Our CNY 2021 dining guide covers the best reunion dinners, pineapple tarts, takeaways, and places to lo hei and toss yu sheng to celebrate Chinese New Year 2021 in Singapore
Lunar New Year of the Ox is coming and we’re getting into the full ox-picious CNY spirit after a difficult past year — including reunion dinners, Chinese New Year hampers and delicious goodies, intimate family visits, and indulging in plenty of oxcellent yu sheng tossing! Our guide to Chinese New Year 2021 dining spans elegant Michelin-starred restaurants, to vegetarian and gluten-free options, good value ‘new normal’ buffets and delectable pineapple tarts! So whether you’re looking for set menus, buffets, yu sheng tossing, and festive takeaways). Huat ah – let’s r-ox and roll!
The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore
15 Stamford by Alvin Leung at The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore: Enjoy CNY at The Capitol Kempinski’s flagship restaurant, 15 Stamford by Alvin Leung. If you are looking to feast on deliciously auspicious cuisine in a wonderful five star setting, this is it! There are different sets of sumptuous dinners for reunions. From the 6-course Lunar New Year Set Dinner with Razor Clams and Australian Abalone, followed by plump Guinea Fowl with foie gras foam, tender Wagyu Beef Cheeks and succulent Atlantic Cod), to the 6-course Lunar New Year Family Style Set Menu. This feast includes King Salmon Yusheng and the ever-restorative Classic Buddha Jumps Over The Wall, Steamed Blue Eye Cod and melt-in-your-mouth Hokkaido Pork Spare Ribs. Don’t miss dessert with the traditional Eight Treasure Sweet Rice in Coconut Shell and toothsome Double Boiled Peach Gum.
6-Course Set Dinner $168++ per person (Wine degustation at $88++ per person)
6-Course Family Style Set Dinner $168++ per person. Minimum 5 persons required.
Lobby Lounge: Fancy a CNY high tea? The Capitol Kempinski’s Lunar New Year High Tea includes Chinese-inspired high tea snacks like pineapple scones, mandarin orange sorbet and honey glazed pork & foie gras brioche in a carefully curated, 5-course menu.
How much: from $68++ inclusive of tea pairing
The Arcade @ The Capitol Kempinski: There’s also fortune-enhancing festive eats to be found at the Arcade @ The Capitol Kempinski from Chinese New Year treats at Berthold Delikatessen, to 4-course sets at Frieda Restaurant that marry the best of Chinese and German cuisine, an Italian take on Chinese New Year favourites at La Scala Ristorante and an American spin on Chinese New Year classics at Broadway American Diner.
When: All menus available from 25 January 2021 to 26 February 2021 except on 14 February 2021 (Valentine’s Day).
The Capitol Kempinski Hotel, 15 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178906, [email protected], Tel: (+65) 6368 8888, www.kempinski.com/en/singapore/the-capitol-singapore
From festive yu sheng to exclusive specials crafted for CNY, award-winning restaurant Man Fu Yuan has prepared a showcase of masterfully crafted dishes to suit any number or guests. There are eight set menus in total starting at just $138/guest, so make sure you look through the festive menus to find something that tickles your fancy! Look out for the new 60-inch Blossoms of Spring Prosperity Yu Sheng adorned with Hokkaido scallops, salmon, crispy fish skin, shaped in the form of the Chinese character ‘Chun’ (春), symbolising renewal and new beginnings. There are also a number of a la carte favourites, including the signature Roasted Suckling Pig with glutinous rice and decadent Pen Cai, brimming with 10-head abalone, Canadian lobster, Hokkaido scallops, pig’s trotters and black trumpet mushrooms. Other notable highlights are the Year of the Ox-inspired classic Braised Beef Pot, Smoked Duck with truffle sauce and Roasted Chicken with garlic crumble, almonds and dried chilli.
If you’re looking for CNY goodies, Man Fu Yuan also presents a delightful array of treats for takeaway that are perfect as gifts of well wishes or for celebrations at home!
