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Hong Kong’s Top 10 New Year’s Eve Parties

Ring in 2019 with our guide to the best parties in the city.

The biggest countdown of the year is just around the corner and it can be a tricky one to figure out where to celebrate. But relax, we have you covered and picked out some of the best New Year’s Eve parties in Hong Kong to make sure 2019 starts on a high.

 

1. Old Bailey

What better way to spend the last day of 2018 than to indulge in a Jiangnan-style dinner, followed by the countdown and a live band. Old Bailey offer exactly this with a 10-course sharing menu for New Year’s Eve. It all starts with a glass of Perrier-Jouët to toast the evening before a decadent dinner is served to the table which includes dishes such as Dragon’s whisker fish with hairy crab roe and slow-braised Angus beef with mantou.

Old Bailey New Year’s Eve Countdown: HK$988 + 10%; select the second seating

Tickets available here

Old Bailey, 2/F JC Contemporary, Tai Kwun, Old Bailey Street, Central

 

2. La Vache

It’s time to get groovy at one of Hong Kong’s favourite French steakhouses in SoHo as they celebrate with New Year’s Eve ‘Le Disco’ style. Expect a live DJ spinning non-stop disco while you sip on free-flow bubble and red wine, plus as much steak frites as you can possibly handle. Sounds like a challenge to me.

Le Disco New Year’s Eve: HK$888 per person +10%; 9:00pm onwards

Tickets available here

La Vache, 48 Peel St, Central

 

3. ICHU Peru

We’re heading to Lima with Ichu Peru’s New Year’s Eve party, which all starts on their outdoor terrace area, or Terraza, in the evening and includes continuous pours of wine, prosecco, spirit mixers and an assortment of Peruvian canapés, accompanied by live DJ performances.

Ichu Peru Terraza Party: Online booking HK$650; walk in HK$850; 10:00pm onwards

For reservations contact info@ichu.com.hk or +852 2477 7717

Ichu Peru, 3/F, H Queen’s, 80 Queen’s Road, Central

 

4. The Pawn

Celebrate the good life, or La Dolce Vita, at The Pawn with bottomless bubbles and themed cocktails, along with canapés to keep you going through the night. There will also be live performances from the band Avenew and a rooftop countdown to see in 2019 

La Dolce Vita New Year’s Eve Party: HK$788; walk in HK$988

Tickets available here

The Pawn, 1/F Botanicals Bar, 62 Johnston Road, Wan Chai

 

5. Mudita

For a more lively night, head to Mudita for live performances from DJ Anil Ahuja and dance the night away or mingle in the lounge area with friends. Plus three whole hours of open bar from 10pm to 1am. The music is open so expect some electric mixes and some popular tunes to start 2019 in style.

The New Year Cometh: Advanced tickets HK$400; at the door HK$450 with open bar (10pm to 1am); at the door HK$400 with two drinks (After 1am)

Tickets available here

Mudita, G/F, 24-30 Ice House St, Central

 

6. Ophelia

This year, Ophelia are presenting their first immersive fashion exhibition celebrating iconic designers and artisans in a theatrical New Year’s Eve party with dramatic designs and unique performances. There will also be live DJs spinning and complimentary light snacks from 7:00pm to 10:00pm. With a fashion overdose dress code, get ready for a glamorous and sparkling way to celebrate the new year.

Savage Beauty – Ophelia’s Fashion Overdoes New Year’s Eve PartyHK$250 (includes one standard drink)

Tickets available here

Ophelia, 1/F, The Avenue, Lee Tung Avenue, Queen Road 200, Wan Chai


7. Buenos Aires Polo Club

Inspired by New York’s nightlife legend, Studio 54, The Fiasco is being hosted at Buenos Aires Polo Club for New Year’s Eve. There will be a live show playing out between the tables, pulling diners into an immersive experience while the evening is fulled by their sharing style menu and three-hour free-flow of house wines and the finest Champagne.

The Fiasco, New Year’s Eve Edition: HK$2,200 + 10%; 9pm to 12:30am

Tickets available here

Buenos Aires Polo Club, 7/F LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham St, Central

 

8. Four Seasons

Serving up ‘A Night at the Bazaar’, at Blue Bar in the Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong, guests can find fun whimsical cocktails, a live band and a dress code for  for the best interpretation of circus attire. The best-dressed couple will win the prize of a six-course Chef’s Tasting Dinner menu at Caprice. 

A Night at the Bazaar: advanced booking HK$990 + 10%; at the door; HK$1,190 + 10% (both include a welcome drink and snack)

For reservations contact shop.hkg@fourseasons.com or call +852 3196 8708

Blue Bar, Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong, 8 Finance St, Central

 

9. Duddell’s

Duddell’s New Year’s Eve party is an exploration of The Silk Road, where east meets west. So what’s the dress code exactly? Somewhere between a Venetian masquerade and chinois silk. The event includes free-flow champagne, cocktails and more from 9:30pm until 12 midnight. Thereafter Cantonese bites will be served. 

The Silk Road: general admission $750; at the door; $900; after midnight $300

Tickets available here

Duddell’s, Level 3 Shanghai Tang Mansion, 1 Duddell St, Central

 

10. Foxglove

If you want to relive the roaring 20’s and jazz age, you can head to Foxglove and enjoy the special New Year’s Eve dinner created by Chef Tony Hung. This also includes free-flow Japanese whiskey highball, premium spirits, house wines and craft beer from 7pm to 2am. Or enjoy the countdown and free-flow beverages from 10pm onwards with and live music by Japanese jazz band Bloodest Saxophone so you can swing on into 2019 with style.

Tales of the Jazz Age: Dinner and free-flow $2288 per person; from 10pm onwards free-flow $888 per person.

Tickets available here

Foxglove, 2/F Printing House, 6 Duddell Street, Central

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