15 Places to Celebrate Chinese New Year in Bali

Dining | Written By, Life on the Island |

Welcoming the Year of the Earth Dog, restaurants and resorts across South Bali are boiling up with their special Chinese New Year menus this 16 February 2018. Here we’ve listed some of them, so make sure you check them out to start the new year right. 

Gong Xi Fa Cai!

Link by area:

Kuta – Seminyak – Jimbaran – Nusa Dua – Ubud – Canggu



Seminyak Kitchen Chinese new Year in Bali

The talented team of chefs at Seminyak Kitchen has prepared an array of Chinese delights to welcome the new year. Weekly Chinese Peranakan buffet is available every Thursday throughout the month of February from 6.30 – 9.30pm (IDR 270,000++ per person). While on Chinese New Year Day, 16 February from 6.30 – 9.30pm, an extensive buffet line-up featuring the freshest salads, barbecued goodies, dim sum galore, to all-time favourite sweets will be dished out by the chef (IDR 335,000 per person). Children under five years old eat for free for the two promotions.

Seminyak Kitchen at Courtyard by Marriott Bali Seminyak Resort
Jalan Camplung Tanduk No 103 SP, Dhyana Pura, Seminyak
+62 361 8499 600



MoonLite Kitchen and Bar Chinese new Year in Bali

To celebrate the Chinese New Year, from the 15th of February to 2nd of March 2018, MoonLite Kitchen and Bar offers a family reunion dinner. During this time of the year, family members get together to celebrate with plenty of food. For the Chinese it is often considered the most important get-together meal of the entire year, and for this reason MoonLite Kitchen and Bar offers choices of a three-course set menu (IDR 395,000++ per person) or six-course set menu (IDR 595,000++ per person). The talented-chef and team will prepare the variety of sumptuous Asian selections specially prepared for this special occasion.

MoonLite Kitchen and Bar
Jalan Abimanyu (Dhyana Pura), Seminyak
+62 361 737 773



W Bali Seminyak Starfish Bloo Chinese new year-2

Indulge in an amazing spread of fresh seafod, doused in a range of fragrant Asian flavours and tastes. On Chinese new Year,  Starfish Bloo will feature live-stations and a market-style for you to pick and choose your favourites. Prosperity? Of course! With this bountiful catch you’re picking your own luck, whether it’s a delicious chilli crab or barbecued clams and shrimps. Available 15 & 16 February 2018, 6-10pm. IDR 650,000++ food only package, IDR 1,000,000++ food and beer packages.

W Bali Seminyak
Jalan Petitenget, Seminyak
+62 361 4738 106 / b&f.wbali@whotels.com



Table8 Chinese New Year in Bali

Presenting an exciting oriental taste of Cantonese and Szechuan, Table8 allows you to explore the various indulgences. Special in this month, and to celebrate the year of The Earth Dog, the Chinese restaurant has prepared something special for diners looking for that special new year treats. From a variety of noodles and mouth-watering appetisers, you can also treat your palate to their signature fortune toss of Yu Sheng and traditional Nian Gao. Alternatively, try out their all-time favourite choices of Dim Sum that are artfully prepared to satisfy any Asian food fanatics.

Table8 at The Mulia, Mulia Resort & Villas – Nusa Dua, Bali
Jalan Raya Nusa Dua Selatan, Kawasan Sawangan, Nusa Dua
+62 361 301 7777


Chinese Fine Dining at Ru Yi, Awarta

Awarta Ru Yi

Discover an amazing array of Chinese delicacies at Ru Yi, Bali’s only ‘Fine Dining Chinese’ restaurant, found in Nusa Dua. With the warm eclectic ambience, Ru Yi will take you to a mini China Town. Top notch premium Chinese delicacies such as bird’s nest soup, sea cucumber, and the world renowned Abalone are served at Ru Yi especially for you. Their two private dining rooms are also available, just the perfect space to gather family and loved ones for the evening.

Ru Yi Chinese Fine Dining at Awarta Nusa Dua Luxury Villas and Spa
Jalan Kawasan Nusa Dua Resort ITDC Complex Lot NW 2 & 3 Nusa Dua
+62 361 773 300



Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua

Welcome the prosperous new lunar year at Kwee Zeen, Sofitel Bali’s delectable Asian restaurant. Dive into a bountiful buffet of Pan Asian cuisine for Chinese New Year, available from the 15th-18th of February 2018, 6pm-11pm . Buffet starts from 449,000++/person .

Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua
ITDC Complex lot N5, Bali 80361
+62 361 849 2888 / H9078-FB11@sofitel.com


Ayodya Resort Bali Chinese NEW yEAR

Welcome the year of the Dog and start the Chinese New Year in the opulent setting of the Waterfall Restaurant. Savor the finest creations, all freshly prepared by the Culinary Team to honor this indelible occasion and revel in the fortunate blessing of the Lion and Dragon dance performance. Available 16 February 2018, 6pm-10pm, IDR 500,000nett/ person.

Menu can be viewed here.

Ayodya Resort Bali
Jalan Pantai Mengiat, Nusa Dua
+62 361 771102 / sihabudin@ayodyaresortbali.com



The Stones Chinese New Year in Bali

Welcoming the year of the Earth Dog, The Stones is serving its Chinese New Year buffet dinner from 16 – 20 February (price is at IDR 250,000++ per person inclusive of free flow ice tea). Come on the 16th and you’ll be entertained by a Lion Dance performance.

