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NYE 2022: Where to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Hong Kong

By Celia Lee 20 December 2022

Header image courtesy of Percy’s

With Christmas almost upon us, it’s time to start thinking about the next round of parties! New Year’s is just around the corner, and we’ve got a list of the best happenings in town for you to fuel up for the countdown and ring in 2023 on the dance floor. 

Countdown feasts | Straight to the dance floor

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Countdown feasts

Fuel up for the parties or just enjoy a limited-time menu specially curated for NYE.

Aqua Restaurant Group

Aqua Restaurant Group does every occasion in Hong Kong well. And you bet New Year’s is going to be a blast at its restaurants! First off, Aqua’s Welcome to the Future New Year’s Eve party is guaranteed to start your 2023 off with a blast. Starting with a five-course gourmet menu, Aqua will keep you fuelled up for its famous party. Included on the menu is a selection of the finest offerings you can find in the city, such as slow-cooked lobster and Kurobuta pork with foie gras and truffle. Start your partying early with two-hours free flow Veuve Clicquot champagne and sake! Along with live DJ tunes and performances till late, dance the night away on Aqua’s rooftop this New Year’s! Book here.

Next up, Hutong has the perfect 12-course feast for you to ring in 2023 with a full belly. Pair your dinner with two hours of free-flow Veuve Clicquot champagne! Enjoy the New Year’s fireworks show and Hutong’s line up of fire performances, fan dancing, and live DJ music as you welcome the new year with open arms.

Looking for something different? Head over to Cantina’s Venetian Carnival. Fuel up for your partying with a selection of gourmet items such as artichokes and lobster with fennel, orange, and lobster bisque. Opt in for free-flow Veuve Clicquot champagne and indulge in the live DJ tunes, dance performances, and masquerade madness! Book now.

The Chinese Library’s eight-course menu features essential winter items such as crystal jumbo prawn with bisque and wok-friend lobster with termite mushrooms to keep you fit and healthy. Why not pair your dinner with free-flow Veuve Clicquot champagne? You’re guaranteed a satisfying evening at The Chinese Library this New Year’s Eve.

Aqua, 17/F, H Zentre, 15 Middle Road, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 3427 2288

Hutong, 18/F, H Zentre, 15 Middle Road, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 3428 8342

Cantina, Police Headquarters, Block 01, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central | (+852) 2848 3000

The Chinese Library, Police Headquarters, Block 01, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central | (+852) 2848 3088

Photo: W Hong Kong

W Hong Kong

Kitchen at W Hong Kong has prepared the perfect luxurious menu for you this New Year’s. Items of note include a delicious home-cured salmon gravlax, refreshing lemon vodka capellini with caviar cream, sweet caramelised pineapple tartin, rich foie gras with persimmon purée, an impressive Peking duck carving station, and the city’s best charcoal Basque cheesecake for you to wrap up your meal and the year feeling full and satisfied.

Over at Woobar, expect a decadent feat of partying at the Angels and Demons DJ party! Complete with live DJ performances and dancers to keep everything grooving to the tunes, come in your best costume for a chance to win a complimentary stay at W Hong Kong!

W Hong Kong, 1 Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 3717 2222

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Te Quiero Mucho

Te Quiero Mucho is bringing back everyone’s favourite New Year’s Eve party! Its Latin Party will be the hottest place in town for you to dance the night away with nibbles, drinks, and music! Foodies, opt in for the dinner and free-flow drinks package and fuel up for a night of dancing with Te Quiero Mucho’s signature panuchos de cochinita and gaucho platter. Don’t forget to have a few homemade churros before heading to the dance floor! Dancers, there’s nothing stopping you from boogeying down! The free-flow only ticket gives you all the fuel you need, from beers to house wines and spirits, and margaritas and palomas, you can have it all as you ring in the new year with a brand in dance move. Book now!

