New Year’s Eve parties are the time when everyone is in a mood to say goodbye to the year gone by in style and welcome the New Year with hopes and promises. Here’s a roundup of some hot-spots in Bengaluru where you can have a quiet family dinner or a fun-filled New Year’s Eve celebration as you let your hair down and make merry till the wee hours of the morning.

NYE at The Leela Palace

Check in to The Leela Palace Bangalore for this New Year’s Eve and check out on New Year after a sumptuous Brunch!

Citrus: An Uber stylish set amidst a chic ambience with the finest of global cuisine complimented by a selection of wines and spirits, with an international band setting the mood

How much: Rs.5500/- plus GST per person

Le Cirque Signature: Raise a toast to the New Year with grace, an exquisite set menu a repertoire of wines and spirits.

How much: Rs.5500/- plus GST per person

Jamavar / Zen: As the music of celebration fills the air, enjoy a sumptuous selection of Indian and Pan Asian delicacies featured under the stars complimented by a selection of wines and spirits.

How much: Rs 5000/- plus GST per person

New Year’s Eve at The Ritz-Carlton, Bangalore.

BANG the rooftop nightspot has scintillating music played by guest DJs and guests expect the usual party atmosphere turned a few notches up.

At The Market will be a bountiful buffet with premium spirits included and a 2 piece live band belting out special notes for diners to get into the festive mood. A lavish spread of special dishes from grills to Asian delights followed by an assortment of dainty desserts are the highlight of the evening.

How much: Rs 12000 plus taxes with alcohol per couple

At The Lantern will be a 4 course set menu with all the favourite specialties, delicious Asian cocktails and beverages and a stylish dance floor on Level 3 to ring in the new year.

How much: Rs 12000 plus taxes with alcohol per couple

At Riwaz you can choose from the well-loved a la carte menu for a minimum of INR 3500 plus taxes per person.

How much: Rs 3500 plus taxes without alcohol per person.

At BANG there will be a specially curated set menu served on the table. Special cocktails and spirits served by our team of mixologists. A guest DJ entertaining the house with groovy music and the usual peppy vibes of the BANG outdoors amplified a few notches up for the special occasion.

How much: Rs 14,000 plus taxes with food per couple.

New Year Celebrations at Sheraton Grand Bangalore Hotel at Brigade Gateway

Bring in the New Year celebrating a timeless tradition with Sheraton Grand Bangalore Hotel at Brigade Gateway with a multitude of party and culinary offerings. Commemorate the year with your near and dear ones with the city’s best music and gastronomic spread of food, complimented with unlimited spirits to make a memorable evening at Feast or dance the night away at Grand Bollywood Mix 2018-Premium Bollywood party featuring DJ Mohasin.

How much: Rs 4,000 at Feast and Rs 8,000 plus taxes per couple at the Grand Ballroom, Level 2 or celebrate Under the Stars with band-​ Kenishaa​ Francis Project​ at Bene & Persian Terrace.

How much: Rs 8,000 and Rs 4,000 plus taxes per couple

Where: Sheraton Grand Bangalore Hotel at Brigade Gateway

Enjoy the Grand Feast at Taj Hotels-Bangalore This New Year

This New Year’s Eve, bring out your inner joy, ring in the festive spirit in an atmosphere of utmost excitement, celebration and camaraderie at Taj Hotels, Bangalore.

Taj West End, Bengaluru

Blue Bar and Blue Ginger: Enjoy the most premium and exclusive New Year party in town with DJ Ivan and DJ Jasmeet. Experience a gala night on New Year’s Eve with an exceptionally luxurious experience with choice of finest spirits complemented with a lavish buffet. The Premium stage at Blue Bar and Blue Ginger with a gala dinner at The Ballroom is priced at Rs 14,000 per couple, Stag Male price: Rs 10,000, Stag Female price: Rs 7,000 with unlimited imported premium liquor along with a delicious buffet spread.

Mynt-Celebrate the New Year count down, with live music and a DJ at Mynt with a lavish feast along with an unlimited bar for Rs 9000/- AI Couple.

Masala Klub – Rejoice the sweet memories with your loved ones as the old year passes with a dinner menu boasting of six courses and a premium select bar at Masala Klub at Rs 9000/- AI Couple, Rs 4500.

Vivanta by Taj – MG Road

Graze – Dance to the tunes of live music at complemented with best of food, wine and spirits. Priced at: INR 5000 AI for single, INR 3000 AI for Kids (5-12yrs) on 31st December, 8:00 pm onwards.

Memories of China – Experience the culinary brigade of authentic Chinese dishes, with a delectable and never-ending buffet spread. Priced at Rs 9500 for a couple.

ICE – Dance to the beats of DJ Chloe and DJ Loy, spinning the best of the year gone making this the city’s hottest party on New Year’s Eve. Priced at Rs 9500 AI for couple and Rs 5000 for stags.

Cafe Mozaic – Begin the New Year with an exemplary and luxurious brunch spread by the poolside. Enjoy free flowing mimosas, bloody Mary and a lavish buffet while swaying to the tunes of a live band entertainment. Priced at: INR 1900 plus taxes (non-alcoholic) INR 2300 plus taxes (alcoholic) on 1st January 2017 Time: 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm.

