Are you ready to say goodbye to 2017? This year has been filled with many ups and downs – the best part about a new year is starting afresh, make sure you do it in style. If you still haven’t made plans for New Year’s Eve, here are some options…

1. The Raddison Red
The Raddison Red will be hosting a New Year’s Eve party on the rooftop of the Mother City’s hottest new hotel. Expect welcome G&T’s, delicious street-style food and some of the hottest DJ’s to keep you entertained, including Roger Goode.
When: 6pm
Cost: R1800pp (includes meal, G&T on arrival and bubbly at midnight)
Contact: 087 086 1578, [email protected]

2. The Ritz Hotel
One of the newest hotels in Cape Town, the Ritz, will be hosting a stylish New Year’s Eve party at the Top of the Ritz. Each table will receive a bottle of French Champagne to enjoy with an exquisite main course.
Cost: R1250pp – includes a bottle of French Champagne
When: 6pm – Late
Contact: 021 439 6010,

3. Roast and Co
Want a chilled new year, with good food? The Roast & Co will be hosting a dinner and dance, with delicious farm-style food.
Cost: Start at R595pp, includes set dinner and a complimentary Tanqueray cocktail.
Contact: 021 424 6372 or [email protected]

4. La Parada
If you’re a huge fan of Jimmy Nevis, or former Just Jinjer Frontman Ard Matthews, you can catch them live at La Parada at Constantia Neck on New Year’s Eve. You can catch the pair jamming on stage while local DJ Will Travel keeps you entertained.
Cost: R450pp for general access tickets. R1500/p for a three-course dinner at Harbour House (just next door) including a glass of bubbly, as well as your ticket to the event. Or enjoy a tapas-style dinner from La Parada. Please note tickets to the event and the dinner at La Parada are sold separately.
Contact: [email protected] or [email protected]

5. Beer House
Free tequila shots and Mardi Gras beads? Sounds like a perfect New Year’s Eve jol. Beerhouse on Long Street is the place you want to be. Iconic musician Michael Canfield will be performing throughout the evening.
Cost: R50pp gets you in and eligible for the specials that will be running all night long.
Contact: 021 424 3370 or [email protected]

6. Beluga
Beluga Resturant in Green Point will be hosting a dress to impress dining experience this New Year’s Eve. Enjoy a lavish supper in the old 100-year-old building where Beluga is situated. The theme for the party will be “extravaganza” so you are forced to pull out all the stops.
Cost: R1350pp
Contact: 021 418 2948

7. Hard Rock Cafe
Cape Town’s hottest brand spanking new Camp’s Bay spot will be hosting their very first New Year’s Eve party. Guests can expect a three-course meal and a bottle of wine. The entertainment will also be off the charts, Acoustic legend PEYOTI, will be performing as the guests usher in the new year.

Cost: R850pp
Contact: [email protected] or call 021 140 0007

8. Lou Lou’s Bar:
Lou Lou’s bar is also hosting their first New Year’s Eve party and it promises to be a memorable one. Guests are encouraged to get creative, whether its bedazzled, sequined or traditional, come dressed to impress and don’t forget your mask. The menu includes Argentinian Prawns and Norwegian salmon.
Cost: General admission starts at R650pp. If you want to upgrade, R850pp covers canapes and entrance. Indulge in the five-course set menu for R1295pp. Alternatively, book a booth for you and seven friends – at R12 000 for eight people, which includes admission, a choice of two premium bottles of GH Mumm, Chivas Regal, Avion Reposado Tequila and Absolut Elyx, this is a sweet deal. What’s more, mixers and canapes are included too.
Contact: For more information or enquiries, visit or email them [email protected].



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