Chinese New Year 2024: 11 best hotels & restaurants in Kuala Lumpur for reunion dinners

As we conclude our celebrations from Christmas and New Year’s, the upcoming Chinese New Year 2024 is quickly approaching, commencing on 10 February this year. This season emphasises family reunions, attracting good luck, and honouring our ancestors. A CNY gathering wouldn’t be complete without a joyous meal shared with family and friends.

Amidst the hustle of decorating your home and shopping for new attires, securing the perfect venue for the eagerly-awaited reunion dinner can certainly be challenging. To simplify your search, we’ve curated a list of the top 11 best hotels & restaurants in Kuala Lumpur for reunion dinners

1. Hilton Kuala Lumpur

Hilton KL - Dragon Head Yee Sang
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Step into the Year of the Dragon with a grand celebration at Hilton Kuala Lumpur‘s renowned Chinese restaurant, Chynna. This year, Chynna introduces ‘Reign of The Dragon’, a thematic festivity that magnifies the essence of traditional Chinese New Year values such as unity, prosperity and happiness.

Dedicated to excellence, Chynna ensures the use of only the freshest and finest ingredients, promising both a gastronomic and visual delight. Experience the culinary mastery of Chef Lam Hock Hin from 8 Jan 2024 to 24 Feb 2024, with highlights like the 2024 signature Yee Sang featuring Tasmanian Ocean Trout and Wasabi Longan (RM318 nett), and the enticing Tasmanian Ocean Trout complemented by Crispy Rice and Assam Chilli (RM168 nett for half, RM318 nett for full).

Hilton KL - Hotchpotch
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Immerse yourself in the age-old tradition of tossing for prosperity. Chef Lam Hock Hin’s recommendation, the Supreme Assorted Hotchpotch, is available at RM268 nett per pax for groups of at least 5.

Hilton KL - Chynna CNY signature dishes
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But wait, there’s more! Choose from 4 distinct Auspicious Reunion Set Menus tailored to create unforgettable reunion dinners: Prosperity, Fortune, Wealth, and Grand Fortune. These sets showcase exquisite dishes like Buttermilk Prawn with Five Spices and Crispy Rice, aromatic Unagi Fried Rice, GuangXi Sauce-infused free-range chicken, and Black Garlic Dumplings paired with Jumbo Alaska Scallops. Each set encompasses an 8-course meal complemented by Chinese tea.

For those seeking a more intimate setting, Chynna’s private dining rooms cater to both large gatherings and cosy get-togethers. Host an event for up to 300 guests in the majestic ballroom, where reunion set menus start at RM 2,988++ for a table of 10. Additionally, enjoy complimentary free-flow soft drinks and a dining voucher worth RM888 nett.

Prosperity Set: RM 1,388 nett per table for 5 pax
Fortune Set: RM1,688 nett per table for 5 pax
Wealth Set: RM2,388 nett per table for 5 pax
Grand Fortune Set: RM699 nett per pax

Chynna, Level 5, Hilton Kuala Lumpur, No 3, Jalan Stesen Sentral, Kuala Lumpur Sentral, 50470 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
+603 2264 2264
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2. The Chow Kit

The Chow Kit - CNY menu
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This Lunar New Year, The Chow Kit invites you to The Chow Kit Kitchen & Bar where you can immerse yourself in the Prosperity Feast. Enjoy 2 distinctive menus— A Taste of Reunion, and the Seasonal 3-Course Menu. Pre-order options for both menus are currently open until 25 Feb 2024, and will be served from 1 till 25 Feb 2024.

The Chow Kit - A Taste of Reunion
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Designed for gatherings of 2 to 3 people, the A Taste of Reunion promises a memorable dining experience. Start your culinary journey with the Golden Prosperity Yee Sang, a perfect dish to set the tone for the feast. Delight your taste buds with an array of delectable dishes, including succulent Butter Prawns, richly flavoured Braised Duck, and the satisfying crunch of Crispy Baked Chicken, among other tempting options.

