Here's to saying goodbye to 2020 and welcoming a brighter year. These are a few ways to celebrate New Year's Eve and New Year's Day in Vancouver.
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Special Menus for Dine-in or Takeout
Showcase Restaurant @ Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle
The hotel has a New Year's Eve promotion that includes special dinner for 2 at Showcase Restaurant, overnight stay, bottle of sparkling wine, parking, and relax the next morning with a 2pm late check out. Visit here to book the package.
Ancora (West Vancouver & Vancouver)
Ancora Ambleside in West Vancouver has a four-course New Year's Eve menu with an amuse bouche. Priced at $100 per person and two seatings available from 5 pm - 8 pm on December 31. Vegetarian menu available at $80 per person.
Ancora False Creek has two seatings on New Year's Eve. The first seating is at 5 pm and includes a four-course menu and amuse bouche for $95 per person. The second seating at 7 pm features a four-course dinner and amuse bouche priced at $145 per person.
Cibo Trattoria has two seatings on New Year's Eve. The first seating begins at 4:30 pm and features a four-course menu ($75 per person). The second seating is at 7 pm and features a six-course menu and amuse bouche priced at $125 per person.
Water Street Cafe
Water St. Cafe is offering a dine-in 5-course New Year's Eve dinner priced at $89 or selections from the reduced a la carte menu, party favors, decorations, live music and a toast of sparkling at 9pm to ring in the New Years at 9 pm.
They are also offering a to-go New Year's Eve Dinner family style for 2 guests at $89 and available for pick up on December 31, 4 pm - 6 pm.
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Fairmont Pacific Rim (Botanist & Lobby Lounge)
On New Year’s Eve, executive chef Hector Laguna at Botanist will prepare an exclusive six-course tasting menu with dishes including Snow Crab, Ora King Salmon, and Oven-Roasted Lamb Rack. Live music is available.
The tasting menu experience is available for $148 per person, with the option to add wine pairings.
Botanist is also offering a Prix fixe brunch menu that includes a welcome glass of sparkling on arrival, a festive brunch cocktail, a selection of carving stations with Holiday Glazed Ham, Roasted Beef Rib Eye and Wild Mushroom Risotto, and favourites such as Crab & Avocado Egg Benedicts and Brioche French Toast, featuring live music.
Fairmont Pacific Rim New Year's Eve Takeaway To Go (starting at $180) includes cocktail party provisions to ring in the New Year including a spread of hot and cold canapes, cheese and charcuterie boards, and dips with accompaniment. Elevate your NYE experience with add-ons including Pinche Tacos, Albacore Tuna Tataki, Norther Divine Caviar and more. Serves 4-6 guests. Order before December 28 at 12:00pm for pick-up December 31, 10:00am – 3:00pm.
Fairmont Pacific Rim is offering cocktail kits to-go ($120 - $340) including Botanist’s ‘Rye ‘N Reynolds’ a rye based cocktail made with notes of cascara, The Lobby Lounge’s ‘Blanco Margarita’ made with platinum tequila and is known as the minimalist margarita which everyone enjoys, and The Lobby Lounge ‘Old Fashioned’ made with selected ultra-premium whisky. The kits come complete with all the ingredients to make your favourite festive sips from The Lobby Lounge and Botanist at home.
1- Mariquitas con sus salsas (Fried plantains, avocado purée and Pico de Gallo
*Paired with Jaume Serra Brut Cava*
2-Empanaditas de chorizo con papas (Turnovers filled with house-made chorizo, red bell pepper & potatoes)
*Paired with Alta Alella Garnaxta*
3- Crema de boniato (Sweet potato soup, hibiscus, pumpkin seed brittle)
*Paired with Fairview cellars Pinot Noir*
4- Minutas con arroz a lo surgidero de Batabanó (Pan seared Lingcod, pine nut gremolata, saffron arborio rice & grilled asparagus)
*Paired with Maria & Sepp Muster skin-contact Chardonnay*
5- Tarte Tentacion con helado de Vainilla (Ripe plantain tart with house-made vanilla icecream)
*Paired with Noe P/X Sherry*
Barrique Kitchen & Wine Bar
They also have a NYE takeaway package ($60 - $65) featuring:
Charcuterie Platter (artisan meats + cheese, olives, nuts, honey, crackers)
Canapes (tuna crudo, foie gras torchon, caviar devilled egg)
Bubbles (Jaume Serra cava)
Reservations beginning at 5 p.m., guests are encouraged to arrive ‘dressed to impress’ in their best masks and masquerade ball-themed attire and join the Pourhouse family to raise a glass for a two-and-a-half-hour, socially distanced dining experience.
