James Martin Manchester & Caesars Palace Party | Manchester235 | Great Northern | £15 to £95
Enjoy the full works this NYE with a slap-up six courser courtesy of James Martin's Manchester235 restaurant, high-brow entertainment from a piano vocalist and less high-brow entertainment as a magician performs sorcery at your table (£95). Whilst in the main bar at 235Live there'll be an all-singing, all-dancing Caesars Palace bash (from £15) with party band Phunk Phenomena, showgirls, live funk and soul, Blackjack and Roulette lessons, followed by a four course dinner (£85) should you want a bit of everything this NYE.
Guerrilla Eats vs The House Party | Ancoats | £10
As they fast approach the end of their pop-up run, street foodsters Guerrilla Eats have teamed up with the folks at The House Party to see out 2014 at their temporary cave on Blossom Street in Ancoats.
Fireworks At Albert’s Shed and Dukes 92 | Castlefield | £25 - £75
Sup prosecco, enjoy a complimentary hog roast and see in 2015 with four bars, DJs and live music at Dukes 92 (£25), or hop next door for the full bubbly, canapés, three course and live band treatment at Albert's Shed (£75, £55 between 6-7.15pm). Then, of course, there's the spectacular NYE fireworks display to start 2015 with a bang.
Tea 42's Five Courser | High Street | £39.95
Tea 42 recently celebrated its first birthday and is becoming a Manchester favourite for artisan British cuisine and also its extensive gluten-free and dairy-free menu. See in the New Year with five courses of gourmet seasonal dishes plus Champagne for £39.95 per person. Dishes include Pulled pork rillettes, fillet steak and almond milk panna cotta.
S2S Festival | Victoria Warehouse | Trafford | £10 early bird - £40 VIP
Victoria Warehouse has dragged in big time promoters for what's set to be a massive New Year's Eve festival at the iconic Trafford Warehouse. Over 500 clubbers will be treated to an explosive night of house and garage grooves to see in 2015 on a high. The line-up features Dennis Ferrer, Mista Jam and much more. Expect fairy lights, party poppers, ice cream, jelly and face-painting for a soon to be forgotten night.
The Lovers and Hippies Secret Warehouse Party | Somewhere | £15
To see off 2014, a bunch of self-professed hippy-types have brewed up some kind of shamanic interstellar love-in. It's to be a New Year's Eve warehouse party of peace, zen and all night grooves. Working with The House of Adventure Group organisers have found a venue that will 'blow your socks off' with a line up that will keep you dancing all night and take you on a journey of total vibrational harmony.
Hippie type attire is encouraged.
Enchanted Forest | Harvey Nichols Manchester | £90
This New Year’s Eve, navigate a fantastical enchanted forest at Harvey Nichols second floor restaurant to discover a hidden nirvana of delights. Enjoy a Champagne reception before savouring a sensational five course gourmet tasting menu whilst relaxing to live music throughout the evening.
WHP Afterlife | South | South King Street | £5
If you missed out on tickets to the Warehouse Project's mammonth New Year's Eve party, there are still tickets to the official afterparty at South. Starting from 4:30am and ending at 7:30am, it's sure to suit the ravers who aren't too fussed about January detoxes.
All Star Lanes Rockin' Eve | Great Northern | £30
Quiffs and beehives at the ready as All Star Lanes are kicking off 2015 with their New Year’s Rockin’ Eve party. DJs will be playing the best retro rock’n’roll, funk, soul and disco to get you swinging and shaking both on and off the lanes until 3am. Entry is free all night, but you can book their NYE Eat, Drink and Bowl package to enjoy two courses, a glass of Prosecco and a game of bowling for just £30 per person. Then there’s the retro party bags for the first 50 guests, boozy floats and hard shakes and a kissin’ photo booth to capture those special little moments.
Dress code is hip cats and dolls and there’s a prize of £100 bar tab for the best outfit.
NYE At Rosso | King Street | £125
Bring in 2015 with a seasonal soiree at Rosso. Enjoy decadent décor, musical talents, live entertainment and a magical midnight celebration, alongside Rosso's delectable three-course New Year’s Eve menu (see here). You might even spot Gordo in there - best to move away come midnight
If you book a table it will be yours exclusively for the entire evening.
New Year's Eve at Veeno Italian | Albert Square | £24.50
Veeno Manchester have an evening of beautiful wine, food and company prepared for New Year's. Enjoy a range of quality wines – all produced by the family vineyard in Sicily – while enjoying the finest Italian food in a special Apericena-style buffet. Enjoy first class live entertainment and then celebrate at midnight in true Italian style with a glass or two of prosecco.
Welcome To The 1940s NYE Dinner Party | Room | £65
Room have asked its guests to come dressed in Black Tie Evening wear as it brings in the New Year with a touch of 1940s glamour. The restaurant has prepared a strong seven course meal, which comes with paired drinks.
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