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8 Last-Minute LNY Buffet Catering Services For Busy Hosts, Sorted By Min Group Size

LNY buffet catering services in Singapore

Let’s admit it: we’re all excited to feast during the Lunar New Year. Think endless yu shengs, cereal prawns, fried rice, and herbal chicken – our tummies are rumbling already. But for those who don’t have the time to whip up a storm nor want to deal with the stress of last-minute restaurant reservations, consider these buffet catering services instead.

Options are aplenty for you to serve your guests delectable dishes in the comfort of your home. We’ve also included vegetarian selections for non-meat eaters. Scroll on to find out more: 

1. Grain – Mini buffet with healthier options, from $32.88/pax


It may be the season for feasting, but it doesn’t mean we have to throw away our healthy eating resolutions. Grain has an extensive menu featuring healthier options, including yam barley rice, steamed egg, and poached sea bass. They even have rolled oats cereal prawns and otah bak pau that are chef’s kiss

Those hosting a smaller party of 10 guests can go for their mini buffet at $32.88/pax. This comes with 8 courses, and you can add on the salmon yu sheng for just $6.88/set

Minimum group size: 10 pax
Pre-order requirements: 4 days in advance

Order from Grain.

2. Yea Mama – Full buffet setups, from $38.80/pax

Yea Mama
Image credit: Yea Mama Experiential Catering via Facebook

If you have a massive extended family, go for Yea Mama’s well-presented buffet spread. They cater for parties with 30 pax and above, with a full table setup including centrepieces and biodegradable utensils. The company also provides service staff ($100/server) if you’d like to take your party to the next level. 

Food options include steamed herbal chicken, cereal tiger prawn, braised ee fu noodles, and smoked salmon yu sheng. And yes, the place is halal-certified too.

Minimum group size: 30 pax
Pre-order requirements: 3 days in advance

Order from Yea Mama.

3. Four Seasons Catering – Non-traditional dishes, from $28.80/pax

Four Seasons buffet Catering
They offer free delivery, and buffet setup and clearance too.
Image credit: Four Seasons

Four Seasons Catering brings a fun twist to the table – we’re talking unique dishes including plant-based meatballs, tempura lava shrimp balls, and mala stir-fried root vegetables that’ll make your guests exclaim in delight.

There are 4 mini buffet sets (from $28.80/pax) including a vegetarian option, and each set serves up to 10 pax. Additionally, you can also add their Yu Sheng Platter ($68.80) and Peng Cai ($288) if you don’t have the time to buy these separately. 

Minimum group size: 10 pax
Pre-order requirements: 3 days in advance

Order from Four Seasons Catering.

4. The Plattering Co. – Festive tablescape, from $38/pax

The Plattering Co.
Image adapted from: The Plattering Co.

We’ve got the traditional yu sheng, but The Plattering Co. takes it up a notch with their Rainbow Fruit Yu Sheng. They’ve replaced the usual ingredients with various fresh fruits including oranges, strawberries, and apples for a healthier option – while still retaining the bright colours for maximum huat

Buffet sets go from $760/20 pax, and the menu consists of one-of-a-kind dishes like bak kwa quiche, Teochew yam rice, and mini red velvet cakes. Your party will be one for the books for sure. 

Minimum group size: 20 pax
Pre-order requirements: 7 days in advance

Order from The Plattering Co.

5. Gourmetz – Halal mini buffets, from $28.30/pax

Image credit: @gourmetzsg via Instagram

We’re all about inclusivity with Gourmetz. The company is a fully certified halal caterer, so feel free to invite all your pals and colleagues this LNY. Should you have any family members who aren’t eating meat, there’s also the full vegetarian reunion set at $25.80/pax

Choose from a wide range of LNY must-haves like the abalone yu sheng, roasted duck, fried rice, and 8 treasure soup. Throw in the dragonfruit prawn salad for a refreshing number. 

Minimum group size: 7 pax
Pre-order requirements: 3 days in advance

Order from Gourmetz.

