New Year’s Eve can be a hectic time and planning ahead is key, so we’ve got a list of where to go on New Year’s Eve with availability for bookings so you can enjoy an evening out and ring in the new year in style.
One of our favourites, Three Storey is one of Dublin’s newest venues offering a unique concept – a café, spritzeria and cocktail bar all under one roof. Their extensive drinks menu is impressive, we can vouch for their amazing cocktails and their small plates sound delectable. A stylish venue to start 2023 off with a bang – what more could you want? Book your spot here.
Dublin’s newest social hotspot has been garnering praise for its sumptuous interiors and Chef Karl Whelan’s contemporary Asian cuisine. To celebrate the New Year in style, Hyde is hosting an exclusive New Year’s Eve party. For €65pp you can enjoy a contemporary three-course meal with bubbles on arrival, with a DJ & live music, or enjoy a glass of champagne, and soak up the atmosphere, either way, you can celebrate 2023 with Hyde. Book your place here.
Café en Seine
Why not switch it up and go all night this NYE for Café en Seine’s dazzling party – A Night in Paris. Expect live music, French canapés, can-can dancers, plus a tasty French 75 cocktail on arrival. An eve of Parisian glitz and glamour will be had on the 31st at Café en Seine. Buy your tickets here.
The ultimate spot for burgers, wings and fries, BrewDog is a great way to spend your NYE with a group of friends. Enjoy some delicious food and choose from their array of drinks on tap to take your evening up a notch. They have a large location overlooking the water so it’s a great place to book for a big group – the more the merrier. They’ve got a special event on for NYE too – a pre-firework party with Prosecco on arrival, shared platters and mulled wine – what a way to start 2023! Make your booking for the pre-firework party here.
Ely Wine Bar
With plenty of experiences to choose from, Ely is one of the best places to be this NYE. You can choose to wine and dine at their Wine Bar, but if you want to ring the new year in luxury, they’ve got an exciting Oysters and Champagne experience on for the 31st. Treat yourselves and some loved ones and start 2023 as you mean to continue. Book here!
The Bernard Shaw
Home of Eatyard, the Bernard Shaw based in Glasnevin would be a stylish spot to spend your New Year’s Eve. Make your last meal of 2022 a delicious burger from their resident Nice Burger, or mix and match from their array of Eatyard food stalls! Tasty drinks on draught, fun tunes and delectable food – sounds like a great way to ring in the new year. Reserve your spot here.
A stylish venue with tasty cocktails and even tastier food, Ukiyo is a fun place to kick off a great 2023. Go for the sushi but stay for the wide selection of drinks and cocktails, you’ll certainly have an enjoyable evening here. Make a reservation here.
With delicious steak and an extensive drinks menu (a 12-page cocktail menu, to be exact), Brasserie Sixty6 is be a wonderful spot to spend your NYE. Their menu has something for everyone so you can make it a proper feast and you’re spoilt for choice for drinks options, but the always buzzy atmosphere here is what will make it a night to remember. Make a booking here.
You can spend your NYE in the heart of the city at this delicious Italian restaurant and wine bar in Temple Bar. La Caverna boast that the restaurant is ‘built on the rich Irish spirit that makes a gathering place feel like home’. What a lovely way to spend an evening, and made even lovelier by their selection of 150 wines to choose from to toast the new year. Make your booking here.
This unique bar is one of the most glamorous venues around town. Bonsai Bar is home to impeccable Japenese-inspired cocktails and food, making it the perfect home for an evening of socialising and celebrating. Crispy Japanese fried chicken is on the menu, and pair it with their Tokyo Fever cocktail? The best combo to top off what’s sure to be a delightful outing. Book your place here.
If you want an evening of luxury, delectable food and delicious drinks, BANG is the perfect choice. Based on Merrion Row, you’ll be very well looked after with a fine dining feast and this would certainly make the start of 2023 a memorable one. Make your booking here.
Boasting an impressive menu (have you ever wanted to eat every single thing on a menu…) and a delicious collection of drinks, Happy Endings would be a laid back but super fun place to spend your NYE. What better way to ring in the new year than eating some heavenly buttermilk fried chicken burgers? Book your spot here.
If you’re a sushi lover, make your way down to Zakura for this NYE. They’re also BYOB (with only €6 corkage) so you can choose your own adventure for drinks with gorgeous platters of sashimi, nigiri and every kind of roll you could want – retail price Champagne anyone? If you’re not a sushi lover, you won’t miss out on the fun – they’ve also got delicious ramen, donburi and noodles. Book your place for NYE here.
Aptly located on Drury Street, this Dublin restaurant is the best place to people watch this NYE. With unique cocktails and tasty food, plus a gorgeous location and some great tunes, Drury Buildings is a great option to choose for this New Year’s. Make your booking here.
Fallon & Byrne
A candlelit evening for NYE? Fallon & Byrne is enticing us! With a great selection of wines, as well as other decadent drinks, this intimate spot with perfect mood lighting may be the best way to spend your NYE this year. Opt for a cheeseboard to pair with your wine, or go all out with some tasty steak, and enjoy what’s sure to be a great night. Make a booking here.
SOLE Seafood and Grill
If you’re in a decadent mood, where better to head than the always indulgent SOLE on South William St? Perhaps a luxurious seafood tower is on the menu, paired with their unique and delectable cocktails. What a way to spend NYE! Book here.
If you’re starting Veganuary a day early, Glas is the best place to kick it off. Enjoy exciting, innovative dishes that don’t miss out on flavours. They’re not in the Michelin Guide for no reason! An extensive drinks menu comprising of wines, cocktails, mocktails and champagnes, you’re spoilt for choice. A delightful NYE would be had at Glas. Book your spot here.
The Green Hen
A French-style Bistro in the city centre, The Green Hen serves some tasty food and even tastier drinks with plenty of Gallic flair. A particularly festive location, you won’t be disappointed with their light display. Certainly a lovely view to look at whilst enjoying some delicious food and ringing in the new year. Make a booking here.
If you want to be transported back to a 1950s Italian swing venue, look no further than Aperitivo on Nassau Street. With plenty of Italian small plates and an array of drinks available, we’re thinking NYE negronis, this atmospheric spot is a stylish place to be on the 31st. Reserve your spot here.
Beef & Lobster
Giving Surf n Turf a new name and a glow up, Beef & Lobster have something for everyone on their menu. Burgers, steaks, shellfish, and most incredibly, their 48 hour-prepared duck, all sound tempting to us. You’re spoilt for choice with delicious food and drink options if you choose to spend your NYE at Beef & Lobster. Book your place here.
I’m a Palestinian who grew up in Cyprus and moved to Dublin in 2013, so I’ve had a mishmash of different cultures and cuisines surrounding me my whole life. I’m an avid foodie, and after realising that life as a lawyer was not for me, I studied media and became a radio host for Dublin City FM. I’m now writing for TheTaste full time, but I also have my own food blog where you can find a mixture of restaurant reviews and the occasional recipe. I talk a lot about being Palestinian; to be honest, I talk a lot in general. That’s why I did radio!