Herald the Lunar New Year of the Monkey with joyous celebrations, festive goodies, sumptuous feasts, retail indulgence and rewards, as well as a line-up of entertainment at Marina Bay Sands.
Savour sumptuous festive dining this Chinese New Year with celebrity chef restaurants Adrift, db Bistro & Oyster Bar, Osteria Mozza and Sky on 57 as they present exquisite dishes inspired by traditional Chinese cuisine.
At Californian izakaya Adrift, Chef David Myers has designed a six-course Chinese New Year menu (S$88++) featuring Adrift’s Yu Sheng; Baked Abalone with bacon, sweet peppers and seaweed crust; Duck Confit Eggroll with kumquat dip, as well as Peppered Beef Tenderloin with sweet potato and broccoli flowers. Guests can look forward to Adrift’s special festive cocktail “Monkey’s Ingots” made with Pierre Ferrand 1840 cognac, homemade banana syrup and orange bitters. This menu is available from 5 – 10 February.
db Bistro & Oyster Baris presenting a special family-styled dinner menu with its popular Chinese New Year specials Roast Stuffed Suckling Pig with wild mushrooms, chili garlic kailan, turnips and spiced pork jus as well as the Black Truffle Stuffed Organic “Chicken Rice” with button mushrooms, carrots, peal onions, foie gras and black truffle sauce “Albufera”. In addition, sip on db Bistro’s refreshing festive cocktail “Mandarin Smash” (大吉大利) with Cachaça, muddled kumquat and plum sugar. This menu is available from 8 – 9 February.
Enjoy an Italian meal with a twist with Osteria Mozza’s Seafood Yu Sheng – the Italian
Rivera style featuring fresh slices of hamachi, salmon and scallops served with shredded vegetables and citrus fruits, tossed together with fragrant sesame vinaigrette. The five-course Italian dinner (S$168++) also includes Burrata with sterling caviar, red onion, egg and chive; Black Truffle Tortellini in brood and Porchetta with plum, mustard, cipollini and aged balsamic. This menu is available from 8 to 11 February.
Dine with a view at Sky on 57with Chef Justin Quek’s Chinese New Year five-course set lunch (S$128++) featuring dishes such as the traditional Yu Sheng and French Quail steamed in papillote with Chinese herbs. For a lavish festive dinner, indulge in the gastronomic 6-course set menu (S$198++) featuring Kagoshima Buri Oh, wok fried Maine Lobster and Bird’s Nest. The festive menus are available from 25 January to 22 February.
Feast with the whole family at international buffet restaurant, RISE, with its Chinese New Year specials available from 7 – 9 February. Guests can delight in the traditional Salmon Yu Sheng, Chinese Crab Meat Soup with Abalone, as well as a special Chinese carving station serving Roast Duck, Roast Char Siew and Hainanese Chicken Rice. The hearty buffet spread also includes fresh seafood and dishes from local, Western, Chinese, Japanese and Indian cuisines. RISE’s Chinese New Year buffet is available from 7 – 9 February, with prices starting from S$88++ for lunch and S$98++ for dinner.
Chinese New Year takeaways at SweetSpot
Make this Chinese New year more memorable with SweetSpot’s signature goodies. Take home the new Tropical cake (S$58) with pandan coconut sponge, mandarin orange jelly and white chocolate mousse or the Chocolate Fire Cracker (S$68) filled with chocolate gold coins, chocolate gold ingots and almond truffles.
Impress your clients with the Signature Hamper Box which contains a bottle of Piper-Heidsieck Rose Champagne, Mandarin Citrus macarons, assorted chocolate pralines, chocolate gold coins, chocolate nuts and pineapple tarts. Enjoy a special 50 per cent discount for the Signature Hamper Box (original price: S$195) from 18 January to 21 February.
Traditional Chinese New Year favourites at SweetSpot – the Cookie Trio (S$25) featuring Cashew Nut cookies, Pineapple tarts and Kueh Bangkit cookies – also make perfect gifts for your loved ones.
Guests can purchase these items from SweetSpot at Hotel Tower 3 Lobby from 18 January to 21 February. Sands Rewards members and Citi Cardmembers enjoy a 20 per cent and 15 per cent discount respectively.
Celebrate “Prosperity in Bloom” at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands
This Lunar New Year, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands is business as usual on both 8 and 9 February, with an abundance of shopping offers and special menus to celebrate the spring festival.
From 15 Jan to 21 Feb, shoppers who spend S$1,888 will receive a S$80 shopping voucher while Sands Rewards LifeStyle (SRL) members will receive an additional gift. Those who spend S$3,888 will receive a S$180 shopping voucher, while existing SRL members get a complimentary upgrade to Elite status to enjoy even more privileges, such as complimentary self-parking, earn or redeem rewards at over 175 participating outlets, well as exclusive invitations to pre-sale events or season previews at luxury boutiques at The Shoppes.
Savour festive dishes from restaurants at The Shoppes over a hearty reunion feast. 9Goubuli, known for its delectable selection of handcrafted buns, is offering a special menu (starting from S$89.50++ per pax) featuring its scrumptious seafood and meat signatures such as the Double-boiled Ginseng with Sea Horse and Black Chicken, and Roasted Crispy Duck.
