We don’t want to jinx it, but it’s looking like Saturday, 31 December 2022, might be the first ‘normal’ New Year’s Eve we’ve had in three years. So get your friends and family together to celebrate New Year’s Eve and welcome in 2023 in Oxford and across Oxfordshire.
From decadent dinners at gorgeous restaurants and parties that shout old-school glamour to all-out NYE parties at heaving bars and nightclubs – you can indulge in the best festive treats on offer across the county.
Of course, you can also choose to spend the night indoors with a few loved ones and plenty of booze. But before you decide, be sure to check out our growing list of New Year’s Eve events in Oxford and across Oxfordshire.
No matter how you feel like saying farewell to 2022, we’re just as happy as you are to see the back of another less-than-vintage year. Here’s to a cracking 2023!
Oxford’s iconic Quod Restaurant & Bar is offering a celebratory menu of sumptuous Quod favourites, served to the easy background sound of a live pianist.
Enjoy spectacular cocktails and plenty of fizz, and raise a glass or two or more to bid a grand farewell to 2022.
Their All Day Menu will be available from 11.30am until late, and you can expect a variety of festive dishes and New Year’s Eve specials.
The recently opened restaurant at The Randolph Hotel is all about all-day dining in the heart of historic Oxford, serving unique interpretations of classic British dishes.
Ring in 2023 with a four-course tasting menu at The Alice with decadent favourites, including grilled scallops with sea vegetables & shellfish butter sauce and dry-aged beef fillet, spinach, confit potato and bone marrow sauce.
Priced at £140.00 per person, the ticket includes entry to The Randolph New Year’s Eve party at 9.00pm with live music and dancing until the small hours after dinner and a glass of fizz at midnight.
It’s time to shake off the year and welcome 2023. Celebrate an unforgettable evening at The Ivy Oxford Brasserie.
They’re pulling out all the stops and popping the finest corks for an unforgettable New Year’s Eve celebration. Get your sparkle on and take your seat at the best table in town.
Dine at The Ivy for fine food and fizz and enjoy the entertainment throughout the evening as the clock ticks towards midnight. And when the clock strikes 12, make sure you capture the golden moment to ring in the New Year in style.
In the spirit of carnival, Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons invites you to joins them as they ring in the New Year with a Masquerade Ball.
Priced at £520 per person, expect an elaborate feast of delicious dishes paired with fine wines that is characteristic of this two-Michelin-starred establishment.
And as the clock strikes midnight, the night sky will be ignited by a firework display, and the champagne and music will continue into 2023. The dress code is strictly masquerade ball.
Following an extensive refurbishment, this new addition to the Michelin Guide restaurants in Oxfordshire is offering a decadent New Year’s Eve dinner.
The menu for the four-course meal, at £120.00 per person, includes Sea Bass and Caviar, Duck Breast, Celeriac & Wild Muchroom Pie, Prime Rib of Beef, and warm Chocolate Cake. There’s even an optional cheese course for an additional £12.00.
And their favourite Latin Groove 5-piece band from their Live Music Sundays will be here playing an irresistible and appealing mix of Latin Grooves and catchy melodies for a bit of grooving on the last night of 2022.
To see in the New Year with style, Head Chef Martin Sherriff and his team at Greyhound Inn in Letcombe Regis have created a rather special menu for this year’s New Year’s Eve Celebration Dinner.
After enjoying a welcome glass of English sparkling wine, they will serve you six delicious and spectacular courses. Followed afterwards with another glass of fizz to toast the New Year. Dinner is £95.00 per person, in tables of 4 or more only, and must be pre-booked.
Amd while the Celebration Dinner is a ticketed affair, their bar will be open to everyone all evening. So you can drop in for a drink and see in the New Year with family, friends and neighbours.
Get glammed up and see in the New Year in style with the Cabaret Party at The Crazy Bear in Stadhampton. Tickets cost £99.00 per person, and a pre-payment is required to confirm your reservation.
Running from 7.00pm to 2.00am in the Glasshouse, make this year a memorable one with The Atmosphere Band – a collective of some of the UK’s finest musicians including The X Factor’s EBRU ELLIS, who has also worked with Justin Timberlake, Sam Smith and Pink.
Also on the bill is Laura Ingham, Aerial Acrobatics, Burlesque, Stilt Walkers and a guest DJ. There will be an English and Thai Banquet with a Champagne reception.
Following what has been a challenging start to the year for just about everyone, ATIK Oxford is offering the chance to let your hair down and welcome in the new year with bundles of joy and holiday cheer.
