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Where to wine and dine on New Year's Eve 2016

Check out our selection of Paris's best NYE dinner options and prepare to celebrate in style

By Megan Carnegie Brown

In search of a luxurious dinner spot for December 31? Whether you want to neck oysters with champagne in hand or ignore the NYE frenzy completely, our list of where to dine on New Year's Eve has something for everyone. And if you'd rather dance the night away, head to our list of the best club nights


Restaurants Argentinian Charonne

What? A French-Argentinian menu

Where? 10 rue Amélie, Paris 7th

How much? €90 

Expect a glass of champagne, guacamole with tortas fritas, chicken or leek empanadas, foie gras cream millefeuille, orange chutney, Argentinian sirloin steak, chimichurri and potato gratin, plus kumquats in syrup, chestnut ice cream and chocolate, coffee and mini cakes. Find more info here.

Haï Kaï

Restaurants Creative contemporary Canal Saint-Martin

What? A fusion feast
Where? 104 quai de Jemmapes, 10e
How much? €100/€140 with wine pairing

Amelie Darvas, Haï Kaï’s talented young chef will be at the steering wheel, concocting a menu packed with surprised but one that remains firmly in the French kitchen. The mood will be extra celebratory as Haï Kaï will be celebrating its third birthday.

Find out more on the event page.


Brasserie Thoumieux

Restaurants Brasseries 7e arrondissement

What? A French gastronomic feast

Where? 79 rue Saint-Dominique, Paris 7th

How much? €155 per person (drinks not included)

In chef Sylvestre Wahid’s magnificent Brasserie Thoumieux, the new year’s menu pays tribute to the great festive classics. Think duck rillettes and foie gras, champagne grilled oysters, truffled Bresse chicken and Brie de Meaux.

Find out more information here.



Restaurants Chinese La Madeleine

Where? NYE with chopsticks in hand
8-12 rue Boissy d'Anglas, Paris 8th
How much? The modest sum of €270…

The famed restaurant of the nineties is putting on a classic NYE feast with Asian inflections; think scallop sashimi and vegetable gyozas. Like a long-haul holiday without leaving the périphérique.

Find more info here



Restaurants Haute cuisine 12e arrondissement

What? A French-Japanese feast

Where? 8 rue Crozatier, Paris 12th

How much? €100 (drinks not included)

Chef duo Chiho Kanzaki and Marcelo Martin Di Giacomo are ringing in 2017 with their usual high-quality, delicate fare. On the menu is white truffle risotto, market-fresh fish, Jerusalem artichoke, Chiyonokame sake broth, Challans duck and sweet potato purée, plus their take on a Mont Blanc for dessert.

Find more info here.


Restaurants Italian 2e arrondissement

What? Italian fine cuisine and champagne
Where? 6 rue Vivienne, Paris 2nd
How much? €150

Celebrate the new year at this flashy address with Italian dishes, accompanied by champagne. On the menu? Marinated scallop tartare, mushroom lasagnettes with capon consommé, beef sirloin and smoked polenta parcel with truffle sauce, then to finish, a gianduja chocolate bomb with a raspberry centre.

Make a reservation here.


Mama Shelter

Hotels 20e arrondissement

What? New Year’s Eve hotel-style
Where? 109 rue de Bagnolet, 20th
How much? Prices remain between €17-40 per dish

The trendy hotel Mama Shelter will be staying open on New Year’s Eve and their menu is staying the same too. Michelin-starred chef Guy Savoy’s dishes will shine: smoked free-range chicken or an enormous Paris Brest.

Find more info here.


L’avant comptoir du marché

Bars and pubs Tapas bars Odéon

What? A very piggy New Year’s Eve
Where? 14 rue Lobineau, 6th
How much? Prices stay the same

Yay! One of our favourite tapas bars is staying opening the evening of December 31; expect all kinds of pork-based tapas and good wine...


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