New Year’s Eve 2018 Parties: Essential Neighborhood Guide

There’s no party like an New Year’s Eve party, and as a Greenpointer you’ve got a bunch to choose from right here in North Brooklyn. From living it up in the Jazz age, to taking in a late brunch on New Year’s day, here’s the low-down on partying in your own neck of the woods.

Cherry Point

Come to Cherry point and kick 2018 off with style! For New Years, they’re ready to start you off with brunch on December 31st, then dinner, then brunch again from 11am – 4pm in the New Year (1/1/18).  Make your dinner reservations now for a spectacular NYE menu where you’ll dine on Chef Julian Calcott’s specially curated dishes including oyster shooters, scallop crudo, grilled lobster, and rack of lamb. (reservations are highly recommended, but, there is no prix fixe) If you’ve got a larger group looking to celebrate, try their Chefs tables and semi-private dining space. Just in case you’re still making Christmas plans, don’t forget their Brunch on 12/24 from 11am to 4pm. For more information, please email [email protected] or for large events and parties, please email [email protected].

Address: 664 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222
For More Information: Here’s their website
Time: New Years Eve brunch 11am to 4pm; dinner 5:30pm to 12am, bar open late night. New Years Day Brunch 11am to 4pm
Cost: a la carte, ranges from $5 to $20
Phone: 718-389-3828
Highlights: NYE Brunch from the 31st to the 1st, lobster dinner and caviar appetizer, ethical food and drink

 

 

Greenpoint Beer and Ale

Drink in the New Year with as much beer as you can drink for $35 at Greenpoint Beer and Ale! Starting at 10 PM to 1 AM, dance your tail off as you and your friends sample their large assortment of beers. If beer isn’t your thing, they also have a full bar available a la carte all night. At midnight, watch the ball drop live in all it’s glory on the big screen while you toast with complementary champagne. Say bye to 2017 with a hurrah and beer in hand. $35 Open beer bar option online only. $45 at the door. A $10 cover charge at the door for those opting out of the open bar option. Cheers!

Address: 7 North 15th st, Brooklyn, NY 11222
Time: 10pm – 1am
Cost: In advance: $35 all-you-drink, Day of: $45 at door or $10 cover charge without the all-you-can drink option
Highlights: All you can drink, Big screen to see the ball drop

 

Le Fanfare

Start 2018 with the buzz of creativity and cuisine at Le Fanfare. The owners, Jazz musician Luca Fadda, his wife Giorgia and their life-long friend Nicola Paganelli (whose family owns the Meloni winery in their native Sardinia, Italy), felt such a strong connection to Greenpoint, they opened this hip Italian spot. Pair their amazing all-Italian wine list and classic cocktails with a three-course pre-fixe dinner and live music by Felix Slim for an elegant night full of good food and creative energy. Perfect for couples, friends, family & groups of all sizes.

Address: 1103 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn NY 11222
For More Information: Visit their website
Cost: $68/person
Phone: (347) 987-4244
Highlights: Live Jazz by Felix Slim, Farm to table cuisine, Curated Italian wine list

 

Le Fond

Photography by Katie Guhl

Give 2017 a proper send off with one last meal. Le Fond, known for their authentic French cuisine and curate wine list, are offering a special menu with items available a la carte or as an optional $70 three course prix fixe. Their menu features dishes such as wild boar, black truffle fonduta, striped bass, and dark chocolate semifreddo. Your taste buds will celebrate your culinary life resolution to eat better food. Wine pairings can be added to your holiday meal for $29.  Call 718-389-6859 or email [email protected] for reservations.

Address: 105 Norman Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222
For More Information: See Le Fond’s Menu
Cost: A la carte or $70 for three courses/$60 for vegetarian
Phone: (718) 389-6859
Highlights: French wine, Vegetarian options, Awesome French cuisine

 

The Woods

Say good-bye to a crazy 2017 and welcome 2018 in your dancing shoes at The Woods. DJs Lucas Walters and Dirty Boogie will guide your journey as they preside over an evening of dancing mayhem. Known for dance parties such as #misster and weekly Rok One + Guests, if you need to get your groove on, this is where you go. Tickets include a champagne toast at midnight and party favors.

