As the world prepares to bid farewell to the old and welcome the auspicious Year of the Dragon, what better way to celebrate Chinese New Year 2024 than by indulging in authentic food from some of the finest restaurants and takeaways in Singapore? There’s everything from time-honoured goodies and snacks to innovative twists on a traditional Chinese New Year reunion dinner!
The best restaurants and takeaway goodies to celebrate Chinese New Year 2024
Pan Pacific Singapore
As the Year of the Dragon approaches, celebrate tradition with festive offerings from this luxury hotel. Goodies include masterfully prepared set menus to auspicious takeaway treats and exquisite hampers.
Toss to new beginnings in style with Keyaki’s Japanese-inspired Yu Sheng (from 22 January to 24 February 2024), reunite with loved ones over a bountiful Chinese feast of the finest Cantonese cuisine at Hai Tien Lo, or welcome auspicious beginnings with a line-up of culinary specialties at Edge (22 January 2024 to 25 February 2024). Alongside well-loved buffet favourites, you’ll find classic Chinese delicacies and a DIY Yu Sheng station at this restaurant this Chinese New Year. Top up $90 for unlimited champagne, wine and beer, too!
Hosting a family reunion dinner this Chinese New Year? Synonymous with abundance and good fortune, Hai Tien Lo’s opulent Pen Cai are the perfect addition to your Lunar New Year celebrations. Other takeaway dishes to impress your guests include Yu Sheng platters and the Prosperity Hamper with items such as Premium Grade Abalone in Brine and Double Ginseng Gift Box.
Visiting loved ones? Take along a selection of Hai Tien Lo’s best-selling Chinese New Year goodies and snacks, such as love letters, Chinese walnut cookies and prawn rolls. The Lunar New Year Zodiac Macarons and Prosperity Chocolate Pralines will make sure you’re on the favourites list!
7 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square
Yi by Jereme Leung at Raffles Hotel Singapore
This iconic hotel is an auspicious place to be this Lunar New Year. Chinese restaurant Yi (full name: 藝 yi by Jereme Leung” – the character means “art”) has exquisite seasonal à la carte, dim sum and set menus, along with festive takeaways and specially curated home-dining sets this Chinese New Year.
Mark your calendars for dinner on Chinese New Year’s Eve (9 February), too. Welcome in prosperity and toss to a year of abundance with the Opulence Set Menu ($258 per person) with specialties including the beloved yu sheng, Sichuan-style sea cucumber in chilli dressing, and baked green Asian lobster with salted egg yolk sauce.
Entertaining at home? Elevate the occasion with artisanal yu sheng selections served with signature Yunnan rose dressing, or plump for the Lunar New Year Takeaway Bountiful Set Menu ($402). With traditional cakes that celebrate new beginnings, Prosperity Yu Sheng with abalone, Spanish Ibérico ham and honey melon, it makes for a truly abundant feast.
And don’t forget to share your good fortune with loved ones this Chinese New Year, with elegant hampers and gift sets filled with gourmet snacks and goodies available from Raffles Boutique!
Takeaway orders and gifts can be ordered at rafflescelebrations.com.sg for collection and delivery from 29 January to 24 February.
#03-02 Raffles Arcade, 328 North Bridge Road
6412 1816 | yi-restaurant.com.sg
Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel
For an extraordinary Chinese New Year feast, book a table at riverside buffet restaurant Food Capital. From 5 to 24 February, they will be laying on a special Chinese New Year buffet spread with seafood-on-ice, baked scallop thermidor, oven-baked beef ribeye and stunning festive desserts.
The majestic celebrations continue at Food Capital with Reunion Specials on 9, 10, 11, 12 and 24 February. Bring luck your way with every bite with eight treasure rice, Singapore chilli crab with deep-fried flower bun, honey pineapple pork ribs and much more.
Celebrating at home? Set the tone for a year filled with good luck with the Prosperity Yu Sheng with Norwegian Fresh Salmon ($98 for 8 people). Other opulent Chinese New Year take-aways and fortune goodies include Premium Pen Cai, classic savoury yam cake, Chinese steamed radish cake and koi-shaped mango pudding.
