Downhearted! This 104 Year Old Authentic Dim Sum Restaurant Has Finally Closed

The story of the closure of the legendary restaurant is always in the headlines. Recently, an authentic Dim Sum restaurant in Hong Kong called Lin Heung Tea House will close permanently after 104 years of operation!

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been great for various sectors, including the food and beverage industry. Some of them don’t have to ‘fall’ even if they have been around for a long time and have loyal customers.

restaurant dim sum This is an example. gather Coconut (9/8), Lin Hyung Tea House officially announced via Facebook (8/8) that they are closing their business.

“Thank you for the support so far,” wrote the restaurant manager. In a separate post, it also said that it is sad to say goodbye to its customers. “We look forward to seeing each other again in the future,” he continued.

Downhearted!  This 104 Year Old Authentic Dim Sum Restaurant Has Finally ClosedLin Hyung Tea House closes its outlet after 104 years of operation Photo: Facebook/HK Lin Hyung Catering Group

Lin Heung Tea House is not a ‘tomorrow afternoon’ dim sum restaurant in Hong Kong. This restaurant, which has been around for 104 years, is said to offer an authentic Yum Cha experience.

Lin Heung Tea House was first established in 1889 in Guangzhou, China under the name Guangzhou Cake Shop. The outlet opened a branch in Hong Kong in 1918 and moved to Wellington Street.

As the COVID-19 pandemic broke out in 2020, the owner of Lin Heng Tea House admitted that he tried his best to keep his business afloat, but was unsuccessful. Earlier they also faced rental problems which affected restaurant operations.

For as long as the Lin Hyung Tea House has been around, this restaurant has received a lot of attention from foreign media. They highlight the authenticity of the Dim Sum dish here.

Apart from the presentation, which is still in a bamboo stick and then served with a push basket, the menu dim sum So classic here too. Some can’t even be found in other dim sum restaurants.

Downhearted!  This 104 Year Old Authentic Dim Sum Restaurant Has Finally ClosedDim Sum lines by Lin Hyung Tea House. Photo: Jonathan Wong via South China Morning Post

Examples include the pork liver from siu mai, steamed sausage rolls, and fat-coated meatballs. dim sum Then enjoyed with tea served at Gai Wan.

Reacting to the closure of the Lin Hyung Tea House, fans from various countries have expressed grief. One of them is the famous British food writer Fuchsia Dunlop.

He speculated that the sudden closure of the restaurant also affected pay issues. The issue is that the salaries of the employees have not been paid since April, as quoted by south china morning post,

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