Best Chinese New Year Reunion Dinner & Takeaway Feast in 2023!

January 08, 2023

Say goodbye to the holiday roasts – it’s time to usher in Chinese New Year! Gather the loved ones for an auspicious and bountiful spread, filled with free-flowing buffets, colourful yusheng, luxurious ingredients, and many more. We round up the grandest of reunion dinner feasts, to save your family the trouble of labouring over the stove, alongside a selection of impressive takeaway options for those looking for a fuss-free feast. It’s time to ring in the Year of the Rabbit with the best meals possible!


Lime's Bountiful Buffet (1)There is no better way to ring in abundance than indulging in a festive buffet from Lime Restaurant. From 2 January to 5 February 2023, Feasts of Fortune (from $79) will bring to the dining table a slew of premium plates and auspicious treats. Look forward to Asian delicacies that run the range from the deeply aromatic Hong Kong-style ‘Bi Feng Tang’ crabs, to pan-fried lamb chops spiced up with Sichuan peppers. The feast also features a lavish seafood bar, well-stocked with the freshest catch: plump prawns, juicy black mussels, golden clams, and more. Or choose to warm the belly with signature tasting dishes prepped fresh and served to the tables – these include deep-fried taro pork wraps, breaded crab claws, and siew mai perfumed with truffles.

For the ultimate indulgence, Joyful Reunions (from $128) is the perfect choice to ring in the Year of the Rabbit. From 21 to 24 January, the grand spread will showcase a slew of delicacies: roast suckling pig, snow crab tower, pan-fried pork chops, and more. Be sure to leave room for desserts, with tantalising creations of mandarin orange aiyu jelly and purple sweet potato cake that will impress everyone in the family.

Duo Fish Salmon & Tuna YushengYusheng is a must-have this season, and Lime Restaurant serves a version that comes with both salmon and tuna for double the prosperity. A small portion goes for $68, but guests who book a lunch or dinner buffet (four pax or more between 21 to 24 January or on 5 February; or eight pax and above from 25 January to 4 February) can receive a free Prosperity Yusheng. Also available is a selection of to-go goodies to enliven your stay-home celebrations, from pen cai to glutinous rice. UOB, DBS, Citibank, and American Express cardholders can enjoy early bird savings of 15% on Lime Restaurant’s festive goodies till 31 December 2022, and 10% savings from 1 January to 5 February for online orders made via For dine-in reservations, call 3138 2251, or email

Chilli Manis Catering

Bountiful Manis Blessing Banner_MainIf you’re looking to spice up the usual Chinese New Year spread, consider the festive take-home Peranakan feast from Chilli Manis. Executive chef Serene Hoh has curated a selection of flavour-packed dishes that are perfect for sharing. Choose from the Baba Fortune Celebration ($38.88/ pax) or the Nyonya Riches Reunion ($42.88/ pax) – both of which feature a variety of spice-scented classics, including the Signature Ayam Buah Keluak, Nonya Sayur Lodeh, and Udang Goreng Assam. They are best enjoyed with some Blue Pea Flower Rice, before rounding off the meal with a colourful assortment of kueh kueh.

There are also menus that serve the usual Lunar New Year staples. Options include the Abundant Harvest ($29.88 per pax), Bountiful Blessing ($32.88 per pax), and Opulent Wealth ($36.88 per pax) which comes with nine to 10 courses. Highlights include long-time customer favourites of fragrant Yam rice with lap cheong and mushroom, alongside exciting new creations of imperial Ebi with Yuzu Mayo and Lychee with Sweet and Sour Fish.

Chilli ManisYou’ll also be spoilt for choice with its Yusheng options. There is the classic salmon version (from $48.80) and the photogenic Rainbow Fruits Yusheng ($128) that feeds up to 10 hungry mouths. A special sweet-savoury Nonya Yusheng ($128) is also available to help usher in the Year of the Rabbit on an auspicious note.

As an added bonus, those who order any Prosperous Festive Buffet for delivery between 9 January to 12 February can stand a chance to win an ornate Peranakan dining set worth $188. Head over here to place an order.

