20 Exquisite Chinese Restaurants in Singapore That Are Open During This Lunar New Year 2020

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It’s that time of the year again — when gouging down fifty pineapple tarts at a go and ruffling through mahjong tiles till 5am won’t be frowned upon. Chinese New Year 2020 has made a slightly earlier appearance this time around, which means lesser time to unwind from yesterday’s Christmas festivities.

But, the show must go on. And, we’re here to ease your celebratory dinner dilemmas with a round-up of 20 fantastic Chinese restaurants in Singapore that will open during the first two days of Chinese New Year! Whether you’re itching for a hotpot feast or crackling roast platters, you can rest assured that you won’t be going hungry this holiday.


Imperial Treasure

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Jazz up your usual steamboat tradition this year at Imperial Treasure, which offers only the highest quality soup bases and ingredients. Their soups are made daily from scratch and their ingredients range from the freshest seafood treasures to impeccable meat cuts. Take it from us — their Imperial Drunken Chicken Soup and Four Treasure Ball Platter will be extremely welcomed at your dinner table.

Opened on both days of CNY.

2 Orchard Turn, #04-12A
Singapore 238801
Tel: +65 6636 9339
Daily: 11am – 3pm, 6pm – 11pm
Nearest Station: Orchard

Taste Paradise


If you’re a veteran in Singapore’s Chinese fine-dining scene, Taste Paradise is surely a familiar face. Expect the most regal, delectable dim-sum selection from this upscale Cantonese restaurant, amongst other sumptuous creations. Their signature XO Carrot Cake and smashing roast meats promise to send your entire family into gastronomic paradise.

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

Full of Luck Club Restaurant

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Lean into the cosy atmosphere of Full Luck Club, a casual yet dignified Chinese restaurant situated at the heart of Holland Village. This establishment serves up some of the best honey-glazed char siew we’ve ever had. Their Chinese New Year promotion offers bountiful set menus with a line-up of palatial dishes such as Steamed Whole Grouper and Prawn Balls with Black Truffle Mushroom.

Opened on both days of CNY.

243 Holland Ave
Singapore 278977
Tel: +65 6208 6845
Daily: 11am – 11pm
Nearest Station: Holland Village

Taste Tunglok Tiger Prawn Sichuan


Anticipate a resplendent feast at Tung Lok Signatures, which serves up Shanghainese and Sichuan dishes with a modern edge. With a menu that features delicacies fit for royalty, you’ll be utterly spoilt for choice. Take your pick from dishes such as Pan-Fried Foie Gras & Irish Duck Skin and Poached Inaiwa Noodle with Conpoy & Egg.

Opened on both days of CNY.

1 Tanglin Rd, Orchard Rendezvous Hotel, #02-18
Singapore 247905
Tel +65 6834 0660
Daily: 11.30am – 3pm, 6pm – 10.30pm
Nearest Station: Orchard


Empress Omnipork Dumplings


With a chic contemporary ambience bolstered by a magnificent view of the Singapore River, Empress Restaurant will take your breath away even before the food has arrived. Their traditional Chinese offerings range from skillfully executed dumplings to marvellous seafood creations. Dig into their exotic Chinese-New-Year-exclusive selection, which sees Braised Six-Head South African Abalone and Crab Meat in Trio Egg Chicken Broth, amongst other delights.

Opened on both days of CNY.

1 Empress Pl, Asian Civilisations Museum, #01-03
Singapore 179555
Tel +65 6776 0777
Daily: 11am – 3pm, 6 – 11pm
Nearest Station: City Hall

Yan Ting Dim Sum


Dine like a king at this award-winning Chinese restaurant which specialises in elegant Cantonese classics. Apart from exquisite handmade dim sum, they also do fantastic seafood dishes. Their Oven Baked Sea Perch Fillet with Miso is a case in point. Or, craving for roasted suckling pig or braised duck this season? Not a problem for them.

Opened on both days of CNY.

