KartelNew Year Eve At Kartel

Kartel counts down the New Year with an all-inclusive dinner and party package, including a four-course dinner prepared by French chef Pierre Le Brun, and free-flow bubbly and standard cocktails all night long. Dinner includes yourself with homemade foie gras, Pacific yellow-fin tuna or roasted duck breasts, artisan cheese, and desserts. Dinner and party package: 698rmb—from 7.30pm. Party Package: 448rmb pre-sale tickets, 548rmb at the door. Price: Dinner + Party Package: 698rmb - From 7:30pm Party Package: 448rmb Pre-sale tickets / 548rmb at the door

Long BarCountdown Party

Legendary Long Bar in the Waldorf is ringing in the New Year with a count down party featuring the music of Sandra Kaye and her jazz band. Tickets are 228rmb+15% per person and include a glass of Perrier Jouet champagne. VIP table packages at 1888rmb+15%. 8pm–2am.

Light & SaltNew Year's Eve Party

The Library Distillery Lounge in Light & Salt rings in the New Year with an evening of cabaret-style performances and stiff drinks. 380rmb per person gets you endless pours of selected drinks between 10pm and countdown. Attire: Suits, ties, sexy dresses.

Bar RougeGold New Years Eve

New Years Countdown at Bund Destination Bar Rouge. Gold bars and champagne all up in your face. The 300rmb cover gets you in with a flute of Moët & Chandon Brut Imperial. They recommend that you arrive before 10.30pm because of traffic restrictions on the Bund/Bund 18 from 10.30pm-midnight.

Le Royal MeridienNew Year’s Eve Block Party

Riviera Events teams up with Le Royal Meridien and FashionTV for a three-floor party with electro-house, Latin music, and hip hop. Different music on different floors, plus a hip hop dancing competition and Latina dancers. Tickets include free-flow standard drinks and a two-week gym pass to Will's Gym. There's also a lucky draw with prizes like a stay at W Taipei, St Regis any, and Le Royal Meridien Shanghai. Pre-sale tickets are 480rmb, coming soon on SmartTicket. Door price is 680rmb. Table packages start at 1980rmb including three people and a bottle of champagne, plus a free Uber ride.

Mr & Mrs BundLa Boum NYE Party

Bund restaurant Mr & Mrs Bund doing a NYE party with those DJs from Super Attractive Ghetto Blaster plus DJ Zohan. It's a disco chic kind of affair. Entry is 200rmb including a glass of champagne. Goes from 11pm-late.

Three On The Bund5 Dining Destinations and one Mythical Party at Studio 3

Book a New Year's Eve dinner at Jean-Georges, Mercato, Whampoa Club, CHI-Q, or Nougatine and get a free VIP Pass to Studio 3. From 9.30pm onward (8pm for early birds) they'll have a roster of DJs, like DJ Laurent L (*llnd) (France), Leo Chiodaroli (Italy), DJ eeeeeKK (Korea), famed VJ Nathalie Delpech (*llnd) (France) and singer Zina (Czech). Ratpack by Will Quinn will also present the last fashion show of the year at the party. Naturally, the whole shebang culminates with a countdown.

ArkhamS.T.D. Countdown ft. Two Fresh

Hip Hop and Trap for NYE as Denver's Two Fresh roll through promo crew S.T.D.'s warehouse venue Arkham. Take a listen to their Soundcloud for a taste. Support from STDJs. Should be a banger. Cover is 100rmb. Starts at 10pm and goes late.

Boxing CatNew Year's Eve Party

Free flow craft beer and possible blackouts at Boxing Cat's New Year's banger. Someone is DJing, and that free-flow goes from 8pm until 2am. Price is a solid 250rmb. They'll have food for sale as well.

Sir Elly'sCabaret New Year’s Eve Party

Vintage Broadway/1930s Berlin style Kit Kat Club vibes at The Peninsula's Sir Elly's for the 2-0-1-5 NYE. Burlesque dancers, DJs, and nice views of the skyline and the fireworks here. Pre-sale tickets are 898rmb per person, including free flow premium spirits all night and two hours of unlimited Veuve Clicquot champagne from 11.30pm-1.30am. Door price is 1298rmb. Starts at 9.30pm. Dress code is 1930s glamour, like tuxedos and double-breasted suits for men, and flapper dresses and feather headdresses for ladies.

