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New Chinese Restaurants for Reunion Dinner 2020

The lunar year of the rat will begin on Saturday 25 January 2020. The family reunion dinner is one of the most cherished traditions of Chinese new year celebrations. Observing an old tradition need not mean going to the same old venues for dinner. You can toss yu sheng and enjoy all the delicacies associated with Chinese new year eve (chuxi) reunion dinner in exciting new restaurants opened not too long ago. However, do hurry with the reservations or be prepared to have the reunion dinner on a day other than lunar new year’s eve. Here is our list of new Chinese restaurants for Reunion Dinner 2020 to try.

We have provide links to our blog posts, if you want to read more about the restaurants we have visited. It will also be advisable to check with the restaurants about seatings and opening hours during the festive period.

藝 yì by Jereme Leung

藝 yì by Jereme Leung is the new Chinese restaurant at the recently re-opened Raffles Hotel, Singapore. It is a beautiful restaurant with a creative menu. 藝 yì by Jereme Leung may be one of the most upscale new Chinese restaurants for Reunion Dinner 2020.

(Read 藝 yì by Jereme Leung – Beautiful new Chinese restaurant in Raffles Hotel Singapore)

藝 yì by Jereme Leung
Raffles Singapore
1 Beach Road
Singapore 189673

Opening Hours:
11:30 am – 1:30 pm ; 6:15 pm – 9:15 pm

Nearby MRT Stations: City Hall, Bras Basah, Esplanade


Mimi at The Riverhouse

Mimi at The Riverhouse

Mimi at The Riverhouse presents its Lunar Soirée – featuring three different set menus showcasing its modern Chinese specialties from 17 January until 9 February 2020. Opened in July 2019, The Riverhouse is the newest concept by the 1-Group, and Mimi can be an ideal new Chinese restaurant for Reunion Dinner 2020.

(See Shhh! share a secret about Mimi at Clarke Quay)

Mimi at The Riverhouse
Level 2, The Riverhouse
3A River Valley Road
#01-02, Clarke Quay
Singapore 179020

Chope Reservations

Tel: +65 6261 1189

Opening Hours:
Lunch (Weekdays) 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Dinner (Tuesday to Sunday) 6:00 pm to 10:30 pm, Closed on Mondays
Dinner only for Eve of Chinese New Year
First Three Days Chinese New Year 6:00 pm to 10:30 pm

Nearby MRT Stations: Fort Canning, Clarke Quay


Social Place Singapore

Hong Kong modern Chinese restaurant chain Social Place has opened in Singapore with an outlet in Forum The Shopping Mall. The new Chinese casual restaurant has a retro cafe look that can evoke nostalgia and yet appear contemporary and cool. It serves good traditional Hong Kong dim sum with a creative twist.

(See Social Place Singapore – new modern Chinese restaurant from Hong Kong)

Social Place Singapore
583 Orchard Road
Forum the Shopping Mall #01-22
Singapore 238884

Tel: +65 8870 2288

Opening Hours:
11:30 am – 2.30 pm; 6 pm – 10 pm

Nearby MRT Station: Orchard


Kai Duck

Kai Duck
#05-10/11 Ngee Ann City

Kai Duck is a new Chinese restaurant in Takashimaya Shopping Centre, Ngee Ann City Singapore. It is run by the folks behind Kai Garden in Marina Square and serves more than just duck.

(Read The New Kai Duck Restaurant in Takashimaya S.C., Ngee Ann City)

Kai Duck
#05-10/11 Ngee Ann City
391 Orchard Road
Singapore 238873

Tel: +65 6235-5419

Opening Hours:
Monday to Fridays: 11.30 am – 4.30 pm; 5.00 pm -10.30 pm
Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays: 10.00 am – 4.30 m; 5.00 pm – 10.30 pm

Nearby MRT Station: Orchard


Shang Social (香聚 )

Shang Social (香聚 ) Jewel Changi Airport, the first standalone dining establishment by the Shangri-La Group, has a menu curated with inputs from three of Shangri-La’s acclaimed master chefs and includes the famed bamboo noodles of Chef Mok. It can be a new and unusual venue for a family reunion dinner.

(See Shang Social (香聚 ) Jewel Changi Airport)

Shang Social (香聚 )
# 01-219 to 222 Jewel Changi Airport
78 Airport Boulevard
Singapore 819666

Chope Reservations

Opening Hours: 9 am – 11 pm


MASA By Black Society (黑社会)

MASA By Black Society (黑社会) is a new Chinese restaurant concept with outlets in Orchard Gateway and Great World City. It can be an ideal place for a contemporary family reunion dinner.

