Your Guide to New Year’s Eve 2017 Celebrations!

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The Luxe Diary is thrilled to share with you its top luxury dining and party plans this New Year’s Eve! Whether you choose to be dazzled by French Panache at La Cantine du Faubourg, glitzed away by the stunning Burj Khalifa fireworks viewed from The Artisan’s terrace, enchanted by Emirates Palace’s winter wonderland, cast away by Nikki Beach’s magical beach style garden, suspended 200m in the sky at the magnificent Burj Al Arab or bowled over by Corniche cityscape chic at St Regis Abu Dhabi  – we have your ultimate luxury plans here!

WHAT: New Year Celebrations in Style
WHERE: La Cantine du Faubourg
RESERVATIONS: +971 4 352 7105 |

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Head to La Cantine du Faubourg for an exceptional night of dinner and dancing to ring in 2017. Guests are invited to enjoy a beautiful set menu and “spécialités” from the chef, sure to spark stories and seduce even the most refined palettes. Epicurean offerings such as foie gras, carpaccio of scallops and caviar de Sologne will be supplemented with a special live music performance by Version Original Paris as guests come together for La Cantine du Faubourg’s dining, dancing, delight, spectacular city views and Parisian panache.

La Cantine du Faubourg’s New Year sharing menu is priced at 1200 AED including a glass of Bubbly or Mocktail and 1400 including French Caviar de Sologne (30gr).

Read our review of La Cantine du Faubourg’s Reveil Brunch here.

WHAT: Be-dazzled this New Year’s Eve
WHERE: The MAINE Oyster Bar &  Grill
RESERVATIONS: +971 4 457 6719 |

Maine Luxe Diary New Year 2016

To bring in the New Year, a family-style four course menu with The MAINE’s specials such as seafood towers, burrata, foie gras terrine, rib eye and even spicy lobster linguini will be available for AED 999 as guests enjoy a dazzling night full of free flowing beverages until 1am, a live DJ and dancing until 3am.                  

For our other MAINE Oyster Bar & Grill stories click here.

WHAT: Magical Burj Khalifa Fireworks
WHERE: The Artisan by Enoteca Pinchiorri
RESERVATIONS: +971 4 338 8133 |

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Experience the taste of Florence with a special set or à la carte menu and enjoy the magical view of the Burj Khalifa fireworks on the terrace with a back drop of cool beats at The Artisan by Enoteca Pinchiorri. We believe the best way to ring in the New Year is with good food and good company, and we guarantee to provide both! Indulge in a specially prepared decadent Dégustation menu with a glass of premium bubbly for AED 750 as you ring in the New Year with our renowned DJ.

The Artisan By Enoteca Pinchiorri will also be serving the A la Carte menu at a minimum spend of AED 750 per person.

Read The Luxe Diary’s review of The Artisan here.

WHAT: Winter Wonderland | New Year’s Eve Gala
WHERE: Emirates Palace | Etihad Ballroom | Abu Dhabi
RESERVATIONS: +971 (0) 2 690 7999 |

Emirates Palace Luxe Diary New Year 2016

Ring in the New Year in a very chilled new way when Emirates Palace’s Grand Ballroom is transformed into a Winter Wonderland. The weather is now perfect outside in Abu Dhabi, but inside the Ballroom there will be a nip in the air that can only mean winter. Grab a drink at the ice bar and revel in the ballroom covered in snowy ground and festively lit trees. As midnight nears, make your way to the beach for a breath-taking fireworks display. But when the grand pyrotechnic display goes out, it’s not time to go home! Head back to the ballroom where a thumping DJ after party and buffet midnight snacks signal that your night is just beginning. A complimentary open bar with selected beverages will be available until 1am, then chargeable upon consumption thereafter.

The Winter Wonderland New Year’s Eve Gala is priced at AED 2750 (++) per adult and the dress code is elegant evening attire or national dress. 

WHAT: Magical Garden New Year’s Eve Celebration
WHERE: Nikki Beach
RESERVATIONS:+971 4 376 6162 |

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Dubai’s original luxury beach club, Nikki Beach will be transformed into a magical garden for New Year’s Eve, full of magic, enchantment and exciting entertainment through the night. The uber luxe poolside atmosphere, elegant food and live entertainment will keep you going way past midnight. Packages start from AED550. Dress to impress.  

WHAT: New Year’s Eve Dining in the Air
WHERE: Al Muntaha | Burj Al Arab
RESERVATIONS: +971 4 301 7600 |


Burj Al Arab Luxe Diary New Year 2016Take your seasonal festivities to a whole new level and feast on a sumptuous showcase of imaginative modern French cuisine, complemented by the most spectacular views in Dubai. Suspended 200 metres in the sky, you can expect soaring culinary heights that match the restaurant’s altitude in stature.

Celebrations will continue post-dinner beneath the starry skies of Dubai on the new Burj Al Arab Terrace, where you will count down to the New Year with a variety of toasty beverages and champagne. There will be sensational fire-themed performances and a spectacular fireworks show at midnight, and for those not ready to end the night there, the after-party of the year will kick off in Al Falak Ballroom, with our resident DJ playing a mixture of favourite hits until the early hours. Packages starts at AED 8,750 per adult (12 years and older).

WHAT: New Year’s Corniche Celebrations
WHERE: St Regis Abu Dhabi
RESERVATIONS: +971 26944553 |

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Liven up your New Year with a lavish feast complete with a special caviar corner to celebrate in style at the Terrace on the Corniche or say “arrivederci” to 2016 with our Italian family at Villa Toscana. Immerse yourself and your loved ones in Tuscan traditions and savour an extensive menu of rustic cuisine, guaranteed to be an unforgettable last meal of 2016. Or you can choose to chill out on New Year’s Eve with breath-taking panoramic views of the Abu Dhabi Corniche and the Arabian Gulf from the panoramic outdoor lounge at Azura.

To make a big splash, see in the New Year beachside with great food and drinks, fantastic company and live music at the uber luxurious Nation Riviera’s Beach Club party. Prices from AED550++ to AED 850++. 

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