BAO, Soho  

 
 
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53 Lexington Street, Soho, London W1F 9AS
 
 
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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
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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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 £110  41% 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 £155  25% 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 £130  42% 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
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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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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SAID
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
41 Broadwick Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from BAO, Soho
A beacon for Italians in London, Italian chocolate shop SAID was founded in Rome in 1923 and made its way to London 90 years later opening ... More
 
 
 
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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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Thriller Live
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st January 2015 to 5th April 2020
BAO, Soho, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 3 minutes from BAO, Soho
Michael Jackson's untimely death may have propelled this musical into orbit; Thriller - Live became a tribute show overnight with the obvious decision that the show ...More
 
 
 
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Mary Poppins
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 23rd October 2019 to 29th March 2020
BAO, Soho, 28 Old Compton Street, W1D | 5 minutes from BAO, Soho
Zizi Strallen stars as the practically perfect Mary Poppins in Cameron Mackintosh's musical production which returns to its original West End home at the Prince Edward ...More
 
 
 
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Only Fools And Horses: The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 9th February to 22nd June 2019
BAO, Soho, Haymarket, SW1Y | 7 minutes from BAO, Soho
Paul Whitehouse and Jim Sullivan bring John Sullivan's much-loved sitcom to the London stage with Only Fools and Horses The Musical. Staged at the Theatre Royal ...More
 
 
 
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Boulevard Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Walker's Court, W1F | 2 minutes from BAO, Soho
Fawn James, granddaughter of entertainment impresario Paul Raymond, who opened the original Boulevard Theatre as the Revuebar in 1958 ... More
 
 
 
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Gielgud Theatre
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 Palladium
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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Unit London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
147 Wardour Street, W1F | 2 minutes from BAO, Soho
Founded in 2013 by two young artists, Unit London was born from a desire to break down the barriers of elitism and ... More
 
 
 
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Lights Of Soho
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Brewer Street, Soho, London W1F | 2 minutes from BAO, Soho
A new gallery space dedicated to light art. ... More
 
 
 
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Marian Goodman Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
5-8 Lower John Street, W1F | 3 minutes from BAO, Soho
Described by The Guardian as the "gallerist with the golden touch" New Yorker Marian Goodman is the "most respected dealer" in that ... More
 
 
 
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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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Finlay London
London > Shopping > Opticians
61 Broadwick Street, W1F | 1 minute from BAO, Soho
British eyewear brand Finlay & Co creates stylish sunglasses using the long-established techniques of eyewear artisans in the foothills of the Italian Alps, ... More
 
 
 
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Oasis
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
12-14 Argyll Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from BAO, Soho
Female fashion retail chain. Oasis sells stylish but fun clothes produced by the in-house design team.... More
 
 
 
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 7 minutes from BAO, Soho
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 9 minutes from BAO, Soho
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 10 minutes from BAO, Soho
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
 
 
 
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Urban Golf Soho
London > Leisure > Golf
33 Great Pulteney Street, Soho, London W1F | 2 minutes from BAO, Soho
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it's a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
 
 
 
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Triyoga
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Unit 2.4-2.6 Kingly Court, Soho, London W1B5PW | 2 minutes from BAO, Soho
On the second floor of the Kingly Court complex off Carnaby Street, Triyoga offers busy city people a refuge where they can centre themselves. One of ... More
 
 
 
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The Beauty Lounge
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
1 Kingly Court, Soho, London W1B | 2 minutes from BAO, Soho
All therapists at The Beauty Lounge in Kingly Court work in the media, fashion and beauty industry so when you go for a make-up leseson you'll ... More
 
 
 
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Endurance
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 Berwick Street,, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from BAO, Soho
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The Toucan
London > Nightlife > Pubs
19 Carlisle Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from BAO, Soho
This is not so much a restaurant as a tiny atmospheric Irish bar. Having grown out of its minuscule basement into the bar upstairs it's always ... More
 
 
 
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The Blue Posts
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from BAO, Soho
Across the road from Chinatown, a pub had stood on the site of The Blue Posts at 28 Rupert Street since 1739. ... More
 
 
 
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Milk & Honey
London > Nightlife > Bars
61 Poland Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from BAO, Soho
With no number on its door, no name emblazoned outside, a ring-before-you-arrive guest policy, an underground location and some rather interesting house rules, this bar oozes ... More
 
 
 
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Vinoteca Soho
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
53-55 Beak Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from BAO, Soho
Since opening their first Vinoteca in 2005 in Farringdon's St John Street, Brett Woonton, Charlie Young and Elena Ares have quenched a thirst for wine bars ... More
 
 
 
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The Blind Pig at Social Eating House
London > Nightlife > Bars
58 Poland Street, W1F | 1 minute from BAO, Soho
Hidden behind a door with a blindfolded pig's head on it and above Jason Atherton's Michelin-starred restaurant, Social Eating House, is award-winning, speakeasy-style bar, ... More
 
 
 
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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from BAO, Soho
This stylish private house in Soho is suitable for photo shoots, meetings, press events, filming and for a limited range of social events such as dinners ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Academy of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
Burlington House, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | 6 minutes from BAO, Soho
Lord Burlington's spectacular London palace is home to the Royal Academy of Arts, a set of galleries that houses the country's premier art school and a ... More
 
 
 
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The Sanderson Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 6 minutes from BAO, Soho
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The Lehman Trilogy
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Following a sold-out run at the National Theatre, the critically acclaimed The Lehman Trilogy transfers to the Piccadilly Theatre in ...More

 
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Exhibitions | Until 2nd June 2019 

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In spring each year The Photographers' Gallery in London shows an exhibition of work by the four artists shortlisted for ...More

 
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Theatre | Until 28th September 2019 

Apollo Theatre 3 minutes walk from Bao, Soho

Tom MacRae's musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie transfers to London's Apollo Theatre after an acclaimed run at the Sheffield Theatre. ...More

 
Les Miserables
Les Miserables
Theatre | Until 13th July 2019 

Queen's Theatre 3 minutes walk from Bao, Soho

Jean Valjean, released on parole after 19 years on the chain gang, finds that the yellow ticket-of-leave he must, by ...More

 
Howard Jones
Concerts | On 25th May 2019 

London Palladium 3 minutes walk from Bao, Soho

The pioneering multi-instrumentalist and popular singer, acclaimed for his performance at Live Aid in 1985, performs synth-pop and new wave....More

Thriller Live
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Theatre | Until 5th April 2020 

Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue 3 minutes walk from Bao, Soho

Michael Jackson's untimely death may have propelled this musical into orbit; Thriller - Live became a tribute show overnight with ...More

 
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Theatre | Until 28th September 2019 

Brasserie Zedel 4 minutes walk from Bao, Soho

London cabaret troupe The Black Cat draws inspiration from the daring heyday of Parisian culture to craft an intimate evening ...More

Jen Kearney Quartet
Concerts | On 25th May 2019 

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Smooth jazz, soul and R&B crossovers from the Boston-born vocalist's outfit....More

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Ronnie Scott's 4 minutes walk from Bao, Soho

Resident and guest DJs play jazz, funk, soul, house and boogie....More

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Comedy | On 25th May 2019 

Bar Rumba 4 minutes walk from Bao, Soho

Stand-up comedy from Ian Stone, George Zach, Leo Kearse, Pete Gionis....More

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