Most Recommended and Most Overrated Dim Sum stores in Singapore as voted by friends of Singapore Atrium Sale

September 7, 2023

Dim sum is a traditional Chinese cuisine that consists of a variety of bite-sized dishes, typically served in small steamer baskets or on small plates. It is often associated with Cantonese cuisine, but it is popular in many regions of China and other parts of the world, like Singapore. We checked with friends on our Facebook page their preferences and here are the results.

Top 3 Most Recommended Dim Sum Places in Singapore

We asked what the most recommended dim sum places in Singapore are and here are the top 3 most recommended choices at the end of the day.

#3 Most recommended Dim Sum Place in Singapore

Mentioned 6 times is Yum Cha. Yum Cha first started out in 2000 near Temple Street, Chinatown, with the aim of bringing back the dim sum tea house concept in a shophouse setting. Currently, there are 2 outlets: Yum Cha Chinatown and Yum Cha Changi.

Credits: Yum Cha Singapore

Famous for their siew mai, har gao and pork ribs with garlic, deep-fried prawn beancurd rolls , Yum Cha offers weekend dim sum buffets ($30.80++ for adults/$16.80++ for children aged 5 and up) at Yum Cha Changi Point.

Chinatown outlet
Address: 20 Trengganu Street Singapore 058479
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 10:30am to 9pm, 5:30pm to 10pm, Sat & Sun 9am to 3pm, 6pm to 10pm, Closed on Mon

Changi outlet
Address: 6 Changi Business Park Ave 1, #01-33 UE BizHub East, Singapore 48601
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 11:30am to 3pm, Sat & Sun 9am to 9pm, Closed on Mon

#2 Most recommended Dim Sum Place in Singapore

Mentioned 8 times is Victor's Kitchen. Victor's Kitchen is a restaurant serving authentic HK-style dimsum serving the best custard buns in Singapore.

Credits: Victor's Kitchen

There are currently 2 outlets: Sunshine Place and Chinatown Point. Other popular items include Char Siew Bolo Bun,  Queen Size Siew Mai and HK Summer Iced Milk Tea.

Sunshine Plaza outlet
Address: 91 Bencoolen Street, #01-49, Sunshine Plaza, Singapore 189652
Opening hours: Mon-Thur, Sun 10:30am to 8pm, Fri-Sat 10:30am to 9pm

Chinatown Point outlet
Address: 133 New Bridge Rd, #B1-33 Chinatown Point, Singapore 059413
Opening hours: Daily 10:30am to 9pm

#1 Most recommended Dim Sum Place in Singapore

Mentioned 11 times is 126 Dim Sum Wen Dao Shi 揾到食, a traditional Hong Kong style dim sum in Singapore located at Geylang and Boon Keng. They started serving dim sum at 126 Sims Avenue in 1985 and the Boon Keng outlet at 1086 Serangoon Road was opened in 2012. They are famous for their dim sums including liu sha bao and fried banana with mango.

Besides dim sum, they are famous for their White Pepper Crab Bee Hoon.

Boon Keng outlet
Address: 1086 Serangoon Road, Singapore 328187
Opening Hours: 5pm to 2am

Geylang outlet
Address: 126 Sims Avenue, Singapore 387449
Opening hours: 24 hours

Most Overrated Dim Sum Store in Singapore

We posted this question which the dim sum store is overrated in Singapore. Surprisingly, out of 46 comments, 31 provided the same answer. Overrated refers to not performing out of expectations. This also means the store was famous enough to have allowed many to have high expectations in the first place.

Swee Choon was mentioned the most in the post on our Facebook page, Singapore Atrium Sale.

Swee Choon is a famous Dim Sum restaurant in Singapore opened since 1962, offering a wide variety of dim sums.

Results on Singapore Atrium Sale Telegram channel

Following the initial batch of comments on our Facebook post, we also conducted a poll on our Telegram channel and the reactions synced with the results from our Facebook post.

Personal preferences are a fundamental aspect of individuality and contribute to the rich tapestry of human diversity. These responses are only to be taken for reference.

We hope you enjoy your dim sums in Singapore.

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