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InterContinental Kuala Lumpur

The Best Chinese New Year 2020 Menus in KL

Feast at these restaurants to ring in the Year of the Rat.

Written by
Time Out KL editors

Chinese New Year is upon us and that means it’s another season to feast with family and friends. To celebrate the Year of the Rat, chefs from all over the Klang Valley have been busy creating scrumptious menus for you to indulge in. Here’s a list of the best ones. 

If mum’s too busy to cook this Chinese New Year, head out and feast at Nook, Aloft KL. Find traditional Chinese dishes where there’ll be a DIY Yee Sang station to toss to a prosperous new year. 


Prosperity Buffet Dinner

13 Jan – 9 Feb 2020; 6.30 - 10.30pm, 118 nett


Chinese New Year Eve Buffet Dinner

24 Jan 2020; 6.30 - 10.30pm, 128 nett


Takeaway Yee Sang

Jellyfish Yee Sang, RM108 nett (Regular); RM168 nett (Large)

Salmon Fish Yee Sang, 138 nett (Regular); 188 nett (Large)

Abalone and Salmon Fish Yee Sang (Regular); RM258, RM358 nett (Large)


Call 03 2723 1188 for reservations. 

It’s all things traditional at Concorde Hotel. From set menus to preserved assorted meat and steam rice and three varieties of nian gao namely Steamed Nian Gao with Shredded Coconut, Deep-fried Nian Gao Roll with Sweet Potato and Tricolor Crystal Brown Sugar Roll, you sure are in for a treat! 


Set menu prices are RM1,388.00 nett, RM1,588.00 nett, RM1,888.00 nett and RM2,088.00 nett per table of 10 persons. 


*set menu RM1,388 will not be available on January 24, 2020.

Waxed meat delicacies are priced from RM45.00 nett – RM118.00 nett (medium/large).


Each order of nian gao is priced at RM13.00 nett per portion.


*Xin Cuisine is closed on the first day of Chinese New Year and will reopen for breakfast on the second day of Chinese New Year, 9.00 am and catch the Kun Seng Keng acrobatic lion dance performance at the hotel lobby.


Call 0321448750 for reservations. 


At Yun House, Chef Jimmy Wong has curated special Chinese New Year menus featuring his personal favourites such as braised money bags filled with ten head abalone, fragrant roasted duck with osmanthus flower, and double-boiled superior bird’s nest and red dates. During lunch hours, discover a curated selection of dim sum from foie gras dumpling with scallops, crystal shrimp dumpling and fish roe to charcoal lava bun and more.


At Curate, you’ll find a Yee Sang Master that will help to personalise the festive salad with premium ingredients such as mukrat lime, black tea, tom yum and beetroot. Curate also offers other cuisines for the celebration ranging from Western and Indian to Japanese and kampung-style Malaysian.


Yun House

Curated Menus, RM388-688 nett per pax; Yee Sang: RM148 nett onwards; Dim Sum Lunch: RM10-45 nett per person.


*A la carte menu is also available.



Weekday Lunch Buffet: RM158 nett per pax

Saturday Brunch: RM98 nett per pax

Sunday Brunch RM210 nett per pax

Daily Dinner Buffet: RM188 nett per pax


*Groups of 20 or more receive a 20% discount on the total food bill. Available until February 8


Call 03 2382 8888 or book online.

Hilton Kuala Lumpur has whipped out quite a feast this Chinese New Year. Look out for their signature traditional dishes cooked through the styles of double boiling, braised, stir-fried and steamed to perfection. Yee Sang will also be included in each set menu. 


Prosperity Buffet Lunch

Available until 9 February 2020

Lunch: 12.30 – 2.30pm

RM 148 nett per adult; RM 68 nett (Children)


Prosperity Buffet Dinner

Available until 9 February 2020; 6.30pm – 10.30pm

RM 188 nett (Adult); RM 94 nett (Children)


Chinese New Year Eve Reunion Buffet Dinner

24 January 2020; 6.30pm – 10.30pm

RM 200 nett (Adult); RM 98 nett (Children) (5-11 years)


Chinese New Year Day Lunch & Dinner Buffet

25 & 26 January 2020

Lunch: 12.30 – 2.30pm; RM 178 nett (Adult), RM 89 nett (Children)

Dinner: 6.30pm – 10.30pm; RM 200 nett (Adult), RM 98 nett (Children)


As an extension to the Chinese New Year festivities, guests will be entertained by the mighty lions with acrobat stunts on 31 January 2020 from 12.00pm onwards at Hilton Kuala Lumpur’s porte cohere.