The Chow Kit - Seasonal 3-course
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The Seasonal 3-Course Menu will also feature the Golden Prosperity Yee Sang alongside other dishes like the aromatic Wok Hei Wagyu or the Cod Fried Rice, each expertly prepared to satisfy your cravings. Conclude your reunion dinner on a sweet note with the luscious Panna Cotta & Lucky Longan dessert, a perfect blend of indulgence and fortune. 

Additionally, The Chow Kit offers private spaces tailored for large groups, adorned with CNY decorations. For further details, find out more here. If you like to secure your table, reservations can be made here.

A Taste of Reunion Set Menu: RM218++ (2-3 pax)
Seasonal 3-Course Menu: RM188++ per pax

1012, Jln Sultan Ismail, Chow Kit, 50100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
+603 2778 6666
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3. W Kuala Lumpur 

W KL - Yee sang
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This year, families opting to gather at YEN, a Cantonese dining venue located in W Kuala Lumpur, can savour traditional Chinese cuisine under the theme Stellar Lunar Bliss. Guests are presented with an array of choices to enhance their festive celebrations with 6 CNY set menus, 5 varieties of yee sang and an à la carte menu option.

Credit – W Kuala Lumpur

In the Treasured Flavour Set, you will find dishes such as Stewed Money Bag, Sliced Abalone, Double-boiled Chicken Soup, Fish Maw, Morel Mushroom, and Hokkaido Scallop. For the Prosperous Life Forever Set, dishes like Braised ‘Monk Jump Over the Wall’, Superior Chicken Soup, and Braised Honk Kong Eu Fe Noodles will be served.

The Noble Set features Norwegian Salmon Fish Yee Sang, Air-dried Szechuan Fish Chips, Crispy Salted Egg Fish Skin, and Red Palm Oil. Lastly, the Double Happiness Set offers Braised Cod Fish, Preserved Olives, Rice Cakes, and Japanese Barbeque Sauce.

YEN also offers 2 Luck and Prosperity Family Style Sets, which are designed for 5 to 10 pax. Dishes in the sets include Steamed Farm Chicken, Black Truffle, Maitake Mushroom, Sweetened Soybean Soup, Chinese Yam, Peach Gum, and Rice Dumplings.

Treasured Flavour Set Menu: RM248 per person (min. 2 pax)
Prosperous Life Forever Set Menu: RM348 per person (min. 2 pax)
The Noble Set Menu: RM388 per person (min. 2 pax)
Double Happiness Set Menu: RM488 per person (min. 2 pax)
Luck & Prosperity Family Style Set Menu 1: RM1,388 per table of 5 pax, RM2,688 per table of 10 pax
Luck & Prosperity Family Style Set Menu 2: RM1,888 per table of 5 pax, RM3,688 per table of 10 pax

121, Jln Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
+603 2786 8888
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4. InterContinental Kuala Lumpur

Intercontinental KL - Yee sang
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Indulge in the delightful CNY offerings at InterContinental Kuala Lumpur from now until 24 Feb 2024. With 6 menus at your disposal, you can choose options that precisely match your taste preferences and the size of your party. 

The Mystic Set showcases grilled boneless chicken rolls with spicy sesame sauce and roasted London duck. Alongside these, it presents braised mushrooms, abalone, fortune money bag, and seasonal vegetables served with a delectable abalone sauce. In contrast, the Radiance Set is renowned for its carefully curated blend of Oriental flavours. This set features iconic dishes like roasted London duck and steamed cod fish fillet, which are elegantly accompanied by fresh bean curd, black fungus, and black olives.

Intercontinental - CNY
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For those who prefer vegetarian delights, the Renewal Set is an ideal choice. This set specialises in meat-free offerings, including stir-fried mixed fungus infused with black truffle paste encased in a fortune money bag, along with lei cha fried rice complemented by a medley of vegetables. On the other hand, the Majestic Set melds together the flavours of grilled boneless chicken roll with spicy sesame sauce, roasted London duck, and Hong Kong-style steamed red snapper, providing a harmonious dining experience.

