Perth's Perfect Places for Dim Sum: A Culinary Journey

G'day fellow yum cha enthusiasts! Perth has been a hidden gem for dim sum lovers like me for years. With the city's growing multicultural palate, you don’t need to book a ticket to Hong Kong to enjoy those steamy baskets of goodness. Let me take you on a dim sum trail right in the heart of Perth!

  1. Northbridge Chinese Restaurant, Northbridge
  • Tasting Notes: The Har Gow (shrimp dumplings) here are succulent with a delicate translucent wrap.
  • Culinary Uses: Perfect as a starter.
  1. Canton Bay Chinese, Perth CBD
  • Tasting Notes: Their Siu Mai (pork dumplings) are juicy with a hint of mushrooms.
  • Culinary Uses: Pair it up with some chilli oil for an extra kick.
  1. Dim Sum House, Marangaroo
  • Tasting Notes: The Steamed BBQ Pork Buns are soft, fluffy, with a sweet and savory filling.
  • Culinary Uses: Best enjoyed while still warm.
  1. Bamboo, Leeming
  • Tasting Notes: Their Xiao Long Bao (soup dumplings) burst with a rich, savory broth.
  • Culinary Uses: Pierce gently and sip the soup before eating.
  1. Yum Cha House, Innaloo
  • Tasting Notes: The Radish Cake is crispy on the outside, soft inside with a subtle radish flavor.
  • Culinary Uses: A great vegetarian option.
  1. Joy Kitchen, Fremantle
  • Tasting Notes: The Prawn Cheong Fun (rice noodle rolls) glide smoothly with a savory-sweet soy sauce.
  • Culinary Uses: Pour sauce over and enjoy in one bite.
  1. Dragon Palace, Cockburn
  • Tasting Notes: Their Sticky Rice in Lotus Leaf unveils a flavorful blend of chicken, mushroom, and rice.
  • Culinary Uses: Unwrap the leaf, and dig in!
  1. Imperial Court, Como
  • Tasting Notes: The Phoenix Claws (chicken feet) are soft, gelatinous, and well-marinated.
  • Culinary Uses: Dive in using fingers, but avoid the bones!
  1. Silks, Perth CBD
  • Tasting Notes: The Steamed Scallop Dumplings are tender with a hint of herbs.
  • Culinary Uses: Savor each bite with a dab of red vinegar.
  1. Golden BBQ House, Nollamara
  • Tasting Notes: The Deep-Fried Wontons are crispy pouches of savory shrimp.
  • Culinary Uses: Great as an appetizer with sweet and sour dip.

For more details on each spot and other delicious recommendations, let's continue our foodie journey together on

Remember, my dear readers, food isn't just about taste. It's about stories, cultures, and the memories we create. Always cherish every bite and every moment. And if you're ever in need of culinary inspiration, you know where to find me – Happy cooking and happy eating! 🍽️❤️

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