Dreaming about tissue-soft xiao long bao or crispy wontons stuffed with marinated pork? It’s a good thing Sydney has no shortage of eateries doling out heavenly iterations of China’s unofficial national dish. Whether you like late-night haunts with laminate tables and speedy service, or eating houses that channel Imperial glamour, here’s our guide to getting your dumpling dose.

Happy D's

A tiny dumpling bar with a giant fake fish tank and a killer wine list.

169 Regent Street, Redfern

Yang’s Dumplings

Traditional Shanghainese dumplings and pork wontons.

9/11-15 Deane Street, Burwood

Din Tai Fung

The Taiwanese chain with knock-out xiaolong bao.

Westfield Sydney 188 Pitt Street, Sydney

Mr Wong

Dan Hong and Merivale. Boom.

3 Bridge Lane, Sydney

Dumpling and Noodle House

Who needs great decor when you've got dumplings like these?

Shop 1 165 Victoria Street, Potts Point

Fei Jai

A sexy space for modern Cantonese.

31 Challis Avenue, Potts Point

Johnny Wong's Dumpling Bar

Made fresh every day.

Level 1 383 Bourke Street, Darlinghurst

Lotus Dumpling Bar

Try the colourful xiaolong bao with fruit and veggie juices in the dough.

3 16 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay

Dumplings & Beer

The name says it all.

Shop 2 9 Ward Avenue, Potts Point

Bamboo Dumpling Bar

Chinese classics and indie music. Night sorted.

140 Commonwealth Street, Surry Hills

Harajuku Gyoza

In case you forgot, the Japanese make some mean dumplings too.

9 15 Bayswater Road, Potts Point