Once in a while, you should be rewarded with scrumptious Chinese delicacies for no reason at all. Dubai is home to some of the best Chinese restaurants. China being the most populous country, Its no wonder that their flavour had made their way to Dubai. We have reviewed and summarised some of the best Chinese restaurants in Dubai. To define a restaurant as the best certain parameters are considered like decor, ambiance, service and most importantly “the Food”. Check out these best Chinese restaurants in Dubai.
Get into Long Yin restaurant located at Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre if you can’t resist the urge to get Chinese food. This place has been around for many years and is famous for traditional Cantonese and Szechuan cooking but it certainly has a lot more of Chinese delicacies to offer. The decor and atmosphere are outstanding. As you enter, a smiling Buddha statue at the entrance greets you. The interior has got that authentic Chinese vibe to it- regal jade green chairs, wood panelling, dim lighting, armoured general, ornate dragon sculpt chopstick holders. Soothing Chinese music playing on the background adds to the ambiance of the place. It has got a vast menu including 34 fried and steamed Dim-Sum, appetizers, dumplings, noodles, rice, beef, chicken, pork, prawns, desserts etc you name it, Long Yin has got everything. The cordial staffs and chefs will help you by suggesting dishes. You can try out their all-you-can-eat dim sum priced at just AED 119. You can visit this place with your friends, family or for some formal meeting. One thing for sure is that the food is delicious as well as healthy.
Address: Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre Airport Road PO Box 10001, Dubai
Phone number: +97147022455
Lunch- 12.30PM – 03.00PM
Dinner- 06.00PM – 11.00PM
Cost: AED 275 for two people
Royal China DIFC, Dubai
If you are a huge fan of Chinese food then Royal China DIFC is a great place for you. This restaurant has made a commendable number of followers since its opening in 1996 and has a chain of restaurants. Everything about here is elegant- the decor, the food and the service. The place has a traditional Chinese vibe added by dark wood furnishing and a combination of black and red warmth. Royal China is dim sum lover’s paradise. They serve the most authentic and traditional Dim sum prepared by a dedicated team of Dim-sum chefs. They also have a lot of Hong Kong Chinese dishes to offer, the most renowned being the crispy duck, Dumplings, Singapore Noodles. They also serve kinds of seafood, you can try Crispy Seaweed. The place has three separate dining areas- Private dining room, main dining area, and secret garden. It has a separate smoking space and bar lounge. The private dining room can accommodate up to 24 guests and is perfect for any celebration with group menus available. This restaurant is kids friendly so families are most welcome. There is also an area that they proudly call as ‘secret garden’ where you can host a birthday party, organise private meetings or have a romantic dinner.
Address: Balcony Level 2
Precinct Building 4 – DIFC
Phone number: +971 4 3545543
Opening hours: Kitchen from 11:30 am till 12:00 am
Bar 12 pm till 1 am
Brunch – 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm, Fri – Sat
Cost: AED 260 for two people
Zheng He's - Mina A' Salam
A Chinese restaurant inspired by the historical Chinese explorer set in Mina A’Salam, Madinat Jumeirah. It is the best place to get Chinese dishes with oriental flavours. The ambiance is out of the world and romantic with its dining area and terrace have views of the fabulous waterways of Madinat Jumeirah. It has a transparent kitchen to watch your food being prepared. Zheng He’s culinary voyage includes a variety of Dim Sum, appetizers, soups, seafood items, vegetable items, Chicken, Duck, Beef, and Lamp items, Noodles and Rice. Drinks include wine, beer, Asian themed cocktails etc. Highly recommended items are the asparagus rolls(appetizers ), tasty dim sums, crispy duck with pancakes, and Kung Pao Chicken. A must try dessert items are the mango coconut pudding, Chinese cheesecake, and chocolate green tea nest. Lastly, the service is outstanding and exceeds their reputation.
Address: Jumeirah Mina A’ Salam, Madinat Jumeirah
Phone number: +971 4 432 3232
Opening hours: Lunch: Friday and Saturday from 12:00 to 15:00 (last order 14:30)
Dinner: Daily from 18:30 to 23:30 (last order 23:15)
Cost: AED 600 for two people
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PF Chang’s is a chain of restaurants founded in 1993 operating in over 25 countries with more than 200 outlets. They have a couple of outlets in Dubai too out of which the one in Dubai Mall and Mall of the Emirates is the most popular one. The outlet in the Dubai Mall has an outside seating arrangement where you can view the Burj Khalifa and Dubai Fountain. PF Chang’s outlets have a good ambience with signature low lighting, wooden floors, and black wooden furniture. The place is well known for its delicious food. The yummiest and the hot-selling Dynamite Shrimps is what made PF Changs popular. Most tables will be full and the Dynamite Shrimps can be seen in each and every table. Other items you can try are kung pao chicken, Mapo Tofu, Tiramisu, and lettuce wraps. Although the restaurant will be mostly full, they offer excellent service. Overall, an excellent place for mouthwatering starters, mains and desserts.
