Top Places for CNY 2022 Reunion Dinner

Check out our list of restaurants offering special Chinese New Year set menus to roar in the year of the tiger.

Feature Photo: EQ Kuala Lumpur

If you’re planning a family Chinese New Year Reunion Dinner, check out our list of restaurants offering a special menu to roar in the year of the tiger.

Here are our favourite reunion dinner sets in KL to roar in reunions with bountiful menus and a variety of Lunar New Year menus. Savour on a wide variety of dishes featuring Yee Sang platters, eight-course dinners, and classic delights Poon Choi.

Just as you hoped, these restaurants offer Tiger-feasting menus that will satisfy your appetite. Begin your dinner with a Yee Sang toss, and cherish the moment with family and friends. 

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1. Golden Phoenix Pop-Up, EQ

Love a good Poon Choi dish? Housed in EQ Hotel, Golden Phoenix Pop-Up Restaurant returns for its legendary oriental creations prepared by Chef John Chu. Different from the ordinary, iconic Cantonese favourites such as Poon Choi is elevated with premium quality abalone, king prawns, sea cucumber, Japanese dried scallops, and smoked duck. Meanwhile, a variety of Yee Sang is served with a unique sense of ritual.

Three main culinary sets offered are priced from RM238 – RM488 per person while the Premium Abalone Poon Choi is available at RM888 for 6 pax. Guests also offer á la carte selections including Boston lobster with morel mushroom, while the amongst favourite, lotus leaf glutinous rice wrapped with assorted meat and chestnut.

Golden Phoenix pop-up restaurant is open for lunch and dinner from 7th January to 15th February. Takeaway and delivery is available.

Discover more here. For reservations and inquiries, call +60 3 2789 7839 or email


2. Li Yen, The Ritz-Carlton


Celebrate this Chinese New Year at  Li Yen with a specially designed traditional Lunar New Year feast presenting the culinary artistry of Executive Chinese Chef Alex Au and his team. The specially curated set menus feature Reunion favourites – a collection of traditional reunion dishes including the signature Hong Kong-style Waxed Meat Clay Pot Rice made with Chinese sausages specially flown in from Hong Kong, Fragrant Deep-Fried Prawns with especial Mango Sauce and more.

If you wish to embrace a rich sweet flavour, give the Steamed Goldfish Nian Gao a try – scrumptious traditional Chinese glutinous rice cakes encased in a smooth outer layer. In addition, the traditional Poon Choi is meticulously crafted with a range of auspicious ingredients.

Available from now through to 15th February, the set menus are priced from RM148++ per person for lunch and RM2080 per table of 10 pax for dinner. Also, you may enjoy Li Yen’s Lunar New Year specialities through home delivery and takeaway.

Discover more here. For reservation and inquiries, WhatsApp +60 18 646 8033 or WeChat @LiYenKL or email

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3. Shanghai Restaurant, JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur

JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur is celebrating the Year of the Tiger with award-winning Shanghainese cuisine.  Shanghai restaurant’s most authentic Shanghai dishes are presented by Shanghainese native Executive Chinese Chef Wong Wing Yeuk. Highlighting culture and tradition, the Art of Yee Sang ushering good fortune and prosperity is served topped with Chef Wong’s closely guarded secret-recipe sauce. The dishes can be paired with luxurious ingredients such as lobster, geoduck, abalone, jellyfish, salmon, and fresh fruits.

Three set menus are available for festive dining from now through 15th February. The set’s menu starts from MYR238++ per person for lunch and dinner. Additionally, the Shanghainese Lunar New Year festive specialities are also available for á la carte, home delivery, and takeaway.

Discover more here. For reservations and inquiries, WhatsApp +60 18 591 8547 or WeChat @ShanghaiJWMKL or email

4. Luk Yu Tea House, The Starhill Dining

Emphasizing on Chinese heritage with chic Chinoiserie-inspired interiors, Luk Yu Tea House unveils a well-created festive set menu featuring traditional oriental cuisine. The Chinoiserie Lunar New Year set menu offers meals like Braised Superior Soup, Crispy Roasted Chicken, Steamed Glutinous Rice, Wok Fried Prawns, and more. Moreover, do not forget to nosh on the delectable Dim Sum platter.

Available from 7th January to 15th February, the Chinese New Year set menu is priced at RM1,800++ for ten persons and RM888++ for five persons. In addition three varieties of Yee Sang and Dim Sum platters are available for takeaway.

Discover more here. For reservation and inquiries, WhatsApp +60 18 632 8060 or email 

5. Chynna, Hilton Kuala Lumpur

Helmed by Celebrity Chef Lam Hock Hin and his team, Chynna in Hilton KL are featuring four signature set menus and á la carte dishes for an unforgettable dine-in experience this Chinese New Year. The restaurant combines both authentic Cantonese and Shanghainese cuisine flavours for a harmonious celebration.

Their star dishes are the Hotpot-style Poon Choy, Fish Maw, Braised Assorted Seafood Soup, Wok-Seared Japanese Mizayaki Wagyu, and beyond. Available from 2 January to 15 February, each CNY set can cater to 5 pax including Wealth (priced at RM1,250 net), Prosperity (priced at RM1,500 net), Auspicious (priced at RM2,000 net), and Abundance (RM888 net cater to 2 pax).

Discover more about Yee Sang selections here. For reservations and inquiries, call +603 2264 2264 or email

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