Lunar New Year 2023: The Best Places for your 2023 Lunar New Year Reunion Meals

Edge Lunar New Year

CONTENT: Seraphina Tang

2023 has just begun, and the Lunar New Year is soon upon us: a time of feasting, reunions and joy! If the fatigue of planning year-end gatherings has caught up to you, not to worry: we’ve summed up some of the best places to have your Chinese New Year reunion meal. All you have to do is make a reservation, turn up, and enjoy!

Prosperity Yu Sheng

Cherry Garden, Mandarin Oriental Singapore

Herald in an auspicious Year of the Rabbit with a repertoire of Cantonese delicacies at Cherry Garden, located in Mandarin Oriental Singapore.

Take your pick from five different menus, including one option for vegetarian folks, with prices ranging from S$138 per guest (minimum 2 guests), to S$328 per guest (minimum 2 guests).

Toss to abundance with five unique renditions of yusheng, from the classic Prosperity Yu Sheng topped with Arctic clam, salmon and crispy fish skin to the luxurious Triumph Yu Sheng, topped with a lavish mix of caviar, black truffle, sweet shrimp and salmon.

Taking centre stage among Cherry Garden’s 2023 Lunar New Year specialities are the nourishing Chicken Soup packed with American ginseng, fish maw, conpoy, Chinese mushroom and sliced abalone, and the Braised 4-head Abalone in Oyster Sauce with premium sea cucumber, Chinese mushroom and dried oyster in bean curd pouch; with both dishes signifying a year ahead of prosperity and wealth. A symbol of longevity and happiness, the Sautéed Lobster with braised ee-fu noodles and garlic in superior broth is another Lunar New Year delight diners can look forward to from this year’s menu.

Available for a minimum of 8 guests per table, the Hennessy V.S.O.P CNY Edition menu (from S$3,988) is perfect for indulgent gatherings this season, with highlights including Spirited Yu Sheng with Atlantic Salmon, Canadian Lobster and Oscietra Caviar, Whole Roasted Crispy Suckling Pig, and more.

Cherry Garden’s Lunar New Year Set Menus are available from 16 January to 5 February 2023. Reserve Online or email mosin-reservations@mohg.com

Cherry Garden, Mandarin Oriental Singapore
5 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039797

Si Chuan Dou Hua

Si Chuan Dou Hua

Celebrate the Lunar New Year at Si Chuan Dou Hua at PARKROYAL on Beach Road, with exclusive dishes made for the whole family. Si Chuan Dou Hua brings to the table a variety of Lunar New Year Set Menus available from 9 January to 5 February 2023. With prices starting from S$98++ per pax, it caters to a variety of family and group sizes, starting from two persons.

The well-loved restaurant debuts this year abalone and smoked salmon to welcome the Year of the Rabbit.

Kickstart your feast with the Abundance Treasures Yu Sheng, a luxurious combination of its signature La Zi Ji (Chong Qing-style diced chicken with dried chillies).

Exclusive to the Si Chuan Dou Hua at PARKROYAL on Beach Road is the King Garoupa with Fresh Sichuan Peppercorn, where a whole Indonesian king grouper is steamed with spring onions to draw out its natural sweetness and then topped with Sichuan peppercorn for a punchy heat and distinctive numbing spice, as well as a flavourful spring onion sauce. There is also the Braised Lobster with Fish Paste Noodles in Superior Stock, where fish paste is moulded into springy noodles and served alongside fresh lobster for a dish sure to satiate your seafood cravings.

Sip on a bowl of Double-boiled Chicken Broth with Sea Cucumber, Matsutake Mushroom and Dried Scallop. Boiled for over four hours, the nourishing broth offers an earthy sweetness from the mushrooms and delightful sweetness from the seafood. Or indulge in the Braised Bird’s Nest with Fresh Fish Maw in Crab Meat Sauce: rich, umami, and decadent.

The Braised 8-head Abalone with Hangzhou-style Pork Belly and Seasonal Vegetables offers fork-tender pork belly alongside QQ abalones and a medley of vegetables, all doused in a deliciously savoury sauce.

End things on a sweet note with Pan-fried Auspicious Nian Gao, as well as the adorable Bunny-shaped Milk Pudding where the sweet rice cakes and milk pudding are a symbol to wish all prosperity and sweetness in the coming year of the rabbit.

For those looking for a plant-based yet traditional option, Si Chuan Dou Hua also offers a Vegetarian Set Menu (S$98 per person) that features Chinese New Year classics, minus the meat. Perfect for a meal with the in-laws or parents!

Si Chuan Dou Hua at PARKROYAL on Beach Road
7500 Beach Road, Singapore 199591

CCS Golden Peony

Golden Peony, Conrad Centennial Singapore

This Lunar New Year, Golden Peony offers up an auspicious menu with dishes that promises to set you up for a year of happiness and well-being.

Prepared deftly by celebrity Chef Ku and his team, indulge in deliciously decadent dishes such as the Fortune Gold Flakes Yu Sheng, Prosperity Pen Cai filled with a medley of ingredients such as abalone, sea cucumber, fish may, whole conpoy, roast pork, scallop and homemade meatballs; Roasted Suckling Pig filled with Lobster Meat and Japanese Fragrant Rice served with Superior Lobster Broth, and sweet treats like the Rabbit Soy Pudding.

For more information on the menu, visit Website 

For dining reservations or enquiries, please call +65 6432 7482/7488 or email sinci.goldenpeony@conradhotels.com

Golden Peony’s Chinese New Year menu is available from 5 January – 5 February 2023

Golden Peony
Level 3, Conrad Centennial Singapore

Yunnans Prosperity Treasure Hot Pot

Yun Nans

Ring in the Year of the Rabbit with Yun Nans’ six Chinese New Year set menus featuring lip-smacking and specially curated dishes.

