New Times Restaurant
Time Out Says
This is true authentic and traditional dining, with slightly tired brown-patterned décor, that seems to be geared towards tourists visiting from China (there are rows of coaches parked outside, which is arguably a good thing).
As we flick through the menu on a tablet and try to work out the bizarre translations, our waitress warns us that the portions are big. She isn’t exaggerating.
Our peanut noodles surrounded by cabbage are easily big enough for a table of four to share, while the dim sum platter comes with 12 pieces rather than the traditional six. The fried onion pancakes are available as a minimum of 24. Good job we’re hungry.
When the food arrives, our table for two resembles a banquet.
The chicken with lemongrass sauce is a particular highlight, and the mountain of fried rice is well-seasoned and not too dry.
Also a hit are the steamed custard buns, which have egg yolks inside. Naturally, we’re served six – and they’re huge.
Ordering here is a little bit tough because of translational issues, and a number of the menu items aren’t available during our visit.
If you’re looking for a bargain banquet then New Times Restaurant is worth a try.
WHAT IS IT...
Traditional Chinese eatery in Deira
The chicken with lemongrass sauce
By Time Out Dubai staff | 03 Feb 2019
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