New Year’s Eve 2017

2018 is almost here! If you plan to be in Dubai, how will you ring in the new year? Some people plan their New Year’s Eve celebrations a year in advance, but if you’re still trying to decide, here are some great options for you. Whether you’re after a New Year’s Eve brunch, a poolside or beachside affair, a 12-hour-long celebration, or a New Year’s Eve event for the whole family, there is something out there that will help you say goodbye to 2017 in style. Book early and remember to plan your transport accordingly! Prices range from AED 599 to AED 2900 per adult.

New Year’s Eve at Armani/Hashi

Celebrate New Year in your own unique fashion with the culinary equivalent of haute couture dining and a progressive menu of signature Japanese flavours that will guide your palate through a collection of one-of-a-kind taste sensations. Close your eyes and savour toro tartar with Venice caviar, sea urchin sushi, the lightest unagi and shishito tempura, teriyaki Japanese Wagyu rib-eye and our spectacular matcha green tea sugar sphere with white chocolate bavaroise and strawberry sorbet.

Price: For six-course gala New Year’s Eve menu: AED 950 inclusive of selected hard beverages; 50% discount for children 4-10 years. Children under 4 dine for free. Prepayment required.
Time: 6pm to 1am

For bookings, call 04 888 3666 or email

New Year’s Eve at Armani/Ristorante

Italy’s rich culinary history meets Chef Alessandro Salvatico’s creative passion with a pair of bespoke degustation menus created exclusively for the season and guaranteed to deliver an award-winning signature experience. Festive headliners include a parmesan and truffle crème brûlée, glazed spiced veal cheek, grilled Angus beef tagliata, a black truffle gratin or turbot and symbolic seasonal take on our signature Sfera dessert.

Price: For seven-course New Year’s Eve degustation menu: AED 1,100 inclusive of selected hard beverages; 50% discount for children 4-10 years. Children under 4 dine for free. Prepayment required.
Time: 6pm to 1am

For bookings, call 04 888 3666 or email

Let It Shine at The Restaurant Terrace at Address Boulevard

At the social gathering by the main pool, you can tantalise your taste buds with a variety of canapes, live cooking stations and free flowing house beverages. A DJ will also be playing to set your mood as you enjoy the spectacular NYE downtown display before your eyes.  A dedicated package is also available if you wish to book a table at The Library, The Music Room or The Game Room of The Restaurant at Address, with access to the party area by the pool.

Price: AED 1,700 per person for the social reception by the pool; AED 2,200 per person for a table at The Restaurant at Address Boulevard plus access to the social reception by the pool (minimum of 4 guests)
Time: 7pm until 3am

For bookings, call 04 888 3444 or email

Let It Glow at The Restaurant at Address Boulevard

A festive 4-course set menu paired with premium house beverages composed of delicious dishes such as Terrine of Foie Gras and Slow Roasted Rack of Veal. Guests also receive the opportunity to access the LET IT SHINE offer too.

Price: AED 2,700 per person for indoor seating; AED 3,200 per person for outdoor seating
Time: 7pm until 3am

For bookings, call 04 888 3444 or email

Family Cheer Dinner by The Family Pool, Address Boulevard

Enjoy a gala style dinner in the outdoor seating area of the family pool while you indulge in a 4-course set menu dinner and the children stay entertained in a dedicated area with our kids’ attendant.

Time: 7pm til 3am
 AED 2200 per person including pairing of house beverages (minimum of 4 guests), 50% discount for children (14 to 21 years); Complimentary for children aged 13 years and below

For bookings, call 04 888 3444 or email

Bring in the New Year with a Bang at Katsuya by Starck

Celebrate the end of yet another fabulous year and bring in 2018 in style at Dubai’s Japanese culinary wonderland, Katsuya by Starck. With its prime location overlooking the gorgeous Arabian Sea and Dubai’s iconic landmark, the Burj Al Arab, guests can enjoy front-row seats to the world-renowned spectacle, the Dubai New Year’s Eve fireworks. Indulge in a culinary feast of classic signatures and innovative sushi rolls at Katsuya’s ultra-modern and sophisticated setting. Guests can enjoy a carefully curated set menu of their favourite appetizers and delectable mains accompanied by an array of free-flowing beverages and specialty cocktails. With DJ Patchoulee on the decks, this New Year’s Eve at Katsuya is set to be a night full of glamour, entertainment, and culinary panache.

Time: 8pm til late
Price: AED 2,500 per person, inclusive of a set menu and free flowing beverages

Location: Jumeirah Al Naseem Hotel, Madinat Jumeirah

For bookings, call 04 419 0676 or email

Celebrate in Style This New Year’s Eve With Zuma

Zuma Dubai will be celebrating the New Year to suit all tastes, from young families and gourmands to late night lounge-lovers. Those wishing to celebrate with young families can opt for an earlier sitting in the main restaurant from 7pm or 7.30pm, enjoying the Zuma a la carte and child-friendly, relaxed ambience.

