Praya Palazzo

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Enjoy New Year’s Eve in style by the banks of Chao Phraya River at Praya Palazzo. Formerly a private mansion, the palatial boutique hotel  offers gourmands a romantic and nostalgic dinner to send off 2017. The five-course al fresco Thai set dinner offers traditional delicacies, from Mussaya deep fried fish cakes filled with egg yolk to Dao Lorm Duan Thai dumpling stuffed with mung beans in coconut milk. The al fresco dinner with a view is priced at 7,000++ per person or 8,239 baht net per couple, while indoor dining amidst classic Thai décor is priced at 5,000++ baht or 5,885 baht net per couple. Guests can also enjoy unlimited drinks from the hotel’s drinks list until 1am for 1,500++ baht or 1,765 baht per person. For a more modern touch, lounge on the lawn of Praya Palazzo while delighting in free flow beverages and canapés at 3,900++ or 4,950 baht net per person from 8pm-1am.

prayapalazzo.com; 0-2883-2998, 08-1402-8118

The Sukosol Bangkok

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 Celebrate NYE with a buffet dinner at Patummat Restaurant. Selections from the seafood amd oyster bar, whole tuna station, foie gras and sushi-sashimi station are some of the highlights. Move to Sapphire Bar to enjoy a few drinks or two before the countdown to 2018. The New Year’s Eve buffet dinner is 2,000 baht net per person. Alternatively, have a New Year brunch on January 1 for 1,800 net per person.

sukosolhotels.com; 0-2247-0123 ext 1810

Marriott Marquis Bangkok Queen’s Park

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New Year’s Eve is not complete without a dinner with loved ones. Gather at Goji Kitchen & Bar to indulge in gastronomic treats, ranging from five types of oyster, Boston lobsters, salt-encrusted salmon and a selection of prime roasts, and finish the year off in style with the champagne offers. The New Year Eve’s dinner is on December 31 from 6-11 pm for 2,561++ baht per person. Welcome January 1 with a New Year’s Day brunch from 11:45am-2:30pm for 2,200++ baht per person.

restaurant-reservations.bkkqp@marriotthotels.com; 0-2059-5999

Le Méridien

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On December 31, experience an interactive live cooking dinner at Le Méridien Bangkok’s Bamboo Chic Bar + Grand Atelier from 6-10:30 pm. Feast on wild salmon crudo, foie gras mousse, seafood paella and many more before heading to Latitude 13 Outdoor to party into the New Year. Priced at 1,700 baht net per person, the dinner includes a welcome drink. Additionally, you can enjoy free flow sparkling, red or white wines and beer for 2,200 baht net per person.

If you'd rather celebrate New Year's Day at the Le Méridien, then the New Year’s Day international lunch buffet at Latest Recipe is priced at 1,100++ baht per person. A dinner buffet is also offered for 1,300++ baht per person.

lemeridienbangkokpatpong.com; dining.lmbkk@lemeridien.com; 0-2232-8888

Hotel Muse

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Have a dapper NYE at Medici Kitchen & Bar at Hotel Muse with a five-course Italian set menu. The menu includes risotto with white truffle, sausage and saffron, a choice of lamb chop, beef tenderloin with marjoram sauce and lentils or New Zealand snow fish fillet wrapped with pancetta and a sage and tomato infusion, amongst others. The five-course set menu comes at a price of 5.500++ baht per person or 7,500++ baht per person with wine pairings. Dinner is 3000++ baht for children 6-12 years old and free for children below six. Guests can also enjoy à la carte dining at The Speakeasy rooftop bar accompanied by classy cocktails and exciting beats to welcome the New Year. The entrance fee for The Speakeasy  is 2,500 baht net per person and includes two complementary glasses of sparkling, wine or beer.

