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New Year’s Eve: Where to celebrate in Dubai

FACT’s top picks for a New Year’s Eve to remember in Dubai.

99 Sushi Bar & Restaurant at Address Downtown

Enjoy a front-row seat to the light show and fireworks upon Burj Khalifa and enjoy a meal of 14-courses orchestrated around 99 Sushi’s premium dishes. The dinner will include signature bluefin tuna Hosomaki, Kobe edamame, oysters, king crab au gratin, sea bass and sea scallop ceviche, lobster maki and the ever-popular 99 flag gunkan. The meal also includes free-flowing premium beverages from 8pm until midnight, a complimentary glass of French bubbles at midnight, and an afterparty until 2am. Friday 31 December. AED 2,500 (indoor seating), AED 3,500 (outdoor lounge seating) and AED 4,500 (outdoor terrace seating). 

GO: Email reservations.dubai@99sushibar.com or call 04 547 2241 for reservations and more information.

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Akira Back at W Dubai – The Palm

Enjoy vibrant Asian fare with curated beverages and live entertainment, set against the glistening backdrop of Dubai’s skyline. Dine indoors or on the neon terrace and enjoy exceptional views of the city fireworks. Friday 31 December, from 8pm to midnight. AED 1,300 (Akira Back Experience), AED 1,450 (Indoor Premium Package) and AED 1,950 (Outdoor Deluxe Package).

GO: Call 04 245 5800 for reservations and more information. 

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Amaseena at The Ritz-Carlton Dubai, JBR

Welcome in the New Year with a dash of Arabic flare in the stylish open-air Bedouin setting. Choose from a bountiful display of traditional Middle Eastern cuisine, speciality dishes, live cooking stations and mouthwatering fresh seafood, all while enjoying live Arabic entertainment. Friday 31 December, from 7 pm to 12.30 am. AED 995 (soft beverages), AED 1,250 (house beverages), AED 1,495 (French sparkling), AED 750 (teenagers from 12 to 16 years) and AED 500 (children from 6 to 11 years).

GO: Email festive.dubai@ritzcarlton.com or call 04 318 6150 for reservations and more information.

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Amazónico at DIFC

Disco your way through the night at Amazónico’s Jungle Fever party, a wild glitter-filled inspired Studio 54 with a modern twist. Treat yourself to phenomenal Latin-American signature dishes from Oysters and Atun Okinamasu con Caviar for starters to Bife Angosto Wagyu and Arroz Chaufa, grilled duck with red, black whole grain rice. Groove to the retro tunes of the four resident DJs who will be playing back-to-back alongside the Latin percussionist for the ultimate NYE Jungle Fever experience. Friday 31 December, from 9:30pm to 3am. AED 1,500 minimum spend per person. 

GO: Email  reservations@amazonico.ae or call 04 571 3999 for reservations and more information.

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Americano at Souk Madinat Jumeirah

The festive season is here and you can celebrate the arrival of the New Year on the deck or terrace at Americano. Order sensational food and beguiling beverages at the FACT award-winning ‘favourite North American restaurant in Dubai 2021.’ Friday 31 December, from 7pm. AED (minimum spend on the terrace) and AED 600 (minimum spend on the deck).

GO: Visit http://americano.ae for reservations and more information.

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AURA Skypool at Palm Jumeirah

Dubai’s newest must-visit destination will be offering four exclusive packages to celebrate the end of the year from new heights. Bring in 2022 by dancing to the vibrant tunes of DJ and saxophonist and be amazed by incredible live performances. Guests can relish in a selection of AURA’s signature menu items on the night, accompanied by NYE specials, including shellfish tower, oyster platter, foie gras and premium Caviar. Friday 31 December. Packages from AED 2,000 per person.

GO: Email reservations@auraskypool.com or call 04 566 2121 for reservations and more information.

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Bagatelle Dubai at Fairmont Dubai

Celebrate memories made and moments shared and start 2022 with all the ‘joie de vivre’ that a New Year’s Eve party demands. Bagatelle’s in-house DJ’s will be setting the scene for an unforgettable evening, delighting guests throughout the night with tunes to get everyone into the party spirit. Chef Ricardo will have you dining in surreal elegance, with exquisite delights such as yellowfin tuna with avocado puree, crispy octopus à la grenobloise and Saint Jacques en Croute. Tuck into the tenderest duck, enjoying Canard à l’Orange and dive into the delicious Profiterole’s aux Pommes. Friday 31 December, from 9:30pm. 

GO: Email reservation@bistrotbagatelledubai.com or call 04 354 5035 for reservations and more information.

