With New Year’s Eve getting close, and restaurants laying out their special menus, those tables will vanish in minutes. If you’re looking to spend the eve away from blaring music and drunk people, here’s a list of places where you can book a table.

Gustoso

Photo courtesy: Gustoso

Photo courtesy: Gustoso

Ring in the new year the Italian way by stuffing yourself with cheesy delicacies form Gustoso. The have a range of pastas and pizzas, including spaghetti alle vongole {spaghetti with clams}, fettuccine bolognese {fettuccini with minced chicken in juicy pomodoro sauce} and pizza that has spicy honey with signature tomato sauce.

You can also dig into their roast chicken with wild mushroom jus, garlic mashed potato and saute├ęd baby carrots and Australian lamb chops served with roasted potatoes and mint aioli from the mains.

When: Till January 1

Timings: Noon – 3 PM, 6 PM – 11:30 PM

Cost for two: INR 2,500 plus taxes

Masque

Photo: Athul Prasad/LBB

Photo: Athul Prasad/LBB

Botanical Bistronomy is the theme at Masque for the new year, as it will put forth a delectable 6-course meal which comprises of the best dishes served till date from their ever changing menus.The experience includes 5 wine pairing tasting portions.

When: Till January 1

Cost: INR 6000 plus taxes per person

Ellipsis

Photo source: Ellipsis

Photo source: Ellipsis

Ellipsis will have drum ‘n’ bass amping the evening. They are not following the unlimited buffet tradition and are going a la carte. One needs get on their list here and the entry is free till 10 pm. If you choose to step in after 10pm, a cover charge which is fully redeemable against the entry fee will be levied. A black and gold themed night in store, this one’s for those who like it fancy.

P.S. They’ll be open till 5am so in case you want to head for breakfast later, check this list out.

Where: Ellipsis

When: Dec 31- January 1

Cost: INR 10,000 for two

Four Points by Sheraton

Photo courtesy: Four Points by Sheraton

Photo courtesy: Four Points by Sheraton

The Poolside and Unison will be turned into a party space. The buffet will have dishes like turkey a la grecque, murg biryani, dum aloo kashmiri, stir fry Malaysian noodles with roasted peanuts and desserts like berry fruit trifle charlotte, kiwi mousse, carrot cheesecake and callebaut chocolate petit four.

If you don’t wish to join in on the party spirit and keep it mellow happy, try heading to Asian Kitchen instead. Rawa fried fish, exotic crispy fried vegetables, murg Afghani tikka, vegetable lasagne, dal bukhara and wok tossed lamb with chilli leeks sauce are some of the dishes from theor buffet menu.

When: December 31, 7.30 pm onwards

Cost: The Pooside and Unison – INR 7,500 for a couple, INR 4,000 for individuals ,Asian Kitchen – INR 5000 for a couple, INR 2500 for individuals.

The Little Door

Photo courtesy: The Little Door

Photo courtesy: The Little Door

This one is for the fun lovers. If you like switching between alone time and partying, you can head to The Little Door for their pajama party. You can turn up in jammies, onesies, sweatpants, shorts and t-shirts, nightshirts or robes. Instead of a fancy tasting menu, they have a comfort food menu. There’s caramel popcorn and candy floss too.

When: December 31, 9pm onwards

Cost: INR 2,500 per person upward

Featured photo courtesy: Gustoso