Diao Xiao Er



Diao Xiao Er is excited to celebrate the festivities with you and your loved ones, and has launched a series of spanking NEW Wonderfour CNY creations that are exclusively available in Dian Xiao Er’s CNY set menu from 19 December 2022 to 5 February 2023. Look forward to Infinite Fortune Prawn with Cornflakes (遍地黄金笑哈哈), Prosperity Sweet & Sour Pork Ribs(松子添福甜酸骨), Stir-fry Scallops, Cordyceps Flower & Celtuce with Mushroom Sauce (碧玉如意炒带子), and Braised Abalone with Egg Tofu (鸿运鲍鱼伴金砖). Of course, don’t forget to order their signature Herbal Roast Duck (招牌药材烤鸭) which is an absolute must-have! CNY Frozen Pack Bundles featuring scrumptious yet comforting dishes that symbolise good health and wealth are available as well.

Dian Xiao Er is open for reservation for CNY Eve Reunion Dinner! Set menus for 3 pax start from just $158, and Dian Xiao Er has menus good for up to 10 pax. Expect a bounty of captivatingly delicious dishes! Reservations have to be made directly in-store. View a full listing of the outlets and opening hours at

What’s more, make payment with an HSBC card and receive a $10 return voucher! Dian Xiao Er is also giving away 4 limited edition collectible red packets at different periods.

To view Chinese New Year offerings, visit

Neo Garden Catering



This year, Neo Garden Catering brings you over 50 traditional and modern CNY must-have dishes!

Returning to the table is Neo Garden’s very own customizable potluck menu. You can create your very own unique CNY reunion menu by picking from a variety of yushengs, mains, kuehs and pastries!

Apart from Neo Garden Catering’s customizable potluck menu, there are also preset options for you to consider. Starting from only $398.88, 3 different types of reunion sets (good for 8-10 guests) are available for those celebrating from the comfort of their homes.

For larger households, or workplace gatherings, Neo Garden has 5 different prosperity menus (starting from $29.88) to help you celebrate in style. Look forward to Chinese New Year delicacies, enticing local fare, and tantalizing nonya flavours, and many more. Can’t wait to plan the best reunion dinner? Hop on over to the website and start customising your feast now!

InterContinental Singapore

InterContinental Singapore - Man Fu Yuan - 60 Inch Prosperity Rabbit YushengFeast on an abundance of festive and luxurious dishes this Lunar New Year, at Michelin-recommend Man Fu Yuan as they usher in the prosperous year of the rabbit. Toss to a year of good tidings with Man Fu Yuan’s 60-inch ‘Prosperity Rabbit’ Yusheng ($588++), laden with premium offerings such as mini abalone, lobster, sea urchin, ikura, dried shredded Hokkaido scallops, salmon, and crispy fish skin, drizzled with a toothsome honey pink guava dressing and shallot oil.

InterContinental Singapore - Man Fu Yuan - Reunion Prix-Fixe Menu (1)The ultra-luxe gastronomic experience is just beginning; a bevy of specially-curated prix-fixe menus such as the six-course Reunion Prix-Fixe Menu ($358++ per pax) awaits. Expect a slew of decadent dishes such as pan-seared A5 wagyu beef in Mongolian sauce, braised South Africa three-head abalone with premium Japanese spiky sea cucumber, and braised Chinese ramen with rock lobster, superior crab meat and crab roe sauce. Their a la carte dishes are just as equally appealing, featuring roasts such as the Roasted Suckling Pig with Five Grain Glutinous Rice ($488++), and Signature Smoked Duck with Long Jing Tea Leaves and Truffle Sauce Roast Platter ($108++).

Selected bank card holders enjoy 20% off from now until 10 January 2023.

Chinese New Year menus and specials will be available for lunch and dinner from 3 to 20 January 2023, and 22 January to 5 February 2023. On 21 January 2023, only dinner dine-ins are available. Selected bank card holders enjoy 15% off ala-carte menu from 3 to 19 January 2023. You can make your dining reservations here, call 6825 1008 or email

Folks can also create their own CNY feast at home with Man Fu Yuan’s gourmet takeaways. Making a debut and an absolute must-have this festive season is the Roasted London Duck with Pineapple and Abalone ($198) that sees a whole duck braised with a medley of Chinese spices. Another perennial item that all guests will enjoy is the Dongjiang Style Salted Baked Chicken ($68). Of course, the creme de la creme of all festive takeaways and the perfect centrepiece for your CNY gathering is the Man Fu Yuan Treasure Pot ($468), featuring a whopping total of 18 ultra-luxe ingredients such as premium sea cucumber, six-head whole abalone with lobster, whole dried scallop, south Africa fish maw, goose web, and preserved Kurobuta sausage.

