While we’ll be making mood boards and taking bike rides on the shores of some far off place this NYE, it doesn’t mean we won’t be sad to miss all the festivities in our native Los Angeles. For those with no plans to make last minute runs to Cabo, Hawaii, Aspen or Gstaad (and for all our Stanford alumni friends coming into town for the Rose Bowl game the next day) … Here is a selection of champagne kisses and caviar brunches the next am!
The Bungalow is having a New Year’s Eve party with a DJ and cocktails from 9pm to 2am. The attire is black tie. Tickets are $150 per person for general admission, which includes a hosted premium bar. To purchase tickets, visit www.thebungalowsm.com. For table reservations, call (310) 899-8530 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. 101 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica.
Honeycut will have an open bar, a champagne toast, and food trucks in the alley for late night eats from 8:00pm – 2:00am. Tickets are $119. http://honeycutla.com. 819 S Flower St, Los Angeles, (213) 688-0888.
NYE 1940′s Gala in the Marquesa Ballroom. Open bar; 8:00 pm. Five-Course 1940′s themed dinner with wine pairings; 9:00 pm – 1:00 am. $345 per person, includes valet parking. Please inquire about children’s NYE activities. Call 310.860.7800 to reserve. 225 N Canon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.
Eveleigh invites you to join us for dinner, punch-swilling, americana tunes, dancing, & champagne as we celebrate the ball dropping. 1st Seating 5:00pm – 7:00pm; $75. 2nd Seating 8:45pm – 10:00pm; $95. Including a glass of bubbles at midnight! Dinner features Los Angeles Riverboat Band. RSVP by calling 424.239.1630 to make reservations or go to opentable.com. PLUS … Pull Yourself Together: New Year’s Day Recovery Brunch! Shake off 2013 and start 2014 the right way from 11AM -3:00PM. We will feature hangover remedies from both behind the bar and in the kitchen in addition to DJ Evil Twin. 8752 W Sunset Blvd. West Hollywood, CA 90046
Mr. C Hotel
5 course Cipriani dinner and half bottle of champagne in the restaurant starts at 8pm followed by Starlight Ballroom Bash access and midnight champagne toast for $195 per person. OR … 10:00pm – late … Starlight Ballroom Bash offers 360 degree views of Los Angeles with live music, dancing, and a midnight champagne toast for $100.00 per person. www.mrchotels.com 1224 Beverwil Drive, Los Angeles 90035. 310-277-2800.
The Annual NYE at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel returns this year in style as we celebrate the history of this amazing property with an OLD HOLLYWOOD NYE featuring: NATALIA KILLS (LMFAO singer), Adam Auburn, Devin Lucien, David Bullock, Derwin McRoth, DJ Katarina, DJ Kamoflage, Mei Lwun and more TBA. Regular tickets are $115.00 and VIP tickets are $200.00 (includes open bar inside Teddy’s, separate entrance). Table service: email@example.com; dinner reservations: 323.769.8888. 7000 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles,CA, 90038. http://bit.ly/1aZgj25
DBA, a new club in West Hollywood, gets the party started at 10pm with theatrical offerings from nightlife connoisseur Simon Hammerstein. Admission ($125) includes access to a hosted bar plus a midnight champagne toast. The pricier option ($150) includes all of the above as well as expedited entry. 10pm – 2am. 7969 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90046. (310) 255-1100. www.dbahollywood.com
West Hollywood’s The Hudson hosts its fifth annual New Year’s Eve shindig, featuring an all-night open bar, roaming appetizers, midnight champagne toast, and lots of danceable tunes offered up by the DJs. 9pm – 2am; $80. 1114 N. Crescent Heights Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90046. (323) 654-6686.
