One of the highlights of celebrating Chinese New Year is the family coming together for their reunion dinner every CNY eve. It has an abundance of significance and families would definitely never want to miss this special occasion. However, we are aware of how challenging it can be for some parents to handle their children when dining at a restaurant. Not all youngsters can sit still for a continuous one to two hours while you dine out. Most of the time, one would be considered lucky if they can even get their child to sit still long enough for their meals to arrive. But let\u2019s try to keep your worries to a minimum by picking the ideal location for your family's reunion dinner. We're here to share eight restaurants in KL that are suitable for families with young children to enjoy reunion dinner as we welcome in the Year of the Water Rabbit. From traditional restaurants to renowned hotels and recreational parks, there is bound to be one that would be ideal for your family. So, get ready to exclaim "Huat ah!" to a smooth-sailing Chinese New Year 2023 reunion dinner! Mei Keng Fatt Seafood Restaurant Image credit: Mei Keng Fatt Facebook page Established in the 1990s and has been in operation for more than 30 years, this restaurant is famous for its enormous crab delicacies as well as an assortment of delectable Chinese and seafood dishes. Mei Keng Fatt has become a favourite among many families over the years, and it could become yours as well. Especially after trying some of their incredible best-sellers. What They Offer for CNY Reunion Dinner 2023 \tSet 1: RM699 (10 Pax) Steamed Red Snapper Fish with Dried Radish, Yam Basket in Sweet Sour Pork\/Stewed Dongpo Pork, Boiled Farm Whole Chicken with Kai Lan in Oyster Sauce, Baked Salted Egg Yolk with Fresh Tiger Prawns, Stir Fried Lotus Roots, Hong Kong Style Assorted Waxed Meat Rice, Famous Sweet Chilli Crab (2 pieces), Twin Chinese Buns with Steamed & Fried (20 pieces), Sweet Dessertbee, and Iced Longan. \tSet 2: RM1,488 (10 Pax) Prosperity Salmon Yee Sang, Fatt Choy Re-Union Abalone Pot, Braised Shark\u2019s Fin Soup with Crab Meat & Dried Scallops, Steamed Red Leopard Grouper Fish\/Red Snapper Fish, Famous Sweet Chilli Crab (2 pieces), Twin Chinese Buns with Steamed & Fried (20 pieces), Hong Kong Style Assorted Waxed Meat Rice, Sweet Dessertbee, and Iced Longan. \tSet 3: RM1,988 (10 Pax) Prosperity Salmon Yee Sang, Re-Union Hot Pot in Abalone, Supreme Shark Fin & See Cucumber, Steamed Marble Boby\/Bamboo Fish, Yam Basket with Egg Yolk Squid, Supreme Soup with Bamboo Pith\u2019s, Hong Kong Seasonal Vegetables, Hong Kong Style Assorted Waxed Meat Rice, Sweet Dessertbee, and Iced Longan. Address: 1, Lorong Awan 6, Kuala Ampang, 68000 Ampang, Selangor. Dietary Status: Seafood, Non-Halal Website \u2502 Facebook \u2502 Instagram Shanghai @ JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur Image credit: JW Marriott Hotel Facebook page Savour some authentic Shanghainese cuisine prepared by an experienced chef at this award-winning Shanghai restaurant. Don\u2019t worry about privacy as the seating arrangements provide you with just that for your family to eat comfortably.\u00a0However, if you require enhanced privacy for your kids, private rooms with exquisite decor are also available. The place offers a truly memorable experience to share with your family during this festive season. What They Offer for CNY Reunion Dinner 2023 \tSet 1: RM350\/person Prosperity Jelly Fish Yee Sang, Double-Boiled House-Made Soup with Bean Curd Leaves, Bamboo Shoots and Chinese Ham, Braised Abalone with Sea Cucumber and Fish Maw in a Casserole, Braised Spanish Pork with Pine Nuts and Vegetables, Steamed Shanghainese Meat Dumpling, and Sweetened Snow Pear, Wolfberries and Dried Longan. \tSet 2: RM2,888 (10 