The Mega Shanghai 2018 New Year's Party and Dinner Guide

By That's Shanghai, December 22, 2017

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It's almost time to ring in the new year. Where will you be partying out the end of 2017? Here's where to count down to 2018 in Shanghai.

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New Year's Parties in Shanghai

Cheap 'N Cheerful (RMB400 or less)

NYE 2018 Celebration at Bar Rouge
Celebrate the year end at Shanghai's most iconic club with the marvelous views of the Bund. Prepare for an unforgettable night of champagne showers and confetti cannons and kick off 2018 with a bombastic New Year's Eve at Bar Rouge.
Dec 31, 9pm-late, RMB300 presale (includes one standard drink). Bar Rouge, buy tickets here.

New Year's Eve Party at THE CUT Rooftop
The CUT Rooftop is throwing New Year’s Eve party for the very first time. This is a whole new New Year’s Eve celebration experience you don’t want to miss! With music by Super Attractive Ghetto Blasters, you can enjoy a free flow of standard drinks and Chandon Sparkling wine all night long. Regular Free Flow is RMB398 (RMB498 at the door). Premium Free Flow with Chandon is RMB598 (RMB698 at the door). 
Dec 31, 9pm-2am, RMB398-RMB698. The CUT Rooftop, buy tickets here.

Gatsby-Themed Countdown Party at 1515 West Chophouse and Bar
Revel in the timeless era of the 1515 West Chophouse & Bar to ring in 2018. With a chic Great Gatsby theme, guests are encouraged to dress to impress with 1920s flair and style. Dance the night away with a live jazz band, selected drinks, party favors, a lucky draw and more.
Dec 31, 6pm-late, RMB198 per person (including two selected drinks), prices subject to 10 percent service charge and prevailing government taxes. 1515 West Chophouse and Bar, see event listing here.

New Year’s Eve Party at Arkham
Sure to be one of the major party options for ringing in 2018 (as well as one of the more affordable choices), Arkham throws a New Year’s Eve bonanza with Brooklyn-based rapper Bohan Phoenix as headliner. Locally-based talents Dazzy, Amber Akilla and Max Shen provide support, while Daliah Spiegel and Worakit transform the club into a futuristic, cyberspace-themed party spot. 
Dec 31, 10pm-late, RMB100 presale, RMB120 door, couples ticket package RMB190. Arkham, see event listing here.

New Year's Parties

New Year's Eve Countdown Party at Cachet
Cachet is hosting the New Year’s Eve Countdown Party at Lobby Lounge from 10pm to 2am the next day. Welcome the New Year in style with Akia Christmas’s unforgettable musical performance at Lobby Lounge, and dance the night away to her iconic festive hits. RMB268 per person, which includes three-tier Tiffin savories, a chocolate buffet and a special champagne menu. There will be a countdown balloon drop as well.
Dec 31-Jan 1, 10pm-2am, RMB268 per person. Cachet, The Langham, Shanghai, see event listing here.

Under the Sea Countdown Party at Calypso
Join Calypso Restaurant & Lounge to feel the excitement of the new year during their chic celebration. From the evening on, the "Under the Sea" party vibe begins with a live DJ, as well as a lucky draw, ahead of the big countdown to 2018. Celebrate the New Year in the most stylish way possible!
Dec 31, 9.30pm-late, RMB388 per person, including free flow beverage package (prices inclusive of 10 percent service charge and prevailing government taxes). Calypso, see event listing here.

NYE Explosion at Elevator
Elevator sends off 2017 with a sterling line-up of China-based house and techno talent, including VOID’s Shanghai Ultra, who will be doing a live hardware set, techno sorceress MIIIA of Co:Motion and Beatween’s Knopha, who deals in catchy organic grooves. 
Dec 31, 10pm-late, RMB50 (before 11pm)-RMB80 (after 11pm). Elevator, see event listing here.

New Year's Eve Fiesta at Le Café des Stagiaires
Nothing planned for New Year's Eve? Don't want to RSVP or buy any expensive pre-sale tickets? Come as you are at Café des Stagiaires (Found 158), where they will be throwing a last Big Fiesta for 2017. Hard hits, disco balls, shots and surprises. Featuring a DJ set by T-Plus and special prices on bottles (prosecco, Champagne and spirits).
Dec 31, 7pm-late, RMB TBD. Le Café des Stagiaires, see event listing here.

