6 Halal Dim Sum Restaurants in KL Perfect for Your Weekend Brunch

[Updated 4th February 2022]

Looking for a new weekend brunch spot in Kuala Lumpur? Dim sum is the perfect food for this, and definitely worth waking up from your bed after lazing around! So buckle up as we bring you this list of the best dim sum restaurants in KL! 😋

1. My Dim Sum

Conveniently located in 5 locations across KL, My Dim Sum brings joy to many dim sum lovers! The best part about this place is that all dishes cost between RM6.90 and RM13.90! Pretty affordable, right?😍 My Dim Sum offers dishes from two different cities! You can choose between Hong Kong’s favorite Siu Mai or Shanghai’s famous Xiao Long Bao. Accompany your dim sum with tasty pan-fried shrimp rolls with bean curd skin. The combination is amazing! ? This restaurant not only offers dim sum, but also other staples like Chinese fried rice, Chee Cheong Fun, and noodles. They have permanently closed their outlet in Setapak Central and moved to Publika!
Halal status: Uses ingredients from Halal certified suppliers.
Opening hours: 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. every day
Address: 1, Jalan Dutamas 1 A1-G2-08, Solaris Dutamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Contact: +603-4144 1148
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PS Are you looking for the perfect dessert to end your meal? These 12 Halal Bakeries in KL will leave you in baking heaven!

2. Mohd Chan Dim Sum

Halal dim sum is hard to come by in Kuala Lumpur, so we’re glad to know that famous Chinese Muslim restaurant Mohd Chan is now serving delicious and affordable dim sum. This popular restaurant now has three dedicated dim sum outlets (known as Mohd Chan Dim Sum), located at Sunway GEO, MyTown Mall and also at Subang Parade. To bring out the authenticity of these Chinese delights, the restaurant uses Cantonese-style cuisine commonly practiced in traditional Chinese teahouses. Enter the restaurant and you will be greeted with a variety of selections including chicken siew mai, shanghai dumplings, siew bao, egg tarts and more.
Halal status: owned by Muslims
Opening hours: 11am-10pm every day
Address: Click here for a full list of outlets
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3. 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 artisanal 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 cream buns with salted eggs and fried dishes, this is a place you won’t want to miss if you’re in the mood for 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 number: +603-5613 1171
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4. Dolly Dim Sum

Dolly Dim Sum has already attracted a sizable following with its chic (Instagrammable!) interior and freshly prepared food. Dim sum is served all day at all their outlets. They can get quite crowded during lunch hours, so we suggest going early or reserving your seats in advance. Note that they do not take reservations for Friday lunches, but they will easily find you a table any other day of the week.
#HHWTTip: Try the Egg Custard Bread – fluffy soft buns with salted egg yolk caramel oozing in the middle… You might not want to to share this! Halal status: Although the restaurant uses ingredients from halal-certified suppliers and no alcohol is used in their kitchen, note that alcohol is served at all of their outlets except IOI City Mall and Sunway Putra Mall. Dine at your discretion.
Address: Discover their points of sale, their opening hours and their telephone numbers here.
Contact: Refer to the respective points of sale
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5. Lai Poh Heen, Mandarin Oriental

If you’re looking to splurge on a dim sum meal for an extra special occasion, Lai Poh Heen might be the answer! This restaurant located in the elegant Mandarin Oriental hotel specializes in Cantonese cuisine and is the perfect place to partake in an upscale dim sum feast. Choose from their wide range of dim sum and main dishes, from classics such as siew mai and barbecue chicken buns to more unique options like black truffle and roasted duck meatballs. You can even order a succulent Peking roast duck! For dessert, don’t forget to get their famous durian pancakes.
Halal status: Uses ingredients from Halal certified suppliers. Please note that alcoholic beverages are served here, so we recommend dining at your own discretion. Opening hours:
– Lunch: Monday to Friday; 12pm-2.30pm, Sat-Sun; 10.30am-2.30pm – Dinner: open every day; 6pm-10pm
Address: Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur City Center, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
Contact: +60 (03) 2179 8885
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6. Restaurant Minmax

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With chairs dressed in royal purple, expect a royal feast at Minmax Restaurant! Isn’t brunch meant to be enjoyed anyway? 😉 With a wide choice of classic and modern dim sum specialties, we guarantee that your taste buds will only sing praises! Start your feast with an order of seared meatcake in a sweet and sour sauce and a scoop of fried sweet potatoes with custard topping.
Halal status: Uses ingredients from Halal certified suppliers.
Opening hours:
11am-3pm, 6pm-10.30pm (Mon-Sat) 9am-3pm, 6pm-10.30pm (Sun & PH)
Address: Lot 2.1 Level 2, PNB Darby Park, Jalan Binjal, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
Contact: +60 (03) 2166 8669
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