With restrictions relaxed to allow for dining with up to 10 pax, we can finally gather in big groups again! When it comes to large gatherings, dining out can ease the stress of planning a home-cooked meal for a party. Even more so if you avoid the crowd and bustle by booking Chinese restaurants with private rooms! From restaurants that serve up the best roast meats to affordable ones that don’t charge a minimum spend (hint: #4), treat yourselves to an intimate dinner in 2022.
Chinese restaurants with private rooms and good roast meat
1. Kai Duck
How do you entice millennials to savour traditional Canto cuisine? Kai Duck, the sister outlet of Kai Garden (Marina Square) seems to have nailed it. This restaurant specialises in modern Canto-style cuisine, complete with their succulent rendition of roast duck. But more than that, it prides itself as a restaurant for the millennials. Under the wing of Group Executive Chef Fung Chi Keung (previously from Paradise Group), you can expect innovative dishes with a contemporary twist.
Although it has positioned itself as being a casual dining space, this affordable Chinese restaurant with private rooms has not lost sight of its heritage. Interiors are decadent and reminiscent of the emperor’s courtyards. Go ahead and book from three of their private dining rooms for a charming and sumptuous dinner with those near and dear.
Address: Ngee Ann City, 391 Orchard Road, #05-10/11, S(238872)
Mon – Fri: 11.30am – 3.30pm, 5.45pm – 10.30pm
Sat, Sun & PH: 11am – 4.30pm, 5.45pm – 10.30pm
2. Summer Pavilion
The one Michelin-starred Summer Pavilion restaurant boasts a chinois setting that older folks might enjoy. Its six elegant, sophisticated private dining rooms are named after oriental plants like Pine and Wisteria and come replete with hand-painted tableware to elevate your dinner experience this 2022.
This Chinese restaurant doesn’t just stop with its beautiful private dining rooms — it also serves up a pretty impressive dinner spread. From Barbequed Peking Duck to fresh Australian Lobsters, this is one place you’d want to see and be seen at!
Address: The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore, 7 Raffles Avenue, S(039799)
Opening Hours: Daily, 11.30am – 2.30pm, 6.30pm – 10.30pm
Chinese restaurants with private rooms and free corkage
3. Jade Palace Seafood Restaurant
Jade Palace Seafood Restaurant offers free corkage — that means you can bring your own bottle of wine so long as you meet the minimum spend of $1,200 (for a room of eight). Otherwise, the restaurant’s in-house wine collection is pretty stellar itself! Their wine cellar is stocked with over 3,000 bottles of wine from over 150-200 bottles of labels worldwide — a collection which they have also won awards for! This affordable Chinese restaurant with six private rooms is also known for their live seafood, dim sum, roast cuts and traditional clay pot rice.
Address: Forum The Shopping Mall, 583 Orchard Road, #B1-13, S(238884)
Opening Hours: Daily, 11am – 3pm, 6pm – 11 pm (last order 9.30pm)
4. Wah Lok Cantonese Restaurant
At Wah Lok Cantonese Restaurant, you’ll get to enjoy free corkage on your first and second bottles of alcohol (corkage fees are charged at $30 for the third bottle onwards). Enjoy a tipple with your friends and fam in an intimate setting at this Chinese restaurant with 10 private dining rooms and suites to choose from! Whether you’re looking for a place to celebrate a special occasion or for a business luncheon, this is definitely one of the best options in Singapore that offers great ambience and authentic Cantonese cuisine. Must-tries on their menu include the classic Baked Barbecued Pork Buns and Lobster Mee Sua!
Address: Carlton Hotel Singapore, 76 Bras Basah Road, S(189558)
Mon – Sat: 11.30am – 2.30pm, 6.30pm – 10pm
Sun: 11am – 2.30pm, 6.30pm – 10pm
Chinese steamboat restaurants with private rooms
5. Beauty In The Pot (KINEX)
There are few things in life that can match the warmth of sitting with loved ones around steaming pots of rich soups and fresh ingredients. Beauty In The Pot may have long snaking lines every time you pass it but you don’t have to queue if you manage to get dibs on their private dining rooms. We particularly adore the one at KINEX. This affordable Chinese restaurant with private rooms is dipped in gorgeous cherry blossom pink — what’s there not to love? Indulge in their nourishing soup bases like their collagen soup with their wide selection of fresh ingredients!