Address: Level 2, City Centre Deira, Deira City Centre Area, Dubai
Cost: AED 280 for two people
An excellent place to go for Cantonese cuisine in a private atmosphere, romantic date night to be more precise. Shang Palace in the Shangri-la is an elegant Chinese restaurant and have its own charm. The restaurant is inspired by the eastern decor emphasised by the red colour, gold accents and dim lighting which is stunning of course. Their food menu is huge with a great variety of appetizers, soups and broths, main course and desserts. Their beverage list is exciting too. Aside from the main Cantonese dishes, they also serve other traditional cuisines. You should definitely try Yum Cha. Another highly recommended dish is the Peking Duck. Even more remarkable is the excellent service and friendly staff.
Address: Sheikh Zayed Rd Near Financial Metro Station – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Phone number: (971 4) 405 2703
Opening hours: Lunch
12pm – 3pm (Sun – Thu)
12pm – 4pm (Fri & Sat)
7pm – 12midnight (Mon – Sun)
Cost: AED 360 for two people
The China Club- Radisson Blu
The China Club located at the Radisson Blu Hotel is a great place with good food and cordial staffs. As you enter you can see the main dining area and two private dining areas on either side. The restaurant first class decor and the warm ambience. They have some mouthwatering dishes from Cantonese and Szechwan cuisine. The Fried Dumpling and the dim sum menu are the major attractions of The China Club. The Dim Sum is served out of trolleys which contains a variety of it steamed, fried, stuffed with chicken, beef, mutton, vegetables. The desserts are also top-notch including caramelized banana fritters, pumpkin cake, Fried Ice Cream and snow fungus soup. It is guaranteed that you will leave the restaurant with a full belly and a happy heart.
Address: Ground Level, Radisson Blu Hotel Dubai Deira Creek, Baniyas Road, Baniyas, Dubai
Phone number: +971 4 205 7033
Opening hours: 12:30pm – 3pm, 7:30pm – 11pm
Cost: AED 300 for two people
Ba Restaurant & Lounge
BaRestaurant & Lounge located at Palm Jumeirah Fairmont The Palm offers Authentic Chinese cuisine. Ba means eight in China and the number 8 has been regarded as the luckiest number in Chinese culture. The menu features dishes from the eight distinct regions of China, each one made with special care, techniques and traditional ingredients. They serve a wide range of delicious dishes including noodles, sushi, Kimchi, and tonkotsu. Highly recommended are Spicy Salmon roll, Szechuan prawn dish, beef tartar, crispy pork belly, and miso cod. Got a girl gang? then go lucky on Thursday(Bachelorette Thursdays). On every Thursday ladies can enjoy free-flowing beverages from 6 PM to 9 PM for AED 99 per person. The staffs in the B? Restaurant & Lounge were really attentive and polite.
Address: Palm Jumeirah Fairmont The Palm – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Phone number: +971 4 457 3457
Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday 5 PM– 1 AM
Cost: AED 285 for two people
Chinese Dynasty Restaurant Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa
Reinvent Chinese cuisine capturing the Chinese heritage, the Chinese Dynasty Restaurant at the Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa provides traditional Chinese cuisines. Taste the Szechuan and Cantonese cuisine with regional as well as contemporary Chinese dishes created by their expert chefs. The restaurant has traditional interiors that remind us of the historical Bund area on Shangai Riverside. For private gatherings three beautiful private dining rooms facing the Dubai Museum and Dubai Creek is available. They also feature an alfresco dining option at La Terrace Lounge. Try out the dimsum, Shezwan Fish, Chilli Paneer, and Prawn Wanton soup. As of now the place this place is not much famous but will definitely be a well-known restaurant in near future because of the excellent food and service. So if you want to enjoy a relaxing atmosphere and spent some good time with your dear ones, then it’s a great place.
Address: Al Fahidi St – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Phone number: +971 4 351 9111
Opening Hours: 12:30– 3:30 PM, 6 PM– 12 AM
Cost: AED 235 for two people
LongTeng Seafood Restaurant
Easily one of the best Chinese restaurants in Dubai, the Long Teng Seafood Restaurant offers amazing seafood delicacies with a good range and value of food on the menu. Located in U-Bora Towers in Business Bay, the Long Teng Restaurant is a place where you can get an amazing taste with a luxurious setting. The open-air terrace of the restaurant feels wonderful with Shisha, the traditional Chinese tea. The rooftop offers shisha, hot pot and BBQ with views of Dubai’s Skyline. Combining the delicacies in the traditional and modern Chinese food, Long Teng promises a wide variety of delicacies from dim sum to beef, lamb and vegetables. The stars of the menu which are touted to be the favourites of the crowd are Prawn and Chive Dumplings, Chicken Xio Long Bo, Hong Kong Steamed Buns, Spring Rolls, Steamed Prawn with Red Rice and Beef Ho Fun. The a la carte menu provides everything from noodle dishes to spicy stir-fried beef, chicken with cashew nuts as well as a selection of seafood dishes. Long Teng has an impressive menu, with affordable fine dining options which are sure to excite the foodie in you. The cost will come to y Dh170 approximately for two people. The restaurant is open daily from 12 pm to 12 am.
Address: Ground Floor, U-bora Towers, Building # 3, Al Abraj Street, Business Bay – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Phone number: +971 4 241 1666
Opening Hours: 12 PM- 2 AM
Cost: AED 210 for two people