6 Places to Host your Company’s Lo-Hei Luncheon in 2019
Chinese New Year is fast approaching and beyond the family reunions and festivities, it is also time to organise the company’s annual Chinese New Year (CNY) Luncheon – an annual tradition for your clients and partners as you wish them a good year of business ahead.
While it may be the easiest to organise at a hotel function or ballroom, why not explore the variety of unique dining experiences in some of Singapore’s top Chinese restaurants? Special set menus and unique dining spaces will wow your guests and make for must attend events on their calendars.
Here are our recommendations for great places to host your company CNY luncheon:
Stepping into Cherry Garden is always an elegant and relaxed affair. The restaurant’s recent renovation showcases updated furnishings styled to replicate an authentic oriental residence with teak wood panels and slate floors. For Chinese New Year, Chef Cheng Hon Chau has created a series of set menus featuring handmade Cantonese delicacies. Here, the traditional Yu Sheng is given an elegant twist with the addition of Alaskan King Crab and Black Truffle making for a truly decadent toss of prosperity. For groups, Cherry Garden has four private dining rooms with views of the outdoor bamboo forest; the largest of which can accommodate up to 24 guests.
Chinese New Year Set Menus from $128++ per person Click here to view
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Singapore
5 Raffles Ave, Singapore 039797
Reservations: 6885 3500
2. Xi Yan Private Dining
Xi Yan introduced the concept of Private Dining to Singapore in 2005 and changed the way we viewed contemporary Asian cuisine winning multiple awards for its creativity and quality food. While the restaurant will unfortunately be shuttering its doors after Chinese New Year in 2019, savour this last opportunity to try some of Chef Jacky Yu’s acclaimed dishes in a Chinatown shophouse space filled with unique art pieces. Chef Yu has designed set menus for CNY including a Prosperity 8 Course Lunar New Year Menu that features his signature Black truffle roast chicken and Kagoshima wagyu beef. This option is perfect for groups that appreciate art as part of an intimate dining experience. .
Chinese New Year Set Menus from $88++ per person Click here to view
38A Craig Road Singapore 089676
3. Kai Garden
Helmed by award-wining Executive Chef Fung Chi Keung , Kai Garden offers traditional Cantonese food in a contemporary dining setting. To usher in the New Year, Chef Fung has designed a range of set menus that feature some of his signature dishes including crispy Peking duck served with 5 unique wraps and dipping sauces. Wraps that range from Original, Pumpkin, Spinach, Bamboo Charcoal and Beetroot add new dimension to the traditional style of enjoying Peking Duck. Groups will be well accommodated in their grand function room that seats up to 50, as well as four private rooms for smaller groups of 4 to 16 people each.
Chinese New Year Set Menus from $138++ per person. Click here to view
6 Raffles Boulevard, #03-128A/128B, Marina Square, Singapore 039594
Reservations: 6250 4826
4.The China Club
If you are looking to treat your guests to an ultra-exclusive dining experience, look no further than The China Club. Located on the 52nd storey of the Capital Tower building, China Club is a members-only restaurant in a class of its own. The interiors are tastefully adorned with Chinese motifs and antiques. Tailored for groups, their private dining rooms offer unique Chinese partitions and dishes are individually plated and served on beautiful china. For pre-dinner drinks, organise a cocktail reception at the Long March Bar and take in the panoramic views of the Marina Bay financial district. For the New Year, Executive Chef Yim has designed a celebratory feast that features a combination of signature plates and new dishes with a creative twist..
Chinese New Year Set Menus from $108++ per person. Click here to view
168 Robinson Road, #52-01 Capital Tower
Reservations: 6820 2388
5. Madame Fan
Embark on an experiential culinary journey at Madame Fan. Housed in the NCO Club which consists of 4 distinct F&B concepts, Madame Fan is renowned London restauranteur Alan Yau’s first Southeast Asian lifestyle dining concept. Featuring exquisite Chinese cuisine, the venue reflects the heritage of the conserved NCO Club when the space served as the NAAFI Britannica Club in 1952 for the British non-commissioned officers and their families. For Chinese New Year, indulge in special set menus imagined by Alan or opt to go ala carte and savour signature dishes including Lobster Cantonese with Ginger, Spring Onion and Wanton Noodles.
Chinese New Year Set Menus from $78++ per person. Click here to view
The NCO Club,
32 Beach Road, Singapore 189764
Reservations: 6818 1921
6. Xin Divine (CLOSED)
For a modern take on Chinese cuisine, look no further than Xin Divine. Opened by Jolin Lee of Divine Palate, a private dining service, this unique Chinese dining concept housed on Duxton Hill offers innovative Chinese Cuisine in a modern setting. Their private dining room on level 2 features vaulted ceilings and a bright, clean aesthetic. The space accommodates up to 16 for sit-down lunch or dinner. All dishes are individually plated and the restaurant will expand your palate showcasing the eight regional cuisines of China including Sichuan and Zhejiang cuisine.
Xin Divine has closed as of late 2019 (Updated March 2020)