NYE in Dubai is truly something else, with thousands of visitors from around the world booking ahead hoping to get a glimpse of at least ONE of the main fireworks locations.
If you already live here and happen to come across Lovin Dubai though, you’ll know that there are perks to knowing the ins and outs of the city.
Like these eight incredibly AMAZING restaurants/cafés where you get a mind-boggling view of the Palm Jumeirah fireworks…
The best part is you get to choose depending on your style, swag and well, budget.
And The Pointe is the most convenient location for the BEST view of the fireworks
With its PRIME location, you will get an amazing view of ALL the colourful fireworks taking place on the Palm Jumeirah on December 31. There are options to roam around its promenade, enjoy the view of the fireworks or even book at any of its restaurants.
1. Fulfill your sweet tooth cravings at the Guylian Belgian Chocolate Café
For only AED655, you get to enjoy a nice cup of Guylian-flavoured coffee and relish in the vast array of sweets and a STELLAR view of the fireworks.
To book this, click here or call 04 390 9999
2. Enjoy a CRACKING selection of Levant and seafood dishes at Al Safadi
This one’s a family-friendly choice with an incredible AED300 NYE offer for adults, and for children under 12 it’s for ONLY AED150.
Al Safadi is a part of a chain of restaurants that is known in the city for having the most authentic Lebanese cuisine EVER. Dining here is an experience on its own; binge on the grilled kunooz al baher and stuffed lamb dishes, they are DIVINE!
To book, click here or call 600 500 601
3. Enjoy 50% off on NYE when purchasing oud from Oud Dubai
Oud Dubai, with a branch located at The Pointe, will not only get you a 50% discount when purchasing your perfume or oud but you’ll get the BEST view of the Palm’s pyrotechnics.
To check out their products, click here or call 056 888 4695
Who knew purchasing oud and/or perfumes could get you the front-row seat to The Palm’s NYE fireworks!
4. Have a lovely European evening brunch (because you can)
Who wouldn’t want to start early and carry on until midnight on New Year’s Eve? At the new European Bistro Fitzroy, located at The Pointe, there’s an unlimited selection of European dishes along with house beverages at just AED695 per person.
With prices at restaurants soaring to AED1,000 and above on NYE, you can’t even deny how AH-MAZING this offer is. Especially considering its brilliant location!
House beverages AED695 per person, with white grape at AED895 per person, and with bubbles for AED1095 per person.
To book, click here or call 04 568 4229
5. Indulge in some locally caught fresh seafood and shellfish while taking in The Palm’s sea views
Seafood Kitchen at the Palm Jumeirah is a seafood market-style resto that has an array of shell and fresh fish dishes to choose from. From 8pm-12am, there are several options for bookings that’ll suit everyone’s needs.
Want a food-only package? It’s a steal at AED400, add on the house beverages and it becomes AED795 – dreamy!
To book, click here or call 04 568 4227
6. Chalet Berezka
It has a super-hero dress code on NYE and table prices depend on the amount of guests per table and proximity. Berezka, at The Pointe, has DELISH Asian cuisine that you won’t forget.
If you and your pals are in the mood for some karaoke, you’ll LOVE Berezka. Tables start at AED8,000 (for 4 peeps) to AED12,000 (for 6-8 people); for ground floor indoors (no shisha) it’s only AED1000 per person; by the ground floor terrace from AED1,000 (2 people) to AED 2500 (6-8 people).
To book, click here or call 052 156 7405
7. Enjoy a 3-course meat siesssssta dinner at the Chicago Meatpackers
Meat lovers will, without a doubt, appreciate the New Year’s over at the Chicago Meatpackers resto. If you’re not sippin’ on some bubbly, the food and soft drinks alone can get you a starter dish, main course and either a creme brulee or cheesecake option for desert.
Not for the faint hearted, we might add.
The ultimate NYE package from 9pm to midnight
From 9pm up until the moment fireworks spark, a three-course dinner meal (with AN INCREDIBLE menu) will only start at AED 450 with soft drinks, AED 850 with house beverages and AED 995 with Prosecco.
To book, click here or call
8. Risottos et vino at Per Te for the Italian cuisine appreciators
Enjoy your set of drinks, apperitivo, pastas, pizza and MORE Italian goodness at Per Te at The Pointe.
Depending on your view of the fireworks’ options, a view of the Atlantis’ fireworks from the terrace with a 7 course dinner and unlimited house beverages is for AED1200 ONLY!
Other options include the terrace (a 7 course dinner and unlimited soft drinks) for only AED 800. A steal for the non-drinkers, fo sho!
Indoor dining will only set you back at AED 800 with unlimited house beverages or AED 600 with unlimited soft drinks. Both still including the 7 course dinner, naturally.
To book, click here or call 056 229 2033
Your kiddos will enjoy a FREE entry to the Winter Soiree on the 31st of December
Behold, The Kids’ New Year Winter Party that will take place at The Pointe, Palm Jumeirah and from 1pm all the way until 1 am.
You can expect some stage shows, an arts & crafts station, a DJ and loads more for the children’s entertainment. Deets below.