Back to the 80s at Logan's Punch
Logan's Punch 2018 New Year Eve Countdown Party brings you back to the glamorous 80s! Party starts from 9am till late with a midnight countdown, and with RMB250 you can enjoy a free flow of selected sparkling wine all night long.
Dec 31, 9pm-late, RMB250. Logan's Punch, see event listing here.

La Boum NYE Party at Mr & Mrs Bund
Mr. and Mrs. Bund's iconic New Year’s Eve house party, La Boum, grants you a golden start to 2018! Featuring music from DJ Keint and DJ John Avolio, the dress code for this year's party is "Disco Chic." Entry includes one glass of champagne and can be purchased for RMB100 (pre-sale) or RMB200 at the door (except for table booking and dinner guests).
Dec 31, 11pm-late, RMB100 (pre-sale), RMB200 (door). Mr & Mrs Bund, see event listing here.

New Year's Parties

Happy New Year's Eve at Pistolera, Big Bamboo and The Blind Pig
Pistolera, Big Bamboo and The Blind Pig holding a countdown party at their locations on December 31 from 9pm until late. Tickets are RMB100, including 2 standard drinks. You'll also get the chance to win a cash coupon.
Dec 31, 9pm-late, RMB100. Pistolera, Big Bamboo and The Blind Pig, see event listings here, here and here.

El Dorado New Year's Eve at Unico
UNICO Shanghai is throwing a New Year’s Eve party with the out-of-the-box theme of El Dorado, recalling the legend of the golden city hidden somewhere in the Amazon jungle. Expect a mix of Latin house music and Afro beats with a focus on Nu Cumbia and Andean music from DJ S.Kiv with live percussionists. 
Dec 31, 10pm-late, RMB100 or RMB200 (including one glass of Champagne). UNICO Shanghai, see event listing here.

2018 New Year’s Party at Zapata’s & Sasha's
Two venues, one big party! Entry is RMB100, including two standard drinks. For reservations, call 6433 4104 or email reservations@zapatas-shanghai.com.
December 31, 9pm, RMB100. Zapata’s, see event listing here.

Midrange (RMB400-800)

Count Down Party at Jade on 36
Celebrate New Year’s Eve in an ambience of grandeur while enjoying spectacular views of The Bund and Pudong at Jade on 36's stylish masquerade-themed party. Featuring a live DJ starting from 9pm. Entrance fee at RMB888 includes free-flow Baron de Rothschild Brut Reims NM, selected cocktails, Tsing Tao, Asahi beer and pass-around canapes. Purchase pre-sale entry for RMB688. Table champagne packages are also available from RMB1,588. Hotel dining and in-house guests on December 31 are entitled to entry for a la carte, but free flow packages are not included.
Dec 31, 9pm-late, RMB688 (pre-sale), RMB888 at the door. Jade on 36, see event listing here.

New Year Countdown Party at Okura Garden Hotel Shanghai
Cocktail Lounge Oasis is ready to spoil you with a countdown night during their disco ball. Say hello to 2018 at their magnificent party with live music. They've selected the refreshing bubbles of Taittinger Brut Reserve Champagne to start the year off right! Early bird entry is RMB488 per guest, including one glass of Champagne, otherwise it's RMB588 at the door. Upgrade to a free flow for RMB888.
Dec 31, 9pm-midnight, RMB488 presale/RMB588 door (including one glass of Champagne), RMB888 free flow Champagne. Okura Garden Hotel Shanghai, see event listing here.

Tomorrow Land 2018 NYE Party at POP
The NYE party at Pop will be poppin'! The future is now, so come and celebrate the dawning of the new year with free flow drinks. Early bird and Three on the Bund NYE Dinner customer privileges are available. Champagne table packages are also available; make your booking now by calling 6321 0909.
Dec 31, 10pm-3am, RMB400 (early bird), RMB 500 (door). POP American Brasserie, see event listing here.

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New Year Eve Countdown Part at TOPS
TOPS will be throwing a New Year’s Eve party to embrace 2018. Celebrate with friends and loved ones with great sounds as TOPS' bartenders pour drink specials all night long. A lucky draw round will ensure a fun and festival atmosphere. RMB788 per person. Bookings before December 29 are eligible for the early bird rate of RMB688 per person. Make a reservation by contacting 2509 1188 ext. 7221.
Dec 31, 9.30pm-late, RMB688 (pre-sale), RMB788 (door). TOPS, see event listing here.

