Where To Ring in the New Year in the UAE

They say how you welcome the New Year will determine your fate for the rest of the year. But whether you believe that or not, we should always be happy and welcome it with a bang. I have compiled a list of the best places with the grandest and best views of the fireworks to make sure that we attract all the gοod vibes in the coming year!

Vault, JW Marriott Maquis – NYE on Top of the WorldScreen Shot 2016-12-27 at 1.24.54 PM.pngWhat better way to celebrate the New Year than enjoying elegant canapé menus, drinks and panoramic vistas of Dubai at Vault bar, located at the top of the world’s tallest hotel.
Price: AED 500 per person, including canapés and house beverages. Table reservation is not included Day: 31 December Time: Vault is open from 8pm to 3am
The New Year’s Eve package is available from 8.30pm to 11.30pm. For more info, click here

Dusit Thani Dubai – New Year’s Eve Party at the 24th FloorNew Years Eve Fireworks at Dusit Thani Dubai.jpgWitness the Burj Khalifa’s celebrated fireworks burst into Dubai’s night sky on 31 December 2016 while indulging in luxurious international fare and an incredible selection of drinks at Dusit Thani Dubai.  Sit back, relax and enjoy a fiery spectacle like no other with those who are closest to you!


Price: AED 4,200 for a table of four (with one complimentary bottle of Champagne), AED 6,150 for a table of six (with two complimentary bottles of Champagne), AED 8,000 for a table of eight (with two complimentary bottles of Champagne).

For reservations, please call +971 (0) 4 317 4515 or email dine.dtdu@dusit.com

Ramada Downtown Dubaishutterstock_370693208.jpgJumpstart 2017 with gleam and glam at Ramada Downtown Dubai’s New Year in Gold party! Watch the world-renowned New Year’s Eve fireworks and light show while enjoying a sumptuous and lustrous feast at Kenza Restaurant.

The New Year’s Eve dinner buffet will be available from 7:30 pm to 12:30 am. Rates start at AED1,299/ per person, inclusive of beverages. Kids aged six to 12 will enjoy 50% discount while children below six years old are free of charge.

For more information or bookings, please visit www.ramadadowntowndubai.com, call 04 303 9472 / 04 330 7330, or email kenza@rdtdubai.com.

McGettigan’s Souk Madinat JumeirahMcGettigan's_Brichikov_002_21.09.16.jpgMcGettigan’s is the perfect place to celebrate New Year’s Eve with picture perfect views of the Burj Al Arab & Souk Madinat Jumeirah waterways – a great spot to watch Dubai’s famous New Year’s Eve fireworks.

The Terrace Dinner Package – Enjoy a sumptuous 6 course dinner on the beautiful terrace with free flowing beverages including bubbles from 5pm to 12.30am, priced at AED999 per person.

The New Year’s Eve Party Package is priced at AED699 per person, this includes unlimited house beverages & tasty pass-around bites from 8pm- 12:30am. Soak up the buzzing atmosphere, step outside to view the fireworks at midnight and enjoy some of the city’s best live music entertainment until late!

For info & bookings email – contact@mcgettigans.com

Rixos The Palm DubaiRixos The Palm - Pool - Low Res.jpgThe much awaited Under the Stars – New Year Gala is the perfect occasion for guests to ring in the dawn of 2017. Guests are welcomed with festive cocktails and canapés before proceeding to the beach buffet accompanied by a free flow of beverages. The New Years’ Eve entertainment program also features a variety of live performances such as a classic band, pop music band, Broadway dance show, Santa Claus flying show, Belly Dancers, fireworks on the beach and many more surprises. Say farewell to 2016 in style with the resident DJ performing with Go Go dancers followed by an exclusive after party.