Moving on, the Ethereal Set stands out with its sophisticated menu characterised by pronounced flavours. It presents dishes such as steamed live dragon grouper combined with black fungus, shimeiji mushroom, and superior fish sauce. Additionally, this set offers braised sea cucumber, fried fish maw, and a fortune money bag alongside seasonal vegetables. 

InterContinental Kuala Lumpur also presents CNY lunch and dinner buffets. To learn more, visit their website.

Mystic Set: RM988++ per table of 4 pax
Radiance Set: RM1,288++ per table of 6 pax
Renewal Set (Vegetarian): RM1,888++ per table of 10 pax
Majestic Set: RM2,388++ per table of 10 pax
Ethereal Set: RM2,888++ per table of 10 pax
Legendary Set: RM3,888++ per table of 10 pax
Reunion Dinner Buffet (9 Feb 2024): RM258++ per adult, RM129++ per child
Lunar New Year Long Lunch (10 Feb 2024): RM198++ per adult, RM99++ per child

165, Jln Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
+603 2782 6000
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5. Paradise Dynasty

Paradise dynasty - Takeaway set
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Leave the CNY preparations to Paradise Dynasty, as they are prepared to serve you an abundance of prosperous dishes for your family reunion. Choose their CNY Abundance Takeaway Set consisting of a hearty selection of Prosperity Abalone Yee Sang, Grandeur Treasure Pot, Auspicious Black Truffle Kampung Chicken⁣, and Fortune Lotus Leaf Glutinous Rice⁣. Ideal for families of 5-6 pax, this set allows you to enjoy a comfortable home dining experience.

Paradise dynasty - CNY
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Soar into the Year of the Dragon with Paradise Dynasty’s Yee Sang specials, such as the Yee Sang with Jelly Fish (RM62.90), Yee Sang with Sliced Salmon (RM69.90), Yee Sang with Abalone (RM129.90), or Yee Sang with Deep-Fried Sliced Papaya (RM52.90) for vegetarians. 

For those who desire a larger meal while at home, Paradise Dynasty’s signature Grandeur Treasure Pot can be delivered fresh or frozen to your door for RM499.90.

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6. Element Kuala Lumpur

Element KL - Set Menu
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Element Kuala Lumpur is celebrating the Year of the Dragon with a variety of offerings, including yee sang, reunion set menus and a buffet. The hotel offers 2 comprehensive set menus designed for private dining: the Auspicious Set Menu and the Prosperous Set Menu, allowing guests to choose according to what they fancy.

The Auspicious Set Menu offers dishes like the Prosperity Salmon Yee Sang, Roasted 5 Spice Chicken accompanied by Mixed Peppers and Garlic Crisps, Deep-fried Barramundi Fish complemented by Nyonya Sauce and Fresh Vegetables, among others. 

On the other hand, the Prosperous Set Menu highlights include Prosperity Abalone Yee Sang, House-made Chicken Roulade paired with Pineapple Peanut Sauce and Fresh Pomelo Salad, and Braised Crispy Red Snapper Fish infused with Herbal Teriyaki Sauce and Scallions, among other selections.

Ensure you explore the array of Prosperous Yee Sang, harmoniously blended with a medley of fruits and vegetables, complemented by a home-made pineapple dressing. Topping selections comprise Raw Salmon Slices (RM158 for full portion, RM108 for half portion), Crispy Fish Skin (RM158 for full portion, RM108 for half portion), and Whole Abalones (RM288 for full portion, RM148 for half portion).

Element KL - TRACE
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The Spring Oriental Buffet at TRACE Restaurant & Bar runs until 9 Mar 2024, so make your advance bookings! Featured dishes are: Claypot Rice with Preserved Chicken Sausage, Szechuan Style BBQ, Chinese Oden, Golden Salted Egg Squids, amongst others.