New Year’s Eve Champagne Party at Vue Bar
Join Hyatt on the Bund for their New Year’s Eve Champagne Countdown Party at Vue Bar. Enjoy free-flow champagne, wine, spirits, beer and soft drinks with the most breathtaking views from the top of the Huangpu River, and toast to this eventful year while a DJ sets the party mood. All guests will be automatically entered to win special prizes, including a MacBook Air, an iPhone 8, an Apple Watch and two-night stays at a Hyatt Hotel around the world. Pre-sale tickets are available until December 30 for RMB888 net per person. Diners at Aroma, Xindalu - China Kitchen, VUE Restaurant or VUE Dining can enjoy a special pre-sale price of RMB588 net per person until December 31. Tickets bought on the day of December 31 are RMB988 net per person.
Dec 31, RMB588-RMB988. Vue Bar, see event listing here.

Splurge (RMB800 and over)

007 Party on the Bund at The Peninsula Shanghai
Sir Elly’s and MVP Events host this supersonic special agent-themed party, so you can ring in the New Year with all things James Bond. Relive the glamour of one of Hollywood’s most iconic film franchises with sumptuous themed decorations, complimentary canapés, signature cocktails and music. 
Dec 31, 9pm-late, RMB988-1,088 presale, RMB1,288 at the door. Sir Elly’s, The Peninsula Shanghai, see event listing here

Disco Heaven New Year's Eve Party at Park Hyatt Shanghai

MVP is proud to present another outstanding party to say goodbye to 2017. On New Year's Eve, from 8pm till 4am, 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 from one of the highest towers in the world. With a stunning view over 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 to let the guests enjoy an unforgettable night. Included in the ticket price is free entrance to M1NT after 1.30am. 
Dec 31, 8pm-late, RMB900-RMB1,500 per person. Park Hyatt Shanghai, see event listing here

The Great Gatsby New Year Countdown Party at RuiKu Restaurant and Champagne Lounge
RuiKu Restaurant and Champagne Lounge will hold 'The Great Gatsby New Year Countdown Party,' featuring a black and gold theme, balloons, bracelets and other gilttery props. Boogie all night long with a mix of electronic music, punk and jazz from their live DJ. There will also be a mini buffet which includes seafood, a meat feast and pass-around delicacies. For reservations, call 5368 8882.
Dec 31, 9pm-12.30am, RMB888 per person. RuiKu Restaurant and Champagne Lounge, see event listing here.


Dinners & Parties with Dinners

New Year Dinner

Cheap 'N Cheerful (RMB400 or less)

New Year Celebration Set at Heat
Come and celebrate the New Year at Heat French Rotisserie Bistro with delicious and creative French chicken cuisines at just RMB288 for two people or RMB548 for four.
Every day until Jan 1, opening hours, RMB288-548. Heat, see event listing here.

New Year’s Dinner Buffet at Hilton Shanghai Hongqiao
Savor a sumptuous and magnificent dinner buffet spread of outstanding international dishes and local specialties, specially prepared by the dedicated chefs at Essence. A spacious kid’s play area is also available at Pulse to entertain the junior VIPs. Only RMB308 net per person, from 6pm to 10pm on December 31. RMB158 net per child (height between 1.2 meters and 1.4 meters), children under the height of 1.2 meters dine for free with every paying adult.
Dec 31, 4pm-10pm, RMB158 (per child)-RMB308 (per adult). Hilton Shanghai Hongqiao, see event listing here.

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NYE 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Shanghai Global Harbor
This New Year's Eve, Hyatt Regency Shanghai Global Harbor will present magical and delectable set menus to make the celebration even more memorable. Join The Bar for their New Year’s Eve Countdown Party at RMB218 net per person (includes two glasses of standard drink or one glass of champagne; grand Prize for lucky draw iPhone 8 Plus). And at Market Café, there will be a New Year’s Eve Buffet Dinner at RMB328 net per person.
Dec 31, RMB218-RMB328. The Hyatt Regency Shanghai Global Harbor, see event listing here

Above the Clouds NYE White Party at Liquid Laundry
Celebrate the New Year Eve in White Elegant Style at Liquid Laundry. Grab your beautiful white dress with lace or embroidery for their "Above the Clouds" party. Enjoy a three-course set menu (which includes free flow and entry to the party) for RMB688. Pre-sale ticket costs RMB388 without dinner (including free flow), while regular price is RMB488RMB at the door. All night free flow includes two special Bacardi white drinks, Martini Brut, house beer and soda. Pre-sale tickets available until December 28.
Dec 31, RMB388-688. Liquid Laundry, see event listing here.

