The iconic restaurant celebrates this majestic holiday with a special menu to usher in good fortune for the year ahead
Abu Dhabi, UAE- – In celebration of Chinese New Year, Year of the Dragon, the renowned Michelin-starred Cantonese restaurant Hakkasan Abu Dhabi is pleased to introduce a limited-edition menu featuring exclusive new dishes for just AED 488 per person. Available from 9th February to 24th February 2024, the alluring menu boasts a tantalising selection of specially curated Cantonese dishes which cater to all dining desires.
This year, the Chinese New Year menu has been created by Executive Chefs from Hakkasan restaurants across the globe, with dishes designed to bring abundance, strength, and health in 2024. Perfect for sharing with a significant other or a friend, the enticing menu includes the Wishes of Prosperity Dim Sum Duo from Hakkasan Riyadh, featuring the delectable flavours of lobster and cheese lantern puffs alongside Black truffle wild mushroom dumplings bursting with succulent flavours and aromas. The collaborative creation of Smoked Eight Treasure Duck by the Executive Chefs of Hakkasan Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Doha promises to be a culinary highlight on this limited-time menu. Additionally, guests can relish the Wild Red King Prawn with Braised Dragon Beard Noodles, a culinary masterpiece crafted in London. To conclude the luxurious feast, guests have the opportunity to relish The Auspicious Dragon, an ambrosial cayenne chocolate mousse accompanied by a spicy raspberry compote and salted streusel. This exquisite dessert promises to be an indulgent finale to the unforgettable dining experience this Chinese New Year. Complementing the experience is the exclusive Red Dragon cocktail, available with or without alcohol.
One of the most symbolic celebrations for Chinese New Year is the Wishing ribbon tradition, where guests will be able to tie beautifully designed wishing ribbons around the restaurant with their New Year wishes in hopes of them coming true. The continuation of hanging these wishing ribbons throughout the restaurant, not only preserves this cherished tradition but also invites prosperity for the year ahead.
Hakkasan Abu Dhabi has also planned a vibrant Lion Dance to celebrate the upcoming year as lions are symbolic of wisdom and power. Delving into ancient folklore and mythology, the lion dance is a manifestation of auspicious energy, believed to bring forth not just good luck but also success. The lively performance will take place on 9th and 10th February from 8 PM, adding a traditional touch to the restaurant’s ambience. Guests are invited to witness this captivating experience, promising to set the stage for a prosperous and joyous Year of the Dragon.
Promising an impeccably curated feast believed to bring opulence, longevity, and well-being in 2024, Hakkasan Abu Dhabi will breathe life into the Chinese New Year celebration in the UAE capital with its specially curated menu.
What: Chinese New Year’s menu
When: From 9th February until 24th February 2024
Time: 6:00 PM until 11:30 PM
Where: Hakkasan Abu Dhabi, Emirates Palace Mandarin Oriental
Price: AED 488 per person