Have you decided where you’ll be when the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve? There are some sensational celebrations on offer in Hong Kong this year, from sublime New Year’s Eve dinners to raucous countdown parties. Here are 10 of the best ways to spend the night of 31 December and kick-start your 2023!
Where to Celebrate New Year in Hong Kong
To signify a clean slate and bright outlook for the New Year, The Sixteenth will be transformed into The White Carnival for a monochromatic party! As one of Hong Kong’s most in-demand rooftop venues and largest multi-concept restaurant, there are plenty of options to toast to the New Year. From 10pm, celebrate the New Year with live international DJ tunes, free-flowing drinks, canapés and champagne at an exclusive VIP table for up to 12 guests from $18,000. For the ‘Countdown Only’ party, book before 30 December for $880 or tickets at the door are $980.
For guests with reservations at specific restaurants, contact The Sixteenth here to find out if you are eligible for a discounted ticket to The White Carnival!
2/F, Oxford House, Taikoo Place, 979 King’s Rd, Quarry Bay
2788 3011 | The Sixteenth
All’s Well That Ends Well with this themed party at Terrible Baby. Dance the night away on the 4th floor of the Eaton hotel with a first-rate lineup of performances, bands, and DJs. Plus book here to enjoy three hours of free-flow drinks including sparkling wine, vodka, gin, rum, whisky, red wine, white wine, rosé, and beer for $600 per ticket.
4/F, Eaton HK, 380 Nathan Road, Jordan, Kowloon
2710 1866 | terriblebaby.com
Three, two, one – celebrate under the stars at ICHU’s extravagant New Year’s Eve Dinner and late-night Terrace Countdown Party. The set menu ($998) features an array of fresh ceviches complemented with mains, such as flame-grilled flank steak and red snapper. Enjoy live DJ sets and free-flowing drinks on the terrace as you watch the light show across Hong Kong’s harbour from 8pm ($688).
Ring in the new year with the ultimate Italian food experience at Aria’s. Sample the six-course New Year’s Eve menu with a panoramic view spanning across the sea and sky that frame Hong Kong’s iconic skyline. Must-tries include umami-packed oysters, mussels, with coriander oil and caviar, artisanal pork sausages and Castelluccio lentils, which symbolise money during the countdown in Italy. Get in quick and book the New Year’s Eve set dinner for $1,288 per person.
24/F, California Tower, 30-36 D’Aguilar St, Lan Kwai Fong, Central
2804 1116 | ariaitalian.com
Bid 2022 goodbye through a celebratory nine-course dinner ($1,689 per person) that includes Kristal caviar & brioche, a Hokkaido uni pudding topped with ikura, almond and garlic cream, seafood paella and more! At La Rambla, welcome the year 2023 with a bang on New Year’s Day as well. The brunch menu (from $780) includes favourites and signature dishes plus a hair of the dog glass of champagne on arrival. Kids aged eight to 12 eat for $390 and little ones seven or below are free.
3071 – 73, Level 3, IFC mall, Central
2661 1161 | larambla.hk
On New Year’s Eve, enjoy the spectacular views of Victoria Harbour and Hong Kong Island with a cheeky drink of bubbly champagne at Red Sugar. Countdown to 2023 with a big celebratory bash on the spacious terrace and a live DJ playing all your favourite tunes. Book here for the New Year’s Eve Countdown Party, $600 per person and includes one bottle of champagne.
7/F, Kerry Hotel, 38 Hung Luen Rd, Hung Hom
3069 9788 | Shangri-la.com
Cheers to 2023 at Madame Fù’s four-hour Night Brunch ($880) and Countdown Party, because it’s “Never Too Late to NYE Brunch!” With live entertainment throughout the night, deluxe drink packages, canapés and a specially designed brunch menu, send last year on its way in style. The Countdown Party ($980) includes three hours of free flow drinks surrounded by the venue’s contemporary yet vintage flair and overlooking amazing city views of Hong Kong. If you want to let the night brunch roll onto the Countdown Party, book now for a special deal priced at $1,780.
3/F, Barrack Block, Tai Kwun, No. 10 Hollywood Road, Central
2114 2118 | WhatsApp (852) 5765 5881| madamefu.com.hk | Reservations@madamefu.com.hk
Stunning panoramic views of Hong Kong’s skyline combined with top culinary treats is what New Year at The Harbourside Grill is all about. After a glass of champagne on arrival and canapés, explore the grill-centric menu. Featuring foie gras and truffle terrine, seared scallops with caviar butter sauce, tender beef fillet and a must-have apple tarte tatin, you’re sure to welcome in 2023 with a satisfied palette. Select from two seatings and enjoy the four- course menu from $880 between 5.30pm and 8pm and a five-course feast laced with French finesse and flair from 8.30pm for $1,388.
Shop OTE 401, Level 4, Ocean Terminal, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui
2619 9100 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Take your New Year’s celebrations to The Peak at Fiamma, for an authentic Italian home kitchen experience. Taking its name from the Italian word for ‘flame’, Michelin-Star Culinary Director Enrico Bartolini has curated an irresistible menu for New Year. The five-course dinner ($588) highlights the essence of an Italian casa and modern family dining, featuring Japanese scallops and morel mushrooms, homemade porcini and truffle tagliatelle, braised beef cheek risotto and more. For the perfect ending to the meal and 2022, enjoy irresistible desserts on offer such as a choux bun with mocha ganache, chocolate mousse and hazelnut praline.
Shop G02, Peak Galleria, 118 Peak Road
2657 0800 | Sandshospitality.com
Te Quiero Mucho
Back for one night only, Te Quiero Mucho’s NYE Latin Party is the hottest place to tango the night away in an evening where food, booze and music collide! Say adios to 2022 from 8pm to midnight with evening dinner and free flow drinks for $990 per person. The menu has all the crowd favourites from rib eye tenderloin to homemade churros with chocolate dipping sauce. Plus beers, wine, spirits, margaritas, palomas and sparkling wine! If you want to skip dinner, from 9pm enjoy delicious bites to soak up all those margaritas with a free-flow only ticket ($600). Book your tickets here. Feliz año nuevo!
The Sheung Wan, 286 Queen’s Road Central, Central
3423 3286 | the-sheung-wan
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