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Many restaurants here in Singapore begin to close their doors as the Lunar New Year festive season close approaches. This leaves many of us at a loss as our once abundant range of food options slowly dwindle away. If this is sounding familiar to you, then fret not! You won’t go hungry this New Year as we’ve compiled a list of 7 well-known eateries that will gladly welcome you and your family as we welcome in the Year of the Monkey.

1. COCA Restaurant 


If you’re looking for a place to satisfy your steamboat craving this Lunar New Year, look no further. With three locations around the island, Thai restaurant chain COCA offers you steamboats with a traditional taste. COCA is especially well known for its sauce – a secret family recipe that has been carefully passed down through the generations.

COCA Ngee Ann City
391 Orchard Road
#04-23 Ngee Ann City
Singapore 238872

Opening Hours:
1115 – 2230

2. Din Tai Fung 


When convenience comes into play, why not head to one of the many Din Tai Fung outlets open this Lunar New Year? With 13 years of experience under their belt, you’ll not go wrong with their platter of dishes that also features the sumptuous Xiao Long Bao. Do also try their modern take on the Yu Sheng, served with Tender Smoked Unagi and topped with Fried Salmon Skin and Pine Nuts.

290 Orchard Road #B1-03 Singapore 238859

23 Serangoon Central #B1-10 Singapore 556083

Tampines Mall
4 Tampines Central 5 #02-01 Singapore 529510

50 Jurong Gateway Road #02-07 Singapore 608549

Opening Hours:
1100 – 2200

3. The Kitchen Table


Should you feel a little more generous this year, round up your family and head to The Kitchen Table – an international buffet concept managed by the W Hotel Group. It ensures to disappoint with its six live cooking stations that ensures both freshness and quality. As such, it comes with a little more hefty price at $98 per pax, but with an extensive spread ranging from dim sum, crisp salads, succulent seafood and crackling wood-fired pizza, The Kitchen Table definitely does not disappoint.

21 Ocean Way
Singapore 098374

Opening Hours:
0600 – 2300 

4. Jumbo Seafood 


Famous for their well-known Singapore Chill Crab, JUMBO Seafood opens its doors to customers this Lunar New Year. Head down to one of its 4 outlets to have a taste at their carefully prepared CNY Set Menus, and treat yourself to a Fesitve Pen Cai and Prosperity Abalone Yu Sheng while you’re at it!

Dempsey Hill
Block 11 Dempsey Road #01-16
Dempsey Hill, Singapore 249673

Opening Hours:
Monday to Fridays: 1200 – 1500 (Lunch), 1800 – 0000 (Dinner)
Saturday, Sunday & Public Holiday: 1200 – 1500 (Lunch), 1730 – 0000 (Dinner)

5. Paradise Group 

 This Lunar New Year, Paradise Group aims to present diners with an array of dining choices ranging from Crabs and Lobsters at Seafood Paradise to Dim Sum at their Canton Paradise. With over thirty restaurants scattered across the island, you will definitely be spoilt for choice with the Paradise Family as we usher in the Year of the Monkey.

Taste Paradise
No. 2 Orchard Turn
ION Orchard #04-01
Singapore 238801

Opening Hours:
Monday – Friday: 1130 – 1500, 1800 – 2300
Saturday, Sunday & Public Holiday: 1100 – 1630, 1800 – 2300

Canton Paradise
112 East Coast Road
i12 Katong #B1-15
Singapore 428802

Opening Hours:
Monday – Friday: 1100 – 2200
Saturday, Sunday & Public Holiday: 1030 – 2200

6. The Roti Prata House 


The Roti Prata House offers some of the best Roti Prata’s available here in Singapore, with its crispy yet flaky external. Their prata comes in a variety of flavors as well – from the typical egg prata to more interesting creations like the chicken floss prata. They also offer Indian Delicacies like Briyani, Maggi Goreng, and Masala, and you’re guaranteed to find something that suits your taste palette here.

246 Upper Thomson Road
Singapore 574370

Opening Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 0700 – 0200
Friday – Sunday: 24 Hours


Fancy some authentic Italian Pizzas instead? Try SPIZZA, a pizza parlor that promises to deliver affordable yet authentic thin-crusted-wood-fired pizzas and tasty Italian dishes. Try this month’s special Prosperity Pizza topped with Chicken Sausage, Pork Floss, Pineapple and Parsley. Also in lieu with the festive season, SPIZZA’s latest promotion offers a complimentary 10-inch pizza to parties in a group of 4 adorned in the auspicious red!

SPIZZA Club Street
29 Club Street

Opening Hours: 
Monday to Friday: 1200 – 1430 and 1800-2230
Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays: 1200 – 2230

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