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Bella at Grand Millennium Hotel Business Bay

Indulge in a night of burlesque under the stars. Bella’s live entertainment show takes it up a notch with a thrilling performance featuring dancers, acrobats, singers and DJs. The roof will also be taken off in the restaurant and lounge for guests to enjoy the stunning Burj Khalifa firework display. Friday 31 December, from 8pm to 3am. AED 1,800 minimum spend per person.

GO: Email ciao@belladxb.com or call 04 8733377 or reservations and more information.


Brasserie Boulud at Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk 

French flair and New York’s vibrant spirit combine to ring in the new year at Brasserie Boulud. Expect an unforgettable evening of exceptional flavours and live tunes. Friday 31 December. From 8pm. AED 695 (soft beverages), AED 1,095 (house beverages) and AED 450 (children aged twelve and below).

GO: Call 04 281 4020 for reservations and more information.


Bull & Bear at Waldorf Astoria DIFC

Expect a night to remember, with Bull and Bear’s indulgent and gastronomical New Year’s Eve “Great Gatsby themed night. Friday 31 December, from 8pm to 12:30am. AED 900 (soft beverages), AED 1,200 house beverages) and AED 1,600 (Champagne).

GO: Email bullandbear@waldorfastoria.com or call 04 515 9888 for reservations and more information.


Carna by Dario Cecchini at SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences

Carna is going all out for this New Year’s celebration. An eventful evening focusing on Dario’s signature dishes includes creative drinks and live performances throughout the night. So charge your glasses to new beginnings whilst marvelling at the glittering lights of Downtown Dubai and Meydan. Friday 31 December, from 9:30pm to 2am. AED 990 (minimum spend), AED 1,200 (window seats minimum spend).

GO: Call 04 607 0761 for reservations and more information.


CÉ LA VI Dubai at Address Sky View

Ring in the new year at the city’s most iconic fine-dining destination. With a minimum spend, guests can get an unmatched view of the famous Burj Khalifa firework show on CÉ LA VI’s gorgeous terrace whilst enjoying the decadent à la carte menu of food and beverages. Friday 31 December, from 8pm. AED 3,000 (indoor seating), AED 2,500 per person (for groups of six or more), AED 5,000 (outdoor seating).

GO: Email reservation-dxb@celavi.com or call 04 582 6111 for reservations and more information.

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Certo at Radisson Blu Dubai Media City

Head to Radisson Blu Dubai Media City’s popular Italian restaurant this New Year’s Eve to experience a true taste of Italy while feasting on festive food, showcasing authentic Italian dishes from North to South. The six-course menu includes free-flowing beverages and live music to set the tone for a NYE to remember. Friday 31 December, from 8pm. AED 299 (soft beverages), AED 439 (house beverages) and AED 499 (sparkling). Add AED 199 for entrance to Tamanya Terrace to watch the fireworks with unlimited beverages until 3am. 

GO: Email certo.mediacity.dubai@radissonblu.com or call 04 366 9187 for reservations and more information.

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Clap at DIFC

To celebrate the start of 2022, a dynamic Ongaku club party will be hosted on New Year’s Eve at Clap, featuring lasers, a DJ, moving heads and haze. Ongaku translates as “music” in Japanese and derives from the character “kanji”, which means “joy of sound”. There will be both table and bottle packages available for party lovers, and the spectacular party space will be decorated especially for the night, with a giant countdown clock to set the tone for the night. Friday 31 December, from 6pm to 4am. Table prices on request and bottle packages from AED 5,000.

GO: Call 04 569 3820 for reservations and more information.

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COYA Dubai at Four Seasons Resort at Jumeirah Beach

Enter into the New Year in true COYA style and journey through the Incan Empire. From the Inca Gods to the Inca Gold, guests can expect the perfect setting to celebrate the past and toast to the future. Tuck into Peruvian dishes and dance the night away while enjoying the very best live beats from COYA Resident DJs Alex Twin & Victhor. Friday 31 December. From AED 800 per person.

GO: Call 04 316 9600 for reservations and more information.


CZN Burak at Downtown Dubai

The FACT award-winning Turkish restaurant will celebrate its first anniversary this New Year’s Eve. Feast on Turkish creations and secure your place on the CZN Burak terrace for a view of Burj Khalifa. The evening includes a set menu of unlimited food and beverages, alongside live music, magic shows, and a raffle draw where lucky guests will get a chance to win amazing gifts. Friday 31 December. AED 1,500 (indoor seating) and AED 2,000 (terrace seating).

GO: Call 052 900 3001 for reservations and more information.