Midrange (RMB400-800)

New Year’s Eve Menu at AKME
Enjoy a specially crafted six-course menu by Michelin-starred chef Akrame Benallal, priced at RMB1,288, as well as a four-course menu for kids at RMB588. For an extra RMB628 you can enjoy a bottle of Premier Cru French Chablis or Napa Sauvignon Blanc, and for an extra RMB788 you can enjoy a bottle of Super Tuscan red blend or American Sonoma Pinot Noir. For by-the-glass options, add RMB198 to enjoy a glass of New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir, or a glass of Italian Pinot Grigio AOC and Sangiovese DOCG. There will be a special live performance and festive gifts during the night. Advance booking required, call 64289799 or 6469 9969 for reservations.
Dec 31, 6-10pm, RMB588-RMB2,076 (prices subject to 10 percent service charge). AKME, see event listing here.

New Year's Eve at Beverly & Le Baron
Say hello to 2018 with at Beverly and Le Baron. For RMB488, enjoy a dozen oysters and a bottle of wine, or upgrade to Champagne for RMB888. DJ set by Tommy B; pizzas and Italian bites also available until 10pm. After 10, head downstairs to Le Baron for the Superball New Year's Eve. Free flow available from 10pm-midnight for RMB488. Groove to the last set of 2017 by Fader One and count down to 2018 with DJ Cara. Also featuring Victor Aime and guests from Le Baron Paris. RSVP now by contacting Le Baron on WeChat (ID: LeBaronFrontDesk)
Dec 31, RMB488-888, 6pm-5am, free flow from 10pm-midnight. Beverly and Le Baron, see event listing here.

New Year's Eve 10-Course Meal at Ambrosia Teppanyaki
Ambrosia Teppanyaki at Expo has a delectable 10-course set meal available for New Year's Eve. Choose between the festive holiday set menu at RMB588 per person plus a 10.6 percent surcharge in addition to the mouth-watering à la carte options. Enjoy Teppan delicacies and a beautiful view of the Huangpu River this New Year’s Eve, and try your luck at their promising raffle!
Dec 31, 5.30pm, RMB588 (plus 10.6 percent surcharge). Ambrosia Teppanyaki (Expo), see event listing here.

New Year’s Eve Dinner Buffet at Cachet
Enjoy a New Year’s Eve dinner buffet at Cachet from 6pm-10.30pm, which at RMB688 per person includes unlimited mulled wine, eggnog, house wine, beer, juice, soft drinks, coffee and tea. Children between six and 12 years old are charged half-price. There will also be a lucky draw and a live performance from Akia. Advanced ticket purchase is required for this festive meal. For reservations, call 2330 2420 or email at tlshx.fnbinfo@langhamhotels.com
Dec 31, 6-10.30pm, RMB688 per person. Cachet, The Langham, Shanghai, see event listing here.

New Year Eve Countdown Silent Party at Capella Shanghai
Spend your NYE at the dazzling Capella Shanghai in the heart of the former French Concession with their Silent Party. For RMB700, enjoy free flow of Perrier-Jouët and tunes from three of Shanghai’s top DJs, who will be spinning simultaneously to keep you grooving all through the night. You can also purchase a dinner package, which includes a six-course set menu and drinks. Different packages available, contact 5466 9928 for options. 
Dec 31, 6pm-late, RMB700-1,998 per person. Capella Shanghai, see event listing here.

Traditional Italian New Year's Dinner at D.O.C.
Family, friends and tradition: A recipe for a very special New Year's. D.O.C. will be offering a festive Italian feast your family will love. Spaces fill up fast, contact 6473 9394 to book a spot.
Dec 31, RMB588 per person. D.O.C. Gastronomia Italiana, see event listing here.