6. Orange Clove – Vegetarian party set, from $33/pax

Orange Clove
Image credit: Orange Clove Catering via Facebook

If you’re planning a small get-together, Orange Clove will be your best buddy. They offer smaller vegetarian buffet sets for groups of 5-6 people from just $198/set, with yummilicious dishes including braised beancurd, golden mushroom fritters, and vegetarian bee hoon. End off the party with the golden jelly fruity cocktail. 

Non-vegetarian options include their Abundant Wealth set ($26.99/pax) – suitable if you’re hosting 10 or more guests. The set includes 9 dishes, and you can choose from over 50 different options. Or, elevate your food table with a sushi platter ($88) and ang ku kueh platter ($48).

Minimum group size: 6 pax
Pre-order requirements: 7 days in advance

Order from Orange Clove.

7. Stamford Catering – 8-course mini party sets, from $23/pax

Stamford Catering
Image credit: Stamford Catering via Facebook

Stamford Catering is no foreign name when it comes to food catering services. This OG company has made its name thanks to its scrumptious dishes, like the crispy salted egg fish skin yu sheng and fried rice that’s included in their LNY feast (from $23/pax).

Their sets come in either a complete buffet setup or convenient self-heating boxes. If you have LNY celebrations that need to extend till end of the month, you’ll be thrilled to know that their LNY feasts will still be available till 9th March 2024.

Minimum group size: 10 pax
Pre-order requirements: 2 days in advance

Order from Stamford Catering.

8. Spice Village – Nyonya flavours, from $22.80/pax

Spice Village
Image adapted from: Spice Village Catering via Facebook

Spice Village may be known for their Nyonya classics including the nasi lemak and otah, but their LNY buffet sets are not to be slept on.

They have mini sets (from $22.80/pax) that start at 7 courses. Main course options include garlic prawns, fish fillets with Nyonya assam sauce, grilled mackerel otahs, and seafood fried rice. For dessert, you can’t go wrong with their almond beancurd with longans, éclair and cream puffs, or sliced cakes.

Minimum group size: 15 pax
Pre-order requirements: 7 days in advance

Order from Spice Village.

Engage these buffet caterers with Standard Chartered Credit Card

If you don’t have the bandwidth to cook this LNY, go for these buffet catering services instead. You’ll be able to save time and effort on preparing the food and dining setup – meaning you’ll have more time to spend with your friends and family.

Here’s more good news – those holding on to SC Credit Cards get to enjoy extra savings. Standard Chartered has launched a Spin the Huat Lunar New Year promotion from now till 29th February 2024. You’ll get the opportunity to spin when you spend with your SC Credit Card, and unlock up to S$888 Cashback.

standard chartered credit card

Converting your expenditures with your SC Credit Card into instalments will get you more spins too. Simply download the SC Mobile app and register once you’ve received the Spin The Huat invitation.

Don’t be FOMO if you aren’t part of the Standard Chartered family; just apply for one of the SC Credit Cards. New sign-ups for the SC Simply Cash Credit Card will earn $288* welcome cashback and 1.5% cashback on every expense made with no cap*. So, go ahead and book your preferred catering menu for your LNY reunion dinners.

If you’re getting the SC Journey Credit Card, you’ll be welcomed with 45,000* miles. Those cabbing from place to place for your LNY visits, hail your rides online to get 3 miles on every S$1 spent. This applies to online food deliveries and groceries too, perfect for those hosting guests at home.

Plus, every overseas transaction gets you 2 miles per S$1, and 2 free Priority Passes* for lounge access across the globe.

Ensure your party is a hit with these buffet catering services. And with the SC Credit Cards, you’ll be able to save on moolah too – so you can give your parents a bigger angbao.

*T&Cs apply.

Find out more about Standard Chartered’s LNY promotions

This post was brought to you by Standard Chartered Bank Singapore.
Cover image adapted from: Yea Mama Experiential Catering & Stamford Catering via Facebook