Start the year of the Rabbit in style and celebrate Chinese New Year with your loved ones.

The annual event is the first day of a new year on the Lunar calendar, which is more than 5,000 years old, allowing you to indulge in some authentic cuisine with your loved ones at these Dubai-based hotspots.

Shanghai Me

 

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Being at the epitome of art deco elegance, inspired by the culinary traditions of East Asia, the practice of delicate dishes has taken centuries to perfect with the region’s rich heritage that can be seen throughout the menu serving recipes that have been preserved with a playful twist while maintaining Asian tradition with special treats for all diners. Open from Sunday to Thursday, 12pm to 12am and the terrace is open from 12pm to 2am and is located at Gate village 11, DIFC.

For more information visit shanghaime-restaurant.com

LAO

To mark the Lunar New Year, diners can embark on an authentic journey to with a specially curated menu for the celebrations. With a host of sensory experiences, guests can delight in special festivities and experience a traditional lion dance to immerse in the culture on Saturday, January 21 from 6pm to 6:30pm. This weekend of celebrations takes place between Friday 20, 2023 to Sunday, January 22 to indulge in a special four-course menu featuring delectable dishes such as Pelmeni Chicken Dumpling, salmon, wrapped in lotus and Sum-Sum Klelpon with Lapis with packages priced at Dhs299 and Dhs499 with wine paring at Waldorf Astoria.

For more information visit Hilton.com

Indochine

 

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Featuring exotic French-Vietnamese cuisine, while being perfect for intimate dinners, you can celebrate Chinese New Year’s with your loved ones at this timeless classic features an array of delectable dishes. Located in DIFC, Indochine opens on Sunday to Wednesday from 12pm to 1am and Sat 7pm to 1am, Thursday and Friday is 7pm to 3am.

For more information visit indochinedxb.com

Hutong

Hutong Dubai

Celebrating northern Chinese cuisine in a stylish setting with a beautiful setting with amazing dim sums and creative cocktails. 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

Mediterraneo at Armani

Mediterraneo at Armani

Taking place on Saturday, January 21 and Sunday, January 22 , 2023 this exclusive buffet-style feast is the perfect way to ring in the Chinese New Year. Guests can tuck into a range of delectable delicacies from seafood on ice, fresh oysters, dim sum, noodle soup, sauteed vegetables, hot mains, and much more, all served up from live cooking stations. With an abundance of choices available, plus mouthwatering dessert options, there is something to satisfy everyone’s cravings. To keep spirits high, a wide variety of entertainment will also be on hand to make for an unrivalled evening as we welcome in the Year of the Rabbit. To keep spirits high, a wide variety of entertainment will also be on hand to make for a memorable evening as we welcome in the Year of the Rabbit. Guests can enjoy all this for Dhs349 per person on either night.

TakaHisa Restaurant

TakaHisa Restaurant

Savour the blended flavours of Japan and China this Chinese New Year at TakaHisa in Caesars Palace, Bluewaters Island overlooking Dubai’s most famed beachside resort, elevated by decorative touches. Experience Chinese New Year with a menu of world-class Japanese and Chinese ingredients while sipping on a selection of special-priced premium rice and grape beverages at TakaHisa restaurant. Dazzling dishes made using ingredients from Japan’s famed Toyosu market, formally known as Tsukiji market, include Hand rolled Japanese lobster sushi with premium caviar, Kobe Beef Soba with truffle and not forgetting the restaurant’s most loved and exclusive dish Sea Urchin Nigiri.

For more information visit caesars.com

Mott 32

 

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Looking for somewhere new to dine? Mott 32 is officially welcoming guests at The Address Beach Resort, making it the Middle East’s first destination. Inspired by Manhattan’s first Chinese convenience store, the restaurant seamlessly blends the finest flavours of Hong Kong with lofty New York-style interiors. With signature hand-crafted cocktails and freshly prepared dishes such as a selection of dim sums and plat-based signatures, guests are spoiled for choice from the moment they enter. Located on the 73rd floor, it features an impressive indoor area, as well as an open-air terrace with stunning views across Bluewater Island, JBR, Palm Jumeirah and the Ain Dubai. The restaurant is open daily from dinner from 6pm until 1am

For more information visit mott32.com

Akira Back

 

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To welcome the year of the water rabbit, Akira Back is set to offer a selection of flavourful dishes oozing with an authentic Asian touch. the menu includes an array of must-try Pan-Asian specials featuring whole seabass, Toto Tataki, Wagyu Ramen and more. This specially-curated menu is available from January 22 to February 5, 2023 and promises an unforgettable evening. Dishes start from Dhs180 and is complemented by stunning views of the Dubai Marina.

For more information visit akiraback.com

Taiko

Taiko

Start the year of the Rabbit in style and celebrate the Chinese New Year at Taiko, the contemporary Asian fusion concept, where dynamic duo- Chef Schilo and Chef Guido- join forces to create a unique multi-course set menu for one special night only. An explosion of flavours guaranteed to tantalise the taste buds, stand-out dishes on the menu include Gyoza paired with red curry sauce, fresh crab congee topped with black truffle or more. With Far East Asian dishes crafted to perfection, the package is priced at Dhs425 per person on Sunday, January 22, from 7pm to 11:30pm with one Aperitif drink and the two hours beverage package is priced at Dhs188 per person additionally at Sofitel, The Obelisk.

For more information visit Sofitel-dubai-theobelisk.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

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