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January 23, 2017 Hotel News No Comments Email Email

Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney celebrates the Year of the Rooster with a traditional lion dance, a sumptuous Chinese New Year seafood buffet, and an Asian Fusion High Tea between 27 January and 7 February 2017.

Guests can get set to shake a tail feather at the hotel’s bountiful Asian-inspired seafood buffet, which includes a live noodle station, a San Choi Bao station and everyone’s favourite Chinese New Year delicacy, Beijing Duck Pancakes.

Each mouthful is a sensory journey of regional Chinese specialties, such as Honey-Glazed BBQ Pork, Clay Pot offerings, cold Sucking Pig, Lotus Seed Noodle Salad and Steamed Sticky Black Rice with Meat and Seafood, to name a few.

Diners can paint the town red with Executive Pastry Chef Anna Polyviou’s Asian twist on High Tea, which features Green Tea Cake with Strawberry and White Chocolate, Roast Duck, Cucumber and Hoisin Sauce wrapped in a Pancake, Yum Cha served in bamboo steamer baskets and more.

Shangri-La Head Chef Bo Sorensen has created a sweet and savoury Lunar New Year journey which blends the best of Eastern and Western cultures.

“Chinese New Year is such an important time at Shangri-La, with our hotel’s Asian roots, and we celebrate with a moving feast of authentic delights surrounded by family and friends,” Sorensen said.

Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney is the only hotel in Sydney to welcome Chinese New Year with a traditional lion dance throughout 36 levels of the hotel, where guests and colleagues can take part by feeding the lion lettuce leaves and red pocket money envelopes for prosperity and good luck.

The lion dance will take place on 30 January 2017, from 11 a.m. to Noon. Café Mix’s Chinese New Year buffet is available at $85 per person from 6 to 10 p.m., 27 January to 7 February 2017. The Chinese New Year High Tea is available at AU $55 per person and AU $27.50 per child from 1 to 5 p.m., The Lobby Lounge, 27 January to 7 February. For bookings, guests may call (02) 9250 6000 or email For more information, visit

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