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BAO, Fitzrovia  

 
 
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31 Windmill Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T 2JN
 
 
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No reservations | contact info@baolondon.com for basement private hire
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mon to Sat 12noon-3pm, 5.30pm-10pm | Sun Closed
 

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BAO, FitzroviaOccupying a corner site on Windmill Street BAO is the second restaurant from the team behind BAO, Erchen Chang and siblings Shing and Wai Ting Chung. Following on from the success of the original BAO Bar in Hackney and their first permanent restaurant, BAO in Soho, the Fitzrovia restaurant offers more space, a greatly expanded menu and focus on cocktails, wine, and sake. Using the same tick style ordering system as BAO Soho, the Fitzrovia menu has 'Xiao Chi' (small eats) including cured ribcap, pickles and fermented chilli bean dip, and beef cheek and tendon sausage. Sharing dishes, many cooked on the kitchen's charcoal grill, include crab with rice broth , ox heart with Schezuan dressing , and cuttlefish squid and sausage with XO. Large glass windows let the light flood into the white, modern, and minimal ground floor dining room which features a U-shaped wooden dining bar with space for 26. The basement is quite different, with stools at the open kitchen's counter and metallic walls that make the dining room almost an extension of the kitchen.

 

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11-13 Bayley Street, WC1B | 1 minute from BAO, Fitzrovia
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The Academy Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £106  32% off
21 Gower Street, WC1E | 3 minutes from BAO, Fitzrovia
Thick carpets, antique furniture, free-standing claw-foot baths and delicate floral fabrics create an atmosphere of intimate country house elegance throughout this 49-room boutique hotel owned by ... More
 
 
 
Sanderson, A Morgans Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
50 Berners Street, W1T | 4 minutes from BAO, Fitzrovia
Slick design, statement furniture and modern fittings, this is what you get from the Schrager-Starck design partnership. From the funky lobby and the bar (very busy ... More
 
 
 
 
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KOJAWAN
London > Restaurants > Pan-Asian restaurants
23rd Floor Hilton Metropole, 225 Edgware Road, W1T | 2 minutes from BAO, Fitzrovia
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134-136 Wardour Street, Soho, Soho, London W1F | 6 minutes from BAO, Fitzrovia
After failing to get the waiter's attention one too many times Oxford graduates Danny Potter and Noel Hunwick came up with a novel way of ... More
 
 
 
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London > Restaurants > Pan-Asian restaurants
53 Lexington Street, W1F | 8 minutes from BAO, Fitzrovia
After proving popular at Netil Market, BAO was given its first permanent home in Soho, serving its steamed milk buns and Taiwanese cuisine to ... More
 
 
 
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London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
17a Percy Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from BAO, Fitzrovia
A groundbreaking venture, Sagar serves a wholly vegetarian menu of sumptuous South Indian cuisine. In a bright, sleek dining room, guests can enjoy the intense aromas ... More
 
 
 
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Busaba Eathai
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
22 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 1 minute from BAO, Fitzrovia
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Crazy Bear
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26-28 Whitfield Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from BAO, Fitzrovia
Tucked away on a quiet street in Fitzrovia, Crazy Bear is on a mission to redefine luxury oriental dining in the capital. Combining chic décor with ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 25th September to 22nd November 2019
BAO, Fitzrovia, 14 Bedford Square, WC1B | 3 minutes from BAO, Fitzrovia
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 6th September to 2nd November 2019
BAO, Fitzrovia, 268-269 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 4 minutes from BAO, Fitzrovia
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Albukhary Foundation Gallery Of The Islamic World
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 15th to 18th Oct 2019 - Various Times
BAO, Fitzrovia, Great Russell Street, WC1B | 6 minutes from BAO, Fitzrovia
Works revealing the British Museum's outstanding collections in engaging new ways, underscoring the global connections of this vast region of the world. This new gallery represents ...More
 
 
 
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25 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from BAO, Fitzrovia
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
268-269 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 4 minutes from BAO, Fitzrovia
Huge theatre which plays host to big, rocking musicals, the Dominion Theatre, though built in 1928, underwent a �6 million restoration in 2017. Originally used as ... More
 
 
 
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Malet Street, WC1E | 5 minutes from BAO, Fitzrovia
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
26 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 2 minutes from BAO, Fitzrovia
Open to the public as well as construction professionals, The Building Centre houses a permanent exhibition of a 1:1500 scale model of Central London. Current major ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
26 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 2 minutes from BAO, Fitzrovia
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Pollock's Toy Museum
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
1 Scala Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from BAO, Fitzrovia
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Almost Famous
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
5 Percy Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from BAO, Fitzrovia
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London > Shopping > Musician Supplies
24 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from BAO, Fitzrovia
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London > Shopping > Art and Design
74 Newman Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 3 minutes from BAO, Fitzrovia
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RADA Chenies Street
London > Education > Adult Education
18-22 Chenies Street, WC1E | 3 minutes from BAO, Fitzrovia
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Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 6 minutes from BAO, Fitzrovia
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10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 7 minutes from BAO, Fitzrovia
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Frame Fitzrovia
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25-33 Berners Street, W1T | 3 minutes from BAO, Fitzrovia
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The Sanderson, 50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 4 minutes from BAO, Fitzrovia
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U of L Pool, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 5 minutes from BAO, Fitzrovia
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The Adam and Eve
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
77a Wells Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 4 minutes from BAO, Fitzrovia
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The Adam & Eve
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77a Wells Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 4 minutes from BAO, Fitzrovia
Situated on Wells Street by Oxford Circus, The Adam & Eve is one of the most central pubs within the Young's pub group offering a welcome ... More
 
 
 
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The Toucan
London > Nightlife > Pubs
19 Carlisle Street, Soho, London W1D | 5 minutes from BAO, Fitzrovia
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Drakes Tabanco
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Windmill Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from BAO, Fitzrovia
Drakes Tabanco opens on 7th October 2013. Serving fine and rare sherry wines straight from barrel, alongside a Spanish and British food menu, Drakes Tabanco is ... More
 
 
 
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Vagabond Wines Charlotte Street
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
25 Charlotte Street, W1T | 1 minute from BAO, Fitzrovia
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Bourne & Hollingsworth
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from BAO, Fitzrovia
Prohibition-era themed basement bar in Fitzrovia, with a good line in retro comedy. The joke is that it's a bar dodging the law by masquerading as ... More
 
 
 
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The Rathbone Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 Rathbone Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from BAO, Fitzrovia
Centrally located in Fitzrovia, it's a short walk from The Rathbone to Oxford Street, Soho and London's theatre district. With high speed wireless broadband available in ... More
 
 
 
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London > Business > Venue Hire
50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 4 minutes from BAO, Fitzrovia
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The Congress Centre
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23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 5 minutes from BAO, Fitzrovia
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