Mega Guide: 10 Best CNY 2023 Menus, Feasts and Takeaways for Reunion Lunch and Dinner in Singapore

Alevin Chan

Alevin Chan

Last updated 04 January, 2023

Hot on the heels of Christmas comes The Year of the Rabbit! Here are our 10 picks for the best CNY 2023 menus, feasts and takeaways to sink your teeth into for a year of abundance

According to Chinese folklore, the Jade Emperor decided to host a party and that the arrival of his animal guests would determine the zodiac order.

Talk about an incentive to be early!

While the rabbit technically was the first to arrive, he eventually was placed fourth due to his complacency. 

Based on the Chinese lunar calendar, 2023 is the Year of the Rabbit. With the resumption of festive gatherings, we tune our radar to some of the most delectable in-dining and delivery menus to consider to usher in the new Spring. 

Here’s our pick of 10 best CNY 2023 set menus and takeaways for all your reunion meals. Hopefully, you'll be energised like a bunny with the sumptuous feasts!

5 best restaurant menus for CNY 2023 reunion feasts

CNY 2023 dine-in menu Availability Price
Xin Cuisine Chinese Restaurant 9 Jan - 5 Feb (available daily)
  • Ballroom Banquet Set Menu: $1,138++ for 10 pax (10% off, available on CNY Eve 21 Jan, dining in ballrooms only)
  • Auspicious Times Set Menu: S$198++ for 2 pax     
  • Blissful Moments Set Menu S$438++ for 4 pax
  • Prosperous Celebration Set Menu: S$1,588++ for 10 pax   
Peach Blossoms CNY Set Menu (6 to 8 courses) 15 Jan - 5 Feb
  • 6-course Delightful Set: S$388++ per pax (min. 2 diners) 
  • 7-course Year of The Rabbit Imperial Set: S$268++ per pax (min. 2 diners)
  • (Veg) 7-course Fortune Set: S$168++ per pax
  • 7-course Auspicious Set: S$148++ per pax (min. 10 diners)
  • 8-course Blissful Set: S$168++ per pax (min. 10 diners) 
  • 8-course Contentment Set: S$188++ per pax (min. 10 diners)
Yan Restaurant Lunar New Year Set Menu 1 Jan - 5 Feb
  • 6-course Fortune Feast: S$150++ per pax (two to four diners)
  • 8-course Bountiful Blessings: S$138++ per pax (four to six diners)
  • 8-course Auspicious Indulgence: S$168++ per pax (five to 10 diners)
  • 8-course Reunion of Abundance: S$188++ per pax (five to eight diners)
  • 8-course Golden Treasures: S$268++ per pax (six to 10 diners)
  • 6-course Vegetarian Set: S$128++ per pax
Yi by Jereme Leung 9 Jan - 5 Feb
  • 8-course Prosperous Set: S$188++ per pax (min. two diners)
  • 9-course Abundance Set: S$208++ per pax (min. two diners)
  • 9-course Opulence Set: S$238++ per pax (min. two diners)
  • 8-course Vegetarian Set: S$188++ per pax (min. two diners)
Summer Pavilion 9 Jan - 5 Feb
  • From S$138++ per pax

Xin Cuisine Chinese Restaurant 5-course Set Menu

Price: S$198++ for 2 pax

Availability

  • 9 Jan to 5 Feb (available daily)
  • Lunch: 11:30am - 3:00pm (last order: 2:30pm)  | Dinner: 5:30pm - 9:30pm (last order: 9:00pm)
    Sat & Sun Lunch (2 seatings) - 11:30am - 1:00pm (last order: 12:30pm) or 1:15pm to 3:00pm (last order: 2:30pm) 

    Note: Restaurant will open daily from 9 Jan - 5 Feb 2023 (CNY Season).

Location: 317 Outram Road, Singapore 169075, Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium

Contact: 

Fancy quality Chinese food that serves up great value for money? Xin Cuisine is a trusted name that's a good bet for marking festive occasions. 

The award-winning Cantonese restaurant serves up a five-course meal starting with the new Japanese Unagi Yu Sheng with Roselle Sauce or the signature Xin’s Salmon Yu Sheng, then followed by Whole Roast Suckling Pig and Deep-fried King Prawn with Cognac. The Lobster Ee-fu Noodles will be a highlight to look forward to, while the Chilled Mango Pomelo Sago with Peach Resin will round up your feast on a lovely sweet note. 

You’ll need a dining party of at least two pax to enjoy the set menu. For There are also special ala carte and dim sum menus from 22 January onwards. 