hotelmusebangkok.com/restaurants-bars;  0-2630-4000

The House On Sathorn

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Enjoy a seven-course tasting menu at The Dining Room on December 31. The menu, curated by Chef Fatih Tutak, consists of The Dining Room’s signature dishes such as Childhood Summers’ with tomato, basil, salca and goat cheese. Other highlight dishes include Kuzu Kebab with lamb spare-ribs, eggplant and lamb caramel. The New Year’s Eve Voyage from 6-8:30pm is priced at 5,200++ baht per person with an additional 1,000++ baht for bubbles, wines and cocktails. From 9-11:30pm, dinner is priced at 6,400++baht per person with an additional 1,600++ baht for bubbles, wines and cocktails. Afterwards, make your way to The Courtyard for the countdown party from 11pm-2am, where VIP tables are available with a minimum spend.

thehouseonsathorn@whotels.com; 0-2344 4025

Banyan Tree Bangkok

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Grab front row seats to Bangkok's New Year fireworks at Vertigo alfresco rooftop dining on December 31. For 23,900 baht per person, savour the seven-course degustation menu and a glass of champagne, accompanied live performances throughout the evening from 8pm-2am. As another option, Banyan Tree's Bai Yun offers a family-style Cantonese celebration with a seven-course set dinner priced at 5,600 baht per person. Taihei sake and teppanyaki restaurant is also perfect for a zen New Year with the New Year’s Eve set menu priced at 4,300 baht per person. For a Thai option, head to Saffron Thai for a five-course Thai set dinner for 6,800 baht or 8,600 baht with wine pairing. On January 1, Bai Yun also offers an unlimited dim sum lunch at 2,200 baht, while Apsara Dining Cruise lets you cruise under the stars, dining on the Royal Thai set dinner on  for 3,500 baht.

Note: Guests of Bai Yun, Taihei and Saffron are eligible for a  special countdown entry fee to Vertigo TOO cocktail lounge priced at 2,900 baht or Saffron Sky Garden with unlimited beverage package for 3,900 baht.

festive-bangkok@banyantree.com; 0-2679-1200

SO Sofitel Bangkok

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On December 31 from 6pm-midnight, dine on a six-course New Year’s Eve gastronomic dinner at Park Society, SO Sofitel Bangkok for 7,000++ baht per person (includes one glass of champagne) or 10,000++ baht per person for wine pairing and champagne. Party animals—head straight to The Water Club or the HI-SO Rooftop Bar or the exclusive Super HI-SO Rooftop Bar for the countdown. one glass of champagne and canapés (9pm-2am) at The Water Club is 1,500 baht net per person. For HI-SO Rooftop Bar (9pm - 2am), free flow wine, beer, cocktails and soft drinks with one canapé platter is offered at  5,500 baht net per person, while a mini buffet suitable for a maximum of 15 guests at the Super HI-SO Rooftop Bar (6pm - 2am) is offered at 120,000 baht net.

h6835-fb3@sofitel.com; 02-624-0000 

Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok

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Have a special New Year’s Eve at Spasso with a four-course Italian dinner for 3,500++ baht per person (food only) from 6:30-10pm, or feast upon the Faces of Erawan dinner buffet for 4,200++ baht per adult (2,100++ per child age 6-12) at The Breezeway from 7pm onwards. You can also wake up to the New Year with  the Erawan Tea Room’s New Year Afternoon Tea set at 750 baht net from 2:30-6pm on January 1.

restaurants.bangh@hyatt.com; 0-2254-6250

72 Courtyard

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For the bright young things who can’t remain seated for long, 72 Courtyard at Thonglor offers an all-night party to satisfy party animals. On December 31, the countdown to 2018 will start at noon and last til 6am on January 1. Champagne, secret parties, disco balls and beats will be dropped by DJs as the crowd counts down with URBOYTJ at midnigth. Head up to Touché Hombre on the second floor from 1am for the secret party—there will lots of tequila and a takeover by Slum Disco Sound System until sunrise. Entry is free of charge.

fb.com/events/812030892328752; info@72courtyard.com, 0-2392-7999

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