For the full menu and to make a reservation, visit pourhousevancouver.com/nye2020
Seasons in the Park
B House is offering a special 3-course that’s available on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day menu for $45. Reservations are available online and by phone.
- Homemade Chicken Pho (with fresh herbs, shredded poached chicken and chili flakes)
- Choice of Surf n’ Turf (duck fat seared AAA Top Sirloin, prawn thermidor sauce, cinnamon yam swirl mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetables) or Stuffed Wild Sockeye Salmon (creamy artichoke, duck fat seared baby potatoes, seasonal vegetables, Samba beurre blanc, cucumber fresca, balsamic glazed) or Vegan Meatloaf (Beyond meatloaf, kabocha mash, vegan demi and seasonal vegetables)
- Homemade Chocolate Molten Brownie (salted caramel, chocolate sauce, whipped cream and fresh strawberry)
- Glass of sparkling wine per person
Straight & Marrow
Straight and Marrow will be serving food features for New Year's Eve and regular a la carte menu is also available all night.
Start your evening with a complimentary bubbles and enjoy unique cocktail and food features, including ‘In with the New’ cocktail - a French 75 twist featuring Wallflower gin, Brut and topped with ‘Positivity Dust’ (floral citric mix) from Bar Manager Chad Rivard. The dust is stirred in adding flavor and a color change effect = out with the old and in with the new.
Glowbal Restaurant is offering a special a la carte dinner menu starting at 5 pm.
Menu highlights include:
- Seared Foie Gras with toasted brioche & croissant
- Blueberry black pepper sponge toffee
- Seafood Tower which includes fresh shucked West Coast oysters
- Marinated tiger prawns
- Seared ahi tuna crudo
- Snow crab legs
- Fresh half lobster
- Escabeche honey mussels
- Seaweed salad
The countdown will be happening and will be ringing in the New Year at 9 pm (Eastern New Year’s Countdown) with a complimentary glass of bubbles per person and continue your evening with a tabelside "midnight" chocolate buffet available starting at 11 pm.
From 11 pm to midnight, enjoy a decadent chocolate buffet at your table featuring chocolate fondue, macrons, lollipops, jumbo marshmallows, fresh fruit, cheesecake, chocolate bark, cotton candy, chocolate truffles and more.
Enjoy all the sweet treats with Glowbal’s Celebratory Mocktail menu, like Elderflower & Mint Fizz, Jasmine & Passionfruit Ice Tea and Salted Caramel Eggnog.
Jules Bistro is offering Sauternes Infused Duck Foie Gras with a complimentary glass of Sauternes each order, as well as each dessert will be served with a complimentary glass of Crémant de Bourgogne Rosé. Reservations are available, please call 604-669-0033 to reserve a table.
Maenam is offering a special New Year’s Eve Chef’s 4-course tasting menu either dine-in or take-out.
There are three menu options (regular, pescatarian and vegetarian) priced at $58 per person with a minimum two people.
All menus features a duo of snacks, two starters (including soup) to lead off your feast, a trio of main-course dishes, and a pair of desserts.
Choice courses from the chef’s tasting menu include spicy grilled scallop, red cumin curry of duck confit, and grilled banana with coconut-caramel sauce.
Black Pepper Crab, a perennial Maenam favourite, is also available as an indulgent add-on to any New Year’s Eve feast by booking with a minimum 48 hours’ advance notice (Market Price on the day of purchase).
Dine-in guests can enjoy wine pairings by the glass (3 oz/$29 and 5 oz/$39), while dine-at-home guests can enjoy a thoughtfully selected bottle of B.C.’s Tantalus 2019 Riesling that’s specially priced for New Year’s Eve ($50).
