Are you struggling to think of ideas for what to do on New Year’s Eve this year? If you don’t want anything too wild but fancy a great selection of foods then look no further than these six restaurants that are highly recommended for New Year’s Eve!
Sushi Samba, Heron Tower
With a unique blend of Japanese, Peruvian and Brazilian cuisines this restaurant is highly recommended and boasts a striking design. The restaurant has an outdoor terrace where you can dine, which happens to be the highest terrace in Europe and has a stunning 360 degree view of London. The restaurant also has panoramic glass elevators to take customers to the 39th floor. On New Year’s Eve they host a Brazilian themed party called Reveillon which features samba dancers, drummers and a live broadcast of the countdown. It costs £150 for tickets if you just want snacks or £300 for the evening and dinner.
Typing Room, Bethnal Green
If you are looking for great food and a slightly more relaxed atmosphere you can visit the Typing Room located in London Town Hall Hotel. The restaurant offers local and seasonal British ingredients with a modern twist. For New Year’s Eve Lee Westcott has specially created a tasting menu with matching wines for every course. If you want to dine early before you go out to celebrate, you can book a table between 6.00 and 7.30pm with your table reserved for 2.5 hours. With the early bookings you will receive a 5 course tasting menu.
After the earlier reservations you can book a table for the rest of the night between 8.00 and 10.00pm where you will receive an 8 course tasting menu and a glass of bubbly at midnight!
Duck and Waffle, Bishopsgate
Duck and Waffle is an up and coming restaurant, and even though it only opened in 2012 it is becoming increasingly popular. The restaurant is vibrant and boasts a convivial experience offering a wide range of dishes. On New Year’s Eve the restaurant will have a champagne reception, nibbles and three different DJ’s including Speakeasy! Tickets range from £125 to £350 per person. The most expensive tickets include the tasting menu, main party entrance, a champagne reception, signature bites, a reserved table with a bottle of spirit and your selection of mixers and entertainment all night long!
Berners Tavern, Soho
This restaurant boasts traditional British cuisine with a twist and on top of that the executive chef is Michelin-starred Jason Atherton! Berners Tavern serves tea, late supper and Sunday brunch with beautiful décor and towering ceilings. On New Year’s Eve the restaurant offers either a four course early evening meal including snacks, starter, main and a desert which is served from 6-9pm, or a five course meal starting at 9.30pm. The later meal costs £170 per person and will include the entertainment for the after party.
Benihana is a lively Japanese steak house and sushi restaurant with a private chef at every table! If you are just interested in the food then Benihana has a New Year’s Eve menu with some small starters, a choice of main and a desert costing £50.00; if you want to have Wagyu Beef the price goes up to £85.00 but is certainly worth it!
Dishroom, Kings Cross, Shoreditch and Covent Garden
The Dishroom is a Bombay Café that serves all kinds of foods, from bacon and egg naan rolls for breakfast to a beautiful marinated Kacchi Lamb. The restaurant is open from 8.00am until late every day of the week and has a modern twist. The Dishroom is hosting a Bombay Vintage Glam Party at all their London venues on New Year’s Eve starting with a glass of Prosecco followed by a selection of signature foods from the Dishroom menu. Once the meal is over there will be a DJ beginning at 10pm with Bombay-London-Beats going on until the early hours.
Hopefully you will now have an idea of where you may want to spend your New Year’s Eve in London. With a wide range of restaurants you are spoilt for choice, but the above are some of QuoteSearcher‘s most highly recommended restaurants. Happy New Year!