The evening will then move up a gear from 9pm as the party moves into full swing with a DJ and live music. Diners can reserve a table in the restaurant and choose their favourites from the Zuma Menu with a minimum spend of 1,000dhs per person. Those wanting to keep things laid back can opt to book a bar table exploring Zuma’s innovative cocktail list and bar bites menu.

Whatever the preference, you will be sure to welcome in 2018 in style so make sure you dress to impress!

For bookings, call 04 425 5660 or email:

Kick-Off 2018 In Style at Dubai’s Latest and Largest Entertainment Destination Soho Garden

Soho Garden, the new entertainment destination located at the Meydan Racecourse Grandstand, is excited to unveil its New Year’s Eve line up and offering. The urban social hotspot will host a memorable night with live sets by celebrated French artist Klingande, pioneer of the uplifting melodic house genre who won fame with his world-renowned song Jubel. A true musician, Klingande differentiates himself with progressive and mesmerizing soundscapes that feature unconventional instruments rarely found in traditional electronic music. The young DJ and his sublime melodies have made him one of the leading figureheads within his field, setting the stage for the most sensational party of the year. Ring in the New Year in extravagant style and dance to into 2018 amidst a breath-taking setting that offers uninterrupted views onto Dubai’s world-renowned fireworks and skyline.

Guests can opt for one of the below packages:

  • Open bar from 7pm to 12am for Ladies priced at AED 400
  • Open bar from 7pm to 12am for Gents priced at AED 500
  • Open bar with food package including sharing style dishes from 7pm to 12am priced at AED 650

For bookings, call 056 822 2559 or email

Join Dubai’s longest New Year’s Eve Celebration at Nikki Beach

As 2017 starts to wind down, Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai has announced its most anticipated New Year’s Eve offerings, bringing another round of magical vibes to all guests at this special time of the year. Guests can start the New Year’s Eve spectacular at the Beach Club with the ultimate day-to-night experience. The festivities will commence early at 1pm with a stylish beach disco party, sun-kissed vibes and signature entertainment with the Queen of House, Barbara Tucker live alongside DJ Q. Guests can then follow the call of the disco ball at Nikki Privé, a contemporary style venue located on the first level of Nikki Beach Dubai. The resort is offering the ultimate New Year’s Eve Experience including one exclusive overnight celebration package at the Ultimate Villa available for 10 persons, inclusive of all day access to an Ultimate Cabana at Nikki Beach Dubai and all night access to the Nikki Privé until 3am. Guests choosing to avail this package will start the New Year with breakfast at Café Nikki, a round trip transfer in a Rolls Royce, welcome champagne and Chef’s signature amenities upon arrival as well as an exclusive personal welcome from singer Barbara Tucker at the New Year’s Eve party.

For bookings, call 04 376 6162 or email

The Atlantis Gala Dinner

Partygoers can celebrate New Year’s Eve at Atlantis, The Palms Gala Dinner, held on the Atlantis Beach. Guests can enjoy fantastic views of The Palm, the Dubai skyline and the spectacular Atlantis itself.

The evening begins at 7:30pm with canapes, champagne and welcome drinks in Asateer before the venue opens up at 8pm, where a 30-piece live band kicks off the night’s entertainment and plays through until 3:00am.The Bar will be open all night serving unlimited premium alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks including free flowing champagne.

On the menu is a luxury buffet serving everything from lobster and caviar to shawarmas and fajitas, also on offer will be live cooking stations and a child friendly buffet.

Time:  7:30pm to 11pm
Price: AED 2,900 (Adult) / AED 2,030 – 12-20 years / Free – 0-11 years: one complimentary ticket for a child per every paying adult

For bookings, call 04 426 2626 or email

A Hamptons’ New Year’s Eve at Vida Downtown

Vida Downtown invites you to celebrate the new year at the chic boutique hotel, centrally located in the heart of Downtown Dubai, to ensure that you have the best view in town! Ring in the new year with a Hamptons chic theme in the contemporary settings of 3in1. Enjoy a delectable spread of nautical favourites, while enjoying the indoor and outdoor seating areas along with live entertainment. Plus you can take in Downtown Dubai’s signature fireworks display from 3in1 restaurant’s trendy outdoor lounge.The perfect setting for a memorable start to the new year!

Time: 7pm to 3am
Price: AED 699 per person, inclusive of unlimited soft beverages, AED 950 per person inclusive of unlimited house beverages. AED 1,200
 inclusive of private cabana, max 4 pax, unlimited house beverages and 2 shishas. Children ages 6-11 are applicable for 50% discount. Children 5 and below are complimentary.

For bookings, call 800 DINING or 04 888 3444 or email

Retro Rewind NYE Party at TRYP by Wyndham Dubai

TRYP by Wyndham Dubai, Barsha Heights’ latest nightlife hotspot, is preparing for the ultimate New Year’s Eve countdown. The Retro Party will take place across all three of their venues; Local Lounge, L!QD Tapas Bar and BARBARY Deli + Cocktail Club. The energetic hub has something for everyone, from the chill vibes at Local Lounge, to the poolside festival atmosphere at L!QD and the tawdry naughtiness of BARBARY. Guests will be treated to a night of unforgettable music, party people and some of the best food and beverage in the city for just AED 599.

