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11 Best Restaurants to Celebrate CNY in KL for 2024

11 Best Restaurants to Celebrate CNY in KL for 2024

Chinese New Year is a big and significant celebration in Kuala Lumpur and Malaysia as a whole, not just for Malaysians of Chinese descent but for everyone else as well. It’s normally a time when family members of different faiths and ethnicities come together after being apart for a long time. It’s also a time when friends and co-workers gather to mark the season. Here are our 11 Best Restaurants to Celebrate CNY in KL for 2024, Year of the Dragon.

1. Shin’Labo by James Won

The new energy of the dragon is palpable, as Shin’Labo by James Won ushers this spirit with a robust celebration of flavours, ingredients and zesty story telling through the culinary language that has become the forte of Malaysia’s award-winning restaurant.

Celebrate The Dragon menu at Krug Chef’s Table is available till February 25th, 2024.

Marking the occasion of a new year with a new vibe, diners can experience family and corporate celebrations for the upcoming Chinese New Year with the `Celebrate The Dragon’ menu hand-crafted and curated for festivities at Asia’s only KRUG CHEF’S TABLE. The luxurious 12 course menu priced at RM888++ per guest offers two complimentary

bottles of the Krug Grand Cuvee upon reservations of 10 guests or more.

Chef James Won presents two new menus in keeping with the Year of the Dragon. KAIDA (Little Dragon) offers an eight premium course priced at RM388++ per person. Available for Lunch and Dinner. KINRYU (Golden Dragon) is a true journey of the connoisseur traversing through the
heritage of Japan with the finest ingredients sourced in Malaysia and presented with the restaurant’s now legendary savoir faire. Priced at RM688++ per person, the menu offers 13 luxury courses. Available for Dinner. Both menu experiences are hosted at SHIN’KAPPOU.

You can find Shin’Labo at either Mitsui Shopping Park Lala Port, Kuala Lumpur or 2 Jalan Hang Tuah, 55100, Kuala Lumpur. For reservation visit or contact +6017-9166991, or, email

2. YEN at W Kuala Lumpur

If you want a quality dining experience to celebrate the New Year, the InterContinental Hotel KL may have the perfect answer. The KLCC hotel's Chinese restaurant Tao offers a Lunar New Year Collection that will have you lou hei-ing loudly. The range of Enchanting Legend sets comes with a variety of Yee Sang options, all delivered with flair and tradition in the beauty of the main restaurant or one of six private dining rooms. 

Six is the magic number, as six different set menus are available: Legendary, Ethereal, Majestic, Renewal, Radiance and Mystic. 

Ethereal Set - RM2888+ (Per table of 10 people)

Expect Yee Sang with soft-shell crab and crispy salmon skin sumptuous broth of braised crab meat, Abalone and dried scallops continued the fishy theme, along with the steamed dragon grouper with black fungus, shimeiji mushrooms and fish sauce or the undisputed champion of roasted chicken and "London Duck" with a choice of plum or mandarin sauce.

Legendary Set - RM 3688+ (Per table of 10 people)

The most luxurious of the menus is the Legendary set, and it is truly a feast fit for a family. The obligatory Yee Sang comes with Abalone, snow crab sticks and baby octopus, giving seafood lovers the perfect appetiser. Following on is a double-boiled chicken soup flavoured with dendrobium orchid, matsutake mushrooms and fish maw.

Renewal Set - Vegetarian RM 1888+ (Per table of 10 people) 

For those who prefer a plant-based celebration, Tao has a set to tantalise the taste buds. The set comes with a dragon fruit-based Yee Sang, with star jelly and chia seeds, meaning the vegetarians in your group get to toss and shout as much as anyone else at a CNY dinner. 

With various versions of Yee Sang and other add-ons available, the reunion meals at Tao can be tailored to suit the group's needs. Bookings are now being taken by WhatsApp at +6016 202 4623 or by calling +603 2782 6000, but be warned, the availability of private rooms is limited, so book now!

Intercontinental Kuala Lumpur165, Jln Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, 50450 Kuala Lumpur

3. YEN at W Kuala Lumpur

A promise for an extraordinary culinary journey, blending tradition with innovation. Dive into a delectable 2024 Chinese New Year feast curated by our very own culinary maestro, Chef Tan Kim Weng. 