Quote the following promo codes:
CNYSM20 for 20% off takeaway goodies
CNYSMDINE15 for 15% off dine-in prix fixe menus
Promo codes are valid until 23 February 2021, dine-in and collection period till 26 February 2021. Discounts won’t be valid with other promotions and/or discounts.
Set Menus from $138++/person to $2,388 for 8 pax
When: 12 January – 26 February 2021
InterContinental Singapore, 80 Middle Road, Singapore 188966, Tel: (+65) +65 6338 7600 [email protected]
Pan Pacific Singapore
Gather your loved ones at award-winning Hai Tien Lo with ten CNY set menus to choose from for a gastronomic celebration to remember. Tuck into flavourful classic specialties made with the most luxurious ingredients, such as Sliced Barbecued Beijing Duck with Pan-fried Foie Gras, Pan-fried Wagyu Beef Fillet with Chilled Salad in Sesame Sauce, Double-boiled Imperial Swiftlet’s Nest with Red Dates and Rock Sugar and more. There will also be five auspicious Yu Sheng platters on offer, including the Chef’s Recommended Blossoming Treasures Yu Sheng with Gold and Silver Flakes, Lobster, Scallops, Black Caviar and Shredded Vegetable Salad in Passion Fruit Sauce. Not to be missed is the signature Premium Wealth Treasure Pot with 15 superb ingredients!
CNY Weekend Dim Sum Buffet from $99/adult and $49.50/child
CNY Set Menus from $128/person
When: 25 January – 26 February 2021
Hai Tien Lo @ Pan Pacific Singapore, 7 Raffles Boulevard, Tel: (+65) 6826 8240, [email protected]
With the ushering in of the lunar new year, Cassia is offering an auspicious way of celebrating through culinary delights. Cassia invites guests to celebrate a renaissance in Chinese fine dining, with a series of refined menus, including a special Dim Sum lunch menu, Reunion Dinner and Set Menu options.
Reunion Dinner: from $149++/person
Set Menus: from $89++/person
When: 11 – 26 February 2021
Cassia @ Capella, 1 The Knolls, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098297, Tel: (+65) 6377 8888, [email protected]
The Fullerton Hotel Singapore
Jade Restaurant at The Fullerton Hotel Singapore has lined up an ensemble of prosperous feasts with dishes that have been carefully designed to suit both family reunions and business occasions, from an individual pen cai pot brimming with faithfully rendered ingredients to the Lunar New Year requisite, a fish dish to symbolise bounty. If you’re looking for takeaways, Jade Restaurant will be offering the Special Edition Gold Rush Salmon Yu Sheng (from $78++ for 2-4 persons). Served in individual, specialised vessels, the Cornucopia of Wealth ($88++/person) distills the pen cai experience into a generous serving for one. There will also be three enticing new creations available from The Fullerton Cake Boutique – Golden Peacock Pineapple Cookies, Wheatgrass Water Chestnut Cake and Eight Treasures Gula Melaka Cake.
Jade’s Lunar New Year menus start from $118++ for a Family Style Set Menu (5 persons), or $98++/person for Individual Set Menu
The Courtyard’s Lunar New Year Afternoon Tea is priced at $51++/adult, $26++/child from Monday to Friday; $56++/adult, $28++/child on Saturday, Sunday & PH, 3pm – 6pm
When: 25 January – 27 February 2021
The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, 1 Fullerton Square, Tel: (+65) 6877 8911/8912, [email protected]
The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore
Enjoy a three-tiered Afternoon Tea by the waterfront at The Landing Point in The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore. The CNY 2021 menu features traditional tarts alongside new creations including Caramelised Chicken Bak Kwa Egg Tart, Orange Marinated Lobster and Shellfish in a Cone, Golden Pineapple Nuggets, Eight Treasure Gula Melaka, and Mandarin Orange Macarons. The Clifford Pier will be serving special dinner feasts from 11 – 13 February 2021, comprising local favourites served fresh to your table.
