Finally, 2020 is coming to an end! That’s Beijing offers the perfect guide to New Year’s Eve celebrations in the city so you can ring in 2021 in style.
The ‘80s Glam NYE Countdown’ at Beersmith is the perfect way to kiss 2020 goodbye! Be sure to come dressed in your best eighties costume. Craft beer, cocktails and a festive dinner set are all available. Book ahead in order to avoid waiting in line.
Thu Dec 31, RMB260 per person (before 9pm); RMB360 per person (after 9pm), Beersmith.
Make your way to BEI Commune and join in the New Year's Eve countdown party. The evening will feature a live DJ as well as a four-course Western or Chinese set dinner. Kids activities make it the perfect event for the whole family this New Year's Eve.
Thu Dec 31, RMB398 per person, BEI Commune, BEI Zhaolong Hotel.
Ring in the New Year at FEAST Restaurant with a lavish selection of seafood, carvery, exquisite Chinese dim sum, imported cheese, desserts and much more. Celebrate with free-flow beer, wine, sparkling wine, soft drinks, coffee and tea. The newly-expanded ‘Kid’s Corner’ and entertainment from Mr. Clown will keep your little ones occupied.
New Year’s Eve Dinner – Thu Dec 31, 5:30 – 10pm, RMB388 per person (half-price for children aged 7-11 years and free for children aged six and under), FEAST, EAST Beijing.
New Year’s Day All-Day Buffet – Fri Jan 1, 11:30am – 3:30pm, RMB428 per person (half-price for children aged 7-11 years and free for children aged six and under), FEAST, EAST Beijing.
Grand Cafe offers diners a lavish east-meets-west buffet for a spectacular New Year's Eve dinner. Tuck into a succulent roast leg of lamb, baked oysters, BBQ pork ribs, Sichuan-style crayfish and more. Guests can enjoy free-flow house red and white wines, beer and soft drinks.
Thu Dec 31, 5:30 – 9pm, RMB398 per person (includes free-flow drinks), Grand Hyatt at Oriental Plaza.
Lucky Bar and Lounge
Ring in 2021 at Lucky Bar and Lounge. Enjoy two hours of free-flow beer and a Champagne toast as the clock strikes midnight.
Thu Dec 31, 8.30pm onwards (free-flow beer 8.30-10.30pm), RMB150 per person (presale); RMB200 per person (on the door), Lucky Bar and Lounge.
Ring in 2021 at Migas Funk. A. Tron New Year’s Eve party. Entrance ticket includes one free drink.
Thu Dec 31, 10pm onwards RMB300 per person (early bird tickets SOLD OUT; pay on the door), Migas Mercado.
Head to the luxurious Amber Lounge on floor 18 of Pan Pacific. Enjoy a spectacular New Year’s Eve party as you gaze over the Forbidden City. Seasonal culinary delights await. Lucky draw prizes include a buffet dinner for two at Exchange Restaurant, Peking duck set menu for two at Hai Tien Lo and an afternoon tea set at Amber Lounge.
Thu Dec 31, Amber Lounge, Pan Pacific Beijing.
Enjoy a spectacular New Year’s Eve countdown party at Park Hyatt Beijing. China Bar offers the perfect atmosphere to ring in 2021. Entrance ticket includes a free glass of Champagne.
Thu Dec 31, RMB200 per person, Park Hyatt Beijing.
Jing Restaurant offers a five-course modern European menu by Chef De Cuisine Julien Cadiou. Winter black truffle with scampi, confit organic egg yolk, Britany blue lobster with albufeira sauce, Jerusalem artichokes and more all await diners. A glass of Champagne is included. Bid farewell to 2020 in style!
Thu Dec 31, RMB1,288 per person with 15% surcharge (includes one glass of champagne), Jing, The Peninsula, Beijing.
Ring in 2021 with some style. In the PuXuan Hotel lobby, guests will find the ‘Roaring Twenties’ party with a DJ and plenty of bubbly to go around!
Thu Dec 31, 8pm onwards, RMB188 per person with 16.6% service fee (includes one glass of Champagne), PuXuan Hotel.
Head to Decappo Italian restaurant on the second floor of Regent Beijing where the pasta family set is on special offer. The menu for four persons includes a choice of salads and appetizers, a delicious soup, homemade pasta dishes as well as selection of meats and seafood. A delightful Italian dessert is also available. One bottle of house wine is complimentary over the New Year weekend.
Thu Dec 31–Sun Jan 3, RMB888 for 4 persons (add RMB222 for any additional guest), Regent Beijing.
Guests are welcomed to XuanLang Bar & Lounge where they can see out 2020 with a burlesque performance, music, Eastern culinary delights and lucky-draw prizes.
Thu Dec 31, 10.30pm–1am, RMB888 (package A); RMB1888 (package B); RMB2888 (package C); RMB5888 (package D) (enquire for more details), The Ritz-Carlton Beijing, Financial Street.
An exciting New Year’s Eve awaits at the Waterside Restaurant. A dinner buffet, live music, entertainment, a lucky draw and a stay in a deluxe room can all be enjoyed beside the picturesque Yanqi Lake.
Thu Dec 31, 6–9.30pm, RMB4886 per person, Waterside Restaurant, Yanqi Hotel Beijing - managed by Kempinski.
Peacock Alley welcomes guests to enjoy the new year countdown with live entertainment. Voyage to 2021 during a memorable party paired with Perrier-Jouët and create a night to remember. Guests can enjoy free-flow of Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut, selected cocktails, wines, beers, spirits and soft drinks as well as cold savories.
Thu Dec 31, 10.30pm – 1am, RMB588* per person, Peacock Alley, Waldorf Astoria Beijing.
Experience an authentic Spanish New Year’s Eve at Café Zarah! ‘Nochevieja,’ or ‘the Old Night,’ is a Spanish tradition on New Year’s Eve. Enjoy Spanish-style cheese fondue with free-flow dippers, tapas and desserts. Show up in shiny costumes, wigs, masks or an Alicantese vine grower outfit to get a free glass of sparkling wine upon arrival!
Thu Dec 31, 7–10pm (free-flow dippers, tapas and desserts; Latin music until late), RMB228 per person (cheese fondue with one free drink); RMB98 per person (6-10 years old kids cheese fondue with one free drink); RMB98 for top-up cheese, Café Zarah.
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