It’s been quite a long year and now we all have the opportunity to leave the bad behind and start fresh (Yes, looking at you ‘New Year Resolutions). That’s why it’s important to start it off right with the perfect New Year’s Eve. Here are 8 of the best NYE parties and dinners taking place across the city.
1. Siddharta Lounge by Buddha-Bar
One of our absolute favourite spots in town is throwing an unforgettable evening with a mouth-watering set menu and unlimited premium beverages. Style it up and illuminate your way into the New Year with live DJ performance from Anna Tur at Siddharta Lounge by Buddha-Bar. Priced at OMR125++ from 8pm onwards.
For bookings or more information, contact at +968 7191 9137
2. Living Room at W Muscat
Yes, we have our second option is another W Muscat experience. A bold, colourful and intoxicating blast into 2020. Living Room will celebrate the bright, young, cool and creative creatures of the night. You’re invited to adorn your most decadent dance attire, mix and mingle and take the stage for one last party of the year. Satisfy your cravings with their delicious canapés and unlimited speciality sips. Priced at OMR70++ per person from 9pm onwards.
For bookings or more information, contact +968 71123894
3. The Chedi Muscat
The Chedi Muscat will be serving unforgettable dining experiences at their lavish hotel. Guests can enjoy a gala dinner at The Restaurant or head over to savour the best of dishes at a special New Year’s Eve dinner at The Beach Restaurant and make beautiful seafront memories while indulging in some succulent treats. Both dinners will take place from 8.45pm to midnight, and each is priced at OMR150 per person.
For bookings or more information, contact +968 2452 4400
4. Al Bustan Palace, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel
Celebrate the arrival of 2020 in style. Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel will be full of festive joy, hosting a series of glamorous events to ring in the new year. Indulge in a delectable four-course dinner right by the sea at Beach Pavilion Bar & Grill, or enjoy a sumptuous buffet dinner in the warm glow of Al Khiran Kitchen, overlooking the pool and gardens. Ensuring a memorable night for everyone. Dress to the nines for the ultimate New Year’s Eve party under the stars, surrounded by the lights of the torches in the gardens and on the beachfront. A buffet will be served with unlimited beverages to toast to the New Year. Topped off with a live band performance as guests light flying lanterns to fill up the sky, all the ingredients are combined for a memorable celebration on the shores of Oman. New Year’s Eve Dinner is priced at OMR55 per person, and takes place from 6.30pm to 11pm; New Year’s Eve buffet dinner at Al Khiran Kitchen is priced at OMR45, 6.30pm to 10.30pm; and New Year’s Eve dinner at The Garden is priced at OMR85 per person, and is from 8pm onwards.
For bookings or more information, contact +968 2479 9666
5. Kempinski Muscat Hotel
The outdoor fantasyland with stylish design and multicultural-inspired cuisine, Zale will be throwing a magical glitz and glamour New Year’s Eve party with an eclectic fusion of musical beats from the hotel’s much-loved DJ to celebrate the dawn of a new decade, sprawling over a stretch of glittering sand, under the stars. Dip in the taste of a flavourful festive menu at one of the most exclusive beach-front venues in town, starting at OMR55 per person.
For bookings or more information, contact +968 2498 5000
6. Caramel Restaurant and Lounge
Caramel is always ahead of the game when it comes to themed parties, and this New Year’s Eve we’re going to a Black and Gold Gala Dinner. Located at The Opera Galleria in Shatti Al Qurum, the restaurant and lounge will be hosting DJ Lina Colada and close up magician to bring 2020 in with unforgettable memories!
For bookings or more information, contact +968 2206 6668
7. Muscat Hills Resort
Dress up to celebrate the ultimate New Year’s Eve party with the Live Band Flapper Swing, surrounded by the lights on the beachfront of Muscat Hills Resort. Start your evening by enjoying a wide selection of international specialities from their New Year’s Eve buffet, where pasta with fresh truffle will be on offer, among other surprises to make your night a one to remember. Priced at OMR68 per head, 8pm onwards.
For bookings or more information, contact +968 9121 6645
8. HuQQa and HuQQa The Market
Muscat’s latest dining hotspot had to be on our list of best places for making NYE memories. Stop by HuQQa or HuQQa the market and ring in 2020 amidst some of the most delicious Turkish barbecues, fire-kissed premium steaks, delectable international and fusion dishes, and festive desserts, all while enjoying breathtaking views of Al Mouj Marina.
For bookings or more information, contact +968 2454 8811
9. Atana Hotels
Atana Hotels will be serving a good time at their properties, Atana Musandam and Atana Khasab in the northern region of Oman, starting with a New Year’s Eve gala dinner, followed by festive, pop music-heavy party by the beach, island style. Sounds perfect? You bet.
For bookings or more information, contact +968 2673 0888; +968 2673 0777