Chinese New Year beckons right at the heels of Christmas. What better reason to gather with loved ones at Reunion dinner?
Since COVID-19 restrictions have limited numbers for dine-out groups, many dining establishments have launched takeaway and delivery sets to make reunion dinners at homes more convenient. This cuts down the need for early reservations, queue-ing and gives you the chance to host 8 guests in the comforts of your home. You can Lou Hei without all that background noise now.
2021’s Reunion meals will be especially sweet given the length of time extended families have not gathered due to the pandemic. Stay safe at home and choose to order in Reunion dinner takeaways or delivery instead. Less time getting busy in the kitchen, more time to bond with family!
Here are some highly-rated Chinese New Year Reunion dinner sets you can order.
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Chinese New Year Reunion Takeaway Dinner Sets
EbiBar X FishMart Steamboat Sets
Ebi Bar has teamed up with FishMart a steamboat pack perfect for reunion meals! The umami-packed sets include Umami Goodness Broth using 40kg of prawn shells simmered for 8-10 hours, specially crafted sauces, raw shrimp paste, raw Ngoh Hiang, super fresh fish portioned in fillets. We tried the seafood feast and it was very sumptuous meal suitable for even the littlest. Try the Herbal Chicken broth and Ah Ma’s Achar too!
More details in this link. https://ebibar.cococart.co/
Kian Seng Culinary
Kian Seng Culinary is a caterer specialized in buffet and bento sets located in the Mandai area. Its CNY menu is reasonably priced starting at $362 for a group of 4 to 6 including Pen Cai, a traditional dish rich with seafood. If you are looking at ala carte options, the crabs are touted to be delicious according to reviewers.
Enquiry 6908 9977
Pin Si Kitchen
Another recommended caterer is Pin Si Kitchen which has a whole suite of services including manufacturing, catering, restaurant service and ready to serve food. It’s set menu for groups of 8 starts from $198. There are plenty of options such as Buddha Jump Over the Wall, Roasted Suckling Pig, Ee-Fu noodles with prawns apart from the standard Chinese New Year dishes.
Orders must be made before 29 January 2021.
Chef Foong Restaurant
Recently awarded the TOP Gourmet Award 2020, Chef Foong is a popular restaurant at Lower Delta Road offering CNY takeaways. A 6 person set starts from $288. The red grouper, Dong Po Pork Belly, lobster are Chef Foong’s signature dishes touted as “must-try” by reviewers.
See CNY Menu Details here
Sum Kee Food
Sum Kee Food, a favourite zichar spot for many, has a CNY menu deal to offer! With every order of the traditional Pen Cai, get to receive a free Salmon Yu Sheng. There are both delivery and pick-up options from 11 January to 26 February. Self-pickup options can earn you a 10% discount.
According to food bloggers and reviewers, the Ultraman Chicken and Curry Fish head are dishes to order.
Place your orders here.
A Home-based chef who whips up a storm in Western, Chinese, Eurasian styles, can offer something a little different for the festivities. The Chinese New Year menu includes Fish Maw Soup, Hainanese Chap Chye, Devil’s Curry, Roast Pork and Marble Cake. While the dishes are not quite the usual fare you expect, we were guaranteed flavours fuelled by a passion for cooking.
Self-collection is at Pasir Ris. Place your orders here
Yes Natural – Vegan option
If you and your family have been choosing to go vegetarian or vegan, how about a suitable CNY reunion set from Yes Natural? A natural, healthy and tasty reunion awaits. There are both takeaway and delivery options from 29 January to 26 February. A 6-course vegan set for four starts from $138, they also retail vegetarian bak kwa made from soybeans!
More details here.
Segar Restaurant – Halal Certified
Look no further if you are looking for a Halal reunion dinner set. Segar Restaurant has got a wide variety of seafood dishes like steamed seabass, garlic prawns, seafood fried rice and even an Abalone Yu Sheng instead of raw fish!
For more information, contact Segar Restaurant here.
Diamond Kitchen at Marine Parade is a renowned brand for generations. It is known for the seafood dishes, which you can enjoy in the CNY set menu which starts from $288 for 4 to 5 pax. Ala carte options can be included except on the eve of Chinese New Year.
See details here.
Beauty in a Pot
This is a personal favourite and go-to if you want piping hotpot reunion meals. Hotpot never fails. Beauty in a Pot sets come with soup bases as well as different meats, you can choose to add on different ingredients like meats and fish paste, seafood, dumplings and don’t forget the sauces! All you need to prepare is an electric stove (portable) and a big pot to put everything in.
There is free delivery for orders above $100, and 15% off if self-pickup is selected.
Get your hotpot reunion dinner here.
Reunion Meals are Best Enjoyed at Home
Even though the possibility of eating out as a big group is eliminated, you can still enjoy the reunion meals at home. After all, Lunar New Year is all about celebrating togetherness with loved ones. This year’s celebrations may be unprecedented, but it makes the reunion experience much sweeter.