What are your plans for ushering in the new year? Here’s a list of New Year’s Eve (NYE) celebrations for you to start 2018 right.
One of the best views along the Bay, 1-Altitude is 63 levels above ground and definitely a choice spot to ring in 2018’s first fireworks. Start the evening with a lavish four- ($180 per person including a glass of Veuve Clicquot Champagne) or six-course (from $388 per pax including a glass of Dom Perignon 2006 Champagne) dinner at Stellar. Feast on the likes of poached egg, which comes served with smoked potatoes, truffle, caviar and rosemary; amd Stellar’s signature tajima wagyu flank, which has a stuffing of brioche, nuts, mushrooms and winter truffle, and comes served with some heirloom carrots and buttery pommes anna.
After a sumptuous dinner at Stellar, head up to the rooftop bar 1-Altitude (from $50 per pax before 9pm) for a 360-degree view of Singapore and the New Year fireworks. Or put on your dancing shoes and party the night away at Altimate (from $60 per pax before midnight), 1-Altitude’s club and lounge, and celebrate the New Year with a blast of confetti at the stroke of midnight.
1 Raffles Place. Tel: 6438 0410
At Bang Bang, 2017 go out in a big way with a NYE bash. Promising a night to remember, Bang Bang brings together some of the biggest names in electronic music for a high-energy night. Groove to the beats of live DJ performances all night long as an interactive light display is shown on a 45 foot tall LED wall backdrop.
Headlining the event is DJ 4Korners, official DJ to the NBA Toronto Raptors, who will be spinning his signature heavy bass electro beats. Early bird tickets are priced at $40 per pax, inclusive of one drink; tickets bought at the door are priced at $45 per pax, not inclusive of drinks.
7 Raffles Boulevard. Tel: 8127 2808;
Propeller Rooftop Bar at Bay Hotel
For a night of drinks, good vibes and a different view of NYE fireworks, consider Propeller Rooftop Bar’s inaugural NYE countdown party (from $88 per pax for five hours of free-flow sangrias and tapas). Located atop Bay Hotel Singapore, Propeller offers a clear view of Sentosa and its firework display.
Propeller Bar at Bay Hotel Singapore puts on their inaugural NYE partyOr opt for one of Propeller’s booth packages: Peace (from $888 for four to six pax)— a food platter for six, four jugs of mixers, two buckets of beer and one bottle each of Belvedere vodka and Moët Chandon; Passionista (from $1,288 for up to eight people)—a food platter for eight, free-flow mixers, two buckets of beer and two bottles each of Belvedere vodka and Moët Chandon; and Triple P (from $2018 for up to 12 people)—a food platter for 12, free-flow mixers, two buckets of beer and two bottles each of Moët Chandon, Martell and Belvedere vodka.
50 Telok Blangah Road. Tel: 6818 6676
Dress pink to impress this NYE at Cé La Vi’s Cabaret-themed party, La Vie En Rosé. Begin with a one-night-only NYE menu from executive chef Joseph Sergentakis, showcasing a fusion of Asian flavours—available in four- ($188 per pax) or six-course ($388 per pax) options. Wine pairing is also available upon request (additional $168 per pax). Expect dishes like Thai basil lobster bisque scented with lemongrass, a Thai twist to the classic creamy lobster bisque; and black truffle cod seasoned with Japanese soy sauce and served with leek and potatoes.
Proceed to Cé La Vi’s Club Lounge for La Vie En Rosé, which is held in collaboration with Dom Pérignon Rosé. Enjoy a night of music with a live saxophonist, sets from Cé La Vi’s resident DJs as well as Cabaret-themed dances. Toast to the New Year with some of the rose-coloured champagne while acts like Shortee Blitz and Roger Sanchez wrap up the festivities. Club Lounge tickets are priced at $48 before 5pm (includes a glass of premium pour); and for entry after 5pm, tickets include a glass of champagne and are priced at $138 (early bird) and $188 (door sales).
Marina Bay Sands, 1 Bayfront Avenue. Tel: 6508 2188
Paint the town red this NYE when you partake in The Scarlet Affaire at LuLu’s Lounge. Be pampered by exotic ‘ladies in red’ as they feed you sweet treats all night and groove to the live music as ladies—dressed as characters from red light districts all around the world—hit the dancefloor.
LuLu’s Lounge puts on The Scarlet Affaire this NYEAdvance tickets are priced at $45 per pax, while actual day tickets are priced at $50 per pax. All guests before midnight will be treated to a glass of Moët Rose.
7 Raffles Boulevard. Tel: 9829 1922
Countdown to 2018 on Marina Bay with Monti’s NYE event, named Diamond on the Bay. Start your celebrations from as early as 6pm with Monti’s NYE dinner—available in four- ($180, includes a glass of Veuve Clicquot) or six-course ($350, includes a glass of Dom Pérignon) options. Enjoy premium dishes like lobster and prawn ravioli that is served with ikura, baby spinach and a tomato consommé; and pan-seared Japanese kinmadai (golden eye snapper) served with purplish Washington clams and mussels.
