With the year drawing to a close, it’s time to welcome 2019 with open arms! For those needing some New Year’s Eve party inspiration, Bankside is where you want to be when the clock strikes midnight. From dining experiences to themed parties, take a look at what’s in store from some of our venues.
Where to raise the roof…
Union Street Café
Gordon Ramsay’s urban ristorante, Union Street Cafe invites you to conquer NYE with an exclusive Roman-inspired party. Taking place in their underground bar from 10pm until late, guests can expect DJs plus a live Blues band and a welcome cocktail on arrival. There’s also the option to dine in the main restaurant above for early or late sittings. Choose from a 3 course (£55) or 5 course menu (£85) which features sumptuously soft Ox cheek mains served with Borettane onions and pioppini, and meringue with a Campari kick.
Find out more at gordonramsayrestaurants.com
Mondrian London’s rooftop lounge with its outdoor terrace, the Rumpus Room boasts one of the most impressive views of the London skyline and the River Thames. For NYE the Rumpus Room will play host to a spectacular party that begins with a Champagne reception from 7.30pm, followed by an open bar all evening. The entertainment won’t disappoint either – catch a 5 piece band as well as a live set from their resident DJ. Tickets range from £158 – £238.
Book tickets at here.
Hixter’s downstairs bar, Mark’s Bar is a hidden gem featuring an impressive sunken bar with cinema-style bar seating and Mark’s signature billiards table. Open for NYE until the early hours, expect DJs and classic British cocktails.
Find out more at hixrestaurants.co.uk
Retreat from the cold and join Bala Baya for their New Year’s Eve prohibition party. Sip on themed cocktails and enjoy dinner – then from 9pm the House Jazz Trio will play an eclectic mix of old and new tunes as you Charleston away into the early hours.
Find out more here.
Indulgent dining experiences…
Hilton Bankside’s OXBO restaurant doesn’t disappoint when it comes to festive celebrations. Chef Paul Bates has devised a special 3 course menu using seasonal ingredients sourced from local markets and specialist producers for £85 per person. Guests will also be able to enjoy a cocktail on arrival and continue the evening with music and dancing until 1am. Also don’t miss their New Year’s Day brunch!
Find out more at oxbobankside.co.uk.
Championing the best of British cuisine, Roast offers the perfect setting for a spectacular New Year’s Eve dinner with views overlooking Borough Market. The restaurant will be hosting a 5 course menu which features exciting dishes such as the classic Victorian goose dish ‘Pandora’s Cushion’; Duck Breast with apple and calvados; as well Roast signatures such as Beef Wellington and Pork Belly. Book early dinner sittings for £65 per person or late sittings for £130 per person (includes two glasses of sparkling wine and Borough Market goodie bag).
Find out more at roast-restaurant.com.