A guide on where to eat and what to do during Lunar New Year 2017 in Singapore

Mar 27, 2017

The first two days of the Year of the Rooster fall on January 28 and 29, with the following Monday being a public holiday in Singapore. During this Chinese New Year period, many eateries and shops will be closed. If you’re wondering where to get your fill of food and fun over the long weekend, we have you covered.

Chinese cuisine

Hai Tien Lo, Pan Pacific Singapore


Toss your way to good fortune with Hai Tien Lo’s six yusheng (raw fish salad; above) platters, including the chef-recommended Flourishing Wealth Reunion Yu Sheng with Boston lobster, Norwegian salmon and surf clams. Highlights of the set menus include double-boiled Buddha Jumps Over the Wall and barbecued crispy suckling pig. A vegetarian set menu is available too.

7 Raffles Boulevard, Tel: 65 6826 8240

Feng Shui Inn, Resorts World Sentosa


Kick-start the Lunar New Year with the restaurant’s new Longevity Lo Hei with tuna sashimi, quail egg, black truffle and caviar. Then enjoy a six- or eight-course set menu that includes double-boiled pearl clam soup with snow pear and cordyceps flower, or fried glutinous rice (above) with conpoy and golden oyster.

Level G2, Crockfords Tower, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Tel: 65 6577 6688

Si Chuan Dou Hua


Incorporating subtle Sichuan flavours, Si Chuan Dou Hua’s yusheng boasts a jade green peppercorn sauce with salmon and shredded chicken. Adorable rooster-themed dishes and desserts abound, including with lotus-paste pastries in the shape of golden chicks (above). Alternatively, enjoy a Reunion Imperial high tea with prosperity salmon yusheng and eight handcrafted dim sum items paired with three varieties of Chinese tea.

Top of UOB Plaza, Tel: 65 6535 6006; #01-99 Festive Mall, Tel: 65 6386 8113; Parkroyal on Beach Road, Tel: 65 6505 5722; Parkroyal on Kitchener Road, Tel: 65 6428 3170