Crowd favourite Chinese New Year dishes will be making a comeback, including the Prosperity Treasure Hot Pot which features a toothsome broth base stewed for six hours with a medley of ingredients like Jinhua ham, old hen, chicken feet, pork bones, pork trotters, dried scallops and carrots. The hotpot is then filled with an array of exquisite and auspicious ingredients including roast pork belly, sea cucumber, abalone, scallops, prawns,fish maw, cordyceps flowers, yam and Chinese cabbage.

There is also the “Bi Feng Tang” Style Pork Ribs with Truffles. Prepared Cantonese-style, the pork ribs are marinated with specially preserved chillies, solo clove garlic, and slices of black truffle from Yunnan.

Don’t miss out on the all-new Lunar New Year dishes either! Dig into the Crispy Roast Chicken: marinated with five-spice powder and roasted until the skin turns thin and crispy. Served with both a house-made chilli sauce crafted with seven types of Yunnan chillies, as well as a salt and pepper dry dip for those who have a lower spice tolerance. There is also the Sauteed Tiger Prawns with Superior Soy Sauce, offering giant juicy prawns flash-fried in a fragrant soy sauce mix made with a blend of premium soy and nine types of specially curated ingredients, including spices and aromatics.

Savour these dishes in Yun Nans’ variety of Lunar New Year set menus, available from 4 pax (from S$338++) to 8 pax (S$828++). All menus come with Freshly Baked Rose Pastry, as well as the new Prosperity Abalone Yu Sheng, where shredded white carrots are arranged to form an adorable bunny, alongside plump whole abalones.

In addition to the set menus, Yun Nans will also be bringing back its Special Take-home Festive Set (S$328++ for members, S$348++ for public), perfect for those who want to beat the crowd and enjoy a meal within the comforts of home. Comprising the Prosperity Abalone Yu Sheng, Yun Nans Prosperity Treasure Hotpot, Steamed Glutinous Rice in Lotus Leaf, as well as the Crispy Roast Chicken, this set is good for 4 to 6 persons. 

Yun Nans’ Chinese New Year set menus will be available from 9 January to 5 February 2023.

Yun Nans’ CNY Operating Hours:
CNY Eve (21 Jan 2023): 4.30pm to 6pm, 6.30pm to 8pm, 8.15pm to 9.45pm
CNY Day 1 (22 January 2023): Closed; Business as usual on other days.

Edge Lunar New Year

Pan Pacific Singapore

This Lunar New Year, Pan Pacific Singapore invites you to revel in an extensive selection of auspicious Chinese New Year delights: from an exquisite selection of curated set menus showcasing the finest of Cantonese dining at Hai Tien Lo, to time-honoured favourites at Edge, or the decadence of Japanese savoir-faire inspired yusheng platters at Keyaki.

At award-winning Cantonese restaurant Hai Tien Lo, Executive Chef Ricky Leung presents a selection of eight impeccable set menus that will capture your imagination. From S$128 per person, indulge in thoughtfully-curated set menus, featuring an elevated rendition of Chef Ricky’s signature Chicken Wing stuffed with Bird’s Nest, Fresh Crab Meat, Dried Scallops and Truffle as well as Double-boiled Fish Maw with Bamboo Pith and Dried Scallops in Fish Bone Broth. A la carte specialties are also available during the festivities. Show stopping dishes include the nourishing Double-boiled Sakura Chicken with Whole Abalone, Fish Maw and Dried Scallops served in Young Coconut (S$88 per person), Barbecued Crispy Whole Suckling Pig (S$440 whole, S$220 half) and more.

Craving dim sum instead of steamboat? Indulge in Hai Tien Lo’s tantalising Lunar New Year Weekend Buffet with your loved ones, offering all you can eat dim sum for only S$99 per adult. Sample the likes of Deep-fried Prawn Dumpling with Fish Roe in Wasabi Mayonnaise Sauce and Steamed Charcoal Barbecue Pork Bun with Black Truffle; a choice of two mains and one rice or noodles dish per table. For the festivities, diners will also receive a complimentary Abundance Yu Sheng with Smoked Salmon and Crispy Silver Fish. Premium delicacies such as Buddha Jumps Over the Wall and Baked Half Lobster with Cheese in Superior Stock are available in single servings per diner, with a minimum of two diners per table.

If you’re looking for a buffet to indulge in for your reunion meal, look no further than Edge. From 21 January to 5 February 2023, relish in a spread of some of the best local and international dishes, including making your own Speciality Yu Sheng topped with home-cured Yuzu Salmon Sashimi and Deep-fried Fish Skin, Roasted Suckling Pig with Spicy Hoi Sin Sauce, Slow Roast O’Connor Ribeye, Slow Braised Pork Knuckle with Mushrooms and Broccoli as well as Peking Duck Pizza.

Or toss to new beginnings in style with Keyaki’s Japanese-inspired yusheng platters, available from 9 January to 5 February 2023. The luxurious Premium Yu Sheng (S$338, six to ten persons) features choice ingredients such as Lobster, Toro, Sake, Hamachi, Ikura and Uni, scattered with gold and silver flakes, while the Wafu Yu Sheng (S$148, three to five persons) showcases sashimi of Maguro, Sake, Hamachi and Tobiko accompanied with jellyfish and shredded pumpkin.

For more information visit:
Hai Tien Lo (CNY Menu
Edge (CNY Menu)
Keyaki (CNY Menu

For dining reservations or enquiries, please call +65 6826 8240 or email dining.ppsin@panpacific.com

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