The Stones Hotel – Legian Bali, Autograph Collection
Jalan Raya Pantai Kuta, Banjar Legian Kelod, Kuta
+62 361 300 5888



Chinese New Year in Bali Hard Rock Hotel

Enjoy a sumptuous Chinese New Year Buffet at Starz Diner Restaurant, Hard Rock Hotel Bali. Available over two days, 16 and 17 February 2018, the buffet dinners will consist of a huge spread of the favourite Chinese delicacies. From the traditional Yee Sang, steaming Hot and Sour Szechuan Soup, Roasted Duck, Steamed Barramundi, Sweet and Sour Chicken, Fried Rice, BBQ Pork Ribs and much, much more. Of course sweet desserts like Egg Custard Tarts and Chinese New Year Sesame Balls will be adding to the sweet tooth options for the year of the dog.

Rp. 395,000nett / person including free flow soft drink and juices (Rp. 360,000 nett for Early Bird*), Rp. 475,000nett / person including free flow beer, selected cocktails, soft drink and juices (Rp. 450,000nett / person). Early Bird promotion valid for bookings made before and on 10th February 2018.

Hard Rock Hotel Bali
Jalan Pantai Kuta
+62 361 761869 ext 7522 / starzdiner@hardrockhotels.net




Sundara Chinese New Year in Bali

Reflecting Jimbaran’s heritage as an ancient-old fishing village, Sundara is celebrating the Earth Dog year by presenting vodka-based special cocktail ‘Gou Nian’ for the whole month of February at IDR 488,000++ per jug for two people. While witnessing the colourful sunset view from Jimbaran Bay coastline, you can also enjoy the Chinese New Year menu, including a five-spice chicken salad with orange mint dressing, steamed spotted grouper fillet, char-grilled 200 days grain fed stockyard rib-eye, and special dessert ‘black sesame’ infused chocolate and lemon yuzu semifreddo. This a la carte menu is available from the 12th to 19th of February.

Jimbaran Bay, Jimbaran
+62 361 708 333



Karma Kandara Chinese New Year in Bali

To fully immerse in the luxury of Lunar-New-Year-themed tropical island, Karma Kandara is inviting you to a family style dinner with a special Barong Sai performance on the 16th of February. At only IDR 350,000++ per person you can taste a full set ‘Gong Xi Fa Chai’ menu, which includes Shanghai Dumplings, Roasted Pork Belly Steam Buns, Crispy Peking Duck, Cantonese style Steam Fish, Sichuan Pepper Fried Tofu, Sauteed Kalian, Yangchow Fried Rice, Cold Sesame Noodles, Rice Dumplings and some Fortune Cookies. Make sure you arrive between 7 and 10pm to watch the authentic Barong Sai performance.

Karma Kandara
Jalan Villa Kandara, Ungasan
+62 361 848 2200



Intercontinental Bali Resort Chinese New Year jimbaran

Savour speciality dishes and Chinese delicacies at our Yee Sang Dinner featuring a vibrant performance of the Dragon Dance to symbolise propserity. There are Chinese inspired for the little ones, including Chinese Lantern Crafts, Chinese Cookies Decorating and fun Chopstick Games. The InterContinental Bali Resort will celebrate Chinese New Year’s Eve Dinner at the Jimbaran Gardens from 7pm onwards, with a lavish buffet dinner featuring dishes that are believed to bring health, wealth and happiness. Dinner priced at IDR 550,000++ per person, children under the age of 7 are complimentary when dining with parents, includes an exciting Wushu and Dragon dance.

InterContinental Bali Resort
Jalan Uluwatu 45, Jimbaran
+62 361 701 888 / dine@icbali.com




Golden Monkey Ubud Bali Chinese new Year in Bali 2

Golden Monkey Ubud Bali Chinese new Year in Bali

The Golden Monkey serves comfort Chinese food in the heart of Ubud and has been pleasing the palates of Ubudians with their delicious BBQ and Dim Sum offerings. The Golden Monkey serves a range of Chinese favourites from Soft Shell Crab, Kung Pao Chicken, Kui Tew Noodles, Fried Rices and Stir Frys, but their BBQ and Dim Sum are what keeps people coming. Steamy Xia Long Bao, Har Gow and Crystal Dumplings come hot and delicious, and their BBQ bites like Crispy Pork Belly and Roast Duck are among the favourites served here. A great destination for friends and families with a fun, light ambience. Book this place early if you’re looking to have Chinese New Year in Ubud!

Golden Monkey Ubud
A : Jalan Dewi Sita, Central Ubud
T : +62 361 908 1842  / +6281237783571
W : www.goldenmonkeyubud.com 


Hotel Tugu Bali

Ji at Bale Sutra Tugu Bali

Celebrate the beginning of the Year of the Dog with Hotel Tugu Bali’s ultimate Forbidden City Dinner, featuring a Barong Sai performance, a merry procession of poets in colourful uniforms & masks from the Chinese Imperial Era, playing instruments, reciting poetry as you eat dinner with lavish antique silverware and Ming style tableware. This dining experience is presented at the 310 year old Kang Xi period temple in Ji at the Bale Sutra 1706.

Forbidden City Dinner IDR 690,000++ /pax for 6-courses. On the 16th February 2018, starts 7.30pm.

Ji Restaurant at Hotel Tugu Bali
A : Jalan Pantai Batu Bolong, Canggu
T : +62 361 4731701
W : www.jibalesutra.com / bali@tuguhotels.com 




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