The last supper (of the year)
There is always an end to a beginning, and a new beginning to an end. So, if you're wondering how to give 2013 a hearty farewell and usher in a brand new 2014, here's a party map to stir your celebrations in the right direction
Room for all
Make your way to the Big Room Party at Cheval and LIV at Kala Ghoda where DJs Manav and Hitesh will play an array of musical genres to welcome the New Year. With a special menu, extended deadline and stocked bar, a happy 2014 awaits you.
When: December 31, 8 pm to 4 am
At: 145 MG Road, Kala Ghoda, Fort
Sounds of music
Dance the night away with singer Miss Palmer at F Lounge.Diner.Bar. Groove to her song list which includes songs from her latest album Sines of Life and her hit track No Beef in collaboration with Afrojack and Steve Aoki.
When: December 31, 8 pm
At: F Lounge.Diner.Bar, One India Bulls Centre, third floor, Senapati Bapat Marg, Elphinstone Road
Cost: Rs 7,000 per couple, Rs 4000 per stag and Rs 1,500 for girls
Rs 2014 for 2014
Saptami, the multi-cuisine all-day dining restaurant at Holiday Inn Mumbai International Airport, Andheri offers a R2,014 deal per person for its buffet. From soups, appetisers to salads and turkeys in various sauces, Executive chef Sudhir Pai has crafted a Chinese, continental, Italian and Oriental menu which includes Tea-smoked Chicken with Avocado and Roasted Peppers, Turkey Galantine with Apricot Sauce and Morocco Carrot Salad and Arabic Mezze.
When: December 31, 8 pm
At: Saptami Holiday Inn Mumbai International Airport, Sakinaka Junction, Andheri East
Cost: Dinner buffet at Rs 2014 per person
To new beginnings
ITC Grand Central, Parel, raises a toast to beautiful endings and brilliant beginnings. All-day fine-dining restaurant Hornby’s Pavilion, pan Asian restaurant Shanghai Club and Indian restaurant K&K will serve dinner buffets costing Rs 3,999.
On:January 1, the same buffet will be available for Rs 2,500.
When: December 31
At: ITC Grand Central, 287, Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Road, Parel
If you’re looking to get away from the city, head to Aamby Valley City in Lonavla where Yo Yo Honey Singh will set the stage on fire at Glitterati 2014 with its theme Celebrating Bollywood. The night will pay tribute to 100 years of Bollywood and a laser and firework show is also on the agenda. DJ Shireen and singer Shruti Pathak will also add colour to the celebration with their performances.
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A little fun
Tap your feet to EDM and commercial music at The Little Door, which serves The Mediterranean cuisine and an extensive cocktail menu.
One can choose from a la carte or unlimited food and alcohol packages. Look forward to exciting acts by bartenders as well as flaring fireworks.
When: December 31, 9 pm
At: The Little Door, Ground Floor, Shree Siddhivanayak Plaza, off New Link Road, Andheri West
Entry: Rs 1,500 per couple
Your own private party
Eclectic music, gourmet cuisine and a scintillating ambiance awaits you at Boveda this New Year’s Eve. Delve into electronic, dance, hip hop and commercial music by DJ Conrad and DJ Goyal. Savour delectable treats such as Pork Tacos, Chicken Paprika, Prawns Chermoula, Patatas Bravas and Garlic Basil Mushroom, along with alcohol, flavoured shots and classic cocktails.
When: December 31
Where: Boveda, G 04, Morya Landmark 1, Off New Link Road, Andheri West
Entry: Rs 4,000 to Rs 1,15,000
Be a food panda
Who said there is no free lunch in this world? Online food-ordering platform Foodpanda.in launches a 10-day campaign for foodies, which gives you the chance to win free supply of food worth R12,000 for an entire year. All you have to do is use the voucher code LIVETOEAT every time you order food from the site. The campaign is on till January 2, 2014.
For more information please visit www.foodpanda.in
In-house bar menu
To add more spirit to your celebrations, Flamboyante’s all-new cocktail menu not only includes the regular Shirley Temple, Mint Julep,Strange Brew, Red Sangria, Fresh Lime No 7, but also in-house fancies such as Flamboyante's spider bite, a cocktail prepared with jalepeno infused vodka lemon juice, sugar and Tabasco and a Spanish Sangria prepared with vodka. Also try in-house concoctions of Chilli Vodka, Star Anise Vodka, Flamboyante Martini and Fruit Beer.
At: 7, WTC Arcade building, Cuffe Parade
Undhiyu and more
Aavyo Shiyaalo -- the Winter Food Festival at Khandani Rajdhani celebrates the warmth and spirit of this season till January 5. Gorge on Undhiyu, Bajri Rotla, Haldi ki Subzi, Sarso ka Saag, Bajri ni Raab, Goond ke Laddo, Adadiya Paak, Ponkh Pattice, Leeli Tuvar ni Kadhi, Lilva Rice, Gajar ka Halwa and Lilva Pattice.
At: Level 1, Nirmal Lifestyle, LBS Marg, Mulund West, 8879122617; Phoenix Market City Level-2, LBS Marg, Kurla West, 9819555204; R City Mall, Level-3, LBS Marg, Ghatkopar West, 8879122613