Dim sum is no doubt one of the most popular Chinese delicacies typically enjoyed during breakfast. But here’s the thing: dim sum is traditionally a non-halal food, which means it’s virtually impossible to recommend this to any Muslim friends. Thankfully, there are a number of pork-free and halal-certified dim sum restaurants in Klang Valley! Here are 8 Pork-Free Dim Sum Restaurants in Klang Valley listed in an alphabetical order that everyone can enjoy!
1) China Treasures @ Sime Darby Convention Centre
Don’t let the name of the place fool you into thinking that this is a non-halal dim sum restaurant. The thing is, China Treasures actually happens to be a halal-certified dining spot after all! Here, there are a whopping 72 types of dim sum dishes to choose from, covering everything from steamed chicken & shrimp dumpling to pan-fried radish cake and mini egg tarts. China Treasures opens every day from 11.30 am-2.30 pm to 6.30 pm-10.30 pm for lunch and dinner sessions respectively.
2) Dolly Dim Sum @ Various Locations
This particular dim sum spot in the Klang Valley needs no introduction. Besides, you can easily locate their outlets in major shopping malls like Avenue K, Nu Sentral, Pavilion Elite and IOI City Mall. Their steamed & fried dim sum varieties are served fresh all day long from 11 am till 10 pm. Not to mention their modern and bright decor makes dim sum dining all the more palatable and… Instagram-worthy at the same time.
3) Meisan Szechuan Restaurant @ Quality Hotel Centre
Looking for a dim sum buffet that gives the best bang for your
buck ringgit? You might want to check out Meisan Szechuan Restaurant at Quality Hotel Centre, which offers eat-all-you-can dim sum buffet at a wallet-friendly price. For reservations, you can call 03-2693 9233.
4) MinMax Restaurant @ PNB Darby Park
MinMax Restaurant specialises in both pork-free Hong Kong-style dim sum and a la carte Chinese dishes like baked codfish, stir-fried mixed beans and deep-fried crispy chicken. For dim sum lovers, some of the restaurant’s signature dishes include “Steamed Stuffed Scallop Dumpling”, “Steamed Siew Mai with Crab Roe” and “Deep-Fried Sesame Balls with Jade Lotus Paste”. Each dish is all made to order, ensuring you get nothing but only freshly-prepared dim sum.
5) My Dim Sum @ Various Locations
Dim sum can be pricey at some places. But not for My Dim Sum, a pork-free dim sum restaurant where it only costs you a price range of RM6.90 and RM13.90. There are basically three types of dim sum dishes you can choose from: Hong Kong, Shanghai or pan-/deep-fried style. My Dim Sum currently has three locations in the Klang Valley including Setapak Central, Plaza Arkadia and Melawati Mall.
6) Mohd Chan @ Various Locations
Mohd Chan Chinese Muslim Restaurant has come a long way since its humble beginning in Bukit Beruntung over a decade ago. They have since expanded into a chain of outlets throughout the Klang Valley area from Ara Damansara to MyTown Shopping Centre. You can find an affordable range of dim sum with delicious fillings such as black pepper/salted egg chicken, mushroom and even otak-otak (grilled fish cake). They also serve other halal Chinese cuisine like roast duck, sweet & sour chicken and “Four Season” vegetables.
7) Luk Yu Tea House @ Starhill Gallery
One thing about Luk Yu Tea House is its cosy, old-school interior reminiscent of the traditional Chinese teahouse. As for the menu, it comes with over 25 types of Hong Kong-style dim sum dishes ranging from steamed to fried varieties.
8) The Emperor @ Dorsett Grand Subang
Two words: wide selection. That’s what you get when you dine at this Muslim-friendly Chinese restaurant at Dorsett Grand Subang. The dim sum varieties are served in an all-you-can-eat buffet style for RM78 per person (minimum 2 pax is required). As mentioned earlier, the choices are abundant with everything from siew mai to homemade egg tart and steamed squid ink bun.