Tuesday, May 15, 2012
yumcha @ Summer Palace
Dimsum for the Last Emperor
Summer Palace is a long standing Chinese restaurant serving a traditional Cantonese specialty menu in Bangkok. Just like any hotel's Chinese restaurant, Summer Palace also serves dimsum during lunch time (it is called yumcha in Hong Kong and Guangzhou, where Cantonese yumcha culture has its roots there).
Yumcha, or drinking tea eating dimsum (bite-sized food in small portions, usually served in a small bamboo streamer basket or on a small plate); at Summer Palace, of the Intercontinental Hotel Bangkok, it is set in an ambiance of opulence, with the choices of a la carte and all-you-can-eat. The dimsum dishes, enjoyable but not outstanding; and service is pleasant but not impeccable!
Cantonese yum-cha lunch ***
at Summer Palace Chinese Restaurant 夏宮金殿
InterContinental Hotel Bangkok
973 Ploenchit Road
Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330
Pay (yum-cha lunch for two): around THB 1,500