Join Three Day Rule, EOW, Ivy Plus Society, Los Angeles Magazine, and Renee Simlak Productions for an amazing NYE at Aventine! We’ll have an unlimited open bar (cocktails like a Moscow Mule & Old Fashioned, beer, wine, prosseco), plus unlimited gourmet pizzas and meat, cheese, and dessert platters. $110.00; 1607 North Cahuenga Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028. 9:00pm – 1:30am. www.TDRLAMagNYE.Eventbrite.com
Situated at 8909 West Sunset Boulevard in the former Duke’s location, the 4,000 sq. ft. tri-level venue will be throwing a Gatsby-themed New Year’s Eve party that hearkens back to the golden age of the Sunset Strip. On NYE, Pearl’s will be featuring an open bar from 9:00pm to close and tray passed appetizers throughout the night. Guests can ring in the New Year under the stars on the largest, two-story patio on the Strip with a Champagne Toast at midnight. DJs will be playing upstairs throughout the night, while a 3-piece live jazz band will perform downstairs. Tickets are $125 per person, and includes an open bar from 9:00pm to close and light tray-passed hors d’oeuvres.
Caffe Roma will offer live entertainment and feature the Caffe Roma a la carte menu. A set menu will also be available with a complimentary glass of Prosecco for $75 per person. At midnight, there will be a celebration with balloons and party favors. 8:00pm – 2:00am. Please RSVP. Phone: (310) 274-7834. 350 N Canon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.
RivaBella x Chi Lin
Two of the hottest restaurants in West Hollywood, RivaBella and Chi Lin, will be ringing in the New Year together! The neighboring restaurants will become one as they eliminate the divider that separates the two. Whether you’re in the mood for Chi Lin’s seductive setting and authentic Chinese cuisine, or RivaBella’s Italian fare on a gorgeous outdoor patio, there is something for everyone on this special night. During the second seating at 9:00pm, the restaurants will also have a live band, a DJ, a dancefloor, complimentary party favors and a champagne toast at midnight, allowing guests to celebrate New Year’s Eve in style! Two seatings will be available at RivaBella and Chi Lin, with an early seating for $75 per person and the late seating for $125 per person.
Philippe in Beverly Hills will treat guests ringing in 2014 to a decadent prix fixe dinner, complete with a bottle of champagne during the New Year’s Eve feast. Priced at $150 per person, guests will be able to enjoy some of Chef Philippe Chow’s signature dishes including the Drunken Sea Bass and Beijing Chicken while choosing to dine in the partially covered main dining room or opting for a secluded room in the back. The menu will offer a choice of two appetizers, an entrée each, dessert to share and a bottle of champagne. Positioned at 8620 Wilshire Blvd. and adjacent to La Cienega Boulevard, guests are suggested to make reservations by calling (310) 289-3500.
Rock & Reilly’s
If there is one thing Reilly hates, it’s when drinking is a hassle. Therefore, Rock & Reilly’s No-Hassle New Years will be cover-free! Guests will also receive complimentary toasts of bubbly every hour after Dublin hits midnight! 8911 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069 (310) 360-1400
Hotel Casa del Mar
This season, Santa Monica’s beachside Hotel Casa del Mar and the team at Catch also invites guests to usher in the New Year with a three-course ($85 per person; first seating at 5:30pm – 6:30pm) or a four-course ($185 per person; second seating at 8:30 – 9:30pm) dinner. Menu highlights include Bluefin Tuna Crudo with black truffle and artichoke chips and Day Boat Scallops with parsnip purée, golden raisins, capers, and chanterelles. The restaurant’s second seating includes a glass of champagne and admission to the hotel’s New Year’s Eve fête, taking place in the adjacent Lounge at Casa (holiday party: 9pm – 2am). Featuring live music by the FULL SPECTRUM BAND, dancing, and a festive midnight balloon drop and champagne cheers, the annual holiday party takes place from 9pm to 2am General admission tickets are $40 and available via Eventbrite. For reservations, please call the restaurant at 310.581.5533. 1910 Ocean Way, Santa Monica, CA 90405. http://www.hotelcasadelmar.com
New Year’s Eve 2014 at Skybar. Music by special guest DJ with premium open bar from 9pm-1:30am with a champagne toast at midnight. Guest are encouraged to dress to impress. $125. http://backofhouse.morganshotelgroup.com/hotel-events/new-years-eve-2014-at-skybar/
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