F&B Events & Restaurants to check out in January 2020

January 2020 means more feasting as Chinese New Year falls on 25 January 2020. Restaurants to Celebrate Chinese New Year 2020 in Singapore and New Chinese Restaurants for Reunion Dinner 2020 highlight the interesting and exciting range of festive dining options. Festive season or not in Singapore, there will be no lack of new menus, F&B events & restaurants to check out in January 2020.

Takashimaya CNY Fair 2020

As restaurants and cafes often adjust their opening hours and the duration and details of restaurant deals or dining promotions may be subject to change, we suggest you contact the relevant property ahead of your intended visit. Happy Dining! 

Chinese New Year Fairs

One of the highlights of the lunar new year season is the festive fairs with a wide variety of vendors of all sorts of Chinese New Year food and mechandise. Here is a list of Chinese New Year Fairs in various locations around Singapore for the new Year of the Rat.

City Square Mall | 3 Jan – 9 Frb 2020

Clementi Mall | 6 Jan – 23 Jan 2020

Compass | 6 Jan -23 Jan 2020

Jurong Point | 6 Jan -23 Jan 2020

Nex | 2 Jan -23 Jan 2020

Ngee Ann CityTakashimaya CNY Fair  | 31 Dec 2019 – 23 Jan 2020

Raffles Xchange | 6 Jan -23 Jan 2020

Suntec City – Lunar New Year With Robinsons Festive Atrium | 28 Dec 2019 – 23 Jan 2020

Tampines Mall | 8 Jan – 23 Jan 2020

Vivo City – Tangs CNY Fair | 31 Dec 2019 – 23 Jan 2020

Waterway Point – Chinese New Year Goodies Fair | 6 – 22 Jan 2020

Takashimaya CNY Fair 2020

29 December 2019 to 23 January 2020

The annual Takashimaya CNY Fair 2020 (formally known as the Chinese New Year Festive Celebrations) takes place at Takashimaya Square. A wide selection of Chinese New Year cookies & cakes, premium delicacies & gifts as well as festive decorations are available in the this

Read TOP 10 things to buy at the Takashimaya CNY Fair 2020 at Ngee Ann City Orchard Road Singapore.

Takashimaya Chinese New Year Festive Celebrations 2020 - Directory

Date: Sun 29 Dec 2019 to Thu 23 Jan 2020
Time: 10.00 am – 9.30 pm
Venue: Takashimaya Square, B2
Takashimaya Department Store
391 Orchard Road
Singapore 238873

Chinatown Festive Street Bazaar

3 to 24 January 2020

The streets of Chinatown will be more vibrant and crowded than usual with all sorts of mouth-watering New Year delicacies and New Year traditional goodies lining the narrow street. Bak kwa, cookies, waxed duck, melon seeds and preserved fruits and a wide range of common and exotic food can be found in the Chinatown Festive Street Bazaar.

Date3 – 24 January 2020
Time6.00pm – 10.30pm (Daily) 6.00pm – 1.00am (Chinese New Year’s Eve)
VenuePagoda Street, Smith Street, Sago Street, Temple Street and Trengganu Street

Chinatown Festival CNY 2020 Heritage Food Trail

Chinatown CNY 2020

Take a guided tour through Chinatown to learn more about this historical precinct and bask in the Chinese New Year festivities as well as savour authentic Cantonese cuisines at the famous and historical Chinatown Complex Food Centre.

Ticket at $15/- per pax can be purchased at Kreta Ayer Community Club, 28A Kreta Ayer Road, Singapore 088995. For enquiry, Tel: 6222 3597.

Enjoy 10% discount if you purchase the ticket online.

5 Jan: https://go.gov.sg/heritagefoodtrail05012020

11 Jan: https://go.gov.sg/heritagefoodtrail11012020

12 Jan: https://go.gov.sg/heritagefoodtrail12012020

18 Jan: https://go.gov.sg/heritagefoodtrail18012020

19 Jan: https://go.gov.sg/heritagefoodtrail19012020

Date: 5, 11, 12, 18 & 19 January 2020
Time: 2.30pm – 5.00pm
Venue: Chinatown

River HongBao 2020 Carnival & Food Street

23 January to 1 February 2020

River Hongbao 2020 (RHB 2020)

River Hongbao 2020 features special choreographed fireworks, interactive exhibits and intricate handmade lanterns and the annual event will be packed with exciting fringe activities, games, performances and of course food stalls.

