Your Mega-Guide To The Top 33 New Year's Eve Parties In Dubai

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Whether you're a massive fan of New Year's Eve, or you think it's one big let down, chances are, you'll end up celebrating it. There are options to suit every one of you below, but tickets and tables are filling up get booking. Here is our ultimate guide to New Year's Eve in Dubai, enjoy!

Pure Sky Lounge, Hilton Dubai, The Walk

See in 2016 on the best terrace in the Marina. You'll have double the fun with views of the Palm Jumeirah and Dubai Marina fireworks from the 35th floor rooftop-terrace at the Hilton. The New Years Eve Brunch is table service and runs from 9pm – 12am, expect gourmet dishes (sharing starters including sushi, cured duck ham with foie gras and soft shell grab and mains of lamb saddle roll, beef sirloin and teriyaki chicken) brought to the table, as well as house beverages. We've tried a practice run of this one and can confirm the food is delicious and very filling and there's a great atmosphere to boot. This is at the top of our list of New Year's tips. 

Table packages are available upon request and for those looking for a more intimate New Years Eve celebration, private and exclusive areas are available for hire.

How much?

AED 695 per person including unlimited house beverages. 

How can I book?

Call: 04374788 or e-mail

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New Year's Eve at Delphine – The H Dubai, No.1 Sheikh Zayed Road

Ring in the new year in style, in this swanky spot, where a great live band will set the tone for the night. Begin the celebrations with a sumptuous meal from a six-course set menu of international cuisine, a highlight being roasted tenderloin braised cheek, root vegetables, truffle barigoule and Madeira jus. It's a free bar from 8pm to 12:30 am, and remains open till 3am on a cash basis.

How much? 

AED 690 with unlimited soft beverages

AED 1,290 for the Premium Package including Veuve Clicquot Champagne

AED 195 Per Child, Between the Age of 6 and 12, with a Special Kids Friendly Menu

How can I book? 

Call +971 4 5018888 or e-mail

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David Guetta plays Dubai Media Amphitheatre, Media City

David Guetta, voted as one of the top 10 DJ's in the world, is coming to Dubai this New Year's Eve and you can expect him to bring a massive party. The event kicks off from 8pm in what is tipped to be one of the best parties this year. Ticket holders must be over 18 years old (8pm - 3am)

How much?

General admission AED 495

VIP bookings AED 750

How can I book?

Check out the Platinumlist or Virgin Tickets website or in store from all Virgin Megastores from AED 495 Or call 050 357 1113 for more information


Favela Verao Carnival at Spirito Lounge & Kitchen – Media One Hotel

This is set to be one big, confetti-filled, colourful party, these guys are bringing Rio to Dubai. The Brazilian-influenced menu includes sharing platters of starters and desserts, with a choice of main course, along with unlimited house beverages, cocktails and bubbly. With everyone’s favourite carnival dancers setting the vibrant tone throughout the evening, take a festive journey to Rio and samba, shake and sparkle your way into 2016 at this seriously fun party (8pm – 4am).

How much?  

AED 595 includes bubbles & selected drinks from 8pm – 12am

AED 795 includes bubbles & selected drinks from 8pm – 3am

How can I book?

Call 04 421 2679 or email /

Check out our review of Spirito here

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New Year’s Eve at Zuma Dubai – Gate Village 06, DIFC

Ring in the New Year at Zuma with live music from DJ Adrien Callier & Friends. Guests will dine from the à la carte menu and enjoy signature dishes such as the jumbo tiger prawns or the salt-grilled seabass with burnt tomato and ginger...and of course the incredible sushi and sashimi...goes without saying. (9.30pm - late)

How much?

Price varies depending on order from à la carte menu. Minimum spend AED 1,000 per person from 9.30pm onwards

How can I book? 

