New Year’s Eve: Where to celebrate in Abu Dhabi.
FACT’s top picks for a New Year’s Eve to remember in Abu Dhabi. 

99 Sushi Bar & Restaurant – New Year’s Eve:

Ring in the New Year with 99 Sushi and celebrate the arrival of 2021 amidst the glorious views over the Al Maryah Island waterfront. Known for its tantalising Haute Japanese cuisine, this New Year’s Eve enjoys an amazing spread of 99 Sushi hero dishes and free-flowing premium beverages. Thursday 31 December from 8pm until 12am. AED 1,199 (free flow premium beverages, 14-course set menu, and complimentary glass of champagne).

GO: Call (0)2 672 3333 for reservations and more information.


Afyä Beach Lounge at Traders Hotel Qaryat Al Beri:

Savour your last dinner in 2020 with unbeatable beach vibes. Celebrate the most awaited day of the year on the beachside, featuring a mouth-watering outdoor barbecue, upbeat DJ music and a fantastic view of the canal. Thursday 31 December from 7pm until late. AED 299 (soft beverages), AED 399 (house beverages) and AED 99 (children aged six to eleven years).

GO: Call (0)2 509 8555 for reservations and more information.


Al Mesayan at Al Wathba, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort and Spa, Abu Dhabi – A Desert Welcome To The New Year:

Al Mesayan is the place to ring in the New Year in style. Relish in performances from a live DJ, while enjoying the authentic Moroccan-French ambience amidst the beautiful rolling dunes of the stunning desert landscape. Reserve your spot and enjoy unlimited delicacies, including caviar on consommé gelée, duck and foie gras pastilla, lobster thermidor on potato and seared wagyu with truffled shallots. Thursday 31 December, from 9pm to 2am. AED 500 (soft beverages) and AED 750 (house beverages).

GO: Call (0)2 204 4444 for reservations and more information.


Alba Terrace at The Abu Dhabi EDITION – New Year’s Eve:

Ciao 2020! A vibrant celebration in coastal Mediterranean-style awaits at Alba Terrace. This New Year’s Eve, live entertainment sets the tone, alongside an authentic, exclusively crafted ten-plate sharing menu including bubbles and beverages. Thursday 31 December from 7pm to 2am. AED 350 (soft beverages) and AED 500 (bubbles).

GO: Call (0)2 208 0000 for reservations and more information.


ANNEX at The Abu Dhabi EDITION – Annex Countdown:

See and be seen at Abu Dhabi’s electric hotspot, ANNEX this New Year’s Eve. Expect undisrupted views of the Corniche fireworks from the ANNEX Rooftop, with classic old school hip-hop, R&B and pop classics mixed with modern sounds from DJ EYJEY until 4am. Thursday 31 December. AED 398 (soft beverages) and AED 498 (bubbly).

GO: Call (0)2 208 0000 for reservations and more information.


Bait Al Hanine at Al Wathba, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort and Spa, Abu Dhabi – A Desert Welcome To The New Year:

Ring in the New Year amidst the picturesque al fresco ambience of Bait Al Hanine. Enjoy a unique dining experience that plays host to a myriad of culinary creations. The evening’s menu ranges from traditional local delicacies to all-time classics, plus premium favourites such as caviar, foie gras, scallops, chilled poached lobster, live grills and roasted calf leg. All dishes are freshly prepared, cooked and served to your the table. Thursday 31 December, from 7pm to 1am. AED 500 (soft beverages), AED 750 (house beverages) and AED 950 (Champagne).

GO: Call (0)2 204 4444 for reservations and more information.


Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi – New Year’s Eve Dinner:

Who said New Year’s Eve starts at midnight? Start your evening with early drinks at The Garden then head for an à la carte dinner at any of Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi’s dining destinations. Welcome the New Year with a front-row view of the biggest firework show in town before making your way to Trader Vic’s where they will keep the celebrations rolling. A la carte menus with an AED 500 minimum spend per person can be enjoyed at The Garden by Bay View, Rodeo Grill, Prego’s, Brauhaus, Trader Vic’s, Indigo, Benihana and The Courtyard.

GO: Call (0)2 697 9011 for reservations and more information.


