Your guide to New Year’s Eve 2021 events in Elsternwick Village

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Your guide to New Year’s Eve 2021 events in Elsternwick Village

The year 2021 was another challenging one for many. So it probably comes as no surprise that a lot of us are looking for ways to let our hair down and have a bit of fun as we say goodbye to the year that was.

New Year’s Eve is always a fun night in Elsternwick Village, and offers the ideal setting for a fun and memorable night during party season.

The precinct’s bars and venues are going all out to farewell 2021 and ring in 2022, with parties and banquets galore.

Here’s your guide to all the exciting New Year’s Eve events taking place in Elsternwick Village.

Party at Antique Bar

Avoid the mess of the city and enjoy a much more civilised welcoming to 2022 at Antique Bar. They promise to still bring the energy and excitement they’re known for, and there will be lots of specials all night.


Time: 3pm – 3am

Bookings: Bookings essential, via their website.

Fifth annual bash at Bang Bang

Bang Bang’s infamous NYE party returns for its fifth annual bash to offer some good old-fashioned shenanigans to see off the year that was 2021.

From 9pm until 1am, Bang Bang will be slinging as much spritz, spirits, beer, prosecco and wine as your heart desires. They’ll also host their fabled 1 hour of power Espresso Martini shoot out from 10pm to 11pm at the main bar.

The kitchen will serve up an assortment of delicious plates across the evening, and with live DJs and roving entertainment, it’s set to be a memorable night.


Time: 9pm – 1am

Cost: $182.49

Bookings: More details here.

A cinematic celebration at Classic Cinemas

Send 2021 off with a cinematic bang at Classic Cinemas.

Their New Year’s Eve program includes advance screenings of the delightful rom-com Falling for Figaro, and the Jessica Chastain-powered biopic The Eyes of Tammy Faye, both of which include a celebratory glass of sparkling on arrival.

There will also be a special rooftop screening of Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story.


Time: varying session times, from 6.30pm

Cost: $25 per ticket

Bookings: Get your tickets here.

A stylish affair at Copycat

You’re invited to ring in the new year in style at Copycat.

Enjoy canapés in their lounge or indulge in a five-course set menu in their dining room or terrace.

Book a spot in their lounge for a $75 six-course chef’s canapé menu.

Want to make it a dinner date? Join them for dinner with a premium $110 five-course menu.

There are two sittings available – kick off your evening with a 4pm session, or ring in the new year with a later sitting, commencing at 8pm.


Time: two sitting times, 4pm and 8pm

Cost: $75 – $110

Bookings: Book online here.

Good vibes at Goat House

Enjoy live music, a good feed, and chilled vibes at Goat House Cafe Bar Restaurant for New Year’s Eve. Normal food and drinks menu available.


Time: open from 11am until late

Bookings: Walk-ins only. No bookings required.

Georgian feast and music at Umbrella Lounge Bar

Head to Temos’ famous Umbrella Lounge Bar to celebrate New Year’s Eve.

Enjoy a Georgian feast with a glass of Umbrella sparkling wine. There will be live music from 7pm, including best love songs from the 60s, 70s and 80s performed by Barry Cribbin.


Time: dinner at your own time of booking, music from 7pm

Cost: Georgian feast with a glass of sparkling wine: $88 per person

Bookings: To book, phone (03) 9532 9392

A relaxing evening at Upstairs Cellar

Avoid the crowds at big parties and enjoy a quiet and relaxing evening at Upstairs Cellar.

Wine, cocktails, beer and cider will be available alongside their usual menu of bar food and nibbles.


Time: open until 1am

Bookings: call 0401 181 926 or email

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