Our CNY 2024 dining guide covers some great restaurants offering reunion dinners and takeaways. Here’s where to go for CNY buffets, pen cai, lo hei and yu sheng to celebrate Chinese New Year in Singapore
Lunar New Year of the Dragon is nearly here, and we’re getting into the full CNY 2024 spirit – including booking reunion dinners, ordering gifting hampers and delicious CNY goodies, takeaways and CNY catering, getting psyched for intimate (and large!) family visits, and indulging in plenty of yu sheng tossing! Our guide to Chinese New Year 2024 dining spans elegant restaurants offering CNY set lunches, Chinese New Year dinners and Lunar New Year takeaways, so you can find all the best CNY eats here. Huat ah!
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Restaurants for Chinese New Year Reunion Dinner 2024:
Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant
Welcome the arrival of spring and usher in the Lunar New Year with prosperity, bountiful blessings and plenty of happiness at Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel’s award-winning Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant! Indulge in authentic flavours of Cantonese delights with contemporary flair, and toss up good fortune and prosperity with a 6 or 8-course Chinese New Year set menu, exquisite a la carte dishes and more. The Prosperity Yu Sheng features a Bayberry Dressing made from fruits carefully picked during their peak ripeness. Choose from Western Australia Rock Lobster, Irish Smoked Salmon, Yellowfin Tuna, Caviar and more to customise the yu sheng to your liking. Plus, you’re in for a treat with the Wan Hao Eight Treasures Imperial Pot with Bird’s Nest that features 5-Head Australian Abalone, Fish Maw, African Premium Sea Cucumber and Bird’s Nest. This classic dish takes three days to prepare and makes for a great way to celebrate Chinese New Year with loved ones.
Chinese New Year Reunion Dinner Price: Set CNY menus from $138++/person. Click here to view the menus!
When: Available for dine-in from 4 January to 24 February 2024.
Hai Tien Lo
Choose from eight impeccable CNY set menus (available from 22 January to 25 February 2024) at award-winning Hai Tien Lo this Chinese New Year! Featuring highlights such as Chef Ricky’s signature Sliced Crispy Barbecued Suckling Pig and Fish Roe Sauce accompanied with Deep-fried Crispy Chicken Wing, stuffed with Bird’s Nest, Fish Maw and Crab Meat, the Braised South African Whole Abalone with Truffles and Crispy Sea Cucumber, as well as the Double-boiled Fish Maw with Bamboo Pith and Dried Scallops in Fish Bone Broth. Prefer to curate your own Chinese New Year reunion dinner? Choose from their a la carte specialities that include the Braised Imperial Swiflet’s Nest with Lobster and Bamboo Pith ($128 per person), Barbecued Crispy Whole Suckling Pig ($438 whole, $228 half) and more. Toss to a prosperous Lunar New Year with their indulgent Yu Sheng platters with lobster, smoked salmon, silver whitebait, and even vegetarian jerky. Usher in overflowing blessings with their Poon Choy that’s made of premium ingredients simmered to perfection. You can also enjoy a la carte dim sum during Chinese New Year lunch from 22 January to 8 February 2024.
Chinese New Year Reunion Dinner Price: Set menus from $128 per person. For dining reservations or enquiries, please call Tel: (+65) 6826 8240 or email [email protected].
When: 22 January – 25 February 2024
Gather around the table with your loved ones at the super chic restaurant 15 Stamford within The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore. Choose from a four-course Chinese New Year set lunch menu ($68++) and a five-course Chinese New Year set dinner menu ($168++) with the option to add a kick to your meal with wine pairings (additional $58++ for lunch and $98++ for dinner). The Chinese New Year lunch menu features Cured Sword Fish with mandarin orange or Bak Kwa Salad as a starter, Chicken Essence Broth with abalone, Fried Black Cod and more. The Chinese New Year dinner menu starts with an immaculate Korean Abalone with Oscietra Caviar, pink pomelo and a green Szechuan pepper sauce, Smoked Magret Duck Breast and 2GR Wagyu Beef Short Rib. End the night with a refreshing Persimmon Mousse.
Chinese New Year Reunion Dinner Price: from $68. Click here for more info.
When: 22 January – 24 February 2024
5 ON 25
Get ready to welcome the Year of the Dragon at upscale Cantonese restaurant, 5 ON 25, where you’ll get to feast abundantly on their specially curated Lunar New Year menu. For reunion dinner choose from a wide selection of a la carte dishes including Wok-Fried Canadian Scallops with Green Asparagus and Bell Pepper, Double-boiled Fish Soup with Dong Xing Grouper and Superior Fish Maw and the succulent Dang Gui Roasted Duck. The exquisite CNY sets include the Signature Yu Sheng, Steamed Black Cod Fillet, Wok-Fried Tiger Prawns doused in homemade X.O. sauce, Braised Whole Jade Tiger Abalone with sea cucumber and more. If you’re gathering for lunch, indulge in delicious dim sum creations and elevate your meal with Braised Jade Tiger Abalone Tarts, and Steamed Dumplings filled with Truffle, Pumpkin and Water Chestnut. Toss up to a prosperous Lunar New Year with their Prosperity Yu Sheng, served with New Zealand King Salmon, fried yam and homemade candied walnuts and paired with zesty golden plum dressing.