Call 032264 2264 or visit for reservations. 


At Tao, Executive Chinese Chef Wong Lian You have created a variety of different Yee Sang infused with refined fresh ingredients such as Marinated Shredded Sea Cucumber, Soft Shell Crab, Lobster Claw Meat and Fresh Atlantic Salmon. Choose from three 9-course set menus or have their a la carte dim sum. 


Chinese New Year Set Menus 

Harmonious Set Menu: RM 1,988

Opulent Set Menu: RM 2,388

Abundance Set Menu: RM 2,788


Available until 8 February 2020 


Group Booking: 25% off on food in Tao Chinese Cuisine (30 pax and above)


*offer is not applicable for Set Menus

*offer is not applicable from 24 till 26 January 2020


Discounts (Serena and Tao) Gourmet Collection: 25% off on food IHG Rewards Club Member & In-House Guest: 20% on food Citibank, CIMB, HSBC, UOB, Maybank and Hong Leong Bank cardholders: 20% on food


Call 03-2782 6128 or email for reservations.

Celebrate Chinese New Year in a casual setting while admiring the Bukit Bintang cityscape at Pavilion Hotel Kuala Lumpur. Take the Year of the Rat to new heights by tossing The Courtyard’s Prosperity Yee Sang. 

Salmon Yee Sang with Pearl Shell & Jellyfish
RM168 nett per portion

Salmon Yee Sang with Hokkigai & Jellyfish
RM188 nett per portion

Available for dine-in & take-away for up to 10 persons. Available until 8 February 2020

For reservations or enquiries, call +603 2117 2821


Start the year on a prosperous note with festive dishes created by the culinary team at Pullman KLCC. Begin the meal by starting with a toss of Yee Sang and tuck into the comforting classic treasure pot (Poon Choi) filled with the freshest ingredients. 


Spring and Happiness Set at RM2,088 per table of 10 persons

Prosperity Set at RM2,388 per table of 10 persons

Golden Prosperity Set at RM2,888 per table of 10 persons


Treasure Abalone Treasure Pot 

RM388 for 4 persons; RM888 for 8 persons


Vegetarian dishes are also available. Available for dine-in and take-away. Red Chinese Cuisine remains open on Chinese New Year Eve and throughout the 15-day celebrations.


Available until 8 February 2020. Happening at Red Chinese Cuisine, Level 2.


Call 0321708888 for reservations.

Ideal for a Chinese New Year meal with business associates, Ruyi & Lyn will be serving their signature dishes such as the Ruyi Star Grouper (wok-fried with arrowhead bulbs and crispy lotus root), 8 Treasures Prosperity Chicken, Phoenix’s Cloud (double boiled egg with foie gras and crab essence) and more. Look out for more dishes from their full gourmet celebration menu and their exclusive 2020 Mighty Mouse Yu Sang, and set menus starting from RM138.


Call 03 2083 0288 or send them a message on their Facebook profile here.


In Sheraton PJ, all three restaurant outlets will be celebrating Chinese New Year, serving different styles to indulge. At Feast, go for a CNY themed buffet, available for lunch and dinner, while Yue serves up three different set menus to choose from. Miyabi, the hotel’s Japanese restaurant will be serving a CNY Japanese Yee Sang & Hot Pot Set which also include Yee Sang with salmon & white fishes sashimi. 


