The key to a brilliant New Years Eve is planning! Don't leave the night up for chance and end up in an over packed club wishing for 12am so you have an excuse to leave. From bottomless burgers to the Harry Potter themed night your 11 year old self has always dreamed about, we've got together some of the best venues in Bristol having the hottest parties in town. Get in there quick, these won't hang around for long. 

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Sick of battling to the bar in a crammed pub for an expensive, watered-down pint and a night of shouting in your mates' ears to make yourself heard? Fancy actually catching up with your friends, while nibbling at a delicious platter of Punjabi finger food cooked by the fantastic team over at Pipal Tree? Head to Pipal Tree at 10pm for a night of delicious Punjabi snacks including tarka masala mussels, tandoori chicken wings and onion pakoras, all accompanied by a glass of bubbly when the clock strikes midnight. 

Book your ticket to a scrumptious celebration here. 

Whatever the weather outside, you can celebrate New Year like it’s 1983 in an all-together more tropical climate at Bambalan's New Year Tropicana Party!

Boasting one of the city's most vibrant event spaces, it’s always summer at Bambalan, and they'll be getting totally tropical to see out 2017, as they bring you the ultimate New Year party filled with great food, cocktails and 1980's inspired tunes all night.

Those wanting to eat, drink and dance can buy dinner tickets directly from Bambalan, but if you'd rather get straight to the dance floor, you can book tickets to the 'After Party', starting at 9pm, exclusively through Wriggle!

Don't dilly dally and get your tickets now 


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Heads up, New Year Revellers - Burger Theory are putting on one hell of a shindig to usher in 2018... 3 hours of bottomless booze and bottomless burgers to get you suitably lubricated before you see in the New Year at the end of the evening. Wowee! 

Burger devotees and beer aficionados across the city will no doubt be making early resolutions to attend this stupendous foodie party - it's going to be an epic way to get you in the mood to see out 2017, so you'd best round up your Auld acquaintances, get a Wriggle on and reserve your table!  




This New Year’s Eve, prepare to take a step back in time, as the team at Bristol's best-loved speakeasy take you on a whirlwind tour through the colourful history of The Milk Thistle itself. Ladies and gentlemen, we present...The Smuggler’s Ball!

For just £35 you can join enjoy a decadent night of music, dancing and cocktails, kicking off at 9pm and taking you all the way through till 3am. You'll be treated to three historically inspired cocktails in your ticket price, as well as all-night-long entertainment. As with all of the best parties at The Milk Thistle, the night will be fancy dress, so dust off your glad rags, channel your inner Victorian high-class society member, and celebrate New Year’s Eve with what’s sure to be the most opulent evening in town!

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This year Noche Negra, the hidden bar which lurks secretively above Pata Negra, is bringing back their famous New Year party! Head on over and see in the New Year in true Spanish style, with bottomless Cava, pintxos and all night dancing and cocktails! 

 Noche will be waving goodbye to 2017 in the best possible way, with plenty of great food, cocktails, DJs, and dancing well into the early hours. Guests can kick-start the night in classic Noche NYE style, with a two hour unlimited Cava and pintxos reception in Pata Negra’s gorgeous secret cocktail bar and nightclub, which will be followed by all night dancing to the best in house, disco, funk, soul and dance from resident DJs. 

These will go fast so grab yours quick 

Did you shed a single, solitary, salty tear when you didn't get your Hogwarts letter on your eleventh birthday? Is your ultimate fantasy to get together with Harry, Ron, Hermione and the rest of the Gryffindor gang in The Three Broomsticks, for a night of banter, brooms, and butterbeer? And do you solemnly swear that you're up to no good?

If the answer to any of the above is a resounding 'YES', then hop aboard your hippogriff, broomstick, Mr Weasley's flying car, or any other enchanted device of your choice, and Wriggle your way over to Steam in Clifton for a New Year's Eve Wizarding Party. Yes. We know. Dreams really can come true, Wrigglers. 

Yours tickets to the end of year ball can be found here, so dig out your dress robes and get partying.

2017 what a year? We’ve survived the possibility of a nuclear war, Trump's first year in office and more ridiculous conservative decisions than you can shake a Theresa May wig at! 

 The Old Market Assembly want to say goodbye and good riddance in style…and style is something they got! They’re packing their beautiful building to the rafters with some top class local talent. With fabulous drinks, daring DJs and a headline act that ALWAYS brings the party! Expect some surprises along the way and get ready to dance your way into 2018.

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Looking for a classy, calm way to see in the New Year with your nearest and dearest? Keen to celebrate as much as the next guy, but prefer to be far from the madding crowd than right in the thick of it? Well read on, dear Wrigglers, because this is the event for you. 

Head over to the beautifully understated oasis of calm that is Little Victories, and indulge in an evening of oh-so-sophisticated celebration. Arrive at 7pm or thereabouts, and settle in for a few hours of grown-up fun. 

 As well as reserving your table (ticket link below) you will also enjoy: 

A glass of cava each on arrival - it is NYE, after all! 

 A tasty espresso martini each 

A luscious sharing platter, filled with delicious, locally produced charcuterie, local cheeses, artisan breads and olives. If you're veggie, don't fret - the meats can be swapped out for plenty more cheese, but make sure you call Little Victories on 07828743814 in advance!

Early Bird table for two - £32

Early Bird table for four - £64 

Table for two - £40

Table for four - £80

The clock strikes midnight over 1920’s Paris and our story opens on a New Year, and a new adventure for troubled private investigator, Kinsey Moran.

This New Year’s Eve, we’ll be taking you on a journey into the back streets of Bohemian Paris, far from the crowds of Bristol and to an altogether more glamorous era! Taking inspiration from our critically acclaimed menu, The Last Carnival, we’ll follow our lead protagonist as he embarks to solve a case of mystery and murder in one of the world’s most glamorous cities, all through the medium of cocktails, naturally!

Tickets can be booked by emailing or calling 0117 929 7007. 

If ever there’s a time to pull out all the stops it’s New Year’s Eve, and Bristol’s best loved steak restaurants, The Ox Bristol and The Ox Clifton will be helping you do just that this year. Enjoy The Ox’s mouthwatering steaks and decadent cocktails all evening, and if you’re feeling extra special why not throw in a bottle of Champagne too? 

Bookings are filling up for New Year’s Eve dinner so email or to book your table.

Wriggle your way over to everybody's favourite Stokes Croft boozer, Crofters Rights, for a magical evening of NYE mischief and merriment. It's got all the vibes of a house party, but you don't have to hide your booze under your coat, and you don't have to clean up afterwards. 

The Crofters Rights gang are uniting some of Bristol's best-loved DJ crews to host the mother-of-all B2B NYE sessions: Musu, Satsumas, The Love Below, Bodywork and Colours... 

 Ray’s Pizza kitchen is getting a makeover, and will be playing host to a second DJ rig, under its one-off, extra-special new moniker - Voodoo Rays. The back room is also being treated to a musical makeover, meaning that there'll be a total of four DJ crews spinning across the premises.

Tickets can be purchased here

Published -20th November 2017