Hotels and Restaurants for Best New Year's Eve Parties
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One can never go wrong with a hotel or a restaurant, for they are ought to have some form of celebration. Listed bellows are some that definitely have grand celebrations, with special performances and even celebrities.
1. Hard Rock Café
Needing no introduction, Hard Rock Café always promises a good time. With three distinct seating areas, scrumptious American food, and its trademark lively atmosphere, this place is indeed a safe bet for a New Year’s Eve celebration in Bangalore.
This year the terrific band - Threeory, will be performing live. This event starts 8:30 pm onwards.
Tickets: Entry INR 2000
2. Vivanta by Taj
Having different theme every year, Vivanta by Taj hosts one of the best new year’s parties in town. Located in the city’s hub, MG road, this luxury business hotel sure knows how to keep it classy.
This year it will be hosting the LOS ANGELES'17, an exclusive gala event for couples and corporates. Gracing this event will be a lot city elites amidst music played by 3 stellar DJs, international authentic belly dancers, fire jugglers and much more. Tickets to the event include unlimited food and drinks, from 12 noon on 31st December to 12 noon 1st January.
Tickets: INR 3999 for stags, INR 5999 for couple, INR 1599 for couples
3. Lalit hotel
Nestled amidst 10 acres of sprawling landscaped and manicured lawns, The Lalit Ashok Bangalore is popular for its magnificent new year’s celebrations. Perfect for a family dinner or a fun night with the gang-a-tang.
Lalit Reloaded 2017 will have Bangalore's favorite DJ, VH1 and MTV artist - DJ Asif Iqbal spinning some bad-ass music along with a few more DJs.
Tickets: INR 2999 onwards
One of the best fine dining places in town, Shiro is heavenly! What could be a better way to ring in the new year as you indulge in some lip-smacking Japanese and other oriental cuisines. The cocktails, are a must try here.
This year experience 'The Hottest Countdown in Town' with DJ Rakesh. An event understated and elegant, trueShiroo style. Focusing more on the fineness of food, than the party factor, you can enjoy a lavish spread of pan-Asian free-flowing appetizers and bubbly drinks.
Tickets: INR 3500 onwards
5. JW Marriott
The world class hospitality giant, JW Marriott has some of the best new year events in Bangalore lined up at all its in-house restaurants and lounges. From Sufi nights to some thumping music, there is something for everyone here. And if you are not a fan of either, you can always stick the eternal New Year’s Eve dinner!
Look forward to the event - Panache, this NYE.
Tickets: INR 4000 onwards
6. Keys hotel
Situated at the heart of this electronic city, Keys Hotel is famous for its happening bar. But on the New Year’s Eve, all the IT crowd rushes to it for some swaying followed by delectable dining. Checking-in to enjoy their generous breakfast buffet, could perhaps be the best way to kick that hangover.
Ticket: INR 2013 onwards
7. No Limmits Lounge & Club
This sensational lounge has locals rooting for it perpetually. Having guest and celebrity DJs spinning mind blowing music, dual dance floor, wonderful food, drinks and a variety of hookah flavors, you are bound to have a time of your life here.
Experience a groovy night of a mix of English and Bollywood songs at this year's Holly-Bollywood 2017 New Year Bash with DJ Mr. Cof from Germany, DJ Sarfraz from Qatar and Bangalore's favorite DJ Hemanth coming together! Tickets include unlimited food and drinks.
Tickets: INR 2999 onwards
8. Royal Orchid
Royal Orchid parties are fun, gleeful and very entertaining. Located next to the 18-hole golf course, the hotel is tucked away from the city traffic lanes. Along with the various events and parties, this place has some must try global and local cuisines.
This year there will be not one, but two NYE events at the Royal Orchid - Rio Carnival 2017 hosted by Vivek Bharati, will have a lot to entertain with its celebrity DJ, belly dancers, fashion show and fireworks and the Los Angeles Season-2 2017.
Tickets: INR 5500 onwards
9. Liquid Lounge, Hyatt
With a celebrity DJ spinning out some international tracks, and all in all good music, Liquid Lounge in Hyatt has a great New Year’s Eve scene every year. A wide variety of signature drinks and snacks in a relaxing ambiance, only makes the night more colorful!
10. Yauatcha Bengaluru
A brilliant fine-dining place Yauatcha serves terrific Pan-Asian delicacies. Personifying luxury dining, this place could be the best choice to ring in the new year elegantly. The Mandarin dumpling and the Lobster dumpling are a must-have here.
The Yauatcha Terrace will be the official Nee Year party here with signature dishes, exotic cocktails, house music, and much more. Enjoy unlimited food and drinks too.
Tickets: INR 3000 onwards
11. Rangila @ Chancery
Unlimited drinks and food along with a surprise gift!
Tickets: INR 1799 onwards
12. Retro to Metro at Grand Victoria (Park Plaza)
Enjoy unlimited drinks, unlimited food of a lip-smacking multi-cuisine spread and spot gifts. They even have a Bollywood theme setup and a kids' special buffet.
