We have the ultimate guide to New Year’s Eve dining experiences in Abu Dhabi
Say goodbye to 2020 and welcome 2021 in style on December 31. This is our Concierge-approved round-up of the best places to find exciting New Year’s Eve celebrations in Abu Dhabi, from fancy dinners to casual gatherings. And we’re still counting!
Nothing compares to the Abu Dhabi Suite at The St. Regis when it comes to splendid views of the Corniche and the capital city. For New Year’s Eve with a truly luxurious touch, book your experience here and indulge in an intimate six-course dinner with caviar, oysters, lobster, exquisite desserts and more, all with live entertainment. while indulging in an intimate dinner.
Available on December 31 from 8pm to 1am. Priced at AED750 with house beverages and AED950 with Champagne.
For a decadent buffet with live entertainment, head to this glamorous restaurant in the UAE capital on New Year’s Eve.
Available on December 31 from 9pm to 12am. Priced at AED450 with soft drinks and AED595 with house beverages.
Bringing something unique to the (sandy) table, Cabana Beach Bar & Grill has dug out a special spot in the sand for a private New Year’s Eve celebration for up to four people. This intimate dinner celebration offers a five-course menu, complimenting all tastes and preferences.
For another unique setting, the venue also offers an igloo set-up, complete with dinner and drinks for up to four guests.
Available on December 31 from 9pm to 12:30am as a private booking for four guests at AED5,000 for the sandy set-up and AED6,000 for the igloo.
Catch at The St. Regis Abu Dhabi will serve a six-course set menu on New Year’s Eve. Set against the panoramic views of Abu Dhabi Corniche, it is the hottest venue in town for a splendid celebration.
Available on December 31 from 8pm to 1am. Priced at AED550 with soft drinks, AED695 with house beverages and AED950 with Champagne.
Bid farewell to 2020 with an extravagant Cantonese menu at Hakkasan Abu Dhabi, which features signatures such as roasted Peking duck salad, black pepper crab meat puff, Charcoal-grilled Chilean seabass, wok seared Canadian lobster and more, all paired with delicious drinks.
Available on December 31 from 6pm to 12am. Packages start from AED688.
Make New Year’s Eve in Abu Dhabi an evening to remember at this gorgeous resort. Offering breathtaking ocean views, Mare Mare serves up a true feast as you listen to the tunes of a live guitarist while enjoying fine food and drinks.
Available on December 31. Packages start from AED575.
With breath-taking views at Mare Mare, New Year’s Eve will be complete with friends, family, loved ones, delicious food and drink – and a live guitarist, to help welcome in the New Year. Packages start from 575 per person
Prepare to ring in the new year with your loved ones at Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers’ Nahaam. This swanky poolside restaurant will serve an evening brunch on New Year’s Eve with a selection of fine gourmet treats.
Available on December 31 from 8pm to 11pm. Priced at AED550 with soft beverages, AED680 with house beverages and AED850 with sparkling wine.
On the 74th floor of Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers, The Observation Deck is the place to see and be seen, more so than ever on New Year’s Eve. Offering visitors the chance to enter 2021 in style, it is here that Abu Dhabi unfolds, providing 360-degrees views of the city and the fireworks shows. Special drinks and bites will be served here for an hour on New Year’s Eve to conclude the night on a high note.
Available on December 31 from 11:30pm to 12:30am. Priced at AED150 for in-house guests and other diners; AED200 for external guests.
A six-course set menu will be served at Villa Toscana, touted as the best Italian restaurant in Abu Dhabi. Guests can tuck into this indulgent meal with a selection of beverages.
Available on December 31 from 8pm to 1am. Priced at AED450 with soft drinks and AED595 with house beverages.