Yan Toh Heen 欣圖軒 – Michelin Two Starred Dim Sum

Two Michelin Star Yan Toh Heen is a recognizing Chinese restaurant belongs to the InterContinental Hotel Hong Kong. It is set at the lower ground level of the lobby with a breath-taking scenery of the Victoria Harbour and a land of amazing green grass.

Specializing in refined Cantonese cuisine, the kitchen behind is hosted by Executive Chef Lau Yiu Fai, who aims to serve top quality dishes with the best seasonal ingredients.

The menu features a page or two of classic dim sum, which is only available during lunch, barbecue meats, a la carte stir-fry or braised pot dishes and a list of traditional Chinese brewed tea.

First time being here, we are delighted to see such a beautiful table setting with jade-elements made utensils. There are 6 different condiments and sauces placed to us as we are offered pre-meal candied walnut that is so irresistible to nibble on.

As a start, we had a signature trio steamed dumplings of king crab leg, supreme lobster and black truffle scallop. They are all made very delicate with thin wraps and none of them have flavors being overshadowed.

We loved the baked taro nest dumpling with a whole abalone atop and generous seafood filling, which simply shows a tactful skill of dim sum making. With this and Man Wah’s version, they both worth the honour to be the best in town!

A favourite eaten dish is surely the signature deep fried crab shell. Unlike any other ones, it is packed with pure crab meats and onions, combined with cream base that make it another must-order.

Yan Toh Heen is the origin inventor of the golden scallop with pear fritter. It has a light crunch over the sandwich between plump scallop, minced prawn, and slice of pear for a subtle finish.

Since this is my pre-birthday celebration, I couldn’t resist to order half dozen of longevity buns in advance after instagramming its stunning presentation. It turns out rather small just as palm size with lotus and egg yolk filling, and honestly I will like it better if it has fluffier texture.

Nonetheless, I am still overjoyed by their high quality food and great service when a little box of surprise is given as a bless for my birthday. No doubt that it is one of the world’s finest Chinese restaurant.

Jade Setting

Jade Fish Chopstick Stand

Brown Sugar Candied Walnut

Condiments & Sauces

Yan Toh Heen Superior Dumplings

Steamed King Crab Leg Dumpling with Green Vegetables, Steamed Lobster Dumpling with Bird’s Nest & Gold Leaf, Steamed Scallop with Black Truffles & Vegetables Dumpling
長腳蟹肶菜苗餃, 金箔燕液龍蝦餃, 黑松露帶子餃

Braised Whole Abalone & Seafood on a Crispy Taro Net

Golden Stuffed Crab Shell with Crabmeat

Golden Stuffed Crab Shell with Crabmeat

Golden Scallops with Minced Shrimp, Fresh Pear

Golden Scallops with Minced Shrimp, Fresh Pear

Chinese Longevity Buns

Chinese Longevity Buns

Chinese Longevity Buns

Yan Toh Heen

Yan Toh Heen 欣圖軒
Address: Lower level, InterContinental Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Telephone: 2313 2323
Opening Hours: Mon-Sat 12:00-14:30, 18:00-23:00 ; Sun 11:30-15:00, 18:00-23:00
Website: https://hongkong-ic.intercontinental.com

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