Te Queiro Mucho, The Sheung Wan, 286 Queen’s Road Central, Central | (+852) 3423 3290

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Photo: Zuma


Dress up in your masquerade best and prepare yourself for an evening of elegant decadence at Zuma’s New Year’s Eve countdown party! With free-flow Veuve Clicquot champagne, beer, soft drinks, and cocktails, there’s nothing stopping you from showing off your enticing moves on the dance floor. Be one with the glamorous decorations donning the walls and floors of Zuma and enjoy DJ and live performances as the clock strikes midnight.

Want to fuel up for all your partying well into the night? Check out Zuma’s New Year’s edition of the popular Yashoku night brunch! Pamper yourself with a feast of Gillardeau oysters, caviar, Wagyu tataki, black truffles, and sushi and sashimi platter. Book now!

Zuma, Level 5 & 6, Landmark Atrium, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Central | (+852) 3657 6388

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Located in the Luxe Manor, the city’s go-to eatery for authentic Nordic food, Finds, is offering foodies a gourmet New Year’s Eve dinner to round off 2022! Start off your deluxe four-course menu with speared scallop and foie gras, followed by the seasonal chestnut and wild mushroom soup to keep you warm and your stomach lined for your partying needs.

For your main, dig into a perfectly roasted Atlantic cod fillet marinated with Finds’ special recipe and grilled to crispy goodness. Not a fan of cod? Try out a roasted US prime beef tenderloin or an aromatic roasted herbed lamb saddle as an alternative! Wrap up your meal and the year with a red wine poached pear with mascarpone and toasted almonds. Opt in for Finds’ unlimited refills package and get ready for a long night of celebrations!

Finds, 1/F, The Luxe Manor, 39 Kimberley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 2522 9318

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Estro is offering a spread of the best Neapolitan cuisine to diners this New Years’ Eve! Included in the limited-time menu are a selection of the restaurant’s best dishes, such as red prawn with coral panna cotta, lemon, and caviar, bottoncini with triple chicken consommé and roasted baby onion, pappardelle with Neapolitan ragout and buffalo ricotta, and blue lobster. Finish your meal with a sweet and tangy strawberry tart as you welcome the new year full and satisfied! Book your table here.

Estro, Level 2, 1 Duddell Street, Central | (+852) 9380 0161

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Photo: Mr Wolf

Mr Wolf

The elegant European bistro is hosting a Studio 54-themed New Year’s party for you to groove away the year in style. Welcoming guests is the three-course Groovy Dinner paired with a glass of champagne and Hong Kong’s best drag performances. For those looking to enjoy Mr Wolf’s gourmet offerings till late, the Hey Mr DJ cocktail includes two drinks and canapés right up to the countdown, while the More, More, More package includes six drinks and a glass of champagne for you to toast to the New Year as the clock strikes 12.

Mr Wolf, 5/F, Crawford House, 70 Queen’s Road Central, Central | (+852) 2526 0838

Photo: Percy’s


Welcome the new year with Percy’s spread of gourmet offerings! Included in this specially curated New Year’s menu are fresh and mouth-watering items such as caviar Hokkaido scallop with sweet uni and Maine lobster. Opt in for Percy’s two-hour free flow packages and round off the year in good spirits! Reserve a table here.

Percy’s, G/F, 18–18a Shelly Street, Central | (+852) 2898 2699


Ichu’s New Year’s Eve dinner promises to get you pumped up with an extravagant spread of creations for its Terrace Countdown after-party well into the night. Included in the menu are delicious items such as ceviches, flame-grilled flank steak, and red snapper all paired with a glass of Famiglia Bianchi Sparkling.

Want to head straight for the dance floor? Ichu’s terrace is the place to be, and guests can enjoy free-flowing drinks as they dance the year away in live sets by DJ Piesta and DJ Diamond. Don’t forget to look up when the fireworks start, marking the coming of 2023!

