12 "Dim Sum" Restaurants in London.
Shikumen is a smart Chinese restaurant in Shepherds Bush with fantastic dim sum and a brilliant roast duck that you’ll dream of.
My Neighbours The Dumplings in Clapton is a dim sum parlour done East London stye. There’s a great bar and Chinese dishes, Totoro optional.
Yauatcha is a high-glam Chinese restaurant in Soho serving dim sum and beautiful desserts, with service that’s either perfect or absolutely rubbish.
The Duck and Rice pairs cold pints of Pilsener Urquell with brilliant Cantonese dim sum. Hit it up for a weeknight dinner or an afternoon snack.
Chinese restaurant Phoenix Palace is one of the most upmarket of London’s old-school dim sum restaurants, with great versions of Cantonese classics.
Seven Dials Market is a food hall with lots of options, from pasta, to ramen, to fried chicken, that’s alright if you want an alright quick meal.
The second east London location for MNTD. This one is right next to Victoria Park, it’s walk-in only, and though it gets busy, the food is very tasty.
Red Farm is a Chinese restaurant in Covent Garden. It's worth going for just so you can eat their crab soup dumplings.
The kitchens at Old Spitalfields Market have all sorts of excellent restaurants and stalls, providing options to sit at the bar or to take away.
Bang Bang Oriental is a massive Asian food hall in Collindale, that’s worth a visit if you so happen to be in Collindale.
Opium comes with the obligatory arsey doorman. But if you can manage not to be put off by this, you’ll find an excellent cocktail bar.