Sentosa: 10 unique dining experiences for an unforgettable CNY and V-Day
February is an exciting month with both Chinese New year and Valentine’s Day providing ample reason to celebrate, and Sentosa Island is just the place for it.
The island’s vibe is joyful, and the mood is upbeat with festive-themed decor, walkabout characters and tons of photo opportunities and fun activities.
Restaurants in and around Sentosa are pulling out all the stops for CNY Reunion Meals—you could lo hei at the beach, tuck into fabulous hotel buffet spreads, order a yu sheng packed with exotic seafood and stand to win lucky draw prizes worth $50,000.
Valentine’s Day celebrations are also nothing short of spectacular.
Dine in a private cable car cabin, toast to your love on a state-of-the-art tall ship or enjoy exquisite views with fantastic food at one of the island’s many restaurants.
The island may be the ‘State of Fun’, but there are also serene spots to enjoy a romantic moment with the one you love.
For more info on February’s festivities, take a look at https://www.sentosa.com.sg/cny2018
CASSIA, CAPELLA SINGAPORE |
Cassia, Capella Singapore’s Chinese specialty restaurant ushers in the Chinese New Year with an enticing line-up of classic dishes for a memorable reunion dinner.
First up, their Prosperity Lou Hei ($68++ per platter, serves 2 to 4 persons) is a colourful mix of seasonal greens, topped with salmon, plum sauce and a variety of condiments—a fitting dish to ring in the new year.
There is also the luxurious Cassia Signature Lou Hei ($38++ per person, minimum 2 persons to dine), with premium ingredients like Lobster, Salmon and North Pole Clam, topped with their homemade Hawthorn Sauce.
There are also Reunion Dinner menus, and specially curated set menus that you can treat your family to.
Reunion Dinner is available on 15 February 2018; Prices start from $139++ per person. Lunar New Year Set Menus available from 15 February to 2 March, from $88++ per person (lunch) and from $139++ (dinner).
LATEST RECIPE, LE MERIDIEN |
Promising you a delicious start to the New Year, Le Meridien’s Latest Recipe restaurant has put together special set menus to ensure a stress-free and enjoyable reunion dinner with family and friends.
With dishes like the Double-boiled Free Range Herbal Chicken, Steamed Seabass, Eight-Treasure Rice in Lotus Leaf and Sticky New Year Cake, the Harmony and Joy Set menus can be enjoyed from $48++ to $58++ per person (Available from 16 Feb to 02 Mar).
If a buffet dinner is more suited for you, book yourself in from 15-17 February for an all-you-can-eat spread of dishes like Braised Sea Cucumber with Mushrooms, and Crispy Soft Shell Crab with Wasabi Mayonnaise.
There is even a live station for Yu Sheng and Deep-fried Sticky New Year Cake for dessert. All of this, for only $88++ per adult.
WOK°15 Kitchen |
This Sentosa Cove restaurant may be off the beaten track, but a trip to this quayside eatery is worth it for the yacht-lined marina views, the Cantonese cuisine, roasted delicacies, wok-fried specialties and more.
This Chinese New Year, they have put together 7-course set menus from $288+ for 4 persons, which are bound to be enjoyed by all in the family.
Expect delicacies like the Double Boiled Chicken Soup with Tian Shan Snow Lotus, a sweet and robust broth meticulously prepared and packed with health benefits.
The menus are available for lunch and dinner from 2 Feb – 4 Mar.
WAVE HOUSE, SENTOSA |
This Lunar New Year, how about a lo hei by the beach?
Wave House Sentosa is serving up an affordable, Flow Into Wealth Smoked Salmon Yu Sheng to usher in the Chinese New Year festivities ($18.80++ for 2-3 persons, available from 1 Feb to 4 Mar).
Pair that with their usual modern Californian-Asian cuisine, all set against the picturesque Siloso Beach backdrop.
GREENWOOD FISH MARKET |
The quality of the seafood available at this specialty restaurant is assured, and for Lunar New Year they are pulling out all the stops with their Yu Sheng platters (Prices begin at $68 for a platter with 300gm of salmon and all the traditional condiments).
Using only the finest quality fresh seafood that they specialise in, shipments are flown in weekly from across the globe.
For the most indulgent lo hei, the Premium Yu Sheng platter features Salmon Sashimi, Alaskan King Crab Legs (300gm) and even a Whole Boston Lobster (550gm).
It is priced at $168 and serves 4-6 adults. A top-up of $20 allows you to add 200gm of Hokkaido scallop sashimi to any of the Yu Sheng platters.
DINING ON CLOUD 9 |
Several restaurants offer a meal with a view, but here’s a unique experience your Valentine’s date will not forget in a hurry.
This is the ultimate private dining experience, where a delightful four-course meal is elaborately laid out in your very own private cable car cabin.
Tuck into dishes like the Pan Seared Halibut with Razor Clams served with Potato Mousseline, Buttered Vegetables, and Tuscany Sauce, while you take in the view on the 90-minute cable car ride atop Mount Faber, Sentosa, and Harbourfront.
The meal begins with a complimentary glass of sparkling wine, and you will leave with a delightful box of chocolates.
Priced at $318++ per couple.
DUSK RESTAURANT AND BAR |
The newest restaurant at picturesque Faber Peak enjoys spectacular sunset views from its vantage point atop a hilltop.
Dusk’s European-influenced menu, respectable list of fine wines and nitro-frost cocktails are all reasons to visit.
This Valentine’s Day, enjoy the specially curated four-course menu ($248++ per couple) comprising dishes like the Wine-poached Ocean Lobster with Mango Pearls and Salmon Roe, in their cosy intimate space.
Top up $25++ per person for a wine pairing menu, or opt for their signature cocktails like the Nitro-Frost Caviar Martini ($16++) which comes in flavours like lychee, original, passionfruit and more.
SPUDS & APRONS |
This rustic destination dining spot at Faber Peak boasts panoramic views of the harbour, Sentosa and lush greenery of Mount Faber.
The spacious layout has both al fresco and air-conditioned seats where you can enjoy their delicious food.
For a relaxed Valentine’s Day meal with your special someone, their four-course menu ($228++ per couple) boasts an East meets West theme and features hearty portions of dishes like the Hot Seared US Angus Beef Steak with Thai Green Curry Risotto, Red Wine Glaze, and Lemongrass Oil.
Make it special by arriving at sunset via cable car, and ending your meal with a glass of wine while looking out at the fabulous view from their al fresco garden.
ROYAL ALBATROSS |
Set sail with your loved one on a tall ship.
Luxuriate in a romantic dining cruise on a 4-masted, 22-sail superyacht, and if that doesn’t sweep your beau off their feet, the city views, international buffet spread and live entertainment most definitely will.
The sunset cruise on 10 and 11 February (6-8.30pm) will have a romantic setting, further fuelled by a welcome drink from their bar, and a buffet spread featuring numerous live stations.
Set sail on Valentine’s Day itself (14 February) and you can kick-start the evening with a glass of Prosecco before sitting down to a three-course dinner, dessert buffet and live entertainment. Prices are $195 per person, all-inclusive.
ONE°15 Marina |
At the rooftop terrace of ONE°15 Marina, 15 lucky couples will get to soak in the most romantic setting on ultra-luxurious Sentosa Cove.
The views are splendid, with panoramic vistas of the South China Sea and a bevy of boats.
Set the right note with a welcome drink, two glasses of Prosecco will be served complimentary and a saxophone player will serenade the couples.
After which, sit down to a delicious four-course meal to keep your tummies satisfied and hearts full.
This highly exclusive opportunity can be had for only $199+ per couple.
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