Dukes The Palm, A Royal Hideaway Hotel

Ring in the New Year at Dukes The Palm’s stunning outdoor pool area with skyline views, firework displays and a live DJ. Enjoy a luxurious poolside dining experience with mouthwatering dishes and sweet desserts. Friday 31 December, from 8pm to midnight. AED 1,200 (soft beverages), AED 1,500 (house beverages) and AED 1,700 (sparkling).

GO: Email dukesthepalm.dining@royalhideaway.com or call 04 455 1101 for reservations and more information.  

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Enigma at Palazzo Versace Dubai

Inspired by Persian customs and infusing them with European traditions, Enigma promises an evening of mystery and magnificence par excellence. Entice your taste buds with a selection of culinary creations and give 2021 the send-off with access to the afterparty at CAPRI and enjoy the Palazzo Versace Dubai Fireworks. Friday 31 December, from 7pm to 11pm. AED 1,599 (food only), AED 1,699 (soft beverages), AED 1,899 (house beverages), AED 2,199 (sparkling).

GO: Email dining@palazzoversace.ae or call 04 556 8805 for reservations and more information.


Fogueira Restaurant & Lounge

Get ready to wave goodbye to 2021 and Cha-Cha-Cha into 2022! Fogueira will be celebrating the New Year with traditional Brazilian fervour! Enjoy spectacular views of Dubai Marina from the 35th-floor terrace whilst indulging in unlimited cuts of Brazilian churrasco, live BBQ and beverage stations. Friday 31 December, from 7pm to 1am. AED 750 (soft beverages) and AED 950 (house beverages)

GO: Call 050 189 6214 for reservations and more information.


Garth at Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates

Fancy seeing 2021 off at an exclusive members club? Head down to Garth, located inside The 9 Lounge, where guests are treated to premium service, craft cocktails, and fantastic food, including limited-time festive specials. Entertainment is at the hands of a live DJ on the terrace and a talented pianist indoors. Friday 31 December, from 8pm to 1am. AED 800 minimum spend per person,

GO: Call 058 530 7499 for reservations and more information.

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Giardino at Palazzo Versace Dubai

Celebrate the memorable moments of 2021 and raise a toast to a year filled with promise and anticipation within the grandiose surrounds of Giardino. Indulge in an abundant spread of international delicacies and create a New Year’s Eve celebration with a cosmopolitan twist. Guests can enjoy access to the after party tent and marvel at the Palazzo Versace Dubai fireworks. Friday 31 December, from 7pm to 11pm. AED 1,599 (food only), AED 1,699 (soft beverages), AED 1,899 (house beverages), AED 2,199 (sparkling).

GO: Email dining@palazzoversace.ae or call 04 556 8805 for reservations and more information.


GRAZE Gastro Grill & Bar at La Ville Hotel & Suites CITY WALK

Get ready to count down to midnight while enjoying a lavish New Year’s Eve menu and unlimited drinks, including a glass of bubbly at midnight. GRAZE is guaranteed to leave you on a high note with live entertainment to set the mood right. Friday 31 December, from 8pm to midnight. AED 599 per person (premium beverages).

GO: Email laville.dining@autographhotels.com or call 04 403 3111 for reservations and more information.


Hakkasan at Atlantis, The Palm

Celebrate 2022 at Hakkasan with a fiery red and gold theme. Renowned for its modern interpretation of Cantonese cuisine, the decadent eight-course menu will feature signature dishes and some innovative offerings, while the resident DJ pumps the energy to ring in the New Year. Friday 31 December, from 7pm. AED 1,950 (ages 14 and above) and AED 950 (ages 4 to 13).

GO: Call 04 426 2626 for reservations and more information.


Indochine at DIFC

Continuing its acclaimed themed New Year’s Eve parties, Indochine is gearing up for an epic sequel to last year’s Studio 84. This year’s Apartment 84 opens the door into an exclusive Grace Jones-inspired afterparty for the coolest kids in town. Go all out for the evening and indulge in a special food menu complete with new French-Vietnamese dishes alongside renowned crowd favourites, plus a selection of speciality cocktails to cheers to 2022. So as sunrise nears the horizon and the new year draws closer, prepare to step into another world for the party of the year. Friday 31 December, from 8:30pm to 3am. AED 800 per person.

GO: Email reservations@indochinedxb.com or call 04 208 9333 for reservations and more information.

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Ikigai Resto + Bar at Millennium Place Marina Hotel

Ring in the New Year with a Japanese flair at Ikigai’s Ganjitsu evening brunch. Offering a three-course menu and unlimited plates from the live seafood station, which includes fresh oysters and sushi, you can expect a lively end to the year and a glorious start to the new one. Friday 31 December, from 8pm to 1am. AED 250 (soft beverages), AED 499 (house beverages) and AED 599 (sparkling).

