It's almost time to ring in the new year. If you need help deciding where to be at the end of 2017 we've got you covered with our ideas for a dinner celebration at one of these venues.
New Year Celebration Set at Heat
Celebrate the New Year at Heat French Rotisserie Bistro with delicious and creative French chicken cuisines at just RMB288 for two people or RMB548 for four people.
Every day until Jan 1, opening hours, RMB288-548. Heat, see event listing here.
New Year’s Dinner Buffet at Hilton Shanghai Hongqiao
Savour a sumptuous and magnificent dinner buffet spread of outstanding international dishes and local specialties, prepared by the dedicated chefs at Essence. A spacious kid’s play area is also available at Pulse to entertain the junior VIPs. Only RMB308 net per person, from 6pm to 10pm on December 31. RMB158 net per child (height between 1.2 meters and 1.4 meters), children under the height of 1.2 meters dine for free with every paying adult.
Dec 31, 4pm-10pm; RMB158 (per child) RMB308 (per adult). Hilton Shanghai Hongqiao, see event listing here.
NYE 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Shanghai Global Harbor
This New Year's Eve, Hyatt Regency Shanghai Global Harbor will present magical and delectable set menus to make the celebration even more memorable. Join The Bar for their New Year’s Eve Countdown Party at RMB218 net per person (includes two glasses of standard drink or one glass of champagne; grand prize for lucky draw iPhone 8 Plus). And at Market Café, there will be a New Year’s Eve Buffet Dinner at RMB328 net per person.
Dec 31, RMB218-RMB328. The Hyatt Regency Shanghai Global Harbor, see event listing here.
New Year’s Eve Menu at AKME
Enjoy a specially crafted six-course menu by Michelin-starred chef Akrame Benallal, priced at RMB1,288, as well as a four-course menu for kids at RMB588. For an extra RMB628 you can enjoy a bottle of Premier Cru French Chablis or Napa sauvignon blanc, and for an extra RMB788 you can enjoy a bottle of Super Tuscan red blend or American Sonoma Pinot Noir. For by-the-glass options, add RMB198 to enjoy a glass of New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir, or a glass of Italian Pinot Grigio AOC and Sangiovese DOCG. There will be a special live performance and festive gifts during the night. Advance booking required, call 64289799 or 6469 9969 for reservations.
Dec 31, 6-10pm; RMB588-RMB2,076 (prices subject to 10 percent service charge). AKME, see event listing here.
New Year's Eve 10-Course Meal at Ambrosia Teppanyaki
Ambrosia Teppanyaki at Expo has a delectable 10-course set meal available for New Year's Eve. Choose between the festive holiday set menu at RMB588 per person plus a 10.6 percent surcharge in addition to the mouth-watering à la carte options. Enjoy Teppan delicacies and a beautiful view of the Huangpu River this New Year’s Eve, and try your luck at their promising raffle!
Dec 31, 5.30pm; RMB588 (plus 10.6 percent surcharge). Ambrosia Teppanyaki (Expo), see event listing here.
New Year’s Eve Dinner Buffet at Cachet
Enjoy a New Year’s Eve dinner buffet at Cachet from 6pm-10.30pm which is priced at RMB688 per person and includes unlimited mulled wine, eggnog, house wine, beer, juice, soft drinks, coffee and tea. Children between 6 and 12 years of age are charged half-price. There will also be a lucky draw and a live performance from Akia. Advanced ticket purchase is required for this festive meal. For reservations, call 2330 2420 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dec 31, 6-10.30pm; RMB688 per person. Cachet, The Langham, Shanghai, see event listing here.
Traditional Italian New Year's Dinner at D.O.C.
Family, friends and tradition: A recipe for a very special New Year's. D.O.C. will be offering a festive Italian feast your family will love. Spaces fill up fast, contact 6473 9394 to book a spot.
Dec 31, RMB588 per person. D.O.C. Gastronomia Italiana, see event listing here.
Happy New Year at Elefante
The Mediterranean favorite presents a special New Year’s Eve dinner menu featuring shucked French oysters, Iberian ham, foie gras, scallops and prime rib, as well as a mixed dessert. Add RMB180 for two hours of free flow house wine, spirits, sangria and cava. Seats are limited and reservations are essential, book your spot by calling 5404 8085.
Dec 31, RMB588 per person. elEfante, see event listing here.
New Year’s Eve Dinner at The Fella’s Terrace
Check out their New Year's Eve Dinner at the Fellas Terrace for RMB688 per person, which includes an appetizer, soup, two courses, dessert and a glass of prosecco.
Dec 31, RMB688 per person. The Fella’s Terrace, see event listing here.
New Year's Eve Dinners at Four Seasons Hotel Pudong, Shanghai
Bring the New Year with a love for the finer things in life and celebrations in the exquisite setting of Four Seasons Hotel Pudong, Shanghai. Take a culinary tour through Italy at Camelia, or enjoy the very best of Cantonese cuisine at Shang-Xi.
Dec 31, 5.30pm; RMB588-RMB1,188. Four Seasons Hotel, Pudong, see event listing here.
