Yum Cha? (That’s tea and dim sum, Hong Kong-style by the way). But is it all about Dim Sum? Well, think about Dim Sum being served in bamboo basket. Now, think about forty-eight choices of various styles of homemade Dim Sum, with options such as steamed, deep-fried or baked. Whether savoury or sweet, these bite-sized dishes can be prepared in so many different ways imaginable. So, really, “Yum Cha” is more than just about a cuisine – it’s about the discovery of Hong Kong’s culinary culture.

Get a taste of Hong Kong’s Dim Sum culture with “Yum Cha” – a dining experience where drinking Chinese tea and eating dim sum go hand in hand. It won’t surprise you that “dim sum” actually means “touching the heart” because it’s often tied to a celebration or an occasion to spend some time with your family.  

Right here in Bangkok, you can indulge in the finest authentic Cantonese cuisine with a delightful gastronomic dining experience at Shang Palace. A touch of elegance and modern flair, the establishment remains true to its ancient Cantonese cooking techniques and ingredients. This family-oriented restaurant calls in all food connoisseurs to savour its culinary treasures. The décor has been inspired by the Tang dynasty era – with hues of gold and crimson to glamorous crystal chandeliers offering a glorious vibe. 

After an overwhelming response from the All-You-Can-Eat brunch offered during the weekdays, Shang Palace decided to make Saturdays in Bangkok a little more special. Shang Palace’s Saturday Dim Sum Brunch (THB 1,488 net per person) now offers All-You-Can-Eat Dim Sum and unlimited sumptuous delights. What’s unique about  Saturday’s brunch? An addition of Shang Palace’s signature BBQ dishes to the menu such as Peking Duck and Suckling Pig. These classic dishes are rare and you won’t find a better deal anywhere else. 

Peking Duck at the Live cooking station.
Chef Chow Wai Man at the carving station.

Chinese-born culinary Chef Chow Wai Man honed his skills at Hong Kong’s Shangri-La and has brought his expertise to Bangkok’s Shang Palace. Chef Chow Wai Man trained all the in-house chefs with his cooking techniques and ingredients for each dish. To offer the most authentic taste, the restaurant imports all seasonings and some of its meat from Hong Kong. 

In this video, Lifestyle Asia Bangkok takes you behind the scenes at Shang Palace’s kitchen to see how the chefs prepare the restaurant’s mouthwatering dim sum. 

 

 

Signature highlights include Steamed Shrimp Dumpling, Steamed Siew Mai with Crab, Steamed BBQ Pork Bun, Deep-Fried Taro, Deep-Fried Tofu Skin with Prawn and Pan-Fried Turnip Cakes. 

Fried Tofu with egg white sauce.

Not to be missed are the signature dishes that make your Saturday brunch extra special, which include Crispy Pork Belly and Honey Glazed Pork Char Siew, Peking Duck, and Suckling Pig. Diners can enjoy the live-cooking station with traditional Cantonese savoury bites as well as congee served with selected condiments. Also, every dish is prepared to your order so get your taste buds ready for a treat.

Prawn dumplings with prawn roe.

Afterwards, satisfy your sweet tooth with some signature desserts such as Chilled Mango Pudding, Rice Dumpling in Ginger Tea, Glutinous Dumplings with Black Sesame Paste and Mango Ice Cream.  

Since 1986, Shang Palace has been well-known for its high-quality Cantonese cuisine, with carefully-crafted delicacies and Hong Kong-style barbecued meat. Be sure to not miss out on trying its culinary heritage. 

Video Credits: 
Project Manager: Nutthanin Triphopnakkul
Videographer: Piriya Jencheawcharn

Shang Palace’s All-You-Can-Eat Saturday Brunch opens from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm.  Make your reservations now by calling 02 236 7777 or send an email to restaurants.slbk@shangri-la.com

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Alisha is a passionate dancer and is always creating her own choreographies. She is a fan of rom-com novels, a coffee-drinker who loves tea, and is always on-the-go for her midnight chocolate cravings. She hopes to tick-off her never-ending bucket list one day by hosting her own travel show.