We've sniffed out the tastiest and most auspicious Chinese New Year menus in Hong Kong for 2024 so that you can roar into the Year of the Dragon in style.
In 2024, we welcome the Year of the Dragon in the Lunar calendar. If you’ve already learnt the meaning behind these Chinese New Year decorations, what this auspicious Chinese New Year food represents, and Chinese New Year traditions, then chances are you’re looking for somewhere to celebrate the season, so we’ve picked the most scrumptious and interesting Chinese New Year menus in Hong Kong 2024 for your eating pleasure.
The best Chinese New Year menus in Hong Kong 2024
1. Summer Palace, Island Shangri-La
Ring in Chinese New Year with an array of tempting festive delicacies, presented by the Michelin-starred Summer Palace in Island Shangri-La! Available from 26 January to 9 March, Executive Chinese Chef Leung Yu-king has curated a lavish feast featuring auspicious classics, with highlights including Sea Moss Soup with Dried Oysters, Braised Superior Bird’s Nest Soup with Diced Seafood, Pork Shank, and Pig’s Tongue. As the spirit of the golden dragon assembles, gather with your family and friends at home with Summer Palace’s two special takeaway set menus – exclusively available from 7 to 10 February. Feast on crowd favourites such as Deep-fried Sesame Dumplings, Baked Peony Puffs stuffed with Lotus Seed Paste, Sautéed Rice Cake with Shredded Pork, and more.
Want to witness majestic dragons in action? Head over to the Shangri-La Hotels from 11 to 13 February to enjoy lion dance performances by World Champion Khuan Loke Dragon & Lion Dance Association from Malaysia, and captivating cultural performances by Xi’an Acrobatic Troupe. Now this is the perfect way to embrace the New Year of the Dragon!
Summer Palace, Level 5, Island Shangri-La, Pacific Place, Supreme Court Road, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2820 8552
2. Shang Palace, Kowloon Shangri-La
Across the harbour, Michelin-starred Shang Palace in Kowloon Shangri-La is also presenting Chinese New Year feast galore. Executive Chinese Chef Raymond Wong has curated a range of Chinese New Year set menus (available from 9 to 13 February), infusing premium ingredients into each dish to convey auspiciousness and well wishes. Highlights include Braised Whole Eight-head Abalone with Goose Web, Steamed Marble Garoupa with Soya Sauce, Cantonese-style Crispy Chicken accompanied by Spicy Lotus Root Chips, and more. From 10 to 24 February, you can also sample a variety of innovative delicacies, such as Honey-glazed Sliced Chicken Liver and Pork, and Stewed Dried Oysters with Pork Tendons and Black Moss, all created to honour the arrival of a bountiful new year.
Psst, don’t miss out on the action at Kowloon Shangri-La from 11 to 13 February, during which the Xi’an Acrobatic Troupe will be delivering dazzling cultural performances – the perfect addition to your Lunar New Year celebrations!
Shang Palace, Lower Level I, Kowloon Shangri-La, 64 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Hong Kong, p. 2733 8754
3. Hung Tong, Kerry Hotel Hong Kong
In search of the prime spot to view the Chinese New Year fireworks in Hong Kong? Look no further than Hung Tong in Kerry Hotel! Book a table for the evening of 11 February to witness the glorious fireworks show, while delighting in the special Hung Tong Fireworks Set Dinner Menu. You can also enjoy the Festive Set Dinner Menu on 9 February, or take your pick between Chef’s Recommendations between 10 and 24 February. Crafted by the restaurant’s Chinese Executive Chef Ken Yu and his talented team, the festive highlights include Braised Sea Cucumber and Goose Web in Abalone Sauce, Wok-fried Scallop with Morel Mushroom and Lily Bulb, Stir-fried Prawns with Mango and Lime, and more.
Kerry Hotel will also play host to World Champion Khuan Loke Dragon & Lion Dance Association from Malaysia from 11 to 13 February. Stop by to see their fabulous performances to usher in the Year of the Dragon!
