Mumbai: From budgets to themes, these cool places are perfect to party on New Year's eve

Updated: 24 December, 2017 16:15 IST | Nasrin Modak Siddiqi | Mumbai

Eat. drink. do Been wondering where to head for a party next Sunday? Here’s a curated list of the best shindigs across budgets and themes

For Bollywood fans

Get dressed for a comeback
Since 2017 has been a year of comebacks, why not end it with tub-thumping Bollywood rehashed numbers? And while DJ Bobby K is playing Bollywood, commercial and retro music in the background, enjoy endless premium alcohol paired with fusion food for one heady mix of a night!

Get dressed for a comeback

What: Dishkiyaoon Returns
Where: Dishkiyaoon, ground floor, The Capital Building, G Block, Bandra Kurla Complex Party starts at: 8.30 PM
You pay: Rs.4,000
What it covers: Food and drinks
Call: 8291139404

Fuse with the West
Get your cinema-loving gang to relish a lineup of dishes that pays an ode to legends like Amitabh Bachchan and Johnny Depp. Add to that Ranbir's Jagerbomb and Brad Pitt's fave songs playing loud. Wait till the DJ switches in between to noisy Bollywood numbers and you'll know what a mashup truly is. Want to dress up like a celebrity? Go right ahead.

Fuse with the West

What: Bollywood meets Hollywood, then and now
Where: All Bar Stock Exchange outlets in the city.
Party starts at: 8.30 PM
You pay: Rs.4,000
What it covers: Entry, food, drinks
Call: 33956210

Get your crazy licence
Attend a glam pop-up party to experience some crazy Bollywood fun where you can drink, dance and dine your way into 2018. Expect two dancefloors — playing Bollywood and commercial music by TBOM (The Book of Music). There is a separate VIP area where champagne, premium cocktails and mocktails flow.

Get your crazy licence

What: Bollywood Asylum-NYE Pop up Experience party.
Where: Glocal Junction, ground floor, Nehru Centre, Dr Annie Besant Road, Opposite Nehru Planetarium, Worli
Party starts at: 9 pm
You pay: R3,500 What it covers: Entry, food, drinks
Call: 8169849481

For Lovers Of The Outdoors

Make it a roller-coaster night
Satiate the adrenaline rush with rides, feast on mouth-watering food and drinks and watch live performances by magicians, clowns, B-Boyers, acrobats and street artists. Experience the Night Grand Imagica Parade and midnight fireworks and dance to the foot-tapping tunes of DJ Shadow Dubai and DJ Syrah as they entertain you all night.

Make it a roller-coaster night

What: New Year's Party 2018
Where: Imagica Theme Park
Party starts at: 4 PM
You pay: Rs.1,499 onwards
What it covers: Entry
and rides
Call: 42130405

Spend the night at a farm
Leave behind the chaos of the city to explore chikoo farms, cold nights and a million stars. In addition, this party has a DJ, light effects, a bonfire, barbeque, fireworks along with bottle and fire jugglers. And you get to stay in a comfortable dome tent with bedding. Who said you can't have the best of both worlds?

Make it a roller-coaster night

What: Farm Camping
Where: Camp at Dahanu
Party starts at: 4 pm
You pay: R2,000
What it covers: Entry, food
Call: 07738073691

Get the Goa feel
Play, dine and get tipsy to the beats of trance, EDM and Bollywood music under the glistening stars. Book a private shack, take a moonlight dip in the swimming pool (or in the sea) or simply enjoy unlimited candy floss, golas, and popcorn.

What: New Years Pool Party
Where: The Sun Beach Resort, Gorai
Party starts at: 7 pm
You pay: R2,200 onwards
What it covers: Entry, food

Become a pirate
Why should adults have all the fun? Think a pirate- themed party by the pool with a DJ, gun shooting, balloon sculpture, sand art, pirate caps, and a casino table for those aged between 10 to 17.

Become a pirate

Where: Kohinoor Continental, Chakala, Andheri East
Party starts at: 8 PM
You pay: Rs.1500 + taxes
What it covers: Entry, food and drinks
Call: 9323782597
Call: 8888868552

Raise a toast
A rooftop party with a view of the aircrafts taking off and landing can be amazing. Add to that unlimited gourmet starters, imported alcohol, fancy cocktails and foot tapping retro, commercial and Bollywood music to keep you grooving all evening.

