And the party is at...

And the party is at...

By ANANDO BHAKTO | | 26 December, 2015
The countdown to New Year is an exciting time for everybody. The hotels in Delhi come up with festivities every year to make this time truly memorable. As we prepare to bid adieu to 2015, Anando Bhakto reports where all you can go and have a gala time.

New year is around and the city’s popular hubs are all decked up to tell you the excitement it brings to everybody. People everywhere are abuzz with activities, thronging NCR’s well-known food jaunts and discotheque, and making grand plans to welcome 2016. The mercury may have dipped below 10 degrees, but that is not a deterrent to people who want to go out in the open and enjoy. Couples, friends, groups all can be seen in Delhi’s every nook and cranny, having sumptuous food and spending good time. Love is truly in the air. Teenagers and fresh graduates are thronging the street in their bright attires and fun-filled mood, spreading joy and warmth everywhere. It is that time of the year when you feel life is all but jolly, and the festive ambiance at the community centre gives you the much needed break from the monotony of office and work. 

Some agencies are also offering service to make your new year eve grand. is selling tickets to all the major parties on 31st night, so that people are not hassled trying to find out the entry passes. In fact they have launched “December to remember campaign” with the new year season in mind. “Nearbuy truly believes in its proposition We want to offer our customers the widest choice of things to do this holiday season. While we have the largest choice of X’mas and New Year parties and party plus stay offers; we have also kept in mind customers who like to enjoy an evening with their friends and family. For them, we’ve lined up a host of party supplies, home catering offers and more. With more than half a million party lovers set to plan their new year’s eve with us, we have left no stone unturned to truly make it ‘A December to remember’ for everyone,” Nearbuy CEO Ankur Warikoo told The Sunday Guardian.

Pubs and bars are crowded, and the Gen Y just cannot wait for the night of 31 December, when major parties have been planned with famous DJs booked to entertain you till well past midnight. We are bringing for you a curtain raiser of the new year bashes that you can attend with your loved one, closing this year on a merry note and saying a loud hello to the new year. 

New year’s eve 2016 party at The One

The One - Le Meridien at Windsor Place in Connaught Place has planned a grand gala get-together on the night of 31 December, where you would have food, drinks, dance and music to unwind. The hotel’s elegant  black and vibrant red blend creates a futuristic ambience that will make you fall in love with the place, giving you a dream-like feel that you would not want to come to an end. Its stylish all-day dining restaurant will serve you international cuisine, one which you would definitely want to try. And we bet, you would love it. You can awaken your palate with their innovative, new signature breakfast menu featuring cafe classics enlivened with a local twist. And it wouldn›t pinch your pocket much. The all inclusive price for the grand gala night is Rs 6500 per person. When you compare the price with the utter joy and fun you would have there, it is worth shelling out that much. This price includes the unlimited gala buffet spread with one alcoholic beverage. To top all of that, there›s the mega dance floor. Meredien has specially invited Galactic dancers who would thrill you with their stunning performance. The event starts at 7pm and it ends when the clock strikes 12, announcing the advent of 2016. It›s therefore five hours of complete fun. Sound exciting. Doesn›t it?

Nero, again in Le Meredien, too has big plans to say goodbye to 31 December. Nero is black in colour and shimmers with warm, golden lights creating a royal ambiance with dashes of poise and panache. Offering a long cocktail menu, an extensive wine list and a collection of the world›s rarest fine spirits. The all inclusive price per person is Rs 7500. You get to eat unlimited snacks and buffet and drinks. And that›s quite a good deal.

New year bash 2016 with Diljit Dosanjh, The Piccadily Hotel

The Piccadily Hotel at Janakpuri has planned a special evening with Punjabi singer and television presented Diljit Dosanjh. Before the clock strikes midnight and a new year dawns on us, you may like to flock to Piccadily to enjoy its glamorous ambiance, packed with people who exude style and effervescence. The hotel has flown in popular Punjabi star Diljit Dosanjh who will enliven you with his riveting performance in the countdown to 1st of January. The amazing evening will be made more memorable with the opportunity to indulge in unlimited food and International beverages. And the best part is that you do not have to drive back home after the bash. Piccadily has made beautiful arrangements for your night stay. Couple entry with room stay and unlimited food and beverages will cost you Rs 21,998. 

