Doing dinner before the main event? Here's a handful of restaurants putting on specially themed dinners to ring in the new year.
Celebrate a warm and joyful gathering with your loved ones around CHI-Q’s warm BBQ fire while indulging in Chef Bina’s festive grand basket and signature delicacies. The special New Year’s Eve menu is on offer for RMB598 per person, subject to a 10% service charge. A la carte menu items are available as well.
This five course feast includes seafood mousseline to warm your soul, pork head terraine in a spicy sichuan sauce, the 'duck duck goose platter' which includes coffee-smoked duck breast with foie gras, sweet soy-truffle reduction, shallot sticky rice and more!
See listing for Cobra Lily.
This RMB598 5 course dinner includes white tuna carpaccio, creamy pumpkin soup, homemade ravioli, Australian beef tenderloin, white chocolate mousse and more. Every patron will also get a complimentary glass of prosecco.
From 6-10pm head to Le Royal Meridien for a seafood buffet of lobsters, oysters and more. Prices starts at RMB588/person for soft drinks, RMB688/person for beer and wine or go big or go home: RMB888/person for free-flow champagne. And what are oysters without some bubbles to go with?
See listing for Le Bistrot (Le Royal Meridien).
Spend time with loved ones this New Year’s Eve at Mercato. The Bund-side restaurant has created a special sharing-style menu for the occasion, priced at RMB688 per person + a 10% service charge.
Known for hearty Bavarian cuisine and freshly brewed drafts of Paulaner Beer, Paulaner @ Expo invites you to celebrate the 2017 in a truly German ambiance. The restaurant will be serving a tasty 3 course set menu for RMB398 per person. A la carte drinks such as freshly brewed Paulaner Beer and German Glühwein are available as well. The evening will include a live band and lucky draw. Advance reservations are required.
Let your taste buds be excited by impeccable flavors while being mesmerized by Bund views this New Year’s Eve. From 5-6.30pm, take part in a 3 course early bird dinner for RMB498 including one glass of champagne. Starting at 7pm, spend RMB888 to enjoy a 5 course dinner including one glass of champagne. A la carte options are not available. The above prices are subject to a 10% service charge.
At Wei Jing Ge Chinese Restaurant, Chef Sam Yuen presents a 9-course menu with authentic Cantonese and Shanghainese flavors to ring in the New Year. The dinner goes from 6-10pm and costs RMB688 per person.
Surround yourself with family at a NYE feast at Bund restaurant Whampoa Club. Enjoy a “Dragon Dinner” or “Phoenix Dinner,” both priced at RMB688 per person. Plus, for an additional RMB220, enjoy 2 hours of free flow wine, beer and soft drinks. Above prices are subject to a 10-percent service charge.
This spectacular showcase features 11 culinary displays of local and international cuisines including European, Southeast Asian and Japanese. Available on New Year's Eve for brunch (and also for brunch the next day) from RMB368. Head over later for their dinner buffet and get all the glorious food plus free-flow cocktails for RMB588/person plus surcharge.
See listing for Yi Cafe.
Splurge (RMB800 and over)
The impressive setting of the Grand Brasserie restaurant offers a vibrant surrounding for a Grand Dinner on New Year’s eve. The exciting evening will feature a buffet dinner, free-flow wine and live music. Celebrations go from 6-10pm and cost RMB888 for adults and RMB348 for children.
Celebrate in style at Pudong Shangri-La and indulge in a sumptuous New Year's Eve 6-course dinner paired with fine wines at Jade on 36 restaurant. Bid farewell to the year with dazzling views of Shanghai, free-flow champagne and cocktails. Following the dinner, keep the party going at Jade on 36 with live performances. RMB988/person plus surcharge.
See listing for Jade on 36.
For a glamorous start to 2017, take part in the modern elegant French cuisine by three Michelin starred chef Jean-Georges at his eponymous Bund-side restaurant this New Year’s. A 4 course early bird dinner is available from 5.30-6.30pm for RMB998 per person, or enjoy the full 6 course celebration dinner for RMB1498 from 5.30-10pm. Above prices are subject to a 10-percent service charge.
2017 Michelin Guide-listed restaurant the MEAT offers a set dinner for two for New Year’s Eve, which includes two glasses of Veuve Cliquot to start, a chilled ocean seafood platter, Boston lobster bisque shooter, maplewood smoked strip loin and dessert. The set menu is priced at RMB 1988 per two people.
