Chinese Lunar New Year is an important Chinese festival celebrated at the turn of the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar. Celebrations traditionally run from the evening preceding the first day, to the Lantern Festival on the 15th day of the first calendar month.

In China, Chinese New Year is celebrated as a 7-day long holiday, and Chinese people all over the world see this day as the time to celebrate a year of hard work, have a good rest with the family and most importantly, to wish for a lucky and prosperous coming year.

Traditionally, the festival includes eating what’s called as a ‘reunion dinner’ with the family, distributing red envelopes or ‘angpao’ especially for the unmarried members of the family, lighting of firecrackers, getting new clothes, and putting up red and golden decorations.

If you are still looking for the perfect venue to welcome the Year of Dog, here are a list of places for you to consider for the whole family:

1. Rasa, AYANA Midplaza

Enjoy sumptuous culinary celebrations from 15 to 16 February 2018 at Rasa Restaurant with mouth-watering Chinese delicacies including Yee Shang. The Chinese New Year Eve Reunion Dinner is priced at IDR 488,000++ per pax. To welcome the first day of year of Dog on 16 February 2018, guests may indulge in a sumptuous Chinese New Year Brunch Buffet at Rasa Restaurant with priced at IDR 488,000++ per pax.

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 2. Tien Chao, Gran Melia

Gran Melia’s Cantonese and Chinese specialty restaurant, Tien Chao will prepare special culinary delights in honour of the festivity.  From 12th – 18th February 2018, guests are invited to feast on the signature Yu Sheng with traditional Chinese set menus of ‘Reunite’ with options menu at IDR 9,888,800++ and IDR 7,888,800++ per table of 10 people. The reunite menu will be ranging authentic dishes including Salmon Fish Yu Shang, Double Boil Sea Cucumber with Dried Oyster & Lotus Root Soup, Deep Fried Garlic Flavour Crispy Sesame Seed Chicken, Steamed Marble Goby with Fragrant Preserved Vegetable, Braised Fat Choy, Abalone, Sea Cucumber & Mushroom Bailing with Garden Green and many more.

Yu Sheng is available at the price of IDR 488,000 nett for large plate and IDR 288,000 nett for small plate.

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Tien chao


3. Li Feng, Mandarin Oriental Jakarta

The festivity at Li Feng will start with the serving of Prosperity Yu Sheng, the traditional dish of Chinese New Year, served with crispy fish skin and homemade sweet plum sauce. Other highlights of the menu include Gold Swan Dumpling with Black Pepper Duck Meat, the classic Beggar’s Chicken, and Baked Lobster with Cheese and XO Sauce.

The 11-course ‘Gong Xi Fa Cai’ set menu will be available from 8 to 14 February 2018 for lunch and dinner, priced at IDR 1,288,000++ per person. The exquisite 12-course ‘Year of the Dog 2018’ set menu will be available on 15 February 2018 for dinner and on 16-18 February 2018 for lunch and dinner, priced at IDR 1,588,000++ per person.

For reservations, please contact +62 (21) 2993 8825 or email to

4. Raffles Jakarta 

Reunite with family and friends to celebrate the Year of the Dog with the Prosperity Feast at Arts Café by Raffles. Indulge in Chinese New Year traditional favorites such as suckling pig and peking duck and raise a toss a prosperous year ahead with Yee Sang topped with Salmon Sashimi.

Chinese New Year’s Eve Buffet Dinner
Thursday, 15 February 2018
IDR 688,000++ per person
Including free flow of Chinese tea and ice waters

Chinese New Year Brunch
Friday, 16 February 2018
IDR 688,000++ per person
Including free flow of non-alcoholic beverages

Additional IDR 200,000++ per person including free flow beer and house wines

Additional IDR 1,200,000++ per person including free flow champagne

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Arts Café by Raffles

5. Shangri-La Jakarta

At JIA, the hotel’s newest restaurant, Executive Chef Christopher Chai will prepare Chinese set menu for the festivities including:  salmon Yee Sang, eight-treasure Pot, deep-fried tiger king prawn with golden pumpkin sauce, braised whole sea cucumber stuffed shrimp paste with dried oyster, steamed Marble goby, garoupa or cod fish, wok-fried glutinous rice with preserved meat, chilled lotus seed, aloe vera, red date and white fungus and finally the not to be missed steamed Nian Gao with peanut and sesame seed.

