This month, we toss up 26 Chinese New Year buffets for your abundant appetite. Log on to www.bites.com.sg for these buffets and more!

Top image: Indulge at Park

 

BiTES guide:

Price guide (nett)
$ wallet-friendly (below $50)
$$ just can’t resist a splurge ($50-100)
$$$ a special occasion ($100-150)
$$$$ indulgence galore (above $150)

Certified halal [Halal]
Does not serve pork or lard [NPNL]
Kid-friendly facilities [Kid]

 

ASIAN

 

Brizo Restaurant and Bar [$$]  

Toss to a prosperous new year at this dinner buffet (19-22  & 26-28 Feb: $65++, 6.30-10.30pm) with golden fortune  prawns, imperial herbal sakura chicken soup, and fish  maw with superior stock. Relish in the reunion seafood  and BBQ dinner buffet ($75++, 18 Feb 6-10.30pm) with steamed Hong Kong style black cod fish, Brizo golden  fragrance crab and four special BBQ items done Asian  style such as baby pork ribs marinated with char siew  sauce.  Park Hotel Clarke Quay, 1 Unity Street. Tel: 6593 8855

 

Cafe Mosaic [$$]

Usher in an auspicious year with a buffet ($58++ adult,  $29++ child, 19-22 Feb 12-2.30pm; $88++ adult, $44++  child, 18-21 Feb 6.30-10.30pm) which includes salmon  yusheng with strawberry sauce, suckling pig and live  cooking stations where chefs serve up Peking duck and  chicken coin, wrapping up with deep-fried nian gao.  Carlton Hotel Singapore, 76 Bras Basah Road.Tel: 6311 8195

 

Element [$$]

Have the traditional reunion at this buffet (18 Feb:  $48++, 12-2.30pm; $68++, 5.30-10pm) with fatt choy  yusheng served at the dinner slot together with local  favourites like roasted Peking duck, double boiled  shredded abalone soup with sea treasure, and king  prawns grilled with XO sauce prepared at the live  station. Add $55++ to the Lunar New Year buffet (19  Feb-5 Mar: $49++, 12-2.30pm; $59++, 6.30-10pm) for  free flow champagne.  Amara Singapore, 165 Tanjong Pagar Road.Tel: 6879 2607

 

Escape Restaurant & Lounge [$$]  

Tuck into ambrosial delights such as eight treasures  fish maw soup, braised pig trotter with black moss and  dried oyster, braised sea cucumber with roasted duck,  and finish off with homemade pan-fried nian gao at this  Lunar New Year buffet (9 Feb-5 Mar: $48++, 12-2.30pm;  $68++, 6-10pm). One Farrer Hotel & Spa, 1 Farrer Park Station Road.Tel: 6705 7828

 

 

Flavours at Zhongshan Park [$$]  

Signature dishes have been tweaked to suit the  occasion with the carving station changing to beer marinated roasted suckling pig for the Chinese New  Year buffet ($58++, 18 Feb 6-10.30pm; $46++, 19-20  Feb 6-10.30pm). Build your own burger and kueh pie tee  at the D.I.Y. stations for dinner and create burgers and  sandwiches for high tea ($40++, 19-20 Feb 1-5pm).  Ramada Singapore at Zhongshan Park, 16 Ah HoodRoad. Tel: 6808 6888

 

Indulge at Park [$$]  

Local delights like wok-fried salted egg baby lobster and  paper wrapped chicken await you at this buffet (1 Feb-5  Mar: from $42++, Mon-Sat 12-2.30pm; from $55++, Sun  12-2.30pm; from $55++, Sun-Thu 6.30-10.30pm) while  you greet the Chinese New Year. A BBQ buffet (1 Feb-5  Mar: from $62++, Fri-Sat 6.30-10.30pm) is also featured,  or opt for the Chinese New Year Eve buffet (18 Feb:  $42++, 12-2.30pm; $68.80++, 6.30-10.30pm).  Grand Park City Hall, 10 Coleman Street. Tel: 6432 5888

 

Kintamani Indonesian Restaurant  [$$][Halal]  

Celebrate Chinese New Year Balinese style at  Kintamani with chef duo Kaler and Noldy presenting  Nusantara yusheng and festive delights from their halal  certified establishment. Furama RiverFront, Singapore, 405 Havelock Road.Tel: 6739 6463

 

Makan@Jen [$$]  

Get ready for Hotel Jen’s first Chinese New Year  celebration with a sumptuous buffet ($55++, 18-20 Feb  6.30-10pm) spread including steamed red garoupa with  Japanese beancrumbs, dried oysters with black moss,  and fresh slipper lobsters. Their seafood buffet (21 Feb-5 Mar: 6.30-10pm; $40++, Sun-Thu; $55++, Fri-Sat) will  also include Chinese New Year dishes. Hotel Jen Orchardgateway, Singapore, 277 Orchard Road. Tel: 6708 8899

 

Princess Terrace [$$]

