By Urban Family & That's Editors
Where will you and the homies be chanting 'Auld Lang Syne' this December 31? If you haven't yet made up your mind, here's a list of all the NYE actions happening in town. Sparklers and crackers at the ready now!
Come party it up at Big Bamboo with special guest DJ in da house. Tattinger Champagne specials are offered all night long at RMB888 per bottle or RMB2,019 for three bottles in the wake of New Year, as well as a raffle prize waiting to be claimed.
Bistro Burger has a delectable range of surf and turf prepared for New Year's Eve. The indulgent four-course menu has everything between fresh oysters, seafood risotto and beef Wellington. Add RMB198 for 1.5hrs of free-flow drinks (including alcoholic and soft options).
The Blind Pig
The five-course chef’s special at The Blind Pig includes deviled eggs with pickled beetroot, duck rillette with black currant, frisée and pear salad, wild mushroom chowder, seared Icelandic cod or smoked prime beef ribs, as well as pumpkin cheesecake with cinnamon Chantilly cream. Specially priced Tattinger Champagne will be on offer all night long.
Let's welcome the year of 2019 together in CAZA with a hint of sexy and mysterious at CAZA's masquerade party. Activities include DIY mask workshop, photo booth, magician, dancers, live DJ set, NYE count down and a fully fledged afterparty.
Riding the jet streams of cinema sensation Crazy Rich Asians, Cobra Lily will be hosting its NYE party in the same theme. Entry gives you party admission and includes a bottle of Duval-Leroy Brut Reserve Champagne and some mouth-watering nibbles.
D.O.C Gastronomia Italiana
This beloved Italian restaurant is one of the victims of street renovations happening in the Dongping Lu area. So to celebrate a good run and make note its new location over delectable home-style Italian food at 20 percent off all night! Two free flow options will be made available for over two and a half hours, making that final “ciao” a little easier.
Wave goodbye to 2018 in real style, the Minimalist crew step up to bring the biggest international lineup Shanghai will surely see for this New Year's Eve party agenda. Proudly presenting three heavy hitting UK based DJ’s and producers: Posthuman (I love Acid, Chiwax), Jozef K (Acid Test, Last Night On Earth) and Jigsaw (Gottwood, Burning Man, Rinse FM) plus Will A and his Minimalist DJ cohorts.
Little Creatures, Hooked and El Santo have joined forces to come up with an offer that will get your party started. Entry gives you four different drink vouchers and access to venue specials.
Head up to Hollywood for a Gran Caribe NYE Party sponsored by Redbull energy drink. Decorations, shows, photos booths, high-tech gadgets and a Champagne shower are all in line for an unforgettable party. DJ Jobo and special guest Kadwell will be light up the dancefloor with a mix of Latin, hip hop and reggaeton music.
Grand Hyatt Shanghai
Grand Hyatt's New Year's Eve celebration is bound to be extravagant. Studio 188 will keep things going all night long with their lively international tunes. As the clock strikes midnight, 10,000 balloons will be released inside the gorgeous 33-story atrium. Entry also includes free-flow Champagne and canapes!
Hyatt on the Bund
Restaurants at Hyatt on the Bund have readied the Champagne bottles for New Year's Eve. At VUE Restaurant, taste a festive menu encompassing a plethora of seafood, cold cuts and seasonal desserts using the freshest ingredients from Australia and beyond. At Aroma, dinner will be served buffet-style: not your usual bain-maries experience, but with everything cooked live at buffet stations. Think wok-fried dishes, freshly prepared noodles, steamed dumplings and plenty more! If a sit-down Chinese meal captures your fancy, check out Xindalu's set menu featuring classics like Peking duck and pan-fried beef.
Dec 31, 6pm-late. Hyatt on the Bund.
Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai
The restaurants and bars at Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai has prepared a festive program for New Year's Eve. From buffet dinner at Elements, set menu prepared by Albero and Acqua Restaurants, to a countdown party at the Red Passion Bar, the Grand Kempinski won't leave you bored stepping into 2019!
Dec 31, 6pm-late. Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai.
Toast New Year in your most comfortable clothing at Logan's Pajama Party! Entry includes free flow special drinks.
Round up, round up, and ring in 2019 at Liquid Laundry’s New Year Eve’s Lightyear Party! First, enjoy a specially prepared four-course dinner and free-flow drinks, before the futuristic night kicks in.
It’s finally that time of the year again where you can catch up with friends and enjoy a stress-free dinner with family. To make these moments that extra bit special, Morton’s Steakhouse has selected several signature dishes for its festive set menu, giving you the perfect opportunity to celebrate the past year and welcome in the new with family and friends.
Park Hyatt Shanghai
MVP Events is proud to announce another outstanding party to say goodbye to 2018. On Dec 31, Park Hyatt Shanghai will welcome guests to the 100 Century Avenue Restaurant on the 91st floor of the Pudong hotel to enjoy a night of food, drinks, and music in one of the highest towers in the world. With a stunning view of Pudong and Puxi, the chefs and bartenders of Park Hyatt will prepare a tantalizing free flow of tapas, finger food, canapés, champagne Veuve Clicquot and every kind of spirits for a night to remember.
The Peninsula Shanghai
The Peninsula Shanghai and MVP Events are glad to invite you to Samba De New Year’s Eve party. Celebrate the last moments of 2018 and the first ones of 2019 in a luxurious and tropical atmosphere. For this special occasion, Michelin Starred Sir Elly’s Restaurant & Bar willl be dishing up unlimited canapés, cocktails, and selected Champagne and spirits. Dress up in your most elegant attire and dance to the fanciest house music and Latin beats played by our guest DJs and accompanied by spectacular performances all night long.
Start 2019 with a bang at Pistolera! Special Guest DJ Zulu will be spinning on the decks to guarantee you have a mucho grande good time. RMB100 entry includes a glass of Moet Champagne, while bottles of Tattinger will be on offer all night, too.
Pullman Shanghai Jing An
Shove the team to Pullman hotel for a pre-countdown party over delectable food and drinks! Price includes five snacks, a glass of wine and two-hour free flow of selected drinks.
The Shanghai EDITION
For the very last day of the glorious year, the Shanghai EDITION is ready to celebrate with you with four open bars across the property: Electric Circus, Club Room, HIYA and Punch Room and indulge you with Grammy nominated DJ and producer, Dimitri from Paris and local darling Charp. As the French Ambassador of stylish club sounds and Knight of the Arts and Letters by French government, Dimitri from Paris is everything his nation could be proud of: a DJ, producer, and remixer of the highest standard, and a stylish snake-hipped pin-up with French reserve. Prices include free flow Champagne, house red and white wine, beer, and signature cocktails.
Glide into the New Year with Shake's full band, guest singers, horns, drums, cocktails, and dancefloor madness. Fix up, look sharp, and get down. Dinner from 6pm, live music from 10.30pm.
Celebrate New Year's Eve with live Dave Stone music at Shanghai Slims! A complimentary Bloody Mary will be served alongside scrumptious seasonal menu.
Stone Brewing Tap Room
Ring in 2019 with Stone Brewing Craft Beer New Year! Head to their spacious warehouse-converted restaurant for a night of hops, malt, and barley bubbles with free flow on selected Stone beer and house wine. Dance away the final minutes of 2018 to DJ Heatwolves while drinking up the last sips of their Stone Enjoy By 01.01.19 special release beer! Prices include nibbles.
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