yum cha restaurant


It has been an exciting and exhilarating week so far and I am really glad that in 5 days’ time, I will be taking a long break away from work because I have been away from home almost every week.
Just yesterday, Jacqueline and I were at The Music Run by AIA and this year’s edition saw a vast improvement as compared to last year’s! The fringe activities along the running route were very engaging and while I’m not the sort of runner who will stop to take pictures, I was really glad that there was sufficient space that catered to both the walkers and the runners.

The entertainment likewise was superb and we had lots of fun swaying to the beats and tunes of The Sam Willows and DJ Sam Withers. Despite it being my first 5k run for the year, I was really pleased with the fact that I completed the whole run in 34 minutes without any formal training. The Music Run is definitely a good start to my two other upcoming runs that I will be participating in.

As mentioned, I will be flying off in 5 days’ time and for my coming trip, I will be heading to Taiwan with Jacqueline. We will be taking a direct flight to Kaoshiung via Scoot and then we will be returning to Singapore from Taipei via Jet Star. It has been quite a long while since our last visit to Taiwan and this time round, we will be heading to Kenting, Kaoshiung, and then northwards to Taipei.

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Since Mothers’ Day is also round the corner in about two weeks time, I’m pretty sure many people are making plans to spend quality time with their family and if you’re thinking of bringing the whole family for a classic dim sum dining experience that won’t burn a big hole in your pocket, you might want to consider making a reservation at Yum Cha Restaurant.

My family always frequent the outlet at Serangoon Gardens Country Club but unfortunately, the Yum Cha Restaurant there is no longer in operation and the only available outlets are the ones located at Chinatown and Changi Business Park. For Mothers’ Day this year, Yum Cha Restaurant is launching 3 special items that seeks to re-create the long-lost taste of traditional Chinese dishes that mothers and grandmothers would remember with nostalgia of their hometowns.

The three special items are the Braised Pork with Preserved Vegetables, the Pan-fried Salted Fish Bun, and the Almond Tarts.

Braised Pork with Preserved Vegetables

A notable classic Chinese dish, this delicious bun which was easily carried around in the past, was eaten for days while our ancestors were fleeing the war in China before settling down in different parts of Asia. Quality tender pork belly is braised in a secret recipe sauce for hours to create a sweet and succulent taste that is balanced by a soft steamed bun.

Pan-fried Salted Fish Bun

A traditional Chinese dish originating from the Guangdong province, this salted fish bun used to be a favourite of Emperor Kang Xi of the Qing Dynasty. The bottom of the bun is seared to golden brown, with a flavourful filling made from salted fish paste and minced meat. To enhance its flavour, a secret seasoning is added for a more savory experience.

Almond Tart

The classic Almond Tart has a soft and flaky texture. Served warm, its sweet taste will definitely bring back fond memories of the old days in Hong Kong.

How will you celebrate Mothers’ Day?

That’s all from us for now and it sure looks like the coming month of May is going to be quite an exciting one too!

Yum Cha [Changi] at UE Bizhub East is the latest addition to the Yum Cha Group of Restaurants and it is the only outlet that offers some delightful BBQ and roast delights. Renowned for their mouth-watering Dim Sums, Yum Cha is definitely the place to bring your friends out for some Yum Cha session.

*In Cantonese, Yum Cha means “Drink Tea” and it is often used in the following manner, “Let’s go Yum Cha”; which means, “Let’s go for some tea/hi-tea”.

Last week, we had a fabulous time dining at Yum Cha Changi and it was a very memorable session. Even as we are writing and sharing about our experience at Yum Cha Changi right now, we are craving for even more tantalising Dim Sums and we cannot help but just think of the yummy food that we had.

If you work at Changi or you stay in the eastern part of Singapore, you will be delighted to know that Yum Cha Changi has launched a new Set Menu Special Promotion which is really irresistible. For just SGD$11.80 nett per set, you can have the option of having a Dim Sum, Noodle/Congee, and a drink!

Not only will you derive satisfaction from such a high quality set meal but it is also extremely value for money.

Here are the food choices that you can choose for the Set Menu Special Promotion that is exclusively available only at Yum Cha Changi:

Dim Sum
Fried Carrot Cake
Crystal Chives Dumpling
Fish Roe Siew Mai
Prawn Wanton Crisp

Prawn Wanton Noodles
Char Siew Noodles
Century Egg Congee
Chicken and Mushroom Congee]

Chinese Tea
Honey Watercress

The dining ambience and experience at Yum Cha Changi is one that is contemporary and modern; it is also the only Yum Cha outlet that offers Hong Kong Roast Delights.

If you have an insatiable appetite for mouth-watering, authentic, and piping hot Dim Sums, you will be elated to know that Yum Cha has recently also launched a privilege card programme. At just SGD$30 for a 1-year membership, members automatically receive a SGD$20 voucher and 10% off their bill at all Yum Cha restaurants.

Other exclusive benefits of Yum Cha’s privilege card programme include 20% off food bills on birthdays and a SGD$10 dining voucher with every SGD$100 spent! As an added bonus, membership renewal is complimentary with an annual spending of SGD$1000.

Now that’s even more reasons to go for more Yum Cha sessions with your loved ones and friends!

If you’re craving for some yummylicious Dim Sum and Roast Delights, head down to Yum Cha Changi and have the best of both worlds!

Yum Cha Changi

Address: 6 Changi Business Park Ave 1 #01-33 UE Bizhub East Singapore 486017
Tel: 6789 1717

Opening Hours:
Mon to Fri: 10.30am to 3pm, 6pm to 9pm
Sat, Sun & Public Holidays: 9.30am to 3pm, 6pm to 9pm
Closed from 3pm to 6pm daily

For more information and updates from Yum Cha, do check out Yum Cha Singapore Facebook Page!