New Year’s Eve dine-in reservations are available on a first-come, first-served basis by calling Maenam at 604-730-5579; booking well in advance is highly recommended.
Takeout slots can be booked via direct phone call to the restaurant, and 24 hours’ advance reservation is strongly encouraged.
A limited number of New Year’s Eve Tasting Menus will also be available to order on December 31 via UberEats.
Street Auntie Aperitivo House is offering Holiday Celebration lunch and dinner tasting menus, as well as specialty holiday take-out boxes, available exclusively from December 23 - January 1.
Street Auntie’s new holiday-inspired menus include decadent delicacies like Three-Day Slow-Braised Abalone and Pork Belly along with signature Street Auntie highlights like Yunnan Ghost Chicken, and Spicy Garlic Fried Soft Shell Crab, and more, and are available for $58 (lunch) and $98 (dinner) per person plus tax.
Hy’s Steakhouse and Cocktail Bar
Choose any or all of these delicious Hy’s favourites for your festive celebration. Some items require minimal finishing at home. All instructions included.
Priced by the dozen. Order these items by the half or full dozen.
- Chilled Jumbo Prawns hot horseradish cocktail sauce ($72)
- Smoked Salmon with caper-dill cream cheese, on brioche crostini ($60)
- Shaved Roast Beef Sliders horseradish-dijon mayo, brioche bun ($72)
- Hy’s ‘Only’ Meatballs original recipe ($48)
- Grilled Lamb Chops with rosemary-mint reduction ($96)
- Mushroom & Goats Cheese Tarts ($48)
- Cointreau Dark Chocolate Truffles dark Callebaut chocolate with orange essence ($60)
- Amaretto White Chocolate Truffles white Callebaut chocolate, cinnamon & allspice ($60)
Gotham Steakhouse and Bar
Gotham Steakhouse has a variety of options for an at-home cocktail party. Choose any or all of the following decadent bites. Some items require minimal finishing at home, all instructions are included. Call or email to order, minimum 24 hours advance notice.
Northern Divine Caviar – includes crème fraiche, minced red onion, hard cooked egg, capers, parsley, blinis ($160)
Local & Imported Cheeses – artisanal crackers, dried fruits & candied nuts manchego, brie, stilton & oka (serves 4) ($38)
Priced by the dozen. Order by the half or full dozen.
Lobster Cocktail – East Coast lobster salad in a tart shell, French cocktail sauce ($96)
Candied Salmon Crostini – dill cream cheese, caramelized onion, local sockeye salmon ($60)
Fresh Melon & Dry Aged Bresaola ($72)
Manchego Cheese & Iberico Ham – quince jelly ($96)
East West Slider – mini A-5 Wagyu & Prime Beef burger with aged white cheddar & housemade mustard mayo on brioche bun ($72)
Stilton & Onion Marmalade Tarts ($48)
Black Forest Truffles – dark Callebaut chocolate & kirsch dried cherries ($60)
Victor @ Parq Vancouver
Reservations available 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm (limited a la carte and Gala menu), and 7:00 pm - onwards (Gala menu only). Special vegan menu is also available.
Honey Salt @ Parq Vancouver
Honey Salt is offering a $89 3-course gala menu featuring Northern Divine Caviar, Diver Scallop St. Jacques, Butternut Squash Ravioli & Fresh Shaved Truffle, Merlot Braised Snake River Farms Beef Short Rib, and more, and Maple Crème Caramel to finish.
Guests will also walk away with a complimentary countdown kit to enjoy at home, each containing a mini bottle of bubbles, chef-prepared treats, and noise makers. 3 seatings available: 5pm, 7pm, 9pm.