Peach Blossoms CNY Set Menus 

Price: From S$148++ per pax to S$388++ per pax (min. diners apply)

Availability

  • 15 Jan to 5 Feb
  • Lunch: Mon - Fri, and PH Eve (12nn - 3pm), Sat, Sun and PH (11am - 1pm, 1pm - 2.30pm)
  • Dinner: Mon - Fri, and PH Eve (6:30pm - 10:30pm), Sat, Sun and PH (6:30pm - 8:30pm, 8:30pm - 10:30pm)

Location: 16 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square Singapore 039594, Parkroyal Collection Marina Bay

Contact: 

  • Tel: +65 6845 1118
  • Email

Usher in the Year of the Rabbit with this medley of mouth-watering CNY set menus from Peach Blossom at Parkroyal Marina Bay. Created to celebrate Cantonese fine dining, each of the seven set menus serves up six to eight satisfying courses. 

Highlights include the Crispy Scales Fillet of Marble Goby in Homemade Organic Pineapple Sauce (Imperial Set), Dang Gui Fragrant Smoked Duck (Blissful Set), Braised Bird’s Nest Soup with Dried Scallop, served in Hot Stone Bowl (Contentment Set) and the Braised 10-head Whole Abalone (Blissful Set).

Most set menus require 10 diners, except for the Delightful Set and Year of The Rabbit Imperial Set, which are designed for those dining in a pair.

Yan Restaurant Lunar New Year Set Menus 

Price: From S$128++ per pax to S$268++ per pax (min. diners apply)

Availability

  • 1 Jan to 5 Feb
  • Open daily: 
    • Lunch: 11:30am - 2:30pm
    • Dinner: 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Location: 05-02 National Gallery Singapore 1 St. Andrew’s Road Singapore 178957

Contact: 

  • Tel: +65 6384 5585
  • Whatsapp: +65 8198 3398

Long-time purveyor of fine Chinese cuisine Yan Restaurant is back with another run of its popular Lunar New Year Set Menus. This time, there are six different menus to choose from, including a customary all-vegetarian set menu (S$128++ per pax).

Prices for the regular menus range from S$138++ per pax to S$268++ per pax, with the restaurant trotting out more costly items the further up you go. 

Splurge for the costliest Golden Treasures menu and you’ll be getting lobster, abalone, double-boiled chicken soup, steamed soon hock (marble goby) with Minced Garlic and Mandarin Orange Peel, on top of the Prosperity Yellow Tail Fish Yusheng to kickstart your celebratory feast.

Do note that most of the set menus are made for five to eight diners. For smaller dining parties of two to four, choose from six-course Fortune Feast - featuring bird's nest and whole abalone - or the eight-course Bountiful Blessings. 

Yi by Jereme Leung Lunar New Year Set Menus 

Price: From S$168++ per pax to S$208++ per pax (min. two diners)

Availability

  • 9 Jan to 5 Feb (excluding 21 Jan)
  • Daily, 6pm onwards

Location: 03-02, Raffles Arcade, 328 North Bridge Road, Singapore 189673

Contact: 

  • Tel: +65 6337 1886

It’s amazing that we have no lack of courageous chefs willing to push the frontiers of traditional cuisine to come up with something wholly new and exciting. One such chef is Jereme Leung, who is known for his creative and playful take in the kitchen.

A great way to sample his culinary skills is through the Lunar New Year set menus, each featuring inventive interpretations of classical Chinese festive dishes. 

Take, for example, the Prosperity Yu Sheng (Opulence Set) - with abalone and Spanish ibérico ham and honey melon, all drizzled with the restaurant’s signature Yunnan Rose dressing - an atypical version of the popular dish that will no doubt leave an impression. 

Other gems to be discovered include the Jasmine Rice with Abalone and Diced Duck in Lotus Leaf (Prosperous Set), Crispy Duck Stuffed with Black Pepper Orange Sauce (Abundance Set) and Steamed Spotted Garoupa with Fresh Japanese Lily Bulbs (Opulence Set).  

Booking requirements are easy - a minimum of two pax will suffice.

Summer Pavilion Lunar New Year Set Lunch and Dinner

Price: From S$138++ per pax

Availability

  • 9 Jan to 5 Feb 
  • Open daily:
    • Lunch: 11:30am - 2:30pm 
    • Dinner: 6:30pm - 10:30pm

Location: The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore, 7 Raffles Avenue, S 039799 

Contact: 

  • Tel: +65 6434 5286
  • Email

Chinese New Year comes by but once a year, so why not take the opportunity to treat yourself and your loved ones to some Michelin-starred dining?

