Looking to treat yourself (and your family) this Chinese New Year? Then head to the following restaurants for the most decadent of feasts, thanks to their luxurious CNY menus. Expect to find plenty of fresh seafood offerings, plus truffle and wagyu beef in the mix.
Seven different Chinese New Year set menus are available at Mandarin Oriental, Singapore’s Cherry Garden, but for a meal boasting grandeur, choose their Wealth set menu. For that, you’ll get to enjoy yu sheng topped with black truffle, black caviar, scallops and salmon; Alaskan crabmeat soup with matsutake, braised oyster beancurd roll with abalone slices and more. Then end off your meal with some homemade almond cream with superior bird’s nest.
To be fed steamed lobster, sous vide iberico pork collar, braised abalone and more, head to Conrad Centennial Singapore’s Golden Peony, where classic Cantonese cuisine shines. They’ve got plenty of set menus to choose from this season, as well as festive lunches and dinners.
Nine lavish set menus showcasing Cantonese delicacies are available from Jan 9-Feb 8 at Pan Pacific Singapore’s Hai Tien Lo, and the auspiciously-named menus showcase only the best: Baked Fillet of Sea Perch in Champagne Sauce, Double-boiled Chicken Soup with Whole Abalone, Sea Conch and Korean Ginseng, plus so much more. Ala carte selections are also available, like the Double-boiled Sea Treasures with Whole Abalone and Bi Fong Tong Style Wok-fried Lobster with Fermented Minced Garlic accompanied with Fish Noodles.
For an interesting twist to the usual, traditional Chinese fare, dine at Koma, as the Japanese restaurant and sushi bar will offer a CNY menu for the very first time. Order their special lo hei for an uber luxe experience; the Koma signature lo hei ($588), which will see fresh abalone, puffer fish, an entire fish sashimi portion of kodai (baby sea bream), on top of a generous serving maguro, hamachi, salmon, sea bream and ikura.
This Intercontinental Singapore restaurant is serving some of the most mouth-watering Chinese dishes this CNY season. Try their Abundance Treasure Pot brimming with over 18 ingredients like homemade braised sea cucumber, 10-head abalone, Canadian lobster, Hokkaido scallops, pig’s trotters; and the restaurant’s award-winning signature, roasted suckling pig with glutinous rice.
No one does it like one-Michelin starred restaurant Summer Pavilion at The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore, where dishes inspired by spring are handcrafted by Chinese Executive Chef Cheung Siu Kong. To symbolise an abundance of prosperity, they’ve got the Hokkaido king scallop with black caviar Yu Sheng, and the double-boiled sea whelk soup with fish maw, soaked nostoc algae and persimmon.
The St. Regis Singapore’s elegant Cantonese restaurant will not disappoint this CNY. A group of 10 or more can select the six-course Luxurious menu (very on the nose, we know), which serves yu sheng with toro fish, an entire suckling pig, buddha jumps over the wall, A9 Wagyu beef fillet and even udon with Boston lobster. It doesn’t get any better than this.