Chinese New Year reunion dinner price: from $128 per person for a six-course set dinner (minimum two persons) inclusive of their Signature Yu Sheng and $98 per person for a five-course set lunch. Click here for more info.
When: 29 January – 24 February 2024
Usher in good fortune and prosperity for the Year of the Dragon with Dao by Dorsett’s Majestic Yu Sheng which comes with freeze-dried dragon fruit, baby abalones and smoked salmon. If you’re looking for a memorable reunion dinner don’t miss their Fortune Fusion 3-course Set Menu which features Fish Maw with Black Fungus Soup to start followed by a choice for mains of Cured Salmon Confit with Orange Braised Endives and Fermented Bean Curd Sauce or Sous Vide Angus Beef Short Rib. End your CNY meal on a sweet note with their chewy and satisfying Assorted Japanese Mochi.
Chinese New Year reunion dinner price: from $48++ per person for the Fortune Fusion 3-course Set Menu and from $58++ per Majestic Yu Sheng set (for 4 to 6 people). Click here for more info.
When: 8 January – 24 February 2024 (for Yu Sheng orders) and 5 – 24 February 2024 (for Fortune Fusion Set Menu)
Toss to a prosperous Chinese New Year with Sky22’s Auspicious Salmon Yu Sheng featuring smoked salmon, marinated octopus, marinated jellyfish, crispy fish skin and more. Choose from a Chinese New Year reunion dinner set menu for two or four, which allows you to curate your meal and includes a small Auspicious Salmon Yusheng, steamed rice, starter, main and dessert. Start your Chinese New Year celebration with a Mini Buddha Jumps Over the Wall, Mango Pomelo Salad or Abundance Money Bag (wanton wraps), then delight your taste buds with Steamed Grouper, La Zi Ji Szechuan Mala Chicken, Lychee Pork Ribs and more. Then finish off your Chinese New Year meal with Mango Sago, Osmanthus Jelly or Chrysanthemum Honey Cake. For truly Insta-worthy pics, we hear that the Abundance Money Bag, fragrant Lotus Leaf Rice and fusion desserts are just what you need. Herald in the new year with a reunion dinner to remember!
Chinese New Year Reunion Dinner Price: Set for two: $42++ each; Set for four: $38++ each
When: 8 January – 24 February 2024
The Buffet Restaurant
Looking for a steamboat reunion dinner this Lunar New Year? Book The Buffet’s Reunion Hotpot Dinner Buffet featuring fresh seafood including Blue Swimmer Crab, Ocean Shrimp, Chilled Oysters and more. Nourish your body and soul with their specially-concocted nourishing Cordyceps flower Kampung Chicken broth and their renowned Signature Chicken Collagen. Don’t miss the live stations of Grilled Si Chuan Mala Salmon, BBQ Roast Duck with XO sauce, and during reunion dinner, the Abalone Peng Cai with Dried Moss. Over at the Café 2000, the month of February sees an offering of indulgent feasts featuring Crabmeat Bamboo Pith Soup, Roast Barbecue delights, Pig Trotter with Dried Moss and more. Savour the auspicious Treasure Pot ‘Pen Cai’, and gather with your family and friends over the freshest Seafood-on-Ice featuring Canadian Lobster and Snow Crab Leg during your reunion dinner.
Chinese New Year Reunion Dinner Price: From $58++ per person
When: 1 – 25 February 2024
New beginnings call for an indulgent feast! Gather your friends and family for a reunion dinner like no other at The Line by Shangri-La Hotel Singapore, where you’ll be treated to an extravagant array of culinary delights. Look forward to the succulent Roasted Pig, Braised Pork Knuckle, Eight Treasure Duck and more. Get ready for a year of abundance with their Prosperity Yu Sheng with Smoked Salmon, Fish Skin and Osmanthus Citrus Dressing, while kids dig into the scrumptious Peking Duck Pizza. Plus, don’t miss the extensive seafood-on-ice selection showcasing the best from the sea including Alaskan King Crab, Boston Lobster, and Japanese sashimi including Hamachi, Arctic Surf Clam and Hokkaido Scallop. Book your seats for a delightful Chinese New Year reunion dinner that you’ll remember fondly for years to come!
Chinese New Year reunion dinner price: from $148++ per person. Click here for more info.