Raise a toast

What: Toast Bistro Bar, NYE-Rooftop Rhapsody
Where: Toast Bistro Bar, Andheri East
Party starts at: 8 pm
You pay: Rs.2,500
What is covers: Entry, food and drinks
Call: 70459 02799

For The Gatsby Lovers

Head to a carnival
Bring in the new year with music by DJ Rohit Gida, Dolly, Irina and Varaso and some exquisite entertainment by carnival dancers from Brazil. At this five-star venue, you can expect an electrifying ambience with hookah, liquor, food and a large dance floor to groove on.

Head to a carnival

What: Red Carpet NYE 2017
Where: Club Sirkus, Hotel Sahara Star, near International Airport, Vile Parle
Party starts at: 10 PM
You pay: Rs.4,500
What it covers: Entry, foreign liquor and unlimited starters
Call: 9699989941

Enjoy the sea breeze
Dig into your last meal of the year while partying at a beachside venue, celebrating the full moon with great music, food and drinks. For those who like to take things a notch higher, there is a cabana that serves complimentary sparkling wine along with breathtaking views of the Arabian Sea.

What: Full Moon Disco New Year Party 2018
Where: Sun and Sand Hotel, 39, Juhu Beach, Juhu
Party starts at: 9 PM
You pay: Rs.1,00,000 for 12 persons
What it covers: Private seating, food, butler service
Call: 66938888

Join a New York tradition
Keeping alive the legacy of timeless festive traditions that began a hundred years ago at The St Regis, New York, all venues at The Penthouse (Luna, XXO, By the Mekong, Yuuka) of The St Regis in Mumbai will turn into a grand ballroom. Go on a culinary journey of seasonal delicacies and classic favourites with menus curated for a holiday dining experience.

Join a New York tradition

What: The Penthouse Party 3.0
Where: St Regis, Lower Parel
Party starts at: 10 pm
You pay: Rs.9,000
What it covers: Food and drinks at Luna and XXO
Call: 61628000

Chill in a private cabana
Open bubbly at the Race Course, under the stars in your private cabana. There will be non-stop music played by the DJ Bang Bang at the venue and at the Cabana Platinum Access Point, there will be ample food, drinks with butler service for a table of six. The venue is child-friendly and equipped with a child care zone. Best part? Ample parking space.

Chill in a private cabana

Where: Dr E Moses Marg Party starts at: 9PM
You Pay: Rs.39,999 for six persons
What it covers: Private seating, food and champagne
Call: 9765911023

For Fun Seekers

Start the year as a winner
Want to do something fun to bring in the new year then head to this mad party that has everything from Delta Dart to Chugathon to Beer Pong To Shotathon. This fraternity theme party is at a private bungalow and has a DJ lineup of five DJs playing, so there's sure shot fun for everyone.

Start the year as a winner

What: Delta House 2.0
Where: Bhalla House, Bungalow No.97, Bandra Hill Road, Bandra West
Party starts at: 9.30 pm
You pay: R3500
What it covers: Entry, food and drinks
Call: 9702089189

Attend a circus
In this circus called life, savour an aesthetic performance setup showcasing clowns, stilt walkers, and a play of light and sound. It comes with two rooms of entertainment and guest DJs.

Where: Matahaari, Atria
You pay: Rs.3,000 onwards
What it covers: Entry, food and drinks
Call: 67363636

Relive a thousand and one nights

Relive a thousand and one nights
Surround yourself with the mystical elements from the ancient folklore of Arabian Nights with music by DJ Durgeshand and DJ Rohit Head, and a large dance floor. There are themed zones of Aladdin and Jasmine, Gennie and Prince and Princess and selfie booths, tarot card reading, tattoo and makeup artists, sufi singing and a magic show to keep you occupied. The exclusive kid's zone will have the lil ones entertained too.

What: The Arabian Nights NYE at Flag's Avant Garde
Where: Flags Restaurant and Banquets, opposite Highland Park Society, Andheri West
Party starts at: 9 pm
You pay: Rs.1,100 onwards
What it covers: Entry and food
Call: 8828131632

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