Call +971 4 425 5660


New Year's Eve with Pete Tong and Duke Dumont – Zero Gravity

This is set to draw people in their thousands, as two class DJ's, house music royalty Pete Tong and a DJ on the road to super-stardom, Duke Dumont take the stage. Party people from all over will be dancing under a sky filled with fireworks as you enter 2016. (5pm - 3am)

How much?
AED 250 Early Bird 
AED 390 Regular
AED 450 on the door
AED 490 VIP (includes access to a VIP platform)

How can I book? 

Check out this site for booking options

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OKKU Hosts the Ultimate Back to the Future New Year’s Eve Party – The H Hotel, One Sheikh Zayed Road

OKKU is going back through time this New Year’s Eve hosting the ‘Back to the Future’ party to welcome in 2016.  Get ready for some tunes from the 80’s, 90’s and current hits from superstar resident DJ Yiannis, while indulging in some of OKKU’s renowned first class food and drinks. Expect a menu full of signature OKKU dishes from their multi-award winning menu, including classics such as the sumptuous Yuzu-Saikyo Miso Black Cod, Wasabi Rock Shrimp and not forgetting star creations like the ‘O’ Style Avocado Volcano and the all-time favourite Spicy Tuna on Crispy Rice alongside a prime selection of sushi. (9.30pm - late)

How much?

First seating (7-9.30pm) AED595, will include bubbles, spirits and Italian grape

Second seating (9.30-late) AED795, will include spirits, Italian grape as well as premium French bubbles

How can I book?

Call: + 971 (0) 4 501 8777  or email

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New Year's Eve at Five Guys – Dubai Mall

This is one for all the family, a popular burger joint situated so close to the Burj Khalifa – the view of the fireworks won't be beat! Choose the gold or silver package, depending on where you want to sit; each package is an unlimited order of burgers, hot dogs, hand cut fries, a wide variety of sodas and freshly made and customised milkshakes.

How much?

AED 1,200 gold package

AED 1,000 silver package

Children between the ages of four to twelve are offered a 50% discount, children under four are welcome to join free of charge

How can I book?

Call: +971 4 380 4117


New Year's Eve at Jean-Georges Dubai – Four Seasons Resort, Jumeirah Beach Road

Prepare yourself for a special performance from DJ Ruckus, hailed by GQ as “the most sought after DJ in the world,” as well  as a live countdown from resident, DJ, Marshall. For this extravagant occasion, the JG terrace, designed to resemble a New York garden, will be transformed with state of the art visual installations, screening a firework display set to illuminate the evening. Guests can enjoy canapes and seven-courses of Jean-Georges signature and seasonal dishes. Culinary  highlights include yellow fin tuna ribbons served with avocado, Welsh lamb chops with smoked chilli glaze and charred onions and the world famous warm chocolate cake with vanilla ice cream. (8pm - 3am)

How much?

Packages are inclusive of the evening’s entertainment, a glass of Gosset Brut Excellent Bubbles and choice of red or white grape bottle per two guests on arrival; canapes and a seven-course special set menu.

AED 3,016 Terrace Seating

AED 2,016 Restaurant Seating

How can I book?

 Call +971 4 343 6118 or email 

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New Year’s Eve 1920s Prom Night at The Hide – Al Qasr Hotel, Madinat Jumeirah Resort

Prom night with Charleston dancing and unlimited bubbles...what an amazing way to ring in the New Year! A unique feasting menu created by Brian Voelzing, The Hide's Head Chef, includes plates of lobster ravioli and beef tartare, Spanish dry age beef tenderloin and rack of salt bush lamb plus desserts of Spiced Apple Pie and the NYE S’mores Sundae. (8pm - 2am)

How much? 

AED 1800 includes bubbles and house beverages

AED 1100 – 12-20 years

AED 550 – 4-11 years (Free for children under 3)

How can I book?

Call 04 432 3232

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New Year's Eve at Ceilo – The Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, next to the Park Hyatt 

International hotshot, DJ Vassili Tsilichristos is coming to Dubai to celebrate at Ceilo this New Year's Eve. You will be transported into 2016 by the sounds of hedonistic house music against Cielo’s stunning panoramic backdrop of Dubai’s skyline, as well as insane views of the Burj Khalifa’s famed fireworks. (10pm - 4am)

How much?

