8 Luxurious Chinese Restaurants In Singapore With Great Ambience For CNY Celebrations

8 Luxurious Chinese Restaurants In Singapore With Great Ambience For CNY Celebrations

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By Karmen on 01 Jan 2022
Digital Editor

Chinese New Year is almost here! That means it's time to brace ourselves for yet another round of over indulgence with snacks and feasting.

If you're undecided on your reunion dinner plans for 2022, keep reading to check out eight luxurious Chinese restaurants in Singapore that are perfect for celebrating the new year!

#1 Empress

Interior of Empress restaurant at Asian Civilisations Museum
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A popular wedding venue, Empress is a contemporary Chinese restaurant in Asian Civilisations Museum that has both stylish indoor seating and alfresco dining by the waterfront.

Empress restaurant indoor seating at Asian Civilisations Museum
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Empress restaurant alfresco waterfront dining at Asian Civilisations Museum
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Food wise, you can expect traditional Chinese cuisine like dim sum and Royal Peking Duck ($42/$75) as well as Western-style salads and desserts like Pandan Crème Brûlée ($14). There are also value-for-money Set Lunches (from $42/pax for 3 courses) and an extensive wine menu.

Assorted Dim Sum at Empress restaruant Empress restaurant indoor seating at Asian Civilisations Museum
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Empress
Address: 1 Empress Place, #01-03, Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore, 179555
Opening hours: Mon to Fri: 11.30am – 3pm & 6 – 10.30pm; Sat & Sun: 11am – 3pm & 6 – 10.30pm
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#2 Mimi at The Riverhouse

Clarke Quay's The Riverhouse has a recognisable historical facade but a lesser known gem is its private dining rooms tucked away on the upper floor. Set in a dark, moody environment with sleek oriental decorative touches, the private dining experience here is a luxurious affair.

Mimi’s private dining room at The Riverhouse
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Private dining rooms at Mimi restaurant The Riverhouse Singapore
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The 5-course dinner ($108++) and 6-course dinner ($128/148++) consists of typical Chinese fare as well as some with a modern twist. Pair your fancy meal with their selection of wines, spirits and baijiu.

Modern Chinese food at Mimi restaurant The Riverhouse Singapore
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Mimi at The Riverhouse
Address: 3A River Valley Road, #01-02, Clarke Quay, Singapore 179020
Opening hours: Dim Sum Brunch on Weekends & PH: 11am - 3pm; Tues to Sun: 6 - 10.30pm
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#3 Min Jiang at Dempsey

Ambience at Min Jiang Dempsey
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Set amidst the lush greenery of Dempsey Hill, Min Jiang is housed in a spacious black and white colonial building with a main dining area, 3 private rooms, a timber decked alfresco dining area.

The interior has a charming blend of modern and traditional aesthetics, with minimalist touches like clean lines and sleek marble mixed with glamorous oriental elements of gold, yellow and green.

Min Jiang at Dempsey restaurant interior with view of greenery
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The menu features contemporary Sichuan and Cantonese cuisine. House specialities include the authentic wood-fired Beijing Duck ($108) prepared according to an ancient Chinese recipe, dim sum and roast meats.

Wood-fired Beijing Duck served with Homemade Crepes at Min Jiang Dempsey
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A photo-worthy dish is the Double-boiled Clear Chicken Soup ($16) which comes with dried scallop and a cute goldfish-shaped dumpling.

Double-boiled Clear Chicken Soup with goldfish dumping at Min Jiang Dempsey
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Min Jiang at Dempsey
Address: 7A &, 7B Dempsey Rd, Singapore 249684
Opening hours: Mon to Fri: 11.30am – 2.30pm, 6.30 – 10.30pm; Sat & Sun: 11am – 2.30pm, 6.30 – 10.30pm
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#4 5 ON 25 at Andaz

5 On 25 Cantonese restaurant at Andaz Singapore
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Due to launch on 10 January, this new Cantonese restaurant will be set on the 25th floor of Andaz hotel which means picturesque views to go along with its swanky interiors.

