New Year's Eve this year won’t only welcome in a new year, but a new decade! If by some miracle your pants still fit and you’re hungry for more following all the fun and food of Christmas, then enjoy, as we bring you our line-up of the top places to get your feast on this New Year’s Eve.
Best New Year's Eve menus
One of our favourite new restaurant to open in 2019 is offering an absolutely quackers feast this NYE, which will see diners replete with offerings like seaweed cracker, oyster emulsion and caviar, venison tartar, lilput capers, crispy shallot topped with cured egg and halibut. If you’re not stuffed enough after all this innovative grub, then finish off with a decadent dessert of spiced pumpkin tart with milk ice cream. Sorry for waffling on.
Price: $880 per person + $300 for wine pairing
The Blacksheep venture is getting stuffed and sing-songy this New Year’s Eve, with a specially curated Chinese banquet menu for revelers to feast on. There’ll also be karaoke and free-flow drinks to keep the party going well into the night. For those not wanting to eat, just rock up after 10:30 to get in on the singing!
Time: 10:30pm-1am (Karaoke Party)
Price: $1288 per person, $388 free-flow drinks only (prices exclude 10% service charge)
Among our favourite Chinese restaurants in the city will be serving up a nine-dish family-style spread this NYE, including Pink Rose Lobster Har Gao, Double-boiled Sea Conch Soup, Stir-Fried Farmed Spotted Garoupa, and Truffled Rice with Egg White, Spinach & Pine Nuts. What’s more, all guests will be greeted with a glass of prosecco to start off the festivities!
Price: $680 per person
Mott 32 will be keeping things typically classy this year, with a delectable spread including Barbecue Pluma Iberico Pork with Yellow Mountain Honey – and Apple Wood Roasted Peking Duck, which will be served with Farmed Parisian Oscietre Caviar as a special New Year’s eve twist. All guests will also be treated to a complimentary glass of Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut NV on arrival.
Price: $1380 (6-8:30pm), $1680 (8:30pm-late)
It won’t be lonely at the top this NYE, as this restaurant that is perched on The Peak will be serving up a decadent feast fit to ring in the new decade. From 9pm onwards, there’ll be a selection of signature Anglo-Indian eats for you to devour while enjoying a live show and a fireworks display!
Time: 9pm onwards
Price: $998 per person
The New Year’s Eve dinner menu at Kakure will feature a delicious spread of seasonal sashimi and sushi as well as A5 Hida wagyu beef, mangatsuo yaki, snow crab and sweet potato tempura. If that’s not a top-quality Japanese meal then we don’t know what is!
Price: $1288 per person
Chef Nicholas is at it again this year, serving up all manner of delights to ring in the new year. Available on both New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, the special menu here will offer scrumptious bites like squid, eggplant, scallop, pideon and passion fruit and uni to name but a few. A great reason to make you year ending – or year starting – meal at Bibo is because all diners will be greeted with a complimentary glass of Moet & Chandon Grand Vintage 2009, just in case things weren’t classy enough!
Time: December 31 and Jan 1
Fancy doing New Year’s Eve Italian style this year? Well, look no further than at Pici in Wan Chai, because they’re pulling out all the stops with a tasting menu for this special occasion that includes favourites that will make you scream mamamia! Enjoy slurping and chewing on hand-rolled pasta dishes like Tagliolini with White Truffle and other Italian dishes like Seafood Carpaccio. Finish off with a dessert of Tiramisu and Panna Cotta and wash all this down with free-flow Italian wine, prosecco and beer for only $180. Now that’s a good deal!
Price: $580 per person + $180 free-flow
There’re options at Divino Patio this year as it rings in the new year with its Mambo Italiano-themed extravaganza. Diners can either choose from the a la carte menu (minimum spend $580), or go for the four-course special New Year’s Eve Menu, which starts with a flute of champagne and continues with Mazara del Valle, Sicilian red prawns carpaccio, garnish with Imperial Oscietra caviar, Carnaroli risotto and more! After dinner, work off the calories by doing the Mambo…it’s NYE after all.
Price: $698 per person