Hong Kong

18 Feb

Hong Kong

Dim Sum in Hong Kong


A trip to Hong Kong would not be complete without going out for dim sum once.. but let’s be honest here, once you go you will definitely want to enjoy it again. The tradition of dim sum started in Hong Kong and the nearby Guangdong region. Dim sum is small bites of food served in bamboo steamers and is traditionally eaten for breakfast, lunch or as a snack with tea. One of the most familiar ones is steamed bao dumplings often filled with succulent barbecue pork. Siu Mai are delicious, steamed dumplings filled with shrimp and pork. And don’t miss trying a rice noodle roll filled with meat or shrimp and doused with soy sauce before being sliced into bite-size pieces. Hong Kong offers a variety of dim sum to fit every taste.


A good place to start trying dim sum is Yan Toh Heen. Located in the Intercontinental Hotel Hong Kong, this restaurant boasts two Michelin stars and offers one of the finest dim sum experiences in the city. The restaurant has recently relocated within the hotel and now features panoramic views of Victoria Harbor. It has two different options for private parties. For parties of up to ten people it has a private dining room, and parties of up to 36 guests can be accommodated in a larger private dining space. Both elegant rooms are perfect for meetings, presentations or a company celebration.


Fook Lam Moon is the restaurant for you for the most luxurious dim sum experience. Don’t be surprised if you spot a celebrity at this popular high-end restaurant. It uses the finest ingredients to create exquisite dim sum that will please the eye as well as the palate. An impressive place to bring a client, Fook Lam Moon also offers private dining options and catering for off-site events.

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