GO: Email reservation@ikigaidubai.com or call 04 550 8114 for reservations and more information.

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JW Marriott Marquis

Celebrate the arrival of 2022 in the heart of Downtown Dubai. The Aqua New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner offers spectacular views of Dubai’s skyline from the pool deck as you feast on a delectable spread of curated and flavoursome dishes. Enjoy Dubai’s famous firework display as the clock strikes midnight. Expect-free flowing beverages and live performances from Claudia Patrice. Friday 31 December, from 8pm until 1am. AED 1,500 per person.

GO: Email jwmmrr@marriott.com or call 04 414 3000 for reservations and more information.

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Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah

Inspired by the extravagance of King Midas, New Year’s Eve under the stars at Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah will set the stage for the New Year celebrations on the Palm. Guests can dance the night away in the gardens, while the buffet features more than 150 international dishes, and little ones have their own dedicated section as well as a line-up of fun entertainment. Friday 31 December, from 8pm to 2am. AED 1,400 (soft beverages) and AED 2,500 (premium beverages).

GO: Email fb.thepalm@kempinski.com or call 04 444 2500 for reservations and more information.


Khyber at Dukes The Palm, A Royal Hideaway Hotel

Greet the New Year with a spectacular celebration that caters to all. Tuck into wholesome dishes including zesty starters, North Indian mains, sharing platters and desserts curated for the occasion. There will also be a live DJ as you await the midnight countdown with a view of the fireworks. Friday 31 December, from 8pm to midnight. AED 795 (soft beverages), AED 1,100 (house beverages) and AED 1,500 (sparkling).

GO: Email dukesthepalm.dining@royalhideaway.com or call 04 455 1101 for reservations and more information.

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L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon at DIFC

French restaurant L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon has released its 2021 New Year’s Eve tasting menu. The sumptuous eight-course tasting menu includes a delicious amuse-bouche including porcini velouté infused with white truffle and hazelnuts, a delicious caviar dish followed by a foie gras course. To the delight of guests, this will then be followed by a scallop course served with truffle, along with blue lobster served with paccheri, crustacean velouté and choron sauce. Lastly, before dessert, there will be an 18-hour cooked beef dish, served “à la Bourguignon” style. The evening will be topped off by Chef Joel’s famous New Year’s dessert. Friday 31 December, from 8pm. AED 1,250 per person (food only).

GO: Call 04 297 7729 for reservations and more information.

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La Cantine Du Faubourg at Emirates Towers

Usher in the New Year with La Cantine, whether al fresco on the terrace or in the chic indoor space. NYE menu highlights will include a sharing menu offering Canadian lobster, foie gras terrine, roasted Angus beef tenderloin and herb-crusted Chilean sea bass. Live entertainment will include performances from the Version Originale band to get the night started before the DJ’s take over the decks. Friday 31 December, from 8pm. AED 1,200 per person (excluding beverages). 

GO: Call 04 352 7105 for reservations and more information.


La Serre at Vida Downtown

Blending the best of the past and the present, La Serre’s Black & White Masquerade Ball. The evening offers the perfect opportunity to indulge in some La Serre favourites, including caviar, foie gras, oysters, truffle beef tartar, onion tart, Burrata, and Burgundy Snails. Dancers in extravagant costumes weave in and out of tables, dazzling diners and turning up the party vibes. Friday 31 December, from 7pm until late. 

GO: Call 04 528 3779 for reservations and more information.

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Lao at Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah

Spend the last few hours of 2021 at LAO, where they’ll be serving up gourmet dishes featuring the unique flavours of Southeast Asia. Enjoy a four-course menu including authentic dishes such as grilled octopus, crunchy Asian orange salad, Katong laksa soup, grilled chops with Indonesian gule broth, bean curd yellow curry, and steamed sea bream. The experience will be rounded off with a trio of Asian brûlée. F Bid 2021 farewell with an exciting New Year’s Eve fiesta and tuck into a set menu of flavourful traditional Spanish starters, mains, and desserts. An Open Bar will offer free-flowing beverages throughout the evening, while the DJ will count down into the New Year. AED 400 (food only) and AED 600 (beverage pairing).

GO: Email dxbpd.restaurants@waldorfastoria.com or call 04 818 2222 for reservations and more information.


Lola Taberna Española at TRYP by Wyndham Dubai

Bid 2021 farewell with an exciting New Year’s Eve fiesta and tuck into a set menu of flavourful traditional Spanish starters, mains, and desserts. An Open Bar will offer free-flowing beverages throughout the evening, while the DJ will count down into the New Year. Friday 31 December, from 8pm to 2am. AED 599 (house beverages and sparkling).

