Usher In The Year Of The Dragon And Celebrate At Hakkasan Dubai And Ling Ling

A time for new beginnings and coming together, guests can enjoy a festive meal at the one Michelin star Hakkasan Dubai, as well as special dishes at the award-winning Ling Ling

In celebration of China’s most important festival of the year, Michelin-starred Hakkasan Dubai, as well as Dubai's newest entertainment hotspot Ling Ling Dubai, invite guests to welcome the Year of the Dragon with special dishes featuring auspicious ingredients to bring good fortune. The luckiest of all animals, the dragon signifies a year of prosperity filled with transformation, growth and abundance.

Hakkasan Dubai
From Friday 9th February to Saturday 24th February, the award-winning Cantonese restaurant, Hakkasan Dubai invites diners to celebrate the Year of the Dragon with a limited-edition menu featuring exclusive new dishes, a festive cocktail and a special dessert created just for the occasion. Not to be missed, a unique lion dance is also planned throughout the evening on Saturday 10th February to commemorate the coming year. As a traditional custom of the Chinese New Year is hanging wishes on a ‘wishing tree’ to bring good luck, prosperity, and success, guests of Hakkasan Dubai are invited to write their wishes on a red ribbon before tying it to the restaurant’s wall latticing in hopes that they will come true.

Priced at AED 788 per person, the eight-course Chinese New Year menu was created by Executive Chefs from Hakkasan restaurants across the globe, with dishes designed to bring good fortune, strength and health in 2024. Highlights include a lobster salad with nashi pear, persimmon, dragon fruit and lime dressing created by Hakkasan Dubai’s Executive Chef Andy Toh; a smoked eight treasure duck from Hakkasan Abu Dhabi; the ‘Wishes of Prosperity’ dim sum from Hakkasan Riyadh, featuring abalone lantern puff, truffle Chilean seabass and Kaviari caviar; and a claypot Galician seabass with spring onion and pepper from Hakkasan Shanghai. Guests can end the meal on a sweet note with the ‘Auspicious Dragon’, a cayenne chocolate mousse paired with a spicy raspberry compote and salted streusel.

Keeping with the theme, for AED 98 diners can also indulge in a ‘Red Dragon’ cocktail, featuring Belvedere vodka and Campari aperitivo reduction, mixed with yuzu sake, dragon fruit, raspberry and elderflower. Each Hakkasan restaurant from across the globe that feature on the menu will be celebrating with the special menu and Chinese New Year festivities.

To find out more about Hakkasan Dubai or to make a reservation guests can log onto www.atlantis.com/dubai/restaurants/hakkasan, email hakkasan@atlantisthepalm.com or call +971 4 426 2626. Alternatively, they can visit @hakkasandubai.

Hakkasan Dubai Chinese New Year

  • Dates: Friday 9th February to Saturday 24th February
  • Time: 6:00pm – 11:45pm
  • Eight course Set Chinese New Year menu priced at AED 788 per person
  • Special cocktail priced at AED 98
  • À la carte menu will also be available
  • Children under 10 years are welcome to join the family seating, departing by 8:30pm
  • Location: Atlantis, The Palm

Ling Ling Dubai
Dubai’s hottest dining and entertainment spot Ling Ling Dubai, invites guests to experience exquisite pan-Asian dishes and world-class mixology in celebration of the Lunar New Year, from Saturday 10th February to Saturday 24th February. Diners can select from special dishes starting from AED 105, including a yee sang prosperity salad featuring salmon sashimi and yuzu dressing, lobster prawn toast with yuzu mustard aioli, lobster longevity noodles with Boston lobster, as well as a whole steamed seabass with ginger, scallion and soya. Ling Ling’s phenomenal à la carte menu will also be available. The exclusive dishes can be paired alongside a themed Fire & Earth Dragon cocktail or a Gold & Water Dragon mocktail. Those looking to continue the celebrations into the night, can book a table at the Ling Ling Ultra Lounge, open every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 11:00pm to 3:00am. Guests can enjoy bottle service, handcrafted cocktails, and premium bubbles, as well as an exceptional entertainment line-up – the perfect destination for drinks after dinner.

