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Our renowned Cantonese restaurant brings the grandeur of Shanghai’s swinging 1920s to modern Seoul, showcasing the flavours of the region with local, seasonal ingredients; distinctive culinary presentations and authentic recipes to delight your senses.


11:30 am – 2:30 pm
5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Weekend Brunch
11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Dress code
Smart casual; long pants and closed-toe shoes required for gentlemen No sportswear, sandals, flip-flops or slippers



  • Chef slices Yu Yuan Beijing Duck with large butcher's knife near bamboo basket
    Yu Yuan Beijing Duck

    Traditional Beijing duck served with Condiments

  • Four oyster shells with Steamed Live Abalone in bowl with sauce
    Steamed Live Abalone

    Glass Noodles, Garlic Sauce

  • Aerial shot of Dim Sum selection, man reaching for dumplings steamer basket with chopsticks
    Weekend dim sum brunch

    Six-course menu including six varieties of dim sum

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Meet the team

Chef Kwok Wai To

Kwok Wai To

Head Chef
Born and raised in Hong Kong, Head Chef Kwok Wai To grew up surrounded by the rich flavours and heritage of Cantonese cuisine – a legacy that inspired him to launch his culinary journey at age 15 and become a renowned artisan of Cantonese cuisine. With a global career spanning luxury resorts and Michelin-starred establishments, he preserves and shares the beauty of authentic Cantonese recipes. Fueled by an unyielding passion for gastronomy, Chef To consistently elevates his craft, bringing joy to patrons of Yu Yuan.

“My dishes are a culinary narrative that reflect not only my personal journey but also the rich tapestry of flavours that I’ve encountered along the way.”

Dim Sum Chef Qing Bing Wu

Qing Bing Wu

Dim Sum Chef
With over two decades of dim sum expertise, Dim Sum Chef Qing Bing Wu has earned industry recognition in luxury hotels and restaurants in China and Korea. His journey began in a family of chefs, leading to formal training in Beijing and honing his skills under renowned culinary experts. Chef Wu’s unique dim sum cuisine embodies togetherness and innovation, which he brings to Yu Yuan, where he blends local and seasonal ingredients to represent authentic Cantonese cuisine with beautifully refined dishes.

“I believe that the essence of dim sum lies in the quality of its ingredients and the creation of a welcoming atmosphere.”

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