29 Tanglin Road, The St. Regis Singapore, Level 1U
Singapore 247911
Tel +65 6506 6887
Daily: 12 – 2.30pm, 6.30-10.30pm
Nearest Station: Orchard

Hua Ting Roast Delights


Backed by a long history since 1992, Hua Ting has won the hearts of many with their extensive range of sophisticated Cantonese fare. Get together with your relatives in their mellow abode for a divine feast of roast platters and braised masterpieces. Their signature Crispy Roasted Duck and Baked Mango Chicken Tartlet are not to be undermined.

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

Hai Tien Lo Pan Pacific


Hailed as one of the best Cantonese restaurants of Singapore, Hai Tien Lo will draw you right in with its enchantingly bold interior. Get enthralled by their revolutionary take on Cantonese cuisine, which melds tradition and modernism in a beautiful matrimony of flavours. Get their Stir-Fried Lobster with Truffle Sauce Served In Whole Pumpkin for a wonderful mix of sweet and savoury, and end your feast with their Chilled Glutinous Rice Rolls with Mao Shan Wang Durian Paste.

Opened on both days of CNY.

7 Raffles Boulevard, Pan Pacific Singapore, Level 3
Singapore 039595
Tel +65 6826 8240
Daily 11.30am – 2.30pm, 6.30pm – 10.30pm
Nearest Station: Promenade

Famous Treasure

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Zi-char-style menu but in an upscale setting? We’re all for it. Famous Treasure will comfort your tastebuds with its familiar Nanyang dishes, from black pepper crab to traditional fish head curry. For diners with more exquisite taste, you’ll be very pleased with their Braised Sea Cucumber with Mushroom and Superior Broth, as well as their Crab Meat with Fish Maw Soup.

Opened on both days of CNY.

13 Stamford Rd, Capitol Piazza, #02-28
Singapore 178905
Tel +65 6881 6668
Daily: 11.30am – 3pm, 6pm – 10.30pm
Nearest Station: City Hall

Crystal Jade La Mian Xiao Long Bao


The number of establishments Crystal Jade owns bears testament to their impeccable quality. Crystal Jade Golden Palace stands out from the rest with its swanky interior and array of opulent dishes. Priding themselves on Teochew and Cantonese delights, this restaurant will flatter your tastebuds with their spectacular Peking duck and hand-crafted dumplings.

Opened on both days of CNY.

290 Orchard Road, Paragon Shopping Centre, #05-22
Singapore 238859
Tel +65 6734 6866
Daily: 11.30am – 3pm, 6 – 10.30pm
Nearest Station: Orchard

Paradise Dynasty Restaurant Singapore


Known for their iconic multi-flavoured xiao long baos, Paradise Dynasty has certainly changed the game for traditional Chinese cuisine. Dumplings aside, they do other formidable creations that are bound to pacify your palate. Handmade la mian and drunken chicken are just some of the many dishes that will vie for a spot at your table’s Lazy Susan.

Opened on both days of CNY.

435 Orchard Rd, Wisma Atria, #01-18
Singapore 238877
Tel +65 6219 3931
Mon – Fri: 11am – 10pm
Sat – Sun: 10.30am – 10pm
Nearest Station: Orchard


Sichuan Dou Hua


If you think Sichuan cuisine is just mala and kung pao chicken, Si Chuan Dou Hua is here to teach you a thing or two. Their line-up of stellar Sichuan delicacies will sweep you off your feet with their thoughtful plating and piquant flavours. Brace yourself for their spectacular festive menu which sees dishes such as Crispy Chicken stuffed with Glutinous Rice & Goose Liver.

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

Jade HGW


Set in a gorgeous labyrinth of pastel chairs and luminous lanterns, Jade Restaurant makes for the perfect venue for your familial celebration. Indulge in their line-up of mouthwatering curations accented with Oriental flavours. Their signature Peking duck will do you no wrong, while their Simmered Egg Noodles with Lobster and X.O. Chili Sauce speaks of impeccable freshness.

Opened on both days of CNY.

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

Zui Yu Xuan

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Immerse yourself in a cosy Teochew dining experience at Zui Yu Xuan, housed in the rustic heritage building, that is Far East Square. This restaurant gets pretty packed even during the non-festive season and it’s not hard to see why. With signatures like Deep Fried Liver Rolls and Wok Fried Kway Teow, can you really say no?