This New Year’s Eve, M1NT presents a sumptuous dinner menu for RMB888. Take in spectacular views of the Shanghai skyline while savoring delicacies including fresh jetted French Fine de Claire No.2 oysters, king crab salad and goose liver truffle risotto, French style salmon cake, Rossini beef, chocolate mousse, vanilla glutinous rice pudding and one glass of champagne.The price is subject to a 10% service charge. Reservations are highly recommended.
With the stunning night view of Shanghai’s illuminated Bund, Paulaner Binjiang is sure to be an unforgettable place to ring in the New Year. To celebrate, the restaurant is offering an enticing 4 course menu priced at RMB828, including a delicious assortment of seasonal highlights and free flow Paulaner Beer, house wine, Glühwein and selected non-alcoholic beverages. There will be a live band and luck draw to top off the night. Advance reservations are required.
This New Year’s Eve, Paulaner Xintiandi invites guests to indulge in a special 4 course menu. Priced at RMB958 per person, the dinner includes two drinks, which can be chosen from a selection of signature Paulaner Beer, house wine, Glühwein and non-alcoholic beverages.
To rock the crowd into the perfect holiday mood, Paulaner’s two in-house bands will prepare special performances, and the restaurant will also host a lucky draw for all guests to try their fortune at winning some fantastic prizes! Advance reservations are required.
Käfer’s special NYE five course menu is inspired by Executive Chef Andreas Schmid’s favorite European fare and includes mouth-watering seasonal ingredients to start the end of the year in a truly delicious way. The set menu is priced at RMB888 with an optional free flow option of Paulaner beer, house wine, soft drinks, coffee and tea for an additional RMB250 per person. A live band will be on site to sway you into 2017.
Parties with Dinner
Greet 2017 in your glitziest outfits and brightest smiles. A RMB388 4 course set menu is available from 5.30-10pm and is sure to delight with bouillabaisse, whiskey and dill cured salmon, beef tenderloin and pecan pie. Entry is free for everyone before 9pm. Afterwards, tickets are available at the door for RMB200 including one drink for men and RMB100 including one drink for women.
Call ahead for table reservations and table packages.
This family-friendly NYE option includes a RMB498 buffet dinner with unlimited BREW beer, house wine, juice and soft drinks. Kids between 5-12 years of age are only RMB250. A drinks-only option is priced at RMB250. The party begins at 7.30pm.
Starting with dinner, you’ll be served a 4-course menu, which includes a selection of healthy or hearty options. From 5pm until 10pm enjoy an intimate and social experience with your friends and family for only RMB358, including a welcome drink and a glass of sparkling wine for midnight. There will be live 80s music from DJ Jigz from 8pm until late. Add a free-flow drink option for only RMB118 per person until 11pm. For those wanting to join in for drinks and party only, enjoy free flow for RMB200 10pm until 1am.
Mr. G & A2 Events are proud to present their New Year’s Eve Party at Salotto. Come to discover a gourmet buffet with a selection of Salotto’s best dishes. Enjoy free flow Prosecco and cocktails, and get ready for a NYE countdown with their live DJ. The dress code is long dress for the ladies and bow tie for the men. RMB480 per person. Doors open at 7pm.
Spend your whole night at Shake with a sumptuous dinner, fantastic drink packages and the backbeat of classic soul music performed by Cherry Brown, Denise Minnifield, and Shake's house band to keep you on the dance floor all night. Choose from a dinner option, drinks option or dinner and show option. Prices range between RMB400-RMB1000. See listing for more details.
Splurge (RMB800 and over)
Prepare yourself for a sexy and luxurious night as Liquid Laundry welcomes 2017. Party like a hip hop star with DJ Big One on decks and all night free flow. Dinner, free-flow and dancing can all be yours for RMB888. Tickets available until December 28.
The Waldorf Astoria’s New Year’s resolution is to bring a little more glamour to the world, starting with a glamorous 1920s-themed NYE event. A Perrier-Jouët Champagne reception kicks off the sparkling evening, followed by dinner at Pelham’s and dancing to live music at the Long Bar. Celebrations go from 6-10.30pm. RMB1,488 per person includes the welcome reception and a 5 course dinner.
Welcome the New Year in spectacular style at Grand Hyatt Shanghai. The countdown will begin with an exceptional seven-course dinner at ON56 featuring the best of the best from Kobachi, the Grill, Cucina, signature desserts and free-flow selected sparkling wine, beer, soft drinks and fresh juice. Dinner and entry to the Patio champagne countdown party is priced at RMB1588 for adults and RMB328 for children agest 6-12. Children 5 and under are free.
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