24 Chinese Restaurants in Singapore That Are Open During Lunar New Year 2019

Restaurants That Are Open During CNY 2019

The time of the year has come again for family and friends to gather for reunion dinners. Most of us will be busy going around house visiting and catching up with relatives, and it comes naturally that many Chinese restaurants will shut their doors on these days as we spend our time celebrating this holiday.

If you are worried about cooking up an impressive feast for your guests and all the hassle involved, fret not for there are actually quite a handful of Chinese restaurants in Singapore that are still open during this period!

Here we have sussed out 24 Chinese Restaurants That Are Open During Lunar New Year 2019 where you can feast on traditional Chinese delicacies, lavish buffet spreads and more!

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This restaurant emulates Singapore’s zi char scene but with a hint of Szechuan influences thrown into the mix. The result? An array of hearty zi char-style dishes that pack massive flavour, heady wok hei and a fiery kick. Diners can also look forward to a smorgasbord of dim sum offerings in addition to classic rice and noodle dishes.

They only take reservations during CNY. No walk-ins allowed.

5 Fraser Street Level 25 Andaz,
Singapore 189354
Tel: +65 6408 1288
Daily: 12pm – 10pm
Nearest Station: Bugis

Blue Lotus CNY


Located At The Idyllic Quayside Isle At Sentosa Cove, this restaurant offers a tantalising array traditional Chinese dishes with their various crab dishes being notable favourites. Prices are also pretty affordable for its location which overlooks the gorgeous marina.

Opened on both days of CNY.

31 Ocean Way #01-13
Quayside Isle,
Singapore 098375
Tel: +65 6339 0880
Mon to Fri: 6pm – 10pm
Sat & Sun: 11.30am – 10pm
Nearest Station: Harbourfront

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Offering an eclectic menu of contemporary Cantonese food, in an elegant setting set in the heart of the city, this is where we recommend taking your family if you’re looking to splurge. Using fresh, seasonal produce, the menu changes regularly to keep up with culinary trends but at its heart, always maintains its roots in authentic Cantonese cuisine. Peking duck fans, this place is definitely for you!

Opened on both days of CNY.

5 Raffles Avenue,
Marina Square
Singapore 039797
Tel: +65 6885 3500
Mon to Fri: 12pm – 2.30pm, 6.30pm – 10.30pm
Sat & Sun: 11am – 3.30pm, 6.30pm – 10.30pm
Nearest Station: Esplanade

Canton Paradise Egg Tart


Capturing the heart of Cantonese cuisine with their extensive array of nostalgic, home-style dishes such as congee, noodle and wok-fried dishes, dim sum and roast specialities, Canton Paradise is one that resonates well with the masses. Flavours here are delicate and nuanced and diners can also enjoy the authentic taste of Shunde, a famed culinary city in the Guangdong province, reputed to be the birthplace of Cantonese cuisine.

Opened on both days of CNY.

1 Vista Exchange Green, #B1-45
The Star Vista,
Singapore 138617
Tel: +65 6694 2915
Mon to Fri: 11am – 10pm
Sat & Sun: 10.30am – 10pm
Nearest Station: Buona Vista

Dian Xiao Er


If you love a good duck dish as much as we do, then you’re bound to fall head over heels with their signature herbal roast ducks. The ducks are marinated with several herbs and spices for long periods of time before being roasted. The result? A succulent duck that boasts a crispy, golden skin and meat that’s juicy and fragrant.

Opened on both days of CNY.

6 Raffles Boulevard, #02-203/204
Marina Square,
Singapore 039594
Tel: +65 6337 1928
Daily: 11.30am – 3pm, 5.30pm – 10pm
Nearest Station: Esplanade

*several outlets islandwide.

Din Tai Fung


A restaurant chain that needs no introduction, Din Tai Fung is always our go-to whenever our cravings for xiao long bao and la kick in. Ranked as one of the world’s Top 10 Best Restaurants by The New York Times, you just know you’ll be in for one hell of a feast.

Opened on both days of CNY.

252 North Bridge Road,
Raffles City Shopping Centre
Singapore 179103
Tel: +65 6336 6369
Mon to Sat: 11am – 9.30pm
Sun: 10.30am – 9.30pm
Nearest Station: City Hall

*several outlets islandwide.

Ginger Whole Suckling Pig


Over at Ginger, allow your senses to be wowed as you savour an array of dishes, brilliantly crafted by Executive Chef Vincent Aw and his culinary team, who have thoughtfully curated an extensive array of auspicious culinary delights which will be presented as part of their buffet line-up starting from 21st January 2019. Think D.I.Y Yu Sheng, Singaporean-favourite crabs and divinely crispy roasted suckling pig!

Opened on both days of CNY.

