15 years ago, a trip to Hong Kong meant having almost all our meals at Chungking Mansion. It was nasi briyani and curry for lunch and dinner. How we wished we could try halal dim sum in Hong Kong.
Today, whenever the dim sum craving strikes, how we wish we could hop on a plane to Hong Kong right away because, I Can Haz Authentic Halal Dim Sum In Hong Kong !
1. Halal Dim Sum – Islamic Centre Canteen
No visit to Hong Kong is complete without having a dim sum feast and the good news is that we’ve found authentic halal dim sum in the land of dim sum!
At Islamic Centre Canteen, you’ll find almost every type of Dim Sum usually available in a local Dim Sum restaurant. Get ready to feast on Siu Mai (烧卖), Har Gow (虾饺), Xiao Long Pao (上海小笼包), Steamed Glutinous Rice with Chicken in Lotus Leaf (糯米珍珠鸡) and so much more!
Although it’s a little confusing to walk from the MTR, we promise it’s worth it. DO NOT, we repeat, DO NOT, leave Hong Kong without trying this!
Address: 5th floor, Osman Ramju Sadick Islamic Centre, 40 Oi Kwan Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Directions: MTR Causeway Bay – Exit A. A 10 min walk to Islamic Centre Canteen.
Opening Hours: Breakfast & Lunch (Halal Dim Sum): 10am – 3pm, Dinner (Halal Cantonese Dishes): 6 – 9pm
Price: It depends on you.
2. Halal Roast Duck – Wai Kee
One of the best duck rice in Hong Kong. It’s halal! Imagine brown crispy skin and super tender duck meat that practically melts in your mouth. The flavor and aroma of Wai Kee’s roast duck is something you’ll never forget. How we wish we could have this in Singapore right now!
If there’s still room in your tummy after, their lamb curry is superb too!
Address: No 5, Cooked Food Centre, 1st Floor, Bowrington Road Market, Wanchai, Hong Kong (Inside a food centre)
Directions: MTR Causeway Bay Station, exit A – Times Square. A short 7 min walk to Bowrington Road Market (refer to google map below). The food centre is located on the 2nd floor of the Bowrington Road Indoor Market building. Enter via the staircase on the Bowrington Road side of the building.
Opening Hours: 10am – 6pm
3. Halal Xinjiang Cuisine – Ma’s Restaurant
Beef goulash. You’ll find this on every diner’s table in Ma’s Restaurant. As you sink your teeth into this fried-to-perfection pastry, get ready for super juicy minced beef and steaming flavorful soup to fill your mouth. Need we say more?
If your tummy isn’t already filled with beef goulash, their pan-fried beef/mutton dumplings and lamb rolls are delicious too!
Address: Shop A, 21-25 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Directions: MTR Prince Edward – Exit E. A short 5 min walk to Ma’s Restaurant (refer to google map below).
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday, 11.30am – 11.00pm
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Source : havehalalwilltravel.com