While ushering the year of the Ox in this year, celebrating China’s most important celebration on February 12, 2021, marks Chinese New Year with a host of special locations to celebrate the occasion.

The annual event is the first day of a new year on the Lunar calendar, which is more than 5,000 years old, allowing for you to indulge some authentic cuisine with your loved ones at these Dubai-based hotspots.


With an authentic Chinese celebration, guests can enjoy a selection of Cantonese, Szechuan, Shandong and Anhui dishes with comforting favourites including the Peking duck and Hong Kong noodles with an extensive line-up of deserts not to be missed. Available from February 10 to the 16, it starts at Dhs255 per adult and is open from Saturday to Thursday 6pm to 10:30pm and Friday 7pm to 11pm.

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Shanghai Me


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Being at the epitome of art deco elegance, inspired by the culinary traditions of East Asia, the practice of delicate dishes have taken centuries to perfect with the region’s rich heritage that can be seen throughout the menu serving recipes that have been preserved with a playful twist while maintaining Asian tradition. Open from Sunday to Thursday, 12pm to 12am and the terrace is open from 12pm to 2am and is located at Gate village 11, DIFC.

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Featuring exotic French-Vietnamese cuisine, while being perfect for intimate dinners, you can celebrate Chinese New Year’s with your loved ones at this timeless classic features an array of delectable dishes. Located in DIFC, Indochine open on Sunday to Wednesday from 12pm to 1am and Sat 7pm to 1am, Thursday and Friday is 7pm to 3am.

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Zhen Wei


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Serving an enticing menu of items with contemporary Pan Asian cuisine, the entire experience takes you on a sensory journey with exotic flavours of the east as you delight in authentic flavours and kickstart the Chinese New Year. Open from Wednesday to Saturday, 6 to 10:30pm, Zhen Wei is located at Bluewaters Dubai.

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Celebrating northern Chinese cuisine in a stylish setting with a beautiful setting with amazing dim sums and creative cocktails. This award-winning chic restaurant is not one to miss as you embrace the new year in style. Located at Gate Building 6, DIFC, it’s open from Monday to Sunday, 12pm to 2:30pm and 6pm to 12am.

For more information visit hutong-dubai.com

Asia Asia


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The award-winning restaurant and lounge takes its inspiration from the ancient spice route with a journey from Asia through to the Far East, as you dine and unwind with gourmet Pan-Asian fusion dishes and creative cocktails, complimented by incredible views of Dubai Marina’s skyline to celebrate this special occasion. Located at Pier 7, Asia Asia is open from Sunday to Wednesday 6pm to 1am and Friday and Saturday 2pm to 1am.

For more information visit asia-asia.com

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