Nothing paves the way to a happy stomach than having a spicy dim sum meal at a well-to-do Chinese restaurant. When it comes to Chinese food, dim sum is about as good as it gets — you get to try a variety of different dishes, get to know a different culinary culture, and even make some new friends at the communal tables. In Chinese, “dim sum” literally means “a light touch on the heart”, which is an ideal way to describe the small, delicious sweet or savory dishes.
Here’s a handpicked list of the 8 Chinese restaurants in Delhi that offer the best dim sum in town. Craving delicious dim sums? Now you surely know where to land up.
1. THE FATTY BAO
Widely known for its Asian cuisine and colorful decor, Fatty Bao should be your one stop for the best dim sum in town. This is one of the places in Delhi that will make your eyes go wow with its quirky interiors and mouth watering Asian delicacies. If you’re up for a nice evening with live music and some fancy looking dim sum, this is the place to be.
Where– 2nd Floor, Sangam Courtyard, R K Puram, New Delhi
Cost– ₹1,850 for two people (approx.)
Opening hours –12 Noon to 3 PM, 7 PM to 12:30 AM
2. YUM YUM CHA
Featured in Pan Asian Delicacies, Dim sum, sushi and wok creations are served at this fresh, cafe-style Asian outlet. Eating at Yum Yum Cha becomes an even delightful experience owing to the colorful and quirky origami interiors of this restaurant.
Where– 2nd Floor, Select Citywalk Mall,Saket, New Delhi
Cost– ₹1,850 for two people
Opening hours- 12 Noon to 11 PM
Yauatcha is an Upmarket, contemporary-design restaurant serving modern Cantonese cuisine and dim sum. We recommend the specially curated Dim Sum Trails menu, where you can choose any 6 varieties of classical dim sum from a collection of steamed, pan-fried and fried dim sum available in Vegetarian and Meat select. The Dim Sum Trails set menu is available all through the day from Monday to Sunday and can be availed at Rs 2000 (all inclusive), for two people.
Where- Level 2, Ambience Mall, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi
Cost- ₹2,100 for two people (approx.) with alcohol
Opening hours- 12 Noon to 1 AM
4. ROYAL CHINA
Royal China is a chic Chinese restaurant with contemporary interior design plating traditional and modern Cantonese cuisine. If you wish to have an elegant dinner with a sumptuous dim sum meal, you must try this featured restaurant. The view from the 16th floor is breathtaking and the food is too good to be true. Royal China also serves amazing seafood and believe it or not, this restaurant is one of the best places in Delhi to woo your significant other.
Where– 16th Floor, Eros Corporate Tower,Nehru Place, New Delhi