For a great year ahead, step into 2018 elegantly dining and dancing at one of these venues.
New Year New You at Ostro
As holiday season fast approaches, the dusitD2 Kenz Hotel in Barsha Heights have creatively curated dining opportunities designed to let families feast and celebrate together. From noon-4pm, enjoy the buffet at Ostro serving superfood salads and healthy main courses, unlimited detox juices and infused waters. Priced at Dhs 195 per person. Call 04-5672246.
Waves Pool Bar, TIME Oak Hotel Suites
Start the New Year in style with brunch at Waves Pool Bar from noon to 4pm, and enjoy food fit for the occasion for just Dhs 170 plus 5% VAT per person, which includes soft drinks, juices and sparkling beverages. You can also take advantage of complimentary pool access, so enjoy some fun in the sun and don’t forget your swimming costume. There is a 25% discount for bookings made ten days before New Year. Call 800-468357.
BQ - French Kitchen & Bar
What better way to start the New Year than an extravagant culinary brunch feast at the elegant BQ. Experience a medley of flavours, highlighted by the impressive fresh oyster and salmon bar, a live carving station that flaunts a premium slow-cooked cut of meat, and a dessert wonderland with the most extensive selection of sweet treats. Prices start from Dhs 350 including a delectable buffet and soft beverages. Call 04-4355577.
Rosso & Benihana, Amwaj Rotana, Jumeirah Beach
A family-friendly way to start 2018- offering a buffet featuring dishes from the signature restaurants as well as entertainment for the kids and lively tunes by a live DJ. Priced at Dhs 245 including soft drinks, Dhs 375 for bubbles and house beverages, Dhs 690 for premium bubbles and children between 6 - 12 years dine for Dhs 150. Call 04-4282000.
Pierchic, Al Qasr at Madinat Jumeirah
Pierchic offers a stunning ‘over-the-water’ dining experience with unparalleled views. The Modern European menu sets the seafood standard with an enchanting culinary offering inspired by the world’s oceans. Welcome 2018 with live entertainment at the Chic Brunch from 1pm to 4pm. Prices start from Dhs 395. Head to the Sunset Bar for happy hour 4pm onwards and enjoy blissed out sunset beats while you take in the stunning views across the Arabian Gulf. Call 04-4323232.
The Collective and Andiamo, Grand Hyatt Dubai
Towering majestically over the edge of Dubai’s historic creek or overlooking the Dubai skyline, start the New Year grandly with a long, leisurely breakfast at The Collective from 6:30am to 11am and Andiamo from 9am to 12:30pm, featuring an International buffet with live stations for breakfast available from early morning until the afternoon. Priced at Dhs 135 per person. Call 04-3171234.
Urban Bar & Kitchen, JLT
Plan to party hard on NYE? Get back on the wagon and don’t let the holiday season slip through. Enjoy beverages and a brunch with a whole roasted lamb on the spit, freshly grilled meats and desserts accompanied by a live band performance. Priced at Dhs 179 for the designated driver and Dhs 289 buffet including house beverages. Call 04-4380000.