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Where to celebrate New Year’s Eve in 2022

by | 7 December 2022

Whether you want to admit it or not, a New Year’s Eve party is a great way to close the chapter on one year and welcome in the next. Ditch the stress of celebrating New Year’s Eve and enjoy a fancy dinner and a lovely glass of bubbly at one of these South African restaurants. Set yourself up for a winning 2023 by kicking off the new year at one of these festive parties.

Johannesburg


Eclipse Restaurant at Hotel Sky

(Sandton, Johannesburg)

Prices: R895 per person

Join Hotel Sky on the 5th floor for the Eclipse New Year’s Eve dinner party. Kick off the celebration with a tantalising 3-course dinner, including an amuse-bouche and palate cleanser. A range of tempting dishes featuring burrata, octopus carpaccio, venison fillet, grilled langoustines, rolled pork neck, herb-crusted lamb rack, mille-feuille and baklava are just a taste of the culinary delights that await you. After an evening dedicated to good food and even better atmosphere, you’ll ring in 2023 with live DJs and a party to remember.

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Ethos

(Dunkeld, Johannesburg)

Prices: R1,250 per person
Menu: TBC

Save the date for New Year’s Eve at Ethos! The team are putting together their delectable NYE set menu as we speak. All guests will be welcomed with a glass of G.H. Mumm Grand Cordon Brut Champagne on arrival. So, prepare for an evening of gourmet glamour and fun while you raise a glass and welcome in the new year.

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Brambles Restaurant at Vivari Hotel

(Krugersdorp, Gauteng)

Prices: R1,250 per person (R350 per child)
Menu: View the menu

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Brambles and say hello to 2023 in style. With a welcome drink on arrival, followed by a 4-course menu, including poached crayfish, beef fillet, kingklip and prawns, vegetarian parmigiana and stuffed peppers, pannacotta and sachertorte, the evening promises to be both sophisticated and extravagant. With a 3-course kiddies’ menu on offer for the younger members of your family, this is the perfect New Year’s celebration for everyone!

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Cape Town


Asoka

(Gardens, Cape Town)

Prices: R1,650 per person

Usher in 2023 in style at one of Cape Town’s most loved bars. You’ll be treated to a 4-course dinner and a welcome glass of bubbly. Entertainment for the evening will be courtesy of various DJs, including DJ JanuaryOne. Reservations are compulsory and require a booking deposit.

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Bacini’s Pizzeria & Deli

(Gardens, Cape Town)

Prices: R475 per person
Menu: View the menu

Head over to Bacini’s on Kloof Street (19h00 – late) and ring in the new year with a 3-course feast, including antipasti and focaccia, slow-cooked brisket and roast leg of lamb with all the sides, cannelloni, and crème brûlée for dessert. The cost includes complimentary bubbles, and live music from their DJ. Plus there will be streamers, sparklers and games for an evening of fun! The theme is “Retro ’80s”, so look forward to a fabulous night of groovin’ and movin’!

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Cabo Beach Club

(V & A Waterfront, Cape Town)

Prices: R750 – R3,500 per person
Menu: View the menu

Head to the Cabo Beach Club for an unbeatable New Year’s Eve party. Inspired by the iconic NYD party and the magic island of Ibiza, Cabo will be hosting Pacha – Ibiza on Tour. Book individual tickets or get a group together and book a table with a fantastic 3-course dinner and bottle of bubbly to share between two (19h00). No under 21s.

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GINJA Restaurant

(V & A Waterfront, Cape Town)

Prices: R3,500 per person
Menu: View the menu

Have a New Year’s Eve party at one of Cape Town’s most iconic locations, GINJA, at the V & A Waterfront (20h30 – 00h45). Be sure to come dressed in your best black and white attire – in keeping with their classy theme. For dinner, look forward to an à la carte menu that kicks off with a selection of breads for the table, buffet-style starters, including oysters and foie gras brioche, plated mains of Malay-style fish and confit lamb belly, before ending off with desserts such as sticky toffee pudding or chocolate cheesecake. Follow dinner with a dance, with music provided by Tons of Fun, DJ Cal and the Elastic Bands.