Price varies depending on package. Tables start at AED 4,000

Open bar AED 499 including house beverages, hops and cocktails.

How can I book? 

Call + 971 4 4161 800 or email

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New Year’s Eve at Above – Sofitel, Dubai Downtown

Prepare yourself for a tasty buffet of incredible street food at this bar which has arguably one of the best views of the Burj Khalifa. This strictly adults-only party will be a stylish way to see in the New Year; guests can take their pick from a dazzling array of drinks from an open bar with premium brands, which is available until 3am. DJs, solo artists and bands will provide the soundtrack to the celebration. (8.30pm – 3am)

How much?

AED 1,500 per person (indoors)
AED 2,000 per person (outdoors)

How can I book? 

Call 04-503 6111 or email


New Year's Eve Great Gatsby Gala Dinner – The Waldorf Astoria, The Palm

Dress to impress for this incredible night at The Waldorf where you will experience unforgettable views of the Palm and the Dubai skyline. Featuring an elegant selection of choices including an oyster & caviar bar, a ceviche bar, cold and hot mezzeh, a barbecue charcoal grill display and a carvery station; this menu is really something special. A lively five-piece band will be on hand to get the crowd going and then a DJ will take over for the rest of the evening. (7.30pm - late)

How much?

AED 1,890 inclusive of a glass of bubbly at countdown

AED 875 for children

AED 675 after dinner entertainment only

How can I book?

Call+971 4 818 2222 or email

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New Year's Eve at Bubbalicious – The Westin Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina

With many an award under its belt, this is a firm brunch favourite, so you know you're in good hands for New Year's Eve. Expect a wide variety of culinary treats such as a foie gras station, charcuterie, as well as various cuts of delectable red meats prepared on an open chargrill. With free flowing bubbles all evening, this will certainly be one to remember...or not! (9pm - 12am)

How much?

AED 780 includes free-flow Champagne and house beverages

AED 300 Kids buffet (aged 6-11 years)

How can I book? 

Call 04 511 7139

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TOY Brunch – China Grill, The Westin Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina

This is a playful brunch that always pulls in a great crowd; and with free flowing drinks all night, the crowd won't be going to bed early after this one. Feast on a wide variety of dim sum, maki and futomaki platters, small plates including salt & pepper soft shell crab, and barbecued pulled lamb in steamed buns. (9.30pm - 2am)

How much? 

AED 680 per person including house beverages (Above 21's only)

How can I book?

Call 04 511 7139

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DJ Jazzy Jeff at Barasti – Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina

For the final time this year, the magnificent DJ Jazzy Jeff will be returning to Barasti to help celebrate New Year's Eve. He will be taking to the beach during the evening with fellow stars ATB, Marty Metcalf and Tom Ferguson. In 2013, DJ Jazzy Jeff helped ring in the New Year and who arrived to help out? Only The Fresh Prince himself. Although The Fresh Prince has not been promised this time around, it's still bound to be a stellar night. (7pm - 3am)

How much? 

AED 250 advance ticket 

AED 300 at the gate 

How can I book?  

Call 04 511 7139 and for further table information

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New Year's Eve Brunch – Reform Social & Grill, The Lakes

Countdown to the New Year while brunching with your loved ones at Reform, expect an absolute feast with some firm favourites including the smoked salmon crab cakes. Leave room for dessert as the winter-berry cheesecake here is an absolute winner. This is a relaxed enough location with some good hearty food. (Brunch timing 8pm-1pm)

How much? 

AED 425 includes unlimited soft drinks

AED 595 includes house beverages

AED 695 includes bubbles

How can I book? 

