Chinese New Year 2024 – 10 Best Reunion Dinner & Delicious Takeaways!
January 12, 2024
Oh yes, Chinese New Year is just less than a month away! I don’t know about you but I sure am excited. Every year, I look forward to Chinese New Year eagerly because ang pow galore, duh, and of course the multitude of food that I get to indulge in! Be it a cozy reunion dinner at one of the top Chinese restaurants in Singapore, a luxurious buffet spread in my humble abode, or intimate gatherings with friends in the comfort of their own homes, Chinese New Year is full of memorable feasts. This year, we have sussed out 10 awesome food establishments with CNY offerings that you will love.
Stamford Catering prides themselves on their consistency, and commitment to quality, and this is especially evident in their 2024 Chinese New Year line-up which features 3 CNY Feast Menus, 3 Reunion Bundles, 4 Bentos and an array of ala carte items to add on to the feast.
For our annual office Chinese New Year celebration this year, we had the Joyous Spring Buffet from Stamford Catering which can feed 30 people($28-$30/pax) or more. We love that the entire buffet set-up was taken care of, and all we needed to do was feast to our hearts’ content!
Highlights include Typhoon Shelter Prawns, Sze Chuan Mala Seabass Fillet, HK Style Braised Beef Brisket or Braised Lamb Stew with Black Fungus, Curried Chicken Fried Rice with Pineapple & Chicken Floss and Black Sesame Tang Yuan w Red Bean Soup.
A leading Halal certified caterer that provides top quality food and services, Stamford Catering boasts an extensive menu and countless options that are competitively priced, yet tasty all the time. Whether the size of your party, or your budget, Stamford Catering is able to curate a menu that suits your requirements this Lunar New Year. The first 800 customers who place an order before 21 January 2024 will receive a complimentary Pineapple Kueh Lapis!
Also, exclusively for MTC’s readers: Quote “GOLDENMTC” for free Golden Pumpkin Croquette (10pcs) with your order of Stamford Catering Chinese New Year Menus before 28 January 2024. While stocks last.
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From 16 January to 29 February 2024, Lime Restaurant welcomes the Year of the Dragon with delectable buffet feasts available for lunch (weekdays), brunch (weekends) and dinner. Expect Asian favourites such as Eight Treasure Braised Chicken, Western delights such as Herb Butter-crusted Slow Roast Marbled Angus Beef, and keep an eye out for Chef Alvin Leong’s Peranakan classics including Itek Sioh, and Babi Pongteh. The buffet spread, of course, features the highly popular seafood bar and unique Lunar New Year desserts such as Pan-fried Tang Yuan and Mandarin Orange Chocolate Cake.
On 9, 10, and 11 February, Lime Restaurant kicks things up a notch with culinary delights such as Prosperity Salmon Yu Sheng, Snow Crab and Fresh Oyster on Ice, an iconic Whole Flambé Roast Golden Pig, Golden Chocolate Fondue Fountain, and Durian Roll. Guests indulging in an evening of extravagance on the eve of the Lunar New Year can also savour a bowl of Buddha Jumps Over the Wall (one complimentary serving per diner)
From 22 January to 24 February 2024, Lime Restaurant adds to the festive ambiance with a Lunar New Year-themed afternoon tea that features delightful bites like Coconut “Ondeh Ondeh” Cake, Mikan Mochi, Aburi Salmon and Caviar Kueh Pie Tee, Abalone Siew Mai with Tobiko, and more.
Hosting an intimate reunion dinner at home? Why not bring home Lime Restaurant’s Baked Osmanthus Kurobuta Pork Ribs, and Battered Prawns with Lychee Mayonnaise, or simply opt for the Golden Prosperity 5-course Set for a fuss free affair?
Selected credit cards enjoy early bird savings of 15% on Lime Restaurant’s Lunar New Year festive goodies until 5 February 2024, and 10% savings from 6 to 24 February 2024. Orders may be placed via eshop-prsps.panpacific.com, panpacific.co/lime-on-the-go, or simply over the counter at Lime Restaurant. For dining reservations, visit Lime Restaurant’s official booking channel.
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Address: 3 Upper Pickering St, Singapore 058289
Phone: +65 6809 8888
Kuriya Japanese Market
Experience Flavours of Abundance in the comfort of your own home this Lunar New Year with Kuriya Japanese Market’s tantalising takeaway dishes! Highlights include the signature Abundance Yu Sheng ($63.80nett/8-10 pax) comprising Norwegian salmon, maguro and hamachi served with a house-made yuzu sauce, Japanese Treasure Pot ($268 nett/6 pax) featuring whole abalones, sashimi-grade scallops, snow crab legs, fish maw, sea cucumber, prawns, kamaboko, and more in a superior stock topped with gold leaf flakes, and Yuzu Prosperity Duck ($118 nett/2.5kg before roasting) which sees a Yuzu-infused duck stuffed with Japanese pork sausage and a myriad of ingredients. Couples or small families would love the Petite Treasure Pots ($39.60 nett for 2), a mini version of the Japanese Treasure Pot, filled with premium ingredients in individually portioned pots.
