Meaning of yum cha in English:

yum cha

Pronunciation /ˈjʌm ˌtʃɑː/

noun

mass noun
  • (in Chinese cuisine) a meal eaten in the morning or early afternoon, typically consisting of dim sum and hot tea.

    • ‘they spent the morning enjoying yum cha’

Origin

From Chinese (Cantonese) yám chàh, from yám ‘to drink’ and chàh ‘tea’.