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11 Restaurants In Singapore For Your 2021 Halal Chinese New Year Reunion Dinner


Faruq Senin •  Jan 12, 2021


Chinese New Year 2021 is in a month's time and we're sure many of you are looking for a halal reunion dinner in Singapore! With the tradition of "lo hei" and "yu sheng", the Chinese New Year reunion dinner is a great night of bonding with your loved ones. Here are 11 places in Singapore for your halal Chinese New Year reunion dinner this 2021! From halal Chinese restaurants to hotel buffets, we've got you covered. Note: Many of these eateries might get really busy during the festive period, so we strongly recommend that you make reservations way in advance! Do check their social media pages for opening hours during the Chinese New Year period too.
1. Jiak Modern Tzechar
Credit: Jiak Modern Tzechar on Facebook Looking for somewhere to feast on yummy zi char dishes but with a cozy ambience? Jiak Modern Tzechar fits the bill! Both their outlets at Hillview and Esplanade have different Chinese New Year reunion sets but they all include the Lobster Yusheng. Indulge in a variety of dishes in the sets from Deep Fried Grouper with Mango Sauce, Roast Chicken, Broccoli with Abalone and Mushrooms and more. Halal status: Halal-certified Price of CNY sets: from $198 (Esplanade), from $238 (Hillview) Outlets:Esplanade: Address: 8 Raffles Ave, #02-14 The Esplanade Mall, Singapore 039802 Contact: 6252 8765 Hillview: Address: 4 Hillview Rise, 02-04, Singapore 667979 Contact: 6265 1097 Website | Facebook
2. Carousel
Credit: Carousel With its spacious seating and an extensive variety of food including fresh seafood, sashimi, local dishes and more, it's not hard to see why Carousel is constantly a popular option when it comes to reunion dinners. Not to mention that its dessert section will satisfy your sweet tooth with a wide selection of fondues, macarons, cakes, ice-cream and pudding. The great news is that it is open during Chinese New Year and you will get complimentary Mandarin oranges when you dine during CNY eve. You'll also get to enjoy 30% off your yusheng set from 11-14 Feb 2021. Halal status: Halal-certified Price for CNY Buffet:Check their website here.Address: 25 Scotts Rd, Royal Plaza, Singapore 228220 Contact: Call 6219 3780 or reserve online
3. JinshangYipin by Asian Spyces
Hotpots are very popular during Chinese New Year reunions and Jinshangyipin is probably the only place in Singapore where you can experience an authentic halal Chinese hotpot. Nothing spells celebration more than a warm and comforting meal with your loved ones ? With an all-you-can-eat buffet with a variety of marinated beef, mutton and chicken with seafood like fish, squids, prawns and more, you're bound to have a good time bonding with your loved ones. Halal status: Muslim-owned Price of buffet: from $24.90 Address: #01-20 Eastpoint Mall, 3 Simei Street 6, Singapore 528833 Contact: 6909 7355 or Whatsapp 81126355 Website | Facebook | Instagram
4. Window on the Park, Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City Centre
Credit: Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City Centre Window On The Park is Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City Centre's very own halal buffet restaurant! You can already enjoy their Chinese New Year Reunion Buffet from now till 28 February 2021 and they're open throughout the CNY long weekend as well. Some of the enticing dishes that you can look forward to are Pipa duck and roast chicken with plum sauce, chicken bak kwa, soft shell crab, braised fish in Teochew sauce, Yong Chow Fried Rice and more ? The best part is that they are running a 1-for-1 deal for their buffet and it includes CNY too. Halal status: Halal-certified Prices and opening hours: Check their websiteAddress: 11 Cavenagh Rd, Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City Centre Level 2, Singapore 229616 Website | Facebook | Instagram
5. D'Cuisines Restaurant
Known as an event space for weddings and functions in Changi, D'Cuisines Restaurant has 3 sets for Chinese New Year reunion - Fortune of Gold Set, Abundance Set and Happiness Set. All of them include the Smoked Salmon Fatt Choy Yu Sheng (additional abalone for Happiness Set) and you can delight your taste buds with other dishes like Hong Kong Steamed Grouper Fish, Fresh Prawns with Superior Sauce, Crispy Roasted Chicken and more. Halal status: Halal-certified Address: 726 Upper Changi Rd E, Singapore 486046 Contact: 62148178 or Whatsapp 81383648 Website | Facebook
6. Le Fuse
