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Welcome the Year of the Dragon: Chinese New Year Food Promos in 2024

Rouselle Isla

Rouselle Isla

Last updated January 25, 2024

Are you missing the long and festive holiday season already? Fortunately, you can still anticipate the colorful and festive Chinese New Year celebrations as we kick off the Year of the Dragon. And what better way to revel in it than with delicious food?

Avail of Chinese New Year food promos to celebrate in style while saving a lot of money. Keep reading for the best Chinese New Year discounts this year. 

10 Best Chinese New Year Food Promos in 2024 

The Year of the Dragon’s opening salvo will excite foodies looking for something new. Take note of these top Chinese New Year food promotions.

UnionBank Credit Card Chinese New Year Promos

🍽️ Free Dish of Your Choice at Polilya 

  • Eligible cards: All UnionBank credit cards 
  • Promo period: Until February 14, 2024

Thinking of grabbing a drink or two with the gang at Polilya to ring in the Chinese New Year? Go ahead―it’s always six o’clock somewhere! 

What’s more, you get a free dish of your choice when you purchase five Engkanto beers[2] with your UnionBank credit card. Enjoy your Engkanto beers with Polilya’s Ultimate Nachos, Patis-Calamansi Wings, or Corned Beef Fries. 

This Chinese New Year deal is valid daily but only for dine-in transactions until February 14, 2024. 

🍽️ Free Dishes at Mango Tree Restaurants 

  • Eligible cards: All UnionBank credit cards 
  • Promo period: Until June 5, 2024

Free dishes are also up for grabs at Mango Tree Restaurants[3] when you meet the spending requirement on your UnionBank credit card. This Chinese New Year restaurant promo is valid daily for dine-in transactions. Good news―it will run until June 5, 2024. 

Mango Tree Restaurant
Promo
Tung Lok Seafood
One free order of Scallop Dumplings with every order of Tung Lok's Signature Chili Crab
Tung Lok Signatures 
One free order of Scallop Dumplings with every order of Tung Lok's Signature Chili Crab
Kureji 
One free order of Pork Gyoza with every two orders of any Sizzling Ramen
Mango Tree
One free order of Chicken Pandan with a minimum purchase of ₱5,000
Mango Tree Cafe 
One free order of Tom Yum Chicken Wings with a minimum purchase of ₱3,000
Genki Sushi 
One free order of Shoyu Ramen with every Aburi Set order
Sen-Ryo
One free order of Sen-Ryo Chawanmushi with every Signature Sashimi Set order

Related: 11 Best-Tasting Yet Affordable Ramen in Metro Manila

🍽️ Free Special Items at LJC Restaurant Group

  • Eligible cards: All UnionBank credit cards 
  • Promo period: Until June 15, 2024

Bring good luck for 2024 with your fill of delicious Filipino food at LJC Restaurant Group. If you’re a UnionBank credit cardholder, get a free special item[1] when you spend a minimum of ₱2,000 (single-receipt) on food and drinks. 

This promo is valid the whole day from Monday to Friday until June 15, 2024, at the following LJC Group restaurants:

Restaurant  Free Offer
Abe (except Abe Solaire) Pastel De Lengua
Café Adriatico Fillet of Sole Toscana
Fely J’s Kitchen Pork Estufada Bisaya
Lorenzo’s Way Rosemary Chicken
Bistro Remedios Crispy Bagnet
Larry’s Café & Bar Penne Caprese
 

 


🎁 Free Gift from Moneymax: E-Gift, Wireless Earbuds, or Headphones

moneymax unionbank credit card welcome gift

Eligible card: Any UnionBank credit card 

Promo period: Until April 30, 2024

Get a pair of Apple AirPods 2 worth ₱8,490, a JBL Tune 720BT worth ₱4,699, or a Giftaway eGift worth ₱4,000! Just apply for any UnionBank credit card via Moneymax, get approved within the promo period, and then meet the ₱10,000 spend requirement within 60 days from your card approval date.

This Moneymax UnionBank welcome gift promo runs until April 30, 2024 only. Per DTI Fair Trade Permit No. FTEB-187582 Series of 2024. 

Note: The promo is exclusive to carded applicants who do not have an existing principal credit card issued by UnionBank and/or Citi.


