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Where to celebrate Christmas and New Year in Monaco? The ultimate guide

Year-to-year, at the end of December, we are all concerned about one thing, where to meet Christmas and New Year and how to make it suitable for kids too. The Principality, traditionally, has prepared many surprises and exciting programs for its guests and residents. To simplify your choice, HelloMonaco has prepared a list of the most stunning parties, the most exquisite dinners and the locations for an exciting time.

The first destination on New Year’s Eve is obviously Port Hercule, which will please both adults and children with an outstanding program. By 21:00 already, a holiday party will have started, where the DJ will set a festive tone for the evening. Exactly at midnight, fireworks will be painting the sky of Monaco a hundred different colours and shades.

Location: Port de Monaco
Time: from 21:00 to 03:00
Fireworks are planned at midnight.

New Year’s Eve dinner at Buddha Bar Monte-Carlo

Buddha Bar Monte-Carlo
Buddha Bar Monte-Carlo

December 31, starting at 20:00, Buddha Bar Monte-Carlo invites everyone to their theme party «Casino». The menu of the evening will also surprise you: innovative and super-appetizing dishes, specially prepared for the evening. An incredible gastronomic experience awaits you!

Moreover, a dynamic disco is guaranteed! The famous DJ Papa knows how to stir up the crowd.

The restaurant menu is €290 per person (including 1 glass of champagne «Perrier-Jouët blanc de blancs»).

Lounge Bar menu is €190 per person (including 1 glass of champagne «Perrier-Jouët blanc de blancs»).

Dress code: informal attire
For more information call: (377) 98 06 19 19

Hotel Hermitage Monte-Carlo

Hermitage Monte-Carlo
Hermitage Monte-Carlo

Walking through the Beaumarchais Square in front of the Hermitage Monte-Carlo

The square in front of the Hermitage Monte-Carlo hotel will turn into a picture-postcard on Christmas Eve. A Merry-go-round, nicely decorated Christmas trees, shiny balls and lights everywhere. This and much more SBM has prepared for the youngest guests. In addition, children will have the opportunity to see their long-awaited Santa Claus.

Adults surely are not going to be bored, as from 20th to 31st December, a bar will be opened, «Chalet Nordi», where everyone will be able to enjoy delicious caviar, salmon, oysters, and champagne from 12:00 to 19:00.

Champagne pop-up bar in Limun Lounge

From 28th to 31st December in the lobby of the Hermitage Monte-Carlo, there will be a bar with champagne with special a la carte offers.

Be in a cozy family atmosphere on the holiday weekend and come to the Hotel Hermitage Monte-Carlo, SBM Resort’s Belle Époque jewel!

Christmas tea and «All Chocolate Christmas»

From 15:00 to 18:00, December 20th, December 23rd and Sunday, December 24th, the prestigious Salle Belle Époque in the Hermitage Monte-Carlo hotel will welcome children and their parents with a special «All Chocolate Christmas Tea». Everyone can try homemade cakes and sweets, including traditional «yule logs», cakes, cookies, fresh pancakes and even a chocolate fountain, prepared by pastry chef Nicolas Baygourry.

Children will be able to take part in creative master classes, where they will try their hands in the role of pastry-cook. Additionally, they will be able to enjoy Christmas stories from the storyteller and even have a festive make-up session.

Price per child: €35
Price for adult: €70
For more information call: (377) 98 06 19 19

Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort

The Blue Bay

On Sunday, December 24th, Christmas Eve at The Blue Bay restaurant a special Christmas menu will be launched, €150 per person, not including drinks. Follow this link to check the menu.

On Monday, December 25th, Christmas Brunch will take place with an exquisite surprise. The price is €175 per person, including rosé champagne «all-you-can-drink», served from 12:30 to 15:00.

On Sunday, December 31st, you can enjoy an original gourmet menu from the talented chef Marcel Ravin. The cost is €445 per person (including ½ bottle of Dom Ruinart champagne).

On Monday, January 1, visit the greatest brunch in Monaco, in order to start the New Year on the right foot. The price is €175 per person, including champagne «all-you-can-drink», served from 12:30 to 15:00.

L’orange Verte

Terrace L’Orange Verte has acquired an absolutely amazing New Year look! Enjoy the gourmet chalet, curved snow-covered path and games with giant cubes, surrounded by pine trees.

