Usher in a New Year filled with prosperity, good fortune and health by feasting with your family and loved ones till your tummies bulge this Chinese New Year!
From places where you can stock up on your favourite festive treats and get your hands on new flavoured snacks to outlets offering a scrumptious spread of festive dishes, we have put together a list of dining experiences for you to enjoy with your family!
If your bellies are full and you need something to do, we also have a list of fun Chinese New Year events where you can party with your family!
1. Park Hotel Clarke Quay
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Park Hotel Clarke Quay, 1 Unity Street, Singapore 237983
Reservation: email@example.com / E-shop
Availability: 29 Jan – 26 Feb 2021 (For dine-in and takeaway via self-collection or delivery)
- 6-Course Treasure Trove: $388++ for a table of 4 to 5 diners
- 7-Course Abundant Happiness: $648++ for a table of 6 to 7 diners
- 8-Course Golden Fortune: $698++ for a table of 7 to 8 diners
Park Hotel Clarke Quay ushers in the Year of the Ox with sumptuous spreads of Chinese New Year delights to accompany joyful reunions. Specially curated by the hotel's Banquet Chef James Wong, there are four set menus available for dine-in or takeaway via self-collection or delivery.
This year, the refreshing Prosperity Tuna Yu Sheng Platter features an array of auspicious ingredients to welcome health and wealth. The yellowfin tuna slices, coated in sesame seeds and seaweed flakes, lead the festive celebrations with its deep red hue. Prepared tataki style, the tuna slices are paired with a vibrant medley of white and green radish and carrot, purple cabbage, pickled vegetables, and crowned with torch ginger flower and a chiffonade of kaffir lime leaves.
Also on the menu are Superior Braised Fish Maw with Crabmeat and Homemade Stuffed Crab Claw, Steamed Red Garoupa with Yellow Bean Paste, Fragrant Crispy Duck, Salted Egg Yolk Golden Tiger Prawn, and an indulgent dessert of Crispy Durian, among others.
Do note that orders for takeaway must be placed at least 3 days in advance.
2. Yàn at National Gallery Singapore
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Yàn, 1 Saint Andrew’s Road, #05-02, National Gallery Singapore, Singapore 178957
Reservation: +65 6384 5585 / reserve@Yan.com.sg / E-store
Availability: 15 Jan – 26 Feb 2021 (For dine-in and takeaway via self-collection or delivery)
Cost: From $78++ to $228++ per person
Yàn is offering six set menus for dine-in, ranging from five to eight courses (from $128++ to $228++ per person), including an eight-course vegetarian menu ($78++ per person). Selected items on these set menus will also be available for a la carte orders from 12 February to 26 February 2021.
This year’s festive menu includes Abalone & Yellowtail with Gold Foil Lo Hei prepared in Yàn’s signature savoury Shunde-style, Braised Spring Chicken with 6 Head Whole Abalone, as well as the Wok-fried Local Lobster with Superior Sauce and Shrimp Egg and Ee Fu Noodles, among others.
Usher in a year of abundance with a bounteous Yàn Harvest Pen Cai (from $300), featuring eighteen ingredients, such as abalone, whole conpoy, fish maw, sea cucumber, soya chicken, and sea moss, nestled in a charming claypot.
For takeaway, you have the six-course Lunar New Year Family Feast ($88 nett per person; minimum 4 persons). Featuring festive-must-haves such as a classic Salmon Yusheng, Barbecue Honey Pork & Roast Pork Belly, and flavoursome Steamed Black Cod Fillet with Truffle Oil and Minced Garlic, the menu is available from 28 Jan to 26 Feb 2021.
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Morganfield’s, Orchard Central, Suntec City, The Star Vista, & VivoCity
Availability: 11 Jan – 28 Feb 2021 (For dine-in and takeaway via self-collection or delivery)
Morganfield’s has brought back the all-time favourite sticky sweet goodness of their Honey Rum sauce in celebration of the Chinese New Year. Infused with aromatic golden honey, pineapple and rum, the Honey Rum sauce is glazed onto Morganfield’s signature dry-rubbed ribs and finished on the grill for a sweet and savoury indulgence. Sink your teeth into the sweet and sticky Honey Rum Baby Back Ribs and you’ll find an unexpectedly delicious burst of honey with a slight rum kick. A sweet and delightful taste that will ensure plenty of sweetness and prosperity for the year ahead!