New Year's Parties

Happy New Year at Elefante
The Mediterranean favorite presents a special New Years Eve dinner menu featuring shucked French oysters, Iberian ham, foie gras, scallops and prime rib, as well as a mixed dessert. Add RMB180 for two hours of free flow house wine, spirits, sangria and cava. Seats limited and reservations essential, book your spot by calling 5404 8085.
Dec 31, RMB588 per person. elEfante, see event listing here.

Feliz 2018 at El Willy
Feast on an extravagant Spanish-style New Year's Eve dinner featuring Gillardeau oysters, Australian striploin steak, balik salmon, mixed seafood ceviche and more. Discosmic Adventures’ Nik Hilp will spin from 10pm-late. Reservations essential. For reservations, call 5404 5757.
Dec 31, RMB688 per person. El Willy, see event listing here.

New Year’s Eve Dinner at The Fella’s Terrace
Check out their New Year's Eve Dinner at the Fellas Terrace for RMB688 per person, which includes an appetizer, soup, two courses, dessert and a glass of prosecco.
Dec 31, RMB688 per person. The Fella’s Terrace, see event listing here

New Year Eve Dinners at Four Seasons Hotel Pudong, Shanghai
Bring the New Year with a love for the finer things in life and celebrations in the exquisite setting of Four Seasons Hotel Pudong, Shanghai. Take a culinary tour through Italy at Camelia, or enjoy the very best of Cantonese cuisine at Shang-Xi. 
Dec 31, 5.30pm, RMB588-RMB1,188. Four Seasons Hotel, Pudong, see event listing here

New Year’s Eve Dinner Buffet at Grand Brasserie
Celebrate New Year's Eve with an extravagant buffet, designed by Executive Chef Philippe and accompanied by a jazz band and free flow wines. RMB988 per person (adult) and RMB488 per child. For reservations, contact 6322 9988 ext. 4318 or email at shawa.fb@waldorfastoria.com.
Dec 31, 6pm-10pm, RMB488 (per child)-RMB988 (per adult), all prices subject to 15 percent service charge. Grand Brasserie, Waldorf Astoria, see event listing here.

New Year's Eve Rock Star Party at Hard Rock Cafe
Kick off 2018 night with a rockin' New Year's Eve Hard Rock Cafe. Featuring live music from the band Sound Stream, this event is open to families. Enjoy a free-flow of Champagne for RMB388 or spirits for RMB188.
Dec 31, RMB188-388 for free-flow drinks. Hard Rock Cafe, see event listing here.

New Year's Parties

NYE Champagne Shower at Kartel
As we ring into the New Year and say goodbye to the last, Kartel invites you for a night of champagne, fine dining and disco/funk at Kartel. Enjoy a gastronomic five-course dinner with free-flow champagne, wine and liquors all night long. Music provided by Léon C. Presale dinner tickets are RMB698 including a gourmet dinner and free-flow champagne, mixers and house wine all night long. No sales at the door. RMB548 if you're just down for drinks, including free-flow champagne and mixers all night long, or RMB648 at the door.
Dec 31, 7pm-late, RMB548-RMB698. Kartel Wine Bar, see event listing here.

New Year's Eve Buffet Dinner at Kitchen Studios, Andaz Xintiandi
Kitchen Studios New Year's Eve Buffet Dinner: Indulge in the New Year's spirit with a delicious feast of premium seafood and Andaz Signature dishes at CNY688+15% per person, including free flow wine, mulled wine, beer and soft drinks. Super lucky draw to make the night sweeter.
Dec 31, 5.30pm-late, RMB688 per person (prices subject to 15 percent service charge). Kitchen Studios, see event listing here.

Celebrate the New Year at K&K Vienna
Eat, drink and listen to classical music as you say goodbye to 2017 and hello to the new year. KK Vienna, the only Austrian stunner in Shanghai, will be serving holiday specials alongside its usual menu this New Year's Eve. Treat yourself to the New Year's Eve menu, with one appetizer to share, two soups, one salad, three main courses and one dessert, with hot wine for two included. Available on December 31 for RMB598 and January 1 for RMB398. The atmosphere is lively, but upscale enough to merit a celebratory NYE dinner. Come over to KK Vienna this New Year's Eve — it might just become your holiday tradition!
Dec 31-Jan 1, 8pm-late, RMB398-RMB598. K&K Vienna, see event listing here

