Sydney New Years Eve Guide 2013!

NYE 2013

It’s no secret Sydney is one of the best cities in the world to celebrate New Years Eve.  With our world renowned fireworks displays and top class dining options, why would you want to be anywhere else?  So, with NYE just around the corner, we suggest you lock in your plans stat.

Check out our ultimate New Years Eve Guide for the best places to ring in the new year in style, whatever your budget.  Though, a word of warning – expect to pay top dollar for the most spectacular fireworks view!  Five, four, three, two, one…

  • NYE Party at The House
    Sydney Opera House, Upper Concourse / +61 2 8274 9600
    The ultimate New Years Eve party will be hosted at The Opera House.  With catering by Matt Moran and entertainment including Sneaky Sound system, this will be a night to remember!
    Cost:  $554.95pp – includes canapes throughout the evening, beverage package, front row view of the fireworks.
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  • The Victoria Room
    1/235 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst / +61 2 9357 4488
    The Victoria Room will be hosting a Breakfast at Tiffany’s themed New Years Eve Party.
    Cost: $100 pp – includes a glass of Mumm Champagne on arrival, canapes throughout the evening, live entertainment and screening of the fireworks.
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  • The Botanic Gardens Restaurant
    Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney / +61 2 9241 2419
    The Botanic Gardens Restaurant is hosting a degustation menu and will provide exclusive access to a harbour front lawn in the Botanic Gardens to watch the fireworks.
    Cost:  $500pp – includes 7 course degustation, glass of Champagne on arrival, exclusive access to The Botanic Gardens to watch the fireworks, live entertainment.
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  • Cafe Nice
    2 Phillip Street, Circular Quay / +61 2 8248 9600
    Cafe Nice is hosting a degustation with matching wines and Champagne on arrival and during the fireworks.  Offers a view of the Harbour Bridge and the fireworks from the restaurant.
    Cost:  $195pp – includes 7 course degustation with matching wines, Champagne on arrival and during the fireworks.
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  • Cruise Bar
    Level 1 – 3, Overseas Passenger Terminal, Circular Quay West, The Rocks / +61 2 9251 1188
    Cruise Bar offers two tickets options for NYE along with a spectacular front row view of the fireworks.
    Cost:  Upper deck – $308pp – includes cocktail on arrival, canapes during the evening, live entertainment, front row view of the fireworks, Cruise bar – $104pp – includes street food all night, live entertainment.
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  • 360 Bar & Dining
    Level 4, Sydney Westfield Centre, between Pitt & Castlereagh Streets, Sydney / +61 2 8223 3883
    Ring in the new year with a glamorous James Bond Casino themed cocktail party and enjoy the highest vantage point to view the fireworks.
    Cost:  $450pp – includes canapes and food stations throughout the evening, all beverages (sparkling, wine, beer, soft drinks – excluding spirits), live entertainment, view of the fireworks.
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  • O Bar & Dining
    Level 47, Australia Square, 264 George Street, Sydney / +61 2 9247 9777
    With a dazzling birds-eye view of the fireworks, O Bar & Dining is offering Restaurant and Tapas Bar packages.
    Cost:  Restaurant – $450-$495pp – includes cocktail on arrival and 6 course menu, Tapas Bar – $395-$450pp – includes cocktail on arrival, chef’s rolling tapas.
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  • Aqua Dining
    Cnr Paul and Northcliff Streets, Milsons Point / +61 2 9460 0048
    Celebrate in style with a degustation menu, including matching wines and be treated to a waterfront view of the fireworks.
    Cost:  $695pp – includes 8 course degustation menu, matching wines, waterfront view of the fireworks.
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  • Ripples Milson’s Point
    Olympic Drive, Milsons Point /+61 2 9460 0048
    Enjoy a degustation menu with matching wines and a striking view of the fireworks.
    Cost:  $495pp – includes 7 course degustation, matching wines, waterfront view of the fireworks.
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  • Manly Wine
    8-13 South Steyne, Manly / +61 2 8966 9000
    Celebrate in relaxed beach side style with a 3 course meal and a glass of bubbles or a Blonde on arrival.
    Cost:  $55pp – includes 3 course meal, plus a glass of bubbles or a Blonde on arrival.
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  • The Bar at the End of the Wharf
    Pier 4, Hickson Road, Dawes Point / +61 2 9250 1761
    With a stunning view of the fireworks, The Bar at the End of the Wharf will also be offering canapes and a glass of Champagne along with live entertainment.
    Cost:  $350pp – includes 5 hours of canapes, glass of Champagne on arrival, live entertainment, view of the fireworks.
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  • Ravesi’s
    118 Campbell Parade, Bondi Beach / +61 2 9365 4422
    Ravesi’s will be celebrating pirate style with specially created cocktails, Caribbean canapes, a 2 hour beverage package and live entertainment.
    Cost:  $100 pp – includes beverage package from 7-9pm, canapes and live entertainment.
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  • The Island
    +61 424 189 123
    The ultimate floating New Years Eve party!  With a beverage package, canapes from Icebergs Dining Room & Bar and an impressive view of the fireworks.
    Cost:  $550pp – includes 3 hour drinks package, canapes, Champagne for the fireworks.
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Wishing you a very Happy New Year and best wishes from the Urban Chic Guides team for 2014!

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