Celebrate the Chinese side of Peranakan heritage at the  Pre Festive Spring buffet (2-18 Feb: $48++, Mon-Fri 12-2.30pm; $52.80++, Sat-Sun & PH 12-2.30pm; $52.80++,  Mon-Thu 6.30-10pm; $56.80++, Fri-Sun & PH 6.30-10pm) and the Lunar New Year Heritage Buffet (19-22  Feb: $52.80++, Mon-Sun & PH 12-2.30pm; $58.80++,  Mon-Sun & PH 6.30-10pm) with classic Penang dishes,  yusheng and nian gao with sweet potato and yam. Copthorne King’s Hotel Singapore, 403 Havelock Road.Tel: 6318 3168

 

Spice Brasserie [$$]  

Receive five fortunes at this dinner buffet ($78++, 12-28  Feb 6-10pm) in the form of crispy baby crab yusheng,  prosperity pot, lobster in superior stock, abalone  glutinous rice with liver sausage and pumpkin puree  with almond flakes. Dine during lunch ($48++, 12-28  Feb, 12-2.30pm) and receive a complimentary yusheng  platter. PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road, Singapore, 181 Kitchener Road. Tel: 6428 3160

 

StraitsKitchen  [$$][Halal]  

Who says Chinese New Year is only for Chinese?  Enjoy halal certified food in this buffet (19 Feb: $60++,  12-2.30pm; $88++, 6.30-10.30pm) with a mini Buddha  Jumps Over the Wall, glutinous rice with crabmeat and  deep-fried prosperity rice cakes and yams. Try their  sustainably sourced seafood yusheng available from 15  Feb-5 Mar. Grand Hyatt Hotel, Singapore, 10 Scotts Road.Tel: 6416 7354

 

Town Restaurant [$$]  

Have a reunion over the Singapore High Tea Buffet  ($35++, Sat 12-3.30pm) with local delights such as kueh  pie tee and laksa accompanied by local beverages,  or stick to dinner with their seafood buffet ($69++,  Wed-Sat 6.30-10.30pm) which offers fresh lobsters and  oysters. A BBQ dinner ($89++, Wed-Sat 6.30-10.30pm)  is also available with free flow beer and Singapore Sling for two hours. The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, 1 Fullerton Square.Tel: 6877 8911 / 6877 8912

 

International

 

Buffet town [$][Halal]

Customise your own yusheng at this buffet (18-22 Feb:  $39.80++, 11.30am-3pm; $49.80++, 6-10pm) and dig  into a mini Buddha Jumps Over the Wall, deep-fried  whole sea bass with black bean sauce, chilli crayfish  accompanied by a wide range of fresh seafood such as  sashimi, oysters and prawns. #B1-44E Raffles City, 252 North Bridge Road.Tel: 6837 3793

 

Azur [$$]  

Enjoy a ($88++, 18 Feb 6.30-10.30pm) mix of Western  and Asian dishes such as pan seared foie gras and  guava pudding with sour rhubarb in this festive themed menu by chef Andrew Tharm. Lunar New Year brunch  and dinner (19-20 Feb: $68++, 12.30-3.30pm; $75++,  6.30-10.30pm) as well as auspicious buffet dinner  ($58++, 21 Feb-5 Mar 6.30-10.30pm) and lunch ($45++,  23-27 Feb & 2-5 Mar 12.30-3.30pm) are also available. Crowne Plaza Changi Airport, 75 Airport Boulevard.Tel: 6823 5354

 

Cafe Brios [$$]

Indulge in the spread laid out by award-winning chef  David Toh in the Lunar New Year Festive Buffet (9 Feb-5  Mar: $48.88++, Sun-Fri 12-2.30pm; $66.88++, Mon-Thu  6-10pm; $72.88++, Fri-Sun 6-10pm) which includes a  Fa Cai barbecue platter with coin-shaped jerky, chilled  snow crab legs, and green tea nian gao. Watch chefs  prepare beef mignon and salmon at the hot plate  corner. The Lunar New Year Eve Prosperity dinner buffet  is priced at $98.88++.  Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel Singapore, 392Havelock Road. Tel: 6233 1100

 

Oscar’s [$$]  

Gather family and friends for a sumptuous Chinese  New Year reunion at Oscar’s. Feast to more festivities  featuring an auspicious yusheng station amidst global  culinary selections (18-21 Feb: $68++, 12-2.30pm,  $98++, 6-10pm; 23-28 Feb: $59++, 12-2.30pm, $69++,  6-10pm). There’ll be two dinner seatings on Chinese  New Year Eve (18 Feb). Sunday’s Amazing Graze Lunch  is an $80++ affair with an optional top-up for free-flow  champagne. Conrad Centennial Singapore, 2 Temasek Boulevard.Tel: 6432 7481

 

RISE [$$]

Start the festivities with traditional yusheng followed by  the buffet (from $48++, 12-21 Feb 12-2.30pm & 6.30-10.30pm), with a selection of both Western and Asian  spreads like pan-seared duck liver being cooked at the  live station and Cantonese roast duck carved at the  Chinese carving station.  10, Marina Bay Sands, Hotel Lobby Tower 1.  Tel: 6688 5525

 

The Dining Room [$$]  

