Subscription Modal Banner
Weekly newsletter subscription
Get SingSaver’s top tips and deals, plus an exclusive free guide to investing, sent straight to your inbox.

I agree to the terms and conditions and agree to receive relevant marketing content according to the privacy policy.

Success Tick Icon
Congratulations on successfully joining Singsaver Newsletter

Dim Sum Promotions And Deals (December 2023)

Geralyne Ong

Geralyne Ong

Last updated 05 November, 2023

Har kaw, siew mai, lor bak gou, dim sum so good you just can’t say no!

Little morsels of deliciousness, carefully wrapped in paper-thin dough, topped with chives and cooked to perfection, dim sum (点心: dian xin) holds a special place in our hearts (and tummies). A hearty exchange of ‘inspirational’ life anecdotes, over these bite-sized goodness and sipping Chinese tea at a traditional Chinese dim sum restaurant with family or friends — that’s our kind of perfect afternoon. 

If that sounds like something you might want to plan for the coming weekend, here’s the ultimate list of Chinese restaurants in Singapore (complete with promotions), which serve up quality dim sum while being easy on your wallet. 

Restaurant
Address
What To Order
Red House Seafood
Bird’s Nest Egg Tart, Crispy Prawn with Mango Dressing, Pan-fried Cai Po Carrot Cake, Deluxe Seafood Fried Rice, and Braised Abalone with Jellyfish
Yum Cha
20 Trengganu Street (Off Temple Street) #02-01, Singapore 058479
Steamed salted egg custard bun, salted egg prawn ball, prawn & mango fritter, and Peking duck
Tim Ho Wan
68 Orchard Rd, Plaza Singapura #01-29A & #01-52, Singapore 238839
Baked barbecue pork bun, beancurd skin with prawn & pork, sesame ball with molten salted egg and egg tart
Peach Garden
Steamed prawn dumpling, yam puff with char siew, stewed pork trotters in black vinegar and drunken prawns
Mouth Restaurant
38 Maxwell Rd #01-01/02, Airview Building, Singapore 069116
Steamed salted egg custard bun, pork & prawn dumpling, Peking duck and deep fried ‘chopstick’ prawn spring roll
Shang Court
Jewel Changi Airport, 78 Airport Boulevard #01-219/222, Singapore 819666
Steamed shrimp dumpling with bamboo shoot, pork & mushroom dumpling, Suzhou baked minced pork bun, signature pan fried bun with pork, kong bak pau, prawn roll and ngor hiang
Tien Court
403 Havelock Road, Copthorne King's Hotel Singapore, Singapore 169632
Deep-fried prawn & pork dumpling with lychee, steamed pork & prawn dumpling with caviar and steamed pork ribs with taro
Hua Ting
442 Orchard Rd Level 2, Orchard Hotel Singapore, Singapore 238879
Signature baked mango & chicken tart, steamed seafood abalone dumpling, turnip cake in homemade XO sauce and sweet trilogy and baked herbal empress chicken drumstick with abalone & fungus
Summer Palace
[Temporarily closed]
1 Cuscaden Rd, Level 3 Regent Singapore, Singapore 249715
Shrimp dumplings with bird's nest, deep-fried yam with garoupa, steamed glutinous rice with crab, double boiled egg white milk custard with bird's nest
Shang Palace
22 Orange Grove Rd Lobby Level, Shangri-La Hotel Singapore, Singapore 258350
Steamed beef tripe with satay sauce, thousand layer radish puff with Yunnan ham, traditional steamed buns with roasted pork belly & steamed yam and chilled coconut ai-yu jelly
Jade
1 Fullerton Square, The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, Singapore 049178
Wagyu beef puffs, abalone siew mai, lobster porridge, braised bird's nest soup and pistachio muah chee
Hai Tien Lou
7 Raffles Boulevard Level 3, Pan Pacific Singapore, Singapore 039595
Signature XO chilli sauce with rice flour rolls, roasted meats platter, deep-fried prawns with salted egg yolk and egg tart with swiftlet’s nest & white fungus

SS_CC_FD_BLOGARTICLE_800x250-1

SingSaver's Exclusive Flash Deal: The first 5 applicants of any participating Citi, Standard Chartered, CIMB and HSBC credit cards at 12pm and 3pm daily will receive a PlayStation5 Console (SLIM) Disc Edition (worth S$799) or S$500 eCapitaVoucher on top of their existing promotional offers.

Valid till 29 February 2024. T&Cs apply. Click here to check out our past Lucky Draw winners!