Chinese fine dining mainstay Summer Pavilion, located at Millenia Walk, is hosting Lunar New Year lunches and dinners from now till 5 Feb, with a variety of set menus featuring six or eight courses. The best part - prices start from S$138++ per pax (price varies according to set menu).

With delicacies such as Canadian lobster, black caviar yu sheng, steamed grouper fillet and braised fish maw soup with crab meat for your selection, you’ll walk away feeling prosperous (mostly in your tummy).

Diners celebrating the first 15 days of the Lunar New Year at Summer Pavilion will receive a set of limited edition Ritz-Carlton red packets and a pair of Mandarin oranges per reservation.

5 best takeaway menus for cosy CNY 2023 home celebrations

For those of us in clans of larger than five, dining out during festive periods could mean difficulty in finding a suitable restaurant.

The easy alternative - holding your reunion dinner at home. That way, all members of the same household can still share a hearty meal comfortably.

Here are five great takeaway and delivery CNY set menus to help you have a delicious and enjoyable feast right in your own home. 

CNY 2023 takeaway menu Availability Price
Yan Restaurant Lunar New Year Collection 1 Jan - 5 Feb
  • Yàn Harvest Pen Cai: S$325+ (5 pax), S$650+ (10 pax). Takeaway only, 2 days advance order required. 
  • Prosperity Salmon Yusheng: From S$72+
  • Pre-order 20 Jan for 15% discount with checkout code LUCKY15
Parkroyal Collection Pickering Lunar New Year Delicacies 3 Jan - 5 Feb
  • Prosperity Smoked Salmon Yu Sheng: From S$68+
  • Treasure Pot Reunion Pen Cai: From S$338+
  • Fragrant Glutinous Rice with Chinese Sausage: From S$45+
  • Braised Eight Treasure Pork Knuckle: From S$68+
Raffles Hotel Decadent Home Dining Set 5 Jan - 5 Feb
  • 8-course set for 8 pax: S$1,388
  • Delivery: From S$25. 21 to 25 Jan 2023: $40 per location
Parkroyal on Beach Road Fugu Yu Sheng Platter 9 Jan - 5 Feb
  • S$198+
Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel Lunar New Year Takeaways 3 Jan - 5 Feb
  • Wan Hao Imperial Pot of Prosperity: From S$588 (for 5 pax)
  • Roast Suckling Pig: From S$188
  • Wan Hao Tea-Smoked Irish Roast Duck: From S$65
  • Wan Hao Signature Roast Chicken: From S$32
  • Barbecue Kurobuta Pork Loin Char Siew: From S$30
  • Roast Spanish Kurobuta Pork Ribs: From S$50
  • Enjoy 20% off with promo code CMWH20

Yan Restaurant Lunar New Year Pen Cai

Price: S$325+ (5 pax), S$650+ (10 pax)

Availability: 1 Jan to 5 Feb

Order online 

Contact: 

  • Tel: +65 6384 5585
  • Whatsapp: +65 8198 3398

Notes: Takeaway only, 2 days’ advance order required

Pen cai is a decadent one-pot dish that was elevated from its humble comfort-food origins by adding premium seafood such as abalone and sea cucumber, paired with cuts of traditional roast meats. 

It is at once indulgent and satisfying, and has become a popular item among those seeking to pamper themselves for the season.   

Treat yourself and your family to Yan Restaurant’s classic iteration, which - in addition to the traditional abalone, prawns, sea cucumbers and scallops - includes grouper fillet, conpoy, cabbage, mushroom and a trio of roast meats, among other ingredients.  

The result is a heady medley of fresh, umami flavours unified within a collagen-rich pork bone broth that will have you smacking your lips with every mouthful. 

Do note that Yan Restaurant’s Pen Cai is available for takeaway only, and requires at least two days’ advance order. 

Parkroyal Collection Pickering Lunar New Year Delicacies

Price: Yu Sheng platter - from S$48+, Pen Cai - from S$318+, Braised Sea Cucumber - from S$108+, and more

Availability: 3 Jan to 5 Feb

Order online

Contact: 

  • Tel: +65 3138 2251
  • Email

Notes:

  • Free delivery for orders S$120 and above
  • 3 days’ advance order required

The underrated Lime restaurant at Parkroyal Collection Pickering has put forth a Lunar New Year takeaway and delivery menu with a curated list of festive dishes, snacks, and desserts.

From must-haves like pineapple tarts and prawn rolls (S$38 and S$28 respectively), to festive favourites like Yu Sheng platters, there’s everything you need, whether for a full-fledged reunion meal or just the customary festive snacking. 