HakkasanNew Year's Eve

Bund restaurant/bar Hakkasan does a New Years Eve dinner with 12 dishes like crispy duck and caviar, har gau with gold leaf, Australian lobster and baby bamboo, and slow-cooked Wagyu beef. That's happening to the sounds of DJ Kadwell dropping selections with some live musicians. All diners get free entry to the club M18 downstairs in teh same building too. Price is 1288rmb per person and a 10% service charge. Dinner is available from 5.30-11pm. Reservations can be made at reservationsh@hakkasan.com.

C'sA Brazen NYE: V/O/I/D + MINIMALIST + Sic TRANSIT

Basement dive bar techno and house NYE action here with a bunch of solid crews. Music by Chris Jobs, Loke, Nmlss, SH_Ultra, Shanyinde, Tom Hughes, Whiteshoes, and Will A. Free entry, cheap drinks. Starts at 10pm and goes late.

Park Hyatt ShanghaiDisco Heaven - New Year’s Eve

MVP returns to the 91st floor of the bottle opener for this New Year's banger. This one has free flow on tapas, finger foods, canapés, champagne (Veuve Clicquot), and spirits from 8.30pm–4am. Tickets are 888rmb pre-sale on SmartTicket or 1288rmb + 15% at the door. Table packages including Iberico ham and Dom Perignon. There's also a free shuttle bus going to Bar Rouge after 1.30am.

The ApartmentCasino Royale New Year's Eve

Yongfu lounge/bar The Apartment has a Casino Royale themed NYE, with multiple bars, casino games, dance floors, and a Martini bar. Music is Top 40 and party jams by Mick Martinez and OJ. They're also doing a four-course set menu for 388rmb per person including a glass of champagne from 5pm-11.30pm. The party starts at 10pm, and admission to that is 150rmb. Dress code is blacktail or cocktail attire.

Liquid Laundry80's Prom Night NYE Party

80s NYE prom party at this Donghu Lu restaurant/brewpub. They've got a mystery DJ dropping 80s tunes plus free-flow drinks. There's also a dinner at 7pm and they're doing buy-one-get-one on Champagne all night. Tickets are 600rmb including dinner/free flow or 400rmb for just free flow. You can also pick up presale tickets at the venue for 300rmb. Dance party starts around 10pm.

Windows ScoreboardNew Years Eve Countdown Party 2015

Real cheap NYE option right here. No fancy shiz just cheap drafts and quesidillas mixed with the realeast of Shanghai's international schools, aging boozers, and women who will school you on the pool table. Anyone spending over 80rmb gets a free mug. No cover charge. Starts in the afternoon and rages until dawn.

Just On The BundNew Year's Eve

New Bund club with nice views of the Bund does a NYE party with champagne. The 200rmb cover gets you in the door with one drink. Starts at 10pm and goes late. To book a table, you can email info@justonthebund.com.

URVCCiao 2014

Jing'an vinyl bar URVC says "peace out 2014" with a big lineup of house and disco DJs, including Nicole, Kin.J, Beeast, Monkey King, Dave K, Will A, Andrew Bull, Deep 19, Charp, Theo-man, and Mr. Hell. Cover is 50rmb. Starts at 9pm and goes late.

Vue BarChampagne Countdown Party at VUE Bar

NYE at one of the highest bars in the city, and one of the only with a hot tub on the roof. Pretty sure that thing is a portal to another dimension. The 688rmb cover gets you free flow Perrier Jouet champagne, wine, standard drinks, beer, and soft drinks. Starts at 8.30pm and goes late.

MAO LHNew Year's Eve Animal Party

Animal bands, animal makeup, an interactive zoo, a DJ from South Korea, some people drawing comics. That's how Mao Livehouse is rolling for NYE into tha' 2-0-1-5. This shit sounds craaaaaaazy. Price is 150rmb at the door. Starts at 9pm and goes late. This one is organized by the same folks who do those Super Pillow Fights, so expect a crowd.