Countdown Party at The Long Bar, Waldorf Astoria
The Long Bar's Countdown Party includes a glass of Perrier Jouet Champagne and selection of Chef ’s nibbles, RMB388 per person. Upgrading to a bottle of Perrier-Jouët Champagne (or Belle Époque) with a sharing platter is RMB1,188, or RMB2,988 for two people. Oysters will be offered at RMB888 per dozen. The pre-dinner Champagne Party from 6.30pm to 7.30pm is RMB 388 per person with a glass of Perrier Jouet Champagne and canapés. All prices are subject to 15 percent service charge.
Dec 31-Jan 1, 8pm-midnight, RMB388-RMB 1,188 per person (plus 15 percent service charge). The Long Bar, Waldorf Astoria, see event listing here.

New Year’s Eve Sharing Dinner Menu at Mercato
New Year’s Eve Sharing Menu is RMB698 per person for a minimum of two guests, available on December 31. The menu is subject to change based upon makes availability. All prices are subject to a 10 percent service charge.
Dec 31, RMB698 per person (plus 10 percent service charge). Mercato, see event listing here.

New Year’s Eve at Paulaner Bräuhaus (ExpoXintiandiRaffles City Changning)
On New Year’s Eve, the restaurant will serve festive set menus at each of its locations. Feast on a tempting assortment of seafood, meat dishes and desserts while enjoying a range of great drinks such as freshly brewed Paulaner Beer or Glühwein. A live band will keep everyone entertained and exciting prizes are waiting at the New Year’s Eve lucky draw! Advance reservations and ticket prepayment are required.
Dec 31, 5pm-late, RMB418-958 per person. Paulaner Bräuhaus, see event listings for ExpoXintiandi and Raffles City Changning.

New Year's Dining Specials at Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai
Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai is serving up a number of special menus featuring delicacies from around the globe at each of its venues, including Yi Café, Jade on 36 Bar & Restaurant, Gui Hua Lou and Nadaman. Contact 2828 6888 for package details.
Dec 31. Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai, see event listing here.

New Year's Parties

New Year Celebration Dinner at POP
Enjoy the four-course New Year celebration early bird dinner at RMB588 per person, or the five-course New Year celebration dinner at RMB888 per person, including one glass of Champagne and available from December 30 to 31. Prices are subject to a 10 percent service charge.
Dec 30-31, RMB588-RMB888 per person (plus 10 percent service charge). POP American Brasserie, see event listing here.

New Year's Eve Dinner at The Waterhouse at South Bund
Enjoy a classy New Year's Eve dinner at The Waterhouse. The delectable set menu includes Boudeuse oyster, Icelandic mackerel, foie gras, beef cheek, halibut and more. For dessert, you'll be treated to Ebene 72 percent dark chocolate with Timut pepper, citrus and milk. Same menu also available for New Year's Day lunch.
Dec 31, 2017, 6-10.30pm, or Jan 1, 2018, 12pm-2.30pm, RMB528 per person plus a 10 percent service charge. The Waterhouse at South Bund, see event listing here.

New Year’s Nine-Course Meal at Wei Jing Ge
At Wei Jing Ge Chinese restaurant, Master Chef Sam Yuen presents a nine-course menu with authentic Cantonese and Shanghainese flavors for New Year’s Eve. RMB688 per person. All prices are subject to 15 percent service charge.
Dec 31, 6pm-10pm, RMB688 (prices subject to 15 percent service charge). Wei Jing Ge, Waldorf Astoria, see event listing here

New Year's Eve Gala Dinner Buffet at Yi Café 
Welcome the New Year while enjoying sumptuous festive delicacies. Yi Café's New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner Buffet features imported gratinated fresh oysters, Parma ham cold cuts and a wide selection of seafood. It’s RMB688 per adult without alcohol, RMB788 per adult with free flow beverage package and RMB344 per child. Beverage package includes Veuve Clicquot Champagne, cocktails; Bloody Mary, Martini, gin and tonic, wine, draft beer, juices and soft drinks. Prices are subject to 10 percent service charge and 6 percent value-added tax.
Dec 31, RMB688-788 (per adult)-RMB344 (per child), prices subject to 10 percent service charge and six percent value-added tax. Yi Café, see event listing here.

