Welcome 2018 in style at The Star

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Published Thursday, 30 November 2017

With superb views of Sydney Harbour, delicious fine food, a selection of exclusive bars and night spots to party into the early hours, there is no better place than The Star to welcome in the New Year. Avoid the crowds and the crush and farewell 2017 in style at Sydney’s premier entertainment venue.


BLACK Bar & Grill
Overlooking Sydney Harbour, BLACK Bar & Grill offers an opulent and sumptuous menu to kick-start your new year. Chef Dany Karam creates the finest seafood dishes and uses the most succulent cuts of meat to create an indulgent dining experience. Treat your friends and family while taking in the breathtaking views of the city's iconic harbour from BLACK Bar & Grill’s floor to ceiling windows.

First sitting (from 5.30pm):

Five courses $165 per person (food only) or $265 per person (premium beverage package).

Second sitting (from 8.30pm):

$295 per person (food only) or $395 per person (premium beverage package).

Both prices include a glass of NV Moët & Chandon ‘Brut Imperial’ on arrival.

Bookings are essential.

The Star’s flagship Italian fine dining restaurant Balla is offering a set menu on New Year’s Eve.  Head chef, Gabriele Taddeucci has taken great pride in creating a celebratory menu using the freshest produce available. Featuring a wood-fired grill, the restaurant reflects the team's dedication to delivering truly authentic cuisine from Australia’s diverse natural wonderland. Add to this a stunning view of Sydney Harbour and Balla puts you in the prime spot for New Year’s Eve.

First sitting (from 5.30pm): $85 per person.

Second sitting (from 8.30pm): $239 per person (food only) | $295 per person (premium beverage package)

Bookings are essential.

Multi-award winning modern Japanese fine dining is the hallmark of the Good Food Guide-hatted Sokyo Restaurant. On New Year’s Eve, Chef Chase Kojima will be serving his signature exotic creations, matched with fine wines and sakes by Sokyo’s award-winning bar staff. Sokyo is the place to sample exquisite cocktails with a Japanese twist, before indulging in some of the most delicate Japanese dishes anywhere in Sydney.

A la carte menu served from 5.30pm.

Bookings are essential.


Harvest Buffet
Celebrate ringing in the New Year at Sydney’s finest buffet. Begin with a complimentary house drink on arrival before tasting the elaborate selection of fresh seafood, authentic dim sum, house-made pizzas, pastas, crisp salads, traditional roasts and an unmatched dessert bar.

$110 per adult, $40 per child 12 years and under. Kids under 4 years old eat for free.

Bookings are strongly recommended.


Cherry Bar
With specialty Bombay Sapphire cocktails and a gorgeous skyline backdrop, Cherry brings you the perfect New Year’s Eve package with a selection of premium beverages and canapés with smooth tunes by the Martini Club and stunning views of the harbour fireworks.

The food and beverage package is $130 per person, including a cocktail on arrival from 8pm and one at the stroke of midnight.

Bookings are essential.

Marquee Sydney

Let Marquee Sydney take you on a trance journey for your last hours of 2017 with Australia’s #1 DJ MaRLo. Enjoy expansive views of Sydney’s famous midnight fireworks with access to two epic parties – your ticket gives you access to both MaRLo in the main room and Sydney’s best R&B party in The Boombox.

All tickets receive a complimentary drink on arrival, plus delicious canapés served until 11pm.

Take your New Year’s Eve to the next level with the VIP Backroom Experience. Enjoy express escorted entry, VIP backstage access, uninterrupted rooftop viewing of Sydney’s famous midnight fireworks and premium canapes and beverages.

To buy tickets, visit www.marqueesydney.com

For more information on New Year’s Eve at The Star, visit www.star.com.au/nye. For reservations, call 1800 700 700.

For media enquiries please contact: Nichola Patterson, Access-DGC

P: 02 9292 7000 | +61 411 516 517 | nichola@access-dgc.com.au

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About The Star Sydney:
The Star Sydney is Australia’s premier place to play. A sip of sparkling. A dozen freshly shucked oysters. Crisp white sheets and red carpet. Diamonds and spades. Gucci and gastronomy. Your day begins with luxury – where it ends is up to you. At The Star, we have just one mission –– to thrill. That’s why we have all-star chefs and restaurants, luxurious accommodation and high-end fashion, a sumptuous day spa, an amazing nightclub, and, of course, the world-class casino. It’s all yours for the taking, so will you? Come and play at The Star. www.star.com.au