As you might guess from the name, Dragon Gate Dim Sum, sells,
well… dim sum! Taking our seat in the fastly filling corner lot we had a good feeling watching the heavy influx at only 11am. The large air conditioned space is simple but well illuminated with three walls of glass. Marble topped tables and carved wooden chairs add an oriental touch. Chef Cheah Kam Wah, the previous head of the dim sum department of the Marriott Hotel Putrajaya, is the chef leading the kitchen at Dragon Gate Dim Sum.
to the soft noodles.
with rich sesame paste is good for an illuminating complexion. The Shrimp Dumplings were excellent with a delicate wrapping and firm
centre. The Siew Mai had a perfect texture, was well seasoned and is the most ordered item on the menu. New fans of glutinous rice we couldn’t go past the Lotus Leaf packet. Its sticky glue like consistency and savoury fillings are yum. While hubby wasn’t a fan of the Herbal Chicken because of the amount of bone and skin, I enjoyed the herbal broth, packed with wolfberries and other goodies it would make a great soup for nursing the flu. Another dish I got all to myself was the Fried Radish Cake with X.O. Sauce. Soft soft yam
cubes with plentiful crunchy bean sprouts benefited from a mild kick with the spicy sauce. Being a fan of all things sweet and creamy, hubby mmmed and ahhhed over the Custard & Salted Egg Yolk Bun. Be sure to have a plate underneath when you break the bun to catch the sugary egg yolk as it oozes out. The Durian Pancake also tickled his tongue with fresh
slivers of fruit surrounded by a rich, intense cream and held together by a slender bandage.
and flying. The waitstaff, even though run off their feet, still took the time to explain how to eat special dishes such as the Shanghai dumplings and showed which sauces go with each dish. Dragon Gate Dim Sum stands out for its variety of healthy
options. Many dumplings have extra vegetables and the high weekend turnover
means fresh ingredients and preparation.
priced dim sum with plenty of healthy options, fast efficient service, cool
well lit dining hall