Singapore has been popular for its dim sum varities such as Har Gau, Siu Mai, Char Siu Bao, Xiao Long Bao, egg tarts… and the list goes on. Here’s a list of top 10 Dim Sum restaurants that can give you an idea of where to find old-school dim sum joints and modern restaurants with new flavours.
1) Mouth Restaurant
Established since 1988, Mouth Restaurant offers a wide selection of 100 mouth-watering handmade dim sum including some of the talk of the town choices like rainbow har gao, squid ink char siew bun and the ever popular Liu Sha Bao. Besides that, they also offer traditional Cantonese delights such as Kobe-baked suckling pig and Peking duck, among other innovative Cantonese cuisines in two locations, Marina Square and China Square Central. Diners can look forward to their warm service and excellent presentation.
2) Yum Cha Restaurant
Located in the heart of Chinatown and Changi, Yum Cha Restaurant aims to bring back the dim sum tea house concept in a shophouse setting, with marble tables and wooden chairs for a nostalgic feel. Their menu ranged from traditional recipes such as Fish Roe with Siew Mai and Xiao Long Bao, to some of our chef’s modern creations, such as Mango Prawn Sesame Fritters and Squid Ink Dumplings. They have also extended their menu to include in favourite local items and seafood dishes, such as their Salted Egg Prawns and Roasted Peking Duck.
3) Dim Sum Haus at 57 Jln Besar
Dim Sum Haus aims to serve their diners quality dim sums at affordable price. They offer full-day dim sum to their diners, all handmade with fresh and finest ingredients. They make simple traditional Hong Kong dim sums that ranged from steamed, pan fry, baked, congee, desserts to the recently added Roasted delights.
4) Swee Choon Tim Sum Restaurant Pte Ltd
Located at Jalan Besar, Swee Choon Tim Sum Restaurant is well known for their variety of Shanghai and Hong Kong dim sums. The award winning restaurant has been operating for almost 50 years. Swee Choon promises high quality and fresh ingredients in their food preparation in order to give their clients a delectable treat. If you’d like to opt for something different, do try their signature dish – the Mee Sua Kueh, a deep-fried vermicelli cake created by their own chef.
5) Peach Garden Group
Peach Garden Group have received numerous accolades and awards from renowned publications such as Singapore Tatler’s Best Restaurants Guide and Singapore Top Restaurants Award from Wine & Dine. The co-founders Veronica Tan and Angela Ho have always been emphasising on the food quality and excellent customer service. The restaurant served both exquisite fusion and authentic Chinese cuisine created by their award-winning Chinese Executive Chef with a wide selection of Hong Kong Dim Sum and cantonese dishes.
6) Treasures by Imperial Treasure
Treasures by Imperial Treasure aims to be the paragon of fast casual dim sum dining without compromising the quality of their dim sum. The restaurant provides a vibrant and contemporary setting that will appeal to the younger clientele. Do try their signature dim sums – Steamed Salted-Egg Yolk Black Custard Bun, Deep Fried Porcupine Bun with Red Bean Paste and Treasures Signature Noodles.
7) Wo Peng Cantonese Cuisine
The platinum award-winning Chef, Julian Tam, brings authentic Hong Kong food with its versatile menu to diners in Singapore. His signature dishes include “Hong Kong Wei Cun Poon Choy”, Smoked Roasted Duck with Raw Rice, and a variety of dim sums – Barbecue Pork Buns with Preserved Leaf Mustard and Skewer fry Pork Siu Mai and more. Many customers have also shared that Wo Peng Cantonese Cuisine serves one of the best traditional dim sum in Singapore.
8) Dragon Bowl
Dragon Bowl serves up a wide variety of traditional cuisine and dim sum with the finest ingredients. The restaurant can be found in 3 prime locations – Aperia Mall, Marina Square and Greenwich V. Dragon Bowl’s passion is to strive for the highest of service standards and never forgetting to deliver from the heart. Never forget to try their steamed char siew bun and egg tarts!
9) Kow Loon Hong Kong Dim Sum
Kow Loon Hong Kong Dim Sum is a coffeeshop dim sum stall located within the heartland of Ang Mo Kio. They serve all the essential dim sum items at the prices much lower than most dim sum restaurants. Some of the must-try dishes include BBQ pork cheong fun, beancurd skin roll, minced pork & shrimp dumplings as well as pork ribs rice.
10) Victor’s Kitchen
Tucked in a cosy corner in Singapore’s bustling Orchard district, Victor’s Kitchen serves exquisite Hong Kong-style dimsum in a friendly kopitiam setting. They aim to serve quality, delicious dimsum at affordable prices, giving their customers a taste of Hong Kong at their doorstep. Don’t forget to try their “#1 custard buns in Singapore” when you drop by.
The compilation of this list was made from accumulation of Public Votes at TallyPress.com.