Metrobank Credit Card Chinese New Year Promos

🍽️ ₱150 Off at foodpanda

chinese new year food promo - metrobank foodpanda

  • Eligible cards: All Metrobank credit cards 
  • Promo period: Until March 29, 2024

Metrobank’s Chinese New Year foodpanda promo will kick off your celebrations on a high note. Order your Chinese New Year food delivery via foodpanda and spend a minimum of ₱700 using your Metrobank credit card to get ₱150 off.  

Simply tap Apply a Voucher and select Metrobank FriDeals to apply the discount when checking out. Note that the discount is only good for one-time use and is valid every Friday. 

So hurry and enjoy this 2024 Chinese New Year food delivery promo! This offer will run until March 29, 2024.

Read more: Hungry? Try These Convenient Food Delivery Apps Today!

🍽️ ₱810 Off and Free ₱300 Voucher at Thai BBQ Original Restaurant 

chinese new year food promo - metrobank thai bbq original

  • Eligible cards: All Metrobank credit cards 
  • Promo period: Until July 15, 2024

If you feel like celebrating the holiday with delicious and juicy BBQ pork satay with the perfect smokiness and char, that’s alright, too! Get ₱810 off and a free Bounce Back voucher worth  ₱300 when you dine in and order the following bundle meals: 

  • Chicken BBQ
  • Tom Yung Goong 
  • Fried Rice with Crispy Pork Gai Lan 
  • Thai Milk Tea (carafe)
  • Mango Sticky Rice 

Head to Thai BBQ Original Restaurant at U.P. Town Center, Blue Bay Walk, or Vertis North and enjoy this Chinese New Year restaurant promotion. You can use your ₱300 Bounce Back voucher on the a la carte menu on your next visit (a minimum spend of ₱1,500 is required). 

This promo is valid until July 15, 2024. 

🍽️ ₱470 Off and Free ₱300 Voucher at Rico’s Lechon 

chinese new year food promo - metrobank ricos lechon

  • Eligible cards: All Metrobank credit cards 
  • Promo period: Until July 15, 2024

Every special celebration deserves a mouthwatering feast, with lechon as the highlight. Get ₱470 off when you order at Rico’s Lechon with your Metrobank credit card, and get a free ₱300 Bounce Back voucher as well. 

The discount applies to dine-in transactions on the following bundle meals: 

  • Pandan Plain Rice (Platter)
  • Sinigang na Salmon sa Palayok
  • Crispy Tuna Buntot
  • Pancit Canton 
  • Yummy Mango Jelly 
  • House Blend Red Iced Tea (carafe) 

This promo will run until July 15, 2024, at the following Rico’s Lechon branches:

  • BGC 
  • Glorietta 4 
  • SM MOA 
  • Blue Bay Walk
  • Ayala Malls Circuit
  • Tiendesitas
  • 500 Shaw Zentrum
  • UP Town Center
  • Festival Mall
  • Cebu (Mactan, Mandaue, IL Corso Life Malls, Axis Escario, and IT Park)

🎁 Free Gift from Moneymax: ₱2,500 eGift, Dolce Gusto Piccolo XS, or JBL Wave Beam True Wireless Earbuds 

moneymax metrobank credit card promo - giftaway egift dolce gusto piccolo xs jbl wave beam

Eligible cards: Metrobank Titanium Mastercard®, Platinum Mastercard®, and World Mastercard®

Promo period: Until April 30, 2024

How do you get a Metrobank credit card welcome gift? Simple! Just apply and get approved for any eligible card through the Moneymax website.

Choose between a ₱2,500 eGift voucher via Giftaway, a Dolce Gusto Piccolo XS worth ₱5,199, or a JBL Wave Beam worth ₱3,799 as your free special gift.

This Moneymax Metrobank eGift/Dolce Gusto/JBL promo runs until April 30, 2024 only. So hurry and apply now!

Per DTI Fair Trade Permit No. FTEB-187470 Series of 2024. Terms and conditions apply.

Note: Applicant must be an existing credit cardholder in good standing for at least nine months.


HSBC Credit Card Chinese New Year Promo

🍽️ 20% Off at Sizzling Weekday Lunch Buffet at Misto at Seda BGC

chinese new year food promo - hsbc seda bgc misto

  • Eligible cards: All HSBC credit cards
  • Promo period: Until April 21, 2024

Wondering where to celebrate the eve of Chinese New Year? Satiate all your cravings at Misto at Seda BGC's Sizzling Weekday Lunch Buffet. Enjoy 20% off when you pay using your HSBC credit card! 