The Landing Point’s Lunar New Year Afternoon Tea is priced at $55++/adult, $28++/child from Monday to Friday, 3pm to 5:30pm; $60++/adult, $30*/child on Saturday, Sunday & PH, 12pm – 2:30pm & 3:30pm – 6pm
The Clifford Pier’s Lunar New Year Dinner Feasts start from $98++/person
When: 1 – 13 & 15 – 28 February 2021
The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore, 80 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049326, Tel: (+65) 6877 8911/8912, [email protected]
Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium
Celebrate new beginnings and strengthen your bond with your loved ones over Xin Cuisine Chinese Restaurant’s prosperous set menus. Usher in an auspicious year with Yu Sheng, Nutritional Soup, Roast Meat and Desserts that are curated to satisfy all palates.
How much: From $398++/4 pax. Enjoy 25% off Banquet Reunion Dinner held on 11 February 2021
When: 7 January – 26 February 2021
Xin Cuisine at Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium, 317 Outram Road, Singapore 169075, Tel: (+65) 6733 0188
JW Marriott Singapore South Beach
Enjoy prosperous modern Cantonese dishes and celebratory cocktails at Madame Fan! The festive CNY 2021 menu features an extravagant Treasures of Sea Yu Sheng ($168++ each, adorned with eight sustainably farmed sea treasures, each tastefully picked for the ultimate toss to abundant wealth and happiness) and four masterfully executed Lunar New Year Set Menus.
How much: Lunar New Year Set Menus from $98++ per person
When: 18 January – 26 February 2021
Madame Fan @ JW Marriott Singapore South Beach, 30 Beach Road, Singapore 189763, Tel: (+65) 6818 1921, [email protected]
Mandarin Oriental, Singapore
Ring in the prosperous Lunar New Year with a tantalising array of epicurean delights at Cherry Garden. Toss to endless wealth and prosperity with one of the five Yu Shengs available. Whether it’s the Triumph Yu Sheng with scallop, salmon, black truffle and black caviar, or a vegetarian option with fresh fruits and vegetables, this tradition is served with homemade plum sauce unique to Cherry Garden.
How much: Set menus from $138/pax
Dimsum Brunch (12, 13, 14, 20 & 21 February 2021) from $98/adult, $58/child (7-12 years old)
When: 8 – 26 February 2021
Mandarin Oriental, 5 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039797, Tel: (+65) 6885 3500
PARKROYAL COLLECTION Pickering
The culinary brigade at Lime Restaurant has thoughtfully curated a bountiful line-up of both fresh and classic dishes to bring good luck and fortune for you and your loved ones in the upcoming year. Choose between the Feast of Fortune and Joyful Reunions menus, available for both lunch and dinner on various dates during CNY.
Feast of Fortune from $69/adult and $35/child
Joyful Reunions from $109/adult and $55/child
When: 29 January – 26 February 2021
PARKROYAL COLLECTION Pickering, 3 Upper Pickering Street, Singapore 058289
PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road
Si Chuan Dou Hua Restaurant unveils a brand-new look, delicious Cantonese and Sichuan menus and a Nostalgic Dim Sum Feast this CNY. They even serve lo hei all year round if you’re looking for an extra toss or two for good luck in 2021!
How much: Nostalgic Dim Sum Feast from $46/person
When: Now till 31 January 2021
Si Chuan Dou Hua Restaurant, 181 Kitchener Road, Level 3, Singapore 208533, Tel: (+65) 6428 3170, [email protected]
Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore
Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore celebrates the ox-picious arrival of the Year of the OX with sumptuous culinary experiences available throughout January and February 2021. Bask in the festivities at three acclaimed dining destinations – Shang Palace, The Line and The Lobby Lounge, or enjoy convenient takeaway feasts from Shang Palace and The Lobby Lounge for intimate celebrations at home.
Shang Palace: 8-course set menus from $168++ per person
The Line: Festive a la carte buffet from $88++/adult and $48++/child
The Lobby Lounge 6-course menu from $200++/set for 4 pax
When: 25 January – 26 February 2021
Celebrate the year of the Ox at Xperience Restaurant SO/ Singapore and savour an indulgent 3 or 4-course Chinese and European fusion menu including free-flow dim sum and Chinese tea!
