The Mid-Autumn Festival is around the corner, and while mooncakes are the highlight, it’s also a time where friends and family gather together for a hearty meal to catch up and celebrate the festivities. In partnership with UOB Dining Advisor, we present to you 10 Chinese restaurants that are perfect for a warm reunion, along with some special promotions for UOB Cardmembers!
Si Chuan Dou Hua Restaurant
Sichuan cuisine is well-known for its tongue-numbing spicy peppers and chilli oil. If that’s right up your family’s alley, then consider a hearty meal at Si Chuan Dou Hua Restaurant. Indulge in the bold and aromatic flavours of authentic Sichuan food such as the Mince Meat Dumpling in Sour and Spicy Stock to Boiled Slice Fish in Sichuan Pepper Sauce. For the less adventurous, delectable Cantonese dishes such as the crispy Roast Suckling Pig and dim sums are also served at the restaurant. How mouthwatering!
UOB Promotion: 15% off total a la carte food bill and any purchase of tea or tea accessories at Tian Fu Tea Room – UOB Reserve, Visa Infinite, Privilege Banking, Empire, and Lady’s Solitaire enjoy 20% off. Valid till 31 December 2019.
Man Fu Yuan
A recipient of the Michelin Plate, Man Fu Yuan is a stalwart in the Chinese fine dining scene, serving up culinary wonders that showcase a balance of contemporary palates with traditional Cantonese craftsmanship. Embodying this spirit is its new collection of 13 Chef’s signatures such as the Slow Braised Pork Ribs with Steamed Mantou (S$36++) and the Deep Fried Lobster with Egg Floss (S$38++), developed by Sous Chef Aaron Tan. With private dining rooms that can accommodate up to 40 guests, this is a good one for an intimate family meal.
Man Fu Yuan is located at InterContinental Singapore, 80 Middle Rd, Singapore 188966, p. +65 6825 1008. Open Mon-Fri 12pm – 3pm, 6pm – 10pm, Sat-Sun 11.30am – 3pm, 6pm – 10pm.
Tucked away on the 19th floor of Oxley Tower, Myo Restobar is a restaurant steeped in heritage and tradition. The older generation will remember the signature Kia Hiang Claypot Spring Chicken (S$20) that made the original restaurant at International Plaza famous. With recipes passed down from his father, second generation owner Ng Kia Jin aims to bring the dishes back to their glory days with the newer generation while updating the taste of old that people know and love.
UOB Promotion: None yet, but check out this list of locally-inspired cocktails and snacks on UOB Dining Advisor.
Myo Restobar is located at Oxley Tower Lobby 1, #19-01, 138 Robinson Rd, Singapore 068906, p. +65 6931 1247. Open Sun-Fri 11am – 3pm, 5.30pm – 10pm. Closed Sat and PHs.
Hua Ting Steamboat & Restaurant
Established in 1992, Hua Ting Restaurant has been serving authentic Cantonese cuisine for over two decades. Hua Ting’s team of accomplished chefs led by Hong Kong Masterchef Chung Lap Fai continues to innovate new signature dishes without losing sight of tradition. Hua Ting’s Signature Crispy Roasted Duck and its Steamed Crab Claw with Egg White are a must-try, but if you prefer to gather over a simmering pot, then its offshoot, Hua Ting Steamboat down below is the place to go. Bond with family and friends as you indulge in fresh ingredients served alongside flavourful broths that are prepared from scratch daily.
UOB Promotion: 15% off a la carte orders, valid till 31 December 2019.
Hua Ting Restaurant is located at Orchard Hotel Level 2, 442 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238879, p. +65 6739 6666. Hua Ting Steamboat is located at Claymore Connect, #01-08, 442 Orchard Road, Singapore 238879, p. +65 6739 6628. More details here.
Mention Mid-Autumn Festival and one of the first things that springs to mind is relaxing in a garden pavilion surrounded by lush greenery while appreciating the moon. Summer Pavilion offers an almost identical experience – without the heat and humidity, of course. Set within a modern Chinese garden, Summer Pavilion offers authentic Cantonese meals complete with hand-painted Chinese tableware. Winning a Michelin Star for the third consecutive year, Executive Chef Cheung Siu Kong takes you and your loved ones on a culinary journey with a la carte and set menus paired with artisanal teas from Tea Bone Zen Mind.