Belgian Beer Cafe at Novotel Abu Dhabi Gate Hotel – New Year’s Eve Dinner:

Discover the authentic charm of a Brussels Cafe in Abu Dhabi. This authentic bar and restaurant boasts an extensive menu of delicious Belgian cuisines along with famous Belgian beverages. Celebrate the arrival of the new year at this Abu Dhabi institution. Thursday 31 December. AED 199 (soft beverages), AED 299 (house beverages) and AED 399 (bubbly).

GO: Call (0)56 549 9763 for reservations and more information.


Belgian Cafe Abu Dhabi at InterContinental Abu Dhabi:

Start the New Year in truly Brussels style. Delight in an exciting spread, from buckets to succulent platters and expertly crafted cocktails to hops, all amid good company and the grooviest tunes. Thursday 31 December from 8pm to 11:30pm. Minimum spend of AED 250 per person and three drinks for AED 150 in the Beer Garden from 10pm.

GO: Call 800 423 463 for reservations and more information.


Benjarong at Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi – New Years’ Eve Set-Menu:

Usher in the New Year with a five-course set menu accompanied by a glass of Italian bubbly. Bid farewell to 2020 and welcome the New Year in style at Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi’s signature Thai restaurant. Thursday 31 December from 7pm to 11:30pm. AED 260 per person.

GO: Call (0)2 698 8137 for orders and more information.


Bentley Kitchen at The Galleria:

Start the New Year with exquisite food and drinks at Bentley Kitchen. Expect an incredible night where you will forge unforgettable memories with your loved ones. there will be vibrant music and a lucky draw for the New Year with an amazing prize! A la Carte with a minimum consumption of AED 700 per person for a outdoor tables and AED 550 per person for indoor tables.

GO: Call (0)2 626 2131 for reservations and more information.


Bistro: at Courtyard by Marriott World Trade Center, Abu Dhabi – New Year’s Eve Buffet:

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Bistro, and enjoy a culinary journey with a wide range of international delicacies from cold selections to live stations and a great selection of traditional and international desserts. Thursday 31 December from 8pm to midnight. AED 129 (soft beverages), AED 225 (house beverages) and AED 65 (children aged 6-12 years).

GO: Call (0)2 698 2222 for orders and more information.


Bord Eau at Shangri-La Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi – New Year’s Eve Dinner:

Welcome the new year with an exquisite six-course menu prepared by the Bord Eau team for an unforgettable night and continue the festivities with our exceptional Shangri-La NYE Masquerade and the final countdown with fireworks to mark a happy new year. Thursday 31 December from 7pm until late. AED 599 (six-course set menu, food only).

GO: Call (0)2 509 8555 for reservations and more information.


Byblos Sur Mer at InterContinental Abu Dhabi:

This New Year’s Eve, Byblos Sur Mer comes alive with celebrations of fun, flavour and endless live entertainment. Enjoy exquisite hot and cold Mezze and immerse in a lavish menu of Levantine highlights as you bid adieu to 2020 in style. Thursday 31 December from 8pm. AED 450 (soft beverages) and AED 595 (house beverages).

GO: Call 800 423 463 for reservations and more information.


Café 302 at Al Maha Arjaan – New Years Eve Dinner:

Set your mood before your New Year’s Eve countdown celebrations and enjoy a lavish three-course dinner at Café 302. Featuring shrimp and fennel bisque soup or smoked duck breast salad for starter, followed by a choice of the main course which includes herb-marinated t-bone steak or pan-seared sea bream. End the meal with a homemade mango cheesecake. Thursday 31 December, from 7pm to 10pm. AED 130 (three-course dinner) or AED 230 (three-course dinner for two persons inclusive of soft beverages). 

GO: Call (0)2 610 6666 for orders and more information.


Chamas at InterContinental Abu Dhabi:

Ring in the New Year with the bold flavours of Latin America. From sizzling cuts of meat to vivid live performances, cha-cha your way to 2021 with the infectious rhythms of Latin music to keep you company. Thursday 31 December from 9pm to 1am. AED 360 (soft beverages) and AED 450 (house beverages).

GO: Call 800 423 463 for reservations and more information.


Cho Gao at InterContinental Abu Dhabi:

Exquisite views over the marina, sultry notes of a live saxophonist and cooking stations showcasing the tastes of Asia set the tone for a fantastic send off to the year. Discover a feast for the senses, set amidst great company and an outstanding selection of beverages. Thursday 31 December from 8pm. AED 229 (soft beverages) and AED 299 (house beverages).

GO: Call 800 423 463 for reservations and more information.


