Best Chinese Restaurants For Cny Reunion Dinner

Best Chinese Restaurants For Cny Reunion Dinner

It’s once more that time of the year. It looks like CNY is coming up on us! Yes, we’re about to get really into yusheng, pineapple desserts, and all the group parties. We’re having a lot of good food to welcome the Year of the Dragon in 2024. So, to help you plan the best Chinese New Year meals and places in Singapore for your family reunions, we’ve put together a list of them.

1. Xin Cuisine Chinese Restaurant

At Xin Cuisine Chinese Restaurant, you can celebrate the start of the Year of the Dragon with delicious Cantonese food. There are seven set meals for different group sizes. The menus include treats like a whole roasted suckling pig, baked king prawns with lemon sauce, Boston lobster, and ikura yusheng drenched in passion fruit sauce. The fortunate five-course meal costs $118 per person, and there must be at least two people dining. It includes Xin’s salmon yusheng and cooked abalone, sea cucumber, and mushroom in supreme stock.

Get your family together for the ballroom dinner meal, which starts at $698 for a group of six. This will make the party even better. To start, you can eat roasted shredded fish maw, sea cucumber, and dried scallop pumpkin soup. You can also get deep-fried prawns with sweet and sour sauce and a success plate with roast pork, duck, and jellyfish. Word on the street is that the hall dinner meal is 10% off on the night before Chinese New Year, so make your reservations soon!

Xin Cuisine Chinese Restaurant, available from 3 Jan 2024 to 24 Feb 2024; Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium, 317 Outram Road, Singapore 169075

2. Tien Court

This is a feast so good that a dragon would be proud. The Imperial Dragon’s Feast from Tien Court at Copthorne King’s Hotel Singapore is what we’re talking about. This modern Teochew restaurant is run by award-winning MasterChef Lui from Hong Kong. It has five delicious set meals (from $148 per person) that include traditional yusheng and desserts. Get the six-course Prosperity Set, which includes dishes like the superior trio combination platter and roasted fish maw in golden pumpkin soup that are thought to bring good luck.

The Golden Fortune Set, an eight-course feast with smoked salmon yusheng, glistening baby pig, and signature Teochew-style fried pomfret, is another way to bring in a year of wealth. Would you rather plan your own feast? A la carte menu lets you choose what you want to eat. It has Teochew stewed specialties, live fish, and dim sum treats. Don’t miss out on a fancy Chinese New Year feast! Book your table now through December 31, 2023, and get 15% off the set meals (with a minimum of 10 people per table)!

Tien Court, available from 8 Jan 2024 to 24 Feb 2024; Copthorne King’s Hotel Singapore, 403 Havelock Road, Singapore 169632

3. Man Fu Yuan

At Man Fu Yuan, you can celebrate the New Year with big feasts. A 60-inch Dragon’s Wealth Yusheng ($888) that serves up to 10 people is being served at an award-winning Chinese fine dining restaurant this year to bring in strength, power, health, and good luck. This beautiful traditional Chinese dish has a golden dragon head and tail and is made with delicious ingredients like rock lobster, sea urchin, chopped dried Hokkaido scallops, and salmon sushi. It’s only available for dine-in, but we think it would be a great way to start off a group meal.

The eight set meals made by executive Chinese cook Aaron Tan and his team are sure to please everyone, whether you’re having a big party or a quiet dinner for two. Enjoy the five-course Blissfulness Prix-Fixe menu ($888 for five people), which includes dishes like the abundance treasure pot, or choose the seven-course Harvest Prix-Fixe menu ($1,498 for five people), which includes dishes like steamed Atlantic cod fish fillet and double-boiled sakura chicken collagen soup. Don’t forget to check out the à la carte menu, which has classics like roasted suckling pig with five grain sticky rice and roasted Irish duck with wild mushroom and truffle sauce flavoured with tea.