Kee ClubMoulin Rouge Paris 1900 NYE

Posh spot Kee club does a NYE party with gaming, dinner, champagne, and performances. The dinner is 1380rmb per head, including a flute of Dom Pérignon, a 5-course gala dinner, late night supper, and and 1500 points worth of gaming chips. Dinner starts at 6.30pm, and the countdown party from 10pm is 480rmb to get in. Dress Code: 1900 French glamour.

Windows GarageNew Years Countdown Party 2015

"Why not celebrate the start of New Year 2015 at a place you end up all the time?" Hmm..Here's a cheap option for NYE. Cheap drinks, free pool, decent cheap menu, and the finest of Shanghai's international schools and a bunch of characters. Free entry. Starts at 7pm rages until dawn.

Windows Too (Jing'an)New Years Countdown Party 2015

Real cheap option for NYE. Cheap drinks, free pool, decent cheap menu, and the finest of Shanghai's international schools and a bunch of characters. Free entry. Starts at 7pm rages until dawn.

Kerry HotelNew Year's Eve Party

The BREW at Kerry Hotel Pudong and Beluga Vodka are teaming up this year for a New Year's Eve Kerry Karnival. 698+15% gets you a full international buffet with live cooking stations, free-flow wine, sparkling homemade beer, while listening to international pop/soul band, LoveLight. 5.30pm until 2am.

M1NTNew Year's Eve

DJ Spenny back at his homebase M1NT for 2015. So, EDM bangers and champagne to ring in the new year. Cover is 200rmb including a glass of Champagne. Starts at 9pm and goes late.

Sasha'sNew Years Eve Party

Sasha's opens their rennovated second floor lounge for NYE. Some unspecified live music and two mystery DJs providing entertainment. Cover is 200rmb including six standard drinks. Goes from 6pm-6am. There's also a three-course dinner for 650rmb per person.

The SpotNew Year's Eve Party

Tongren Lu sports bar The Spot does a free NYE party with music by VDJ Clint and the Level Up Band. Sounds like a rockin' time...Champagne for all at midnight.

Zapata'sNew Year's Eve

Zapata's rings in 2015 with four DJs on two dancefloors. 200rmb admission fee starts you off with six drinks. For 500mb you get get that plus an all-you-can-eat buffet from 6–10pm.

Mexo at the BundBollywood New Year's Eve Party

Mexo at the Bund presents a Bollywood New Year's Eve Party. They'll be ringing in the New Year with Bollywood tunes, starting at 9pm onwards. For 300rmb you get a buffet dinner and lots of adult beverages. Pre-sale 300rmb (call 159 2180 3307). 400rmb at the door.

CalypsoLa Dolce Vita New Year's Eve

Chef Bruno Ferrari of Calypso is preparing a six-course menu with wine pairings for 1488rmb+15% per person. Price includes a glass of champagne, hors d'oeuvres, and champagne toast at midnight.

Pudong Shangri-LaNew Year’s Eve Gala Dinner

The Pudong Shangri-La hosts a New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner with a Phantom of the Opera theme. A five-course meal menu includes: Foie Gras Terrine with Port Wine Jelly, Salmon Confit with Bell Pepper Relish, Roast Christmas Goose with Chestnut Stuffing, Roasted Angus Beef Tenderloin with Potato Fondant, Winter Vegetables and Bordelaise Sauce and Hazelnut, Milk Chocolate, Pear Barre, Matcha and Orange Sorbet. 1388rmb+15% per person with endless wine and beer.

NougatineNew Year’s Eve

Nougatine, Jean Georges' more affordable sister resto, offers an NYE dinner in three courses, featuring kingfish sashimi, roasted black cod, seared beef tenderloin and more. 398rmb+10% per person.

Grand BrasserieNew Year's Eve Dinner

Grand Brasserie in restaurant in the Waldorf hosts a New Year's Eve dinner buffet 1088rmb+15% per person. The evening features unlimited wine, and live music. 468rmb+15% for children. 7–11pm.

