Celebrate 2022 in Style! Great Independent Bars For New Year’s Eve in Leicester

Here in Leicester we have an amazing range of bars – from a casual cocktail with friends to a memorable night out, there’s a place for every occasion this new year’s eve. We’ve listed a few independents for you to support as we head into the new year, but be sure to check our listings directory for more ideas for the big night…

33 Cank Street

Unquestionably the most creative cocktails in Leicester, 33 Cank Street is the perfect place to celebrate the New Year with your closest friends, With their brand new menu, which launched in November, you can choose from a range of delicious cocktails that the perfect way to start the new year! From 9pm entry to the bar is ticketed, with a £15 ticket guaranteeing you your table all night, a prosecco toast and bar snacks along with music from The Promised Land. Have yourself a funky little New Year’s with 33 Cank Street!

45 West Bar

45 West is a gin and cocktail bar that offers an eclectic range of alcoholic drinks from the classic Burleighs Gin to craft beers. The bar itself is situated in the heart of Leicester’s vibrant nightlife, close to St Martins Square, making it the perfect stop on a New Year’s Eve night out. If you’re planning a night in, you’ll still want to head down in advance of the big night and make the most of their Bottle Shop, selling a range of high quality spirits and wines for you to enjoy.


Tonne bar is the place to be for all craft beer lovers, with a huge selection to choose from and a newly furnished interior. A more cosy and casual vibe, Tonne bar is a great place to meet up with your friends and loved ones to catch up and celebrate the New Year in style.

The Bottle Garden

Based in St Martins Square, The Bottle Garden is a botanical cocktail bar in the centre of the city that perfect for a cosy catch up with your friends. The interior is always stunning but it sparkles even more in December with fir trees and fairy lights galore – the perfect setting for a memorable New Year. And with a delicious range of drinks, why not celebrate the New Year with their delicious Toblerone Martini?


Soak up the atmosphere of New Years Eve in the heart of the city centre at Bruxelles. Specialising in Belgian Beers, Bruxelles serves up a range of alcoholic drinks such as cocktails, spirits and wine that are bound to satisfy every customer! Don’t miss their popular garden which has it’s own DJ’s and bar. The interior is something to marvel at in itself so be sure to pay it attention whilst you’re dancing the night away – gorgeous cocktails in a gorgeous building – what more could you want?


Terrace Bar

The Terrace Bar is a premium champagne and cocktail bar, offering an excellent selection of drinks and – you guessed it – loads of delicious cocktails. Live music, DJs and a great atmosphere is always guaranteed here so it’s a great choice if you want to dance in the New Year with a lively crowd!

The Tree

Located on High Street, The Tree, is a neighbourhood hangout with a glorious beer garden for those who prefer to be outdoors. They regularly serve up freshly made food, seriously tasty beers and a great selection of cocktails. Don’t let the cosy atmosphere fool you though, The Tree are more than capable of hosting a party to remember and often have guest DJs and music nights to get you up and dancing. Keep an eye on their event page to see what they have in store for NYE!


Manhattan 34

This stylish cocktail bar in the Cultural Quarter is inspired by the end of prohibition in 1934. Enjoy elegant art deco surroundings whilst sipping on some of the finest cocktails in the city, made with exceptional ingredients and spirits and mixed by expert bartenders. Manhattan are well known for their great programme of live music and comedy, showcasing local creativity all year round, so we expect big things from them on the biggest night of the year!

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