Rue Jules Van Praet 13, 1000 Bruxelles
Yi Chan is an exceptional Asian restaurant located just steps away from the Brussels Stock Exchange on Jules Van Praet Street. The menu boasts a range of dim sum, including the signature xiao long bao, stuffed with a magical pork and ginger filling that releases a burst of flavor with every bite. Other offerings include char siu bao, shumai, and phở bowls with rice noodles, beef meatballs, and sliced rare beef. Grilled meats, fried pork intestines, marinated chicken legs, and lo bak go (daikon radish cake) can also be found on the menu.
If you’re feeling thirsty, Yi Chan offers a range of well-crafted cocktails like the Poire (gin, Williams pear eau de vie, verjus, sesame oil), the Sochu (carbonated tomato liqueur and Amontillado sherry), as well as their house Piju beer with yuzu and mandarin, and iced jasmine tea.
Let’s Dim Sum
Av. Legrand 73, 1180 Uccle
Let’s Dim Sum is a great spot for dim sum in Brussels. Everything is prepared in-house, and they have an outdoor terrace to enjoy. It’s the ideal place for a lunch stop, with a €12 menu with choices that include wantan fried or soup along with a plate of your preference.
Rue Grétry 64, 1000 Bruxelles
WokUp offers speedy, delectable Chinese fare in a no-frills setting. Their extensive menu will suit most tastes, ranging from classic dishes to unique recipes. A standout feature is the option to craft your own stir-fry, with a variety of fresh ingredients and sauces on offer. The restaurant prioritizes high-quality, fresh ingredients, ensuring vibrant vegetables, tender meats, and well-balanced flavors.
Parv. de la Trinité 11, 1060 Ixelles
Dam Sum is a real gem for Chinese food lovers in Brussels, filling a void in the city’s culinary scene. The menu, though not extensive, offers a great selection of dim sum and Chinese signature dishes. The Xiao Long Bao (soup dumplings) and Char Siu Bao (BBQ pork buns) shine as house specialties, arriving in towering steam baskets.
Rue de la Paix 13, 1050 Ixelles
May Flower is a charming Cantonese family restaurant tucked away in Brussels, offering homemade food set in a beautiful garden. A true hidden gem, this eatery boasts a small but delicious menu with reasonably priced dim sum and ample choices, including vegetarian options.