On Sunday, December 24th, a Christmas dinner will take place, prepared by chef Marcel Raven, costing €98 per person, not including drinks.

On New Year’s Eve, December 31st, there will be a special New Year’s Eve dinner, at a cost of €250 per person, including 1 glass of R de Ruinart champagne at midnight. Follow this link to check the menu.

The Blue Gin

For an unforgettable New Year, enjoy dancing with the resident DJ Nicolas Saad at Blue Gin. At midnight you will have the opportunity to admire the fireworks from the hotel terrace.

An ideal place to spend your holidays!

In the lobby of the Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort there will be a bar with champagne, where, starting from 18:00, the audience will be entertained by the DJ.

For more information call: (377) 98 06 03 60

New Year with Claudio Baglioni in Salle des Etoiles Monte-Carlo

One of the most famous Italian singers and composers who became the author of the best-selling album in the Italian discography «La vita è adesso», Claudio Baglioni, will perform at the New Year’s Gala dinner on December 31st in Salle des Etoiles in Sporting Monte-Carlo.

The beginning of the show-dinner: 20:30
Price: starting from €500 (without drinks)
Doors opening: 20:00
Dress code: gala/black tie

Hotel de Paris

Le Grill

On December 24 there will take place a Christmas dinner followed by a festive lunch the next day in the renovated interiors of the restaurant Le Grill.

In turn, on December 31, a special New Year’s program with musical performances and a festive menu is prepared for the guests too. You will be able to try pancakes with caviar, foie gras, salad with truffles and several other delicious plates. The price is 800 euros without drinks.

For more information call: (377) 98 06 88 88

Le Grill

New Year’s dinner and lunch in Louis XV by Alain Ducasse 

Foie gras with White truffle, Chilled Langoustines or Seared Scallops from Normandy. This is just a glimpse of part of the sumptuous New Year’s menu in Louis XV in Hotel de Paris. Try the gastronomic plates on Sunday 31st December, including the specialties on the 7-course menu for New Year’s Eve Dinner. Price – 990 € per person without drinks. Follow this link to check the menu.

Moreover, on the 1st of January in the same location there will be a New Year’s lunch, that includes a 5-course menu for 360€, excluding drinks. Follow this link to check the menu.

The perfect way to spend your holidays in the ambience of deluxe and chic in Monaco.

For more information call: (377) 98 06 88 64

Christmas and New Year in Café de Paris

On Monday, December 25th, Salon Bellevue will host a Christmas brunch buffet with musical accompaniment. Price is €85 per person (including drinks), €45 for children under the age of 12.

Traditionally, on December 31, there will be a New Year’s Eve dinner, that costs €330 per person, including ½ bottle of champagne and €160 for children up to 12 years old. Follow this link to check the menu.

January 1, 2018, to celebrate the holidays, a New Year’s brunch buffet will take place in Salon Bellevue, costing €95 per person (including drinks), €50 for children.

La Brasserie Café De Paris


On December 24-25 in Café de Paris there will be a special menu of Christmas delicacies.

On December 31 a musical dinner will be held devoted to New Year’s Eve.

Price varies from €240 per person, including 1 bottle of wine and mineral water to 120 € for children under 12 years (including non-alcoholic drinks).

For more information call: (377) 98 06 36 36

Jimmy’z at the Monte Carlo Casino

December 29th-31st at Salle Medecin at Monte Carlo Casino, Jimmy’z Sporting Monte-Carlo will hold a series of stylish parties for the guests!

A great atmosphere for the event is guaranteed during the whole 3 nights!

This program of 3 unforgettable evenings includes live performance of DJs, dancers and unique art shows!

December 29: Benjamin Gray & Ollie DJ
December 30: Benjamin Gray, Ollie DJ & Tim Davis
December 31: Ollie DJ, Nico de Andrea, Fred Only Guitar

Monte Carlo Casino

In Monte Carlo Casino they know how to treat their clients. On December 31, Le Train Bleu will host the New Year’s Eve Dinner with a special festive menu. The guests will witness the close-up magic show with a DJ set and dancers in the gambling rooms. The celebrations will be followed by the New Year’s Dinner on January,1.

More information: (377) 98 06 24 24

We are absolutely sure now that you will be able to find your own ideal location for the celebration of Christmas and New Year in Monaco. Happy holidays!


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