The best KL restaurants for Chinese New Year 2022

The Year of the Tiger will be about making big changes. This will be a year of risk-taking and adventure. If you were born in 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998 or 2010, you were born during the Year of the Tiger.

Chinese New Year marks the end of winter and the beginning of a long-awaited spring. Let’s welcome this Chinese New Year with some fabulous food set menus, joyous yee sangs and delicious hampers at one of these amazing KL restaurants.

The Resort Café in Sunway Resort

Begin the festive celebration and indulge in the Chinese New Year buffet offerings at the hotel’s Resort Café.

  • Auspicious Buffet from 17 January – 14 February. Lunch buffet is priced at RM138 nett per person, children RM69 nett (6 – 12 years old). Dinner buffet is priced at RM198 nett per person, children RM99 nett (6 – 12 years old).
  • Lunar Indulgence Buffet 31 January, 7 February and 15 February 2022. The lunch buffet is priced at RM148 nett per person, for children RM74 nett (6 – 12 years old) and the dinner buffet RM248 nett per person, children RM124 (6 – 12 years old).

Buffet diners get to enjoy 50% off on the price of full portion Yee Sang! For dining reservations, WhatsApp 019 381 5568. More info here. Rather eat at home? Have a look here at the Prosperous Feasting Takeaway menu. To order, WhatsApp 019 381 5568.

Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

Chinese New Year

Till 15 February 2022, you can enjoy Chinese New Year creations served in individual portions at restaurant Lai Po Heen, along with communal yee sang. The feast is accompanied by Chinese tea. Dim Sum Set Menus for lunch start at RM238 per person and Festive Set Menus (lunch and dinner) start at RM288 per person. More info here.

For dining reservations, please call 03 2330 8798 of email the hotel here

Don’t miss the lion dance performance at the entrance of the hotel on Thursday 3 February at 2pm!

Hilton Kuala Lumpur

At restaurant Chynna you’re in for a tiger treat this year! Chef Lam Hock Hin is showcasing his Braised Sliced Abalone with Sun Dried Oysters & Fatt Choy and his signature Wok-seared Japanese Miyazaki Wagyu served with homemade Trio Sauce.

Sharing Menus start from RM888 nett per set and Signature Dishes start from RM88 nett per item. Available till 15 February 2022. More info here. You can make your dining reservation at 03 2264 2264 or by email here.

Would you like to read our review for Chynna? Have a look here.

If you rather eat at home, the Supreme Hotpot-style Poon Choy In Claypot for six persons is available for pick up or delivery. More details here.

Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara

Wan Chun Ting, the Chinese restaurant at Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara, unveils its opulent Chinese New Year festive offers for all to enjoy until 15 February 2022. Chinese New Year sets start at RM238 per person (minimum four persons). There wil be live Gu Zheng performances during dinner. More info here.

Poon Choy and Yee Sang offers are also available for delivery via the hotel’s online food delivery website. Please have a look here.

Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur

Savour the much-loved Hong Kong-Style Waxed Meat Clay Pot Rice and the classic Poon Choi at restaurant Li Yen. This and more dishes are available for lunch and dinner. More info here.

You’d rather eat at home? The restaurant offers options for home delivery and takeaway service. Please WhatsApp to 018 646 8033, WeChat to @LiYenKL or email them here.

JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur

Lobster, geoduck, abalone, jellyfish, salmon, and even fresh fruits, how does that sound for a luscious yee san to toss to the beginning of an auspicious year?! All this and more at restaurant Shanghai. More info here.

To book, please WhatsApp to 018 591 8537, WeChat to @ShanghaiJWMKL or email the restaurant here.

The Starhill Dining

Welcome the Lunar New Year of the Tiger with friends and family at Luk Yu Tea House and savour a well-crafted festive set menu featuring the restaurant’s treasury of Chinese soul food. Set menus are priced at RM1,800 for ten persons and RM888 for five persons. More info here. Set menus are available for dine in and takeaway.

You can contact the restaurant via WhatsApp: 018 632 8060 or by email here.

Club Chinois can be adapted for enchanting celebrations and splendid bespoke parties and has got space for up to 40 persons. Featuring a well-crafted Chinoiserie Lunar New Year menu. More info here.

For enquiries please WhatsApp 018 929 8060.

Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur

Roar your way through the Year of The Tiger with a bold and beautiful series of Chinese New Year curations. Restaurant THIRTY8’s culinary delights are available till 15 February 2022.

Their Set Menu 1 is priced at RM840.48 nett for 4 persons and Set Menu 2 is priced at RM1010.48 nett for 4 persons. You can view the menus here and to make reservations, please click here. Enjoy 15% off for THIRTY8 Chinese New Year Set Menu dine-in vouchers from now onwards.

Available for takeaways and delivery:

  • Eight Prosperity Treasure Pot from RM 488 nett.
  • Porcelain Gift Box designed by Malaysian fashion designer Melinda Looi, nestling Five Blessings set or sweet pastries from RM288 nett.
  • Yee Sang selections from RM 198 nett.

You can order them here. Use code ROAR15 to enjoy 15% off for Chinese New Year items from now until Jan 23, 2022.

Four Seasons Kuala Lumpur

Usher in the roaring Year of the Tiger with Chef Jimmy Wong’s exclusive set menus, seasonal à la carte specials and delectable dim sum from Yun House. All for pickup or delivery till 15 February 2022.

Place your orders here.

EQ Kuala Lumpur

Golden Phoenix pop-up restaurant offers yee sang sets and Premium Poon Choy for dine-in and takeaway until 15 February 2022. A la carte menu selections are also available.

You can find the menu here and to book a table, you can click here.

Hilton Garden Inn

Have a roaring reunion this Chinese New Year with a feast of oriental treasures. 

Indulge in scrumptious delights while admiring the beautiful KL city view at Rooftop 25 Bar & Lounge with your family and loved ones and enjoy the Prosperity Package or the Signature Grilled BBQ Platter or Longevity Bonus, all priced at RM308 per package for 4 persons. Have a look at all menus here. To make reservations, WhatsApp the restaurant here

We reviewed the CNY menu at Rooftop 25 Bar & Lounge! Have a look here.

The St Regis Kuala Lumpur

Celebrate Chinese New Year with signature set menus, specially curated by chef Cheong Boon Fei and dishes like Braised Bird’s Nest Soup, Garlic Sea Tiger Prawn, Steamed Tiger Grouper, Braised Sea Cucumber and more. Available for lunch and dinner. You can also book private dining rooms, The Astor Rooms or our Grand Ballroom for groups from as small as 4 guests onwards.

The set menus are priced from RM368.00+ per person. Call the hotel at 012 280 1303 or email them here to make a reservation now. You can also order here for takeaway and delivery.

New World Petaling Jaya Hotel

New World Petaling Jaya would like to introduce The Grrrrrreat Feast that the culinary and F&B team have put together to delight your palate.   

The roarsome galore will begin with a Chinese New Year buffet spread in restaurant Pasar Baru (until 15 February) while the spread will be amped up on 31 January for reunion dinner, 1st day of Chinese New Year and Chap Goh Mei on 15 February 2022. More info here.

For enquiries or reservations, please call  012 3909 949 or email the hotel here.
For more info, visit their website here.

Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur

It’s time for an auspicious reunion with your loved ones at Ee Chinese Cuisine. Let’s toss to prosperity! Chinese New Year Reunion Buffet on 29 and 30 January for RM138+ per person and on 31 January 2022 for RM168+ per person.

For reservations please WhatsApp the hotel here, call 03 7665 1111 or email them here

Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur

Restaurant Shang Palace offers six different set menus including a vegetarian option, starting from RM228 per person. You can book a table here up till 15 February 2022.

Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur

The Spring Happiness Set Menu from Quan’s Kitchen is an 8-course sumptuous fare that includes the Prosperity Golden Yee Sang, a nourishing Double Boiled Wild Mushroom Soup, Baked Ocean Seabass with Cordyceps in Honey Soy Glaze and Braised Broccoli with Taukan & Gingko Nut in Abalone Sauce. 

Available for pickup or delivery till 10 February 2022 with two days advance booking for RM688+ per set for 4 persons. You can email the restaurant here or order here online.

The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Experience an all-you-can-eat feast till 15 February 2022 at Contango, featuring inspired authentic and nostalgic flavours. Lunch is priced at RM118 ++ per person and dinner is RM148++ per person.

Advance reservations are recommended. Please book by WhatsApp via 014 647 1060. More info here.

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