Dish of the Month June 2022

Dish of the Month June 2022 - Dim Sum | Chope

This one goes out to all the dim sum fanatics out there!

We hereby crown Dim Sum as our June’s Dish of the Month. Sprawled across this little city of ours are plenty of dim sum gems. From big names to lesser-known spots, here are our top 12 picks that guarantee a steaming basket of warm goodies!


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Best Dim Sum Spots in Singapore

1. Ya Ge

Tanjong Pagar Menu $$

Welcome the new kid on the block, Ya Ge! Here, you’ll get to unveil a steaming basket of 6 Asian-flavoured xiao long bao flavours: Sze Chuan, Braised Pork, Hainanese Chicken Rice, Kimchi, Tom Yum, and Bah Kut Teh. Truly worthy of being a signature dish!

2. Yanxi Dim Sum & Hotpot

Outram Menu $$$

Yanxi puts the focus on 2 great things at once - dim sum & hotpot. Priding themselves on unique interpretations & traditional dim sum, the menu is filled with scrumptious fried, baked, and steamed lunch & dinner specials perfect for any meal of the day.

3. Swee Choon Tim Sum Restaurant

Jalan Besar $$

Hear a stomach growl past dinner time? Swee Choon remains a steadfast choice for the late-night crowd looking to satisfy their midnight hunger pangs with a large variety of handmade dim sum. Make sure to order their Signature Mee Suah Kueh!

4. The Dim Sum Place

Bugis, Changi $$

It’s no wonder why this muslim-friendly dim sum spot draws a beeline on the daily. Though you might not see your usual char siew bun, The Dim Sum Place still checks off all the right boxes with an array of steamed, fried, baked, and other delicacies on the menu.

5. Summer Pavilion

City Hall Menu $$$

An acclaimed contender worthy of its bestowed title, the 1 Michelin-starred Summer Pavilion serves authentic Cantonese cuisine in a sophisticated Chinese garden-inspired setting. The dim sum menu features a good assortment of classics & specials.

6. Yum Cha

Changi, Chinatown Menu $$

Established in 2000, Yum Cha brings the popular dim sum tea house concept in a shophouse setting to town. Be it traditional recipes that we all know and love, modern creations, or local-inspired dishes, the essence and taste of Yum Cha is ever-present!

7. Peach Garden

Multiple Locations $$$

For a starving man, nothing brings more joy than seeing a dim sum push cart filled with goodies rolling to your table. At Peach Garden, expect to be served HK dim sum classics such as Double-boiled Shark's Fin Dumpling Soup and Baked Mini Egg Tarts!


City Hall Menu $$$

Love a dim sum session with good vibes? Head on over to EMPRESS, located in the iconic Asian Civilisations Museum with sights of the Singapore River. It boasts an impressive menu of well-loved classics and a whole vegetarian dim sum menu to boot!

9. Chopsuey Cafe Dempsey

Dempsey Menu $$$

Nestled within the lush grounds of Dempsey Hill, Chopsuey Cafe’s rendition of dim sum comprises various East-meets-West bites. Presenting a menu of traditional and creative handmade dim sum, enjoy Flakey Char Siew Puff, White Skin Siew Mai, and others!

10. Hai Tien Lo

City Hall, Marina Bay Menu $$$$

Hai Tien Lo, meaning Stairway to Heaven, certainly lives up to its name. Try out the Seafood Dumpling Soup with Abalone, Scallop, Fish Maw, Prawns, Crab Meat and Dried Scallops in Fish Bone Broth - a mouthful to order but also a mouthful worth tasting!

11. Summer Palace

Orchard, Tanglin $$$$

As with the passing season, 1 Michelin-starred Summer Palace curates its menu with a fine collection of dim sum. On its summer menu, expect classic Cantonese fare such as Steamed Fish Maw with Chicken in Lotus and Steamed Barbecued Pork Buns.

12. Cherry Garden

City Hall, Marina Bay Menu $$$$

Beyond its stunning oriental-style interior lies equally delectable Cantonese fare with an artistic modern flair. A must-try from Cherry Garden’s dim sum brunch includes the Steamed Crystal Dumpling with Fresh Mushrooms and Black Truffle.