Auspicious Set Menu: RM2,188++ per table of 10 pax
Prosperous Set Menu: RM2,388++ per table of 10 pax
Spring Oriental Buffet (Fri & Sat, 6pm – 10pm): RM168++ per person

IB Tower, 8, Lrg Binjai, Menara Ilham, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
+603 2771 3388
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7. Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur

Shangri-La KL - CNY menu
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Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur warmly welcomes you and your loved ones to usher in a year of prosperity with exceptional reunion menus, iconic traditional New Year dishes, and additional delights this CNY.

Shangri-La KL - Yee Sang
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Experience the tradition of prosperity and abundance with Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur’s spread of exquisite yee sang, and may the toss of prosperity bestow luck and happiness upon your year. 

Select from yee sang varieties such as Sliced Abalone with Caviar (RM288 for small, RM588 for large), Smoked Salmon (RM188 for small, RM388 for large), Crispy Fish Skin and Jelly Fish (RM178 for small, RM278 for large) and Korean Snow Pear (RM148 for small, RM248 for large).

At Shang Palace, Shangri-La’s Chinese Cantonese Restaurant, the Chinese New Year Specialties menu showcases auspicious 5 to 9-course offerings. This menu highlights dishes such as Double-boiled Chicken Soup with Fish Maw and Lion Mane Mushroom, Fried Rice complemented by Foie Gras and Pine Nuts, Braised 6-head Abalone paired with Sea Cucumber, Sun-dried Oyster, and Sea Moss, as well as Pan-fried Nian Gao with egg, among other delicacies.

Great Prosperity 6-course set lunch: MYR 188++ per person (min. 4 pax)
Five Blessings 5-course set lunch: MYR 158++ per person (min. 4 pax)
Happy Reunion 9-course set: MYR 358++ per person (min. 6 pax)
Rich Fortune 8-course set: MYR 268++ per person (min. 6 pax)
Best Wishes Vegetarian 5-course set: MYR 230++ per person (min. 2 pax)
Immense Wealth (9 & 10 Feb 2024): MYR 398++ per person (min. 6 pax)
Wealth Treasures (9 & 10 Feb 2024): MYR 338++ per person (min. 6 pax)

11, Jln Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
+603 2032 2388
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8. Four Points by Sheraton Chinatown Kuala Lumpur

Four Points KL - Buffet
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Dance with the Dragon this Chinese New Year at Four Points by Sheraton Chinatown Kuala Lumpur. Gather your loved ones at Quan’s Kitchen and indulge in the exquisite flavours of tradition with yee sang and buffet offerings.

Four Points KL - Yee Sang
Credit – Four Points by Sheraton Chinatown Kuala Lumpur

The Golden Prosperity Yee Sang (RM118++ for half portion, RM188++ for full portion) features carrot, turnip, pomelo, pickled cucumber, pickled ginger, pickled garlic, pickled papaya, fried yam, lime, coriander leaf, fish satay, Dahfa dried fish, and smoked salmon. You can also opt to add on more items for RM20 each. The selection includes crispy soft-shell crabs, chicken Bak Kwa, sweet cuttlefish, and more.

Embark on a culinary adventure steeped in traditional flavours and symbolism with the Bountiful Blessings Buffet at Quan’s Kitchen. This sumptuous spread, expertly curated by culinary maestros, offers tantalising dishes, ensuring a memorable dining experience.

Harmony Reunion Dinner: RM158++ per person
Sunday Abundance Lunch (28 Jan & 4 Feb): RM158++ per person
CNY Harvest of Happiness Celebration Lunch: RM158++ per person

2, Jalan Balai Polis, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
+603 2035 7333
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9. Oversea Restaurant

Oversea Restaurant - CNY

With 5 establishments offering genuine Cantonese cuisine, Oversea Restaurant is ready to excite you and your family with their Year of the Dragon 2024 offerings. Here, you can anticipate experiencing  4 distinct CNY sets, each featuring unique dishes and pricing options.

Firstly, for RM888 for 6 pax or RM1,388 for 10 pax, you can savour dishes like Yee Sang with Smoked Salmon and Korean Snow Pear, Braised Sea Treasure Soup with Dried Scallop, and Baked Crystal Prawns with Minced Garlic. 