Man Fu Yuan, available from 15 Jan 2024 to 29 Feb 2024; InterContinental Singapore, 80 Middle Road, Singapore 188966

4. Shang Palace

Let the Lunar New Year celebrations begin with plenty of treats at the grand Shang Palace. Executive Chinese cook Daniel Cheung is putting together four luxurious eight-course meals that start at $188 each. Get your family and friends together for a delicious Cantonese buffet. Start a new life with the Happiness, Prosperity, Harmonious, or Opulence meals. They all have delicious dishes like yusheng with smoked salmon and cooked lobster, pan-fried foie gras, and stewed bird’s nest soup. Nobody is left out, not even vegetarians. There are seven courses on the Joyous menu, including yusheng with marmoreal mushroom and five grain fried rice.

If you want to make your own gathering feast, you can pick your favorite foods from a delicious à la carte menu. The show-stopping Auspicious Dragon Yusheng costs $238 for 6 to 8 people. After that, you can enjoy classic meals like roasted Peking duck and deep-fried lobster meat in a golden ring. If you like dim sum, you should check out the CNY lunch dim sum menu. It has steamed scallop cakes with salmon roe on top, baked abalone pies, and more.

Shang Palace, available from 29 January 2024 to 24 February 2024; Shangri-La Singapore, 22 Orange Grove Road, Singapore S258350

5. Shisen Hanten by Chen Kentaro

This Chinese New Year, eat as much as you want from this restaurant’s delicious meals. This popular Japanese-Sichuan restaurant has delicious meals for groups of all sizes, so you can plan a holiday feast for any event. Ring in the new year with eight special meals for a group of eight or more people, starting at $158 per person. You can eat a lot of rich foods, like roasted whole suckling pig with Kaluga caviar, pan-fried A5 wagyu beef with spicy fermented black beans, and sweet potato linguine with lobster in a perfect rich soup.

Plus, each set comes with the traditional Yuncheng dish with a fun modern twist: dragon fruit sauce. Salmon, abalone, scallops, and crab are just a few of the high-quality ingredients that will be served with chopsticks. The dish is covered in a spicy sauce made from pure peanut oil and fresh dragon fruit. Check out the Splendid set meals (from $158 per person) for a more private event for two or more people. There will be signature dishes like crab roe foie gras chawanmushi with bird’s nest and steamed grouper with red pickled peppers, as well as sweet treats like crispy duo-flavor nian gao rolls. So come hungry!

Shisen Hanten by Chen Kentaro, available from 22 Jan 2024 onwards; Level 35, Hilton Singapore Orchard, 333 Orchard Road, Singapore 238867

6. Yun Nans

For the Lunar New Year, there are six set meals with Yunnan food that range in price from $338 for a table of four to $828 for eight. You can start your dinner with a toss of the Prosperity abalone yusheng. Other dishes include steamed tiger grouper, black garlic kampong chicken soup, roasted truffle ee-fu noodles with scallops, steamed glutinous rice in lotus leaf, and fresh rose pastry.

You should definitely get the Prosperity Treasure hot pot. It has delicious things in it like abalone, scallops, prawns, fish maw, cordyceps flowers, yam, and more, all cooked in a six-hour soup.

Yun Nans, available from 1 to 24 February 2024 (except 10 February); multiple locations including Jewel Changi Airport and Ion Orchard

7. Yaowarat Seafood

Plan a family dinner here for Chinese New Year and choose from one of the four set meals. The food will be a mix of Thai and Chinese fish dishes. What really stole the show? Aussie rock lobster in the Yaowarat Fortune Pot. This fancy pen cai dish has high-end ingredients like baby abalone, fish maw, scallops, Thai stewed pork leg, and more (you need to order it two days ahead of time).

You could also get the famous XO Treasure Pot, which has fish treats in a rich, milky soup that is made better with XO liquor. You should try the Thai Prosperity abalone yusheng, Thai curry crab, steamed seabass in hot garlic lime, garlic pork deep-fried, and salted egg squid.

Yaowarat Seafood, 320 Lavender Street, Singapore 338820

8. Paradise Group

Enjoy time with your family at any of the chain’s restaurants, from Beauty in the Pot to Paradise Dynasty. CNY has a lot of different types of food, from Cantonese and Teochew to relaxed snacks and fancy restaurants. There is something for everyone. You can get the 10-head abalone treasure pot at Taste Paradise. They also serve yusheng plates with abalone, lobster, and veggie options. Going to Paradise Teochew to eat? You can eat baby pig cooked in the Teochew way, chicken roasted in salt, and Irish fat duck stewed.