Pax) Prosperity Yee Sang with Salmon and Fresh Fruits, Double-Boiled Superior Soup with Dried Scallops, Tianjin Cabbage, Chicken and Chinese Ham, Stir-Fried Prawns with Roasted Sesame Paste, Diced Chicken, Pine Nuts and Crispy Rice Crust, Braised Zhejiang Spare Rib, Deep-Fried Mandarin Fish with Sweet And Sour Sauce, Stir-Fried Seasonal Vegetable in Casserole, Traditional Rice with Chinese Waxed Meat and Vegetable in a Casserole, and Deep-Fried Crispy Glutinous Rice Cake with Yam, Sweetened Cordyceps and Snow Fungus. \tSet 3: RM4,568 (10 Pax) Prosperity Yee Sang With Abalone and Fresh Fruits, Double-Boiled Superior Fish Maw Soup with Dried Scallops, Chicken and Ham, Deep-Fried Spring Roll Filled with Chicken Floss and Vegetables, Deep Fried Bean Curd Filled with French Goose Liver and Truffle Paste, Steamed Fresh Bamboo Fish with Light Soya Sauce, Braised Spanish Pig\u2019s Trotter with Sea Moss, Seasonal Vegetable with Crab Meat and Golden Mushrooms, Traditional Rice with Chinese Waxed Meat and Vegetable in a Casserole, and Deep-Fried Crispy Glutinous Rice Cake with Yam, Sweetened Cordyceps and Snow Fungus. Address: JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur, Level One, 183 Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur. Dietary Status: Non-Halal Website \u2502 Facebook \u2502 Instagram Element Kuala Lumpur Image credit: Element Kuala Lumpur Facebook page TRACE, one of Element Kuala Lumpur's premium restaurants, is serving a variety of festive specialties. It allows you to enjoy some tantalising oriental cuisine while taking in the beautiful skyline. Having your reunion dinner at this\u00a0towering hotel's high level will be a thrilling experience for your entire family. What They Offer for CNY Reunion Dinner 2023 \tAuspicious Set Menu*: RM2,088+ (10 Pax) Salmon Yee Sang, Double-Boiled Chicken Consomm\u00e9 with American Ginseng, Roasted Dong Quai\u00a0Chicken with Garlic Crisps, Crispy Barramundi Fish with Ginger, Bonito and Scallion in Homemade Teriyaki Sauce, Stir-Fried Ming Prawns with Mongolian Sauce, Braised Money Bag, Black Moss and Fish Maw with Seasonal Vegetables, Fragrant Fried Rice with Dried Oyster, Chinese Mushroom and BBQ Chicken Steamed with Lotus Leaf, Chilled Lemongrass Jelly with Aloe Vera and Fresh Passion Fruit, and Homemade Nian Gao. \tProsperity Set Menu*: RM2,388+ (10 Pax) Abalone Yee Sang, Double-Boiled Chicken Consomm\u00e9 with Cordyceps Flower, Abundance Treasure Pot, Steamed Glutinous Rice with Smoked Duck, Unagi, Homemade XO Sauce and Scallion, Chilled Lemongrass Jelly with Aloe Vera and Fresh Passion Fruit, and Homemade Nian Gao. *Minimum booking of 3 tables. Address: Level 40, Element Kuala Lumpur, Ilham Tower, 8 Jalan Binjai, 50450 Kuala Lumpur. Dietary Status: Halal, International, Vegetarian-Friendly Website \u2502 Facebook \u2502 Instagram Ti Chen @ The Saujana Hotel Image Credit: The Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur Facebook page Situated by the lake in The Saujana Hotel, Ti Chen serves luscious Cantonese cuisine that is pleasing not only on the palate but also the eyes. Moreover, the welcoming atmosphere allows you and your family to enjoy a high-quality dining experience for your reunion dinner. The venue is also great for private events. What They Offer for CNY Reunion Dinner 2023 \tSpring Happiness Set: RM2,600nett (10 Pax), RM1,380nett (5 Pax) For 10 Pax Set: One Bottle of Glenlivet Founder\u2019s Reserve OR Three Bottles of Beringer Main & Vine Cab Sauv OR Jing Dragon Well \u2013 Long Jing (Green Tea, Zhejiang, China) 50g, Jing Iron Buddha Tie Guan Yin (Oolong Tea, Fujian, China) 75g. For 5 Pax Set: One Bottle of Beringer Main & Vine Cab Sauv OR Jing Iron Buddha Tie Guan Yin (Oolong Tea, Fujian, China) 75g. Food Menu: Jelly Fish Flower and Crispy Enoki Mushroom