BaoziInn London Bridge

4.1
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33 reviews
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£26 to £40
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Chinese
Baoziinn London Bridge, 120 covers, Flagship Restaurant specializing on Barbeque and Roast meat with Hunanese and Sichuanese influences focusing on Chinese Street Food, Dim Sums, Dumplings, Rice, Noodles. Our products are made with natural colour from vegetables. Having full cocktail bar.

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25% Off on Food Only

We are running this promotion with immediate effect from now till 29 th Feb 2020. We want our customer to enjoy our BaoziInn Special Roasted & BBQ Meat along with our signature dumplings and wonton dishes

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 4 diners. Includes VAT, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 4 people

Starts: 18 February 2020

Ends: 29 February 2020

Availability: Sun 12:00-21:30
Mon-Wed 12:00-15:00 17:00-22:30
Sat 12:00-22:30

What 33 People Are Saying
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CS
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined on 18 February 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

What I ate was lovely, very flavourful and portions were generally decently sized for the prices. Food came quite slowly the first time but after we ordered more, the dishes came out much faster. Many of the dumplings however couldn't be ordered- we weren't told if they ran out/ weren't made yet etc which was disappointing as out of all the dumpings (I think they called them jiaozi), only the traditional ones were available, as well as none of the cocktails or mocktails. Granted, we ate on a Wednesday night, but the restaurant was far from empty and therefore all (or at least the majority) of the options should have been available. Otherwise, the food was delicious, especially the large soup dumplings- we even ordered more after the rest of our dishes came. The restaurant itself is nice, what I would describe as quite rustic, but the tables are very close together and make it difficult to move around. The only other (minor) thing would be that when we were given the bill, we were asked to pay immediately- as in the waitress brought the bill over and asked us immediately whether we were paying card or cash- I generally feel like allowing a few minutes to look over the bill is more comfortable and doesn't make a customer feel like they are being kicked out, however this was only a small issue.

c
London
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

For those who havent yet been to any of the BaoziInn branches, this is one of my favourite chinese restaurants in london. The food is simply amazing. Delicious Dan Dan noddles and very nice crispy duck. The staff in london bridge is extremely nice, they accommodated us last minute at a very late hour on saturday evening and were super friendly

S
London
43 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Excellent food, great venue. Unfortunately the barman was missing so no cocktails

SP
London
2 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Food is of good quality and prepared well. Starters were very tasty. I tried the duck and it was quite fatty. To be honest it might have been just the pieces I got, although it was 50/50 meat and fat. My friend had the pork and the fat was minimal. Service is very good with suggestions and a wide variety of dishes. It'll take you a bit to choose. All look very nice! Nice relaxed music with noise to a minimum so you can chat without shouting. Must try.

A
Edinburgh
7 reviews
Dined on 30 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic service! Really good food - enjoyed the selection and the sesame noodles. A must try to the Yakult cocktails :)

LA
London
65 reviews
Dined on 30 January 2020
Overall3food2service3ambience2

Went to BaoziInn for lunch with a friend on a weekday. It was fairly quiet, maybe 2-3 other tables. Disappointed with the food: the bread of the bao buns was thick, not fluffy like it should be or steaming hot; and we got the thinner skin version of dumplings but it did not have that much filling. For the price, there are much better places in London Bridge and didn't hit the mark for chinese food.

G
London
77 reviews
Dined on 25 January 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Lovely food, nice wine pleasant atmosphere, only issue we had was all the dishes we ordered came with in a minute of each other resulting in some food getting cold and little space on table.(think this was because it was Chinese New year?) Though

M
London
9 reviews
Dined on 21 January 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

More items needed to be added to the menu
Disappointed cos no Desert menu
Staff friendly and helpul

OT
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on 16 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fast and fresh food

a
London
3 reviews
Dined on 15 January 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Great food and service a bit pricey

FT
London
12 reviews
Dined on 12 January 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great food and service. Very close to authentic. Quite pricey though but worth the visit for special occasion or cravings for good authentic Asian food.

G
London
77 reviews
Dined on 2 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Relatively new Chinese restraunt in borough close to the market, lots of seating and an upstairs, good wines etc and a lovely selection of food choices. Front of house staff very helpful and friendly offering advice as needed, observant enough to top up wine or water as needed. Food very visually pleasing and tasted great.
Worth a visit

RO
London
4 reviews
Dined on 14 November 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Perfectly average overall and very underwhelming. The food was dull, dishes we chose lacked lightness of touch, a little stodgy and ‘brown’. Best dish was the pak choi with garlic ‘bits’ on top. Service was friendly enough yet lacked professionalism and personality. It clearly is a chain of average restaurants.
It wasn’t good value.

AP
1 review
Dined on 13 November 2019
Overall3food2service4ambience3

An overall experience that wasn't terrible by any means, but the food not really up to the modern standards I would have expected. Was anything horrible? No absolutely not. Could I have got better roasted meats in a variety of locations in Bayswater or China Town for less money? Yes absolutely.

Some of the dishes were better - The dan dan noodles, and the wood ear fungus were both tasty. Service was friendly. the space pleasant, but it's not quite enough to have me racing back.

If you really love Chinese food, then I suspect you would likely be disappointed by this place.

A
Edinburgh
8 reviews
Dined on 8 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing and of good value, really liked the bun plater the buns were incredible soft and fillings packed a punch! Would highly recommend going.

