If you are still looking for something special to do this New Year’s Eve, why not try one of our ideas below – there is something for every taste.
New Year’s Escape at Eckington Manor
If you want to shy away from the party scene this New Year, spoil your loved one at Eckington Manor instead. The stunning bedroom suites are the perfect backdrop for a romantic getaway to celebrate the arrival of 2013. All rooms are unique in character, some with freestanding baths, others have cosy cast iron stoves.
Arrive from 2pm on New Year’s Eve and enjoy a traditional homemade cream tea. Following tea you can simply relax in the homely suroundings or explore the local area. Return to Eckington Manor for a delicious four-course meal, featuring home produced and local ingredients, in the candlelit dining room. Retire to the comfort and privacy of your luxurious bedroom where you’ll find a chilled bottle of Guy Charbaut champagne and handmade chocolates to help you see in the New Year. On 1st January 2013, enjoy a full English breakfast and perhaps a bracing walk in the Bredon Hills or stroll around some of the nearby Cotswold villages before you return home with a delicious Eckington Manor gift. Package prices start at £250 for a standard room, based on 2 adults sharing and excludes beverages.
Sophisticated cocktails at midnight
What better place to celebrate the New Year than central London urban hangout, St Martins Lane. Asia de Cuba and Light Bar will play host to two of London’s hottest DJ’s – Munroe Bergdorf supported by Kris Di Angelis – transforming St Martins Lane into the ultimate party destination.
On Monday 31st December, Asia de Cuba will offer guests an exclusive New Year’s Eve tasting menu starting at £40 per person for the first seating, which includes dinner and a complimentary cocktail on arrival. The New Year’s Eve Tasting Menu will feature a variety of Asia de Cuba’s signature dishes, including the Calamari Salad served with sesame orange dressing; Cuban BBQ Chicken served with Thai coconut sticky rice and a selection of desserts.
For bookings or more information please contact Restaurant Reservations on 020 7300 5588 or online.
Bringing together a jaw-dropping lineup to see in 2013, Urban Nerds top off a fantastic year with the ultimate NYE party. Joining forces with Essex promoters and music heads Kool Kids Klub, Camberwell’s ballsy upfront promoter Church, and cutting-edge bass buffs THEM, Urban Nerds host a cross-section of underground sounds to craft a 360 degree journey through UK bass and its modern house and 4×4 counterparts. It’s going to be the ultimate NYE party!
Tickets available exclusively from Resident Advisor from £35.
Wabi London, the brand new Holborn-based Japanese restaurant fronted by former Nobu head chef Scott Hallsworth, has announced details of a very special New Year’s Eve gastronomic extravaganza.
This nine course contemporary Kaiseki Tasting Menu features a stunning selection of meticulously crafted fare specially created for the occasion by culinary trailblazer Scott.Highlights include delights such as warm tea smoked duck tataki with burnt ginger amazu; wood fired Chilean seabass with spicy shiso ponzu and bbq pork belly buns with spicy peanut soy. Destined to be a truly memorable way in which to see in 2013, the evening begins at 7pm. The cost is £90 per person, which includes a welcome drink and Otsumami snacks.
Wabi,36-38 Kingsway, London, WC2B 6EY. www.wabirestaurants.com