Add a touch of extra auspiciousness with delightful festive treats like the sweet and sticky Honey Wings, auspicious Crispy Golden Ingots and smoky Candied Bacon! And complete the meal with the new Pineapple Honey Mojito that is sweet and refreshing!
4. Goodwood Park Hotel
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Goodwood Park Hotel, 22 Scotts Road, Singapore 228221
Reservation: Online / E-store
Availability: 24 Jan – 26 Feb 2021 (For dine-in and takeaway via self-collection or delivery)
Cost: From $36++ to $2088++
This New Year, indulge in The Deli’s newly introduced sweet and savoury creations such as Maple Butter and Almond Garlic Lotus Root Chips, Walnut Cookies, Lucky Fortune Oranges (kumquat butter cake and marble cake), Gong Xi ‘Huat’ Cai! (pineapple crumble tart), and Bountiful Box of Sweet Blessings - a stunning collection of 15 petit tarts and cakes in a medley of flavours to please family and friends.
The line-up at Min Jiang includes the MJ Five Fortune Takeaway Appetiser Platter, Double-boiled Abalone Soup and Eel Fish Maw with handmade Prawn Dumplings and Minced Pork Balls in Claypot, Slow-braised Spicy Oxtail with Pickled Mustard and Enoki Mushrooms in Claypot, and Chilled D24 Durian ‘Nian Gao’ Roll, among others.
Min Jiang at Dempsey presents the MJD Five Fortune Takeaway Appetiser Platter, Braised Pork Belly, Meatball with Crabmeat in Beancurd Pockets and Sea Treasures in Claypot, Double-boiled Chicken Soup with Abalones and 'Ba Wang Hua', and Bird’s Nest, Sweet Potato Jelly and Fresh Fruits in Dragonfruit accompanied by ‘Nian Gao’ with Teochew-style Candied Brittle.
The Lunar New Year Treats and Abundant Feasting Specials will be available for takeaway or delivery from The Deli and Min Jiang (Goodwood Park Hotel) as well as Min Jiang at Dempsey.
This year Min Jiang’s ‘yu sheng’, Joyful Blessings ‘Lo Hei’ features raw salmon slices, wasabi flying fish roe, dried kombu, jellyfish, agar agar strips and an array of romaine lettuce, wild arugula, yellow frisee, and red shiso, among others.
Min Jiang at Dempsey’s ‘yu sheng’, Auspicious Abundance ‘Lo Hei’ is crowned with steamed Alaskan crab leg meat in a crunchy rice cracker, laid on a bed of vegetables such as romaine lettuce, wild arugula, yellow frisee, red, white and green radishes, pickled ginger, and fresh pomelo.
Do note that advance orders of five days are required for deliveries and takeaways.
5. Si Chuan Dou Hua Restaurant at PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road
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Si Chuan Dou Hua Restaurant, 181 Kitchener Road, Level 3, PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road, Singapore 208533
Reservation: +65 6428 3170 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Availability: 11 Jan – 26 Feb 2021 (For dine-in and takeaway via self-collection or delivery)
Cost: From $88 per person
Si Chuan Dou Hua is kicking off 2021’s Chinese New Year celebrations with a bountiful array of inspiring Chinese New Year delicacies. The restaurant’s Lunar New Year set menus are available from $88 onwards per person.
Prosperity Exotic Garden with Bolete Mushroom in Homemade Bolete Mushroom and Osmanthus Sauce features more than 10 types of fresh vegetables such as green and red lettuce, red and yellow beetroot, turnip, soybean sprouts, kelp, and cucumber. This colourful assortment is further dressed with Japanese Matsutake and cordyceps flower.
You can also get Double-boiled Wagyu Brisket Soup with Matsutake, Braised Ee Fu Noodle with Assorted Seafood, Crispy Brown Rice with Two Head Abalone in Superior Stock, Roast Suckling Pig, and Pan-fried New Year Cake with Soya Bean Crisps at Si Chuan Dou Hua at PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road.
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BreadTalk, Various locations
Availability: Now – 26 Feb 2021
Cost: From $2.20
BreadTalk’s line-up of festive goodies ranges from visually enticing and tasty buns, delectable cakes and salted egg pastries to savoury and sweet cookies selections. These limited-time products will be available for purchase at all BreadTalk outlets island-wide and online.