Cooper’s at Park Rotana Abu Dhabi – New Year’s Eve:

Get ready for one of the most fun New Year’s Eve celebration in the city! Cooper’s cordially invites you to NYE at Cooper’s to welcome in 2021. Enjoy free entry and party the night away with great deals on drinks, a special menu and more. Come dressed up to the party in your most dazzling themed outfit, and you have the chance to win amazing prizes. Thursday 31 December from 8pm to 3am.

GO: Call (0)2 657 3333 for reservations and more information.


COYA Abu Dhabi – New Year’s Eve Party:

COYA Abu Dhabi, renowned for its famous parties, is on a mission to bid adieu to 2020 by throwing the most glamorous farewell in town. With a Peruvian flare, the venue will be filled to the brim with chrome balloons and silver, and iridescent tinsel curtains as the theme of Glitz & Glamour comes to life. A resident DJ will be on deck to usher in the New Year with tunes that will surely make the night a memorable one. Guests are encouraged to dress up and welcome the year ahead with their stylish foot forward. An a la carte menu consisting of COYA’s magical signature dishes will be served throughout the evening. Thursday 31 December. AED 800 (main tables in the lounge), AED 1,200 (terrace, Pisco Bar and Lounge seating).

GO: Call (0)2 306 7000 for reservations and more information.


Cyan Brasserie at Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi – New Year’s Eve Celebration:

Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi has introduced a new flavour into the capital’s dining scene with the opening of Cyan, a Franco-Arab Brasserie, located on the 18th floor of the Guinness World Record-holding leaning tower of Abu Dhabi. The new venue will present diners with a six-course set-menu this New Year’s Eve from one of the most exquisite vantage points in the city. Thursday 31 December from 7pm. AED 400 (soft beverages), AED 550 (selected spirits, hops and grapes) and AED 800 (premium beverages).

GO: Call (0)56 544 8158 for reservations and more information.


Dino’s Bistro Italiano at Pearl Rotana Capital Centre Abu Dhabi – New Year’s Eve Brunch:

Enjoy a special New Year’s Eve Italian à la carte style brunch that will transport you to Italy. Expect all of your Italian favourites along with an antipasti station, cheese and cold cuts, artisan bread and turkey carving. A live performer will provide music. Thursday 31 December from 8pm to 1am. AED 300 (soft beverages) and AED 350 (house beverages). 

GO: Call (0)2 307 5551 for reservations and more information.


EatGreek Kouzina Abu Dhabi – The Galleria:

Looking for an authentic Greek experience to escape into this New Year’s Eve? Enjoy a night filled with vibrant music, good food, and a lucky draw at EatGreek Kouzina Abu Dhabi. Treat yourself with an authentic Greek experience for the New Year. A la Carte with a minimum consumption of AED 600 per person for an outdoor table and AED 400 per person for an indoor table.

GO: Call (0)2 309 2323 for reservations and more information,


Ess Lounge at Shangri-La Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi – New Year’s Eve:

Book your front row spot at ESS Lounge with views of the canal and enjoy a range of house beverages or upgrade to a private dinner under the stars! Thursday 31 December from 10pm until late. AED 348 (beverages only).

GO: Call (0)2 509 8555 for reservations and more information.


Fairways at The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa – Gala Dinner:

Ring in the New Year with an indulgent Gala Dinner. Taste the award-winning cuisine at Fairways which features culinary influences from three regions: Arabia, Asia, and the Mediterranean’s Northern shore. Expect a plentiful selection of freshly prepared appetisers, an extensive seafood selection, live grills, cooking stations and an unmissable dessert station. Thursday 31 December from 8pm. AED 425 (soft beverages), AED 625 (house beverages), AED 725 (sparkling) and AED 145 (children).

GO: Call (0)2 698 2222 for orders and more information.


Falaj Restaurant at Remal Hotel – New Year’s Eve Celebrations:

The New Year’s Eve gala dinner menu at the all-day dining Falaj restaurant feature a variety of culinary specials from around the world. Begin your journey with appetisers that include Sicilian shrimp salad with shaved fennel and orange segments or the citrus tuna ceviche with avocado and baby cos lettuce. Mains feature roasted baby chicken with freekeh, green peas and pine nuts, braised lamb chops with stuffed vine leaves and oven-roasted salmon with fennel confit sauce and green asparagus amongst others. Live stations that include a carvery with roast turkey and chicken shawarma stations and a salad bar are also part of the experience. Bring your meal to a sweet finish with a selection of desserts like Black Forest trifle, crème brûlée and warm date pudding. Thursday 31 December, from 6:30pm to 10:30pm. AED 180 (soft beverages) and AED 250 (house beverages).