To find out more about Ling Ling or to make a reservation, guests can log onto www.linglingdubai.com,   email reservations@linglingdubai.com or call +971 56 997 1642. Alternatively, they can visit @linglingdubai and @linglingultralounge.

Ling Ling Dubai Chinese New Year

  • Dates: Saturday 10th February to Saturday 24th February
  • 6:00pm – 1:00am
  • Children under 10 years are welcome to join the family seating, departing by 8:30pm; 21+ only after 8:30pm
  • Special dishes to celebrate the Chinese New Year starting from AED 105
  • Special cocktail priced at AED 90, special mocktail priced at AED 55
  • À la carte menu will also be available
  • Location: Atlantis The Royal

About Chinese New Year (Lunar New Year)
Otherwise known as the Spring Festival, the annual event marks the first day on the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar. On 10th February this year, the animal sign will switch from the rabbit to the dragon, symbolising that 2024 is a year to foster growth, progress and abundance.


About Hakkasan
Established in 2001 in London, Hakkasan now has multiple restaurants located around the world throughout the United States, Middle East, Asia, and Europe. Hakkasan first earned a Michelin star at both its London locations and have retained those stars to date, with most recently receiving a star at both Hakkasan Dubai and Hakkasan Abu Dhabi. The menu is a modern interpretation of authentic Cantonese cuisine, using the finest ingredients and expert traditional techniques to create timeless yet innovative signature dishes such as the Grilled Chilean Sea Bass and Crispy Duck Salad. Hakkasan’s atmosphere is vibrant, intriguing and inviting. Originally designed by renowned interior designer Christian Liaigre, the space embodies the modern ethnic now found in Hakkasan restaurants worldwide. Since the opening of the original London restaurants at Hanway Place and Mayfair, the brand has expanded globally. Destinations include Miami, Abu Dhabi, Mumbai, Doha, Las Vegas, Shanghai, Dubai, Bodrum, Riyadh, Istanbul and opening soon in Muscat.


About Ling Ling
Ling Ling is a unique destination dining and ultra lounge experience by Tao Group Hospitality. Featuring contemporary Asian dishes meant to be shared, coupled with an extensive drinks menu, exquisite dining space and an eclectic, high-energy soundtrack, Ling Ling is designed to evolve from drinking to dining to dancing – in no particular order. Located on the 22nd and 23rd floors of Atlantis The Royal, the city’s newest and most ultra-luxury entertainment resort, Ling Ling overlooks the resort’s expansive Skypool, Cloud 22 with partial views of the glittering Dubai skyline and Arabian Gulf.

Ling Ling’s intent is to create a communal experience whereby guests are encouraged to embark on a culinary journey through the menu, sampling a variety of bites and dishes during the visit. A destination dining contemporary Asian restaurant, Ling Ling fuses taste, sight, and sound to provide guests with the feeling that they can take on the world, or another world for that matter. For those looking for a new and exciting ‘what hasn’t happened yet’ experience, Ling Ling is a culturally rich, multi-sensory dining and late-night party experience, where guests come for evenings to be remembered, and late nights to be sometimes forgotten. In April 2023, Ling Ling received an honourable mention in the world-leading restaurant guide Gault&Millau.


About Tao Group Hospitality
Tao Group Hospitality delivers distinctive culinary and premium entertainment experiences through its portfolio of restaurants, nightclubs, lounges, and daylife venues. Tao Group Hospitality acquired Hakkasan Group in April 2021. The combined company operates over 80 branded locations in over 20 markets across four continents and features a collection of widely recognized hospitality brands. These include TAO, Hakkasan, OMNIA, Marquee, LAVO, Beauty & Essex, Wet Republic, Yauatcha, Ling Ling, Cathédrale, Little Sister, The Highlight Room, Sake No Hana, Jewel, and more. Tao Group Hospitality is part of Mohari Hospitality, an investment firm focused on the luxury lifestyle and hospitality sectors.