Enjoy the enhanced lunch buffet ($60++, 9-18 Feb  12-2.30pm) tucking into sauteed prawn with salted egg  and butter and visiting the yusheng station. On the  Lunar New Year Eve buffet ($90++, 18 Feb, 7-10pm),  try the deep fried nian gao after tossing the yusheng.  Continuing the festivities, the Lunar New Year buffet  ($80++, 19-20 Feb, 12-2.30pm) still offers yusheng  and dishes like cereal jumbo prawn, finishing off with  jasmine tea macaroons.  Sheraton Towers Hotel Singapore, 39 Scotts Road.  Tel: 6839 5621

 

The Terrace [$$]

Kick back and relax at this festive buffet ($78++, 18-21 Feb 6.30-9.30pm) with a yusheng table and live  barbecue stations. Try The Terrace’s signature cold  delights and unwind while revelling in crabmeat, slipper  lobsters and seared pepper tuna in balsamic dressing.  Top up $48++ for free-flow French rose wines. The  sixth person dines for free.  The Singapore Resort & Spa, Sentosa, 2 Bukit ManisRoad. Tel: 6371 1414

 

Hotpot

 

Suki-Ya [$]  

Having a family reunion with a steaming hotpot in the  centre is truly heartwarming, and at this buffet ($36.80+,  2 Feb-5 Mar: lunch-80mins daily; dinner-100mins Mon-Thu & 80mins Fri-Sun), yusheng will be served together  with their signature shabu-shabu in popular soup  choices such as sukiyaki and touyu miso broth. Tampines Mall, 4 Tampines Central 5. Tel: 6789 6166

  

The Buffet [$$]

Gather around a steaming pot of broth this Lunar New  Year at the steamboat buffet dinner ($50++, Mon-Thu  6-11pm; $60++, Fri-Sun & PH & Eve of PH 5-11pm)  with two soup bases in one steamboat, a new special  flavour being introduced every month, and drunken  ’live’ prawns in herbal soup being prepared right before  your eyes. 18 percent off prosperity reunion seafood steamboat dinner buffet, inclusive of a baby abalone.  Valid on 18 Feb 2015 and for first seating from 5-7pm. M Hotel, Singapore, 81 Anson Road. Tel: 6500 6116

 

Chinese

 

TungLok Seafood [$]

This buffet ($38.80++, daily 6-10.30pm; $38.80++,  Sat-Sun & PH 11.30am-3pm) offers all the classics with  salmon yusheng, chilli crab, Peking duck, pan-fried  nian gao and a mini Buddha Jumps Over the Wall.  A Chinese New Year dim sum buffet ($29.80++: Sat  11.30am-3pm; Sun & PH 10am-3pm) is also available  with a minimum of four diners. The Arena Country Club, 511 Upper Jurong Road.Tel: 6262 6996

 

Orchard Grand Ballroom [$$]

Orchard Hotel will be opening the Orchard Grand  Ballroom on Chinese New Year Eve for a Grand ’Lo  Hei’ Reunion Buffet Dinner with performances by local  artistes Xu Bin and Kimberly Chia, Michelle Tay, and  their very own “Fei Yuqing”. Alternatively, sit down for  the feast ($51.88++, 18-20 Feb 12-2.30pm; $88.88++,  18 Feb 6-10pm; $78.88++, 19-20 Feb: 6-10pm; 21 Feb-5  Mar: $48.88++, daily 12-2.30pm; $68.88++, Sun-Thu  6-10pm; $78.88++, Fri-Sat 6-10pm) to enjoy dishes like  stewed whole duck with sea cucumber in brown sauce,  and honey ginseng panna cotta while you’re enthralled  by the show kitchen live station stir-frying a variety of  mushrooms and vegetables.

 

Peony Jade [$$]  

Be spoilt for choice with over 60 dishes to choose from  at this ’FA-CAI ’ a la carte buffet ($70.88++, 19 Jan-12  Feb & 19 Feb-5 Mar 6-10.30pm). Must-tries are double  boiled whole 10 head abalone soup with conch and  sakura chicken, lobster salad, and roasted U.S. duck.  Keppel Club, Bukit Chermin Road. Tel: 6276 9138

 

Spices Cafe [$$]  

Raise your chopsticks to toss the complimentary platter  of salmon and tuna yusheng at this Chinese New Year  Reunion Buffet (18 Feb 6.30-10pm), which also includes  offerings of roast suckling pig with hoi sin sauce,  braised eight treasures and a complimentary serving of  braised lobster (200gms) with baby abalone, fish maw &  mushroom per diner. Concorde Hotel Singapore, 100 Orchard Road.Tel: 6739 8370 / 6733 8855

 

Korean

 

Seoul Garden  [$][Halal]  

Have the prosperity seafood platter which includes  tiger prawns and half-shell scallops, Chinese New Year  cookies with flavours like almond butter, and hot tang  yuan for dessert ($32.88++, 18 Feb-5 Mar 11.30am-4.59pm & 5-10.30pm) while your meat cooks in this  Korean-style restaurant. From 22 Feb-5 Mar, the platter  will not be available.  #05-18/19/20 The Clementi Mall, 3155 Commonwealth Avenue West. Tel: 6659 2339

 

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