Cantonese canteens with glistening siu mai, glitzy restaurants with venison puffs, and buzzing spots with wobbling xiaolongbao. This is the best dim sum in London.
July 7, 2023
Our favourite spots across London for a seriously good dumpling fix.
July 20, 2021
Tea House Chinese is a spacious Chinese restaurant on Deptford High Street that’s equally as good for a big family meal as it is for a solo situation.
May 26, 2023
The Duck and Rice pairs cold pints of Pilsener Urquell with brilliant Cantonese dim sum. Hit it up for a weeknight dinner or an afternoon snack.
August 22, 2022
My Neighbours The Dumplings in Clapton is a dim sum parlour done East London stye. There’s a great bar and Chinese dishes, Totoro optional.
January 31, 2022
Yauatcha is a high-glam Chinese restaurant in Soho serving dim sum and beautiful desserts, with service that’s either perfect or absolutely rubbish.
January 14, 2022
MNTD’s second spot is near Victoria Park. It’s walk-in only, it’s great for a casual meal, and you should only be thinking about the dumplings.
Chinese restaurant Phoenix Palace is one of the most upmarket of London’s old-school dim sum restaurants, with great versions of Cantonese classics.
Shikumen is a smart Chinese restaurant in Shepherds Bush with fantastic dim sum and a brilliant roast duck that you’ll dream of.
Dim Sum & Duck makes second-to-none handmade dumplings, glistening roasted meats, and will become your new go-to from your very first bite.
September 23, 2021
Seven Dials Market is a food hall with lots of options, from pasta, to ramen, to fried chicken, that’s alright if you want an alright quick meal.
November 1, 2019
Bang Bang Oriental is a massive Asian food hall in Collindale, that’s worth a visit if you so happen to be in Collindale.
December 8, 2017
Opium comes with the obligatory arsey doorman. But if you can manage not to be put off by this, you’ll find an excellent cocktail bar.
November 15, 2017
Yauatcha’s City outpost in Broadgate Circle has all the pretty dim sum, ambience, and upmarket food of the original glam Chinese restaurant.
June 10, 2017