Chinese New Year 2019 – Where to Eat in Singapore

Chinese New Year falls on Tuesday 5 February 2019 and Wednesday 6 February will also be a public holiday. While many Chinese restaurants in Singapore will give their staff a well deserved break during the season of celebration, there is still a fairly exciting range of restaurants that will be open during the Chinese New Year holidays. Here is a list of restaurants where it will be business as usual so that you need hot have to worry about where to eat in Singapore during the Lunar New Year.

Chinese New Year 2019 - Chinatown

See also later post – Restaurants for Lo Hei and Tossing Yu Sheng.

Restaurants Open on 1st Day of CNY, 5 February 2019

Majestic Restaurant

The award-winning Majestic Restaurant in the prestigious Marina Bay financial district may be a great spot for an auspicious start to the Lunar New Year.

Majestic Hotel Marina One
5 Straits View
Marina One The Heart
Singapore 018935

Read our post Lunch at new Chinese restaurant Majestic Restaurant Marina One (大華)

DC Super Heroes Cafe MBS

DC Super Heroes Cafe

Super Heroes cannot take holidays and mere mortals need to eat during Chinese New Year. So it will be business as usual at DC Super Heroes Cafe MBS during the Lunar New Year holidays.

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DC Super Heroes Cafe MBS
L1-03, Bay Level
The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands
2 Bayfront Avenue Bay 
Singapore 018972

Opening Hours:Mon-Thurs: 11:30am – 11:00pm (last order at 10:00pm)
Fri: 11:30am – 11:30pm (last order at 10:30pm)
Sat: 11:00am – 11:30pm (last order at 10:30pm)
Sun: 11:00am – 11:00pm (last order at 10:00pm)

Read our post on DC Super Heroes Cafe MBS.

Kai Garden

Kai Garden

Kai Garden Restaurant (嘉苑) is a Cantonese restaurant in Marina Square which offers good food in a very pleasant space.

Kai Garden Restaurant (嘉苑)
6 Raffles Boulevard
#03-128A/128B, Marina Square
Singapore 039594

Tel: +65 6250 4826

See our post Kai Garden – Cantonese Restaurant @ Marina Square


Cherry Garden, Mandarin Oriental

Cherry Garden Mandarin Oriental

Ring in the prosperous Lunar New Year with a tantalising array of epicurean delights at Cherry Garden, Mandarin Oriental Singapore.

Cherry Garden
5 Raffles Avenue, Marina Square
Singapore 039797

Chope Reservations

Tel: +65 6885 3500

Read about our Lunch at Cherry Garden.

Colony, Ritz Carlton

Colony at The Ritz-Carlton Singapore

Have a bountiful Chinese New Year feast with unlimited servings from Colony’s conservatory kitchens.

The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore
7 Raffles Avenue
Singapore 039799

Chope Reservations

Tel: +(65) 6434-5288

Opening Hours
Sunday Brunch, 12 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Breakfast, 6:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Lunch, 12 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Dinner, 6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.


Read our post Buffet at Colony – The Ritz-Carlton : one of the best in Singapore

Moi Lum

Moi Lum Cantonese Restaurant

Moi Lum Restaurant is an ideal place for good Cantonese food and to reminiscence about the good old days.

Moi Lum Restaurant
38 Maxwell Road
Airview Building #01-01/02
Singapore 069116

Tel: +65 62262283

Read our post Moi Lum Restaurant – Good Old Cantonese Restaurant

Paradise Teochew

It will be business as usual throughout the Chinese New Year at the Paradise Group’s Paradise Teochew Restaurants in Vivo City and Scotts Square.

Paradise Teochew Restaurant Vivo City
Harbourfront Walk
VivoCity #01-53
Singapore 098585

Tel: +65 6221 0159

Paradise Teochew Restaurant Scotts Square
6 Scotts Road,
Scotts Square, #03-04
Singapore 228209

Tel: +65 6538 0644

Read about our lunch at Paradise Teochew Restaurant Vivo City

Orient Palace

Orient Palace Furama

An interesting place to welcome the new year will be the Orient Palace restaurant at Furama Riverside Hotel, which offers contemporary Nanyang cuisine. If you want to eat during Chinese New Year around the Havelock Road area, Orient Palace is a good option.

Chope Reservations

Orient Palace
407 Havelock Road #01-01
Furama Riverfront Singapore Annex Block
Singapore 169634

Tel: +65 6931 8888

Read about our Lunch at Orient Palace, Furama Riverside Hotel Annex

Food For Thought

Food for Thought - Good Brunch Place

Food For Thought (National Museum of Singapore) is a charming bistro to share the good times.

Chope Restaurant Reservation

Food for Thought
93 Stamford Road #01-04/05,
Singapore 178897

Tel: +65 6338 9887

Read our post Brunch at Food for Thought National Museum Cafe

Famous Treasure Capitol

Famous Treasure Capitol Piazza

The new outpost of Famous Kitchen from Sembawang, Famous Treasure in Capitol Piazza serves familiar local favourites and seafood. The neat dining space is good for a celebration or a simple casual meal.

Famous Treasure Capitol
13 Stamford Road
#02-28 Capitol Piazza
Singapore 178905

Tel: +65  6881-6668

Opening Hours: 11.30am to 2.30pm and 6pm to 10.30pm

Nearby MRT Station : City Hall


Peony Jade Restaurant (Clarke Quay)

Peony Jade Restaurant (Clarke Quay)

Peony Jade Restaurant Clarke Quay invites you have celebrate “Money Money Many Many 2019, Year of the Huat Huat Pig” with them. The restaurant specialises in traditional Szechuan and Cantonese cuisines and has CNY goodies like Prosperity Gold Bar Pure Mao Shan Wang Durian Layered Nian Gao.