Ichu, 3/F, H Queen’s, 80 Queen’s Road Central, Central | (+852) 2477 7717

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East Hong Kong

At Feast, you can expect to wrap up the year with a feast. The New Year’s Eve dinner buffet features a selection of gourmet bites for you to fuel up before the party. Guests at Feast can use their receipt from the buffet for a buy-one-get-one-free coupon at Sugar!

Over at Sugar, celebrate on the spacious rooftop bar and lounge in a truly whimsical world. Indulge in the magical wonderland at Sugar with a selection of cocktails and champagne packages at the A Night of Magic party!

East Hong Kong, 29 Tai Koo Shing Road, Quarry Bay | (+852) 3968 3968

Black Sheep Restaurants

With multiple establishments dotted around town, New Year’s Eve celebrations are sure to be a night to remember at Black Sheep Restaurants’ locations!

Starting off is the Fiasco party at Grand Majestic Sichuan, where the restaurant will be transformed into a time capsule holding the best Hong Kong has to offer in the 1970s and 1980s. Prepare for a journey through time while digging into Sichuan cuisine. Book your tickets for a night of dramatics, excitement, and a stunning view of the fireworks display!

Following up, Artemis and Apollo is inviting city dwellers to a party fit for the gods to ring in the new year. Indulge in a selection of hot and cold mezze, beef tenderloin, and wood-fired red snapper with the best pours of reds, whites, and ouzos. Book your spot and indulge in this Athenian madness this New Year’s!

Enjoy a chill evening at Carbone this New Year’s Eve. Indulge in the festivities and ring in the new year with a special menu of classics, including the rich and luxurious caviar and burrata and fresh Caesar salad, follow up with Mario’s meatballs, dover sole, and the cult favourite, spicy rigatoni vodka! Don’t forget to grab a treat off Carbone’s dessert trolley as a live DJ spins a deck to kick start the new year. Reserve a table here.

The Fiasco, Grand Majestic Sichuan, 3/F, Alexandra House, Central

Artemis and Apollo, 9–11 Moon Street, Wan Chai

Carbone, 9/F, 33 Wyndham Street, Central

Everyone’s favourite steak fries joint, La Vache!, is also joining in on the New Year’s festivities. Enjoy unlimited steak fries, wines, bubbles, and mimosas as you fuel up for a countdown party! Don’t miss out on your chance to dig into a place of USDA prime entrecôte steak and golden frites and book your space now!

Learn to make your own Neapolitan pizza at Motorino this New Year’s! During your workshop, expect a selection of antipasti and free-flow wines and prosecco as you whip up a good pie! Countdown to 2023 with top-quality pizzas and good vibes at Motorino this December. Book your spots for Wan Chai here, and Soho here!

Rajasthan Rifles is introducing an aromatic and delicious New Year’s Eve slow-cooked charcoal lamb to ring in the new year! Enjoy the best Anglo-Indian feat the city has to offer with glasses of flowing wines, beer, and cocktails! Book your spot here.

Finally, The Last Resort has the perfect, fuss-free New Year’s celebration for those of you wanting to round off 2022 with chill vibes. Welcome the new year with cold drinks and favourite treats like hot chicken as the countdown begin.

La Vache!, 48 Peel Street, Soho, Central

Motorino, 14 Shelley Street, Central

Rajasthan Rifles, Shop G01, G/F, The Peak Galleria, 118 Peak Road, Central 

The Last Resort, 52B Peel Street, Soho, Central

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Photo: Club Rangoon (via Facebook)

Club Rangoon

Treat yourself and your loved ones to an extravagant Burmese New Year’s Eve feast at Club Rangoon! The set menu is specially curated to feature the restaurant’s favourites, brand-new dishes, as well as revamped items to ring in the year 2023 with a memorable meal for all guests! Opt in for the champagne free-flow and wine and cocktail pairings to make your evening even more enjoyable. Book your spots now!

