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3 Hotels You Must Dine At This Chinese New Year 2016

Indulge in the Lunar New Year and usher in a prosperous year ahead! During this festive season, treat your family to a mouth-watering meal! Here are 3 great hotels you can dine at this Chinese New Year.


Carlton Hotel Singapore – Wah Lok

Chinese New Year Dining

Wah Lok Poon Choi (photo courtesy of Carlton Hotel Singapore)

Make your Lunar New Year an elegant affair by treating your family, friends and business associates to a scrumptious reunion meal at the award-winning Wah Lok Cantonese Restaurant from 25 January – 22 February 2016

Toss to new beginnings with the resplendent Alaskan Crab Lo Hei (Prosperity Toss), relish heavenly soups like the signature Braised Shark’s Fin in Red Carrot Soup, and savour traditional flavours like Buddha Jumps Over The Wall, Longevity Poon Choi, or Braised Whole Abalone, Dried Oysters & Vegetables specially prepared by Chinese Executive Chef Ng Wai Tong and his team of culinary experts.

Set menu prices range from $398 for 4 persons to $3,388 for 10 persons.

Prices are subject to service charge and GST.

For reservations, please call Wah Lok at 6311 8188 / 6311 8189 or email wah.lok@carltonhotel.sg.



Carlton Hotel Singapore – Café Mosiac

Chinese New Year dining

Chinese New Year Goodies (Photo Courtesy of Carlton Hotel Singapore)

Commemorate the festivities with a complimentary platter of Salmon Yu Sheng with Citrus Raspberry Fruits on 7 February 2016. Feast on a tempting selection of seafood on ice such as the freshly shucked Oysters, Tiger Prawns, or Half Shell Queen Scallops.

Indulge in traditional barbecue delights such as Roasted Crispy Belly Pork, Suckling Pig or Roasted Chicken. Catch the chefs in action at the live station as they serve up traditional delights such as  Peking Duck with Condiments, Chicken Coin, Huat Kuehs (Chinese Steamed Cake), and Longevity Buns. Feast on a mouthwatering line-up of mains featuring Braised Chinese Herbal Beef Brisket, Aged Balsamic Pork Ribs with Dried Chili & Cashew Nuts, Braised Soya Duck with Chinese Mushrooms and more!

Wrap up the feast with auspicious sweet treats like Deep-fried Nian Gao, Prosperity Pineapple Tarts, or Assorted Festive Cookies.

Lunar New Year Eve Buffet Lunch (7 Feb 2016) Lunch 12pm – 2.30pm Adult $68  |  Child $34

Lunar New Year Buffet Lunch (8 & 9 Feb 2016) Lunch 12pm – 2.30pm Adult $48  |  Child $24

Lunar New Year Eve & Lunar New Year Buffet Dinner (7 – 9 Feb 2016) Dinner 6.30pm – 10.30pm Adult $88  |  Child $44

Top up $5 for free-flow soft drinks and chilled juices, $30 for free-flow beer, red, white & sparkling wine.

For reservations, please call Café Mosaic at 6311 8195 or email café.mosaic@carltonhotel.sg.


Mandarin Orchard – Shisen Hanten

Chinese New Year Dining

Yu Sheng (Photo Courtesy of Mandarin Orchard Singapore)

Usher into the prosperous Year of the Monkey with family and business associates at Shisen Hanten by Chen Kentaro, of Mandarin Orchard Singapore. Diners at the famed restaurant, helmed by celebrity Chef Chen Kentaro, can expect a wide array of prosperous Chinese New Year delicacies and festive goodies from 15 January to 22 February 2016.

Situated 35 floors above Orchard Road, bask in the breathtaking views as diners enjoy a fine gastronomic experience to kick off the New Year! Choose from a range of 10 set menus that are themed around good luck symbolisms this auspicious season: Prosperity, Fortune, Success and Wealth, to name a few.

Feast over traditional festive favourites in addition to popular treats such as the classic “Lo Hei,” as you toss to greater heights and fortune. Then whet your appetite with new dishes from the different menus that include Alaskan Crab Meat Noodles with Fresh Yuzu Broth , Bird’s Nest Soup with Superior Broth , Braised Whole Marble Goby with Chinese Wine, and Stir – fried Kurobuta Pork with Red Wine Sauce.

