What they say:
Bun House is the newest restaurant set to open in London's Soho in early 2017, promising London's huge foodie populace delicately produced Bao, alongside Chinese-inspired sides. Intriguingly produced using steam rather than conventional heat - which interacts with yeast, causing the dough to rise - each Bao will be stuffed with fresh ingredients and potent flavours. Completing the experience, a basement bar and lounge will hide underneath the restaurant, driven by the same eye for creation that will run through the venue's kitchen.
What we say:
Created by the well-travelled husband and wife team of Alex Peffly and Z He, Bun House is inspired by the Hong Kongese movies of the 1990s and early 2000s. The couple's fascination with Bao has its roots in Z's upbringing in Southern China, and as a result, the restaurant will pride itself on a high level of authenticity. In particular, we can't wait to sink our teeth into their signature Pork Bun, bursting with char siu barbecued pork belly. With an experienced restaurant group running things, and based just a stone's throw from the ever-bustling Chinatown, we have a hunch the team behind this spot know what they're doing.