15 Chinese Restaurants In Penang For Reunion This CNY (2024 Guide)

With Chinese New Year just a week away, we guess that many of you are already busy planning the upcoming celebrations, especially the long-awaited reunion dinner. A table with so many family members? Imagine the hectic kitchen preparations ahead… But fret not, because we have your back! Here’s a list of highly-rated Chinese restaurants in Penang that will be happy to help you host your reunion dinner, with guaranteed culinary goodness & perfect ambience. Let’s get reading!


15 Chinese Restaurants To Enjoy A Worry-Free CNY Reunion Dinner In Penang

1. CRC Restaurant

Our first contender is none other than the crown jewel of the Chinese Recreational Club in Penang: CRC Restaurant. Their long-standing establishment provides a homely yet lavish setting for their patrons, featuring an ample bright dining room with cream-coloured tabletops and hanging chandeliers. Now for the food, their regulars always come back for their crispy Suckling Pig and Curry Prawns. Moreover, their seafood is slightly more on the expensive side but still cooked perfectly to savour.

Address: No. 3, Jalan Padang Victoria, 10400 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Operating hour: 12pm – 9pm (Daily)

Call to reserve: 04-228 9787

2. Maple Palace Chinese Restaurant

Chinese Penangites know about all the hype for this restaurant, because it’s just that good! Maple Palace has been established as one of the best Chinese restaurants in the state, due to its magnificent selection of finely crafted dishes that change according to the season. Their dining room also exudes grandeur in every corner, providing the perfect venue for any gathering. For this Chinese New Year, they have curated their own menus, ranging from RM268** per person to RM4988** for a table of 10 pax.


Check out the menu here.

Address:  47, Jln Sultan Ahmad Shah, George Town, 10050 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Operating hour: 12pm – 2:30 pm, 6pm – 10 pm (Daily)
Call to reserve: 04-227 9690

3. Wu Jia Chinese Restaurant


Located on the 2nd floor of the Lip Sin Building lies a Chinese food gem, with its wide array of exquisite Chinese fare. Wu Jia is a family-oriented restaurant that serves quality dishes, for example, Grilled Iberico Ribs and Nyonya Fish. Looking for a place to have your CNY reunion dinner? You can now reserve a table at Wu Jia and pick from their menus ranging from RM1288 to RM4688, which comes with Yee Sang and 6-7 dishes.

Check out the menu here.


Address: 2-3-11, Bangunan Lip Sin, Lebuh Pekaka 1, Taman Pekaka, 11700 Gelugor, Penang
Operating hour: 11:45 am–3.00 pm, 5:45–10.00 pm (Daily)
Call to reserve: 012-481 2789

4. Starview Restaurant

Known as a venue for weddings and gatherings, Starview is one of Penangites’ top choices for well-crafted Chinese dishes. Upon entering, you’ll be impressed by its grand interior with its coffered ceilings and suspending glass chandelier. Moreover, their menu boasts an array of specialities, including their Roasted ‘Peking’ Duck, Grouper Fish Steamboat and Seafood Curry.

Check out their CNY menu here.

Address: 341, Jalan Dato Keramat, George Town, 10150 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Operating hour: 12.00pm – 3.00 pm, 6.00 pm – 10:30 pm (Daily)
Call to reserve: 04-226 6544

5. Ocean Green Restaurant

For those who enjoy a lovely dinner by the sea, this is the place for you! Operating for over 42 years and counting, Ocean Green has been frequented by regulars who appreciate their appetizing food. Their specialities are crispy Spring Chicken and Birthday Noodles which is served with a thick flavoursome broth.

Address: Jln Sultan Ahmad Shah, George Town, 10050 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Operating hour: 12.00pm – 3.00 pm, 6.00 – 10:30 pm (Closed on Tuesdays)
Call to reserve: 04-227 4530

6. Tian Tian Yu Seafood Restaurant

Ever heard of the phrase “Tian Tian You Yu”? It’s a Chinese proverb that depicts days of overflowing prosperity throughout the year. So, a reunion dinner at Tian Tian Yu might give off extra prosperity! The restaurant has released its special CNY menu for 2024, and it looks really promising. Their packages include Yee Sang, ‘Poon Choy’, Steamed Tiger Grouper and rice dishes. And it’s starting from only RM1288 for a table of 10 pax!

Address: 34, Jalan Logan, George Town, 10400 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Operating hour: 8.00am – 2.30 pm, 6.00pm – 9:30 pm (Daily)
Call to reserve: 04-229 2678

7. FuHouse Restaurant

We’re not kidding when we say that FuHouse is always ‘full house’. The restaurant is so popular that sometimes they would announce on social media that they were already full and could not accept any more customers. This Chinese New Year, they would be serving multiple delicacies for their special menu, featuring Crispy Roasted Duck, Baked Spanish Iberico Pork Ribs and even Baskin Robbins ice cream!

Check out their CNY menu here.

Address: 41, Lorong Setia Sentral 1, Pusat Perniagaan Setia Sentral, 14000 Bukit Mertajam, Pulau Pinang
Operating hour: 11:30 am – 3.00 pm, 6.00pm – 10.00 pm (Daily)
Call to reserve: 04-505 7978

8. Elite House

Step into a room of grandeur and galore at this restaurant near Karpal Singh. Upon arriving, you’ll be in awe of its charming Chinese traditional-style entrance, adorned with detailed carvings and jade-themed embellishment. Their food is also worth mentioning as they specialise in making flavourful Chinese culinary offerings with their years of catering for weddings and events. Take a look at their CNY menu which includes Roasted Suckling Pig and Abalone Poon Choi!

See their special CNY menu here.

