New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day are exceptional times of the year and the occasions on which to put on the best show. That’s true for all of us as well as for the capital’s restaurants, show venues, cabarets and Seine river cruise companies, who all seize the chance to come up with delicious festive menus.
The most delicious and inventive food is lovingly prepared and special soirées with dancing, shows, orchestra, streamers … are organized for an unforgettable New Year’s Eve and/or New Year’s Day.
Whether you are looking for upscale cuisine, the latest hot address or a festive atmosphere, you will certainly find the perfect place in Paris for your New Year celebrations.
Enjoy a concert on New Year’s Eve in Paris
For New Year's Eve, the musée Jacquemart-André invites you to a cocktail party with opera notes in the warm setting of its prestigious salons. For this Nouvel An Lyrique (Lyrical New Year), champagne, caviar and assortments signed Dalloyau accompany with delicacy the opera arias of Puccini and Offenbach sung by a Soprano, a Tenor and a Baritone. At midnight, a "brindisi" (toast) with the artists awaits you !
This New Year’s Eve, the Duc des Lombards in the heart of Paris welcomes singer and violinist Aurore Voilqué to the centre of Paris for a septet with Eastern European sounds, guitar, double bass and brass instruments. The New Year's Eve package includes a cocktail reception, sweet and savoury dishes, accompanied by wine and, of course, champagne! At the Caveau de la Huchette, a swing temple since 1946, a Swing and Rock New Year’s Eve with Cecilya and the Candy Kings is on the programme.
In the cosy atmosphere of the Jazz Club Etoile, located in the Méridien Etoile hotel, an excellent festive dinner and a concert await you before the stroke of midnight.
New Year’s Eve in a Paris cabaret
Cabarets are part and parcel of Paris’s cultural heritage. They are mainstays of the Paris nightlife scene and their dazzling shows make them a good option for a New Year’s Eve celebration. The evocatively named Moulin Rouge on Montmartre Hill, Crazy Horse Paris on Avenue George V and Paradis Latin in the heart of the Latin Quarter will all add plenty of sparkle to your New Year’s Eve with shows featuring amazing costumes and champagne.
At the Bel Canto (one branch is located a stone’s throw from the Hôtel de Ville and another in the town of Neuilly-sur-Seine), diners are enchanted by the opera singing staff who go from one table to the next.
In Montmartre, the drag queen performers at the famous Cabaret Michou will guarantee you an emotional and laughter-filled evening as you enjoy a special New Year’s Eve feast. Also in Montmartre, the historic and legendary cabaret the Lapin Agile will ring in the New Year with a show to be enjoyed as you sip a glass of champagne.
In Versailles, the restaurant-theatre Reminisens is organizing a dinner show in historical immersion... in the 17th century
New Year’s Eve on the Seine in Paris
Await the twelve strokes of midnight aboard a boat on the Seine and enjoy a festive dinner while admiring the most beautiful monuments of Paris from the river.
On New Year’s Eve, step aboard the Diamant Bleu, offering panoramic views, for a 2h30 dinner cruise, a musical atmosphere with a singer and a dance party. As an option, it is possible to book a Prestige seat on the bow of the boat
The Bateaux Parisiens, moored at the Port de la Bourdonnais at the foot of the Eiffel Tower, offer several different ways to spend this special evening: a commentated cruise, a dinner cruise or dinner on the quay followed by a cruise.
The Compagnie des Bateaux Mouches® will also be celebrating the transition from 2022 to 2023 in style and organizing two dinners on 31 December. The first is a romantic dinner cruise starting at 6pm and returning to the quay at 7.15pm for people who want to have an early dinner. Boarding for the second dinner cruise starts at 8.30pm. Dinner will be followed by a dance party with live music until 2am.
At the foot of the Eiffel Tower, Paris Seine - La Marina promises you an unforgettable New Year’s Eve, with a departure from Bercy or from Port Debilly (boarding at 9.15pm), with a specially prepared dinner cruise, festive music and a dance floor to keep the party going past midnight!
Also at the foot of the Eiffel Tower, the Vedettes de Paris will take you on a cruise while on its boat Ducasse sur Seine, the multi-Michelin starred superstar chef Alain Ducasse has concocted an exceptional menu for the evening of 31 December 2022, a menu to be savoured on an electric, hence environment friendly and silent boat to make it an even more magical occasion.
And for a really unusual evening, embark on VIP Paris Yacht Hôtel's magical New Year’s Eve.
New Year’s Eve in a restaurant, a palace or a hotel in Paris
For a magical and unforgettable New Year’s Eve, treat yourself to a special evening in one of the capital’s magnificent palace hotels. For one evening you will have the privilege of learning about their history and really feel as if you’re living the dream.
