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New Year's Eve guide 2018

From Cairo to Gouna, we've rounded up everything worth doing on the biggest night of the year.

Staff Writer

New Year's Eve guide 2018

Its 2018. Did you hear that? 2018. How does time fly this fast? We're two years away from the year 2020. That's why we gotta party it up. This year we're spoiled for choice for glamorous New Year's Eve parties across Egypt and we've handpicked the very best ones.

Soirée III @ Fairmont Heliopolis

Following the terrific success that was Soirée I and II, Events Plus Egypt is preparing for #SoiréeIII. Think glamour, glitter, and sophistication combined with a full line-up of acts from across the globe like Alla Kushnier and DJ Armin V. to take you in to the wee hours of January 2018.

For reservations, call 01210206222

Time: 10PM to 4AM

 NYE All That Glitters @ CJC

All that glitters…in this case IS gold! DJs Omar Sherif & Ashmawy will make sure to give us an unforgettable 2018 send-off! What better way is there to start the New Year than with great music and an epic NYE bash?!
Entertainment Fee: 300 EGP 

For reservations, call: 02-33459939

Time: 10PM to 3AM


Two Thousand & EightCheese @ The Tap Maadi

The Tap East isn't letting up with its back to back DJ pandemonium moving your body well into the AM to the sounds of Danny Malak, Ramsi & Nakhla and the extra cheesy mixes Cheesballs are famous for.

Reservations: 010-16000558

Time: 10PM to 3AM 

Keji is giving us happy-go-luckies a night of choice entertainment with some funky fresh spins courtesy od DJ Caro and a quality assortment of sax and percussion by The Art of Violin, and you can bet their Peruvian-Japanese culinary creations are there to keep you company.

For reservations, call 01093265311

Time: 10PM to 3AM

El Gouna is throwing an exciting New Year's Eve bash, bringing elegance to the celebration with a masquerade theme. Bring out your masks!

Time: 11PM to 4AM


 New Year's Eve Party @ Bogali 

Straying away from your typical entertainment, Bogali is bringing the talented Percussionist for a one of a kind NYE's eve show. While bringing it back to the shenanigans zone with DJ Aiyad taking over the decks.

For reservations, call 0112 129 8683

Time: 10PM to 3AM

This one is foor seriouss music lovers. Just look at the line up. Get your tickets eary to avoid disappointment. Tickets start at EGP 500 with two cocktails and FIVE shots. Happy New Year indeed.

For reservations, call 02 27515333
Time: 8PM to 4AM 

New Year’s Eve 2018 @ Dijon Bistro

2018, here we come! And Dijon Bistro is going to great length to ensure we have a lot of fun doing it. With an extended house session courtesy of Shady Maher and luminous show starring belly dancer Sara Guirado, your 1st of Jan hangovers will be totally worth it. 

For reservations, call 01271005613 

Time: 10PM to 3AM


NYE ft. Minus-T @ Ora

Did someone say open bar at Ora Restobar? We did. And we're there and so is Minus T! They're treating us to endless beer and wine as well as all the bar snacks we can handle. All the way to sunrise! 

For reservations, call 0120 338 5500

Time: 10PM to 3AM

Let's start 2018 W/ A Bang @ Underground

Starting 2018 with a bang means open bar. With electro sha3by star Islam Chipsy and featuring Noura the fabulous belly dancer, it's a steal at only EGP 500 (plus free corkage), or EGP 600 (plus free corkage) and you get mezza on the table. 

Kicking-off the year with an extra dose of good fortune are the 3 lucky attendees which will win Underground vouchers worth 3,000, 2,000 and 1,000 pounds. Doors open at 10pm.

For reservations, call 01003398000

Time: 10PM to 3AM

Glitz New Year's Eve @ 1925

We’re ready to kick off our 2018 with sexy world class entertainment and a sultry performance by Anastasia while DJ Ghandoukly fires up his signature beats on decks. There's a special guest too... So we know 1925 is going to be lit. 

For reservations, call 0121 210 3512
Time: 10:00pm to 4:00am

NYE 2018 @ The Smokery

This is a 2in1 celebration. New Year's Eve at The Smokery also happens to be their 5th anniversary. So we'll be doubly celebrating. Oh, and did we say free corkage.