GO: Email info@lolataberna.com or call 04 247 6688 for reservations and more information.

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Lookup Rooftop Bar at La Ville Hotel & Suites CITY WALK

Ring in the new year with LookUp Rooftop Bar fronting a breathtaking view of Dubai’s sparkling Burj Khalifa. With canapés, house beverages, live entertainment, and undisturbed views of the fireworks – LookUp is just the way to start the year while enjoying a glass of bubbly at midnight. Friday 31 December, from 8pm. AED 950 per person.

GO: Email laville.dining@autographhotels.com or call 04 403 3111 for reservations and more information.

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MASTI at Le Mer

Ring in the New Year and get first-row seats to Dubai’ fireworks show from MASTI’s outdoor terrace. As the clock strikes 12 and the world joins in the celebration, guests can savour a delectable set menu featuring cassava chaat, prawns cafreal, crisp fried beef seekh, truffle and lamb osso bucco, and smoked chocolate. Energetic and upbeat mixes from MASTI’s DJ Joe will provide the perfect backdrop to an elevated evening of gastronomy. Friday 31 December, from 8pm. Minimum spend AED 750.

GO: Visit www.mastidubai.com for reservations and more information.


Mimi Kakushi at Four Seasons Resort at Jumeirah Beach

Bid farewell to 2021 with a night of revelry at Mimi Kakushi. Start the New Year with a glamorous extravaganza, and countdown the clock while enjoying breathtaking views of the midnight fireworks across Dubai’s glistening skyline. Groove to vibrant beats all night long thanks to the resident DJ, and feast on a delectable menu of signature chef creations with festive additions that come together to offer a dining experience like no other. Friday 31 December, from 8pm. AED 1,400 per person (minimum spend).

GO: Email book@mimikakushi.ae or call 04 379 4811 for reservations and more information.


Netsu at Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai

Ring in the New Year with a truly spectacular celebration at Netsu, offering exceptional culinary experiences, live entertainment, and magnificent decorations. Celebrate within Netsu’s dramatic interiors, renowned for its unique interpretation of Japanese cuisine, and enjoy a sumptuous five-course sharing menu accompanied by a live DJ while the Warayaki grill flames the evening in a theatrical Kabuki setting. Then, as the clock strikes 12, head up to the rooftop terrace to enjoy fireworks over the city and celebrations into the night. Friday 31 December. AED 3,950 per person (premium beverages).

GO: Visit www.mandarinoriental.com/netsu or call 04 777 2232 for reservations and more information.

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Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai

If free-flow bubbles sound like a fabulous way to spend New Year’s Eve, then book yourself and your friends in for an elegant countdown night at the resort. Celebrate with unlimited premium Champagne, an exquisite menu accompanied by great entertainment, and fireworks to welcome 2022. Friday 31 December, from 8pm to 1am. AED 1,500 (soft beverages), AED 2,500 (Champagne) and AED 750 (children below 12 years). 

GO: Call 04 376 6000 for reservations and more information.


Nobu at Atlantis, The Palm

Enjoy an intimate evening with an elegant black and gold theme at Nobu Dubai. A sumptuous eight-course set menu will feature Nobu Matsuhisa’s signature dishes, including New Year sushi rolls, king crab salsa, norit tacos with caviar and avocado, Japanese beef with roasted leek and tozasu butter, and a new year mochi and chocolate sesame cake. The resident DJ will provide the evening’s toe-tapping beats. Friday 31 December, from 7pm. AED 1,950 (ages 14 and above) and AED 950 (ages 4 to 13).

GO: Call 04 426 2626 for reservations and more information.


Observatory Bar & Grill at Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites

Welcome 2022 in style and enjoy an exceptional dining experience with live entertainment and a lavish menu complemented by premium spirits and bubbles. Take in the incredible views of Dubai Marina, Palm Jumeirah and Ain Dubai, along with a spectacular fireworks display. Friday 31 December, from 8pm to 1am. AED 1,200 (overlooking Dubai Marina) and AED 1,400 (overlooking Palm Jumeirah). 

GO: Email eatatharbour@marriott.com or call 04 319 4000 for reservations and more information.

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O Dubai at VOCO Dubai

A New Year’s Eve celebration complete with mesmerising views of Downtown Dubai. O Dubai is the perfect place to bid farewell to 2021 and ring in 2022 with loved ones, accompanied by live music to keep you entertained until the clock strikes midnight. Friday 31 December, from 7pm to 2am. AED 599 (high table and house beverages), AED 799 (high table and premium beverages), AED 699 (regular table and house beverages), AED 899 (regular table and premium beverages), AED 899 (SZR window view house beverages), AED 1199 (SZR window view premium package), 

GO: Email reservations@odubaiofficial.com or call 054 399 5030 for reservations and more information.