🎁 Free Gift from Moneymax: Giftaway Credits, JBL Flip 6, or JBL Tune 520 BT

moneymax hsbc credit card promo

Eligible cards: HSBC Red Mastercard, Gold Visa Cash Back, and Platinum Visa Rebate

Promo period: Until April 15, 2024

Not an HSBC credit cardholder yet? Apply for an HSBC card through Moneymax during the promo period (and get approved subsequently) to receive an exciting welcome gift! Choose from free Giftaway credits worth ₱3,000, a JBL Flip 6 worth ₱7,499, or a JBL Tune 520BT worth ₱3,349

This Moneymax HSBC Giftaway/JBL promo runs until April 15, 2024 only. So hurry and apply now!

Per DTI Fair Trade Permit No. FTEB-188586 Series of 2024. Terms and conditions apply. 


Security Bank Credit Card Chinese New Year Promos

🍽️ 50% Off at The Nikkei Group Establishments

chinese new year food promo - security bank nikkei

  • Eligible cards: Security Bank Platinum and World Mastercard 
  • Promo period: Until May 31, 2024

Security Bank Platinum and World credit cardholders are in for a treat at participating Nikkei Group restaurants until May 31, 2024.[4] 

Get a 50% discount when you spend a minimum single-receipt transaction of ₱5,000 (maximum of ₱10,000). You can avail of this Chinese New Year promo this 2024 daily from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the following participating Nikkei Group establishments:  

  • Nikkei Rockwell 
  • Nikkei Nama Bar, Rada
  • Nikkei Robata (Uptown, Newport, and Greenbelt)
  • Sunae, BGC
  • Sakagura
  • Big Belly

🍽️ 10% Off and a Free Dish at Ku-Bu Restaurant + Bar Cebu

chinese new year food promo - security bank ku-bu

  • Eligible cards: All Security Bank credit cards
  • Promo period: Until May 31, 2024

Picture yourself indulging in Beef Belly Steak, Chicken BBQ Soft Tacos, Crispy Sinigang Fried Wings, and Asada Flatbreads. Enjoy all these and get 10% off your total bill at Ku-Bu Restaurant at the IT Park, Cebu City.[5] 

Spend at least ₱1,500 with your Security Bank credit card (maximum of ₱2,500) to avail of the discount. Make sure to visit on your birthday to get a freebie Tres Leches Cake. 

This promo is valid for dine-in and takeout transactions daily until May 31, 2024.


🎁 Free Gift from Moneymax: ₱2,500 eGift, JBL Bluetooth Speaker, or Sony Wireless Headphones

security bank welcome gift - egift jbl bluetooth speaker sony wireless headphones

Eligible cards: Select Security Bank credit cards:

Promo period: Until April 30, 2024

Want a credit card from Security Bank? You're in for a treat if you apply and get approved for an eligible card through Moneymax and meet the minimum spend requirement. Pick your free Security Bank welcome gift: a ₱2,500 Giftaway eGift voucher, a JBL Horizon 2 Bluetooth Clock Radio Speaker worth ₱5,354, or Sony WH-CH520 Wireless Headphones worth ₱3,299.

This Moneymax Security Bank Giftaway/JBL/Sony credit card promo runs until April 30, 2024 only. Apply now!

Per DTI Fair Trade Permit No. FTEB-189987 Series of 2024.  Terms and conditions apply


BPI Credit Card Chinese New Year Promo 

🍽️ Up to 50% Off at the Bistro Group Restaurants

  • Eligible cards: Varies per restaurant; see below
  • Promo period: Varies per restaurant; see below

Head to the following Bistro Group Restaurants and enjoy huge discounts when you dine in. BPI Signature cardholders get as much as 50% on qualified transactions at participating restaurants, while BPI credit cardholders enjoy up to 30% discount.[6] 