GO: Call (0)2 809 2222 for reservations and more information.


Fouquet’s Abu Dhabi at Louvre Abu Dhabi:

This New Year’s Eve, Fouquet’s is going above and beyond, with Un Nouvel An a la Parisienne designed to dazzle and delight. Inspired by the flavours and cooking techniques from across his travels, Chef Pierre Gagnaire embodies the philosophy of Fouquet’s, in a specially curated menu and a set menu that elevates French cuisine into the highest echelons of sophistication. With an option of a set menu and a la carte, the world is your oyster; enjoy bestselling selections from the restaurant’s deliciously designed a la carte Nouvel An menu, such as creamy white truffle Cannelé, smoked beetroot carpaccio, indulgent Fouquet’s caviar or white turbot poached in Champagne cream, grey prawns, Bouchot mussels, baby Paris boutons mushroom and farm roasted veal loin to name a few. Pair these masterpieces with your choice of masterfully mixed spirits, or select your favourite grapes from a carefully crafted menu. Whatever your pick, celebrations will carry on until 2am, accompanied by jazzy beats of a DJ and other surprises. Not only does the expanded terrace seating area, provide a beautiful outdoor space, but it also offers a stunning view of Louvre spectacular architectural dome and skyline. Thursday 31 December from 7:30pm to 2am. AED 800 (minimum spend per person)

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


Ginger at Park Rotana Abu Dhabi – New Year’s Eve:

Welcome 2020 with a bang as Ginger invites you to a fantastic dinner buffet of international culinary favourites. Explore the extensive selection of dishes prepared by our master chefs, soak in the wonderful ambience whilst waiting for the exciting New Year countdown. Thursday 31 December from 7pm to 2am. AED 329 (soft beverages), AED 449 (house beverages) and AED 199 (children aged between six and twelve years). 

GO: Call (0)2 657 3333 for reservations and more information.


Grills @ Chill ’O – Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche:

Curated for the discerned diner, savour an elegant 3-course menu this New Year’s Eve. Let the Mediterranean dishes sing a ballad of flavours on your taste buds and end the year on the most wonderful of notes. Thursday 31 December from 8pm to midnight. AED 295 (soft beverages), AED 365 (house beverages) and AED 396 (bubbly).

GO: Call (0)2 813 7777 for reservations and more information.


Hakkasan Abu Dhabi – Emirates Palace:

As guests bid farewell 2020, Hakkasan’s extravagant menu features highlights such as roasted Peking duck salad, black pepper crab meat puff, charcoal-grilled Chilean seabass, wok-seared Canadian lobster with bamboo shoots and more. Thursday 31 December from 6pm to midnight. Prices from AED 688 per person.

GO: Call (0)2 690 7739 for reservations and more information.


Horizon Restaurant at Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana – New Year’s Eve Celebration:

Enjoy an end of year celebration with your family and indulge in a lavish gala dinner buffet at Horizon Restaurant, packed with festive delicacies, live stations, soft drinks and festive mocktails. A children’s festive buffet will also be available. Thursday 31 December from 6:30pm to 12:30am. AED 249 per person.

GO: Call (0)2 657 0000 for reservations and more information.


Jazz & Fizz Bar – Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche:

Beats and spirits are high as Jazz & Fizz Bar welcomes 2021 with a bang. With a perfect view of the Al Maryah Island fireworks and live DJ rocking the floor, Jazz & Fizz’s New Year’s Eve has it all for you and your friends. Thus put on your dancing shoes and join us on the 36th floor to celebrate a new beginning. Thursday 31 December from 8pm to 3am. AED 150 (minimum spend entry with no table nor seating), AED 250 (minimum spend entry with table seating) and AED 300 (unlimited house beverages).

GO: Call (0)2 813 7777 for reservations and more information.


Kamoon Restaurant at Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana – New Year’s Eve Celebration:

Kamoon will ring in 2021 with an al fresco festive buffet extravaganza! Indulge in an array of dishes that includes a salad bar, modern mezzah, live-cooking stations, festive handcrafted desserts, and unlimited festive mocktails.
This is not all! Michelle, Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana’s popular singer, will add the perfect spark to the evening with a popular playlist of your favourite hits. Thursday 31 December, from 7pm to 1am. AED 319 or AED 349 (cabana seating).