You can look forward to delights like Bountiful Fortune ($2.20), an amped-up rendition of the original Flosss; Prosperity Duo ($2.60), a striking two-piece Ox horn-shaped bread; Fortune Pillow ($2.20), a sweet bun designed to resemble Chinese New Year couplets, and; Golden Flosss-ful ($2.30), a skilfully-crafted Ox-horn shaped croissant dressed with BreadTalk’s famed egg cream and pork floss.
This year BreadTalk presents its largest festive cookie collection to date with treats like Prosperity Pineapple Pastry, Coffee Butter Cookie, Wasabi Rice Roll, Mini Matcha White Chocolate, Rose Butter Cookie, and many more.
A seasonal special, Sweet Reunion ($15.80) is a honey marble sponge cake with a layer of Osmanthus buttercream and wolfberries, while Blissful Delight ($20) is a light prune cake made with prune paste, dried pitted prunes with hints of rum.
Inspired by French Pierre Hermé’s famed Ispahan creation, Lychee Rose Macaron flavour, Pretty Pink ($35.80), presents a fruity combination of lychee and rose raspberry layers on vanilla chiffon cake. Enveloped in lychee mousse, strawberry white chocolate and red grated chocolate, the gorgeous cake is decorated with peach blossom flowers and ‘福’, signifying positive blessings for the New Year.
7. Treasure Pot Pen Cai Set from BellyGood by TungLok Group
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Cost: USD 284.92 (est. SGD 377.55)
For your upcoming Lunar New Year celebrations, order a Treasure Pot “Pen Cai” Set from BellyGood and enjoy a meal of abundance. Perfect for a large group during the holidays, this special BellyGood set includes Prosperity “Yu Sheng" with Smoked Salmon, BellyGood Treasure Pot “Pen Cai” featuring 10-head Abalone, Dried Oyster, Herbal Chicken, Prawn, Dried Chinese Mushroom, Beancurd Puff, Smoked Duck, Lotus Root, and Chinese Cabbage, among others, and an Aiyu Jelly Cocktail with Mandarin Orange to tie up your meal.
8. Afternoon Tea in The Courtyard at The Fullerton Hotel
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Cost: USD 42.96 (est. SGD 56.93)
This Lunar New Year, treat yourself with an afternoon tea set experience at The Fullerton Hotel in The Courtyard, where you’ll experience the height of afternoon luxury and ambience. Taste the various tiered bites and free-flowing coffee and tea as you bask under the natural sunlight.
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KFC, Various location
Availability: From 20 Jan 2021, while stocks last
This year, making a prosperous return since its last appearance in 2018, and just in time to ‘huat-up’ Chinese New Year celebrations is the KFC Goldspice Chicken! Each piece of world-famous Hot & Crispy chicken is coated in a blend of salted egg, curry leaves and sweet basil; the perfect flavour to welcome good luck in 2021! Adding to the ‘gold’ fever are the new Goldspice Fries – Crispy fries coated in the same addictive blend, and a sure-way to bring satisfied smiles to faces.
Do note that the KFC Goldspice Chicken is available for a very limited time only from 20 Jan 2021, while stocks last.
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Zafferano, 10 Collyer Quay, Level 43 Ocean Financial Centre, Singapore 049315
Availability: 13 Feb – 14 Feb 2020
Cost: From $98++ per person
This Chinese New Year, on 13 and 14 Feb 2021, Zafferano is offering a Lunar New Year-themed Champagne Brunch at their restaurant. The festive edition features a sumptuous assortment of starters, pasta, risotto, and main courses, as well as desserts. Contemporary Italian fare, including dishes inspired by flavours of Chinese festive delights, are served sharing style at every table – just like how Italians and Chinese have celebrated gatherings across generations.
Brunch highlights include hearty main courses, such as a succulent honey-roasted duck breast with five spices jus, a whole steamed barramundi with garlic scapes, ginger, and soy sauce, and assorted desserts and fruits.
While we try our best to ensure accuracy, there may be changes due to the ongoing pandemic, hence, we encourage our readers to contact the respective outlet/merchant for confirmation beforehand.