3-Course Set Menu: $38/person
4-Course Set Menu: $48/person
When: 12 – 26 February 2021
SO/ Singapore, 35 Robinson Road, Singapore 068876
The St. Regis Singapore
Look forward to resplendent feasting at Yan Ting with an exquisite selection of lavish Lunar New Year set menus, exceptional takeaway reunion delights (including Pun Choy and Yu Sheng!) and impeccable New Year Gifts (from $238+) – all tastefully curated by the stalwart team.
How much: Set menus from $128++ per person or $1,388++ per table of eight
When: 15 January – 26 February 2021
Yan Ting @ The St. Regis Singapore, 29 Tanglin Rd, Singapore 247911, Tel: (+65) 6506 6887, [email protected]
Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel
From specially-curated 8-course Prosperity Set Menus, a la carte Lunar New Year delicacies or exquisitely-made Takeaway Treasures from the award-winning Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant to Auspicious 8-Course Set Menus at Marriott Cafe and mouthwatering Takeaway Goodies, the treats at Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel are made to spark moments of joy and elevate your CNY celebrations!
From $88++/person for an 8-Course Jubilant Reunions Set Menu at Marriott Cafe
From $108.80++/person for an 8-course Prosperity Menu at Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant
When: 20 January to 26 February 2021
Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel, 320 Orchard Road, Singapore 238865, Tel: (+65) 6831 4605,
Looking for a halal alternative to yusheng? Welcome a refreshing new year and indulge in the perfect combination of Thai and Indonesian cuisines with Bali Thai’s Auspicious Chinese New Year Set Menu! The festive specials and best sellers are curated for all types of gatherings, from intimate meals for 4 to bigger celebratory get-togethers for 8.
Blue Lotus is located at the idyllic Quayside Isle at Sentosa Cove. The restaurant’s Chinese New Year set menus features signature dishes within the set menu include the Braised Morel Mushrooms with Crispy Bean Root and Steamed Baby Abalone with Duo Garlic. Vegetarian options also available.
How much: Set Menus from $68++/pax
When: 25 January – 26 February 2021
Blue Lotus, 31 Ocean Way, Quayside Isle, #01-13, Singapore 098375, Tel: (+65) 6339 0880
Red House Seafood
Red House Seafood, one of the oldest Singaporean seafood restaurants, is excited to welcome the Year of the Ox with a plethora of seafood specialties in its Chinese New Year menus! A selection of housemade festive goodies is also available for takeaway in this season. From Fresh Alaskan King Crab Meat and Salmon Yu Sheng to luxurious platters and family set menus you’ll be spoilt for choice!
How much: Bountiful Treasures Set Menu from $1,388 for 8 pax
When: 4 – 26 February 2021
Red House Seafood, multiple locations
Full of Luck Restaurant
Look forward to an exquisite 7-course Chinese New Year menu skillfully prepared true to tradition with a modern flair. The dishes include their Prosperity Lo Hei that has been very well-received for the past few years, and is suitable for families with kids of all ages!
How much: Stay tuned!
When: Stay tuned!
Full of Luck Restaurant, 243 Holland Ave, Singapore 278977, Tel: (+65) 6208 6845, [email protected]
JUMBO is a firm family favourite all year round, so it’s no surprise they kick things up a notch at this time of year. Relish iconic dishes such as its Award-Winning Chilli Crab that features live crabs drenched in a mouth-watering sauce accompanied with Golden Deep Fried Mini Buns and other new year staples from JUMBO Seafood’s curated Celebration menu. Key highlights include Prosperity Salmon ‘Yu Sheng’, Seafood Soup Braised with Fish Maw and Crab Meat, Seafood Soup Braised with Crab Meat, Live ‘Long Hu’ Garoupa Steamed with Preserved Radish and Boiled Live Prawns.
