Dubai’s Premier New Year’s Eve Celebrations 2023-24

Dubai’s Premier New Year’s Eve Celebrations 2023-24: The best places to celebrate

We can’t quite believe it, but 2023 is almost over. Yep, it’s already time to start planning your New Year’s Eve in Dubai.

New Year’s Eve in Dubai is pretty big. The city-wide party comes complete with loads of special dinners, wild brunches and all-out parties. Most of the restaurants and bars in Dubai will be hosting events, so keep an eye on this article to find one you want to book.

It’s a celebration like no other, and there’s no doubt that New Year’s Eve in Dubai is one party to tick off your bucket list.

Where you’ll go to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Dubai may very likely depend on where you live or which fabulous Dubai hotel you are booked into.

That’s why this year, we have split our round-up of the best New Year’s Eve brunches and parties in Dubai by neighbourhood. What can we say? We like to help.

Have a scroll through our New Year’s Eve in Dubai list now, and keep an eye out for updates.

Al Barsha

365 Restaurant and Banquets

Inviting party-seekers to dress up in formal wear, this hotel-restaurant is throwing a gala dinner and masquerade party. The evening event will include dinner with drinks and promises some mysterious elements.
Dhs550 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 7.30pm onwards. 365 Restaurant and Banquets, Novotel Dubai Al Barsha, Al Barsha (04 304 9000).

BESH Turkish Kitchen

With an international buffet dinner and retro décor, this is a celebration for the whole family. There will be a kids’ corner and live entertainment throughout the night, plus, views of the sparkling city’s skyline.
Dhs750 (soft drinks), Dhs950 (house beverages), Dhs250 (kids age six-12 years). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-1pm. Sheraton Hotel Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 377 2356).

Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates

Ring in the New Year with a dinner hosted at Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates. Bring your appetite, as there will be an extensive spread, including a raw seafood bar, live cooking stations and a range of pastries. Prepare to dance into the New Year as a live band will be playing from 8pm to 1am.
Dhs900 (soft drinks), Dhs1,150 (house beverages), Dhs450 (kids six-12 years). Dec 31 9pm-1am. Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 409 5999).

OĀNJO

Along with a seven-course dinner served outside, there will be live entertainment all night long at OĀNJO. At midnight, you can watch the fireworks display from Jumeirah Beach, the iconic Burj Khalifa, and every corner of the city from the rooftop.
Dhs1,200 (soft drinks), Dhs1,700 (house beverages and bubbly). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-1am. Sheraton Hotel Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 377 2356).

Olea

This contemporary restaurant is putting on an international buffet in Al Barsha. There will be plenty of options, including a raw seafood bar, live cooking stations and an extensive pastry offering, all prepared by Kempinski’s mastered chefs. A live band will add flair to the celebrations.
Dhs900 (soft drinks), Dhs1,150 (house beverages), Dhs450 (kids aged six-12 years). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-1am. Kempinski Mall of the Emirates, Al Barsha (04 341 0000).

Quince

You can get a seasonal winter menu at Quince in Umm Suqeim. The menu features seasonally inspired dishes including lamb shank and seafood risotto. The set menu is Dhs250 per person and is available until Sunday December 31.
Dhs250 (per person). Sun Dec 31, 8am-11pm. Umm Suqeim Rd, Al Barsha (056 418 4244).

Salero Tapas and Bodega

Mark year-end with a Spanish spread at Salero Tapas and Bodega. At this laidback event, the à la carte menu will be available, as well as Spanish drinks and live entertainment.
Dhs500 (min spend per person). Sun Dec 31, 9pm-1am. Ground Floor, Kempinski Hotel Mall of Emirates, Al Barsha (04 409 5999).

Al Jaddaf

Enigma

Inspired by Persian customs and European traditions, Enigma’s five-course set menu will be served in the restaurant. At midnight, move to the poolside and count down the last seconds of the year.
Dhs1,799 (food only), Dhs1,899 (soft drinks), Dhs2,199 (house beverages), Dhs2,399 (sparkling). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-11pm. Palazzo Versace Dubai, Jaddaf Waterfront, Al Jaddaf (04 556 8805).

Giardino

With a grand setting and spread of food, you grandiose surroundings of Giardino. Indulge in an abundant spread of International delicacies and enjoy a Near Year’s Eve celebration with a cosmopolitan twist.
Dhs1,799 (food only), Dhs1,899 (soft drinks), Dhs2,199 (house beverages), Dhs2,399 (sparkling). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-11pm. Palazzo Versace Dubai, Jaddaf Waterfront, Al Jaddaf (04 556 8805).

Vanitas

Italian restaurant Vanitas will be hosting a five-course meal from 8pm until 11pm. Prices start from Dhs1,799 for food only, Dhs1,899 with soft drinks, Dhs2,199 with house beverages or Dhs2,399 with house beverages and sparkling.
From Dhs1,799. Sun Dec 31, 7pm onwards. Palazzo Versace Hotel Dubai, Al Jaddaf, dining@palazzoversace.ae (04 556 8805).

Barsha Heights

Eva’s Fusion

This restaurant in Barsha Heights is putting on live music throughout NYE. You will also be able to get a set menu with hubbly bubbly for Dhs249.
Dhs249. Sun Dec 31, noon-2am. Millennium Place Barsha Heights, Barsha Heights (058 599 5382).

Haze Lounge

There’s an exclusive three-course sharing-style set menu being served at Haze Lounge. The Mediterranean menu will include appetisers, main courses and desserts. All packages are inclusive of complimentary entry to Local with one drink for the after-party countdown.
Dhs299 (soft drinks), Dhs399 (house beverages), Dhs499 (sparkling), Dhs99 (kids aged six-11 years). TRYP By Wyndham Dubai, Barsha Heights (04 247 6666).

Local

The outdoor eatery and hops garden at TRYP by Wyndham Dubai will be throwing a NYE Local Street Market celebration. There will be a festive-themed buffet available both indoors and outdoors. There will also be live stations on the terrace, and a DJ will play until 1am.
Dhs299 (soft drinks), Dhs399 (house beverages), Dhs499 (sparkling), Dhs99 (kids aged six-11 years). TRYP By Wyndham Dubai, Barsha Heights (04 247 6666).

Lola Taberna

Sit down to a six-course set menu including traditional Spanish staples. Guests can also enjoy an open bar with free-flowing beverages throughout the evening. Just before midnight, the countdown into the New Year will begin with the 12 grapes tradition.
Dhs499 (soft drinks), Dhs699 (house beverages), Dhs199 (kids aged six-11 years). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-2am. TRYP by Wyndham Hotel, Barsha Heights (04 247 6688).

Bluewaters

Banyan Tree Dubai

Put on your best Boho-chic looks and get ready to bid farewell to 2023 at Banyan Tree Dubai. Flame dancers will welcome you to this beach party and throughout the night, guests will be treated to lots of performances, free-flowing drinks and food. When the clock nears midnight, venture to Venus Beach Club to catch the Bluewaters fireworks display.
Dhs3,000 (adults), Dhs1,000 (kids). Sun Dec 31, 7.30pm onwards. Bluewaters Dubai (04 556 6666).

CLAY Dubai

Marrying Peruvian and Japanese cuisine, there will be an all-day à la carte menu available at CLAY Dubai. With live entertainment by the resident DJ and percussionist, plus views over the Bluewaters’ fireworks displays, this will be a lively celebration.
Min spend from Dhs1,200. Sun Dec 31. Bluewaters Dubai (04 422 5600).

MIYA Dubai

With front-row seats to the Dubai Marina fireworks show, MIYA is putting on a set menu, including festive desserts and cocktails.
Dhs500 (indoor seating), Dhs750 (outdoor seating). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-1am. Bluewaters Dubai (04 564 0008).

SHI

SHI is hosting Dubai’s socialites for one last party in 2023 with premium Chinese and Japanese food, JBR and Marina skyline views, and live entertainment.  Dishes on the menu include Cantonese crispy duck, jasmine tea smoked ribs, sushi, whole lobster with black pepper sauce, and more. Each package also comes with a bottle of bubbly per couple.
Indoor seating: Dhs1,500 (per person), outdoor seating: Dhs2,000 (per person), Sun Dec 31, 6pm until late. Bluewaters Dubai (04 393 9990).

TakaHisa Japanese Restaurant

There will be a festive Omakase menu served on December 31 at this Japanese restaurant. Diners will be served premium Kobe beef and sushi including Japanese snow crab and white truffle. Priced at Dhs4,000,the experience also includes a welcome mixed drink and for Dhs500 extra, you can secure views of the firework show from the Bayan Tree’s private beach.
Dhs4,000. Sun Dec 31, 3pm-2am. Banyan Tree Dubai, Bluewaters Dubai (04 556 6688).

Business Bay

Aqua

Don your feather boa as Aqua will be hosting a Roaring Twenties Gala Dinner this New Year’s Eve. Expect a sophisticated evening with a culinary line-up and entertainment by a swing band. As you say goodbye to 2023, witness a vibrant fireworks display as you say cheers to the year ahead with the finest bubbly.
Dhs250 (bubbly on the terrace), Dhs1,500 (house beverages), Dhs750 (kids aged six to 12 years). Sun Dec 31 7.30pm-midnight and 11.30pm onwards (bubbly). JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai, Business Bay (04 414 3000).

BAI Bar & Terrace

There’s a Bull & Claw barbecue dinner taking place at BAI Bar & Terrace. Guests will be served grilled seafood and steaks from live stations alongside entertainment. Plus, you’ll get unlimited small plates and a sharing-style dessert.
Dhs850 (soft drinks), Dhs1,100 (premium beverages), Dhs450 (kids 10 years or above). Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Canal View, Business Bay (056 995 8210).

Billionaire Dubai

There will be a special one-night-only New Year’s performance by the Billionaire cast, as the ‘masters of extravaganza’ ensure a party-centric end to 2023. Enjoy the view of the Burj Khalifa fireworks and sit down to a set menu (not including beverages).
Dhs3,000 (set menu). Sun Dec 31, 9pm-3am. Taj Hotel, Business Bay (04 510 3100).

CineScope

Head here for a gala dinner buffet accompanied by live entertainment. As the clock approaches midnight, venture onto the balcony to witness the Burj Khalifa’s firework show.
Dhs450 (soft drinks), Dhs650 (sparkling), Dhs750 (bubbly), Dhs225 (kids aged six to 11), Free (kids under 6). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-midnight. Paramount Hotel Midtown, Business Bay (058 826 5729).

Cleo

You can expect an array of Levant and Mediterranean-inspired dishes at Cleo on NYE. The stage will see a DJ alongside dabka dancers and a belly dancer performing throughout. Plus, those sitting on the terrace with have views of the Burj Khalifa.
Indoors: Dhs699 (house beverages); Outdoor seating: Dhs999 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 8pm onwards. Hyde Hotel, Business Bay (052 269 1661).

FireLake Grill House & Cocktail Bar

Expect modern American food, drinks and entertainment delivered in FireLake style at this casual eatery. You’ll be served a selection of small plates, food from live stations, a sharing-style dessert, and you can visit the themed bars for premium drinks.
Dhs1,450 (soft drinks), Dhs1,850 (premium beverages), Dhs695 (kids aged six-12 years). Dec 31, 7pm-2am. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Waterfront, Business Bay (056 404 4169).

Hudson Tavern

At this dimly lit New York-style speakeasy, there will be a line-up of live entertainment and free-flowing drinks.
Dhs450 (house beverages), Dhs150 (glass of bubbly and access to the pool deck). Sun Dec 31, 8pm onwards. Hyde Hotel Dubai, Business Bay (052 269 2255).

Hyde Pool Deck

At the Hyde Pool Bar, there will be a party with a ‘Feeling of a Festival’ theme, promising a night of stars, beats, and Burj Khalifa views. This isn’t your average New Year’s bash; it’s a playful, whimsical celebration where Hyde Pool Bar transforms into the ultimate festival hub. You will get food and house beverages included in the ticket price.
Dhs750 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 8pm onwards. Hyde Hotel Dubai, Business Bay (04 871 1111).

Katsuya

Start 2024 at Katsuya with a sharing-style set menu and free-flowing drinks. Throughout the evening there will be entertainment including fire dancers, geishas and a DJ. With vistas overlooking the Dubai Canal and Burj Khalifa, you’ll be able to see the firework show at midnight.
Indoor seating: Dhs799, outdoor seating: Dhs1,099, outdoor seating with Burj Khalifa view: Dhs1,299. Sun Dec 31, 8pm onwards. Hyde Hotel Dubai, Business Bay (052 269 1661).

Lock, Stock & Barrel, Business Bay

LSB in Business Bay are hosting a party in collaboration with The Notorious Brunch. From 9pm until 1am you’ll get with free-flowing beverages and bites.
Dhs350 (house beverages), Dhs450 (premium beverages). Sun Dec 31, 9pm-1am. Business Bay solutions-leisure.com/events.

Lolita Rooftop Bar

Inspired by Studio 54 and set against the backdrop of the Burj Khalifa fireworks, you can groove to disco, funk, and soul from a live DJ.
Dhs1,500 (soft drinks), Dhs1,900 (house beverages), Dhs2,350 (premium beverages). Sun Dec 31, 8pm onwards. Pullman Dubai Downtown, Business Bay (050 213 5874).

Melrose Bar & Lounge

Looking for somewhere to start your night? Melrose Bar & Lounge which is the perfect pre-party to set the tone for the big night. Enjoy a selection of exclusive mixed drinks and bites before the big party starts.
À la carte. Sun Dec 31, 5pm-9pm. Paramount Hotel Midtown, Business Bay (058 826 5729).

My Square

Get dressed in your best Hula costume and prepare to enjoy a live band, at this outdoor celebration with a Hawaiian-themed ambience. Enjoy canapés and beverages throughout the night.
Dhs395 (house beverages), Dhs495 (premium beverages). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-midnight. DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai, Business Bay (055 314 7523).

Prime68

Ring in the New Year at Prime68 with a five-course set menu, plus French bubbly and house beverages. After you savour your meal, you can take in a dazzling firework display, with prime views from the 68th floor.
Non-window seat: Dhs1,295 (house beverages and bubbly), Window seat: Dhs1,495 (house beverages and bubbly). Sun Dec 31 7pm-midnight. JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai, Business Bay (04 414 3000).

Republic Adda Bar & Lounge

Welcome the New Year with a Regal Desi-themed party at Republic Adda Bar & Lounge. Enjoy the Burj Khalifa laser show and fireworks display, an array of beverages, a live DJ, performances and a wide selection of dishes from an open buffet.
Indoors: Dhs595 (soft drinks) Dhs995 (house beverages), Dhs1,250 (premium beverages); Outdoors: Dhs6,400 (for four people). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-midnight. DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai, Business Bay (055 314 7523).

ROKA Dubai

Elevate your celebration to new heights this festive season at ROKA Dubai, where the allure of signature dishes, expertly crafted cocktails, and panoramic skylines converge at one destination. ROKA Dubai offers iconic views set against the stunning Burj Khalifa backdrop, showcasing the remarkable fireworks display.
Dhs1,000 (Terrace seating), Dhs700 (Main restaurant seating), Dhs500 (Bar seating high tables, max. of 5 persons. Sun Dec 31, 9pm till late. The Opus by Omniyat, Business Bay (04 439 7171).

S Bar

Head to the clouds at SLS Dubai’s S Bar, which is throwing a masquerade-themed soiree. You can order from the menu and sip on creative mixed drinks while live musicians and DJs perform. Expect everything from electric cello players to percussionists, there’s something for everyone to groove to.
Terrace: Dhs1,550 (min spend per person), Bar: Dhs1,150 (min spend per person). Sun Dec 31, 9pm. SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences, Business Bay (04 607 0737).

Salmon Guru Dubai

At Salmon Guru in Business Bay, you’ll get a set-menu and free-flowing mixed drinks throughout the evening. With part Burj Khalifa views, when midnight rolls around you’ll get to watch the firework show unfold.
From Dhs1,500 (per person). Sun Dec 31, 8pm onwards. The Opus by Omniyat, Al A’amal St, Business Bay (052 814 9537).

