City Hall Maxim’s Palace
Restaurant, Chinese, $$$
The “palace” is popular. For many locals, City Hall Maxim’s Palace takes the crown when it comes to the best local dim sum. It’s a classic dim sum joint – a big hall decked out with chandeliers, white tablecloths, dragon decorations, and huge windows next to the Hong Kong harbour. Traditionally, eating dim sum is meant to be a loud and happy dining experience and this is exactly that. Dim sum trolleys are wheeled out, the traditional way, and you pick and choose which dishes you would like. There’s a huge variety and something to suit all tastes. Best tip – arrive early!