Reunion Set Menus (11 February 2021 only) from $298 for 4 pax
Celebration Set Menus from $258 for 4 pax
When: 25 January – 28 February 2021
JUMBO Seafood, multiple locations
Want a break from Yu Sheng? Special for Chinese New Year is the Kam’s Roast Golden Duck, prepared with the secret in-house marinade then roasted to perfection with a thin, golden brown skin that’s flecked with edible 22-carat French Gold flakes! The result: a sparkling centerpiece dish symbolising abundance, wealth and luck. For takeaway there’s also the exquisite Kam’s Roast Prosperity Treasure Pot – made up of luxurious ingredients including Kam’s Roast’s signature Roast Duck and Roast Pork, Chestnut, Fried Fish Maw, Dried Fish Maw, Shiitake Mushrooms, XL size Dried Oyster, Premium Black Moss and Australian Abalone. Boiled for over 16 hours, the premium golden broth packs a rich and flavourful punch. Orders for the Kam’s Roast Prosperity Treasure Pot need to be placed at least 2 days in advance before collection.
How much: Kam’s Roast Prosperity Treasure Pot early bird discount till 31 January 2021 from $248+ (Usual Price: $288+) for 4-6pax
When: 11 – 26 February 2021
Kam’s Roast Jewel, 78 Airport Boulevard, #02-210 Jewel Changi Airport, Singapore 819666
Kam’s Roast Pacific Plaza, 9 Scotts Road, #01-04/07, Singapore 228210
Resorts World Sentosa
Resorts World Sentosa ushers in the Year of the Ox with a mouth-watering selection of goodies, premium menus, and unforgettable dining experiences – including the breathtaking Spring Edition of Aqua Gastronomy at S.E.A. Aquarium’s Open Ocean Habitat! Take your pick of sumptuous Chinese New Year menus and auspicious yet healthy Yusheng and festive creations offered by Feng Shui Inn, Osia Steak and Seafood Grill, Ocean Restaurant and Syun. You’ll also be spoiled for choice with Resorts World Sentosa’s delicious selection of handcrafted Chinese New Year goodies available for takeaway and delivery!
tcc – The Connoisseur Concerto
In celebration of the upcoming Chinese New Year, The Connoisseur Concerto (tcc), is launching a line-up of three auspicious dishes. The Blossom Harvest includes premium baby abalones braised in savoury sauce, topped with zesty fruits for that uniquely sweet and tangy taste. The Blooming Abundance features Norwegian salmon fillets where “fish” is the requisite dish for every Chinese New Year feast as it resembles “surplus”. Toss to a great 2021 with the Fortune Salmon Yusheng. Enticing slices of Norwegian smoked salmon are accompanied by umami furikake bits and crunchy wakame.
How much: A la carte prices
When: 18 January – 26 February 2021
tcc – The Connoisseur Concerto, multiple locations
The Real Peranakan
Toss to a good year ahead with The Real Peranakan’s Prosperity Yusheng with a special peranakan twist and indulge in the wholesome goodness of the traditional Auspicious Pen Cai, prepared with Chef’s unique seafood broth of abalone, scallop and crab. Each earthen claypot is filled to the brim with New Zealand Abalones, Sea cucumbers, Canadian Scallops, Fresh Tiger Prawns, Fish maw, flower mushrooms, and Chef Philip’s special Crab Meat Balls and flavourful Roasted Pork.
Prosperity Set Menus from $98.80++/pax, minimum 2 to dine (inclusive of Pen Cai & FREE Yusheng)
Book from 15 – 28 January for 10% off CNY dine-in menu
When: 29 January – 26 February 2021
White Restaurant (also fondly known as ‘The Original Sembawang White Beehoon’ Restaurant) is ringing in the Year of the Ox with auspicious offerings at its six outlets islandwide. The restaurant has lined up an ensemble of auspicious feasts from special festive menus, including Prosperity Abalone Yusheng, Conpoy and Curry Prawn Yam Ring, Deep Fried Chicken with Golden Crispy Rice and Truffle White Beehoon (yum!).
How much: A la carte prices.
When: 29 January to 26 February 2021
White Restaurant, multiple locations
Keep checking back as we’ll add more restaurants to this list!
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