What is open during Chinese New Year 2023?

January 19, 2023

 

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What is open during Chinese New Year 2023? Here’s 365days2play’s annual list of supermarkets, malls, clinics, food courts, and kopi/cafe, restaurants and popular shops or places that are open during the CNY period! Hope you find it useful. If the supermarket or shopping centre in Orchard road is not listed here, it’s because the information is not available (yet)! You can also check the 2019 guide, 2020 guide, 2021 guide and 2022 guide for reference.

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Supermarkets

NTUC Supermarket

  • CNY Eve (21 Jan) — Either 24hr or 5pm closure for most outlets
  • 1st Day (22 Jan) — Either 24hr or 5pm closure for most outlets
  • 2nd Day (23 Jan) — Pretty much business as usual
  • All stores revert to original opening hours from 24 Jan
  • See NTUC’s CNY operating hours notice

Cold Storage Supermarket

  • CNY Eve (21 Jan) — Most outlets open till 9pm.
  • 1st Day (22 Jan) — Most outlets open from 8am – 10pm. Taka closed
  • 2nd Day (23 Jan) — Most outlets open from 8am — 10pm. Taka closed.
  • A number of stores operating 24 hours throughout eg Cluny Court, Jelita, Siglap Village, Rail Mall, NEX, Holland Village
  • See Cold Storage’s CNY operating hours notice

Giant Supermarket

Sheng Siong Supermarket

  • CNY Eve (21 Jan) — All stores operate till 4pm
  • 1st Day (22 Jan) — 26 stores to be open from 8am — 6pm, including Bedok Central 209, Elias Mall 623, Jalan Bahar, Jurong SuperBowl, Punggol 301, Tampines Central 506, Yishun 845 etc
  • 2nd Day (23 Feb) — Same as Day 1
  • 3rd Day (24 Jan) — Business as usual
  • See Sheng Siongi’s CNY operating hours notice

Prime Supermarket

  • CNY Eve (21 Jan) — Most close at 5pm.
  • 1st Day (22 Jan) — Most are closed
  • 2nd Day (23 Jan) — Most are closed
  • 3rd Day (24 Jan) — Largely business as usual
  • Bukit Bukit Batok 373, Compassvale 263, Hougang 106, Jurong West 962, King George 803, Punggol Field 108 open 24 hours throughout CNY.
  • See Prime Supermarket’s CNY operating hours notice

Don Don Donki

  • CNY Eve (21 Jan) — Orchard Central 24hr. Waterway Point 7am-12am. All others 8am — 10/11pm. Jewel 10am-11pm
  • 1st Day (22 Jan) — Normal operating hours
  • 2nd Day (23 Jan) — Normal operating hours
  • See Don Don Donki’s CNY operating hours notice

Meidi-Ya Supermarket

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Kopi, Teh, Bubble Tea and Bakeries

Yakun

  • CNY Eve (21 Jan) — Most outlets start closing from 2.30-4pm onwards.
  • 1st Day (22 Jan) — Most outlets closed. Suntec, ION, Tang Plaza, White Sands, Vivocity, West Mall open until mid afternoon.
  • 2nd Day (23 Jan) — Similar to Day 1 + Changi Airport T3, HDB Hub, ION, Suntec, Tang Plaza open till mid afternoon
  • 3rd Day (24 Jan) — Most outlets business as usual
  • White Sands, Vivocity, Shell Jalan Ahmad Ibrahim and Westmall opened throughout but shortened hours
  • See the full list of CNY operating hours for Yakun outlets here

Killiney Kopitiam

  • CNY Eve (21 Jan) — Most outlets closed. Katong Square, Wisteria Mall, Duo Galleria, International Bld, Plaza Sing etc open till 3pm/4pm.
  • 1st Day (22 Jan) — Changi T1 and Fortune Centre open as usual. Plaza Sing and Downtown East till 4pm. The rest closed.
  • 2nd Day (23 Jan) — Similar to Day 1. Plaza Sing and Downtown East open as usual. The rest closed.
  • 3rd Day (24 Jan) — Half the outlets are still closed
  • See the full list of CNY operating hours for Killiney Kopitiam outlets here

