New Year’s Eve

Find all the recipes you need to host a festive gathering, from cocktails and quick canapés to ideas for a buffet spread.
Top 10 New Year’s Eve cocktails

Top 10 New Year’s Eve cocktails

Try a simple kir royale or quick prosecco punch to get the party started.
Best ever New Year’s Eve party food

Best ever New Year’s Eve party food

Celebrate the new year in style with these elegant canapés and party desserts.
New Year’s Eve menu

New Year’s Eve menu

Throwing a dinner party for New Year’s? Take inspiration from our easy yet impressive menu.
How to throw a family New Year’s Eve party

How to throw a family New Year’s Eve party

Discover festive recipes, drinks and fun ideas to keep both kids and grown-ups entertained.
New Year’s Eve dinner ideas

New Year’s Eve dinner ideas

Our extra-special recipes will help you see in the new year in style.

Top New Year’s cocktails

Passion fruit cocktails in glasses with olives and halved fruit Recipe

Passion fruit martini


(6 ratings)

Mulled gin served in two glasses Recipe

Mulled gin


(0 ratings)

Infuse apple juice with festive spices to make this Christmassy gin cocktail
Flute glasses filled with Buck's fizz Recipe

Buck's fizz


(1 rating)

The simple and classic combination of orange juice and champagne makes a...
Espresso martinis in glasses with stirrers Recipe

Espresso martini


(17 ratings)

Learn how to make this classic coffee cocktail. Our easy recipe uses freshly...
Sidecar cocktail Recipe



(1 rating)

Try your hand at recreating a classic 1920s cocktail, the sidecar. It's...

Our best party canapés

Baked camembert with bacon-wrapped breadsticks Recipe

Baked camembert with bacon-wrapped breadsticks


(9 ratings)

Crunchy peanut & toffee bonbons Recipe

Crunchy peanut & toffee bonbons


(5 ratings)

Serve these gorgeous peanut butter and milk chocolate balls as a party buffet...
Mini chicken fajitas Recipe

Mini chicken fajitas


(10 ratings)

These Mexican inspired party nibbles are filled with spicy chipotle chicken and...
A plate serving luxury hummus alongside crudités Recipe

Luxury hummus


(8 ratings)

Use good-quality chickpeas to give this vegan hummus a really silky feel. Dips...
Mini sausage rolls on a board with tomato ketchup Recipe

Mini sausage rolls


(71 ratings)

Everybody's favourite party food. John Torode's trick is to add water...
You can save money by avoiding high-priced entertainment and enjoy a more relaxed evening at your own pace – and if the kids can’t quite keep their eyes open until midnight, it’s easier to bundle them off to bed in your own home.
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