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These 6 Muslim-Friendly Dim Sum Restaurants In KL Are Perfect For Your Weekend Brunch

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Have Halal Will Travel  •  Dec 11, 2015

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[Updated 4th February 2022] Looking for a new weekend brunch place in Kuala Lumpur? Dim sum is the perfect food for it, and definitely worth waking up from your beds after lazing around! So buckle up as we present you with this list of the best dim sum restaurants in KL! 😋

6 Muslim-Friendly Dim Sum Restaurants In Kuala Lumpur

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. They have permanently closed their outlet at Setapak Central and moved to Publika! Halal status: Uses ingredients sourced from halal-certified suppliers. Opening hours: 10.30am-9pm daily Address:  1, Jalan Dutamas 1 A1-G2-08, Solaris Dutamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Contact: +603-4144 1148 Facebook | Instagram P.S. Looking for the perfect dessert to end your meal? These 12 Halal bakeries in KL will leave you in pastry heaven!

2. 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: 11am-10pm daily Address: Click here for a full list of outlets Website | Facebook | Instagram

3. 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 Address: LG10 G2, Jalan Kemajuan Subang, Ss16, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia Opening hours: 10am-8pm daily Contact No: +603-5613 1171 Website | Facebook | Instagram

4. 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

5. 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-10PM Address: Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur Contact: +60 (03) 2179 8885 Website | Facebook

6. Minmax Restaurant

Credit: @shafik_jaafar for Instagram With chairs dressed in royal purple, expect a royal feast at Minmax Restaurant! Isn't brunch meant for feasting anyway? 😉 Boasting of a wide selection of classic and modern dim sum specialities,  we guarantee your tastebuds will only be singing praises! Kick start your feasting with an order of Pan-Fried Meat Cake in Sweet & Sour Sauce and Deep Fried Sweet Potato Ball with Custard Filling. Halal status: Uses ingredients sourced from halal-certified suppliers. Opening hours: 11am-3pm, 6pm-10.30pm (Mon-Sat) 9am-3pm, 6pm-10.30pm (Sun & PH) Address: Lot 2.1 Level 2, PNB Darby Park, Jalan Binjal, 50450 Kuala Lumpur Contact: +60 (03) 2166 8669 Website | Facebook Bookmark this article for all your weekend brunch plans! Don't we just want to have some (cheong) fun! 🥰