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Everyone remembers where they were when they saw in the New Year. To ensure you enjoy a party to never forget we have rounded up 15 of the best New Year’s Eve deals in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. So, when the clock strikes 12, be sure to raise a toast to us…

Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre

Venue: Yalumba

Date: New Years Eve

Food: Lavish buffet laden with oysters, lobsters and delectable desserts. Bottomless supply of Bollinger special Cuvée NV.

Extra:  Live DJ

Price: Dhs555 per person inclusive of regular drinks and bubbly.

Opening Hours: 8.30pm to 12am. Happy hour from 12am to 2.30am where you can avail a 20 per cent discount on all drinks

To make a booking: (04) 7022455


Double Tree by Hilton

Venue: The Maine DXB

Date: New Year’s Eve

Food: Four course meal including favourites – oysters, crab legs and steaks – and free-flowing beverages throughout the night.

Extra: Live DJ

Price: Dhs699 including drinks.

Opening hours: 8pm to 3am

To make a booking: (04) 457 6719

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Meliá Dubai

Venue: Estrellas Skyline Lounge

Date: New Year’s Eve

Food: Feast on canapes and buffet while dancing the night away.

Extra: Guest DJ.

Price: For in-house guests Dhs200 per couple including house beverages and canapés. For other guests Dhs300 per person including house beverages and canapés until 1am. Dhs400 per person including premium alcoholic beverages. Deals are available for groups.

Opening Hours: 9pm onwards

To make a booking: (04) 3868111

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Raffles Dubai

Venue: Azur Restaurant and Raffles Garden

Date: New Year’s Eve

Food: Chef Tuomas and his culinary team serve up a celebratory roast.

Extras: Live performance by a two-piece band. Designated children area with a playstation hub, popcorn tart, candy floss stand and ice cream station to keep them busy.

Price: Azur – Dhs545 per person with unlimited house beverages from 8.30pm to 12.30am. Non-alcoholic package of Dhs395 per person for teenagers.

Opening Hours: 8.30pm onwards. Dhs2,000 for a private cabana which can accommodate up to six people in the Raffles Garden. You can enquire about individual venue timings and price deals when booking.

To make a booking: (04) 3248888


Sofitel JBR

Sofitel JBR

Ramada Plaza JBR

Venue: Shores

Date: New Year’s Day

Food: Brunch buffet.

Price: Dhe225 per person including unlimited soft drinks and chilled juices, Dhs325 per person including unlimited house beverages and selected spirits.

Opening Hours: 12.30pm to 3.30pm

To make a booking: (04) 4398888



Venue:  McGettigan’s

Date: New Year’s Eve

Food: Irish cuisine food platters.

Price: Dhs299 per person for unlimited drinks throughout the night.

Opening Hours: 8pm to 12.15am

To make a booking: (04) 3780800


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Sofitel Downtown

Venue: Ballroom

Date: New Year’s Eve

Food: International cuisine

Extra: Omar Al Abballat will be belting out melodies, there will also be a DJ and belly dancer.

Price: Unlimited premium alcoholic package at Dhs1,500 per person.

Opening Hours: 8.30pm to 3am

To make a booking: (04) 5036111


Armani Dubai

Venue: Privé

Date: New Year’s Eve

Theme: Exclusive club for incognito fun at the Grand NYE Bal Masqué featuring a headline DJ.

Extra: VIP table for six from Dhs5,000, For eight guests Dhs7,000, Dhs10,000 for up to 12 guests (bottle service only). Dhs500 per additional guest.

Price: Entrance for ladies Dhs500 (Dhs300 before 11pm). Dhs1,000 for men (Dhs600 before 11pm) including select beverages (how many drinks, from what times).

Opening Hours: 9pm to 3am

To make a booking: (04) 8883388


St Regis Dubai

St Regis Dubai

Vida Downtown

Venue: 3in1 Restaurant

Date: New Year’s Eve Soiree

Food: Six course set menu for your palate and stunning views for your senses.

Extra: Live DJ entertainment.

Price: Dhs695 including unlimited beverages, Dhs950 including unlimited premium beverages and a bottle of bubbly. Dhs4,000 including private cabana for a minimum of four persons including unlimited selection of premium beverages and a bottle of bubbly.

Opening Hours: 8pm to 3am

To make a booking: (04) 4286823


Rixos, The Palm

Venue: Under the Stars

Date: New Year’s Eve

Food: Grand gala dinner

Extra: 6-piece live band, fire show, multiple dance shows and fireworks

Price: Dhs2,500 per person with unlimted soft and non-alcoholic drinks. Dhs500 for children up to 14 years of age.

Opening Hours: 8pm onwards

To make a booking: (04) 4575454


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Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club

Venue: Boardwalk

Date:  Silver New Year’s Eve Ball

Food: Five-course set menu

Price: Dhs780 per person including soft beverages through the night, Dhs980 per person with selected free flowing house beverages through the night. Dhs290 for children between ages seven to 14.

Opening Hours: 7pm onwards

To make a booking: (04) 2956000


Kempinski Hotel Mall Of The Emirates

Venue: Noir

Date: New Year’s Eve

Food: Finger foods and free flow of beverages

Extra: Dress to impress within the theme of The Great Gatsby and dance away.

Price: Dhs1,250 per person for table bookings inclusive of one additional bottle of bubbly per table.

Opening Hours: 8pm to 2am

To make a booking: (04) 4095222


 St Regis Dubai

Venue: Brasserie Quarter

Date: New Year’s Eve

Food: Start the evening with a welcome drink at Sidra and Champagne Lounge between 6pm and 8pm and make your way to the grand dinner buffet.

Extra: Live band, pianist and DJ after midnight.

Price: Dhs1,050 per person for non-alcoholic package, Dhs1,850 per person for free flowing champagne and house pours until midnight.

Opening Hours: 7.30pm to 2am

To make a booking: (04) 4355556


Rixos the palm

Rixos The Palm


Yas Viceroy Abu Dhbai

Venue: Origins

Date: New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner

Extra: Resident DJ

Price: Dhs850 including unlimted house beverages and proseco from 7pm to 11pm, Dhs1,150 including unlimited bubbles from 7pm to 11pm.

Opening Hours: 7pm to 11pm. Countdown follows at Yas Lounge.

To make a booking: (02) 6560000


Venue: Zero Gravity

Date: New Year’s Eve

Food: Bites

Extra: House electro giants Pete Tong and Duke Dumont will be belting out the music joined by a host of local acts and entertainment.

Price: VIP tickets are priced at Dhs490 per person and include exclusive use of the upper deck. Dhs450 for on the door, Dhs390 for regular and Dhs250 for Early Bird.

Opening Hours: 8pm to 3am

To make a booking: (04) 3990009