Celebrate the spirit of togetherness with exquisitely prepared Reunion Set Menus, ensuring an intimate gathering filled with gastronomic delights and cherished moments, which includes:

Treasured Flavour set menu at a price of RM248 per person (Minimum 2 persons) for food only

Prosperous Life Forever set menu priced at RM348 per Person (Minimum 2 persons) for food only

The Noble set menu priced at RM388 per Person (Minimum 2 persons) for food only

Double Happiness set menu at a price of MYR 488 per Person (Minimum 2 persons) for food only

Yen at W Kuala LumpurLevel 11, 121, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. To make your booking, contact +60 12 3479088 email at or



4. Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur, City Centre

As the brand new year chimes in, the Chinese New Year festivities come hot on the heels of it. Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur, City Centre celebrates its first Year of the Dragon with a great array of set menus, buffet spreads and a la carte selections to usher in the familial sense of community.

Sichuan Kitchen

Available from 19 January to 24 February 2024. 

Experience a reunion feast that is truly Sichuan. With its vibrant and ageless interior that sets the tone for an easygoing yet stylish dining scene, Sichuan Kitchen introduces authentic flavours this Chinese New Year, curated with bold touches of its Sichuan native chef. Whether it’s the cult-favourite ‘hot pot’ set from MYR 158 nett, or the traditional set from MYR 168 nett, shared moments are promised all the same during the festivities. Additionally, a la carte selections are available for Salmon Yee Sang from MYR 118 nett, and Poon Choi Treasure Pot at MYR 888 nett with two savoury styles to choose from. Seating is from 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM | 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM.

The Mesh

Chinese New Year Reunion Dinner Buffet Available from February 9 – 11, 2024, 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM. Down Memory Lane’ High Tea Buffet – Chinese New Year Version Available from February 10, 17 & 24, 2024, 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM & Chap Goh Mei Dinner Buffet available on 24 February. 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM.

This Chinese New Year, a variety of mouthwatering selections with a locally-inspired take await food enthusiasts from MYR 168 nett. Imagine fresh Seafood Bucket, Chilli Crab, Roasted Five-Spiced Duck to name a few, ready to gear up the appetite for a reunion feast to remember.

Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur, City Centre: Corner of Jalan Sultan Ismail, &, Jln Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur. For reservations and enquiries, visit the Sichuan Kitchen website or The Mesh website

5. EQ Kuala Lumpur Hotel

Chinese New Year celebrations at EQ Kuala Lumpur for 2024 has become a tradition at EQ Kuala Lumpur, the lunar new year is the time of revival for the Golden Phoenix, once the city’s most famed Chinese restaurant. Each year, EQ brings back the legacy of Golden Phoenix with food from its cherished menu archives.

There are four set dinner menus, offering some of the very best celebratory fare. Priced at RM198+, RM288+, RM388+, RM488+, RM688+ and RM888+ respectively per person, for a minimum of four persons. A la carte offerings will also be available. Yee Sang, the hallmark of the Chinese New Year, will be available from 29 January to 24 February 2024. 

To make a booking, contact EQ at Equatorial Plaza, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur on +603 - 2789 7777



6. Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara

Revel in a captivating array of delightful Chinese New Year offerings in January and February. From 3rd January to 24th February 2024, guests are warmly welcomed to partake in the joyous festivities, sharing sumptuous feasts of authentic Cantonese delicacies and auspicious dishes.

At the award-winning Wan Chun Ting, Executive Chinese Chef Leong Weng Heng, boasting 33 years of experience in Imperial Cantonese cuisine, promises a memorable dining experience. Wan Chun Ting’s Chinese New Year auspicious set menu is available from 3rd January to 24th February 2024.