For bookings, call 04 247 6666

An exuberant New Year’s Eve Celebration at J&G Steakhouse, The St. Regis Dubai

Ring in the New Year at The St. Regis Dubai’s signature J&G Steakhouse with an extravagant celebration, inspired by the roaring 20’s. Start the evening at the Champagne Lounge, before embarking on your dining experience. The four-course menu offers the most succulent cuts of prime meat, paired with signature appetizers and desserts that caters to every palette, making it the perfect New Year’s Eve experience.

Time: 7:30pm to 2am
Price: AED 1,200 per person, includes house beverages*
*House beverages available from 7:30-11pm. Beverages can be purchased at Champagne Lounge from 11pm-2am.

For bookings, call 04 435 5555 or email

An exuberant New Year’s Eve Celebration at BQ – French Kitchen & Bar, The St. Regis Dubai

A memorable celebration inspired by the roaring 20’s, BQ – French Kitchen & Bar unveils a grand New Year’s Eve experience with just the right amount of glitz and glamour. The evening begins with a glass of bubbly at the stunning Champagne lounge, followed by a lavish buffet spread at the award-winning culinary destination. Bring your loved ones and prepare for the most exciting countdown, while enjoying the tunes of the live entertainment.

Time: 7:30pm to 2am
Price: AED 845, includes house beverages*
*House beverages available from 7:30-11pm. Beverages can be purchased at Champagne Lounge from 11pm-2am.

For bookings, call 04 435 5555 or email

Il Capodanno – New Year’s Eve at Il Capo, The Westin Al Habtoor City

Prepare for an extravagant New Year’s Eve celebration, featuring all the glitz and glam of a 20’s inspired party. Swing to the upbeat tunes of the live band, while enjoying stunning views of the exquisite Dubai Canal as it lights up in celebration of the New Year.

Time: 8:30pm to 1am
Price: AED 550, includes a decadent set menu and soft beverages
AED 699, includes a decadent set menu, soft beverages and house beverages
AED 799, includes a decadent set menu, soft beverages, house beverages and bubbly

For bookings, call 04 437 3333 or email

Bleu Blanc New Year’s Eve Celebration at Renaissance Downtown

Ring in the New Year at the doorstep of Dubai’s most lavish firework display accompanied by the flavours of Southern France, as Bleu Blanc plays host to one of the city’s most stylish New Year’s Eve celebrations. Mark the beginning of 2018 with a set menu designed by chef David Myers, along with free-flowing beverages. At the stroke of midnight, take advantage of Bleu Blanc’s unique location, which includes panoramic views of the Dubai Water Canal as well as undisturbed views of the Burj Khalifa firework display.

Price: AED 1,499 per person for set menu and premium beverage package until midnight

For bookings, call 04 512 5533.

Happy New Year at BASTA! at Renaissance Downtown

Ease into 2018 while savouring an Italian feast at BASTA! this New Year’s Eve. Make the best of your front row ticket to the Dubai Water Canal along with the firework display of Downtown Dubai in full view. To top things off, chef David Myers’ team at BASTA! will prepare a flavourful journey for your tastebuds served with premium beverages, including cocktails curated by legendary mixologist Sam Ross.

Price: AED 950 per person for set menu and premium beverage package until midnight

For bookings, call 04 512 5522.

New Year’s Eve at Kalea, Lapita, Dubai Parks and Resorts

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with family and friends in style at Lapita’s Tiki masquerade gala dinner at Kalea restaurant. An extraordinary buffet awaits guests with a multitude of live stations including a cured salmon carving station, live caviar station, fresh seafood station and a spit roast serving 18-hour slow-cooked prime rib. The night’s dessert section is pure indulgence with mango and passion fruit religieuse, island diamond, victoria dome and rhubarb & strawberry st. honoré available to satisfy guests’ sweet tooths. Kids will have access to their very own dedicated buffet as well as access to the Luna & Nova Kids and Teens Club providing fun games and activities to keep the younger crowd entertained throughout the night. With a perfect view of the Dubai Parks and Resorts midnight fireworks, live entertainment and a dance floor under the stars, this family event is not one to be missed! Guests must bring their own masks along to the event!

Price: Soft beverage package at AED 695 / House beverage package at AED 995 / Kids package (4-12 years old) at AED 150
Time: 8pm onwards

For bookings, call 04 810 9421 or email

New Year’s Eve at Lani, Lapita, Dubai Parks and Resorts

There is no better way to toast to a sparkling New Year than doing so whilst admiring the breathtaking views of Dubai Parks and Resorts and the mesmerising midnight fireworks show from Lapita Hotel’s highest point, Lani rooftop lounge. Indulge in delicious tapas including chicken rumaki, crispy vegetable cigars, grilled brie cheese with blue cheese ice cream, coconut-cured salmon with pickled cucumber and dark chocolate ganache diamonds; within Lani’s convivial Polynesian ambience accompanied with house beverages and the DJ’s groovy tunes. Available only for guests over the age of 21.

Price: Tapas and house beverage package AED 650

For bookings, call 04 810 9421 or email

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