Celebrate New Year’s Eve in the UAE

Say Adios to 2022 with dazzling fireworks shows, sumptuous culinary offerings, and live entertainment to keep you company all through midnight.

As the curtains close in for 2022, the F&B scene presents an array of parties and dining experiences to finally bid farewell to the year and prepare you for the joyous memories to follow in the New Year. Without further ado, here’s a quick rundown of all the ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve in the UAE.


Ring in 2023 at the French fine-dining restaurant Bagatelle with an extravagant party, live entertainment and a decadent menu by Chef Timothy Newton brimming with Tartare de Thon Bagatelle (yellowfin tuna, avocado, cucumber and jalapeno salsa); Pizza a la Truffe Noire (truffle pizza with fior di latte), Carpaccio de Veau (veal carpaccio with pickled Shimeji mushrooms), Foie Gras de Canard Confit (foie gras and confit duck paired with pear chutney and medjool dates), Filet Mignon Roti (Black Angus beef tenderloin), and more. End on a sweet note with desserts such as Millefeuille Tarte Tatin, or the Bagatelle Mousse au Chocolate and a wide selection of homemade sorbets.

AED1,500 minimum spend per guest (Restaurant Area). AED1,300 minimum spend per guest (Le Privé Area). From 8pm-3am. Call +9714 354 5035.


Celebrate New Year’s Eve in the UAE

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Asil Dubai with idyllic views of the remarkable Ain Dubai, live tunes by DJ Mustech as well as the fireworks display. For a memorable culinary experience, Asil’s four-course Arabesque gourmet menu boasts a decadent Crusted yellowfin tuna, Grilled Seafood Platter with Seabass, Octopus and Prawns, Seasonal Vegetable Casserole, and Cold mezzes such as Hummus topped with roasted coloured beetroot.

Dining area AED1,850 per person for the dining area. AED2,500 per person for the terrace. Visit Instagram.

Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in the UAE

Bid farewell to 2022 at Nonya’s New Year’s Eve party with an extravagant eight-course sharing-style menu brimming with delicacies as well as festive beverages served on arrival to kickstart the occasion.

From 8 pm until midnight. Starting at AED599. Visit website. 

Maria Bonita

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in the UAE

Maria Bonita’s Souk Madinat Jumeirah branch is hosting its New Year’s Eve celebratory party with a Mexican fiesta, Burj Al Arab fireworks, live entertainment, a lip-smacking dinner menu, and signature concoctions.

From 8 pm. Call +9714 584 6728.

Habtoor Palace Dubai

Indulge in a wide selection of steakhouse classics, made from premium quality ingredients sourced from the farms of the Northern Emirates. The New Year’s Eve at World Cut Steakhouse will be nothing short of perfection with a five-course dinner for your 2023 celebrations.

World Cut Steakhouse, Habtoor Palace Dubai, 1st floor. 7.30pm onwards. Starting from AED995 per person. Call +9716 659 7287 or email dining@hiltonalhabtoorcity.com.

Four Seasons Resort Dubai

Four Seasons Resort Dubai’s Shai Salon welcomes you to its stunning lounge and terrace for a hearty four-course menu and a dazzling firework show to ensure an unforgettable festive celebration at midnight. 

8pm onwards. AED750 per person. A la carte menu is available with a minimum charge of AED 750 per person, redeemable on food and beverages.Call +971 4 270 7777.

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, The Palm, Dubai

Welcome 2023 in style! Guests of all ages are invited to ring in the New Year with Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, The Palm, Dubai. Choose from a variety of gala dinners at The Courtyard and Varq and a one-of-a-kind Panorama New Year’s Eve party at Raia, Restaurant & Lounge, and enjoy a spectacular line-up of live entertainment, including a DJ, a band, and dancers, as well as several fun activities to keep the kids entertained while the adults enjoy the party.

Call +971 4 275 4444 or email restaurants.exoticadubai@tajhotels.com

CÉ LA VI Dubai

Celebrate the last day of the year with an NYE brunch, live performances, and a picturesque view of the Dubai skyline. On the culinary front, indulgent signature dishes and beverages await you for a hearty feast. In addition, you can also ring in 2023 with a sumptuous menu, fireworks show, and live entertainment by the SWAY band and DJs, with loved ones. The four-hand menu, curated by Chef Howard Ko and Pastry Chef Roger van Damme, includes a Tartar of scallops with smoked potato foam and caviar, Tiramisu mousse with crispy butterfly, and more to choose from.