Lunar New Year takeaway will be available from now until 5 February 2023 on

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Paradox Singapore Merchant Court at Clarke Quay

Paradox_CNY Buffet_EveBeyond the loud celebratory feasts, those looking for a cosy, more intimate Lunar New Year dinner can head over to Paradox Singapore for its private dining set meal experience. Seven of its meeting rooms get transformed into exclusive spaces for you and your loved ones to enjoy in complete privacy and comfort. Choose from the Happiness set ($1288 for 10 pax), which includes the Prosperity yusheng dressed in a vibrant yuzu chia seed sauce, double-boiled pork ribs soup, golden red grouper finished with Nyonya assam-laksa sauce, poached live prawns, and more. Or indulge in the Prosperity set ($1888 for 10 pax) that comes lavished with salmon, surf clam, and scallop yusheng, steamed cod fish, lotus leaf rice, and a luxuriously stuffed pen cai of six-head abalone, lobster, black moss, roasted duck, and more.

Those seeking variety can head over to Ellenborough Market Café. From 2 January to 5 February, the restaurant will transform its buffet line with a slew of auspicious, festive treats. Look forward to sipping on some nourishing herbal chicken soup, and snacking on the golden coin ‘bai ye’ salad – all available as part of its lunch, high tea, and dinner spread (from $48). But the real celebration begins on the eve of Chinese New Year; as part of the Reunion of Fortune ($128) dinner feast on 21 January. Begin the meal by tossing up some yusheng. Then stuff the plate with luxurious pickings – highlights include Maine lobster and freshly shucked Hyogo oysters, along with golden salted egg prawns, braised pork knuckle, and abalone fried rice. There is even a carving station, serving up freshly sliced roasted pork, roasted duck with plums, and honey-glazed char siew. For bookings and enquiries, call 6239 1847/ 1848, or visit

Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel

Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel - A Resplendent Spring Celebration at Wan Hao Chinese RestaurantAt Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant, the table can come laid with a stellar selection of exquisitely curated festive treats. From 26 December 2022 to 5 February 2023, choose from curated six and eight course menus that start from $118.80++ per person. The Celebrations of Happiness set can come lavished with double-boiled fish maw soup, sautéed Hokkaido scallop, and wok-fried glutinous rice with Chinese sausage wrapped in lotus leaf; while the premium Celebrations of Abundance is a luxurious showcase of yusheng adorned with sea urchin and caviar, braised lobster in black truffle cream sauce, and steamed turbot with caviar in golden superior sauce. Lunar New Year Eve Reunion Set Menus (from $128.80++) are also available on the special day, for families and loved ones to enjoy a feast together.

Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel - Wan Hao Eight Treasures Imperial Pot with Bird’s NestFor those planning to stay home, consider impressing your guests with the Wan Hao Bird’s Nest Eight Treasures Pot (from $508). This show-stopper is packed to the brim with premium ingredients, including 10-head Australian abalone, African sea cucumber, live prawn, free-range chicken, Japanese shiitake mushroom, bird’s nest, and more – and is the restaurant’s healthier take on the traditional pen cai. There are also six different types of yusheng (from $68) to choose from. Colourful vegetables and deep-fried vermicelli forms the base for different auspicious toppings, including crispy soft shell crab, salmon, mini abalone, and even Boston lobster with caviar.

For dine-in reservations, please call 6831 4605, email or visit

For takeaways, pre-order here, call 6831 4708 or email At least three working days are required for pre-orders, and the last order date is 2 February 2023.

voco Orchard Singapore

VOCO Hotel_CNY_CNY Brunch_1Let the revelry flow with the Chinese New Year Sunday champagne buffet brunch at voco Orchard Singapore. Available from 8 January – 5 February at Opus Bar and Grill, the festive meal (from $118) can come with free-flowing juices, wines, and bubbly, paired with a hearty selection of Western and Asian dishes. Start with plump oysters or Alaskan king crab legs, before moving on to some charcuterie and cheese. And from the well-stocked buffet lines, look forward to mala seafood pot, drunken prawns, slow-braised Kurobuta pork knuckle, gold coin bak kwa sandwiches, and more.