For reservations, call +202 27564591, 01026019175

Time: 9PM to 3AM

 New Years Eve @ Bus Stop 

New Years at Bus Stop is the best time to round up the troops, say cheers to another year done and dusted.

Shaking it all out on the stage, belly Dancer Nesma will glam up the night, alongside a surprise act and Ahmed Raouf and Tommy, spinning the latest hits. This one's for the memory books! Don't miss out on the fun and be there at 10PM when the doors open. 

For reservations, call 01282150505 

Time: 10:30PM to 3AM

 Au Revoir 2017 @ Zigzag

How about an endless supply of free cocktails and beer to warm us up for 2018's take-off? Zigzag Cairo is giving us just that to accompany the sinful mixes of Mazen, Abou Samra, Misty& Nadim Mokthar. Probably not stepping out until dawn, you've been warned!

For reservations, call 01275602411

Time: 10PM to 5AM 

  NYE @ Bourbon 

What better to usher in the new year than to bring your best mates to one of Cairo's newest and coolest places. With an open cocktail bar, we're sure this will be a night to (not) remember. So take lots of pictures!

Reservations: 0109 065 9090

Time: 10PM to 3AM


We all know Gouna is fast becoming THE place to be for New Year's Eve. The challenge now is to find where to usher in the new year in Gouna. BLANC wants us to "sail and spend this New Years Eve in Gouna" - Sounds like a good idea to us! Doors open at 9PM.

For reservations, call 01018638623

Time: 9PM to 2AM

 NYE ft. Motherfunkers @ Aeon

Your New Years Eve just got an upgrade! The most festive day of the year gets the glamour it deserves with Mother Funkers and DJ Kareem Saber pumping up your upcoming year. All of that in addition to a 4-course dinner and an open bar throughout the night are going for EGP 1200.

Time: 10PM to 3AM

For reservations, call 0101 844 4186


Concorde El Salam Hotel's NYE Dinner @ L'auberge 

The swanky L'auberge lounge is sending the year off in style with Rozika Band and the sinful spinner Captain Jack entertaining the crowd from 9PM until the early hours of 2018. To top it off and do it right, L'auberge is also having an elaborate dining feast to fill us up on everything we need to dive into this new year with open open hearts and tingeled taste-buds. 

For reservation, call 02-26226000
Time: 9PM to 3:30 AM 

Shimmer & Glimmer @ Kempinski Royal Maxim

Maya Diab, Samira Said, and Hakim are taking over Kempinski Royal Maxim Palace at the most prestigious NYE party this year and you don't want to miss it.

For reservations, call 01223799119 - 01223711136.

Time: 9PM to 3AM

 The Shakedown @ The Tap East 

The Tab East isn't letting anyone stay in on New Years' with The Shakdown NYE bash. Featuring some of the sickest mixes and beats by a trio of hot AF DJs Mobbz, Sewwes and Teddy with a pretty sweet open bar and free bottle service to boot.

Early Bird ticket before the 29th will set you back EGP 650, otherwise it's the Late Owl Special for you at EGP 800 on the 30th & 31st.

Reservations: 01060000865

Time: 10PM to 3AM

Time to dig through that wardrobe of yours and pick out the best blacks you can find for a night of sick mixes and sicker drinks at Opia's New Year's Eve Black Party. Bring a friend and bring the house down together.

 For reservations, call 0102 221 8977
 Time: 10PM to 2:30AM

 NYE 2018 @ Pier88 

One of the most majestic New Year's Eve celebrations, this stunning classic night is sure to get 2018 off to the most stylish start. Dine, drink, dance, to possibly the best view of the Nile River.
Prepare for a delicious four course dinner while you dance the night away with LIVE entertainment.

For reservations, call 01208111130/40

Time: 10PM to 3AM

New Year's Eve @ Piazzini Restaurant




Okay, calling all adults in the house. With a Swiss-Italian set menu, and Michelle Rounds and Il Quartetto Band, NYE at Piazzzini Restaurant sounds like the perfect chill thing to do with friends and family.

For reservations, call 0102 222 9930

 Time: 9:00pm to 1:00am

NYE ft. Shiba / Maya Mahraby @ Rawi 

 Maya Maghraby is taking center stage at Sheraton Cairo's Rawi Restaurant while the talented singer Ahmed Shiba brings it on with yet another smashing performance. Taking on spinning duties will be DJ Simon. Dinner an open bar included. 