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Grand Africa Cafe & Beach

(V & A Waterfront, Cape Town)

Prices: R1,000 – R4,000 per person
Menu: View the menu

Expect an exquisite dinner, a sensual and extravagant show, and a fantastical dance experience. Grand Africa Café & Beach presents SHOWTIME – New Year’s Eve 2022 (18h00 – the early hours of 2023). Enjoy a curated set dinner menu while being dazzled by dancers, mesmerised by singers, and enthralled by acrobats in our show of international performing talents. Close the year and start 2023 with the sounds of global phenomena DJ Felix da Housecat from USA and DJ Andy Baxter from Ibiza. This is a uniquely immersive dinner show extravaganza you won’t want to miss. Tickets start from R1,000 per person (party only) to R4,000 per person for the full dinner and experience.

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Grub & Vine

(Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town)

Prices: R1,250 per person (R2,250 with Prestige wine pairing | R2,950 with Wanderlist wine pairing)

Ring in the New Year with dinner at Grub & Vine!⁠ Chef Matt Manning will be pulling out all the stops this New Year’s Eve, so take your family and friends for a fabulous dinner and end the year in style. When you’ve finished dining, head across the passageway to their sister wine bar, Culture, for a glass of bubbles and live music – entry is complimentary to all diners.⁠

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Harbour House

(V & A Waterfront, Cape Town)

Prices: R1,800 per person
Menu: View the menu

Enjoy brining in the new year with the team at Harbour House V & A Waterfront! They’ve got live entertainment, a beautiful atmosphere and, of course, a delicious menu. You and your family and friends will love it! Starting at 18h00, each guest will be given two glasses of Moët & Chandon Brut Champagne to get into the celebratory spirit.

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Greek Fisherman

(Sea Point, Cape Town)

Prices: R990 per person (R490 for children under 12)
Menu: View the menu

Looking to celebrate New Year’s differently? At Greek Fisherman, enjoy a quintessential Greek evening, complete with dinner and a dance with live music provided by Greek DJ, Costa Tsourelis. The menu for the evening has something for everyone and includes Greek salads, bruschetta, grilled sirloin or fish, and baklava for dessert. Kids are welcome too, meaning this is a wonderful family-friendly way to welcome the new year.

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Zest

(Sea Point, Cape Town)

Prices: R2,500 per person
Menu: View the menu

Send off 2022 with a bang at Zest’s New Year’s party. Enjoy oysters and bubbly on arrival, before sitting down to a set menu that offers a choice of red drum carpaccio or beef short rib for starters, grilled Wagyu, linefish and scallops, or king prawns for mains and a Thai-style rice pudding or ‘death by chocolate’ for dessert. Add music by DJ George Sax to the mix, and you’ve got everything you need for a stellar New Year’s Eve party. Space are limited, so be sure to book soon.

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Outside of Cape Town


Country Grand

(Franschhoek, Western Cape)

Prices: R2,000 per person
Menu: View the menu

Enter the new year in style with an extravagant 5-course meal, live music, and a chance to win some great prizes. Visit Country Grand this New Year’s Eve (18h00 – late) to experience an evening of Inverroche and an amazing meal prepared by their chef. The first 250 people will also receive two complimentary Inverroche gin and tonics before they go on sale at 19h00. Book online or at the door. Bottle service will be available for groups of 6 or more.

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De Vette Mossel

(Hermanus, Western Cape)

Prices: À la carte
Menu: View the menu

If you’re spending the holidays in Hermanus, De Vette Mossel should already be on your list. They’ll be open almost every day during the festive season, serving up their famous 13 dishes over 7 different courses. If you’re booking for New Year’s Eve, they go all out with their menu and welcome guests with a cold glass of bubbles.

