The best restaurants open for dinner in London on New Year's Eve 2020

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There's no getting away from it, this will be a very strange New Year's Eve in London, with the Tier 2 restrictions putting an end to most public celebrations at 11pm. But if you fancy heading out for dinner before you go home to ring in a new and (fingers crossed) much better year, here's which restaurants in London are open on 31 December.


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Amazonico on Berkeley Square is transforming itself into a tropical disco wonderland. There's a NYE lunch (£135) and an evening special menu (£225) which starts with a glass of Dom Pérignon. 

The glamorous dining room at Berners Tavern is a good spot for NYE - their four course dinner costs £120 with dishes including lobster salad, venison wellington and a tarte tatin. 

In Piccadilly, Veeraswamy is running with its usual a-la-carte menu. The only proviso is that there's a £60 minimum spend. 

Chef Jeremy Lee is putting on a feast at Quo Vadis for New Year's Eve. The three course dinner with snacks and welcome drink is £65. 

Also in Piccadilly, Bentley's is promising live music and a five course menu (£110) with Spiced Confit Foie Gras annd Baked Dover Sole on offer.

Aqua Nueva has two feasting menus on offer on NYE including a vegetarian option. At £95, it includes a glass of Veuve Clicquot Champagne and canapés on arrival. 

Gordon Ramsay's Savoy Grill is going big on luxe ingredients for their NYE dinner. The seven course menu starts with Champagne, includes scallops with caviar and beef Wellington and costs £350.

Callum Franklin and the team at Holborn Dining Room are kicking off festivities with a glass of Ruinart Champagne before a three course meal along with a live band providing entertainment. Dinner is £250.

Ikoyi in St James is open for the first time for NYE, serving a special blind tasting menu with a glass of grower champagne for £160.

There may not be fireworks by the river this New Year's Eve, but that does mean you're more likely to get a table at Skye Gyngell's Spring where an enticing menu (£175) includes tagliolini with white truffle and ends with homemade petit fours.


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Bang Bang Oriental is open all day on New Year's Eve until 9.30pm for noodles, sushi, potstickers - you name it. So if you just fancy chowing down with your family or bubble, this might be a nice place to come.


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At Smoke & Salt in Tooting it's all about recovering on New Year's Day when they're doing a sharing brunch menu (£35) that kicks off with a Bloody Mary or Mimosa and includes dishes like Chicken & Waffles and a special brunch dessert.

Kudu in Peckham has a smashing menu for NYE that begins with smoked Maldon oysters and ends with a spiced pumpkin tart with milk ice-cream. It's £70 with a glass of Prosecco on arrival. 


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Say goodbye to 2020 from the heights of Searcys at The Gherkin (pictured). They're hosting a NYE lunch and dinner. Lunch is £59 and the dinner sitting is £89 and both include a glass of their own Searcys Cuvee.

Richard Corrigan's Old Street restaurant Daffodil Mulligan is putting on a ‘Best of Daffy’s’ menu for the night (£85) with six of customers' favourite dishes like Peter Hannan’s Sugar Pit Pork.

Another high rise option is Allegra where Patrick Powell's five course tasting menu (£95) includes dishes such as Orkney Scallop with Blood Orange, Quince and Ginger as well as a glass of Lallier Rosé Champagne.

Both St John restaurants are holding a New Year's Eve dinner from 6pm to 10pm. At St John Smithfield it's all about the whole roast suckling pig. At St John Bread & Wine there's oysters and a pheasant and trotter pie. Both are £85.


City rooftop restaurant 14 Hills is promising a night of live music and dinner high. Their six course menu is £140 and includes a glass of Champagne (or there's an earlybird four course option for £80).

Book the freeflowing Champagne option (£40 for two hours) at Brigadiers' New Year's Eve Feast and at least you'll end 2020 on a higher note. 


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The Shed in Notting Hill is promising a local and wild feast with music and loads of Shed-spresso Martinis. Their five course menu is £78 and includes a glass of fizz from Nutbourne on arrival. 

Bluebird Chelsea has a three course dinner menu for New Year's Eve that starts with an amuse of crisp potato with caviar and ends with salted caramel truffles. It's £120. 

Across London

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Sail down the Thames on the evening on The Glass Room - where their New Year's Eve menu includes a cocktail and canapes on arrival, five courses, half a bottle of wine, Champagne at midnight and live music - it's £289.

If you don't want to go for a special NYE event, all the Corbin & King restaurants are opening with their usual a-la-carte menus. 


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