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Satisfy Your Dim Sum Cravings At These 6 Muslim-Friendly Restaurants In KL


Have Halal Will Travel  •  Dec 11, 2015


[Updated 3 June 2021] In Malaysia, we're blessed to have different types of cuisines to enjoy - including halal dim sum! Within Kuala Lumpur, you'll be able to find a number of dim sum restaurants serving halal versions of famous staples like siu mai or har gau, and coming up with their own innovative dishes. So buckle up as we present you this list of best dim sum restaurants in KL 😉
1. My Dim Sum
Conveniently located in 5 locations across KL, My Dim Sum brings joy to many dim sum lovers! The best part about this place is that all of the dishes are priced between RM6.90 and RM13.90! Pretty affordable right? 😊 My Dim Sum offers dishes from two different cities! You can choose between Hong Kong’s favourite Siu Mai or Shanghai’s famous Xiao Long Bao. Pair your dim sum with some savoury Pan-fried Shrimp Roll with bean curd skin. The combination is amazing! 😍 This eatery not only has dim sum but other staple dishes as well like the Chinese fried rice, Chee Cheong Fun and noodles. Find out more about My Dim Sum here! Halal status: Uses ingredients sourced from halal-certified suppliers. Opening hours : Open daily, 10AM-10PM Address: Setapak Central Mall, Danau Kota, 53100 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur Contact: +603-4144 1148 Facebook | Instagram
2. China Treasures
Located in Sime Darby Convention Centre, China Treasures is a regular favourite, especially for families. The best part is, this is one of the few dim sum restaurants in KL that has halal certification! So you definitely don’t need to worry when chowing down on plates and plates of dim sum here. #HHWT Tip: Try their specialty mini egg tarts and steamed butter & salted egg yolk bamboo charcoal bun! They also have a dim sum buffet worth checking out if you’re big eaters (like us!) 😁 Halal status: Halal-certified Opening hours: Open daily; 11AM-2PM, 6PM-10PM Address: China Treasures, Sime Darby Convention Centre, 1A, Jalan Bukit Kiara 1, 60000 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Contact: +603 2089 3788 Instagram P.S. Looking for the perfect dessert to end your meal? These 12 Halal bakeries in KL will leave you in pastry heaven!
3. Mohd Chan Dim Sum
 Halal dim sums are hard to come by in Kuala Lumpur, so we're pleased to know that the famous Mohd Chan Chinese Muslim Restaurant now serves dim sum that are delicious and affordable. This popular restaurant now has three dedicated dim sum outlets (known as Mohd Chan Dim Sum), located at Sunway GEO, MyTown Shopping Centre and also Subang Parade. To bring out the authenticity of these Chinese delicacies, the restaurant uses Cantonese-style cooking that is commonly practised in traditional Chinese tea houses. Step into the restaurant and you'll be greeted by a variety of selections including chicken siew mai, Shanghai dumpling, siew bao, egg tarts and more. Halal status: Muslim-owned Opening hours: Open daily; 11aM-11PM Address: Click here for a full list of outlets Website | Facebook | Instagram
4. Dodo Dim Sum & Bowls
Dodo Dim Sum & Bowls combines the best of both worlds - the art of Chinese yum cha and Thai boat noodles. What's great about Dodo is that they offer both traditional and authentic handcrafted dim sum and a modern take on dim sum based on the Chef's creations. From the usual dim sum like siew mai, lo mai kai and har gow to charcoal custard buns with salted egg and deep-fried items, this is one place you won't want to miss if you're craving dim sum 😊 Halal status: Uses halal ingredients Average price: From RM9 per dish Address: LG10 G2, Jalan Kemajuan Subang, Ss16, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia Opening hours: 10am-10pm daily Contact No: +603-5613 1171 Website | Facebook | Instagram
5. Dolly Dim Sum
Dolly Dim Sum has already grown a sizeable following with its chic (Instagrammable!) interior and freshly prepared food. Dim sum is served all day long across all their outlets. They can get pretty packed during lunch hours so we suggest going early or booking your seats in advance. Do note that they don't take any reservations for Friday lunches, but will readily hook you up with a table on any other day of the week. #HHWTTip: Try the egg custard bun – pillowy soft buns with salted egg yolk caramel oozing out the middle…You might not want to share this! Halal status: While the restaurant uses ingredients sourced from halal-certified suppliers and no alcohol is used in their cooking, do note that alcohol is served at all their outlets except IOI City Mall and Sunway Putra Mall. Do dine at your own discretion. AddressCheck out their outlets, opening hours and contact numbers here.  Contact: Refer to the respective outlets Website | Facebook | Instagram
6. Lai Poh Heen, Mandarin Oriental
 If you're looking to splurge on a dim sum meal for an extra special occasion, Lai Poh Heen may just be the answer! This restaurant located at the swanky Mandarin Oriental hotel specialises in Cantonese cuisine and is the perfect spot to partake in an upscale dim sum feast. Choose from their extensive array of dim sum and main dishes, from classics such as siew mai and barbecue chicken buns to more unique options like black truffle and also roasted duck dumplings. You can even order mouthwatering Beijing roasted duck! For dessert, don't forget to get their famous durian pancakes. Halal status: Uses ingredients sourced from halal-certified suppliers. Please note that alcoholic beverages are served here, so we recommend that you dine at your own discretion. Opening hours: - Lunch: Mon-Fri; 12PM-2.30PM, Sat-Sun; 10.30AM-2.30PM - Dinner: Open daily; 6PM-10.30PM Address: Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur Contact: +60 (03) 2179 8885 Website | Facebook