New Year’s Eve is just around the corner and while you may not have made your resolutions for 2018, you’ll no doubt be thinking about where to celebrate the start of a new year. We’ve taken a look at some of Melbourne’s most glamorous places to party this December 31 to make your choice a little easier.
With a decadent menu and the rolling hills of the Mornington Peninsula, you can celebrate New Years Eve in glamorous style at Jackalope. Larmandier-Bernier champagne, Aperol Spritz, and specially-made cocktails will also feature on the night which you can drink under the hotel’s famous 10,000 globe chandelier.
Cost: $495 per person
Vue de Monde
Celebrate the Golden Age of film with a themed party at Melbourne’s Vue de Monde. The restaurant’s famed canapés will be served throughout the night with champagne, wine, beer and themed cocktails included for the duration of the event (from 8pm to 1am).
Cost: $350 per person
What better way to celebrate New Year’s Eve than with one of the most spectacular views of Melbourne? Eureka 89 will give you the best views of all the fireworks across the CBD, and canapés and drinks served throughout the evening. There will also be live entertainment including a DJ to help provide the music to ring in 2018.
Cost: Gold ticket $300; Silver ticket $210.
You can spend New Year’s eve wither on land or afloat with Arbory alongside the Yarra River. This venue and has the perfect spot to see the fireworks up close along Melbourne’s Yarra River and bring in the New Year in water-side style. Along with Arbory Afloat’s party, Arbory Bar & Eatery will be holding a separate soiree.
Cost: from $180 (early bird).
Le Bon Ton
Le Bon Ton will be holding its New Year’s Eve Extravaganza with a New Orleans flavour (and all you can eat BBQ) on offer. With a 10 piece orchestra playing and a slew of tasty cocktails you’ll be able to visit the French Quarter for the New Year without leaving Melbourne, or, Collingwood at least.
Cost: $240 per person (plus booking fee).