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.
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.
As well as being a futuristic Asian restaurant, Inamo in Soho is a London restaurant serving bao. Known as 'Yum' buns, their dish comes with beef brisket, duck and pork; add to your bao-eating experience by heading to central London to play on their interactive systems, watch the chefs and challenge your friends to a game of battleships.
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.