The Peninsula ShanghaiNew Year’s Eve Gala Dinner

The Lobby in The Peninsula Hotel rings in the New Year with a five-course feast accompanied by a glass of Veuve Clicquot Champagne and a lucky draw. 1,100rmb+15% per person. Starts 7pm. Attire: formal.

HakkasanNew Year's Eve

Bund restaurant/bar Hakkasan does a New Years Eve dinner with 12 dishes like crispy duck and caviar, har gau with gold leaf, Australian lobster and baby bamboo, and slow-cooked Wagyu beef. That's happening to the sounds of DJ Kadwell dropping selections with some live musicians. All diners get free entry to the club M18 downstairs in teh same building too. Price is 1288rmb per person and a 10% service charge. Dinner is available from 5.30-11pm. Reservations can be made at reservationsh@hakkasan.com.

The ApartmentCasino Royale New Year's Eve

Yongfu lounge/bar The Apartment has a Casino Royale themed NYE, with multiple bars, casino games, dance floors, and a Martini bar. Music is Top 40 and party jams by Mick Martinez and OJ. They're also doing a four-course set menu for 388rmb per person including a glass of champagne from 5pm-11.30pm. The party starts at 10pm, and admission to that is 150rmb. Dress code is blacktail or cocktail attire.

Ambrosia (Fenyang Lu)New Year’s Eve Dinner

Ambrosia Japanese restaurant and yakiniku is serving a special Aussie Wagyu beef and lobster menu for New Year's Eve. 788rmb+10% per person. Add 200rmb for unlimited Paulaner beer, wine, bubbly and soft drinks.

The 1515 West1920's Chicago

The 1515 Chophouse in the Jing'an Shangri-La winds the clock back 95 years and steps into old Chicago in the 1920's. Chef de Cuisine Bradley Hull is preparing six-course dinner, including wine pairings and Champagne. In addition, there will be performances of vintage jazz and dance music. A countdown party will start in the bar at 10pm, too. 1888rmb per person. Includes a welcome glass of champagne, six-course dinner with wine pairing, champagne toast at midnight. 888rmb gets you into the bar party for free-flow Perrier Jouet champagne, wine and cocktails.

el WillyNYE Dinner

Spanish Bund restaurant el Willy does a NYE set dinner, with gillardeau oysters on limes, Iberian ham, caramalized foie gras terrine, boston lobster ceciche, concentrated consommé, 65' cooked egg, BBQ wagyu, scampi, and dessert. That's 688rmb per person. Limited seats available, may want to reserve.

Paulaner Braeuhaus (Binjiang)New Year’s Eve

New Year's Eve celebration at Paulander's Binjiang location. They're doing a four-course dinner that includes two drinks, like Paulander beer, house wine, Glüwein, and other beverages. The restaurant's in-house band will play some tunes and there's a lucky draw with some nice prizes. Advance reservations and ticket prepayment is required for the New Year's Eve set. Price is 828rmb per person for VIP seats and 788rmb per person for regular seats. Starts at 5pm.

M1NTSpecial New Year's Eve Menu

M1NT is serving a special menu for New Year's Eve featuring Normandy oysters, foie gras terrine, blue lobster pasta, and more. 1288rmb+10% per person. 388rmb per person for a wine pairing.

Whampoa ClubGlamorous New Year’s Eve

Gourmet Chinese eatery Whampoa Club in Three on the Bund offers two options for New Year's Eve dinner. A "Dragon" menu features delicacies like hot and sour soup with mixed seafood, beef steak with black pepper sauce,Shanghainese dumplings stuffed with pork, and more for 688rmb+10% per person. Or there is the "Dragon" menu for 888rmb+15% per person. This gets you dishes like sautéed prawns and celery with XO sauce, steamed codfish with tofu, pan-fried Shanghainese pork buns, and much more.

TomatitoTomatito and el Ocho New Year's Eve Party

Tomatito tapas bar and el Ocho cocktail lounge celebrate NYE with a tapas set menu that transitions into free-flow happy, sexy cocktails. Pre-sale tickets go for 500rmb per person.

The ApartmentNew Years Eve Dinner

The Apartment's Executive Chef Gavin McAleer is cooking a four-course set menu for 388rmb per person. Cost includes a glass of Champagne. Dinner will be served from 5pm until 11:30pm.

