Taste of Hong Kong: Innovative Dim Sum Lunch for Two at Lai Wah Heen

Taste of Hong Kong: Innovative Dim Sum Lunch for Two at Lai Wah Heen

Toronto, Canada

$128

“The best dim sum in Toronto, maybe the best in North America.” The New York Times

Why we love it

Praised by The New York Times for "the best dim sum in Toronto, maybe the best in North America", Lai Wah Heen brings the elegance and character of Hong Kong's greatest restaurants to Toronto. Using exotic herbs and spices, lunch at Lai Wah Heen showcases a genuine taste of Cantonese cuisine with a contemporary twist.

What's Included?

  • Innovative dim sum lunch for two people at Toronto's internationally-renowned Lai Wah Heen
  • Share eight dishes of refined Cantonese cuisine, praised by the New York Times as "the best dim sum in Toronto"
  • Gratuity is also included in the price

Tax (HST) is included in the price of this experience

Description

Praised by The New York Times for “the best dim sum in Toronto, maybe the best in North America”, Lai Wah Heen presents a genuine taste of Hong Kong with a twist. Described by EnRoute Magazine as “edible masterpieces rarely savoured outside of Hong Kong”, Lai Wah Heen has gradually built its stellar reputation for excellence since first opening its doors in 1995.

Loosely translating as ‘luxurious meeting place’, the restaurant is exudes elegance. Matte black and soft browns meet wide granite steps, while the glass walls and towering ceilings are just setting for Asian artist Cheung Ming’s original Chinese calligraphies.

Lai Wah Heen’s Hong Kong inspired menu takes influence from the latest in Chinese cuisine trends. A tantalising array of spices, tropical fruits and seafood are prominent dishes, professionally executed with delicate refinement. The ‘Innovative Dim Sum Prix Fixe Lunch’ showcases Raymond Fung’s exciting work with Dim Sum, taking the traditional, humble street food and transforming it into edible art forms; a modern twist on a centuries old concept.

The term “dim sum” translates into “touch your heart” or “taste of the heart”. Having originally existed as an early form of fast food, dim sum has now evolved into a highly developed culinary art. Lai Wah Heen’s “Innovative Dim Sum Prix Fixe Lunch” includes a range of flavours, from seafood bisque, to lobster escalopes; for a lunchtime experience like few others.

Description

Praised by The New York Times for “the best dim sum in Toronto, maybe the best in North America”, Lai Wah Heen presents a genuine taste of Hong Kong with a twist. Described by EnRoute Magazine as “edible masterpieces rarely savoured outside of Hong Kong”, Lai Wah Heen has gradually built its stellar reputation for excellence since first opening its doors in 1995.

Loosely translating as ‘luxurious meeting place’, the restaurant is exudes elegance. Matte black and soft browns meet wide granite steps, while the glass walls and towering ceilings are just setting for Asian artist Cheung Ming’s original Chinese calligraphies.

Lai Wah Heen’s Hong Kong inspired menu takes influence from the latest in Chinese cuisine trends. A tantalising array of spices, tropical fruits and seafood are prominent dishes, professionally executed with delicate refinement. The ‘Innovative Dim Sum Prix Fixe Lunch’ showcases Raymond Fung’s exciting work with Dim Sum, taking the traditional, humble street food and transforming it into edible art forms; a modern twist on a centuries old concept.

The term “dim sum” translates into “touch your heart” or “taste of the heart”. Having originally existed as an early form of fast food, dim sum has now evolved into a highly developed culinary art. Lai Wah Heen’s “Innovative Dim Sum Prix Fixe Lunch” includes a range of flavours, from seafood bisque, to lobster escalopes; for a lunchtime experience like few others.

Lai Wah Heen's Innovate Dim Sum Lunch Menu:

  • Seafood bisque garnished with fish roe
  • Steamed dumpling of fresh lobster escalopes & shrimp in garlic butter
  • Deep-fried prawn coated with shrimp mousse & scallop, wrapped with bacon
  • Seared crab claw, shrimp & green chive in wonton
  • Steamed soft bean curd sheet wrapped with assorted mushrooms & truffle in soy sauce dressing
  • Deep-fried soft dumpling of Berkshire pork
  • Truffle & lobster escalopes on thin noodles flavored with truffle scented oil
  • Chinese dessert

Menu subject to seasonal change.

Additional Information

This experience is valid for booking within 6 months from the date of issue.

Price is inclusive of the "Innovative Dim Sum Prix Fixe Lunch" menu for two people. The price includes gratuity.

Wine and other extras are not included; any additional products or services consumed can simply be paid for on site.

Note that whilst the menu is fixed, it may be subject to seasonal change and availability. Please state any dietary requirements at the time of booking.

Lai Wah Heen is open for lunch Monday to Friday (11.30am to 3pm), Saturday (11.30am to 4pm) and Sunday (11am to 4pm).

All bookings are subject to availability. We advise booking at least 2 weeks in advance to guarantee the desired date and time.

Lai Wah Heen's Innovate Dim Sum Lunch Menu:

  • Seafood bisque garnished with fish roe
  • Steamed dumpling of fresh lobster escalopes & shrimp in garlic butter
  • Deep-fried prawn coated with shrimp mousse & scallop, wrapped with bacon
  • Seared crab claw, shrimp & green chive in wonton
  • Steamed soft bean curd sheet wrapped with assorted mushrooms & truffle in soy sauce dressing
  • Deep-fried soft dumpling of Berkshire pork
  • Truffle & lobster escalopes on thin noodles flavored with truffle scented oil
  • Chinese dessert

Menu subject to seasonal change.

Additional Information

This experience is valid for booking within 6 months from the date of issue.

Price is inclusive of the "Innovative Dim Sum Prix Fixe Lunch" menu for two people. The price includes gratuity.

Wine and other extras are not included; any additional products or services consumed can simply be paid for on site.

Note that whilst the menu is fixed, it may be subject to seasonal change and availability. Please state any dietary requirements at the time of booking.

Lai Wah Heen is open for lunch Monday to Friday (11.30am to 3pm), Saturday (11.30am to 4pm) and Sunday (11am to 4pm).

All bookings are subject to availability. We advise booking at least 2 weeks in advance to guarantee the desired date and time.

How it works

  • Choose your experience

    Treat yourself or share with someone you truly care about.

  • We arrange everything

    Our concierge will arrange everything, even the little extras.

  • Relax and enjoy

    Simply show up and savour the memory that will last a lifetime.

Location

2nd Floor, 108 Chestnut Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5G1R3

Lai Wah Heen 2nd Floor, 108 Chestnut Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5G1R3

Taste of Hong Kong: Innovative Dim Sum Lunch for Two at Lai Wah Heen

Reviews

  • Great Dim Sum!

    Lai Wah Heen takes amazing dim sum and kicks it up a notch. The ambiance and service is what I would expect from a French-fusion restaurant.

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