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Best Chinese Restaurant in Dubai: Top 9 Spots You Must Try

Last updated on January 1st, 2024 at 11:58 am

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Dubai never disappoints when it comes to relishing enriched international cuisines, and Chinese delicacies are no exception. If you also crave authentic Asian flavors very often and are in search of the best Chinese restaurant in Dubai, then this blog is for you. 

The Burj Diary team had the pleasure of exploring several Chinese places in the town, and here are the top eateries we recommend for every Chinese food lover in Dubai. From steamed dumplings to sizzling Szechuans and noodles, you’ll find all the Asian specialties with top flavors and atmosphere at these popular Chinese spots in the city. 

Top Chinese Restaurant in Dubai 2023

Royal China

Royal China

Located in DIFC, Royal China is a long-established Chinese restaurant in Dubai known for its delicious dim sum menu. The A la carte is just as good and comforting, featuring several Hong Kong-origin Chinese dishes, from steamed seafood to fried vegan options. You’ll get a complete Chinese vibe with the high-end dining, enhanced with traditional red lighting and seating. Combined with excellent service, premium taste, weekend brunch and business lunch options, the London-based international restaurant is great for enjoying wholesome Chinese delicacies in Dubai both alone and in groups. 

Price Range20 AED to 399AED
Full MenuDim Sum

Main Menu
LocationThe Balcony, Precinct Building 4 - 4L2-011 - DIFC - Dubai – UAE
TimingsMon- Sun 11:30 AM to 1AM

Brunch: Sat-Sun 12 PM to 2 PM Sat Sun 

Business Lunch: Mon-Fri 11:30 AM to 2 PM 
RecommendationPrawn Dumplings, Fried Rice Mix, Vegetable Spring Rolls, Roast Duck Cantonese Style



Hakkasan is a Michelin-star Cantonese restaurant in Atlantis Palm Jumeirah that serves ancient Chinese recipes with a modern twist. The innovative signature set menus cover shared platters and individual dishes, including something for every preference, be it dim sums, wagyu beef ribs, spicy prawns, poultry or stir-fried vegetables. Apart from delicious food, what impressed us the most was their venue setting, a dark-themed dining lit up with dim blue and gold lights that give club-like vibes but with more sophistication. If you want a luxury Chinese place to spoil yourself or to go on fancy dates and get-togethers, we strongly recommend Hakkasan. 

Price Range45 AED to 1388AED
Full Menuhttps://www.atlantis.com/dubai/dining/hakkasan/menu 
LocationThe Palm - Atlantis the Palm, Dubai - Crescent Rd - Dubai – UAE
TimingsMon- Sun 6 PM to 1 AM 
RecommendationSupreme Dim Sum Platter, Peking Duck, Wagyu Rib Eye

China Club

China Club

If you like old-school Chinese places, China Club in Raddison Hotel could be your perfect match. It’s a popular Chinese restaurant in Dubai Deira boasting a range of Cantonese, indo-Chinese and Szechuan cuisines in a casual setup. Regulars can enjoy their famous unlimited yum cha dumplings feasts and Hakka noodles, while picky eaters can be tackled with detailed vegan, non-vegan and health-friendly menu selections. Interiors are also classic, with crimson accents and silk-adorned carpeted walls. The cherry on top is outstanding customer service, which ensures you have a memorable time. 

Price Range22 AED to 220AED
Full Menuhttps://www.eazydiner.com/dubai/the-china-club-radisson-blu-hotel-dubai-deira-creek-baniyas-622834/menu 
LocationRadisson Blu Hotel Dubai Deira Creek - Baniyas Rd - Dubai – UAE
TimingsMon-Sun 12:30 PM to 3 PM, 7 PM to 11 PM  
Contact+971 4 205 7033/ 04 550 9202
RecommendationVeggies Dim Sums, Peking Duck, Yum Cha Weekends, Hot and Sour Soup

Din Tai Fung

Din Tai Fung

With over 150 outlets globally, Din Tai Fund is a world-famous Chinese food brand that also won over Dubai with Its signature Xiao Long Bao, Dim Sums and traditional Chinese and Taiwanese specialties served at multiple locations. Economically priced dishes, generous portions, and guaranteed taste in a casual, well-maintained set up, no wonder it has become a staple choice among families to devour flavorful Asian meals in Dubai. Don’t be surprised if you have to stand in a queue. We ensure that exceptional food quality will make the wait worth it.