Opened on both days of CNY.

130/131 Amoy St, Far East Square
Singapore 049959
Tel +65 6788 3637
Daily: 11.30am – 3pm, 6pm – 11pm
Nearest Station: Telok Ayer

Peach Garden


Peach Garden offers a range of tiers for traditional Chinese dining, from smart-casual to downright fancy. Whichever one you pick, you can rest assured that you’ll be graced with immaculate service and the expertise of skilled chefs. Your family is bound to be impressed by their Steamed Emperor Herbal Chicken with Baby Abalone or their Deep-fried Red Garoupa with Shredded Yam, Crispy Milk & Salted Egg Yolk.

Opened on both days of CNY.

401 Havelock Rd, Level 3, Hotel Miramar
Singapore 169631
Tel +65 6736 3833
Mon – Fri: 11am – 2.30pm, 6 – 9.30pm
Nearest Station: Fort Canning

Shang Palace

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Expect only the finest quality nosh from Shang Palace, nestled within the famed Shangri-La Hotel. The restaurant’s kitchen is helmed by Chef Mok who formerly spearheaded the two-Michelin-starred Shang Palace in Hong Kong. Get wrecked by his Roasted Rack of Lamb with Hawthorn & Pineapple Sauce, as well as his Stewed Coral Trout with Foie Gras.

Opened on both days of CNY.

22 Orange Grove Rd, Shangri-La Hotel, Tower Wing, Lobby Level
Singapore 258350
Tel +65 6213 4398
Mon – Fri: 12pm – 2.30pm
Sat – Sun: 11am – 3pm
Nearest Station: Orchard

Madame Fan

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Get a taste of playful Oriental cuisine conjured by acclaimed restaurateur, Alan Yau, at one of the hippest Chinese restaurants in Singapore. Madame Fan has revamped age-old classics and spun them into unconventional delicacies. While their Wok-fried Crispy Duck will be a sure hit with your family, their Jasmine Tea Smoked Ribs refuses to be overshadowed.

Opened on both days of CNY.

32 Beach Rd, South Beach Tower,
Singapore 189764
Tel +65 6818 1921
Daily: 12pm – 12am
Nearest Station: Esplanade

JUMBO Seafood Chilli Crab


Almost synonymous with its signature chilli crab, Jumbo Seafood Restaurant is swarmed with locals and tourists alike all-year-round. Armed with 30 years of culinary experience, Jumbo serves up some of the best crabs in town, dressed in flavours like salted egg and black pepper. Their selection of local cum Chinese dishes, such as Scallops Wrapped in Yam Rings and Live Red Tilapia, will have you begging for more.

Opened on both days of CNY.

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

Beauty In The Pot


We’re always down for good hotpot, and Beauty In The Pot is always high up on our list. A trip down here calls for a mandatory order of their Beauty Collagen Broth and Herbal Drunken Chicken Broth, both excellent bases for the arrays of fresh ingredients that they serve up. To ease your ordering dilemma, we recommend their Beancurd Skin, Ebiko Prawn Paste and Fish Tofu.

Opened on both days of CNY.

11 Tanjong Katong Rd, KINEX #03-38/39
Singapore 437157
Tel +65 6284 8820
Daily: 11.30am – 3am
Nearest Station: Paya Lebar

Mitzo Restaurant


A restaurant and bar rolled into one, Mitzo Restaurant and Bar isn’t fooling around when it comes to Chinese cuisine with a contemporary twist. Double-boiled Conch Soup with Prosciutto di Parma Ham? It doesn’t get more inventive than this. Once you’re done with dinner, simply slide across to the bar area for Asian-inspired cocktails, from ginseng vodka to Chrysanthemum cognac.

Opened on both days of CNY.

Grand Park Orchard, 270 Orchard Rd, Level 4
Singapore 238857
Tel +65 6603 8855
Mon – Fri: 12pm – 2.30pm, 6.30pm – 10.30pm
Nearest Station: Orchard