Club Rangoon, 33 Aberdeen Street, Central | (+852) 2503 3077

Photo: Hue Dining

Hue Dining

Hue Dining is offering a three-course and a four-course menu to welcome the new year. Dig into a gourmet spread with items such as seabass crudo, refreshing beetroot salad, lobster, Japanese sawara, and an indulgent full blood Wagyu sirloin or creamy gnocchi with truffled ricotta, Jerusalem artichokes, and celeriac cream. Round off your meal and wrap up the year with roasted pineapple tarte or Paris-Brest.

Hue Dining, 1/F, Hong Kong Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 3500 5888


K-town’s best gastropub, Grain, is hosting an exciting Divas and Rockstars New Year’s Eve Costume Dinner party with a delicious four-course menu and free-flow drinks package to keep you fuelled for the countdown excitement! Included in the menu is a selection of gourmet items such as fresh focaccia, crab and corn croquettes, Pinsa pizza, 24-hour slow-braised pork and tomatoes, smoked Wagyu tri-tip, and salmon Wellington. Finish off your meal with a caramelised pear tart or pavlova before dancing the night away!

Grain, G/F, Shop 1, New Fortune House, 3–5 New Praya, Kennedy Town

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Shangri-La Hotels

Celebrate the new year with Shangri-La’s wide variety of festivities! At Island Shangri-La, Lobster Bar and Grill is hosting a magical theatre-themed New Year’s Eve Countdown party featuring a live band performance. Fuel up for your dancing with a six-course meal featuring a selection of market best such as scallop tartar and lobster ravioli. Another indulgent six-course New Year’s Eve Gala dinner is available at Restaurant Petrus.

Over at Kowloon Shangri-La, the celebrations are just as grand! Head over to the Lobby Lounge for the New Year’s Eve Countdown party! Don’t be shy and dig into the New Year’s Eve Countdown platter as you admire the fireworks with canapés and a glass of celebratory champagne for you to toast to the coming of 2023! The Tapas Bar is also offering an irresistible festive seafood platter filled with the best offerings of the sea. Pair it with a selection of festive cocktails and mocktails as the clock strikes 12!

Island Shangri-La, Pacific Place, Supreme Court Road, Central | (+852) 2877 3838

Kowloon Shangri-La, 64 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East | (+852) 2721 2111

Straight to the dance floor

Don’t want to waste your time sitting down for a meal? Head straight to these dance floors for a night of partying that will surely call forth 2023 with a blast! 

Photo: Lee Tung Avenue

Lee Tung Avenue

Lee Tung Avenue is transformed into a nostalgic disco this New Year’s! Until 2 January 2023, you will find a plethora of festive decorations and attractions along the avenue to get you in the mood to celebrate the new year. Catch incredible live performances on New Year’s Day and enjoy the (artificial) snowy wonderland. Dance the night away with banging tunes from the 1970s and 1980s under Asia’s largest mirrored disco ball!

Lee Tung Avenue, 200 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai | (+852) 3791 2304

Photo: The Sixteenth

The Sixteenth

Returning for a second year in a row, The Sixteenth’s popular New Year’s Eve countdown party is introducing even more surprises! The White Carnival invites guests to come dressed in their finest whites as you party away and ring in the new year in style. Opt in for free-flow champagne and nibbles as you let loose for the party!

The Sixteenth, 2/F, Oxford House, Taikoo Place, 979 King’s Road, Quarry Bay | (+852) 2788 1993

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LPM Restaurant and Bar

On New Year’s Eve, head over to LPM for a wonderful night of celebrations! The Nuit Blanche party welcomes all forms of attire to the restaurant, as long as it resembles the colour white in some ways. Paying homage to the legendary white parties initiated in St Tropez in the era of Brigitte Bardot, you can expect New Year’s this December to be just as decadent as those parties that took place almost 50 years ago! Surround yourself in cosy white garb and dance the night away against LPM’s stunning backdrops, decorations, and live DJ spinning your favourite tunes from the disco.

