Are you ringing in the New Year in the city that never sleeps? Whether you are looking for a glamourous soirée complete with champagne and caviar, a Times Square experience or a casual Brooklyn evening, we have you covered. Check out where to spend New Year’s Eve in New York City:
WHERE TO DINE
Trendy Philippe Chow is offering three distinct New Year’s Eve experiences with multiple seatings, including a16-course tasting menu available from 7PM onward at both its Upper East Side and Downtown locations for $175 per person. Menu highlights include Chicken Satay, Wok Fried or Sautéed Lobster, Peking Duck and Cotton Candy Baked Alaska flambéed tableside. In addition to the standard tasting menu, guests can elevate their celebration with the Golden Package which includes a bottle of Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut ($250pp) , or the Platinum Package, which includes a bottle of Moët & Chandon Nectar Imperial Rosé ($325pp). Larger parties can also opt for a private dining experience in the Wine Cellar for $500 per person. See link to the menu/reservations HERE.
RAMPOLDI NEW YORK
Break the mold by celebrating New Year’s Eve at Manhattan’s newest and only Monegasque restaurant, Rampoldi. The extravagant evening will feature live music from Nuage Rhythm blending Parisian and American jazz, a DJ, a four course pre-fixe menu and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Menu offerings will include dishes inspired by French haute cuisine and coastal influences by Michelin Star Executive Chef Antonio Salvatore Tickets are $350. Reservations via Resy.
Toast to 2024 with a special New Year’s Eve Prix Fixe ($185/pp) by Executive Chef Artem Orlovskyy featuring housemade pastas, black and white truffles, and Italian delicacies in a stunning setting looking out at Lincoln Center and the Met Opera’s annual fireworks display. Complementing the evening’s special menu will be Lincoln’s infamous Negroni Bar, now with barrel-aged selections, as well as a choice of 350 Italian wines. Reservations can be made via their website.
THE LAMBS CLUB
Ring in 2024 at the historic Lambs Club, with a decadent 3-course menu by Chef Jack Logue ($175/pp). First course options include Grilled Swordfish with blood orange, fennel, and pistachio, Honeynut Squash with basil, burrata, and balsamic, and Chicory Salad with walnut, blue cheese, and anchovy. The second course options are Dover Sole with chanterelle, champagne, and caviar; Roasted Duck Breast with sweet potato, sumac, and pot pie; or Wagyu Strip Loin with potato terrine, onion, and Bordelaise sauce. Dessert choices are Dark Chocolate Mousse with hazelnut praline, Panna Cotta with oat streusel and winter citrus, or Seasonal Ice Cream. Book here.
Downtown favorite KYU NYC will be celebrating in style with Chef Chris Arellanes’ Asian-inspired woodfired cuisine while clinking their glasses to a joyous new year. Sponsored by Veuve Clicquot, guests will be greeted with a complimentary glass of champagne, setting the festive tone for the evening. KYU will be serving à la carte menu offerings, including opulent choices such as caviar service and the decadence of truffle shaving by the ounce.
This sophisticated yet friendly establishment reminiscent of a British-inspired semi-private club with a New York City edge will celebrate New Year’s Eve by transforming into a champagne and caviar lounge, featuring an interactive bespoke cocktail cart ,sexy atmosphere and the celebratory ball drop at midnight. The caviar-centric prix fixe menu paired is paired with bubbly cocktails and champagne for an evening of pure delight. Entry with menu and party for $200 per person. Reservations on Resy here.
WHERE TO PARTY
Somewhere Nowhere will be providing an enchanted getaway experience on New Year’s Eve with an indoor party headlined by Walshy Fire of Major Lazer. The party features live theatrical acts a 4.5 Hour Premium Open Bar (from 8-12:30pm), special 2022 NYE countdown with views of the New York skyline and fireworks, and complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Tickets are available here with entrance starting at $250.
Tempo by Hilton Times Square
Tempo has 30+ Ball Drop Rooms with close-ups of the NYE ball, and is and also hosting a ticketed New Year’s Eve Celebration at The hotel’s cocktail lounge and restaurant, Highball. Come for is an open bar, hors d’oeuvres, live music and a DJ with tickets available for $638.93. Guests can also skip the trip home after a long night by booking the hotel’s NYE ticket + room package, which includes a room night and tickets to the New Year’s Eve Celebration with rates starting at $1,239/night. For those wanted the VIP treament, the VIP package ($3,208.02) is also available, including special food and beverage offerings as well as access to the live ball drop in Times Square from a private viewing pen, along with a security escort.
TIME OUT MARKET NEW YORK
Time Out Market New York will be hosting a Studio 55 evening with with music, dancing, laughter, and unparalleled rooftop views of Manhattan. Dance the night away to Disco Hits by DJ Price Is Right from 8-10 pm, followed by live performances by Ronnie Roc, DJ Ray Suave, and Will Brown on Saxophone from 10 pm – 1 am. Attendees will receive complimentary party favors and gift bags. At midnight, there will be a sparkling toast, courtesy of a surprise host. Tickets are priced at $300, inclusive of a $50 Time Out Market Gift Card for use at any of the market’s highest-rated local restaurants and more. Notably, there’s an open bar available all night, starting at 9 pm. For those unable to make it to the rooftop, the market’s first floor will host an additional NYE party, starting with DJ Stretch from 7 pm -10 pm, followed by DJ Liondub.
Ring in the New Year in Williamsburg at Fandi Mata with an entertainment-filled evening by Hybrid Movement Company from 9:30pm- 2am. A theatrical dining experience, ‘Oracle’ features live vocals, circus acts, burlesque, and hypnotic aerials as the Oracle reveals a prophecy that must be realized before midnight to bring good fortune into the new year. Tickets begin at $220 and include a festive pre-fixe menu alongside the acts. Menu highlights include an oyster trio starter, seared truffle gnocchi with lobster, duck breast, and sticky toffee pudding. GA tickets begin at $50 with a complimentary cocktail, or three-hour open bar starting at $150. Tickets are to be sold here.
elNico is ready for a fun fiesta to close out 2023 and dance into 2024 with an evening with the Hellotones and friends for a night of Cumbia and house music complete with an open bar and passed canapes for $125 a person. Tickets here.