Tàn Chá Dubai

From 7pm to 4am, this Business Bay restaurant will turn into a masquerade party against the backdrop of the canal. Here, you can sip your favourite drinks and count down to the upbeat sounds of the resident DJ.
Indoor table: Dhs500 (house beverages); Terrace table: From Dhs1,000 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 7pm-4am. JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Business Bay (056 681 8881).

The Larder

A New Year’s Eve buffet with salads, hot dishes and desserts with an unlimited drinks package. Guests can watch the Burj Khalifa entertainment from the grass area in front of the hotel or purchase an advance ticket to the FireLake viewing terrace.
Dhs349 (soft drinks), Dhs549 (house beverages), Dhs649 (premium beverages), Dhs175 (kids aged six-12 years). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-midnight. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Waterfront, Business Bay (054 583 4052).

City Walk

Allo Beirut

City Walk street food restaurant, Allo Beirut is saying ‘allo’ to 2024 with views of the Burj Khalifa and a minimum spend of just Dhs200 per person. There will be a set menu of comfort food to choose from and hubbly bubbly available at an additional cost.
Dhs200 (min spend per person). Sun Dec 31. City Walk (04 380 1110).

Butcha

Turkish steakhouse Butcha is serving a three-course set menu inclusive of free-flowing soft and hot beverages for New Year’s Eve.
Indoor seating: Dhs450 (adults), Dhs150 (kids aged four-11 years), Outdoor seating: Dhs550 (adults), Dhs1500 (kids aged four-11 years), Outdoor premium: Dhs650 (adults), Dhs150 (kids aged four-11). Sat Dec 31, 9pm-midnight. City Walk, jumeirah.com/festive(800 323232).

DAMAC Hills

Prato

Italian restaurant Prato is hosting a family-friendly buffet dinner. Starting at 8pm, guests can choose from stations including bread, pizza, live cooking and cold cuts. Along with the food, there will be live entertainment and, of course, a countdown to midnight.
Dhs340 (soft drinks), Dhs615 (house beverages), Dhs770 (house beverages and sparkling). Dhs115 (kids). Sun Dec 31, 8pm onwards. Trump International Golf Course, DAMAC Hills (04 245 3988).

Deira

Boardwalk

Bid farewell to 2023 with an All White Party at Boardwalk. Enjoy live entertainment and a five-course set menu, plus views of the fireworks display. Front row seats will be served on a first-come, first-served basis.
Dhs895 (soft drinks), Dhs1,075 (sparkling), Dhs295 (kids aged six to 12 years). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-1am. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 602 1660).

Doors Freestyle Grill

A waterside NYE experience alongside the Al Seef Creek. Here you can dig into a varied menu while watching the canvas of fireworks explode into the sky. There will also be a live performance from 7pm.
Dhs750 (per person). Sun Dec 31, 7pm onwards. Al Seef, Deira (050 700 0375).

Grand Gourmet

Bid farewell to the year in style with a New Year’s Eve dinner at Grand Gourmet. Here you can expect a large selection of dishes, including whole-roasted turkey, marbled beef sirloin, and wood-fire pizzas.
À la carte. Sun Dec 31. Asiana Grand Hotel, Deira (04 519 7777).

Lakeview

Start the New Year on the terrace of Lakeview with live music and DJ coupled with a buffet while you enjoy the fireworks over the golf course.
Dhs695 (soft drinks), Dhs795 (house beverages), Dhs275 (kids aged six to 12 years). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-1am. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 602 1660).

QD’s

Expect a retro-themed party alongside a large buffet with live cooking stations while the live entertainment and resident DJ keep the night alive with tunes.
Dhs775 (house beverages), Dhs975 (premium beverages and front-row seating). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-2am. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 602 1660).

Skafos

Prepare to countdown to New Year alongside views of the Dubai Creek and free-flowing drinks.
Dhs650 (soft drinks), Dhs850 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 7pm-2am. Canopy by Hilton Dubai, Deira (058 200 5850).

Sol Sky Bar

Enjoy panoramic views of Downtown Dubai & the glittering Burj Khalifa while enjoying a buffet, live cooking stations and treats.
Dhs799 (soft drinks), Dhs999 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 7pm-2am. Al Seef Heritage Hotel, Deira (058 200 5850).

The Cinnamon Club

This modern Indian restaurant is serving a curated five course dinner featuring live entertainment and views of the fireworks from the terrace.
Dhs650 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-1am. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 602 1660).

Twiggy by La Cantine

Revellers heading to this outdoor soirée will be able to enjoy live entertainment under the stars, backed by the beats of a house DJ and a live singing performance. There will also be a three-course meal served alongside free-flowing bubbly.
Dhs2,500 (bubbly). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-2am. Park Hyatt Dubai, Deira (04 602 1814).

DIFC

Babylon

This award-winning DIFC hotspot promises an electrifying entertainment, complete with dinner, sophisticated interiors, and good vibes. Toast to 2024 with a minimum spend of Dhs800 per person, redeemable against Babylon’s creative menu.
Dhs800 (min spend per person). Sun Dec 31, 8pm until late. Gate Village, DIFC (04 352 7750).

BB Social

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with a house party BB Social. You’ll get an all-inclusive premium beverage package from 9pm until 3am. Expect live stations, unlimited bites, baos, barbecue, sushi and dim sum with entertainment all night long.
Dhs950. Sun Dec 31, 9pm-3am. Gate Village, DIFC (04 407 4444)

Bull & Bear

Throwing a New York-style party, Bull & Bear invites you to step into the glitz and glamour of Studio 54. Here, you can experience disco beats and ’70s vibes with live entertainment and free-flowing drinks until midnight.
Dhs1,900 (per person). Sun Dec 31, 8.30pm-3am. Waldorf Astoria DIFC, DIFC (058 600 6776).

Cafe Belge

Choose to sit indoors or outdoors at this cosy restaurant in DIFC. The modern-brasserie will be serving its usual à la carte menu throughout the evening and you’ll just need to spend Dhs350 to secure your seat.
Dhs350 (min spend). Sun Dec 31, 7pm onwards. The Ritz-Carlton DIFC, DIFC (04 372 2323).

Carnival by Trèsind

This DIFC restaurant is hosting a gala dinner with a Bollywood DJ and live singer. As part of the package you’ll get nine-courses of Carnival’s famous modern Indian cuisine. Choose to pair the meal with soft drinks or house beverages.
Dhs425 (soft drinks), Dhs625 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 7pm onwards. DIFC (052 242 4262).

Churchill Club

An exclusive and intimate end of year celebration, guests are invited to see in 2024 in a plush setting at Churchill Club.
Dhs1,500 (min spend terrace seating), Dhs1,000 (min spend indoor seating). Sun Dec 31, 7pm-1am. Four Seasons DIFC, DIFC (04 506 0000).

CLAP Dubai

CLAP Dubai is offering seats in three spaces: the Restaurant, the Bar, and the Terrace, along with the hidden speakeasy, Ongaku, depending on where you want to be in 2024.  With a view of Burj Khalifa and a minimum spend of Dhs1,200 per person, this is where to see the New Year in style.
Dhs1,200 (per person min spend). Sun Dec 31, from 9pm. CLAP Dubai, DIFC (04 569 3820).

Flair 5

Step into the jungle vibes of Flair 5, and dig into sushi platters while you listen to the sounds of a live DJ and percussionist.
Dhs350 (min spend). Sun Dec 31, 7pm onwards. The Ritz-Carlton DIFC, DIFC (04 372 2323).

Hutong Dubai

Blending traditional Chinese with contemporary neon decoration, this party will embrace Northern China’s alleyways and the ultra-modern vibrancy of Dubai. You can choose to go à la carte (from 9pm) with a minimum spend of Dhs450 or opt for the New Year’s Eve Feast for Dhs858. An unlimited beverages package is also available for Dhs298.
Dhs298 (two hours unlimited house beverages), Dhs450 (minimum spend per person for table), Dhs858 (set menu per person). Dec 31, 6pm-midnight. Gate Building 6, DIFC (04 220 0868).

Luna Dubai

This rooftop bar will be going all out for NYE with a masquerade-themed party. The night will be filled with live music with a live DJ, electric violinist, and saxophonist. With a minimum spend for food and drinks, you can order from Luna’s menu while enjoying views across Downtown Dubai.
Dhs1,000 (min spend for bar area), Dhs1,500 (min spend at indoor tables), Dhs2,500 (min spend at low tables). Sun Dec 31, 7pm onwards. Luna Dubai, Four Seasons Hotel DIFC, DIFC (04 506 0000).

LPM

Don your mask and get dolled up for a Hollywood-themed masquerade party at LPM. Expect a sophisticated evening with live entertainment by the singing duo Mr & Mrs Dubai, as well as a DJ on the decks. In between the festivities, fuel up with options from the à la carte menu.
Dhs1,500 (minimum spend). Sun Dec 31 6pm until late. LPM Restaurant & Bar Dubai, Gate Village No, 8, DIFC (04 439 0505).

Mina Brasserie

At Mina Brasserie’s New Year’s Eve celebration, there will be 2000 golden balloons alongside ice sculptures and dulcet tones from a live singer. Order food from the menu by chef Michael Mina, and when the clock strikes midnight, guests will get an unspoilt view of Burj Khalifa’s fireworks lighting up the Dubai skyline.
Dhs1,000 (min spend), Dhs550 (min spend for kids under 12 years). Sun Dec 31, 7pm-1am. Four Seasons DIFC, DIFC (04 506 0100).

Penrose Lounge at Four Seasons Hotel DIFC

With elegant interiors and a terrace, Penrose Lounge is hosting a New Year’s Eve party from 7pm to 1am. There will be a live saxophonist playing throughout the evening and guests seated outside will have prime views for the Burj Khalifa’s firework show. There’s a minimum spend of Dhs1,950 per person if you want to sit outside, or Dhs950 per person to sit inside. Children (aged six to 12 years) can sit inside for Dhs550.
Indoors: Dhs950 (min spend), Terrace: Dhs1,950 (min spend), Dhs550 (kids aged six to 12 years). Sun Dec 31, 7pm-1am. Penrose Lounge, Four Seasons Hotel DIFC, DIFC (04 506 0000).

Roberto’s

Italian hot spot Roberto’s will host a New Year’s Eve party titled ORO 2024: Sparkling Gold, you can expect a glamorous event. You can groove to live performances from DJ Joe and Anna Hodorosvkaya. Afterwards, DJ Navarro will play until late into the night. Food and beverage packages will be available starting from Dhs1,750.
From Dhs1,750 (food packages), Dhs1,000 (beverage package). Sun Dec 31, 9pm onwards. Roberto’s Restaurant & Lounge, Gate Village 01, DIFC (04 386 0066).

St.Trop

Welcome the New Year with a slice of the French Riviera in the heart of DIFC. Experience an evening filled with free-flow drinks, live entertainment, DJ, drummers, and views of the Burj Khalifa’s fireworks.
Dhs1,600 (free-flow until midnight). Sun Dec 31, 8.30pm-midnight. Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centre, DIFC (058 600 4547).

Studio 54

Step into the glitz and glamour of Studio 54 with a New York-themed New Year’s Eve party. With disco beats and free-flow drinks (until midnight), you’ll be transported to Manhattan’s legendary nightclub scene, where the night is filled with live entertainment.
Dhs1,900 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 8.30pm-3am. Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centre, DIFC (058 600 6776).

Sunken Garden

This outdoor venue will open its doors from midnight onwards for an after-party. Meet the minimum spend of Dhs350 and immerse yourself in the flavours of Arabic dishes, surrounded by a garden oasis.
Dhs350 (min spend). Sun Dec 31, midnight onwards. The Ritz-Carlton DIFC, DIFC (04 372 2323).

UCHI

Dive into a five-course meal paired with bubbly and Japanese rice-based beverages at UCHI in DIFC.
Dhs1,200 (house beverages), Dhs2,000 (Japanese rice-based beverage package), Dhs2,500 (two bottles of bubbly or Japanese rice-based beverage bottles). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-midnight. Gate Village, Building Three, DIFC (04 298 5044).

Dubai Festival City

Credit: InterContinental Dubai Festival City, Dubai Festival City

Anise

Dig into all your favourites from a huge buffet and enjoy Anise’s popular eight live cooking stations as music keeps the good vibes going. When the clock strikes 12, you can witness a spectacular fireworks display.
Indoor seating: Dhs749 (house beverages), Outdoor seating: Dhs949 (house beverages), Dhs300 (kids aged six-12 years). Sun Dec 31, 7pm. Anise, InterContinental Dubai Festival City, Dubai Festival City (04 701 1111).

Belgian Café

End the year Belgian-style at Belgian Café Dubai Festival City. Kick back and relax as you enjoy a three-course menu with Belgian dishes served tableside. Upbeat music will be playing all night long and a firework display will ensure you end the year off with a bang.
Dhs690 (house beverages), Dhs790 (premium beverages). Sun Dec 31, 7pm onwards. Belgian Café Dubai Festival City, Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City, Dubai Festival City (04 701 1127).

Pierre’s TT

Celebrate like the French with a New Year’s bash at Pierre’s TT. Expect live cooking stations with dishes orchestrated by Chef Pierre Gagnaire. Don your finest white attire as it’s set to be a classy evening, complemented by melodious tunes on the restaurant’s terrace.
Dhs1,399 (house beverages), Dhs1,199 (soft drinks), Dhs600 (kids aged six-12 years). Sun Dec 31. Pierre’s TT, InterContinental Dubai Festival City, Dubai Festival City (04 701 1199).

Ballaro’

If you’re hunting for a huge entertainment line-up for NYE, head over to Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City. You’re sure to be wowed with a three-piece musical ensemble, a wandering artist, and a fireworks spectacle.  A grand International buffet and free-flowing beverages will be available with the package until 12.30am, followed by a DJ takeover at midnight ensuring the fun will continue into the early hours.
Dhs1,200 (house beverages), Dhs300 (kids aged six-12 years), free (kids under six years). Sun Dec 31. Zaytoun, Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City, Dubai Festival City (04 701 1127).

Downtown Dubai

3in1

There will be an evening of glitz and glam at contemporary restaurant 3in1 on New Year’s Eve. Here, you can ring in 2024 with live music and flowing food and drinks.
Dhs699 (soft drinks), Dhs899 (house beverages), additional Dhs500 for a cabana. Sun Dec 31, 8pm-midnight. Vida Downtown, Downtown Dubai (04 428 6868).

Amelia Restaurant & Lounge

Amelia Lounge invites you to a world of Nikkei cuisine, party vibes and live entertainment at their NYE masquerade party in Downtown Dubai.
Dining and bar area: Dhs2,000 (min spend), Lounge seating: Dhs3,000 (min spend). Sun Dec 31, 7pm until late. Address Sky View, Downtown Dubai (04 328 2805).

Apricot Dubai

With a saxophonist, a four-course dinner and views of Burj Khalifa’s fireworks, this family-friendly party is ideal for those wanting to be in the heart of Downtown’s action on NYE. Dhs750 (soft drinks), Dhs375 (kids under 10). Sun Dec 31, 7pm-midnight. Al Manzil, Downtown Dubai (04 433 9792).

Armani/Amal

There’s a seven-course Indian meal happening at Armani/Amal. Throughout the evening there will be live music, while décor will set a festive tone.
Dhs1,299 (per person). Sun Dec 31, 6pm onwards. Armani Hotel, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3888).

Armani/Hashi

End the year on a gastronomic high with a New Year’s Eve celebration overlooking the glittering Downtown Dubai skyline and a seven-course Japanese meal. A showcase of exclusive ingredients and traditional techniques, the contemporary menu will transport you to the streets of Japan.
Dhs1,399 (soft drinks), Dhs2,198 (premium house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 6pm-11pm. Armani Hotel, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3888).

Armani/Kaf

The UAE’s first kosher-certified restaurant is hosting a gala buffet dinner on New Year’s Eve. With a menu spanning Asia, Europe, the Middle East and signature Armani dishes, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
Dhs699 (soft drinks), Dhs1,398 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 6pm onwards. Armani Hotel, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3888).

