Royal China, located at the DIFC, is an international fine-dining chain serving authentic Chinese cuisine in an Asian themed venue. The food is delicious without trying too hard thanks to the attention to ingredients and knowledgeable chefs, many of which have had experience at Royal China’s London branch. This place has a reputation for offering the best Dim Sum in Dubai; these delicate little parcels are made daily by specialized Dim Sum chefs using the original techniques originating from Canton.
The culinary team at Royal China are all about keeping things grounded in tradition and letting the intricate flavors and textures of Chinese cooking do their work. The food is pretty gastronomic without being too fanciful. The wok-tossed salt and pepper squid is one of the best we’ve had in the Emirate, while the crispy fried aromatic duck that’s carved up right at your table is one of our favourite mains at this place. The menu has some hidden gems, including the jasmine flower tea; add hot water and watch as the petals open up into full bloom!