With the Chinese Lunar New Year soon approaching on February 1, 2022, it’s time to start planning what to do.

As the year of the Tiger calls for a two-week celebration, several luxe restaurants in Dubai are the ideal place to mark the occasion with diverse menus that are created to perfection.

Keeping this special occasion in mind, Emirates Woman has curated a guide of all the restaurants that will let you ring in the new year in style.


Buddha-Bar Dubai will be hosting a special Chinese New Year edition of its ‘Buddha-Bar Nights’ from February 2 to February 5. From shows and entertainment to an exclusively curated menu, guests will have the opportunity to relish an array of dishes ranging from truffle mushroom chicken bao to sour sea bream. Visitors will be greeted by the traditional dragon and led to their tables accordingly for a night to remember. Buddha-Bar is open daily from 7pm to 1am from Saturday to Wednesday and 7pm to 2am on Thursday and Friday and it’s located at Grosvenor House Dubai.

For more information visit buddhabar-dubai.com



This fully licensed restaurant features a plethora of Asian-inspired cocktails that are tailored to perfection for those Instagrammable moments. With impeccably presented dishes and luxurious menu options, this upscale restaurant features stunning views of JBR’s skyline with authentic dishes that come with a modern spin such as the angus char siu bao, duck sala and much more. For Lunar New Year, the restaurant has launched an exclusive afternoon event on January 29 and February 5, from 1pm to 4pm with packages priced at Dhs420 for soft beverages, Dhs520 for house beverages and Dhs790 for the bubbly bundle.

For more information visit shirestaurant.com

Shanghai Me

Shanghai ME

DIFC hotspot Shanghai Me is the epitome of art deco elegance with exquisite cuisine inspired by the culinary traditions of East Asia, to match. To celebrate Lunar New year, diners will be entertained throughout the evening with a live DJ, a percussionist performing a unique set and a specially curated menu featuring dishes to celebrate new beginnings. It will take place on February 1, 2022 from 7pm onwards and is located at Gate village 11, DIFC.

For more information visit shanghaime-restaurant.com


Hutong Dubai

Hutong is hosting an exclusive evening on February 1, 2022, to celebrate the Lunar New Year. Guests will witness an outstanding lion and dragon dance paying tribute to Chinese culture and traditions. To mark the occasion, the restaurant will also donate half the proceeds of the specially prepared cocktail to the world’s leading independent conservation organisation. This award-winning chic restaurant is not one to miss as you embrace the new year in style. Located at Gate Building 6, DIFC, it’s open from Monday to Sunday, 12pm to 2:30pm and 6pm to 12am.

For more information visit hutong-dubai.com



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This Michelin-starred restaurant is inviting guests to celebrate Lunar New Year in style. With dishes varying from xingfu dim sum to the wagyu rib eye, there will be plenty of options to choose from. Encouraging guests to embrace the positive aura of the Lunar New Year, guests will be able to write out their wishes for the coming year and hang them throughout the restaurant, thereby adding to its décor. This celebratory menu will offer a series of dishes to choose from the ala carte menu from January 31 to February 13, 2022. Prices for the menu start at Dhs498 per person.

For more information visit Hakkasan.com

Asia Asia

The award-winning restaurant and lounge take its inspiration from the ancient spice route with a journey from Asia through to the Far East, as you dine and unwind with gourmet Pan-Asian fusion dishes and creative cocktails, complimented by incredible views of Dubai Marina’s skyline to celebrate this special occasion. Located at Pier 7, Asia Asia is open from Sunday to Wednesday 6pm to 1am and Friday and Saturday 2pm to 1am.

For more information visit asia-asia.com

Giardino at Palazzo Versace

Palazzo Versace

Adding to the occasion, Giardino shall be hosting a series of special evenings to celebrate the Lunar New Year. For those who wish to indulge in an unending array of mouthwatering dishes, this tasteful dinner experience, might be where you need to spend your evening. The specially curated buffet spread will take place from January 30 to February 1, 2022, from 6:30pm onwards, starting at Dhs250 for the dinner with drinks priced as per consumption.

Sea Fu at Four Seasons Resort

Sea Fu

No dining is complete without luxurious views of Dubai’s skyline, adding to the charm of the ambience. By exuding a romantic flair, this venue is perfect for couples and loved ones to gather and bring in the new year with a scintillating twist. A series of must-try dishes such as Alaskan king crab and winter black truffle will be served throughout the celebrations which will take place from January 31 to February 5, 2022. Located at Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach, it’s open from 12:30pm to 12am.

For more information visit fourseasons.com

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