The Yu Sheng platters start from S$48+, Lotus Leaf Glutinous Rice is available at S$38+. For more indulgent options, go for the Pen Cai (from S$338+) and the Braised Eight Treasure Pork Knuckle (S$68+).

You can opt for self-collection or delivery; the latter is free for orders S$120 or more. 

Raffles Hotel Decadent Home Dining Set

Price: 8-course set for S$1,388 (serves 8 pax)

Availability: 5 Jan to 5 Feb

Order online

Contact: 

  • Tel: +65 6412 1816
  • Email

Notes:

  • Delivery at S$25 per location (31 Jan to 2 Feb, S$40 per location)
  • 2 days’ advance order required
  • Floral arrangement: 9 Jan - 19 Jan (3 days' advance order)

A delightful menu with eight scrumptious courses, Raffles Hotel’s Decadent Home Dining Set is aptly named. 

There’s the customary Prosperity Yu Sheng with Abalone, Spanish Ibérico Ham & Honey Melon with Signature Yunnan Rose Dressing, which is accompanied by elevated versions of fine Chinese dishes such as Baked Eggplant with Roasted Pepper Sauce & Hokkaido Scallop, Crispy Pork Belly with Tribute Vegetable & Yellow Mustard, Steamed Chicken with Deep-fried Ginger & Broccoli and Steamed Soon Hock Fish with Brown Bean & Pineapple Sauce served with Guangxi Beancurd Puff stuffed with Chives & Minced Pork. 

But the crown jewel of the set surely is the Seafood Treasure Pot, brimming with abalone, sea cucumber, dried mushroom and other timeless ingredients. 

The last item in this indulgent lineup is - surprise! - Jasmine rice & millet. Adorned with Pickled Long Bean & Preserved Meat.

Parkroyal on Beach Road Fugu Yu Sheng Platter

Price: S$198+

Availability: 9 Jan to 5 Feb

Order online

Contact: 

  • Tel: +65 3138 6711
  • Email

Notes:

  • Self-collection only (Si Chuan Dou Hua)
  • 3 days’ advance order required

Parkroyal on Beach Road’s flagship Si Chuan Dou Hua restaurant spices things up with an intriguing version of the beloved raw fish salad that has come to signify Chinese New Year as much as lanterns and angbaos

The restaurant’s audacious creation of Fugu Yu Sheng is an exciting way to take a daring leap into the Year of the Rabbit. 

This is no mere novelty dish. Fugu, or puffer fish sashimi, is a Japanese dish usually reserved for special occasions. Its inclusion here acts as a Japanese-inspired wish of year-long abundance and happiness. 

Also, the medley of fresh, edible flowers accompanying the dish is specially picked to uplift the dish with hints of mango and an aftertaste of Sichuan peppercorn.

If those at home are the adventurous type, ordering this rabbit-shaped dish should make for an apt and exciting reunion dinner. 

Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel Lunar New Year Takeaways

Price: Wan Hao Imperial Pot of Prosperity: From S$588 (for 5 pax)
Roast Suckling Pig: From S$188
Wan Hao Tea-Smoked Irish Roast Duck: From S$65
Wan Hao Signature Roast Chicken: From S$32
Barbecue Kurobuta Pork Loin Char Siew: From S$30
Roast Spanish Kurobuta Pork Ribs: From S$50

Availability: 26 Dec to 5 Feb

Order online

Contact: 

  • Tel: +65 6831 4605
  • Email

Notes:

  • Self-collection only (Wan Hao Restaurant)
  • 3 days’ advance order required  

Have yourself a Hong Kong-themed Chinese New Year feast with the fine selection of classic roast meats from Singapore Marriott Tangs Plaza’s Wan Hao Restaurant. 

Featuring a festive selection of alluring choices - from roast duck to signature roast chicken, char siew, crispy pork belly, and yes, even roast sucking pig - the selection is varied enough to satisfy every meat-lover in the family. 

Using prime cuts such as Kurobuta pork and Irish duck, the meats are cooked to perfection on the restaurant’s premises by seasoned chefs. Every batch will be prepared to order to ensure high quality.

Besides its excellent roast meats, Wan Hao also has plenty of other festive offerings, including traditional Lunar New Year dishes, seasonal snacks and exclusive desserts. You’ll find them all listed on the booking page linked above. 

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An ex-Financial Planner with a curiosity about what makes people tick, Alevin’s mission is to help readers understand the psychology of money. He’s also on an ongoing quest to optimise happiness and enjoyment in his life.