Call 04 454 2638 or email /


New Year's Eve Dinner – Vivaldi by Alfredo Russo, Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers, Deira

Vivaldi by Alfredo Russo is offering a fun and stylish contemporary New Year's Eve dinner, for those who love to make the most of the festive season. This is Italian dining at it's finest, start with a range of share-size starters and then for the main, choose veal tenderloin, roast lamb shoulder or grilled swordfish. Celebrate the end of another year with your loved ones and enjoy this rich cuisine, along with stunning views of Dubai Creek and a cheerful atmosphere set by a live musician and house DJ (7pm - 2am).

How much?

AED 750 includes bubbles and house beverages

AED 325 Children 6-12 years (Children under six-years-old dine free)

How can I book? 

Call 04 207 1717 or email /

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The Pirates Tavern New Year’s Eve Party – Crab Tavern, Level 9, Media One Hotel

Make the end of 2015 memorable at Crab Tavern Dubai. Start with share-size appetisers, including 80’s Prawn cocktail, Jack Daniels Wings, and Crab Claws. Guests can indulge in favourites including Crabby Fish and Chips, Bloody Mary Mussels, Turkey Escalope, Bucket Fried Turkey and Soft Shell Crab definitely won't go home hungry. This spot is open from 6-8pm for drinks, brunch starts at 8pm and doors are open until's going to be a long one.

How much?

AED 350 drinks only (8pm-1am)

AED 595 (8pm-12am)

AED 795 (8pm-3am)

How can I book? 

Call 04 420 7489 or email

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New Year’s Eve Lock In Party; The Black Lion – Ground Floor of The H Dubai on Sheikh Zayed Road

The Black Lion is locking you in (we hope not literally!) this New Year's Eve to make sure you enjoy it to the fullest. No fuss, no frill! Just delicious dishes, unlimited beverages and the best in Stateside funk, soul and hip hop beats. Think delicious BBQ wings, Rock shrimp popcorn and Malt Ice Cream, amongst other tasty dishes. Sounds tempting! (8pm - 3am)

How much?

AED 600 for everything

How can I book? 

Call 04 359 2366 or email / 

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New Year’s Eve Celebration at Original Wings and Rings – Level C, Liberty House, DIFC 

A great, relaxed spot to ring in the New Year, which also happens to have spectacular views of the Burj Khalifa fireworks, so make sure you're on their terrace at midnight. Feast on wings (of course), burgers, onion rings and some rocky road for dessert. Guests who celebrate New Year’s Eve get 50% off for Friday brunch the next day (January 1st) including cocktails...Is that the sound of a rollover we hear? (Timings: Packages 8pm-12:30am, Opening Hours 12pm-3am)

How much? 

499 AED Buffalo package 

699 AED Premium package

799 AED  VIP package

How can I book? 

Call 04 359 6900 

Check out our review of Original Wings and Rings here

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La Petite Maison, 'Camargue Chic' – Gate Village No, 8, Dubai International Financial Center

With a perfect blend of French and Spanish influences, Camargue is a small region on the Mediterranean coast filled with unique architecture and wildlife including native black bulls, majestic wild white horses and gorgeous flocks of pink flamingos. For New Year’s Eve 2015, La Petite Maison’s guests will be welcomed and served by staff in flamboyant dress and the dining area will be styled with Provençal décor. You will be dining from the regular à la carte menu so expect favourites such as the slow-cooked duck legs with orange glaze, grilled lamb cutlets or the sea bass with artichokes and tomatoes. The dress code is in the theme of Bodega scarlet, black and gold, so get planning now.

How much? 

Price varies; the regular à la carte menu will be available with a minimum spend of 1,200AED per person.

How can I book?

Call 04 439 0505

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New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner – Atlantis, The Palm

Probably the ultimate New Year’s Eve experience in Dubai; this New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner takes place on the outdoor deck. Complete with a beach setting and a breathtaking view of the resort’s fireworks and The Palm. Guests can dine at elegant tables by the water, with delicious cuisine including everything from lobster, caviar, barbecues and buffets, complemented by the rhythm of a 30-piece live band. (7pm - late)

How much? 