Tickets for Diamond on the Bay are priced at $68 from 6pm to 9pm, includes one standard housepour and one NYE cocktail; $318 from 9pm till midnight, includes free-flow premium housepours; and $78 after midnight, includes one standard housepour and one glass of Veuve Clicquot.
82 Collyer Quay. Tel: 6535 0724
Nosh bids farewell to both the year and their venue at Rochester Park. Join Nosh’s NYE party titled Last Call as they pay homage to the past six decades, celebrating the Rockin 50’s to the Naughty 00’s—a decade for each of Nosh’s six years at Rochester Park.
Throwback with DJs Paul Silver from Matteblacc and Alex Helme as they put on tunes from the ages all night long. Tickets begin at $160 (8pm to 1am), includes free flow alcohol and dinner canapes; $120 (10pm to 1am), includes free flow alcohol and snacks; and $80 (8pm to 1am), includes free flow soft drinks, juices and dinner canapes. All options offer a midnight barbecue.
9 Rochester Park. Tel: 9755 5015
One Faber Group
Located 100-metres above sea level, One Faber Peak is the only place from which three firework displays can be seen—Resorts World Sentosa, Siloso Beach and Spuds & Aprons. Come Sunday, One Faber Peak houses not one or two, but three NYE celebrations.
Bring your special someone for a romantic four-course NYE dinner in a cable car with the Dining on Cloud 9 concept ($328 for two people) from 6pm till 8.30pm. Get a unique dining in the sky experience with dishes like teriyaki monkfish fillet and veloute of butternut pumpkin and prawns. Countdown to 2018 with your loved ones in a celebration cabin ($498 for maximum six people), which includes two bottles of champagne and one dessert platter.
Or head up to the newly opened Dusk Restaurant and Bar from 6pm for a special four-course set menu ($110 per pax). A four-course NYE dinner with wine pairing ($135 per pax) is also available. Expect dishes like creamy lobster Newburg bisque with sea prawn; and pistachio-crusted lamb served with Jerusalem artichokes, scallion champ potatoes, thyme gravy and seasonal vegetables.
Alternatively, join in the festivities at Spuds & Aprons as they offer a special four-course set menu ($98 per pax) from as early as 6pm and the best seats to their own fireworks display, courtesy of Spuds & Aprons. The one-night-only menu features items like a slow-basted Cajun spiced beef short ribs and pan-seared barramundi fillet with squid ink.
Level 2, 109 Mount Faber Road. Tel: 6377 9688
Boasting a great view of the Bay, catch the stunning fireworks display while lounging at Smoke & Mirrors at the stroke of midnight. Be entertained by their roving magician for the night and await the New Year with their signature drinks.
Get a table on the outdoor terrace for the optimal view of fireworks ($1,088 for four people), which includes one bottle each of Lanson black label magnum champagne and Clos Lanson champagne. Or if you prefer more privacy, get a table in Smoke & Mirrors’ indoor lounge ($588 for four people), which includes one bottle each of Lanson black label magnum champagne and Lanson gold label brut champagne. Standing tickets are also available ($98 per pax) and include one glass of standard housepour or champagne Lanson.
#06-01 National Gallery Singapore, 1 Saint Andrew’s Road. Tel: 9234 8122
Gather all your meat-lovin’ friends and family this NYE for the ultimate last meal of 2017. Botanico at The Garage’s NYE dinner is a roast and carvery special. Served communal-style, this meaty meal promises choice meats the likes of roasted duck breast, sanchoku wagyu rump and lamb steak with hatcho miso. Seafood and vegetarian options are also available upon request.
Wash it down with their NYE special, Strawberry Confetti Sparkler ($16 a glass). Or get a bottle of Cava and AIX Rose ($40 each) to share as you toast the new year. Prices for this dinner begin at $78 per pax.
Level 2 Singapore Botanic Gardens, 50 Cluny Park Road. Tel: 9831 1106
If you’re looking for an intimate countdown celebration this NYE, The Summerhouse is the place for you. Get a table in The Summerhouse Dining Room or if you’d like something more private with a view, opt for a private dining garden igloo, a clear dome set within the edible garden, for dinner under the stars.
Enjoy a lavish farm-to-table communal spread ($108 per pax, includes one glass of prosecco) featuring dishes like uni pasta with ikura and tajima wagyu barbecue short ribs. Get four hours of free-flow prosecco for an additional $45 per pax.
3 Park Lane. Tel: 6262 1063
Get a five-star NYE celebration at The Westin Singapore with a sumptuous NYE dinner buffet at Seasonal Tastes ($54 per child, $108 per adult). Enjoy a lavish spread comprising freshly shucked French and Canadian oysters, whole roasted Australian pork stuffed with lobster tail, smoked sausages and mushrooms, and more. Prices for adults include a glass of prosecco, wine, beer, soft drink or juice.
The Surf & Turf combo at The Westin Singapore’s Cook & BrewOr head over to The Westin’s gastrobar Cook & Brew for a relaxing night with your loved ones as you await the stroke of midnight. End the year right with the Surf & Turf special ($145)—comprising a whole Nova Scotia lobster, a hunk of USDA 365-day grain-fed ribeye and a bottle of Robert Mondavi Twin Oaks Chardonnay.
Asia Square Tower 2, 12 Marina View. Tel: 6922 6888