• Peckham's Taiwanese restaurant


    "Lightest, fluffiest buns in London" Time Out

    "The veteran restaurateur who really knows his buns" VICE

  • Mr Bao's blog

  • Daddy Bao – coming soon!

    Bun-lovers of Tooting, we're coming for you! Head over to the Daddy Bao website to get your name on the list for our upcoming soft launch. Oh, and follow Daddy Bao on Instagram for the latest updates as we gear up for opening.

  • Sample Lunch / Dinner Menu

    To Share


    Sesame Spinach (V) - £1.8

    Smacked Cucumber (V) - £2.4

    Fried Chicken w/ Miso Mayo - £3.9

    Sweet Saucy Edamame (V) - £3.0

    Golden Kimchi (V) - £2.4

    Pork Dumplings - £3.6

    Taiwanese Sausage - £2.8

    Sweet Potato Chips w/ Wasabi Mayo (V) - £2.8

    Sesame Spinach (V) - £1.8

    Tenderstem Broccoli w/ Ponzu (V) - £3.2

    Bao Steamed Buns


    Mr Bao

    Slow Braised Flock & Herd Pork, Pickles, Peanut Powder



    Bao Diddley

    Fried Free Range Chicken, Kimchi, Wasabi Mayo



    Shiitake Mushroom (V)

    Teriyaki, Miso Mayo, Crispy Shallots



    Drunken Prawn Bao

    Beer Marinated Prawns, Pickled Mooli, Spiced Spring Onion



    Braised Tofu (V)

    Roasted Butternut Squash Golden Kimchi, Slow Braised Tofu, Coriander




    Bao S'More

    Fried Bao, Melted Chocolate, Toasted Marshmallow


  • Sample Cocktail Menu

    Barrel Aged Plum Wine Negroni

    Campari, Gin, Plum Wine, Green Tea Syrup



    Lychee Daiquiri

    White Rum, Lychee Liquor, Lime



    Sake Martini

    Kawatsuru Sake, Vodka, Mirin, hint of Raspberry



    Szechuan Old Fashioned

    Szechuan infused Bourbon, Brown Sugar, Bitters



  • Sample Weekend Brunch Menu

    We serve our brunch menu at weekends alongside our regular menu


    Bao Benedict

    Slow Braised Flock + Herd Pork, Wilted Spinach, Free Range Egg, Hollandaise, Bao Bun



    Mushroom Benedict

    Teryaki Shiitake Mushrooms, Wilted Spinach, Free Range Egg, Hollandaise, Bao Bun



    Mushrooms on Toasted Bao (V)

    Oyster + Portobello Mushrooms on a Toasted Bao served with Wasabi Crème Fraîche



    Taiwanese Spring Onion Pancake (V)

    House Kimchi, Cheddar, Sunny Side Up Egg and Basil



    The Full Taiwanese

    Taiwanese Sausage, Spring Onion Pancake, Flock + Herd Smoked Bacon,

    Bao Bun, Asian Beans, Spiced Eggs


    Bottomless Brunch Cocktails​


    White Night in Taipei

    White Rum, Passionfruit Jam, Lychee, Lime

    £6.5 / £16 for a Bottomless Hour


    Bloody 'Hell' Mary

    Sparkling Sake, Vodka, Fresh Tomato Juice, Wasabi, Sriracha, Wasabi Salt

    £7 / £17 for a Bottomless Hour





    Tuesday - Friday

    12pm - 3pm for Lunch

    6pm - 11pm for Dinner



    11am - 11pm

    We serve our Brunch menu from 11am - 4pm



    11am - 10pm

    We serve our Brunch menu from 11am - 4pm


    293 Rye Lane


    SE15 4UA




  • Reservations

    We keep most of our tables free for customers who want to walk in


    For those who want to book:


    You can reserve at any time during lunch or weekend brunch


    In the evenings, we reserve some of our tables between 6pm - 730pm for 2 people

    For parties of 3 - 8 people we reserve tables between 6pm - 7pm


    If you'd like to book, please reserve a table below


    [ We are happy for small dogs to come in ]

  • Jobs + Active Listening

    There’s a couple of reasons you’ll choose to work at a restaurant.


    1. Food makes you smile and you want to make it your career.
    2. You have another passion and you need some cash.


    Either way, that’s cool.


    BUT, we are changing the way working in restaurants is handled.


    Sure, we'll teach you the basics. Having an intimate knowledge of every dish. Using the till. Polishing glasses properly. We get that, you get that.


    Whether you want to stay with us for a few months, or for the rest of your career and build a life here, we will train you on a single life skill that will benefit all areas of your life.


    That skill is Active Listening.


    It’s really easy to do. You just need to be constantly reminded about it until it becomes part of your routine. We work as a team to make sure everyone is Actively Listening.


    So, when you ask a customer how their day was, you don’t immediately move on to ask them what they want to order and try and up-sell them the “drink of the day.”


    That’s what they do at restaurants who train their teams from a book written by someone in another country. We don’t work like that.


    We want you to ask the customer how their day was, and then really listen to their answer, and then engage with them. We don’t care if you take 15 minutes to take their order. In fact, we’d love that. It means you’ve formed a connection and, most likely, you and the customer are having fun.


    If you work at Mr Bao and we can teach you to Actively Listen, you’ll do it with your friends, colleagues, partner, kids, parents and we’re pretty certain you’ll notice your days becoming more fulfilled and, generally, better.


    So, if that sounds like the kind of life skill you want to learn (and your natural facial expression is a smile), get in touch.


    Mr Bao x

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