Kolkata’s nightlife is going to be the talk of the town this New Year's eve. With a wide variety of parties from choose from, this looks like the best New Year’s eve ever for all of you in Kolkata. Here’s your ultimate guide to the best parties in Kolkata. So, dance till you drop, groove to the foot-tapping music and usher in 2015 with elan at the best lounges and pubs in the City of Joy.
Why: Famous all over the city for its delicious experiments with food, The Sonnet is a hotspot for the youth in Kolkata. Never has The Sonnet failed to amaze party-goers with its delicacies, good music and a satisfactory ambience overall.
Why: One of the most posh party places in Kolkata, Tantra boasts of a pulsating dance floor and two bars. Celebrities and internationally famous personalities are often spotted here. Fashion shows and other events are often hosted here. These are some of the most compelling reasons to party here this New Year’s eve.
Why: This upmarket pub has been dominating the night life of Kolkata since 1994. One of the oldest and definitely the hippest in town, it plays over nine hours of live music every day, which is the highest in Asia.
Why: Aqua is a hotspot amongst the younger chic crowd of Kolkata. With those funky colours of the pool, the groovy, foot-tapping music and the best wines in town – Aqua is undoubtedly one of the best party places in town.
Why: If you’re in Kolkata, there is no excuse for you to not visit this enthralling party hub. The perfect combination of sophistication and boldness, Roxy is famous for its exquisite menu of drinks and the ambience. It’s one of the favourite places for all kinds of people on weekends.
Why: This place is no stranger to the most popular celebrities – right from Ranveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor to Atif Aslam. A popular hotspot for the biggest and the most glamorous events in town, Shisha has undoubtedly the best nightlife in Kolkata.
Why: Having won The Times Night Life Award earlier, The Underground is famous for amazing music by resident DJs Vikrant, Varun, Felix and Chris. The music they play ranges from the latest Bollywood dance numbers to hip hop to retro.
Why: For all you young party animals in Kolkata, Soho is a must-visit this New Year’s eve. This lounge bar has been famous for hosting the town’s most happening parties on every New Year's eve. Every day at Soho feels like a party.
Why: The ultimate party hub for a lot of celebrities and music artistes like Bally Sagoo, Alfaz and Tochi Raina, this place is a favourite for party animals of Kolkata.
Why: For the first time in the city, a Myxed bag of dine'n'dance, entertainment'n'music. Stacked one on top of the other, the building a crescendo of excitement, a place for the ultimate New Year’s party to look forward to.
The Galaxy Gala, The Park
Why: Ring in 2015 featuring premier live entertainment talent and electrifying beats that will have party-goers popping bubbly as they kiss 2014 goodbye! Swinging it early with live music and dancing to good times later, sipping a few cocktails, bursting a few balloons all night long. Swinging music by a live band and DJ Ashish, it’s a time to party.
Why: Where will you be celebrating New Year’s eve in Kolkata? If still stumped for plans, consider partying in true style here – that is, having an all-out massive time at 'electronic garden', an all-night electronic session. The electro-extravaganza will kicks off at the poolside; featuring 8-Bit Culprit, Dharmalogy and more, this will be the one-stop journey for all electronic musical tastes. Eye-catching lasers are all a part and parcel to the show, with myriad food and drink to go along with it.
The Princeton Club
Why: Princeton Club brings New Year's eve celebrations featuring the performers Karishma, MC Sudeshna and DJ Kranti
Atmosphere – Park Plaza
Why: A smokey atmosphere with celebrity DJ Leon Mylan, an interactive salad and mezzeh bar, a Churrascaria grill station, American street food station, a Tex-Mex counter, a wide assortment of European street food and a high-nd beverage bar.