GO: Call (0)2 657 0000 for reservations and more information.


Kuzbara at Marriott Downtown Abu Dhabi – New Year’s Eve Dinner:

Ring in the New Year with a delicious New Year’s Eve Evening Brunch at Kuzbara. Enjoy delicious live stations, multi-cuisine main courses, a vast spread of starters served at the table and a selection of delicious desserts. On the buffet are seafood stations, an Indian tandoor station, turkey, roast leg of lamb, chargrilled station, Asian counter, Malaysian cuisine, ice cream station and Mexican churros. Thursday 31 December from 7pm to midnight. AED 295 (soft beverages), AED 445 (house beverages) and AED 555 (premium beverages).

GO: Call (0)2 304 7777 for reservations and more information.


Mare Mare at Jumeirah Saadiyat Island Resort:

Luxuriate this New Year’s Eve at Mare Mare. This relaxed poolside restaurant effortlessly blends the coastal flavours of Italy with a serene atmosphere a stone’s throw from the ocean. Mare Mare is named after the Italian word for ‘sea’ and delivers a seafood-focused menu that is ideal for bidding farewell to the old and celebrating the new. Celebrate in style at the Fact Award-winning’ best fine-dining Italian restaurant’ in Abu Dhabi 2020. Thursday 31 December from 8pm to midnight. AED 575 (soft beverages), AED 650 (house beverages) and AED 750 (bubbly).

GO: Call (0)2 811 4342 for reservations and more information.


Nahaam at Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers – New Year’s Eve Brunch:

Delight in a family-friendly New Year’s Eve Evening Brunch with live cooking stations and live entertainment. Thursday 31 December from 7pm to 11pm. AED 550 (soft beverages), AED 680 (grape and hops) and AED 850 (bubbles).

GO: Call (0)2 811 5666 for orders and more information.


Oak Room at The Abu Dhabi EDITION – Oak Room Rock & Rolla:

True to the concept, Oak Room presents a celebration of world-class ingredients with a British rock ‘n’ roll flair this New Year’s Eve. It’s time to ring in 2021 with an exquisite epicurean journey, a touch of excess. Wagyu Beef, Scallops, Oysters and more feature on the menu curated by Michelin Chef Tom Aikens. Complete your evening with the finest mixology and bubbles, ready to toast. Thursday 31 December from 7pm to 2am. AED 598 (soft beverages) and AED 798 (bubbles).

GO: Call (0)2 208 0000 for reservations and more information.


Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotels and Villas – New Year’s Eve Celebrations:

Celebrate the arrival of 2021 away from the busy city and escape to the sandy shores of Saadiyat Island for a luxurious New Year’s Eve celebration at The Beach House. This year the beachfront restaurant will be exciting diners with a five-course set menu accompanied by music from DJ Eva, a live Percussionists and energetic fire dancers. Thursday 31 December, from 6pm to 9pm (families) AED 750 (soft beverages), AED 1,150 (house beverages) and AED 200 (children aged between six and twelve years). From 9:30pm until late, the venue will become adults only, AED 850 (soft beverages) and AED 1,250 (house beverages).

Alternatively, you can head to Vayu at the beach and experience a sophisticated evening beside the shimmering pool, which is flanked by swaying palm trees. End the year is sophisticate style with Champagne and oysters, before joining in the frivolity of fire dancers and music from DJ Eva. Thursday 31 December, from 6pm until late.

Last but by no means least, The Park Grill Terrace will be hosting a New Year’s Eve barbeque dinner for those looking for an al fresco night under the stars. AED 799 (house beverages) and AED 200 (children aged between six and twelve years). 

GO: Call (0)2 407 1234 for reservations and more information.


Pepper Restaurant at Novotel Al Bustan – A Mask-erade New Year:

Pepper Restaurant is an ideal place to enjoy a full buffet meal this New Year’s Eve. Live cooking stations are available with a festive theme. Enjoy a Christmas lunch made but of snow, inspired by a favourite Christmas story. Thursday 31 December from 7pm to midnight. AED 139 (soft beverages), AED 229 (house beverages) and 50% discount for children aged six to twelve years.

GO: Call (0)2 501 6444 for reservations and more information.