If you're a fan of mala, you'd be familiar with Le Fuse for its delectable mala xiang guo (stir-fried mala) and mala tang (mala soup) as well as other Sichuan dishes. For your Chinese New Year reunion at Le Fuse, you can order their Prosperity Salmon and Crispy Mala Fish Skin Yu Sheng which is perfect for 6-8 people. Plus, you can also enjoy an early bird promotion of up to 20% on the yu sheng for dine-in, takeaway and delivery till 31 Jan 2021. Read more about Le Fuse in our article. Halal status: Muslim-owned Address: 47 Arab St, Kampong Gelam, Singapore 199744 Contact: +6588069700 Website | Facebook | Instagram
7. Atrium Restaurant, Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium
Credit: Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium If you’re in the mood for buffets, dine at Atrium Restaurant, the halal-certified hotel restaurant at Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium! Look forward to enjoying their specially curated signature dishes and a mix of local and international cuisine with their Buffet-on-Table style. For Chinese New Year, you can look forward to freshly shucked oysters, salmon yu sheng, braised 10-head abalone with vegetables, chicken bak kwa, pineapple tarts and more! They are also open throughout the CNY long weekend, so reserve your table early. Halal status: Halal-certified Address: Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium Level 4, 317 Outram Rd, Singapore 169075 Prices & Opening hours:Check their website. ReservationBook online or call +65 3138 2530 Website | Facebook | Instagram
8. Segar Restaurant
Specialising in yummy and reasonably priced zi char (Chinese home-cooked dishes) and Chinese seafood dishes, you can definitely count on Segar Restaurant for a hearty reunion meal. The restaurant hasn't launched its menu for Chinese New Year yet but you can still order some of their highly recommended dishes like assam curry fish head, claypot chicken and black pepper crab! For previous years, their CNY sets come with their Prosperity Abalone Yu Sheng, so we're hoping that it'll be the same this time around. Halal status: Halal-certified Outlets:Chinatown: Address: 133 New Bridge Road, #B2-39/40/41 Chinatown Point, Singapore 059413 Contact: 6444 1778 Pasir Ris: Address: 1 Pasir Ris Close, E! Avenue @ Downtown East Market Square, #02-322, Singapore 519599 Contact: 6281 0197 Website | Facebook | Instagram
9. Home of Seafood
Planning to have a seafood feast? There's no better place to savour yummy and authentic Chinese-style seafood than at Home of Seafood! While the restaurant hasn't launched its Chinese New Year reunion sets yet, rest assured you'll get a chance to try their award-winning chilli or black pepper crabs. We especially love their chilli crab which has fresh juicy crabs coated in a thick and sweet chilli sauce and has just the right amount of spice. Plus, it comes with a plate of tasty fried buns too (mantou) which is so yummy you'll be craving for more ? Some of the delectable dishes that might be in their CNY sets are  wok-fried cereal prawns, golden salted egg lobster, Hong Kong-style steamed grouper and of course, yu sheng Halal status: Halal-certified Address: 1 Joo Chiat Pl, Singapore 427739 Contact: 64425180 Website | Facebook | Instagram
10. StraitsKitchen
Credit: StraitsKitchen Anyone who frequents halal buffets in Singapore will tell you that StraitsKitchen at Grand Hyatt Singapore is the place to go for an enticing spread of the best local food, including Chinese cuisine! Have a celebratory feast with their tantalising roast duck, Hainanese chicken rice, black pepper, chilli crab and more. Craving laksa, satay or naan? They've got you covered too! StraitsKitchen hasn't launched their CNY buffet spread yet but typically during the CNY period, you can look forward to exclusive dishes and yu sheng. Halal status: Halal-certified Prices & Opening hours: Check their website for updates.Address: 10 Scotts Road Grand Hyatt, Singapore 228211 Contact:Reserve a table online or call 6732 1234 Website
11. Buffet Town
Credit: Buffet Town International on FacebookBuffet Town at Raffles City shopping mall is known for its amazing array of international seafood, mixed grill and TeppanYaki. It's the perfect place for a Chinese New Year reunion with your family. Enjoy an amazing international buffet spread with options like seafood on ice, sushi and sashimi, Japanese Teppan and Robatayaki, Western dishes, local delights and even an ice cream bar for dessert! The great news is that they are open throughout the Chinese New Year long weekend too. Halal status: Halal-certified Prices & Opening hours: Check their website.Address: 252 North Bridge Rd, Raffles City #B1-44E, Singapore Website Facebook | Instagram With these 11 awesome restaurants, now you can plan for a halal Chinese New Year reunion dinner in Singapore! SHARE this list with your loved ones and let them know. Remember to book your slots in advance before they get snapped up.