Armani/Meditteranio

Level up your year-end celebrations with live music and a quick trip around the Med, at this family-friendly buffet dinner. The fiesta will also include live entertainment from a band.
Dhs1,299 (soft drinks), Dhs2,098 (premium beverages). Sun Dec 31, 6pm-10.30pm. Armani Hotel, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3888).

Armani/Ristorante

A seven-course meal made with produce from sea, land, farm, and field that will be made even more special thanks to Armani/Ristorante’s resident singer and pianist. Take part in the Italian tradition by wearing red for good luck and welcome the New Year in style at this Italian restaurant.
Dhs1,499 (soft drinks), Dhs2,298 (premium house beverages) Sun Dec 31, 6pm-11.30pm. Armani Hotel, Downtown Dubai (04 888 3888).

Asado

Add a Dubai twist to your Latin New Year celebrations at Asado. You’ll be served a five-course set menu alongside views of Burj Khalifa. Lasting for over six hours, the revelry will keep going until past midnight.
Indoor: Dhs2,700 (soft drinks), Dhs3,150 (house beverages), Dhs1,350 (kids aged six-11 years), free (kids under six years); Outdoor: Dhs4,500, Dhs2,250 (kids aged six-12 years), free (kids under six years). Sun Dec 31, 7pm-1am. Palace Downtown, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd, Downtown Dubai (04 428 7961).

Black Tap, Dubai Mall

Want your Burj Khalifa views served with a side of burgers? Head to Black Tap in Dubai Mall anf choose your seating with a minimum spend varying on where you sit.
Promenade Seating: Dhs2,900 (per person for a min of four people); Terrace Seating: Dhs2,500 (per person), Dhs1,000 (kids aged three-9), free (kids under three);  Indoor Seating: Dhs1000 (per person). Sun Dec 31, 6pm onwards. Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 330 5103).

Cabana

Guests are invited to dance into the early hours of 2024 under views of the Burj Khalifa and Downtown Dubai fireworks at this Arabian Nights-themed evening. There will be live entertainment, including a belly dancer, fire show and live DJ, along with food and drinks.
Dhs3,250 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 6.30pm-2am. Address Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 438 8650).

CÉ LA VI Dubai

A night of entertainment, countdowns, and elegance is happening on NYE at CÉ LA VI Dubai. With a live performance by Jack Pack from Britain’s Got Talent (the UK’s most successful swing group) and a menu by Chef Howard Ko, set against the backdrop of the famous Burj Khalifa fireworks. A minimum spend of Dhs5,000 per person is redeemable against the à la carte menu.
Dhs5,000 (per person). Sun Dec 31, 8pm till late. Address Sky View Hotel, Downtown Dubai (04 582 6111).

Cigar Lounge

Looking for somewhere to book out with a group of people? Tailor the party with a private booking for groups of up to 20 people. With a free flow of specially curated beverages, canapés, and views, you’ll be able to see in the New Year in style.
Dhs60,000 (Up to 20 pax). Sun Dec 31, 6pm-2am. Address Downtown, Downtown Dubai (04 436 8888).

Deck Too

Step into 2024 poolside at Deck Too. Boasting a range of dishes and beverages, this gala dinner promises to please. As the clock strikes midnight, don’t forget to gaze up at the sky as it becomes illuminated with a firework show before grooving into the early hours with some live beats being spun by the DJ.
Dhs3,495 (premium beverages), half price (kids aged four to 12), Free (kids under 4). Sun Dec 31, 9pm-2am. Address Sky View, Downtown Dubai (04 873 8888).

Dunes Café

Welcome 2024 with a buffet featuring a fusion of Asian and Continental cuisine, a wide assortment of dishes, desserts, and creative beverages. Relax the night away while enjoying the sounds of a four-piece band.
Dhs599 (soft drinks), Dhs749 (house beverages and bubbly), Dhs299 (kids). Sun Dec 31, 7pm onwards. Shangri-La Dubai, Downtown Dubai (04 405 2703).

F.R.N.D.S Grand Cafe

You can sit down to a five-course NYE meal with premium beverages at F.R.N.D.S Grand Cafe. Dishes on the menu include Langoustine carpaccio, miso black cod and beef Rossini. Entertainment includes DJs, a live singer, a saxophonist, and an illusionist. As the clock strikes midnight, guests will witness the light show from the Burj Khalifa. The celebration doesn’t end at midnight; guests are invited to the Secret Room lounge, for an exclusive after-party.
Dhs2,500 (adults), Dhs1,500 (teenagers), Dhs600 (kids). Sun Dec 31, 8pm. Address Fountain Views, Downtown Dubai (04 564 2399).

Hoi An

Treat yourself to a refined New Year’s Eve celebration and enjoy a six-course set menu that will transport you back to the Vietnam of yesteryear with fresh spring rolls, traditional pho, green papaya salad, Wagyu beef and pan-seared scallops.
Dhs750 (soft drinks), Dhs899 (house beverages), Dhs375 (kids). Sun Dec 31, 7pm onwards. Shangri-La DubaiSheikh Zayed Road, Downtown Dubai (04 405 2712).

Huqqa

Turkish restaurant Huqqa’s end-of-year party with Burj Khalifa views. Nestled in Dubai Mall’s Fashion Avenue, this casual dining spot will have a live DJ, violin and dance performances. You can order from the menu with a minimum spend, depending on where you sit.
First row of the outdoor terrace: From Dhs2,000 (per person); Indoors: From Dhs1,000 (per person). Sun Dec 31, 8pm onwards. Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (800 48772).

iKandy Ultralounge

Celebrate the New Year with friends at this urban oasis with views of Burj Khalifa and the fireworks display. A buffet dinner will be served with an extensive seafood selection, as you groove into 2024 with live entertainment, including singers, a saxophonist and DJ.
New Year’s Eve Buffet: Dhs2,000 (premium beverages), Dhs2,500 (premium beverages with French bubbly), Dhs3,000 (premium beverages with Burj Khalifa view), Dhs3,500 (premium beverages with Burj Khalifa views and French bubbly). Sun Dec 31, 7pm onwards. Shangri-La DubaiSheikh Zayed Road, Downtown Dubai (04 405 2703).

Jun’s

With a view of the Burj Khalifa and the city’s skyline, Jun’s is where to go for Asian fare and glittering vistas. Guests will be able to choose between the vegetarian menu or the non-vegetarian menu, paired with mixed drinks and beats from the DJ.
From Dhs700. Sun Dec 31, 8pm onwards.  Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai (04 457 6035).

Karma Kafe

Secure a front-row seat to the Burj Khalifa fireworks and bid farewell to 2023 at Karma Kafe. Here you’ll get a four-course brunch, including free-flow beverages and a glass of bubbly on arrival.
Outdoor VIP terrace table: From Dhs3,000 (per person); Outdoor terrace table: From Dhs2,500 per person, Indoor Seating: Restaurant Table: Dhs1,200 (per person); Lounge Table Dhs800 (per person for canapés);  Groups over eight people: Dhs1,050 (per person). Sun Dec 31, 8.30pm to 12.30am. Downtown Dubai, solutions-leisure.com/events.

KATA Dubai

A set dinner with soft drinks is being served at KATA Dubai for Dhs3,500 per couple or Dhs1,750 per person. Outdoors here will afford you front-row views of the Burj Khalifa fireworks show. Accessible only for those with table bookings, the meal will include a raw bar platter, sushi rolls, and BBQ-glazed short ribs.
Dhs1,750 (per person), Dhs3,500 (per couple). Sun Dec 31, 8pm onwards. Waterfront Promenade, Lower Ground Floor, Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (054 582 9933).

KRASOTA Dubai

Head to Krasota Dubai for a gastronomical experience this New Year’s Eve with its latest production, ‘Imaginary Future’. The innovative gastro-theatre promises an unforgettable celebration as you enter 2024, seamlessly blending storytelling, visual arts, and state-of-the-art AI technology whilst delving into the marvels of the future. Indulge in a futuristic 2024 celebration with festive welcome appetisers, followed by the show as guests journey through acts and an eight-course meal. Krasota Dubai is the prime location for a luxury start to the New Year, with a front-row view of the Burj Khalifa’s fireworks display, live band accompaniment, and a terrace reception with unlimited bubbly.
Package 1: Dhs9,000 per ticket; Package 2: Dhs15,000. Sun Dec 31. Address Downtown Hotel, Downtown Dubai, ticket.krasota.art (04 433 1258).

Level 42

Here, you can usher in the New Year under the sparkling Dubai sky with a view of Burj Khalifa and the spectacular fireworks display. Enjoy unlimited premium beverages and a gourmet buffet featuring caviar, King crab legs, lobster, Dibba Bay oysters, artisanal cheese, charcuterie and much more.
Dhs2,500 (bubbly), Dhs3,800 (bubbly). Sun Dec 31, 7pm onwards. Shangri-La DubaiSheikh Zayed Road, Downtown Dubai (04 343 8888).

Lobby Lounge

Guests can ring in the New Year in spectacular style at the Lobby Lounge in the Address Boulevard Dubai, with a dinner, live entertainment and a front-row view of the Burj Khalifa fireworks from the terrace.
Dhs1,500 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 6.30pm-1am. Address Boulevard Dubai, Downtown Dubai (04 456 8152).

Lucia’s

Ring in the New Year in Capri style with views of the Burj Khalifa light show. Serving up a nine-course set menu, dishes include langoustine carpaccio, steak tartar, Mediterranean octopus, and seared diver scallops, pan-seared wild seabass and smoked grass-fed striploin.
From Dhs1,000 (per person). Sun Dec 31, 8pm onwards. Address Sky View, Downtown Dubai (04 422 4321).

Miss Tess

Enjoy a night filled with Asian cuisine at Miss Tess. Treat yourself to live entertainment and cherish the view of the world-famous fireworks at Burj Khalifa.
Indoors: Dhs2,700 (premium beverages and sparkling), Outdoors: Dhs5,000 (premium beverages and bubbly, min group of six). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-1am. Taj Dubai, Downtown Dubai (04 438 3134).

Nazcaa

Located on the 12th floor of Address Fountain Views, Nazcaa is set to be a firework-viewing hot spot and is the ultimate venue to enjoy a meal while taking in towering Burj Khalifa views. A Great Gatsby-themed party, you can look forward to a 13-course set menu and premium beverages.
Indoor seats: Dhs5,000 (premium beverages), terrace seats: Dhs7,000 (premium beverages). Sun Dec 31 7pm-2am. Address Fountain Views Hotel, Downtown Dubai, nazcaa.com (054 217 2123).

Nezesaussi Grill

Head into 2024 at Nezesaussi Grill, which has a Dhs300 minimum spend per person. Here, you can order from the à la carte menu while sipping cold beverages in a relaxed atmosphere.
Dhs300 (min spend per person). Sun Dec 31, noon-1am. Manzil Downtown by Vida, Downtown Dubai (04 428 5888).

Social House

At this Dubai Mall restaurant you can get a five-course set menu, showcasing the best of the eateries international cuisine with a side of Burj vistas. Expect everything from pizza to Peri Peri chicken and sea bass. There are five packages to choose from depending on where you want to sit.
Indoors: Dhs1,499, chef’s sushi table view: Dhs1,699 (min of two people), terrace seating: Dhs2,599 (min of two people), terrace seating Burj Khalifa view: Dhs2,999 (min of four people). Sun Dec 31, 7pm onwards. Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (04 339 8640).

Sofitel Dubai Downtown

A bubbly and candle gala dinner is happening at this Downtown Dubai hotel. Eat dinner from the the French-style buffet, live food stations featuring French caviar, oysters, foie gras, and watch live performances.
From Dhs1,424 (per person). Sun Dec 31, 7pm onwards. Downtown Dubai (04 503 6666).

Texas de Brazil

You’ll be able to see the Burj Khalifa views from this Dubai Mall restaurant and enjoy a special menu prepared for the night. Expect top-quality meat and an extensive seafood buffet.
From Dhs1,200 (depending on table choice). Sun Dec 31, 7pm-1am. Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai (056 174 6499).

Time Out Market

The city’s largest food hall is throwing a ‘Hall of Wonders’ party. You can expect a night of magic and the chance to try over 250 dishes across the entire Market, plus some of the best Burj Khalifa views in the city. There are five types of tickets, depending on where you’d like to sit. All ticket prices are 50 percent redeemable on food and beverage throughout the night.
Dhs1,000 (counter seats with Dhs500 redeemable), Dhs1,500 (high tables with Dhs750 redeemable), Dhs3,000 (table inside with Dhs1,500 redeemable), Dhs4,000 (VIP table in the main area with Dhs2,000 redeemable), Dhs5,000 (VIP table on the terrace with Dhs2,500 redeemable). Sun Dec 31, 7pm-2am. Time Out Market Dubai, Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai dubai.platinumlist.net/tom-nye-24

The Courtyard

Ring in the New Year in the heart of Downtown Dubai with a Middle Eastern buffet-styled dinner, a selection of beverages and a live DJ at The Courtyard.
Dhs750 (house beverages), Dhs1500 (bubbly). Sun Dec 31, 9pm-midnight. Manzil Downtown by Vida, Downtown Dubai (04 428 5888).

Thiptara

Bid farewell to 2023 while gazing up at the Burj Khalifa at Thiptara’s New Year’s Eve celebrations. Sit down to a five-course set menu specially curated by the restaurant’s chefs. Running until 1am, New the excitement will be going until the early hours.
Indoor: Dhs2,700 (soft drinks), Dhs3,150 (house beverages), Dhs1,350 (kids aged six-11 years), free (kids under six years); Outdoor: Dhs4,700, Dhs2,350 (kids aged six-12 years), free (kids under six years). Sun Dec 31, 7pm-1am. Palace Downtown, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd, Downtown Dubai (04 428 7961).

The Garden

Get ready to conclude this year indoors and outdoors at The Garden. Offering a wide range of international culinary delights from the large buffet and live stations ranging from festive-themed turkey to seafood, diners will be spoiled for choice. A free flow of beverages will ensure you stay refreshed throughout the evening while views at Downtown Dubai will be illuminated with fireworks as the clock strikes midnight.
Dhs5,500 (house beverages), Dhs4,000 (soft drinks); Indoor: Dhs4,500 (house beverages), Dhs3,000 (soft drinks). Sun Dec 31, 6pm-2am. Address Downtown (04 436 8888).

The Patisserie

There will be a big gala dinner at The Patisserie’s spacious indoor area. Usher in 2024 in style with an array of dishes and drinks. With a glamourous atmosphere, there will also be live entertainment throughout the night.
Dhs2,495 (premium beverages), half price (kids aged four to 12), Free (kids under four). Sun Dec 31, 9pm-2am. Address Sky View, Downtown Dubai (04 873 8888).

The Restaurant at Address Fountain Views

You’ll find a buffet dinner and free-flowing beverages at this international restaurant. A three-piece band and a lively DJ spinning tracks will punctuate the evening. Choose to celebrate indoors, on the terrace, or in a cabana to enjoy the fireworks.
Indoors: Dhs2,700 (soft drinks) Dhs3,200 (house beverages). Terrace: Dhs3,700 (soft drinks), Dhs4,700 (house beverages). Cabana: Dhs8,500 (premium beverages & bubbly). Free (kids aged zero to five years), 50 percent discount (kids aged six to 12 years old). Sun Dec 31, 6.30pm-1.30am. Address Fountain Views, Downtown Dubai (04 245 8876).

The Restaurant at Address Downtown

There will be a buffet dinner with live stations served here. Running until 2am, you will have enough time to bid farewell to 2023 and continue the revelry into 2024 as you enjoy the fireworks against the backdrop of the world’s tallest building.
Outdoors: Dhs5,500 (house beverages), Dhs4,000 (soft drinks); Indoor: Dhs4,500 (house beverages), Dhs3,000 (soft drinks). Sun Dec 31, 6pm-2am. Address Downtown, Downtown Dubai (04 436 8888).

Treehouse

Light up the night with Instagrammable views of the Burj and Downtown Dubai. Dig into a spread of food, bottomless drinks, a live grill, platters of fresh oysters, seafood canapés and desserts – served with sides of a live performances by a band, percussionist, and guest DJ.
Treehouse Garden: Dhs3,500 (per person, min group of four), Dhs20,000 (cabana for group of four-five), Treehouse Main: Dhs3,000 (per person, min group of four), Dhs3,500 (per person, lounge seating for two), VIP Upper Deck: Dhs30,000 (group of six with premium beverages). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-1am. Taj Dubai, Downtown (058 827 2763).