Call +9714 582 6111 or email reservation-dxb@celavi.com. Visit the website.

Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centre

The Great Bull & Bear Gatsby-inspired New Year’s Eve Dinner brings a lavish six-course menu to try out while lounging in the luxurious rooftop lounge with views of Downtown Dubai. Enjoy the four-hour free-flowing house beverages as well as sweet and savoury canapés. The Peacock Alley is another stunner at the Waldorf Astoria venue offering a selection of goodies and gift hampers filled with seasonal biscuits, fruit cake and so much more.

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99 Sushi Bar Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Choose from 99 Sushi Bar’s two locations for a front row to either the sparkling light show at Burj Khalifa in Dubai or the sensational fireworks of Al Maryah Island in the capital. The venue will also have a 15-course menu which includes Oysters n°3 with toro and Kaluga queen caviar, King crab au gratin, Japanese taco, 99 Katsusando, Sea urchin tempura maki, and more. You can also try out its new dishes such as the Toro tataki with passion fruit and soy reduction, Potato croquettes, as well as the Wagyu tartare and Tamago.

Starting from AED4,500 in Dubai. Starting from AED999 in Abu Dhabi.Visit website.

Fairmont The Palm

Take your pick from the New Year’s Eve at Seagrill Bistro for a four-course European-inspired sharing set menu, Little Miss India for authentic Indian cuisine, Flow Kitchen’s Gala Dinner for an international buffet with live entertainment, Bã Boldly Asian for a delectable four-course menu, or a fun-filled Brazillian-style party at Frevo.

Call +971 4 457 3457. Visit website. 

InterContinental Dubai Festival City

With spectacular views and fireworks, get ready to countdown to 2023 at Anise, while dining on a sumptuous international buffet dinner livened with music. If you’re looking to spend a memorable evening with family and friends, Vista at InterContinental Dubai Festival City is the place to be. Join the countdown and warmly welcome the New Year with a firework show accompanied by a DJ. For an authentic Parisian dining experience, reserve a table at CHOIX TT and relish the crafted four-course menu designed by the renowned Chef Pierre Gagnaire. Fest on a Soif at Belgian Café offers authentic Belgian dishes served straight to your table, with live music and fireworks for a magical New Year’s Eve. In addition, the New Year’s Eve party at Zaytoun offers idyllic views of the city skyline, a three-piece band, dazzling fireworks, and live entertainment.

Visit the website or call +9714 701 1127/28.

Radisson Blu Hotel & Resort Abu Dhabi Corniche

On the culinary front for New Year’s Eve, end the year on a high note with a Beach Gala Dinner by the Beach while overlooking the fireworks display and witnessing live performances by a professional belly dancer and DJ with a fascinating fire show. On the other hand, the New Year’s Eve Dinner at West Bay Lounge features a special a la carte menu, a beachfront fireworks show, and party tunes to keep you company all the way to the countdown.

20% discount for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and NYE Gala Dinners bookings made before December 20. Visit website.

Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort

Ring in 2023 with New Year’s Eve Party at Tavern Pub or B-Lounge for an unforgettable night with live entertainment,  unlimited beverages, bites, and more. For a relaxing night, welcome the new year with a Gala Dinner Buffet at Flavours.

20% discount for bookings made before December 20. Visit website.

Le Meridien Abu Dhabi

For New Year’s Eve, look forward to an extravagant buffet dinner at Le Meridien Village featuring a sumptuous spread of live stations of fresh oysters, sushi rolls, and a savoury beef wellington. The New Year’s Eve Brunch at Mykonos serves fresh seafood, delicious meat cuts and grills, and delectable desserts while having a front-row seat to the sparkling fireworks display at the venue.

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WB™ Abu Dhabi, Curio Collection by Hilton

Wear your favourite pyjamas and make your way to Sidekicks with friends and family to witness the beloved WB™  at the scene to celebrate the final day of the year. For the ones looking for a glamorous masquerade, the dinner party at The Directors’ Club should not be missed. Finally, you could also choose The Overlook to dance your 2022 worries away with live entertainment and unlimited food and beverages.

Call 02 815 OOOO or email dine.thewbabudhabi@hilton.com.