Top 10 Restaurants to Celebrate Chinese New Year 2023 in UAE

  • Publish date: Friday، 20 January 2023 Last update: Sunday، 22 January 2023
Top 10 Restaurants to Celebrate Chinese New Year 2023 in UAE

Celebrations of Chinese New Year last for 16 days, and food is heavily involved in them. Here is a guide on where to celebrate the Chinese New Year 2023 in UAE, with a list of the top ten restaurants across Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Ras Al Khaimah.

1. BA – Boldly Asian in Palm Jumeirah, Dubai

Boldly offers a culinary experience inspired by the streets of China, with a three-course menu featuring Spicy Wontons, Wok Fried Noodles, Steamed Seabass, and Black Pepper Beef. 

2. Hakkasan in Palm Jumeirah, Dubai

Hakkasan offers a special edition set menu with a selection of eight dishes to celebrate the Chinese New Year. You can enjoy an octopus salad, dim sum, cherrywood smoked roasted duck, steamed John Dory, stir-fried Wagyu beef, Cornish handpicked crab and beetroot fragrant rice, and a dessert. 

3. Lao in Palm Jumeirah, Dubai 

Lao offers a specially curated four-course menu for the Chinese New Year celebrations featuring delectable dishes such as Pelmeni Chicken Dumpling, salmon, wrapped in lotus and Sum-Sum Klelpon with Lapis. 

4. SHI at Bluewaters Island, Dubai

SHI offers a special menu for lunch and dinner on the Chinese New Year, featuring Dim Sum, a sushi platter, in addition to Kung-fu Angus Beef, Spicy Crispy Chilean Seabass, and Braised Abalone with yam for the main courses.


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5. Demon Duck at Caesars Palace Dubai, Dubai

Demon Duck offers Chinese and Asian classics with a creative twist by celebrity chef Alvin Leung to celebrate the Lunar New Year. It serves Laksa Wagyu Beef Tartare, Spicy Scallop Siu Mai, Duck Breast A L'Orange, and the restaurant's signature Slow Roasted Demon Duck. 

6. Hutong at the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), Dubai

Celebrating northern Chinese cuisine in a stylish setting with creative cocktails. Hutong's menu for the Chinese New Year showcases a Festive Dim Sum Platter, Lobster Lao Hei, Crispy Chili Lobster with Rice Crackers, and a special cocktail. 


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7. Shanghai Me at DIFC, Dubai

Shanghai Me is offering a special menu for the Chinese New Year  inspired by the culinary traditions of East Asia. The restaurant serves Lobster & Enoki Mushroom Soup, Steamed Rabbit Prawn Dumplings, Chinese Style Salmon Sashimi, Crispy Chilli Beef, Whole Lobster, and Fried Roast Duck, as well as a traditional delicacy of Roasted Pineapple Cake. 

8. Dai Pai Dong in Abu Dhabi

This is an authentic Chinese restaurant, inspired by the Asian street food movement, where you can celebrate Chinese New Year with a special celebration curated by Chef Dong with an eight-course set menu.

9. Teatro, Abu Dhabi

Teatro offers a special a la carte menu, with traditional Chinese dishes such as Dumpling Baskets, Pan-seared King Prawns, and Roast Herbed Spring Chicken, followed by the traditional Sesame Seed Ball with purple yam filling, ice cream, lychee, and fresh mango as dessert options. 

Top 10 Restaurants to Celebrate Chinese New Year 2023 in UAE

10. Karma Kafé by Buddha-Bar in Ras Al Khaimah

Guests at Karma Kafé by Buddha-Bar can enjoy a five-course set menu featuring sushi rolls, Beijing duck, Hangzhou sea bass and a special beef bao bun with wagyu beef.