10 of the best restaurants to celebrate New Year’s Eve
1919 Waterboat House
Hidden behind the Fullerton Hotel, the restaurant tempts diners to celebrate New Year’s Eve with them by offering a glorious buffet featuring the freshest flavours of the sea and more.
Not only will you enjoy dishes such as the Rillettes of Braised Beef for Crispy Potato and Parfait of Smoked Salmon in Savoury Tart, you’ll also get free entry to its Gold and Vintage Countdown Party at The Rooftop. All throughout the night, a live band will be playing hits to entertain the crowd until the most anticipated 2016 countdown begins. (Photo credit: 1919 Waterboat House)
1919 Waterboat House | 3 Fullerton Road, 03-01 The Waterboat House, S(049215) | 6538 9038
Looking forward to celebrate New Year’s Eve with sumptuous food and a stunning vista? If so, head over to Catalunya to indulge in the chef’s 10-course degustation menu of Spanish favourites, some of which are the Carabinero Prawn Tartar with Nori Seaweed Cornet and the Squid Ink Pasta with Sea Urchin and Sea Foam.
With only one seating on that night, you have more than enough time to savour these offerings until the clock strikes 12. When it does, witness the sky light up from the festive fireworks to welcome 2016. If you want a more close up view, Catalunya also invites you to join the rooftop party where you can drink and dance under the stars.
Catalunya | 82 Collyer Quay, S(049327) | 6534 0886
For a New Year’s Eve party away from the crowd, Skirt is the right destination for you. And the chefs here have ensured that the trip to Sentosa is worth your while by curating a “Glam It Up” set dinner consisting of your not-so-usual-dishes like the ½ Boston Lobster, Oxtail Consommé, Hokkaido Scallops and Wagyu Tenderloin “Margaret River”.
The night doesn’t end there for you’re also invited to party the night away at W Singapore’s exclusive New Year’s Eve Party with loads of festive activities to keep your adrenaline pumping until 2016.
Skirt | 21 Ocean Way Sentosa, S(098374) | 6808 7278
For the ultimate experience of dining near the bay with Marina Bay as your stunning backdrop, there’s no better restaurant to be at than Forlino. For New Year’s Eve, it’s going to be even more fantastic with two curated menus by Chef Sasaki featuring some of his best Italian dishes.
For a lighter meal, opt for the first seating (5.30pm to 7.30pm) which offers a five-course dinner, and afterwards, walk along the bay and watch the stunning fireworks display at midnight. If you want to welcome 2016 while enjoying a sumptuous feast, opt for the second slot which starts from 8.30pm and lets you enjoy a seven-course menu.
Forlino | 1 Fullerton Road, One Fullerton 02-06, S(049213) | 6690 7564
Boasting one of the best views of Marina Bay, Kinki is taking advantage of its location with a splendid four- and six-course New Year’s Eve dinner featuring some of the restaurant’s signature dishes. To top it off, each set also comes with a complementary glass of wine.
After the sumptuous feast, head over the al fresco bar upstairs where there’s a special New Year’s Eve package for groups of six people. Aside from the front row seats it offers to watch the fireworks display, it also includes one bottle of Belvedere or Glenmorangie Original and two bottles of Moet Chandon Brut.
Kinki | 70 Collyer Quay, #02-02 Customs House, S(049323) | 6533 3471
For those of you who are always on the lookout for new restaurants to ring in 2016, one name to consider is ADHD, which is located at the new luxury and lifestyle hotel at Beach Road, The South Beach.
Just for the night, the chefs are serving a five-course dinner of mouth-watering dishes such as the Carpaccio of Marinated Octopus and Langoustine and the Duck Confit Ravioli with Sage Butter and Shaved Black Truffle. The menu comes with a glass of Champagne to toast to the wonderful year ahead. If that’s enough, continue the celebration at Flow18, where you can enjoy unlimited drinks and desserts.
ADHD | 30 Beach Road, S(189763) | 6822 2620
Ring in the New Year in style at The Club, Marina Bay Sand’s exclusive lounge located on the 55th level at Tower 2. Already known for its cheese and chocolate buffet, the spread for that special night is more enticing with the seafood bar featuring oysters, scallops and prawns. For an additional amount, you can enjoy these offerings with free flow champagne.
No celebration will really be complete without great music, and The Club takes care of that with DJ Shane O’Neill playing the hottest beats to keep the night alive. (Photo credit: Marina Bay Sands)
The Club | 10 Bayfront Ave, S(018956) | 6688 8858
Mitzo Restaurant & Bar
For something different, why don’t you welcome 2016 with a tempting spread of Chinese dishes at Mitzo Restaurant & Bar? Just for that night, the restaurant has prepared an extravagant menu featuring new creations to make you salivate.
Can’t wait to see what’s on the menu? Well, it’s going to be an impressive spread with dishes like the Creamy Lemon Lobster Ball, Double-boiled Stonefish Soup with Chicken and Porcini Mushroom as well as the Pan-Fried Truffles King Prawn in Asparagus Skewer with Osmanthus Wagyu Beef. Pair these with the restaurant’s refreshing tipples to guarantee you a merry feast that will last until the next year.
Mitzo Restaurant & Bar | Level 4 Grand Park, 270 Orchard Road, S(238857) | 6603 8855
Celebrity Chef Wolfgang Puck’s new restaurant at Marina Bay Sands invites you to spend New Year’s Eve with a delicious three-course menu featuring signatures like the Holland Milk-Fed Veal Chop and Pan-seared Red Snapper “Laksa”.
After dinner, head over to the outdoor terrace which overlooks the infinity pool and the Marina Bay skyline. Here, there’s a party made livelier with its resident DJ spinning live tunes while you drink some cocktails, savour bar bites and wait for the countdown to begin. (Photo credit: Marina Bay Sands)
Spago | Sands SkyPark, Tower 2 Level 57 | 6688 9955
Located on the 43rd level of the Ocean Financial Centre, Zafferano is another restaurant to visit this New Year’s Eve, not just for its contemporary Italian offerings, but also because of its unobstructed view of the Marina waterfront and Singapore skyline.
If you do drop by, you’re in for a treat with its five-course set menu of the finest Italian dishes. But to really maximise your experience here, join the countdown party at the outdoor terrace, where guest DJ MalcolmX will be playing the funky beats to keep the energy alive until the annual fireworks show.
Zafferano | 10 Collyer Quay, S(049315) | 6509 1488