Swee Choon Dim Sum

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Swee Choon Dim Sum Restaurant is a well-known and an established local restaurant where people from all walks of life have come to enjoy Dim Sum for almost 50 years.

183-191 Jalan Besar
Singapore 208882

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11:00am - 02:30pm
06:00pm - 06:00am


11:00am - 02:30pm
06:00pm - 06:00am

11:00am - 02:30pm
06:00pm - 06:00am

11:00am - 02:30pm
06:00pm - 06:00am

11:00am - 02:30pm
06:00pm - 06:00am

10:00am - 03:00pm
06:00pm - 06:00am

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Finally visited Swee Choon after 2 years, and the place has expanded so much! Unfortunately the food didn’t really go beyond our expectations and many dishes were underwhelming.

Will highly recommend the 腐皮卷 and 叉烧包!

Ordered a few item for takeaway due to phase 2. The best we tried would be the xiao long bao which has a balance in terms of right thickness of the skin, the amount of soup and seasoning of the meat

Cooked items include:
* Liu Sha bao
* Har Gao
* Siew Mai
* Chili Oil Dumpling
* Beancurd Prawn Roll
* Egg Tart
* Chee Cheong Fun
* Carrot Cake
*Lime Juice
*Water Chestnut
2 Frozen Dim Sum:
*Mee Suah Kueh
*Tofu Bomb

For place an order, can visit the link of their page or https://linktr.ee/sweechoon.

📍Swee Choon Tim Sum.
191 Jalan Besar.


The popular late-night dim sum supper spot, Swee Choon, is offering a $50 (U.P. $62) WFH Survival Meal Package that feeds up to 3 pax, with late night delivery available till 12:30am daily. The meal package comes with eight of the restaurant’s signature cooked items, two beverages and two selected frozen dim sum packs that you can prepare in a few easy steps. If you have been a regular to Swee Choon, you will be able to identify their classics that are in this bundle such as the liu sa bao, har gao, siew mai, chilli oil dumplings, beancurd prawn roll, egg tart, chee cheong fun and carrot cake. For the frozen dim sum, you will be given have a selection to choose from such as the Swee Choon’s iconic mee suah kueh, peking dumpling, pan fried pork dumpling and many more. Head over to the Oddle link below to start ordering now.

For all those staying in the East, l would like to share an open secret that Swee Choon will be opening an outlet in Century Square in July!
✨ Swee Choon Tim Sum Restaurant
📍 183-191 Jalan Besar, Singapore 208882
🌐 https://sweechoonjalanbesar.oddle.me/
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17 Apr’21, Sat🌧
📍Swee Choon Tim Dum Restaurant
- Mee-Suah Kueh🫔
- Siew Mai🍖
- Baked BBQ Pork Pastry🥧
- Salted Egg Yolk Custard Bun🍞
- Chicken Claws🍗
- Glutinous Rice with Chicken🍘
- Shanghai Xiao Long Bao🥟
- Beancurd Prawn Roll🦐
- Red Bean Paste Pancake🥞

Haven’t been too fair to Swee Choon all these while as I have been subconsciously judging it as a supper standard dim sum (like it is the one ppl go for/ the one that’s available, during supper timing)...

🫔Mee-Suah Kueh
First time trying their mee-suah kueh and definitely will order this again! Well-cooked mee-suah (not mushy), stacked together in a rectangular shape and deep fried, savoury taste...

Quite an interesting dish eh, crispy surface and chewy texture like a kueh indeed, taste wise, initially tot it’s a going to be bland at the looks of it, but it was well seasoned, not too salty, in fact tasted a little like carrot cake!

Will order this again!

🍖Siew Mai
Siew Mai was quite juicy and solid (filled with the meaty prawn paste), absence of that unpleasant porky smell and bonus for seeing and tasting the fresh prawn bits in the siew mai itself.

Texture wise, bouncy kind, not just a chunk of meat, u know what I mean~ This was nice leh!

🥧Baked BBQ Pork Pastry
Like the buttery pastry, the bbq pork was not fatty, and tasted a little on a sweeter note, pretty decent.

🍞Salted Egg Yolk Custard Bun
Was expecting the bun to be steamed bun but I was wrong (fried bun), but nonetheless, this was still a decent salted egg yolk custard bun.

The salted egg yolk custard tasted both savoury and sweet (not too sweet), most imptly, it’s not greasy!

Ever tried salted egg yolk custard bun at some over-rated dim sum restaurant and I can see the oil in the custard filling (I can even scoop a spoonful of oil out) which left me disgusted even till now, since then, haven’t been keen to eat custard bun...

Now at least I like Swee Choon’s, quite decent!

🍗Chicken Claws
Used to be afraid of eating chicken claws for I think they look scary, but as times goes by, learnt how to appreciate it (full of collagen, aging already, in need for it).

The chicken claws tasted more towards the savoury side, braised to a point where the skin and bones can be separated in my mouth, not too oily, quite decent.

Just a note, probably eating by oneself was a bit too much, good for sharing.

🍘Glutinous Rice with Chicken
Find this quite normal, but I like the mushroom and big chunk of chicken meat, tasted similar to that of Khong Guan’s but less sweet.

🥟Shanghai Xiao Long Bao
Quite disappointed by this, no ginger and vinegar provided (we ordered delivery, not sure if they do provide when you dine in), the skin was a little thick and the filling wasn’t impressive.

Guess was spoiled at DTF xlb standard, this was a bit far from that.

🦐Beancurd Prawn Roll
Can skip this totally! Too oily, tasted the oil at first bite, regardless the filling was good or not, this was like a no-no, sorry, this one I cannot.

🥞Red Bean Paste Pancake
This was actually not bad, thin outer layer and not-so-sweet red bean paste, quite nice, just that perhaps we left it for a while before eating it, it wasn’t crispy, like so-so only.

Overall, hits and misses, but if I’m looking at dim sum at any time of the day, I wouldn’t mind trying SC’s...

Damage: $95.55 (excluding otah, tt’s from Jalan Kayu)

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Besides the dim sums, they also have yummy desserts you should go for. Hot thick yam paste w ginkgo nuts n pumpkin in a cute little "tub" & coconut flavoured pudding in a young coconut ❤️