Red House Seafood 

Red House Seafood (Grand Copthorne): Huge Braised Alaskan King Crab & Other  Seafood Delights In River Valley

Source: SETHLUI.com

Dim sum fans will surely know this fine dining establishment, given that it's one of the oldest seafood restaurants.

Red House Seafood, established since 1976, is famous for its dim sum and seafood offerings, number up to 50 items for its a la carte lunch buffet.

What sets their dum sum apart is their speciality dishes, which include items such as bird’s nest egg tart, crispy prawn with mango dressing, pan-fried cai po carrot cake, deluxe seafood fried rice, and braised abalone with jellyfish.

You can refer to the menu here.

Price: From S$6.80/item

Address: Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel (Level 2), 392 Havelock Rd, Singapore 169663 (only available at Grand Copthorne outlet)

Contact number: 6735 7666
Dim sum hours: 12pm to 2.30pm⁣⁣ (Monday to Friday), 11am to 3pm (Saturday, Sunday & Public Holiday⁣⁣, last order 2.30pm)⁣⁣


Yum Cha 

Yum Cha Dim SumSource: Yum Cha

A household name that serves up delectable dim sum throughout the day, its main outlet is situated bang in the centre of Chinatown. As they get pretty crowded during lunch and dinner (even on weekdays), be sure to make a reservation before heading down. 

Yum Cha's high tea dim sum buffet is also available at both outlets on weekdays from 3pm to 6pm (last order 5:30pm). The price is not stated online so you'll have to call to inquire.

Price: S$15 to S$20/person (ala carte)
What to order: Steamed salted egg custard bun, salted egg prawn ball, prawn and mango fritter, and Peking duck (if you have the stomach space)

Address: 20 Trengganu Street (Off Temple Street) #02-01, Singapore 058479 |
6 Changi Business Park Ave 1 #01-33, ERS BizPark @ Changi, Singapore 486017
Contact number: 6372 1717 | 6789 1717
Dim sum hours: 10:30am to 10:30pm (Mon - Fri), 9am to 10:30pm (Sat - Sun)


Empress

dim sum buffets - empress

Source: Empress

Serving dim sum that aims to impress, Empress is a culinary gem nestled in the heart of town, renowned for its exquisite and authentic dim sum offerings. Head on down to the Asian Civilisation Museum (where it's located) and savour their scrumptious weekend dim sum buffet spread from 11am - 1pm, 12pm - 2pm, and 1pm - 3pm. 

Indulge and experience a regal feast with their unlimited servings of dim sum. Their menu features an array of popular dim sum classics such as Har Gao, Crispy Eggplant and Pork Floss, Steamed X.O. Chicken Feet, and Egg Custard Buns – you'll surely be spoilt for choice.

Meanwhile, you can also order several dishes from the Chef's Signature selection to complement your dim sum platter like a Triple Roast Platter, Empress Roast Duck, Angus Beef Tenderloin Cubes, and more. There are even vegetarian options available, so no diner's palate gets left out.

Beverage-wise, simply top up S$45 to enjoy free-flow Prosecco, half a pint of Heineken Beer, House red/white wine, juices, or Chinese tea.

You can view their full dim sum brunch buffet menu here.

Price
Children below 12 years old:
S$38 
Children below 5 years old: Free 
Adult: Call to enquire

Address: 1 Empress Place, #01-03 Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore 179555
Contact number: 6776 0777 or reserve at reservations@empress.com.sg
Dim sum hours:
11.30am - 3pm, 6pm - 10.30pm (Mon - Fri) | 11am - 3pm, 6pm - 10.30pm (Sat, Sun)



Peach Garden

Peach Garden 桃苑 – New Chinese Dining At Changi Airport T2. Dim Sum &  Chinese Food Treat Before Flying - DanielFoodDiary.com

Source: Daniel Food Diary

An oldie but a goodie. Here’s the thing about Peach Garden — they serve dim sum during lunch time, but the best time to visit would be between 3-5 pm to take advantage of their promotion. If you visit the outlets located at OCBC Centre, The Metropolis, Thomson Plaza, or Chinatown Point during lunch hours, diners enjoy up to 40% off their a la carte and dim sum menu items every Monday to Saturday. Meanwhile, on Sundays, diners can enjoy 30% off! Basically, it's a dim sum feast for the whole family!

In the meantime, don't forget to take advantage of their weekday lunch promo of 50% off all ala carte dim sum menu items, between 3pm to 5pm. Peach Garden's signature high-tea buffet includes a la carte menu items and dim sums. 

Do note that as Peach Garden changes its menu periodically, you might want to give them a call to check in on their current menu in advance. 

Price: S$22 to S$28/person
What to order: Prawn dumpling, yam puff with char siew, barbecue pork bun and prawn paste chicken
Promotion: You can view all ongoing deals here.

