Just a few days left for the New Year to set in and there’s still some time to make those last-minute plans. If you’re still puzzled about where to go this New Year’s Eve, we’re here to help. So, here’s a list of the ultimate party hotspots where you can head to with your loved ones this New Year. Take a look.
Drop, Mumbai, Opens With A Bang
A Modern European Cuisine restobar that will redefine the way we enjoy Italian, Bulgarian or Bohemian cuisine in India, Drop is touted to be Mumbai’s best European resto-bar experience yet and will opens doors this NYE in the heart of Bandra, Mumbai.
Grungy and contemporary prohibition-style and yet spacious, check out the fantastic global menu by Chefs Gaurrav Gidwani and Kshama Prabhu. Our favourites are the Chicken Skins, Chorizo Pizza, Pepper-crusted Steak and the Gooey Chocolate Bar for dessert. Actually ask for the chefs to take care of you and you are sorted. Trust us.
When and where: 31st December, Drop, Krystal Building, Bandra, 8pm onwards| Couple passes: Rs 5,000
Infinity NYE at TBSE
In true TBSE tradition, celebrate NYE in true VIP style with great music and imported drinks to match, with the largest collection of Al-Fresco roof-top parties in Mumbai and Pune.
With the best DJ of Mumbai and a special NYE cocktail menu, The Bar Stock Exchange’s theme is ‘Infinity’ where you can avail unlimited food, drinks, music and a whole lot of fun options because the night is yours.
When and where: 31st December, across all TBSE outlets in Mumbai| Entry: Rs 4000 for couples
Dishkiyaoon Presents A Not-So-Sanskari NYE With DJ Taher
Begin your New Year the Dishkiyaaon way in a not-so-traditional style with their endless premium alcohol (Black Label Whisky, Kettle One Vodka, and more) paired with their hatke food where you can groove to the beat with DJ Taher, who’ll definitely ensure that you dance your way into 2017.
When and where: 31st December, Dishkiyaoon, BKC, 8pm onwards| Couple passes: Rs 8,500, Stag passes: Rs 4,500
‘Disco 17’, Fio Cookhouse
Celebrate in style this New Year’s Eve and kickoff 2017 on a high note. Kick back, pull out your fanciest outfit and dress to impress at Fio Cookhouse and Bar’s ‘Disco 17’ for a night that is set to emulate elegance and some old world charm.
Decked up in beautiful fairy lights and dazzling disco balls to add to the ambience while also stirring in a sense of nostalgia, Fio brings back the Disco lifestyle, making it the perfect setting to gather with your loved ones and reminisce the year gone by.
You can try their mouth-watering cocktails to fuel your festive fervour throughout the night while you can relish a range of delectable Hors d’oeuvres that make for the perfect nibbles to accompany your drink. Gorge on Indian and Italian delicacies from a stunning spread of the Midnight Buffet, complete with live grills and salad counters.
So head to Disco 17 for an energetic night replete with throwback pop, dance and Bollywood music. Are you ready for all the fun?
When and where: 31st December, 9 PM onwards, Rs.10,000 per couple
Party in the Woods, Fio Country Kitchen
What better way to relive all the best moments of the year gone by, than with a night of absolute decadence, in the warmth of magical fairy lights, bonfires and the lush ambience of the Garden of Five Senses at the Fio Country Kitchen.
You can party in the woods with a midnight buffet comprising scrumptious favourites from the finest Indian and European offerings along with live grill and salad counters. And don’t forget to wear your dancing shoes as the countdown to the New Year unfolds in sync with the euphoric tunes of the best electronic, pop and Bollywood.
An exquisite buffet and of course, the most incredible dance music will ensure 2017 starts off on the right foot. So get ready to feast and dance your way to a rocking New Year.
New Year’s Day Brunch at Olive Bar and Kitchen, Bandra
You think the partying ends once 2016 is over? Think again. Olive Bar & Kitchen, Bandra is celebrating the first day of the New Year with a lip-smacking brunch. Olive’s New Year’s Day Bubbly Brunch on Sunday, January 1, 2017 boasts of a menu made to obliterate even the worst hangover. The brunch menu will include dishes such as an all-day breakfast complete with homemade sausages, red velvet fried chicken, sweet and spicy pancakes, prawn linguine with XO Sauce, and fried chicken & mustard burger, in addition to the regular grills, pizzas and pastas that Olive is so well-known for.
You will be served Chandon sparkling wine, to keep the festive spirits soaring and other options include mulled wine, egg nog and Irish coffee, and Olive’s regular cocktail and spirits menu.
The New Year’s Day Bubbly Brunch is priced at Rs. 3500 and above.
‘Mystique’ at JW Marriott Mumbai
Lotus Café, Mahi the newly launched wedding banquet hall, salt water pool and the family lounge will all form the grand New Year party zone, done up in mystical colors and a stunning roof of airborne lamps. For those of you who plan on getting your kid’s along for the New Year’s Party, a special separate kid’s zone will be made available for them.
