Make the last day of the year count and celebrate it in style with good company, delectable food and views of the fireworks at one of these venues.
Celebrate the start of 2018 with Hakkasan Dubai’s opulent New Year’s Eve menu. Starting with a Supreme seafood dumpling soup, sample a selection of the restaurant’s best Cantonese dishes including mango roasted duck with caviar, stir-fry angus beef rib-eye, charcoal grilled Chilean seabass with bean crumb and chocolate orange bar with kumquat sorbet for dessert. Priced at Dhs 488 per person. Call 04-3848484.
Bubbalicious NYE Dinner, The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina
Ring in the new year in style with Bubbalicious! Get the chance to choose from three different buffets- International, steakhouse, and Thai cuisine. There will also be live band playing and fireworks by the Palm area for you to feel out the New Year vibes. Priced at Dhs 850 per person including free flow bubbles and house beverages and Dhs 300 for children between 6-11 years. Call 04-5117373.
Party your way into 2018 bar hopping between Scarlet Cardinal and Amsterdam Hub on P2 at the Sofitel Hotel in JBR. Catch DJ Scotty spinning the decks at Scarlet Cardinal while DJ Nappa busts out some mean rhythms at Amsterdam Hub Get swaying to timeless tunes at Scarlet Cardinal’s retro disco night. For a vibe switch, go bar hopping over to Amsterdam Hub for contemporary electronic music. Prices start from Dhs 300-500. Call 056-2229914.
Eat Cake At Cavalli This New Year’s Eve
True to the title, there will be lots of cake, as well as all things French Victorian. Think, pearls, lace, giant chandeliers and anything with a Marie Antionette reference, with jaw dropping décor and costumes. Not forgetting a gorgeous four-course menu and music to keep you on the dancefloor all night long. Priced at Dhs 1650 for a four-course meal plus unlimited drinks. Call 050-9910400.
Celebrate New Year with two of the hottest names in dance music, Sigma and Jax Jones under a firework-filled sky. SIGMA will be whipping up the party loving crowd with their distinct drum & bass beats. Multi-instrumentalist, producer, songwriter and DJ JAX JONES is best known for featuring on Duke Dumont’s number one ‘I Got U’. Early bird tickets Dhs 199 and regular for Dhs 295. www.platinumlist.net
Shibuya Pop at Miss Tess
Escape to a world of delighting expression, colour, flavour and rebellious merriment, for a truly unique New Year’s Eve with Miss Tess’s Shibuya Pop. The evening bursting with energy, vivacity and live performances, will begin at 7pm with welcome cocktails and signature canapés, followed by a menu of Miss Tess’s favourites and free following house beverages. Prices start from Dhs 698 for indoor seating and Dhs 1298 for terrace seating with Burj Khalifa Views. Call 04-4383121.
Coco on 8, Media One Hotel
If your dream this NYE is flying off to Miami, then here’s a treat for you! From 8pm to 12am enjoy a three-course meal including freshly shucked oysters, Miami vice chicken brochettes, chilli & lime grilled gulf prawns and a trio of desserts. The package is Dhs 450 for food & unlimited drinks. There will be live music playing the latest chart toppers and classics. Call 04-4271000.
Aqua, JW Marriott Marquis Dubai
Offering impressive vantage points for watching the fireworks and dinners underneath the stars. Party hard this New Year’s Eve at Aqua and dress to impress at the all-inclusive pool deck party and live DJ sets from Smokingroove and Adam J. Priced at Dhs 500 per person including a welcome drink, free flowing house beverages and canapés from 7 - 11pm. Call 04-4140000.
Trader Vic’s Madinat Jumeirah
‘Hau ‘oli Makahiki Hou!’ is Hawaiian for Happy New Year and diners avail for the evening program that is set at a minimum spend of Dhs 650 per person on the total bill. The menu offers an à la carte range of delicacies from the classic prawn cocktail, lobster tail Oscar style to the roasted duck with orange sauce accompanied by the extensive Trader Vic’s beverages menu. Call 04-3686559.