CNY delights come with free cooler bags, and are vacuum-packed for freshness so simple reheating is required. Orders can be placed in-stores or online via festive.kuriyajapanesemarket.com.sg, 3 days advance order required. Key in promo code MTC10 online to enjoy a $10 discount off a minimum spend of $100 on a la carte CNY items (valid for use till 21 Feb 2024. T&Cs apply). Kuriya Japanese Market is giving out free red packets and yu sheng magnet with every yu sheng purchased. While stocks last
From 1 Jan – 24 Feb 2024, DBS/POSB Cardmembers can stand a chance to win up to $6000 worth of prizes with a minimum spend of $100 on CNY items in a single receipt, charged to a DBS/POSB Credit or Debit card (in-store orders only). Prizes include a pair of return flight tickets to Osaka worth $3000, iPhone 15 Pro worth $1649, $888 cash and more. T&Cs apply. Find out more or submit entries here: https://bit.ly/RESCNYLuckyDraw2024
Grain is an online restaurant known for their thoughtfully-crafted dishes, made with quality ingredients and a wholesome touch. This Chinese New Year, Grain is bringing generations together with old-school classics redefined for the modern palate. Choose from three carefully-curated menus that cater to all tastes and budgets, both the young and old alike. Then add your personal touch with their delicious selection of Add-ons.
Impress your guests with highlights including Imperial Ginseng Herbal Braised, Whole Chicken, Oriental Stir Fry Sauerkraut Seabass and Jade Emperor’s Sea Blessings. Treat the young and young at heart to irresistible Prosperous Otah Bak Pau, Heng Heng Chilli Crab Mantou and Fiery Hawthorn Glazed Drumlets.
And to make the feast unforgettable, savour uniquely-Grain creations like Royal Morel & Shiitake Chicken, Rolled Oats Cereal Prawn and Lunar Egg Tart (a secret recipe with extra heng ong huat marmalade).
All CNY Buffets and Mini Buffets also come with thoughtful touches such as a Lo Hei card, and to keep your guests entertained — ”Fortunate Cookies” with silly fortunes and a chance to win $888.
Place your orders at grain.com.sg/cny by Feb 1 to catch Grain’s early dragon offer — get an extra prosperous price on all Chinese New Year Buffet and Mini Buffet menus, and the Fortune Salmon Yu Sheng at only $6.88/set (usual price $68). Use code “MTCCNY” to get 5% off (capped at $58) on Chinese New Year Buffet and Mini Buffet menus.
Crystal Jade Group
As the Lunar New Year approaches, award-winning homegrown Chinese restaurant group Crystal Jade Group is set to usher in the Year of the Dragon in style. New this year is the luxurious Prosperity Yu Sheng with Boston Lobster Tail, Aburi Scallop & Fruit which is available only at Crystal Jade Group’s fine dining restaurants. This creation sees a medley of fresh and dried fruits, fresh and home-pickled vegetables, crispy elements such as deep-fried Hsin Chu bee hoon and yam strips, tossed in a house blend sauce made with tangy Okinawa acerola fruit juice, plum sauce and scallion oil. Each Crystal Jade restaurant boasts exclusive offerings, so you will definitely have a hearty feast no matter which outlet you visit. Chinese New Year dining at Crystal Jade restaurants will commence from 19 January 2024 (select outlets will be closed on 10 February 2024) and set menus for up to ten persons are available. Reservations can be made at outlets.
Perfect for family gatherings and office parties, Crystal Jade’s extensive takeaway items range from yusheng, treasure pots and roast meats, to traditional cakes and desserts. The new four-course Auspicious Reunion Feast Festive Takeaway Bundle 贺岁福满金装外带套餐 ($492.40, or $380 for Jadeite and UOB Cardmembers) which has been thoughtfully curated to include dishes that bring good tidings — Fortune Fried Glutinous Rice with Conpoy wrapped in Opeh Leaf, Eight Treasure Vegetable wrapped in Beancurd Skin, and Longevity 8-Coloured Appetiser Platter — is an excellent choice.
Takeaway goodies can be pre-ordered online at estore.crystaljade.com and outlets from now till 25 February 2024, and are available for pick up from select outlets from 19 January to 25 February 2024.
