New Year’s Day is on a Sunday…

The party doesn’t have to stop when the clock strikes midnight. Start 2023 on a high note at these incredible venues. New Year’s Day in Dubai is no exception to New Year’s Eve in the city. There’s always something to do in Dubai and now you can have your pick for New Year’s Day.

Here are some great places to spend New Year’s Day in Dubai

Aura Skypool Lounge

Is there a better way to start the new year than at an oasis in the sky? We think not. From midday to 7pm on  January 1, guests are invited to begin their year with a mesmerising view and an incredible atmosphere. A full-day experience starts from Dhs525 per person and includes a welcome drink. At an additional cost, guests can enjoy a pampering massage conducted by Aura’s wellness hosts.

Aura Skypool Lounge, The Palm Tower, Palm Jumeriah Sun Jan 1 2023. Tel: (0)4 566 2121

Casa de Tapas

Casa De Tapas New years day dubai

Kickstart your year with a Spanish fiesta, head down to the home of tapas and enjoy a whole host of Spanish classics such as paella while you sip on some delightful and refreshing sangria.

Casa de Tapas, Dubai Creek Resort, Sun Jan 1 202 from 1pm to 4pm. Dhs325 soft, Dhs445 house, Dhs495 sparkling. Tel: (0)4 602 1814 @cadadetapasdubai


A brunch seems like a logical way to start the new year and thankfully, this fantastic Italian restaurant by the beach will be hosting a Capodanno Brunch. It will take place from midday to 4pm. Start the new year in bliss with live entertainment and a wide variety of food and fabulous drinks.

Eataly, The Pavilion, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Sun Jan 1 2023, Dhs395 soft, Dhs495 house, Dhs595 premium. Tel: (0)4 561 1185 @eatalyatthebeachdubai

Hell’s Kitchen

Enjoy a traditional British roast at the spectacular restaurant. There will be a feature of turkey, beef and lamb, as well as a vegetarian twist on a classic – beef wellington.

Hell’s Kitchen, Caesars Palace Dubai, Bluewaters, Sun Jan 1 2023 from 12.30pm to 4pm. Dhs295 for adults and Dhs125 for kids aged 4 to 11.

Nikki Beach

New years day dubai

Saturday evening will no doubt be a rough one for some of us, which is why Sunday will be a day of recovery for some. Nikki Beach will be hosting a recovery brunch on Sunday, January 1 and will be complete with the resident DJ and Nikki beach musicians.

Nikki Beach, Pearl Jumeirah, Sun Jan 1 2023 from 1pm to 4pm. Dhs375 soft, Dhs550 house Dhs795 Champagne. Dress code: beach chic. Tel: (0)4 376 6162 @nikkibeachdubai

Tamoka and Cana by Tamoka

Tamoka-New years day dubaiCommence 2023 on a high note with a superb alfresco brunch with your nearest and dearest. Toast to a new year with your favourite cocktails while you enjoy delicious dishes from signature food stations. From ceviche to sushi, pasta and risotto – the food is truly delightful.

Tamoka and Cana by Tamoka, The Walk, Jumeirah Beach Residence. Sun Jan 1 from 1pm to 4pm. Dhs395 soft, Dhs550 for house, Dhs695 sparkling, Dhs200 for children aged 6 to 11. Tel: (0)4 318 6099

The Tap House

There’s an all-day roast going on at Tap House. There is a sensational yet traditional lineup of dishes such as forest mushroom arancini and a fabulous meat selection, such as Australian striploin and even a Beyond Meat roulade. End off your afternoon with a delightful apple pie.

Tap House, Club Vista Mare and Souk Al Bahar, Sun Jan 1 2023. Dhs195 for three course meal and a glass of wine. Tel: (0)4 514 3778


New years day dubai

Enjoy the terrace and alfresco waterfront atmosphere to bring in the new year. Overlook the Dubai Creek and the city skyline while you enjoy Traiteur’s extravagant celebration of exquisite cuisine and lively ambience to celebrate 2023.

Traiteur, Park Hyatt Dubai, Sun Jan 1 2023 from 1pm to 4.30pm. Dhs242 for kids aged 6 to 12, Dhs495 soft, Dhs695 sparkling, Dhs825 Champagne


New years day dubai

New year but the same reliable TJ’s. After having said goodbye to the year that has passed head to this neighbourhood bar which is offering guests a lovely brunch with a delectable spread of sweet and savoury delights.

TJ’s, Taj Jumeirah Lake Towers, Sun Jan 1 from midday to 4pm. Dhs 199 soft, Dhs249 house, Dhs449 prosecco, Dhs649 Champagne. Tel: (0)4 574 1111

Images: Supplied