The following restaurants will be offering special NYE dinner and events:
Kalu will be hosting an eight-course dim sum dinner in Kalu's Lounge. Guests will also receive a bottle of sparkling sake. $150 per couple. Kalu Restaurant. 505 E. 6th street
Charlotte, NC 28202. (704) 910-4877. http://www.kalunc.com
New Year's Eve is all about the bubbles. Georges will be offering a 3-course chef's tasting menu along with optional wine pairings and Veuve Clicquot specials. Ooo la la. $75 per person. Georges Brasserie. 4620 Piedmont Row Dr. Suite 110. (980) 219-7409. http://www.georgesbrasserie.com/
Sir Edmond Halley's
Sir Ed's is back. For New Year's Eve they will be featuring a special menu which will include dishes like Maine lobster pot pie, bison short ribs, and almond creme brulee. Prices vary. Sir Edmond Halley's. 4151 Park Road. (704) 525-7775. http://halleyspub.com
Red Rocks Cafe - Birkdale Village
Want to stay away from the Uptown crowds? Ring in the new year in Birkdale Village. In addition to their regular menu, Red Rock will be serving several chef specials. Prices vary. Red Rocks Cafe. 8712 Lindholm Drive. (704) 892-9999 http://www.redrockscafe.com/
Global Restaurant, Bar & Lounge
Enjoy a five-course meal, in addition to a glass of champagne. If you're looking for more, pair your courses with wine for an additional $30. Two seating times available: 6 pm or 8:30 pm. $65 per person. Global Restaurant, Bar & Lounge. 3520 Toringdon Way. (704) 248-0866. http://www.global-restaurant.com
Chima Brazilian Steakhouse
Eat (lots!) and be merry at Chima. For New Year's Eve Chima will be offering their Rodizio all-you-can-eat dinner along with a glass of champagne. $46.50 per person. Chima Brazilian Steakhouse. 139 South Tryon. (704) 601-4141. http://www.chima.cc/
Phil & Tony's
The Italian cuisine sports bar will be hosting a prix fixe dinner with a champagne toast and party favors. $65 per couple. Phil & Tony's. 2225 Matthews Township Parkway. (704) 541-3111. http://www.philandtonys.com/
New Year's Eve at Theatre Charlotte will feature a buffet, as well as live entertainment from Theatre Charlotte performers, an open bar with wine, beer, and more. $45.00 per person. Reserved table $250. Theatre Charlotte. 501 Queens Road. (704) 376-3777. http://www.theatrecharlotte.org/
Listen to The Presley Brothers while you enjoy a 3-course dinner at Blue. Like sweets? They'll have seven desserts to pick from. Complimentary champagne toast and party favors, along with other wine and drink specials. $29.95 per person for first seating, 5 - 6 pm. Blue. 206 N. College Street. (704) 927-2583. http://www.bluecharlotte.com
The newest restaurant at the NC Music Factory will be ringing in the new year by offering a 5-course dinner with "boutique small batch champagne" pairings. Two seatings: 6 pm, 8:30 pm. Bask. 1000 Seaboard St., Suite C-1. (980) 613-8282. http://www.baskonseaboard.com.
Lava Bistro & Bar
Enjoy a special 3-course New Year's Eve dinner menu, along with a glass of champagne and 1/2 price bottles of wine. $39.99 per person. Lava Bistro & Bar. 8708 JW Clay Blvd. (704) 549-0050. http://www.lavabistro.com.
The Plaza-Midwood restaurant will be offering a special dinner menu with items like surf and turf and creme brulee stuffed chocolate cupcakes. They will also have a prix-fixe NYE dinner package that comes with a bottle of Cava for $50. Soul Gastrolounge. 1500-B Central Ave.
(704) 348-1848. http://soulgastrolounge.com/