Time: 10PM to 3AM

Reservations: +201274550100

 New Year's Eve @ 24K

With Anastasia & Bassem Filex do we need to say more? Why even leave Heliopolis?

For reservations, call 01224330993 /01224330990
Time: 10PM to 4AM

NYE @ The Island Lounge

Kick it in style on Nile on The Island away from traffic with an open bar and acts like ThirdSon, AbouSamra and Jimmy, Hisham Yahia & Fares. Massive. It starts at only EGP 700 with table options with freebees for up to eight people.

For reservations, call 0111 085 3862
Time: 8PM to 4AM

The Gatsby Masquerade Ball Night @ 3elbt Alwan

If you want some decadence then head to 3elbet Alwan's Masquerade Ball. Dress in your finest Great Gatsby inspired get up and enjoy dance performances and singers Dina Salem and Sara Khalil. We're not done, there's dance contest and even a belly dancer. Believe it or not, there's even more! Tickets are EGP 500 and masks are mandatory!

 For reservations, call 0101 856 0510

 Time: 7:00pm to 12:0am 

 NYE @ Speakeasy

DJ Nader and a violenist will bring the house down. And with free corkage too, it's no surprise. 

For reservations, call 0121 171 1046
 Time: 7PM to 4AM

 NYE @ Baron Hotels & Resorts Egypt

Black 8, Aguizi & Fahim, ZIO, Karim Diwan, and Karim Atwa. Need we say more? Heliopolis will be on fire. Tickets start at only EGP 600.

 For reservations, call 02 24199206

 Time: 8:00pm to 6:00am

 NYE Masquerade @ Sheraton Cairo

When was the last time you saw Samo Zaen? This is your chance to not only see him perform, but do so on the Nile at Sheraton Cairo while Shams makes sure we all dance along, all night. 

For reservations, call +201207777350/1 or +20233369700

Time: 9:00PM to 3:00AM

 New Year Eve @ Pasta Città

An extra spesh dining feast is what Pasta Città have got up their sleeves this NYE's. Head out there for a night full of fun, drinks, and PASTA! Entertainment courtesy of violonist Rana.

For reservations, call: 01007540207 or 0237938072.

Time: 10PM to 2AM



What's better than an elegant dinner on New Year's Eve with your loved ones? An elegant dinner at Plateau in the JW Marriott. Bring that special someone over to Plateau for a gourmet 4 course meal at a steal price of EGP 550.

Reservation: 02-24115588

Time: 9PM to 3AM


Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino NYE @ Ristorante Tuscany

Keeping it elegant this NYE's Eve is Cairo Marriott's Ristornate Tuscany. With an extra special set menu, open bar and a dynamic live show, this Italian festivity will set you back EGP 1,500. 

Time: 7PM to 12:30AM

Reservation: 02-27283000

The lush and iconic Mena House Hotels is bringing Amina Khairat to top off their special 5-course dinner with an allure of Taraby beats. The lavish NYE experience is set at EGP 1,700 per person. 

Time: 9PM to 3AM

For reservations, call 02-33773222

 Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino's NYE @ Empress Show Lounge

Their signature 2-set menu as well as a boggling a la carte menu will be rolled out on NYE's Eve @Cairo Marriot's Empress Show Lounge. 2018' early hours will have an intoxicating mix of the vocals of Ahmed Sheba and the moves of Nagwan the belly dancer bring the night into life. All-inclusive tickets start at EGP 2500. 

Time: 11PM to 3AM



Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino's NYE 2018 @ Som3a Basha 

With two live bands intermissioned by a sexy performance by Jessy the belly dancer, Som3a Basha is taking us into 2018 with a night fit for every taste for a total of EGP 1,800 per person.

For reservation,call 02-27283000

Time:7PM to 2AM


Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino's NYE 2018 @ Torii Restaurant

Enjoy a thrilling culinary adventure with a 90-minute live Teppanyaki show for the total of 8 people. Giving us just the perfect mix of food and entertainment to power through this NYE's shenanigans.

Time: 6PM to 2AM

For reservations, call 02-27283000

Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino's NYE @ Harry’s Pub

The iconic Harry's Pub at Cairo Marriott carries on their tradition of sending the year off with a bang. This year is no different. For an all-inclusive EGP 700 price tag, Harry's Pub is giving us our money's with the a thrilling live performance by the talented singers Rehab and Eyad. 

