If you don't fancy heading out to a restaurant for your reunion dinner this Chinese New Year, try one of these CNY takeaway options and feast with the family at home!
Chinese New Year is just around the corner, and we all know what that means… feasting, feasting and more feasting! (Goodbye, New Year’s resolutions.) But restaurants are usually booked solid for the entire holiday period, and this CNY, maybe you’d prefer to celebrate in style at home instead. Whatever the reason, you’ll be pleased to hear you can still have that awesome reunion dinner at home with these takeaway options in Singapore. We’ve rounded up our favourite fuss-free takeaway options for you to choose from. Psst, make sure to order these scrumptious dishes in advance!
Chinese New Year 2021 takeaways in Singapore
1. Hai Tien Lo
We were super excited to hear that Hai Tien Lo is offering its divine array of yu sheng platters for takeaway, so we can indulge in that fortune-filled toss at home this Chinese New Year. There’s the ultra-luxe Abundance Yu Sheng with abalone and lobster available too – yes, please! That’s not all. You can also order one of the opulent pen cai varieties for the family to enjoy. The Classic Treasure Box comes complete with eight whole abalone, bird’s nest, Sakura chicken, dried scallops, wontons and broccoli. There’s also a wide selection of barbecued meats to tempt you, from barbecued crispy whole suckling pig, through to barbecued roasted duck. Best get ordering!
Where: Hai Tien Lo, 7 Raffles Blvd, Singapore 039595. Available from 15 January – 26 February 2021.
2. Dian Xiao Er
Fans of Dian Xiao Er‘s herbal roast duck will be more than happy to know that you can order a portion for Chinese New Year! You can either order the herbal roast duck itself ($66.80), or you could opt to order it with the prosperity smoked salmon Yu Sheng (from $35.80), If you want the full range then choose the four-in-one package which includes both dishes, alongside Fortune ‘Dong Po’ pork belly and braised sea cucumber & mushrooms with abalone. You won’t go hungry!
Where: Dian Xiao Er, various locations. Call individual locations ahead to check availability.
Yan is making your reunion dinner at home a breeze this year, by offering up a fabulous Lunar New Year Family Feast with all the festive must-haves. There’s classic salmon Yusheng, followed by succulent barbecue honey pork & roast pork belly, and flavoursome steamed black cod fillet with truffle oil and minced garlic. And that’s just naming a few items off the six-course menu! Still after more? Yan is also offering the Yàn Harvest Pen Cai for takeaway. Featuring eighteen ingredients, including prized delicacies such as abalone, whole conpoy and scallops, who said you need to go out to get a first-class reunion dinner?!
Where: Yan, 1 Saint Andrew’s Road, #05-02 National Gallery Singapore, 178957. Available from 15 January – 26 January 2021.
4. Blue Lotus
Ring in an auspicious new year with Blue Lotus! You can choose to take away its signature Blue Lotus Yu Sheng, or pick a set menu to enjoy in the comfort of your own home. The Season’s Best Yusheng ($88) is good for 8-10 people, and you can choose to add on additional crispy salmon skin, Norweigan smoked salmon and abalone. The set includes a variety of dishes such as claypot Hua Tiao drunken prawns, steamed garoupa in traditional style, braised lobster bisque with crab meat, and much more. Psst – there’s also a dedicated vegetarian set menu too, and you can nab 10% off on all Yusheng orders until 25 January 2021. Choose to eat at home (islandwide delivery is just $18!), or dine in and tuck into the restaurant’s Chinese New Year set menus which
range from $68++ to $108++ per person.
Where: Blue Lotus, 31 Ocean Way, #01 – 13, Singapore, 098375. Book and purchase before 31 January 2021.
5. Peach Garden
Peach Garden is offering an array of Chinese New Year takeaway options to complete your reunion dinner at home. There’s a range of yu sheng dishes, as well as a deluxe pen cai (plus, a vegetarian option if you’re catering for veggies). There’s also a whole host of delicious roasted meats to take your fancy. If you’re not sure what to choose, then opt for the Prosperity Treasures or Fortune Treasures Package, which both have enough variety to cater for all the fam, young and old. This year Peach Garden have teamed up with 7-Eleven to make your ordering even easier. Order with 7-Eleven and you can enjoy free delivery and receive a $25 Peach Garden dining voucher to be used at their restaurants upon a minimum spend of $80 on Peach Garden pre-order sets! Self collect and they’ll throw in free traditional Nian Gao! Bonus!
Where: Peach Garden takeaway options available to order at 7-Eleven. From now until 22 February 2021.
6. Boon Tong Kee
Chicken rice fans, rejoice! Fan-favourite chicken rice stall Boon Tong Kee has promotions out for its set menus which include its delish glutinous rice with Chinese sausage! Its specialities package consists of a Wealth and Prosperity pot (from $468 for five people) or a Happiness Prosperity pot ($428 for eight people), Fa Cai sliced abalone, soup of the day, plus that all-important glutinous rice with Chinese sausage. There’s even a complimentary box of Lunar Glutinous Rice Cakes. Last day to put your orders in is 5 February, so get choosing!
Where: Boon Tong Kee, various locations. Order before 5 February 2021.
