Where to celebrate New Year
Restaurant Nineteen and Reflections Restaurant offer guests a buffet and set dinner on Dec 31 with a free flow of wine, one flute of Taittinger Champagne & Premium Cocktails while the Saigon Saigon Bar hosts a countdown dance party with live performance of Cuban Band Luna Negra. Guests can also enjoy a live Quartet Jazz performance from 7 p.m. till midnight at the hotel’s lobby. For more information, call 3823 4999 ext 27507.
Duxton Hotel Saigon
Duxton Banquet Festive Package starts from VND693,000++ per person. The package comes with a wide range of a special buffet including a free flow of soft drinks and beers, party packs and gifts, especially rooms decorated with a Tet theme. Or guests can celebrate the New Year with a buffet at The Grill restaurant. For more details, call 3822 2999.
Hotel Equatorial HCMC
The hotel has a series of special festive feasts in the New Year’s Eve and New Year Day at Chit Chat and Orientica Seafood Restaurant. Diners will taste numerous festive foods which are prepared by the award-winning culinary team. Especially, couples and lovers can spend a romantic dinner by booking a private table for two at the Orientica Restaurant. After festive dinner, guests will receive tickets for free, valued at VND300,000, to join a poolside countdown party themed Pirates of Caribbean. For bookings, call: 3839 777
InterContinental Asiana Saigon
Chinese restaurant Yu Chu of the InterContinental Asiana Saigon introduces dishes to all food aficionados to welcome Vietnamese Tet – the Year of the Dragon. The culinary team of Yu Chu has prepared set lunch and dinner menus for any New Year gathering or celebrations from January 1 to February 29. Delicacies include abalone, barbequed pork, taro cakes and many other dishes ensured to bring luck, longevity, happiness and a fruitful New Year.
Legend Hotel Saigon
New Year’s Eve and countdown parties are waiting for diners at the hotel’s Poolside and Atrium Café with a free flow of selected foods and beverages, variety entertainment, and live performance by the Infinity Band and the Guitar & Violin Duo.
For reservations, call (08) 3823 3333 ext. 417.
Park Royal Saigon
The hotel runs New Year’s Eve Buffet Dinner on Dec 31 from 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. at its Garden Brasserie Restaurant & Poolside Terrace. Adults pay VND1.2 million net for admission and children aged between 5 and 12 enjoy a 50% discount.
For reservations, call 3842 1111, ext. 2.
Ramana Saigon Hotel
The hotel celebrates the New Year with food and beverage programs including lucky draw, symphony orchestra and many more attractive programs:
Buffet for New Year’s Eve is priced at VND630,000++ (US$30++) per adult and kids below 10 years old get a 50% discount on Dec 31 from 6:30 p.m. till late.
A set menu for New Year Day is priced at VND525,000++ (US$25.00++) per adult and a 50% discount applies to children below 10 years old on Jan 1. For more information, call: 3843 9999.
Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers
The hotel will put on a seven course dinner prepared by the Executive Chef Adam Tanner at the Signature restaurant on level 23 on New Year’s Eve. The romantic candlelit dinner is followed by a countdown party at the Nightspot on level 23 or at the hotel lobby to ring in the New Year.
For reservations, call 3827 2828.
Sofitel Plaza Saigon
Step into New Year with signature menu and midnight celebration at Café Rivoli on Dec 31. To make a fresh start in the New Year Brunch on January 1, guests can savor an extravagant lobster buffet and an array of desserts by the hotel’s award winning pastry team. While at Olivier restaurant diners would dive in luxury with a sensational five course truffle menu “Haute Gourmandise” and complete their dinner by a toasting champagne. For bookings, call 3824 1555.
Windsor Plaza Hotel Saigon
On Dec 31 and Jan 1, Café Central An Dong of Windsor Plaza Hotel launches dishes for lunch and dinner, an alternative choice of seafood delicacies, paired with a free flow of soft drinks, beer and a complimentary glass of wine and live music entertainment on New Year’s Eve. Experience new fish and goat delights at Ngan Dinh Chinese Restaurant with succulent flavors of giant garoupa double-boiled in an herbal soup and delicious braised mutton with bean curd in a clay pot.