Furama Riverfront Hotel: 2017 CNY Buffet Highlights

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Review: 2017 CNY Buffet Dishes @ Furama Riverfront Hotel

2017’s Chinese New Year is earlier than ever, and every year, I will be spending my first few days in my hometown, Malaysia. I was honoured to be invited for an early Lunar New Year tasting (for the first time ever) at The Square @ Furama Riverfront.

I’ve seen countless CNY Dinner packages sold by pax, but hardly heard of CNY dinners in buffet style. We were introduced some of the highly recommended dishes presented by award-winning Executive Chef William Lum at The Square’s lunch and dinner buffet.
Furama RiverFront 2017 CNY Buffet yusheng
Before sharing with you the all-you-can-eat befittingly auspicious dishes, here’s the tangy Prosperity Salmon Yu Sheng to awaken your appetite. The fresh salmon slices were delicious, but as I’m used to eating the healthy vegetable-based yu sheng my mum prepares, the strong tasting ingredients were quite overwhelming for me.

Medium (4 – 6 persons) $58.00+
Large (8 – 10 persons) $68.00+

Furama RiverFront CNY Buffet Sakura Chicken SoupStarting the meal the Chinese way with Double-Boiled Sakura Chicken with Winter Melon, Dried Scallop & Honshimeji Mushroom, I can safely say this is a dish I will return for. Reared in a modernised and environmentally friendly farm, without using antibiotics and growth hormones, the Sakura Chicken is boiled for hours with cooling winter melon and delicious dried scallop. The soup was nicely flavour and addictive.

Furama RiverFront CNY Buffet Coffee PorkThe fragrant wok-fried coffee pork with almond flakes might be an acquired taste for some, because although the meat is tender and juicy, people who prefer the conventional pork rib dish might find this hard to get accustomed to. And on top of that, the flavour of the coffee didn’t quite get infused into the meat pass the surface fragrance.

Furama RiverFront CNY 2017 Rice CrackerIf you like to dunk biscuits in hot milo, you will like Furama Riverfront’s Rice Cracker in superior golden broth with seafood and coriander stem. The delicious broth taste like the pumpkin version of shark’s fin soup (sans the shark’s fin), and the crispy rice cracker absorb the robust soup to provide a distinctive flavour.

Furama RiverFront CNY 2017 Sea GaroupaThis steamed Sea Garoupa in hometown style might seem normal, but the traditional gravy reminded me of my mum’s cooking and the fish was so tenderly fresh that it tasted sweet even without the gravy.

Furama RiverFront CNY 2017 Buffet Braised sea cucumberBraised Sea Cucumber with Sea Moss & Flower Mushroom is a classic Chinese New Year must have dish. If you are thinking what’s so good about this beauty dish, well, not having to restrict yourself to only one portion, and being able to eat-all-you-want is perhaps the best reason why I will have by reunion dinner at Furama Riverfront.

Furama RiverFront CNY 2017 Lemon Grass jellyI had a taste of the Chilled Refreshing Lemongrass Jelly, a light and healthy dessert, and it provided a sweet ending to the meal.

Where & When To Try Them All?

Furama RiverFront CNY Tiffany YongIf you want to have a hassle-free reunion dinner this Lunar New Year, why not just go for this special buffet where you get to pick what you want to eat and indulge in them?

Address: Furama RiverFront Singapore @ The Square
405 Havelock Road Singapore 169633

Promotion Period
2 – 27 (CNY Eve Lunch) January 2017
Lunch: $60++ (Adult) | $20++ (Child)
Dinner: $70++ (Adult) | $20++ (Child)

27 (CNY Eve Dinner) January 2017 – 3 February 2017
Lunch and dinner: $72++ (Adult) | $20++(Child)

For reservations or enquiries, email square.riverfront@furama.com or call 6739 6468.

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13 Responses to Furama Riverfront Hotel: 2017 CNY Buffet Highlights

  1. […] visited the other Furama property – Furama Riverfront early this year for some Chinese New Year dishes, The Epiphany Duplet was invited for a staycation […]

  2. Kathy Andy says:

    Good thing you could have enjoyed a buffet like this! All the food looks exquisite.

  3. Gong Xi Fa Cai! the menu has all my favorites if you replace pork with chicken! Lou Sang is my absolute favorite!

  4. The CNY buffet looks so yum!! It’s a little disappointing that the coffee ribs didn’t have the distinct coffee flavor infused, but the other dishes sound great.

  5. rochkirstin says:

    Wow! All these food are comforting and belong to my top list of favorites. Eating these lucky food on Chinese New Year will bring fortune and harmony to the family.

  6. Fred Hawson says:

    Gong Xi Fa Cai! These Chinese restaurants really go all out during CNY with their special menus! Everything looks very appetizing.

  7. Bhushavali says:

    Happy CNY to you. The Yu Sheng is so beautifully presented! I love lemongrass and I’ve never heard of making a jelly out of it! So whoa, that’s awesome!!!

  8. MomTraNeur says:

    Wow, another mouth-watering post! I love those dishes with mushrooms! I can already imagine how tasty they are. 🙂

  9. I really want to spend CNY in Singapore or in Hong Kong. The Lemongrass Jelly looks refreshing indeed.

  10. Khushboo says:

    I have never heard of coffee pork! Sounds absolutely delicious. Great review dear 🙂

  11. Elizabeth O. says:

    Those foods are looks fantastic! Buffet is good for a whole family too.

  12. Katrina Centeno says:

    That chicken dish looked appetizing to me. Ang the steamed fish looks like a fish here which we call “Lapu-Lapu”.

  13. Franc Ramon says:

    Happy Chinese New Year! The food in Furama looks really tasty. It really would give you a good meal for the new year.

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