Muslim-Friendly Dim Sum Restaurants In KL

These 7 Muslim-Friendly Dim Sum Restaurants In Kuala Lumpur Are Perfect For Your Weekend Brunch


Have Halal Will Travel •  Feb 02, 2024

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 bed after lazing around! So buckle up as we present you with this list of the best dim sum restaurants in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor!

7 Muslim-Friendly Dim Sum Restaurants In Kuala Lumpur and Selangor

1. 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 is 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 dumplings, siew bao, egg tarts and more.

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Opening hours: 11am-10pm daily

Address: Click here for a full list of outlets

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2. 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

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3. 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.

Address: Check out their outlets, opening hours and contact numbers here.

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4. 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

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5. DIN by Din Tai Fung

Originating from Taiwan, this famous franchise that sells Taiwanese steamed dumplings and noodles made its way worldwide and even got one Michelin Star for its branch in Hong Kong. They are famous for their Xiao Long Baos, which are steamed dumplings filled with fillings and rich broth inside the skin. With 12 branches in Malaysia, three of the branches (NU Sentral, Suria KLCC, JB MidValley Southkey) are Mulism friendly and do not serve pork or alcohol.

Halal status: No pork, no alcohol


Nu Sentral KL [No Pork] Lot 3.05, Level 3 Opening hours: 10.30 am – 9.30 pm (Mon - Sat), 10.30 am - 9.00 pm (Sun)

Contact: +603 – 2276 3332

Suria KLCC [No Pork] Lot 417 & 417A, Level 4

Opening hours: 11 am – 9 pm (Mon - Thurs), 11 am - 9.30 pm (Fri), 10.30 am - 9.30 pm (Sat), 10.30 am - 9.00 pm (Sun) Contact: +603 – 2181 0321

Johor Bahru Mid Valley Southkey [No Pork] Lot LG-005 & LG-006, Lower Ground Floor

Opening hours: 11 am – 8.30 pm (Mon - Fri ), 11 am - 9 pm (Sat & Sun) Contact: +607 – 3361 855


6. LèTen Dim Sum & Asian Cuisine

LèTen is a halal-certified Chinese restaurant in Mitsui Outlet Park Sepang and also in Citta Mall, Petaling Jaya that serves standard Chinese cuisine like stir fry dishes and dim sum dishes like Har Kao and Pan-fried Carrot Cake.

Halal status: Halal certified


F-60A, Mitsui Outlet Park, KLIA, Kuala Lumpur International Airport, 64000 Sepang,

Citta Mall Outlet: Lot G-17, Citta Mall, 1, Jalan PJU 1a/48, Ara Damansara, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Opening hours: 11 am – 10 am (Daily)

7. Jibby Chow

Jibby Chow is a Chinese cuisine restaurant named after the owner, Najib Hamid aka Jibby and the restaurant’s Chef Chow. Serving various Chinese foods like Cantonese Crab Meat and Cantonese Yin Yong, this restaurant also sells an array of dim sum menu. A brand from the Serai Group, they are a 100% halal restaurant that sells authentic traditional and also contemporary Chinese dishes.

Halal status: Halal-certified

Address: Lot GF-1, Ground Floor, Bangsar Village 2, Jalan Telawi 1, Bangsar Baru, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 10 am – 10 pm

Add this newest halal dim sum restaurant to your list! Located in MyTown Cheras, Canton Boy serves Cantonese and Shanghainese dim sum to satisfy your cravings! Some of the must-tries include prawn dumplings, scallop dumplings, siew mai king and crystal har kao. Other than dim sum, they also have fried rice, chicken rice, assorted noodles and yummy sweet treats. The restaurant is tastefully decorated and spacious too, perfect if you're having a family reunion or gathering!

Halal status: Used halal-certified ingredients and in the process of applying for halal certificate from Jakim.

Address: Lot G-012B, Ground Floor, MyTown Shopping Centre.6, Jalan Cochrane, Seksyen 90, 55100 Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 10am - 10pm

Bookmark this article for all your weekend brunch plans! Don't we just want to have some (cheong) fun!

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