New year eve dinner at Sevilla, The Claridges

Ring in the new year in an unforgettable atmosphere under The Claridges’ cozy cabanas over dinner with live music at Sevilla on the night of 31 December. Sevilla is offering confit octopus with mustard marinated beans and potatoes and arugula pesto, bacon wrapped dates with apple remoulade and apple reduction, grilled asparagus with romesco, confit of lamb with fondant potato, peas, micro greens salad, caramelised shallots, carrot chips, cauliflower smear, star anise braised belly of pork with smoked compressed sweet potatoes and baby carrots, bacon and hazelnut crumble, cranberry and cider jus and pumpkin and sage puree and much more. Sweet indulgences include desserts like white wine jelly with berries, forest berry verrine and chocolate and hazelnut Millie fuillie. It will definitely be an incredible evening of dining and celebration. The environment at Sevilla is such that it will stir your soul. Sevilla’s styling is inspired by the azure skies and landscape of the Mediterranean. A truly romantic place, the indoors and outdoors merge to provide you a free flowing, casual dining experience. The restaurant continues to win unprecedented praise, awards and rave reviews for its innovative gastronomy from the Mediterranean. Named after Seville, the famous art and cultural capital of southern Spain, Sevilla is the New Delhi’s most recognised Mediterranean restaurant known for its new-style Spanish cuisine.The prices for the evening are at the higher end, but the menu more than makes up for the pinch in your pocket. Canopy with five course menu and a bottle of G.H. Mumms Champagne will come at Rs 30,000 per couple. The festivity will last for five hours starting at 7pm. Besides that, you can also opt for five course menu with premium liquor at Rs 6,995 per person. 

Big sensation bash with Sufi Brothers, Lemp Club and Terrace Lounge, Gurgaon

Lemp Club and Terrace Lounge will bring for you a Sufi Brothers live in concert for the first time on the occasion of new year eve. Sufi Brothers are Pakistan based artists who need no introduction as their work is known, appreciated and adored by all. They believe in making music which not only is meaningful but which would touch everybody’s heart and proffer peace to people’s mind. The main singers of the group are Armaan Ali and Imran Ali. They are nephew of the celebrated Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. The musical night is coupled with unlimited snacks and Indian-made foreign liquor. And the best thing is that the prices are very very affordable. Stag entries are pegged at Rs 3000 whereas single females can purchase an entry coupon for Rs 2000. Couples will have to dish out Rs 5,000 on the other hand.

2016 New Year Party, Ardor, Connaught Place

Ardor is throwing a ravishing DJ night and live 3D interactive session that will keep you engaged through the countdown for the new year. The main attraction for the night will be its feat. DJ Rubal will give you a spirited performance that will make the year end a memorable one. To ignite your imagination and joy further, there will be a belly dancing act before the clock strikes 12. There will also be tower flaming shots and the biggest draw will be the live 3D interactive projectors dancing to your mood and tunes. Prices, for your comfort, are not high at all. For couples, Rs 5500 will be charged for  the unlimited starters, unlimited main course and unlimited IMFL drinks that would include Kingfisher, Fosters, Bacardi, Old Monk, Black Dog Black reserve, 100 pipers, smirnoff among others.

New Year Bash 2016, Expo Centre, Noida.

Expo Centre at Noida Sector 62 is all geared up with a theme based part on 31 December night. There will be amazing Music by DJs besides rap performances, fire works, bonfire. You can click pictures at photo booths and unwind at the food and liquor stalls. So get ready to tap on the dance floor as one of the best DJs and percussionists of the town will take you on a hell ride. Adding to the fun will be theme based event new year party with a mix of amazing feet tapping music. Besides that, theme based games will give you an edge to dance with every beat and feel it. What they have in the list are Angry Bird, Task Force, Mario, Tank, Zombies, PAC MAN, Snake & Ladders, Simpson, Crazy Taxi, Blackout, Marbles and many more. Male entries have been capped at Rs 4000 and female entries at Rs 3500. Couples will be charged Rs 6,000.

New year’s eve party at Machan, The Tajmahal Hotel

Bring in the new year at Machan with a global feast awaiting you at The Emperor Lounge as the DJ keeps the night young with an access to an exquisite party lounge at the lower lobby. The place serves you enviable cuisines - Asian, Continental, Italian, North Indian, Thai. The per person entry fee is Rs 5,000. For those in mood to slow down and bid a fitting farewell to 2015, The Taj Mahal Hotel also offers night stay. You will have a chance to take a moment to savour life and all that is good in it. The hotel has crafted exclusive packages that will take you on culinary journeys culminating in memorable stays. Priced at INR 7500, the package will include complimentary breakfast buffet at Machan. Again, the legendary House of Ming at The Tajmahal Hotel has something for you. You can have a delightful time there with an exquisitely crafted a la carte menu, fashioned by master chef Zhou Jian between 7:30pm to 12:30am. Priced at INR 5000 per person, this culinary experience includes an access to the party lounge at the lower lobby which is sure to make your celebration a truly memorable one.

Ring in to 2016, Blooms - Eros Hotel, Nehru Place

Bring in the festivities, go merry with family and friends, share a luxurious and memorable eve at Blooms - Eros Hotel which is offering some of the best deals this new year. Enjoy their special DJ with Dholl, percussionist and live band performance. The pricing is not very high. You cough up Rs 5499 per person or Rs 9999 per couple.

2016 New year party at The lanterns, Rajendra Place

End 2015 with a bang at The Lanterns with a wide variety of packages. Featuring Sufi rock band Bandish with DJ Electro and DJ Nikhil with live Dhol. For families, there will be live barbecue and bonfire on private terrace. The package includes three veg and three non-veg starters, seven main course dishes, three salads, assorted breads and two desserts besides IMFL drinks. Price for couple entries is Rs 3,000.


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