Address: 8, Jalan Perusahaan Jelutong 2, Fortune Park, 11600 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Operating hour: 11:45 am–2:30 pm, 5:30–10:30 pm (Daily)
Call to reserve: 04-288 8888

9. PG Premium Chinese Muslim Cuisine Restaurant

Wanna host a reunion dinner with your Muslim friends or colleagues? You can! This Chinese restaurant in Penang is Halal-certified, so you can bet that all their food there is Muslim-friendly, and… 100% delicious! Now they have also come up with their own CNY course set, starting from the price of RM1388 for 10 people. Get ready for an unforgettable pork-free CNY dining experience here!

See their special CNY course sets here.

Address: 24A, Lebuh Leith, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Operating hour: 12pm – 10pm (Daily)
Call to reserve: 018-355 8018

10. Wu时 Five Ten Chinese Cuisine

If you’re looking for something a little bit more upscale in terms of food ingredients and ambience, this is the restaurant for you. The notable expense may scare you a bit, but what comes along with their prices is a selection of premium dishes cooked using high-quality ingredients. Just take their Buddha Jump Over The Wall for example. In just one soup, they use shark’s fin, South Africa 5-head abalones, Maldives sea cucumbers, Japanese dried scallops, New Zealand fish maw, black chicken, mushroom and ginseng to create this superior broth. Now do you understand their prices?

See their CNY special menu here.

Address: No 10-B-03 & 10-B-04 Jalan Precinct, 10, Jln Tanjung Tokong, 10470 Tanjung Tokong, Pulau Pinang
Operating hour: 11:45 am–3.00 pm, 5:45–10.00 pm (Daily)
Call to reserve: 016-747 9789

11. SeaQueen Restaurant

We had a restaurant where you could dine by the sea, so how about another restaurant that lets you dine on a MARINA? SeaQueen boasts an array of seafood dishes cooked in an authentic style, using only fresh and quality ingredients. As for their CNY reunion dinner menu, patrons can enjoy up to 8 courses, including Yee Sang, Special Blue Cheese Sea Prawn, and Roasted Suckling Pig. Not to mention that diners who book their Chinese New Year packages can stand a chance to win a deluxe yacht cruise trip!

Address: G3 & 3A, Straits Quay, Jalan Seri Tg Pinang, Seri Tanjung Pinang, 10470 Tanjung Tokong, Pulau Pinang
Operating hours: 8.00 am–2:30 pm, 6.00pm–9:30 pm (Daily)
Call to reserve: 010-404 0299

12. Xi Palace Restaurant

Formerly known as Kim Hee, this restaurant has been a go-to Chinese spot for many locals. Their spacious and sophisticated dining space pairs well with their authentic, finely-crafted dishes. With their years of experience in serving quality food for patrons, you’ll be well assured of your upcoming reunion dinner. Expect over 5 dishes prepared, including the must-have fish dishes, meat, prawns, vegetables and dessert.

Address: 22-30, Lorong Seri Alma, Pusat Perniagaan Alma, 14000 Bukit Mertajam, Pulau Pinang
Operating hours:  8.00 am–3.00 pm, 5:30–10.00 pm (Daily)
Call to reserve: 04-540 0111

13. Foong Wei Heong Restaurant

This local classic is a favourite spot for a hearty meal of Chinese-style dishes. Many opted for their Peking Duck, which is served with thin wraps, vegetables and a special sauce. Also, their must-order Oyster Noodles are cooked in a flavourful broth with fresh and cleaned oysters to give off a strong seafood taste. Of course, it’s up to you to pick out your own CNY dishes best suited to your family’s taste, but try to preorder, because this restaurant is almost always full.

Address: 23 & 25, Jalan Sri Bahari, George Town, 10050 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Operating hours: 11:45 am–2:15 pm, 5:45–9:30 pm (Daily)
Call to reserve: 016-449 1918

14. Half Acre Restaurant

If you’re seeking an exquisite blend of Chinese cuisine, you should check out this restaurant at Straits Quay. Previously established at Balik Pulau, Half Acre has now settled its roots at Tanjung Tokong, coaxing patrons to try out its signature Taiwanese Urn-roasted Chicken. Care to try something new? Then you can invite your loved ones to test this unique dish with the restaurant’s CNY menu that’ll surely bring you down an unforgettable gastronomic journey.

Address: 3E-G-3Ground floor, Straits Quay, Jalan Seri Tg Pinang, Seri Tanjung Pinang, 10470 Tanjung Tokong, Penang
Operating hours: 12.00 pm–3.00 pm, 5:30pm –10.00 pm (Daily)
Call to reserve: 04-893 1617

15. Noble Season Chinese Restaurant

Finally, we introduce Noble Season, a deluxe Chinese dining spot in Penang. The restaurant’s impressive array of fine cuisine positions it as an ideal venue for annual reunion dinners. Situated on the second floor of Penang Plaza in the heart of George Town, Noble Season offers not only an exceptional dining experience but also elegant interiors suitable for various occasions. Treat your family to one of the finest Chinese culinary experiences in town during the upcoming Chinese New Year festivities.

Address: 2nd floor, Penang Plaza, Lot 207-221 & 231-245, 126, Jalan Burma, 10050 George Town, Penang
Operating hours: 8.00 am–3.00 pm, 6.00pm–9:45 pm (Daily)
Call to reserve: 04-229 1623

Book Now To Secure A Table For Your Reunion Dinner

No time to lose! Better start planning with your family on where to have your upcoming Reunion Dinner this 9 February. Our advice: plan around your budget and check out the menu before making a decision. May your new year be a year of prosperity, longevity, good food and good health!

Also Read: 15 NEW Places To Check Out In Penang This January 2024

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