The Tea Lounge at Address Fountain View

In this glamorous setting, you’ll find bites, beverages, and a classy atmosphere. With a diverse menu spanning cold, hot, and sweet canapés and a mix of beverages for every taste, there’s something for everyone. Plus, a live pianist will be playing melodies throughout, adding a touch of sophistication.
Indoor: Dhs1,000 (soft drinks), Dhs1,000 (house beverages). Terrace: Dhs1,800 (soft drinks), Dhs2,500 (house beverages), Free (kids aged zero to five years old), 50 percent discount (kids aged six to 12 years old). Sun Dec 31, 6.30pm-1.30am. Address Fountain Views, Downtown Dubai (04 245 8877).

Vietnamese Foodies

At the Downtown Dubai outpost of Vietnamese Foodies, you can book an all-inclusive dinner package, with food, soft drinks and music from the live DJ.
Indoors: Dhs750 (set-menu and soft drinks), Outdoors: Dhs1,500 (set-menu and soft drinks), Sun Dec 31, 7pm onwards. Burj Vista Tower 1, Downtown Dubai (04 554 2090).

Dubai Hills

Credit: Reif Japanese Kushiyaki

Reif Japanese Kushiyaki

Known for its unconventional Japanese cuisine by Chef Reif Othman, you can order from the à la carte menu on NYE here. As the clock strikes 12, each guest will be given a complimentary glass of sparkling, for a lively, collective toast.
No min spend. Sun Dec 31. Dubai Hills Business Park, Dubai Hills (04 255 5142).

Dubai Marina

Barasti

Get ready to put your hands up as DJ Fedde Le Grand headlines Barasti Beach’s huge NYE bash.  Barasti will be turned into a sandy dance floor for the electro-house DJ with DJs CN Williams, Tom Higham, Ro Nunez (Man Go Funk), Naomi and Barasti’s resident band Sweet Chilli Jam supporting. Get ready to witness fire dancers, light jugglers, stilt walkers and belly dancers throughout the night with C02 canons, a laser light show and flame throwers before the fireworks. Food including burgers, fries, nachos and pizza will be served hot and fresh.
Dhs295 (including one beverage), on the night: Dhs395 (including one beverage). Sun Dec 31, 8pm onwards. Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Waterpark, Dubai Marina (056 689 1922).

Bistro Des Arts

Ring in the New Year the French way with a five course set menu of Bistro favourites.
Dhs395 (soft drinks), Dhs495 (house beverages), Dhs595 (premium). Sun Dec 31, 6pm onwards. Dubai Marina Promenade, Marina Mall Area (04 551 1576).

Buddha Bar

This year, Buddha-Bar is going all out with a circus-themed celebration called The Big Show. With a live DJ and dinner show featuring a magician, acrobats, stilt walkers and more, it’s sure to be lively. The evening includes a set menu with Pan-Asian favourites, including oysters, shrimp gyoza, Canadian lobster with Szechuan sauce and miso glazed chicken.
Dhs2,200 (soft drinks), Dhs2,500 (house beverages), Dhs1,800 (16-21 year olds). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-2am. Grosvenor House Dubai, Dubai Marina (04 317 6556).

Bussola

Italian restaurant Bussola is offering a set Italian menu including free flowing sparkling and house beverages and access to the after-party at Mare by Bussola.
Dhs1,100 (house beverages and sparkling). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-1am. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Dubai Marina (04 511 7373).

Charm Thai

Thai restaurant, Charm Thai has both indoor and outdoor seating available this NYE. To book a seat you’ll need to spend a minimum of Dhs450 from the à la carte menu.
Dhs450 (min spend). Sun Dec 31, 5pm-2am. Crowne Plaza Dubai Marina, Dubai Marina (054 997 8598).

City Social

With a 360-degree, panoramic view of the Dubai Marina, Dubai Harbour and Palm Jumeirah skyline, you’ll be in a prime place to see the fireworks here. Plus, you’ll get to enjoy celebrity Chef Jason Atherton’s European-meets-Japanese cuisine, live entertainment and free-flow drinks. 
Indoors: Dhs2,200 (house beverages), terrace: Dhs2,500 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 7pm-2am. Grosvenor House Dubai, Dubai Marina (04 402 2222).

El Sur

Welcome 2024 with Spanish flavours, live entertainment, and a fiesta like ambience at this Dubai Marina restaurant.
Dhs350 (house beverages), Dhs125 (kids aged six-12 years). Sun Dec 31, 8.30pm-12.30am. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Dubai Marina (04 511 7373).

Connexions

There’s just a Dhs300 minimum spend at Connexions on New Year’s Eve. You can order from the à la carte menu and enjoy views across the Dubai Marina.
Dhs300 (min spend). Sun Dec 31, 5pm-2am. Crowne Plaza Dubai Marina, Dubai Marina (054 997 8599).

Constellation Ballroom

Here, guests can enjoy a retro-themed Gala Dinner, including live performances from Ayman Zbib and Tala Kontar at the Constellation Ballroom in the Address Dubai Marina.
Dhs1,200 (house beverages), Dhs1,500 (premium beverages). Sun Dec 31, 9pm-3am. Address Dubai Marina, Dubai Marina (04 436 7777).

Fish Beach Taverna

Celebrate the arrival of a New Year with a four-course set menu with a seafood theme.
From Dhs1,100. Sun Dec 31, 8.30pm-12.30am. Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Waterpark, Dubai Marina (04 399 4141).

Ginger Moon

The Noche Ephemera party will include a five-course set menu, unlimited bubbly and house beverages. Plus, you’ll get free entry to the after-party on the terrace.
Dhs300 (entry and one premium beverage), Dhs1,450 (dinner and bubby). Sun Dec 31, 8.45m-12.30am. W Dubai – Mina Seyahi, Dubai Marina (04 350 9998).

Habtoor Grand Resort, Autograph Collection

This outdoor celebration is pulling out all the stops. With live music, a DJ, dancers and an aerial show, there will be plenty to keep you entertained. Dinner will be served as a buffet with seafood and live cooking stations.
Dhs1,950 (house beverages), Dhs950 (kids aged six to 12 years), Free (kids below six years). Sun Dec 31, 7.30pm-2am. Al Falea Street, Jumeirah Beach, Dubai Marina (050 780 6342).

Indego by Vineet

Serving both modern and traditional Indian dishes, Indego by Vineet is hosting a family-friendly New Year’s Eve party. To get a table here, you must guarantee a minimum spend of Dhs500 per person.
Dhs500 (min spend per person). Sun Dec 31, 7pm-midnight. Grosvenor House Dubai, Dubai Marina (04 317 6000).

KŌYŌ Dubai

There will be a night of food, lively music, and atmosphere between 8:30pm and 12:30am at KŌYŌ Dubai as it’s hosting at NYE brunch.
Patio: Dhs400 (house beverages); Lounge & chef’s table: Dhs600 (house beverages), Main floor: Dhs700 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 8.30pm-12.30am. Dubai Marina, solutions-leisure.com/events.

Latest Recipe

Get ready for a New Year’s Eve like no other as we invite you to celebrate in true Arabian style at Latest Recipe, Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort and Waterpark. Join us for an extravagant New Year’s Eve Arabian Buffet, where we’ll transport you to a world of luxury, flavors, and celebration.
From Dhs595. Sun Dec 31, 8.30pm-12.30am. Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Waterpark, Dubai Marina (04 399 4141).

Lo+Cale

There’s a buffet dinner with live entertainment and Dubai Marina views happening at Lo+Cale. At midnight, the city’s firework shows will be shown on big screens on the terrace.
Dhs525 (soft drinks), Dhs795 (house beverages), Dhs995 (sparkling), Dhs265 (kids aged six to 12), Free (kids below six years). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-1am. Crowne Plaza Dubai Marina, Dubai Marina (054 997 8599).

Mama Zonia

With a view over Dubai Marina, you can get a four-course meal at Mama Zonia. Starting at 8pm and finishing just after midnight, the entertainment will be wild in true Mama Zonia-style.
Dhs599 (soft drinks), Dhs999 (house beverages), Dhs1,199 (sparkling). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-midnight. Pier 7, Dubai Marina (04 240 4747).

Mare by Bussola

This outdoor Italian restaurant is putting on a four-course meal by the pool. You can sip on house beverages until 1am.
Dhs1,250 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 8.30pm-1am. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Dubai Marina (04 511 7373).

Mina’s Kitchen

There’s a New Year’s Eve Bubbalicious Brunch taking place at Mina’s Kitchen, in The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina. Get ready to welcome the year ahead with a huge spread of international cuisine and free-flowing bubbly all night long.
Dhs995 (house beverages and bubbly), Dhs396 (kids age six-12 years). Sun Dec 31, 8.30pm-12.30am. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Dubai Marina (04 511 7373).

Observatory Bar & Grill

Celebrate the start of 2024 with a curated menu, designed for the occasion at Observatory Bar & Grill. Complemented by free-flowing premium beverages including bubbly and live entertainment.
Marina View: Dhs1,200 (premium beverages & bubbly); Palm View: Dhs1,400 (premium beverages & French bubbly). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-midnight. Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites, Dubai Marina (04 319 4000).

OSH Del Mar

Prepare for a night of glamour, gastronomy, and entertainment at OSH Del Mar. Starting at 8pm, there will be a 220-inch fireworks display, a five-course set menu, and a line-up of entertainment.
Indoor: Dhs2,500; Outdoor: Dhs3,000, Dhs4,000 (bubbly). Sun Dec 31, 8pm. The Address Beach Resort, JBR (050 914 4215).

Papas

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Italian style at Papas. Here you can tuck into an Italian-style set menu, accompanied with front-row views of the Dubai Marina waterfront. Dishes include lobster risotto and caramel-infused panettone bread pudding, alongside free-flow drinks for four hours.
Indoor Table: Dhs700 (house beverages); Dhs800 (bubbly); Terrace table: Dhs800 (house beverages), Dhs900 (bubbly). Sun Dec 31, 8:30pm – 12.30am. Dubai Marina solutions-leisure.com/events.

Rhodes W1

You’ll find a family-friendly New Year’s Eve dinner at Rhodes W1. With signature dishes, including white tomato soup and sesame-glazed duck, the set dinner includes drinks. Plus, there will be a live band performing throughout the evening.
Dhs2,200 (house beverages), Dhs1,800 (16-20 year olds), Dhs1,100 (kids aged five-16 years old). Sun Dec 31, 7pm-midnight. Grosvenor House Dubai, Dubai Marina (04 317 6000).

Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort

Ring in the New Year in style at Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort with live entertainment, an international buffet and free-flowing drinks.
Dhs1,400 (soft drinks), Dhs1,600 (house beverages), Dhs1,800 (bubbly), Dhs700 (kids aged six-12 years). Sun Dec 31, 7pm onwards. Dubai Marina (052 604 7273).

Siddharta Lounge

You can ring in 2024 disco-style at Siddharta Lounge by Buddha-Bar. Promising sea and Dubai Marina views, you are invited to dress up and sit down for a menu of Asian and Mediterranean dishes, including oysters, burrata, crab cakes and braised Asian-style beef ribs. There will also be live entertainment, a glitter bar, neon glow sticks and mirror balls. 
Dhs2,500 (house beverages), Dhs1,800 (16-20 year olds). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-2am. Grosvenor House Dubai, Dubai Marina (04 317 6556).

Sloane’s

Inviting you to ‘dress to impress’, there will be an international buffet at Sloane’s with everything from hearty salads to handmade sushi, fresh seafood, grilled meat and a dessert bar. The international spread will include live cooking stations and a children’s corner. The little ones will be entertained with arts, crafts, and more, whilst the DJ will keep the party going all night.
Dhs2,200 (house beverages and sparkling). Dhs1,800 (17-21 year olds) and Dhs1,100 (kids aged five-16 years old). Sun Dec 31, 7pm-midnight. Grosvenor House Dubai, Dubai Marina (04 317 6000).

STK

There will be a NYE soirée with bottomless beverages (including sparkling) and a three-course menu of STK favourites. From oysters and caviar, the free-flowing affair will run from 8.30pm to 12.30am, then the first party of 2024 will continue until late.
Restaurant: Dhs650 (sparkling); VIP booth: Dhs750 (sparkling)’ VIP Ain Dubai view: Dhs850 (sparkling). Sun Dec 31, 8.30pm-12.30am. JBR, solutions-leisure.com/events.

The Croft

This pub is offering a set menu with free-flowing beverages starting from Dhs499 per person. With views over Palm Jumeirah, you’ll be able to see the fireworks shows at midnight.
Indoor seating: Dhs499 (house beverages); Outdoor seating: Dhs599 (per person). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-midnight. Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites, Dubai Marina (04 319 4000).

Toro Toro

End 2023 in a Latin American way at Toro Toro. With a live DJ and carnival-inspired dancers, partygoers (of all ages) will be able to eat Pan-Latin American cuisine and sip drinks throughout the evening.
Dhs1,800 (soft drinks), Dhs2,200 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-2am. Grosvenor House Dubai, Dubai Marina (04 317 6000).

Dubai Media City

Celebrities By Mauro Colagreco

Ring in the New Year with a specially crafted New Year’s dinner menu designed by Chef Mauro Colagreco, accompanied by live entertainment.
Dhs2,750 (per person). Sun Dec 31, 7pm-11.30pm. One&Only Royal Mirage, Al Sufouh (04 399 9999).

Certo Dubai

Immerse yourself in a taste of Italy with a five-course Italian, featuring an array of authentic dishes from both the northern and southern regions of Italy while being entertained by a DJ.Dhs299 (soft drinks), Dhs439 (house beverages), Dhs499 (sparkling). Sun Dec 31, 8pm onwards. Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City (04 366 9187).

Coco Lounge

Party like they do in Miami with a poolside New Year’s Eve party at Coco Lounge in Media One Hotel. Enjoy canapés, drinks and bubbles as you party right up to the big bang.
Dhs550 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-2am. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (052 144 7437).

La Sirene

See the fireworks from the 90-metre-long terrace with Burj Al Arab, Ain Dubai and Palm Jumeirah views. At this Lebanese restaurant, you can dine and sip on soft drinks into 2024 with the whole family. 
Dhs799 (soft drinks indoors), Dhs899 (soft drinks outdoors), free (kids under six years), 50 percent off (kids aged six to 12 years). Sun Dec 31, 7pm onwards. Avani+ Palm View Dubai Hotel & Suites, Dubai Media City (04 604 2220).

QWERTY

At this neighbourhood eatery you can get a four-course meal with free-flowing drinks. Running from 8pm, you can expect a few surprises throughout the evening.  Dhs399 (per person). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-midnight. Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City (052 144 7348).

Seven Seeds

Promising Burj Al Arab views, a banquet of food and toe-tapping tunes, there will be a live DJ throughout the evening and a party atmosphere.
Dhs500 (soft drinks), Dhs650 (house beverages), Dhs750 (sparkling), free (kids under six years), 50 percent off (kids six-12 years). Sun Dec 31, 7pm onwards. Avani+ Palm View Dubai Hotel & Suites, Dubai Media City (04 604 2261).

Garhoud

Meridien Village Terrace, Warehouse and Beer Garden

At these three venues in Garhoud, you can ring in 2024 with a nostalgic 80’s themed gala dinner. With sparkles, live bands and DJs at Warehouse, Le Meridien Village Terrace and Beer Garden, it will be a big celebration.
Dhs395 (soft drinks), Dhs495 (house beverages), Dhs575 (premium beverages), Dhs595 (bubbly). Sun Dec 31, 7pm onwards. Airport Road, Garhoud (04 702 2455).

Yalumba

There’s a gala dinner with live entertainment happening at Yalumba. DJ Elena Vokina will be on the decks while food and drinks are served throughout the night.
Dhs465 (soft drinks), Dhs545 (house beverages), Dhs595 (bubbly), Dhs115 (kids aged six-12 years). Sun Dec 31. Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, Garhoud (04 702 2455).

