As the auspicious Chinese New Year approaches, it’s time to usher in the Year of the Dragon with a feast fit for royalty.

Elevate your Reunion Dinner experience with a touch of extravagance by indulging in the best Chinese New Year feasts in Singapore. Whether you’re planning an intimate family gathering at home, or a larger, grander celebration outside, we’ve got you covered. This guide includes everything you can think about. From traditional Chinese cuisine to a 60-inch Yusheng; not forgetting halal options and Chinese New Year menus for takeaway and delivery.

Here are the eight best Chinese New Year menu for reunion dinner this year.

1. FoodLine.sg

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You don’t have to scramble for last minute CNY catering anymore as FoodLine.sg stands out with an extensive network of over 485 caterers, renowned for the largest catering portal in the country. For the Lunar New Year celebration, FoodLine.sg boasts an impressive selection of over 1,000 CNY catering menus, ranging from full buffets and mini buffets to party sets, yu sheng, pen cai, bento sets, and CNY hampers. The inclusivity of options ensures that every customer finds the perfect fit for their festive gathering.

Affordability is key, and FoodLine.sg delivers with prices starting as low as $13.8 per person. The platform goes above and beyond by accommodating diverse dietary needs with halal-certified menus available as well.

Early bird promotions add an extra layer of delight, with selected merchants offering complimentary dishes like pen cai, yu sheng, abalone, or bak kwa, or providing discounts of up to 20% off. To sweeten the deal further, an exclusive site-wide promo offers up to 15% additional discount, valid until 24 February 2024.

FoodLine.sg

2. Man Fu Yuan at InterContinental Singapore

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It’s the Year of the Dragon, and that means everything has to be way bigger.

Introducing the 60-inch ‘Dragon’s Wealth’ Yu Sheng ($888 for 10 pax) from Man Fu Yuan — the Michelin-recommended Cantonese restaurant located at InterContinental Singapore. From 15 January to 29 February 2024, Man Fu Yuan invites you to savour a lavish Lunar New Year feast with carefully crafted menus and delightful offerings. The 60-inch yusheng steals the spotlight, featuring a dragon head and tail at each end of the table, symbolising strength and good fortune. Meanwhile, the yusheng is adorned with lavish ingredients like premium rock lobster, sea urchin, and ikura, complemented by a honey miso golden peach dressing.

Additionally, guests may choose Blissfulness Prix-Fixe Menu ($888 for 5 pax), featuring Man Fu Yuan Abundance Treasure Pot. They also offer a la carte menu sch as the Roasted Suckling Pig with Five Grain Glutinous Rice ($528) and Trio Roast Platter ($68).

InterContinental Singapore

Location: 80 Middle Rd, Singapore 188966

3. Hai Tien Lo at Pan Pacific Singapore

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Indulge in an exquisite Cantonese culinary journey this Lunar New Year at Hai Tien Lo, the award-winning restaurant nestled within Pan Pacific Singapore.

Presenting a curated menu from $128 per person, available exclusively from 22 January to 25 February 2024.

Beyond the set menu, diners can explore a tempting à la carte selection and elevate their prosperity toss with Yu Sheng platters, available for dine-in and takeaway. Notably, the Abundance Yu Sheng ($288, only for dine-in) steals the spotlight, featuring whole abalone, lobster, scallops, coral clam, and more.

Lastly, for a limited time only, their opulent Poon Choy, The Classic Treasure Pot ($388 for 6 pax, $628 for 10 pax), adorned with premium treasures like abalone, bird’s nest, and Sakura chicken, promises a bite-sized symphony of abundance.

Available for dine-in from 22 January to 8 February 2024 and takeaway from 18 January to 24 February 2024.

Pan Pacific Singapore

Location: 7 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square Singapore 039595

4. Golden Peony, Conrad Centennial Singapore

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What better way to celebrate the new year than at the renowned MICHELIN-listed Golden Peony.

Master Chef Ku Keung takes the helm, blending creativity with traditional Cantonese flair, such as the succulent Roasted Suckling Pig Stuffed with Fried Chicken Kimchi Fried Rice and the visually stunning Spanish Carabinero Prawn ‘Yuan Yang’ Fish Paste Noodle.