Rayana Latin Tapas Bar at Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi – New Year’s Eve Celebration:

Suspended 19 floors above the ground, Rayana is a vibrant and creative Spanish and Latin-American inspired tapas bar, surrounded by a dynamic and lively ambiance that promises guests an exciting experience. Tempt your palate this New Year’s Eve with delicious and flavourful tapas, shared between friends or family, as you sip on classic cocktails and chat the evening away. Thursday 31 December from 7pm.

GO: Call (0)56 544 8158 for reservations and more information.


 

Rosewood Abu Dhabi – New Year’s Eve:

At Rosewood Abu Dhabi this New Year’s Eve guests can enjoy panoramic views of Abu Dhabi’s skyline and xperience waterfront dining on Maryah Island’s stunning promenade. GLO Lounge will offer prices starting at AED 900 per table of four (with one bottle of house spirits) and the Wood & Fire restaurant, will have special menus available from AED 655. Providing an oriental twist to celebrations will be Dai Pai Dong restaurant, with prices from AED 588 per person, and Lebanese eatery, Sambusek, where dining and beverage packages are available for AED 495 per person. For anyone in the mood to keep celebrating into the small hours, the festive vibe at Hidden Bar will go on until 4am with a la carte food and drink options.

GO: Call (0)2 813 5520 for reservations and more information.


Saadiyat Beach Club – New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner:

Leave 2020 behind and celebrate new beginnings with friends and family at Saadiyat Beach Club’s special Gala Dinner setting, including exclusive VIP cabanas. Enjoy an international sharing style menu, unlimited beverages, kids activities and live entertainment until late. Thursday 31 December from 7pm to 11pm. AED 599 (soft beverages), AED 699 (house beverages), AED 899 (premium beverages) and AED 199 (children aged seven to twelve years).

GO: Call (0)2 656 3536 for reservations and more information.


Sacci at The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa – New Year’s Eve:

Where better to bid arrivederci to the old and welcome in the new than at Sacci. With a relaxed atmosphere and traditional New Year’s dishes carefully prepared by Chef Stefano Conti, Sacci is the perfect place to enjoy a stunning seven-course dinner before welcoming in 2021. Thursday 31 December from 7pm to 11pm. AED 395 (soft beverages) and AED 595 (wine package).

GO: Call (0)2 616 9999 for reservations and more information.


Shang Palace at Shangri-La Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi – New Year’s Eve Dinner:

Add some Asian flavours to your New Year’s Eve evening with a delicious Chinese set menu dinner at Shang Palace, or a flavoursome Vietnamese set menu dinner at Hoi An, to be enjoyed in an authentic setting. Thursday 31 December from 7pm until late. AED 348 (soft beverages).

GO: Call (0)2 509 8555 for reservations and more information.


Shangri-La Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi – New Year’s Eve Masquerade:

Bid farewell to 2020 in style at the New Year’s Eve Masquerade at Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi. Begin the ultimate night with bubbly on arrival and a lavish buffet to be enjoyed in a vibrant atmosphere while you witness the glorious fireworks display over the canal at the stroke of midnight to celebrate the beginning of 2021. Thursday 31 December from 7pm until late. AED599 (soft beverages) and AED 699 (house beverages).

GO: Call (0)2 509 8555 for reservations and more information.


Sim Sim at Saadiyat Rotana Resort and Villas – New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner Extravaganza:

Sim Sim is pulling out all the stops this festive season with an impressive New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner. Indulge in a lavish spread of international delicacies complete with live cooking stations, delectable seafood and grills along with unlimited premium beverages. And once you’ve finished dining, you can continue your end of the year celebrations at Nasma Beachfront Bar or Hamilton’s Gastropub with a 20% discount at the after-party. Thursday 31 December from 7pm until midnight. AED 550 (soft beverages), AED AED 750 (house beverages) and package AED 275 (children aged between six and twelve years).

GO: Call (0)2 697 0000 for reservations and more information.


Stock Burger Co – Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi:

Please fasten your seatbelt, for a Stock Burger Co. take-off into 2021! The popular venue renowned for its glorious burgers and craft hops will be hosting a theme night around travel this New Year’s Eve. Diners can expect a buffet, unlimited drink packages, live entertainment and a BBQ to take off into 2021 in style. Thursday 31 December from 9pm. AED 159 (food only), AED 185 (economy class beverage package) and AED 285 (business class beverage package).

GO: Call (0)2 555 1212 for reservations and more information.