Hung Tong, Level 7, Kerry Hotel Hong Kong, 38 Hung Luen Road, Hung Hom Bay, Hong Kong, p. 2252 5279
4. Jiangsu Club
Luxurious Su cuisine specialties are on the menu for Lunar New Year 2024 at Jiangsu Club. From 5 to 19 February, gather your friends and family to celebrate with an eight-person set menu that begins with Jiangsu Deluxe Seafood Salad – Lo Hei. Highlights from this 10-course feast include Grilled Oysters with Leeks and Ginger; Free Range Chicken with Scallion Soy Sauce; and Sauteed Fresh Winter Bamboo Shoot with Organic Bean Sprouts. Also offered is the Lunar New Year Festive Menu, featuring plates such as Lotus Root with Honey Sauce; Caviar Sea Salt Smoked Egg; and Braised Pork Belly with Chestnut Sauce.
Jiangsu Club, 2/F, Alliance Building, 130-136 Connaught Road, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, p. 6230 8973
5. Mott 32
Welcome a prosperous new year with the special Chinese New Year menu at the award-winning Mott 32 from 10 to 24 February. For bounty, luck, and wellness, savour delicacies such as Whole Lobster & Abalone Lo Hei with Homemade Sauce; Steamed Fourfinger Threadfin cooked in Chicken Oil with Hwa Tiao; and Bird’s Nest in Bamboo Pith with a Superior Broth. Those looking to feast can enjoy additional dishes like the Crispy Duck with Taro; the Crab Meat, Crab Roe, Scallops, Radish and Egg White; Lotus Leaf Rice featuring Prawn, Duck, Chicken, Conpoy, Mushroom and Egg; Wok-Fried Mud Crab with Turnip Cake and Chili; and more.
Mott 32, B/F, Standard Chartered Bank Building, 4-4A Des Voeux Road, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2885 8688
6. Shake Shack
Give someone a gift that their stomach will love by treating them to the Hot Honey Chicken menu at Shake Shack. Making its highly anticipated return for the Year of the Dragon, Shake Shacks across Hong Kong will be slinging sweet and spicy flavours all day from now through to 1 April. The perfect casual Chinese New Year meal between friends or family, honey holds a particularly special significance in Lunar culture, as it symbolises happiness and sweetness. From the Hot Honey Chicken’s golden hue to the radiant red sauce, good fortune and prosperity is represented in every bite. Order up the Hot Honey Chicken Burger or the Hot Honey Chicken Bites and receive limited-edition red packets to spread the festive spirit!
Shake Shack has locations across Hong Kong.
7. Madame Fu
Welcome an auspicious New Year with the Chinese New Year Chef Recommendations Menu from 5 to 18 February at Madame Fu. Tuck into the Steamed Garoupa with Black Mushroom; Deep-fried Chinese Dough Stuffed with Shrimp Paste in Sweet & Sour; and the famous Roasted Goose to experience the best of what Madame Fu has to offer during this special time of year. The exquisite selection is sure to delight friends and family, who’ll no doubt be reaching for seconds in a heartbeat!
Madame Fu, Shop 03-101A, 3/F, Block 3, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2114 2118
8. Ho Lee Fook
Toast to an auspicious Chinese New Year over two exclusive dishes offered by Ho Lee Fook from 10 to 17 February. Chef ArChan and the talented team are presenting a luxurious take on Chiuchow-Style Lo Hei, featuring emperor red snapper, vegetables, herbs, baby Chinese cabbage, and emperor red snapper seafood broth. Additionally, the special menu includes Wok-fried Australian Lobster tossed with Ho Lee Fook XO Sauce and Crispy Rice Vermicelli – a sumptuous dish that’s perfect for sharing with family and friends. Just make sure to pre-order 24 hours before your meal to enjoy these delicious celebratory plates!
Ho Lee Fook, 3-5 Elgin Street, Soho, Hong Kong, p. 2810 0860
Usher in a prosperous Year of the Dragon with the exclusive celebratory feasts at the Michelin-starred Duddell’s from 1 to 25 February. The Six-course Chinese New Year Deluxe Set Menu is sure to delight your taste buds with the harmonious blend of flavours in the Double-boiled Chicken Soup with Fish Maw, Ginseng, and Dendrobium; and Sauteed Lobster with Black Bean Sauce and Broccoli. Furthermore, the Eight-course Chinese New Year Premium Set Menu presents a lavish feast featuring dishes such as the Deep-fried Shrimp Paste Puff with Honey-glazed Barbecued Pork; as well as Braised South African Abalone Four Heads and Shiitake Mushroom with Abalone Sauce. Guests can also order from the selection of Chinese New Year a la carte specials which include Steamed Garoupa with Mushroom, Chinese Ham, and Winter Bamboo Shoot; and Fried Glutinous Rice with Chinese Preserved Meat.