Address: Multiple outlets islandwide
Contact number: 6451 3233
Dim sum hours: Lunch (3pm to 5pm daily)


Mouth Restaurant

1 Mouth Restaurant Outlets in Singapore - FoodAdvisor

Source: Food Advisor Singapore

Sitting on the fringe of CBD is Mouth Restaurant, a must-visit if you’ve got a dim sum craving during the work week that needs fixing. Famous for their steamed salted egg custard bun, you’d want to give their crispy deep-fried ‘chopstick’ prawn spring roll a definite try. 

Otherwise, you can opt for their healthier options from their steamed and vegetarian dim sum like Steamed Siew Mai With Prawn (S$6.20), their Signature Steamed Xiao Long Bao (S$5.60), and a serving of *Extra Soft* Coconut Sugar Sponge Cake (S$4) as dessert for good measure.

Price: S$25 to S$30/ person
What to order: Steamed salted egg custard bun, pork & prawn dumpling, Peking duck and deep fried ‘chopstick’ prawn spring roll
Promotion:

  • Save up to 20% on your visit when you purchase cash vouchers on Chope.
  • 1-for-1 offer on 6-Course Hairy Crab Set (as seen on FB)

Address: 38 Maxwell Rd #01-01/02, Airview Building, Singapore 069116
Contact number: 6438 5798
Dim sum hours: 11.30am to 3pm (Monday to Friday), 10am to 4:30pm and 6pm to 10pm (Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays)


Shang Social

Source: Shang Social

Easily the most trendy and hipster dim sum restaurant on this list, Shang Social gives traditional Cantonese, Huaiyang, and Sichuan cuisine with a modern touch. Situated at the new Jewel Changi Airport, not only does every corner of their restaurant look Instagram-worthy, every dish is aesthetically plated before serving.

They are famous for steamed shrimp dumpling with bamboo shoot, pork & mushroom dumpling and Suzhou baked minced pork bun. If you've the stomach space or are dining with a group of foodies, be sure to also order up their signature Pan-Fried Shanghai Pork Bun (4 pcs for S$10), Har Gao (3 pcs for S$7.80), Prawn Roll with Lychee (3 pcs for S$7.80), and more.

Price: S$25 to S$30/person
What to order: Steamed shrimp dumpling with bamboo shoot, pork & mushroom dumpling, Suzhou baked minced pork bun, signature pan fried bun with pork, kong bak pau, prawn roll and ngor hiang.

Address: Jewel Changi Airport, 78 Airport Boulevard #01-219/222, Singapore 819666
Contact number: 6346 0260
Dim sum hours: 11.30am to 3pm (Mon to Thurs) | 11.30am to 4pm (Fri to Sun, Eve of PHs)
 


Tien Court

Source: Tien Court

Located at the quaint Robertson Quay, Tien Court is my grandma’s go-to when it comes to dim sum, and grandmas are never wrong. An unassuming Chinese restaurant that consistently serves quality dim sum at a reasonable price, there’s nothing not to love. 

Price: S$40 to S$45/person
What to order: Deep-fried prawn & pork dumpling with lychee, steamed pork & prawn dumpling with caviar and steamed pork ribs with taro

Address: 403 Havelock Road, Copthorne King's Hotel Singapore, Singapore 169632
Contact number: 6318 3193
Dim sum hours: Daily from 12pm to 2.30pm (Lunch), 6pm to 10pm (Dinner) 


Hua Ting

Source: Hua Ting

Head over to Hua Ting if you are looking for a conveniently located Chinese restaurant that serves traditional dim sum. Sitting on the 2nd floor of Orchard Hotel Singapore, it also offers a wide selection of bigger sharing plates like Peking duck and fried rice with crab, salmon roe, egg white & black garlic.

Price: S$45 to S$50/person
What to order: Signature baked mango & chicken tart, steamed seafood abalone dumpling, turnip cake in homemade XO sauce and sweet trilogy and baked herbal empress chicken drumstick with abalone & fungus
Promotion:

Address: 442 Orchard Rd Level 2, Orchard Hotel Singapore, Singapore 238879
Contact number: 6739 6666
Dim sum hours:
Mon to Fri – 11:30am to 2:30pm (Lunch), 6pm to 10pm (Dinner)
Sat to Sun 11am to 2.30pm (Lunch), 6pm to 10pm (Dinner)


Summer Palace [Temporarily closed]

Summer Palace restaurant dining area

Source: Conrad Singapore Orchard

A short walk from Orchard MRT Station is where you will find the one-star Michelin Cantonese Restaurant, Summer Palace. Although their selection of dim sum is not as varied as some of the other Chinese restaurants on this list, it definitely makes up for it with their seasonal dim sum menu that changes every 3 months. 