Jumeirah

Al Koufa Amphitheatre and Grand Camel Courtyard

The One&Only Royal Mirage is hosting two gala dinners at Al Koufa Amphitheatre and Grand Camel Courtyard. Here guests can sit down to a four-course dinner and free-flow house beverages with entertainment including live bands and acrobat shows.
Dhs3,000 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-11.30pm. One&Only Royal Mirage, Al Sufouh (04 315 2412).

Al Muntaha

You can get a six-course French meal at Al Muntaha on NYE. There will be a grape pairing and unobstructed views of the fireworks at midnight.
Dhs6,500 (per person). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-11.30pm. Burj Al Arab,Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeirah (800 323232).

Beefbar

There will be a ‘glitter night’ at Beefbar on NYE. Serving its usual menu and offering guests the chance to see the fireworks over the Burj Al Arab, a party atmosphere will be provided by the house DJ accompanied by a trumpet player.
La Veranda: Dhs1,000 (per person); Main dining area: Dhs1,200 (per person); Lagoon terrace: Dhs1,200 (per person). Sun Dec 31, 9pm till late. Jumeirah Al Naseem (04 423 2238).

Bungalo34

Nestled along the beachside of Pearl Jumeira Island, Bungalo34’s is putting on a festive atmosphere with music by guest DJ Nicola Lavacca and resident DJ Savvas Aslanidis. Here you can order from the à la carte menu if you hit a minimum spend of Dhs1,200. Dishes on the menu include treccia cheese, Bungalo seafood porridge and Genovese pasta cooked for four hours.
Dhs1,200 (min spend per person). Sun Dec 31, 9am-midnight. Pearl Jumeira Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai – Jumeirah (04 238 1780).

Burj Al Arab

Gipsy Kings by André Reyes are playing this NYE at the Burj Al Arab. The celebration will take place in the Marina Garden of the hotel will a five-course meal. Joining the Kings on the stage there will be a show band and DJ Paul Lomax on the decks.
Dhs6,500 (per person). Sun Dec 31, 8pm onwards. Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeirah, dubai.platinumlist.net.

COYA Dubai

Ring in the New Year in Peruvian style at COYA Dubai. With a minimum spend you can sit down to COYA’s cuisine, live entertainment featuring DJs and Peruvian dancers. Whether at the Pisco bar, the main restaurant, or the VIP elevated terrace, guests can anticipate a fun countdown to midnight. Meanwhile, chanca by COYA you’ll be able to sip crafted mixed drinks.
Brassa tables & Ceviche counters: Dhs1,000 (min spend per person); Main restaurant and high tables Dhs1,500 (min spend per person for four people); VIP elevated terrace: Dhs2,000 (per person minimum of six people). Sun Dec 31, 7pm onwards. Restaurant Village Four Seasons Resort, Jumeirah (04 316 9600).

Dhow & Anchor

This gastropub is serving a sharing menu with free flowing beverages all night long. Prices vary depending on whether you sit inside or outside.
Indoors: Dhs1,650 (house beverages), Dhs1,350 (teens), Dhs495 (kids aged four-12 years), outdoors: Dhs1,950 (house beverages), Dhs1,650 (teens), Dhs750 (kids aged four-12 years). Sun Dec 31, 7pm onwards. Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah (800 323232).

DRIFT Beach Dubai

Welcome 2024 in style at DRIFT’s New Year’s Eve gala dinner, with entertainment, a set menu, and views of the fireworks show. There’s also an after-party which you can attend on its own if you don’t want to do the dinner.
Dhs2,500 (set menu with beverage selection), Dhs1,000 (after party for non-dinner guests, minimum spend per person), Sun Dec 31, 8.30pm onwards. Al Sufouh 2, Jumeirah (04 315 2200).

Eunoia By Carine

There’s a New Year’s Eve Disco Party happening at Eunoia by Carine on December 31. Order from the à la carte menu for Dhs600 minimum spend per person, with additional drinks for Dhs350 per person.
Dhs600 (À la carte menu min spend), Dhs350 (with house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 7pm-1am. Hyatt Centric Jumeirah Dubai, Jumeirah (04 302 1241).

Mazeh

There’s a special New Year’s Eve menu being served at Mazeh in Jumeirah. With view of the Burj Khalifa’s fireworks, sit down to a three-course meal for Dhs399, with soft drinks included.
Dhs399 (soft drinks), Dhs199 (kids under 12). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-1am. 47 Al Athar street, Jumeirah 2, mazeh.ae (04 348 4086).

Mercury Rooftop

The glamourous Mercury Lounge is throwing a NYE party with a live DJ and views over the Gulf and skyline. A dinner will be served at 7pm (for those who wish to eat) followed by a celebration until 3am. Plus, situated on the rooftop, you’ll be able to watch the Burj Khalifa’s firework show explode at midnight. Tickets do not include beverages.
Dhs2,950 (dinner and party), Dhs1,950 (cocktail table), Dhs1,000 (min spend for walk-in guests, drinks only). Sun Dec 31, 7pm onwards. Mercury Rooftop, Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach, Jumeirah (04 270 7777).

Mimi Kakushi

Ring in the New Year in true Mimi Kaukshi style with an evening of gastronomy. A premium sharing style set menu will be served, including Japanese Pacific oysters, otoro caviar nigiri, Hokkaido scallops and Japanese Wagyu yakiniku steak. As you feast, a DJ and pianist will be playing lively well-known tunes all night long. That’s not all. Two festive mixed drinks will be included too.
Dhs1,100 (sharing-style menu), Dhs950 (min spend from 8pm). Four Seasons Resort, 23A Street, Jumeirah (04 379 4811).

Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai

Glam up and celebrate at Nikki Beach’s gala dinner. Ring in the New Year with fireworks, bubbly, live music and entertainment, plus, an expansive buffet selection.
Dhs1,700 (soft drinks), Dhs2,700 (premium beverages and bubbly), Dhs750 (kids aged three to 12 years). Sun Dec 31, 8pm till late. Pearl Jumeirah (04 376 6290).

Pai Thai

A four-course Thai sharing menu will be served at Pai Thai. The family-friendly experience will be accompanied by music from Thai drummers.
Indoors: Dhs1,400 (soft drinks), Dhs1,600 (house beverages), Dhs1,800 (premium beverages), Dhs350 (kids age four-12 years), outdoor: Dhs1,950 (soft drinks), Dhs2,200 (house beverages), Dhs2,400 (premium beverages), Dhs500 (kids age four-12 years). Sun Dec 31, 7pm onwards. Jumeirah Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah, Jumeirah (800 323232).

Pierchic

There will be a seven-course Italian meal served at this water-topped restaurant in Jumeirah Al Qasr on NYE. The menu is paired with a glass of bubbly, plus, sounds from a live DJ and saxophonist.
Dhs5,500 (per person). Sun Dec 31, 8.30pm-midnight. Jumeirah Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah, Jumeirah (800 323232).

Jumeriah Beach Residence (JBR)

Asil

Immerse yourself in the essence of Istanbul as Volkan serenades you with clarinet tunes, followed by live performances from Nasma and her band, Cicilia’s captivating dance show. As the clock strikes midnight, DJ Mustech will take over with invigorating music and a lively party vibe.
Bar counter & lounge: Dhs1,000 (per person); Indoor seating: Dhs1,500 (per person); Outdoor seating: Dhs2,000 (per person). 50 percent off (kids under 11). Sun Dec 31, 7.30pm-2am. Rixos Premium Dubai, Jumeirah Beach Residence (052 160 0333).

Black Tap, JBR

Dive into the New Year’s Eve festivities at Black Tap with set menus. The revelry kicks off at 8pm and lasts until midnight, but the party doesn’t end there. Extend the celebration with New Year’s Day offer from 12am to 2am, featuring a complimentary glass of bubbly upon entry and a free short drink with every house beverage purchased.
Dhs350 (soft drinks), Dhs499 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-midnight. JBR (04 360 9965).

Caña by Tamoka

Dance the night away at Caña’s beach after-party with views of Ain Dubai fireworks, free-flowing beverages including bubbly and live performances by DJ’s, percussionist and more.
Dhs900 (bubbly). Sun Dec 31, 10pm-2am.The Rtiz-Carlton, JBR (04 318 6099).

DREAM

Step into New Year’s Eve at DREAM with an evening like no other featuring shows, a 13-course sharing menu, and a countdown celebration. There’s also an afterparty until 3am. Secure your spot now before the curtain falls on this NYE party.
From Dhs5,000 (premium package). Sun Dec 31. Address Beach Resort, Jumeirah Beach Residence (04 220 0224).

Fogueira

Fogueira presents an exciting Brazilian-style New Year’s Eve celebration, featuring a lively band and captivating Samba Dancers. Promising a night to remember, guests can enjoy the renowned churrascaria experience, where succulent meats from around the world are expertly carved, table-side. Sip on refreshing Caipirinha cocktails and watch the fireworks at midnight light up the sky over Ain Dubai for a truly memorable start to the year ahead.
Dhs899 (soft drinks), Dhs1,099 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 7pm-midnight. Delta Hotels by Marriott Jumeirah Beach, JBR (050 189 6214).

Gastro Kitchen

This year, Gastro Kitchen is pulling out all the stops and hosting a New Year’s Eve party to remember. Set in the hotel’s outdoor area, the Glitz n Glam party will include a gala dinner, after-party, live entertainment and more.
Dhs1,350 (soft drinks), Dhs1,750 (house beverages), Dhs675 (kids aged six to 11 years), after party Dhs199 (after-party two hours of free-flow beverages for Gala Dinner guests), Dhs499 (after-party free flow beverages for two-hours). Sun Dec 31, 7pm onwards. DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai, Jumeirah Beach (055 166 8092).

Habtoor Grand Resort, Autograph Collection

Habtoor Grand Resort is pulling out all the stops with live music, a groovy DJ, and a dance show, this NYE. Dig into a dinner buffet featuring premium seafood selections and a wide array of live stations, offering something for every taste.
Dhs1,950 (soft drinks), Dhs950 (kids aged six-12 years), free (kids under six years). Sun Dec 31, 7.30pm-2am. Jumeirah Beach Residence (050 780 6342).

Hartisan

There’s a grand dinner buffet with live music happening at this international restaurant on the Palm.  Plus, you’ll get complimentary access to the beach party with views of the fireworks display.
Indoor seating: Dhs300 (soft drinks), Dhs450 (house beverages); Outdoor seating: Dhs300 (soft drinks). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-11.30pm. Hilton Dubai The Walk, JBR (04 318 2319).

Jones the Grocer, JBR

Count down the hours to 2024 with a Jones-style buffet packed with globally inspired fare and bottomless drinks.
Dhs500 (soft drinks), Dhs600 (house beverages), Dhs700 (sparkling). Sun Dec 31, 7pm-midnight. Delta Hotels by Marriott, JBR (04 439 8883).

Li’Brasil

The circus meets Lebanese and Brazilian cuisine at this New Year’s Eve party. A family-friendly celebration from 8pm onwards, you’ll get a sharing menu and unlimited beverages for Dhs1,888 per person.
Dhs1,888 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 8pm onwards. Address Beach Resort, JBR (04 879 8866).

Lock, Stock & Barrel, JBR

LSB is throwing a huge party on NYE including live music, free-flowing beverages and bites from 9pm to 1am. At midnight, the fun-loving bar promises to “unleash chaos”.
Dining area: Dhs350 (house beverages), Mezzanine seating: Dhs450 (house beverages); Main area: Dhs550 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 9pm-1am. Rixos Premium JBR – The Walk, .solutions-leisure.com/events.

McGettigan’s JBR

Ring the bell Irish-style, welcoming in the New Year with an extensive à la carte indulgence and a live DJ to groove the night away.
Dhs400 (min spend per person). Sun Dec 31, 8pm onwards. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, The Walk, JBR (04 318 2319).

Oceana

This JBR restaurant is putting on a grand gala with complimentary access to a beach party after 11.30pm, accompanied by live entertainment and a buffet dinner.
Dhs1,450 per person (buffet dinner and house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-11.30pm. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, The Walk JBR, (04 318 2319).

Offside

A casual NYE experience with a Dhs400 spend per person. Sit down to pub classics as the resident DJ sets the party vibe.
Dhs400 (min spend). Sun Dec 31, 6pm-3am JA Ocean View Hotel, JBR (056 522 0219).

Pure Sky Lounge & Dining

A rooftop party in the heart of JBR, you’ll get brunch, canapés and drinks with live entertainment and a view of the fireworks.
Indoor seating: Dhs1,150 (soft drinks), JBR and Dubai Marina views: Dhs1,450 (house beverages), VIP seating with sea view: Dhs1,750 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-11.30am. Hilton Dubai The Walk, JBR (050 700 4785).

Rixos Premium JBR

There will be a gala dinner with a performance from John Newman at Rixos Premium. Tickets start from Dhs3,000 per person, and there will be an after-party with a live DJ who will ensure the energy remains sky-high until 3am. With a capacity of only 1,200 guests, you’ll want to book this one early.
Dhs3,000, Dhs5,000 (VIP lounge for 10 people for per person), Dhs1,500 (kids aged six-12). Sun Dec 31, 7pm-3am. Rixos Premium Dubai JBR, JBR (04 450 0000).

Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort

Ring in the New Year in style at Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort. There will be live entertainment and shows, plus an international buffet.
Dhs1,400 (soft drinks), Dhs1,600 (house beverages), Dhs1,800 (bubbly), Dhs700 (kids aged six-12 years). Sun Dec 31, 7pm onwards. Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort, JBR (052 604 7273).

Tamoka Dubai

Embrace the party spirit of the Caribbean’s Antillean islands at Tamoka which is serving a five-course sharing menu with free-flow beverages. There’s also an after-party taking place at Caña by Tamoka from 10pm onwards.
Indoor table: Dhs1,990 (house beverages), Tamoka terrace: Dhs2,290 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-2am. The Rtiz-Carlton, JBR (04 318 6099).

The Restaurant at Address Beach Resort

Step right up for a New Year’s Eve circus extravaganza at The Restaurant in Address Beach Resort. From 8pm onwards, get ready for unlimited beverages and food. This family-friendly, buffet-style dining experience will be complete with a lively circus atmosphere.
Dhs1,118 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 8pm onwards. Address Beach Resort, The Walk JBR (04 879 8866).

Trader Vic’s JBR

There’s a Tiki Brunch happening on NYE at Trader Vic’s with live food stations and a live Latino band.
Indoor seating: Dhs800 (soft drinks), Dhs950 (house beverages), Outdoor seating: Dhs1,000 (soft drinks), Dhs1,150 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-11.30pm. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, The Walk JBR (04 318 2319).

Vero

You can get an all-Italian sharing-style five-course dinner at Vero, plus live performances throughout the evening.
Indoor seating: Dhs800 (soft drinks), outdoor seating: Dhs1,000 (soft drinks). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-11.30pm. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, The Walk JBR (04 318 2319).

Vero Sky Bar

A seafood buffet dinner in the sky, making for a spectacular New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner. Choose from indoor and outdoor seating options, both offering captivating views of the fireworks display.
Indoor seating: Dhs1,050 (soft drinks), Dhs1,200 (house beverages), outdoor seating: Dhs1,350 (soft drinks), Dhs1,500 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-11.30pm. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, The Walk JBR (04 318 2319).

Wavebreaker

This beachside party will include live cooking stations under the starry night. There will be a live band, DJ and a view of the JBR fireworks display at midnight. Expect a four-piece band to get you in the festive spirit.
Dhs1,200 (soft drinks), Dhs1,500 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-11.30pm. Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, The Walk JBR (04 318 2319).

ZETA Seventy Seven

There will be a sophisticated evening celebration at ZETA Seventy-Seven. From 8pm onwards, you’ll get unlimited canapés and house beverages while being entertained by circus performances.
Dhs2,000 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 8pm onwards. Address Beach Resort, JBR (04 879 8866).

Jumeirah Lake Towers (JLT)

Couqley French Bistro & Bar

DJ Gilbert will be on the decks at Couqley in JLT on NYE. You can order from the menu or try some of the specials providing you hit a minimum spend of Dhs400 per person – which includes drinks.  Children under 12 can attend for a Dhs200 minimum spend. You’ll need to provide the total amount in advance in to secure your seats.
Dhs400 (min spend per person), Dhs200 (kids under 12). Sun Dec 31, 7pm onwards. Mövenpick Hotel, Cluster A, JLT (04 514 9339).

