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Must Visit Dim Sum Restaurants in Hong Kong – Quintessential Treats

Dim Sum is a "lifestyle" in Hong Kong, and you certainly won't want to escape it; instead, treat your taste-buds to some fabulous flavours as you explore the best Dim Sum Tea Houses in Hong Kong.

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Dim Dim Sum

Dim Dim Sum is loved not just for its delicious dim sum, but for its affordable prices. With branches in Mong Kok, Jordan, Sha Din and even close to your Wan Chai hotel, treating the foodie in you is simple and convenient. Order traditional favourites such as, Siew Mai and Har Gau, but do check-out some of the eateries innovations like the delicious pineapple buns stuffed with a layer of custard and pineapple, pan-fried lotus root cakes and the tasty stuffed eggplant served with a dash of teriyaki sauce. Dining in Hong Kong, is best at dim sum restaurants such as these, hence do make it a part of your experience.

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Duddells

This restaurant boasts 2 Michelin stars, and is ideal for times you want to eat in elegant confines. The chic eatery is home to a rooftop bar and offers a variety of dim sum, together with delicious Cantonese soups. If you are a guest at Cosmo Hotel Wan Chai Hong Kong, then Duddells is just 13 minutes away and is perfect for business meetings or catching up with friends.

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Fook Lam Moon

This Michelin starred restaurant is loved by Hong Kong's elite, and celebrity crowd who seem to love the gourmet Cantonese fare on offer. Dim sum here does not come cheap, but it is quite the experience. Expect an elegant range of dim sum, prepared with the freshest ingredients; even though the prices are not for everyone, it just may be your one splurge option treating the foodie in you.

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Fu Sing Seafood Restaurant

Located in Causeway Bay and easy to reach from a Wan Chai hotel, Fu Sing Seafood Restaurant is a dim sum lover's treat. The décor and ambience are very traditional, which many tourists seem to love, and while the dim sum comes highly recommended, the shark fin soup too is pretty popular.

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Lei Garden

This is tipped to be the best Michelin starred restaurant for dim sum. The quality of the dim sum is known far and wide well established by the large crowds that throng the restaurant over the weekends. Lei Garden has branches across Hong Kong, boasting a consistency in quality and taste no matter which outlet you patronise. Do try the steamed thousand layer sponge cake a soft and sweet treat, as well as, steamed soft custard filled buns offering a liquid centre, and a chance to lick your fingers in delight.

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Lin Heung Tea House

An iconic treasure, this tea house has been around for ages. If you want tradition and time-perfected dim sum, Lin Heung is the place to go. Loved by locals as much as the tourists, this place is where you can enjoy the tastes of old Hong Kong. Old school methods are still used, where dim sum is served in a trolley while patrons too are as old as the staff, who have been serving at the eatery for many years. Expect a taste of local lifestyle here, where staff display impatience at customers unable to speak Cantonese, but it's all part of the experience and you won't want to miss out; on the food or ambience.