Heavenly Wang

  • CNY Eve (21 Jan) —Most outlets open until 5pm. Some like HeartBeat, Safra Punggol, Coronation Plaza, KKH are closed.
  • 1st Day (22 Jan) — Half the outlets are closed
  • 2nd Day (23 Jan) — Similar to Day 1.
  • 3rd Day (24 Jan) — Most outlets open except for HeartBeat, Safra Punggol, St Andrew’s Community Hospital, CBD etc
  • Outlets at Changi Airport will be open 24 hours throughout CNY 2023
  • See the full list of CNY operating hours for Heavenly Wang outlets here

Ah Khoo Kopi & Toast

Coffee & Toast (Kaffe & Toast, Saap Saap Thai, Ma Munn)

Fun Toast

  • CNY Eve (21 Jan) —CBD outlets closed except for Guoco. Most others closed at 2pm.
  • 1st Day (22 Jan) — All closed except for Jewel opened until 8pm.
  • 2nd Day (23 Jan) — All closed except Jewel (until 8pm), Century Square (until 6pm), White Sands
  • 3rd Day (24 Jan) — CBD outlets still closed. Most others open.
  • Surcharge of 10% from 22-24 Jan.
  • See the full list of CNY operating hours for Fun Toast outlets here

Toast Box

Swee Heng Bakery

Rive Gauche Patisserie

Polar Puffs and Cakes

KOI

  • CNY Eve (21 Jan) — All others will close at 5pm, Ngee Ann City 5.30pm
  • 1st Day (22 Jan) — Several outlets open from 12pm — 9pm. The rest closed
  • 2nd Day (23 Jan) — Same as Day 1
  • 3rd Day (24 Jan) — Business as usual
  • *Only Large sized beverages available
  • See KOI’s CNY opening hours notice  

R&B Tea

  • CNY Eve (21 Jan) — Most open until 3pm. MBS open till 7pm. NTU closed.
  • 1st Day (22Jan) — MBS and Tampines MRT business as usual. The rest closed.
  • 2nd Day (23 Jan) — NTU and United Square closed. The rest business as usual
  • 3rd Day (24 Jan) — Same as Day 2.
  • See R&B Tea’s CNY operating hours notice

Playmade

  • CNY Eve (21 Jan) — All outlets close at 6pm except Grab Kitchen 10pm
  • 1st Day (22 Jan) — Half the outlets open from 11am-9pm
  • 2nd Day (23 Jan) — Same as Day 1
  • 3rd Day (24 Jan) — Business as usual
  • Sale of large cups only
  • See Playmade’s CNY operating hours notice

Gong Cha

  • CNY Eve (21 Jan) — Most outlets open till 5pm.
  • 1st Day (22 Jan) — Half the outlets closed. The rest open from 12 —9pm
  • 2nd Day (23 Jan) — Similar to day 1
  • 3rd Day (24 Jan) — All outlets open except for CBD, Uni based and Hospital based.
  • See Gong Cha’s CNY operating hours notice

Liho Tea   

Cafes

The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf

O’ Coffee Club

  • CNY Eve (21 Jan): Academia@SGH closed. Raffles City and Seletar Mall open till 5pm. Airport outlets open till 10/11pm.
  • 1st Day (22 Jan): Academia@SGH closed. The rest open till 9-11pm.
  • 2nd Day (23 Jan): Same as Day 1
  • See O’Coffee Club’s CNY operating hours notice

Tiong Bahru Bakery

  • CNY Eve (21 Jan): All outlets close at 3pm
  • 1st-2nd Day (22-23 Jan): Chip Bee, Eng Hoon, Siglap, Raffles City, Tangs, Maju, Waterway point open until 3pm. The rest closed.
  • 3rd Day (24 Jan): All outlets close at 3pm
  • See Tiong Bahru Bakery’s CNY operating hours notice