Stratos at Le Royal Meridien Abu Dhabi – Phantom of the Opera Supper Club:

Step into an elevated lounge experience with 360-degree views of the city and unveil stories of your own whilst listening to majestic sounds, while enjoying unlimited bites and free-flowing house beverages. Thursday 31 December from 7pm to 10pm. AED 495 per person.

GO: Call 800 101 101 for reservations and more information.


Tean at Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort:

Experience Levantine dining culture, just footsteps away from the sand and sea. This New Year’s Eve, immerse yourself in the flavours of the region with a delightful set menu of grilled meats and seafood dishes that are prepared and cooked in the traditional Levantine way. Thursday 31 December from 8pm to midnight. AED 475 (soft beverages), AED 550 (house beverages) and AED 650 (bubbly).

GO: Call (0)2 811 4342 for reservations and more information.


Teatro at Park Rotana Abu Dhabi – New Year’s Eve:

Welcome the New Year in a classy way at Teatro with its gala dinner buffet. Make your way through different stations that include the sushi bar, oyster & caviar station, risotto on wheels, Peking duck corner, raclette station, carvery and more. Complemented by a great selection of signature cocktails and selected beverages, this will be an exciting way to welcome the new year. Thursday 31 December from 8pm to 1amAED 399 (soft beverages) and AED 549 (house beverages).

GO: Call (0)2 657 3333 for reservations and more information.


Terra Secca at Al Wathba, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort and Spa, Abu Dhabi – A Desert Welcome To The New Year:

Enjoy a Tuscan-inspired five-course menu and toast to the New Year within the chic and elegant ambience of Terra Secca. Authentic Italian wines will accompany Black truffles, a selection of prime grilled meats and a full buffet of cheese. The evening is bound to enrich your celebrations and provide you with a dining experience to remember. Thursday 31 December, from 7pm to 1am. AED 500 (soft beverages) and AED 750 (house beverages).

GO: Call (0)2 204 4444 for reservations and more information.


The Boardwalk at Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort:

We can think of no better way to ring in the new year that on a romantic wooden boardwalk jutting out to sea. Dine al fresco at what is arguably one of Abu Dhabi’s most unique dining destinations and create unforgettable memories to take into 2021. Only a limited number of Boardwalk tables are available, and the experience will ensure a personalised and intimate experience, accompanied by light entertainment, bubbles and a beautifully curated set menu. Thursday 31 December from 8pm to midnight. Price available upon request.

GO: Call (0)2 811 4342 for reservations and more information.


The Foundry at Southern Sun Abu Dhabi – New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner:

Say farewell to 2020 and ring in 2021 with family and friends at The Foundry. The gala dinner includes a seafood ice bar, Caviar and blinis station, prime rib carvery, salmon coulibac carvery, pistachio-crusted lamb rack, wine and cheese vault. Finish with the Chef Pattisier’s dessert creations. With live entertainment. Thursday 31 December from 8pm to midnight. AED 295 (soft beverages), AED 545 (house beverages) and AED 795 (Champagne).

GO: Call (0)2 818 4888 for reservations and more information.


The Park Grill Terrace at Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotels and Villas – Christmas Eve Dinner:

Dine al fresco on Christmas Eve upon the atmospheric terrace at The Park Grill. Experience a peaceful ambience amidst the beautifully landscaped gardens as you dine on grilled meats and seafood from the festive barbeque. Thursday 24 December, from 6:30pm to 10:30pm. AED 299 (soft beverages) and AED 120 (children aged between six and twelve years). 

GO: Call (0)2 407 1234 for reservations and more information.


The MeatCo Abu Dhabi at Souk Qaryat Al Beri:

Begin 2021 on a high and join the MeatCo to celebrate New Year’s Eve with your loved ones. Delicious food and heart-warming atmosphere await for you to create an unforgettable night. A la carte with minimum consumption of AED 450 per person for outdoor tables and AED  350 per person for an indoor table.

GO: Call (0)2 558 1713 for reservations and more information.


The Warehouse Wine & Tapas Bar at Pearl Rotana Capital Centre Abu Dhabi – New Year’s Eve Celebration:

Celebrate the last night of the year with good vibes and sharing experiences. It’s going to be a special one at The Warehouse, with live music from a DJ. The occasion will serve as the perfect opportunity for diners to preview The Warehouse’s brand new menu, which will be served exclusively on New Year’s Eve. Thursday 31 December from 9pm to 1am. AED 400 (house beverages).

