Explained: The best places to spend New Year’s in Canterbury

Not sure on where to go this New Year’s Eve, but desperately wanting to celebrate in style? Well not to worry, because we’ve got you covered. Whether you’re wanting to go glitz n’ glam; party the night away at one of Canterbury’s many nightclubs, or just simply wanting a few bevvy’s at the boozer – we’ve found the best places in Canterbury for you to spend NYE.


Credit to: Club Chemistry

Club Chemistry
15 Station Road East, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2RB

9pm-6am. The latest opening venue in Kent!

What can I expect?
In Club Chemistry’s words ‘’Canterbury’s biggest NYE party’’ – that’s what you can expect. If you’re a nightclub enthusiast and want to party-it-up for New Year’s, then Club Chem is the place to be.

Promoter at Club Chemistry, Matthew Jones-Roberts told The Canterbury Hub:

New Year’s Eve is a BIG deal at Club Chemistry each year.

We look to provide our guests with excitement and a range of fun surprises, along with everything they have come to expect from the most popular late night venue in Kent. With a selection of drinks for £2, bottles of bubbly for just £20, 3 floors of different music and a 6am close, we are confident that everyone who sees in 2018 with us will have a great time without breaking the bank.’’

Tickets are £12pp, buy them here.

Or why not upgrade to VIP and party the night away with a £20 bottle of bubbly?



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The Ballroom
15 Orange Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2JA


What can I expect?
If you’re wanting to go glam for NYE, then The Ballroom’s Masquerade Ball ticks all the boxes. Expect an ‘’indulgent evening of decadence’’ and prepare to dress up in your finest wear – but don’t forget to bring your mask!

Tickets are £20pp and you even get a complimentary drink on arrival (yay!)

For table reservations and ticket reservations visit their website: http://www.theballroom.co/



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Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel
36 New Dover Road, Canterbury CT1 3DU


What can I expect?
The Abbots Barton Hotel are definitely spoiling you for NYE. A five course gala dinner, live band and a boogie to bring in the New Year, what more could you want? Well, the fact you receive a glass of Prosecco on arrival plus coffee and mince pies makes it even better! If you’re looking for a relaxed atmosphere, then look no further than here.

All for £99pp! Call: 01227 760341 to book.



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The Tyler’s Kiln
27 Hackington Road, Tyler Hill, Canterbury, CT2 9NE

7.30pm onwards

What can I expect?
For those who enjoy a welcoming, comfortable pub-setting but wanting the party atmosphere, your best bet is The Tyler’s Kiln. A live band, buffet food, discounts off selected drinks and big screen countdown – the perfect way to celebrate the New Year.

Tickets are £20pp and are available at the bar now!

Why not upgrade to a three-course set menu for £49pp?



Credit to: The Penny Theatre

The Penny Theatre
30-31 Northgate, Canterbury, CT1 1BL


What can I expect?
Another one for the pub-lovers! And also one for those who want to attend a free event (yep… free all night!) The Penny Theatre is hosting a cracker of a party with not just free entry, but a free glass of Prosecco at midnight! They also have some great deals on premium drinks, such as Prosecco is only £12.50 a bottle and Jägerbombs are just £2 each – free event and cheap drinks, that’s what we want!

Canterbury Vibes will be supplying the ultimate party hits for your NYE too!





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