5 Best Restaurants for Dim Sum Leeds

Best Restaurants for Dim Sum Leeds – Much like how the Spanish eat Tapas, Dim Sum dishes are shared among family and friends. It is a traditional Chinese meal made up of small plates of dumplings and other snack dishes and is usually accompanied by chinese tea.  Usually dim sum is consumed during brunch hours — late morning to lunchtime.  A nice fun fact – The literal Dim Sum translation in Chinese is to “touch the heart”.

Lets check out the Best Dim Sum Restaurants in Leeds.

Mans Market

Unit F, West Point, Wellington St, Leeds LS1 4JJ

Mans Market is a “brand born in a small fishing village in the New Terrorities of Hong Kong. Its development has taken many years through travelling, observation, education and learning the art of cooking Chinese cuisine.

With a theatrical wow entrance based on the Ladies Market in Hong Kong, fun eye catching cocktails and a classic Chinese menu modernised with a new aged twist. Mans Market looks to re-energise Chinese food within an accessible and hip environment in its flag ship Leeds city centre restaurant and bar site, situated in the West Point building opposite the brand new Central Square development. ”

Items from the Dim Sum menu include:

~Firecracker Chicken~
~Satay Chicken~
~Crispy Aromatic Duck Rolls~
~Mushroom, Corn and Bamboo War Tip Dumpling~
~Hot and Sour Soup~

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Oriental City Restaurant

30-36 Cross Stamford Street, Leeds, LS7 1BA

The Oriental City Restaurant was first established in 2007 offering Oriental cuisines in elegant and authentic surroundings.  Oriental City offers an extensive range of choices of dim sum. An idea of what is available on the menu is below.

~Special Crispy Platter  (Sesame Prawn Toast, Spring Rolls, Seaweed, Crispy Won Ton & Spare Ribs)~
~King Prawns in Salt & Chilli ~
~Salt and Pepper Squid ~
~Paper Wrap Prawns ~
~Satay Chicken on Skewers ~
~Pork Dumplings ~
~Sesame Prawn Meat on Toast~

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Crown Buffet – Dim Sum Leeds

Academy Building, Gower St, Leeds LS2 7PX

Crown buffet is a family run business established since 2007.  They have an extensive Dim Sum menu but also do all-you-can-eat buffets,  Crown Buffet pride themselves on “bringing the taste of East with the West, and over the years have served many people from many countries.”

Just a few of the delicious options from the dim sum menu are shown here .

~wanton and rice noodles~

~salt and pepper pork chops with rice~

~potato glass noodles in hot and spicy soup~

~dried scallops and egg white fried rice~

~fried vermicelli with duck~

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Minerva House 29 East Parade Minerva, LS1 5PS

Tattu Leeds offers diners a dim sum culinary experience like no other in Leeds.  “Located on East Parade, the restaurant’s menu embraces traditional Asian flavours and delivers contemporary Chinese cuisine in beautiful surroundings. The restaurant has dining space on the ground floor including the White Rose Garden covered terrace.

Tattu Leeds offers a range of options for large party bookings and events. Our Private Dining Room is located on our mezzanine level amongst the tops of our blossom trees. The space is available for hire for up to 16 guests.

The White Rose Garden Terrace is our second private dining space which benefits from a retractable roof for those warm summer days. The terrace can accommodate between 10 and 20 guests exclusively.”


~Ichimi pepper, five spice and sweet chilli sauce~


~Chilli, garlic and cherry hoisin sauce~


~Shiitake and asparagus~


~Lime, shallots and lemongrass~


Little Tokyo

24 Central Rd, Leeds LS1 6DE

Little Tokyo – ” A Japanese Restaurant with Yorkshire roots.  Here we aim to bring the unique and delicate tastes of Japan to you, with ingredients and inspiration found in Yorkshire. When you dine with us, you can expect to enjoy a friendly & quick service, alongside a cosy atmosphere that will help you relax whilst you eat and drink the night away with your friends & family. Come Join us on our journey to bring a Little part of Japan, to the heart of Yorkshire. – Little Tokyo.”

Below we tease your taste buds with some examples from the delicious dim sum menu available at Little Tokyo.

Dim Sum Siu Mai

~Pockets of mouth-watering minced pork, steamed and served with sweet chilli sauce~

Crystal Prawn Dumplings

~Juicy minced prawn contained in a delicate translucent pastry~

Soft Shell Crab Tempura

~Soft shell deep fried crabs in Japanese batter~

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Also have a look at our lists of Chinese and Japanese restaurants in Leeds and our main post of the best restaurants in Leeds.