Address: 48 South 4th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11249
To Buy Tickets: The Woods NYE
Cost: $15 – $100
Time: 8pm to 4am
Highlights: DJ Lucas Walters and Dirty Boogie, Champagnt toast, Party favors

Midnights


Surrounded by the sparkle of holiday lights, Midnight’s winter enclosed garden becomes an epic New Year’s Eve bash. First, dinner at 6pm features foraged mushroom risotto, filet minon & lobster tail. Then join in one hell of a dance party in the enclosed garden that goes into the morning light, only taking short break at midnight for a champagne toast. No Cover. No Prix Fixe. Just great food, people and music. Call or email them for reservations.

Address: 149 N 6th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249
For More Information: Email them
Phone: (718) 384-6961
Time: 6pm for dinner; 11pm for the dance party
Cost: No Cover — Items a la carte
Highlights: Getting lit in a lit garden, Fancy food with foraged ingredients, No cover

 

One Bedford

Put your party dress on and welcome in 2018 with style – Gatsby style that is. See their champagne tower as time counts down, and you jitterbug your way to the open bar. From 8pm to midnight, embodying the 1920’s era and imbibe with extravagance. Entertain your tongue with dishes from the kitchen such as tuna tartare, fig salad, truffle fries, and octopus. With their central location to the Nassau G trains, and their retro mirrored interior, you’ll party like it’s 1929.

Address: 1 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222
To buy tickets: Visit their Event Page
Time: 8pm to 4am
Cost: $40 to $80
Highlights: Open bar, A Gatsby affair, Champagne tower

 

Harvey

Harvey, the très chic restaurant inside the Williamsburg Hotel, is offering a Prix Fixe three course menu with complimentary glass of champagne. It includes a limited a la carte menu from Harvey’s regular dinner service. As Harvey is touted as one of the most anticipated restaurants to open in the neighborhood, it’s a way to start your New Year.

1st Course (choose 1)
Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail, Spicy Horseradish Cocktail, Butter Powder, Lemon
Wood Roasted Oysters, Smoked White Fish, Scallion, Trout Roe
Warm Avocado Stack, Melted Brie Brioche, Caramelized Onions, Smashed Avocado, Soft Poached Egg

Entrée (choose 1)
Salt Baked King Salmon, Wild Greens, Pickled Apples, Spicy Pecans, Peanut Potatoes, Grapefruit & Tarragon Vinaigrette
Bacon & Herb Crusted Filet Mignon, Smashed Purple Sweet Potatoes, Charred Broccoli Rabe, Demi
Wild Mushroom & Goat Cheese Crostada, Frisee, Pomegranate

Dessert (choose 1)
Dark Chocolate and Esspresso Bread Pudding
Crème Brulee Cheesecake, Oat & Pecan Crumble
Champagne Sabayon, Shortbread Cookies, Mixed Macerated Berries

Address: 96 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249
To make reservations: Email The Williamsburg Hotel
Cost: $99 per person
Highlights: Elegant 3 course meal, 3 bars all within the same venue for the after-party

 

Esme

Welcome the New Year at ESME as they celebrate clean plates and clean slates!  Serving a six course menu with with vegetarian options, a sample of their New Years dishes are beef tartare with manchego, duck with collard greens, and maple cheesecake. Available for $80 per person; wine pairing featuring some of their favorites for $35 and Champagne will be available by the glass.  Seating begins at 7pm — call or email [email protected] to make a reservation.
First Course: Scallop, Radish Salad, & Kimchi
Second Course: Beet Tartare, Cured Egg, Manchego & Rye Cracker
Third Course: Squash Ravioli, Brown Butter, Sage & Parmesan
Fourth Course: Duck, Collard Greens, Cranberry & Red Rice
Fifth Course: Lemon Curd, Oat Wafer & Puffed Quinoa
Sixth Course: Maple Cheescake, Apples & Caramel
Address: 999 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222
For More Information: Email Esme
Time: 7 pm
Cost: $80 per person, wine pairings additional $35
Phone: (718) 383-0999
Highlights: Six (count ’em) course dinner, Vegetarian options, Curated wine list

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