For reservations, call: 02-27283000

Time: 6PM to 3AM 

Sheraton Cairo Hotel & Casino NYE's Dinner @ Giannini's

Nothing beats stepping into a new year on a stomach full of the finest delectables our city has to offer. Sheraton Cairo's Gianni is offering just that for EGP 450 with a 6-course dining spectacle served straight up with the fresh tunes of a live band. Doors open at 10pm. 

For reservations, call 02 33369800

Time: 10PM to 2AM

 Sheraton Cairo Hotel & Casino's NYE @ Studio 70

To the sultry shakes of the belly dancer Luna and the distinct sounds of Abu El Leif, 2017 is coming to an end just the right way. For an endless supply of delicious Mezza, free corkage and a bottle of wine, the set price for this NYE's extravaganza at Sheraton Cairo is EGP 700.

Time: 9PM to 2:30AM

Reservation: 02 33369800

NYE @ Le Deck at Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah

What better way to delve into 2018 than with an extraordinary set-menu at Sofitel's glitzy Le Deck. The Strawbery Band and the sinful DJ will be taking on musical duties until the early hours of the new year's. Going for EGP 900 per person. 

For reservations, call 02-27373737
Time: 9 PM to 3 AM 

It's an extra happy New Year's Eve at the Conrad with three snazzy outings for us lucky little Cairenes.

Jayda's giving guests an oriental four course feast to the fresh spins of DJ Spark and sultry moves of belly dancer Raghd at a steal price of EGP 400 per happy person from 8 PM to 1 AM.

Over at OAK Grill, hungry patrons can enjoy a succulent five course menu to the smooth sounds of Heba from 6 PM to midnight all for EGP 650 a head.

And last but certainly not least, Kamala is treating guests to an authentic Asian experience with an exotic five course menu with singer Ismail Tarek keeping spirits high from 6 PM to midnight, setting you back only EGP 550 a pop.

There's something for everyone this New Year's Eve at the Conrad.

For reservations, call 02-25808000

Time: 6PM to 12AM

JW Marriott Hotel Cairo's NYE @ Lemongrass

The town's east siders are getting the royal treatment with a delish 4-course set menu at the swanky Lemongrass at JW Marriott. 

For reservations, call 02-24115588

Time: 6PM to 12AM


JW Marriott’s Steakhouse New Year’s Eve 4-course set menu starts at 6:00 pm to 12:00 am so we can dine like royalty and still have time to party elsewhere like trash all night. 

For reservations, call 02-24115588

Time: 6PM to 12AM

JW Marriott Hotel Cairo's New Year Eve @ Ahlein

Ahlein are sending off 2017 with a delicious 4-course menu from 6 PM to midnight this New Year's Eve. Go with an empty stomach. And dress to impress.

For reservations, call 02-24115588

Time: 6PM to 12AM

JW Marriott Hotel Cairo's New Year 2017 @ Cucina 

Cucina are doing New Year's Eve the right way with a 4 course delectable menu from 6 PM to midnight. We're all in. 

For reservations, call 02-24115588

Time: 6PM to 12AM

JW Marriott Hotel Cairo's New Year’s Eve Buffet @ Mirage Cafe

Before going to that awesome party you were going to, be sure to grab a bight at Mirage Cafe's NYE buffet opening at 6:30 PM.

For reservations, call 02-24115588

Time: 6PM to 12AM 


Nothing says New Year's Eve like a rocking party, but you will also want to have something to eat before you hit the dance floor, so head out to Citron's NYE dinner buffet with live entertainment for an unforgettable night out. 

For reservations, call 02-24063333

Time: 7PM to 12:30AM

Renaissance Hotel's New Year’s Eve @ Chinoix

Spend New Year's Eve in style at Chiniox with a mouthwatering dinner with live entertainment.

For reservations, call 02-24063333
Time: 6PM to 12AM
Renaissance Hotel's New Year’s Eve Party @ Vintage 

Start off your 2018 with a (big) bang at Vintage with international guest DJs and live entertainment.

For resrvations, call 02-24063333
Time: 9PM to 2AM

 Carnival NYE @ Little Buddha Hurghada

DJ David Penn and DJ Akladios plus a Brazilian show and resident DJs Malak and Cheetoz will add some style and sophistication to our NYE. 

