A Buro 24/7 New Year's Eve Guide: Where to see and be seen
The Artisan, Atelier M, 360°
Just like that, 2016 is coming to a close and we welcome the new year with renewed hope. But before we say goodbye, there's still time for one final luxe party this year and whether you prefer an uber classy event, an upbeat beach party or a mesmerising fireworks display, these are the top places to ring in 2017 in Dubai.
The Artisan by Enoteca Pinchiorri
If you're in the mood for a culinary experience mixed with just a dash of merry-making, then The Artisan is your go-to place. On the menu is home-made potato gnocchi, seared sea scallops and mandarin sorbet for that burst of freshness after the tantalising mains.
For reservations, call +971 04 338 8133.
Roberto's Dubai at DIFC
Finish off 2016 with an Italian gastronomic adventure at Roberto's as you indulge in a 4-course set menu. Then, as midnight approaches, head to the terrace and witness the fireworks display from the Burj Khalifa, one of the world's most anticipated countdown events.
For reservations, call +971 4 386 00 66.
It's a monochromatic affair at Atelier M on New Year's Eve as the award-winning restaurant transforms into the perfect space for a black and white masquerade ball. Fun and intrigue combine as guests come in costumes and masks to taste the fine five-course set menu. With the theme complemented by the art deco setting, Atelier M offers a countdown party with a difference.
For reservations, call +971 4 450 7766.
360° at Jumeirah Beach Hotel
For the ultimate view of Dubai's fireworks displays, head to 360° at Jumeirah Beach Hotel and expect to see a nine-minute lighting extravaganza from both Palm Jumeirah and the Burj Khalifa. But before the party begins on the rooftop, indulge in a Pan-Asian five course menu.
For reservations, call +971 55 500 8518.
Start off 2017 with the sounds of electronic duo Chase & Status as well as 2ManyDJs, who are set to perform at Zero Gravity. The international musicians are just a number of headline acts, next to Coldplay's performance in Abu Dhabi so book tickets now before they're sold out.
For reservations, call +971 55 500 9111.
Also, read about Coldplay's New Year's eve concert in Abu Dhabi in our December culture guide.