New Year’s Eve Dinner Buffet at Grand Brasserie
Celebrate New Year's Eve with an extravagant buffet, designed by Executive Chef Philippe and accompanied by a jazz band and free flow wines. RMB988 per adult and RMB488 per child. For reservations, contact 6322 9988 ext. 4318 or email at email@example.com.
Dec 31, 6pm-10pm; RMB488 per child RMB988 per adult, all prices subject to 15 percent service charge. Grand Brasserie, Waldorf Astoria, see event listing here.
New Year's Eve Buffet Dinner at Kitchen Studios, Andaz Xintiandi
Kitchen Studios New Year's Eve Buffet Dinner: Indulge in the New Year's spirit with a delicious feast of premium seafood and Andaz Signature dishes at CNY688+15 percent per person, including free flow wine, mulled wine, beer and soft drinks. Super lucky draw to make the night sweeter.
Dec 31, 5.30pm-late; RMB688 per person (prices subject to 15 percent service charge). Kitchen Studios, see event listing here.
New Year’s Eve Sharing Dinner Menu at Mercato
New Year’s Eve Sharing Menu is RMB698 per person for a minimum of two guests, available on December 31. The menu is subject to change based upon makes availability. All prices are subject to a 10 percent service charge.
Dec 31, RMB698 per person (plus 10 percent service charge). Mercato, see event listing here.
New Year Celebration Dinner at POP
Enjoy the four-course New Year celebration early bird dinner at RMB588 per person, or the five-course New Year celebration dinner at RMB888 per person, including one glass of Champagne and available from December 30 to 31. Prices are subject to a 10 percent service charge.
Dec 30-31, RMB588-RMB888 per person (plus 10 percent service charge). POP American Brasserie, see event listing here.
New Year's Eve Dinner at The Waterhouse at South Bund
Enjoy a classy New Year's Eve dinner at The Waterhouse. The delectable set menu includes Boudeuse oyster, Icelandic mackerel, foie gras, beef cheek, halibut and more. For dessert, you'll be treated to Ebene 72 percent dark chocolate with Timut pepper, citrus and milk. Same menu also available for New Year's Day lunch.
Dec 31, 6-10.30pm; or Jan 1, 12pm-2.30pm; RMB528 per person plus a 10 percent service charge. The Waterhouse at South Bund, see event listing here.
New Year’s Nine-Course Meal at Wei Jing Ge
At Wei Jing Ge Chinese restaurant, Master Chef Sam Yuen presents a nine-course menu with authentic Cantonese and Shanghainese flavors for New Year’s Eve. RMB688 per person. All prices are subject to 15 percent service charge.
Dec 31, 6pm-10pm; RMB688 (prices subject to 15 percent service charge). Wei Jing Ge, Waldorf Astoria, see event listing here.
New Year's Eve Gala Dinner Buffet at Yi Café
Welcome the New Year while enjoying sumptuous festive delicacies. Yi Café's New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner Buffet features imported fresh oysters, parma ham cold cuts and a wide selection of seafood. It’s RMB688 per adult without alcohol, RMB788 per adult with free flow beverage package and RMB344 per child. Beverage package includes Veuve Clicquot champagne, cocktails; bloody mary, martini, gin and tonic, wine, draft beer, juices and soft drinks. Prices are subject to 10 percent service charge and 6 percent value-added tax.
Dec 31, RMB688-788 per adult, RMB344 per child, prices subject to 10 percent service charge and six percent value-added tax. Yi Café, see event listing here.
NYE Celebration Menu at Jean-Georges
Choose from either an Early Bird Dinner Menu or a New Year's Eve Celebration Menu. Early Bird Dinner Menu includes an amuse bouche, kingfish sashimi, seared foie gras, seared beef tenderloin and a special dessert. The Celebration Menu includes dishes like softly poached organic egg with caviar, lobster with winter vegetables, and seared beef tenderloin with black truffle and caramelized onion, just to name a few. There will also be a special New Year’s dessert. Dishes may change slightly based on availability. All prices are subject to a 10 percent service charge.
Dec 31, early bird time 5.30pm-6.30pm, dinner starts from 5.30-10pm; RMB998-1,498. Jean Georges, see event listings here and here.
New Year's Eve Celebration at Käfer by The Binjiang One
With spectacular views of the placid Huangpu river, there is hardly a better place to spend the holidays than at Käfer by The Binjiang One’s riverside You Long Garden villa. On New Year’s Eve, the restaurant is offering a festive five-course set menu to ring in 2018 with some delicious dishes, spectacular views and atmospheric music from their live band. Savour mouth-watering dishes such as foie gras, Boston lobster and Australian Angus beef. Homemade desserts will bring anticipation for the sweetness of the coming year.
Dec 31, 5.30pm-late; RMB888 per person, add RMB250 for free flow house wine, Paulaner beer, soft drinks, coffee and tea. Käfer by The Binjiang One, see event listing here.
Forgot the champers? No sweat. BottlesXO will deliver all night long. From December 31 until the early hours of January 1, they'll be up and running (literally) around town. Plus, turn on your Push Notification settings for the app as they'll be throwing in free bottles of champagne!
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