• Tooting's Taiwanese Restaurant



    "Lightest, fluffiest buns in London" Timeout

    "The veteran restaurateur who really knows his buns" VICE

  • Sample Lunch / Dinner Menu

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    Sesame Aubergine (V) - £2.5

    Golden Kimchi (V) - £2.3

    Snow Peas w/ Soy Glaze (V) -£3.0

    Fried Chicken w/ Smoked Miso Mayo - £4.9

    Pak Choi w/ Yellow Bean Sauce -£3.2

    Pork Dumplings - £3.7

    Chicken Poppers - £3.4



    * Bao Steamed Buns *


    Mr Bao

    Slow Braised Flock & Herd Pork, Pickles, Peanut Powder



    Three Cups Chicken

    Slow Braised Chicken, Red Cabbage Pickle, Spicy Honey Sauce, Spring Onions



    Shiitake Mushroom (V)

    Teriyaki, Pickled Onions, Yellow Bean Sauce



    Drunken Prawn Bao

    Beer Marinated Prawns, Pickled Mooli, Spiced Spring Onion



    Ginger Braised Tofu (V)

    House Kimchi, Slow Braised Tofu, Crispy Onions



    Beef Brisket

    Braised Beef Brisket, Spiced Spring Onions, Wasabi Slaw, Coriander


  • Sample Cocktail Menu

    Gin Xuan Tonic

    Jin Xuan tea infused gin, tonic top



    Barrel Aged Plum Wine Negroni

    Campari, Gin, Plum Wine, Chocolate Bitters



    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


  • Bottomless Brunch

    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





    Sample 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 - Thursday

    12pm-3pm, 6pm-10pm



    12pm-3pm, 6pm-11pm



    11am - 11pm

    Brunch from 11am - 4pm



    11am - 10pm

    Brunch from 11am - 4pm


    113 Mitcham Road, London, SW17 9PE


    0203 601 3232



  • Reservations

    We keep most of our tables free for customers without bookings.

    [ Small dogs welcome! 🐕 🐶 ]


    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 with start times between 6pm - 9:30pm for 2 people.

    For parties of 4 - 12 people we reserve tables between 6pm - 9:45pm.


    If you'd like to book, please use the system below


  • Looking for a fun job?

    One with...

    - Flexible working hours ✅ 😊

    - Staff parties ✅ 😊

    - Free food ✅ 😊

    - Free drinks ✅😊


    In a growing company where you work directly with experienced company owners ✅😊


    ....oh, and this:


    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 Daddy 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.