For reservations,call 065-3450120
Time: 10PM to 4AM

 InterContinental Citystars

 NYE @ Fayruz

Have yourself a happy, Lebanese new year. While you're at it, we might as well go all out Shaabi from 10PM until the wee hours of the night, and shake what our mama gave ya. Or let the belly dancer flying from foreign lands shake her as we sing along with Essam Karika.

For reservations, call 02-24800100

NYE @ Bellini 

 Yulla, international belly dance sensation and a 3-course menu. Need we say more? There's even a fasting menu. Talk about something for everyone. There's a DJ throughout, so you'll dance the night away without the traffic. Happy Heliopolis New Year.

Time: 11PM to 3AM


 NYE @ Saraya Ballroom

Wael Gassar, Mahmoud El Leithy, Poussy, belly dancing sensation Thorayya, and sultry belly dancer Sofinar. That's what's in store for us in Saraya Ballroom's NYE's massive blowout. With 7 ticket categories, Heliopolis wont know what hit it.

For reservations, call 02-24800100

 Time: 10:30 to 3AM

  NYE @ The Embassy Beach Club

DJ K is going to make Embassy Beach Club's New Year's Eve's LAST NIGHT a night, and day, to remember. Because what's better than celebrating the new year on a beach with an all night blow out?

For reservations,call 0100 993 6386

Time: 10:30PM to 5AM 

 NYE 2018 @ Bus Stop Sahl Hasheesh 

Enjoy a fun ride with Bus Stop Sahl Hasheesh as we celebrate New Year's Eve and say good bye to 2017 with an all night party. 

For reservations, call 01282150505

Time: 10:30 to 3AM

 New Year's Eve 2018 @ Beverly Hills 

Okay, why is 6 of October one of the coolest places now? Check out this lineup! Abou Samra, Adry&Fido, Morovitch and Fabric. And we don't even have to deal with the city! Tickets are EGP 300, 400, and 500.

For reservations, call 0101 699 9360

Time: 10:00pm to 3:00am


 Garden Of Madness New Year’s Eve @ Color Beach

With a promise to be Gouna's biggest stage, it looks like it's going to be a massive night. With DIZHARMONIA all the way from Athens and resident DJ ROMAB2BDOZEE, we're better off not even trying to pronounce their names and sticking to just dancing. 

For reservations, call 010-64602030

Time: 11:00pm to 4:00am

 NYE Le Cirque @ Papas Beach Club

If you've missed volume I and II, don't worry about it. Papas Beach Club is back in full swing with international DJ Danny Lucas and resident DJs Sam, Moose, and FOXX. 

For reservations, call 0100-68831439
Time: 11:00pm to 5:00am
Aswan's Sofitel Old Cataract Hotel NYE @ 1902

New Year's Eve doesn't have to just be all about crowded bars and overpriced parties. How about a fancy dinner from 9PM to 12AM at the beautiful Sofitel in Aswan? Picture this: an array of Champagne and cocktails and all kinds of fancy food; at one iconic setting, beneath a grand Arabian dome - We're set. 

For reservations, call 097 2316000
Time: 7:30PM to 2AM

 New Year Dinner @ Sindbad in Hurghada

Before going to that awesome party on New Year's Eve in Hurgada, you deserve an even better meal first, and where better to go than to Sindbad. EGP 500 per person. 

For reservations, call 065 3404227

Time: 9PM to 2AM 

Opt out of the mess and loudness and have yourself a romantic dinner for two. Wine and dine while a fabulous belly dancer to set the mood. And it's only EGP 300. Oh, and there's free corkage. 

For reservations,call 01003398000

Time: 9PM to 2AM
The Westin Cairo Golf Resort & Spa

Come NYE's, some like to party it up while others like to kick back and dive into the new year's with relaxed senses and full bellies. For the latter, head out to Westin's Paloma Restaurant where the expert Chef Francesco has crafted a gourmet buffet extravaganza to enjoy to the tunes of the talented live guitarist. EGP 450 per person and call  +(202) 23228000 for reservations. 
For reservations,call 02 23228000
Time: 8:30PM  to 2:30AM

2018 is only a few hours away and there's no better way to spend it other than surrounded by people you love, the finest culinary creations and a dynamic live performance! Westin's Dunes is giving us just that for a sealed price of 1200! Seating on first come first serve basis! Call  +(202) 23228000 for reservations.

For reservations,call 02 23228000
 Time: 9PM to 3AM