Craftsmen Specialty Coffee

Percolate Coffee

Five Oars Coffee Roasters

Symmetry Cafe

Nylon Coffee Roasters

Coexist Coffee Co

Jewel Coffee

Rough Guys Coffee

P.S Cafe

  • CNY Eve (21 Jan): All outlets close at 4pm
  • 1st Day (22 Jan): Harding, East Coast Park, Tiong Bahru and Paragon open at 10am. The rest closed
  • 2nd Day (23 Jan):  All outlets open at 10am
  • See P.S Cafe’s CNY operating hours notice

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Food Courts, Fast Food and Restaurants

Kopitiam Food Courts, Coffeeshops and Hawker Centres

Food Republic

  • CNY Eve (21 Jan) — All outlets open from 10am – 5pm
  • 1st Day (22 Jan) –  ION Orchard, Jewel, NEX, VivoCity, Causeway Point business as usual, the rest closed.
  • 2nd Day (23 Jan) — Same as Day 1 + Shaw Lido and City Square Mall
  • 3rd Day (24 Jan) — Business as usual
  • 15% surcharge from Day 1 – Day 3
  • See the full list of CNY operating hours for Food republic outlets here via their Instastories highlights.

KFC

Long John Silver’s

Crystal Jade

Hai Di Lao

  • CNY Eve (21 Jan) —All restaurants closed except MBS and 313 Somerset. MBS only accepts walk-ins, 313 Somerset accepts reservations.
  • 1st Day (22 Jan) — Same as CNY Eve
  • 2nd Day (23 Jan) — Business as usual
  • See Hai Di Lao’s CNY opening hours notice

Sushiro

Ichiban Sushi

Itacho Sushi

Swensen’s

Putien

Din Tai Fung Singapore

  • CNY Eve (21 Jan) — Marina Bay Sands open from 11am – 9pm. The rest open from 11am – 3pm.
  • 1st Day (22 Jan) — All open from 11am -9pm except City Square Mall, CentrePoint and Wisma Atria closed.
  • 2nd Day (23 Jan) — All open from 11am -9pm except CentrePoint and Wisma Atria closed.
  • See Din Tai Fung’s CNY opening hours notice

TungLok Group

Sushi Tei

  • CNY Eve (21 Jan) — All outlets open from 11.30am — 3pm
  • 1st Day (22 Jan) — Closed
  • 2nd Day (23 Jan) — Closed
  • 3rd Day (24 Jan) — Business as usual
  • See Sushi Tei’s CNY operating hours notice

Han’s

  • CNY Eve (21 Jan) — Some outlets open till 10pm. Some close 4pm or 5pm
  • 1st Day (22 Jan) — Most neighbourhood outlets still open till 10pm
  • 2nd Day (23 Jan) — Similar to Day 1
  • See Hans’s CNY operating hours notice

Cedele

  • CNY Eve (21 Jan) — Most outlets open till 3pm or 6pm. CBD outlets closed
  • 1st Day (22 Jan) — Most Bakery Cafes are closed. Cedele Bakery Kitchens are open except Waterway Point.
  • 2nd Day (23 Jan) — CBD Bakery Cafes mostly closed. The rest mostly open
  • 3rd Day (24 Jan) — Similar to Day 2
  • See Cedele’s CNY operating hours notice

Qi Ji

  • CNY Eve (21 Jan) — All outlets closed
  • 1st Day (22 Jan) — Only Hougang Mall, Hillion, NEX, Northpoint City, Our Tampines Hub and Oasis Terraces open from 8am-10pm. The rest closed
  • 2nd Day (23 Jan) — Same as Day 1
  • 3rd Day (24 Feb) — Same as Day 1+ Amk Hub open. The rest closed.
  • See Qi Ji’s CNY operating hours notice

Encik Tan

  • CNY Eve (21 Jan) — Open until 5pm or until sold out
  • 1st Day (22 Jan) — All closed
  • 2nd Day (23 Jan) — All closed
  • 3rd Day (24 Feb) — Business as usual
  • See Encik Tan’s CNY operating hours notice

CRAVE Nasi Lemak

  • CNY Eve (21 Jan) — Most outlets open until 9/10pm. Selected few are closed at 3pm.
  • 1st Day (22 Jan) — Most outlets open till 10pm. Only One Kent Ridge and Guoco Tower are closed.
  • 2nd Day (23 Jan) — Same as Day 1 + Guoco Tower open
  • 3rd Day (24 Jan) — Buangkok Square and Fairprice Hub open till 3pm. The rest till 10pm.
  • See CRAVE Nasi Lemak’s CNY operating hours notice

