New Year’s Eve Parties With Views

Make New Year's Eve a truly memorable one at one of these NYE parties with amazing views.

15 Dec 2016 — By Catherine Stewart / Drink / Events / Food / Restaurants
New Year's Eve Fireworks in Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong

How lucky are we that we get to spend New Year’s Eve in Hong Kong? If I was going to design the perfect location for a NYE celebration, I’d include a spectacular skyline,  jaw-dropping fireworks and perfect weather for toasting the arrival of the new year on a terrace somewhere.

If you just feel like hanging out on the harbour front with the crowds, be sure to get there early to grab a prime spot for the countdown. Our roundup of HK’s best bars and restaurants with amazing views will help you find the ideal place for a meal or a cheeky cocktail.

But if you’re ready to party, try one of these glam events that all have one thing in common, views of HK’s iconic skyline and the firework display. Make this NYE a memorable one.

SOUL TRAIN at Mahalo Tiki Lounge

Enter Mahalo’s tropical paradise for a fun & funky 70s party, with disco, glamour, funk, hip hop and RnB. Best of all, you’ll be able to toast the NYE fireworks on the terrace.

Where:    29/F, QRE Plaza, 202 Queens Road East, Wan Chai
When:     8pm – 4am
Cost:       $350 including 1 drink ($500 on the door)
Book:     Pelago

 

Aqua & Aqua Spirit

Indulge yourself in a 5-course feast of Aqua’s trademark Japanese and Italian cuisine amidst those spectacular harbour views, then head upstairs to Aqua Spirit a night of “sensual revelry”. At Aqua Spirit’s ‘Nudie Black 2.0’ party you can dance all night amidst the sexy crowds rocking the “seductive masks and a touch of leather and lace” dress code.

Where:    29/F and 30/F, One Peking, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
When:     8pm – 5am
Cost:        5-course dinner $2017 per person; Nudie Black 2.0 party, including canapes between 1am – 3am and free flow drinks from 11pm – late $1,600
Book:       Eventbrite

 

Black & White Party at CÉ LA VI

This 8,000 sq ft bar/restaurant/club boasts amazing views from it’s Skydeck atop California Tower and is upping the glamour quotient with its Black & White NYE party. Intriguingly described as a “glamourous optical illusion that playfully transcends one to experience the very best of ‘The Classic Era’ parties such as Truman Capotes Black & White Ball.”

Join for the NYE 5-course feast or just for the countdown party. Tip: be sure to get a ticket with access to the rooftop for the countdown.

Where:    25/F, California Tower, 32 D’Aguilar Street, Central
When:     2 sittings for dinner, 6pm & 8.30pm, Black & White Party from 9pm – late
Cost:       Dinner from $888, Black & White Party including access to Skydeck $888
Book:      Ticketflap  or for restaurant reservations 3700 2300

 

‘Moulin Rouge’! New Year’s Eve Extravaganza at Shore

Expect sequins a-plenty as Shore is transformed into the Moulin Rouge for one night only. Enjoy a 4-course dinner or just the fabulous countdown party where you can see in the new year on the 1,800 sq ft terrace as DJ Spin creates the atmosphere and performers mingle with the crowd.

Where:    3rd and 4th Floor, the L. place, 139 Queen’s Road Central, Central
When:     2 sittings for dinner, 6.30pm & 9pm, Moulin Rouge countdown party 9.30pm – 3am
Cost:       Dinner from $888, countdown party $650 including 3 hour free flow
Book:     Ticketflap  or for restaurant reservations 2915 1638, or

 

ToTTs and Roof Terrace at The Excelsior

Enjoy a stylish NYE at this classic Hong Kong venue in Causeway Bay. With a six-course gala dinner from 7pm – 11pm, and a countdown party in the lounge and terrace from 9pm – 1.45am, this is a civilised way to celebrate and take in those views.

Where:    281 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay
When:     dinner 7pm – 11pm, countdown party 9pm – 1.45am
Cost:        6-course gala dinner $2,288 per person, countdown party $438 including 2 drinks
Book:       2837 6786

 

SEVVA

I’m sure we’ve all enjoyed a cocktail or two on the terrace, but how about spending a truly memorable NYE here? SEVVA will see in the new year with a touch of glamour at their sophisticated black tie, 8-course dinner, followed by a countdown party on the terrace. This is a pricey option, but it’s sure to be a truly memorable way to spend NYE in Hong Kong.

Where:    Prince’s Building 25/F, 10 Chater Road, Central
When:     Dinner will begin at 8pm and finish just before midnight. Drinks and countdown party only will be 10pm – late.
Cost:        8-course dinner, including entertainment and countdown party on the terrace is $4,380 per person. Countdown party only, $1,050 per person, including one glass of Ruinart Blanc de Blancs.
Book:       2537 1388 or [email protected]

 

Wooloomooloo Prime in TST

With stunning 270 degree harbour views this is a prime NYE spot.  There will be a 5 course dinner with a choice of main courses including the famous 200 day grain fed australian beef. You can choose to skip dinner and just come for the countdown party, which will feature live music from 10pm.

Where:    Level 21 The ONE, 100 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui,
When:     Champagne reception & canapes from 7.30pm, countdown party starts at 10pm – late
Cost:        5-course dinner and canapes, $1,988; countdown party including 2 drinks, $700.
Book:       2870 0087, or

 

Maison Eight

Enjoy one of the best harbour views in town at Maison Eight, where French restaurant Esmé will serve a choice of 5-course or 8-course dinner, with a free flow champagne option. The countdown party starts at 10pm with DJ Thomas & DJ Ming Wong generating a party atmosphere, and they have a terrace where you can really experience those spectacular fireworks.

Where:    21/F, 8 Observatory Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
When:     Dinner from 6pm, countdown party 10pm – late
Cost:       5-courses $678, 8-courses $1188, free flow champagne $218.  $388 for free flow 10pm – 1am at countdown party.
Book:       2388 8160, or

 

Hong Kong knows how to party, and there are way more things happening on NYE than we could ever feature – so if you’re still hunting for your perfect party then take a look through Ticketflap’s great selection here.

Don’t forget to book your New Year celebration brunches too, here’s our pick of the best free flow brunches in town.

Hong Kong's best boozy brunches


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