Splurge (RMB800 and over)

New Year's Eve Party at THE CUT Rooftop
The CUT Rooftop is throwing their first New Year's Eve party, and you can also have a meal there beforehand! Feast on a New Year’s Eve special dinner and enjoy Premium Free Flow with Chandon all night long for the package price of RMB888. Dinner is from 6pm to 9pm, and free flow is from 9pm to 2am. 
Dec 31, 6pm-2am, RMB888. The CUT Rooftopbuy tickets here.

New Year’s Eve Sharing Menu at The Canton Table
The brand-new Cantonese restaurant is serving up a delicious and unique menu for New Year’s Eve. Appetizers include chilled foie gras with grapefruit, deep fried Yunnan mushroom rolls, Chinese yam with sweet and sour plum, deep-fried bombay duck fish with salt and pepper, sliced beef shank with palace sauce and Sichuan style chicken with sesame sauce. Main courses include roasted suckling pig with osmanthus honey (half or whole), double-boiled mushroom soup with New Zealand venison, wok-fried lobster with dried chili and black bean sauce, baked scallops with matsutake and cream sauce, steamed tiger garoupa with acacia seeds, simmered chicken in soy sauce, vegetable with seafood soup, and e-fu noodles with lobster soup. Dessert is a traditional sugar art dim sum platter. All prices are subject to a 10 percent service charge. It’s RMB4,488 per table for five people, RMB8,888 per table for 10 people.
Dec 31, RMB4,488-RMB8,888 per table. Canton Table, see event listing here.

New Year’s Five-Course Meal at The Cathay Room
Welcome the New Year in style, perched above the Bund at the Cathay Room. Start 2018 off right with a five-course Western set dinner at RMB1,388 per person. All prices are subject to 15 percent service charge. For reservations, call 6138 6881.
Dec 31, RMB1,388 per person (plus 15 percent service charge). The Cathay Room, see event listing here

New Year's Eve at The Cupola
When only the best will do, look no further than the celebrated Cupola, Shanghai’s most elite private dining venue. Recognized in Conde Nast Traveller’s “Trips of a Lifetime,” The Cupola has hosted numerous celebrities including Michael Schumacher, Beyonce, Tom Cruise, and Halle Berry, just to name a few. Surprise your loved one with a private dinner, violin session, gorgeous flowers and exceptional champagnes and wine on New Year's Eve for the memory of a lifetime. For reservations, call 6321 0909.
Dec 31, RMB10,000, prices are subject to a 10 percent service charge. The Cupola, see event listing here.

Atlantis Mystique New Year at Flair Bar, Ritz-Carlton Pudong
Ring in the 2018 in spectacular surroundings at Flair Bar's Atlantis-themed New Years Eve Party. A sumptuous seafood menu and free flow champagne will accompany a night of revelry.
Dec 31, RMB2,018. Flair Bar, Ritz-Carlton Pudong, see event listing here.

New Year’s Eve Six-Course Festive Dinner at Jade on 36
Jade on 36's six-course set menu at RMB1,088 per person includes a wine pairing and pre-dinner canapés, champagne, cocktails, beer and soft drinks. Menu specialties include pan-seared scallop with wild mushrooms, truffle foam, crispy chestnut, as well as supreme of pigeon breast with sesame, broccoli, confit potato, sweet and sour sauce, and Maine lobster and mash potato with pickled ginger, satay lobster bisque and spring onion.
Dec 31, RMB1,088 per person. Jade on 36, see event listing here.

NYE Celebration Menu at Jean-Georges
Choose from either an Early Bird Dinner Menu or a New Year's Eve Celebration Menu. Early Bird Dinner Menu includes an amuse bouche, kingfish sashimi, seared foie gras, seared beef tenderloin and a special dessert. The Celebration Menu includes dishes like softly poached organic egg with caviar, lobster with winter vegetables, and seared beef tenderloin with black truffle and caramelized onion, just to name a few. There will also be a special New Year’s dessert. Dishes may change slightly based on availability. All prices are subject to a 10 percent service charge.
Dec 31, early bird time 5.30pm-6.30pm, dinner starts from 5.30-10pm, RMB998-1,498. Jean Georges, see event listings here and here.