Paros

Secret Parties is throwing a big NYE party at Greek restaurant Paros. Starting at 8.30pm, there will be live entertainment, including dancers, a DJ and a saxophonist. Packages include food and free-flow beverages and fluctuate in price depending on where you sit. Post-midnight there will be an after-party until 4am.
Indoor Table: Dhs799, Terrace Table: Dhs999, Main Terrace Table: Dhs1,399, VIP Private Cabana: Dhs15,000 (min spend for up to ten people). Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers, JLT secret-parties.com.

Rohini by Little Miss India

Bid farewell to the year with Indian fare at Rohini by Little Miss India. Here you can choose food from the menu and pair it with a drinks package of your choosing.
Dhs125 (soft drinks), Dhs275 (house beverages), Dhs375 (bubbly). Sun Dec 31, 7pm-midnight. Mövenpick Jumeirah Lakes Towers (04 438 0000).

Shamiana

A gala dinner with entertainment courtesy of a live singer. Food served up will include from global favourites and live stations. Guests can also enjoy special setups with hats, crackers and party favours on all the tables.
Dhs599 (food and glass of sparkling from 8pm), Dhs799 (house beverages), Dhs899 (premium beverages), Dhs999 (outdoor terrace seating and house beverages from 8pm). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-midnight. Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers, JLT (058 178 2471).

UBK JLT

Love retro music? There’s a retro NYE party happening at UBK in Mövenpick JLT. With live music and DJ playing the tunes from the ‘80s and ‘90s and sharing food platters, you can choose the drinks package to accompany it.
Dhs399 (house beverages), Dhs499 (premium beverages). Sun Dec 31, 9pm-1am. Mövenpick Jumeirah Lakes Towers, JLT (04 438 0000).

Jumeirah Village

Credit: Trattoria by Cinque

The Mansion

Get ready for an electrifying New Year’s Eve party at The Mansion with live DJs and dancers. Here you can enjoy chart-topping music until the early hours. Bar access tickets also include three house beverages and tables can be booked starting from Dhs4,000.
Dhs200 (with three drinks), Dhs4,000 (tables). Sun Dec 31, 10pm-4am. FIVE Jumeirah Village, JVC (04 455 9989).

Trattoria by Cinque

Gather your friends and family and toast to the New Year with a selection of handcrafted drinks by our expert mixologists. Dig into a selection of signature antipasti, authentic Italian mains including traditional Gamberoni king prawns. Dine inside or alfresco to enjoy shining views of the city, and simply celebrate la dolce vita with our range of live entertainment – just like the Italians do.
Dhs999 (per person), Dhs499 (kids aged five-12 years), free (kids under four). Sun Dec 31. FIVE Jumeirah Village, JVC (04 455 9989).

Soul St.

End 2023 at this fun street food hotspot with DJ Charlie Sloth on the decks. Feast on a selection of international food, listen to beats and sip on bottomless drinks. A party like no other, here you can get your groove on amidst some of the coolest street art in the city.
Dhs1,000 (indoor seating), Dhs1,500 (outdoor seating). Sun Dec 31, 8pm onwards. FIVE Jumeirah Village, JVC (04 455 9989).

Oud Metha

Credit: Raffles Dubai

Raffles Dubai Pool

Embrace the New Year at Raffles’ newly renovated pool terrace. As the clock strikes midnight, you’ll get a view of the Burj Khalifa fireworks.
From Dhs3,000 (per cabana for four people). Sun Dec 31, 7pm-1am. Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (04 324 8888).

Raffles Dubai Ballroom

Welcome 2024 with an international buffet and beverages accompanied by live music. At midnight, head out to the terrace to toast the New Year while watching Dubai’s fireworks display.
Dhs495 (soft drinks), Dhs695 (house beverages), Dhs995 (bubbly), Dhs250 (kids six-11 years). Sun Dec 31, 8pm onwards. Raffles Dubai, Oud Metha (04 324 8888).

Palm Jumeirah

101 Dining Lounge and Marina

With 360-degree views of the Dubai skyline and a menu inspired by the Mediterranean, this New Year’s Eve gala dinner will be set to the sound of a DJ and include live musical performers. The evening will culminate in a spectacular fireworks display by the resort’s private marina at midnight.
Dhs3,000 (five-course set menu). Sun Dec 31, 7pm-midnight. One&Only The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 440 1010).

Above Eleven

Ring in the New Year at Above Eleven with a huge bash. You can indulge in Peruvian and Japanese fare from a sharing menu or dive into à la carte options including maki rolls, nigiri, sashimi, and the chef’s special honshu maki rolls. At midnight, witness a spectacular fireworks display across JBR and The Palm fireworks as you welcome 2024.
Dhs2,500 (terrace window min spend), Dhs2,000 (min spend on à la carte menu), Dhs1,750 (five-course menu and house beverages), Dhs1,000 (bar and lounge min spend). Sun Dec 31 8pm-12.30pm. Marriott Resort Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jumeirah aboveelevendubai.com (04 666 1420).

Aloft Palm Jumeirah

There will be a food fiesta, free-flowing beverages, a DJ and Latin dancers at Aloft Palm Jumeirah. Plus, at midnight, you’ll get rooftop views of Dubai’s fireworks displays.
From Dhs1,399. Sun Dec 31, 8pm-midnight. Aloft Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jumeirah (04 247 5577).

Akira Back

A huge brunch celebration views of Palm Jumeirah. At Akira Back you’ll get signature dishes, sushi platters and free-flow beverages. There will be a live DJ and dancers in traditional Japanese outfits. At midnight, you’ll be able to see the fireworks over Palm Jumeirah.
Bar counter: Dhs1,400, private dining room, sushi counter: Dhs1,500, Indoor middle tables: Dhs1,850, indoor booth for a min of four people: Dhs2,000, indoor window seating with a min of four people: Dhs2,250, outdoor high tables: Dhs2,300, outdoor high tables with a min of six people: Dhs2,550, outdoor low table with a min of four people: Dhs2,550, outdoor elevated tables for a min of eight people: Dhs2,800, outdoor balcony table with a min of four people: Dhs3,150. Sun Dec 31, 8pm onwards. W Dubai – The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 245 5800).

Andaz Dubai The Palm

There’s a New Year’s Eve gala dinner happening at Andaz Dubai The Palm. Expect a buffet of food and live entertainment throughout the night.
From Dhs1,500. Sun Dec 31, 7.30pm-12.30am. Andaz Dubai The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 581 1234).

Atlantis, The Palm

Get your most dazzling attire ready as the annual Gala Dinner at Atlantis, The Palm will be a night of glitz and glamour. Starting at 7.30pm, there will be live cooking stations, free-flow bubbly and a mesmerising performance by Sting who will be performing his greatest hits of all time.
Gala dinner: Dhs6,500 (adults and kids up to 14 years), Dhs4,500 (kids age four to 13 years), Rogue Circle: Dhs7,500 (adults and kids up to 14 years), Dhs4,500 (kids age four to 13 years),Golden Circle: Dhs9,500 (premium beverages). Sun Dec 31, 7.30pm onwards. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, atlantis.com/nye (04 426 2626). 

Aura Skypool

The party at Aura Skypool starts at 8pm with 360-degree views of Dubai’s skyline. Dance your way into the New Year with vibrant beats from resident DJs, as well as live performances by saxophonists, violinists, percussionists, singers, dancers and more.
First row palm view: Dhs10,000 (per person including bubbly); Second row seats: Dhs6,000 (per person); First row city view: Dhs6,000 (per person); Second row seats: Dhs4,500 (per person); First row Burj Al Arab view: Dhs5,000 (per person); First row Marina and Ain Dubai view: Dhs5,000 (per person); Second row high tables: Dhs3,500 (per person); Indoor lounge: Dhs2,500 (per person). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-1am. Palm Jumeirah, The Palm Tower – 50th Floor – The Palm Jumeirah (04 566 2121).

Bal Harbour Beach Club

A laid-back, adults-only party with fantastic food and beachside vibes. Here you can dig into a buffet feast featuring barbecue bites, loaded potatoes, waffle fries, custom salads, California rolls, and beachside desserts. Dance to the DJ’s beats and witness a dazzling fireworks show from your front-row seat on the beach.
Dhs695 (per person). Over 21s+ only. Sun Dec 31 8pm-12.30am. Bal Harbour Beach, Marriott Resort Palm Jumeirah, Palm West Beach, Palm Jumeirah (04 666 1111).

Barfly by Buddha Bar

There’s a masquerade-themed dinner with a five-course set menu happening at Barfly by Buddha, complete with live entertainment and performances. Those seated outside will have front-row seats to the fireworks shows across the city, overlooking the JBR and Dubai Marina skylines.
Indoors: Dhs1,550 (soft drinks), Dhs1,750 (house beverages), Outdoors: Dhs800 (min spend for high-chair seating), Dhs2,095 (min spend). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-midnight. Hilton The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 230 0057).

Beach by FIVE

Ring in 2024 with a skyline view of the city and Arabian Gulf. Soak up those FIVE beach vibes as you, party under the stars on NYE. Dress to impress, enjoy a line-up of entertainment, including international DJ sets. The bubbly will be flowing as you watch the stunning fireworks.
Dhs2,500 (house beverages), Dhs3,000 (premium beverages), Dhs1,000 (kids aged five-12 years). Sun Dec 31, 8pm onwards. FIVE Palm Jumeirah Hotel, Palm Jumeirah (04 455 9989).

BLING

American hip-hop artist Fatman Scoop will be back performing live at BLING on December 31. Hip-hop’s biggest hype man, best known for his popular Be Faithful, will be performing at the Palm Jumeirah nightclub.
Dhs750 (min spend before midnight), Dhs1,000 (min spend after midnight). Sun Dec 31, 10pm until late. FIVE Palm Jumeirah Hotel, Palm Jumeirah (04 455 9989).

BLVD on One

A family-friendly New Year’s Eve buffet is happening at BLVD on One. With food stations serving global dishes, a chocolate fountain and lots of live entertainment, there’s plenty going on.
Dhs1,500 (house beverages), Dhs2,300 (bubbly), Dhs800 (kids aged five-12 years). Sun Dec 31, 8pm onwards. FIVE Palm Jumeirah Hotel, Palm Jumeirah (04 455 9989).

Cinque

Italian restaurant Cinque is putting on a special menu and festive atmosphere. Dig into a selection of signature antipasti and authentic Sicilian mains. Dine inside or alfresco to enjoy shining views of the city, and simply celebrate la dolce vita with our range of live entertainment – just like the Italians do.
Indoors: Dhs1,500 (premium beverages), outdoors: Dhs1,8000 (premium beverages), Dhs800 (kids aged five-12 years). Sun Dec 31, 8pm onwards. FIVE Palm Jumeirah Hotel, Palm Jumeirah (04 455 9989).

CLAW BBQ Palm

Party institution, CLAW BBQ is throwing a NYE bash. Expect generous portions of hearty American food from a buffet coupled with free-flowing beverages all night long.
Dhs399 (soft drinks), Dhs449 (house beverages), Dhs599 (premium beverages), Dhs199 (kids under 10 years). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-midnight. Hilton the Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 230 0054).

CouCou Dubai

Tucked up on the 52nd floor at 240 metres high above Palm Jumeirah, CouCou Dubai has views that will make your head spin – we’re talking 360 degrees of spinning. On December 31, you can order from the Mediterranean menu and sip on mixed drinks while enjoying live entertainment for a Dhs5,000 minimum spend per person.  DJ SONA, the son of renowned DJ, Black Coffee, will be making an appearance too.
Dhs5,000 minimum spend. Sun Dec 31, 8.30pm until late. Level 52, The View at The Palm, The Palm Tower, Palm Jumeirah, coucou-dubai.com (052 451 2188).

Dukes the Palm, A Royal Hideaway

Countdown to the New Year from the viewing spot at the infinity pool at Dukes the Palm. Throughout the evening, guests can indulge in an array of international cuisines such as sushi, beef Wellington, bonfire Scottish salmon and roasted turkey. All the while enjoy the live music and performances.
Dhs900 (soft drinks), Dhs1,200 (premium beverages), Dhs1,500 (platinum package), Dhs700 (kids aged six-11 years). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-midinght. Palm Jumeirah (04 455 1101).

February 30

This lively beach club is throwing a party on the sand. Guests can a set menu with the likes of edamame, spicy tuna, trio of dips, wild mushroom pizza, miso cod, beef tenderloin, and a dessert platter. With a live DJ, singers and entertainment acts, there will be a party vibe.
Dhs1,500 (min spend per person). Sun Dec 31, 7pm onwards. Palm West Beach, Palm Jumeirah (04 244 7200).

Flow Kitchen

Put your dancing shoes on and head to Flow Kitchen for a buffet dinner with live cooking stations and views of the Dubai Marina.
Outdoor seating: Dhs1,800 (house beverages); Indoor seating: From Dhs900 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 7pm-1am. Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 3388).

Frevo

Ring the New Year in Brazilian style at Frevo. Here you can get a churrascaria experience which includes meats from all over the world served to your table. Try our caipirinha, grab your salads from the buffet and do not forget to taste the desserts.
Outdoor seating: Dhs1,400 (house beverages); Indoor seating: Dhs750 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 7pm-1am. Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 3388).

Ibn AlBahr

Nestled along the shores of Palm Jumeirah at Club Vista Mare, seafood restaurant Ibn AlBahr is inviting guests to join them for al fresco dining.
From Dhs650 (per person). Sun Dec 31, 8.30am-2am. Club Vista Mare, Palm Jumeirah (054 469 0075).

Jones the Grocer, Palm West Beach

Dine under the stars and count down the seconds to midnight at Jones the Grocer on Palm West Beach. There will be a special New Year’s Eve dinner with four courses of dishes, paired with unlimited beverages and live entertainment to energise the night.
Dhs499 (soft drinks), Dhs799 (house beverages), Dhs999 (sparkling), Dhs249 (kids). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-1am. Palm West Beach, Palm Jumeirah (054 998 6162).

Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah

Samba your way into next year with at this soirée featuring a buffet and live cooking stations. There will be a four-piece live band, Latin dance performances and children’s entertainment. As the clock strikes midnight, a DJ will keep the celebration alive.
Dhs3,500 (per person), Dhs1,500 (kids aged six -11 years), Free (kids below six years). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-2am. Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah (04 444 2000).

Khyber

At this Indian restaurant, guests can tuck into wholesome dishes including tandoori pomfret, mouth-watering north Indian mains including nalli ka salan and raan kebab, sharing platters and desserts. With live entertainment for the evening and views of fireworks at midnight.
Dhs799 (soft drinks), Dhs1,100 (premium beverages), Dhs1,500 (platinum package), Dhs350 (kids aged six-11 years). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-midnight. Dukes the Palm, A Royal Hideaway Hotel, Palm Jumeirah (04 455 1101).

Koko Bay

Koko Bay presents a New Year’s Eve celebration of organic house music as part of their ENIGMA series. The festivities kick off from 8pm onwards, with music provided by Megablast and G.Zamora. Megablast, also known as Sascha Weisz, is known for his unique take on house music, blending Afro-Cuban, world music, dub, cosmic and techno.
À la carte. Sun Dec 31, 9pm onwards. West Beach Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 572 3444).

KYMA Beach

A Greek-inspired NYE feast by the beach, expect a sharing set menu, free-flow bubbly and vibey entertainment courtesy of a DJ, singers and musicians. Little ones are also invited to share in the festivities as you say goodbye to 2023.
Dhs1,800 (premium beverages), Dhs1,200 (kids under 12 years). Sun Dec 31, 8pm onwards. Palm West Beach, Palm Jumeirah (04 666 5999).

La Coco

Ring in 2024 with a fiesta night at La Coco. Expect live stations, premium beverage and a happy hour from 12.30am to 3am.
Dhs1,800 (per person). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-3am. Andaz Dubai The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 581 1259).