AED 2500 (21 years and above) including bubbles

AED 1750 12 to 20 yrs old

How can I book?

Check out their website for more information 


Cirque le Soir – The Fairmont Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Rd, Dubai

Roll Up! Roll Up! Head to the legendary Cirque le Soir and experience a night that will truly amaze and astound you. Clowns, dwarfs, contortionists, burlesque twerkers (what?!), stilt walkers, sword-swallowers, fire-eaters, mixologists and more take centre stage in what is as much of a circus show as it is a night club. (9pm - 3am)

How much? 

It's free entry. For table bookings contact the Cirque team

How can I book? 

Call or WhatsApp +971 50 9955 400 or email 

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New Year's at the Cavalli Club – Fairmont Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road,

The theme for this year? Elementi (meaning the earth's elements). The entire venue will be magically transformed to celebrate the elements: Earth, Wind, Fire and Water. You'll see synchronised swimmers dancing in the centre of the club to represent the water, and an enchanted forest to represent earth... and yes, this is in a nightclub.

You can either try Cavalli’s famed Italian cuisine, where a New Year’s menu has been specially developed for the occasion; think slow-cooked, herb crusted rose lamb chops or grilled organic salmon fillet. Alternatively, you can skip the meal and head straight for the club as the resident DJ will be hard at work all night. (9.30pm - late)

How much? 

AED 1,650 includes a 4 course dinner and unlimited drinks

Club ticket 

AED 1,150 for males – includes unlimited drinks

AED 950 for females – includes unlimited drinks

How can I book? 

Call +971 04 332 5555 / +971 56 991 0400 or email at

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NYE at La Serre – Vida Downtown Hotel

To see in the New Year, travel to a land far far away for a magical evening at La Serre. The Bistro will be transformed into a magical garden transporting guests to an enchanted forest in the centre of Dubai. The secret garden soirée will see mystical twists as the night unfolds with an international DJ getting guests to dance late into the night. Guests are invited to come dressed for 'A Midsummer Night’s Dream' so if you're a fan of fancy dress, this is the one for you!

How much? Prices vary depending on order

First seatings (7pm, 7.30pm, 8pm) AED 750 (Guests can carry on the party downstairs in the Boulangerie after their sitting -  there will be a bar!)

Second seatings (9pm, 9.30pm, 10pm, 10.30pm) AED 1100 

How can I book? 

Call 04 428 6969 or email

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New Year's Eve at Purobeach UAE – Jebel Ali Golf Resort, Jebel Ali

There will be talented resident DJ’s on a loop throughout the night at this new spot, with fireworks and flamenco dancers entertaining guests in a truly beautiful setting on the beach. Not only will the party be like no other, it means guests can avoid any NYE traffic. This spot is based in JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort away from the hustle & bustle of the busy marina or downtown traffic (8pm – 4am).

How much? 

General admission:  AED 300  including 3 Drinks Tokens. 

How can I book?

Email for further table information


The Taste of The Ivy – Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Boulevard Level

Celebrate the New Year with the ultimate epicurean experience and live entertainment at The Ivy. With views of the Burj Khalifa fireworks and an incredibly well-thought out menu, this is definitely one for the foodies. Choose from two different menu options.

The signature eight-course degustation menu – with fine wine pairings, diners are taken through a classic tasting menu of hand-picked classics, such as Aromatic Duck Salad, Pan Roasted Cod, Fillet of Australian grain-fed beef and Honey, Walnut and Pecan Pie with crème frâiche ice cream or...

The three-course table d’hote menu, showcasing a selection of The Ivy’s standout dishes. Selections include Lobster and Chorizo Salad, Ginger Crust Foie Gras, and Steak Tartare for starters through to Pan-Fried Duck Breast, Thai-Baked Sea Bass, and Ballontine of Chicken for mains. (7:30pm to 11:45pm for dining; The Ivy bar will remain open until 2am)

How much?

