Sponsored: Here are eight great waterfront deals for those who want to catch the Palm Jumeirah fireworks on NYE…

With no fireworks planned for either the Burj Khalifa or the Burj Al Arab this New Year’s Eve, the Palm Jumeirah is going to be one of the best places for fireworks fans come the stroke of midnight, with a full-on fireworks display planned for Club Vista Mare…

The great news for fireworks fans is that relaxed beachside dining spot Club Vista Mare is an amazing vantage point for the displays – with a huge fireworks display planned for the very beachfront you’ll be dining at. Plus, you will find very reasonable deals there too.

Here are the options…


This relaxed beach bar is offering unlimited access to live cooking stations and a fresh buffet, as well as unlimited house drinks and selected cocktails from 8pm to midnight for Dhs795 per person. There will also be a live DJ, and, of course, impeccable fireworks views.

Call (04) 568 3000 to book.


Tap House

This gastro-pub is doing an unlimited food and drink package for Dhs575 with house drinks and Dhs375 with soft drinks. There is also a special children’s package for those aged 6 to 12 that costs Dhs175.

Call (04) 514 3778 to book. 


Aji restaurant

The food is great at this haute dining Asian-Peruvian spot, and they’re offering a few different deals: it’ll be Dhs890 for snacks and unlimited house drinks in the lounge, and Dhs990 for a house drinks and filling set menu in the dining room. To sit on the terrace and enjoy the set menu and unlimited drinks you’ll pay Dhs1,390.

Call (04) 552 0244 to book.


This excellent Lebanese restaurant has a focus on seafood, and they will be serving a set menu with house drinks for Dhs750, or a set menu with soft drinks for Dhs500. There will be a DJ mixing nostalgia-inducing tunes from the ’80s too.

Call (04) 553 9575 to book.



Another option serving Levant cuisine, Abyat will have a set menu that will cost Dhs250 with soft drinks or Dhs599 with house drinks.

Call (04) 558 8428 to book. 


Simply Italian

If you fancy ringing in 2018 over an Italian meal, Simply Italian has a set menu for Dhs350 with soft drinks or Dhs599 with house drinks – very reasonable for NYE + fireworks views.

Call (04) 558 8354 to book. 


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Popular Ethiopian spot Gursha has packages ranging from Dhs450 to Dhs1,000 – that include everything from house drinks to two glasses of bubbly. You’ll be able to sample most of the restaurant’s menu favourites, and there will be a DJ to keep things lively.

Call (04) 554 2665 to book. 

Club Vista Mare, Palm Jumeirah, 8pm to late, Dhs175 to Dhs1,390. Call individual restaurants for bookings. More info on website.