• BAO's next restaurant will be in Shoreditch

    BAO's next restaurant will be in Shoreditch

    Having only opened the King's Cross BAO for a matter of weeks before yet another lockdown, BAO are already getting ready to open their next restaurant. 

    This time, as first noticed by Eater, they'll be in the heart of Shoreditch, taking over

  • Bleecker and BAO team up for a double-cheeseburger bao

    Bleecker and BAO team up for a double-cheeseburger BAO

    Now, this is a DIY kit to get excited about. BAO is teaming up with the burger masters at Bleecker to delivery the BAO Bleecker kit, and they'll send it anywhere in the UK. 

    It's a limited edition (but will be on sale until the end of November) and is a BAO bun crossed with a Bleecker double cheeseburger. So with each of the six BAO buns, you add hot sauce, burger sauce, cheese, onions

  • BAO is transforming XU into Call Suzy, a new Chinese takeaway and delivery restaurant

    BAO is transforming XU into Call Suzy, a new Chinese takeaway and delivery restaurant

    BAO already completely rebranded their main Bao restaurants into Rice Error over the lockdown (you can read our Test Drive here) and now they're also changing things up for their Chinatown restaurant Xu. That's going to be launching Call Suzy, a new Chinese takeout and delivery service.

    The food is based on contemporary versions of the dishes Shing Tat Chung, Wai Ting Chung and Erchen

  • BAO are delivering bao kits all over London (and soon, nationwide)

    Bao are delivering bao kits all over London (and soon, nationwide)

    If you've been longing for a hit of Bao, but live outside the Rice Error delivery range - this is the story for you. BAO are introducing a series of kits - and they're delivering to anyone within the M25 (with nationwide delivery to follow),

    There will be two

  • Bao's Rice Error and Cocktail Rescue Test Drive


    The mighty BAO has entered the food delivery game, with a twist. We take the brand new Rice Error for a Test Drive.  

  • The Battle of the Bao is unleashed in Soho

    The Battle of the Bao is unleashed in Soho

    If you're a big BAO fan, then January is about to get very exciting. They're about to unleash fifteen brand new baos throughout the month of January. Yes - fifteen.

  • Bao and Hoppers are heading to King's Cross

    Bao and Hoppers are coming to King's Cross

    We'd been hearing for quite a while that JKS Restaurants (the group behind Gymkhana, Bao, Lyle's and more) were eyeing up sites in King's Cross, but now it's getting closer to reality. As first reported by trade website MCA, planning documents have surfaced on the Camden Council website

  • BAO Fitz are celebrating a season of Autumn bar takeovers with limited edition baos

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    BAO Fitz is kicking off the Autumn with a series of late-night bar takeovers, every one of which sounds worth attending. They've invited three really interesting bars from across the globe to London. Each will be in town for one night when they'll serve up a special drink and BAO will be pairing that with dishes including - wait for it - a one-off katsu sando creation. Each drink will then be on offer for the following week.


  • Master Bao is bringing vegan baos and more to shoppers at Westfield London

    mrbaoThe family restaurant group who have Mr Bao in Peckham and Daddy Bao in Tooting are expanding, bringing their baos to shoppers at Westfield London.

  • BAO Borough has new bao buns, a grab and go hatch AND a karaoke room

    Bao BoroughBAO will be opening their third restaurant in Borough and this time, they're promising something a little different.

  • Diddy baos are going on the menu at Bao Fitzrovia

    Diddy baos are going on the menu at Bao

    Ever wanted to work your way through the entire set of baos at Bao but thought it was maybe a little too much? Well now you can have the lot, all miniaturised into the new Mini Bao Set. 

    All five baos are on the mini set - so that's the Classic, slow braised pork, peanut powder, shredded coriander & fermented greens, the Confit Pork, Cod Black, Daikon and a new one to the list - the Beef Short Rib bao - slow cooked beef

  • Beat the queue - you can now reserve a table at BAO Fitzrovia


    Huge, BAO-related news - if you’ve been desperate to visit the insanely popular Taiwanese steamed bun seller, but put off by the constant, looming queue that goes hand in hand with the place, you’ll now be able to book a table.

    After a siege of requests for reservations, parties of four or more will now be able to reserve a spot in BAO’s Fitzrovia branch from today. Those who do so will find themselves seated in the downstairs open kitchen space, where they’ll

  • Mr Bao brings a taste of Taiwan to Peckham's Rye Lane


    Bao buns: soft, pillowy, wrapped around everything from pork belly to ice cream - what's not to love? Now Peckham is getting a bao venue of its own, when Taiwanese restaurant Mr Bao opens this month on Rye Lane.

    We've already seen some highlights from the menu, which sound very tempting indeed - their pork belly will be braised for 24 hours, then mixed with roasted peanuts and a home made hoisin sauce before being stuffed inside a steamed bun. Home made dumplings come