PARKROYAL on Beach Road
7500 Beach Road
Singapore 199591
Daily: 12pm – 2.30pm, 6pm – 10pm
For reservations: +65 6505 5710 or [email protected]
Nearest Stations: Bugis/ Nicoll Highway

Golden Peony


Armed with a knack for experimentation and taking traditional Chinese cuisine to the next level, Golden Peony astounds and awes with its commitment to innovation and artistry. Helmed by Chef Ku Keung from Hong Kong, expect a myriad of dishes prepared with high levels of finesse that are just as delicious as they look.

Opened on both days of CNY.

2 Temasek Boulevard, Level 3
Conrad Centennial Hotel,
Singapore 038983
Tel: +65 6432 7482
Mon to Sat: 11.30am – 2.30pm, 6.30pm – 10.30pm
Sun: 10.30am – 2.30pm, 6.30pm – 10.30pm
Nearest Station: Promenade

Hai Di Lao


If you’re looking to indulge in some hotpot this Chinese New Year, you’d be glad to know that the ever-popular hotpot restaurant Hai Di Lao will be open on all 3 days of Chinese New Year. This place is perfect for that much-needed get together session with your friends and loved ones!

Opened on both days of CNY.

313 Orchard Road
#04-23/24, 313 Somerset
Singapore 238895
Tel: +65 6835 7227
Daily: 10.30am – 6am
Nearest Station: Somerset

Hai Tien Lo Singapore


Featuring traditional Cantonese dining with a contemporary twist, the award-winning Hai Tien Lo is the perfect place to have a reunion meal at. Their menu features a wide range of classic dishes that uses age-old recipes so it’s perfect for big groups with varying preferences.

Opened on both days of CNY.

7 Raffles Boulevard
Singapore 039595
Tel: +65 6826 8240
Lunch: 11.30am – 2.30pm
Dinner: 6.30pm – 10.30pm
Nearest Station: Promenade

Hua Ting Group Shot


Hua Ting stands as one of the leading Chinese restaurants in Singapore is renowned for serving up quality Cantonese food. They will be open on all 3 days of Chinese New Year and it is a great option to consider if you’re looking for somewhere to have a sumptuous reunion meal at.

Opened on both days of CNY.

Orchard Hotel Singapore, Level 2,
442 Orchard Road,
Singapore 238879
Tel: +65 6739 6666
Daily: 11am – 2.30pm, 6pm – 10.30pm
Nearest Station: Orchard

02. Imperial Treasure Interior Exterior Ion Orchard


The newly renovated Imperial Treasure at ion that has been awarded one-Michelin star in the Michelin Guide Singapore (2017, 2018), and it boasts a newly curated menu filled with sumptuous Teochew delights that are perfect for ushering in the new year with.

Opened on both days of CNY.

2 Orchard Turn, #03-05
Singapore 238801
Tel: +65 6736 2118
Mon to Fri: 11.30am – 3pm, 6pm – 10.30pm
Sat: 11am – 3pm, 6pm – 11pm
Sun: 10.30am – 3pm, 6pm – 11pm
Nearest Station: Orchard

Jade Restaurant


Jade restaurant has been dishing out exquisite Singapore Cantonese-style cuisine dishes for the past decade and is the perfect place to hold an elegant, classy reunion dinner that will wow both you and your loved ones.

Opened on both days of CNY.

1 Fullerton Square,
The Fullerton Hotel Singapore
Singapore 049178
Tel: +65 6877 8188
Mon to Fri: 11.30am – 2.30pm, 6.30pm – 10.30pm
Sat & Sun: 12pm – 2.30pm, 6.30pm – 10.30pm
Nearest Station: Esplanade

Jinji Steamboat Group Shot


For some no-frills yet incredibly satisfying Teochew steamboat for your reunion meal,  you definitely should consider Jinji Traditional Steamboat Restaurant. Their extensive menu is perfect for big gatherings and it makes for the perfect place to bring your friends and loved ones.

Opened on both days of CNY.

176-178 Joo Chiat Road
Singapore 427447
Tel: +65 6348 8924
Tue to Sun: 12pm – 2.30pm
Mon to Sun: 5pm – 11pm
Nearest Station: Paya Lebar

Jumbo Seafood


Seafood lovers will be thrilled to know that this colossally popular seafood chain will be open for Chinese New Year. Time to get our bellies ready for some of the scrumptious chilli crab!

Opened on both days of CNY.

10 Changi Coast Walk,
Singapore 499739
Tel: +65 6552 3435
Mon to Sat: 11.30am – 3pm, 6pm – 11pm
Sun: 10am – 3pm, 6pm – 11pm
Nearest Station: Expo

Lokkee Group Shot


The playful Lokkee will also have its door opens this Chinese New Year, and you can expect to indulge in some interesting, innovative dishes here that makes for a pretty unconventional reunion meal.

Lokkee will be closed on 5th February 2019 but will be open on the 6th.