Five Sails @ Pan Pacific Hotel
Ophelia is offering a five-course New Year's Eve menu priced at $120 per person, reservations are highly recommended. 7 pm arrival and the first course will be served at 7:30 pm. There will be a special countdown at 9 pm (Eastern New Year’s Eve Countdown).
on Arrival (7 pm): Yuzu Margarita
- Sopa De Frijoles y Epazote
- Black Bean Broth, Epazote, Queso Fresco,
- Milpa Tortilla, Chorizo Ahumado
- Aguachile Negro
- Nova Scotia Scallops, Argentinian Prawns, Burnt Salsa Broth,
- Avocado, Daikon Radish, Cilantro Oil
850 pm to 910 pm (9 pm countdown to Eastern New Years)
- Pulpo en Mole de Mango Y Almendra
- Corn-Crusted Octopus, Chorizo, Black Recado
- Almond-Mango Mole
- Puerco en Adobo De Pasilla Y Piloncillo
- Roasted Pork Loin, Yukon Gold Mashed Potato, Charred Shallots
- Cilantro, Pasilla + Piloncillo Sauce
- Merengue De Piña Y Camote
- Meringue cake, vanilla frosting, strawberry Puree
- Pineapple + Sweet Potato Compote
Kinton Ramen @ UBC
Stay warm with Kinton Ramen's Meal for Two this New Year’s Eve: 2 signature ramen, 2 pops, an order of gyoza for $27.99. This is available for dine-in, takeout and $31.99 for delivery.
The Chickadee Room at Juke
Exclusively on New Year's Eve to help ring in the new year, everyone visiting the Chickadee Room at Juke will receive complimentary bubbles upon their arrival with the purchase of any food or drink item.
The Brunch Kits come complete with a choice of mains (fricasée, cassoulet or fricasée champignon for vegetarian brunchers), foccacia, a six-pack of their famous Liège waffles with salted caramel topping, a pound of 49th Parallel Old School Espresso (whole bean) and a Mimosa Kit that includes 500 mL of fresh-squeezed OJ and a 750 mL bottle of Chandon California Brut.
Bacchus Restaurant is offering an a la carte menu with piano entertainment on New Year's Eve. Seatings at 5:30 pm; 6:00 pm and 6:30 pm.
The Mackenzie Room
The Makenzie Room is offering a 'Just The Two Of Us' - a 5 course, New Year's Eve shared menu curated by Chef that showcases his favourite dishes from our rotating chalkboard menu. Additional offerings, including beverages and wine pairings, will be available upon arrival.
Rocky Mountain Flatbread
Rocky Mountain Flatbread is offering a 3-course dinner and table entertainment for the whole family at their Kitsilano or Main Street locations.
The kids can enjoy mixing their own special mocktail and a New Year’s crafting activity. They will bring the New Year’s Eve celebrations to your table to keep everyone safe.
- The 3-Course Dinner Menu includes: house made soup or salad, artisan flatbread pizza or pasta, and house made desserts.
- The Kids dinner includes: mocktail creations, mozza pizza or pasta, and warm double chocolate brownies for dessert.
- *Gluten wise and vegan options are available at the nut free restaurant.
Dinner reservations are available on December 31 from 4 pm - 7 pm. We invite you to book a table for up to six people in your household.
Tickets: $25 per adult, $20 per child (includes kids aged one year & older). Tax and gratuity not included.
For take away options, Rocky Mountain Flatbread is offering Frying Pan Pizza Kits.
The Kids Frying Pan Pizza Kit guides little New Year's Eve chefs to create two 10 inch mozza pizzas at home. The kit contains Rocky's favourite ingredients - organic flour and pizza dough, house made organic tomato sauce, and all Canadian shredded mozzarella along with easy to follow instructions. There is also a double chocolate brownies for dessert! Vegan and gluten wise options by request. Also included are New Years Crafts. Serves 2, $22. Gluten wise kit, add $6 ($3 per crust).
There is also a Margherita Frying Pan Pizza Kit to create two delicious margherita pizzas using a frying pan in your home kitchen. Rocky's double fermented organic dough, house made tomato sauce, Canadian cheeses and fresh basil are included along with easy to follow step by step instructions. Vegan and gluten wise options are available by request. Serves 2, Cost: $26. Gluten wise kit, add $6 ($3 per crust). Add Chorizo sausage or Beyond vegan sausage, $4.