You will get to experience their lavish spread of global cuisine accompanied by a wide range of the finest cocktails handcrafted specially for you by our dynamic team of bartenders. If you aren’t a fan of cocktails, then you can try different spirits and mocktails they will serve you. The hotel will adorn a cool modern Asian vibe with the feisty band Eka’s live performance.
The Grand New Year party zone will be priced at INR 9,500 inclusive of taxes.
Lotus Café has always been known for its delectable and sumptuous brunch offerings. So if the New Year’s Eve party was not enough for you, then you can begin the New Year by feasting on a lavish New Year’s Brunch with your near and dear ones.
31st December New Year Party: INR 9500| Children’s Brunch: INR 2000 inclusive of taxes
1st January Brunch: Alcohol – INR 3650 + taxes| Non-alcoholic – INR 2650 +taxes| Champagne – INR 5300 + taxes| Children’s Brunch – INR 1500 + taxes
The Morning After At Social
The Morning After is the biggest night of the year. A night of incredible music, vibe, drinks and food is in the works. It is the biggest lineup of New Year’s Eve parties in the country across all Social(s). The package includes: unlimited alcohol, unlimited F&B (set menu), a massive lineup of DJs, and more.
When: Saturday, 31st December 2016, 9 pm onwards| Single Entry: Rs 4000, Couple Entry: Rs 5000
Bring in 2017 at The White Owl Brewery and Bistro
What better way to bring in the New Year than with good food and great beer? Go visit White Owl Brewery and Bistro at Lower Parel this New Year’s Eve to enjoy their special sharing menu along with fresh handcrafted beers as you bring in 2017 with your friends and family.
The special sharing menu for December 31st includes a range of delicious nibbles that guests can enjoy along with their drinks. Non-vegetarian options include curried chicken Quesadilla with cumin powder and tomatoes with fresh mozzarella; Chorizo and bean Tostadas, with apple chutney, boiled egg and white cabbage; Potato samosa & spiced chicken with sev, fresh red onion and Kashmiri chilli; Deviled egg chaat with pomegranate seeds, peri-peri aioli and chana dal, and blackened red snapper skewers with Cajun seasoning and lemon aioli.
The menu also includes numerous vegetarian dishes such as roasted mushroom & caramelized onion bruschetta with sharp cheddar, thyme and extra virgin olive oil; charred corn and potato croquettes with chopped jalapeno bits, cheddar and romesco sauce; crispy flattened rice, peanut, red chilli, fresh coriander, and lemon juice; and vada pao poppers, with curry leaf, green chilli and mozzarella with a lasoon rub, and verdure flatbread, rucola, red peppers, green olives, parmesan cheese and basil pesto.
Those looking to indulge in something sweet can try the Cinnamon Apple Fritter with caramel sauce and vanilla ice cream.
Guests can choose any two vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes from the sharing menu for Rs. 1,395 or choose to pair it with four 330ml jars of any of White Owl’s freshly brewed beers – Spark, Diablo, Ace or Halycon, for Rs. 1,995.
Larger groups can choose seven dishes (four vegetarian and three non-vegetarian) and pair it with a 5 litre kegger of Spark, Diablo, Ace or Halycon, for Rs. 4,495.
New Year’s Eve dinner at Sevilla, The Claridges
Ring in the New Year in an unforgettable atmosphere under the cozy cabanas over dinner, with live music at Sevilla on December 31st. You can dine under the azure skies with your loved ones and savour the finest European menu that includes bacon wrapped Monkfish with wild mushroom fricassee, pistachio and prune stuffed Turkey Roulade with whipped sweet potatoes and baby carrot, Braised Baby Lamb Shanks with fondant potato, peas and caramelized shallot, Polenta and Ratatouille Tian with tomato fondue and much more.
With desserts such as White Wine Jelly with berries, Red Wine Poached Pears with Mascarpone Cream and Croquemboche & Exotic Fruit Tartlet, it will definitely be an incredible evening of celebration and dining together. You can choose between Canopy with 5 course menu and bottle of G H Mumms Champagne for Rs 25,000 and above, per couple or their 5 course menu with premium liquor at Rs 7495 and above, per person.
When and where: 31st December, 7 pm, The Claridges, New Delhi
Usher in the New Year at ‘La Ruche’s Grand Fiesta 2017
Celebrate the New Year in style at La Ruche, Bandra. New Years’ Eve is a time of reflection, resolution and renewal, so welcome 2017 with DJ J-ya and DJ Proof who’ll be playing the console at the best New Year Party in town.
The evening includes live DJ music, premium food and beverages and various other activities to provide the perfect downtown experience. So, celebrate this New Year’s Eve with your friends and family, as La Ruche promises to be a one-stop festive party.
Entry for women: Rs 2000| Men: Rs 2500| Couples: Rs. 4000