Plaza Singapura
#03-01, 68 Orchard Road
Singapore 238839
Tel: +65 6884 4566
Daily: 11.30am – 3pm, 5.30pm – 10pm
Nearest Station: Dhoby Ghaut

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Man Fu Yuan at InterContinental Singapore is renowned for serving up excellent Cantonese fare with a bold and modern approach. Lauded by Singapore Tatler as one of Singapore’s best Chinese restaurants, you know that your reunion meal will in good hands here!

Opened on both days of CNY.

Level 2, InterContinental Singapore
80 Middle Road,
Singapore 188966
Tel: +65 6825 1131
Mon to Sat: 11.45am – 3pm, 6.30pm – 10.30pm
Sun: 11:30am – 3:15pm, 6.30pm – 10.30pm
Nearest Station: Bugis

Min Jiang Dim Sum


Nestled in the elegant Goodwood Park Hotel, Min Jiang is a fine dim sum restaurant that focuses on bringing to diners impeccable Chinese cuisine with the freshest premium ingredients. The award-winning restaurant serves a repertoire of Cantonese and Si Chuan cuisine and they are especially popular for their weekend dim sum too.

Opened on both days of CNY.

22 Scotts Road
Goodwood Park Hotel
Singapore 228221
Tel: 6730 1704
Mon to Sat: 11.30am – 2.30pm, 6.30pm – 10.30pm
Sun: 11am – 2.30pm, 6.30pm – 10.30pm
Nearest Station: Orchard

Si Chuan Dou Hua


Since it first opened back in 1996, Si Chuan Dou Hua at PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road has been a haven for Sichuan and Cantonese fare and has been one of our favourites for Chinese food for a few years now. We particularly love their Claypot Rice with Assorted Waxed Meat, which is truly a representation of their chef’s seasoned culinary skill sets.

Opened on both days of CNY.

Level 3, PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road
181 Kitchener Road,
Singapore 208533
Tel: +65 6428 3170
Daily: 11.30am – 2.30pm, 6.30pm – 10.30pm
Nearest station: Farrer Park

Song Garden Steamed Custard Bun & Shrimp Mousse on Silver Tread Cheong Fun


Located on the second level of Mercure Singapore Bugis, this contemporary Cantonese restaurant astounds with its array of elaborate and mouth-watering dishes. Here you may treat yourself to a variety of conventional dim sum delights such as their Otah Siew Mai and Deep-Fried Charcoal Chili Crab Meat Ball!

Opened on both days of CNY.

122 Middle Road
Mercure Singapore Bugis
Singapore 188973
Nearest Station: Bugis

Lunch: 11.30am to 2.30pm
Dinner: 6pm to 10pm
Weekends/ Public Holiday
Lunch: 11am to 3pm
Dinner: 6pm to 10pm

Spice Brasserie Group Shot


For those looking to indulge and go all-out in stuffing their faces silly this Lunar New Year, why not head over to Spice Brasserie and feast on a plethora of authentic local and Asian delights? Their buffet spreads are consistently elaborate with a wide variety and the restaurant promises the use of only the freshest ingredients.

Opened on both days of CNY.

181 Kitchener Road
PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road
Singapore 208533
Tel: +65 6428 3160
Daily: 6am – 10.30am, 12pm – 2.30pm, 6pm – 10.30pm
Nearest Station: Farrer Park

Taste Paradise


Listed as one of Singapore’s top 10 Chinese restaurants, Taste Paradise is an elegant fine dining restaurant which offers an elaborate menu of fine Cantonese and contemporary Chinese cuisine. Their gorgeous interior, coupled with the authentic quality of their food, will make a visit here a memorable dining experience for sure.

Opened on both days of CNY.

2 Orchard Turn, #04-07
ION Orchard
Singapore 238801
Tel: +65 6509 9660
Mon to Fri: 11am – 3pm, 6pm – 11pm
Sat & Sun: 11am – 4.30pm, 6pm – 11pm
Nearest Station: Orchard

TungLok Teahouse


Tunglok Teahouse always manages to impress diners with their delectable handcrafted dim sum. Over the Lunar New Year period, the restaurant will be offering various Chinese New Year set menus which are perfect for a communal reunion dinner with your families and loved ones!

Tunglok Teahouse will be closed on 5th February 2019 but will be open on the 6th.

10 Sinaran Drive
#01-73 Square 2
Singapore 307506
Tel: +65 6893 1123
Mon to Fri: 11am – 3pm, 5.30pm – 10pm
Sat & Sun: 11am – 3pm, 3pm – 5pm (high tea), 5.30pm – 10pm
Nearest Station: Novena

Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant


For reliably good Cantonese cuisine, Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant is surely one that you can count on. They use only the freshest and most premium of ingredients to craft their dim sum offerings and their extensive wine list will impress even the most discerning of wine-lovers.

Opened on both days of CNY.

320 Orchard Road
Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel
Singapore 238865
Mon to Fri: 12pm – 3pm, 6.30pm – 10.30pm
Sat, Sun & PH: 11.30am – 3pm, 6.30pm – 10.30pm
Nearest Station: Orchard