The Lunar New Year, also known as Chinese New Year, is celebrated by people of East and Southeast Asian descent worldwide as it marks the beginning of a new year in their culture. During this time, families come together to celebrate, and this year, as we enter the Year of Dragon, it is no different. Chomp Magazine can provide some recommendations for those looking for a place to celebrate at top destinations in Asia.
Celebrate the Lunar New Year at one of the World's 50 Best Hotels, Capella Bangkok, at Phra Nakhon restaurant. The riverfront terrace offers a range of Thai-Chinese-inspired dishes specially curated to welcome the Year of the Dragon. The menu highlights include sustainable seafood, baked glass noodles with crab meat, Cantonese salmon salad, and an elevated hot pot experience. Conclude the meal with Black Sesame dumplings and traditional Chinese treats. The Lunar New Year unique dishes will be available from 8 to 11 February 2024, between 12:00 and 22:00.
Tel: +662 098 3817 and +662 098 3888.
Celebrate the Year of the Dragon in style at Chatrium Grand Bangkok with a festive Chinese New Year event at Savio restaurant. Enjoy a specially curated buffet featuring delicious Chinese delicacies, a lion dance show, and a chance to win fabulous prizes. The buffet is available from 12:00 to 14:30, priced at THB 2,390++ per adult and THB 1,195++ per child. Upgrade your dining experience with a free-flow package of house wine, sparkling wine, and local beer available at 788 THB per person. Each table will receive a red envelope or Angpao for a chance to win in our lucky draw, with one entry per bill per table.
Tel: +662 126 7999
Indulge in enchantment and jubilation at Fusion Resort Cam Ranh's Lunar New Year or Vietnamese Tết celebration. Each day promises a unique blend of flavours and festivities. On 8 February, Fresh Restaurant will lead the centuries-old tradition of making Bánh Tét, a traditional delicacy. A local expert will guide guests through the secrets of this dish. On the 9th of February, the beach will be transformed into a captivating canvas adorned with Tết pole decorations. As the sun sets, guests can relish in a mesmerizing Lobster & Steak Night. Finally, on 10 February, the hotel will host a special Poolside BBQ. Tết at Fusion Resort Cam Ranh is not just a mere event; it's an all-encompassing experience that weaves culture, cuisine, and pure enjoyment into an unforgettable three-day celebration.
Tel: +84 258 3989 777
Join InterContinental Bangkok's Chinese New Year celebrations at Summer Palace and Espresso restaurants. Summer Palace offers special set menus, à la carte dishes, and a hamper set, available from now to 25 February 2024. Espresso has a dinner option on the 9th and 10th of February 2024 and a grand brunch on the 10th and 11th of February 2024. Balcony Lounge serves Chinese-inspired drinks from the 7th to the 15th of February 2024, and Butter has Chinese New Year goodies and cakes from the 1st to the 17th of February 2024. Don't miss the chance to surprise your loved ones with Chinese New Year hampers from Summer Palace and sweet treats from Butter.
Tel: +662 656 0444
MGM Macau and MGM Cotai, Macau's MGM twins, are hosting Chinese New Year festivities to celebrate the Year of the Dragon with various special menus and activities. The Lingnan restaurant, Imperial Court, and Chun are offering special menus starting from MOP 7,800 for six persons. The One-Michelin-starred Sichuan restaurant Five Foot Road will present a series of classic festive Sichuanese dishes. The MGM twins will also host the God of Fortune and the Auspicious Lion Dance Blessings, and guests can participate in the Chinese New Year Cupcake Decoration Workshop and buy MGM's Chinese New Year Pudding Gift Box, priced from MOP 348 per box.
Tel: +853 8802 8888 (MGM Macau), +853 8806 8888 (MGM Cotai)
Join PARKROYAL COLLECTION Marina Bay, Singapore, for Jubilant Abundance, a Lunar New Year celebration. Enjoy Lunar New Year specials, traditional feasts, family bundle takeaways, Chinese New Year delicacies, and goodies until 25 February 2024 at Peach Blossoms. Patrons can purchase Jubilant Abundance Goodies, available for self-collection and delivery until 24 February 2024. Experience a traditional buffet feast at Peppermint for lunch and dinner until 25 February 2024. Try the hotel's oriental-themed afternoon tea at Portman's Bar until 4 April 2024.
Tel: +65 6845 1000
At Tanah Gajah, a Resort by Hadiprana, guests can enjoy The Art of Lunar New Year feast on 9th February. This feast offers a chance to savour the different elements of the Chinese New Year celebration, with each dish representing an aspect of the holiday, such as prosperity, wealth, health, longevity, and fortune. The menu showcases the best of Balinese, Japanese and Chinese cuisine, including hot and spicy Szechuan crab soup and crispy Balinese pork belly. The evening will also include a traditional Chinese lion dance and a welcome cocktail in the Tempayan courtyard. The price per person starts at IDR 888,000++.
Tel: +62 361 975 685
The Anam Cam Ranh is hosting a week-long Tết celebration from 8-14 February 2024. Guests can enjoy traditional Tết dishes at Lang Viet Restaurant and Bar, while breakfast at Indochine and Colonial restaurants features savoury rice cakes and dumplings. The celebration includes dragon dancing, movie screenings, and live performances. Guests can also participate in traditional customs such as calligraphy giving, Tò He (Vietnamese traditional glutinous rice toy figures), and kite flying. Lang Viet offers a "Tết Chợ Quê" buffet, and guests can enjoy tapas and cocktails at Saigon Bar. Finally, guests staying in high-end accommodations can access an exclusive day lounge and afternoon tea at Colonial.
Tel: +84 258 398 9499 Chomp Magazine extends our best wishes to our valued readers for a prosperous Year of Dragon 2024. We hope this year brings you great success and prosperity in all your endeavours.