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Yum Cha Restaurant
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Tue, 2/18
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Ranked #723 of 15,701 Restaurants in Singapore
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Neighborhood: Central Area/City Area
Description: Yum Cha Restaurant first opened its doors in the heart of Chinatown. Yum Cha first started out in 2000 near Temple Street, Chinatown, with the aim of bringing back the dim sum tea house concept in a shophouse setting, with marble tables and wooden chairs for a nostalgic feel. Away from the hustle and bustle of city life, Yum Cha Restaurants offer a unique dim sum dining experience – be it for lunch or dinner. Famed for its large variety of dim sum, ranging from traditional recipes such as Fish Roe with Siew Mai and Xiao Long Bao, to some of our chef’s modern creations, such as Mango Prawn Sesame Fritters and Squid Ink Dumplings. Yum Cha Restaurants have also extended their menu to include in favourite local items and seafood dishes, such as their Salted Egg Prawns and Roasted Peking Duck.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A meal here was part of a cruise excursion. You'd be hard pressed to find the entrance amongst the rabbit warrens of Singapore's China town. Must be popular as there was a fair queue to get in. Service was very quick and the food was served hot and all was tasty. No complaints from our group of 20.

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank LinoSheffield
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a gathering with friends here. Wide varieties of foods mainly snacks (dim sum) to choose from. Good foods provided. To get the best out of the foods, it is best consumed while it is hot. We even ordered a prosperity toss.
Will definitely come again.

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank Marcusmeow
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Reviewed January 1, 2020 via mobile

Tried after much feedback from friends on the place. Overall the food was good and staff was quite attentive.
Lookout for their crab meat egg white fried rice...

The only thing was their lift and escalator was not working. Had to carry stroller up and down the stairs. Cant imagine if elders come for their meal had to do the same thing.

Overall a must come back

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank nicholasw729
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Reviewed November 26, 2019

admittedly, it is hard to find in the hearth of Singapor´s Chinatown: you have to walk up one storey and the way is not really inviting - it is dirty to be straight. BUT, inside it is like ion an old-time Chinese busy place, with waitresses that have aged with the restaurant and that will help you with the right choices aminos the many delicacies. I just love all these different dumplings and fish and appetizers - and all come in small portions - so best is to come with a group and share.

Highly recommended

Date of visit: November 2019
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Thank joeschmitt2018
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Reviewed November 22, 2019

we ordered pork steamed buns - good taste and sufficient filling, shrimp mango dumplings - good for what they are, and half a peking duck, which was the worst we have ever had (and we have enjoyed peking duck all over the world). little flavor in skin, wrapped in wonton wrappers not pancakes, and the duck itself was tasteless and tough. what was worse, the staff seemed to have no appreciation that when your guests don't eat an item that they should ask what the problem is and perhaps made an adjusted to the bill. we should have returned the various Hawkers

Date of visit: November 2019
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Thank lizard007
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