Price: S$50 to S$60/person
What to order: Shrimp dumplings with bird's nest, deep-fried yam with garoupa, steamed glutinous rice with crab, double boiled egg white milk custard with bird's nest
Promotion:

  • Save 10% on your visit when you purchase a S$50 voucher for S$45 on Chope
  • Enjoy 15% off with a minimum spend of S$100++ when you make reservations via Quandoo.

Address: 1 Cuscaden Rd, Level 3 Regent Hotel Singapore, Singapore 249715
Contact number: 6725 3288
Dim sum hours: 12pm to 2:30pm (Monday to Friday), 11:30am to 2:30pm (Saturday and Sunday)


Shang Palace

Source: Shang Palace

Cantonese fine dining, just a stone’s throw away from the main Orchard Road stretch, Shang Palace is all old-world charm. It’s the sort of place you bring your parents or future in-laws to dine at. Steamed, fried, boiled, pan-fried, Shang Palace offers over 46 different dim sums for you to pick and choose from. 

💡Pro-tip: Their Steamed Diced Cod Fish and Shrimp Dumplings are exceptionally cute as they are delicious! And they go for 3 pcs at S$12, which is a fairly reasonable price!

Price: S$55 to S$60/person
What to order: Steamed beef tripe with satay sauce, thousand layer radish puff with Yunnan ham, traditional steamed buns with roasted pork belly & steamed yam and chilled coconut ai-yu jelly.

Address: 22 Orange Grove Rd Lobby Level, Shangri-La Hotel Singapore, Singapore 258350
Contact number: 6213 4398
Dim sum hours: 12pm to 2:30pm (Mon to Fri), 11am to 3pm (Sat, Sun, PHs)


Jade

Source: Jade

Housed within The Fullerton Hotel, Jade offers dim sum set lunch on Monday to Friday and dim sum buffet on Saturday and Sunday. Expect dim sum classics like prawn dumpling and pork & shrimp dumpling alongside new creations like Wagyu beef puffs, steamed sweet yam lava bun and pistachio muah chee. 

Price: S$58++ per person, (minimum of two guests to dine) for weekend yum cha
What to order: Wagyu beef puffs, abalone siew mai, lobster porridge, braised bird's nest soup and pistachio muah chee

Address: ​1 Fullerton Square, The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, Singapore 049178
Contact number: 6733 8388
Dim sum hours: 11:30am to 2:30pm daily


Hai Tien Lo


Source: Hai Tien Lo

Dim sum gone luxe. There’s nothing simple or basic about having a dim sum afternoon at Hai Tien Lo⁠. Located on the 3rd level of Pan Pacific Hotel Singapore, this is perhaps one of the most fancy dim sum restaurants in Singapore, and for good reason.

Their dim sums include ingredients like swiftlet’s nest, foie gras, lobster, abalone and crab that elevate classic dim sums to a whole new level of yums. Be sure to dress up for the occasion because, Hai Tien Lo has a smart casual dress code—talk about fancy. 

If you're in the mood for a buffet, Hai Tien Lo also offers a weekend brunch buffet menu from 11.30am to 2.30pm (last order at 2pm). You can top up S$90 to enjoy unlimited house pour champagne, house wines, beers, juices and soft drinks.

Be sure to check out Hai Tien Lo before they cease their weekday and weekend dim sum buffet experience, starting from 1 September 2023.

Price: S$36.50 for children, S$73 for adults (weekend dim sum buffet)
What to order: Signature XO chilli sauce with rice flour rolls, roasted meats platter, deep-fried prawns with salted egg yolk and egg tart with swiftlet’s nest & white fungus

Address: 7 Raffles Boulevard Level 3, Pan Pacific Singapore, Singapore 039595
Contact number: 6826 8240
Dim sum hours: 11:30am to 2:30pm


Get that dim sum craving fixed and save on your bill when you pay with the the right credit card. Click on the button below to compare the best dining credit cards in Singapore and even get rewarded with cash* or Apple AirPods* if you apply through SingSaver! 

*Only for successful applications of selected credit cards.

 

A lover of gin and all things Nigella Lawson, Geralyne’s constantly trying to adult like a pro. She spends most of her leisure time serving fur-babies and doing as many mountain climbers as she possibly can.

FINANCIAL TIP:

Use a personal loan to consolidate your outstanding debt at a lower interest rate!

Sign up for our newsletter for financial tips, tricks and exclusive information that can be personalised to your preferences!