Yee Sang with Crispy Shredded Treasures and Blackcurrant-Plum Dressing, Braised Crab Meat Soup with Twin Happiness Scallop, Deep Fried Roasted Chicken with Cantonese Sweet Sauce, Steamed Fish Grouper with Garlic, Pickled Radish and Superior Soya Sauce, Wok Fried Sea Prawns with Chef\u2019s Signature Sauce, Braised Japanese Sun-Dried Shiitake Mushrooms, Dried Oyster and Fatt Choy with Green Vegetable, Steamed Mini Glutinous Rice Wrapped in Lotus Leaf with Healthy Grains and Preserved Meat, Chilled Longan with Nata-de-coco and Peach Gum, Crispy Deep Fried Chinese New Year Cake, and Oolong Tea JING Yellow Gold. \tEverlasting Prosperity Set: RM3,000nett (10 Pax), RM1,600nett (5 Pax) For 10 Pax Set: One Bottle of Glenlivet Founder\u2019s Reserve OR Three Bottles of Beringer Main & Vine Cab Sauv OR Jing Dragon Well \u2013 Long Jing (Green Tea, Zhejiang, China) 50g, Jing Iron Buddha Tie Guan Yin (Oolong Tea, Fujian, China) 75g. For 5 Pax Set: One Bottle of Beringer Main & Vine Cab Sauv OR Jing Iron Buddha Tie Guan Yin (Oolong Tea, Fujian, China) 75g. Food Menu: Salmon and Snow Pear Yee Sang with Crispy Shredded Treasures and Blackcurrant-Plum Dressing, Braised Eight Treasures Soup with Dried Scallop and Assorted Seafood, Deep Fried Chicken Boneless with Nestum Oat and Mixed Fruit Mayo Dressing Smoked Duck Breast Served with Green Chili Sauce, Fishermen Style Steamed Greenland Halibut Fillets with Spring Onions, Coriander and Superior Sauce, Wok Fried Sea Prawns with Seasonal Salt, Braised Abalone Eight Head, Sha Jing\u00a0Oyster Dumpling and Fatt Choy with Green Vegetable, Steamed Mini Glutinous Rice Wrapped in Lotus Leaf with Healthy Grains and Preserved Meat, Chilled Lemongrass Jelly with Raspberry Sorbet, Crispy Deep Fried Chinese New Year Cake, and Jing Pu Erh Tea Cooked. \tFortune Longevity Set: RM3,800nett (10 Pax), RM2,000 (5 Pax) For 10 Pax Set: One Bottle of Martell VSOP Red Barrels OR One Bottle of Glenlivet Founder\u2019s Reserve OR Three Bottles of Beringer Main & Vine Cab Sauv OR Jing Dragon Well \u2013 Long Jing (Green Tea, Zhejiang, China) 50g, Jing Iron Buddha Tie Guan Yin (Oolong Tea, Fujian, China) 75g. For 5 Pax Set: One Bottle of Beringer Main & Vine Cab Sauv OR Jing Iron Buddha Tie Guan Yin (Oolong Tea, Fujian, China) 75g. Food Menu: Deep Fried Soft Shell Crab and Salmon Yee Sang with Crispy Shredded Treasures and Blackcurrant-Plum Dressing, Double Boiled Vitality 5 Head Abalone Soup with Black Chicken and Assorted Dried Seafood \u201cMini Buddha Jump Wall\u201d, House Specialty Smoked Duck, Served with Green Chili Sauce, Steamed Fish Coral Grouper with Spring Onions, Coriander and Superior Sauce, Braised Stuffed Australia Sea Cucumber with Prawns Meat, Fatt Choy with Green Vegetable, Wok Fried Rice with Chinese-Style Preserved Duck, Chilled \u201cTau Fu Far\u201d with Snow Bird Nest and Mango, Steamed \u201cKoi Fish\u201d Chinese New Year Cake with Grated Coconut, and Jing Iron Buddha Oolong Tea. Address: Saujana Resort, Jalan Lapangan Terbang SAAS, 40150 Shah Alam, Selangor. Dietary Status: Pork-Free, Vegetarian-Friendly, Vegan Options Website\u00a0\u2502 Facebook \u2502 Instagram Sheraton Petaling Jaya Hotel Image credit: Sheraton PJ Facebook page In search of a venue in PJ for a CNY reunion dinner? Then, the Yue restaurant at the Sheraton PJ is worth visiting. With the theme Heritage of Canton, Yue offers a wide variety of CNY offerings for the Year of the Rabbit. The restaurant itself has elegant decor, tasteful finishes, and a large space to ensure comfort and style. What They Offer for CNY Reunion Dinner 2023 You can savour a variety of Yue's signature dishes, including Traditional Yee Sang with Deep-Fried Soft-Shell Crab, Steamed Chicken with Chinese and Lotus Leaf, Stir-Fried Prawn Meat with Lotus Root and Pandan