5 Best Dim Sum In Malacca That Tourists Have Yet to Discover

5 Best Dim Sum in Malacca

Have you ever wondered where to find the best dim sum in Malacca town?

And, do you know how differently the dim sum in Singapore and Malacca could be in terms of appearance, texture, flavour and tastiness?

Recently, we have hunted 5 best dim sum in Malacca that are worth a try!

Whether it is a short getaway or food hunting, you can always come to Malacca and try them all.

5 Best Malacca Dim Sum

1. Low Yong Moh Restaurant

Opened in 1936, Low Yong Moh Restaurant stands as the oldest and first dim sum restaurant ever existed in Malacca. It is one of the best place to eat dim sum in Melaka.

Up until now, it keeps holding thousands of loyal customers for the warm atmosphere, generous serving and reasonable prices, ranging from RM1 to RM4.

Low Yong Moh Restaurant Melaka

Once succeed in grabbing a seat, never expect a menu served upon you. But do expect large, piping hot dim sum tray beside and the waiters will feast your eyes with their signature dim sum. Of course, you can order any dim sum by pointing out the one that caught your fancy.

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Low Yong Moh Restaurant Dim Sum

Low Yong Moh is famed for their big pau which is big in fillings instead of the size. With soft fluffy skin, the gravy inside will flood your hands once tearing apart. The meat fillings taste sweet, well-seasoned and reminds us of the old school steamed buns.

Char siew buns, lava custard buns, lor mai gai, steamed glutinous rice are some of the highlight dim sum here too!

Location: 32, Jalan Tukang Emas, 75200 Melaka, Malaysia.
Contact: +606-282 1235
Opening Hours:
Daily: 5:30am – 1:00pm
Closed on: Tuesdays

 

2. Long Feng Chinese Restaurant

Eminent for authentic and classic Cantonese cuisines, Long Feng welcomes customers exquisitely in an inviting and stylish atmosphere. You’ll dine in a beautiful surrounding and enjoy a high level of luxury and service.

Long Feng Chinese Restaurant

The restaurant is located inside Ramada Plaza Melaka and offers weekend dim sum buffet, business set lunch and “All you can eat” – the lunch dim sum buffet.

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As Long Feng is of a very high standard restaurant, the dim sum here is quite expensive as compared to others. Nevertheless, the taste never disappoints.

Long Feng Chinese Restaurant Malacca Dim Sum

Soup dumpling and shark fins siu mai are flavourful and is full of gravy once bitten in mouth. If you wish to enjoy a more filling dim sum, go for the “lo bak gou” – turnip cake. The chef will only pan fry it upon order. After having dim sum, you can always enjoy the desserts offered to help you create a sweet.

The restaurant serves best halal dim sum in Melaka (no pork). Hence, Muslims friends are welcomed to dine here too!

Location: Jalan Bendahara, 75100 Melaka, Malaysia. (Inside Ramadan Plaza Melaka)
Contact: +606-284 8888
Opening Hours:
Tuesday to Friday: 11:00am – 10:30pm
Saturday & Sunday: 8:00am – 10:30pm

 

3. Ban Hong Xiang Tea House (萬鴻㴡茶楼)

Occupying 3 consecutive shophouses, Ban Hong Xiang is so popular with dim sum melaka that is always crowded especially during weekend.

The reason beside the great fast services and reasonable prices, is the tea houses serves the quality dim sum that could compete with the authentic one in Hong Kong.

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Ban Hong Xiang Tea House Malacca

It serves wide array of piping hot dim sum such as siew mai, char siew pao, chicken feet and fried carrot cake. Many customers come here for the juicy big pau that comes with flavourful fillings. Sometimes, they even buy the unsteamed pau back home to steam and enjoy it at home. You can do that too.

No matter how big the group of friends or families come, they always left happy, full and promises to return in the future.

Ban Hong Xiang Tea House Dim Sum

However, Ban Hong Xiang has one limitation. It has less parking space and the parking space is quite small too. Best if you can go earlier to grab the parking space.

Be there as early as you can as some might run out of stock in the blink of an eye.

Location: No.340, Jalan Kesidang 3/2, 75200 Melaka, Malaysia.
Contact: +60 6-334 2690
Opening Hours:
Monday to Friday: 5:00am – 12:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: 5:00am – 12:30pm

 

4. Dim Sum Garden Restaurant Melaka (园林点心屋)

Since the establishment in 2008, Dim Sum Garden Restaurant has been welcoming customers from all over the world. It is spacious, clean, has free WI-FI, air-conditioning and the waiters have a good manner.

The restaurant makes homemade dim sum at the pavement outside the restaurant. They even had their dim sum featured in local newspapers and TV food programme named Ho Chick for several times.

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Dim Sum Garden Restaurant Melaka

Yong Tau Hu, Chee Cheong Fan, fried carrot cake and Liu Sha Bao, nyonya dumpling are the highlight dim sum here. The congee has a nostalgic taste and the wu gok (yam dumpling) is excellent. Besides, they make delicious wantan too. The crispy prawn wrapped inside makes you long for more.

Dim Sum Garden Restaurant Melaka Dim Sum

In overall, the dim sum here is not overly salty and tastes good. If you want to try new dim sum, the waiter will always be there to recommend you the finest one.

Location: No.3 & No.5, Jalan Tamby Abdullah, Bandar Hilir, 75200 Melaka, Malaysia.
Contact: +606-281 6204
Opening Hours:
Daily: 7:00am – 3:00pm

 

5. Restoran Tim Sum How Her Siang (好和香点心茶楼)

Mr. Low Kim Lam, the founder of Restaurant Tim Sum How Her Siang, has been running the dim sum business for decades. He establishes his first restaurant in Segamat, Johor and in 1994, his establishes his second outlet in Malacca, which is currently the main branch.

Restoran Tim Sum How Her Siang

Their signature – “Emperor Pao” or the so called “Chicken Nest Pao”, is highly recommended by the founder and many loyal customers for it has got the true heavenly taste.

Marinated with secret ingredients, the chicken is mixed with salted egg yolk, mushroom and Lo Mai before pouring into their homemade sauce for steaming.

Restoran Tim Sum How Her Siang Emperor Pau

Next would be their “Lo Mai Kai”, the steamed glutinous rice with chicken that is marinated in 5 ingredients. It tastes so wonderful! And not to forget the “Da Pao” which brings out a sweet yet flavourful taste.

Besides, Siu Mai, Fried Yam Puff, roasted Char Siew and Mushroom Chicken Feet are the dim sum that shouldn’t be missed out too.

Location: No.13 & No.15, Jalan Kota Laksamana 1/2, 75200 Melaka, Malaysia.
Contact: +6019-762 6725
Opening Hours:
Daily: 5:00pm – 2:30am
Closed on: Monday

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