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Benguela Cove Restaurant

(Fisherhaven, Western Cape)

Prices: À la carte, with a R250 entrance fee
Menu: View the menu

Join Benguela Cove for a gourmet meal as you swing into 2023 and dance the night away under the stars. Choose between the à la carte menu at Moody Lagoon Restaurant (18h00 – 21h00) or the special seafood menu a the Benguela Cove Tasting Room (10h00 – late). Chef Annie has taken on the challenge to create a food experience to remember, paired with award-winning wines. Gather your loved ones and prepare for a fun-filled evening with live music, delicious food, a glass of bubbly and a glamorous atmosphere. Transport and shuttle services to and from Benguela Cove are available, please contact the restaurant for more information. Please note, entry to the estate, tasting room and restaurant from 18h00 is R250 per person.

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Le coin Français

(Franschhoek, Western Cape)

Prices: R1,145 per person (R1,695 with Classic beverage pairing | R2,395 with Premium beverage pairing)
Menu: View the menu

Join the team at Le coin Français, in Franschhoek, for their 10-course Chefs’ Journey Festive Menu and make it a New Year’s Eve to remember! With guinea fowl dumplings, langoustine, 12-hour confit pork and scallops, it promises to be one of the best dining experiences of 2022. There is a vegetarian menu available on request. Make sure you book your table online and secure your spot.

The festive menu below will be available on the following dates:
Lunch: 24, 25 and 31 December 2022
Dinner: 23, 24 25, 31 December and 1 January

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La Paris Bistro

(Franschhoek, Western Cape)

Prices: À la carte
Menu: View the menu

La Paris Bistro, in Franschhoek, is hosting a Mexican-inspired fiesta to welcome in the new year. Expect a Mexican street food-style menu, ice cold drinks and vibey music to keep the party going all night. To toast in the new year, each guest will receive a complimentary glass of MCC at midnight. A deposit is required to secure you booking.

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Alchemy

(Ballito, Durban)

Prices: R980 per person (Additional R210 for wine pairing)

As we say goodbye to 2022 and head into the new year, the Alchemy Kitchen team invites you to join them for a 5-course tapas-inspired meal (19h30 – late) with bubbles to pop at midnight and festivities to follow! The evening’s menu includes delicious sharing plates of tuna, artichokes, quail, linefish, chocolate fondant, pannacotta and a cheese board – to name but a few. Add the wine pairing and enjoy sipping on fine wines from Genevieve, Julian Schaal, Miles Mossop, and more top-notch local producers.

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The Chefs’ Table

(Umhlanga Rocks, Durban)

Prices: R1,295 per person
Menu: View the menu

Celebrate the end of the year with the talented team at The Chefs’ Table in Durban. Enjoy a complimentary welcome drink on arrival, followed by a flavourful and scrumptious 4-course menu – it’s the perfect celebratory end to 2022! Bookings are essential as seating is limited.

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The Oyster Box Hotel

(Umhlanga Rocks, Durban)

Pearl Room Saturday Night Fever Dinner & Dance: R2,900 per person (R1,900 per child under 12)
The Grill Room Dinner & Dance: R1,900 per person
The Ocean Terrace New Year’s Eve Dinner: R1,200 per person (R490 per child under 12)
Menu: View the menu

The Oyster Box Hotel is hosting 3 New Year’s Eve parties this year. Firstly, the Saturday Night Fever Dinner & Dance (19h00 – late) at The Pearl Room. Put on your best dancing shoes and get taken back to the ’70s to dance your way into 2023 in retro ’70s gear and a blast from the past! There’s also the Dinner & Dance (18h00 – late) at The Grill Room. Guests will enjoy a traditional dinner and dance, complete with a 4-course menu and a complimentary glass of sparkling wine to bring in the New Year! The dress code for this event is smart casual and available to adults only. Finally, The Ocean Terrace is hosting a New Year’s Eve dinner (18h00 – late). Celebrate New Year’s Eve with friends and family and enjoy a 3-course table d’hôte menu, with a complimentary by a glass of bubbly at midnight to toast to the year ahead.

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Overall, the Western Cape is full of amazing places to celebrate New Year’s Eve. Choose your spot and enjoy live music, delicious food and, of course, plenty of bubbly as you ring in the new year in style. Here’s wishing you a very happy New Year from the whole Dineplan team!

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