CNY 2023 – best Chinese food restaurants to makan!


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We’ve just stepped into 2023, but CNY is already around the corner! Everyone is busy planning out gatherings and finding out which restaurant to makan! Here, we are sharing some ideas, too, in case you need help! πŸ˜‹

Lai Po Heen, Mandarin Oriental Hotel, KL

You’d make a great impression at a client dinner, company dinner or family gathering at Lai Po Heen. Besides the delicious food, they have a nice restaurant ambience and stunning decor too! They specialised in classic Cantonese delicacies and dim sum. The fun is, they have an open kitchen too!

It is best to make a reservation at 03-2179 8885 before heading there, and you can refer to menus here: & too!

πŸ“ Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

πŸ•‘ Open daily. Mon – Fri (12 noon – 2.30 pm & 6 pm – 10 pm), Sat-Sun (10 am – 2.30 pm & 6 pm – 10 pm)

⭐⭐⭐⭐ 297 google reviews


Yut Kee Restaurant

Yut Kee has been known by many for its best typical Hainanese cuisine – served for breakfast and lunch (& known by many too that they are always crowded!). No surprise, as their Roti Babi, Roasted Pork, Chicken Chop, Beef Noodles (and many more) are superb!

Not sure if you can get a reservation? Call 03-2698 8108 to check. Better come early to get your table!

πŸ“ 1, Jalan Kamunting, Chow Kit, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

πŸ•‘ Open daily, except Monday. 7.30 am – 3 pm

⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4.4k google reviews


Elegant Inn Hong Kong Cuisine

Many agreed that you order their stuffed chicken wings – so juicy and yummy! And, of course, they are well known for dim sum and other Chinese cuisine. A comfortable restaurant and excellent service, so you must visit!

πŸ“ 2.01, 2nd Floor, Podium Block, Menara Hap Seng, Jalan P. Ramlee,, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

πŸ•‘ Β Monday – Saturday (12noon – 2.30 pm & 6 pm – 10.30 pm), Sunday (10.30 am – 2.30 pm & 6 pm – 10.30 pm)

⭐⭐⭐⭐ 823 google reviews

Elegant Inn HK Cuisine

Way Modern Chinois

If you’re looking for a classy, sensual avant-garde specialising in contemporary Chinese Asian cuisine, Way Modern Chinois is your place. You must try their Red Duck, and of course, you can indulge in their festive specials

Great ambience, friendly staff, and delicious food – perfect for your CNY gathering!

πŸ“G-1, Work @ Clearwater, Changkat Semantan, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

πŸ•‘ Monday – Friday (12noon – 3 pm & 6 pm – 10 pm), Saturday – Sunday (10 am – 3 pm & 6 pm – 10 pm)

⭐⭐⭐⭐ 280 google reviews

Way Modern Chinois

Ming Ren Xuan Restaurant

Many come for their high-quality dim sum, but they offer more than just dim sum! CNY meal isn’t perfect without poon choi, and Ming Ren Xuan’s poon choi is one of the dishes you must order!

The best thing is it is located inside a mall – Avenue K, you can always walk around before or after your makan time! Reservation is recommended. Ring 03-2711 1199

πŸ“ Avenue K, L3-5, Level 3, 156, Jln Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur

πŸ•‘ Monday – Friday (11.30 am – 2.30 pm & 6 pm – 10 pm), Saturday – Sunday (11.30 am – 2.30 pm & 6 pm – 10 pm)

⭐⭐⭐⭐ 115 google reviews

Ming Ren Xuan Restaurant

Here, we wish you a Happy Chinese New Year! May the year of Rabbit bring you good luck and an abundance of happiness! Have fun gatherings, and stay safe!

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