Dian Xiao Er
Dian Xiao Er welcomes the Year of the Dragon with price-friendly auspicious set menus that start from $168. All 3 set menus, available at all of their 16 outlets, promise a platter of Prosperity Smoked Salmon Yusheng with thick cuts of fresh salmon and meticulously-crafted dishes. This year, there are 5 new dishes to look forward to: 香味葡京旺来骨 Prosperity Pineapple Pork Ribs, 金碧辉煌柠檬虾 Golden Zesty Deshelled Prawns, 7星开运年益寿 Stir-fried Asparagus with Scallop & Longan, 鱼鳔福袋满载归 Braised Fish Maw with Fish Roe Fortune Bag, and 鲍福海味聚宝盆 Auspicious Abalone Seafood Pot. Order any CNY Set Menu and receive XL Red Packets consisting of DD.Duck, Spring Festival Couplets, DD.Duck Red Packets and Mini Stickers.
Take your home-cooked reunion feast up a notch with Dian Xiao Er’s The Double Happiness 双喜临门 2-in-1 Bundle ($118 S/$138 L) which comprises their Signature Herbal Roast Duck (Whole) and Smoked Salmon YuSheng. If you’re in the mood for a little opulence, go for the Four Seasons of Harmony 四季平安 4-in-1 Bundle ($208 S/$298 L), which features The Double Happiness Bundle, Fortune Pork Trotter, and Braised Sea Cucumber & Mushrooms with Abalone
Reservations for Chinese New Year Eve Reunion Dinners start from 3 January 2024. There are 4 sittings: 4pm – 5:15pm, 5:30pm – 6:45pm, 7pm – 8:15pm and 8:30pm – 9:45pm on a first-come-first-serve basis. For more information, please view Dian Xiao Er’s CNY brochure here: https://heyzine.com/flip-book/fa780fece7.html.
Michelin-recommended Man Fu Yuan at InterContinental Singapore’s 60-inch ‘Dragon’s Wealth’ Yu Sheng 龙飞凤舞喜捞生 ($888++/serves up to 10 guests) which features a magnificent dragon head and tail, rock lobster, sea urchin, ikura, shredded dried Hokkaido scallops, salmon sashimi, crispy fish skin, and four lucky numbers, is just about the perfect way to ring in a prosperous new year. We have never had more fun tossing yusheng and shouting auspicious sayings!
Man Fu Yuan offers three other Yu Sheng selections and eight different set menus, so diners can be assured that there is something for everybody — whether an intimate dinner for two persons, or an extravagant gathering for ten or more persons.
Highlights of the set menus include Double-boiled Collagen Soup with Sakura Chicken, Premium Fish Maw, Premium Yellow Jade Sea Cucumber, Brazil Mushroom, Cordyceps Flower served in Coconut Husk, and Steamed Atlantic Cod Fish Fillet. Perennial à la carte favourites such as Roasted Suckling Pig with Five Grain Glutinous Rice 全体腊味五谷糯米猪 ($528++), and Tea-infused Roasted Irish Duck with Wild Mushroom and Truffle Sauce 茶熏烤爱尔兰鸭伴松露酱 ($128++, whole duck) are not to be missed as well.
Planning a delightful reunion dinner at home? Man Fu Yuan is proud to present an exquisite selection of traditional must-haves and brand new creations for the festivities. The Man Fu Yuan Abundance Treasure Pot 龙腾虎跃金汤盆菜 ($498nett, serves up to 5 guests) is an excellent centrepiece. It will certainly steal the spotlight and earn the stamp of approval from all your guests.
Orchard Hotel Singapore
The Orchard Hotel Singapore ushers in an auspicious Lunar New Year of The Dragon with majestic festivity! Indulge in the finest festive feast with MICHELIN selected Hua Ting’s auspicious Lunar New Year Set Menus (from $148 per person/minimum 2 diners) which begin with exquisite appetisers such as Buddha Jumps over the Wall with Bird’s Nest, and Scallops with Prawn Paste. Other highlights include Golden Suckling Pig, Braised 4-head South African Abalone with Dried Oyster, Steamed Empurau in Superior Soya Sauce, and Truffle Glutinous Rice.
The set menus are available from 9 – 24 February 2024. Also, you can’t go wrong welcoming the Lunar New Year with Master Chef Lap Fai’s lavish Dragon Dynasty Yu Sheng 龍騰飛舞捞生 ($388, 10pax) which showcases premium ingredients such as South African Abalone, French Ice Lettuce and Australian Lobster. Your loved ones will, no doubt, have a blast tossing to greater heights!
Amp up your celebrations at home with Hua Ting Fortune Pot ‘Pen Cai’ 围村家乡盆菜 (small $368 for 5 pax, large $688 for 10 pax) which is brimming with delicacies such as Abalone, Fish Maw, Sea Cucumber, Dried Scallop, Live Prawn, and Roast Duck, and other signature dishes such as the Golden Suckling Pig ($408) and Signature Irish Roasted Duck ($118).