Yee Sang Menu Available for dining in and take away (at Yue only)


Traditional Norwegian Salmon Yee Sang Fish Roe
RM 118 (S), RM 228 (L)

Traditional Norwegian Salmon Yee Sang with Fresh Fruit and Fish Roe
RM 128 (S), RM 238 (L)

Traditional Norwegian Salmon Yee Sang with Black Truffles and Fish Roe
RM 128 (S), RM 238 (L)

Prosperity Pear and Salmon Yee Sang
RM 128 (S), RM 238 (L)

Australia 2 Head Abalone Yee Sang
RM 218 (S), RM 428 (L)




CNY Themed Buffet (Available until February 8 2020)

Lunch Buffet; 12:00PM - 2:30PM; RM108 nett (Adult); RM54 nett (Children)

Dinner Buffet; 6:30PM - 10:30PM; RM118 nett (Adult); RM59 nett (Children)


CNY Reunion Dinner; January 24 2020

6:30PM - 10:30PM; RM150 nett (Adult); RM79 nett (Children)


CNY Day Dinner Buffet; January 25 - January 26 2020

6:30PM - 10:30PM; RM138 nett (Adult); RM69 nett (Children)




CNY Set Menu (Available until February 16 2020)

For a group of 10 pax starting from RM 2,388

For individual set (min 2 pax) starting from RM 268


CNY Eve Dinner Session; January 24 2020

1st session: 5:30PM - 7:00PM

2nd session: 8:30PM - 10:30PM 10% discount is excluded


Corporate CNY Set Menu Packages

CNY Lunch & Dinner Set Menu; December 1, 2019 - February 16, 2020

9-course set menu from RM 1988Nett at meeting venues




CNY Japanese Yee Sang & Hot Pot Set 

RM888 nett per set (6 people)

6-course set menu including Yee Sang with salmon & white fishes sashimi


Enjoy a 20% Discount at Miyabi and Yue for HSBC, CIMB and Maybank card users. Available until January 15 2020.


Call 03 7622 8888 or email for reservations.

Choose from three different 9-course set menus with each set having traditional dishes such as Double Boiled Chicken Soup with Chinese Yam, Wok-fried Fresh Tiger Prawn with Dried Egg and Deep-fried Chinese New Year Cake. You’ll also be able to find dim sum lunch menu and a la carte menus for lunch and dinner.


Prosperous Set Menu, 9-course dinner

RM2, 388 nett per table of ten persons inclusive of a bottle of wine

Fortune Set Menu, 9-course dinner

RM2, 688 nett per table of ten persons inclusive of a bottle of wine

Wealth Set Menu, 9-course dinner

RM2, 888 nett per table of ten persons inclusive of a bottle of wine


Available until 8th February 2020. Private dining rooms are also available


Email HA123-FB3@SOFITEL.COM or call 0327206688 for reservations. 


Five Sen5es at The Westin Kuala Lumpur offers three exquisite set menus with a selection of fresh Yee Sang and festive a la carte items specially curated by Chinese Chef Ron Lean and his team. The set menus are priced at RM1,988 (Happiness), RM2,188 (Blessings) and RM2,388 (Abundance) per table of 10 persons respectively. Each set menu comes with a bottle of selected complimentary House red or white wine.


There will also be an acrobatic Lion Dance performance at the hotel's Porte Cochere and Lobby on 31 January 2020 at 11am.


Discounts: Credit cardholders for Maybank, Citibank, CIMB, Hong Leong Bank, HSBC can enjoy up to 30% discount for up to 10 persons. Blackout dates apply.


*Chinese New Year Specialties Yee Sang is also available for takeaway.

 * Special packages for Chinese New Year Catering Service are also available.


Available until 16 February 2020


Call 03-2773 8338, WhatsApp +6017 281 9231, or email for reservations. 

The team at Gobo Chit Chat has curated and will be offering more than 140 types of dishes at their buffet spread. Besides their usual fresh seafood selection, they’ve also included traditional Chinese delicacies such as eight treasures seafood soup, deep-fried tiger prawns with golden sand, stir-fried “Nai Pai” vegetables with scallops and cloud ears fungus, dim sum selections and more without forgetting Chinese desserts like tangyuan in ginger syrup, tofu pudding and lek tau suan.

Chinese New Year Seafood Bucked Out Buffet (Every Friday and Saturday); 6.30-10.30pm

10-11 Jan, 17-18 Jan, 24-25 Jan, 26-27 Jan, 31 Jan-1 Feb, 7-8 Feb

RM 188 nett per person

Exclusive 5+1 offer, for every group of five paying persons, one dines for free

For reservations, call +603 2332 9818 or email

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