The Most Delightful Dim Sum Spots In Singapore 2022

With everything from Har Gau and Siu Mai to Char Siew Pau and Xiao Long Pau, it's safe to say that there are a large variety of Dim Sum dishes to choose from.

Not to mention, the number of restaurants which serve this traditional Cantonese cuisine! Since there are so many around the island, we figured we'd compile a list of some of the best Dim Sum places in Singapore where you can enjoy both savoury and sweet dishes alike.

Dim Sum Haus

For Fine Quality Dim Sum
This dim sum spot near Jalan Besar MRT is ideal for lunchtime gatherings. Their stellar Cantonese treats include the made-to-order Steamed Crispy Rice Roll and Shrimp ($4.70) that features crispy prawn fritters wrapped in silky chee cheong fun. Another must-try is their Baked Salted Egg Custard Bun (3pcs for $5) that boasts a creamy filling which oozes with each bite.

Swee Choon

For Freshly Made Traditional Dim Sum
Known for being an extremely popular dinner and supper spot, Swee Choon is great for meeting old friends for a casual meal. Here, you can expect a large variety of delicious dim sum with cuisines from both Hong Kong and Shanghai—try the Shanghai Xiao Long Bao ($12.50), Pan Fried Pork Dumpling ($12.50), Sichuan Chilli Oil Wanton ($12.50), and Peking Dumpling ($10.80) for a spectacular feast.

Taste Paradise

For Innovative Dim Sum 
Listed as one of Singapore’s Top 10 Chinese Restaurants, the award-winning Taste Paradise prides itself in serving up ‘Chinese cuisine with a difference.' Certainly, the restaurant's elaborate menu of fine Cantonese and contemporary Chinese cuisine sees an impressive array of dim sum offerings.

These include the Steamed Prawn Dumpling with Abalone (3pcs for $17.80), Pan-fried Siew Mai with Foie Gras Sauce (3pcs for $9.80), Steamed Pork Dumpling ‘Siew Mai’ (4pcs for $8.30), Steamed BBQ Honey Pork Bun (3pcs for $8.30), and Steamed Beef Dumpling with Truffle (3pcs for $10.30), just to name a few.

Victor's Kitchen

For Exquisite Hong Kong-style Dim Sum
Tucked in a cosy corner in Singapore's bustling Orchard road district, Victor's Kitchen serves exquisite Hong Kong-style dim sum in a friendly kopitiam setting. This extremely down-to-earth eatery promises award-winning recipes as proven by the taste of their signature dim sum dishes.

Some of their best-sellers are the Golden Egg Yolk Lava Buns (3pcs for $5.50) which have been consistently voted as the number 1 custard bun in Singapore for their fluffy buns and gooey custard and egg yolk paste encased within. Other mainstays are the Victor's King Prawn Dumplings (3pcs for $6.10) and the Tasty Queen Size Siew Mai (4pcs for $5.50).

Canton Paradise

For Handmade Dim Sum
With an extensive all-day menu offering everything from roast specialties and piping-hot dim sum to delectable congee, noodles and wok-fried dishes, Canton Paradise's plentiful selection certainly doesn't disappoint. 

Diners who are unsure of what to get can opt for their authentic dim sum offerings such as the Steamed Prawn Dumpling ‘Ha Kao’ (3pcs for $6.90), Steamed Spare Rib with Black Bean Sauce and Minced Garlic ($6), Baked Mini Egg Tart (3pcs for $5.30), Crispy Vegetable Spring Roll (3pcs for $5.80), and the Baked BBQ Pork Pastry (3pcs for $7.30).

Imperial Treasure Fine Chinese Cuisine

For Authentic Dim Sum in MBS
With a vast array of iconic delicacies and commitment to impeccable service, Imperial Treasure in Marina Bay Sands has become synonymous with fine Chinese cuisine. Their authentic dim sum menu comprises of the Poach Dumpling in Sichuan Style (5pcs for $10), Steamed Crispy Rice Roll Wrapped with Shrimp ($14), Pan-fried Chive Dumpling (3pcs for $7.80), and Steamed Vegetarian Diced Mushroom Dumpling (3pcs for $7.80), among many others.

Yanxi Dim Sum & Hotpot

For Top-Notch Yum Cha
Bookmark this oriental restaurant for intimate group dinners! Yanxi's signature dim sum dishes such as the Kobe Wagyu Beef & Wasabi Spring Roll ($10), Mapo Tofu in Crispy Beancurd Skin Roll (3pcs for $12), and the Assorted Vegetables and Guava Crystal Dumpling (3pcs for $9) are sure to satisfy everyone at the table.

If this isn't enough, opt for their Teochew Style Steamed Cod Fish, Tomato, Mushroom and Preserved Vegetable Dumpling (3pcs for $10), Yanxi Prawn and Petai with Sambal Chilli Dumpling (3pcs for $12) or the Quail Egg & Bonito Flakes Siew Mai (3pcs for $13).

Gai Bang

For Pocket-Friendly Dim Sum
Gai Bang is a newly opened takeaway-only dim sum shop along Paya Lebar Road which serves up Cantonese comfort treats at affordable prices! Don't miss out on their signature Loh Mai Gai ($2.80) and Lotus Leaf Rice ($4.80), along with their deep-fried offerings such as the Fried Beancurd Skin with Prawn ($1.90), and of course the Sesame Mango and Prawn Roll ($1.90).

While you're at it, you might also want to try their savoury steamed dishes, namely the Shiitake Chicken Siew Mai ($1.40), Supreme Har Kao ($1.70), and Prawn Treasure ($1.70). For something sweet, opt for their delicious buns which come in the following flavours: Honey Char Siew ($1.70), Creamy Orr Nee Lava ($1.70) or Lotus Paste with Salted Egg Yolk ($1.70).