New York has its ball drop in Instances Sq., Edinburgh has Hogmanay and Dubai has its Burj Khalifa fireworks and laser present.
It additionally has costly all-you-can-eat packages at eating places in The Dubai Mall, as spectators search for one of the best seat in the home from which to look at the celebrations.
These seats are on The Dubai Fountain’s promenade, and a choose few eating places can provide tables on this space.
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Don’t count on high-quality eating, as a number of the priciest packages are supplied at main fast-food chains serving up the likes of burgers and chips.
Nando’s for Dh4,000
One is South African hen chain Nando’s, which is able to value adults seeking to sit on considered one of 4 tables by the promenade a whopping Dh4,000 every, with youngsters aged 6 to 12 costing Dh2,000.
The package deal contains all you possibly can eat from a particular New 12 months’s Eve menu, with choices akin to hen on the bone, beef and veggie burgers, a Caesar salad, varied appetisers and Hershey’s Kisses brownie bites and ice cream for dessert.
There are different packages obtainable, starting from Dh1,000 for indoor seating to Dh3,000 for the silver package deal, and meals and drinks are served between 8pm and midnight.
Burgers at 5 Guys, Black Faucet and CZN Burak
American burger chain 5 Guys, which affords among the best views of Burj Khalifa and The Dubai Fountain, has two ticket choices. The gold ticket, with seating on the promenade, will value diners Dh1,600 per individual and contains all you possibly can eat and drink from 7pm to 1am. The silver ticket, with seating on the again terrace, prices Dh1,300.
One other beloved American burger joint, Black Faucet, which is comparatively new to The Dubai Mall, will provide premium promenade seating for Dh1,500 per individual, terrace seating for Dh1,250 and indoor seating for Dh1,000.
There’s a set menu obtainable, together with sharing wings and a spread of appetisers, plus one principal course from six choices – akin to beef, hen and vegan burgers – and a CrazyShake per individual, plus two craft mocktails and limitless smooth drinks. The occasion begins at 8pm right here.
One other The Dubai Mall newcomer is CZN Burak Burger, from Turkey’s Instagram-famous chef Burak Ozdemir, higher often called CznBurak. It’s additionally providing a New 12 months’s Eve package deal for Dh1,500, which incorporates all-you-can-eat on choose menu gadgets.
Xiao lengthy bao at Din Tai Fung
Over on the massively common Taiwan-born Chinese language restaurant Din Tai Fung promenade seating will set adults again by Dh2,500 and for youngsters aged between 4 and 12 it’s Dh2,000.
Terrace seating is Dh1,500 for adults and Dh750 for youngsters, whereas indoor seating is Dh1,000 and Dh500 (youngsters beneath 4 can go totally free).
Limitless meals and drinks can be found from 5pm to 2am, and company can order from the entire menu, which incorporates favourites akin to meticulously made soup dumplings or xiao lengthy bao.
Go Italian or worldwide
Italian spot Carluccio’s can also be getting in on the motion, rolling out a purple carpet, establishing a photograph sales space and providing a four-course set menu with welcome drinks and a palate cleanser.
It is a bit extra upmarket right here, because the menu contains gadgets akin to truffle burrata, rigatoni prawn and pistachio and char-grilled rib eye, plus basic panettone and panna cotta for dessert.
It prices adults Dh2,625 (together with taxes) to take a seat on the promenade, Dh1,890 on the terrace and Dh1,050 for indoor seating. For youngsters, it’s Dh945 on the terrace and Dh525 inside.
One other upscale Italian restaurant, Gia, is serving up a three-course set menu alongside views of the fountain and fireworks, from 7.30pm onwards, with terrace seating at Dh1,800 per individual and indoor seating for Dh1,200.
Elsewhere, informal worldwide restaurant Social Home has a four-course menu and 4 ticket choices, starting from Dh1,399 for indoor seating to Dh1,899 for the promenade spots. This contains particular reward hampers, limitless drinks and leisure from 7.30pm.
Up to date: December 23, 2021, 10:56 AM