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20th April 2023
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Victor’s Kitchen has affordable dim sum in Bras Basah and Chinatown

Victor's Kitchen - flatlay
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There are plenty of dim sum restaurants around Singapore, but few make them as well as Victor’s Kitchen. Located in Sunshine Plaza and Chinatown Point, Victor’s Kitchen serves up authentic Hong Kong-style dim sum at affordable prices!

Some fun facts: the restaurant’s head chef is a Hong Kong native, and has even worked as a chef at a five-star hotel there. He moved to Singapore over a decade ago, and brought his dim sum recipes along. 

Victor's Kitchen - custard buns
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Victor’s Kitchen is renowned for their delicious dim sum, but one dish that stands out above the rest is their Golden Egg Yolk Lava Bun ($5.30 for three), or just $1.70 a bao! This custard bun has gained a reputation for being one of, if not the best of its kind in Singapore, and it’s not hard to see why. Within the bun’s fluffy skin is a rich, buttery salted egg filling that oozes out with each bite. It’s a delicious burst of flavour which keeps customers coming back for more—even if it means braving the long waiting time.

Victor's Kitchen - char siew bolo bun
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Another must-try item here is the Char Siew Bolo Bun ($5.20 for two). Their bolo buns comprise a crispy crust that contrasts nicely with the soft, fluffy bun. Inside, you’ll find thickly diced pork chunks cooked in a savoury BBQ sauce.  

Victor's Kitchen - siew mai and prawn dumpling
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Don’t forget to try the other classic dim sum items, too. Their Tasty Queen Size Siew Mai ($5 for four) comes highly recommended, stuffed with fresh prawn and pork. Otherwise, Victor’s King Prawn Dumplings ($5.90 for three) is also an excellent choice . Customers have also praised their filling to skin ratio, so you get lots of liao in each bite.

If you’re looking for something unique, opt for Spring Is In The Air Cheong Fun ($5.80). This dish features cabbage, carrots, and prawn chunks within a smooth, silky rice noodle skin.

Victor's Kitchen - char siew bolo bun
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For something lighter on the palate, their Egg Tart ($4.90 for two) has a smooth custard filling held together by a delicate buttery crust. To end your meal, wash it all down with a refreshing cup of HK Summer Iced Milk Tea ($3.50), which is said to be rich, fragrant, and well-balanced in sweetness.

For more dim sum to try, check out Bei-Ing Dimsum Club, a dim sum house in East Coast with unique dim sum such as truffle xiao long bao. Alternatively, you might want to visit Fantastic Dim Sum, a hawker stall in Aljunied that serves interesting dim sum renditions, including otak siew mai and deep-fried durian!

Sunshine Plaza outlet
Address: 91 Bencoolen Street, #01-49, Sunshine Plaza, Singapore 189652
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs, Sun 10:30am to 8pm, Fri-Sat 10:30am to 9pm

Chinatown Point outlet
Address: 133 New Bridge Road,  #B1-33, Chinatown Point, Singapore 059413
Opening hours: Daily 10:30am to 9pm

Tel: 9616 6077
Website
Victor’s Kitchen is not a halal-certified eatery.

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Feature image adapted from @the_scientific_chef, @fred.and.chloe, and @samlivestoeat

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