In addition, Golden Peony’s iconic Fortune Gold Flakes Yu Sheng features a sweet and refreshing flavour profile as it’s tossed in fresh fruits, on top of lavish ingredients like lobster, and baby abalone.

As a special treat on the customary Seventh Day of the Lunar New Year, all guests dining for lunch and dinner on 16 February will receive a delightful Homemade Longevity Bun.

Conrad Centennial Singapore

Location: 2 Temasek Blvd, Level 3, Singapore 038982

5. Collective, Dao by Dorsett AMTD Singapore

Photo: Dao by Dorsett AMTD Singapore

For a fuss-free CNY meal, opt for Collective’s Fortune Fusion 3-course menu, priced affordably at $48 per person.

Begin with the Fish Maw with Black Fungus Soup, followed by a choice between the Cured Salmon Confit or the Sous Vide Angus Beef Short Rib. Conclude your meal with assorted Japanese Mochi, symbolising a sweet start to the Year of the Dragon.

You can also add on the Majestic Yu Sheng, or order it for delivery and takeaway. This version includes freeze-dried dragon fruit, tender baby abalones, and succulent smoked salmon, with prices starting from $58 per set.

Dao by Dorsett AMTD Singapore

Location: 6 Shenton Wy, #07-01 OUE Downtown 1, Singapore 068809

6. Entrepôt, The Robertson House

Photos: The Robertson House

Celebrate Lunar New Year at Entrepôt with Entrepôt’s unique offerings.

The “Chasing the Dragon” Yusheng makes use of their house-cured salmon with Robertson chai. But that’s not where it ends, with uncommon yusheng ingredients such as ikura, candied pecans, popping candy, dragon fruit for the base and plum dressing. The small portion (2-3 pax) costs $58 while the large portion (5-6 pax) costs $89++, inclusive of two bottles of Chandu’s “Chasing the Dragon” cocktail. Meanwhile, Dr Robertson’s “Pencai” boasts five-spiced kakuni braised pork belly, napa cabbage and charcoal-smoked duck, priced at $388 for dine-in and $428 for takeaway.

To enjoy both Pencai and Yusheng, a package of $468 is available for dine-in and $498 for takeaway, with an additional $38 discount for ASR members.

For dine-in, a mandatory reservation is required at least three days in advance.

The Robertson House

Location: 1 Unity St, Singapore 237983
Opening hours: 6:30am-10:30pm

7. Yaowarat Seafood

Welcoming the Year of the Dragon, Yaowarat Seafood, known for its authentic Thai-Chinese seafood, unveils four exclusive Chinese New Year menus.

A showstopper option is the opulent Thai-Chinese Yaowarat Fortune Pot with Australian Rock Lobster ($288), featuring premium ingredients like Thai Braised Pork Leg and Braised Baby Abalone. Another highlight is the Signature XO Treasure Pot with Australian Rock Lobster ($108), available in the Blessings set menu for 4 persons. Honorable mentions for their a la carte menu are Thai Prosperity Abalone Yusheng ($38 for 3-4 pax, $58 for 6-8 pax) with Thai mango and Thai lime, bringing a unique flavour to this auspicious dish. For a fuss-free option order their 4 new set menus featuring the blend of Thai and Chinese cuisines tailored for various group sizes starting from $168.

Yaowarat Seafood

Location: 320 Lavender Street, Singapore 338820
Opening hours: 12pm-9.30pm

8. Greenwood Fish Market

Perhaps you’re not looking for a full-blown Chinese feast.

Head down to Greenwood Fish Market for a western-style seafood feast. But of course, since it’s Chinese New Year, lohei is still mandatory.

Scream blessings over a simple plate of Salmon Yu Sheng ($88) — a classic served with 200g of thinly-sliced salmon sashimi. Or, elevate it with Boston lobsters ($138) and King Crab legs ($198).

Greenwood Fish Market has outlets at Bukit Timah and Quayside Isle, but we recommend checking their newly revamped space in Sentosa where they just installed their omakase bar and oyster bar.

Greenwood Fish Market

Location: 31 Ocean Way, #01-04/05, Singapore 098375
Tel: +65 6262 0450
Opening hours:
Monday: 5:30-10:30pm
Tue-Fri: 12- 10:30pm
Sat-Sun: 11:30am-10:30pm

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