Rocky Mountain Flatbread also has a Cosmonaut Cocktail Kits. The Cosmonaut is a cross between a Moscow Mule and Cosmopolitan, and features Rocky's house made ginger syrup. The Cosmonaut Cocktail kit contains easy step by step instructions and all ingredients to create two cocktails including vodka, Rocky's house made ginger syrup, dehydrated lime wheels, fresh cranberries, ginger ale, and mason jars. Collect a few ice cubes from the freezer before rolling up your sleeves for some cocktail shaking fun! Serves 2, Cost: $26
Fable Diner is offering a 3 course meal with optional wine pairings. The meal will $35 per person. Seating's from 5pm-8pm. Last call at 9pm in order for all guests and staff to get home safe and celebrate New Years Eve in a safe environment. Will be offering same meal for pick-up and delivery.
Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront
Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront has a New Year's Eve 3-course dinner for dine-in ($75 per person). They also have a New Year's Eve Dinner to Go which serves 6 people and includes dinner, party, favours and sparkling wine.
Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier
Pier 7 Restaurant + Bar
per se Social Corner
per se Social Corner is offering a 5 course tasting menu available with optional wine pairings. Enjoy dinner while listening to music from their live Bolero Band, all with appropriate social distancing in place.
Ring in the New Year at 9PM, for the “East Coast countdown,” with a sparkling wine toast on them.
Reservations available starting at 6PM.
9PM New Year’s Eve countdown and toast!
9:45PM last call for alcohol.
10PM last drinks served.
11PM event ends.
Tickets are $125 each, includes 5 course tasting menu, live entertainment and New Year’s Toast at 9PM. All other beverages and wine pairings are not included in price.
Burdock & Co.
Say Mercy! is offering a pre-purchased 'Jesus Take The Wheel' for 2. 'Jesus Take The Wheel' is Chef’s guided tour through 5 courses, plated to share. Priced at $60 per person. Additional offerings, including beverages and wine pairings, will be available upon arrival.
They are offering two seatings one at 5:30pm and one at 8:00pm. Upon on arrival you will have the option to add on wine pairings for $70/person or choose from our wine list.
They will be following the provincial health orders and will not be able to serve alcohol past 10:00pm. They will have Champagne and bottles of Sparkling Wine available to purchase so you can ring in the New Year from the comforts of your own home.
Arc Restaurant @ Fairmont Waterfront
ARC Restaurant is offering a 5-course set dinner and live music. Adults $139 | No children pricing available on NYE. This is a popular event and reservations are required. Pricing does not include 18% automatic gratuity.
Tap & Barrel (Vancouver 2 locations, North Vancouver)
Tap & Barrel is offering a special 3-course New Year's Eve menu at all 3 locations and including a glass of bubbly. They’ll also have Early Bird Happy Hour from open until 6pm and be doing an early countdown at 9pm.
Moltaqa Moroccan Restaurant
Moltaqa Moroccan Restaurant is offering a 5-course New Year's Eve menu at $75 per person.
Bridges is offering a 3-course menu including a glass of bubbly for $60. They'll also have Early Bird Happy Hour from open until 6pm and be doing an early countdown at 9pm.
Stanley Park Brewing Restaurant & Brewpub
Stanley Park Brewing Restaurant & Brewpub has a New Year's Eve 5-course menu paired with beers crafted right here in the park. Priced at $115 per person. Each ticket includes a Stanley Park Brewing glass with a tall can of our latest PARKBEER Pinot Gris Pils as a 'take home toast set' so you can count down in style.
Notch 8 @ Fairmont Vancouver
Notch 8 is offering a 3-course dinner on New Year's Eve from 6 pm - 9 pm. Adults $129, Child $64.50. Includes complimentary glass of bubbly to ring in the new year. Ring in the “New Year” at 9pm along with the East Coast. They’ll be serving a mouthwatering three-course dinner with indulgent dishes like Burrata, Foie Gras Torchon, Striploin, Sablefish, Agnolotti, and Winter Apple Cake.
They are also offering New Year's Eve To-Go with Notch8’s Canape Kit ($149) and charcuterie party kits ($85). Items include Lobster Profiteroles, Blinis with Northern Divine Caviar, Roasted Dates with Blue Cheese, Smoked Duck Crostini, and more. Additional add-ons are also available including Artisanal Cheeses, Charcuterie, Champagne, and more.
