New Year's Eve in Tel Aviv
New Year's Eve is a "non-holiday" here in Tel Aviv. It is better known as "Sylvester" in Europe. You won't find any public events ala New York City's Times Square in Tel Aviv but a few restaurants offer special menus for the evening.
Here are a few Tel Aviv establishments that will be celebrating:
Adora: Chef Avi Biton's restaurant will offer two seatings (19:00 -21:20 @175 NIS per person or 21:30 @250 NIS person). The menu includes appetizers such as tuna sashimi in an Asian vinaigrette, goose liver baklava and main courses such as porcini mushroom risotto with white asparagus and beef filet in a chestnut/shallot caramel sauce.
For reservations: 03-605-0896, Ben Yehuda 226 (Tel Aviv
Shaked Ice Cream: Located in the Tel Aviv Port, Shaked will kick off it's "Praline Festival" on New Year's Eve with pralines by Yael Milstein and Chokolada. along with their superb ice cream. The shop will be open all night and at midnight shots of ice cream will be served. Special items on the menu include chocolate/mocha soup with seasonal fruits, Champagne ice cream and candied chestnut ice cream.
03-6760438, Tel Aviv Port – Main Entrance
Avant Garde: This restaurant will celebrate the New Year with a D.J., bubbly for all guests and fireworks at midnight. In addition to the regular menu there will be specials on the menu such as mushrooms stuffed with goat cheese and pistachios (48 NIS), veal chop with pineapple and saffron (125 NIS) and bread pudding (36 NIS).
For reservations: 03-648-0082, Habarzel 3 (Ramat Ha Hayal)