Popular across China, Philippines, Malaysia and pretty much the rest of the world, baos or baozi have now made their own place in Delhi’s ever growing food scene. Light steamed buns filled with meats or vegetables, these are quite the rage—and they have every reason to be.

We bring you some of the best restaurants in the city where you can binge on baos {and not feel guilty at all}.

Lord Of The Drinks Forum

Not the place where you would really expect great baos, but Lord Of The Drinks Forum surely delivers in taste and portioning. The ambience and music just add to the overall experience.

What To Order: Chilly Chicken Bao, Kaffir Lime Prawn Bao

Where: Lower Basement, Epicuria Food Mall, Nehru Place Metro Station, Nehru Place

Nearest Metro Station: Nehru Place

Price: INR 2,000 for two {approx.}

Timings: 11am – 12.45pm

Contact: +91 85888 44115

Find them on Facebook here.

The Fatty Bao

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Image courtesy: The Fatty Bao

Colourful interiors, fast service and probably some of the best baos in the city, Fatty Bao is our pick for you. What makes it better are the stellar cocktails they serve.

What To Order: Lamb in Oyster Sauce Shengjian Bao, BBQ Chicken Bao

Where: 2nd Floor, Sangam Courtyard, R K Puram

Nearest Metro Station: AIIMS

Price: INR 1,800 for two {approx.}

Timings: 12pm – 3pm, 7pm – 12.30pm

Contact: 011 26715270

Find them on Facebook here.

Farzi Cafe

Innovation and fusion are the keywords here. Bringing a mix of asian flavours and Indian twists to their offerings, Farzi, brings the most unique baos to the table {literally}.

What To Order: Chili Chicken Bao, Butter Chicken Bao

Where: E Block, Connaught Place

Nearest Metro Station: Rajiv Chowk

Price: INR 2,000 for two {approx.}

Timings: 12pm – 1am

Contact: +91 9599889700, 011 43551028

Find them on Facebook here.

Odeon Social

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If you’re into spicy baos, Odeon is the place for you. The portions are big and filling, and you always have the option to indulge in their signature cocktails.

What To Order: Chilly & Black Pepper Chicken Bao, Chicken & Jalapeno Bao

Where: First Floor, 23, Odeon Building, Radial 5, D Block, Connaught Place

Nearest Metro Station: Rajiv Chowk

Price: INR 1,200 for two {approx.}

Timings: 10am – 12.30am

Contact: 011 45652737

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Asian Haus

They deliver till 4am, and that pretty much wins everything. The baos are fresh and just perfect for your late night movie bingeing.

What To Order: Char Sui Bao. Spicy Lamb Bao

Where: 76/2, Near ISKCON Temple, Sant Nagar, East of Kailash

Nearest Metro Station: Nehru Place

Price: INR 1,500 for two {approx.}

Timings: 12pm – 4am

Contact: +91 9555800100

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Yum Yum Cha

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Apart from its regular non-vegetarian offerings, Yum Yum Cha serves some amazing veg baos too. The ambience is also a plus here, and you can always chow down on some amazing desserts.

What To Order: Char Siu Bao, Spicy Veg Bao

Where: 2nd Floor, Select Citywalk Mall, Saket

Nearest Metro Station: Malviya Nagar

Price: INR 1,850 for two {approx.}

Timings: 12pm – 11pm

Contact: +91 9810002994, 00 41553030

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Moets Oh! Bao

Perfect for evening scenes, this place is quieter option in comparison to other restaurants {and the baos here are amazing!}.

What To Order: Cracking Pork Belly Bao, Prawn Tempura Bao

Where: 50, Defence Colony Market, Defence Colony

Nearest Metro Station: Lajpat Nagar

Price: INR 1,200 for two {approx.}

Timings: 12pm – 10.30pm

Contact: 011 46555777

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HotMess

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The chef here whips up some interesting fusion baos, and they are extremely delicious. The music and the overall vibe here is also pretty cool, and is perfect for evening sessions.

What To Order: Mutton Seekh Bao, Chicken Curry Bao

Where: M-11, Middle Circle, Connaught Place

Nearest Metro Station: Rajiv Chowk

Price: INR 2,000 for two {approx.}

Timings: 11.30am – 12.30pm

Contact: 011 4365 0782

Find them on Facebook here.

Featured image courtesy: The Fatty Bao