Globe @ YVR - Fairmont Vancouver Airport
Chameleon in Maple Ridge has a 5-course tasting menu priced at $100 per person. You will enjoy a 5 course chef tasting menu with 5 wines paired with each dish and a champagne toast at the end.
Bodega on Main
The menu for two includes: Pan Y Aceite De Oliva, Olivas, Ensalada El “Caesar,” Champiñones, Choice of Paella, Churros (4pcs), Bombon de Higos (2pcs).
The menu for four includes: Pan Y Aceite De Oliva (2 orders), Olivas, Marconas, Ensalada El “Caesar”, Champiñones, Pimientos De Padrón, Choice of 2 Paellas, Churros (4 pieces), Bombón De Higos (4 pieces).
The deluxe menu for 4 - 6 includes: Pan Con Tomate (2 orders), Olivas, Marconas, Tabla de Ibéricos, Ensalada El “Caesar”, Champiñones, Pimientos De Padrón, Paella Senyoret (two paellas), Chuletillas De Cordero (6 lamb chops, no potatoes), Churros (4 pieces), Bombón De Higos (4 pieces)
Hawksworth is offering New Year's Eve to go for pickup on December 31 from 11 am - 5 pm. They have a package for 2 people ($160) and 4 people ($300).
The Stable House
The Mackenzie Room
The Mackenzie Room is offering a 'Just The Two Of Us' menu which is a 5 course, shared menu curated by Chef that showcases his favourite dishes from our rotating chalkboard menu. Priced at $60 per person. Mininum 2 people.
Bacchus Restaurant & Lounge @ Wedgewood Hotel
Bacchus Restaurant & Lounge is offering an early a la carte New Year's Eve dinner menu for the first seating (5:30 pm - 7 pm) and a prix-fixe menu (7:30 pm - 10 pm) priced at $159 for the second seating. Live piano entertainment.
Homer St Cafe
- Chilled Snow Crab and Prawns
Classic cocktail sauce, tarragon & caper emulsion, lemon
- House smoked Coho salmon
Dill cream cheese, capers, brioche, pickled shallots
- Cheese & Charcuterie
Fennel salumi, chicken rillettes, la sauvagine, manchego, accoutrements, house lavash
- Rotisserie Prime Rib
20 oz, Horseradish cream, peppercorn jus
- Creamed spinach & mushrooms
Mushroom and Madeira cream, spinach, lemon
- Twice baked russet potato
Sour cream, cheddar, scallion, bacon bits
- Peanut butter Chocolate bar
Milk chocolate, feuilletine, salted peanuts
Restaurants Open for New Year's Eve
The following restaurants are open with regular, a la carte menus on New Year's Eve:
- Di Beppe. Reservations available from 5 pm to 9:45 pm. Di Beppe will also be offering diners 50% off on take-home bottles of wine, and discounts on bottled cocktails and Spritz Kits so guests can ring in the new year with Di Beppe at home.
- Ask for Luigi
- Blue Water Cafe
- Nuba Open until 9 pm.
- Farina a Legna
- The Ellis (preorder takeout)
- Brix and Mortar (preorder takeout)
- Arms Reach Bistro
- Afghan Kitchen South Surrey (Surrey)
Restaurants Open for New Year's Brunch
The following restaurants are open for New Year's Day brunch:
- The Teahouse
- Seasons in the Park
- The Sandbar
- Glowbal Restaurant
- The Flying Pig (50 pct off brunch items)
- Honey Salt
- B House
- Ask for Luigi
- Di Beppe (cafe)
- Farina a Legna
- giovane Cafe (cafe)
- Arms Reach Bistro (North Vancouver)
- Feast The Neighbourhood Table (West Vancouver)
- Afghan Kitchen South Surrey (Surrey)
Juke x Chickadee is offering a Hangover Kit for pickup and delivery exclusively available on New Year's Day. The Kit includes a two-piece chicken and waffle plate and a Noc Cham flavoured Caesar kit that comes with a jar of Chickadee's Caesar Mix, celery salt and a mini bottle of vodka or gin.
Restaurants Open for New Year's Day Dinner
The following restaurants are open for New Year's Day dinner: