Bao-tiful Breakfast at Din Tai Fung’s New Outlet in Novena!

Dai Tai Fung Novena Breakfast Items
Dai Tai Fung Novena All-New Breakfast Items.

Din Tai Fung, the internationally acclaimed Taiwanese restaurant, just opened a brand-new outlet in Novena. One that serves the restaurant’s classic favourites alongside an exclusive array of mouth-watering breakfast items specially crafted for the diverse tastes of the local community.

Designed to cater to the dynamic lifestyle of the working crowd in the Novena business district, Din Tai Fung Novena also has an exciting lineup of innovative dishes available all day, along with earlier operating hours for those seeking takeaway breakfast options on the go.

Strategically located to serve weekday office workers as well as nearby medical professionals and patients, the new outlet has seats for up to 60 guests too. Naturally, quick service and fine taste are part of the dining experience, together with an exclusive breakfast menu with all-new items such as Pan Fried Buns.

Here’s a glimpse at the new breakfast menu at Novena! Take note too that a special Breakfast Bundle will be available exclusively for takeaway, providing a convenient and delicious option for those on the move.

Dai Tai Fung Breakfast Pan Fried Buns
Left: Pan Fried Chilli Crab and Pork Buns. Right: Pan Fried Cabbage and Pork Buns.

[NEW] Pan Fried Buns

Din Tai Fung’s exclusive breakfast menu offers four distinctive pan fried buns to satisfy every palate, with all great for starting your day with. The crispy and flavourful Pan Fried Buns are seared until their bottoms turn a golden brown, while the tops are steamed to maintain a soft, fluffy texture. All buns feature a soft, velvety exterior that contrasts with a crispy, golden-brown underside, epitomising the culinary experience of the iconic pan fried buns.

Pan Fried Pork Buns (鲜肉生煎包)
SGD 8.90 / 3.20 (3 pcs / 1 pc)

Generously filled with aromatic and juicy fresh pork, the Pan Fried Pork Buns are infused with fragrant sesame oil, creating a rich and flavourful soup inside. A perfect balance of tenderness and chewiness for any morning.

Pan Fried Chilli Crab and Pork Buns (辣蟹鲜肉生煎包)
SGD 10.90 / 3.90 (3 pcs / 1 pc)

A harmonious blend of freshly made crab and succulent pork filling, infused with irresistible Southeast Asian flavours. These buns offer a perfect balance of spice and subtle sweetness for an energetic morning kick.

Pan Fried Shrimp and Pork Buns (虾仁鲜肉生煎包)
SGD 9.90 / 3.50 (3 pcs / 1 pc)


Featuring succulent shrimp paired with freshly ground pork for a delightful mix of textures, flavours, and a subtle umami sweetness. Infused with fragrant sesame oil, the filling bursts with a rich and flavourful broth.

Pan Fried Cabbage and Pork Buns 白菜鲜肉生煎包
SGD 8.90 / 3.20 (3 pcs / 1 pc)

Filled with a mixture of tender pork and finely shredded fresh napa cabbage for diners looking to add some vegetables to their diet. Succulently juicy with a lively crunch.

Dai Tai Fung Novena Steamed Buns
Left: Steamed Chocolate Buns. Right: Steamed Butter Buns.

[NEW] Steamed Buns

Din Tai Fung’s latest assortment of sweet buns each offer a distinct flavour experience. Handcrafted with lao mian (老面), i.e., traditional sourdough, the buns will delight with their fluffy, cloud-like softness.

Steamed Chocolate Buns (溏心巧克力包)
SGD 7.80 / 2.80 (3 pcs / 1 pc)

This one is for all chocolate enthusiasts! The Steamed Chocolate Buns present an enticing choice that’s brimming with rich, velvety molten chocolate. A choice that will please all sweet tooths.

Steamed Purple Sweet Potato Buns (紫薯包)
SGD 6.90 / 2.50 (3 pcs / 1 pc)

The sheer goodness of sweet and nutritious purple sweet potato forms the heart of the Steamed Sweet Purple Potato Buns 紫薯包. These buns offer a healthier dessert option with a light and sweet flavour that will not overwhelm your taste buds.

Steamed Butter Buns (牛油包)
SGD 7.80 / 2.80 (3 pcs / 1 pc)

A more traditional option that’s reminiscent of the classic flavours of traditional toast with sugar and butter. These buns feature a soft and lustrous golden-hued filling that is simply irresistible and perfect for all ages.

Steamed Lava Chocolate Cake Xiao Long Bao (蛋糕巧克力小笼包)
SGD 16.90 / 10.90 (10 pcs / 6 pcs)

Imagine a chocolate cake ganache wrapped in a soft, resilient outer layer, followed by a luscious explosion of molten chocolate filling. A definite dessert adventure that is sweet, gooey, and utterly delightful from start to finish.


Other than Fresh Soya Milk (鲜豆浆) made from 100% non-GMO soybeans, there is the soothing and health-boosting Brewed Barley Drink (薏米水). Both beverages can be served hot or cold.

Brewed to perfection with pearl barley and Din Tai Fung’s signature concentration ratio, the outlet’s Brewed Barley Drink boasts a nutty flavour profile and is great for improving digestion and hydration. Its unique viscosity also sets it apart from other barley drinks, offering a rich and satisfying texture that enhances the nutty essence of the barley.

Breakfast Bundles at Din Tai Fung Novena
Breakfast bundles are available all seven days of the week.

Din Tai Fung Novena Bao-tiful Breakfast Bundles

On weekdays, indulge in Din Tai Fung’s breakfast bundle available from 8 am to 11 am. (From 10 am to 11 am on weekends) Prices are subject to GST.

Set A – SGD 8.90: Choice of steamed buns (2pcs) and Choice of hot/cold beverage (fresh soya milk/ brewed barley).

Set B – SGD 9.90: Choice of pan fried buns (2pcs) and Choice of hot/cold beverage (fresh soya milk/ brewed barley).

Set C – SGD 9.50: Choice of steamed bun (1pc), pan fried bun (1pc) and Choice of hot/cold beverage (fresh soya milk/brewed barley).

Top-ups: Steamed Custard Bun (+SGD 1), Steamed Chilli Crab and Pork Bun (+SGD 1), Pan Fried Chilli Crab and Pork Bun (+SGD 1), Pan Fried Shrimp and Pork Bun (+SGD 0.80).

The new Din Tai Fung restaurant is located at 238 Thomson Rd, #01-05 Novena Square, Singapore 307683. Opening hours are from Monday to Thursday (8 am – 9 pm), Friday (8 am – 9.30 pm) and Saturday to Sunday (10 am – 9.30 pm). Last orders are available 30 minutes before closing.

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