10 Corso ComoNew Years Eve

10 Corso Como Italian Boutique, restaurant and bar is ringing in 2015 with a special New Year's Eve aperitivo. It features a selection of Italian specialties, fancy mise en bouche, luxury canapé, oysters, and more. 208rmb at the door. Cost includes a drink. There is also a dinner option, featuring an 11-course menu by Chef Corrado Michelazzo. 688rmb per person. Add 250rmb for wine pairings. 588rmb per person pre-sale.

CHI-QHearty New Year Celebration

CHI-Q Korean Restaurant by Marja Vongerichten is serving a gourmet Korean BBQ dinner for NYE. 598rmb+10% gets you marinated Wagyu kalbi, Beijing black pork belly, diver scallops, steak tartare on crispy rice, deokkbokki with peas and spicy glaze, and more.

HakkasanNew Year's Eve

Hakkasan’s Executive Head Chef Tong Chee Hwee has worked closely with our own Chef Alvin to craft a New Year’s Eve menu featuring 12 dishes exclusive to Hakkasan Shanghai. Lots of signature dishes, like crispy duck and caviar, har gau with gold leaf, Australian lobster and baby bamboo, and slow-cooked Wagyu beef, and much more on the menu. Music comes courtesy of DJ Kadwell and live musicians. Additionally, all Hakkasan diners get free entry to M18's New Year’s Eve party. Dinner is 1288rmb per person, party tickets on the door 250rmb person person

Jean GeorgesChampagne Celebration

Chef Paul Eschbach of Jean Georges in Three on the Bund has created two exclusive menus to ring in the New Year. For 998rmb+10% there is the early bird special. You get four courses including kingfish sashimi, sauteed foie, beef tenderloin and more. That's available from 6–6.45pm. After that, 1298rmb+10% gets you more of the same, plus dishes like lobster roasted in the shell with smoked chili and toasted organic egg yolk with caviar and dill.

PaulanerNew Year’s Eve

New Year's Eve celebration at Paulander on Fenyang Lu. They're doing a four-course dinner that includes two drinks, like Paulander beer, house wine, Glüwein, and other beverages. The restaurant's in-house band will play some tunes and there's a lucky draw with some nice prizes. Advance reservations and ticket prepayment is required for the New Year's Eve set. Price is 488rmb per person. Starts at 5pm.

Paulaner Brauhaus (Expo)New Year’s Eve

New Year's Eve celebration at Paulander's Expo location. They're doing a four-course dinner that includes two drinks, like Paulander beer, house wine, Glüwein, and other beverages. The restaurant's in-house band will play some tunes and there's a lucky draw with some nice prizes. Advance reservations and ticket prepayment is required for the New Year's Eve set. Price is 488rmb per person. Starts at 5pm.

Paulaner BrauhausNew Year’s Eve

New Year's Eve celebration at Paulander in Xintiandi. They're doing a four-course dinner that includes two drinks, like Paulander beer, house wine, Glüwein, and other beverages. The restaurant's in-house band will play some tunes and there's a lucky draw with some nice prizes. Advance reservations and ticket prepayment is required for the New Year's Eve set. Price is 958rmb per person on the ground floor and 788rmb per person on the second floor. Starts at 5pm.

Kee ClubMoulin Rouge Paris 1900 NYE

Posh spot Kee club does a NYE party with gaming, dinner, champagne, and performances. The dinner is 1380rmb per head, including a flute of Dom Pérignon, a 5-course gala dinner, late night supper, and and 1500 points worth of gaming chips. Dinner starts at 6.30pm, and the countdown party from 10pm is 480rmb to get in. Dress Code: 1900 French glamour.

Pelham'sNew Year's Eve Dinner

Pelham’s fine dining restaurant Waldorf celebrates New Year’s Eve with a special six course dinner for 1888rmb+15% per person. Includes a glass of Champagne on arrival. 7–11pm.

