The Best Dumplings in Sydney

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You’re all that and dim sum! Yes, we Sydneysiders certainly have a thing for succulent dumplings and would probably eat them for breakfast, lunch and dinner if our bank accounts would allow it. In the meantime, let’s settle for a meal at a time at one of Sydney’s top dumpling restaurants.

Dumplings in Sydney

1. Din Tai Fung

Dumplings in Sydney
Dumplings in Sydney don't come more delectable than from Din Tai Fung.

Mention the words dumplings in Sydney and Din Tai Fung should instantly come to mind. This dumpling institution in Sydney is touted for serving the world’s tastiest dumplings, and with over 9 locations across Sydney, it’s always a good time to stop in at Din Tai Fung.

You have to try their legendary Xiao Long Bao, Spicy Shrimp and Pork Wonton doused in signature spicy sauce and Kung Pao Chicken with Cashew Nuts.

Location: Multiple across Sydney - to find a Ding Tai Fung Sydney location near you, visit their website.

2. Sydney Dumpling King

Sydney Dumpling King
Delicious pouches from the Sydney Dumpling King.

One of Burwood’s favourite spots to grab your dumpling fix, Sydney Dumpling King serves some of the cheapest authentic dumplings around so you don’t have to break the bank to enjoy those little pouches of heaven. There are 28 dumpling flavours on the Dumpling King’s menu so one visit probably won't cut it.

Location: 182E Burwood Road, Burwood

3. New Shanghai 

New Shanghai Sydney
New Shanghai has multiple dumplings restaurants in Sydney.

Whether you like sweet and soft or crunchy and succulent, New Shanghai delivers some of the best and most authentic dumplings in Sydney.

With multiple locations across Sydney including Chatswood Chase and Westfield Sydney, there’s always a table waiting at New Shanghai. And if you sign up to their mailing list you'll get free dumplings on your birthday! 

 Location: Multiple across Sydney - to find a New Shanghai near you, visit their website.

4. Momo Bar 

Momo Bar
For dumplings in Manly, you can't beat Momo Bar.

If you’re looking for dumplings on the north side of the bridge, Momo Bar in Manly is your destination for juicy and authentic Nepalese dumplings.

Enjoy the complex flavours intertwined into their chicken, pork, lamb, organic lentil, and mixed vegetable dumplings or chow down on a colourful poke bowl - there's so much on offer on their delicious menu!  

Location: 28 Market Lane, Manly

5. Mr. Wong

Mr Wong dumplings
The dumplings at Mr. Wong are colourful and legendary.

Mr Wong certainly knows how to serve Cantonese-style decadence in a very grand way and we’re thankful every day.

Spread over two levels and serving over 80 sumptuous dishes including his famous roast duck, crispy calamari and heavenly dumplings, a feed at Mr Wong is mandatory if you live in Sydney.

Location: 3 Bridge Lane, Sydney

6. Yang’s Dumplings 

Not to light a fire under your heels but Yang’s Dumplings is kind of a big deal in Sydney’s inner-west so if you’ve never tried them I’d hop to it!

Their crispy-bottomed, doughy minced pork dumplings are a treasure trove of flavour and one of their most popular dishes. Make sure you add their famous wontons to your order and whatever you do, don’t forget to add some life-changing chilli oil and peanut sauce to a dumpling or two.

Location: 9/11-15 Deane Street, Burwood

7. Bamboo Dumpling Bar 

Bamboo dumpling bar
Bamboo Dumpling Bar is located inside the Royal Albert Hotel.

An unexpected slice of Chinatown in Surry Hills, Bamboo Dumpling Bar at the Royal Albert Hotel has an impressive and extensive menu, which includes dumplings, spring rolls, Chinese pancakes, spicy noodles and more. Add a few contemporary cocktails or a drop of an Australian red and you’re in for a good night.  

Location: 140 Commonwealth Street, Surry Hills

8. Lotus Dumpling Bar Walsh Bay

Lotus Dumpling Bar Walsh Bay
Lotus Dumpling Bar Walsh Bay is a local favourite!

This local favourite in the vibrant historical Walsh Bay precinct is centred around their famed dumplings, with each perfect parcel delivering a unique flavour explosion! Lotus Dumpling Bar offers a variety of steamed and pan-fried dumplings and wontons, plus some classic Asian dishes. See each little morsel prepared fresh in the open kitchen and marvel as the talented dumpling chefs show off their skills! 

Lotus Dumpling Bar Walsh also has a new relaxed sister establishment in the inner-west at 26 Lackey Street, Summer Hill.

Location: Shop 3/16 Hickson Rd, Dawes Point

Is your favourite dumpling spot not on the list? Let us know in the review below!

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