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Ossiano at Atlantis, The Palm

Surrounded by the breathtaking views of The Ambassador Lagoon and its captivating ocean life, guests can indulge in a fantastic eight-course menu. Using premium ingredients featuring flavours from around the globe, highlights of the bespoke menu include caviar oscietra sourdough waffle, barbecued langoustine kohlrabi and native Australian plum, and dry-aged challons duck maitake mushroom. A charismatic live DJ will provide the soundtrack to the evening. Friday 31 December, from 7pm.AED 2,550 (ages 14 and above) and AED 950 (ages 4 to 13).

GO: Call 04 426 2626 for reservations and more information.

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Papillon at The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina 

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in style with a provocative, exploratory performance and a decedent French, fine dining menu. Dubai’s leading lady, Layla Kardan, is supported on stage by a talented troupe of internationally acclaimed dancers as she narrates a seductive tale choreographed by Denise Faye. Soak in the plush atmosphere, with a nod to old school glamour, revived with an edgy twist. Friday 31 December, from 9pm to 1am. AED 1,500 (four-course Chef’s Menu with premium grape, cocktails and spirits) or AED 2,000 (four-course Chef’s Menu with Champagne and Oysters). 

GO: Call 050 252 4098 for reservations and more information.


Paros at Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers

Created by BeMoreThan Events, ‘ABOVE Winter Fest’ takes over Paros on the 46th floor of Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers this New Year’s Eve. Enjoy the view, the fireworks and festive cocktails with in-house DJs Natalie Brogan, Tom Karno, Rainer and live entertainment by MLK and Conrad Sax. Celebrate New Year’s Eve in the sky while watching the 360° view of the city’s fireworks. Friday 31 December, from 8:30pm to 12:30am. AED 750 (restaurant seating), AED 1,000 (restaurant seating with Champagne), AED 1,000 (pool seating), AED 1,250 (pool seating with Champagne), AED 1,250 (terrace seating), AED 1,500 (terrace seating with Champagne).

GO: Visit www.abovedubai.com for reservations and more information.

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Piatti by the Beach at Raffles The Palm Dubai 

Piatti by the Beach will be the perfect place to celebrate New Year’s Eve with an Italian Masquerade theme and a spectacular setting to welcome in the new year! At Piatti by the Beach, you can expect a delicious set menu available at the restaurant. Friday 31 December, from 8pm to 3am. AED 2,200 (indoor seating), AED 2,700 (outdoor seating) and prices from AED 3,000 minimum spend on the rooftop.

GO: Email reservation@piatti-restaurants.com or call 04 248 8889 for reservations and more information.

Piatti by the Beach

Prime68 at JW Marriott Marquis

Enjoy one of Dubai’s best views as the festive fireworks illuminate the night sky. New Year’s Eve at Prime68 includes a five-course menu of prime cuts and flavoursome sides specially curated for the occasion. Expect exceptional service amongst elegant and sophisticated surroundings. Friday 31 December, from 7pm until midnight. AED 1,450 (including Champagne and non-window seats) and AED 1,950 (including Champagne and window seats).  

GO: Email jwmmrr@marriott.com or call 04 414 3000 for reservations and more information.


Señor Pico at Palm West Beach

Dubai’s first restaurant to offer Mexican-Early Californian cuisine invites guests to Palm West Beach for a New Year Eve Fiesta. With its unparalleled views of the Dubai Marina skyline, the beachfront restaurant is the ideal spot to watch the fireworks when the clock strikes midnight. Guests can enjoy the live DJ whilst dining on a menu packed with delicious California Mexican flavours, including a variety of tasty tacos, quesadillas, empanadas, mouthwatering Mexican churros and vibrant cocktails. Friday 31 December, from 6pm to 2am. AED 350 (minimum spend per person).

GO: Visit www.senorpico.com or call 045 68 2502 for reservations and more information.

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SHI at Bluewaters Dubai

The perfect way to see in the New Year is in a gorgeously decorated high-end Chinese restaurant under the stars. Dishes on the menu include the famous hot & sour soup, crispy soft shell crab with almond flakes, Alaskan black cod with miso sauce and shredded duck with fresh black truffle. Flowing cocktails, grape and house beverages will be aplenty, as the DJ and live entertainment bring the night alive. Friday 31 December, from 8pm. AED 1,500 (minimum spend inside), AED 2,000 (minimum spend terrace downstairs), and AED 2,500 (minimum spend terrace upstairs).