 

Grab your concert tickets now at platinumlist.netFor more information and bookings, call +971 4 457 5555 or email sales.dubai@rixos.com

Xennya Terrace, Holiday Inn Dubai Al Barshaimg_6552Xennya Terrace at the Holiday Inn Dubai – Al Barsha is the top spot at midnight to witness fireworks from Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab & Atlantis.  The rooftop is the most strategic place to be on this night.

Rates start at AED 450 per person, standing space at designated area inclusive of International food buffet and an open bar of selected regular beverages. To book, call 04 3234333 or email restaurants@hialbarsha.com

Novikov DubaiMain image.jpgThe regional outpost of the famed London venue, located at the Sheraton Grand Hotel, invites guests to experience a New Year’s Eve like no other with the Grammy Award winning artist Miguel exclusively ringing in the New Year in unforgettable style for the first time in Dubai.

Dinner & Party Package 1500AED (Includes a set menu, a signature cocktail upon arrival and Champagne toast at midnight) | beverage upon consumption

Contact number: 04 388 8744  Email: reservations@novikov-dubai.com

 

Social House Dubai15111048_1368020053221770_8003739741654123143_o.jpgWishes for the New Year always include good people, good food and good fun, and with Social House’s upcoming New Year’s Eve night, you can now add good moments too! Start off your New Year with a literal bang as you take in the views of one of the most watched and awaited attractions on the planet, the spectacular Burj Khalifa fireworks display.

For more info, email socialhouse@aaent.me

Bistro Des ArtsMenu Shoot - HR-30.jpgBistro Des Arts brings the true festive flavours of French cuisine to the Dubai Marina. Enjoy a superb menu, available from the 1st to the 31st, December, in a genuine and authentic ambiance that will transport guests to the streets of Paris. Friends and families can embrace festive joy with the classic Provençal dishes from the four course menu. Ideal for an intimate end of year celebration with colleagues and friends and the perfect recipe for a relaxed and fuss free New Year Eve to welcome in 2018 in the idyllic setting of the BDA terrace.

Available from 1st to 31st December, including New Year’s Eve. AED 325 per person for a 4 Course Set Menu. For New Year’s Eve, bookings must be made 48hours [A la carte menu also available]

Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotanashutterstock_302886950.jpgRing in the New Year and savor a delicious festive buffet at Horizon with a celebratory dinner and traditional international meals. An ultimate gourmet experience continues with the New Year’s Day lunch on January 1st , 2017!

Date: December 31, 2016 Price: Dinner: AED 199*; Lunch: 190* per person inclusive of soft drinks and water. Where: Horizon Restaurant, Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana Contact: +971(0)2 6570200 or email horizon.khalidiya@rotana.com

RamusakeRamusake (6).jpgRamusake is set to tantalize your taste buds this New Year’s Eve with a decadent Chef’s menu consisting of 6 mouthwatering dishes. Signature starters Wagyu Beef and Rock Shrimp followed by our Dim Sum selection, served fresh from the trolley will be available from 8.00pm.

Date: December 31st Time: 8pm to close (Last Call Around 1:30am 1:45am) Payment: Prepaid to secure reservation Price: AED 995 per person including a glass of champagne for midnight for 6 course dinner and 5-hour premium beverage pouring Entertainment: Violinist (dinner service)/ DJ (after midnight

Movenpick Jumeirah Lakes Towersshutterstock_139152893.jpgDiscover a luxury buffet and holiday-inspired menu selections serving everything from oysters, mussels, clams to roasts and live cooking stations. Be dazzled with a spectacular belly dancer and saxophone performance from just AED 350 per person. Kids under 6 dine complimentary. Kids 6 to 12 get 50% discount. For more info, click here

Sheraton Jumeirahsheraton.pngWelcome the year 2017 with a delightful Buffet dinner, great party and breathtaking views of the JBR fireworks. The New Year’s Eve celebrations wouldn’t be complete without the tunes of the Lida & The Vipers Band playing live as well as the mixes of the DJ Gilbert Chami. Sheraton Jumeirah has always been the best place to celebrate and create memories of the desert, so don’t miss the camels when you take the best and last shots of 2016.

