Bite Size Deals: Hong Kong New Year's Eve Dinners
Top 5 feasts with fireworks at Hong Kong’s luxury hotels
Celebrate the best of 2012 and ring in 2013 with all your friends and loved ones by enjoying the New Year’s Eve fireworks from the comfort of Hong Kong’s most exquisite hotels and restaurants.
Here is our top five choices on where to watch the fireworks display this Hong Kong New Year's Eve:
1. Sky-high views at Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong
There is no better place to go for the Hong Kong New Year’s Eve fireworks than the world’s highest hotel. Enjoy a lavish 8-course southern Italian meal (HK$3,288 per person) and countdown party from 8pm to 1am at Tosca and enjoy the fireworks through the breathtaking floor-to-ceiling windows and dramatic interior.
See what fireworks look like from the world's tallest hotel.
If you’re looking to party well into the morning, you can head up to Ozone’s NYE party after dinner featuring DJ Romi B and a special live performance for HK$1,000 per person including a glass of champagne.
Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon, +852 2263 2270
2. Kobe beef at InterContinental Hong Kong
In celebration of the New Year, InterContinental’s New Year’s Eve menus will showcase mouth-watering dishes featuring top quality Kobe beef. Highlights include a grilled A4 Kobe beef and Boston lobster with morel mushroom confit, parsnip puree and Cabernet Sauvignon jus at the Lobby Lounge and roasted Kobe beef and short ribs at Harbourside’s buffet carving station.
Get a front row seat to the fireworks from the InterContinental Hong Kong lobby lounge.
Both the lobby lounge and Harbourside provide stunning front-row views for the New Year’s Eve fireworks over Victoria Harbour. Reserve a table at any of InterContinental’s restaurants and enjoy free entry to the countdown party at the Lobby Lounge with live music from Canadian band Midnight Sun playing all your favourite chart hits.
The five-course dinner at the Lobby Lounge is priced at HK$2,488 per person.
InterContinental Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Road, Kowloon, +852 2313 2323
3. Cantonese New Year’s Eve at Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong
Sit down and create a meal of your choice for your Hong Kong New Year's Eve at Michelin-starred Man Wah by spending a minimum of HK$2,888 on any food and drink. Choose from their complete a la carte menu of Cantonese delicacies to share with your family as you enjoy the fireworks.
The M Bar will be open late to satisfy your late night munchies.
Both M bar and Captain’s Bar will be open till late with a three-piece live band and DJ Beau Toxx playing the latest beats. If you’re planning to stay out all night or find yourself hungry even after your New Year Eve’s feast, you can head over to Café Causette for breakfast at any time between 2am to 11am.
Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, 5 Connaught Road, Central, +852 2825 4009
4. Seafood buffet at JW Marriott
Enjoy a relaxing Hong Kong New Year’s Eve seafood-inspired buffet with a sweeping view of the fireworks at The Lounge. The buffet dinner includes fresh lobster, caviar selections from Denmark, France and Spain and a bottle of champagne per couple. After dinner, you can enjoy the rest of your evening at the exquisite Q88 Wine Bar with music and entertainment provided by their resident band Mood Mixer.
Fill up on seafood at the JW Marriott before watching the dazzling fireworks display.
The dinner buffet is priced at HK$2,180 per adult and HK$1,100 per child.
JW Marriott Hong Kong, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, +852 2810 8366
5. Soul grooves at The Peninsula
Celebrate the heritage of Hong Kong at The Peninsula.
Indulge yourself with modern European cuisine and enjoy a unique and eclectic mix of hip-hop and soul beats from SensationOn28. The Hong Kong New Year’s Eve gala dinner at 8pm is priced at HK$3,888 per person with cocktails in the forecourt at 7:30pm, allowing plenty of time to enjoy your meal and join in for some dancing before the fireworks extravaganza begins when the clock strikes midnight.
The Peninsula Hong Kong, Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, +852 2920 2888
By: Yi Li Dawson