From AED 699 with a soft drinks package

AED 1,399 with bubbles

How can I book?

Call 04 432 3232 or email for more package options

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New Year's Eve at the Rivington Grill, Souk Al Bahar, Level 3, Downtown Dubai

Indulge in al fresco dining with front row views of the Burj Khalifa fireworks. Usher in 2016 in style with the restaurant’s lavish three-course NYE menu featuring gourmet delights such as Roasted Scallops with Green Pea Puree and Semi-Dried Tomato or Devonshire Dressed Crab for starters, while delicately flavoured main choices include: Whole Grilled Dover Sole or a Rib-Eye Steak. Top off the meal with an indulgent dessert like Sticky Toffee Pudding or Spiced Burnt Cream with Agen Prunes before midnight when the fireworks shoot out.

Four and Five Hour Dining Packages available (8pm to 1am or 9pm to 1am)

How much?

Price: From AED1,200 to AED1,700 (dependent on package)

Indoor Seating: AED1,200 for four hours; AED1,300 for five hours

Outdoor Seating: AED1,600 for four hours; AED 1,700 for five hours

How can I book? 

Call 04 432 3232 or email

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New Year's Eve at La Parrilla - Jumeirah Beach Hotel, 25th Floor

Tango your way into 2016 at La Parrilla, the Latin-American themed restaurant and grill. Enjoy an exquisite five-course set menu of Latin cuisine; think tapas, Caribbean jumbo prawns and seafood rice all served family style (sharing) along with a bespoke beverage package, live entertainment and award-winning tango dancers for a festive fiesta. As the countdown to midnight gets closer, step outside on the terrace to view the celebratory fireworks from the Burj Al Arab. (8pm - 2am)

How much? 

AED1,800 per person for the sharing style dining concept, and a bottle of bubbles per couple.  

How can I book?

Call 04 432 3232 or email

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Party into the New Year at 360° – Jumeirah Beach Hotel

See out 2015 with a bang at Dubai’s legendary waterside nightspot. With its panoramic seascape and iconic views of the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah and its incredible fireworks. Beats from Dubai’s top DJ's, New Year’ Eve at 360° promises to be a party to remember. This place will fill up quickly, so reserve your space now, to avoid missing out. (8pm - 3am)

How much? 

Five-Course Gala dinner with house beverages and bubbles on arrival for AED 1,950
House Beverages and Canapes for AED 1,400
House Beverages and admission after midnight until 3am for AED 600 

How can I book? Call 055 500 8518 or email

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New Year's at the D&A (Dhow & Anchor) – Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Lobby level

This is an award-winning British Gastropub at Jumeirah Beach Hotel. Enjoy a three-course celebratory dinner of D&A’s signature British favourites such as their D&A wagyu beef burger, Angus beef pie or their fish and chips.This will be a chilled, relaxed night, complete with some great views of the fireworks from the Burj Al Arab. (8pm - 2am)

How much? 

AED 1,200 for outdoor seating including selected beverages

AED 995 for indoor seating including selected beverages

AED 500 for kids

How can I book?

Call 04 432 3232 or email

This is definitely the spot for a ridiculous fry-up on the 1st, take a look at our review here

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New Year's Eve at Tomo – Raffles Hotel, Exit 56, Dubai

To celebrate the New Year at TOMO, diners will be greeted with a glass of bubbly,l before choosing between three tailored set menus. Chef Takahashi’s bespoke menus have been designed to satisfy all tastes with a traditional option, vegetarian and a menu custom-made to suit a westernised palate. Expect sushi, sashimi, agemono, stir fries and some unique rice dishes. (7pm - 2am)

Make sure you reserve a seat on the terrace where you will receive a complimentary beverage at midnight.

How much? 

Each set menu is for AED 880, beverages are charged upon consumption

How can I book? 

Call +971 (0)4 357 7888 or email

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