With a capacity to host 1200 people across five incredible rooms, the New Year’s Eve 2022 party at Oxford’s largest nightclub will start at 9.00pm on Saturday, 31 December and end at 3.00am on Sunday, 01 January.
Prepare to be transported to a NEON FUTURE with UV lights, UV Décor, UV Slinkys, giant inflatables and glowsticks, adding to an evening with the best soundtracks & DJs. Tickets start at £7.50, or you could go large and grab yourself a VIP package.
Join Hank’s Bar – the late-night bar in Oxford, born from a dream of delivering the good things in life – in ushering in 2023 at their NYE2023 PARTY on 31 December from 8.00pm to 3.00am.
Expect great drinks, great food and great fun. There will be DJs, dancing and cocktails, with a complementary Prosecco reception between 8.00pm and 10.00pm.
Tickets cost £17.50 in advance and £22.50 on the door.
The book is almost closed; the year is almost done. Start with some famous Varsity cocktails and then dance the night away in style into the new year at TVC.
Two floors of music & a cocktail lounge, 2 DJs, and the Rooftop Terrace will be open with cover, so you can get a view of the fireworks (you can’t all be up there at once, though!)
Dress Glam, Sparkle and Shine. Doors open at 8.00pm. It’s 21s and over only, and tickets are available from £6.00 + booking fee.
Tickets are on sale now for an EPIC NEWYEAR SHINDIG at Thirst Bar, your friendly local late-night independent cocktail bar situated on Park End Street in the heart of Oxford since 1999.
Grab your early bird ticket for £12.50 – on sale until 8.00pm on Saturday, 31 December 2022 – for DJs, dancing and cocktails. There’ll even be a complimentary shots reception between 8.00pm to 10.00pm.
Plush, Oxford’s premier LGBTQ+ bar and nightclub, presents everyone’s favourite night of the year – New Year’s Eve.
This year they’ll be celebrating in style with complimentary Prosecco for all ticket holders before 11.00pm and exclusive New Year’s Eve Sparkling cocktails and champagne package deals on pre-bought booths.
Join Plush for the one night the whole world parties, and celebrate the end of one year and the beginning of another! Over 18s only.
Bring your loved ones and family for a night of decadence at this much loved Oxford restaurant. Expect bubbly and canapes on arrival, followed by a 6-course tasting dinner of pâté, monkfish wellington, fillet of beef, cheesecake and cheese with the option to have paired wine flights. £85.00 per head for food, with an additional £42.00 for the paired wine flight.
The Crown Woodstock is hosting a New Year’s Eve party complete with DJ, dancing and special cocktails. It free entry. Woo hoo! Happy people, it’s time to party like it’s 2019.
See off 2021 (and a lingering 2020) and welcome in a new and improved 2022 with the brilliant Kwassa Kwassa bringing sounds of the tropics to Tap’s corner of the Curtis Industrial Estate in North Hinksey from 7.30pm to 2.00am. There’ll be a special guest (to be announced) to make things extra fun, and Whitehorsebox Pizza will be there making proper wood-fired pizzas and dirty fries to keep bellies full. This is one New Year’s Eve party to make up for two years that we’d all like to forget. Tickets cost £15.00.
Celebrate New Year’s Eve and ring in 2022 at The White House by Tap Social with the very best disco, classics, soul, funk, rare groove and reggae from DJs Danny and Shirley Love. You’ll be grooving from 9.00pm to 3.00am. There will be a full bar with all the usual range (spirits, beer, wine, bubbly, soft drinks, cider and more) plus bar snacks on offer. Doors open at 9.00pm and the event will take place in the party room on the first floor.
Party into the new year with DJDEE, DJ JEANPAUL, EFFI BROOKS, DJ UNRULY, DJ IZE1 and OVAPROOF at the one and only Bridge NYE hosted by Bridge Nightclub – a superclub located right in the heart of Oxford with 5 great zones. Expect three floors packed with the biggest tunes and the baddest DJs around. Tickets are available from £15.00 plus a small booking fee or email firstname.lastname@example.org for tables.
Cross over into 2022 at SPIRIT Bar in Oxford – Oxford’s newest and self-proclaimed coolest cocktail bar and party venue – for Oxford’s biggest Reggaeton party, “Noche De Travesuras”, returns for a final night in 2021 from 9.00pm to 3.00am. Celebrate the end of what has been a crazy year and the start of the brand new 2022. Hear all the very best of Reggaeton, Brazilian Funk, Latin Hits, RnB and everything in between by their amazing international DJs. Plus, the first 50 people in will get a complimentary glass of Prosecco on arrival. Do dress up, as this is, indeed, a special occasion. Tickets from £10.00 plus booking fee.
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