GO: Call 04 718 1189 for reservations and more information.

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Siddharta Lounge at Grosvenor House Dubai

Siddharta Lounge is the ideal location for a chic New Year’s Eve with loved ones with stunning sea and Dubai Marina views and a stylish alfresco setting. In celebration of the biggest night of the year, partygoers are invited to dress up and dine on a menu of Asian and Mediterranean delicacies. Friday 31 December, from 8pm to 2am. AED 1,800 (soft drinks) and AED 2,100 (house beverages and sparkling grape),

GO: Call 04 317 6000 for reservations and more information.


SKY2.0 at D3

An unforgettable NYE is expected at this clubbing powerhouse, with bountiful outdoor space, a lavish setting and unparalleled entertainment. This Wonderland NYE celebration has lots of surprises in store, with fantastic DJspumping out some seriously good tunes, so come prepared to dance all night long, as SKY2.0 stays open until 3am. Friday 31 January, from 9pm to 3am. Packages from AED 1,250 per person.

GO: Call 058 633 3633 for reservations and more information.


Social by Heinz Beck at Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah

Social by Heinz Beck will host an Italian-style New Year’s Eve. Savour a six-course set menu created by three-Michelin-star Chef Heinz Beck. Soak in the stunning skyline view as live music completes the magical ambience. Then ring in the New Year with a spectacular fireworks display to light up the Dubai sky. Friday 31 December, from 6:30pm to midnight. AED 1,200 (food only), AED 2,000 (grape pairing) and AED 3,200 (bubbles).

GO: Email dxbpd.restaurants@waldorfastoria.com or call 04 818 2222 for reservations and more information.

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Soul Street at FIVE Jumeirah Village

End 2021 on a high note with the UK’s no.1 urban DJ, Charlie Sloth. Feast on delicious street food, listen to the best urban beats and sip bottomless beverages. Get your groove on amidst the coolest street art in Dubai and ring in 2022 with a bang. Friday 31 December. AED 1,500 per person.

GO: Call 055 700 0515 for reservations and more information.

New Year's Eve in Dubai

St. Trop at Waldorf Astoria DIFC

Ring-in the New Year at St. Trop with a magnificent display of lights and fireworks across Dubai’s skyline, accompanied by four hours of free-flowing beverages, plus sweet and savoury canapés. Friday 31 December, from 9pm to 3am. AED 650 per person.

GO: Email sttrop.difc@waldorfastoria.com or call 04 515 9800 for reservations and more information.


SUSHISAMBA at Palm Tower 

For those looking to ring in the new year in style, SUSHISAMBA will be bringing its legendary SAMBAZONIA party to Dubai. A highly anticipated global event that is celebrated across all SUSHISAMBA venues worldwide, SAMBAZONIA will channel the energy and creativity of Rio and Tokyo with an immersive, evocative experience that engages and inspires. Guests will be able to dine on the expertly prepared signature fare and delight in SAMABAZONIA’s colourful performers, live entertainment and DJs as the night unfolds, culminating in unbeatable 360-degree birds-eye views of Dubai’s fireworks. Friday 31 December, from 8pm. AED2,000 per person (minimum spend).

GO: Visit www.sushisamba.com for reservations and more information.

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Taiko Dubai at Sofitel Dubai The Obelisk

Taiko presents a five-course Omakase menu along with sips of premium beverages. Ring in the new year with a bubbly toast and live entertainment until the early hours of 2022. Friday 31 December, from 8pm. AED 695 (soft beverages), AED 1,095 (house beverages) and AED 450 (children aged twelve and below).

GO: Call 04 281 4010 for reservations and more information.


The Croft at Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites

Welcome the New Year with a delicious evening brunch at The Croft. Enjoy a night packed with live entertainment, good food and great company as we bid farewell to 2021. Friday 31 December, from 8pm to 1am. AED 499 (indoor seating and house beverages) and AED 599 (outdoor seating and house beverages)

GO: Email eatatharbour@marriott.com or call 04 319 4000 for reservations and more information.

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The Meat Co at Souk Al Bahar

Celebrate 2022 on the floating deck with one of the best views of the Burj Khalifa fireworks display when the clock strikes midnight. Expect a set menu of the finest meat cuts to complement the evening festivities. Friday 31 December, from 7pm. AED 1,500 (set menu with indoor seating), AED 2,800 (set menu with terrace seating) and AED 3,000 (set menu with seating on the floating deck.

GO: Call 04 420 0737 for reservations and more information.