Hotpot Kingdom is a steamboat specialty restaurant located at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands
Steamboat speciality restaurant Hotpot Kingdom will also be serving up piping hot soups and premium meats this festive season with its Chinese New Year menu (starting at S$98++, S$138++ and S$188++ per pax). Diners can choose from a selection of mouth-watering broths and meat platters featuring the Wagyu Beef, Kurobuta Pork Belly, and tasty chicken slices. The special menus also showcase the restaurant’s handmade meatballs and live seafood platters featuring live lobster and prawns. Each menu comes with a complimentary yusheng. For a limited time only, both restaurants will also be offering takeaway Chinese New Year goodies, such as the golden-baked pineapple cookies priced at S$23.80 for a bottle of 24 pieces. Fortune pots, a symbol for wealth and prosperity, are also on sale and priced at S$298++ (6pax) and S$488++ (10pax).
Located at the lobby of the Marina Bay Sands Hotel Tower 2, Jin Shan presents the best of Cantonese, Hunan and Szechuan flavours this Lunar New Year with exclusive set menus starting from S$138++ per pax, from 22 Jan to 22 Feb. The restaurant has also designed three types of yusheng this year to offer a refreshing alternative to the traditional salmon yusheng – the Golden Ingot Abalone yusheng (from S$148++), Abalone yusheng (from S$98++), and Salmon yusheng (from S$68++).
The Shoppes’ host of luxury retailers will also be extending a slew of savings from 15 Jan to 21 Feb. Shoppers can enjoy 20 per cent off a personalised wallet with every purchase of a personalised Editor Bag at CH Carolina Herrera, receive S$80 off with a minimum spend of S$800, or S$180 off with a minimum spend of S$1,200 on regular-priced items at Repetto, and enjoy 30 per cent off the Pool Collection Bowling Bag from Bimba & Lola’s Spring/Summer 2016 collection. Over at the Men’s Collection, Uomo Collezioni is extending a 20 per cent saving with a minimum spend of S$5,000, as well as a made-to-measure suit from Super 150s Wool at S$2,900. Both Stefano Ricci and ZILLI are giving away a complimentary shirt with purchase of a jacket, leather blouson, or suit. Other retailers who are also giving away mystery gifts with purchase include Brioni (with every purchase of a suit), Kate Spade New York (with minimum spend of S$580) and Salon by Surrender (with every spend of S$500).
Usher in the New Year with a new look under the expertise of Salon 360’s team of professional stylists. The salon and beauty parlour is extending a 20 per cent saving for all hair and beauty treatments for this exclusive period only. Meanwhile, children can also take home a Hamleys Daffodil Bear from the newly opened toy store with a minimum purchase of S$50.
The Shoppes’ Click & Collect service launches ‘The Festive Edition’ in time for the Lunar New Year
Shoppers who prefer the ease of browsing limited edition items at The Shoppes can do so online via the Click & Collect online reservation platform. The service recently refreshed its existing collection of Shoppes exclusives with ‘The Festive Edition’, featuring red Haute arm candies such as the CH Carolina Herrera Editors Tote Bag and Bouquet Andy Bag, as well as the Porsche Design Naya Bag in Red & Gold. To browse the latest collection, visit http://www.marinabaysands.com/shopping/shoppes-exclusives.html.
Win daily rewards and prizes worth over S$150,000
To add to the CNY festivities, Sands Rewards LifeStyle (SRL)’s “Zodiac Triple Treasures” campaign will also be rewarding visitors with free chances to win prizes worth more than S$150,000. From 18 Jan to 21 Feb, SRL members get one free game play at the ‘Daily Match & Win Kiosk Game’ to reveal their match for a limited edition zodiac double-wall glass, as well as one free chance to participate in the ‘Fortune Treasure Draw’ on selected weekends (23 Jan to 21 Feb) and 8 & 9 Feb to stand to win up to S$18,888 in Destination Dollars. The ‘Golden Bonus Draw’ that happens 6pm after each ‘Fortune Treasure Draw’ also entitles SRL members a chance to win one 2-gram 24K Gold Plate. For more information on the promotions, visit http://www.marinabaysands.com/sands-rewards-lifestyle/lucky-draw.html.
SRL, Marina Bay Sands’ loyalty programme, allows members to earn and redeem instant rewards at more than 175 participating outlets across the integrated resort. Luxury brands such as Lukfook Jewellery, Saint Laurent, Diane von Furstenberg, Dolce & Gabbana, and Dolce&Gabbana Junior, as well as celebrity chef restaurants Spago and Bread Street Kitchen have recently joined the programme.
Entertainment at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands
Head down to Marina Bay Sands on Wednesday, 10 February at 10.30am to catch the annual Lion Dance performance which will cover various areas across the integrated resort.
Later in February, the fun and entertainment continue at the MasterCard Theatres with two exciting shows: Cirque Eloize and Kool & The Gang. Showing at the theatres from 27 February to 6 March, Cirque Eloize is a contemporary urban circus production featuring world-class stage performers from 10 circus disciplines. Expect to see acrobatic stunts, break dancing, contortionists and a fearless stunt biker who perform against a kaleidoscope of eye-popping video projections. Fans of groovy R ‘n’ B music can also look forward to Grammy Award winning band Kool & the Gang who performs at the theatres on 27 February. Tickets for both performances are now on sale at www.marinabaysands.com/ticketing.