VU
Miami
11 reviews
Dined on 7 November 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

The staff at the door can be unhelpful about dietary requirements which is very odd as the food is Chinese style and easy to adapt. The food was not bad but the portions were a bit small for the money. I would visit again but the menu needs to improve for vegetarians and vegans.

LA
London
1 review
Dined on 6 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first time at Baozilnn, having dinner for my partner's birthday. We had an absolutely wonderful evening! The food was stunning (especially the duck! cooked to perfection) and we were super impressed with the service.
Great food, great service, great vibe! Thank you for having us! We will be back for sure.

LS
London
1 review
Dined on 6 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Delicious food excellent service - can’t wait to go back again!

W
London
13 reviews
Dined on 3 November 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The food was to die for. Dumplings im going to dream about, prawn wontons with spicy sauce, divine duck pancakesamazing fried rice. Seriously delicious

AS
London
4 reviews
Dined on 3 November 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience2

Great variety (although not quite as good as the Soho outpost). The only thing I'd say was that it felt a bit atmosphere-less not helped by the fact that the music was too loud and dreadful (who can enjoy themselves with Coldplay and Sam Smith in the background). Soho one better for decoration, atmos and menu choice but this one is good if you want Chinese food in the area.

HP
London
8 reviews
Dined on 29 October 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Average food - dumplings good, roast duck and pancakes not great, prawns ok. Service ok, very overpriced. Could have eaten at Yuatcha for the same money and a much better experience. Overall average with a premium price tag

CD
London
5 reviews
Dined on 25 October 2019
Overall2food1service4ambience3

The dumpling starters were good. The two main dishes awful! The roast duck (£26) was mostly fat that hadn’t been rendered or crispy. The pork noodles were sweet and tasted terrible. Came with a ‘soup’ which tasted like fishy water. Stick to what you know with the dumplings. And stick to the original branch. The London Bridge outpost isn’t working.

SG
London
5 reviews
Dined on 17 October 2019
Overall2food3service1ambience2

The food is interesting ...but the service! The food was generally good though pricey (£6 for a small bowl of celery with some tahini paste?) The menu was not as it appears on the Top Table site so I was disappointed to find no hot pot skewers which I was looking forward to trying. The service was friendly but desperately inefficient. Waited 20 minutes for someone to come to take a drinks order. Waitresses did not seem to know what was on the own menu and struggled to find things on the iPads that they took orders on. They also managed to lose some orders we made. It's a shame, as with better management this could become a pleasant dining experience which I would recommend.

f
London
24 reviews
Dined on 17 October 2019
Overall3food2service3ambience2

I was wanting to go to this place for a while after hearing of the new opening, but was surprisingly disappointed. I had high hopes and I felt everything just lacked flavour and seasoning.
We studied the menu and after deciding that we wanted the crispy belly pork when ordering.. we were told not available. Would be nice to tell your guests that when giving the menu...
We started with a chilli cucumber which was not hot at all, until I asked for chilli oil which was nice, but at nearly £7 for a cucumber side dish... that was expensive!
The dumplings were nice, but again bland.. the XO sauce one was better.
The noodles was probably the best thing there... but then again at £12.50 it was expensive.
Noting much to say about the service... but you can see there was an inexperienced waiter working in the room.

Overall, wouldn’t return to this branch but will try one day the other branch that does dim sum in soho.

H
London
1 review
Dined on 11 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place! Delicious good (particularly the BBQ pork pancakes) and friendly service, will be returning for sure!

OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 10 October 2019
Overall1food1service5ambience3

Food wasn’t good which is a real shame as we were big fans on Baozlin’s dum sum restaurant. We ended up sending a few dishes back as they were so bad. On the upside the staff were really nice and dealt with issues well, the venue is nice.

j
London
11 reviews
Dined on 9 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a great little gem hidden. Loved our lunch! Wanton was amazing and the steamed scallops.... awesome!

F
London
4 reviews
Dined on 4 October 2019
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Food was sub par and pricey. The toilet smelt so bad, and service was a little slow

j
London
4 reviews
Dined on 29 September 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Lovely and very accommodating staff, excellent food and a great experience.

OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 26 September 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Some of, if not the best dumplings I've had in London. Would definitely go again

S
Surrey
2 reviews
Dined on 26 September 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Great food. The staff was flagging a bit in taking orders but the food came quickly after that. A few dishes were not very hot as they should have been but on the whole a great experience

HR
London
83 reviews
Dined on 21 September 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

As a big fan of BaoziInn in Soho and Market Halls in Victoria I was really interested to see what might be different about the newest branch in London Bridge. The answer was: quite a lot! It's much bigger than the Soho branch and feels more upscale and luxurious, so it's more of a date/sepcial occasion place than the others. The menu is also longer, presented in a really well-produced book format with great photography makig it really easy to order. There's a whole new section of roasted meats available as sets with pancakes, vegetables and sauces, or with rice or noodles. We had a roast duck set and it was fantastic. We also had jaozi in XO sauce, large soup dumplings (one pork, one beef), cloud ear fungus with pickled chilli (a favourite dish, exhilaratingly spicy), king prawns in delicious, sticky Capital sauce and dan dan noodles, which I always order and which were excellent. We sat in the lounge area upstairs at a low table, perfect for date night, although you could also choose a regular table or to sit up at the bar. Overall we really enjoyed the new BaoziInn and will definitely go back.

A
London
11 reviews
Dined on 6 September 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Tasty food, great for sharing. Reasonably priced. Some of the staff are really friendly, others seemed to ignore us. Despite having cocktails on the menu for some reason we weren’t able to order any at 9pm on a Friday night.