Bistro Group Restaurant  Promo 
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Bulgogi Brothers
  • Denny’s
  • Fish and Co
  • Hard Rock Café
  • Italianni’s
  • Modern Shanghai
  • Olive Garden
  • South Hall
  • Texas Roadhouse
  • TGI Friday’s
  • Watami
  • 50% off for all BPI credit cards
  • Promo period until February 16, 2024
    • Valid every Friday and Saturday only 
    • Dine-in transactions only
    • Minimum spend of ₱3,000
    • Maximum spend of ₱5,000
  • Randy’s
  • El Pollo Loco
  • 25% off for all BPI credit cards
  • Promo period until February 16, 2024
    • Valid every Friday and Saturday only 
    • El Pollo Loco dine-in transactions only
    • Valid for both Randy’s dine-in and takeout transactions
    • Minimum spend of ₱1,000
    • Maximum spend of ₱3,000
Savage
  • 50% off for BPI Signature Card
  • 30% off for BPI credit cards
  • Promo period until March 16, 2024
    • Valid for dine-in only every 
      • Wednesday to Friday: 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. 
      • Saturday to Sunday: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. 
    • Minimum spend of ₱3,000
    • Maximum spend of ₱10,000
The Test Kitchen
  • 50% off for BPI Signature Card
  • 30% off for BPI credit cards
  • Promo period until March 16, 2024
    • Valid for dine-in only every 
      • Tuesday to Sunday: 11a.m. to 9 p.m. 
      • Friday to Saturday: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. 
    • Minimum spend of ₱3,000
    • Maximum spend of ₱10,000
Ember 
  • 50% off for BPI Signature Card
  • 30% off for BPI credit cards
  • Promo period until March 16, 2024
    • Valid for dine-in only every 
      • Monday to Thursday: 11a.m. to 10 p.m. 
      • Friday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. 
      • Saturday: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
      • Sunday: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Minimum spend of ₱3,000
    • Maximum spend of ₱10,000
  • Rambla
  • Las Flores
  • Tomatito
  • Rumba
  • BCN by Las Flores
  • 50% off for BPI Signature Card
  • 30% off for BPI credit cards
  • Promo period until March 16, 2024
    • Valid all day daily for dine-in only
    • Minimum spend of ₱3,000
    • Maximum spend of ₱10,000

Final Thoughts

While the usual Chinese New Year celebrations are all about grandiosities and festivities, saving on food expenses is still possible. You just need to check which restaurants in the Philippines offer exclusive Chinese New Year food promos.

Looking for more exciting dining perks? Check out the best credit cards for dining below and apply directly via Moneymax:

Credit Card  Annual Fee Dining Features and Benefits
UnionBank Rewards Credit Card 
UnionBank Rewards Credit Card - Aug 2023
APPLY NOW
₱2,500
  • 3x rewards points at restaurants
  • 1 rewards point for every ₱30 spend
Metrobank Titanium Mastercard® 
METROBANK TITANIUM MASTERCARD
APPLY NOW
₱2,500
  • 2x rewards points on dining
  • 1 rewards point for every ₱20 spend
Metrobank Platinum Mastercard® 
metrobank PLATINUM MASTERCARD
APPLY NOW
₱5,000
  • Up to 50% off on premium dining offers
  • 1 rewards point for every ₱20 spend
Metrobank World Mastercard®
metrobank WORLD MASTERCARD
APPLY NOW
₱6,000
  • Up to 50% off on luxury dining deals
  • 1 rewards point for every ₱20 spend
HSBC Red Mastercard 
hsbc red
APPLY NOW
₱2,500
  • Up to 4x rewards points on dining 
  • 1 rewards point for every ₱20 spend
HSBC Gold Visa Cashback
hsbc gold visa cashback
APPLY NOW
₱2,500
5% cashback on dining transactions
Security Bank Complete Cashback Platinum Mastercard
Security Bank Complete Cashback Platinum Mastercard
APPLY NOW
₱3,000
2% cashback on dining  
BPI Amore Platinum Cashback Card
BPI Amore Platinum Cashback Card 
APPLY NOW
₱5,000
Up to 4% cashback on dining or online food purchases  

 

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Rouselle has over eight years of writing experience in the personal finance niche. She has written feature stories, articles, and how-to guides on various personal finance and trending lifestyle topics. Before that, she briefly worked in banking and was a licensed life insurance advisor. When not writing, Rouselle likes to read books and binge-watch films and series. Follow Rouselle on Linkedin.

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