Oversea Restaurant - Yee Sang

The next tier is yours for RM1,288 for 6 pax or RM1,688 for 10 pax, which boasts the enticing tastes of dishes like Charcoal Roasted London Duck, Steamed Turbot Fish with Bentong Ginger and Superior Soy Sauce, with Parboiled Nai Pak with Cordyceps and Goji Berry. Both of these sets come with Spring Golden Ball and Double Boiled Peach Resin with Snow Fungus and Soy Milk as dessert.

At RM1,768 for 6 pax or RM2,688 for 10 pax, bring luck back home with you in your belly with delicacies like Overseas Fabulous Fruity Yee Sang in Dragonfruit Sauce, Cantonese Roast Goose, and Baked Freshwater Prawn with Garlic. 

Oversea Restaurant - Waxed Meat Rice

Lastly, for the most extravagant CNY meal at RM2,568 for 6 pax or RM3,488 for 10 pax you can get an elegant buffet of dishes like Yee Sang with Abalone and Black Truffle, Roasted Crispy Suckling Pig, and Oversea Restaurant’s very own Signature style Freshwater Prawn. Both of these sets come with Deep Fried Nian Gao and Chilled Sweetened Ginseng Soup with Peach Resin as desserts, too.

Jalan Imbi branch
84-88, Jln Imbi, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
+603 2144 9911
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10. The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur

St. Regis KL - Yee sang
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Situated in the bustling heart of KL, The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur showcases its exquisite CNY menu, promising a delightful culinary journey. The Prosperity Set Menu offers a selection of yee sang and signature dishes designed for you to savour with your loved ones. 

St. Regis KL - CNY menu
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Indulge in delightful CNY offerings such as Braised Bird’s Nest Soup with Chicken, Bamboo Pith, and Egg White, Steamed Red Spotted Grouper Fish paired with Luffa Gourd and Dried Shrimp, Deep-fried Sea Prawn coated in Golden Seaweed Crumb, and Braised Dried Oyster with Black Moss, Bean Curd, and Vegetable. 

Additionally, relish the Fragrant Egg Fried Rice enriched with Crab Meat and Tobiko, followed by a refreshing finale of Chilled Osmanthus Tea, Water Chestnut, and Deep-fried Homemade Yam Nian Gao.

For the yee sang selection, choose from options including the Canadian Lobster & Jelly Fish Yee Sang (Set A), Shellfish Abalone and Crispy Fish Skin Yee Sang (Set B), Salmon & Jelly Fish Yee Sang (Set C), or Vegetarian and Mixed Nuts Yee Sang (Set D).

Prosperity Set Menu:
Set A: RM628++ per person
Set B: RM488++ per person
Set C: RM468++ per person
Set D: RM438++ per person

6, Jalan Stesen Sentral 2, Kuala Lumpur Sentral, 50470 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
+603 2727 1111
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11. The Pearl Kuala Lumpur

The Pearl KL - Buffet
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This year, The Pearl Kuala Lumpur commemorates CNY with a King of the Grill buffet. Take advantage of the exclusive offer: for every 2 full-paying adults, 1 parent dines for free, giving you the opportunity to savour a variety of Chinese classics.

The Pearl KL - CNY menu
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Prepare for an exceptional deal and treat yourself to indulgent offerings like the Live BBQ station, Beef Wellington, Sashimi, and much more, all while anticipating an exhilarating live music performance. Don’t forget to secure an amazing RM100 cash voucher when you make your reservation, ensuring an even more lovely dining experience.

The Pearl Kuala Lumpur presents Yee Sang Takeaway (RM108++). Treat yourself to a wonderful assortment featuring Abalone and Marinated Salmon, Soft Shell Crab, as well as an array of Assorted Marinated Mushrooms and Jellyfish. For further details, please reach out to them through this link.

Reunion Dinner (9 Feb): RM178++ per adult, RM88++ per child
Reunion Dinner (10 & 11 Feb): RM148++ per adult, RM68++ per child

5th Mile, Jln Klang Lama, 58000 Kuala Lumpur
+603 7983 1111
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