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TIM HO WAN JEWEL
Tim Ho Wan Dim Sum!
Tim Ho Wan is a popular dim sum restaurant chain that originated in Hong Kong. Their first overseas branch, Tim Ho Wan Jewel, opened in Singapore in 2019 and it has quickly become a go-to destination for dim sum lovers in the city.
Located in the bustling Jewel Changi Airport, Tim Ho Wan Jewel serves up authentic Cantonese-style dim sum in a casual setting. As you enter the restaurant, you are greeted by the smell of steaming bamboo baskets loaded with dumplings, buns, and other tasty morsels. The open kitchen gives you a glimpse of the chefs adeptly preparing the dishes.
The restaurant keeps their menu simple, focusing on doing the dim sum classics right. Their baked barbecue pork buns are a must-try – the soft fluffy buns contain piping hot, savory barbecue pork that simply melts in your mouth. Another signature is the pan-fried turnip cake, crispy on the outside and moist inside, and packed with Chinese sausage, dried shrimp and mushrooms.
While prices are slightly higher than your typical neighborhood dim sum joint, the quality of ingredients and execution makes it worthwhile. Be prepared to wait a bit during peak hours as the restaurant does not take reservations. You can admire Jewel’s indoor forest and waterfall while you wait for your table.
With friendly staff providing swift service in a relaxed setting, Tim Ho Wan Jewel is a wonderful place to gather with friends and family for a casual yum cha experience. It’s the perfect stop for dim sum before embarking on your travels or after a long flight when you are craving something comforting and delicious.