Why London is the best city in the world to see in the New Year

London – the nation’s capital, an eclectic hive of activity, brimming with culture and excitement. And, of course, a true spectacle on the global stage when it comes to ringing in the New Year.

Boasting heritage, charm and an all-year-round buzz, there’s always something to see and do in this bustling city, and when it comes to New Year’s Eve celebrations, you are spoilt for choice.

See in 2020 with a bang, chant Auld Lang Syne in spectacular style and discover the best spots to welcome the New Year in iconic London.

London fireworks display

The Shard

Get your New Year off to a flying start by ringing in 2020 from the very top of London’s tallest structure, The Shard. Towering over the city, The View at The Shard boasts spectacular panoramic views over London’s skyline and offers the chance to witness the capital’s firework spectacular surrounded by sheer sophistication.

Party the night away and indulge in ultimate glamour by sipping on a flute of champagne as Big Ben strikes midnight. Don’t miss the chance to see in 2021 on top of the world for a once in a lifetime celebration.


Wave goodbye to 2019 and enjoy spectacular views, luxury cuisine and delicious cocktails in one of London’s iconic hotspots on the South Bank.

Enjoy an indulgent five-course meal, followed by a glass of champagne on the Royal Festival Hall’s terrace – the ultimate spot to witness the stunning midnight fireworks display.

Dance into 2020 with live entertainment, a five-piece band and DJ. What better spot to welcome the New Year?

Ace Hotel

Witness London’s illuminated skyline from the comfort of the Ace Hotel’s chic rooftop restaurant. The Breakfast Can Wait New Year’s Eve event includes a welcome drink, a three-course dinner and an after party taking place across two rooms until 3am.

Toast to 2020 and enjoy London’s famous fireworks sipping on bubbly in this bustling cosmopolitan setting.

Radio Rooftop

Chic and sophisticated, the ME London Hotel’s swanky open-air bar, Radio Rooftop, is hosting a New Year bash to remember.

Promising to deliver stunning views of the midnight fireworks from across the river, this is a great spot to nibble on luxury canapes, enjoy DJ tunes and party into 2020 in sheer decadence.

Parliament Hill

Looking for something laid back and away from the city’s hustle and bustle? Parliament Hill offers a perfect location to witness the official New Year’s Eve fireworks by the London Eye, as well as other displays illuminating the city. Enjoy breathtaking views without the crowds associated with some of the official London parties.

Sip on some fizz and be in awe of London’s illuminated sky and enjoy the stunning view this New Year’s Eve.

Alexandra Palace

If you’re up for the challenge of climbing Alexandra Palace’s hill, the spectacular view of the city skyline is a visual feast of a reward. Be enchanted by witnessing the firework displays the city has to offer from the top of the hill and enjoy a magical New Year’s Eve amongst stunning scenery.

Stunning events in London at The Brewery

So that’s New Year’s Eve 2019 in London taken care of, but if you are looking to host your own event, wedding, conference, fashion show or product launch in London and are in pursuit of the perfect venue, contact The Brewery today.

Our team of experts will create a perfect event completely tailored to your requirements. With six event spaces, a delicious selection of food and delicious drinks, we’ll help you plan the perfect occasion, whatever you’re imagining. Click here to get in touch.