Enjoy the best dim sum in Bangkok at the finest high-end Chinese restaurants in the city. Served for breakfast or lunch, these bite-sized delicacies come in a whole range of flavours, combining seafood, meat and vegetables – often wrapped in a thin dumpling and freshly steamed to order. 

    Dim sum is obviously Chinese cuisine, but the cultural connections between Thailand and its northern neighbour maintain this longstanding tradition of a weekend dim sum lunch with the family. Not that you’ll need to book on weekends for any of Bangkok’s best dim sum restaurants listed below.


    Mei Jiang Restaurant at The Peninsula


    Mei Jiang Restaurant, on the ground floor of The Peninsula Bangkok, offers a refined atmosphere and delectable Cantonese cuisine. Like everything else connected to the hotel, the restaurant is held in high regard for their delectable dim sums, premium quality main dishes, time-honoured service, and its immaculate dining room. 

    Looking out over a garden and the majestic Chao Phraya River through the full-length windows, Mei Jiang Restaurant is a great option for when you’re looking for an extra special dining experience in Bangkok’s riverside area. A smart casual dress code applies.

    Location: The Peninsula Bangkok, 333 Charoennakorn Road, Klongsan, Bangkok 10600, Thailand

    Open: Daily from 11.30am to 2.30pm and from 6pm to 10.30pm

    Phone: +66 (0)2 020 2888


    Summer Palace at Intercontinental Hotel Bangkok


    Stepping through the doors at Summer Palace Chinese restaurant transports you to a dining hall decked out in rich reds and dark polished wood. It’s chic but traditional and reflects the care put into creating an experience that goes beyond excellent food. Serving traditional and modern Cantonese cuisine, the restaurant is popular with discerning Chinese families in Bangkok, a sure sign that the dishes on offer are of high quality. 

    Summer Palace is on the mezzanine floor of the Intercontinental Hotel near the Chit Lom BTS Skytrain Station, which comes as a surprise after the sleek marble look of the lobby. Their dim sum lunch deal is worth checking out, often presenting all-you-can-eat offers, every weekday.

    Location: Summer Palace Mezzanine level, InterContinental Bangkok, 973 Pleonchit Rd, Lumphini, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand

    Open: Daily from 11.30am to 2.30pm and from 6pm to 10.30pm

    Phone: +66 (0)2 656 0444


    Silk Road at The Athenee Bangkok


    Silk Road is hard to beat if you’re looking for authentic Cantonese cuisine, including a comprehensive section of dim sum delicacies. Located in The Athenee, one of Bangkok’s finest hotels, this is a popular choice for business lunches, weekend brunches and a fancy dinner with friends. 

    The Chinese restaurant’s setting is atmospheric with low lighting, and with a variety of large tables – some with a lazy Susan for larger groups and smaller tables suitable for couples.

    Location: The Athenee Hotel, 61 Wireless Rd, Lumphini, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand

    Open: Daily from midday to 2.30pm and from 6pm to 10.30pm

    Phone: +66 (0)2 650 8800


    Evergarden at Evergreen Laurel Hotel Bangkok


    Evergarden at the Evergreen Laurel Hotel is known for being one of the premium restaurants to go to in Bangkok for authentic and delicious Chinese cuisine. The décor is a little old fashioned, but it ties in well with the mostly Thai-Chinese families who have been dining at Evergreen Hotel in Sathorn for decades. This is a testament to the authentic Chinese cuisine served here.

    The restaurant is most famous for its group set menus (for 8 to 12 people), as well as for its delicious selection of dim sum dishes.

    Location: Evergreen Laurel Hotel Bangkok Hotel, 88 North Sathorn Road, Silom, Bangrak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand

    Open: Daily from 11am to 2.30pm and from 6pm to 10.30pm

    Phone: +66 (0)2 266 9988


    Chef Man at Eastin Grand Bangkok


    Chef Man Bangkok takes pride in its selection of authentic Cantonese cuisine. Whether you’re in search of some excellent dim sum or succulent Peking duck, this is one of the most popular Chinese restaurants in Bangkok. 

    Chef Man occupies on the 3rd floor of the Eastin Grand Hotel on South Sathorn Road, just a few minutes away from the Surasak BTS Skytrain Station.

    Location: Eastin Grand Hotel Sathorn, 33/1 South Sathorn Road, Yannawa, Sathorn, Bangkok 10120, Thailand

    Open: Daily from 11am to 2.30pm and from 6pm to 10pm

    Phone: +66 (0)2 212 3789


    Fei Ya at Renaissance Bangkok Hotel


    Fei Ya at the Renaissance Bangkok Hotel has made a name for itself over the years as the place to come if you want to try some authentic Chinese cuisine in an opulent setting in the Thai capital. Besides offering extensive dim sum buffets regularly, the restaurant also serves great Cantonese dishes, including steamed snow fish with seaweed and seafood fried rice in XO sauce.

    Fei Ya's richly appointed dining room of dark wood and marble has a line of family tables with lazy Susans for sharing meals. There are also smaller tables that are suitable for couples.

    Location: Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel, 518/8 Ploenchit Rd, Bangkok 10330, Thailand

    Open: Daily from 11.30am to 2.30pm and from 6am to 10.30pm

    Phone: +66 (0)2 125 5030


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