MercatoCozy New Year’s Eve Gathering

Mercato Italian restaurant by Jean Georges rings in the New Year with a cozy gathering featuring a sharing menu of delicacies, like burrata cheese with clementine jam, crab crostini, wild mushroom ravioli, lobster and three cheese pizza, dark chocolate hazelnut mousse cake, and more. 668rmb+10%. Minimum two guests.

KäferNew Year’s Eve

Executive Chef Andreas Schmid’s is preparing a five-course dinner start withing with a trio of foie gras, followed by an oxtail essence and a sous vide-cooked Icelandic Langoustine, a "Wellington" style Australian Angus Beef is served as main, and more. There will also be a live band 888rmb per person. Meanwhile, an optional “all you can drink” Paulaner beer, house wine, soft drinks, coffee and tea is available for 250rmb per person.

KäferNew Year’s Eve

Executive Chef Andreas Schmid’s is preparing a five-course dinner start withing with a trio of foie gras, followed by an oxtail essence and a sous vide-cooked Icelandic Langoustine, a "Wellington" style Australian Angus Beef is served as main, and more. There will also be a live band 888rmb per person. Meanwhile, an optional “all you can drink” Paulaner beer, house wine, soft drinks, coffee and tea is available for 250rmb per person.

Napa Wine Bar & KitchenNew Year's Eve

Napa Wine Bar & Kitchen in Bund 22 serves a gourmet six-course dinner for New Years Eve. Chef Marten Bentzen has prepared a menu, featuring dishes like, langoustine, tuna toro, roast pigeon and more. 768rmb per person. 498rmb for additional wine pairings.

Light & SaltNew Year's Eve Dinner

Light & Salt celebrates the New Year with a four-course dinner, featuring seared scallop, roasted miso cod, and more. 780rmb per person. Cost includes a glass of bubbly.

MayaNew Year's Eve

Maya says feliz año nuevo with a special a la carte menu, featuring dishes, like blackened cod & crab soup, piquillo chili relleno, chipotle glazed lamb shank, and more.
 
Streetside BBQ and hand-pulled noodles options abound in the early morning hours. Places with a bathroom, electricity, and chairs are a bit rarer. Here are fifteen or so options, from veal Grenobloise on the Bund to Cantonese greasy spoons, and their NYE closing hours:

Mr & Mrs Bund, the elegant queen of after-hours dining, for Paul Pairet's worldly French cuisine (until 4am); 24-hour delivery from McD's or Melrose Pizza; Anadolu, for doner kebabs in the Hengshan Lu area (until 2-3am); Hengshan Cafe for satisfying Cantonese right down the street (until 3am); Tsui Wah, for beef noodles and fish balls (until 2am); Xinwang (until 6am), Bi Feng Tang (24 hours), or Grandma's Kitchen (until 4am), all veterans of serving cheap and greasy Canto classics to sauced clubbers; Charmant and Bellagio for their classier Taiwanese cooking, and classic Taiwanese iced desserts (both until 4am); drunken dipping at Hot Pot King, Xiao Fei Yang, and a bevy of other hot pot joints (until 3.30 and 4am, respectively); home-style Shanghainese cuisine at (until 2am); Ding Te Le for some of the best yellow croaker noodles in town (open 24 hrs)

Globus is Shanghai's undisputed Champagne specialist, stocking a carefully cultivated range of boutique bubblies; the basement supermarket at Parkson has the best prices on, and the largest selection of, Veuve Clicquot and Moet & Chandon; prices at Carrefour, for everything else, aren't easy to beat; for expensive Taittinger and a few sparkling wines, order direct from wine distributor Torres (they sell to the public); for Freixenet, Bollinger, and a wide, wide selection of affordable sparkling wines, buy straight from ASC, China's largest wine distributor. On the other side of the river, there is city'super in the basement of the IFC mall. They stock loads of imported wines, several bubblies among them. If you prefer to spend your money with small businesses, check out Labella Winehouse on Fuxing Lu. Dean's Bottle Shop on Shaoxing Lu is also a godsend, stocking some fantastic whiskeys and craft brews in addition to champange. For home delivery we like newcomer M1NT Cellars. They tend to do some pretty killer deals like this one. Drinkfans is another great option with its great holiday package. Finally, if you prefer Aussie bubbly, Elders has a handful of selections too.