New Year's Eve Celebration at Käfer by The Binjiang One
With spectacular views of the placid Huangpu river, there is hardly a better place to spend the holidays than at Käfer by The Binjiang One’s riverside You Long Garden villa. On New Year’s Eve the restaurant is offering a festive five-course set menu to ring in 2018 with some delicious dishes, spectacular views and atmospheric music from their live band. Savor mouth-watering dishes such as foie gras, Boston lobster and Australian Angus beef. Homemade desserts will bring anticipation for the sweetness of the coming year.
Dec 31, 5.30pm-late, RMB888 per person, add RMB250 for free flow house wine, Paulaner beer, soft drinks, coffee and tea. Käfer by The Binjiang One, see event listing here

New Year's Parties

New Year’s Eve Feast at L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon
Count down to 2018 with feast, champagne, toasts and more! To celebrate the New Year Eve, L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon has prepared a fabulous seven-course NYE dinner with free flow champagne after party for you! You will indulge in music, food, drinks and other entertainment. Come and toast for the coming 2018 with your friends and loved ones!
Dec 31, RMB2,188 per person ( plus a 10 percent service charge). L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon, see event listing here.

New Year’s Celebration at M1NT
Join M1NT to raise your glasses and cheer on the new year. Ring in the new year in style with an elegant set dinner at M1NT Restaurant. See spectacular views of Shanghai skyline while savoring delicacies fresh jetted from New Zealand Marlborough, as well as French-style beef carpaccio, pan-fried Japanese scallops, 150g Angus M5 tenderloin and chocolate in a jar. Tom William will be there with you playing the greatest sounds of 2017, so the night is sure to be a blast. Reservation highly recommended! 
Dec 31, RMB988 per person (plus 10 percent service charge). M1NT, see event listing here

New Year Eve Gala Buffet Dinner at Oceans
Prepare to ring in the New Year with an exquisite buffet feast with free-flow of wine and Mumm champagne. Diners will also enjoy party tunes at TOPS with drinks, dancing and the most dazzling views of the city skyline and the bund. RMB1,288 per person, and bookings before Dec 29 2017 will enjoy an early bird rate at RMB1,188 per person.
Dec 31, 6.30pm-late, RMB1,188 (early bird), RMB1,288. Oceans, see event listing here.

New Year's Eve Celebration at Pelham’s
Celebrate New Year’s Eve by indulging in the chic romance of a glamorous package at the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund. A Perrier-Jouët Champagne and canapés reception will kick off this sparkling evening, followed by dinner at Pelham’s and live music and dancing at the legendary Long Bar. RMB1,488 per person including welcome reception and a five-course dinner. All prices are subject to 15 percent service charge.
Dec 31, 6-10pm, RMB1,488 per person (plus 15 percent service charge). Pelham’s, Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, see event listing here.

New Year's Eve Feast at RuiKu Restaurant and Champagne Lounge
Wanda Reign on the Bund is celebrating the New Year with a New Year's Eve Fest at RuiKu Restaurant and Champagne Lounge. Set menu at RMB1,088 net per person includes duck consommé, pan-seared Scallops with celery root risotto, char-grilled Australian wagyu beef and more. For an additional RMB 500, guests can enjoy a wine pairing.
Dec 31, 5-9pm, 1,088 net per person, add RMB500 for wine pairing. RuiKu Restaurant and Champagne Lounge, see event listing here.

New Year's Eve Private Romantic Dinner at Banyan Tree Shanghai on the Bund
Book an exclusive romantic New Year's Eve dinner for two at Glasshouse, where you can have the best view in the city and make memories that will last a lifetime. Come and celebrate 2018 with special package that includes a six-course gala special set menu, free flow of wines and a bottle of Dom Perignon champagne, one night at the Bund Oasis with the Romantic Pool and a 60 minute oil massage for two people at Banyan Spa. RMB18,888 for the whole package, and RMB9,999 for dinner only.
Dec 31, RMB9,999-18,888. Banyan Tree Shanghai on the Bund, see event listing here.


For Pre-gaming/House Parties

BottlesXO Delivery
Forgot the champers? No sweat. BottlesXO is doing delivery all night long. From December 31 until the early hours of January 1, they'll be up and running (literally) around town. Plus, turn on your Push Notification settings for the app as they'll be throwing in free bottles of champagne!
See listing for BottlesXO.


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