Countdown at Shangri-La

Dance your way into 2018 at the stylish & chic rooftop-bar HYPE with celebrity DJ Joelle & DJ Blaque. Get grooving to the magic of the celebrations as they spin their latest tracks which are sure to amp up the excitement. Enjoy unlimited premium spirits and delectable dinner while you raise a toast to the New Year.

How much: Rs 16000 all-inclusive for a couple

Grand Ballroom will be hosting a blockbuster evening with DJ Sash spinning the most pulsating Bollywood tracks and Bhangra with LED dhol on the dance floor will heighten the mood of the guests.

How much: Rs 9000 all-inclusive per couple.

A Resolution of Celebration at Bengaluru Marriott Hotel Whitefield   
Usher in the New Year with finesse and style as Bengaluru Marriott Hotel Whitefield takes your celebration a few notches higher. Take your pick from the various celebratory activities that Bengaluru Marriott Hotel Whitefield has to offer to bring in the New Year. Also avail enchanting stay package priced at season special rates, inclusive of a scrumptious complimentary buffet breakfast.

How much: Rs 10,999 AI for couple

Where: M Café & M Bar, Bengaluru Marriott Hotel Whitefield

Fine Dine into the New Year at Alto Vino

Relive the early days of Monochrome. The Era of Elegance paired with exquisite culinary delights and sway to the tunes of Janhavi Bhat!

Where: Alto Vino, Bengaluru Marriott Hotel Whitefield.

Glorious New Year’s celebration at Grand Mercure Bangalore

Ring in the festive season at Grand Mercure Bangalore with the promise of a fresh start and a reason to rejoice. Be spoilt for choice as the property presents some freshly curated exquisite offers, right here in the heart of Bangalore! From a pool side view at By The Blue to a peaceful table in the Alfresco at 12th Main, the hotel has it all.

Where: By the Blue, Grand Mercure Bangalore

How much: New Year’s Eve couple with room Rs 13,000+taxes, New Year’s Eve couple INR 6,999+taxes

Where: At the tranquil, Al Fresco 12th main, Grand Mercure Bangalore

How much: New Year’s Eve Buffet couple: INR 4,999 +taxes

Enter 18 – Intimate & Exclusive as you Head east this New Year’s Eve

Enter 18 at the exclusive and intimate gathering at 612 East this New Year’s Eve. Raise a glass of bubbly for the final countdown and welcome the New Year to a flurry of tasteful music, food and drinks as DJ Varun spin’s an audio visual set.

Where: 612 East, Indiranagar.

New Year at The Den

This New Year’s Eve, The Den brings you the perfect amalgamation of music, entertainment, food and beverages to suite every taste. Bid adieu to 2017 and welcome the New Year under the stars at The Amphi grooving to the latest music by DJ Krish Hart along with some sensational belly dancing and LED dance act followed by fireworks! This along with a sumptuous buffet with drinks at The Creek makes it the perfect destination to welcome the New Year!

Where: The Den

How much: Rs 7999 for a couple, Rs 4999 Stag and Rs 3999 for Spinster.

New Year Celebration at High Ultra Lounge

Celebrate the countdown to a brilliant year at South India’s highest party destination. Sip your preferred concoction, dance to the beats of DJ Rohan Kapoor and enjoy the energetic welcoming of New Year with beautiful panorama of Bangalore city at 421 Ft.

Where: HIGH Ultra Lounge

How much: Rs 8,000 plus taxes per couple

New Year’s Eve dinner at Forage

Forage in Indiranagar has a 5 course meal in Veg and Non veg starting from 7.30 PM and Sangrias on Sunday the 31st of Dec to bring in the New Year. Try the kale wraps with pumpkin, sticky black rice and goats cheese, Seared scallops, Succulent duck breast salad, Smoked golden ham with madeira sauce, Mushroom carpaccio with warm assorted mushrooms, Asparagus and sage salad with pine nuts, Layered Chocolate torte with coffee caramel and more.

How much: 5 course menu for Rs 4000 inclusive of taxes and refreshing Sangrias

Where: Forage, 318, 6th Main Road, HAL 2nd Stage, Indirangar, Bangalore

Social proudly presents Get. Set. To. 2018!

It’s that time of the year. The last week. The final frontier. As the clock ticks and the sun sets on what was a fantastic year, it’s time to Get. Set. To. 2018. Trust Social to throw the wildest parties in town, on any day of the week and this year their New Year’s Eve parties seem to promise great fun.

How much: Inclusive deals on F&B from Rs 3,000 to 7,500.

Where: Church street Social, Whitefield Social and Koramangala Social

New Year 2018 at Opus

This is going to be Huge! Bring in 2018 with a big plus feat. Dj Akbar Sami & Carlton Braganza with an all nighter of food + drinks + dancing + madness! Akbar Sami takes Bangalore by storm this 31st December New Years Eve bash.  He is joined by none other than Carlton Braganza!

