Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 12/17/21
New Year’s Eve Round-up
Fri., Dec. 31 – Aziza’s New Year’s Eve Tasting Menu
Celebrate the New Year with a five-course tasting menu offering modern Israeli dishes from Aziza’s Executive Chef Luis Guevara Salgado and Pastry Chef Lindsey Davis. Guests can each enjoy a glass of bubbly and select a dish for each course. Click here for the full menu. Highlights include Octopus with chickpea masabacha & green chili marinade, Roasted Duck with sweet potato, rillette, kataifi, lentils, dates & spiced jus and Spiced Raspberry Pomegranate Tart with citrus meringue & raspberry pomegranate sorbet. “You Only Live Once” options like Foie Gras Torchon with rose tahini, kubaneh toast, apple & pine nut charoset and Osetra Caviar with blinis & classic accompaniments will be available for an additional charge. Bookings are available on the heated patio here and in the dining room here, and tickets are $125 per person.
Fri., Dec. 31 – Luxe New Year’s Eve at Lazy Betty
Lazy Betty’s third annual New Year’s Eve dinner will invite guests to enjoy an ultra-luxe tasting menu at the acclaimed Candler Park restaurant, plus festive gift bags to take home and a complimentary champagne toast. The menu and more details are to come.
Fri., Dec. 31 – New Year’s Eve Menu at Le Colonial
Celebrate the New Year with Le Colonial’s three-course menu including amuse bouche, appetizer, entree and a festive dessert for $95.
Fri., Dec. 31 – New Year’s Eve at Gypsy Kitchen
Porrón into 2022 at Gypsy Kitchen with dinner, sounds of a flamenco guitarist and a DJ beginning at 10pm! The restaurant will be featuring an a la carte menu of elevated tapas specially curated for the holiday, featuring classic menu favorites along with exciting items just for NYE. There will also be party favors and a champagne toast at midnight. Make reservations here.
Fri., Dec. 31 – New Year’s Eve Four-Course Dinner and New Year’s Day Brunch at The Southern Gentleman
Usher in the New Year with a lavish four-course dining experience at The Southern Gentleman for $79 per person! As midnight approaches, there will be party favors and a complimentary champagne toast. The Southern Gentleman will also be open for brunch on New Year’s Day brunch beginning at 11am and featuring favorites like Fried Chicken & Skillet Cake with bacon & maple syrup and Crispy Potato Latkes with buttermilk dressing, fennel slaw & smoked salmon. See here for the brunch menu and here for reservations.
Fri., Dec. 31, 4-6pm – New Year’s Eve Cocktail Class at 12 Cocktail Bar
Guests can cheers to the New Year at 12 Cocktail Bar’s New Year’s Eve cocktail class. Guests can enjoy an exclusive and intimate class setting and receive hands-on experience creating four hand-crafted cocktails. Tickets ($200) include complimentary holiday-themed cocktails made with ultra premium spirits, one-on-one demonstrations with 12 Cocktail Bar’s exceptional barmen, four cocktail recipe cards to take home and a 12 Cocktail Class certificate of completion. Tickets can be purchased here.
Fri., Dec. 31, 10am-3pm – Noon Year’s Eve on The Roof
Celebrate with The Roof and countdown to noon to ring in the New Year. Tickets (here) are $25 for all ages and include admission, unlimited access to boardwalk games, mini golf, the Heege Tower and three-story slide, and all-you-can-drink complimentary hot chocolate. Ice-skating is available to ticket holders for an additional $10 at the ticket booth (based upon availability).
Fri., Dec. 31 – New Year’s Eve Dinner at 9 Mile Station
9 Mile Station will be offering a five-course prix fixe menu on New Year’s Eve for $130 per person including tax and gratuity. Reservations begin at 5pm and can be made here.
Fri., Dec. 31 – Hampton + Hudson’s Bubble Trouble New Year’s Eve Party
Ring in the New Year at Hampton + Hudson’s annual celebration. They’ll be celebrating with a DJ playing from 8am-1am, a photobooth and champagne cocktail specials, and when the clock strikes midnight, guests will enjoy a complimentary champagne toast amid bubbles galore. Those interested in having dinner can call 404-948-2123 to book a reservation. Entry at the door will be $10 and includes a goodie bag with NYE party favors and a drink ticket.
Sat., Jan. 1 – Hampton + Hudson’s Annual Lucky Brunch
The community bar and restaurant hosts a Lucky Brunch on New Year’s Day each year, and this year is no different! They’ll be serving up their regular brunch menu from 10am-2:30pm along with Southern staples, like collard greens and black eyed peas, to bring good fortune and luck in the new year.
