Top 15 restaurants in UAE for New Year’s Eve dining
Published on December 30, 2014
If you still haven’t planned out what your December 31 will be like, don’t worry! We’ve got you covered on the best locations all over the UAE. All it takes is one phone call for reservation and you’re all set for welcoming 2015 in style.
Safina, Saadiyat Beach Club, Abu Dhabi
Saadiyat Beach Club is one of the best places in the capital. Enjoy a festive five-course dinner with a glass of Moet and Chandon bubbly and the beautiful views of the Saadiyat Beach Club on the biggest night of the year.
Price: Dh699 per person
Contact: 02-656 3500
Atlantis Hotel, Dubai
The most exquisite and sophisticated location to celebrate the New Year’s Eve with a rocking view of the fireworks, people dressed in suits and gowns and a luxury buffet worthy of loyalty, as well as live music from a 26-piece band. Atlantis, The Palm is the one of the best places in the world to welcome 2015. For more information visit www.atlantisthepalm.com
Price: Dh3,200 per person
Contact: 04-426 2626
CUT by Wolfgang Puck, Dubai
Witness the spectacular view of the Burj Khalifa fireworks at the award-winning CUT by Wolfgang Puck, dinning with a four-course menu, beverages and bubbly.
Price: Dh3,000 per person (on the terrace); Dh2,500 per person (indoors)
Contact: 04-888 3444
Zheng He’s, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai
Choose to celebrate New Year Eve in true Dubai style at Shimmers Beach party at the Zheng He’s. You get a bottle of bubbly per couple along with a sumptuous buffet and access to selected beverages.
Price: Dh1,850 per person
Contact: 04-366 6730
Le Royal Meridien, Abu Dhabi
Spoil yourself, your friends and family, with options to choose from three different world-class menus and make it a night to remember at this delightful venue at Le Royal Meridien.
Contact: 800-101 101
Asado, The Palace Hotel, Dubai
Neatly tucked in the Palace Hotel in Downtown, Asado’s outside terrace is a great spot with a great view over the fountains. Enjoy Argentinian cuisine over bubbly and the fireworks.
Price: Dh2,200 (with house beverages and a flute of bubbly to welcome you); Dh1,900 (with soft beverages). Accepting guests only with a party of more than 3
Contact: 0-4-888 3444
Wheeler’s of St. James’s, DIFC
Anticipate the first minutes of the New Year in true British style with a special menu, cooked up by celebrated Head Chef Lee Harris and Senior Sous Chef Anthony Reilly. You’ll be greeted with some canapés and bubbly, which you can enjoy while you deliberate on the tough choice of what to order. Wheeler’s is a great place to enjoy unique delicacies. Visit: www.wheelersdubai.com
Contact: 04-386 0899
Al Hambra, Dubai
Why not set out for a New Year’s Eve a la Espaniol with Burj Al Arab fireworks. The offer on the table is live entertainment, an open buffet with rivers of free-flowing selected drinks and a bottle of bubbly per couple. The Al Qasr terraces will give you access to the spectacular fireworks on display.
Price: Dh1,950/ Dh1,465 (for people from 12 to 20 years of age)
Contact: 04-366 6730
MasterJam, Dubai Media City Amphitheatre
If you want to move and groove to the wee hours to the music of Grammy-winning superstars, then MasterJam is the place for you. World famous artists such as the Jacksons, Chaka Khan, R&B diva Gloria Gaynor, Nile Rodgers and Chic, the one and only Jocelyn Brown, funksters Incognito and disco queen Kathy Sledge are a good company to celebrate with, plus a big band and a 24 piece orchestra.
Doors to The New Year’s Eve Master Jam open at 6pm and the fun starts at 7pm. Tickets are available at www.masterjam.ae
Contact: 04-551 6708
Avail the mystery of 2015 at a secret Masquerade Ball. Have a dramatic New Year eve with masks, live entertainment and a DJ, bubbly for each couple and access to an open buffet. The cherry on top is the rooftop terrace for firework watching!
Contact: 04-366 6730
Banyan Tree, Al Wadi, Ras Al Khaimah
A more Arabian-themed celebration with an oud player, a magician and a grand buffet will be going on at the Al Waha restaurant. There is a special package for romantic couples with a stunning view and a five-course dinner. Another choice is to round off the year under the desert sky with a private barbecue.
Contact: 07-206 7777
Al Saalah Ballroom, Ajman Palace, Ajman
Live entertainment, an array of live cooking stations and a variety of seafood and buffet is pretty impressive — probably the best place to be for 2015 in Ajman.
Contact: 06-701 8888
The Noodle House, Dubai Mall
If you want one of the best views of the fireworks, the Noodle House opens the doors of its premium terrace for you along with a six-course-menu and soft drinks. For a downgrade, you get a five-course menu for regular terrace and indoor seating.
Price: Dh1,200 (VIP promenade terrace); Dh1,000 (regular terrace); Dh750(indoors)
Contact: 04-388 4825
Cirque Le Soir, Dubai
Unleash all your inner craziness and rebellion with the Clockwork Orange vandalism extravaganza. There are no rules or limitations this New Year’s Eve at Cirque Le Soir. Special performers Chris Willis and Les Twins will rock the biggest night of riots and rebellions. For details on the tickets visit: www.cirquelesoir.com/dubai
Contact: 04-332 4900