Things To Do

Countdown To New Year’s Eve With 9 Events Around The Star Gold Coast

By Isabella Jeffrey
28th Dec 2023

Person singing in front of packed crowd

2024 is just around the corner. Yep, we're almost done with another crazy year. If you’re anything like us, November signals the time to fire up the groupchat and finalise that New Year's Eve plan of attack. Luckily, The Star Gold Coast have a smorgasbord of exclusive events and dinners to book for even your pickiest mates. There's dinners complete with all-you-can-eat oysters, champagne parties, Cantonese feasts, drag queens, and more. 

Where To Party

Isoletto Prive And The Lawn

Wednesdays are reserved for pink, and New Year's Eve at Isoletto Prive and The Lawn is all about donning your best white ensemble. Grab tickets for a White Party unlike any other packed with live entertainment, four hours of flowing Moet & Chandon Impérial and Grey Goose Vodka cocktails and food stations of all-you-can-eat oysters, charcuteries boards, made-to-order pasta and canapes.

The Details:
When: 8pm New Years Eve to 1am New Years Day
Where: Isoletto Prive and The Lawn
Tickets: Available here.
To find out more, click here.

Grand Pool Lawn

This New Year's the Grand Pool Lawn are hanging the disco balls and rolling out the red carpet for a grooving night of dancing, disco and food. Enjoy sets from local DJs, rhythm and soul songstress Lisa Hunt and drag queens while filling up on four-hour drinks package and food stations of made-to-order paella and pizza. Plus, tuck into substantial canapes of sushi, burrito bowls, bao and more. 

The Details:
When: 8pm New Years Eve to 1am New Year's Day
Where: Grand Pool Lawn
Tickets: Available here.
To find out more, click here.

Bar with disco ball

Atrium Bar

If you’ve sorted the group but are stuck for a spot to ring in 2024, reserve a booth at Atrium Bar. Whether you want to set fire to the dancefloor or chill out among the excitment, book a booth for you and up to twelve of your closest mates and live it up for the final few hours of 2023.

If a plush spot to perch wasn’t already bougie enough, bookings include a $250 bar tab and bottle of Domaine Chandon to share. 

The Details:
When: From 8pm New Years Eve
Where: Atrium Bar
Tickets: Available here.
To find out more, click here.

Where To Dine

Garden Kitchen And Bar

Book a spot at Garden Kitchen and Bar for a laid back New Year's. Order from the a la carte menu of classic Aussie summer land and sea offerings—we’re talking seafood platters of fresh oyster and prawns, rosemary marinated lamb cutlets, macadamia crusted salmon and 350g rib eye. If you’re looking to leave the kids at home, get the party started with picnic packages on The Lawn. Feast on everything from wagyu meatballs to fresh seafood while taking in front and centre views of the countdown and fireworks. Did we mention DJ Tigerlily will be spinning the discs?  

The Details:
When: First seating between 5pm and 5.30pm, second seating from 8pm and Lawn package from 8pm to late
Where: Garden Kitchen and Bar
Tickets: Available here.
To find out more, click here.

Two plates of oystersNineteen At The Star

For breathtaking views and unforgettable feasting, book New Year's Eve at Nineteen. Tuck into a four-course set menu across the restaurant's two seatings—with standout dishes including mushroom risotto, fillet steak, Oscietra caviar and panna cotta.  Make sure to lock those plans in quick and book your seating—you won’t be disappointed. 

The Details:
When: Sunset seating from 5.30pm to 8pm, moonlight seating from 8.30pm to late
Where: Nineteen
Tickets: Available here.
To find out more, click here.

Cucina Vivo

Keep the Euro summer vibes flowing into 2024 with New Year's Eve on the terrace at Cucina Vivo. Opt for the Sunset Seating and sip a glass of bubbly on arrival before tucking into a Med-inspired three-course meal. Or for the late feasters, the Moonlight Seating offers New Year fireworks with a five-course meal and three-hour drinks package. 

The Details:
When: Sunset seating from 5.30pm to 7.30pm, moonlight seating from 8.30pm to 12am
Where: Cucina Vivo
Tickets: Available here.
To find out more, click here.

Kiyomi

Treat your taste buds to one final fine-dining experience in 2023 with a New Year's reservation at Kiyomi. Book in their early seating or their second seating and explore an a la carte menu of fresh dishes that are almost too beautiful to eat. 

The Details:
When: First seating between 5pm to 6pm, second seating from 7.45pm to late
Where: Kiyomi Restaurant and Bar
Tickets: Available here.
To find out more, click here.

Harvest Buffet

Here at Urban List, we’re big fans of an all-out buffet experience. Sample your way into the New Year and book a spot at Harvest Buffet. Sip bubbly on arrival before setting your plan of attack for Harvest’s lineup of hot and cold seafood stations, fresh oysters, salads, cheese boards, roasts and desserts (if you still have room).

The Details:
When: First seating from 5pm to 7pm, second seating from 7.30pm to 9.30pm
Where: Harvest Buffet
Tickets: Available here.
To find out more, click here.

Uncle Su

Although we love any chance for a boogie, the best New Year's Eve is about good food and good mates. Book a table at Uncle Su for a night of Cantonese, Beijing and Szechuan-inspired feasting. They're putting on an la carte menu of button-undoing-worthy eats like lobster with ginger, spring onion and braised in Thai chilli sauce, oysters with yuzu dressing and Macao-style roasted pork belly. 

The Details:
When: First seating between 5pm and 6pm, second seating from 7.45pm to late
Where: Uncle Su
Tickets: Available here.
To find out more, click here.

Editor’s note: This article is sponsored by The Star and proudly endorsed by Urban List. Thank you for supporting the sponsors who make Urban List possible. Click here for more information on our editorial policy.

The Star Gold Coast practises the responsible service of alcohol.

Images: Supplied.

Get our top stories direct to your inbox.

Get our top stories direct to your inbox.