Cream, Osmanthus with Lemongrass and Tragacanth Gum Jelly, and more. The following are the available set menus: \tAuspicious Lunar: RM2,388nett (10 Pax) 9-Course Set Menu \tThe Imperial Prosperity: RM3,288nett (10Pax) 9-Course Set Menu \tOsmanthus Blossom*: RM268\/person 7-Course Set Menu \tCrystal Jade*: RM388\/person 7-Course Set Menu *Minimum of 2 orders Address: Level 3A, Sheraton Petaling Jaya Hotel, Jalan Utara C, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Dietary Status: Pork-Free, Vegetarian-Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten-Free Options Website\u00a0\u2502 Facebook \u2502 Instagram Restoran Makanan Laut 99 Image credit: Restoran Makanan Laut 99 Facebook page This restaurant serves a variety of seafood dishes as well as Chinese delicacies. It also has a selection of live seafood for your family to enjoy, including Australian Lobster, Alaska King Crab, Abalone, Geoduck, Oyster, Live Prawn, and Razor Clam. This restaurant is also kid-friendly because it has a designated section for children to play. Furthermore, because it is adjacent to 99 Wonderland Park, you will be able to enjoy the view of the beautiful landscape of the recreational park if you sit outside. And, yes, after that splendid reunion dinner feast, you and the kids can head to Wonderland Park for some family fun time! What They Offer for CNY Reunion Dinner 2023 \tProsperity Treasure Pot: RM999++ (10 Pax), RM688++ (6 Pax) Prosperity Yee Sang with Jelly Fish, Braised Fish Maw with Ba Zhan Soup, Signature Prosperity Abalone Treasure Pot, Claypot Waxed Meat Rice, and Peach Gum Sea, Coconut Dessert & Lotus Paste Pancake. \tPearl: RM1,688++ (10 Pax), RM1,088++ (6 Pax) Prosperity Yee Sang with Fish Skin & Jelly Fish, Four Combination (Pearl Roll with Salted Egg & Shrimp, Steamed Broccoli Dumpling with Fat Choy, Steamed Shark\u2019s Fin Dumpling, Golden Crispy Yam Ring with Shrimp, Scallop & Celery), Braised Shark\u2019s Fin, Steamed Kerai Fish with Garlic, Deep Fried Tiger Prawn in Typhoon Shelter Style, Braised Abalone with Fa Choy, Mushroom, Bean Root & Seasonal Vegetables, Claypot Waxed Meat Rice, and Lotus Paste Pancake & Peach Gum Sea Coconut Dessert \tDiamond: RM3,288++ (10 Pax), RM1,988++ (6 Pax) Prosperity Yee Sang with Abalone & Jelly Fish, Four Combination (Pearl Roll with Salted Egg & Shrimp, Osmanthus Eggs with Imitation Shark\u2019s Fin, Steamed Shark\u2019s Fin Dumpling, Smoked Duck with Salad), Braised Supreme Shark's Fin with Brown Sauce, Steamed Marble Goby with Superior Soya Sauce, Stir-Fried Freshwater Prawn in Peking Style, Braised Abalone with Sea Cucumber, Goose Feet & Mushroom, Boston Lobster Braised Yee Mee, and Double-Boiled Bird\u2019s Nest Soup & Steamed Glutinous Rice Carp Cake. Address: Jalan 6\/3a, KM12, Jalan Ipoh, Pusat Bandar Utara Selayang, 68100 Batu Caves, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur. Dietary Status: Pork-Free, Muslim-Friendly Website \u2502 Facebook \u2502 Instagram Little Heritage House Image credit: Little Heritage House Take your family on a trip down memory lane of Peranakan heritage at this quaint Nyonya restaurant. Here, you can savour scrumptious, authentic Peranakan food in a cosy setting surrounded by a variety of antique decor. If your family is looking for home-cooked Nyonya dishes this Year of the Rabbit, then the Little Heritage House is the place to be. What They Offer for CNY Reunion Dinner 2023 \tGold: RM638++ (4-6 Pax), RM988++ (8-10 Pax) Nyonya Yee Sang A, Homemade Fried Popiah, Cucur Udang, Homemade Fish Cake, Nyonya Kerabu Apple, Nyonya ABC Soup (premium cuttlefish, potato, carrot with herbs), Deep Fried Chilli Api Bawal Hitam, Sambal Petai Prawn, Nyonya Chicken Rendang, Kerabu Paku, Claypot Braised Taufu, Steam Fragrant Rice, Red Bean with Mata Kuching, and Chinese