BAO, Soho  

 
 
ADDRESS
53 Lexington Street, Soho, London W1F 9AS
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mon-Sat 12pm-3pm and 5.30pm-10pm
 

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BAO, Soho 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 hungry Londoners. The buns are filled with ingredients such as braised pork, peanut powder and coriander; fried chicken, kimchi, Sichuan mayo and sesame; and lamb shoulder, garlic mayo and soy pickled chilli. For dessert, there's a fried Horlicks ice cream bao. Fancy more Bao? You can find them in Netil Market and Fitzrovia , too.

 

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Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Oxford Circus Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
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Broadwick Masterpark
 
1 minutes walk
 
Brewer Street NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Nadler Soho Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £108  32% off
10 Carlisle Street, W1D | 3 minutes from BAO, Soho
Promising 'the bill you pay at check-out is what you thought you'd pay when you checked in', the Nadler Hotels specialise in stylish, affordable accommodation. The ... More
 
 
 
The Courthouse Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £141  29% off
19 - 21 Great Marlborough Street, W1F | 3 minutes from BAO, Soho
A swimming pool, spa, fitness room and a range of meeting rooms have been sympathetically accommodated within this historic 5-star Soho hotel. A Grade II listed ... More
 
 
 
No 5 Maddox Street London
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £150  38% off
5 Maddox Street, W1S | 4 minutes from BAO, Soho
Edgy, urban and very hip, these distinguished apartments are a shopper's seventh heaven. Located near Regents Street, Maddox Street is a stylish sanctuary of tranquility offering ... More
 
 
 
 
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Ugly Dumpling
London > Restaurants > Pan-Asian restaurants
1 Newburgh Street, W1F | 2 minutes from BAO, Soho
Street food sensations The Ugly Dumplings have opened their first-ever permanent restaurant in Carnaby. Spread over two floors, Ugly Dumpling transforms a ... More
 
 
 
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Inamo Soho
London > Restaurants > Pan-Asian restaurants
134-136 Wardour Street, Soho, Soho, London W1F | 2 minutes from BAO, Soho
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Cocoon
London > Restaurants > Pan-Asian restaurants
65 Regent Street, Soho, London W1B | 5 minutes from BAO, Soho
Regent Street's Cocoon is just that - a protective cover from the hustle and bustle and bright lights of Piccadilly. With its award winning design (tables ... More
 
 
 
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London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
41 Broadwick Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from BAO, Soho
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Mildred's
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
45 Lexington Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from BAO, Soho
Established in 1988, Mildred's is a Soho institution that has gone from strength to strength, worth a visit whether you're vegetarian or not. They have a ... More
 
 
 
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Andrew Edmunds
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
46 Lexington Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from BAO, Soho
Widely regarded as "the most romantic restaurant in London", the rustic wooden furniture, cosy booths and dim lighting certainly make Andrew Edmunds a great place for ... More
 
 
 
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BAO, Soho, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 3 minutes from BAO, Soho
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BAO, Soho, 16 Denman Street, W1D | 3 minutes from BAO, Soho
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BAO, Soho, 8 Argyll Street, W1F | 3 minutes from BAO, Soho
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from BAO, Soho
From the outside, the Gielgud Theatre is an impressive sight, towering four storeys over Shaftesbury Avenue, its height further emphasized by the turret on top. The ... More
 
 
 
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
8 Argyll Street, Soho, London W1F | 3 minutes from BAO, Soho
For those who owned televisions in the 1950s and 1960s, the London Palladium is quite simply the most famous variety theatre in the world. Stars who ... More
 
 
 
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21 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from BAO, Soho
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
147 Wardour Street, W1F | 2 minutes from BAO, Soho
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Brewer Street, Soho, London W1F | 2 minutes from BAO, Soho
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5-8 Lower John Street, W1F | 3 minutes from BAO, Soho
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Fernandez and Wells Food & Wine
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
43 Lexington Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from BAO, Soho
The whole leg of ham hanging in the window and butcher's block inside instantly indicate that what you get at this upmarket deli is fresh, quality ... More
 
 
 
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London > Shopping > Opticians
61 Broadwick Street, W1F | 1 minute from BAO, Soho
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12-14 Argyll Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from BAO, Soho
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15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 7 minutes from BAO, Soho
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19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 10 minutes from BAO, Soho
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London > Leisure > Golf
33 Great Pulteney Street, Soho, London W1F | 2 minutes from BAO, Soho
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19 Carlisle Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from BAO, Soho
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The Blue Posts
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from BAO, Soho
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Milk & Honey
London > Nightlife > Bars
61 Poland Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from BAO, Soho
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London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
53-55 Beak Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from BAO, Soho
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The Blind Pig at Social Eating House
London > Nightlife > Bars
58 Poland Street, W1F | 1 minute from BAO, Soho
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London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from BAO, Soho
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Royal Academy of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
Burlington House, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | 6 minutes from BAO, Soho
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