The restaurant will serve classic Cantonese dishes with a focus on fresh, sustainable seafood, as well as a specially curated tea pairing menu.

5 ON 25 at Andaz
Address: 5 Fraser Street, Andaz Singapore, DUO Galleria

#5 Madame Fan

Ambience at Madame Fan restaurant
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This elegant restaurant has The Great Gatsyby meets Lust, Caution vibes with a glamorous red, black and gold colour scheme, lush velvet furniture and romantic lighting.

Interior of Madame Fan restaurant
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The restaurant also has several swanky private dining rooms including an opulent gold-clad VIP one.

VIP dining room at Madame Fan restaurant
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Specialising in classic Cantonese cuisine, their signature dishes include the Hand-Cut Taiwan Noodles, Four Treasure Soup served in a coconut shell, and Steamed Soon Hock.

Dim sum at Madame Fan restaurant
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Madame Fan
Address: 32 Beach Rd, The NCO Club, Singapore 189764
Opening hours: Mon to Fri: 12 - 2.30pm; Mon to Sun: 6 - 10pm; Sat & Sun (brunch): 11am - 1pm  & 1.30 - 3.30pm
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#6 Cassia

With interiors inspired by the historic spice routes of Southern and Western China, Cassia offers Cantonese dishes that are plated just as elegantly as its ambience.

Ambience at Cassia restaurant in Capella Singapore
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Interior seating at Cassia restaurant in Capella Singapore
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Choose from the a la carte menu and selection of homemade dim sum or go for their Set Lunch ($59/pax) or Set Dinner (from $99/pax).

Cantonese food and dim sum at Cassia restaurant in Capella Singapore
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Cassia at Capella
Address: 1 The Knolls, Sentosa Island, 098297
Opening hours: 12 - 2pm & 6.30 - 10pm daily
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#7 Yellow Pot at Tanjong Pagar

Ambience at Yellow Pot Tanjong Pagar
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Yellow Pot designed with striking hues of black, gold and yellow which ties in with the rest of Duxton Reserve hotel. True to its name, the 50-seat restaurant is decorated with yellow pots along with large golden fans and black lacquered Chinese screens.

Yellow Pot at Tanjong Pagar interior
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On the food front, Yellow Pot follows a clean eating philosophy and doesn't use MSG, additives or artificial flavourings in the cuisine. Popular dishes include Signature Roast Duck ($38) and Braised Sweet and Sour Eggplant ($18). Diners also have the choice of set meals for lunch (from $55/pax) and dinner (from $78/pax).

Signature Roast Duck at Yellow Pot Singapore
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Chinese food at Yellow Pot Tanjong Pagar
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Yellow Pot at Tanjong Pagar
Address: 83 Duxton Road at Duxton Reserve, Singapore 089540
Opening hours: 12 - 2.30pm & 5.30 - 10.30pm daily
Website | Reservations

#8 Jade

Housed in The Fullerton Hotel, Jade restaurant offers authentic Chinese cuisine in an exquisite 120-seat area with a soothing, jade-inspired colour palette. Other luxe design elements are the specially commissioned floral wallpaper and overhead lantern lighting.

Jade at The Fullerton Hotel Singapore
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Signature dishes include Roasted Peking Duck ($88/$128) which comes with their signature rock sugar orange peel garnishing, and Steamed Boston Lobster ($46/pax) with egg noodles and Jade's X.O. sauce.

Peking Duck at Jade restaurant The Fullerton Hotel Singapore
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Steamed Boston Lobster with egg noodles and Jade's X.O. sauce at Jade restaurant The Fullerton Hotel Singapore
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Jade
Address: The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, 1 Fullerton Square, Singapore 049178
Opening hours: Mon to Fri: 11.30am - 3pm; Mon to Sun: 6.30 - 10.30pm; Sat, Sun and PH (Weekend Yum Cha): 10.30am - 12.30pm, 1.30 - 3.30pm
Website | Reservations

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