5 Halal Places for Your Chinese New Year Reunion Dinner
One more week to the Lunar New Year!
It’s one more week to the Lunar New Year but celebrations go on for more than a month, right? More and more halal-certified restaurants are offering special Chinese New Year menus to spread the festivities to their non-Chinese patrons. With increasing interracial marriages too, it is no surprise that diners are requesting halal alternatives of their favourite traditional Chinese New Year dishes.
Festive seasons are always great for family reunions, gathering of friends or simply a time to enjoy a good meal. We hunted down places with great Chinese New Year promotions and meals, to celebrate this long weekend.
With their latest Changi Village outlet boasting a beautiful indoor air-conditioned seating area, you can enjoy your Prosperity Yusheng with Abalone, alone with iconic Chinese zi char dishes. Choose from a range of seafood such as crabs, fish and scallops. Tang Tea House’s Chinese New Year menus start at $238 for 3 to 5 persons, $338 for 6 to 8 persons and $438 for 8 to 10 persons.
Tang Tea House For more details on opening hours, click here. Area: 4 outlets islandwide FRIENDS Discount: Tang Tea House offers 10% off your bill. Valid on Mondays to Fridays. Not valid on set menus and promotional items.
Feast in a prosperous spread to usher in the Lunar New Year prepared by the chefs at Saltwater, a halal-certified restaurant. From 2nd February to 2nd March 2018, Saltwater celebrates Lunar New Year with a bountiful spread featuring Lunar New Year specials including Fried Ee Fu Noodles to wish all guests longevity, Sea Cucumber with Vegetables, a must-have delicacy during Lunar New Year to wish for better lives, savoury Char Siew Lamb Rack and heart-warming Braised Oxtail with Black Vinegar Soya Sauce.
Saltwater Cafe Area: Changi For most updated location and opening hours, click here. FRIENDS Discount: Saltwater offers a 10% discount off the total bill. Valid for Dine-In only from Mondays to Sundays, except during black-out dates, eve of and on public holidays. Not valid with other privileges, promotions and vouchers. No splitting or combining of bills allowed, capped at 10 pax per bill. No splitting of tables allowed.
3. Rumah Rasa
Enjoy classic Indonesian Chinese favourites this Lunar New Year at Rumah Rasa at Bay Hotel Singapore. Iconic Sino-Indo dishes such as Dendeng Sapi, Kerabu Babat Sapi and Oriental Bouillabaisse with Dried Scallop, and Golden Mushroom are just some of the specials you can enjoy at Rumah Rasa’s Chinese New Year buffet spread. Only available from 15 to 17 February 2018, be sure to lock in your reservations for your Chinese New Year dinner at Rumah Rasa.
Rumah Rasa Area: Harbourfront For most updated location and opening hours click here. FRIENDS Discount: Not valid on eve of PH, PH and other special occasions. Cannot be used with other discounts, promotions and/or vouchers. Valid for dine-in only.
Chefs at Katong Kitchen, a halal-certified restaurant, whip up an abundant spread to welcome the new spring season. From 2nd February to 2nd March 2018, Katong Kitchen presents a bountiful Lunar New Year spread including Steamed Seabass with Superior Sauce to represent good luck throughout the new year, Herbal Chicken for good health, Slipper Lobster in Chilli Crab Sauce to symbolise family and unity, and hearty Broccoli with Crabmeat Gravy. Katong Kitchen’s all-time favourites like Katong Laksa, Ayam Buah Keluak, Beef Rendang, Durian Pengat Shooters and Cempedak Crème Brulee will also be available on rotation basis.
Katong Kitchen Area: Katong For most updated location and opening hours click here. FRIENDS Discount: Katong Kitchen (Village Hotel Katong Level 4) offers 10% discounts off total bill. Valid for Dine-In only from Mondays to Sundays, except during black-out dates, eve of and on public holidays. Not valid with other privileges, promotions, and vouchers. No splitting or combining of bills allowed, capped at 10 pax per bill. No splitting of tables allowed.
Bring the festive cheer to your office or home with YOLO’s 9 course mini buffet Chinese New Year menu. In line with YOLO’s motto, Eat Your Goals, it’s no surprise even their Lunar New Year specials boasts healthier options of traditional dishes. Good food that’s good for you starts at $21.90 per person.
YOLO Area: Tanjong Pagar For most updated location and opening hours, click here. FRIENDS Discount: YOLO offers 15% off on all food & beverage items
6. Yummy Takoyaki
Abalone takoyaki is something we didn’t expect from Yummy Takoyaki! They have launched it for online orders at yummytakoyaki.oddle.me, but they’re also available for walk-in and deliveries from 13 February to 18 February 2018.
12 abalone balls per platter goes for $26.
FRIENDS Discount available on walk ins!
Yummy Takoyaki Area: Bedok, with Island-wide delivery. For most updated location and opening hours, click here. FRIENDS Discount: Yummy Takoyaki offers 10% discount off the bill for weekdays only.