Countdown to a Rare 2022 With STK Atlanta
Bid adieu to 2021 in style at STK Atlanta this New Year’s. Midtown’s sexiest seafood and steakhouse is welcoming the New Year with their signature a la carte menu and New Year’s Eve specials that includes Wagyu from around the world and a caviar presentation. Revelers can ring in 2022 with festive vibes from a live DJ, great food and cocktails, party favors, a midnight champagne toast, and more. Beginning Wednesday, December 29th through Sunday, January 2nd, STK will have a limited time Holiday Cheers menu that embraces seasonal and global flavors. Guests can indulge in Imperia Caviar Kaluga Reserve served on ice accompanied with blinis and toast; Japanese Joshu as Wagyu; award-winning Rosewood American Wagyu’s buttery options; Dungeness crab and truffle gnocchi: a steak and Bourbon tasting; surf and turf and more. For partiers keeping the celebration at home, STK is offering a special New Year’s Takeout Menu with Wagyu Surf & Turf and Caviar Imperia Kaluga Reserve. For more information, to pre-order a meal, or to make a reservation, please visit www.stksteakhouse.com/venues/atlanta or call 404.793.0144. To stay connected, follow STK on Twitter & Instagram @EatSTK and Facebook @EatSTKAtlanta.
Celebrate New Year’s Eve and Day at TWO urban licks
Conveniently located on the Atlanta BeltLine in the Old Fourth Ward, TWO urban licks is extending its regular dinner hours from 5 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. in honor of ringing in 2022. A night of festivities and good cheer, guests are invited to embrace TWO’s acclaimed atmosphere, fiery cuisine, signature cocktails, wine program, live music and more. At midnight, TWO will host a complimentary champagne toast and balloon drop. On New Year’s Day, TWO will keep the party going during brunch with favorite menu items including the salmon chips; biscuits and gravy; the breakfast sammie, frittata; steak Benedict; eggnog chai creme brûlée; and much more. One of the busiest restaurants in the Southeast, TWO serves dinner seven nights per week and brunch on Saturday and Sunday and features live blues Wednesday through Saturday. TWO is located directly on the BeltLine at 820 Ralph McGill Blvd NE, Atlanta, GA 30306. For more information or to make a reservation visit twourbanlicks.com or call 404.522.4622.
A Football Infused-New Year’s at Dantanna’s
Welcome 2022 at Dantanna’s. A favorite dining and drinking staple in the heart of Buckhead, guests are invited to enjoy a full menu of sizzling steaks, fresh seafood, juicy burgers, hearty salads, and much more. Sip on signature cocktails, craft beers, a wide selection of wines and enjoy cigars on their dog-friendly patio while catching all the Bowl games before a Champagne toast at midnight. Revelers and football fanatics alike can also keep the party going on New Year’s Day and dive into Executive Chef Brad Parker’s new brunch menu featuring bottomless food and mimosa offerings. Dantanna’s is located at 3400 Around Lenox Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30326. For more information or to make a reservation, visit www.dantannas.com or call 404-760-8873.
Get a Hole in One at Puttshack Atlanta on New Year’s Eve
Puttshack Atlanta is shaking things up this New Year’s Eve and is inviting guests to end the year on a high note with festive and cheeky fun. Ring in the New Year with live entertainment along with special food and drink options. For $25, tech-infused mini golf enthusiasts will be treated to one round, party favors, a champagne toast, and a live DJ. Reservations are encouraged. Book online at www.puttshack.com/nye. Puttshack Atlanta is located at The Interlock at 1085 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta GA, 30318. For more information visit, www.puttshack.com
Get ready to ring in the new year Ibiza style at Buena Vida Tapas & Sol on December 31st, 2021 from 10pm – 1am. Celebrate like you’re in Southern Spain with our all inclusive food and bar packages, sounds from DJ Juampasol, and midnight champagne toast.
Buena Vida’s own Chef Juan Hormiga has curated a tapas buffet encapsulating the best flavors from the islands of Spain that pair perfectly with our signature cocktails, house wine, and beer. Click above for more info! Tickets range $79-$100.
Arnette’s Chop Shop Studio 54 NYE Party!
Come get your disco on at Arnette’s Chop Shop as we celebrate our third annual Staying Alive New Year’s Eve celebration.
Join us from 10pm until the wee hours in our courtyard for a late night party featuring 70’s & 80’s disco tunes, plenty of booze and a NYE countdown hosted by Atlanta’s own, Tom Sullivan. $50 per person includes access to the fun, as well as two drink tickets. Information above!
NEW YEAR’S EVE
Open 5 p.m. through the New Year for the special evening, guests will experience a tasting menu featuring caviar with roasted sunchoke, smoked eel and stone crab; beet salad with goat cheese, and plum vinaigrette; white truffle fettucine with parmesan cream; butter-poached lobster with parsnips, vanilla and truffle homardine; Westholme calotte with turnips, spinach, and truffle; green apple sorbet with hemp seed granola; and a hazelnut chocolate sphere with raspberry and vanilla ice cream. $250 per person.
The Garden Room: There will be two options for guests to select from on New Year’s Eve standard menu and reservations until 9 p.m. Want to ring in the New Year with a champagne toast? Select the second option, which offers dining from 9 p.m. to close. $250 per person. Want to start the New Year on a high note? Dine at The Garden Room on New Year’s Day during brunch. Guests can expect bespoke a la carte menus. $150 per person.