Where: Opus, Varthur Hobli, Harlur Road, Bangalore

How much: Couple -Rs 6999, Single lady-Rs 2999 and stags Rs 3999.

New Year Bash at Three dots and a Dash!

From new and exclusive food options to some of the best DJ’s in town find it all at Three dots and a Dash! Three Dots and a Dash gives you a chance to party like never before. On 31st December, DJ Thutop and DJ Centro will create an electrifying ambience while you are all set to welcome 2018 with Commercial, House, Techno, Progressive, Trance to EDM.

While you dance the night away and ring in 2018 don’t forget to do it with signature tiki-cocktails and lip smacking food.

How much: VIP Couple- Rs 4000/-, Couple- Rs 2500/- & Stag- 1500/-

Where: Three Dots and a Dash, Indiranagar, Bangalore.

NYE at Gilly’s Redefined

Party on all the three floors with DJ Franky at Myu Bar, Dj Sriram at Fandom and Cindy + Bucky / Dj Uday at Terrace. The three floors of unique experiences have been carefully and lovingly curated.

How much: Rs 5999 -couples/ 3999- stags, 2999- Ladies

Where: Gilly’s Redefined, # 413, 100 ft, 4th Block, Koramangala, Bangalore.

Skyye Eve 2018 ft One Night in Amsterdam

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Skyye with DJ Will K & DJ Charlotte Devaney. Bid 2017 the perfect goodbye at an open Bar event with free flowing on the house. DJ Will K – Liverpool, England-based, Australian DJ and producer Will K is making waves world-wide with his latest single, Guamo, for Arkade and DJCharlotte Devaney is a British DJ, producer, singer, dancer, and actress.

Where: Skyye, 16th Floor, UB City,

VR Bengaluru decks up for New Year’s Eve with 3 Massive Stages

Let’s end the year with a bang! As 2017 approaches the last few days of the year, the Black Box on Whitefield Road is setting the tone for the mother of all NYE celebrations. ‘Social Bee India’ brings on the new year with ‘The Black Box NYE18’ at Skydeck, ALT Bar & Lounge & The Whitefield Arms. Some non-stop music played by renowned DJs, 3 separate stages with state-of-the-art production, fireworks, and your favourite food and beverages coupled with EDM artists like Sonic X, Thermal Projekt, Gurbax and Jarcodes, will be playing at the spectacular rooftop venues.

Where: VR Bengaluru, Skydeck, Whitefield Main Road


Party like a star at Hard Rock Cafe

This year, Hard Rock Cafe plans to host an unforgettable evening for all it’s patrons where you can show every party-goer the Star that you are! So this is your night to feel like a star and party just like your favourite celebrity. You can choose your poison from the bar, ranging from a variety of cocktails or mocktails to your good ol’ Beer, Wine or Whiskey. There will be a live set by DJ Timothy and Artesanato Pulso, and on the music console will be DJ Rahul playing your favourite tracks from the best of Rock, Experimental Pop and Commercial Music.

Where: Hard Rock Cafe​​, Bangalore

How much: ​​Rs. 500/- Entry with Rs. 1500/- cover

End the Year on a Dazzling Note at Shiro

It’​s time to bring out all the bling in your wardrobe as you wrap up the year 2017! Pan Asian restaurant​ – Shi​ro, popularly known for its mesmerizing decor and scrumptious food offerings is gearing up ​to host the biggest bash of the season- NYE​ 2018. ​ With the theme for the evening​ being ‘Shimmer’​,​ don the most glamorous of gowns, ties, stilettos and finish it with oodles of style!​ On the music console will be DJ Rakesh who will be spinning the hottest tracks of 2017. ​​

Where: Shiro, Bangalore

How much: INR 4500/- (Regular), INR 5000/- (VIP) for Single Ladies

Roaring 20.18

1Q1’s uber chic soiree to bring in the New Year will be filled with grandeur, splendour and exuberance. Get welcomed by a sprawling ambience, an absolute feast from the East, premium cocktails and liquor, some amazing commercial and house music by DJ Sahil in a high-energy setting!

How much: Couples – Rs.6000 (Full Cover), Single girls – Rs.3000 (Full Cover)

New Year’s Eve @ Lady Baga

Could not get to Goa for 31st December? No worries. Head to Lady Baga – the Goan beach shack restaurant with Deepti K Das & Chef Meldan D’Cunha for some delectable affair to celebrate the yuletide spirit in gastronomical style! DJ Shaab will keep you entertained in style!

How much: Ladies – Rs.1999 and Couple (first 50 only) for Rs 3999.

Where: Lady Baga

Say Hello to 2018 at Cafe Felix

Say Hello to 2018 in style at Cafe Felix this year with DJ Rick and DJ Rohit. Sip on spiked drinks while you dig into the season’s specials such as Fagottini of Leeks, Ceps and Truffle, Butterball Turkey Roulade, Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf, Boozy Christmas Pudding and Strawberry Macaron with Fresh Strawberries.

Where: Cafe Felix, 5th Level, 1 MG Mall, MG Road, Bangalore.