Good to know: There’s a lion and dragon dance performance with war drums on 13 February at 12pm – and enter “GCWCNYxEXPATLIVING” under the request section to get a 25-percent-off early bird promotion on dine-in and takeaways until 21 January!
392 Havelock Road | 6233 1338
Stamford Catering Services
Ring in the Year of the Dragon in grand style by tucking into a customised Lunar New Year feast with your nearest and dearest at home. Perfect for a fuss-free and fortune-filled celebration of any size, the premium menus from the food caterer’s executive chef Eddie Goh offer an elegant yet affordable dining experience.
With 26 specialties to choose from, the design-your-own Happy Reunion menu serves 8 to 10 people and features the Auspicious Lobster Treasure Yu Sheng. It comes packaged with red chopsticks, paper plates and a specially designed gift box for a jubilant ‘lo-hei’ experience!
From mini buffets and party sets served in self-heating boxes, coupled with a tablecloth, cutlery, serving ladles and plates for a complete celebration kit, to full buffet orders with tables and chafing trays, usher in greater heights of prosperity with Stamford Catering’s lavish Halal-certified offerings.
Menus are available for pre-order for collection or delivery from 24 January to 9 March 2024.
Special offer for EL readers: Quote “GOLDENEXPAT” for free golden pumpkin croquettes (10 pieces) with online orders of Stamford Catering Chinese New Year menus placed before 28 January 2024.
24A Senoko South Road
6852 3338 | stamfordcs.com.sg
Greenwood Fish Market – celebrate at this restaurant this Chinese New Year
Bless your loved ones with good health and success this Chinese New Year 2024 with an impressive line-up from this family-run seafood restaurant. There’s everything from seafood-packed takeaways and exclusive dine-in experiences to a build-your-own seafood yu sheng!
Celebrating your reunion dinner at the Bukit Timah or Sentosa restaurants this Chinese New Year? Available from 1 February to 10 March, the build-your-own Salmon Yu Sheng ($138) is perfect for four to six people and includes traditional condiments, along with chef-owner Alan’s popular calamansi plum sauce.
If you’re hosting a family dinner or gathering at home, the Chinese New Year specials make for an auspicious addition to any table. With yu sheng, wellingtons, seafood, desserts and two bottles of German riesling, the Ultimate Party Pack ($1388) will happily serve 15 people. For smaller platters, try the new Smoked Salmon Tarte Tartin ($49) and freshly shucked oysters ($59.40 for 12) or, for something larger, the seafood combo ($420) for six to eight people.
For a real standout dish, customise your takeaway and order the fan-favourites Yu Sheng ($188) or Salmon Yu Sheng ($98). You can choose from 10 seafood add-ons, such as Boston lobster, cold smoked salmon and assorted sashimi.
Pre-order your takeaways now for delivery or collection from 1 February to 10 March.
Locations at 34 Greenwood Avenue, Bukit Timah and Quayside Isle, Sentosa
Founded in 1962, this home-style baker is known for its handcrafted local treats using cherished family recipes. And it’s making gifting food even easier this year with an expanded range of Chinese New Year goodies and snacks.
Whether you’re blessing a neighbour or sending nostalgic food treats to a loved one this Chinese New Year, the beautifully presented snacks include nuts and titbits and a premium tea range, along with keropok and cookies handmade by Aunty Hong and her team.
Bestow family and friends with best-selling Chinese New Year goodies and snacks such as Shrimp Fries ($19), Sweet and Spicy Belinjau Keropok ($19), Signature Love Letters ($28) and Premium Prawn Rolls ($20). For something more generous, opt for the customisable Prosperity Mix ($128) gift box and pick your favourite combinations of Aunty Hong’s products to treat your nearest and dearest.
Order your Chinese New Year food online and get island-wide delivery.
CÉ LA VI Singapore
Until 18 February, head sky-high for your Chinese New Year festivities. Join in the customary tradition and toss a delicious Yusheng ($38 for 1 to 2 people). A blend of house-smoked salmon, white daikon and sweet mango drizzled with a liquid nitro pomelo, it’s a memorable way to celebrate the Year of the Dragon.
Book your table here.
Level 57, Marina Bay Sands SkyPark, Hotel Tower 3, 1 Bayfront Avenue
6508 2188 | celavi.com
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