R Lounge NYC Times Square New Years Eve

Stunning Panoramic indoor view of Times Square and the Ball

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About R Lounge NYC New Years Eve on December 31, 2022 (LAST YEAR)

Be where the world is watching on New Year’s Eve and revel in all the luxury that only NYC can offer! You and your guests will be at the phenomenal 2022-2023 VIP New Year’s Eve Gala at R Lounge, creating a once-in-a-lifetime memory in the heart of Times Square.

This exclusive party is for 150 guests only. The refreshing and stylish R Lounge boasts the best large scenic windows in Times Square on three sides of the Main Room, providing an unobstructed, panoramic view of Times Square AND a frontal view of the iconic ball. Guests at the first three rows of the VIP/VVIP tables will also enjoy a spectacular view of the LIVE ball drop at midnight!

Guests will enjoy spectacular views of Times Square at night and the famous One Times Square building, on top of which the iconic ball drop takes place. The refreshing and stylish Gala venue — R Lounge and Living Room at the Renaissance New York Times Square — boasts the best large scenic windows in Times Square on three sides of the Main Room, providing an unobstructed, panoramic view of the annual New Year’s Eve party AND a front-facing direct view of the midnight ball drop.

The Gala offers lavish passed hors d’oeuvres, food stations, sumptuous desserts, a premium open bar, and live entertainment with dancing. You can avoid the millions gathered in the streets of Times Square, and mingle with other sophisticated guests. Join the elite few and reserve your tickets today. A once-in-a-lifetime memory at R Lounge (3rd floor from the street level) at the center of Times Square featuring THE MAIN ROOM with large windows, VIP/VVIP tables (not included in the premium admission) and dance floor plus THE LIVING ROOM with a cocktail seating area, an open bar and food stations.

Dress Code:: Formal Attire / Black Tie Optional

Age Requirement: 21 and Over

Enjoy an All-Inclusive Evening of a Lifetime:

  • An intimate and refined experience at the New Year’s Eve Gala at R Lounge (3rd floor from the street level). The venue is at the center of Times Square, featuring the MAIN ROOM with large windows on three sides, VIP/VVIP tables (not included in the admission ticket) and dance floor plus the LIVING ROOM with a cocktail seating area, an open bar and food stations.
  • Stunning panoramic indoor view of Times Square and the ball
  • Cocktail seating and dance floors available
  • Lavish passed hors d’oeuvres, hot and cold food stations from 9 pm to 11 pm, and sumptuous desserts
  • Premium open bar, champagne toast and specialty cocktails
  • Live entertainment: dancers and singers
  • Selected VIP/VVIP tables with a glorious view of the live ball drop are available for additional purchase. Table service for beverages/cocktails included for VIP/ VVIP tables
  • Hotel accommodations available for additional purchase
  • All taxes and gratuities are included

VIP NYE Gala Menu (Food, Liquors & Drinks):

Passed Hors d’oeuvres: Chef Selection of Hot and Cold


  • Poached Shrimp, Pesto Mousse Canapé
  • Fresh Mozzarella, Sundried Tomato Canapé
  • Pepper Seared Ahi Tuna, Wasabi Caviar, Canapé
  • Seared Filet Mignon, Horseradish Cream, Potato Pancake Canapé


  • Wild Mushroom Arancini, Pomodoro Sauce
  • Roasted Root Vegetable Skewer, Cranberry Aioli
  • Buffalo Chicken Empanada, Chimichurri Sauce
  • Mini Beef Wellington, Red Wine Sauce
  • Crispy Shrimp Tempura, Sweet Chili Sauce
  • Chicken Lemongrass Potsticker, Ponzu Sauce
  • Crispy Falafel Croquette, Cucumber Yogurt Sauce
  • Coney Island Franks, Spicy Mustard

Cheese/Charcuterie Display:

  • Chef’s Selection of Artisanal Cheeses, Fresh Fruit, Local Jams, Honey, Breads, Crackers
  • Brooklyn Cured Charcuterie, Roasted Peppers, Olives, Breadsticks, Focaccia
  • Grilled Vegetable Display

Traditional Japanese Sushi Station:

  • Chef Hand Rolled Nigiri Rolls, Sashimi, Lobster, Shellfish with Traditional Accompaniments

Pasta Action Station:

  • Lobster Ravioli, Lobster Sauce
  • Black Truffle Sacchetti, Wild Mushrooms, Truffle Cream Sauce
  • Gluten-Free Kale and Mushroom Ravioli, Zesty Tomato Sauce
  • Selections of Fresh Baked Bread

Surf and Turf:

  • Roasted Medallion American Wagyu Filet Mignon
  • Butter Poached Lobster Tail
  • Truffle Potato Croquette, Roasted Tri Color Carrots

Fish Station:

  • Pan Roasted Halibut, Sweet Potato Puree, Broccoli, Caviar Champagne Butter Sauce

Dessert Station:

  • Chef’s Selection of Assorted Seasonal Desserts

Liquor & Drink Menu

Premium Mixed Drinks:

  • Grey Goose, Bombay Sapphire, Bacardi Superior Rum, Captain Morgan Original Spice Rum, Patron Silver
  • Malibu Rum, Knob Creek, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whisky, Johnnie Walker Black Label, Glen Livet, Jameson, Crown Royal, Hennessey VSOP, Campari Martini & Rossi Bianco


  • Heineken, Blue Moon, Brooklyn Lager, Bud light, Coney Island IPA,
  • Sam Adams, Amstel Light, Truly Hard Seltzer, Michelob Ultra, Heineken 0.0
  • Non-Alcoholic Drinks to Include Soft Drinks, Juice, Mineral Water

Premium Wines:

  • Cabernet Sauvignon, Sterling Vintner's Collection, Central Coast
  • Red Blend, Troublemaker, Central Coast
  • Fleurs de Prairie, Côtes de Provence, Provence
  • Pinot Grigio, Pighin, Friuli-Venezia Giulia
  • Sauvignon Blanc, Wairau River, Marlborough
  • Chardonnay, Snoqualmie, Columbia Valley
  • Champagne/Sparkling Brut