GO: Call (0)2 307 5552 for orders and more information.


Urban Kitchen at Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi – Extraordinary New Years’ Eve:

Usher in the New Year with the most extravagant celebrations of the season at Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi. Delightful in dishes from the signature restaurants alongside splendid beverages to make your heart and feet dance all night. As the clock strikes 12, bid farewell to 2020 and welcome the New Year in style. Thursday 31 December from 7:30pm to midnight. AED 259 (soft beverages), AED 449 (house beverages), AED 749 (bubbly) and AED 129 (children aged seven to 12 years).

GO: Call (0)2 698 8137 for orders and more information.


VaKaVa at Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers – New Year’s Eve Menu:

Turn the 2020 page with a glass of bubbly, followed by a divine selection of dishes especially curated for the occasion by VaKaVa Head Chef, Richard Sandoval. The four-course menu has been devised in sharing style to create a relaxed and convivial dining experience for guests. To kick off the festivities, a selection of seafood starters including oysters and ceviche will be served, alongside the hugely popular smoked guacamole. This will be followed by a flight of hot starters including, beef filet anticucho, crispy prawns and corn empanadas. For the main event, guests will have the great pleasure of indulging in a Parrillada Mixta; a selection of the finest Wagyu beef, Argentinian rib eye, tender lamb chops and achiote marinated chicken. To conclude this experience, diners can expect two wonderfully indulgent desserts: a red velvet, tres leches cake with coconut ice-cream and strawberries, in addition to the all-time favourite, churros with goat’s cheese ice-cream and tres leches sauce.  Thursday 31 December from 7pm to 11pm. AED 475 (four-course set menu and a glass of bubbly on arrival) or a la carte dining with a minimum spend of AED 350 per person in the restaurant area.

GO: Call (0)2 811 5666 for reservations and more information.


Waves Bar at Novotel Al Bustan – A Mask-erade New Year:

If you’re looking for a perfect spot away from the city, then Waves Bar could well be the place for you. Enjoy the venues fresh and innovative design combined with a New Year’s Eve of frivolous fun! Thursday 31 December from 9pm to midnight. AED 149 (unlimited Christmas cocktails) AED 159 (unlimited bubbly) and AED 229 (unlimited premium beverages) and AED 100 per additional hour after midnight!

GO: Call (0)2 501 6444 for reservations and more information.


Wet Deck at W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island:

Get ready to put on your dancing shoes and dance your way into 2021. With Glitz, glam and pizazz, Wet Deck is set for an upbeat and glittering night. Bid farewell to 2020 with DJs spinning your favorite tunes. Thursday 31 December from 10pm to 3am. AED 500 per person (table booking).

GO: Call (0)2 656 0000 for reservations and more information.


White at Jumeirah Saadiyat Island Resort:

White was recently awarded ‘best all-day dining restaurant’ at the Fact Dining Awards Abu Dhabi 2020, and it’s easy to see why. The restaurant with its stunning interiors and beautiful ocean-facing terrace flips expectations of what a day to night dining destination should be. This New Year’s Eve will be no different, and guests can expect a vast array of delicious gourmet dishes, exceptional beverages and a lively atmosphere that is perfect for celebrating the arrival of 2021 with family and friends. Thursday 31 December from 8pm to midnight. AED 475 (indoor wing seating with soft beverages), AED 575 (indoor wing seating with house beverages), AED 675 (indoor wing seating with bubbly), AED 550 (main restaurant seating with soft beverages), AED 650 (main restaurant seating with house beverages), AED 750 (main restaurant seating with house bubbly), AED 650 (outdoor seating with soft beverages), AED 750 (outdoor seating with house beverages) and AED 850 (outdoor seating with bubbly).

GO: Call (0)2 811 4342 for reservations and more information.


Zuma:

Those wishing to celebrate with the little ones can opt for an earlier sitting in the main restaurant at 7pm or 7:30pm (open until 2am) and dine on the à la carte menu. The evening will then move to a late night sitting with a live DJ from 9:30pm. Guests can reserve a table in the restaurant or lounge and choose their favourites from the à la carte menu (a minimum spend of AED 1,000 per person). There is also the option for guests to book a table in the bar and enjoy the bar bites menu whilst exploring Zuma’s innovative cocktail list (a minimum spend of AED 2000 per table, up to four guests maximum).

GO: Call (0)2 401 5900 for reservations and more information.