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For many Hong Kongers, dim sum is the go-to for any occasion, no matter how big or small. Need some inspiration for your next dim sum date? Check out our top spots for Shrimp Dumplings, Shumai, Sweet Cream Buns and other goodies we can’t get enough of.
1. Golden Leaf
Must Try: Bird’s Nest Shrimp Dumplings with Gold Foil
With a Michelin Star proudly under its belt, this Chinese restaurant doesn’t disappoint. Try out their signature dim sum, the Bird’s Nest Shrimp Dumplings with Gold Foil It doesn’t just look exquisite, the shrimps are fresh and refreshing too.
Must Try: Roasted Pork Belly
Diners can enjoy a variety of exquisite dim sum at this Cantonese restaurant that has won a 2018 Michelin star. Perfectly crisp and tender, the signature Roasted Pork Belly lets you taste the essence of Cantonese cuisine.
3. Ming Court
Must Try: Roasted Crispy-Skin Chicken
Located in the heart of the city, it’s too easy to swing by this restaurant for a delicious dim sum meal. Let the experienced team of chefs sweep you off your feet with mouth-watering dishes like the Roasted Crispy Skin Chicken. We guarantee you’ll leave with a smile on your face.
4. Lei Garden
Must Try: Crispy Roasted Pork
At Lei Garden, everything is done just so. Combining Japanese precision with Cantonese theatrics and finesse, the food here showcases the best of both worlds. Don’t miss their signature Crispy Roasted Pork, a well-loved dish among regulars!
Must Try: Steamed Pork and Scallop Dumpling with Black Truffle
Treat yourself to a variety of special snacks at this dim sum brunch spot. You’ll enjoy nothing less than delicate dim sums and the most tantalising flavour pairings. Here’s a tip from the chef: order the Steamed Pork and Scallop Dumplings with Black Truffle. It’s a match made in dim sum heaven.
Must Try: Steamed Shrimps and Sea Cucumber Dumplings with Shrimp Roe
What’s the best way to elevate already flawless dim sum? An equally delicious view of Victoria Harbour! We highly recommend the Steamed Shrimp and Sea Cucumber Dumplings. Garnished with shrimp roe, the dumplings are refreshing and full of health benefits.
7. Hung Tong
Must Try: Steamed Rice Rolls with Crispy Prawns
There are buns shaped like gourds, jellies that look like koi fish, and abalone puffs that remind us of boats. These playful creations, coupled with red brick walls and vintage leather seats, are a recipe for nostalgia. Don’t miss the chance to take a trip down memory lane with the familiar flavours of Steamed Rice Rolls with Crisp Prawns!
8. Yan Toh Heen
Must Try: Superior Dumplings
Featuring Steamed Scallop with Black Truffle and Vegetable Dumpling, Steamed Lobster and Bird’s Nest Dumpling with Gold Leaf and Steamed King Crab Leg Dumpling with Green Vegetables. Delicious and attractive – no wonder why they have 2 michelin stars!
Must Try: Barbecued Pork
Boasting a menu of tried and true classics alongside adventurous modern innovations, Dynasty will take you on a culinary journey like no other. A dish you can’t miss in the barbecued pork. Melt-in-your-mouth pork, a sweet, smooth glaze, and just the right amount of char makes this a true showstopper. Throw in sweeping views of Victoria Harbour for a meal that’s ticks all our boxes.
Must Try: Hot Custard Molten Buns
Modern and fun, this restaurant puts a playful twist on Chinese cuisine. Think vibrant east-meets-west flavours and dishes with a creative “wow” factor that are still unmistakably Chinese. If you’ve got a sweet tooth, make sure to try the Hot Custard Molten Buns. The buns are the same hue of bright gold as the salted egg yolk filling, which is smooth with a perfect balance of sweet and savoury.
11. Lei Bistro
Must Try: Steamed Pork and Mushrooms Dumplings
An extension of Lei Garden, Lei Bistro provides a wider range of dishes for diners with more diverse tastes. Get everything from modern, creative dishes to beloved traditional favourites like BBQ Pork Buns and Steamed Pork and Mushroom Dumplings.
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