Head on over to Alcotraz Penitentiary in Shoreditch for a quirky New Year's Day celebration. Attempt to smuggle booze past the prison warden and once you're in, you'll get bespoke creations served by the master mixologist prisoners.
New Year's Day Parties
How better to cure that New Year's Eve hangover than by heading straight back out and getting stuck into one of these awesome parties? Whether you're looking for DJ sets, a bottomless brunch booze-up or just a laid-back night of cocktails, we've got you covered. Check out our list of recommended things to do on New Year's Day in London and start 2022 on the front foot.
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Looking for a fun start to the new year this NYD? Boogies Shoes have a walking party around the city, complete with a silent disco soundtrack of epic party hits. Cure the January blues with pop soundtracks, famous sites of old London and interactive silliness from the organisers.
If you're searching for something to do this New Year's Day, head to Pergola Paddington for their winter wonderland forest. Featuring over 350 Christmas trees, Alpine lodges, a wintery bar and five pop-up restaurants, the experience will be the perfect way to celebrate 2022.
Taking place outdoors and in a safe setting, this New Year's Day party in South London promises to wake you up properly. Join The Brixton Courtyard as they host Plump DJs, Krafty Kuts and Freestylers with flowing drinks, bites to eat and plenty of space to dance in your seat.
A must for adventurers on New Year's Day in London, The Murdér Express is a luxury train ride not to miss. Along with a 4-course menu from MasterChef 2017 finalist Louisa Ellis, the immersive experience is the perfect way to celebrate the start of 2022.
This South London soiree is promising a 4-hour bottomless brunch with luxe dishes from Italy and Japan. While enjoying a variety of plates, this NYD meal features endless Champagne and bespoke cocktails to celebrate the start to a fabulous year.
Have your first of many feasts of 2022 at this Gordon Ramsay favourite. Street Lounge at Bread Street Kitchen in London is serving up delicious eats such as spicy tuna tartare, lollipop tamarind chicken wings and pork belly sliders. Plus, you'll get Bacardi cocktails.
Do something quirky on New Year's Day with a trip to ABQ, where you'll get to cook your very own molecular cocktails. If you're craving more than just a few tipples, fear not as they'll be filling you up with folded pizza, all while you groove to old school hip hop beats.
Kick start your 2022 parting with Shoreditch's pub crawl. You'll be getting entry to five different venues, exclusive drink deals and a cheeky little shot at each spot. Join tourists and Londoners alike and be prepared for an evening to remember.
If you didn't get all of the partying out of your system the night before, head over to this Vida Alta New Year's Day party at Golden Bee in Shoreditch. Expect proper Ibiza vibes, with some of London's best DJs, performers and dancers on the lineup.
Looking to start off the year right? Dive into 2022 by diving into a giant ball pit at Ballie Ballerson's New Year's Day Disco bottomless brunch party. Enjoy endless pizzas, prosecco and pornstar martinis for 90 fabulous minutes.
Aeronaut's famous bottomless brunch is back in Acton, serving up one helluva New Year's Day party for all you West London folk to enjoy. Chow down on tasty plates, with two hours of unlimited prosecco, rum punch and mimosas to wash it all down with.
For a delicious New Year's Day bottomless brunch in the city, head to the Queen of Hoxton for an epic afternoon of endless prosecco and mimosas. You'll also be served the fluffiest waffle with your choice of a sweet of savoury meal.
Start off 2022 in a saucy style and head to A Disco in a Str!p Club with half of The 2 Bears, Joe Goddard. He'll be delivering on a steamy show and bring together a high-energy nonstop party as the club will be buzzing all the way until 4am.
Why must the fun stop at midnight? Flight Club are keeping the party spirit high with their New Year's Day Brunch Social. Alongside unlimited slices of pizza, there'll be fizz and private oches for you to flex your darts skills amongst your bubble.
This NYD, it's time to get flash back to the 1950s for Tonight Josephine's Grease bottomless brunch. You'll get a bespoke Pink Ladies cocktail, followed by 90 glorious minutes of free-flowing prosecco and a delicious spread of eats. On top of that? Expect dance-offs and a tonne of singing.