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What To Do On Chinese New Year In UAE? Year Of The Tiger

  • Publish date: Tuesday، 01 February 2022
What To Do On Chinese New Year In UAE? Year Of The Tiger
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A year has passed, another is coming as we say goodbye to the year of the OX, and we enter the year of the Tiger on February 1st 2022; However, the pandemic is currently on the rise with the Omicron variant; people are still happy enough to celebrate, today we will explain what the Chinese new year is, and where can you see fireworks and eat good food on this precious day!

What is the Chinese new year?

The celebrations begin a week before that year's start, on January 28th people make cakes and puddings for improvements and wishing growth in the new year, then on the 30th comes a big clean up of the house to kick out evil spirits and bad luck, the festival would last for up to 15 days.

Celebrations in UAE

  • Al Nakheel has announced that Ibn battuta, dragon mart, and the pointe will offer the Chinese new year starting January 30th - February 12th 2022.
  • The pointe on Palm Jumeirah will do a special fountain show with songs playing in the background "Xi Qi Yang Yang" by Hong Kong pop band The Wynners, and the date will be 30th of Jan, followed by a night firework show at 9 pm.
  • Ibn Battuta Mall will feature a lion and umbrella dance at the china court every 2 hours starting from 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm.
  • Today on February 1st - February 7th in the dragon mart, there will be amazing shows of drummers, dragon dancers, lion dancers, fan and ribbon dancers celebrating from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

What To Do On Chinese New Year In UAE? Year Of The Tiger

Excellent Restaurants to celebrate Chinese new year

Unique celebrations need fantastic food, don't you think so? This is why we will share with you our top picks for dining out celebrating a fresh start for the Chinese new year!

China Bistro

Get 10% off China Bistro for the Chinese new year throughout February 2022! And dive in their signature menus, like crispy potatoes with lime and chilies, as well as prawn tempura and vegetable Konjeenaro. 

  • Location: Shop 2 & 3, Bahwan Tower, King Faisal Road, Abu Shagara, Sharjah
  • Working hours: 
    • 12AM –12 PM (Sunday to Thursday)
    • 12AM –12 PM (Friday and Saturday) 
  • Phone number: 04 5260929

China Club

China Club in Radisson Blu Hotel will give a special menu for Chinese new year starting 28th Jan - 5th Feb, whereJanuary 28th haFebruary 5thoffers, for 6-8 people you can get a set menu for 188 dirhams per 1 person, with a full meal, starting with the soup, salad, main courses, and a pud, we recommend you try the lobsters! 

  • Location: Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek
  • Working hours: 
    • 2:30–3:30 PM, 7–11 PM (Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday, and Monday)
    • 2:30–4 PM, 7–11 PM (Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday) 
  • Phone number: +971042057033



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Chuan Chinese restaurant has announced a special set menu for diners to celebrate the Chinese new year, so treat yourself to a beautiful meal by kitchen director Yonghe Sun for a new year of the Tiger.

  • Location: The Pointe Palm - The Palm Jumeirah - Dubai
  • Working hours: 
    • 12 PM - 12 AM (Saturday and Sunday)
    • 4:30 PM - 12 AM (Monday to Friday)
  • Phone number: +97145643888

Palazzo Versace Dubai Restaurants (Giardino & Mosaico)

If you were looking for elegant and fancy celebrations, this is the place! There will be a themed celebration here at the Mosaico and Giardino; Mosaico will host a new Chinese-themed year serving high tea, from 10:30 Am - 7:00 Pm, with unique decorations, Giardino will host a fashion themed Chinese new year buffet! 

So enjoy the sets, high-quality tea, themes, and of course, the food.


  • Location: Palazzo Versace, Dubai
  • Working hours: 
    • 12 PM - 12 AM (Saturday and Sunday)
    • 4:30 PM - 12 AM (Monday to Friday)
  • Phone number: +97145643888


  • Location: Palazzo Versace, Dubai
  • Working hours: 
    • 8 AM - 11 PM (Daily)
  • Phone numbers: +97145568851, +97145568888, +97145568804

We wish you a happy new year!