And of course, toasting the holiday is a must. For any holiday experience at Atlas, guests will be offered a choice to add on one of three unique wine pairing experiences that highlight the subtle nuances in both the dish and the wine. Guests will have the choice between Classic – a general overview of the counties of focus on the wine list, Timeless – a showing of notable producers and vintages known for longevity, and Grand Cru – a custom table-by-table experience showing off Atlas’s most prized labels. While The Garden Room offers a full beverage menu featuring wine and beer, it is most notably known for its incredible cocktail menu, which will feature special seasonal additions like the Gingerbread Man, a cocktail with Bulleit Bourbon, Averna amaro, crème de cacao, Gingerbread Dram and cream; and Santa’s Little Helper with Menthe Pastille, Godiva chocolate liqueur, Ketel One, Aztec chocolate bitters, and a white chocolate rim to name a few.
To ensure availability, Atlas
and The Garden Room
recommend booking as early as possible by calling 404-600-6471 or through Open Table.
The Battery Atlanta
Say goodbye to 2021 and hello to 2022 at the annual New Year’s Eve Bash at The Battery Atlanta presented by Xfinity. The community is invited to ring in the new year at multiple celebratory events happening throughout the Southeast’s premier entertainment destination. Select restaurant and bars – including CRÚ Food & Wine Bar, Live! at the Battery Atlanta and Park Bench – are hosting advanced reservation events.
The Early Inning celebrations will begin at 6 p.m. with music from The Lucky Band – named ‘THE face of kindie music’ by The Washington Post. Following the band’s performance, children can join in for a countdown to an inflatable balloon drop at 8 p.m.
Late Innings begin at 9 p.m. as emcee Mark Owens welcomes 12 South Band, as festivities culminate with an aerial firework and confetti display over Truist Park at midnight. Parking in the Red, Green, Yellow, Purple, Silver, Delta, 900 and 1100 Decks and Surface Lots will be free for this event beginning at 6 p.m. on December 31, 2021 and will continue until noon on January 1, 2022. Please note, the Orange Deck is not included.
An up-to-date list of restaurant and retailer happenings is available on the website. Details and hours of operation are subject to change.
New Year’s Eve Events:
New Year’s Eve Celebration Dinner at CRÚ Food & Wine Bar
Friday, Dec. 31 from 5 p.m.-midnight
The chef-driven restaurant is dishing out a prix-fixe gala dinner menu complete with four courses ($75). Space is limited so reservations are encouraged. Learn more here.
NYE Live! 2021 at Live! at the Battery Atlanta
Friday, Dec. 31 at 8 p.m.
From the balloon drop to the bowl games, your weekend is covered! Live! is offering a variety of packages to celebrate the arrival of the New Year with host Blake Eason. Grab your tickets for a fun night culminating with a balloon drop and a midnight champagne toast! Learn more here.
New Year’s Eve Party at Park Bench
Friday, Dec. 31 at 6 p.m.
The well-known live music venue invites guests out for an early Piano show at 6 p.m., the Main Event with DJ Tron kicks off at 9 p.m. with a late night full of pop, dance and country rock party hits! A limited number of advanced tickets are available and include admission, party favors and a complimentary midnight champagne toast. Select VIP tables with bottle service available. Learn more here.
Blue Martini Bubbles & Bowties NYE Party – Friday, 12/31
Premium Open Bar includes entry, Open Bar 8-11pm, Gourmet Buffet, Party Favors, Champagne Toast at Midnight
General Admission includes entry, Gourmet Buffet, Party Favors and Champagne Toast at Midnight.
Dressing up is highly encouraged! Cocktail attire requested: cocktail dresses for the ladies; suits/tuxedos for the gentlemen. Encouraged but not mandatory; normal dress code will be in place.
MUSIC. Wear comfortable shoes because there will be dancing! Atlanta legends DJ Babey Drew & The Black Amigo will be teaming up with Tao NYC Resident DJ Mark Anthony to provide a soundtrack you will not soon forget! (See bio below)
Questions? You can call Blue Martini directly at (678)732-0166.
Looking for more than just individual tickets? Contact our VIP Manager Sam directly at 770.712.9953 via text to reserve your VIP Tables for NYE!
Online ticket sales will cut off at 6pm on NYE. Walkup tickets will be available, but at an escalated price point.
Please note: General admission tickets do not guarantee an area to sit down. All tables sold out last New Years Eve. The only way to guarantee that is with a VIP table reservation.
ABOUT THE DJS:
BABEY DREW made a name for himself as the touring DJ for Chris Brown, regularly DJs for the Kardashians, and has opened up for numerous artists including Diplo, Calvin Harris, and Justin Bieber, just to name a few. Not limited to only turntables, Babey Drew took home a Grammy Award in 2016 for his work with Skrillex and Diplo on their ‘Jack U’ project.
THE BLACK AMIGO’s music collection may be the only thing bigger than his personality. You can catch him on Nappy Boy Radio as a regular with T-Pain & Gary Owen or at literally any of Atlanta’s top nightclubs, as he has gained a reputation as the ultimate crowd pleaser.
MARK ANTHONY hails from NYC where he spent 5 years as Heather B’s righthand man on SiriusXM while serving as a resident DJ for a handful of Tao’s venues. Mark is supported by many of the top open-format DJs in the world, including Vice, Ruckus, Politik & BeatBreaker.