What’s On: New Year’s Eve

Southampton has always been a great hub for night life and New Year’s eve is no exception! Here are some of the places to see in 2013 – all within reach of our apartments.

The Grand Cafe



The Grand Cafe is steeped in history and a great choice for NYE.

Another big night from one of our Town Or Country Discount Cardpartners with a NYE six- course banquet.  On arrival you will be greeted by a glass of ‘bubbles’, fine canpes and great entertainment. Then it’s time to sit and enjoy some great food in one of the city’s most historic settings while you marvel at the grand art deco design of this Grade II listed building.

Tickets: £75 per person

Nearest PropertiesImperial (A,C,F), Charter ACharter B


Banana Wharf



Banana Wharf is on Ocean Village Marina.

Banana Wharf is situated in one of Southampton’s most prestigeous spots. This restaurant/bar is situated in Ocean Village Marina and with a NYE menu consisting of three course and entertainment it is a great choice from another of our TOCA Discount Card partners.

Tickets: £27.50 per person

Nearest Properties: Atlantic Close BSplash, Pacific Close B,Endeavour B


Orange Rooms, Pop and Junk Club



THREE venues, ONE ticket!

For those who like it lively look no further than Bedford Place. A varbrant hub for bars and clubs sees Southampton’s three biggest venues joining forces to see the New Year in. From the funky Orange Rooms, to the cheeky bar of Pop, rounded off late night in ‘London’ style club Junk this is a great way to make the most out of NYE. Music ranges from the funky to the house and dance.

Tickets: £20 (advance price)

Nearest Properties: Osborne HouseDevonshire House (5 Beds).


The Brook – Rufus Stone Soul Band



Rufus Stone plays live venue The Brook.

Time to dance the night away with the band who make every gig a party night! Those that have followed the band will know that the Rufus Stone Soul Band, based in their home town of Southampton, has been around in many guises since their start in late 1984. After all this time you would expect that some of the sparkle would have gone, not a bit. They still have the same distinctive sound, which ensures that they get the maximum involvement from their audience.

Over the years they have built a loyal following and it is this support that has kept the band not only on the road but still as soulful as when they started. The music is authentic soul with selections from The Blues Brothers and The Commitments, but the bulk of the set comes from the soul greats such as Otis Redding, James Brown, Wilson Pickett, Joe Tex and many others.

During their time together there have been a number of highlights that include support to some of the top soul artists like Jimmy Ruffin, Edwin Starr, Curtis Mayfield, Geno Washington, Ben E King, and Gloria Gaynor.

Tickets: £16 (advanced) £18 (door)

Nearest Properties: Enquire when booking.


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