The final countdown

You’re probably just getting over your Christmas lunch, but in a blink of an eye it’ll be New Year’s Eve. Just to give you a heads up, here are a few choices for the evening

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Published: Sat 25 Dec 2010, 8:48 PM

Last updated: Mon 6 Apr 2015, 12:21 PM

Japan good times


The glittering evening will commence at 8pm, where masked guests will be welcomed with a drinks and canapés reception. Attendees will then be escorted to their seats in the dining area, for an exquisite ZUMA menu of signature items, presented in popular ‘brunch’ style, and complemented by the sommelier’s selection and bubbly. The countdown to New Year will be marked with a show, inviting party-goers to get to their feet and dance the night away to the sounds of ZUMA’s favourite DJs.

Call: 04 425 5660

Monster Zinc

Zinc, Crowne Plaza, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai

Greg Stainer, Zinc & Radio 1 resident DJ, will be your host for a sensational party taking you on a musical journey of pure house music and club anthems for New Year’s Eve.

Call: 050 151 5609

Bay dreaming

Zighy Bay Resort, Oman

Celebrate The New Year At Six Senses Zighy Bay Resort & Spa with a host of activities to choose from. Start your New Year’s Eve countdown with an exhilarating bicycle downhill dash, a dhow cruise along the stunning Musandam coastline or even a tour of Zighy Bay’s Organic Garden on December 31.

At sunset, pre-dinner cocktails await you at Wadi Bar, followed by a sumptuous New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner on the beach.

Complemented by a five-piece band and a DJ, enjoy a selection of culinary highlights from around the world and welcome 2011 with a unique experience at this exclusive location. Call: +968 2673 5887

Conserve your energy

Conservatory, Al Manzil Hotel, Downtown Dubai

Conservatory Restaurant will serve up a delicious New Year’s Eve Dinner, offering the perfect opportunity for you to toast the end of this year and ring in 2011. The New Year’s Eve Dinner will be available from 6.30pm to 11.30pm on December 31.

Call: 04 428 5888

The right choice

Choices, Al Bustan Rotana, Dubai

Make your New Year countdown as you indulge in the festive seafood buffet complete with live entertainment, for only Dhs550 per person, inclusive of beverages and a glass of bubbly.

The excitement esca-lates

Esca, Qamardeen Hotel, Downtown Dubai

Esca Restaurant’s New Year’s Eve Dinner will be available from 6.30pm to 11.30pm on December 31 for Dhs195 and Dhs345 including house beverages and bubbly.

For those also wishing to start 2011 on a merry note, the New Year’s Day Brunch at Esca Restaurant offers a sumptuous spread, including a hearty buffet and interactive live cooking stations.

Call: 04 428 5888

Designer delights

Ristorante, Armani Hotel, Burj Khalifa, Dubai

Celebrate the New Year with the rich gastronomic traditions of Tuscany and other Italian regions. Indulge in a mix of traditional recipes and modern interpretations using high quality products served in an elegant ambience with expert and attentive service.

Call: 04 888 3444

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