Traditionally, Chinese New Year (also called the Lunar New Year) is an annual 15-day event observed in many Asian countries. It is also celebrated amongst many Asian and Chinese communities all over the world. The festival begins with the new moon which occurs sometime between the 21st of January and to 20th of February every year. If you're in Mumbai you can savour the best Chinese offerings to celebrate the festival. Whether you celebrate the festival with pomp and show or are seeking an excuse to devour your favourite Chinese dishes, the special menu at these top 10 restaurants is truly irresistible. You can't stop at just one even if you tried!
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10 Restaurants In Mumbai To Visit This Chinese New Year 2023
1. Foo, Multiple Outlets
Foo Mumbai has introduced a limited edition menu curated specially to welcome the new year of Rabbit! The rabbit represents longevity, peace, and harmony and is also associated with good luck and new beginnings, which makes it a great start to the new year. The menu comprises Golden Luck Dumplings, Fortune Dumplings and numerous new cocktails. They also have newly introduced desserts available on the menu. The menu would be available at the restaurant from the 19th to the 31st of January 2023.
2. Koko, Lower Parel
This Asian food joint has introduced a special menu which features a festive dim sum basket with 8 pieces of vegetable or chicken dumplings served in different flavours to get the authentic taste of Chinese cuisine. Their special dessert 'Red Dynasty' is worth indulging in. They also have a number of cocktails to accompany your meal. The menu would be available at the restaurant from the 19th to the 31st of January 2023.
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3. Ginkgo, Dadar And Juhu
Gingko is a Pan-Asian cloud kitchen located in Dadar and Juhu areas of Mumbai. Ginkgo is known for its best flavours and has been ruling the hearts of Asian food lovers in the city and has curated a special menu for the Chinese New Year. They have Wild Mushroom Crystal Dumplings, Chicken Shu Mai, Pork Char Siu Bun, Smashed Cucumber Salad, Shrimp and Pork Spring Rolls and many more delicacies. The menu will be available at the outlets from 20th to 27th January 2023.
4. Yauatcha, BKC
This luxury restaurant in the city is much-loved by many celebrities too. The Chinese New Year special meal would include Prawn and Calamari Supreme Soup, Vegetarian Chow Chow Dumplings, Black Carrot Crystal Dumplings, Glorious Crab Dumplings, Treasure Poon Choi, Cornish Fragrant Rice, Szechuan and Raspberry Macaron and Rabbit-themed desserts and cocktails to bring in the new year with elegance, peace and harmony. The menu will be available from 18th January to 20th February 2023 in BKC.
5. Jia, The Oriental Kitchen, Colaba
This Asian restaurant serves Japanese and Chinese cuisine and has a plethora of dishes to choose from. Do not forget to taste their Dumplings, Spicy Salmon Roll, Spider Roll, Milk Cholate Praline and Chocolate Hazelnut Mousse along with other drool-worthy dishes.
6. House Of Mandarin, Bandra And Powai
This Asian restaurant is a sweet tribute to Chinese cuisine with mouth-watering dishes on the menu. This Asian restaurant has some finger-licking food, with a great ambience and a fine-dine experience. Their Classic Roast Chicken, Crispy Duck Spring Roll and Chicken and Chilli Oil Dumplings.
7. Royal China, Bandra
This chain of fine-dine restaurants has many outlets across the country. One of them is in Bandra which has a great ambience and serves authentic Chinese food. Choose from the wide variety of dimsums, baos, seafood platters and heavenly desserts.
8. China Bistro, Multiple Outlets
With many outlets across the city, China Bistro has brought to you numerous new dishes for the New Year. Some of the dishes you can expect are Yum Yum Tom Yum, Korean Noodle Bowl - soft and crispy noodles accompanied with exotic vegetables & spicy Korean sauce, Bibimbap which is made by mixing rice with exotic vegetables and many more to satisfy your taste buds.
9. Chufang, BKC
This Asian outlet in the heart of the city serves some lip-smacking Asian dishes that you ought to try. Their wide variety of dimsums, sushi rolls are a must-taste experience. Their curated inhouse cocktails are worth trying too.
10. Yazu, Andheri
This fine-dine restaurant in suburban Mumbai is sure to please your taste buds with its finger-licking Pan-Asian dishes. The tempura prawns, sushi rolls, and dumplings are mouth-watering in every way. Their cocktails too are modern and refreshing.
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