Peony Jade Clarke Quay
3A Clarke Quay #02-02
Singapore 179020

Tel: +65 63380305

Read about our Lunch at Peony Jade

Song Garden

Song Garden

Usher in a prosperous Year of the Pig with a trove of auspicious modern Cantonese dishes at Song Garden.

Song Garden
122 Middle Road
Mercure Singapore Bugis
Singapore 188973

Tel: +65 65216088


Read about our Lunch at Song Garden, Mercure Singapore Hotel at Bugis

Auntie’s Wok & Steam

Auntie's Wok & Steam

Celebrate with homey, local comfort flavours which will evoke fond childhood memories at Auntie’s Wok & Steam @ Alley on 25.

Auntie’s Wok & Steam
5 Fraser Street
Level 25 Andaz Singapore
Singapore 189354

Chope Reservations

Read our post Auntie’s Wok and Steam in Alley on 25 Andaz

Escape Restaurant

Escape Restaurant & Lounge

Escape Restaurant & Lounge at One Farrer serves a myriad of local and international cuisine from its interactive open kitchen.

Escape Restaurant & Lounge
One Farrer Hotel & Spa
1 Farrer Park Station Road
Singapore 217562

Chope Reservations

Tel +65 6705 7828

Read about our Dinner at Escape

Privé at Paragon

Prive Paragon

Operating daily from 8.30 am to 12.30 am, new cafe Privé Paragon is a great place to head to whenever a food stop is required during the hectic lunar new year period.

Privé at Paragon
290 Orchard Road, Paragon Shopping Mall
Singapore 238859

Chope Reservations

Opening Hours: Mon-Sun: 8:30am-12:30am

Read about our brunch at Privé Paragon

Nanjing Impressions

Nanjing Impressions Restaurant 南京大牌檔

Nanjing Impressions Restaurant 南京大牌檔 in Plaza Singapura will transport you back in time and allow you to have a unique nostalgic Chinese New Year celebration

Nanjing Impressions
68 Orchard Road
04-46-51, Plaza Singapura
Singapore 238839

Chope Reservations

Tel:+65 6352 7877

Read our post Nanjing Impressions Restaurant 南京大牌檔 at Plaza Singapura

Casa Rustico

Casa Rustico

Whether you want brunch, coffee, pasta or gelato, Casa Rustico in Mohamed Sultan Road will be opened the throughout the festive season.

Casa Rustico
6 Mohamed Sultan Rd
Singapore 238956

Chope Reservations

Tel: +65 6219 3889

Opening Hours: 8 am – 3 pm; 4 pm – 10 pm

Read about our visit to Casa Rustico.

Hard Rock Cafe

Hard Rock Cafe

Hard Rock Cafe may not be usually associated with Chinese New Year but music, hearty food and booze are very much part of Lunar New Year celebrations.

Hard Rock Cafe Singapore
50 Cuscaden Road
#02-01, HPL House
Singapore 249724

Chope Reservations

Tel : +65-62355232

Read our post Hard Rock Cafe Singapore

Kanpai Izakaya

kanpai izakaya holland village

Kanpai Izakaya & Bar @ Holland Village will be a great refueling stop during the Chinese New Year visiting run.

Chope Reservations

Kanpai Izakaya and Bar
40 Lorong Mambong
Singapore 277695

Tel: +65 6314 2368

Read our post Lunch and Happy Hour at Kanpai Izakaya Holland Village

Ristorante Da Valentino

Romantic Restaurants in Singapore

In the Bukit Timah area, Valentino Italian Restaurant in Turf City will be a great place to eat during Chinese New Year 2019.

Chope Reservations

Ristorante Da Valentino
Turf Club Road, #01-19
Singapore 287994

Tel: +65 6462 0555


Read our post Valentino Restaurant Singapore – Italian food in Turf City

Old Hongkong Kitchen

Old Hongkong Kitchen KINEX

If you need to eat during Chinese New Year day in the Tanjong Katong area or around Novena, Old Hongkong Kitchen at KINEX and Novena Square 2 will be opened.

Old Hongkong Kitchen @ KINEX
#02-21 KINEX Mall 
11 Tanjong Katong Road
Singapore 437157

Opening Hours: 10am10pm 

Nearby MRT Station: Paya Lebar

Old Hongkong Kitchen @ Novena
10 Sinaran Drive, #02-80 Square 2
Singapore 307506

Opening Hours: 10am – 10pm

Tel: +65 6397 7023


Read about our visit to Old Hongkong Kitchen @ KINEX

La Barca

La Barca

La Barca in Mountbatten will remain open during the festive holidays so head there whether you want to eat good Italian food during Chinese New Year or have yu sheng.

Chope Restaurant Reservation

La Barca
90 Goodman Road
Goodman Arts Centre, Block C, #01-21/22
Singapore 439053

Tel:  +65 9710 8208

Opening Hours
12pm – 2.30pm & 6pm – 9.30pm
Brunch Weekends : 11am – 2.30pm
Closed on Mondays

Read about our visit to La Barca


Arbite Bistro

Arbite Bistro is a cosy restaurant for a simple delicious meal if you need to eat during Chinese New Year when in Serangoon Garden.

66A Serangoon Garden Way
Singapore 555962

Tel: +6594563807


Read about our Lunch at Arbite

We hope this list will help when you need ideas about where to eat during Chinese New Year 2019.

There are also many other restaurant chains with outlets all over Singapore that will be open during the Chinese New Year holidays including

Din Tai Fung
Hans Im Glück
Paradise Group Restaurants
PS. Cafe

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