Duddell’s, L3, 1 Duddell Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2525 9191
10. Man Ho Chinese Restaurant, JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong
Roar into the Year of the Dragon at Man Ho Chinese Restaurant at JW Marriott. The Michelin-starred restaurant is introducing a selection of dishes, exclusively for the 2024 Lunar New Year celebrations. Don’t miss out on these auspicious creations, which include the Abalone Yusheng; Braised Dried Oysters with Black Moss and Pea Sprouts; Sautéed Tiger Garoupa Fillets with Citrus Honey Sauce; and more. Gathering with your family or clients? The “Ru Yi Chinese New Year Reunion Set” will keep everyone happy. Delicacies on the menu include Baked Crab Shell Stuffed with Crab and Lobster Meat; Sautéed Lobster Fillets with Matsutake Mushrooms; Braised Premium Bird’s Nest with Crab Meat and Crab Roe; Braised Whole Eight-head Abalone with Sea Cucumber; and more.
Man Ho Chinese Restaurant, 3/F, JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong, p. 2810 8366
11. Sing Yin Cantonese Dining, W Hong Kong
Usher in the New Year at Sing Yin Cantonese Dining at W Hong Kong. Executive Chinese Chef Simon Wong is introducing a selection of auspicious a la carte dishes from 2 to 29 February. Using various symbolic ingredients, dishes include the Deep-fried Shrimp Balls Stuffed with Cheese; Pan-fried Semi-dried Oysters in Osmanthus Sauce; Sautéed Lobster with Wild Mushrooms and Asparagus; and more. Those gathering with friends or family for the Year of the Dragon can also partake in “The Prosperous Reunion Set Menu for Four,” “The Majestic Lunar Dragon Feast Set Menu,” or two Chinese New Year dim sum lunch sets. Highlights include the Double Boiled Silkie Chicken Soup with Morel Mushroom, Conpoy, and Fish Maw; Fried Glutinous Rice with Preserved Meat; Lobster Soup with Shredded Chicken and Braised Bird’s Nest; and more.
Sing Yin Cantonese Dining, 1/F, W Hong Kong, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon, Hong Kong, p. 3717 2848
12. Yue, Sheraton Hong Kong Tung Chung Hotel
From 8 to 24 February, Yue will be offering Prosperous New Year Menus to take 2024 Lunar New Year celebrations to the next level. The menu for groups of four includes highlights like the Roasted Suckling Pig Combo; Deep-fried Crab Shell filled with Crabmeat and Onions; Braised Bird’s Nest Soup with Minced Chicken; and more. A more extravagant menu for groups of six features dishes like the Roasted Suckling Pig Lo Hei; Stir-fried Prawn with Salted Egg Yolk; Roasted Marinated Pigeon; amongst others. Additionally, Yue is offering dim sum menus and a la carte dishes, featuring favourites like the Simmered Spotted Garoupa Fillet in Supreme Broth; and Braised Abalone and Dried Seafood in Supreme Oyster Sauce.
Learn more about Sheraton Tung Chung’s Chinese New Year set menus in Hong Kong and other festive offerings on its e-shop.
Yue, Level 2, Sheraton Hong Kong Tung Chung Hotel, 9 Yi Tung Road, Tung Chung, Hong Kong, p. 2535 0028
13. Regal Hotels
Those wanting to eat healthier this Lunar New Year can look to Regal Hotels’ range of traditional and wellness CNY puddings! Available online for redemption from 25 January to 9 February, the Nourishing Wellness Collection features healthy options such as the Pumpkin Pudding with Wild Morel Mushroom and Nostoc; Bird’s Nest & Sweet Osmanthus Pudding with Gold Flakes; Purple Taro Pudding with Whole Abalone and Semi-dried Oyster; and Turnip Pudding with Premium Assorted Dried Seafood, Fish Maw, and Home-made Duck Liver Sausage. For those craving more traditional flavours, go for the Classic Collection which includes Turnip Pudding with Assorted Air-dried Meats; Taro Pudding with Assorted Air-dried Meats; and Coconut New Year Pudding.
Learn more about Regal Hotels’ Chinese New Year puddings on its e-shop.
Regal Hotels has multiple locations across Hong Kong.