LPM Restaurant and Bar, Shop 1, UG/F, H Queen’s, 23–29 Stanley Street, Central | (+852) 2887 1113

Photo: Candour


The city’s hip-hop lounge, Candour, is hosting a countdown party this New Year’s Eve with flair and dramatics fit for the best parties in Hollywood. The Gold List promises to bring you glamour and glitter. Enter Candour’s iconic archway and be greeted by rows of twinkling lights, and don’t forget to pose like you’re on the red carpet! Guests can enjoy a three-hour free flow of Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut, house wines, and highballs. Step up to the dance floor as DJ Shon spins a fresh deck designed to ring in 2023 in style.

Candour, G/F, 65–65A Peel Street, Soho, Central | (+852) 2362 8100

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Prepare to ring in the new year with a night of blues all the way from Tokyo! The 1940s-themed speakeasy, Foxglove, will be filled with music by Bloodest Saxophone on New Year’s Eve as guests wine down with a New Year’s Eve dinner specially curated for the occasion. Follow up with Foxglove’s three-hour free flow champagne and get into the countdown spirit in time for midnight. Get your tickets for a night of jazzy indulgence now!

Foxglove, 2/F, Printing House, 6 Duddell Street, Central | (+852) 2116 8949

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Photo: The Mira Hong Kong


The Mira’s Let it Snow, Let it Glow New Year’s Eve Countdown Party is a continuation of the hotel’s unique alpine theme for the festive season as Vibes is transformed from a trendy alfresco lounge into a chic alpine hut bar. Treat yourself to the free-flow drinks on offer! With an impressive line-up of local top DJs on the decks, prepare to dance the year away under a snow spectacle. Don’t miss out and get your tickets now!

Vibes, 5/F, The Mira Hong Kong, 118 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 2315 5599


Located in the heart of LKF, Veda is the perfect spot for you to fully indulge in the New Year’s festivities. The veggie haven promises to bring patrons a decadent free-flowing party to get you pumped and ready for the new year. The standard free-flow package offers you endless pours of prosecco, house wines, and soft drinks for the first two hours, but you can add more hours to your package if you so wish! Take your end-of-the-year festivities to the next level with Veda’s premium free-flow package, which includes pours of Nicolas Feuillatte champagne, selected cocktails, prosecco, house wines, and spirits. Dance the night away on Veda’s terrace and watch the fireworks unfold before your eyes.

Veda, 2 Arbuthnot Road, Central

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Terrible Baby

Terrible Baby’s All’s Well that Ends Well New Year’s Eve party promises to reminisce about 2022 with you in a different light. Leave your worries and uncertainties for the future behind before you arrive at the door! Inside Terrible Baby, there will be nothing but good vibes, performances, live music, and DJs spinning a nostalgic deck! With three-hours of free-flow drinks, there’s nowhere better to be to ring in 2023 this New Year's. Book your tickets now!

Terrible Baby, 4/F, Eaton Hong Kong, 380 Nathan Road, Jordan | (+852) 2710 1866

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Grab your friends and family and head over to the contemporary Middle Eastern bar, Zzura, this New Year’s Eve for an evening of party fun and free-flow bubbles, beer, house spirits, wines, and cocktails! As the countdown and the annual fireworks display approach, enjoy a fun evening as you ring in the new year. Book your free-flow package now!

Zzura, 2/F, Amber Lodge, 23 Hollywood Road, Central | (+852) 2639 9155

Photo: Ink


Head over to Ink on 31 December and join in on the festivities at its New Year’s Eve Alfresco party! Take advantage of the free-flow drinks package and a selection of snacks and ice cream as you dance along to the best tunes by DJ Just Bee. Book your spots now!

Ink, G/F, Hong Kong Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

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Celia Lee

Staff writer

Born and raised in Hong Kong and educated in the UK, Celia is passionate about culture, food, and different happenings in the city. When she’s not busy writing, you can find her scouting for new and trendy restaurants, getting lost in a bookstore, or baking up a storm at home.