DelhiRoundUp: 10 Events To Mark The Beginning Of A New Year

Winter’s here and we could use all the extra food to keep our body warm. Also, ‘tis THE New Year weekend, the most-celebrated and hungover weekend in the entire year, so we don’t really need a reason to let our hair down and put on our best garb. And what better than some exciting food events to get high on all the festivities? So get ready for a merry binge around town and head on over to these food-filled events in and around Delhi.


  1. New Year’s Sunday Brunch Table

Date: Sun, 1st January 2017

Time: 12pm – 3.30pm

Venue: Guppy by Ai, 28, Main Market, Lodhi Colony, New Delhi-03 | 011 24690005

Guppy is laying out a loaded New Year Sunday brunch spread specially curated by their Chef Vikram, the delicious entries come direct from the Japanese bar & kitchen, with dishes like – Mushroom Suimono Kaminabe, Black Rice California Rolls, Slow Braised Pork Belly, Sushi Rice Crisp, Wasabi Prawns, to name a few. End it on a sweet note with Chef’s Special Trio Of Desserts – Carrot Cake, Apple Tart and Chocoalte Fondant.


  1. Midnight Buffet In The Woods

Date: Sat, 31st December

Time: 9pm – 1am

Venue: FIO Country Kitchen & Bar, Gate 1, The Garden of Five Senses, Saiyad Ul Ajaib, Saket, Delhi-44 | +91 9971004530

Round up 2016 with an evening full of celebrations, festivities, and food. FIO brings forth an enthralling midnight buffet complete with bonfires, a gorgeous décor, and scrumptious favourites from Indian and European kitchens along with live grill and salad counters.fio


  1. New Year Detox Sunday Brunch

Date: Sun, 1st January 2017

Time: 12.30pm – 3.30pm

Venue: The Piano Man Jazz Club, B 6- Commercial Complex,Safdarjung Enclave Opp Deer Park Nr Mother Dairy, New Delhi-29 | 011 41315181

Follow up your boozy New Year celebrations with a detox Sunday brunch at The Piano Man. The jazz restaurant has in store a wide selection of Eurasian treats from the grill which can be paired with special signature cocktails along with Char Siu Pork Belly, Char Grilled Jerk Fish, coal grilled Lemongrass Fish, and char-grilled cottage cheese steak stuffed with spinach harissa to start the New Year in style.


  1. Indulge In A Special Curry Dinner

Date: Sat, 31st December

Time: 12pm – 1am

Venue: Piali – The Curry Bistro, K-41, Level 1, Opp. PVR Plaza, Connaught Place, Delhi-01 | 011 33105526

Curry up and usher in 2017 with a delicious bang at Piali – The Curry Bistro. Relish an extensive menu of curries from around the world. For the sweet-toothed folk, there is also a host of special desserts.


  1. New Year Treat

Date: Sat, 31st December

Time: 8pm – 12am

Venue: Olive Bistro, Shop 101, First Floor, Cyber Hub, DLF Cyber City, Gurgaon-122001 | +91 9762313578

Treat yourself to a lavish European spread at the Olive Bistro, complete with a selection of best wines, malts, fantastic cocktails, of course scrumptious delicacies like an elaborate Carnivore Platter and Seafood Risottos.olive-bistro


  1. Biryani & Shorba Festival

Date: Until 31st Dec

Time: 1pm – 11pm

Venue: Gulnar, Hotel The Janpath, Janpath Road, Connaught Place, Delhi-01 | 011 23452801

Treat your palate to a Nizami and Awadhi menu this winter at Hotel The Janpath, with their Biryani & Shorba Festival. Being hosted at the hotel’s Gulnar restaurant, the festival will serve up a royal feast starting at INR350++ (vegetarian) and INR450++ (non-vegetarian). Get ready to stuff yourself with delectable offering that will include innovations like Katahal, Motia and Soya-chaap Biryanis while non-veg include Gosht Murg and Kabab Biryanis served with piping hot shorbas like Kakani, Murg, Dal and tomato, varieties of papads, rogni gravies and traditional raitas.


  1. Yauatcha Christmas & NYE Brunch

Date: Until 31st January

Time: 12noon – 12.30am

Venue: Yauatcha, Level 2, Ambience Mall, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi-70 | +91 9222222800

Yauatcha is all geared up to usher in the New Year and Christmas cheer with a special brunch menu. Some of the key highlights from this special brunch are Stir-fry French beans, Vegetable crystal dumpling, Fried turnip cake, Pork belly yellow bean sauce with mantao, Ho fan noodles, Prawn and Chinese chive dumpling, Baked chicken puff and many more.


  1. Winter Cocktail Festival

Date: Until 31st January

Time: 12noon – 1am

Venue: Factory By Sutra, SCO 23, Main Market, Sector 29, Gurgaon-122001 | +91 9205249700

Douse your frozen palate in some heady potions at Factory by Sutra. The pub and lounge is hosting a week-long cocktail festival to let you indulge in a delicious and interesting range of cocktail mixes to keep you warm and cozy this winters, including options like – Indian Spiced Wine, Irish Mule Factory and Maple Old Fashioned, to name a few.


  1. Sunday Sojourns

Date: Sun, 6th November – Sun, 31st December

Time: 12pm – 4pm

Venue: Jaypee Vasant Continental Hotel, Basant Lok, Near PVR Priya, Vasant Vihar, Delhi-57 | +91 7838666552

Starting this weekend till the end of 2016, Jaypee Vasant Continental will make every Sunday a special one for its guests with a pool side Sunday Sojourn. The spread will feature a lavish banquet of grills, Mongolian food, American grubs, Indian Tawa delicacies, Bratwurst sausages, and live counters.

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  1. Winter Collection Menu

Date: Tue, 15th November – Sun, 31st December

Time: 12.30pm – 11.45pm

Venue: The Spice Route, The Imperial Hotel, Janpath, Delhi-01 | 011 23341234

Spend the last of 2016 binge eating from The Spice Route’s special winter menu. Curated by chef Veena Arora, the menu will feature a number of seafood recipes from Southeast Asian countries. Get ready to dish out preparations like Kadugi Meen Masala, Rendang Udang, Kung Tein, Kung Hom Pha, Yera Arvat Anjj, Kung Nang Phad Saparos, Phad Khing Pla, among many more.

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different set menus – the Unlimited Dimsum menu with Main course and dessert (INR 1,100++); the Sushi and Dimsum menu with main course dessert (INR 1,600++); and the Ladies kitty menu (INR 1,099++).


For a more happening weekend, check out these New Year’s eve celebrations in the city!