Price Range12 AED to 80AED

Family Meals 210AED to 345AED 
Full Menuhttps://www.talabat.com/uae/restaurant/51884/din-tai-fung-dubai-motor-city?aid=1276  

Locations, Timings, Contacts
Al Ghurair Centre Ground Floor - 3rd St - beside entrance - Dubai – UAE +97142264448, Sat-Wed 11 AM to 10:30 PM, Thu-Fri 11 AM to 11 PM, Full Menu

The Dubai Mall - Financial Center Rd - Dubai – UAE,  +97143200477, Mon-Fri 11 AM to 12 AM, Sat-Sun 11 AM to 1 AM

Mall Of the Emirates - Level 2 Sheikh Zayed Rd - near Vox Cinema - Al Barsha 1 - Dubai – UAE ,  +97142651288, Sat-Wed 11 AM to 10 PM, Thu-Fri 11 AM to 11 PM

Nakheel Mall Level 1 Palm - Jumeirah - Dubai – UAE,  +97145807788, Sun-Thu 11 AM- 10 PM, Fri-Sat 11 AM to 11 PM

34HF+W77 - Bluewaters Island - Dubai – UAE, +97142887786, Mon-Thu 11 AM to 12 AM, Fri-Sun 11 AM to 2 AM
RecommendationEgg Fried Rice, Sweet and Sour Chicken, Xiao Long Bao, Dumplings



A fiery North Chinese restaurant in Dubai DIFC, Silk-Road-inspired Hutong is a perfect place for spicy food enthusiasts. Enjoy the heat with A la Carte dishes like poached chicken with chili, relish economical business lunches or choose the set tasting menu and let the five-course meal plates surprise you. All menus include gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegetarian choices to meet every palate. The restaurant has glamorous decor with indoor and outdoor terrace seating, including a bar and valet parking. Pairing with fantastic DJ music makes dining much more fun. It also offers some of the best dumplings in town, not to mention the Golden Fortune desert, which puts a lovely ending to hot feasts. 

Price RangeA LA Carte 35 AED to 380AED

Tasting Menu 698AD/Person 

Business Lunch 88AED to 110 AED

Brunches 288 AED to 688 AED
Full Menuhttps://www.hutong-dubai.com/menus/ 
LocationGround Floor DIFC - Gate Building 6 - Al Sukook Street - Trade Centre - DIFC - Dubai – UAE
TimingsSun-Mon 12 PM to 12:45 AM, Sat 12:30 PM to 12:45 AM  
RecommendationPrawn Roll, Dim Sum Platter, Roasted Peking Duck, Truffle Bao, Bar Cocktails

Maiden Shanghai

Maiden Shanghai

Present in the Five Palm Jumeirah Hotel, Maiden Shanghai is a modern Chinese restaurant in Dubai that’ll leave you in awe with its stunning location and outstanding taste. The delectable fusion of Beijing, Sichuan, Shanghai and Cantonese delicacies by famous chef Luo Bing, breathtaking beach and skyline views through the terrace lounge, beautiful retro-inspired decors, a buzzing bar serving refreshing cocktail drinks, and a karaoke room for after-meal fun, what more could you ask for? It’s also famous for Saturday Naughty Noodle Brunches and the Wednesday ladies’ nights. For those who want a Chinese Spot that offers the best of food and entertainment, Maiden Shanghai should definitely be a top pick. 

Price Range30 AED to 398 AED

Naughty Noodle Brunch: 450AED to 500 AED per person 

Ladies Night: 200AED/ Person for a 3-course meal for females, ,300AED/Person for a 3-course meal for males   
Full Menuhttps://five.kitchen/ms/ 
LocationNo 1 Palm - Jumeirah Dubai - Dubai – UAE
TimingsLunch: Wed-Fri, Sun 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM 

Dinner: Sat-Thu 7 PM to 1 AM, Fri-Sat 7 PM to 2 AM 

Saturday Brunch: Food 12:30 PM to 4 PM, After Party 4 PM to 7 PM 
Contact+971 4 455 9989
RecommendationDuck, Dim Sum, Fried Rice, Spring Roll, Salt and Pepper Shrimp, Crispy Beef

Zheng He’s

Zheng He’s

If you’re fond of fancy dining, you’ll love Zheng He’s. The eatery serves award-winning modern Chinese cuisines in a lavish setting that exhibits old-world Chinese charm while overlooking the stunning water and Burj Al Arab Views. You’ll find all Asian signatures on their menu tasting spectacular, of course, but if you’re visiting here for the first time, our suggestion is to start with their tasting menu as it features some of their best dishes in a complete 5 course meal.  