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Popular Shops and Shopping Centres

Phoon Huat / Red Man

  • CNY Eve (31 Jan) — Westgate, Yishun 10, Star Vista, Jurong Point, Seletar Mall, Northshore Plaza, Downtown East and Bukit Panjang Plaza open from 10am — 2pm. The rest closed.
  • 1st Day (1 Feb) — Closed
  • 2nd Day (2 Feb) — Closed
  • 3rd Day (3 Feb) – Westgate, Yishun 10, Star Vista, Jurong Point, Seletar Mall, Northshore Plaza, Downtown East, BJ Plaza and HV open from 10am — 7.30pm. The rest closed.
  • 4th Day (4 Feb) — Business as usual
  • See the full list of CNY operating hours for Phoon Huat outlets here

Kinokuniya

  • CNY Eve (31 Jan) — All stores open from 10/11am — 5.30pm
  • 1st Day (1 Feb) — Closed
  • 2nd Day (2 Feb) — Closed
  • 3rd Day (3 Feb) — Business as usual
  • See Kinokuniya’s CNY opening hours notice

Daiso

  • CNY Eve (21 Jan) — All stores open from 10am —5pm. Vivo till 10pm
  • 1st Day (22 Jan) — Some stores open from 10am — 10pm eg Vivo, ION, Tampines 1, Parkway Parade, Plaza Sing, WaterwayPoint. The rest closed.
  • 2nd Day (23 Jan) — Similar to Day 1
  • See Daiso’s CNY opening hours notice

Muji

  • CNY Eve (21 Jan) — All stores except Plaza Sing and Raffles City open until 5pm.
  • 1st Day (22 Jan) — Only Jewel and ION open from 12pm – 9pm. The rest closed
  • 2nd Day (23 Jan) — All outlets open from 12pm – 9pm
  • See Muji’s CNY opening hours notice

Decathlon

COURTS

GNC

Marina Bay Sands

  • The Mall and Retail Stores are operating Daily: 11am – 11pm from 21 Jan – 5 Feb. Selected retailers including tenant F&B outlets may be operating on reduced / extended hours until further notice.

Takashimaya

  • 1st Day (22 Jan) –  Closed
  • 2nd Day (23 Jan) — Closed
  • 3rd Day (24 Jan) – Open from 10am – 9.30pm. Lion Dance performance at 10am, Main Entrance Level 1.
  • See Takashimaya’s CNY operating hours notice
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Tangs

  • CNY Eve (21 Jan) — Closed at 5pm
  • 1st Day (22 Jan) –  Closed
  • 2nd Day (23 Jan) — Business as usual
  • Operating hours differ for F&B outlets within Tangs
  • See Tang’s CNY opening hours notice

Capitaland Malls

Malls of Frasers Property

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Clinics

853 general practitioner (GP) clinics will be open at various times during the Chinese New Year public holidays from 21 January to 24 January 2023. Amongst these, 592 selected Public Health Preparedness Clinics (PHPCs) will be available to provide COVID-19 swabs.

2.     The public may access the latest list of GP clinics and their operating hours through:

  • The Ministry of Health’s (MOH) corporate website;
  • The Agency for Integrated Care’s (AIC) website;
  • Community Health Assist Scheme (CHAS) webpage; and
  • flu.gowhere.gov.sg for the list of PHPCs.

3.     All 10 Joint Testing and Vaccination Centres (JTVCs) across the island will operate from 9.00am to 1.00pm on 21 January. The JTVCs will be closed from 22 January to 24 January.

Information is accurate as of 20 January 2023. Please contact the GP clinics to check that they are open before visiting. 

 List of 24-Hour GP Clinics

List of GP Clinics Open on Specific Dates

 List of GP Clinics Open According to Region

***Last updated on 23 Jan 2023. If the date refers to last year’s CNY, it means 2023 information is not available yet

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