La Maison Restaurant

There are gala dinners happening at La Maison, Hush and Royal Grill Restaurant. For Dhs1500 per person you’ll get an international buffet and house beverages. You’ll get views of the Palm on the outdoor terrace, as a live DJ sets the tone. There will also be a duo band and dance performances throughout the night.
Dhs1,500 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-1am. Royal Central The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 873 9300).

La Mar

Situated at Atlantis The Royal, you’ll be in a prime spot to see the Palm Jumeirah fireworks from La Mar. On December 31, you can order from the Peruvian menu which includes ceviche, Hokkaido scallops, lobster and caviar. There will also be traditional Peruvian beverages served throughout the evening.
Dhs1,950 (min spend). Sun Dec 31, 7pm-midnight. Atlantis The Royal, Palm Jumeirah (04 426 1000).

Leña Dubai by Dani Garcia

Ring in the New Year with a specially curated menu at Leña Dubai by Dani Garcia. Known for redefining charcoal-grilled cuisine, guests can sit down to flavours of Andalusia, crafted by chef Dani García.
First Seating (6pm to 8pm): Dhs1,000 (min spend per person); Second Seating (8.30pm to Midnight): Dhs2,000 (indoor min spend per person), Dhs2,500 (outdoor min spend per person). Sun Dec 31, 6pm onwards. St Regis Gardens, Palm Jumeirah (04 595 3888).

Little Miss India

With fragrant food, signature drinks and vibrant music, Little Miss India are throwing a NYE party. Choose to sit on the terrace and get views of the Dubai skyline and the Palm Jumeirah fireworks display.
Outdoor seating: Dhs1,600 (house beverages); Indoor seating: Dhs750 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 7pm-1am. Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 3388).

Luchador

Ring in the New Year with a fiesta of food, free-flowing beverages, a DJ and Latin dancers. At midnight, enjoy the 360 degree rooftop views of Dubai’s fireworks display.
From Dhs1,399. Sun Dec 31, 8pm-2am. Aloft Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jumeirah (04 247 5577).

Lucky Fish

Bid farewell to 2023 in style at Lucky Fish’s third annual white party. Dress in your best all-white attire and get ready for a four-course sharing style dinner, live performances by a singer, magician, violinist and the latest hits from the resident DJs. As the clock ticks down, enjoy a front-row seat to the midnight fireworks display.
Dhs1,800 (four-course meal), Dhs1,200 (teens over 12 years). Sun Dec 31, 8pm onwards. Palm West Beach, Palm Jumeirah (04 569 3447).

Maiden Shanghai

Party hotspot Maiden Shanghai is throwing a New Year’s Eve party with dinner. Expect Chinese cuisine by Chef Bing along with a party atmosphere, entertainment, and bubbly showers to ring in 2024 with a bang. Topped with prime Marina Skyline firework views.
1st and 2nd floor seating: Dhs899, 1st floor terrace seating: Dhs1,500, 3rd floor terrace seating:Dhs3,000 (3rd floor), Dhs800 (kids aged five-12 years), Dhs800 (bubbly upgrade). Sun Dec 31, 8pm onwards. FIVE Palm Jumeirah Hotel, Palm Jumeirah (04 455 9989).

Maison Mathis

Celebrate NYE with a sharing set menu, free-flowing drinks, live band, DJ and magician at Maison Mathis. As midnight arrives, you’ll be able to see the fireworks display from Ain Dubai.
Indoor: Dhs550 (soft drinks), Dhs750 (house beverages), Dhs900 (premium drinks), Outdoor: Dhs800 (soft drinks), Dhs1,100 (premium drinks), Dhs400 (kids aged six-12 years). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-2am. voco Dubai The Palm, Palm West Beach, Palm Jumeirah (04 249 5502).

Mashrabiya

If you are feeling flush, book a table for you and your loved ones in the corner of Mashrabiya which is offering a special New Year’s Eve bubbly menu and uninterrupted views of the Dubai skyline.
Dhs1,500 (four guests). Sun Dec 31, 7pm-1am. Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 3388).

McGettigan’s The Palm

Step back in time to the 1980s and celebrate the New Year at McGettigan’s Factory The Palm with a lively retro-themed brunch.
Dhs349 (soft drinks), Dhs549 (house beverages), Dhs649 (premium beverages), Dhs175 (kids aged six-11 years). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-midnight. Hilton The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 230 0062).

OKKU

A 20-plate sharing menu will be served at the Japanese restaurant OKKU. Think oysters, caviar, king crab and wagyu beef. As the DJ sets the mood, head to the terrace at midnight for a view of Dubai’s fireworks, accompanied by flowing bubbly. For a personalised experience, choose from the à la carte menu, extensive grape selection, and mixed drinks.
Dhs1,750 (min spend on à la carte menu), Dhs1,750 (20-plate sharing menu). Sun Dec 31 8pm-12.30pm and 8pm-3am (a la carte offering). Marriott Resort Palm Jumeirah, Palm West Beach, Palm Jumeirah (04 666 1111).

Praia Dubai Beach Restaurant & Lounge

There’s a Californian gala dinner happening at Praia on Palm Jumeirah. Dishes on the menu include lobster, wagyu beef and sushi. There will be a live band and views over the Gulf.
Silver tier: Dhs2,000, gold tier: Dhs2,500, platinum tier: Dhs3,000 (bubbly). FIVE Palm Jumeirah Hotel, Palm Jumeirah (058 870 0708).

Raia

This specially curated dining experience will include a meal paired with premium beverages and live entertainment.
Dhs2,195 (premium beverages). Sun Dec 31, 9pm-3am. Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 275 4444).

Ristorante Loren

At this Italian restaurant, expect a celebration with live music and views of the Dubai Marina Skyline. You can order from the à la carte menu with a minimum spend.
Indoors: Dhs2,000 (min spend), second-row terrace seating: Dhs2,500 (min spend), VIP front row terrace:: Dhs3,000 (min spend), Sun Dec 31, 7pm onwards. Palm West Beach, Palm Jumeirah (04 557 8293).

Riva Beach Club

A laid-back, family-friendly New Year’s Eve party including a buffet dinner served by the beach. Kids and dogs are invited to join as a live DJ and percussionist set a festive mood for the evening.
Dhs750 (soft drinks), Dhs950 (house beverages), Dhs275 (bubbly upgrade), Dhs375 (kids). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-midnight. The Shoreline, Palm Jumeirah (04 430 9466).

Rixos The Palm Dubai Hotel & Suites

Guests who book a four-night stay between December 29 and January 1 can celebrate 2024 at the New Year’s Eve buffet in this Palm Jumeirah hotel. This will be a fun celebration with performances from Carlton J Smith, Ember Trio, and fireworks at midnight. The resort’s Rixy Kids Club Program will also ensure your little ones’ night is as fun as yours, with activities including a kids’ buffet, New Year cake cutting, a magic show, a clown performance, and more.
Dhs2,890 (adults 12 years and above), Dhs1,450 (kids aged three-11 years), free (kids below two years). Sun Dec 31, 6pm- 4am. Rixos The Palm Dubai Hotel & Suites, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 5555).

Rüya

You are invited to don your best glam and kick off 2024 at Rüya’s NYE celebration. Dance your hearts out to the live DJ’s beats while relishing a spread of Anatolian dishes paired with premium beverages. Opt for the outdoor seating and you can enjoy uninterrupted views of the Burj Al Arab.
Indoors: Dhs800 (premium beverages), Terrace: Dhs1,100 (premium beverages), High-tables: Dhs400 (min spend). Sun Dec 31, 7pm-midnight. The St. Regis Dubai The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 218 0065).

SĀN Beach

Palm West Beach Club SĀN Beach is throwing a New Year’s Eve party with resident DJs Marasi and Zaheera on the decks before international DJ Eran Hersh takes over. Packages start from Dhs1,500 and include a sharing menu with house beverages.
From Dhs1,500. Sun Dec 31, 8pm onwards. Palm West Beach, Palm Jumeirah (04 458 0499).

Seagrill Bistro

At Seagrill Bistro, you can enjoy a five-course European-inspired menu while you watch the backdrop of Dubai’s skyline lighting up with displays.
Outdoor seating: From Dhs1,800; Indoor seating: From Dhs900. Sun Dec 31, 7pm-1am. Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 457 3388).

Señor Pico

Welcome 2024 at Señor Pico with a vibrant fiesta. There will be a Mexican buffet featuring guacamole, salsa and chips, ceviche, tacos, quesadillas and more. Savour this spread as you take in the beachside vibes and stunning views of Ain Dubai, Dubai Harbour and the Marina. Live entertainment by a DJ will keep the vibes going and a firework display will close your evening here with a bang.
Dhs1,250 (per person), Dhs750 (teens aged 12 to 20 years), Dhs350 (kids six years and above). Sun Dec 31 8pm-12.30pm and 12.30am-2am (after party). Palm West Beach, Palm Jumeirah Señorpico.com/thepalm.

Smoked Room by Dani Garcia

Chef Dani García invites discerning guests to usher in the New Year with an intimate dinner for 14 people. The evening commences at 8pm with a tasting menu known as “fire Omakase.” The culinary journey continues until 11:45 pm, culminating in dessert that signals the transition to the outdoor terrace.
Dhs5,000 (per person). Sun Dec 31, 8pm. Leña Dubai, St Regis Gardens (054 751 1118).

SoBe

This adults-only party will be jungle disco-themed. With free-flowing eclectic beats, live entertainment and à la carte Latin-American inspired food, you can expect a seriously fun night. Plus, at midnight, you’ll be able to watch the fireworks.
Indoor: Dhs650 (house beverages), Outdoor: Dhs900 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 8pm onwards. W Dubai – The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 245 5800).

Surf Club

DJ Monolink and a firework display will be ringing in 2024 at Surf Club. The beach club is hosting a five-course dinner with a welcome drink. You can also book a beach VIP table for ten people from Dhs10,000 or a bar package between 8pm and 4pm.
Dhs1,250 (per person for dinner), Dhs1,500 (bar package for men), Dhs1,200 (bar package for women), Dhs10,000 (VIP beach table for ten). Palm West Beach, Palm Jumeirah (04 589 5444).

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, The Palm

Expect loads of entertainment at this NYE buffet party, from DJs to a live band. The package also includes free-flow sparkling throughout the evening.
Dhs1,295 (soft drinks), Dhs1,995 (premium beverages). Sun Dec 31, 9pm-3am.Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 275 4444).

The 305

Make a splash this New Year’s Eve, on the shores Palm Jumeirah at The 305. Toast to 2024 with four hours of free-flow drinks and food including tacos, empanadas, lobster linguine and sushi.
Restaurant table: Dhs1,200 (soft drinks), Dhs1,500 (house beverages), Dhs1,800 (sparkling); Cabana seating: Dhs1,000 (house beverages for a minimum of four people). Palm West Beach, Palm Jumeirah solutions-leisure.com/events.

The Penthouse

The Penthouse promises to be Dubai’s number-one spot to watch all New Year’s Eve fireworks over Dubai Marina and Downtown Dubai. Join in the extravaganza at one of Dubai’s hottest spots and ring in the New Year with international DJs and live entertainment until the sun comes up. Table prices include a Dhs2,000 food and house beverage package per person until 12.30am. The rest can be spent on the à la carte menu.
Marina side: Dhs12,000 (up to four guests in row three), Dhs8,000 (up to six guests in row two), Dhs24,000 (up to six guests on VIP sofa); Club side: Dhs3,000 (minimum spend per person); Sun Dec 31, 8pm onwards. FIVE Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jumeirah (04 455 9989).

Torno Subito

A family-friendly NYE brunch is taking place at Torno Subito with live music, dance performers and live singers who will serenade guests throughout the dining experience. When the clock strikes 12, you can watch the fireworks display over Palm Jumeirah. 
Restaurant seating: Dhs950 (house beverages), Dhs1,450 (premium beverages), Dhs349 (kids under 12 years). Terrace seating: Dhs1,450 (house beverages), Dhs1,950 (premium beverages), Dhs349 (kids under 12 years). Skyline View terrace seating (no kids allowed): Dhs1,850 (house beverages), Dhs2,100, Dhs2,350 (premium beverages). Sun Dec 31, 8pm onwards. W Dubai – The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 245 5800).

ULA

This Tulum-inspired venue on Palm Jumeirah is hosting a New Year’s Eve party with a menu designed to be shared. Dishes include wild sea bass, truffle pasta and seafood platters. There will also be free-flow drinks for five hours, roaming entertainment, a live band and DJ on the decks.
Dhs900 (soft drinks), Dhs1,200 (premium beverages), Dhs1,500 (premium beverages and three-course meal). Sun Dec 31, 7pm-midnight. Palm Jumeirah, solutions-leisure.com/events/ula-dubai/new-years-eve.

Varq

Ring in the New Year at VARQ with five-course meal, complete with premium beverages, and an after-party in the courtyard.
Dhs1,495 (soft drinks), Dhs2,195 (premium beverages). Sun Dec 31, 9pm-3am. Taj Exotica Resort & Spa The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 275 4444).

Verde Four Seasons

Verde is offering guests to join in a Parisian cabaret experience on NYE. There will be French dancers and performers paired with a fancy dinner.
Indoors: Dhs2,000; Outdoors: Dhs1,500. Sun Dec 31, from 8.30pm. Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach, Jumeirah (04 333 8025).

W Dubai – The Palm

A New Year’s Eve brunch is happening from 8pm to 12.30am at LIV. Choose from a range of packages, and as the clock strikes midnight, watch the night ignite with a fireworks display and see dancers and singers grace on the stage.
Dhs850 (house beverages), Dhs250 (kids aged six to 12 years), Dhs450 (kids aged 12 to 18 years). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-12.30am. W Dubai – The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 245 5800).

Waves Restaurant

C Central Resort The Palm is hosting a New Year’s Eve gala dinner at Waves Restaurant. The outdoor terrace will host a buffet beneath the stars. There will also be live entertainment throughout the night.
Dhs1,500 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-1am. C Central Hotel The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 873 5500).

Zest

A sharing menu served on Palm Jumeirah, the culinary team at Zest will take you on a journey across various regions of Italy under the skies lit with kaleidoscopic fireworks. Plus, there will be a live band and DJ.
Dhs3,000 (sharing menu). Sun Dec 31, 7pm-midnight. One&Only The Palm, Palm Jumeirah (04 440 1010).

Sheikh Zayed Road

Balcony Bar

For canapés and free-flowing house beverages, head to Balcony Bar at the Shangri-La Dubai. 
Dhs350 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 7pm-midnight. Shangri-La Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).

BQ French Kitchen and Bar

Add a touch of je ne sais quoi to your New Year’s Eve Celebrations with a Parisian gathering at BQ Kitchen and Bar. Feast on fresh seafood, appetisers, live carvings, homemade pastries and more, paired with drinks of your choice. As you savour your meal, live entertainment will be available to keep the vibes lively until the clock strikes 12.
From Dhs450. Sun Dec 31 8pm-midnight. BQ French Kitchen and Bar, Habtoor Palace Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 435 5577).

Dunes Café

Welcome in 2024 with a buffet feast of Asian and continental food, free-flowing drinks and a seasonal four-piece band.
Dhs599 (soft drinks), Dhs749 (house beverages and bubbly), Dhs299 (kids). Sun Dec 31, 7pm-1am. Shangri-La Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).

Entre Nous

There’s a New Year’s Eve gala dinner happening at Entre Nous with live performances by a belly dancer and a DJ.
Dhs499 (house beverages and a glass of bubbly at midnight), Dhs195 (kids aged five-12), free (kids aged one-five). Novotel World Trade Centre, Trade Centre (050 365 4315).

Hoi An

This six-course set menu will transport you back to the Vietnam of yesteryear with fresh spring rolls, traditional pho, green papaya salad, wagyu beef and pan-seared scallops.
Dhs750 (soft drinks), Dhs899 (house beverages), Dhs375 (kids). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-1am. Shangri-La Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).

La Cantine Du Faubourg

Usher in the New Year at La Cantine’s Studio 105 and immerse yourself in disco fever. There will be a sharing menu featuring vanilla marinated lobster, walnut crust scallops and pan-seared veal tenderloin. End on the sweetest note with Yuzu tart as you witness a performance by the Version Originale band.
Dhs1,200 (excluding beverages). Sun Dec 31, 8pm onwards. Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road. lacantine.ae (04 352 7105).