(Read about our Lunch at MASA By Black Society, Orchard Gateway)

Masa By Black Society Orchard Gateway
#01-12/13/14 Orchard Gateway
277 Orchard Road 
Singapore 238858

Tel: +65 62437988

Nearest MRT Station: Somerset

Masa By Black Society Great World City
#01-121 Great World City
1 Kim Seng Promenade,
Singapore 237994

Tel: +65 6235 9787

Opening Hours:
Sun – Thur: 11 am – 10 pm
Fri & Sat: 11 am – 10.30 pm

Yun Nans Jewel 云海肴

The largest Yunnan cuisine chain, offering gao yuan liao li (highland cuisine) unique to the high-altitude Yunnan province, has opened in Singapore with outlets at the Jewel Changi and Westgate. It is a nice casual dining restaurant for a reunion dinner with a difference.

(See Yun Nans Jewel 云海肴 Yunnan restaurant at Singapore Changi Airport)

Yunnans 云海肴 Jewel Changi
78 Airport Blvd
Singapore 819666

Tel: +65 6908 3677

Yunnans 云海肴 Westgate
#03-07 Westgate
3 Gateway Drive,
Singapore 608532

Tel: +65 6970 9891

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Yan’s Dining 嬿青私房菜

Yan’s Dining Fine Shanghai Cuisine 嬿青私房菜 is a new Chinese restaurant that opened in the Mandarin Gallery in early 2019. Done up in modern Chinese restaurant style, the restaurant serves Shanghai delicacies.

(See Yan’s Dining Fine Shanghai Cuisine Mandarin Gallery)

Yan’s Dining 嬿青私房菜
Mandarin Gallery #04-22 
333A Orchard Road
Singapore 238897

Chope Reservations

Tel: +65 6836 1188

Opening Hours:
11.30 am – 3 pm; 5.30 pm – 10.30 pm

Nearby MRT Station: Somerset


Min Jiang Dempsey

Min Jiang Dempsey is the second outlet of famous Chinese Min Jiang of the Goodwood Hotel. It serves the same good food but its unique location and contemporary decor will make it a rather special place for a lunar new year reunion dinner to remember.

(Read Min Jiang Dempsey – new Chinese restaurant, modern decor & interesting dim sum)

Min Jiang
7A & 7B Dempsey Road
Singapore 249684

Opening hours:
Lunch: 11.30 am – 2.30 pm 
Dinner: 6.30 pm – 10.30 pm


Mu Liang Zai Liang Kee Teochew Restaurant (木亮仔亮记餐馆)

Mu Liang Zai Liang Kee Teochew Restaurant at Sunset Way (木亮仔亮记餐馆)

Mu Liang Zai Liang Kee Teochew Restaurant (木亮仔亮记餐馆) at Sunset Way is a simple and no-frills type of restaurant, like the Chinese restaurants of Singapore from the good old days. It is a great venue to have a good family reunion dinner and reminisce about old times.

(Read about Mu Liang Zai Liang Kee Teochew Restaurant at Sunset Way)

Mu Liang Zai Liang Kee Teochew Restaurant
Blk106 Clementi Street 12 (Off Sunset Way) #01-38 /40 /42
Singapore 120106

Tel: +65 8119 8489

Opening Hours 11:30 am – 2.30 pm; 5.30 pm – 10 pm


Go Noodle House

A chuxi reunion dinner need not always have to be in a fancy place. If it is a small family affair, a good sumptuous meal of noodles and side dishes at GO Noodle House may be a great option. Afterall, noodles symbolise longevity and happiness.

(See Go Noodle House Singapore at 313 Somerset)

Go Noodle House Singapore
313 Orchard Road
#B3-37/38 313@Somerset
Singapore 238895

Tel: +65 6363 5323

Opening Hours: 10 am -10 pm

Nearby MRT Station: Somerset

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TCC @ OSC is an unpretentious multi-concept restaurant and bar boasting a menu with Chinese tapas and items like Crispy Suckling Pig, Deep-fried Lava Prawn Roll, Wok-fried Sri Lankan Crab and Braised Beef Brisket.

(Read TCC @ OSC – Chinese Restaurant by TCC in Orchard Shopping Centre)

321 Orchard Road
Level 2, Orchard Shopping Centre
Singapore 238866

Chope Reservations

Tel: +65 6733 8272

Opening Hours: 1:30 pm – 3pm; 6 pm – 10 pm

Nearby MRT Station: Somerset


See Restaurants to Celebrate Chinese New Year 2020 in Singapore for more options for CNY Eve dinner.

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The only thing sweeter than union is reunion.
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The only thing sweeter than union is reunion. – Kathleen McGowan

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