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Address: 442 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238879
Phone: +65 6739 6666
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Pan Pacific Orchard Singapore
Pan Pacific Orchard has unveiled a fresh new private dining space poised to be the epicurean destination for Year of the Dragon celebrations—The Chairman’s Lounge. This exclusive sanctuary, accommodating just 16 privileged guests, offers a panoramic view of the Forest Terrace, and is where the series of festive menus (priced from $2,688++ per table of 10 persons) crafted by Veteran chef Leung Wing Cheung will be available from 22 January to 24 February 2024.
A highlight is the signature Prosperity Exotic Garden Yusheng, which ingeniously features Lobster, and an ensemble of over 20 fresh vegetables and fruits. The dish is further elevated with unexpected ingredients such as whisky-infused sea cucumber, pistachio, dried pineapple, dried strawberry, and crispy brown rice.
Other creations highlighting luxurious ingredients include the Pan-Seared Dried Oyster With Duet Of Traditional Crispy Chicken, quintessentially Cantonese Double-Boiled Supreme Soup, and Poached Five-Grain Rice with Lobster, Scallop, Sakura Shrimp, Bamboo Clam and Conpoy In Fish Soup.
Setting up the perfect reunion feast at home? Toss to a year on high with Chef Leung’s signature Prosperity Exotic Garden Yusheng ($118+ for 8-10 persons) layered with spiky sea cucumber and lobster; or herald a bountiful year ahead with a Grand Fortune “Pen Cai”, available at $388+ for 6 persons and $588+ for 10 persons.
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Pan Pacific Orchard Singapore
Address: 10 Claymore Rd, Singapore 229540
Phone: +65 6991 6888
Pan Pacific Singapore
Lunar New Year celebrations at Hai Tien Lo are always a lavish affair, and this year is no different. With 8 masterfully-prepared set menus(from $128 per person) that showcase the finest of Cantonese cuisine, Hai Tien Lo is making sure that precious reunions spent with them are memorable. Highlights of the set menus(available for dine-in from 22 January to 25 February 2024) include Executive Chef Ricky Leung’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, and the Braised South Africa Whole Abalone with Truffles and Crispy Sea Cucumber.
Guests can also expect 4 indulgent Yu Sheng platters which feature whole abalone, Boston lobster, Hokkaido scallop, 2 opulent Treasure Pots (poon choy) comprising Eight Head Whole Abalone, Bird’s Nest, Queensland Grouper’s Fin, and a la carte specialties such as the Braised Imperial Swiftlet’s Nest with Lobster and Bamboo Pith, and Barbecued Crispy Whole Suckling Pig. All items are available for dine-in and takeaway.
For more information and reservation details, visit https://www.panpacific.com/en/hotels-and-resorts/pp-marina/offers/cny-2024.html and you can place your orders for takeaway items at https://panpacificsingapore.oddle.me/en_SG
Pan Pacific Singapore
Address: 7 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square, Singapore 039595
Phone: +65 6336 8111
Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel
Mark new beginnings of the Wood Dragon year at the award-winning Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant with specially curated set menus, exquisite a la carte dishes, and takeaway delicacies.
The 6 or 8 course set menus (prices start from $138.80++ per person) that comprise enthralling dishes such as Sauteed Turbot Fish Fillet with Fresh Lily Bulb, and Braised Lobster with Passion Fruit Custard Sauce, are perfect for intimate family reunions and cozy business get togethers. Of course, tossing to a year of prosperity, happiness and abundance is essential, and Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant has crafted eight different Yu Sheng varieties, starring an auspicious selection of Western Australia Rock Lobster, sustainably-sourced Irish Smoked Salmon, Yellowfin Tuna and Caviar, which goes amazingly well with this year’s special Bayberry Yusheng Dressing. The set menus are available from 4 January to 24 February 2024.
Making a return this year is the popular Wan Hao Bird’s Nest Eight Treasures Pot that takes three days from start to finish to assemble. Brimming with luxuriant ingredients, rich collagen and nutritional goodness, this rendition is lighter on the palate but still exceptionally indulgent. Other dazzling highlights include the sustainably-sourced Roast Irish Duck Marinated with Black Truffle and Wild Mushroom which is juicy and tender, and the beautifully-caramelized Barbecue Irish Hampshire Pork Char Siew. These creations are available for dine-in and takeaway.
For gourmet takeaway treasures, guests can pre-order online at https://celebratorydelights.com/cny or visit the Lunar New Year booth located at the Hotel’s Forecourt from 4 January 2024. Enjoy 20% early bird discount with promo code “WH20”, valid from now until 21 January 2024 or get 15% regular discount with promo code “WH15”, valid from 22 January to 21 February 2024.
Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel
Address: 320 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238865
Phone: +65 6831 4605
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Now, go forth and feast to your heart’s content!
Happy Chinese New Year from Team MTC!