From decadently prepared Crispy Duck to authentic Cantonese dishes here are your top 5 Chinese restaurants in Dubai.
1 Zheng He's
Enjoy a sophisticated interior with a lovely waterside view of the Madinat Jumeirah at Zheng He's, one of the most popular Chinese restaurants in town. Try the prawn and caviar or squid ink dumplings, Beijing Duck, the Black Truffle with White Asparagus and a variety of innovative rice dishes. A desert of coconut ice-cream and plum crumble rounds off your meal. Romantic, serene and elegant.
Delight in a modern minimalist ambiance with cuisine which blends contemporary Asian cooking with provincial Chinese preparation methods to create innovative tasty dishes. Wonderful location, service and superb food. Enjoy spectacular views of the Burj Khalifa and the Dubai Fountain.
3 Shang Palace
One of the most acclaimed Cantonese restaurants in town, Shang Palace is decorated in sumptuous red and gold finishings and immense silk curtains which drape luxuriously onto the floor from the giant window. One of the specialties of this opulent Chinese affair is the Crispy Duck which goes well with steamed pancakes accompanied with fresh spring onion and hoi sin sauce. Certainly a cut above the average Chinese restaurant, Shang Palace is meant for a celebration.
4 The China Club
Venture out to a sophisticated restaurant overlooking the Dubai Creek where your guests can treat themselves to a stately private dinner room and enjoy a menu that allows for a festive Chinese feast. Try the deep-fried crumbed prawns, tossed celery with black fungus, steamed dim sum, dried scallops, stir-fried lobster, steamed black cod and many more enticing treats.
5 Royal China
A Dubai newcomer, this DIFC (Dubai International Financial Center) restaurant offers a sophisticated setting inspired by high-end Asian decor. The brand currently has branches in the UK, Singapore, and China. Serving Hong Kong Chinese cuisine and delicious dim sum through out the day, Royal China is perfect for a leisurely snack, tea, or full-fledged meal. Try one of the restaurant's signature dishes such as lobster noodles; “Har Gau” or steamed prawn dumpling; Crispy Aromatic Duck with plum sauce, and an additional range of seasonal dishes.