Some people prefer to commemorate the final moments of the year with solemnity, in a hushed and intimate environment. Others prefer their New Year’s Eve countdown clocks big and gaudy, thronged by hysterical crowds. To each their own, we say.
Either way, you’ve gotta eat, right? We’ve put together some options for dining out on the last day of 2011 as well as the first day of 2012. To find out more, and for your chance to win New Year’s Eve dinner for two at the St. Regis Beijing, keep reading.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31
Ring in the New Year with the culinary stylings of Chef Jordi. RMB 381 (5 courses), RMB 528 (6 courses). Reserve for either 6pm or 8.30pm. Agua (5208 6188)
A countdown party that includes light snacks. Groups of 4 or more get a free bottle of Champagne. RMB 260. 10pm. Apothecary (5208 6040)
Before the New Year
Start your evening with a buffet seafood dinner accompanied by live entertainment and lucky draws. RMB 268+15% (includes beer, juice and soft drinks), kids 6-12 half price. 6-10pm. BLD Café, Renaissance Beijing Capital Hotel (5863 8223)
To read more, head over to thebeijinger.com.