Level 42

Boasting a perfect view of Burj Khalifa, here you can sip on unlimited premium beverages and a gourmet buffet featuring caviar, King crab legs, lobster, Dibba Bay oysters, artisanal cheese, charcuterie and more.
Dhs2,500 (premium beverages and bubbly), Burj Khalifa view: Dhs3,800 (premium beverages and bubbly). Sun Dec 31, 8.30pm-12.30am. Shangri-La Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road, events.sldb@shangri-la.com.

Lobby Lounge at Shangri-La Dubai

Toast to the New Year at the Lobby Lounge with a buffet of artisanal cheeses, charcuterie and free-flowing beverages.
Dhs350 (house beverages), Dhs120 (kids). Sun Dec 31, 10pm-1am. Shangri-La Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2703).

Miss Lily’s Dubai

New York City-born and raised DJ Juss will be on the decks at Miss Lily’s Dubai party. There are four packages to choose from on the night, which include free-flow drinks until 12.30 but if you want to keep the party going, you can extend them for two hours past 12.30am for Dhs150 (house beverages), Dhs200 (sparkling) or Dhs300 (premium beverages). And for those wanting to see in 2024 with bubbly, you can order it à la carte.
Dhs250 (house beverages), Dhs350 (sparkling), Dhs600 (premium beverages) Sun Dec 31. Sheraton Grand Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 356 2900).

Mi-Amie

A gala dinner with views of the Museum of the Future, here you can enjoy a meal with free-flow drinks. There will also be live entertainment throughout the evening including a band, dancers and DJ.
Dhs1,499 (house beverages and sparkling), Dhs2,499 (premium beverages and bubbly), Dhs3,499 (premium bubbly). Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road (800 323232).

Muchachas

Usher in the New Year at Muchachas with a set menu. Enjoy a three-course meal accompanied by unlimited drinks packages. As the clock strikes midnight, raise a toast to welcome the New Year and catch a breathtaking view of the fireworks from the Muchachas rooftop.
Dhs299 (soft drinks for two people), Dhs399 (house beverages for two people), Dhs499 (premium beverages for two people). Sun Dec 31. Holiday Inn Express – Al Wasl, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 327 5878).

Monkey Bar

Get grooving at Monkey Bar on New Year’s Eve. Expect a night of serious partying, with Caribbean, R&B and hip-hop tunes playing all night long. Get on your feet, and ring in the New Year on, quite literally, the highest note.
Dhs250 (entrance fee with minimum spend). Sun Dec 31, 8pm onwards. 25hours Hotel One Central, Trade Centre (04 210 2566).

Ninive

If you’re looking for a cosy yet stylish spot to ring in the New Year, this open-air restaurant should be high on your list. This Middle Eastern, North African restaurant will be hosting a gathering to remember, an evening inspired by the tales of the 1001 Arabian Nights. You can expect a feast as Ninive has prepared a specially set menu, paired with your favourite drinks.
Dhs450 (soft drinks), Dhs750 (beverage package), Dhs850 (set menu), Dhs950 (premium beverage package). Sun Dec 31 8pm onwards. Ninive Dubai, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road, ninive.ae/booking (04 326 6105).

Play

Prepare for an evening of excitement at OG destination Play. Located on the 36th floor of the H Dubai, head there from 8pm to enjoy an elevated dining experience, free-flowing beverages, fun performances, and front-row views to fireworks from its panoramic perch. Expect lobster gyoza, salmon steak, lamb rack and much more.
Bar tables: Dhs500 (fully redeemable), Dining tables: Dhs600 (fully redeemable), Premium tables: Dhs1,000 (three-course, Dhs350 redeemable on beverages). Sun Dec 31 8pm-3am. H Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 336 4444).

Shang Palace

Celebrate the New Year at Shang Palace with a nine-course menu featuring crispy duck rolls, black shrimp dumplings, rock lobster, Wagyu tenderloin, steamed scallops and crispy cod.
Dhs750 (soft drinks), Dhs899 (house beverages), Dhs375 (kids). Sun Dec 31. Shangri-La Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 405 2760).

Tandoor Tina

Tuck into a modern Indian NYE dinner on the patio of Tandoor Tina and ring in the New Year with a live performance by v4texx. Or skip dinner and go straight to the party with a performance by Stick No Bills and DJ Jeff. The entry price is inclusive of one beverage.
Dhs700 (soft drinks), Dhs800 (sparkling), Dhs900 (bubbly), Dhs250 (after-party with one drink). Sun Dec 31, 7pm onwards. 25hours Hotel One Central, Trade Centre (04 210 2500).

View by Dusit Outdoor Terrace

Celebrate in style and enjoy views of Dubai’s Burj Khalifa fireworks, along with an international gourmet spread of dishes and drinks, live performances and high-energy DJ beats.
Dhs899 (soft drinks). Sun Dec 31, 8.30pm-12.30am. Dusit Thani Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (054 990 8007).

Windows Bar & Lounge

There’s a masquerade party at Windows Bar & Lounge. Here, you’ll dance the night away, have a five-course set menu alongside house beverages and get views of Burj Khalifa.
Dhs750 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-3am. Voco Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 308 0430).

World Cut Steakhouse

Channel your inner 1920s glam and make your way to The Great Gatsby Party at World Cut Steakhouse. Expect a New York-inspired six-course menu with premium beverages. The night doesn’t end there as an after-party is available too, so bring your best dance movies to shimmy into the new year.
Dhs750 (premium beverages). Sun Dec 31 8pm-midnight. World Cut Steakhouse, Habtoor Palace Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road (056 659 7287).

Silicon Oasis

Jones the Grocer, Silicon Oasis

Say hello to 2024 with free-flowing grape, artisan cheese and smooth live music – what more could you ask for to end the year?
Dhs295 (house beverages), Dhs395 (sparkling). Sun Dec 31, 9pm-1am. Radisson Red Hotel, Dubai Silicon Oasis (04 571 4399).

The Greens

Lah Lah

Ring in the New Year with a bang at Lah Lah. Look forward to live entertainment, live cooking stations featuring sashimi and sushi, a seafood tower, salads, dumplings, mains and Asian desserts. Bring the little ones along as a kids’ corner and club will be available, too.
Dhs595 (soft drinks), Dhs695 (house beverages), Dhs795 (sparkling), Dhs129 (kids up to 12 years). Sun Dec 31. Zabeel House by Jumeirah, The Greens (04 519 1111).

Umm Suqeim

Blind Tiger

This secret bar is hosting a ’20s-themed NYE celebration with live music. It’s a Dhs750 minimum spend and there will be mixed drinks, house beverages and bubbly available to order throughout the night. 
Dhs750 (min spend). Sun Dec 31, 1pm onwards. Jumeirah Al Naseem, Umm Suqeim 3 (800 323232).

Folly

Souk Madniat’s rooftop restaurant Folly will be serving up a five-course menu of the brand’s signature dishes and drinks.
Dhs695 (soft drinks), Dhs795 (house beverages), Dhs995 (premium). Sun Dec 31, 7pm onwards. Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 430 8535).

Publique

What better way to celebrate the last day of the year than with front-row views of Burj Al Arab fireworks, a three-course menu and mixed drinks.
Indoor seating: Dhs445 (soft drinks), Dhs595 (house beverages), Dhs645 (premium package), Outdoor seating: Dhs545 (soft drinks), Dhs695 (house beverages), Dhs745 (premium package). Sun Dec 31, 9pm onwards. Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 430 8550).

Verde Beach

Promising sophisticated vibes, a glamorous crowd and a five-course meal, Verde Beach’s New Year’s Eve party is one of the most popular in the city. Starting at 8.30pm and taking you way into next year, there will be a French themed-dinner and drinks. Packages for the evening start from Dhs5,000, which includes Dhs2,500 on food and Dhs2,500 on drinks.
From Dhs5,000. Sun Dec 31, 8.30pm onwards. Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Umm Suqeim 3, @verdebeachdubaiverdebeach-dubai.com (054 582 0228).

Further afield

Address Grand Creek Harbour

A family-friendly New Year’s Eve celebration at The Restaurant with a set menu and firework show at midnight. Dishes on offer include roasted scallops, wagyu braised beef cheek and pan-fried Canadian lobster.
Dhs850 (soft drinks), Dhs1,350 (premium beverages), Dhs425 (kids aged six-11). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-1am. Address Grand Creek Harbour, Ras Al Khor (04 275 8833).

Al Jaddaf Rotana Dubai

With an international buffet dinner designed to take you around the world, you can choose whether to accompany your meal with soft drinks or house beverages.
Dhs400 (soft drinks), Dhs600 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 9pm-1am. Al Jaddaf (04 596 2222).

Bussola

You can sit down to a four-course menu including antipasti to share, your choice of Italian starter and main course, and dolce to finish, plus a glass of bubbly on arrival and three paired glasses of grape with your meal. At 10.30pm, transition to the Palm Tree Court to prepare for the countdown and the club’s fireworks display.
Dhs695 (four-course meal, bubbly and grape pairing), Dhs175 (kids age six to 12 years). Sun Dec 31, 7pm-10.30pm. Jumeirah Golf Estates (04 586 7760).

Emirates Golf Club

Head to the lawns of Emirates Golf Club between 8pm and 1am on New Year’s Eve for a gala event.  The evening starts with a glass of bubbly on arrival, followed by dinner, free-flowing drinks, and a line-up of live performances. Expect to see Michael Jackson and Tina Turner tribute acts, while the resident DJ will add to the party vibe throughout the evening. Herald in 2024 with a lively countdown and fireworks show.
Dhs1,175 (per person), Dhs375 (kids aged four-12 years). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-1am. The Lawns, Emirates Golf Club, Al Thanyah 3 (04 417 9999).

Float Beach Lounge

With views of the glittering Dubai skyline, at this al fresco setting you’ll get food from live stations and free-flowing drinks throughout the evening. As the clock strikes 12, the sky will illuminate with fireworks while the nonstop beats from the live DJ will keep going into the early hours.
Dhs999 (house drinks), Dhs1,175 (bubbly). Sun Dec 31, 9pm-1am. Vida Creek Beach, Dubai Creek Harbour, Ras Al Khor (04 542 8888).

Margham

A New Year’s Eve gala dinner in Hatta with live cooking stations, mobile mixed drinks bar and dancing. Groove to music from the guest DJ, while little ones hang out in the dedicated kid’s area with a certified attendant.
Dhs295 (soft drinks), Dhs395 (house beverages), Dhs450 (bubbly). Sun Dec 31, 7.30pm-11.30pm. JA Hatta Fort Hotel, Hatta (056 601 4664).

MOLI by SHI

At this Chinese restaurant in Dubai Hills you can get a special set menu for Dhs1,000 per person. Dishes on the menu include lobster spinach yuzu miso and soft beef ribs. You’ll also get a bottle of French bubbly included.
Dhs1,000 (per person). Sun Dec 31, 6pm till late. Dubai Hills Business Park (04 276 3338).

Origins terrace

Bid adieu to 2023 with a dinner party under the stars in Dubai Hills. Along with dinner, there will be live entertainment and rhythmic hip hop beats.
Dhs599 (soft drinks), Dhs799 (house beverages), Dhs1,199 (premium bubbly). Sun Dec 31, 9pm-2am. Vida Emirates Hills, Emirates Hills (04 872 8888).

Palm Tree Court

Held on the Palm Tree Court, for a Gala dinner under the stars. The festivities begin at 7pm with a drinks reception in the courtyard, followed by dinner on the lawn. A DJ and ABBA tribute act will add to the atmosphere, culminating in a fireworks show when the clock strikes 12.
Dhs520 (soft drinks), Dhs965 (house beverages), Dhs1,225 (sparkling), Dhs330 (kids aged four to 12 years). Sun Dec 31, 7pm-2am. Jumeirah Golf Estates (056 998 3703).

Poolside Gala Dinner

The third floor at Address Grand Creek Harbour will have a full New Year’s Eve makeover with a Monte Carlo theme. Between 8pm and 1am, Luma Pool Lounge will be set up with live food stations and play host to live entertainment. At midnight, you’ll see Dubai’s skyline lit up with fireworks.
Dhs1,600 (soft drinks), Dhs2,200 (premium beverages), Dhs3,000 (premium beverages & sparkling), Dhs800 (kids under 12 years old). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-1am. Address Grand Creek Harbour, Ras Al Khor (04 275 8833).

Reform Social & Grill

Celebrate with friends and family at Reform Social & Grill, which is hosting a fun night for the entire family with live music, activities and a British buffet.
Dhs350 (soft drinks), Dhs450 (house package), Dhs595 (sparkling). Sun Dec 31, 8pm onwards. The Lakes (04 454 2638).

South Central Bar and Kitchen

Enjoy New Year’s Eve at South Central Bar and Kitchen with a live DJ and an all-inclusive dinner set menu, with free-flowing drinks from 8pm to midnight. The celebration begins at 8pm and continues throughout the night with a live DJ.
Dhs249 (soft drinks), Dhs425 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-midnight. Holiday Inn Dubai Al-Maktoum, Dubai South (04 808 8935).

The Courtyard

Turn the volume up for a New Year’s Eve celebration while looking out at Dubai’s glittering skyline and the fireworks display at Vida Creek Harbour. Continuing for four hours, the party will have a live DJ, a dinner buffet with live food stations including BBQ and seafood, and free-flowing beverages.
Pool deck: Dhs899 (soft drinks), Dhs1,299 (house beverages); Front-facing table: Dhs299 (additional fee). Sun Dec 31, 9pm-1am. Vida Creek Beach, Dubai Creek Harbour (04 428 8888).

The Meydan Hotel

Ring in the New Year with an international buffet, live entertainment and expansive view of the Downtown Dubai skyline at The Meydan Hotel.
Dhs700 (silver), Dhs800 (gold), Dhs900 (sparkling), Dhs1,500 (bubbly), half price (kids aged six-11 years), Free (kids below five years). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-2am. Nad Al Sheba (04 381 3111).

Topgolf

Last year’s sell-out New Year’s Eve is back for another year. Dress to the nines for a night of tunes from the live DJ, a buffet, and your choice of soft and house beverages for guests, especially for guests in Level 2 and 3 bays. When the clock strikes 12, celebrate with a spectacular fireworks show.
Dhs599 (soft drinks), Dhs799 (house beverages), Dhs329 (kids under 12 years). Sun Dec 31, 6pm onwards. Emirates Golf Club, sevenrooms.com/experiences/topgolfdubai.

The Greenroom

Don your party hats as you say goodbye to 2023 at this family-friendly NYE party. Get ready to be entertained with live music, entertainment for the little ones, unlimited drinks and a three-course meal.
Dhs200 (soft drinks), Dhs400 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31, 8.30pm-12.30am. Sports City solutions-leisure.com/events.

The Meydan Hotel

Enjoy unparalleled views of Dubai’s iconic skyline and the record-breaking NYE fireworks at the Burj Khalifa. Delight in an international buffet and live entertainment for a truly unique gala experience.
Dhs700 (soft drinks), Dhs800 (house beverages), Dhs900 (sparkling beverages), Dhs1,500 (bubbly). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-2am. Nad Al Sheba (04 381 3111).

The Queens Grill

Get a six-course menu with live music at The Queen’s Grill restaurant. At midnight, you will be able to visit the Boat Deck to see the Dubai fireworks display before returning to The Queens Grill to celebrate the arrival of 2024.
Dhs995 (soft drinks), Dhs1,195 (house beverages). Sun Dec 31. Queen Elizabeth 2 Hotel, Mina Rashid (04 526 8040).

The Queens Room

There’s a gala dinner happening in the QE2’s historic ballroom, the Queens Room. With an international buffet including seafood, carving stations and desserts. Expect live entertainment from a trio band and at midnight guests will be invited to the private deck of The Yacht Club where they can enjoy a glass of sparkling as the city’s fireworks light up the night sky.
Dhs675 (soft drinks), Dhs875 (house beverages), Dhs350 (kids aged eight-12). Sun Dec 31, 8pm-2am. Queen Elizabeth 2 Hotel, Mina Rashid (04 526 8040).

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