New Year's Eve in Dubai

The Penthouse at FIVE Palm Jumeirah 

Watch all the New Year’s fireworks while taking in the Dubai Marina skyline at the FACT award-winning ‘best rooftop bar in Dubai’. Join the extravaganza at one of Dubai’s hottest spots and ring in the New Year with international DJs and the best live entertainment until the sun comes up. Friday 31 December. AED 3,000 per person.

GO: Call 052 900 4868 for reservations and more information.

New Year's Eve in Dubai

The Ritz Carlton Dubai, JBR

For an unforgettable night of fun and food, the Gala Dinner at The Ritz Carlton, Dubai is the ultimate way to ensure friends and family ring in 2022 in style. Kick-off the festivities with a one-hour French sparkling and oyster reception, guests will then be able to enjoy classic tunes from a live big band, sample a free-flowing bar and tuck into an elaborate dinner buffet. Highlights include a foie gras and truffle station, chilled seafood, caviar and ceviche bar, extensive grills and carvery, as well as a premium variety of live cooking stations that are guaranteed to satisfy your culinary cravings. Friday 31 December, from 8 pm to 12:30am/ AED 1,500 (soft beverages), AED 2,250 (house beverages and French sparkling), AED 750 (teenagers from 12 to 16 years old) and AED 500 (children from 6 to 11 years old).

GO: Email festive.dubai@ritzcarlton.com or call 04 318 6150 for reservations and more information.

New Year's Eve in Dubai

The Stage Restaurant at Paramount Hotel Dubai

The Stage will transform into a circus carnival straight from the movies with live entertainers bringing you all the beats you love to hear and a circus-inspired buffet with six live stations to feast upon. Friday, 31 December, from 8pm to midnight. AED 395 (soft beverages), AED 555 (house beverages) and AED 655 (bubbly).

GO: Visit www.paramounthotelsdubai.com or call 04 246 6777 for reservations and more information.

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Torno Subito at W Dubai – The Palm

Dine under the stars whilst overlooking the city’s fireworks with the global party starters, Candypants, driving the night to the brand-new year. Enjoy free-flowing beverages and a mouthwatering menu, specially curated for an epic night. Friday 31 December, from 8pm to midnight. From AED 999 per person 

GO: Email tornosubitodubai@whotels.com or call 04 245 5800 for reservations and more information.


Toro Toro at Grosvenor House Dubai

Celebrate New Year’s Eve the Latin American way with sensational live entertainment, incredible food and expertly prepared drinks. Well-dressed guests of all ages will be thrilled by Toro Toro’s legendary Latin spirit for a NYE unlike any other. Friday 31 December, from 8pm to 2am. AED 1,300 (soft beverages) and AED 1,700 (sparkling grape).

GO: Call 04 317 6000 for reservations and more information.


Twiggy by La Cantine

Twiggy is celebrating New Year’s Eve under the stars with breathtaking views of the Dubai Creek and a first-class seat to witness the fireworks. To get in the celebratory spirit, Dubai’s French Riviera spot will start the celebration with live entertainment and a DJ playing the coolest tunes. Guests can indulge in dishes from the New Year’s menu curated for the special occasion, including black winter truffle burrata and foie gras terrine with quince chutney and gingerbread, whilst the main course offers enticing options such as the herb-crusted Chilean sea bass or a perfectly cooked roasted Angus beef tenderloin with pithivier mushroom and foie gras. To end 2021 on a sweet note, guests can choose from the chocolate and hazelnut Paris Brest or the Mont-Blanc of chestnut and blackcurrant. Friday 31 December, from 8pm. AED 2,220 (festive food menu and premium dishes).

GO: Visit www.twiggy.ae for reservations and more information.


Vanitas at Palazzo Versace Dubai

Make it a night to remember with a sophisticated year-end celebration marked by Italian flair. Savour a delectable five-course set menu featuring a tempting array of authentic signature cuisine before celebrating the start of 2022 with the Palazzo Versace Dubai Fireworks. Friday 31 December, from 7pm to 11pm. AED 1,599 (food only), AED 1,699 (soft beverages), AED 1,899 (house beverages) and AED 2,199 (sparkling).

GO: Email dining@palazzoversace.ae or call 04 556 8805 for reservations and more information.


WHITE at Atlantis, The Palm

Come decked out in white and enjoy a truly extraordinary menu to the soundtrack of live music overlooking the Dubai skyline. A nine-course sharing menu will feature delicious items like poached lobster, wagyu beef, langoustine and caviar, Dover sole, and tortellini is accompanied by free-flowing Champagne. Friday 31 December, from 7pm. AED 1,950 (ages 14 and above) and AED 950 (ages 4 to 13).

GO: Call 04 426 2626 for reservations and more information.


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