Tea. \tJade: RM788++ (4-6 Pax), RM1,188++ (8-10 Pax) Nyonya Yee Sang B, Homemade Fried Popiah, Chicken Meat Roll, Cucur Udang, Nyonya Kerabu Sotong, Nyonya Oxtail Soup, Assam Tumis Red Snapper, Assam Tamarind Prawn, Ayam Ponteh, Steamed Otak-Otak, Nyonya Grilled Brinjal, Jiew Hu Char, Nasi Ulam, Pulut Hitam with Mata Kuching, and Premium Chrysanthemum Tea. \tAbundance: 888++ (4-6 Pax), RM1,388++ (8-10 Pax) Nyonya Yee Sang C, Pie Tee, Chicken Meat Roll, Smoked Duck, Kerabu Mango with Prawn, Kiam Chye Arc, Curry\/Claypot Tiger Garoupa, Assam Tumis Mix Seafood, Inchi Kabin, Jiew Hu Char, Omelette Sambal Petai, Sambal Fried Paku, Wax Duck Rice, Sagu Gula Melaka, and Barley Melon. \tProsperity: RM988++ (4-6 Pax), RM1,688++ (8-10 Pax) Nyonya Yee Sang D, Pie Tee, Chicken Meat Roll, Smoked Duck, Kerabu Baby Octopus, Double Boiled Chicken Soup, Assam Tumis King Pomfret, Nyonya Poon Choi, Sambal Petai Sotong, Nyonya Beef Rendang\/Mutton Curry, Steamed Otak-Otak, Nasi Ulam\/Wax Duck Rice, Pengat\/Penang Cendol, and Nutmeg Cooler. \tVegetarian: 588++ (4-6 Pax), RM988++ (8-10 Pax) Nyonya Yee Sang A, Chicken Meat Roll (Mock), Popiah Goreng, Pandan Chicken (Mock), Kerabu Apple, Chap Chye Th'ng (Vege Soup), Assam Tumis Mix Vegetable, Sambal Prawns (Mock), Nyonya Chicken Rendang (Mock), Claypot Braised Taufu (Vege), Steam Ladies Finger with Dipping Sauce, Stir Fried Mixed Vegetables, Steamed Fragrant Rice, Pulut Hitam with Mata Kuching, and Home Brew Favourite Drink. Address: 23, Jalan 17\/56, Seksyen 17, 46400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor. Dietary Status: Pork-Free, Vegetarian-Friendly Website \u2502 Facebook \u2502 Instagram Maria\u2019s SteakCafe Reunion Dinner Image credit: Maria's SteakCafe Facebook page If you\u2019re looking for something other than the usual Chinese New Year menu, then your family is in for a treat at Maria\u2019s SteakCafe. Known as one the best steakhouse in KL, they\u2019ve prepared a special CNY Menu featuring mouth-watering Western Cuisine! But, that\u2019s not all. Yee Sang is also included to round out your reunion dinner and make it a prosperous occasion. What They Offer for CNY Reunion Dinner 2023 \tAbundance Set: RM788 (4-6 Pax) 1x Yee Sang (medium) with a choice of Pulled Beef or Smoked Salmon, 1x N.Z. Spicy Mussels, 1x Caesar Salad, 6 x Mushroom Soup, 3x Grain-fed Ribeye, 2x N.Z. Baby Cutlet, 2x Spaghetti Aglio Olio, and 1xPrune Loaf \tProsperity Set: RM1,188 (8-10 Pax) 1x Yee Sang (large) with a choice of Pulled Beef or Smoked Salmon, 2x N.Z. Spicy Mussels, 2x Caesar Salad, 10x Mushroom Soup, 3x Grain-fed Ribeye, 4x N.Z. Baby Cutlet, 5x Spaghetti Aglio Olio, 2x and Prune Loaf Location: KLCC, Sunway, Bangsar, 1 POWERHOUSE Dietary Status: Pork-Free, Ingredients from Halal Suppliers Website\u2502 Facebook \u2502 Instagram Enjoy a Joyful Reunion Dinner with Young Kids So, there you have it: eight restaurants to consider for your family reunion dinner this Chinese New Year. Although eating out with children can be difficult and may potentially trigger your "mum\u00a0rage", there are some tips that can make it easier and more enjoyable; such as: \tPractice dining out at home to prepare them beforehand \tDon't set unrealistic expectations for what constitutes as 'good dining' because kids will be kids \tIf they\u2019re hungry early, try to request some food be brought out earlier for the kids \tGive your children some leeway in their food choices \tKeep them entertained with enjoyable table activities We hope you find that perfect location for your family's CNY reunion and, most importantly, remember to have a good time catching up with everyone! This moment only comes around once a year, so enjoy it to the fullest. Motherhood wishes a Happy Chinese New Year to you and your family with love, Gong Xi Fa Cai!