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5 Top Atlanta Hot Spots to Bring in the New Year

If you're looking for somewhere special in Atlanta to bring in the New Year, then look no further. Here are five hot spots that will help you usher out the old and bring in the new with innovative food, live music, panoramic views and fireworks!

Whiskey Blue

On the tip top of the W Hotel, this rooftop lounge offers craft cocktails, an impressive menu, and with a majestic view of Buckhead and Midtown, the perfect place to watch the fireworks display while bringing in the New Year.

Sweet Georgia's Juke Joint


Sweet Georgia's Juke Joint in Atlanta


Considered the cornerstone of Southern blues, juke joints are known for innovative music and exceptional cuisine, and Sweet Georgia's Juke Joint does both well! With the choice of two live shows, dance in the New Year.

Twisted Soul Cookhouse & Pours

Twisted Soul Cookhouse & Pours

Twisted Soul is better than ever. This sleek and eclectic restaurant space boasts globally inspired soul food, moonshine-inspired cocktails, and a Southern fusion menu that will bring in the New Year with culinary style.


NEXTO in Atlanta's Old Fourth Ward neighborhood

Right off the Atlanta BeltLineNEXTO’s edgy décor and Japanese-inspired menu is a fresh and funky place to bring in the New Year. Choose from a menu of ramen robatayaki as well as Japanese-inspired cocktails, sakes and craft beers.

Bar Margot

Cocktail at Bar Margot in the Four Seasons Hotel in Atlanta

A throwback to a more civilized time, Bar Margot (located on the mezzanine level of the Four Seasons Hotel) offers house-cured charcuterie, cheeses and craft espressos in an elegant setting. Try a Gin Margot, their signature cocktail for a new, New Year's tradition.

Published: August 2018