Best Places For Bao In London
London's international culinary scene is on fire and one our favourite Asian snacks to emerge recently is bao, steamed buns stuffed with all sorts of deliciousness. Fortunately there are plenty of London bao restaurants, serving everything from soft-shell crab stuffed bao through to sticky pork. Read our recommendations for where to eat bao in London.
Last updated on 2nd February 2017
Not the name of a ping pong bar, but rather an Asian-inspired central London bao eatery, Ping Pong in Covent Garden serves two delicious types of bun; choose between soft-shell crab with pickled carrot, or pork belly with a five-spice sauce.
Located in Holborn, Cha Chaan Teng takes the cuisine of Hong Kong and adds a big delicious twist to it. One of the best places for bao in London, Cha Chaan Teng serve theirs with everything from spicy beef short rib through to crispy duck.
If you're in South London and wondering where to eat bao, then head over to The Courtesan, a bao restaurant located in Brixton. The dim sum restaurant has an Imperial China theme with dark wooden tables, Asian-inspired paintings and a menu that includes steamed buns stuffed with wagyu and rib eye sliders as well as curried pumpkin.
House of Ho is an elegant London restaurant that serves bao as well as a impressive Vietnamese menu. Get your fill of dim sum, pho and other Asian dishes before munching through their Duck Bun Bao.