UOB Promotion: 10% off food bill, valid till 30 December 2019.
Located on the fifth floor of the National Gallery, Yàn offers a wide selection of classic and modern Cantonese creations. Featuring a spacious interior and contemporary decor, its warm and cosy ambience perfectly complements the homely nature of Cantonese food. Dim sum aficionados will feel at home with Yàn’s quintessential dim sum morsels like the Steamed Xiao Long Bao with Premium Stock (S$5.80++) and Steamed Pork and Prawn Dumplings topped with Fish Roe (S$8++). Of course, a visit here isn’t complete without its signature Yàn Peking Roast Duck (S$45/90++).
UOB Promotions: None yet, but check out this guide to dim sum on UOB Dining Advisor.
Yàn is located at National Gallery Singapore, #05-02, 1 Saint Andrew’s Rd, Singapore 178957, p. +65 6384 5585. Open daily 11.30am – 2.30pm, 6pm – 10.30pm.
Jade is a gorgeous Chinese restaurant housed within the historic and beautifully conserved The Fullerton Hotel Singapore offering Cantonese cuisine. With its revamp in 2017, its interior boasts a new colour palette reflecting the lustre of jade, specially commissioned wallpaper and evocative overhead lantern lighting among other exquisite design elements. Along with the changes in décor, the restaurant has upped the ante by unveiling a more focused culinary direction by Executive Chef Leong Chee Yeng. Enjoy signature Jade Originals dishes such as the Simmered Egg Noodles with Live Boston Lobster (S$39++) and the Sautéed Diced Kagoshima Wagyu Beef (S$36++). With its visually appealing interior and refreshing gourmet menu, Jade represents a fusion of heritage, design, culture, and modernity.
UOB Promotion: 15% off a la carte dinner food bill – UOB Reserve, Visa Infinite, Privilege Banking, Empire, and Lady’s Solitaire cardmembers enjoy 20% off. Valid till 30 December 2019.
Jade is located at The Fullerton Hotel, 1 Fullerton Sq, Singapore 049178, p. +65 6877 8911. Open daily 11.30am – 2.30pm, 6.30pm – 10.30pm.
Imperial Treasure Fine Teochew Cuisine
With multiple Michelin awards under its belt, Imperial Treasure Fine Teochew Cuisine is well-known for serving up a vast array of authentic Teochew delicacies including Chilled Flower Crab and Stewed Pomfret Fillet with Salted Vegetables and Tomatoes. Experienced chefs bring out the refined flavours from the freshest of ingredients with great skill and attention to detail, resulting in subtle and mellow flavours that won’t overwhelm the taste buds.
UOB Promotion: None yet, but take a look at the different cards available from UOB here.
With over 20 outlets in Singapore serving a wide variety of Chinese cuisine and many more overseas, TungLok Group has established itself as one of the most recognisable restaurant groups around. Outlets such as TungLok Seafood specialises in Singapore-style seafood, while TungLok Signatures offers a range of traditional Chinese cuisine with a modern twist. Tóng Lè Private Dining offers fine dining with a panoramic view of the stunning Marina Bay waterfront, and its private rooms exude sophistication and elegance. No matter your party’s preference, Tung Lok Group has got you covered.
UOB Promotion: Enjoy bonus credit of TL$30 when you sign up for TungLok’s loyalty program. Valid till 31 December 2019.
Beng Thin Hoon Kee Restaurant
Hokkien-influenced cuisine plays a huge part in the lives of many Singaporeans growing up. Classic dishes like Hokkien Mee, Kong Ba Pau and Ngo Hiang can be found in hawker stalls all around the island. Get a little taste of nostalgia this Mid-Autumn with Beng Thin Hoon Kee, a kid-friendly traditional Hokkien restaurant that’s hidden on the top floor of the carpark of OCBC Centre. Step into its beautiful temple exterior and be transported into a world of deliciously simple Hokkien cuisine that’ll warm not just your tummy, but your heart.
UOB Promotion: None yet, but check out the perks of owning a UOB Card here.
Beng Thin Hoon Kee Restaurant is located at OCBC Centre, #05-02, 65 Chulia St, Singapore 049513, p. +65 6533 7708. Open daily 11.30am – 3pm, 6pm – 10pm.
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