Welcome the new year with a night to remember in Siem Reap! Say hello to 2020 with your friends and family with great food, music and drinks. Choose from one of the events from our list – we have something for everyone! Where will you be when the clock strikes midnight?

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Head over to Anjali By Syphon Hotel to ring in 2020! A delicious five course dinner featuring local and international flavours awaits you. Relish delicious dishes such as poached salmon confit, Mekong lobster bisque, and charcoal grilled tenderloin. A sweet chocolate surprise tops off the evening just before the countdown to midnight begins.

When: December 31st, 6pm – midnight
Cost: $ 35 per person, including welcome cocktail ($25 children under 12, under 7s eat free).
Reservations: Email or call 063 965 600
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New Year’s Eve Dinner
Upperdeck, the hotel’s stunning rooftop venue, offers a panoramic city view while you dine. You’ll be in prime position for the countdown, after your delicious set menu meal, too!

When: December 31st, 6.30-10pm
Cost: $55++ per person. Add $30++ for wine pairing
Reservations: email courtyard.sr@marriott.com
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New Year’s Countdown
Gather at Upperdeck for music from live DJs and fabulous views as you wait for the clock to strike midnight. Why not take advantage of the free flow drinks deal and toast the new year with a glass of sparkling wine?

When: December 31st, 10pm – midnight
Cost: $35++ for 2 hours of free flow sparkling wine, red and white wine, soft drinks and party favours
Reservations: email courtyard.sr@marriott.com
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New Year’s Day Brunch
Decide on your new year resolutions over a tempting buffet! Lok Lak restaurant is the venue for the hotel’s first brunch of 2020.

When: January 1st, 11am – 3pm
Cost: $17++ per person. Add $12++ for free flow Bloody Mary and Mimosas
Reservations: email courtyard.sr@marriott.com
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Enjoy an extensive selection of dishes from the buffet, paired with a special a la carte beverage menu and lucky draw to win free cocktails or a Visaya spa treatment. Claudia Jones, a talented soul singer from Melbourne, will take you to disco heaven as you say goodbye to 2019. From 1am, dance your way into the New Year with FCC’s guest DJ and savour free flow cocktail punch.

When: December 31st
Reservations: +855 86 124666 or fcc.angkor@fcc.angkor.com
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Fire Up the New Year, Khéma Style!
Khema’s exclusive set menu ends 2019 on a high note, with lobster and quail eggs, a creamy oyster chowder and an extravagant beef tournedos rossini with truffle sauce and gourmet vegetables.

When: December 31st, 6-11pm
Cost: $50++ per person
Reservations: 015 416 888
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Memorable Countdown at Modesty Bar by Khéma Angkor!
Enjoy 3 hours of free-flow house wines, draft beers, soft drinks and canapés from 10 pm to 1 am on Khéma’s beautiful rooftop with DJ! Don’t miss this perfect spot to see the fireworks! Everyone welcome!

When: December 31st, 10pm-1am
Cost: $15++ for free-flow of house wines, draft beers, soft drinks and canapés, $10$++ for guests of Khéma’s New Year dinner
Reservations: 015 416 888
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Revellers are welcome at Le Meridien’s beautiful Palm Garden! Bid a fond farewell to 2019 with an extravagant international gala buffet dinner with free-flow wine, beer and soft drinks. Be entertained by live band, Khmer traditional performances, modern dance or hit the dance floor with our DJ. The new year begins with a glass of sparkling wine and stunning fireworks.

When: December 31st , 7pm-1am
Cost: $165 per person
Reservations: 063 963 900 or Email
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Celebrate 2020 at Malis
Wrap up the year with an evening that will delight the senses and light up your path to 2020. Book at Malis for an elegant celebration highlighting some of Cambodia’s greatest flavours, including Roasted Mekong River Lobster with Ombok and a deliciously tangy Ripe Tamarind Sauce, a grilled Scallop, Aubergine and Crabmeat Salad, and Samlor M’Chou K’tis Frog’s Leg!

When: December 31st, 6-10pm
Cost: $60++ per person or $80++ per person with wine pairing
Reservations: 015 824 888 or Email
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Ring in the New Year at Malis
Malis invites you to celebrate the new year with music from DJ Kid in the Chhatra Lounge. From 9pm, the Prestige Beverage Package will include house white and red wine, draught beer (Angkor), soft drinks, fresh fruit juices and mineral water. From 11:50 pm, you will be served complimentary sparkling wine for the countdown to 2020!

When: December 31st, 9pm – 1.30am
Cost: $15++ per person for the Prestige Beverage Package
Reservations: 015 824 888 or Email
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Say goodbye to 2019 and let’s welcome the new decade in tropical luxury! Navutu Dreams Resort & Wellness Retreat promises a delightful 6-course dinner with enchanting entertainment for an unforgettable goodbye to 2019.

When: December 31st, 6.30pm – 9.30am
Cost: $80 net per person and US$40 net for kids under 13
Reservations: +855 64 964 864
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Be spellbound with a performance by the magnificent Phare Circus this New Year’s Eve, at The Dining Room. Live portrait painting, Bokotor shows, Apsara dancing and live music complete the lineup for this evening of celebration. A five course set menu will be served, with choices such as lemongrass marinated Mekong river prawns, fish consommé with seafood dumplings and dark chocolate mille-feuille to tempt you.

When: December 31st, 6.30pm – midnight
Cost: $178++ per person, inclusive of a glass of Champagne (half price for children under 12 years)
Reservations: 063 211 234 or Email
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Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Raffles with a fantastic bazaar serving a selection of festive fare, complete with live cooking stations, music and entertainment, all set in the hotel’s gardens. The countdown culminates in a spectacular fireworks display.

When: December 31, 7.30pm – 1.30am
Cost: $350 nett per person including free-flow wine, beer and soft drinks (50% off for children between 6 and 12, free for under 5s)
Reservations: 063 963 888 or Email
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Celebrate with an extravagant dinner menu, offering French Oysters Fines de Claire, Salmon, Lobster Thermidor, Beef Wellington, Roasted Lamb Leg, Tiger Prawns and an extensive dessert selection. Enjoy a thrilling performance by Phare the Cambodian Circus, who will provide an evening of internationally acclaimed theatre, music and daring acrobatics.

When: December 31st, 7pm – half past midnight
Cost: $162++ Dinner with Welcome glass of Champagne and free-flow of local beers & soft drinks (50% off for children below 12 and free for under 4s)
Reservations: Reserve Online
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New Year Buffet Gala Dinner
See in the new year with an array of entertainment including a traditional Khmer Bokator show, live music, DJ and a fire dance performance. On arrival, mingle with cocktails and canapés, followed by an extensive, festive buffet.

When: December 31st from 7.15pm
Cost: $135 net per person
Reservations: 063 760428 or Email
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New Year’s Day Buffet Brunch
Welcome 2020 with friends and family with a sumptuous buffet including carving stations, salad bar, savouries, pastries, eggs, barbecue and desserts. Access to the hotel’s salt water swimming pool and Kid’s Club for the little ones is included.

When: January 1st , 11.30am – 3pm
Cost: $35+ per person including free flow of sparkling wine and fresh juices
Reservations: 063 760428 or Email
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Clare Lawrence is a long-time expat, originally from England, with six years in the UAE under her belt as well as over two years here in Siem Reap. She has written on expat life, saving money, holidaying with children and budget travel for a number of magazines and websites, including Siemreap.net.