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Tàn Chá Food

Savour The Best Chinese Food in Dubai at Tàn Chá

Tàn Chá gives guests the opportunity to explore the best Chinese food in Dubai.  Experience the true mastery of the cuisine by the industry’s leading culinary experts, all at an accessible price point.
With a menu shaped by traditional influences and a contemporary take on Chinese interiors, the experience provides a contrast that creates intrigue and reflects our love for the unexpected.

So what are you waiting for? Experience the best Chinese fine dining in Dubai today.

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Chef David


David joins us from his previous role at the two Michelin-star Restaurant in London and has worked and trained throughout Asia, exploring Chinese ingredients and techniques. His love for Chinese fine dining has brought him to this point, he has developed his own style in creating a celebration of Chinese gastronomy through its fluid use of ingredients across neighbouring borders.

His career has taken him across the globe, and he has worked in some of the best Chinese food restaurants and luxury hotels during his illustrious career.

With a range of specialties including modern authentic Chinese cuisine as well as Szechuan, Shanghainese, and Far East Asian, David’s eye for detail, creativity, passion for produce and meticulous presentation skills keeps the restaurant on the culinary forefront

He climbed the ranks in a variety of authentic Chinese food restaurants in Asia before joining the award-winning opening team of Hakkasan, Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi, and opened Doha, He went on to revitalise the operations at the 5* Lebua Hotel in Bangkok where he achieved international recognition by both Thailand Tatler (one of Thailand’s best venues) and USA Today (top 10 most cutting edge venues in the region). He was then headhunted to head up the 3 venues at another world-renowned Hotel at the Atlantis in Dubai, where under his guidance the venues under his remit achieved 3 awards for Best Chinese, Highly Commended Chinese, and Favourite Chinese Restaurant in 2015 and 2016. He then spent a year working for the Royal Family in Saudi where he curated and designed the kitchens and Chinese food offering to help the Saudi Royals better understand and entertain Chinese investors travelling to the region. He then started the journey that would point him on his current path by working with Alvin Leung at his Michelin Starred FuhuVibe Dining Restaurant where he was contracted to put the infrastructure in place during the pre-opening. Then spent 2 years in Cambodia at the 5* Rosewood in Phnom Penh.

Frequently Asked Questions

Absolutely! Tàn Chá takes pride in offering personalized tasting menus for guests looking to explore a curated selection of dishes. We also offer catering services for special events, allowing customers to enjoy the best Chinese food in Dubai at their gatherings and celebrations.

Certainly! All the seafood enthusiasts will love our Lobster Noodles and the Scallops in XO sauce. These dishes showcase the chef’s culinary finesse with fresh seafood and delightful flavors.

Our Executive Chef – David Pang is renowned for his expertise in Chinese fine dining. He has crafted delightful dishes like Tea Smoked Crispy Skin Chicken, Wok Fried Wagyu Beef and the Crispy Turbot. These dishes will surely make your mouth water and stay in your taste memory for a long time.

At Tàn Chá, we offer an extensive selection of wines and beverages to complement your dining experience. Bringing outside alcoholic beverages is not allowed due to licensing regulations. You can however explore the restaurant’s impressive beverage list for a perfect pairing.