Sunday, May 22, 2022

Oxford Restaurants Invite All to Dine on New Year's Eve

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New Year’s Eve is a day of gathering and remembering the year as it goes at a chime past midnight. For us Rebels the Peach Bowl game that day could be a bittersweet wrap up of the roller coaster football year. Some Oxonian restaurants are opening their doors to all.

City Grocery and Snackbar

city grocery

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Watch this video interview with Chef John Currence as he explains the menu for New Year’s Eve dinner.

Currence said it will be his 23rd year doing New Year’s Eve dinners since 1992. He emphasized that the short menus will be used so people can have a good dinner and be able to leave to ring in the New Year’s with their family and friends. The dining will begin at 6 p.m.

The menus are as posted:

snack bar menu

city grocery menu

Honeybee Bakery

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Courtesy of Visit Oxford

The NYE dinner will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The price for the pre-fixed menu is $65 per person, and reservations can be called in to Honeybee Bakery at (662) 236-2491. The dishes will be prepared ahead of time and customers can bring in champagne or any fun drinks to dine with.

“Our menu will be essentially the same as our regular menu as in we have the same fresh ingredients,” said Shannon Adams, co-founder of the cafe.

Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken


The restaurant will be open on its normal business hours for NYE from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. They will also be open on New Year’s Day beginning at noon.

Here is its downloadable menu.

Gus’s Fried Chicken

Soulshine Pizza Factory


The restaurant will be serving from 11 a.m. to 4 pm. on New Year’s Eve.

Chad Jennings, general manager at Soulshine Pizza here, said, “We are hosting an OM Peach Bowl watch party that day and will close for dinner and New Year’s Day.” He advised to keep an eye out for more details on the watch party.

Oxford’s Grillehouse and FINS



The restaurants are open for reservations at 5:00 p.m., 6:45 p.m., and 8:30 p.m. Clint Boutwell, owner of both Oxford Grillehouse and FINS on the Square said a full menu will be offered at both restaurants.

Wine Bar

The Wine Bar

Nelson Valentine, co-founder of Wine Bar, said, “Join us for our first annual New Year’s Eve dinner & party! We will have a special wine pairing menu with a bottomless sparkling wine/champagne bar starting at 10 p.m.!”

Dinner seatings are at 6:30pm and 8:30pm. The prices are $100 per person with wine pairings and $65 per person without wine pairings. Bottomless sparkling wine and champagne bar are $20 per person.

Call the Wine Bar at (662) 238-3500 for dinner reservations. Attached below is its menu.

NYE Menu 12-17-2014