*KINEX outlet provides individual pots instead of one sharing pot. Check out Centrepoint and NEX outlets for private dining rooms with shared steamboat pots.
Address: KINEX, 11 Tanjong Katong Road, #03-38, S(437157)
Opening Hours: Daily, 11.30am – 3am
6. Imperial Treasure Steamboat Restaurant
Although organising hotpot gatherings at home has become the norm this period, there is just something special about going out and enjoying it with family and friends. Imperial Treasure at ION Orchard boasts eight private dining rooms for your gatherings. This Chinese restaurant with private rooms comes partitioned by pretty Chinese screens and a round table — perfect for that group shot for the ‘gram.
Take your pick of the soup bases — from Sichuan spicy soup to a rich Ginseng, coupled with your choice of meat and seafood and fresh vegetables. Signature items include the drunken chicken soup, a Four Treasure ball platter and live seafood among. Get ready to be served a flavourful pot you won’t be able to resist!
Address: ION Orchard, #04-12A, 2 Orchard Turn, S(238801)
Opening Hours: Daily, 11.30am – 3pm, 6pm – 11pm
Chinese dim sum restaurants with private rooms
7. Asia Grand Restaurant
Craving some really, really good dim sum for your upcoming dinner gathering? Asia Grand Restaurant serves up quality selections that won’t disappoint your crowd. From Hong Kong Dim Sum to piping hot Cantonese dishes, Peking duck and live seafood, your taste buds will be left tingling here. This Chinese restaurant with private rooms is helmed by Andy Chau, Jacky Ma and Master Chef Danny Sin — all three of whom originate from Hong Kong and were the founders of Singapore’s famous Tsui Hang Village in the 1980s.
Address: Odeon Towers, 331 North Bridge Road, #01-02 & #01-05/08, S(188720)
Mon – Sat: 11.30am – 3pm, 6.30pm – 10.30pm
Sun: 10.30am – 3pm, 6pm – 10.30pm
8. Si Chuan Dou Hua Restaurant
Looking for a place to celebrate a special occasion such as birthday celebrations with your loved ones? Si Chuan Dou Hua Restaurant is a Chinese restaurant with private dining rooms in Singapore that might just give you an unforgettable time. Psst, birthday boys and girls will get to have longevity peach buns presented to them!
Apart from an extensive dim sum selection and authentic Sichuan cuisine, the folks at Si Chuan Dou Hua Restaurant completes your dining experience with acrobatic spectacles such as pouring hot tea through a long spout by their Tea Master. Perched at the top of UOB Plaza, you’ll also get to feast your eyes on picturesque views of the cityscapes while enjoying their dishes.
Address: PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road, 181 Kitchener Road, Level 3, S(208533)
Daily, 11.30am – 2.30pm, 6pm – 10pm
Chinese fine dining restaurants with private rooms
9. Tong Le Private Dining
The only revolving restaurant in Singapore, Tong Le Private Dining is where you’re in for a unique fine dining experience. Feast your eyes on gorgeous waterfront views as you enjoy a panoramic tour of Marina Bay. There are eight private dining rooms within this Chinese restaurant where you can have an elegant, classy dinner with your extended fam.
On top of stunnings views and lovely ambience, this Chinese restaurant with private dining rooms is here to impress with their fine dining fare. Get ready to feast like a king on dishes like Chinese Scrambled Egg White with Diced Fish, Uni and Caviar, and a luxurious Crystal Prawn. Don’t forget to try out their desserts too – their Double Boiled King Hahima served on a coconut shell is both IG-worthy and a refreshing treat to wrap up the dinner.
Address: OUE Tower, Level 10, 60 Collyer Quay, S(049322)
Mon – Sat: 11.30am – 3pm, 6pm – 10pm
Take your dinners up a notch at these Chinese restaurants with private rooms
Book those rooms early and dine in style. Take the chance to dress to the nines when heading to these Chinese restaurants with private dining rooms in Singapore. Also check out our list of the best halal dim sum places to get your liu sha bao fix, as well as our rundown of the best zi char delivery places in Singapore for those who prefer to gather and feast in the comforts of your home!
This article was updated on 11 April 2022. Additional research done by Liang Shi Nan.