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5 x the best dim sum in Hong Kong for food lovers

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If you’re in Hong Kong, having dim sum at least once is a must. Dim sum are all sorts of different bites that you can easily share with your friends. Nowadays dim sum is indispensable in Amsterdam. I always look at it like some sort of Chinese tapas, very fun to share everything with the whole table. From steamed to deepfried, you can wake me up for it anytime! Haaving dim sum is almost like a routine for the locals in Hong Kong, something that they eat every day of week with family and friends. There are literally hundreds of different kind of bites, so there’s something for everyone! Don’t know where to go in Hong Kong for dim sum? No problem, I’ve lined up my favourite restaurants!

5 x best dim sum restaurants in Hong Kong

Dim Sum Dim Dim Sum Hong Kong

DimDimSum >> Dim Sum Hong Kong >>

DimDimSum is very local (really, it’s only locals that come here), but also very tourist-friendly. Perfect spot if you’re not yet very familiar with all the different bties. At DimDimSum you can easily order by crossing of your choices on a paper. On that paper everything is very clearly described in English, so you kind of have an idea of what to expect. Very handy!
Several locations, among which 112 Tung Choi Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon

Mott 32 Dim Sum

Mott 32 >> Dim Sum Hong Kong >>

Wow! Social Place is such a beautiful place. This restaurant has several private rooms that you can reservate for larger groups, and they’re each beautifully and uniquely decorated. And the dim sum? The bites look just as beautiful. With Michelin-star Chef Fung in the kitchen, you can be certain that the dim sum here not only looks beautiful, but also tastes absolutely delicious.
Standard Chartered Bank Building, 4-4A Des Voeux Rd Central, Hong Kong

Social Place Dim Sum

Social Place >> Dim Sum Hong Kong >>

If you want to try dim sum in a hip place, you’d have to go to Social Place. The interior here has the well-known industrial look that you see everywhere nowadays. And yet it remains so pretty to us! The dim sum here are picture perfect, so this is the right place to make lots of nice Instagram-worthy pictures!
2/F, The L. Place, 139 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong

Din Tai Fung Dim Sum

Din Tai Fung >> Dim Sum Hong Kong >>

This next restaurant has attained a Michelin-star in several countries and you can definitely taste that. In here the xiao long bao dumplings are a must try! Originally from Taiwan, but as shown by the long waiting lines Din Tai Fung is also very loved among the locals in Hong Kong. As you can see on the photo, the food here is being prepared in a very hygienic way. So that means no emergencies after dinner ;-).
Several locations, among which Shop G3-11, G/F, 68 Yee Wo Street, Causeway Bay

Tim Ho Wan Dim Sum

Tim Ho Wan >> Dim Sum Hong Kong >>

As the most affordable 1 star restaurant, naturally this one had to be named in our list. Tim Ho Wan not only appears to be the utter best dim sum restaurant with 1 Michelin star, but also the most affordable. If you want to be guaranteed of perfect dim sum without paying to much for it? Then this is your place to be.
Several locations, among which Shop 12A, Hong Kong Station (Podium Level 1, IFC Mall) , Central, Hong Kong

Hong Kong Travel Tips

> THIS IS HOW YOU GET THERE: on my last trip I flew with Cathay Pacific to Hong Kong. From Hong Kong they connect you to dozens of destinations throughout Asia. Search for cheap tickets here >>
> Tip: for only € 100,- you can book a stopover in Hong Kong when you fly with Cathay Pacific!
> YOURLBB’S FAVOURITE HOTELS IN HONG KONG:
The Peninsula: stunning views over the skyline of Hong Kong
Mandarin Oriental: incredible luxurious and classic hotel
Ritz Carlton: in this hotel you also find the famous Ozon bar
Hotel Stage: hip hotel close to theTemple Street night market
Madera Hollywood: the location of this hotel in the heart of Soho is perfect!
The Jervois: one of the best hotel in the hip Shueng Wan district
Cordis Hotel: very luxurious hotel in Kowloon next to a huge shopping mall
East Hong Kong: great lifestyle hotel with a cool rooftop bar
99 Bonham: hip hotel in the cool Shueng Wan district
W Hong Kong: highly recommend in the summer because of the rooftop pool
Cue Hotel: affordable lifestyle hotel in Wan Chai
One96: staying for a longer time in Hong Kong? Then book a serviced apartment!
The Park Lane Hotel: nice hotel in Causeway Bay with one of the best rooftop bars

TIP: discover our Amsterdam and travel tips in my books THE AMSTERDAM CITY GUIDE & WANDERLUST!

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