See our updated post for 2016 here.
All the gifts have been unwrapped. You’ve made the rounds, visiting family and friends. Your waist is a couple of inches bigger. Now you’ve got to start planning for New Year’s Eve!
New Year’s Eve may be right around the corner but there is still plenty of time to make reservations for this fun night, and plenty of places in Bucks and nearby to celebrate. Here’s a few we found:
Bell’s Tavern (Lambertville) is offering a prix fixe meal including a glass of champagne or wine, soup or salad, Surf & Turf and dessert ($45.95), or a la carte lobster tail ($18.95), twin petite 5 oz Filet Mignons ($28.95), pasta and more. Half off selected bottles of wine. Contact them at 609.397.2226.
The Black Bass Hotel (Lumberville) will begin serving dinner at 5:30 pm until 10:30 pm, including a 4-course prix fixe menu for $95 per person. Click here for the complete menu. Special room packages are available too. They will also be serving a New Year’s Day Sunday Brunch, $39.50 per person, from 11 am – 3 pm. Contact them at 215.297.9260.
Bowman’s Tavern (New Hope) will be open for dinner on New Year’s Eve. Contact them at 215.862.2972. Bob Egan’s entertainment will begin at 6 pm.
The Brick Hotel (Newtown) Dinner will be served from 4:30 to 10 pm, and music from then on. Call them at 215.860.8613 to reserve.
Brick Tavern (Quakertown) will be serving dinner from their regular menu from 11 am to 4 pm. The New Year’s Eve menu goes from 4 pm to 10 pm. See the full menu here and call 529.6488 for reservations.
The Buck Hotel (Feasterville) is open on New Year’s Eve with music and a complimentary champagne toast for $20 per person (cash bar). You can reach them at 215.396.2002 for reservations. See their website for details.
Bucks Bounty (Erwinna) will be serving their FINAL New Year’s Eve dinner after 24 years in business. Dinner is an open buffet for $65 per person, all bar and beer drinks will be half-price. Contact them at 610.294.8106.
Caffe Galleria (Lambertville) has a special menu they will be serving along with live jazz. You can reach them at 609.397.2400.
Caleb’s American Kitchen (Lahaska) will be serving a 4-course prix fixe dinner for $60 per person (see the menu here). Reservations are from 4 pm – midnight. BYOB. Contact them at 215.794.8588.
DeAnna’s (Lambertville) will be open for New Year’s Eve. Call to reserve at 609.397.8957.
Fisher’s Tudor House (Bensalem) will be open for dinner with their full regular menu. There will also be a New Year’s Eve Ballroom Party with a buffet, open bar, dessert table, champagne toast at midnight, continuous entertainment & dancing for $99 per person (see full details here). They will also be hosting a Murder Mystery Dinner beginning at 6:30 pm (arrive by 6 pm) for $79.99 per person. See details here. Contact for reservations at 215.244.9777 or make reservations online.
The Freight House (Doylestown) is offering a 4-course prix-fixe menu for $60 per person. See the menu here. Contact them at 215.340.1003.
The Golden Pheasant Inn (Erwinna) will be serving dinner beginning at 5 pm. A special four-course prix fixe menu for New Year’s will be $80 per person or a la carte from their menu, both featuring the best, local seasonal offerings. Their extensive wine list offers a selection of over 195 wines including 22 Champagnes and sparkling wines. There will also be festive party hats, noisemakers, and more to ring in the New Year! Contact them at 610.294.9595 or reserve a table online.
Hamilton’s Grill Room (Lambertville) is offering a special 3-course menu for $70 per person including complimentary champagne toast. See the details here. Seatings at 5:30 pm and 7 pm. Contact them at 609.397.4343. BYOB.
Honey (Doylestown) is offering “Old School Classics,” a 9-course shared tasting for $180 per couple. Call for reservations at 215.489.4200 and see the full menu at their website under “what’s new.”
Indian Rock Inn (Upper Black Eddy) will be open for cocktails at noon and dining at 5 pm until 1 am New Year’s morning. Six-course meal for $150 per couple. The celebration features music, a 6-course dinner and a champagne toast at the beginning or the end of the meal. They will also have a DJ for the night from City Line Sound Featuring Music By Request. Call 610.982.9600 for reservations and click here for the menu.
naBrasa (Horsham) Enjoy smooth Brazilian Jazz with dinner, seatings at 5:30- 6 pm, 8 – 8:30 pm or 10 – 10:30 pm. Prices are $55 per person or $75 per person (includes open bar). Both include ringing in the New Year at the Iron Abbey next door with a dance party beginning at 10 pm and a champagne toast at midnight. Reservations are recommended. Call 215.956.0600.