On 29 and 30 January 2020, get an authentic taste of local traditional bites from different major dialect groups in Singapore at River HongBao 2020 Carnival & Food Street. The traditional local food by are prepared by Singapore Kwangtung Hui Kuan (新加坡广东会馆), Singapore Hainan Hwee Kuan (新加坡海南会馆), Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan (新加坡福建会馆), Teochew Poit Ip Huay Kuan (新加坡潮州八邑会馆), The Nanyang Khek Community Guild (南洋客属总会) and Tian Fu Association (Singapore) (新加坡天府会).

Date: 23 January – 1 February 2020
Venue: Float @ Marina Bay

Fireworks Timing:
23 Jan: 9.00pm
24 Jan: 12:00am
25-28 Jan: 9.00pm
29 & 30 Jan: 10.00pm
31 Jan & 1 Feb: 9.30pm


Cafes & Restaurants to check out in January 2020

Don Don Donki The Central Clarke Quay – Japanese restaurants and food court

Don Don Donki The Central Clarke Quay – Japanese restaurants and food court

Don Don Donki The Central Clarke Quay is the sixth Singapore outlet of the “Japan Discount King”. What is interesting about this Don Donki outlet near the Singapore River are the eateries that it has incorporated into the retail experience. Read more.

Don Don Donki Clarke Quay Central
Basement One, The Central Shopping Mall
6 Eu Tong Sen St, Singapore 059817

Tel: +65 6626-2311

Open 24 hours

Nearby MRT Station: Clark Quay


BBR by Alain Ducasse @ Raffles Hotel

BBR by Alain Ducasse restaurant at Raffles Hotel is a bright and beautiful restaurant which makes the dishes of renowned Chef Alain Ducasse accessible. Read more.

BBR by Alain Ducasse
Raffles Singapore 
1 Beach Road
Singapore 189673

Tel: +65 6412 1816

Opening Hours:
Lunch: 12:00pm to 2:30pm

Monday – Thursday: 6:00pm to 10:00pm 
Friday – Saturday: 6:00pm to 10:30pm 
Sunday: 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Monday – Thursday: 12:00pm to 10:00pm 
Friday – Saturday: 12:00pm to 10:30pm 
Sunday: 3:00pm to 9:00pm


Nearby MRT Station: City Hall, Bras Basah, Esplanade


Caffe Cicheti @ South Beach

Restaurants to check out in January 2020

The new Caffe Cicheti at South Beach Singapore – like restaurateur Liling Ong’s other establishments, Cicheti in Kandahar Street and Bar Cicheti in Jiak Chuan Street – serves Italian influenced fare. Read more.

Caffe Cicheti 
26 Beach Road
South Beach Tower #B1-21
Singapore 189768

Tel: +65 6384 1878

Opening Hours:
Tuesday – Friday | 11.30am – 2.30pm, 5.30pm – 10pm
Saturday | 11.30am – 3pm, 5.30pm – 10pm
Sunday | 10.30am – 4.30pm
Closed on Mondays

Nearby MRT Station: Esplanade


Go Noodle House @ 313 Somerset

Go Noodle House Singapore at 313 Somerset
Restaurants to check out in January 2020

Go Noodle House Singapore at 313 Somerset, Orchard Road is an outlet of a popular Malaysian noodle chain. The Go Noodle House Menu contains a wide range of noodles. Most of them can be customised by selecting the soup, type of noodles and the toppings to go with them. Read more.

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

Tel: +65 6363 5323

Opening Hours: 10 am to 10 pm

Nearby MRT Station: Somerset

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Pistachio Restaurant @ Wheelock

 Restaurants to check out in January 2020

Pistachio Restaurant is a Middle Eastern and Mediterranean restaurant on level 2 of Wheelock Place. It is helmed by Eygptian-born Chef Khaled Elelimi who was formerly with the Shangri-la Hotel Singapore and had cooked for dignitaries and the Middle Eastern embassies based in Singapore. Read more.

Pistachio Restaurant
#02-04/05 Wheelock Place 
501 Orchard Road
Singapore 238880

Tel: +65 6262 6400

Opening Hours: 11:30 am – 10:00 pm

Nearby MRT Station: Orchard


Kanada-Ya @ Paya Lebar Quarter

Kanada-Ya @ Paya Lebar Quarter

Kanada-Ya has won many awards in Japan and was voted as the No.1 Ramen Restaurant in London by The Telegraph. The first Kanada-Ya outlet in Southeast Asia opened in PLQ Mall in December 2019. Read more.

Kanada-Ya Singapore
10 Paya Lebar Road
#03-30 PLQ Mall
Singapore 409057

Opening Hours: 11 am – 10 pm

Nearby MRT Station: Paya Lebar


For more new restaurants & cafes see our post TOP New Places to Eat.

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