Price Range20 AED to 370 AED, Live Lobster 848AED, Live Crab 1388AED 

Set Taste Menu: 250AED/Person

Yum Cha Brunch 275 AED to 695 AED/ Person  
Full Menuhttps://cd-hospitality.jumeirah.com//-/mediadh/dh/hospitality/jumeirah/restaurants/dubai/mina-a-salam-zheng-hes/restaurant-menu/menu/zhenghesfoodmenu.pdf

LocationJumeirah Mina A' Salam, Madinat Jumeirah, Jumeirah Road, Umm Suqeim 3 - Dubai – UAE
TimingsMon-Sun 12:30 PM to 10:30 PM

Sat Yum Cha Brunch 1 PM to 4 PM
RecommendationSignature Peking Duck, Dim Sum, Saigon Mango Desert, Lobster Dumplings

Tan Cha

Tan Cha

Tan Cha is a rather newly opened Chinese restaurant in Dubai Business Bay that has quickly become a locals’ favorite, boasting diverse and innovative Hong Kong-Chinese flavors cooked by Michelin-star chefs. The chic venue, lit with dim gold lights, gives a club-like feel, while the beautiful terrace seating coupled with breathtaking canal and skyline spectacles makes it the perfect spot for Saturday night dates. As for the dishes, you can savor delectable classics like wasabi prawns and dumplings or try inventive picks like Honey Nut Crispy Beef to experience something different, coupled with exclusive vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free choices. A dedicated selection of cocktails and beverages is present to wash down the tasty plates. 

Price Range35 AED to 750 AED 

Set Menu 550AED/Person

Sat Brunches (Vegan/Nonvegan) 390AED to 490 AED/Person
Full MenuDownload all their menus here
LocationJW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Business Bay, Dubai, UAE
TimingsMon-Sun 12:30 PM to 10:30 PM

Sat Yum Cha Brunch 1 PM to 4 PM
RecommendationDim Sum Platter, Honey Nut Crispy Beef, Truffled Fried Rice, Veg Spring Rolls

Long Yin

Long Yin

Long Yin is one of the oldest Chinese restaurant in Dubai, situated closer to the Airport in the La Meridien Dubai Hotel. Led by renowned chef George, its menu celebrates diverse culinary skills through dishes like Kung Pao Fried Chicken, Australian Wagyu, Szechuan veggies, Noodles and a live seafood selection. Not to mention the vast dim sum varieties (over 34), which are lunch regulars. The opulent eatery also offers weekly deals and business set lunches, making it a go-to place to savor budget-friendly and flavorful Chinese specialties in town. 

Price Range18 AED to 408 AED

Live Seafood: 460AED to 1120AED

Business Lunch: Vegan 148AED to 168 AED, Non-Vegan 168AED to 188 AED 
Full Menuhttps://www.longyin-dubai.com/resourcefiles/pdf/long-yin-new-menu.pdf 
LocationLe Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre Airport Road Garhoud Near International Airport - Dubai – UAE
TimingsMon-Sun 12 PM to 3 PM, 6 PM to 11 PM
Contact+971 4 702 2455
RecommendationSalt and Pepper Crabs, Dim Sums, Mango Pudding

The next time the desire for rich Asian flavors strikes you, give our above tried and tasted picks for top Chinese restaurant in Dubai a go. We promise that their exceptional taste and service will leave you coming back for more! 

Saleema Ramziyah
Saleema Ramziyah
Saleema Ramziyah Touma is a writer renowned for her expertise in real estate, hotels, and travel guides. Her captivating writing unveils the essence of luxurious accommodations and the intricacies of the real estate market, making her an invaluable resource for both travelers and property enthusiasts. She Lives in Sharjah and her hobby is Swimming.

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