VOCO Hotel_CNY_Yusheng_1Be sure to drop by the grill station for smoke-kissed fine cuts – beef prime ribs, whole local fish, and lamb porterhouse – cooked over Jarrah wood. And don’t forget to save room for some decadent pan-seared foie gras, served alongside Mandarin orange gel. Then round off this epic feast with some Lunar New Year-themed desserts of baked pumpkin tart, red bean soup with rice dumplings, and other confectionery. A signature yusheng ($88) is also on the menu to help you kickstart the meal on a high and auspicious note. Bookings can be made here, or email for more information.

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Dao by Dorsett AMTD Singapore

CNY Harmony Festive Set-DaoThose looking for a cosy celebratory feast for smaller groups can head to Collective at Dao by Dorsett AMTD Singapore. The restaurant serves an affordable Harmony Festive Set that goes for just $48++, packed with three courses and a bonus entree (from January 16 to February 3). Start with a modern-style yusheng that is tossed with roasted sesame dressing and baby abalones, before indulging in some golden cereal prawn. Main course can come in the form of Norwegian salmon, served with ginger lemongrass foam and king oyster mushroom stew; or chicken stuffed with bak kwa farce and lotus leaf rice. Then, end the meal with some refreshing longan almond jelly with fresh strawberries. And don’t forget to raise a toast to the Year of the Rabbit with two festive tipples: Passion Prosperity ($16++) is a sparkling concoction with mandarin orange, passionfruit, gunpowder, and soda; while Lunar Beauty ($16++) is a fruity vodka-based drink with notes of watermelon and grapefruit.

CNY Yusheng Set-DaoIf you’d like to toss to good health, consider the nourishing Joyous Yusheng ($58++/$88++) that the restaurant has created. It features smoked salmon and baby abalones that are added to a superfood base of kale leaves, complete with juicy pomegranate seeds and puffed wild rice for crunch. The Joyous Yusheng is available for order from now till 5 February, and for dine-in and collection between 16 January and 5 February. A three-day advance order is required, and there is also a 15% early bird saving when you sign up as a Dorsett-Your Rewards member! For more information, visit the website, call 6812 6050, or email

Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City Centre

Lunar New Year '23 Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City CentreThere is something for everyone at the free-flowing buffet lines of Window on the Park. The Halal-certified restaurant will whip up an international spread for its bountiful reunion buffet (from $58++) – with everything from hearty Western mains to homely Asian delicacies. Sip on double-boiled soup, slurp up good health with Taiwanese longevity mee sua served with oysters, and indulge in salt-roasted tiger prawns. You can also enjoy the reunion in the comfort of your home with a collection of delightful takeaways such as Pen Cai, the Fortune Smoked Salmon and Prosperity Abalone.

Bunny Year Afternoon High Tea, Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City CentreFor lighter bites, consider the adorable Abundance Bunny Afternoon High Tea ($88 for two) that comes served in a three-tiered stand. Available from 3 January to 9 February, the festive-themed menu will highlight dainty treats of golden bak kwa with cheese in croissant, glutinous rice ball with mini abalone, and breaded crab claw in chilli crab sauce. Or choose to bring home a festive feast from the takeaway menu instead. Apart from the smoked salmon yusheng ($58), the restaurant also has a healthy vegetarian Jade abalone version ($48) for guilt-free enjoyment. But be sure to save some space for the Treasure Pot ($36), a pen cai that is overflowing with premium ingredients of abalone, roasted chicken and duck, dried scallops, sea cucumber, and fish maw just to name a few!

Dine-in reservations can be made online, by calling 6733 833, or emailing For takeaways, visit the
to place an order at least three days in advance.

With so many festive Chinese New Year menus available, this is the perfect time to round up your family and loved ones to share an auspicious meal (or two) and spend some quality time together. And there will definitely be something for everyone and every taste, no matter if you are in the mood for traditional feasts or modern creations.