7. Xi Yan
This modern dining restaurant adds its unique twist to traditional Chinese dishes, and it’s certainly worth a try. This Chinese New Year, check out Xi Yan‘s extensive takeaway menu for a variety of options like its Sichuan chicken with konyaku noodles and century eggs, as well as the gourmet Hakka Niang Dofu in special broth. If you’re finding it too troublesome to place orders a la carte, choose from one of its three set menus instead. Not only will it include its signature Xi Yan’s Three Treasures Prosperity Yu Sheng, but it’ll come with several main dishes and dessert to round out your reunion dinner.
Where: Xi Yan, various locations. Available from 25 January to 3 March 2021
8. Full of Luck Restaurant
If you’re after a cartoon-inspired yu sheng to wow the kids then look no further than Full of Luck Restaurant when it comes to Chinese New Year takeaways. We love their fabulous yu sheng, complete with Ox-inspired detailing. It’s also delicious, with a crunchy assortment of toppings such as lotus root chips, salmon fish skin and mouth-popping caviar of passionfruit and pomegranate seeds. That’s not all. You can also opt for the Decadent Abalone Fortune Pot (pen cai) to complete the festivities! Can’t decide what to have? Order the takeaway set menu (from $65 per person, minimum two people) and take away the stress!
Where: Full of Luck Restaurant, 243 Holland Ave, Singapore 278977. Available 1 – 28 February 2021.
9. Min Jiang
Although Min Jiang and Min Jiang Dempsey are both lovely places to head for a reunion dinner, we were very pleased to hear that you can also enjoy their Chinese New Year delights from the comfort of your own home! Their Abundant Feasting Specials are available for takeaway. These include the MJ Five Fortune Takeaway Appetiser Platter and Braised Spring Chicken with Pork Belly and Sea Treasures in Claypot (pictured) at Min Jiang, as well as the Braised Pork Belly, Meatball with Crabmeat in Beancurd Pockets and Sea Treasures in Claypot from Min Jiang Dempsey.
Where: Min Jiang Dempsey, 7A &, 7B Dempsey Rd, 249684 and Min Jiang, 22 Scotts Rd, Goodwood Park Hotel, Singapore 228221. Available 24 January – 26 February 2021.
10. Park Hotel Clarke Quay
Park Hotel Clarke Quay is spoiling us this CNY, with not one, but four set menu options which are also available for takeaway, yay! Curated by the hotel’s Banquet Chef James Wong, who happens to have four decades of experience in Asian and Cantonese cuisines, it’s fair to say you’re in for a treat! Choose from a six, seven or eight-course menu. Some of the many highlights include Superior Braised Fish Maw with Crabmeat and Homemade Stuffed Crab Claw, Steamed Red Garoupa with Yellow Bean Paste, and not to be missed Fragrant Crispy Duck!
Where: Park Hotel Clarke Quay, 1 Unity St, Singapore 237983. Available 29 January – 26 February 2021. Orders must be placed at least three days in advance.
11. New Ubin Seafood
If you don’t fancy heading to one of New Ubin Seafood’s restaurants this CNY, you can still enjoy its delicious fare in the comfort of your own home! Take your pick from Golden Fortune yu sheng with salmon and a whole host of toppings (crispy fish skin and carabinero prawns to name a few!) and that delicious homemade plum sauce. Or, try the Ubin Seafood Imperial Pen Cai, which has all the goodies such as abalone, sea cucumber, Hokkaido scallops, and so much more. Can’t decide? Go for both!
Where: Various locations; Available 28 January – 26 February.
If you’re looking for a different take on the traditional this CNY, how about a festive afternoon tea from Tablescape? There’s still a nod to those important colours and flavours we all know and love; we’re talking cherry cheesecake mousse, red tomato brioche, and Mandarin orange compote. Yum! If you’re after a classic dish too, then you can always opt for the delicious Prosperity yu sheng platter, filled with abalone, smoked Norwegian salmon, crispy fish skin, ginger, carrots, and much more!
Where: Tablescape, 10 Coleman St, Level 3, Singapore 179809; Both options are available 8 – 26 February.
13. Marks & Spencer
Ok, so there’s a bit of prep involved here, but we think it’s worth it. M&S have made it pretty hassle-free with some easy-peasy recipes to follow this CNY, as well as stocking all the essentials we need for a full-on family feast. Plus, the grown-ups are in luck: the Marks & Sparks wine experts have been busy matching wines to traditional Chinese New Year dishes, so you know exactly which one to pick to accompany that yu sheng. Kids are in for a treat too, with an ox-themed takeover of our dear friend Percy Pig. Look out for the Ox inspired insta filters to fill your feed too!
14. Pan Pacific
Pan Pacific has got reunion dinners sorted so you can sit back and relax. The tricky part is deciding what to have! Pick from five luxurious yu sheng platters on offer at Hai Tien Lo. You can also select your portion size too, so nothing goes to waste. There’s also opulent pen cai to add to your order, filled with all the must-haves of abalone, dried oysters, fish maw, sea cucumber and a whole lot more! Finally, top up with their scrummy barbecued meat selection – you’re in for a feast!
Where: Pan Pacific Singapore, 7 Raffles Blvd, Singapore 039595; Hai Tien Lo CNY specials available from 25 January – 26 February.
This list is constantly being updated, so check back soon for more Chinese New Year takeaway options in Singapore! And psst – if you’d rather head out, check out these Chinese New Year reunion dinners too!