Fodor's Expert Review BAO

$ Soho Taiwanese

Lines form daily to secure a prized seat, perch, or stool at this no-reservations 32-seater from a crack team of Taiwanese steamed bao bun specialists. The gloriously plump milk-based, rice flour bao buns—stuffed with organic Cornish braised pork, peanut powder, and fermented greens—are the undisputed stars of the show. The bao buns also come with fried chicken, crumbed daikon, or lamb with soy-pickled chilis and garlicky mayo. Kick off with the silky scallops in yellow bean garlic sauce and finish with a fried bao bun stuffed with Horlicks ice cream for dessert.

Taiwanese New Service Casual Lunch Dinner Pre-Theater Brunch Dessert Quick Bite $ LGBT Green Prix-Fixe Family Gluten-free

Quick Facts

53 Lexington St.
London, Greater London  W1F 9AS, England

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Known For:
  • Long lines for the steamed, stuffed Taiwanese bao buns
  • Highly Instagramable pig's blood cake
  • Bao bun with Horlicks ice cream for dessert
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: No dinner Sun., Reservations not accepted

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