    • Venue: Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort’s Garden
    • Early Bird Offer: AED 1,250 p.p. (buffet inclusive of one glass of bubbly)
    • Early Bird Offer (bookings up to the 15th of December)
    • Regular Rate: AED 1,500 p.p. (buffet inclusive of one glass of bubbly)
    • Children from 0-11 years complimentary. 12 years and above full price.
Booking and purchase of ticket must be done in advance.

 

Rove Hotel Downtown DubaiRove Downtown Dubai_Festive 3.jpgRovers are in for a sizzling treat as Rove Downtown Dubai celebrates its first New Year’s Eve at The Daily with a fun backyard-style barbecue street festival set against the incredible backdrop of Burj Khalifa and its world-famed fireworks.

Offer: AED 650 per person (including soft beverages) / AED 750 per person (including house beverages) / AED 850 per person (including bubbly, house beverages) / AED 245 for children at the age of 6-12 years / children under 6 years dine free.

Taphouse DubaiScreen Shot 2016-12-27 at 12.42.15 PM.pngOn December 31st, New Years Eve, the newest hotspot in Club Vista Mare will offer a 4-course set menu from: 8pm – 12 midnight

AED645 Alcohol Package: (includes select bottle beers, house spirits & wines). 1 glass of bubbly at 12 AED725 Prosecco Package: (includes select bottle beers, house spirits, wines & prosecco) AED345 Non Alcoholic Package: (includes soft drinks, juices and water) AED225 Kids below 12yrs: (includes soft drinks, juices and water)

To book, email info@thetaphouse.ae

Swim & Tonic and The Backyard15123289_1768994346673571_8338776463448777506_o.jpgSwim & Tonic and the Backyard provide the ideal platform for your New Year’s Eve celebration as you bring in 2017 with breathtaking views of the iconic Burj Khalifa and its world famous annual fireworks display.

Price: AED950 from 8pm-3am. For more info & bookings please call 0502135816

Atlantis The Palm – Royal Galashutterstock_166353521.jpgThis Year’s New Year’s Eve Royal Gala held by the beach is going to be a celebration to rival all others. 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.

Gala Price
AED 2,900 – Adult
AED 2,030 – 12-20 years
Free – 0-11 years

To make a table reservation, email restaurantreservations@atlantisthepalm.com or call +971 4 426 2626

TruckersDXB15369929_1277572168982171_2400845278274153493_o.jpgIf you want a laidback and chill celebration, check out TruckersDXB. Celebrate this New Years differently! TruckersDXB is celebrating NYE with the most chilled out vibes. All your favorite food trucks, and a great time out!

When: 31 Dec 2016, Where: Emirates Golf Club, Time: 3 PM to 3 AM
Entry: AED 295 per adult (including FOUR drinks and party accessories), You can buy the tickets at www.800tickets.com

Bazxar DIFCCypdh5aWgAE-y3d.jpgBe the first to indulge in the signature dishes from the new menu masterminded by Chef Izu Ani and the team. DJ and a live performance will be on hand to play your favourite hits all night long.

Minimum spend of AED495 per person from a la carte menu from 8pm until 3am. For reservations, call 04 3551111 or email eat@bazxar.com

Miyabi Sushi & Bento Palm Jumeirahshutterstock_187886282.jpgRaise a glass and welcome 2017 in style at Miyabi Sushi & Bento Palm Jumeirah! The night’s festivities begin at 10 pm with a Couple’s Special Set Menu inclusive of New Year’s party favors and a sea view of Palm Jumeirah and Burj al Arab to watch the awaited world famous fireworks.

The Couple’s menu includes 2 options, a set menu with sparkling juice and New Year Accessories at AED 449, or a set menu with 1 bottle of house beverage and New Year Accessories for AED 599. For more info & reservation contact us on 0506510862

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