When: 1 – 18 February 2024
Window on Park Restaurant
Get the family together and welcome in the Year of the Dragon at Window on Park’s Prosperity Buffet which features a mouthwatering line-up of exquisite CNY dishes for every palette. Indulge in the Seafood Bar with fresh Prawns, Black Mussels, Golden Clams, Scallops on Shell, Oysters and more. Satisfy your sushi cravings at the Japanese station and enjoy fresh Salmon and Tuna sashimi. Enjoy a comforting bowl of Braised Seafood Soup or Double Boiled Soup with Chicken, Mushroom and Abalone. Try the Steamed Barramundi with ‘Hu Nan’ Chop Chili and the Steamed Glutinous Rice with Dried Shrimp, Chicken Sausage and Mushroom. Gathering for a weekend brunch? On top of the usual buffet mains don’t miss their selection of European Cheeses and Cold Cuts and make a beeline for the Dim Sum station.
Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium’s Chinese New Year reunion dinner features a variety of Cantonese delicacies. Opt for Xin Cuisine’s five-course set CNY menu that features their Signature Salmon Yu Sheng, Braised 5-head Abalone, Sea Cucumber and Bai Ling Mushroom in Supreme Stock, Braised Prawn and Dumpling with Noodles and more. If you want a truly grand CNY 2024 celebration to usher in the year of the Dragon with a bang, savour Xin’s banquet menu (from $698++ for a party of six) that includes Vegetarian Salmon Yu Sheng and a Prosperity Platter featuring Roast Pork, Roast Duck and Jelly Fish, Braised Shredded Fish Maw, Sea Cucumber and Dried Scallop Pumpkin Soup, Deep-fried Prawn with Sweet & Sour Sauce and more. Want an auspicious Yu Sheng with a twist? Try their new addition to the Chinese New Year menu – the Boston Lobster and Ikura Yu Sheng with Passion Fruit Sauce.
Chinese New Year Reunion Dinner price: From $118++ per person, minimum 2 diners for the 5-course auspicious set
When: Available from 3 January – 24 February 2024.
Red House Seafood
Head to family-owned local seafood restaurant Red House Seafood for delicious CNY set menus spotlighting Nanyang-style food with a focus on sustainable seafood. Get ready to toss the Prosperity Salmon & Coral Seaweed Yu Sheng featuring premium ingredients like salmon, abalone and lobster tossed with colourful veggies and a striking dragonfruit-passion fruit sauce! There are numerous CNY menus to choose from all featuring signature and new seafood dishes from the Unity CNY menu ($598 for up to to six people) to the Bountiful Treasures Menu for 8-10 persons at $1888++.
Chinese New Year Reunion Dinner price: From $598 for four to six people
When: From 8 Jan 2024 to 25 Feb 2024 (closed 10 Feb)
Red House Seafood, multiple locations in Singapore including Esplanade and Clarke Quay
Kian Seng Seafood Restaurant
A popular place to go for a Chinese New Year reunion dinner 2024 is the Kian Seng Seafood Restaurant which has Chinese New Year set menus for 4 to 6 pax or 10 pax. Highlights include their Prosperity Yu Sheng, Shark’s Fin Soup with Crab Meat, Baby Abalone with Veggies & Almonds and more. Then finish off your CNY meal with a delicious dessert.
Chinese New Year Reunion Dinner price: $398 for 4-6 pax; $498 for 7-10 pax.
When: from 26 January 2024
LAVISH Dine Catering
There’s nothing like ushering in the Lunar New Year with your loved ones from the comfort of your home. Rather than do all the work yourself, consider a reunion dinner takeaway. Check out LAVISH Dine Catering’s Chinese New Year menu which features vibrant flavours and auspicious delights. Savour the fortune-laden toss of their Lucky Dragon Yusheng, brimming with golden threads and fresh prosperity, and indulge in the overflowing, opulent bounty of the Auspicious Treasure Pot, simmered with premium ingredients and nourishing treasures. Whether you’re planning an intimate family reunion dinner or a grand Chinese New Year feast at home, LAVISH Dine Catering has just what you need.
Use promo code LAVISHSM (enter in the ‘Remarks’ section) when you place a minimum order of $488 (before GST, delivery and service charges) to receive a complimentary 2-litre pouch of Cranberry Osmanthus Tea infusion along with a LAVISH insulated reusable bag. Only valid for online orders here until 31 January 2024.
Chinese New Year Reunion Dinner takeaway price: from $398.88
When: now until 3 March 2024
CNY Takeaways & DIY Hot Pots
Going out for hot pot for CNY? Or looking to make your own steamboat for CNY? Check out these online grocers for the ingredients! Modern Provisions has special CNY steamboat sets from $118 that can be delivered to your door. All DIY steamboat sets come with a choice of either Seafood Dashi or Beauty & The Broth, chilli crunch and sambal matah plus pork, seafood or ‘everything’ with organic mushrooms and greens from various farms.
Keep checking back as we’ll add more CNY restaurants offering reunion dinners to this list!
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