You can get more fatty food at Canton Paradise, where you can get cooked kampong chicken, charred BBQ pork, and crispy pork belly. Not only do all of these eateries have set meals, but they also serve Yuncheng food and offer takeout.

Paradise Group, available from various dates till 25 February 2024; multiple locations including Plaza Singapura and Funan

9. Red House Seafood

The homemade seafood restaurant is run by a family and is ready to welcome CNY 2024 with great food fit for a roaring dragon. Set meals with Nanyang-style food will be served for lunch and dinner. Prices start at $598 for four to six people. Salmon, abalone, crab, and other seafood are tossed with colorful vegetables and a dragonfruit-passion fruit sauce in the beautiful yusheng choices.

Alaskan king crab will be served in two new ways: sautéed crab meat with truffle oil and egg white, and baked crab legs with miso. Also, don’t miss desserts like purple sticky rice cake and crispy roasted chicken with flaxseed and sesame.

Red House Seafood, available from 8 Jan 2024 to 25 Feb 2024 (closed on 10 Feb); multiple locations including Esplanade and Clarke Quay

10. Yan

Yan’s traditional Cantonese meals will make you roar with joy as you welcome the Year of the Dragon. You can choose from six set meals (from $128 per person) or à la carte items that will make you very happy. We’re interested in the Kaleidoscope of Prosperity yusheng, which has Australian lobster, crispy vermicelli, chopped sweet potatoes, pickled ginger, colorful vegetables, and gold flakes. The harvest pen cai (from $340) is also not to be missed. It has a great trove of ingredients such as whole abalone (6 heads), sea cucumber, conpoy, roast pork, and roast duck.

You can also get cooked live marble goby fish, golden pumpkin soup with dried fish maw, stewed eel noodles with sakura shrimp and Australian scallops, and cold taro paste with coconut ice cream.

Yan, available from 15 Dec 2023 to 24 Feb 2024; #05-02, National Gallery Singapore, 1 St. Andrew’s Road, Singapore 178957

11. One Farrer Hotel

Join the hotel’s reunion dinner parties ($128 per person) in the Grand Ballroom on February 9 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm for a classy party. As you eat, a live band plays happy Chinese New Year songs while you enjoy a delicious spread of fresh fish, traditional treats, and desserts. You can also go to the Nest and order from their Longevity set menu. It has meals like yusheng, pen cai, sticky rice with dried shrimp, chicken, and mushrooms, and Szechuan-style stir-fried prawns.

One Farrer Hotel, available from 5 Jan 2024 to 16 Feb 2024; 1 Farrer Park Station Road, Singapore 217562

12. Ya Ge

Celebrate the Chinese New Year (2024) at Ya Ge, where you can find delicious food great for family group dinners. Toss the crispy golden eel and yellowtail yusheng, which has raspberry-flavored dragon pudding on top of strips of eel, yellowtail, carrots, radish, and pickled ginger to bring good luck. Put a pomegranate and kumquat sauce on top of the dish to make it look even better. There is also yuzu snowskin mochi, Royal Eight Treasures gourd-shaped stuffed duck, and cooked duo vermicelli with crab meat and crab roe. You can just look through the list of set meals (from $138 per person) until you find one that looks good.

Ya Ge, available from 1 January to 24 February 2024; Level 3, 1 Tras Link, Singapore 078867

Conclusion

As Chinese New Year approaches in 2024, there are numerous excellent Chinese restaurants in Singapore where you can enjoy delicious meals and celebrate with your family and friends. These restaurants offer a variety of set menus and dishes, each with its own unique flavors and specialties. Whether you prefer Cantonese, Teochew, Yunnan, or other regional cuisines, there’s something for everyone to enjoy during this festive season. From traditional yusheng to extravagant feasts, these restaurants provide a wide range of options to ensure a joyous and prosperous start to the Year of the Dragon. Don’t miss the opportunity to indulge in these culinary delights and create memorable moments with your loved ones.