While in SATOO, a range of Chinese specialties and Yee Shang toss tradition into its buffet offerings for the Chinese New Year Eve’s dinner and Chinese New Year’s Day brunch.

At Lobby Lounge,a special Chinese themed high tea will be presented beautifully in tiers, inspired by JIA’s Chinese specialties recipe. Menus include: Roast Duck Baguette Barbeque Sauce, Open Sandwich of Hainan Chicken, Baked Scallop with Stuffed Shrimp Paste and Bean-Cured Miso Mayo, Pan-Fried Beef Tenderloin with Sliced Garlic BBQ Sauce, Matcha and Red Bean Cake and Sesame Balls.

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Shangri-La Hotel Jakarta

6. Pullman Jakarta 

Celebrate the Chinese festivities abundantly with your friends and family. Delectable dishes on its dedicated section will definitely satisfy your appetite, such as Wok Fried Lobster, Stew Sea Cucumber, Steamed Soon Hock Fish, and many more. Price at IDR 588,000++ per person for dinner on 15 February 2018 or IDR 568,000++ for brunch on the first day of Chinese New Year.

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7. Palm Court Jakarta

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Enjoy a lavish selection of delicacies ranging from Yee Shang, Braised Beef Shank to Roasted Rib Eye. The live stations sections will showcase all-time favorites, that include Roasted Duck, Peking Duck, Lamien Station and also traditional Chinese Desserts. This promotion is available on 15 February 2018 at 6pm- 10pm and 16 February 2018 at 11.30am – 2.30pm and 6pm – 10pm. Chinese New Year Special Buffet is priced at IDR 688,888++ per person.

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Palm Court at Four Seasons

8. Gran Mahakam Jakarta

Trust Hotel Gran Mahakam as the perfect venue to celebrate The Chinese New Year and may this Year of Dog bring us fortune and prosperity in 2018. 

Chinese New Year’s Eve Dinner  (15 February 2018): 608,000++/person, Rp. 378,000++/child
Chinese New Year Brunch (16 February 2018): Rp 428,000++/person, Rp 378,000++/child
Chinese New Year Dinner (16 February 2018): Rp 398,000++/person, Rp 338,000++/child

Chinese New Year’s Eve Dinner  (15 February 2018): 425,000++/person
Chinese New Year Brunch (16 February 2018): Rp 349,000++/person
Chinese New Year Gatherings (16 February 2018): Rp 558,000++/person (min 30 persons)

Price                            : 658,000++/person (min. 30 persons), valid 15 February – 3 March 2018

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Le Gran Cafe 

9. The Westin Jakarta

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Usher in the Chinese New Year festivities with a sumptuous feast at Seasonal Tastes and bring along your family to celebrate the year of the Earth Dog.

Chinese New Year’s Eve Dinner
15 February 2018
IDR 638,000++ per person

Chinese New Year’s Day Lunch & Dinner
16 February 2018
IDR 588,000++ per person

Prices include mineral water, flavored ice teas, soft drinks, beer, tea & coffee and subject to 21% government tax and service charge.

To reserve, call +62 21 2788 7768, email or visit

10. Grand Hyatt Jakarta

Start your Chinese New Year’s Celebration at Grand Hyatt Jakarta on February 15, 2018 with a giant Fatt Choi Lo Hei Yu Sheng, followed by an eight-course set menu created by visiting Chinese Master Chef Lee Wang of Grand Hyatt Shanghai. The set menu includes Barbeque Combination , Double Boiled Pigeon Served with Ginseng Soup with Chinese Herbs, Steamed Live Garoupa in Supreme Soya Sauce, Stewed Sea Cucumber and Top Shells in Oyster Sauce, Stir Fried Prawns with Salted Egg, Braised Efu Noodles with Mushrooms and Crab Meat Sauce, Glutinous Rice Balls in Ginger Soup, and Assorted Chinese Pastries.

IDR 1,188,000++ per person and
IDR 598,000++ per child aged 6 – 12 years old

For reservations, please call +62 21 2992 1234 Ext 3400 or email