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Best Spots To Celebrate Chinese New Year 2024 In Dubai

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February 8, 2024

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It's time to celebrate the year of the Dragon!

Chinese New Year kicks off on Saturday 10th February, honouring a centuries-old tradition deeply rooted in Chinese culture. Check out these 5 venues in Dubai, offering incredible traditional and delicious takes on Chinese cuisine and some of the best atmospheres in the city to celebrate Chinese New Year!

Sui Mui

Sui Mui’s signature Lunar Dragon Feast kicks off on 11th February from 7pm to 10pm for a Chinese-themed buffet night of tasty bites and great company. Sui Mui’s delectable menu of dumplings, roasted selections, and more will be available for all to savour at this one-of-a-kind experience, available for AED195 for the food and soft drinks package and AED265 for the food and alcoholic drinks package.

During the week, festivities continue from the 12th to 15th of February, with Sui Mui’s special Chinese New Year-inspired a la carte menu offering more tasty bites for weekday explorations of Chinese cuisine. With such rich culinary and cultural experience awaiting, head down to Sui Mui for Chinese New Year celebrations like no other.

A table full of Chinese cusine
Roaring into the Year of the Dragon at Sui Mui!


Hutong is bringing China and Arabia together this Year of the Dragon with an exclusive Chinese New Year menu on 9th and 10th February. As one of Dubai's best Chinese restaurants, Hutong offers festive dishes such as flaming Peking duck and fresh lobster Lao He. Guests can also enjoy a colourful festive Dim Sum platter. The evening of 9th February features a captivating Dragon Show and the mystique of Face Changing Mask

On 10th February, guests can experience a delightful brunch with live DJ beats, mesmerising Dragon Shows, and live Calligraphy. Choose from different packages including the non-alcoholic (AED288), house drinks (AED448), Prosecco, (AED488) and Premium Champagne (AED688). Each of these amazing packages is designed to create a unique celebration like no other this Chinese New Year.

Three people drinking red wine and toasting their glasses
Embrace the joyous spirit of the Lunar New Year at Hutong!

Maiden Shanghai

Experience unparalleled dining at Maiden Shanghai, the city's favourite gourmet Chinese spot at the luxurious FIVE resort on the Palm. Enjoy fresh takes on Chinese cuisine with breathtaking views of the Dubai Marina from the iconic Maiden Terrace.

Celebrate the Year of The Dragon with a 4-course gourmet Chinese set menu featuring delicious Dim Sum, Smoked Asparagus Duck Roll, Kung Pao Chicken, and Lychee Goji Berry Pudding, curated by award-winning chefs, all for AED299 per person, including a la carte beverages. Upgrade to the premium set menu for AED598 per person with choices of refreshing a la carte drinks.

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Ling Ling

Looking to bring your Chinese New Year experience to new heights? Atlantis The Royal’s Ling Ling brings the Asian dining experience to new heights, with a contemporary menu crafted by culinary masters and a party experience rivalled by none. This Chinese New Year, guests have a choice of a special menu with selected dishes such as salmon sashimi and Yuzu dressing, lobster prawn toast with Yuzu mustard aioli, and lobster longevity noodles with Boston lobster.

To stay refreshed throughout the festivities and keep the party going into the night, guests will be treated to mixed drinks concocted to ring in the Year of the Dragon in style. Rise to the occasion and party it out at Ling Ling this Chinese New Year.

Pan-Asian dishes and world-class mixology at Ling Ling!


Ring in the Year of the Dragon ​​at SHI, where breathtaking views, unforgettable flavours, and exquisite entertainment meet in a flurry of excitement on Saturday 10th February. Indulge in the tastes of the Orient with a specially curated set menu that combines masterfully crafted dishes with the restaurant’s acclaimed ambience and atmosphere. The celebration is priced at AED400 per person, with children under six years old dining for free. Head down to SHI at Bluewaters Island for an exciting Chinese New Year celebration.

Sushi rolls
Unforgettable flavours this Chinese New Year at SHI

Visit these amazing Chinese restaurants for explorations of the rich and diverse landscape that is Chinese cuisine for an incredible Chinese New Year experience. Stay tuned for more of the best dining destinations and food and drink offers with Playbook. Download the app for free from the App Store or Google Play.

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