Dim sum, the steamed and fried Cantonese dishes created to go with tea, has undergone countless reinterpretations in Hong Kong and is now widely available around the world. However, in the hustle and bustle of Central, many traditional teahouses with decades of history still offer the most classic dim sum dishes, and Lin Heung Tea House, established in the early 20th century, is one of them.
Step into this two-storey building and be transported back in time by the vintage hanging fan, bird cages and Chinese calligraphy. Resisting modern trends, Lin Heung Tea House still maintains the tradition of serving dim sum in carts pushed by staff. Usually busy and lively, this is the place to try some of the most classic dim sum dishes, such as roast pork belly rolls, large chicken buns, and steamed pork siu mai with quail eggs. Rather than waiting to be served, diners here walk over to the cart to pick out their favourite dishes — a rare sight in today’s restaurants.
|Address:||160 Wellington Street, Central|
|Tel:||+852 2544 4556|