Every time New Year's Eve comes around, most of us are in a panic to find the right place to ring in 2019. From live performances to midnight buffets, these are the best parties to celebrate the biggest event of the year in Hong Kong:
Zuma will be offering a special New Year's Eve dinner buffet (HK$888 for the first seating; HK$1,388 for the second seating featuring premium items), a black and gold themed countdown party and free flow until the end of the night (HK$1,780). Purchase tickets in advance to get early bird options, starting from HK$890.
ZUMA, L5 and L6, Landmark Atrium, 16 Queen's Road, Central, Hong Kong, +852 3657 6388, zumarestaurant.com
ICHU Peru will be welcoming in 2019 with a New Year's Eve party starting from 10pm on their outdoor terrace. The night will include free-flow wine, prosecco, spirit mixers and as well as live DJ performances. Book in advance for just HK$650 per person.
ICHU Peru, 3/F H Queen's, 80 Queen's Road, Central, Hong Kong +852 2477 7717 ichu.com.hk
Hunter & The Chase's New Year Eve party will take place on 31 December, 2018 starting from 9:30pm till late. This year, the theme of the party is a throwback to the 80s and 90s with style. There'll be free-flow, a midnight buffet and activities such as classic game booths. Purchase tickets in advance, starting at HK$445 per guest.
Hunter & The Chase, 3/F and 4/F, The L Place, 139 Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong +852 2915 1638 hunterandthechase.com
This year, the theme of Blue Bar's New Year's Eve party is "A Night at the Bazaar" and guests are encouraged to dress in circus attire. The best-dressed couple will be awarded with a six-course Chef's Tasting Dinner menu at Caprice. Assistant Bar Manager Summer Lo has also created three special cocktails for the party such as Magic Ball, Clown's Wig and Girl on Fire. "A Night at the Bazaar" ticket (HK$990 advance booking; HK$1,190 at-the-door plus 10% service charge) includes a welcome drink and snacks.
Blue Bar, LG, Four Seasons Hotel, 8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 3196 8708 fourseasons.com/hongkong/dining/lounges/blue_bar
Dr. Fern and his team of doctors have already prepared some exclusive New Year's Eve prescriptions for countdown (tickets start at HK$750) such as Citric Acid, Fern's Anatomy and Hangover Cure. Enjoy unlimited signature G&T prescriptions and house wine. The party runs from 9pm 'til 1am; dress code is Med School Shenanigans.
Dr.Fern's Gin Parlour, Shop B31A, First Basement Floor, Landmark, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2111 9449 drfernshk.com
Featuring Bloodest Saxophone from Tokyo and Crystal Thomas from Texas, you'll find the sexiest jazz stars and vocalists at Foxglove's New Year's Eve party (HK$688 for early bird; HK$888 for regular entry) on 31 December, 2018, starting from 7pm 'til 2am. Countdown with free-flow of drinks such as Japanese whiskey highballs, premium spirits, house wine and craft beers.
Foxglove, 2/F, Printing House, 6 Duddell Street, Central, Hong Kong mingfathouse.com