At the legendary Ritz, located on the prestigious Place Vendôme, the festivities begin with a dinner under the superb glass roof of the Vendôme bar, and continue in the Proust lounge and its champagne bar or in the cosy atmosphere of the Hemingway bar.
Close to the Place Charles-de-Gaulle, the Royal Monceau Raffles Paris is organising a "New Year's Eve 2023 Event" from 7.30pm with a singer and musicians in the lobby to accompany the gastronomic festivities in its restaurants. Its location also makes it a favourite place to watch the fireworks on 31 December 2022 at the Arc de Triomphe! With its three Michelin stars, the Le Cinq restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel George V offers a high-level New Year's menu, orchestrated by chef Christian Le Squer and sommelier Eric Beaumard. At the Bristol Paris, Chef Eric Frechon promises guests a breathtaking culinary experience at his restaurants Epicure, 114 Faubourg and Café Antonia. The superb Peninsula Paris and its restaurant spaces - L'Oiseau Blanc, Lili and Le Lobby - are showing their colours with tasty, high-class menus for New Year's Eve 2022.
Close to the Eglise de la Madeleine, the restaurant Les Caryatides of the Hotel Alfred Sommier is organising a New Year's Eve Dinner in 7 creations, imagined by the Chef Edouard Ogier. The restaurant's typical garnet-coloured tableware is used to serve refined dishes and a glass of champagne accompanies the menu. Between the Place de la Madeleine and the Place de la Concorde, the Buddha Bar and its superb décor offers fusion cuisine, a New Year's Eve menu in four movements and a special evening on the theme of the Tales of the Thousand and One Nights... (Dress code: chic & elegant evening wear). In this temple of Parisian nightlife, the dinner is followed by a dance party hosted by the resident DJ, DJ Ravin.
On the first floor of the Tour Eiffel, Chef Thierry Marx's Madame Brasserie restaurant offers a unique New Year's Eve evening with a 6-courseNew Year's Eve menu. An exceptional dinner in an exclusive setting 57 metres above sea level with a magical view of Paris and the fireworks from the Champs-Elysées.
In the heart of Paris, the Plume restaurant of the luxurious Madame Rêve hotel offers a special 6-course menu created by Chef Benjamin Six for New Year's Eve. Opened in 2021, the hotel occupies part of the historic Poste du Louvre, and offers a beautiful panoramic roof top view for its restaurant.
The restaurants of the Paris Society group are renowned for the quality of their cuisine and for being exceptional places. Some are located in museums, such as Bambini and Monsieur Bleu in the Palais de Tokyo, Girafe in the Cité de l'architecture et du patrimoine, with its remarkable view of the Eiffel Tower, Mimosa in the Hôtel de la Marine and Forest in the Musée d'Art Moderne de Paris. Coco Paris is located in the Palais Garnier. And others are perched on emblematic sites of the capitalsuch as Perruche on the roof of Printemps Homme. Historic addresses such as the Bœuf sur le Toit and Lapérouse and original addresses such as Andia, Noto, Manko Paris or Victoria Paris offer an inspired setting on New Year's Eve!
The famous Hard Rock Café has of course an address in Paris - on the Grand Boulevards - and the venue is proposing a special "NYE 2022 -> 2023" evening for New Year's Eve 2022 with a menu + drink package from €120, live music between 8pm and 10pm and a Live DJ Set from 11pm to 3am. And to celebrate the New Year to the sound of disco,Mama's Penthouse at the Mama Shelter La Défense hotel is offering a New Year's Eve 2023 Menu prepared by Chef Pierre Chomet, followed by a Disco evening with DJ and distribution of fluorescent bracelets until 2am. The little ones can be welcomed to the New Year's Eve party at Mama's Diner with buffet, entertainment and surprises!
A show after your dinner to wait for the twelve strokes of midnight ?
Spend New Year’s Eve watching a show in one of the most prestigious theatres in the capital. Why not seize the chance to enjoy The Lion King, the musical which has drawn 100 million spectators around the world, at the Théâtre Mogador.
The French version by Alexis Michalik of The Producers, the Broadway musical that has won the most Tony awards, is also one of the not-to-miss productions as the year 2022 draws to a close in Paris.
And for those who want to enjoy the day before New Year's Eve, the Bormann circus - located in the 15th arrondissement - presents its show on 31 December 2022 at 3pm. The Bormann Circus ‘A Journey through time’ features a series of acrobatics and feats of strength for two hours, during which the audience is alternately amazed, amused and moved. The show will also be performed on 24 and 25 December 2022, as well as on 1 January 2023 at 3pm.
Book your tickets for the Bormann Circus for the date of your choice