BAO Soho

Lexington St

   Michelin Bib Gourmand, 2016/17/18/19/20/21/22

The original BAO located in the heart of Soho on Lexington Street. Inspired by the Street Food Markets and Xiao Chi Houses in Taiwan. BAO Soho serves a selection of BAOs and small eats. BAO Soho has been awarded the Michelin Bib Gourmand for seven consecutive years. 

Long Day Menu, a perfect moment of solitude curated by Erchen Chang, is available at BAO Soho for single diners only.


53 Lexington Street,
Soho, London

Oxford Circus
Piccadilly Circus


Mon 12-3, 5-10
Tues 12-3, 5-10
Weds 12-3, 5-10
Thurs 12-3, 5-10
Fri 12-10:30
Sat 12-10:30
Sun 12-5

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Inspired by Taiwanese Xiao ChiBAO Soho serves an innovative and fun take on Taiwanese classics, such as pigs blood cake with soy cured egg yolk.


A small dedicated bar serving a focused selection of Taiwanese Tea, cocktails, dream drinks and the BAO peanut milk. 


BAO Soho presents a selection of BAOs and our take on Xiao Chi. Inspired by the Street food markets and Xiao Chi Houses in Taiwan, BAO Soho opened in 2015 and is the first residence from our humble beginnings at Netil Market. 

The dishes served at BAO Soho are a fun and innovative take on some Taiwanese Classics. Pigs Blood Cake with a soy cured egg. Battered Sweet Potato with a ketchup made from Pickled Plums.  


  • Provenance

    The dishes are comprised of carefully sourced ingredients, from the aged beef from Cornwall to the 450 day aged white soy from Taiwan.


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  • BAO Bakery Goods

    Using secret a recipe, the BAOs are steamed fresh daily from our Bakery. A selection of BAO Bakery Goods are available to purchase online.


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  • Ceramics

    All the Ceramics are hand made using a selection of British Ceramists including Owen Wall and Anna Hodgson.



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  • Travel Inspiration

    Inspired by the street food markets in Taiwan, view our Taiwan guide for a list of our favourite eats in Taipei & Tainan.



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