Tickets: INR 3999 onwards
13. Masquerade Carnival 2017 at White Feather
If you seek fun with an absolute stranger heard to this amazing party! A stylish party that will be traded by DJ Natalia from Russia along with a couple more DJs. Additionally, there will be comedy acts by Pavan Venugopal, Somnath Padhy , Joteen Patro and team. The party will be followed by a midnight carnival that will include fire and laser shows along with drummers and belly dancers. The Redbull adrenaline zone will keep you going till the sun rise!
Tickets: INR 1499 onwards
Places to go for New Year Weekend Near Bangalore
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Okay so restaurants and crowded places are not your scene, nor do you enjoy bringing in the new year in a clichéd style. We feel you and so here is a list of new year destinations near Bangalore to awaken the wanderer in you. They say if you haven’t traveled, you haven’t lived; this could hence be a great way to bring on the new year. These places are a great choice for a quick one day trip with your family or your friends. Kids too can find the following places pretty enlightening.
1. Under the stars - New Year Lakeside Leisure Camping and Hiking, Pandavapura
Stargazing in the wilderness, while the whole world is getting wasted at the city pubs is probably the best thing you could do for yourself or even your family and kids. Located at the Kunti Betta, Pandavapura which interestingly is also known as the land of Pandavas and 'French Rocks'. On reaching the Tonnur lake by Sunset time, they have a special dinner planned for you. Campfire, songs, cozy tents to sleep under the stars sums up to an exceptionally exclusive New Year’s Eve.
2. Big Banyan tree, Travkere Hobli
Also known as 'Dodda Alada Mara' in Kannada, this Banyan trees is a 400-year-old tree located at Ramohalli which is 28 kilometers from Bangalore. Celebrating your new years has you against a breathtaking backdrop of the Savanadurga hill and the backwaters of the Manchanabele reservoir.
3. Hasiru valley
If you like off-beat, then bringing in the new year with a dash of adventure might find your fancy. A popular trekking and adventure spot, the Hasiru valley Adventure Park is; in word blissful! Its location in the south of Bangalore at Anekal taluk, amidst the Western Ghats, promises a unique experience.
4. Pearl valley
Perfect for a day trip, the Pearl valley is popular for its waterfalls. Although during December they might not be in all their glory, they certainly are a sight in the monsoons. Deriving its name from the jets of water that it gives it a pearl pattern, the valley is calm and picturesque for a picnic with the family or friends.
5. Lepakshi temple, Anantapur
Built in the 16th century the Lepakshi temple has beautiful carvings paintings at almost every exposed surface of the temple. The famed Hanging Column or Pillar of Lepakshi temple is what draws people here. It is magic until you know the truth behind this pillar, you'll have to experience it to believe it!
Perfect to take the kids out, or just have fun with your gang, the Bheemeshwari Adventure and Nature Camp is a paean to the majestic Cauvery river. With a good blend of serene nature and adventure activities, this place will keep everyone engaged till absolutely exhausted!
7. Bilikal Rangaswamy Betta
Known as the white hill, the Bilikal Rangaswamy Betta near Kanakapura town is another great option to head outside the city. Here you can also spot some wildlife, especially elephants. You can hike up to the temple dedicated to Lord Ranganatha Swamy, placed amazingly atop the hill. All in all, a good place, within close proximity of the city.
8. New Year 2017 Campfest
Probably the most beautiful thing you could do on a New Year's Eve, this campfest will include a tale lantern lighting activity that you can revere in the waters next to the campsite. A DJ night, lots of aquatic sports, this getaway promises a memorable NYE. They have early bird passes too.
Tickets: INR 2900 onwards
Best Places to Celebrate New Year with Family
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For all those managing month end budgets, worry not, we’ve got your back! Following streets, squares and malls are always abuzz on a New Year’s Eve, so heading to one is always a good idea.
1. MG road
Money can’t buy happiness indeed, and so a visit to MG road is no less than one happening New Year’s Eve celebration. In fact, there are high chances of a street party breaking out right here, with all people in festive glee! There are several cafes and restaurants and good street food too, to beat hunger pangs. You can’t go wrong with this one! Judge me the way you want, but in my opinion, this is the best new year party in Bangalore!
2. Brigade Road
The New Year’s Eve has several people, including motorists and pedestrians, traditionally thronging the Brigade road. It is so packed that after a point no vehicles are allowed from Cauvery Emporium Junction up to the Opera Junction. Sing along or even dance with fellow pedestrians, no one’s judging!
3. Garuda mall
Garuda mall, with its warm and lively ambiance, always have some activity going on. On New Year’s Eve, it is even more fun, with some live music, some concerts, and activities. Perfect if you can’t bear the cold weather outside.
4. Esteem mall
Having a history of some top performances and events being held here, Esteem mall lives up to expectations every year. There is no disappointing.
5. Inorbit mall
With some superb shopping offers till midnight along with happening activities and events, heading to Inorbit mall on New Year’s Eve certainly is worthwhile!
With this list, we hope you have a good, good New Years’ eve at Bangalore!