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Celebrate New Year's Eve 2012 in St Albans

Where to stay out late and welcome in the new year.

Eat drink and be merry

Restaurants with New Year's Eve menusnew

  • Darcy's: Come dressed to thrill for this year's James Bond themed celebrations. Choose from their a la carte menu. Entrance tickets £26 in advance.
  • Lussmanns: enjoy their classic a la carte selection (menu) for no extra cost - an affordable top night out for everyone!
  • Bar Meze: enjoy four courses (menu), then dance to music by D.J.RK from 10pm until the early hours for £45.
  • The Albany: three courses with canapés, champagne and late bar for £39.50. Menu.
  • Freddies: Kir Royal, canapés, four courses and dancing for £64.95. Menu.
  • St Michael's Manor: champagne, canapés, five courses, coffee and petit fours with casino and disco for £125. Menu.
  • Sopwell House: Choose from a Venetian Masked Ball including Prosecco and Canapes, 4 Course Italian New Years Eve Menu with dancing until 1am. £135 (adults only). Or a Family Caribbean Buffet Party in the Brasserie with dancing in the terrace bar until 1am for £80.
  • Ardmore House Hotel: Five course meal and music from Kirsta Johnston. Menu.

Visit our restaurants section for full listings and reviews.

Clubs, pubs and bars with live music


  • Batchwood Hall: Great Britain Finale with show girls, fire eaters, stilt walkers, live stage acts and casino. From 9pm, £9 advance.
  • The Blacksmith's Arms: Huggy Flares 9pm.
  • Havana: New Year's Eve Ball - Club classics & dance anthems in the main club and party anthems in the Moroccan lounge. 9pm. £15 advance, more on the door.
  • The Horn: The 88 and support will be playing all your favourite Indie/Rock and Roll covers from 9pm until the small hours. Tickets £8 advance.
  • The Farmer's Boy: The Zipheads. Masquerade Rock Ball. 8.30pm.
  • The Peacock: Steve Mac Disco/Karaoke. 8pm to 2am.
  • The Rat's Castle: Beverley Cassidy. From 9.30pm.
  • The Slug & Lettuce: Best of British Party. Live DJ, 2-4-1 cocktails, games and giveaways. Free. From 4pm.
  • The Snug: Party Time - cocktails & live music. From 8pm. Free entry (advance booking required).

Visit our pubs and bars section for more ideas.

Happy New Year!

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