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Yum Cha Restaurant

#222 of 8,770 Restaurants in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
Chinatown
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20 Trengganu Street (Off Temple ) #02-01 (Chinatown), Singapore 058479, Singapore
+65 6372 1717
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11:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We are a fan of dimsum having had these since we were young. The typical Chinese dishes you'll see in the Philippines. We also have done a lot of dimsum exploration in HK. Being in the CNY season, we wanted to have dimsum and a walk around Chinatown. Yum Cha is very popular. The ambiance is close to HK dimsum... More 

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Thank Norman D
India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been brought to this restaurant in Chinatown twice by 2 different tour guides so I assume that it must have been popular and good at one time. However on both occasions the food was a letdown and the ambience very average. So I don't understand why the tour guides keep bringing us here.

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Thank glutenfree4life
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nothing special. Very crowded and noisy. Need to speak louder so that people across the table are able to listen.

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Thank amandakhq
Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

he choice for breakfast from my hotel (the Inn at Temple St) was limited to McDonalds or chinese. For an Aussie used to toast and vegemite for breakfast, dumplings were a shock. But they were delicious. Good value - and being over the road from my hotel very convenient. I made the right choice.

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Thank Michael H
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very popular with locals and tourists. Excellent dim sum and dumplings. love to go there for lunch with family and friends.

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Thank Vivianne_singapore
Singapore, null, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Used to visit this restaurant quite often but today is a let down cos both lift and escalator were out of order and my father in law had to struggle to reach the place in second floor . Food still ok but the place is jammed pack . Food served at quick pace though crowded

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Thank losenglog
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wide variety of Catonese Dim Sums, yet not too expensive. Comfortably air-conditioned with close service at a call. Great for breakfast and brunch.

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Thank Eiizumi
Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it's very easy to reach this restaurant, only a couple of minutes from Chinatown MRT exit on Pagoda street. their weekday dim sum offer at less than S$ 25++ per pax is a very good deal. fast service, wide range of dishes and the ambiance is real.

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Thank mike_4m30nd
Davao City, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've read some articles about this restaurant, and convinced me to give it a try. It is located among the major streets in Chinatown area. The ambience is not that attractive, however people keep on coming back for its taste. I highly recommend the xiao long bao, and their garlic pork.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

The food is not bad and the service could be rude. This is not unusual for these very popular places. You come here for breakfast in the Sunday morning. If you don't mind being pushed a bit and other minor issues, this is a good place to start in China Town.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Trengganu Street (Off Temple ) #02-01 (Chinatown), Singapore 058479, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +65 6372 1717

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Staying in Chinatown

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Chinatown
Chinatown is a classic combination of colourful sights, enticing smells, and sometimes startling sounds. The precinct is unique, however, in its blending of religions and cultures. A Hindu temple, an Islamic mosque, and a Chinese Buddhist temple sit almost side by side. This sense of cultural harmony continues as you venture just outside of Chinatown to the nightlife areas of Club Street and Duxton Hill. There you’ll mingle with Singapore’s multicultural residents at the modern bars and restaurants dotting the bustling streets. An afternoon in and around Chinatown will leave you culturally enlightened, well fed, and loaded with souvenirs. In the evening, reward yourself with a well-deserved cocktail as the locals come out to play.
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