4060
Aviary is a luxurious rooftop restaurant and terrace bar located on the 10th floor of the Montcalm Royal London House Hotel. Aviary offers a modern British menu and fantastic views of the City's skyline.
Mercury House, 109-117 Waterloo Road, Waterloo, London, SE1 8UL
(020) 3892 8166
Bar Elba is a rooftop bar in Waterloo with a lively, party atmosphere and a wide selection of cocktails. Bar Elba also offers a food menu with a selection of sharing platters.
Brought to you by the brains behind the popular Adventure Bar group - Bar Elba was inspired by Napoleon's exile to the Mediterranean island of Elba.
Las Iguanas is the place to enjoy a feast of fresh and imaginative South American dishes with a twist. Start or end your night with a visit to the cocktail bar - the Cachaçaria - where the cocktail of choice is a Caipirinha made from Las Iguanas' Magnifica Cachaça produced by the company from its own sugar cane plantation just outside Rio de Janeiro.
Festival Terrace, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, Southwark, London, SE1 8XX
(020) 7620 1328
Situated on the South Bank, Ping Pong offers dim sum for diners and some very tasty cocktails too. Book early to avoid disappointment.
Festival Terrace, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London, SE1 8XX
(020) 7960 4160
Victoria Embankment, Whitehall, London, WC2N 5DJ
(020) 7839 3011
Permanently moored on the Victoria Embankment, R.S Hispaniola serves a selection of Modern European dishes within stylish surroundings. The R.S Hispaniola also has a comprehensive selection of drinks.
Victoria Embankment, Whitehall, London, SW1A 2HR
(020) 7839 6548
The Tattershall Castle is a pub on a boat on the River Thames. The food menu offers classic British dishes such as bangers and mash, steaks or grilled salmon. At weekends they also have the nightclub area open which plays the latest commercial tracks.
Another bar that provides views across the Thames towards the fireworks display, Walkabout is a relatively good-value night out with advance tickets costing around £15.
Temple Station, Temple Place, Temple, London, WC2R 2PH
(020) 7395 3690