Inn at Barley Sheaf Farm (Buckingham) will be offering a 4-course BYOB dinner ($75 pp, 6 pm seating), or a 6-course dinner with complimentary wine-pairings and champagne toast at midnight, live music and dancing ($175 pp, 8:30 pm seating). Check their website for a full menu. Contact them at 215.794.5104.
La Stalla (Newtown) is offering a “special” menu along with 3 dinner seatings. The last seating will stay for the New Year. They will also have a complementary champagne toast at midnight, along with party favors and DJ Frank Oliveti. For the menu, click here. Call 215.579.8301.
Lumberville General Store (Lumberville) is offering a 4-course meal for $29.95 at their supper club, a cozy affair in the Store (We did it a few years ago. It was fun.). Menu details here. Seating begins at 6 pm. Contact them at 215.297.9262.
Marsha Brown (New Hope) will be serving lunch in the lounge from 12 noon- 4 pm and dinner in the dining room from 4 pm – Midnight pm on New Year’s Eve. The full dinner menu is available. Reservations: 215.862.7044 or online here.
Martine’s River House (New Hope) will be serving dinner from 5 – 10 pm. You can reach them at 215.862.2966.
Old Bethlehem Road Hotel (Quakertown) is doing “potluck” – bring a dish, everyone eats for free! From 6 – 9 pm it’s the Waterfront Blues playing then from 10 pm into the New Year Tuesday Moody Blues with NO cover. Reach them on their website, Facebook or at 215.538.2108.
At Peddler’s Village (Lahaska), The Cock ‘n Bull Restaurant will be open for dinner until 10:30 pm. Hart’s Tavern will be open for food until 10 pm and bar until midnight. Earl’s Bucks County will be open for dinner until 10 pm and bar until midnight with regular menu plus some specials. The Buttonwood Grill will also be open for dinner until 10 pm and bar until midnight with regular menu plus some specials. See their website for menus and to make reservations.
The Raven (New Hope) is holding their New Year’s Eve Dinner and Dance Party for $95 per person including 4-course dinner (menu here), music, complimentary champagne, party favors and continental breakfast ($20 per person for just the dance party). They will be also be open on New Year’s Day for brunch starting at noon until 3 pm. Call 215.862.2081 for reservations.
Riegelsville Inn (Riegelsville) will be serving a 5-course prix fixe menu. George Kilby Jr. will be performing from 9 pm – 1 am. Reservations for the main event start at 8 pm and are $75 per person. Earlier dinner options (5 pm and 6:30 pm) are available if your plan is to have dinner but to be somewhere else when the ball drops. Please call for the inn for details at 610.749.0100. A credit card will be required to hold your reservation.
Rising Sun Inn (Telford) The Inn, which is well-known for its local bison dishes, starts serving a special a la carte menu at 4 pm. Reservations are recommended. Call them at 215.721.6350.
Slate Bleu (Doylestown) is open for dinner on New Year’s Eve. You can contact them at 215.348.0222.
The Stockton Inn (Stockton) will be taking open reservations until 9:30 pm. For entertainment, “Living The Dream Trio” in the Glass Room will be playing from 5:30 pm on. Included with dinner is a complimentary Amuse Bouche appetizer and a Celebratory Toast with Chocolate Petit Fours. Contact them at 609.397.1250.
The Vintage Grille (Fountainville) will be open the day of New Year’s Eve serving breakfast from 8 am to 2 pm, lunch from 11 am to 4 pm. New Year’s Eve Dinner (menu here), seating begins at 4 pm until 10 pm, AND serving breakfast New Year’s Day starting at 8 am, with complimentary champagne! Contact them at 215.348.4850.
The Washington Crossing Inn (Washington Crossing) will be serving lunch on New Year’s Eve day from 11:30 am to 3 pm, and dinner from 5 pm until 11 pm. Their New Year’s Eve Gala begins at 8 pm and goes until 1 am. On New Year’s Day enjoy their brunch from 10 am to 2 pm. You can reach them at 877.882.1776.
The Washington House will be offering a special 5-course dinner with a complementary glass of champagne for $65 per person. Reservations begin at 4:30 pm. See the full menu here. Reservations at 215-257-3000 or with Open Table.
The Yardley Inn Restaurant and Bar (Yardley) will be serving an a la carte menu from 3 pm to midnight. The menu has some delicious choices: for an appetizer try their Angels & Devils on Horseback – bacon wrapped scallops stuffed with watercress pesto, dates stuffed with chorizo, both wrapped in bacon; For an entree: Roasted Duck, chestnut stuffing, cranberry gastrique. Desserts too. See the full menu here.For reservations, call: 215.493.3800.
And from all of us at Bucks County Taste, have a Happy and Healthy New Year!