The restaurant features three special set menus:

  • Prosperity set menu at RM288+ per person

  • Fortune set menu at RM338+ per person

  • Wealth set menu at RM398+ per person

The Chinese New Year Yee Sang Delight starts at RM88+ with a variety of options. For table reservations at Wan Chun Ting, please contact +603 2720 6648 or email

Kwee Zeen - A Gastronomic Journey Blending Local and International Flavours offers Chinese New Year-themed buffets featuring a delightful mix of Chinese, local, and international dishes. The festive buffet dinner will be available from 3rd January to 11th February 2024 with Lunch buffets starting from RM98+ and dinner buffets from RM158+. For reservations at Kwee Zeen, call or WhatsApp +6017-511 7725 or email

Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara 6, Jalan Damanlela, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


7. Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur

Shang Palace unveils a selection of exquisite Chinese New Year From January 10 to February 24 2024, specialities meticulously crafted by a skilled culinary team, led by Chinese Executive Chef Terence Foong. From lavish Yee Sang to delectable traditional dishes, Shang Palace promises a culinary journey that embodies prosperity and joy, making it the ideal venue for an unforgettable Chinese New Year celebration in the heart of Kuala Lumpur.

Poon Choi serving is available for 3 people up to 10 people and the price starts from RM1588 nett up to RM2388 nett.

Shang Palace also offers five distinct set menus, including a vegetarian option, adding a touch of indulgence to the auspicious Lunar New Year celebrations. Set menu prices range from RM158 nett per person for the Five Blessings 5-course Set Lunch (minimum 4 persons) to RM398 nett for the Happy Reunion 9-course Set Menu (minimum 6 persons). All set menus commence with vibrant Yee Sang and conclude with a delectable combination of Pan-fried Nian Gao, ensuring a delightful beginning and sweet ending to your dining experience.

Shang Palace at Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur, Level 1,11 Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur Contact: +603 2074 3900 or email 


8. Youmiqi Cusine, Jalan Klang Lama

Rather than the usual Cantonese, Hakka or Hokkien style of cuisine, you’ll be served dishes from the Shen De province of China. For 2024 they have several CNY sets from RM 888+ onwards, and their healthy Yee Sang will come as part of the set.

This healthy Yee Sang is made from hand sliced fresh vegetables like purple cabbages, carrots, cucumbers and radish, with a generous amount of fresh raw Salmon.

Youmiqi: 57 Jalan Klang Lama Batu 3, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Contact: 016- 382 8778  Available: January 2024, Daily from 11 am-11 pm


9. Golden Valley, TTDI (Halal)

Golden Valley is one Chinese restaurant that’s suitable for company CNY dinners where colleagues come from different faiths. They’re offering the Happiness, Fortune and Auspicious sets that can be ordered for a 5 pax table or 10 pax table for 2024.

Prices start at RM588 for the 5 pax sets and RM988 for a 10 pax set. Items on the set menu include a Yam Basket with Kung Po chicken, Tiger prawns with Chef’s Special Sauce and steamed Grouper with superior soy sauce and include free flow Chinese tea, Barley or Pandan Lemongrass.

Golden Valley Melawati Mall, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 53100. Contact: +60 3-4161 3328 Available: 1 January - 5 February 2023.


10. Wun Nam Homemade Recipe, Damansara Perdana

Wun Nam started operations in Tanjong Malim back in 1975, and now they’ve got a thriving branch in Damansara. They are your quintessential neighbourhood ‘Tai Chow’ with comfy air-conditioned indoor seating. They have 4 CNY dinner sets for 2024 to choose from (made for 10 persons) starting from RM1099 net.

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You can expect classic Cantonese dishes like Suckling Pig, Steamed River Patin Fish, Claypot Pork Lard Rice and of course, Yee Sang with Sea Whelk.

Wun Nam Homemade Recipe, Damansara Perdana: 23-1, 23-2, 23-3, JALAN PJU 8/5F, BANDAR DAMANSARA PERDANA,PETALING JAYA 47820 Petaling Jaya, Malaysia Contact: 011-6332 3889 Available : January-February 2024; Daily 12pm-3pm, 6pm-10pm. Closed on the first day of CNY


11. Mohd Chan Restaurant (Halal)

Mohd Chan serves halal Cantonese and Malay fusion cuisine, which is something different from the usual CNY fare. For 2024 they have prepared several CNY sets, but not all are available at all outlets. You must check their website for the full details.

The sets that are available at all outlets are priced from RM148 for 3-4 persons, with dishes like Crab Meat soup with shredded abalone, Siakap Tiga Rasa, Classic Butter Prawns and Sambal Kapitan Sotong as part of the mix.

With over 20 branches around KL, check here for locations Contact: +603 7887 0600. Available from: 6th January 2023

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