You’ll no doubt be engorging in sweet treats over the festive period, even more reason then to burn off those calories at our selection of the best Christmas parties.
BEST FOR UNDERGROUND LOVERS
Glitterbox is an Ibiza-born party full of fun, fantastic costumes and delightfully funky disco/house. This year’s New Year’s Party has Hannah on the decks bringing her hi-octane bass-heavy energy to one of London’s finest nightspots. For the ultimate experience, skip the queues and party like a baller in a private booth with the best views in the house from a VIP balcony where you can mingle with the DJs.
BEST FOR THE PRIVATE MEMBER
This New Year’s Annabel’s comes to life as you party your way into 2020 in the company of renowned DJs, including Dennis Ferrer performing live in The Nightclub. Roaming entertainment includes Carnival Dancers, the Triple H Horns and Bagpipers, as well as plenty of dancing, feasting, cocktails and Champagne!
THE NED, LONDON
BEST FOR THE RETRO LOVER
Take a trip to Seventies New York as The Ned’s vast and aptly named Grand Banking Hall is transformed into a party palace inspired by famed NYC nightspot Studio 54. They’ll be plenty of funky sounds throughout the night from a combination of resident DJs and special guests, inviting revellers to the venue’s light-up dancefloor.
WILLIAMSBURG HOTEL, NEW YORK
BEST FOR THE ROOFTOP PARTY
One of the coolest spots to celebrate this year, The Williamsburg Hotel will be hosting a New Year’s party in The Water Tower. Sip on speciality cocktails, enjoy delicious food stations and get a front-row seat to fireworks while dancing to live jazz and DJ sets.
701WEST, NEW YORK
BEST FOR THE BLACK-TIE DINING EXPERIENCE
If you’re looking for some five-star food to start the new year, 701West—Michelin-starred Chef John Fraser’s fine dining jewel at The Times Square EDITION Hotel—is now accepting reservations for its sumptuous black-tie bash. “The Pinnacle of Luxury” package includes welcome drinks and canapés followed by six-course menu before entry to the Paradise Club party.
RENAISSANCE, NEW YORK
BEST FOR THE VIEW
There’s no better view of Times Square than R Lounge at Renaissance Times Square. The theme this year, “Nothing is black and white in 2020”. The celebrations will feature live entertainment by DJ Danny Estrella, a full premium open bar, Champagne to toast the new year, and artisan chef stations that include hand-made sushi and lobster tails.
THE TOY, MOSCOW
BEST FOR PARTYING THE NIGHT AWAY
The Toy is a multi-concept venue, calm and intelligent during the afternoon transforming into a dance club in the evenings. For those seeking a contemporary alternative to the more traditional offerings this Christmas, The Toy Show features performances of ballet, DJs, dancers and art groups in a modern deco setting of high ceilings, large windows, oak parquet flooring and stucco columns.
MOSCOW CAPITAL CLUB, MOSCOW
BEST FOR CLASSIC SPLENDOUR
Moscow Capital Club is located in an elegant 19th-century mansion and is considered one of the most sophisticated restaurants in Moscow. The interior has been gorgeously designed to recreate the splendour of the Silver Age of Russian culture, with antique balustrades and bas-reliefs throughout the Oak Hall main room. Moscow Capital Club is ideal for those seeking a traditional Christmas celebration this year with a menu of authentic Russian cuisine.
TEITH CASTLE, SCOTLAND
BEST FOR UNIQUE NEW YEARS EXPERIENCE
Make your Christmas party a unique experience however you want it by hiring a contemporary Scottish castle. Teith Castle lies right in the beautiful Scottish Highlands. It’s remote and peaceful and lovingly restored. By hiring this private retreat, you can celebrate your way. Hire a private chef and DJ and organise a truly personal event with memories to last a lifetime.