Chinese New Year Mandarin Orchard Hotel

Koi Fish Nian Gao (Photo Courtesy of Mandarin Oriental Singapore)

From 22 January 2016, treat your palate to a delectable selection of takeaway festive goodies such as Hokkaido Pumpkin Nian Gao, Golden Pineapple Balls, and Carrot Cake with Chinese Sausage that are excellent for gifting, too. For a dash of red for good luck, new additions to the list of goodies this year is the Beetroot Nian Gao, and the Spicy Almond Cookies, leaving a hint of spiciness after every bite of the pastry.

Alternatively, make a quintessential choice for your reunion dinner with the delicious Baby Abalone Fortune Pot that caters perfectly for small groups. With 20 treasured delicacies including dried oyster, fish maw and Chinese sausages, this pot of fortune makes an irresistible meal for the season!

Lastly, don’t miss the Prosperity Salmon Yu Sheng topped with Plum Sauce with Olive and Spring Onion Oil with a choice of Salmon, Lobster or Abalone. Service charge is waived for all Yu Sheng and Pen Cai takeaway orders. DBS and POSB credit cardmembers enjoy 20% early bird discount for the takeaway goodies for orders till 31 January 2016 and 15% discount for orders from 1 to 22 February 2016. Other credit cardmembers enjoy 15% off and 10% off respectively.

For dining reservations, please call 6831 6288/62 or email shisenhanten.orchard@meritushotels.com.


The South Beach

Chinese New Year DIning

ADHD (Photo Courtesy of The South Beach)

The South Beach showcases ADHD (All Day Hotel Dining), the hotel’s signature Food & Beverage establishment featuring Mood Food & Drink to suit and set the mood for guests to enjoy a special Lunar New Year and a prosperous beginning to the Year of the Monkey.

Executive Chef Martin Bräcker brings 25 years of experience cooking in Germany, Greece, United Arab Emirates, China, India and Philippines to feature global flavours and international all-star dishes at The South Beach. Working alongside Chef Martin is Chinese Master Chef Leung King Hung, whose culinary journey has taken him across the globe, from TungLok Signatures in Singapore to the award-winning Michelin Star Lei Garden Restaurant Group in Hong Kong. Chef Martin and Chef King present brilliantly curated Chinese New Year menus which bring together a union of time-honoured eastern classics and western favourites at ADHD (All Day Hotel Dining), promising a special occasion to remember for all families and groups.

3-Course Set Lunch at ADHD 

From 1 February – 5 February 2016 and 10 February – 19 February 2016*

Be spoilt for choice with a selection of set lunch pairings during the month of February. Diners seeking to host guests to well-rounded meals will be able to indulge in 3-Course Set Lunches and look forward to starters such as a Tomato Consommé with Poached Beef Tongue, Tomato Concasse and Thyme as well as a Salad of Young Spinach, Red Beet and Goat Cheese. Main courses will feature full-flavoured favourites including Pan-fried Silver Cod with Black Olive Crust, Pork Spare Rib – Mongolian-style Braised Spare Rib with Stir-fried Glutinous Rice and more. Completing the satisfying meal are desserts such as Strawberry To-Fu with Pistachio Ice Cream or a Banana Cake and Peanut Butter Sandwich with Vanilla Ice Cream.

$25++ per person

Chinese & Western Lunch Buffet at ADHD

From 8 February – 9 February 2016* 

For a bountiful feast, guests can experience a special East meets West Lunch buffet on the first and second day of Chinese New Year where a prosperous selection of Chinese and Western dishes await. Buffet highlights include The South Beach’s Chilled Salmon “Yu Sheng”, Deep Fried Tiger Prawn with Salted Egg Yolk, Gratin Potato with Camembert, Parmesan-Egg Coated Chicken Escalope Milanese and more. Be sure not to miss the Live Stations where our dedicated chefs serve up freshly grilled Beef Tenderloins, Lamb Chops and slices of the crispy Roast Chinese Suckling Pig. Ensuring a complete Lunar New Year celebration is an assortment of homemade New Year snacks that present diners with a textural symphony. Be treated to crispy and savoury Seaweed Crackers with Pork Floss to the delectable Muah Chee featuring flavours both new and old such as Gula Melaka, Green Tea and Coffee.

$68++ per adult / $34++ per child (6-12 years old)

For rooms reservations, Please call +65 6818 1881, email reservations@thesouthbeach.com.sg or visit thesouthbeach.com.sg

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